Continue across the Tibetan Highlands, following the great Yarlung Tsangpo river valley, to the sacred landscape of Lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash. The breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks as well as the views of Tibetan countryside will make the journey an unforgettable one. Witness Buddhist prayer ceremonies, visit the homes of local Tibetans and observe religious customs to help understand the Tibetan religion and life. After exploring the lake and surrounding area we will follow the 3-day pilgrimage trail around the holy mountain to complete an once-in-a-lifetime kora or parikrama. Afterwards, driver back to Kathmandu.
Day 1: Upon arrival transfer to hotel/welcome dinner followed by brief/hotel.
Day 2: Day at leisure/hotel.
Day 3: Fly to Lhasa in Tibet (3750 m). Hotel.
Day 4: Lhasa sightseeing/hotel.
Day 5: Lhasa sightseeing/hotel.
Day 6: Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok lake/hotel.
Day 7: Drive to Shigatse/hotel.
Day 8: Drive to Xegar/camp.
Day 9: Drive to Rongbuk/camp.
Day 10: Excursion to Base Camp and back to Rongbuk/camp.
Day 11: Drive to Saga/camp.
Day 12: Drive to Dongba/camp.
Day 13: Drive to Manasorvar/camp.
Day 14: leisure day at Manasorvar lake/camp.
Day 15: Drive to Darchen/hotel or camp.
Day 16: Drive to Darboche and trek to Dira Puk (4775 m).
Day 17: Trek over Dolma La to Zuthul Puk (4700 m).
Day 18: Easy trek and drive to Hor Qu (4560 m)/camp.
Day 19: Drive Hor Qu to Mayumla Phedi (4500 m)/camp.
Day 20: Drive Mayumla to New Dongba (4500 m).
Day 21: Drive New Dongba to Yak Kharka (4675 m)/camp.
Day 22: Drive Yak Kharkha to Nyalam (3750 m)/camp.
Day 23: Drive to Kathmandu (1300 m)/hotel.
Day 24: Day at Leisure/shopping day/evening farewell dinner/hotel.
Day 25: Drive to airport for return journey.
- Extension of this tour to visit the ruins of the Guge Kingdom at Tsaparang and Tholing is possible.
- Customized itineraries for private groups are available.
- Please contact us for details.
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