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Kailash Yatra by Lhasa Route

Trip Overview

One of the most straightforward approaches to achieve testing Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is leaving on a voyage through Lhasa. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Lhasa is an astonishing mix of journey, nature investigation, social experience and experience. It is a healthy arrangement that gives you a chance to investigate Tibetan culture in a large portion of the critical Tibetan locales previously achieving holy Lake Mansarovar and circumambulating sacred Mt. Kailash. The voyage starts with flying over Mt. Everest to achieve Lhasa, the capital of Tibet and getting a charge out of excellent scene of Tibet. 

Join our bundle of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Lhasa of 15 days to accomplish lifetime experience of yatra. The excursion starts with paying praise to Lord Pashupatinath, a manifestation of Lord Shiva by visiting Pashupatinath Temple which is one of the holiest Hindu sanctuaries, situated on the edges of Kathmandu valley. In the wake of visiting the sanctuary, we travel to Lhasa following day and visit a few destinations there like Barkhor advertise. In the wake of acclimatizing our body and making the most within recent memory in Lhasa, we take a grand drive by means of a few Tibetan urban areas to achieve Lake Mansarovar. Along our drive, we respect perspectives of mountains, lakes and astonishing scene of Tibet. Lake Mansarovar, the most noteworthy crisp water lake on the planet has religious importance. It is trusted that scrubbing down in this lake will wash away all transgressions. You can clean up before parikrama (circumambulation) of Kailash just as perform puja and hawan on the banks of the lake. At that point, we take drive to achieve Yama Dwar, the beginning stage of parikrama. Non-parikrama amass drives back to Darchen after Puja while parikrama aggregate starts their trek to visit North Face of Mt. Kailash and Dirapuk. The trekking is by means of Dolma La Pass, the most noteworthy and hardest go of whole voyage. You get the chance to visit Gauri Kund, sacred lake situated past the Dolma La Pass. Hindus trust that Gauri Kund (Lake of Compassion) was where Lord Shiva at long last conceded his adoration for his significant other Gauri (Parvati). At that point you trek to reach Zhongdo and take a drive to come back to Kathmandu by means of Lhasa. 

More or less, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by means of Lhasa is a standout amongst the most ideal approaches to satisfy one’s otherworldly needs and daring wants.

Outline Itinerary


Day 01: Kathmandu (1350m)

Land to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.We will hold your name card and welcome you with mala. And transfer you to your hotel.

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 hour flight to reach Lhasa. During our 1 hour flight,you can enjoy the incredible view of Himalaya region,including Mt. Everest “world’s highest peak on the planet”.In Gonggar Airport,we 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 sightseeing

After breakfast, we travel to Potala Palace,Drepung and Sera monasteries.overnight stay in Lhasa.

Day 05: 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 06: 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 07: 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 08: Drive to Darchen (4575m) Hawan at Manasarovar

In the morning,we 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 09: 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 10: Trek to Zuthulphuk via Dolma la pass (4780m)

Very early in the morning we are woken up by our 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 11: 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 12: Drive to Shigatse (3800m)

Morning drive to Shigatse and evening visit to Shigatse market.

Day 13: 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 14: 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 15: 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.

Equipment List

  • Personal belongings (i.e.camera, water bottle, extra money, sunscreen, sunglasses, sunhat, hiking shorts/ synthetic T-shirt etc).
  • Hiking boots, sports shoe/ trainers, 3/4 woolen socks ,2pairs liners socks, 1 pairs gloves, warm hat, 1 Day back pack and duffel bag for your clothing.
  • Warm layers, down or synthetic jackets, fleece,  thermals.
  • Comprehensive list will be provided after you book the trip.
  • Most of the items can be bought or hired in Kathmandu.

Useful Info

Visa Information

Flying out to Tibet requires a Chinese visa and a Tibet Travel Permit which can both be acquired in Kathmandu with the help of a travel company (Tibet via Nepal). A valid visa for China isn't the same as a Tibet Travel Permit. Those with a Chinese traveler visa will at present need to apply for a Tibet travel permit. The permit is still required for remote foreign traveler travelling to Tibet from territory China. To obtain the permit you have to book a guide for your whole trip and pre-organize private transport for trips outside Lhasa. The trip outside Lhasa likewise requires extra permits which are arranged by the travel agent you are going with.


Chinese Visa — you can apply for one from a Chinese Embassy

Group Visa — who entry from Nepal to Tibet after Tibet tour traveler can visit China mainland with valid group visa.

Individual Visa will be cancel when we apply for group visa (if visa is in the passport)

Tibet Entry Permit — it is issued by the Tibet Tourism Bureau and is an absolute necessity for outsiders entering Tibet.

A few people who wish to travel to specific areas in Tibet must also obtain:

Travel Permit — it is required when you are planning to movement to closed areas in Tibet. These are issued after you land in Tibet.

Military Permit — it is acquired to travel to some militarily sensitive regions.

Safety Guidelines

  • Have at least 2 copies of Tibet Permit.
  • When you feel uncomfortable due to altitude change or have any troubles, report to your guide promptly.
  • Spend few days in Lhasa for acclimation and always follow a gradual ascent when travelling to higher places to avoid attitude sickness.
  • Refrain from heavy drinking and smoking.
  • Respect the religion, customs and avoid taboos in Tibet.
  • In most places, cash is only accepted. Do prepare enough and small change.


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