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Kailash Pilgrimage & Lhasa - 22 Days
 
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Duration: 22 Days
Destination: Tibet
Activity: Tour/Sightseeing
Grade: Moderate
Best Time: Mar-May, Oct-Dec
Highest Altitude: 6714 m
 
Mt. Kailash, at 6714m, is not the mightiest of the mountains in the region, but with its hulking shape ? like the handle of a millstone, according to Tibetans ? and its yearlong snow-capped peak, it stands apart from the pack. Its four sheer walls match the cardinal points of the compass, and its southern face is famously marked by a long vertical cleft punctuated halfway down its traverse by a horizontal line of rock strata.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Preparation for trip to Tibet.

Day 03: KATHMANDU ? NYLAM. (3750m) 
Tour starts form early morning at 06:00. Drive to Dhulikhel, stop for breakfast and then again drive to Kodari which is 114 kms from Kathmandu takes 05-06hrs. Upon arrival our tour escort will help you to go through immigration formalities in Nepali part and after immigration formalities 03-04 minute walks to other side of the border i.e. Tibetan part, there will be our Tibetan Guide with 4WD Jeeps and supporting trucks takes you to Zhangmu (Tibetan town 09 km uphill drive form border.). At Zhangmu you again have to go through Chinese immigration formalities and there you will have your lunch and further drive to Nyalam (30 kms form Zhangmu takes 2 hrs uphill drive.) o/n in Guest house.

Day 04: NYALAM : Rest day for acclimatization.

Day 05: NYALAM - SAGA
After breakfast our journey start to Saga which is 06-08 hrs drive, 4050 m in elevation and over night in camp.

Day 06: SAGA ? PARAYANG
After early morning breakfast drive to Parayang, Which is 06-07 hrs drive and over night in camp.

Day 07: PARAYANG ? MANASAROVAR.
Early morning drive to Manasorovar which takes 4-5 hours drive, 4550m in elevation and over night in camp.

Day 08: MANASAROVAR ? DARCHEN.
Explore Lake Manasorovar in the morning and drive to Darchen which is 1 hour drive and, 4,560 m in elevation and over night in camp / G house.

Day 09: DARCHEN ? DIRAPUK
After early morning breakfast trek starts (The Kora begins) and after 5 ? 6 hours trek to Dirapuk, 4,890 m in elevation and overnight in camp.

Day 10: DIRAPUK ? ZUTULPUK
Parikrama contionues to Zutulpuk which will takes approximately 08 hours, 4,790m in elevation and overnight in camp.

Day 11: ZUTULPUK ? DARCHEN ? HORFE
End treks at Darchen and drive to Horfe and over night in camp.

Day 12: HORFE ? PARAYANGDrive back to Parayang and over night in camp.

Day 13: PARAYANG ? SAGA: Drive to Saga and over night in camp.

Day 14: SAGA ? LHATSE: Drive to LHATSE and over night in G. house.

Day 15: LHATSE - SIGATSE (3,900M), 244KM , APPROX 06-08 HRS DRIVE.
Scenic drive through the highest point, Gyatchu La pass (5,220m) en route to Lhasa via Latse and Shakya Monastery . Overnight in hotel.

Day 16: XIGATSE ?GYANTSE (3,950M), 90KM, APPROX 2 HRS DRIVE.
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama?s Tashilumpu Monastery. Drive through the Tibet?s biggest Agricultural field to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Palkor Monastery . Over night in Hotel.

Day 17: GYANTSE ? LHASA (3650M):261 KM
Full day picturesque drive along the turquoise lake Yamadrok, crossing over Kampala Pass (4794M) and the Brahma Putra river (Yarlung Tsangpo). Over night in hotel.

Day 18 ? 19: IN LHASA:
Two full days sight seeing tour to Lhasa including JOKHANG TEMPLE, BARKHOR BAZAAR, POTATLA PALACE, DEPRUNG AND SERA MONASTERIES. Over night in Hotel.

Day 20: LHASA ? KATHMANDU.

Day 21: Kathmandu

Day 22: Final Departure


 
 
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