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Kailash Yatra Tour Packages 2018-2019

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Experience Spiritual Adventure in the TransHimalayan Region

A part of the TransHimalaya in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, Mount Kailash is a regular haunt of devotees, saints, ascetics and spiritual gurus. The history of this mountain peak is deeply rooted in spirituality. The splendid peak measures up to a height of 21,778 ft. Located near it is the Lake Mansarovar, a fresh-water lake which is believed to wash off one's sins. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra as a whole is not just a journey into the mountains, but it's an experience which reveals, charms and transforms. If you have a passion for intense spirituality, this is the journey you should undertake. Millions of people from every corner of the world travel to this divine spot to renew their inner-self and gain spiritual peace.

Arrive in Kathmandu, and start on a sightseeing tour of the beautiful city. Pashupatinath, Gujeswari and Jalnarayan are the key tourist attractions you'll see. Fly to Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. A sightseeing tour of Lhasa is next; visit monasteries, temples and stupa. Enjoy a scenic road journey to Shigatse – passing through picturesque valleys and colourful Tibetan villages. Later, drive to the Rongbuk Monastery, from where you'll start for the Everest Base Camp. Enjoy a wonderful trekking tour up to the Everest Base Camp. Drive to Tingri, and from there reach Saga. Now, start on your road journey to Lake Mansarovar. Get amazed by the astounding views of the Mount Kailash. Perform rituals at the holy Manasarovar Lake. Drive to Darchen, which is the base camp of Mount Kailash.

Some of the most scenic trekking tours await you in places like Darchen, Dirapukk and Zhulthulphuk. Finally, get back to Lhasa from where you'll catch your flight to Kathmandu so that you can travel back home.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon arrival in Kathmandu get transfer to hotel, rest of the day at leisure, a short briefing about yatra in the evening after dinner stay overnight in hotel.

Day 02 City tour of Kathmandu

After breakfast take a city tour of Kathmandu including Pashupatinath, Gujeswari and Jalnarayan

Day 03 Kathmandu to Lhasa by flight

After breakfast get departure transfer to Kathmandu International airport to board your flight to Lhasa, Tibet. Upon arrival in Lhasa Gonggar Airport, Tibet get transfer to the hotel in Lhasa for overnight stay, evening at leisure.

Day 04 Lhasa sightseeing

In Lhasa/ Sightseeing Potala Palace and Sera Monastery after breakfast, you will set off to view the majestic Potala Palace, which towers above the city of Lhasa. You get to see an overwhelming array of intricate Tibetan murals, temples, stupas, and the tombs of the eight Dalai Lamas. After lunch, you will be taken on a visit to beautifully landscaped Sera monastery. At the monastery you can observe monks chanting and performing religious discourses.

Day 05 Lhasa to Shigaste by drive

Drive from Lhasa - Shigatse (3950m) along the Friendship Highway you cross the Khamba La (4794m). the drive offers you stunning views of Yamdrok-tso Lake and the snowy summit of Nyichen Kang Saang (7206m). huge glacier, After passing through beautiful valleys and colorful Tibetan villages you arrive in the town of Shigatse ,Tibet’s second largest city, you will be guided to explore the local market, Tashilhumpo Monastery in Shigatse. Tashilhumpo Monastery is one of the largest functioning monasteries in Tibet and there is much to explore within its high surrounding walls.

Day 06 Shigatse - Rongbuk (4,980 m) (295 kms/ 6 – 7 hrs approx)

After breakfast, drive to the Rongbuk Monastery from Pang-La Pass located below the northern face of Mount Everest. En-route, enjoy the sights of Mount Everest (8,847 m), Mt. Cho Oyuu (8,202 m) and Mt. Makalu (8,482 m). Stay overnight at the guest house.

