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Jyotilinga & Shaktipeeth Pilgrimage
  • 07 Nights & 08 Days
    (Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath , Janakpur & Nagarkot)
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Kailash Mansarover Hiking Tour (Ex Lhasa)-17 Days

Brief

  • Highlight :
    Barkhor Street, Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace, Rongbuk Monastery(with Mt.Everest), Everest Base Camp , Kailash Parvat and Mansarover Lake.
  • Discover the mysteries of the sacred mountains and the holy lake of Tibet.
  • Duration : 17 days

Day Where Description
1 . Arrive in Lhasa Airport Transfer (Lhasa) Overnight stay at Lhasa
2 . Lhasa
Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka, Sera Monastery Breakfast, Lunch at Lhasa Kitchen
  • Drepung Monastery (3.5 hours): Drepung Monastery lies in west of Lhasa under Mt. Gambo Utse, clustered round by the black mountain, its white grand buildings shining under the sunlight. Built in 1416, it is considered as one of the largest monasteries in the six principle monasteries of Gelu Sect in China. Drepung Monastery used to be the living palace of Dalai Lamas before the reconstruction of Potala palace (after the 5th Dalai Lamas was bestowed by Qing emperor Qianlong). The grand Shonton Festival is held in the early part of August every year. That is the busiest day there with crowds of people. It is an opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of this festival.
  • Norbulingka (2.5 hours): Norbulingka means "Jeweled Garden". Constructed as a summer palace for the Dalai Lama, it later served the whole government administration. It was built by the 7th Dalai Lama and served both administrative and religious purposes.
  • Sera Monastery (3 hours): Located in the northern suburbs of Lhasa, The Sera Monastery is a complex of 4 structures; the Great Assembly Hall and three colleges. It was founded in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey of Sakya Yeshe of Zel Gungtang (1355-1435), a disciple of Tsongkhapa. 'Sera' means wild roses and was called this because the monastery was surrounded by wild roses. One of the three main monasteries of Lhasa, it is here that the monks "famous daily debates" take place.
  • Tips: Every day (except Mondays) at 15:00, there is a debate about Buddhist doctrines among the monks at Sera Monastery. The debating is held in the grounds and is a necessary way of learning sutras and scriptures. Visitors can watch the debate, but it is advised to keep quiet.
  • Lhasa Kitchen: Lhasa Kitchen is near the Jokhang Temple. It is decorated by merging Tibetan style with Indian, Nepalese, Chinese and Italian architecture. It serves a variety of styles of food.
3 . Lhasa
Barkhor Street, Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Kechu Hotel
  • Barkhor Street (2 hours): Built about 1,300 years ago, The Barkhor (pilgrims' circuit) is found in the heart of Lhasa encircling the Jokhang Temple. In the past, it was a designated circumambulation circuit, "a saint's road" in the eyes of Tibetans. Many people call the Barkhor "the window of Tibet" as it exhibits typical Tibetan life. Watch the pilgrims, wearing their local dress from many different parts of Tibet, as they circle clockwise around Jokhang Temple with prayer wheels, or prostrate them near the front gate. Join the locals and visitors to shop for local goods at the colourful stalls, or relax in a coffee shop or tea house to enjoy the passing parade.
  • Jokhang Temple (2 hours): Smaller and more manageable than the Potala, this 4-storey, golden-roofed temple is at the heart of a rich and living Tibetan Buddhism. Many locals pray here regularly; the Temple is surrounded by Barkhor Street and thronged with pilgrims and visitors. Yak butter lamps burn in front of rich statuary that includes the Sakyamuni Buddha brought to Tibet by Princess Wen Cheng in the 7th Century.
  • Potala Palace (1 hour): Former winter home of the Dalai Lama, a vast, awe-inspiring maze of corridors and stairs leading through countless rooms of richly decorated statues, tombs, murals and antiques. You will climb past the White Palace into the Red Palace, where the file of pilgrims offering silk scarves, coins or yak butter to burn in the shrines combine to make this an unforgettable experience. Note: you need to be fit for climbing up the long stairways.
  • Kechu Hotel: Located near Jokhang Temple,The Kechu hotel and restaurant has a beautiful garden and provides Tibetan and Nepal food.
4 . Lhasa to Gyantze
The Palgor Chorten, Our guide and driver will escort you from Lhasa to Gyantze, Yomdrok Lake Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Local Restaurant
  • The Palgor Chorten (1.5 hours): Pelkhor Choede (Kumbum), also named Palcho Monastery, is very different from other monasteries. Built as a Tibetan monastery, its structural style is very unique, reputed as the lord of Tibetan stupas. In addition, it is famous for the architecture, sculpture, and mural painting art. It lies about 270 kilometers (168 miles) south of Lhasa and 100 (62 miles) east of Shigatse at the foot of Dzong Hill.
  • Yomdrok Lake (2 hours): Dotted with a dozen islands and abundant in natural resources, Lake Yamdrok has the highest power station in the world, and is also the largest habitat for water birds in Tibet, attracting countless swans and gulls every summer.
  • Local Restaurant: The limited restaurant options mean that there is no choice available however our guide will organize the best available based on the season and the surroundings.
5 . Gyantze to Shigatse

