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
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.
11 Nights Sacred Kailash & Manasarovar Yatra with Lhasa Local Travel Agent price starts from $2,105.27.
11 Nights Sacred Kailash & Manasarovar Yatra with Lhasa Local Travel Agent cancellation policy: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
11 Nights Sacred Kailash & Manasarovar Yatra with Lhasa Local Travel Agent is hosted by Local China Guide - Tibet Tourism Center. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact on Tripadvisor.
On average, this experience will take approximately 12 days.