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15 Days Lhasa Shigatse Kailash Pilgrimage Tour from Kathmandu (fly in and out via Lhasa)

15 Days Kailash Pilgrimage Tour from Kathmandu (fly in and out via Lhasa)

(TTK015) Kathmandu - Lhasa - Shigatse - Saga - Lake Manasarover - Mt. Kailash trek - Darchen- Drirapuk - Saga -Shigatse- Lhasa - Kathmandu


This Mt. Kailsh pilgrimage tour begins by  Kathmandu tour and then fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.In Tibet tourists can experience the essential culture of The Roof of the World, and visit the famous Potala Palace with 1000 Rooms, The Jokhang Temple (Tibet's most sacred monastery) and The Tashilunpo Monastery in Shigatse. Then embark on a leisurely drive to Saga and do kora around Lake Manasarovar and Mt.Kailash before driving back to Lhasa for your return flight back home.

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu (1300m) arrival

Arrival Katmandu transfer to hotel, evening program briefing, Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Full day sightseeing in Katmandu valley by AC coach: Pashupatinath, Buddhanath, Swayambhunath, Jalnarayan and Kathmandu Durbar square, Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

Day 3: Flight Kathmandu –Lhasa(3650m.) 1.Hr.15 min flight

Fly Katmandu/Lhasa (3700m) transfer to hotel,Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight at hotel in Lhasa

Day 4: Lhasa Sightseeing - Potala Palace and Johkang Temple

City tour in Lhasa :Visit world famous Potala Palace and Jorkhang Temple & Barkhor ,Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

Day 5: Move forward to Shigatse

Early morning Drive 360km to Sightse (3900m) via new road, visit to Tashilungpo Monastery where the world’s highest (33m) gold gilded statue of future Buddha Maitreya is located.  Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight in local hotel

Day 6: Shigatse to Saga

Drive 340km to Saga , joint of the regular kailash route. from here our crew will meet, our cook, cooks food and serve.

Stay overnight in New Sanga Hotel 

Day 7: Lake Manasarover (4558m) 500 km, 8-9 Hrs. Driving

Drive to - Lake Manasarovar 385km (4500m).Very auspicious day for all people who will have first glimpse of Holy Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash From Horchu Pass. Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight at Chhu Gompa at the shore of lake Manasarovar

Day 8: Stay at Lake Monassarovar for a whole day, drive to Darchen

The abode of god will be a lifetime - achievement. Puja, Havana worship, Meditation, Holy bath etc. Afternoon drive to Darchen (30km) 4560m,Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight in New Hotel

Day 9: Trek Day One - Darchen to Drirapuk (6.5 hrs, 11km)

Darchen to Diraphuk 18km.Kora (circuit) begins drive 10 km. cover Tarboche and trek up to walk approximately about 04 / 05 hour Diraphuk(4890m). Meal plain(B/L/D).

Stay overnight at guest house.

Day 10: Trek day two - Drirapuk to Dzultripuk (22km, 12 hours)

Trek to Zuthulphuk (4790m) 22km. walk approximately 08 / 10 hours - Parikarma Continues, this is the day every pilgrims talks about, the most difficult journey through out the trip, Trek up to Dolma La pass (5600m). We will offer very short prayers at Dolmala and move towards Gaurikunda. They programmed in the same as usual, Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight at the guesthouse in Zuthulphuk.

Day 11: Trek day three - Dzutripuk to Darchen (Trek 7km, driving 5km).

On the day three of the kora. you will trek 7km to Zongto where you can take bus to Darchen. Along the Kora, you can see piles of Mani Stones. We will end the Trek around noon, rest in the lodging place.

Stay overnight in guest house

Day 12: Drive to Shigatse (3800m)

Drive back to Sightsee ,Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight in local hotel

Day 13: Drive to Lhasa (3650m)

Drive to Lhasa after Lunch free shopping etc Meal plan(B/L/D)

Stay overnight in hotel in Lhasa

Day 14: Departure from Lhasa to Kathmandu

Lhasa to Katmandu fly back and transfer to Hotel,Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight in hotel

Day 15: Tour ends

Departure transfer to Kathmandu airport, Meal plain (B) Trip concludes.

2018 Fixed Departure Dates

Batch No.Arrival in KathmanduReturn to KathmanduRemarksFor Booking
1 15th May 29th May  Full Moon Trip Request Booking
2 29th May 12th June   Request Booking
3 12th June 26th June  Full Moon Trip Request Booking
4 10th July 21th July  Full Moon Trip Request Booking
5 21th July 04th Aug   Request Booking
6 04th Sept 18th Sept  Full Moon Trip Request Booking
7 11th Sept 25th Sept   Request Booking

Service Guide

Service Included:

  • All travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet;
  • All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary;
  • Knowledgeable English-speaking local tour guide;
  • Personal comfortable, clean and safe vehicle with reliable local driver; vehicle ranging from 4WD land cruiser to minibus depending on the group size;
  • All lodging listed in the itinerary;
  • All meals listed in the above itinerary;
  • One shared big Oxygen tank in the car;
  • Tourist accident/casualty insurance;
  • First aid kit;

Service Excluded:

  • Flight or train to and out of Tibet;
  • Domestic flight/train to Tibet not listed in the itinerary. (We can provide you the domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price; please contact us our travel experts for the details.)
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary; usually it costs about USD3-15 per person for one meal in TAR (Tibet Autonomous Region).
  • Tips and gratitude to tour guide and driver;
  • Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your trip), optional tour activities, etc.

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