Our guide and driver will escort you from Gyantze to Shigatse, Tashilunpo Monastery Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Local Restaurant, Chinese Dinner
  • Tashilunpo Monastery (2 hours): Tashilhunpo Monastery was founded in 1447 by Gyalwa Gendun Drup (1st Dalai Lama) and is a historically and culturally important monastery. Its name means "heap of glory" or "all fortune and happiness gathered here". Painted in red and white, the buildings in the kloster stand closely together in terraced rows, offering a grand and majestic view. Tashilunpo Kloster represents the Tibetan super architecture art in the Last Tibetan spirit.5 story temple which contains a 26 meters (86ft) sitting statue of the Maitreya Buddha (Jamba Chyenmu) inside the grounds of the monastery. The statue was cast from 6,700 ounces of gold and over 115,000 kg of copper, making it the biggest copper Buddhist statue in the world.
  • Local Restaurant: The limited restaurant options mean that there is no choice available however our guide will organize the best available based on the season and the surroundings.
6 . Shigatse to Sakya
Sakya Monastery, Our guide and driver will escort you from Shigatse to Sakya Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Local Restaurant, Chinese Dinner
  • Sakya Monastery: Sakya Monastery is the first Sakyapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism created by its initiator Khon Konchog Gyalpo in 1073. The monastery has a colossal collection of highly valuable art pieces, including abundance handwriting sutra copied by all the Tibetan calligraphists. Sakya's collection of treasures also contains 3,000 pieces of sutras that have thousands of years of history.
  • Local Restaurant: The limited restaurant options mean that there is no choice available however our guide will organize the best available based on the season and the surroundings.
6 . Shigatse to Sakya
Sakya Monastery, Our guide and driver will escort you from Shigatse to Sakya Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Local Restaurant, Chinese Dinner
  • - Sakya Monastery: Sakya Monastery is the first Sakyapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism created by its initiator Khon Konchog Gyalpo in 1073. The monastery has a colossal collection of highly valuable art pieces, including abundance handwriting sutra copied by all the Tibetan calligraphists. Sakya's collection of treasures also contains 3,000 pieces of sutras that have thousands of years of history.
  • - Local Restaurant: The limited restaurant options mean that there is no choice available however our guide will organize the best available based on the season and the surroundings.
7 .
  • The drive to Saga is about 350 km and takes about seven hours. Located in the Southwest Tibet, Saga means "the lovely place". Animal husbandry is the main industry of the area. The sceneries on the way include meadows, rivers and snow covered mountains. Overnight accommodation is at a hostel.
8 .
  • Drive to Tarchen which is about 330 km from Paryang and takes about 7 hours. Tarchen is located at the foot of the Mt. Kailash and it the start point for the hike. The sceneries along the way include lakes, small villages and snow covered mountains. Overnight accommodation is at a hostel.
9 .
  • Drive to Tarchen which is about 330 km from Paryang and takes about 7 hours. Tarchen is located at the foot of the Mt. Kailash and it the start point for the hike. The sceneries along the way include lakes, small villages and snow covered mountains. Overnight accommodation is at a hostel.
10 .
  • Walk about 23 km to Dirapuk. It takes about seven hours to finish the hike today. Sutra streamers, Mani stones and small Tibetan temple are points of interests during the hike. En route, see the east and north face of Mt. Kailash, cross the valley and river to arrive at Dirapuk. Overnight accommodation is at a hostel or overnight camp in Dri-ra-puk..
11 .
  • Walk about 23 km from Dirapuk to Zutrul Puk. This is probably the most part of the hike leading up to the high pass - Dromala(5630m), and then to Zutrul Puk, the renowned meditating cave for Milarepa. Overnight accommodation is at a hostel or overnight camp in Zutrul Puk.
12 .
  • Hike from Zutrul Puk to Manasarovar Lake completing the circumambulation of Mt.Kailash. Manasarovar Lake is one the three holy lakes in Tibet. This lake has the highest altitude of all fresh water lakes in Tibet. It is also renowned as the holiest lake. Overnight accommodation is at a hostel.
