8.00 AM - 10.00 PM
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Airport or Train Station in Lhasa at Clients' Convenience.

Booking notes

The trek tour is normally available from Mid April to Mid October. The above price is based on a group of 4 people travelling in recent seasons. It includes the accommodation at a 3-star hotel in Lhasa and Shigatse, one private car, driver and local English-speaking tour guide as well as the yarks, yarkman / porters for the trekking etc.

We can organize the tour for any group size. Please let us know how many people there will be in your group and your travel time, we'll send the quote for you accordingly. Contact us or click the "customize it" button below to get more information for your own planning for trekking in Tibet!

Drive all the way to Western Tibet for the most sacred mountain and holy lake in Tibetan Buddhism – Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, enroute enjoying the breathtaking view of the vast land’s lakes and snow-capped mountains.

The 53km-long trekking tour around Mount Kailash is a pilgrim circumambulation. Every year, there are thousands of pilgrims of many religions from home and abroad who come to the mountain for the life-time worship. Nowadays it is a very popular trekking tour in Tibet for travellers to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and experience the special Tibetan religious culture. Many tourists say they feel they changed to another person after the journey.

  • Physicality: Medium
    Physical rating

    From relaxed (low) to ones where you need to be fit to join in.

    Low

    No surprises here. These tours/activities are those most anyone can do if they are fine with fairly flat walks and getting in and out of transport.

    Medium

    Like to be active, even very active, but not pushed too far. This is the one for you.

    High

    These tours/activities require you to be very fit. Probably not suitable for children.

  • Culture shock: Medium
    Culture shock rating

    Some tours or activities are a total immersion ... others offer just a taste of a different way of life. Below is how we\'ve classified things to help you make a selection.

    Low

    Consider these tours or activities as unlikely to surprise. They will still give you fantastic insight into the destination and/or a great experience.

    Medium

    You might find yourself on these tours/activities confronted by quite a different way of doing things to that you are familiar with. Think food, language, customs, religions, mode of transport. For the slightly more adventurous.

    High

    Think things you probably wouldn\'t do on your own ...

  • Group size: 4 people
  • Pickup location: 

    Airport or Train Station in Lhasa at Clients' Convenience.

  • Drop-off location: 

    Airport or Train Station in Lhasa at Clients' Convenience.

  • Pickup time: (8.00 AM - 10.00 PM)
  • Drop-off time: (8.00 AM - 9.00 PM)

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa

Arrival meeting and transport to your hotel in Lhasa. Rest for acclimatization.

Day 2 - 3 Lhasa Sightseeing

Acclimatization and visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Norbulingka. During the time, also check and prepare for the long-distance drive to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar in Western Tibet.

Day 4 Lhasa - Yamdrok Yumtso Lake - Gyantse - Shigatse

Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Yumtso Lake and after visiting the notable Pelkhor Monastery, we'll drive forward to Shigatse.

Day 5 Shigatse - Lhatse

Morning visit Tashilumpo Monatery, the old town and interesting local bazaar in Shigatse and then drive to Lhatse.

Day 6 Lhatse - Saga

From this day on, we’ll be on the way to Western Tibet for the remote sacred mountain and holy lake there. En route, enjoy the great natural scenery of the Himalayan range..

Day 7 Saga - Paryang

Continue drive to Paryang on the open land.

Day 8 Paryang - Lake Manasarovar

Today we’ll finally arrive at the holy Lake Manasarovar, visiting Chiu Monastery which is the best place to enjoy the breathtaking view of the holy lake and sacred mount Kailash from afar.

Day 9 Lake Manasarovar - Darchen

Morning holy bath and puja if you wish and then drive to Darchen where our Mount Kailash Kora will start and end at, upon arrival hiring yaks and yakman.

Day 10 Kailash Kora, trekking to Dirapuk Monastery, Tent

Day 11 Kailash Kora, trekking to Zutulpuk Monastery via Drolma-La Pass, Tent

Day 12 Kailash Kora, trekking back to Darchen

Complete the last part of Mount Kailash Kora and trek back to Darchen. Then we'll drive to Chiu Monastery, enjoying the great scenery of the holy lake and mountain again.

Day 13 - 14 Lake Manasarovar - Paryang - Saga

Drive all the way back to Saga.

Day 15 Saga - Shigatse

This day we’ll complete the long drive in western Tibet and back to Shigatse.

Day 16 Shigatse - Lhasa

Drive back to the holy city and enjoy the leisure walk in the old town again..

Day 17 Departure

Today we’ll transfer you to the airport / train station and see you off here. Your wonderful Tibet Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar trek tour ends.