Tibet – Kailash With Tsada Ex lhasa - 19 Nights 20 Days

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Price : $4,100.00 : 235000.00

19 Nights 20 Days

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ITINERARY


Duration: 19 Nights / 20 Days

Destination: - Shigatse - Lhatse - Saga - Paryang - Manasarovar Lake - Tarchen - Mt. Kailash - Tarchen - Tsada - Seng Ge Tsangpo - Gertse - Tsochen - Lhatse - Shigatse – Lhasa

Price: USD 4,100 INR 2,35,000

 

Tour Itinerary


Departure: From April to September

 

Day 01 : Arrival in Lhasa


Our guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area at the airport, which is located 3,650 meters above sea level, and then transfer you to the hotel in downtown area. The rest of the day is left for you to acclimatize to the high altitude. 

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: Xinding Hotel or similar     

 

Day 02: Lhasa

 

The private morning excursion will take you to explore Tibet Museum, the first stop of your 20 days China tours. The Museum is the first modern museum of the city which looks the Potala Palace to the north. Completed and opened in October of 1999, it is mainly composed of the exhibition area and the house of cultural treasures. After lunch, you will go ahead to visit the Sera Monastery and the Norbulingka Park. Built from 1419 to 1434, the Sera Monastery is one of the three greatest monasteries in Lhasa. It collects a large quantity of precious cultural relics and crafts, such as sutras, Buddha statues, scent cloth and murals. The most attractive activity here is the sutra-debating among lamas. The Norbulingka Park is a peaceful garden embodying the ethnical, religious features of the local people as well as the traditional local architectural style. 


Meals: buffet breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 03:  Lhasa


Today will begin with an exciting visit to the magnificent Potala Palace, which was initially built by the ruler of Tubo kingdom (nowadays Tibet) Songtsen Gampo for his wife, Princess Wencheng from central plain of China in 641. It is also a truly art museum of the local history and culture. Then, you will enjoy the lunch. Afterwards, proceed to visit the Jokhang Temple and the thriving bazaar of the Barkhor Street. Lying in the center of the city, the Jokhang Temple is considered as a nice place for visitors to know about the Tibetan Buddhism. Paved by hand-polished stones, the Barkhor Street has been a symbol of the city due to its Buddhism background which shows the original look of Lhasa. In its thriving bazaar, you could find many handicrafts and souvenirs. And then head for the Tibetan Traditional Medicine Hospital, where you could get some basic knowledge about the local medicine, which rivals traditional Chinese medicine.


Meals: buffet breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 04:- Lhasa - Shigatse


Today, you will be transferred to Shigatse. On the way, visit the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, one of the three largest holy lakes in this land. Yamdrok Yumtso means jasper in the local language. It is named so because the water is very clear and in the color of blue for reflecting the sky. Upon arrival in Shigatse, check in at the hotel.
Meals:  buffet breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Gasar Hotel  or similar      

 

Day 05:- Shigatse - Lhatse - Saga


The private journey will be extended to Saga via Lhatse along Brahmaputra River. You will have a short stop at Lhatse which is one of the best counties of Shigatse. Tonight, you will stay at Saga in a tent or a local guest house. 

Meals: buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent or Local Guest House

 

Day 06:- Saga - Paryang


You will head to Paryang today. Along the way, you could enjoy the snow covered mountain peaks and the typical plateau scenery and landscape. 

Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent or Local Guest House

 

Day 07:- Paryang - Manasarovar Lake - Tarchen


The sightseeing today will focus on another famous holy lake of Tibet, the Manasarovara Lake, which is over 200 kilometers away from Paryang. Meaning 'Invincible Jade Lake', this is a lake with compassion, tranquility and bliss. Every summer to autumn, many pilgrims bathe in the lake and take water back as a gift for their relatives and friends. The Manasarovara Lake is also the clearest lake in the country which boasts charming natural scenery. Afterwards, you will head for Tarchen and stay over night there, which is located at the foot of the majestic sacred Mt. Kailash. 


Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent or Local Guest House

 

Day 08:- Tarchen - Mt. Kailash


An exciting trek around the sacred Mt. Kailash will begin your adventure today and you will circle around the mountain in the following three days to appreciate its beautiful scenery, explore its historical sites and experience the Buddhism culture in depth. In Tibetan culture, a circle around the Mt. Kailash can atone for all the sins committed throughout one's lifetime. Kailash means 'Treasure or Saint of Snow Mountain', which originates from the year-round snow on the mountain peak and the historical religious background. From its appearance, the mountain is very pointed and looks like a pyramid piercing the sky. 


Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent or Local Guest House

 

Day 09:- Mt. Kailash


You will continue the trek around Mt. Kailash today. 
Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent or Local Guest House

 

Day 10 :- Mt. Kailash - Tarchen


The trek around Mt. Kailash will come to the end today. 
Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent or Local Guest House

 

Day 11: Tarchen - Tsada


As the trek around Mt. Kailash ends, we will transfer you to Tsada and stay overnight there.

Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent or Local Guest House

 

Day 12 :- Tsada


Today's schedule will cover the Tsada Earth Forest, the Ruins of Guge Kingdom and the Tholing Monastery. The Earth Forest is the most famous natural scenery in Tsada, which is a special landscape shaped from the wind erosion of the dried lake. Here, you could see many differently mannered and postured 'trees' scattering randomly. The Ruins of Guge Kingdom is located in a small earth mountain. This 300-meter high mountain was covered by the yellowish constructions and caves, where you could find some special statues and murals. The Tholing Monastery incorporates the craftwork of the architecture and Buddhist statues of neighboring India, Nepal and Ladakh (the present area of Kashmir), which includes halls, monks' residences and pagodas, among which the most worth seeing are Jiasha Hall, Red Hall, White Hall and the 108 Pagodas. 
Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent or Local Guest House

 

Day  13:- Tsada - Seng Ge Tsangpo


Today you will be driven to Shiquanhe and check in the hotel upon arrival. 
Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Shiquanhe Hotel   or similar    

 

Day 14 :- Seng Ge Tsangpo - Palgon Lake - Seng Ge Tsangpoanhe


The excursion today will take you to the Palgon Lake and the Bird Island. The Palgon Lake is a holy lake from the aspect of religion and a world renowned rift valley lake. The Bird Island in the lake is especially famous for the inhabited precious birds. You could find many bird nests and bird eggs on the island, which are not allowed to take away. After the sightseeing, you will go back to Shiquanhe and stay overnight there. 
Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Shiquanhe Hotel   or similar    

 

Day 15:-  Seng Ge Tsangpo - Gertse


Today, you will depart to Gertse. To consume the time, you could watch the wild animals running and playing around on this vast highland during the journey. 
Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent or Local Guest House

 

Day 16:- Gertse - Tsochen - 22 Highway Maintenance Squad


The journey will extend to 22 highway maintenance squad via Tsochen and you will stay overnight there. 
Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent

 

Day 17:- 22 Highway Maintenance Squad - Lhatse - Shigatse


You will travel back to Shigatse today. Upon arrival, check in at the downtown 3-star Shigatse Hotel or similar    
Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Gasar Hotel or similar    

 

Day 18:- Shigatse


Today, you will pay a visit to the Tashilunpo Monastery and the New Palace of Panchen. Tashilunpo Monastery is one of the six largest monasteries of Gelugpa (or Yellow Hat Sect) in Tibet and the seat of the Panchen Lama since the Fourth Panchen Lama took charge in the monastery. You could appreciate the grand palace, gigantic statues as well as the characteristic murals in the monastery. The New Palace of Panchen was built by the Tenth Panchen in 1954 as a summer palace. It is splendid and elegant and collects many Tibetan historical relics and artworks. 
Meals:  buffet breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 19:- Shigatse - Lhasa


Today, our guide and driver will transfer you back to Lhasa. Stay at the hotel in downtown area. 
Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Xingding Hotel   or similar    
  

 

Day 20:- Departure from Lhasa


The 20 days private China tour ends today as our guide and driver transfer you to the airport. Wish you a pleasant journey!
Meals:  buffet breakfast

 

Compliments by Kailash Yatra Team of NTP

·  Duffle Bag

·   Cap

·   Jacket

·   Carry Bag, Passport Pouch

·   Yatra Completion Certificate 

 

Private Tour Prices:-

 

Group Size

Month

2-3 travelers

4-5 travelers

6-9 travelers

Mar-Nov

$4100

$3300

$2900

Dec-Feb

$4200

$3200

$2900

 

Remark: If you prefer to book your own hotels, we are happy to offer a lower quote that does not include room rates.

 

Price Includes:- 


Domestic airfares & train fares

Hotel accommodation with breakfasts

Lunches as itinerary specifies

Private guides and drivers on guided tours

Entrance fees to tourist sites on guided tours

Tibet Travel Permit

 

Price Excludes:- 


International airfares

Transfers and entrance fees for free days

Entry Visa fees

Personal expenses

Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers

 

Special Notes:

 

1.    We strongly advise to allot 1-2 extra days to overcome any delays.

2.    Due to the nature of travel, there is always the possibility of change in the schedule. The Tour Operator or its partners shall not be liable for any such delays.

3.    NTP Tourism Affairs Ltd.  Has the right to change the Itinerary in the event of adverse weather condition or any unforeseen reason.

4.    The Group will be required to follow the itinerary strictly. The entire Group will enter & exit together as per schedule.

 

 Delays though not perceived as rule but eventuality to safeguard your back home engagements such extensions are suggested, likewise the insurance cover to augment.

 

 

Tibet and Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Programs  :-


Kailash Fixed Departure Date
Kailash Yatra by Overland   
Kailash Tour by Helicopter

Kailash Yatra by Helicopter via Lucknow
Kailash Mansarovar Inner Kora

Lhasa with Mount Kailash Tour

Kathmandu-Lhasa-Ali-Kailash Yatra

 

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