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Departure Date

  • 05 May, 2017 To 19 May, 2017
  • 04 June, 2017 To 18 June, 2017
  • 04 July, 2017 To 18 July, 2017
  • 02 Aug, 2017 To 16 Aug, 2017
  • 08 Sep, 2017 To 24 Sep, 2017
  • 12 Sep, 2017 To 25 Sep, 2017
  • 19 Sep, 2017 To 03 Oct, 2017

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Kailash Yatra via Lhasa

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra - 15 days


Welcome to Nepal

Day 01: Arrive to Kathmandu

Airport pickup by our Company Staff with a warm welcome– Transfer to Hotel is 15 minutes – Overnight at the Yatri Suites and Spa.

We will collect your passport to obtain VISA for Tibet. Late afternoon we will have a group meeting to prepare for the Yatra and collect Down jacket, and Duffle Bags. Welcome Dinner at a Traditional Nepalese Restaurant. Overnight in the Hotel Shankar, Kathmandu.



pasupatinath temple

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After Breakfast, you will be greeted by an English speaking guide in an AC vehicle with water bottles. We will start our Kathmandu site-seeing tour followed by Overnight at the Palace Hotel Shanker Visit Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, Patan Darbar Square, and if time permits, Sleeping Vishnu, and Syambhoonath Temple. Lunch/Dinner on your own.





way to tibet

Day 03: Fly to Lhasa

After Breakfast, we depart for Airport to fly from KTM to Lhasa. Depending on our flight arrival, we maybe able to do site-seeing. Overnight in Lhasa.
Lunch/Dinner on your own.







nylam

Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa

After Breakfast, We begin sightseeing in Lhasa after breakfast. Today is the day we visit the beautiful Potala and Norbulingka Palaces. Built in the 17th century, Potala Palace provides amazing views of the entire city and houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama and houses what is considered to be the largest man-made garden in Tibet. Next, we visit the Tibet Museum, the official museum of Tibet, which has a permanent collection of around 1000 artifacts related to the cultural history of Tibet. Overnight in Lhasa.
Lunch/Dinner on your own.


saga

Day 05: Drive to Shigatse Travel Time 5 - 6 Hours

After early breakfast we depart for Shigatse.







mansarovar lake

Day 06: Shigatse to Saga (14,409 Feet Elevation) Travel Time 5 -6 hours

Enjoy the view of snow capped mountains; magnificent view of high Himalayas can be seen such as Gaurishanker, Shishapangma, and Langtang Himal. We will be crossing the holy river Bhramaputra. Overnight at hotel in Saga. Hot Shower Houses available here





kailash

Day 07: Drive from Saga to Mansarovar (14,954 Feet Elevation) Travel Time 6 - 7Hours (370km)

Today is the most auspicious day for all of us as we will see the first glimpse of holy Kailash and sacred Lake Mansarovar. A lifetime achievement, here we will perform a holy dip, Relax and explore around the Mansarovar area. Overnight in a tent/camp or Guesthouse





prayer flag

Day 08: Parikrama of Mansarovar by Bus/Jeep. Drive to Raksas Lake (14,975 Feet Elevarion)

Early Morning Havan Puja on the Lake. Relax and explore the area after lunch.








lake

Day 09: Parikrama to Dehara Puk (16,404 Feet Elevation) (6-8 Hours walk on fairly flat trail)

Today, it feels as if the heavens had opened up for us and allowed us to peek inside the world of gods and goddesses. We will walk 18 kilometers through the valley guided by Holy Ganges River on our left and shadowed by Mount Kailash on our right. The feeling of today can only be experienced by one and not described…Have your camera handy to capture amazing views of Mt. Kailash. Overnight in a guesthouse or tent



Back from tibet

Day 10: Parikrama continues to Dolma-La Pass (19,500 Feet Elevation) (10-12 hour hike up and down and through the valley) - Hardest but Holiest day of our pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of 19,500 ft between two valleys:

Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation. Parvati-stal and Gauri Kund are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive to Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. Overnight in tents



Day 11: Parikrama ends and drive to Saga

(After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. We will continue our drive to Saga and arrive by Evening.)



