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Visit Nepal-Tibet Treks & Expedition (P). Ltd.
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: + 977-1-4700085, 4700234,
Fax: + 977-1-4700234
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Mt. Kailash Tour - The first four days of our journey will be spent in the old city of Lhasa. This time will allow for excellent sightseeing and proper acclimatization. The awe-inspiring Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple will be some of the mains sites we see while in Lhasa. Soon after we will depart in four wheel drive Toyota Land cruisers. Along the amazing Friendship Highway we will stay in first-rate yet traditional Tibetan hotels every step of the way.
Mt. Kailash, 6,740 m. is situated to the north of the Himalayan barrier, wholly within Tibet. It is the perfect mountain with awesome beauty, with 4 great faces. It is the spiritual centre 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.
Different people has different ideas of it’s description. You will feel the real difference in this world. Go to Mount Kailash, see and feel the difference once in your life time!
Departure : On Request.
Main Season : April - November
Duration : 17 Days
Maximum Height : 6740m.
Entry : Lhasa
Exit : Zhangmu
Day 01 : Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Free afteroon. O/n Hotel.
Day 02 : Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. O/n Hotel.
Day 03 : Fly Kathmandu/Lhasa world No.1 "Plateau-Flight", also called "Qomolangma-Flight" right pass by the Everest peak in a "hand-reaching" distance, a very close look at the charms of the world's highest mountain. O/n Hotel
Day 04 : Visit world famous Potala Palace and Jorkhang Temple & Barkhor Street.
Day 05 : Visit Drepung Monastery-the biggest in Tibet (with original accommodation for 7700 monks) and Sera Monastery famous for it's unique debating practice almost available every afternoon.
Day 06 : Early morning drive 430km to Lhatse via new road through Xigatse and a quick visit to Tashilungpo Monastery where the world highest (33m) gold gilded statue of Future-Buddha Martriya located. O/n local guesthouse.
Day 07 : Drive 340km to Saga. O/n local guesthouse.
Day 08 : Drive Mansarovar stay at guesthouse in Hor near the northern shore of Mansarovar.
Day 09 : Start a morning pleasant drive around Lake Mansarovar (30km) reaching Chiu Gompa, en-route visit Qiugu Gompa (one of the ancient location where Hinduism's Pooja was practiced), after arrival of Chiu Gompa we will try a holy bath there, o/n guesthouse near Chiu Gompa.
Day 10 : Drive to Tarchen (Base Camp of Mt. Kailash) ready for the next 3 days trek around Mt. Kailash. o/n Guest House.
Day 11 : Trek about 22Km to Diraphuk, o/n guest house or fixed camp
Day 12 : Trek about 20 Km to Zuthulphuk, guest house or fixed camp
Day 13 : Trek about only 6 km down to the point where our landcruisers will be waiting for us, drive to Tarchen (10km), after lunch continue drive 30 km to Hor, o/n local guesthouse.
Day 14 : Drive to Saga
Day 15 : Drive to Nylam
Day 16 : Drive to Friendship Bridge and meet our Nepal side staff and continue the trip back to Kathmandu, o/n Hotel
Day 17 : Transfer to airport for unward journey.