General

ITINERARY:


Day 01: Kathmandu (1350m)

Land to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Our representative from Sunny Travels and Treks will hold your name card and welcome you with mala. And transfer you to your hotel.In the evening – Detail briefing about Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.

Day 02: Visit to Pashupatinath

Today we shall have a morning visit to Pashupatinath, our guide will explain in detail about Pashupatinath. Located in the bank of holy river Bagmati, this temple is a very famous and biggest Hindu temple in Nepal. After lunch we shall have a preparation for our Yatra.

Day 03: Fly to Lhasa (3656m)

Today we fly over the Himalayas, its takes 1:00 hour flight to reach Lhasa. During our 1:00 hour flight, you can enjoy the incredible view of Himalaya region, including Mt. Everest “world’s highest peak on the planet”. In Gonggar Airport, a representative from Sunny Travels and Treks will receive you from the airport and transfer you to the Hotel. Full day rest for acclimatization. Evening visit to Barkhor market.

Day 04: Lhasa to Shigatse (3800m)

In the morning, after breakfast we shall start to drive to Shigatse by Deluxe bus. Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet and on the way; we cross Khamba La (4794m) Pass. From this pass, we can see an incredible view of the holy Yamdrol Lake. We then continue our drive towards Shigatse city while enjoying the beautiful landscape of Tibet via Gyantse. Evening we will visit the Panchen Rinpoche seat-Tashilumpo Monastery which was built in 1447. Overnight stay in Shigatse.

Day 05: Shigatse to Saga (4460m)

Today our journey is quite long. We shall take a drive to Saga while enjoying the view of mountains and landscape. On the way, we will see the holy Brahmaputra River. Overnight stay in Saga.

Day 06: Saga to Manasarovar (4481m)

Drive to Lake Manasarovar Chiu Gompa. After breakfast, we shall start our journey to Lake Manasarovar via Mayum La Check Post (Army Check Post). This check post is the biggest check post in western Tibet. Continuing our drive we shall reach Hor. From here we will get the first Darshan of Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. From this point, we see the good view of Mt. Gurla Mandhata (7728m) on the south of Manasarover and Holy Mountain Kailash on the north. After lunch, we shall start our parikarma of the holy Lake Manasarovar which takes 3 hour to complete by eco bus. In the middle of the parikrama we will see views of Rakshas Lake.

Day 07: Drive to Darchen (4575m) Hawan at Manasarovar

In the morning, a Sunny staff will set up private bathing tent on the bank of Lake Manasarovar for the traditional sacred bath that most of the pilgrims perform before circumambulating the holy mountain. We then perform puja and hawan on the banks. After lunch, one hour drive to Darchen.

Day 08: Trek to Diraphuk (4900m) – (09-10km)

Drive to Yama Dwar (15 km) from here our trek will start. Here we shall be divided into two groups, a Parikarma and a non Parikarma group. Parikarma group members will start their trek to Diraphuk. Non Parikarma group members can do puja and hawan. Drive back to Darchen. First day trek is not so tough, as there shall be some amounts of uphill. Once you reach in Diraphuk, you will enjoy the view of the north face of Mt. Kailash from the nearest point.

Day 09: Trek to Zuthulphuk via Dolma la pass (4780m).

Very early in the morning we are woken up by our Sherpa team, after breakfast we start our uphill trekking to Dolma La pass (5560m/18236ft). This pass is the highest pass and the toughest part of our trekking in our entire journey. After Dolma La pass, we continue our walk downward to the next valley Zuthulphuk. The holiest lake Gauri Kund is situated beyond the Dolma La pass. Hindu followers believe that, Lord Shiva’s wife Parvati used to take bath in this holy lake. The total trekking to Zuthulphuk requires 10 to 12 hours and we shall cover 20 to 22 km by one day.

Day 10: Trek to Zhongdo and drive to Saga (4460m)

Early in the morning we shall start our trek to Zhongdo. Today our trekking is quite easy and flat, after 2 hours, we shall reach Zhongdo then the Eco bus will pick us up for a drive to Hor. From here onward we change our regular bus and drive continuously to Saga. Evening visit to town.

Day 11: Drive to Shigatse (3800m)

Morning drive to Shigatse and evening visit to Shigatse market.