Day 12: Saga to Shigatse (6 – 7 hrs)

Early morning, we will depart Saga and drive to Shigatse.



Day 13: Shigatse to Lhasa



Day 14: Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu

Overnight in KTM



Day 15: Fly home sweet home



Join our fixed departure on 19th Sep, 2017
$2790 (15 Days Kailash Yatra via Lhasa, Tibet)
$200 (China VISA Fee)
Total: $2990
NOTE: If the Road route opens, we will travel by Road and the cost will decrease)
For India Citizen: Please email

COST INCLUDES:

  • Welcome and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu
  • 3 night's accommodation at a 4 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin share basis with breakfast
  • Transfers to and from Kathmandu Domestic Terminal using air conditioned vehicle
  • Services of an experienced English Speaking guides
  • All Airport departure tax
  • Breakfast while in Kathmandu
  • Site-seeing in Kathmandu and Lhasa with English Speaking Guide (Includes Potala Palace Visit)
  • Visits to Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, Darbar Square, via air conditioned company vehicle. (all taxes and fees and cold water bottles)
  • Accommodation in Tibetan lodges or tents (Based on multiple share bases)
  • All Vegetarian Meals while in Tibet (Breakfast Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Tea, Coffee, Chai)
  • English Speaking Nepali Tour Leader and English Speaking Tibetan Tour Leader
  • Tibet Visa & All Permit Fees, Yaks & Yak men for luggage during Parikrama
  • Ground transfers in Tibet using Buses and Vans
  • Sherpa staff (trekking guides, porters, cook, etc)
  • Oxygen cylinders for Emergency
  • Specially designed Kailash Yatra T-Shirt
  • Soft Blanket for your journey (a Gift from HGT)
  • Down Jacket (returned upon completion of journey)
  • Duffle Bag (returned upon completion of journey)

COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfares from Home – Kathmandu – Home
  • Airfare from Kathmandu to Lhasa and Return (Approximately $800)
  • All beverages, photography charges, web usage, and Telephone Calls
  • Extra nights in Tibetan lodges (except mentioned in itinerary)
  • Travel Insurance of Client
  • All Lunches while in Kathmandu
  • Horse rental while on Parikrama (approx Cost US $350) or personal porter (Approx Cost US $200)
  • Emergency evacuation costs (cost for rental of Land Cruiser) (medical and rescue insurance is recommended). We advise you to purchase insurance with zero deductible.
  • Any additional meals in Kathmandu except mentioned in the itinerary
  • Staff and Driver Tips (8 – 10 % of the Yatra cost is Customary

(Note: this requires moderate walking)

Recommended Packing List

  • 4 pairs of pants (1 Cargo, 1 jogging or Yoga, 1 windproof- waterproof - breathable, 1 Ski Pants)
  • 2 long sleeves Shirts (Fleece or Hoodies)
  • 2 pairs of short sleeves (tees or polos)
  • One Towel (light weight)
  • 2 pairs of cotton and 5 pairs of woolen Extra Thick socks
  • One Warm Scarf, One Shawl, and a PillowCase
  • 3 pairs of warm hand gloves (1 ski gloves, 2 fleece or soft)
  • One pair of Sneakers or Tennis Shoes AND One Pair of sandal with back strap
  • One pair of Gore-Tex, waterproof Hiking Boots (should be 1 ½ size bigger than your foot measure)
  • 8 Under garments, 5 Large ziplock bags, and 5 large garbage bags, 10 plastic grocery bags
  • Two winter hats with ear covers and one Ball Cap
  • One Wind breaker jacket with a hood( water proof)
  • One oversized heavy duty Poncho
  • Two Thermals (two legging and two top) (microfiber thermals are great and comes in black)
  • One set of warm Pajamas for night sleep
  • 2 Combination Locks for your luggage’s
  • Down jacket (provided -May choose to bring your own)
  • Small Back Pack (Day Pack) (Water proof or with rain cover)
  • Video and Digital Camera with extra batteries (bring Asia plug adaptor for plug ins)
  • Headlamp or small Flash light with extra batteries
  • UV protective Sunglasses with retainer (Thread/chain)
  • Slim Thermos for hot water and a plastic durable water bottle (small)
  • Camal-Bak (small one or 2 liter) for drinking water during Parikrama (optional)
  • 2 Trekking Poles to be used during Parikrama (optional)
  • 2 copies of Passport Photos

