A deep spiritual experience, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will simply transform your life in so many ways. Mount Kailash and the Lake Manasarovar together provide you with a mystical environment where you'll feel the divine presence. Travellers from all across the world undertake this arduous journey to quench their thirst for adventure and simply immerse in spiritual beauty. At a height of 21, 778 feet, Mount Kailash (a part of TransHimalaya), looks imposing. This is the mountain from where world-renowned rivers like the Brahmaputra, the Sutlej, and the Indus take birth. Located close to it is Lake Mansarovar, a fresh-water lake. Followers of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism hold the Kailash Yatra in high regard.
After your arrival, get ready for a fully guided sightseeing tour of Beijing, a strong representative of China's glorious past. Next day, after viewing the extremely popular Mutianyu Great Wall, catch your train to Lhasa. This train journey from Beijing to Lhasa in itself is a unique travel experience. Get a full day to explore the multiple tourist attractions in Lhasa. Undertake a road journey to Shigatse and then to Saga, while visiting a number of Buddhist monasteries. Now, prepare yourself to soak up the astounding views of the Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Enjoy the Kailash Yatra while also indulging in scenic trekking tours.
Trekking tours at places like Dirapukh, Zuthulphuk and New Dongba will put you in close contact with untamed natural beauty. Get back to Shigatse from where you'll drive to Lhasa again for your onward journey.
Welcome to Beijing - one of the world's great ancient capitals, Beijing is a must-see because it is home to some of the finest remnants of China's imperial past. On arrival you will be met by the representative & transfer to your hotel in Beijing. The rest of the day will be free for you to explore the Capital city.
Today is surely going to be a very enjoyable day for you since you will be indulging in the sightseeing tour of Beijing. Firstly explore the Tiananmen Square as well as the Temple of Heaven. On the completion of your tour, drive back towards your pre-booked hotel at Beijing.
After breakfast, head towards the majorly prominent Mutianyu Great Wall incorporating 23 watchtowers. Apart from that, give a halt to explore the Beijing Olympic Village along with "Bird’s Nest" and the "Water Cube" stadium. Later, you can relax for a while and then board an overnight train from the Beijing west railway station destined for Lhasa.
Surely, this train ride is going to be an intriguing as well as a very fascinating one for you. During the daylight, you are going to pass amidst Xian, Lanzhou and also the Xining area.
You are going to arrive at the Golmud, Qinghai Province in the morning. Finally arrive at Lhasa and you are going to witness our tour representative waiting for you at the railway station. He will assist your transfer to the pre-booked hotel in Lhasa. Today, you are free to spend this day as per your comfort since you will be acclimatizing with the climatic conditions and elevation of Lhasa. Overnight stay at Four Points by Sheraton or similar in Lhasa.
Wake up as per your comfort, enjoy some delectable breakfast at your accommodation in Lhasa and once done, indulge in the very fascinating sightseeing tour of Lhasa. Firstly, start your tour with the most splendid Jokhang Temple followed by your visits to the circular Barkhor Street and then finally visit the Potala Palace. Later, return to your hotel and stay overnight at your accommodation in Lhasa.
Commence your day with some tasty breakfast and then head towards the exploration of Norbulinka Palace. Once done, start your drive in order to reach Tibet’s second largest city Shigatse. Arrive at Shigatse, and then witness the beauty of Tashilhunpo Monastery. Stay overnight at your pre-booked hotel Shigatse, Hotel Manasarovar or similar.
Wake up early, have some breakfast and then indulge in a drive towards Saga. Our representatives will be serving packed lunch in the midway. Finally reach Saga and stay overnight at Hotel Saga or equivalent.
Today, you are going to have the first view of Mount Kailash and also the pious Lake Manasarovar. Today after breakfast, start your drive from Saga towards Lake Manasarovar while passing through the Mayum La Pass that is considered to be the highest point of your drive. Finally, on reaching Manasarovar, you shall have to change your vehicle and board the Chinese buses which will be assisting you in the circumambulation (Parikrama) of Lake Mansarovar. Stay overnight at a dormitory styled guest house at Manasarovar.
Have some breakfast and then start a drive of approx. 1 hour towards Darchen. On reaching Darchen, have some Darshan of the holy gate Yam Dwar and from there, start your trek towards Dirapuk. Today is the first day of circumambulation (Mount Kailash Parikrama) and then trek for 6-7 hours. During this trek, you are going to visit Mount Kailash’s northern face and also the Charan Sparsh i.e. the foot of Mount Kailash. Ultimately, reach Dirapuk and then stay overnight in a lodge there. However, the pilgrims who do not want to participate in this trek can stay at Darchen’s guesthouse and wait for other members.
Today’s trek is going to be the toughest one. This day’s ultimate destination is going to be Zuthulphuk. Firstly, you shall have to climb up continuously till you reach the highest point of this trek i.e. the Dolma La Pass and then descend towards Gauri Kund. On reaching Gauri Kund, walk on a normal base and finally arrive at Zuthulphuk. Stay overnight in a dormitory styled lodge/guesthouse at Zuthulphuk.
Trek for a distance of approximately 8 kms today and finally arrive at a spot from where you shall be boarding a coach that would be taking us to New Dongba while passing through Horachu Manasarovar.
Wake up, have some tasty breakfast and then start your drive in order to reach Saga. On arriving at Saga, check-into your hotel/stay/guesthouse and then stay overnight there.
Today start a scenic drive towards Shigatse that would be for 9 hours while covering a distance of 450km. Arrive at Shigatse, check into your hotel for an overnight stay.
Wake up as per your comfort, enjoy some delectable breakfast and then it’s the time for you to explore the Tashilunpo Monastery. On its completion, indulge in a drive towards Lhasa. Give a midway halt to visit the Nyemo Tunba village where you are going to witness the Tibetan incense made by the artists present there. Once done, continue with your drive and then finally arrive at Lhasa for an overnight stay.
Transfer to Airport and board flight for your onward journey.
In Kailash Mansarovar trekking tour you will be staying in 4-5 star accommodation in Lhasa 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
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We offer services which are better comparing to other agencies running similar trips. Our drivers and guides are highly experienced and trained for hospitality. The hotels are carefully picked to ensure your comfort and safety.
To book this trip you need to pay only US$100 and balance 45 days prior to the trip. If at any time before this you change your mind your money is safe with Max Holidays and can be transfered to your next trip with us.
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