Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China remains one of the most interesting, mystical and spiritual region of the world. Tibet is situated at an average elevation of 16,000 ft. above sea level. Opened to the outsiders recently, facilities for tourists are gradually improving. A trip to Tibet is not for the faint hearted persons because travelling can be hard, adventurous and often unpredictable, since the region has rugged and high elevated landscape. So for those with high altitude problems and those with a history of heart, lung or anemia problems should consult a doctor and inform the travel agent in Nepal before considering a visit.
Visitors should also understand before venturing into this t rip that Tibet was only opened to tourism since the mid-eighties.
A trip to Kailash Mansarovar is an intense spiritual experience. The Mount Kailash, along with the holy Mansarovar Lake, is the heart of spiritual Asia. The journey that starts with the buzzing city of Kathmandu heads on the spiritual path to Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar Lake.
Starting early morning, we drive through Bhaktapur, Dhulikhel and reach Friendship Bridge (Nepal-China borders). From here we walk for about 10 minutes to cross the bridge and meet our Tibetan guide and land cruiser jeep divers. After the immigration and customs formalities at the Chinese check post here, our journey continues for another 35 km which can take almost 3 hours through the up-winding road to Nyalam with beautiful scenery. You will be transferred to the guest house in Nyalam (3,700m). The facilities of the guest house are very basic. Overnight stay in Nyalam.
Today is free for acclimatization. We will be going for short trek which is in preparation for Kailash Parikrama. Overnight stay in Nyalam.
In the morning we drive to Paryang, passing through many camps of yak herders. To the far south snow-capped mountain peaks have a spectacular scene, most of the time you will be driving on plains, hence a comfortable drive. Arrive in Paryang and enjoy hot tea. Overnight stay in New Dongba.
We have now the longest driving day. After driving till late afternoon, we can see the Holy Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Holy Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, LakaRakshash are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of species of wild animals. Overnight stay in a guest house.
After a memorable morning bath and puja in the lake, we will start Holy Mansarovar Parikrama by land cruiser jeep. We will have packed lunch for the day. If time permits, we visit Chui Gompa in Tarchen. Tarchen is considered as a base comp for Holy Kailash Parikrama. During the suspicious pilgrimage. We will see pilgrims with hundreds of tents all around the way. Overnight stay in a guest house.
Tarboche is the starting point of Kailash Parikrama. It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs, waterfalls which will make you feeling the Great God Shiva is everywhere. On the way, face of Kailash Parbat will keep on appearing. The Parikrama takes almost 7 hours, though the route is only 7 kilometer. Overnight stay at a government guest house.
Today you will be climbing Drolma-la (Dolma-La 18,600 ft) pass and then descend gradually to Zuthulpuk. Overnight stay at a government guest house.
Moring is free to explore the caves, temples and shrine around Milarepa cave. after walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting for your arrival. But late afternoon you will be at your lodge in Dongbba. Overnight stay at a guest house
Overnight stay at a guest house in Nyalam.
Leaving Nyalam behind. We pass the Bhote Koshi River and cross the Chinese-Nepali border and enter into Nepal. After a few hours' drive we arrive in Kathmandu. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
Transfer from hotel to international airport to board onward journey flight.
The above Itinerary is the standard that we offer. It can be customized as per your particular requirements and interests.