TOILETRY

Travel size Sun block, Tooth paste and brush, Travel Size Soap, Travel Size Lotion, Travel size tissue packs (10 per person), Wide tooth comb, Lip balm, Travel SizeShampoo, Hair Moisturizer or oil, hand sanitizer, and Deodorant

MISCELLANEOUS

  • I-pod or Mp3 player (Option: I-pod Speakers and/or CD’s)
  • Note book journal and a pen, Your Favorite book to read, Swiss army Knife, Travel Sewing kit FIRST AID MEDICAL KITS Consulting with your physician is highly recommended and bring the medications as per his/ her advice. Only bring enough to last for 13 days
  • Sudafed (Congestion), Mucinex (productive cough), Delsym (dry cough), Nyquil, Tylenol ES, Advil, Imodium, Ciprofloxacin(Rx – Traveler’s diarrhea), Cough drops, Emergen-C, Saline, Visine Eye Drops, multivitamins, antibiotics, band aid, Neosporin, Vicks Vapor Rub, Muscle Relaxer Cream
  • Motion sickness and high altitude sickness medicine (Diamox is Highly Recommended and provided by Himalayan Glacier Trekking. If you choose to bring your own, you may do so)

SNACKS

Bring your favorite snacks like biscuits, Hard Candy, Chocolates, dry sweets, dry fruits, and Nasto

PACKING INSTRUCTIONS:

Pack all items in extra large clear zip bags for easier access. Pack all items in one suitcase as per airline size. We will provide a Large Duffle bag for your Journey and leave behind your Suitcase at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Medical Test details:

All participants will need to provide a medical clearance form completed by their doctor confirming that they are fit to undertake this Yatra. Please note you will be traveling in remote areas in altitude up to 19,500 feet. Some of the recommended tests include: blood pressure, hemoglobin, blood sugar, stress test, E.C.G. and any other tests according to your particular health status. A high Altitude medicine DIAMOX is necessary for everyone to take while on journey to Kailash. Download Medical Clearance Form

DIAMOX:

It is necessary for everyone traveling to through the high plateau of Tibet on the way to Kailash to take 250miligram pill twice daily. Please consult with your doctor for any side effects if taken with your current prescribed medicine that you plan to bring along with you. Along with this Medicine, you must drink 3-4 liters of water per day while traveling with high elevation.

Extend Your Trip

01

Muktinath Temple Yatra

$890 per person based on 6 people minimum

Day Description  
01 Rest day in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel Shanker
muktinath
02 Drive to Pokhara by Luxury Bus. Overnight in Pokhara (lake city)
03 Early morning fly to Jomsom, drive to Muktinath , puja and evening back to Jomsom for overnight
04 Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara overnight in Pokhara
05 Drive to Kathmandu
06 Fly Home Sweet Home
02

Kagbhusandi Taal by Heli

Call for Pricing

Day Description  
01 Early morning Heli to Kagbhusandi Taal Havan Puja, Meditation, and Holy Bath Heli back to Kathmandu, Overnight in Kathmandu
Kagbhusandi Taal
02 Fly Home Sweet Home
   
   
   
03

JANAKPUR/JANAKI TEMPLE YATRA

Visit Janakpur - Call for Pricing

Day Description  
01 Fly to Janakpur. Depart hotel for flight to Janakpur
(Breakfast included)
janakpur temple
02 Fly Home Sweet Home
   
   

To better prepare for our Yatra, I sincerely encourage you to register as soon as possible. The more time you will have for mental and physical preparation, the better you will enjoy and experience the journey to Kailash.