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Saga Dawa Festival and Kailash

Adventure Pilgrimage Journey to Holy Mt. Kailash and Holy Lake Manasarover by overland.

June 03 Darchen , 04, 2013 Tarbuche Saga Dawa festival

Tour Itinerary;

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel. O/N in Hotel.

Day 02:
Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu city including Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swayambunath and Budhanilkantha (Sleeping Vishnu Temple). O/N in Hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Nyalam (Tibet), (123 km drive 3750m. Above sea level). O/N in Guesthouse.

Day 04:
Acclimatization day. Explore the surrounding of Nyalam village. O/N in Guest House.

Day 05: Drive to Saga (260 km drive 4600m. above sea level) by crossing (Lalung la pass 5050m. and Paigutso lake) O/N in Guesthouse/Camp.

Day 06: Drive to Paryang (250 km drive 4750m. above sea level). Overnight in Guesthouse/Camp.

Day 07: Drive to the holy lake Manasarovar. (210 km drive 4560m. above sea level) Overnight in Guesthouse/Camp.

Day 08: Morning ritual bath and Puja in Holy Lake Manasarovar-afternoon drive to Darchen, 35 km drive 4500m. above sea level) Darchen is know as the foot of Mt. Kailash. O/N stay in Guesthouse.

 Day 10: Drive to Tarbuche for Saga dawa Festival & drive back to Darchen Guest house. O/N

Day 11: Drive 8 km to Dhapoche. Start the trek to Dirapuk (18 km trekking 6 to 7 hrs walking distance 4750m. above sea level). O/N in Guesthouse/camp

Day 12:
Trek over Dolma La Pass (5636m. above sea level) to Zuthulphuk (22 km walking 7-8 hrs 4850m. above sea level). O/N in Guesthouse/Camp

Day 13: Complete the Kailash Kora in Rongdo (14km 4 hrs walking) and drive back to Manasarovar Lake. O/N in Guesthouse/Camp.

Day 14: Drive to Paryang (270 km). O/N in Guesthouse/Camp.

Day 15:  Drive to Saga (250 km). O/N in Guesthouse/Camp

Day 16: Drive to Nyalam(260 km). O/N in Guesthouse/Camp

Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu (123 km via Friendship Bridge Tibet-Nepal border) O/N in Hotel.

Day 18: Rest day (Shopping/Free day) O/N in Hotel

Day 19: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward Journey.

Cost: Minimum 04 Pax USD 3795 Per Person. 

Single supplement: USD 300 Per Person.

Tour Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation by Car, Land Cruiser, Van, Hiace & mini Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport & expedition pick up & drop).
  • 4 Night’s Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed and breakfast basis.
  • Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur as per tour itinerary wiith English Speciaking tour guide and manuments entrance frees.
  • All three major meals B/L/D (provide continental food) prepared by our own Nepali Cook while on the Tibet tours & Trek.
  • Accommodation in Guest House/tented camp (twin sharing North Face tent or, normal trekking tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent, sleeping mattresses, Table, chairs and Kitchen utensil etc.).
  • All transportation in Tibet by 4 WD Land Cruiser and support truck for the entire trip. (4 people in 1 Land cruiser)
  • Yak and Yak man (handler) during your trek around Mt. Kailash (Kora).
  • 1 English-speaking expert Chinese or, Tibetan guide.
  • Private transportation from Kathmandu - Tibet border (Kodari – Nyalam).
  • All Tibet visa and travel permits, applicable taxes and entrance fees.
  • Nepali staff daily wages, Insurance and Tibetan staff & meals.
  • PAC bag (Portable Altitude Chamber) & first aid medical Kit.
  • All official taxes and service charge.


Tour & Trek Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu after 4 nights.
  • Personal clothing, tour equipments as well as sleeping bags. (required)
  • Personal Nature expenses. (Extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as sickness, accidents, road blockage, and other occurrences beyond our control.)
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase of Rescue).
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: to & from your country.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees & international airport departure taxes. ((It is suggested you apply for a multiple entry visa for Nepal initially saving you the Nepal re-entry fee).
  • Personal travel insurance. (Liability for insurance against sickness, accidents, loss of baggage, loss of life etc.)
  • Tips for support crews.


  1. We need a name list of each member 60 days before the trip confirmation for flight reservation.
  2. Clear passport photocopy and a passport size photo of each member which should reach us 30 days before client's arrival in Kathmandu at ((jpeg or gif reduced to max. 25Kb per photo).
  3. If you wish to join tours or trekking in Kathmandu you have to arrive as per the given programs and if you wish join in Lhasa can also possible.
  4. If you are traveling in Nepal before going to Tibet, then you must apply for your Chinese visa in Kathmandu. We can get it within 2 days with your original passport.

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