Day 7 Rongbuk - Everest Base Camp (North Face 5,150 m) - Tingri (145 kms/ 5 hrs approx)

Wake up early in the morning after breakfast we will start around 02 hours trek to the Everest Base Camp (North Face) from the Rongbuk Mnastery. Once we reach board your vehicle and drive straight towards Tingri for about 145 kms. Stay overnight at hotel or guest house.

Day 8 Tingri - Saga (4,580 m) (216 kms/ 6 hrs approx)

After breakfast in guesthouse we will start drive towards Saga. Saga is situated at an altitude of 4,639 meters in southern Tibet. Upon arrival stay check into your room later pilgrims can explore the local markets of Saga, overnight in guesthouse.

Day 9 Saga to Lake Manasarovar

Morning at leisure after breakfast we will start our drive towards the holy lake Manasarovar. Today is the day we've all been waiting for we will get first glimpse of The Holy Mt. Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. Upon arrival get check into your guesthouse, in the evening pilgris can explore the beauty of Holy Manasarovar Lake or perform the ritual and take a dip in the Holy Lake. After dinner, stay overnight in guesthouse.

Day 10 Manasarovar to Diraphuk via Darchen

Early morning wake up early in the morning after breakfast we will start driving towards The Holy Manasarovar Lake. After the arrival, pilgrims can perform the ritual and take a dip in the holy lake Manasarovar. After breakfast we will start drive towards Yamdwar via Darchen. Darchen is known as base camp of Mount Kailash. Once we reach Yamdwar we have to trek around 12 km up to Diraphukh, first day trek is easy than second day, once we reach Dirapukh we will have overnight stay in very basic dormitories.

Day 11 Dirapukk to Zhulthulphuk (18km trek)

Today passengers can watch the golden Kailash early morning at the time of sunrise. Pilgrims can touch the Kailash parvat known as Charan sparsh. Later start trekking from Dirapukh after breakfast in the morning this day is very sensitive and we have to pass Dolma-La Pass, which is 5260 Mtr. In route we can have Darshan of Gaurikund but it is very difficult to go and touch. Overnight stay at Zuthulphuk in Guest House 3- 4 pax dormitory accommodation.

Day 12 Zuthulphuk to New Dongba via Manasarovar Lake

As per the schedule start your trek after breakfast in the morning around 8 kms and reach to the point where the coach will be waiting for us drive to Horachu Mansarovar. After lunch we will drive towards New Dongba for overnight stay.

Day 13 New Dongba to Saga

After Breakfast start drive towards Saga town and stay overnight.

Day 14 Saga to Shigatse

Drive back to Shigatse. From today we will be leaving this holy place and return Overnight stay at guest House.

Day 15 Shigatse to Lhasa

As per the daily schedule after breakfast start drive from Shigatse to Lhasa and stay overnight in Hotel.

Day 16 16 Lhasa to Kathmandu by flight

We will fly back to Kathmandu, after breakfast get departure transfer to Lhasa airport to board your flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival check in to your hotel and rest of the day at leisure, get comfortable overnight stay in hotel.

Day 17 Departure from Kathmandu

After breakfast get departure from Kathmandu International airport to board your flight to go back to home.

What’s Included

Airport Services

Air conditioned car with driver Company staff for airport assistance

Accommodation

16 nights in hotels / guest house

Meals

16 Breakfasts, 08 Lunch, 16 Dinner

Visa

Visa and permit fee charges.

Transport

All ground transport for sightseeing trips

Guides / Escorts

Expert tour guides for sightseeing tours.

Activities

Kailash & Manasarovar darsha, Tibet sightseeing and Everest base camp

Flights

International flights (Kathmandu to Lhasa and return) are included.

What’s not included

Travel insurance

Please carry valid travel insurance.

Entry Tickets

Monument and museum tickets.

Personal expenses

Any kind of personal expenses/bills.

Other Exclusions

Govt service tax 4.50%

Accommodation Style Max Holidays

Accommodation style

In Kailash Mansarovar trekking tour you will be staying in basic 3-4 star accommodation in Kathmandu and in ordinary guest houses or tents in Tibet region. The accommodation in this region is very basic and food will be pure vegetarian cooked by the Nepalese chef and his team travelling with the group to Kailash Mansarovar.