Day 12: Drive to Lhasa (3656m)

After having our breakfast we shall drive continuously to Lhasa. In the evening we shall visit around the Lhasa market. This night shall be our final night on the Tibet side.

Day 13: Fly to Kathmandu (1350m)

Early in the morning we shall transfer you to the airport for your departure to Kathmandu. Upon landing in the airport in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you up and transfer you to your respective Hotel. In the evening we shall discuss about our Holy Kailash trip.

Day 14: Fly back to Home

Today we transfer you to the airport, according to your flight schedule and then you shall fly back to your sweet home.


INCLUSIONS:

  • Arrival and departure transfer by tourist coach.
  • Three nights’ accommodation at Kathmandu in 3 or 4 star hotel with all meal.
  • Pashupatinath and Guheshori Darshan.
  • Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu Air fare.
  • All Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Tibet side by Deluxe bus as per package.
  • All accommodation at Tibetan Guest house / Camp.
  • Visa fees of China Tibet.
  • Indian Veg meals during Yatra.
  • All entry, travel & road permit fees in Tibet.
  • Sherpas, cook and all necessary supporting staffs.
  • Tibetan guide, Yak and Yak man.
  • Oxygen & Gamow bag, oxymete

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Beverage and personal nature cost.
  • Nepal entry and re-entry visa fees for non-residence Indian.
  • Rescue & emergency cost.
  • Yak or horse cost for personal riding.
  • If any members exit before the trip ends in Tibet the visa split and extra transportations.
  • Tips for supporting staffs.

Risk and Liabilities:

We will endeavor to make your journey smooth and pleasant as possible. However, the entire program in Tibet is conducted strictly under the rules and regulations of China Tibet Tourism Bureau, Peoples Army and Foreign Affair. Therefore, Sunny Travels (P) Ltd. & its related organizations will not be responsible for any changes in the itineraries due to unavoidable circumstances such as Government restriction, land slide, road blockage, flood, snow, and Political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay, Delay due to shortage of Land Cruiser Jeep in Tibet, sickness or Accident. Any extra cost including there shall be borne by traveler themselves.

Document:

Minimum 6 months valid passport and two copies of pp size photograph. A normal health certificate from your personal doctor to those are 50 years and above by age.

Fitness:

This is not a trek or expedition but a tour; therefore no specific level of fitness is required. Anybody can join this Yatra if they think themselves fit and have strong willpower. People suffering from cardiac or respiratory problems should consult to their doctor. Morning and evening walks, jogging, stretching, meditation and regular exercise make the journey comfortable for all.

Clothings:

As the temperature varies greatly between day and night (from max. 20 degrees Celsius to min. -16 degrees Celsius) one should prepare accordingly.

Bring the following items with you:

Woolen gloves, Balaclava, Sun hat, Thermal wear, Water bottle, Woolen socks, Towel, Light Jacket, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Torch with extra batteries/bulbs, Muffler, Mask, Raincoat, Sweater, Shirt/T-shirt & Trekking shoes.

Insurance:

Full travel insurance coverage for medicine, Helicopter evacuation if in case of emergency, lost of belongs, and trip cancellation is strongly recommended.

Trip booking:

Minimum 30 days advance booking is required to arrange visa approval and Travel permit issue. We need 50% advance of tour payment by bank while booking trip.

Chinese visa application:

1 week before original passport and 2 pp sizes photo should reach our office in Delhi.
Yatri those are above 70 yrs may reject visa by Chinese Authority.

Booking and payments:

  • As per new rules trip booking should be done in advance of 1 month.
  • Minimum 6 months valid date passport is required.
  • 21 days prior to tour departure date, 50% of the total cost should reach Sunny Travels account by telex transfer with color passport copy of client.
  • Full payment should made 10 days before departure to Kailash Manasarovar Yatra

Tour Cancellation policy:

  • All notice of cancellation must be sent to our office in written.
  • Verbal cancellations will not be entertained.
  • 21days period from tour departure date 30% cancellation.
  • 15 days’ period from tour departure date 50% cancellation.
  • Tour operators have full right to change the dates and cancel the trip if any unavoidable circumstances arise.

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment