11 Nights Sacred Kailash & Manasarovar Yatra with Lhasa Local Travel Agent


Day 1  Arrive in Lhasa. Pick up transfer to hotel and rest for acclimatization. Overnight in Tashitakge Hotel Lhasa or Tashi Nota Khangsang Hotel Day 2 Lhasa highlights: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Bakhor Streets. Overnight in Tashitakge Hotel Lhasa or Tashi Nota Khangsang  Day 3 Lhasa-Yamdrok-Karola Glacier-Gyantse-Shigatse. 370 km, 8 hrs. Overnight in Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or Gesar Hotel   Day 4 Shigatse-Saga. 449 km, about 8 hrs. Landscapes of the great Tibetan Plateau. Overnight in Saga Hotel or West Grand Post Hotel    Day 5 Saga-Lake Manasarovar. 495 km, about 10 hrs. Lake Manasarovar sand dunes. Overnight in local guesthouse. Day 6 Leisure time around Holy Lake Manasarovar (Parikrama)-Darchen. Prepare for Mt. Kailash kora trekking. Overnight in Darchen Himalaya Kailash Hotel, the best available Day 7 Pilgrimage Trek Day 1: Darchen-Dirakpuk, 18 km, about 6-8 hrs. Overnight in local guesthouse. Day 8 Pilgrimage Trek Day 2: Dirakpuk-Zuktulpuk, 24 km, about 9-10 hrs. Overnight in local guesthouse. Day 9 Pilgrimage Trek Day 3: Zuktulpuk-Darchen, 12 km, 3-4 hrs. drive from Darchen back to Saga, about 493 km, arrive around 8-10:30 pm, o/n at Saga Hotel or West Grand Post Hotel  Day 10 Saga-Shigatse. 449 km, about 8-10 hrs. Overnight in Comfortable Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or Gesar Hotel or Tashi Choeta Hotel   Day 11 Shigatse (Tashilhunpo Monastery)-Lhasa. 280 km, 6 hrs. Guided sightseeing tour ends. Overnight in Lhasa comfortable Tashitakge Hotel Lhasa or Tashi Nota Khangsang hotel Day 12 Depart Tibet, scheduled airport transfer leaving from Lhasa at 6:30 am, 8:30 am or 12:30 pm or any time for train station

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1 week 5 days
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Why take this tour?

This 11 nights 12 days spiritual focused Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar journey is specially designed for the very spiritual travelers with busy schedule. After 2 nights in Lhasa, you will travel westward across the vast Tibetan Plateau and reach Darchen with overnight stay in Shigatse city, Saga, Lake Manasarovar, Darchen, Dirapuk and Zuthulpuk. You will take the driving parikrama trip around the Lake Manasarovar where you may want a holy bath or hot spring by the lake and then embark on your kora (circuit) around Mt. Kailash. If your schedule differs little bit, you can arrive in Lhasa 1-3 days before the tour starting date(day 1). Please specify upon booking.

What’s included?

  • Tibet Travel Expert's guide (English speaking)

  • Local tourism driver;

  • Transportation in Tibet: Ranging from mini van to mini bus (15 to 29 seats) according to final group size;

  • Tour Vehicle gasoline and parking fee;

  • All Necessary Tibet Travel Permits;

  • Accommodation:

  • Local comfortable standard hotel in Lhasa (Tashitakgye hotel or Tashi Nota Khangsang Hotel or same category hotel)

  • Gesar Hotel or Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or Tashi Choeta hotel in Shigatse;

  • Saga West Grand Post hotel or Saga Hotel at Saga, Himalaya Kailash Hotel at Darchen, Budget dormitory guesthouses at Manasarovar, Dirapuk and Zuthulpuk

  • Oxygen canisters: 2 portable oxygen cylinder for each person;

  • Oxygen cylinders (10-15 L compressed oxygen) in the tour vehicle for emergency use;

  • Lodging and meals for guide and driver;

  • Travel Agency Liability travel insurance;

  • Mineral Water (2 bottles per person a day)

  • Traveler's individual travel insurance;

  • Expenses of a personal nature (drinks, laundry, phone call, etc.

  • International flight/train;

  • Yaks and porters during the trekking days;

  • Meals of lunches and dinners, breakfasts during stay at Saga, Manasarovar, Dirapuk and Zuthulpuk;

  • Gratuities for the guide and driver

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 12 days

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Operated by:

Tibet Local Guide

About operator:

"Tibet Local Guide" is the online brand of Tibet Norpel Ling Travel Service, one professional Lhasa local registered agency and TIBETAN tour operator, offer authentic and quality private Tibet tours and group tours for different interests and needs. From unique Tibetan cultural tours to landscape photography tours, from sightseeing tours to outdoor adventures activities or Kailash parikrama, "Tibet Local Guide - Tibet Ctrip Tours"provide one stop shop for full Tibet tourism services. And it grows to be one of the largest Tibet tourism booking platform. We have profound knowledge of Tibetan culture, religion and tradition to provide you an insight and rewarding Tibetan experiences. If you are interested in travelling to Tibet, having questions on Tibet travel permits, Tibet travel itineraries and looking for the the most rewarding tours, please feel free to contact us. We can help you plan and organize the whole trip. We welcome you to book with "Tibet Local Guide - Tibet Ctrip Tours".

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