The tour is starting at central Tibet Lhasa and go up to far western Tibet Kailash and Guge Kingdom. Explore main monuments in Lhasa, Shigatse. Enjoy panoramic views of Mountain, beautiful lakes and scenic Tibetan land. Biggest holy lake at Kailash region, Lake Manasarovar and holy Mount kailash. Taking holy bath at Lake Mansarovar believe to wash all the sins done in lifetime. The 3 days Kailash circumambulation of Mount Kailash on foot is holy rituals that believe to bring good fortune. The ancient Guge Kingdom in western Tibet is vast sway valley near Mount Kailash found in 10th century. Zhada, Tsaparang and Thoing are main valleys in Guge Kindgom. 16 days Lhasa Kailash Guge Kingdom Tour can combining with Everest Base Camp Tibet. Tour start from Nepal as Overland is also the option.
Duration:18 Days (Description)
Trip Grade Moderate to Strenuous
Trip Cost:INR 0
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Day 1 : Arrival at Lhasa (3,650m) Transfer to Hotel and Overnight
Day 2 : Sightseeing and acclimazation in Lhasa. overnight at Hotel
Day 3 : Second day sightseeing in Lhasa. overnight at Hotel
Day 4 : Drive to Shigatse. (270km/ 7 Hours - 3,800 miters) Overnight at Hotel
Day 5 : Drive to Lhatse (156 km/ 4 Hours - 3,950 miters) Overnight at Hotel
Day 6 : Drive to Saga (300km/ 6 Hours - 4,450 miters) overnight at Guest House
Day 7 : Drive to Lake Manasarovar (370km/7 Hours - 4,580 Miters). Overnight at Guest House
Day 8 : Exploration of Manasarovar and drive to Darchen 40km/ 1 Hour - 4,575 miters). Overnight at guest house
Day 9 : Drive to valley of the God (7km). Start Kailash Parikrama (trekking 4/5 Hours). Reach at Derapuk (4,900 miters) and overnight at Guest House
Day 10 : Second day of Kailash Parikrama. Reach at Juthulpuk (4,760m) via Dolma La pass (5,623m). Overnight at guest house
Day 11 : Finish Kailash Parikrama and Drive to Manasarovar. Overnight at Guest House
Day 12 : Drive to Guge Valley Zhada. (150km / 5 Hours) Overnight at Guest house
Day 13 : Drive to Guge Kindgom, Exploration and drive back to Zhada for overnight at Guest House
Day 14 : Drive back to Lake Mansarovar (244 km). Overnight at Guest House
Day 15 : Drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest House
Day 16 : Drive back to Shigatse. Overnight at Hotel
Day 17 : Drive back to Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel
Day 18 : Departure from Lhasa. Service end !
Price Include / Exclude:
- Arrival and departure arrangement in Lhasa
- Accommodation in hotel (Lhasa, Shigatse) in twin sharing
- Accommodation in Guest houses in rest of the places in twin sharing and group sharing
- Every morning breakfast
- English speaking Tibetan guide
- Tibet/ Kailash travel permit
- Private transportation as per group size
- Sightseeing in main monuments as per itinerary and its entrance fees
- Entrance fees of Lake Manasarovar and Guge Kingdom
- Emergency evacuation management
- Service charges and government tax
- Lunch and Dinner in entire tour
- Personal equipment, travel insurance
- Bottled drinks and Bar bills
- Personal horse and helper during Kailash circuit
- Emergency evacuation in case of need
- Upgrading of accommodation
- Extra activities other than mentioned in itinerary
Accommodation in Lhasa Kailash Guge Kindgom Tour is in Hotels and guest Houses. Hotel in Lhasa, Shigatse is based on twin sharing 3 star category hotel. Guest house in entire Kailash and Everest Base Camp is in group sharing/ Twin sharing room in standard category. You do not need to sleep at tent the or at camp. We provide you best available guest houses in the region. You still have an option to make upgrading of Guest house in Darchen, Lhasa and Shigatse to super deluxe which is possible with your own extra cost.
Transportation in Lhasa Kailash Guge tour is with private and comfirtable bus/ van. It is depend on group size.
Our package including every morning breakfast. Lunch and Dinner is extra cost. There are choises of international restaurants in Lhasa and in Shigatse. Only simple Chinese and Tibetan style restaurant are available in Kailash region and EBC.
- Drinking Water
Drinking water in the entire tour is with extra cost. You can buy bottled miniral water. Is is good idea to buy enough water in Lhasa and put in your bus. It is advice to drink at least 3 littlers water perday.
- Toilet facilities
Get clean toilet inside of your rooms in Lhasa, Shigatse and Saga. Toilet at rest of the region are very basic. It is outside of the room as a common use. Toilets are dirty due to lack of enough water. Peoples are using outside toilets freely in Mansarovar, Derapuk and in Juthulpuk.
The entire trip is handled by a professional Tibetan guide and drivers. We also can provide you full staff team if we need to serve hot dinner and Lunch from our own kitchen.