Single room accommodation can be provided only in Kathmandu whereas at other places your accommodation will be on multi sharing basis in dormitory style.

Remark : You can ask us to upgrade your accommodation in Kathmandu at additional cost.

Get in touch with our travel expert to discuss more about your trip.

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Trip Disclaimer

To provide the most accurate and updated information most our tour itineraries are updated every year. We keep into consideration the reviews of our past travellers on such trips and if need be we incorporate immediate changes for betterment so that our future travellers can be benefitted from it. While booking a Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tour package with us, we recommend that you read reviews of our past travellers, trip notes on the page, FAQs and terms of bookings etc. and ensure that the same are meeting to your plans and satisfaction. If you are interested in one of our Kailash Mansarovar tour package and have some queries before preceding the bookings, you can contact our Kailash Yatra team via email or phone and ensure that you have clarified on all your queries and all our information and terms of bookings are meeting with your satisfaction. Our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tour experts will ensure that all your queries are answered with the best available information at the quickest possible time. The length of this Kailash Mansarovar trip is 05 nights and 06 days and such trips have been operating with least interruption. However, it is to be noted that inclement weather conditions, flight delays, political reasons, social ceremonies, frequently changing rules and plans of the local govts or concerned authorities and many other reasons may cause some small or major changes in the itinerary before or during the trip. Such reasons may also cause changes in time, place and order of sightseeing trips of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tour package.

All sightseeing points are mentioned in the itinerary and will be visited with our team members and/or tour guides. Single entry visa and permits for this trip are in the package price usually. For trips other than the planed schedule, the traveller must inform our office in advance or communicate to our staff or local tour guide. Such additional trips will be subject to availability and can be booked at additional cost only. Our staff and guides work under the supervision of our local expert team in each place, to ensure your safety and minimize any sort of risk. Though we try to offer the travellers the lowest possible price for the trips, but sometimes our price may be slightly higher than our competitors since at Max Holidays there are a team of many local experts engaged in organisation and execution of your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra group tour. To ensure your safety and best possible quality of services, we recommend that, in the event of any additional sightseeing trip, additional hotel bookings, flight tickets etc you contact our staff in Delhi head office, directly.

Important Notes

The prices indicated with each Kailash Mansarovar trip are based on accommodation on sharing basis with other group members in twin/triple/quad sharing basis. If you are a single traveller and wish to stay in a single room in Kathmandu or other city where it is possible, you must notify to our staff in advance and upon confirmation on availability of single room at various places, you must pay single room supplement. If you are a single traveller booking the trip with us we will be offering you accommodation with a traveller of same gender. In the event we do not find any other single traveller willing to share the room, you will be offered a single room only with additional single room supplement cost payable by you on the spot. For more information in this regard you may also contact our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra group tour specialist in India head office.

For all our fixed departure Kailash Yatra Tour packages, the maximum size of the group is usually 24 to 30 person, but in the event of higher demand of a Kailash tour package departure date, it may increase. The total strength of the group members is at the sole discretion of the Company and its staff.

Pure vegetarian food is served during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Consumption of liquor and smoking is strictly prohibited on our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tours. On our Kailash Yatra group tour packages mostly all meals are included in the price. The first meal usually is dinner after joining the group and the last meal on the trip is breakfast before checking out of the Kailash yatra tour. Additional meals and other extras are chargeable and must be paid by the traveller. During the parikrama of Mt. Kailash light eatables such as fruits, cookies, juices, chocolates etc are served. It is strictly advisable to follow the routine and meal plan of the group and follow the instructions of the tour guides for a successful completion of the trip.

It is the responsibility of the traveller to respect the law of the land, local culture, customs and nature. Kindly ensure to keep the places you travel clean, do not encourage beggars by tipping them.

