Lhasa to Mt. Kailash & Lake Mansarover

  • Duration 0 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • DestinationTibet

About Trip

One of the most spectacular tours across the border, the trips begins with a sweeping flight to Lhasa at 3,650m.with superb view, flying above the worlds greatest snow peak range. On arrival at Lhasa, guided cultural tours with ample time for acclimatization before starting this exciting adventure. 

From Lhasa a scenic drive towards Mt.Kailash with sightseeing tours at the famed ancient towns and cities of Gyantse and Shigatse. On arriving Lharze, our adventure starts off away from the main highway to Kathmandu for some days, the road climbs to the most wonderful scenic point with the most amazing views of the great Himalayan peaks. 

Mt.Kailash 6,714m / 22,028ft is situated to the north of the Himalayan barrier, wholly within Tibet. It is the perfect mountain with awesome beauty, with four great faces, the eastern face is believed to be crystal, the western ruby, the southern sapphire and the northern gold. It is the spiritual center for four great religions: Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism, the Jain religion and the pre-Buddhist animistic religion-Bonpo. 

To Tibetans, it is known as Khang Rimpoche(Precious Jewel of Snow) and they see it as the navel of the world. It is said that a stream from the mountain pours into a nearby lake and from here rivers flow in the four cardinal directions.

Trip Highlights

dramatic landscapes, rich buddhist culture, isolated rolling valleys, traditional villages, crossing of thrilling pass, enriched with flora and fauna amidst the towering peaks and breathe-taking views.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01 - 02 Arrive Kathmandu with half day guided tour.
  • Day 03 Fly to Lhasa.
  • Day 04 - 05 Sightseeing in Lhasa.
  • Day 06 Drive to Shigatse tour of Trahsilumpo Monastery.
  • Day 07 Drive past Old Tingri.
  • Day 08 Drive to Saga.
  • Day 09 Drive past Paryang.
  • Day 10 Drive to Mansarover.
  • Day 11 Rest Day at Mansarover.
  • Day 12 - 14 Drive and start walk around Mt.Kailash.
  • Day 15 End walk and drive to Mayum-la.
  • Day 16 Drive past Paryang.
  • Day 17 Drive past Saga.
  • Day 18 Drive to Zhangmu.
  • Day 19 Drive to Kathmandu.
  • Day 20 In Kathmandu.
  • Day 21 Transfer to Airport for the International departure.

Cost Includes:

  • Private transportation by Land Cruiser.
  • Tibet travel permit 
  • English speaking Tibetan guide.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Government taxes and Service charge.

Cost Excludes:

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Personal expenses such as a drink, tips& etc.