- Trip insurance
We do not need trip insurance for official Kailash permit and visa. Travel insurance may need to cover your own expenses in the case of any emergency evacuation. It may more helpful in case of returning from middle way due to the health problem. Or may cover your expenses in the case of emergency evacuation.
- Emergency evacuation
Due to the health problem or any other problem, if anyone needs emergency evacuation that cost is the extra cost and all the expenses go to the person. We arrange all the needful services. Helicopter rescue in Tibet part is not allowed. Rescue have to done by driving in Tibet/Kailash part. Once you reach at Nepal site, Helicopter rescue is also possible.
- Hospital and Medical facilities
Kailash is the lack of Hospital and medical facilities. Only one hospital service is in Taklakot. Rest of other villages and towns are without any medical stores and Hospital. In the case of emergency, have to drive Taklakot for a hospital. The team from Tibet Kailash Travel bring basic medicines in the entire tour. Our leader and guides have basic first-aid knowledge. Main cities of centreal Tibet like Lhasa have good facilities of hospital and medicament.
- Group size
Lhasa Kailash Guge Tour can be private tour from 1 peoples. If you want to join our group in fixed depature date, is the option.
- Age limitation
There is no any age limitation for Lhasa Kailash Tour. For Indian passport holder, there is age limitation.
- Communication facilities
There are local telephones facilities in entire Kailash, Tibet and Nepal. For your , mobile you need Nepali SIM card in Nepal site and Chinese SIM card once you enter Tibet. Chinese and Nepali sim card can buy after certain formalities and can recharge on the way. WIFI is available in Nepal part, central Tibet but not in Kailash region. You can connect internet facility with Chinese sim card. Mobile network doesn’t work only one day at Kailash Parikrama.
- Physical fitness and doctor certificate
Physical fitness is important factor to make your trip success. But we do not need any doctor or medical certificate to obtain your Kailash Tibet permit and Visa. It is adviced that prepare your trip before 3 months of starting by doing some physical activities like jugging every morning.
Acclimatization in this tour is important and need before reaching at high altitude immediately or so fast. Kailash and EBC region is in high altitude which may make difficult for every visitor. Our itinerary is including enough acclimatization days in Lhasa (3700miter).
- Extra activities
There can be possibilities of some extra activities during Kailash Yatra and Tibet Tour. Visit Chui Monastery and hot spring near Lake Manasarovar. Put one more day in the itinerary and reach at Charansparsa from North face of Kailash. Drive to Tirthapuri with extra cost. Drive to Namtso Lake from Lhasa with extra cost.
- Kailash Tour during full moon
Kailash Yatra during full moon is not recommended. Most of the pilgrimages want to reach at Manasarovar or in north face of Kailash during full moon because of that overflow of peoples reach region. It can be lack a f accommodation and transportation. There are many bad experiences that Tibet government stops entering some group during the period. By this reason, peoples may get suffer. Full moon does not affect any in Lhasa part.
- Best season
Best season for Lhasa Kailash Guge Tour is from April till September month. Small group departure can be at November month too. rest of other months are more cold and icy on the way.
- Extra Expenses
Kailash and Tibet tour is full board based tour operate by Tibet Kailash Travel. Although personal horse and helper during Kailash parikrama is extra cost in case of any one need. Accept that nature of personal expenses are in extra cost which is mentioned as cost including and excluding
- Packing List
You need one big bag to put your stuff that goes to back or upper part of the bus. Another small bag pack is always with you to put important things like money, water bottles etc.
Shoes and Shocks
You need comfortable warm shoes for entire yatra. Another spare shoe or sandal is needed to wear while staying at guest house. 3 pairs of warm shocks are enough for entire trip. You can wash it in middle of your Yatra.
Head cover hat, Mouth covering muff, Warm down jacket, Wind proof jacket, Warm inner thermal, 2 pairs light T shirt, Warm sweeter or light weight jacket, Inner down thermal, Water and wind proof trouser, One or two long wear trekking paint, Whole body covered raincoat, Water/ wind proof warm glove, 3 pair comfortable underwear, Down sleeping bag.
UV protective sun glass, Medium size quick dry towel, Head torch light with extra batteries, Lip care, Sun cream, Trekking stick, 2 litters’ water bottle, One small thermos water bottle.
Toiletries: Hand soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, Toilet paper
First Aid kit box containing Paracetamol, bandage, antiseptic cream, Diamox or other tablet for altitude sickness, Small trekking knife, Some dry foods, Camera and its extra batteries, Mobile, and charger with small multi pins.
- Booking procedure
- At least 6-month valid passport scan copy by mail
- Trip confirmation amount USD 300 per person. You can ask our bank details to deposit it.
- Trip booking form with your signature in term and condition
- Payment can make through Bank transfer, Credit card, and Cash
- USD 300 per person at the time of booking confirmation
- Rest of the amount before starting your tour. Mode of payment can discuss by mail
- Payment by credit card charge 4 % extra
- Term and condition
-This tour can be private of group Joining tour. At a time of your booking confirmation, please get our term and condition.
- Cancellation policy
- Cancel your trip before 3 month is free
- USD 300 per person cancellation charge less than 3 months
- Full amount does not refund once you start the trip