Kailash Yatra by Lhasa – 14 Days

Kailash Yatra by Lhasa – 14 Days

Overview

One of the easiest ways to accomplish challenging Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is embarking on a journey via Lhasa. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa is an amazing blend of pilgrimage, nature exploration, cultural encounter, and adventure. It is a wholesome plan that lets you explore Tibetan culture in most of the important Tibetan sites before reaching sacred Lake Mansarovar and circumambulating holy Mt. Kailash. The journey begins with flying over Mt. Everest to reach Lhasa, the capital of Tibet and enjoying the beautiful landscape of Tibet.

Our package of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Join our package of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa of 14 days to achieve lifetime experience of the yatra. The trip begins with paying homage to Lord Pashupatinath, an incarnation of Lord Shiva by visiting Pashupatinath Temple which is one of the holiest Hindu temples, located on the outskirts of Kathmandu valley. After visiting the temple, we fly to Lhasa the next day and visit some sites there like Barkhor market. After acclimatizing our body and enjoying our time in Lhasa, we take a scenic drive via several Tibetan cities to reach Lake Mansarovar. Along our drive, we admire views of mountains, lakes and amazing landscape of Tibet.

Lake Mansarovar, the highest freshwater lake in the world has religious significance. It is believed that taking a dip or bath in this lake will wash away all sins. You can take a holy bath before parikrama (circumambulation) of Kailash as well as perform puja and hawan on the banks of the lake. Then, we take a drive to reach Yama Dwar, the starting point of parikrama. Non-parikrama group drives back to Darchen after Puja while parikrama group begins their trek to visit North Face of Mt. Kailash and Dirapuk. The trekking is via Dolma-La Pass, the highest and toughest pass of the entire journey. You get to visit Gauri Kund, a holy lake located beyond the Dolma La Pass. Hindus believe that Gauri Kund (Lake of Compassion) was the place where Lord Shiva finally admitted his love for his wife Gauri (Parvati). Then you trek to reach Zhongdo and take a drive to return to Kathmandu via Lhasa.

In a nutshell, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa is one of the best ways to fulfill one’s spiritual needs and adventurous desires.

Risk and Liabilities:

We will endeavor to make your journey smooth and pleasant as possible. However, the entire program in Tibet is conducted strictly under the rules and regulations of China Tibet Tourism Bureau, People’s Army, and Foreign Affair. Therefore, Zambuling Expedition its related organizations will not be responsible for any changes in the itineraries due to unavoidable circumstances such as Government restriction, landslide, road blockage, flood, snow, and Political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay, Delay due to the shortage of Land Cruiser Jeep in Tibet, sickness or Accident. Any extra cost including there shall be borne by traveler themselves.

 

Document:

Minimum 6 months valid passport and two copies of pp size photograph. A normal health certificate from your personal doctor to those are 50 years and above by age.

 

Fitness:

This is not a trek or expedition but a tour; therefore no specific level of fitness is required. Anybody can join this Yatra if they think themselves fit and have strong willpower. People suffering from cardiac or respiratory problems should consult their doctor. Morning and evening walk, jogging, stretching, meditation, and regular exercise make the journey comfortable for all.

 

Clothing:

As the temperature varies greatly between day and night (from max. 20 degrees Celsius to min. -16 degrees Celsius) one should prepare accordingly.

 

Bring the following items with you:

Woolen gloves, Balaclava, Sun hat, Thermal wear, Water bottle, Woolen socks, Towel, Light Jacket, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Torch with extra batteries/bulbs, Muffler, Mask, Raincoat, Sweater, Shirt/T-shirt & Trekking shoes

 

Insurance:

Full travel insurance coverage for medicine, Helicopter evacuation if in case of emergency, lost of belongs, and trip cancellation is strongly recommended

 

Trip booking:

Minimum 30 days advance booking is required to arrange visa approval and Travel permit issue. We need 50% advance of your payment by the bank while booking a trip.

 

Chinese visa application:

  • 2/3 days before the original passport and 2 pp sizes photo should reach our office.
  • Yatri those are above 70 yrs may reject visa by the Chinese Authority.
  • Illegal: 500 and 1000 notes from India is illegal to bring in Nepal; it can be confiscated at the airport.

Tour Cancellation policy

  • All notice of cancellation must be sent to our office in writing.
  • Verbal cancellations will not be entertained.
  • 21 days period from tour departure date 30% cancellation.
  • 15 days period from tour departure date 50% cancellation.
  • 7 days and less period no show 100% cancellation.

Above rules are applicable as per the rules and regulation of China Tibet Tourism Bureau and (CPSC) China Indian pilgrims service Center.

 

Itinerary Overview                                                                        

Day 01: Kathmandu (1350m)

Day 02: Visit Pashupatinath

Day 03: Fly to Lhasa (3656m)

Day 04: Lhasa to Shigatse (3800m)

Day 05: Shigatse to Saga (4460m)

Day 06: Saga to Manasarovar (4481m)

Day 07: Drive to Darchen (4575m) Hawan at Manasarovar

Day 08: Trek to Diraphuk (4900m) – (09-10km)

Day 09: Trek to Zuthulphuk via Dolma-la pass (4780m).

Day 10: Trek to Zhongdo and drive to Saga (4460m)

Day 11: Drive to Shigatse (3800m)

Day 12: Drive to Lhasa (3656m)

Day 13: Fly to Kathmandu (1350m)

Day 14: Fly back to Home

Cost includes and Cost Excludes

Cost Includes:

  • 3-night hotel in Kathmandu (1=XX).
  • An experienced licensed English speaking local trekking guide.
  • Assistant guide as per group size of people.
  • Porters to carry your main pack during the trek (weight limit 1= 10 kg)
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • All ground transportation, first aid kit.
  • Lodge and homestay accommodation during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation salary of the guide and porters.
  • All necessary trekking permits.
  • Office service charge, government tax, and vat, etc.
  • Insurance and trekking gear for guide and porters.

Cost Excludes:

  • Extra day’s accommodation in Kathmandu except we mention in itinerary and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Hard drinks, beverages such as coke, Fanta, mineral water, laundry service, and toiletries.
  • Hot shower, hot water, internet, phone calls, and personal nature expenses.
  • Personal travel insurance, Nepal visa, international air ticket laundry services.
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency, hiring horse an extra porter.
  • Gratitude and tips for your guide, porter, and driver

Notes:

  • The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of trekkers.
  • The cost will be recalculated if the itinerary is changed or modified.
  • Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost.
  • The cost may also be affected due to the requirement of a number of guides and porters.
  • For any kind of change please contact us by mail or call.