Touch-icon-iphone-76x76

DownloadThrillophiliaApp

Book Tour and Activities on the Go!

X

Includes

Meals

Transport

Pick-Up & Drop

Activities

Guide

Accommodation

Overview

About the Activity:

  • Enthrall in this exciting 15 days 14 nights to the Tibetan landscape and explore the Tibetan culture, valleys and monasteries.
  • Commence your tour after getting picked up from the airport or train station in a private vehicle and transfer to the hotel.
  • Revitalize yourself with the freshness of Yamdrok and Namtso lakes, the most beautiful and holiest lakes of Tibetan plateau.
  • Set foot in some of the toughest treks of your lifetime in the Himalayan region like Dira Phug to Dolma La Pass etc
  • Visit the lake Manasarovar, one of the most important pilgrimage, not only for Tibetans but also for Indians and Nepalese.
  • Conclude your tour after getting dropped at the airport or train station and head back home. 

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrive in Lhasa

    Your guide and driver will meet you at the train station or airport and transfer you to your hotel.

    Overnight in 4 star hotel

  • Day 2 -

    Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Circuit and Drepung monastery

    Lhasa, elevation 3650m, is the holiest city in Tibet and each day pilgrims from across the Tibetan Plateau arrive in the city to worship at one of the many temples found there.

    You will spend 2 full days exploring the city.

    The first day you will visit Jokhang Temple, the most famous temple in Tibet.

    From the rooftop you will see religious pilgrims prostrating in front to the Jowo Buddha statue inside the monastery.

    Afterwards, you will explore the endless maze of markets and restaurants that line the ancient Barkhor circuit. While exploring the Barkhor circuit, you will rub elbows with Tibetan pilgrims who are prostrating their way around the Tibetan Quarter.

    Overnight in 4 star hotel

  • Day 3 -

    Potala Palace and Sera Monastery

    In the morning, you will visit the Potala Palace, the most recognizable structure in Tibet.

    Built in the year 637, the Potala Palace rises 13 stories and has more than 1000 rooms. In the afternoon, you will visit the great monastery of Sera, where monk debates take place each day.

    If you are interested in hiking, there is a pilgrimage circuit around the monastery that takes about an hour to complete.

    Overnight in 4 star Gangjian hotel

  • Day 4 -

    Lhasa-Yamdrok Lake-Gyantse 260kms, 5.5 hours

    You will travel from Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake, one of Tibet’s holiest and most beautiful lakes.

    Yamdrok Lake sits at 4450m and is an amazing turquoise color.

    The 7191m Mt. Nojin Kangtsang can be seen in the distance.

    After visiting the lake, you will drive to the mid-sized town of Gyantse. Gyantse, elevation 3950m, is famous for its massive hilltop military fort and for the Pelkor Chode Monastery, which has the tallest Tibetan Buddhist stupa in Tibet.

    Overnight in 3 star hotel

  • Day 5 -

    Gyantse – Shigatse – Saga 540 kms, 9 hours

    In the morning, you will depart Gyantse for Shigatse,

    Tibet’s second largest city. Shigatse, elevation 3840m, is home to the Tashilhunpo Monastery.

    Along with exploring the monastery, you can also hike the ancient pilgrim circuit along with hundreds of Tibetan worshippers.

    From Shigatse, you will drive to Lhatse, which lies at 4020m.

    In Lhatse, you can wander around the Lhatse Chode Monastery and observe the local Tibetan culture found in town.

    This route will begin to take you through the nomadic regions of Tibet’s far west.

    You will pass by the turquoise waters of Namring Lake and cross numerous river valleys before arriving in the small town of Saga, elevation 4490m.

    Overnight in hotel

  • Day 6 -

    Saga-Paryang 230kms, 5 hours

    You will continue following the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra River going through vast expanses of grasslands home to yaks and sheep before arriving in Paryang, elevation 4590m.

    Overnight in Guest house (No private bathroom and no shower)

  • Day 7 -

    Paryang-Lake Manasarovar 250kms, 6 hours

    After driving through wide expanse of high altitude grasslands, you will arrive at the holy lake of Manasarovar, which lies at 4585m

    Manasarovar is an important pilgrimage destination not only for Tibetans, but also for Hindu’s from India and Nepal.

    From the lake, you can see Mt. Kailash in the distance.

    Overnight in Guest house (No private bathroom and no shower)

  • Day 8 -

    Lake Manasarovar-Darchen 35kms, 1 hour

    In the late morning, you will make the short drive from Lake Manasarovar to Darchen, the starting point of the Kailash trek. Darchen sits at 4670m.

    In Darchen, you can stock up on supplies for the trek.

    Overnight in Guest house (No private bathroom and no shower)

  • Day 9 -

    Trek from Darchen-Dira Phug 18kms, 5 to 6 hours

    Walk along beautiful rocky cliffs and take pictures of breathtaking waterfalls.

    Take deep breaths of fresh air. From time to time, the face of Mt. Kailash will appear.

    Dira Phug sits at 5050m

    Overnight in Guest house (No private bathroom and no shower)

  • Day 10 -

    Trek from Dira Phug-Dolma La Pass 22kms, 8 hours

    Hike across a valley up to the Dolma-La Pass. By the late afternoon arrive at Zuthal Puk, the cave of miracles where the Tibetan poet-saint Milarepa once stayed.

    Overnight in Guest house (No private bathroom and no shower)

  • Day 11 -

    Trek from Dolma La Pass- Darchen 14kms, 4 hours

    After finishing your circuit of Mt. Kailash, your car will pick you up and take you to Darchen.

    Stay overnight at Darchen.

    Overnight in Guest house (No private bathroom and no shower)

  • Day 12 -

    Darchen – Lake Manasarowa – Saga

    Overnight stay in a hotel

  • Day 14 -

    Shigatse -Lhasa(280km) 4-5hours

    Overnight stay in a 4 star hotel

  • Day 15 -

    Depart from Lhasa

    Depart from Lhasa via train or plane

Stay

    7
  • 4 star hotel at Lhasa
  • 7
  • 3 star at Gyantse
  • 7
  • Guest house at Lake Mansarovar

Meal

    7
  • Breakfast Included

Activity

    7
  • Sightseeing
  • 7
  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

    7
  • All the required Tibet permit
  • 7
  • Tibetan English speaking tour guide
  • 7
  • Price for the car transportation inside Lhasa (taxis) and outside Lhasa (Vehicle)
  • 7
  • Administrative fee
  • 7
  • Tour Driver and tour guide meals
  • 7
  • Vehicle tolls and vehicle repairs (if necessary)
  • 7
  • Entrance fee for the places listed in the Itinerary

Transport

    7
  • Innova / Traveller & Taxis depending on the number of people
  • 7
  • Shared Vehicle

Things To Carry

    7
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • 7
  • Extra Set of Clothes
  • 7
  • Flashlight With Extra Batteries

Advisory

    7
  • This tour is applicable only for foreigners and not for residents.

Tour Type

    7
  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

    7
  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

    7
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

    7
  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 12 hours of successful booking
  • 7
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • 7
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

Write Your Story

    Your Rating:

    Why Thrillophilia

    • b

      Verified Reviews

      25000+ Pictures and Reviews on the platform.

    • b

      No Booking Fee! Price Guarantee

      We have a minimum price guarantee. If you get the same product at cheaper price we will refund the difference.

    Supplier

    Tenzin
    Tenzin
    Code: 9761768

    EnquireBook Now