Major attractions of Lhasa Major sites of high cultural and religious importance
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Kailash tour from Lhasa is one of memorable, sacred and high-rewarding pilgrimage yatra in Tibet, that incorporates the fascinating drive and most of the prime highlights of elevated Tibet’s east to west by crossing Himalayan Ganges Brahmaputra River. The tour is an adventure based on deluxe hotels, mud house stay and guided by local Tibetan Guide in the Mount Kailash Trek under the Nepalese Supervision.
Mansarovar Yatra kicks off after the grand rudrabhishek and hawan in the great Hindu temple Pashupatinath. Then, you fly over Himalayas Mt. Everest and a mild sightseeing tour of Tibet’s capital Lhasa city. The major landmarks of Lhasa that hold high cultural and religious significance are the prime highlights. The majestic Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Deprung and Sera Monastery and the stroll around lively Barkhor Square are the highlights travelers do not like to ignore at Lhasa.
Now the holy Kailash Yatra heads out along the Tibetan Highway and arrives at Shigatse. En route, travelers get to savor the magnificence of Himalayan panorama dominated by Mt. Everest and Mt. Sishapagma, and other Trans Himalayan peaks. The highlights of Gyantse, the town lying on the highway, unfolds prehistoric Gyantse Dzong and Shigatse caters incredible Buddhist culture at Tashilumpo Monastery. Continuing the ride via Lhatse and Saga, we arrive at the imaginary center of Universe, Lake Mansarovar. The next few days are challenging enough as we go for Kailash circumnavigation along the elevated trails that even includes the high pass Dolma-La 5630m.
The holy dip travelers take in sacred Mansarovar Lake and the strenuous walk to circumambulate Mount Kailash are considered one of the holiest acts as per the Buddhists and Hindu myths. However, the journey is not attached to its religious significance only, the astounding high altitude landscape, the beauty of nature trail caters are simply the best and the rawest travelers get to see in any part of the world.
Day 1 : Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2 : Full-day sightseeing in in Kathmandu
Day 3 : Kathmandu-Lhasa flight ticket
Day 4 : Lhasa Tour- Tibet (3540m)
Day 5 : Lhasa – Sightseeing (3845m) 5 hours
Day 6 : Drive to Saga (4640m) 7 hours
Day 7 : Saga – Mansarovar Lake (4580m – 470 km) 7-8 hrs
Day 8 : Mansarovar Lake to Darchen (4600m)
Day 9 : Kailash Kora Diraphuk (4890m) trek
Day 10 : Domma-La Pass (5630m – Zutulpuk 4800m)
Day 11 : Darchen – Mansarovar (4550m) 3 hrs
Day 12 : Drive to Lhatse (512 km) about 7 to 8 hours
Day 13 : Lhatse-Lhasa (3680 m), 520 km, about 9 hours to Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra River)
Day 14 : Return to Kathmandu from Lhasa flight
Day 15 : Departure to onward destination
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