It is strongly recommended that while travelling in public areas and crowded streets or/and otherwise too, keep your passport, money etc in a neck wallet or locker. On the trip to Kailash Mansarovar avoid wearing / carrying heavy jewellery items etc as you will not require them for the trip. Many hotels also provide the facilities of safety lockers which can be used as per the hotel policy.

Though it is not mandatory for the travellers but tour guides, drivers, porters etc expect tips for their service. This is not included in our price and is totally at your own discretion.

How to Book

It is very easy and simple!

To book yourself on one of our Kailash Mansarovar yatra group tour packages you require selecting date of departure from the list. Please click on the button ‘2018–2018 Dates & Offers’, scroll the page to check all available dates and special offers, to view the offers click the date of your choice and if the dates, price etc are matching with your schedule and budget simply proceed with ‘Book Now’ option. This option will take you to an online form which you can fill and send our office to check availability of seats on the trip.

While browsing through the ‘Dates and Offers’ page, you will see icons showing ‘Early Bird Offers’ and ‘Last Minute Deal’, to know more just scroll the mouse on the icon. ‘Filling fast’ icon indicates the Kailash Mansarovar yatra group tour departures which are becoming favourites among the travellers. The red coloured button indicates the booking for the specific dates have been ‘closed’. If you are still interested in joining our group on such a date, we recommend that you immediately contact our India head office by phone or email. We shall try our best to accommodate your request and if not we will definitely offer you alternative trips.

Once your booking request for Kailash Mansarovar tour package has been received by our team, they will communicate with you over the phone or email and upon receiving the booking amount from your side they will enrol you in the group departure.

If you are planning a private trip for your own group, we have flexibility with dates and we welcome your queries. For any kind of assistance, you may contact our Kailash Yatra team at following contact addresses:

Phone : ++91 8800750030 (Mobile phone no.), 011 40504050 (Landline)
email : tours@maxholidays.com

For our complete contact information, or to locate our local office near you, please visit our ‘contact us’ page.

How to Pay

For your bookings with us, you can make payments by any of the following methods:

1. Swift Bank Transfer / Telegraphic Transfer / NEFT / RTGS
2. Online Credit Card Payment using 'Secured Online Credit Card Payment Gateway' powered by Visa and MasterCard.

Visa, Permits & Insurance

Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar are situated in Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) and to visit this region one must carry a valid entry permit with the group. Such necessary permits are a part of the package and is taken care by our team. Getting permit for Kailash Mansarovar tours is a bit complicated as it is totally at the discretion of the Tibetal (Chinese) Authorities which are responsible for organising Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tours. We require a valid passport copy (coloured), 2 passport size photographs of the travellers, Yatra Registration Form duly filled and signed by the traveller and deposit amount to apply the necessary Kailash Yatra permits. No trip to Kailash Mansarovar is confirmed unless a yatra permit is issued. Neither we have any control over nor do we warrant issuance of such permits for any traveller. 

A single entry Chinese visa to visit Kailash Mansarovar region is included in our packages and is taken care by our team. Visa is granted at Chinese Embassy in Delhi (For all Indian passport holders) and at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal (for NRIs and Foreigners), only after issuance of the yatra permit. It is to be noted that all permits and visa are at the sole discretion of the concerned authorities. Any delay or non-grant of permit or visa is not under our control. However we have expert team of staff who organise all such permits and visas for your visit to Kailash Mansarovar.

Travel cum Medical Insurance is compulsory for a trip to Kailash Mansarovar. It is strictly advisable that you carry a valid travel and medical insurance on the trip to Kailash Mansarovar. A copy of such insurance must be sent to our office before start of the trip.

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Useful links

Visa on Arrival : indianvisaonline.gov.in
Indian Embassies Abroad : www.mea.gov.in, www.maxholidays.com

Transport

Bus, Car/Jeep, Flight, Helicopter, Walk

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