13 .
  • Back to Paryang from Manasarovar Lake which is about 330 km and takes about seven hours. En route cross several branches of Yarlung Tsangpo River. Overnight accommodation is at a hostel.
14 .
  • Drive from Paryang to Saga and stay at the Hostel overnight
15 .
  • Drive to Tingri from Saga which takes about eight hours. The natural scenery on the dive is suburb. Over night at a hotel. Hiking Tips: 1. The conditions in these remote hostel are basic. The hot water may not always be available. 2. Camping equipment for the overnight camps in brought from Lhasa. It is recommended to purchase a sleeping bag in Lhasa if needed. 3. Packed lunches will be supplied from Saga. Breakfasts and dinners will be cooked by the cook traveling with the group. 4. Take daily necessities and medicine and keep warm. 5. Please follow the instructions of the guide. Caution is a wise way to do stay healthy and safe.
16 . Dingri to Zhangmu Rongbuk Monastery(with Mt.Everest), Entrance Fee for Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp, Our guide and driver will escort you from Dingri to Zhangmu Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Local Restaurant, Chinese Dinner
  • - Rongbuk Monastery(with Mt.Everest) (1.5 hours): Rongbuk Monastery is the highest temple at an altitude of 5,100 meters (16728 feet). Mt. Everest, called Mount Qumulangma in the Tibetan Language, is the highest peak on the Earth and probably the most coveted mountain in adventurous travelers' eyes. A journey to the Mt. Everest Base Camp is a both physical as well as psychological challenge to visitors, but it will definitely reward them with the most unparalleled views - a panorama of Himalayan peaks - and never-forgotten beautiful memories. On May 8, 2008, the Olympic Torch for the 2008 Beijing Olympics was taken to the peak and lit by a group of Chinese mountaineers, making it the first time ever for the Olympic torch to be lit on the "top of the world".
  • - Entrance Fee for Mount Everest: Mt. Everest, called Mount Qumulangma in Tibetan Language, is the highest peak of the Earth and probably the most coveted mountain in adventurous travelers' eyes. Journey to Mt. Everest Base Camp is a both physical as well as psychological challenge to you --5200mt (17000ft), but it will definitely reward you with the most unparalleled views - a panorama of Himalayan peaks - and never-forgotten beautiful memories.
  • - Everest Base Camp: Mt. Everest, called Mount Qumulangma in Tibetan Language, is the highest peak of the Earth and probably the most coveted mountain in adventurous travelers' eyes. Journey to Mt. Everest Base Camp is a both physical as well as psychological challenge to you --5200mt (17000ft), but it will definitely reward you with the most unparalleled views - a panorama of Himalayan peaks - and never-forgotten beautiful memories
  • - Local Restaurant: The limited restaurant options mean that there is no choice available however our guide will organize the best available based on the season and the surroundings.
17 .
  • Depart Zhangmu,Hotel with breakfast and Drop

Cost includes:

  • Hotel in Kathmandu as above the Itinerary.
  • Twin Sharing accommodation in tented camps and guest houses as per itinerary on full board basis during camping & on bed and breakfast from Lhasa to Ali.
  • Tibet Permits fees, Transportation by Luxury Coach
  • All trekking equipment such as two men tent, dinning tent, kitchen utensils, toilet tents, sleeping mattresses, camp chairs tables, all food stuff.
  • Gamow bags (life saving device in case of altitude sickness).
  • All sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide.
  • Monastery entrance fees, portable oxygen cylinders in case of emergency.
  • Yak and Yak man for equipment and kitchen utensils only for Parikrama.
  • Travel permit to kailash.

Cost does not Include:

  • Airfares from Home - Kathmandu - Home
  • Lunch and Dinner in Lhasa and up to Ali
  • China Visa
  • All beverages, Photography charges and Telephone calls
  • Travel Insurance of clients
  • Emergency evacuation expenses.
  • Riding Yak/Horse for Kailash Parikrama (direct payable to Yak/Horse herder)
  • Expenses of personal urgent visa fee etc & Services other than specified

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