Lhasa Kailash Kashgar Tour

  • Lhasa Kailash Kashgar Tour

15 Days •  

  • Trip Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Group size: 1-20 Pax
  • Ends in: Kashgar
  • Departure City: Lhasa
  • Max Altitude: 5600m
  • Activities: Sightseeing / Tour / Trek

Overview

Trip Information

Lhasa Kailash Kashgar overland tour is one of the greatest Himalayas adventures. In two weeks of duration you will have traveled almost the entire length of the Himalayas and Karakorum mountain ranges. On this route, there will be enough time for browsing some of the oldest monasteries in Tibet, and enjoying the magnificent view of West Tibet by crossing from the elevated desserts of the Changtang to the fearful Taklamakan (the Death Sea) with its charming oasis and friendly peoples.

With at least two passes over 5400m, the Xining-Tibet Highway is the highest road in the world. And this overland adventure from Lhasa to Kashgar will shower you the best of the Tibet Plateau: Kashgar, ancient hub of the Silk Road, It can also be extended 2 days to the lost Himalayan Kingdom of Guge, circumambulation of the sacred Mountain of Kailash, herds of wild ass roam and eagles soar high above the immense landscape, and the mystical city of Lhasa. In a word, this tour covers nearly all the fabulous attractions in Tibet, you can never miss this trip of a lifetime.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Lhasa and transfer to Hotel.

After your arrival at Lhasa, Our guide will be waiting to assist you at the airport with necessary permit to check in Tibet. You will be cleared immigration and then drive to your booked hotel at Lhasa city. Lhasa city is 65km far from the Gongar Airport.

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Meal: N/A

Day 02: Lhasa Sightseeing

Today fully guided sightseeing will be commenced, Today first you will visit Norbulinka the summer palace of HH Dalai Lama and then Drepung Monastery and then Nechung Monastery and Evening Jokhang Temple.

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Lhasa Sightseeing

Today another fully guided sightseeing of Potala Palace and Then Sera Monastery and Tibet Musium after that Evening walk arround Barkhor Tibetan Market.

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 04: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Gyantse (3800m) Sightseeing - Shigatse (3900m) Drive / 361km / 8 hours

It is a scenic drive via Yamdrok Lake and Karola (5100m). The drive follows first Karola pass then being Karola glacier and then through the bank of Yamdrok Lake. You could explore local Tibetan village and yaks and also You could witness Tibetan mastif along the way. Once you arrived Gyantse you will visit Kubum stupa and Pelchor Chod monastery after that it is a short drive toward Shigatse 90km ahead, time permiting you will have sightseeing of Tashi Lhungpo monastery or visit Next day morning.

Accommodation: 3 Star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 05: Shigatse to Saga (4400m) / 390km / 7-8 hrs

Today drive toward Saga, It is small Tibetan local town, from here your Kailsh region tour will begin. Driving along the side of Everest north face with full of Himalayan ranges views. 

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Saga - Paryang - Manasarover (4600m) Drive / 450km / 8 hours

Today we will drive to Mansarover crossing Mayumla pass via Paryang a small beutiful local Tibetan town. You will also witness beutifull Pelko Lake along the way.

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 07: Visit Chiu Monastery / Manasarover Circumambulation on vehicle 90km / Drive to Darchen (4700m) / 60km

Morning we will visit Chiu monastery overlooking Mansarover. It is good place to have full view of entire Mansarover Lake too. Day time you be taken for Mansarover circumambulation which is 90km. The road is not paved but it is comfortable on the pleteau. The Mansarover circumambulation tour gives you a different kind of Kailash faces views. And evening we will drive to Darchen food of Kailash for the night stay.

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 08: Drive to Tarboche 12km, then trek to Diraphuk (4800m) / 12km / 6 hrs

After breakfast today journey start from Darchen to start Kailash trek, We first drive around 12km to Tarboche, And then from Tarboche the walking on foot starts for 12 km toward Diraphuk. From Diraphuk the Kailash back face will be visible as a face to face.

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 09: Trek Over Dolma La Pass (5600m) to Dzutulphuk / 23km / 8-9 hrs

Today is the toughest day for all Kailash pilgrims. Dolma la stands at 5600m altitude. You will be started your hiking toward pass quite early around 4 AM in the morning in order to get success the pass on time and also today you have quite long way with up and steep down trail. After Dolma La pass the way follows steep down toward Khando Shanglam valley and then you will move forward toward Dzutulphuk for the night.

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Trek Ends at Mani Wall / 2.5 hrs and Further Drive to Ali headquater Shiquanhe (4200m) / 2.5 hrs

After 2.5 hrs trekking from Dzutulphuk, our vehicle will meet at Mani wall then we will drive to Darchen. After lunch we will drive to Ali head quater the Shiquanhe town. It is the biggest town in the region. 

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11: Ali - Pangong Lake (4750m) Explore - Doma (4600m) Drive (350km).

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12: Doma - Cross Tibet Xingjiang border - Dahongliutang Drive (233km)

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13: Dahongliutang - Yecheng (4550m) Drive (480km)

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14: Yecheng - Kashgar Drive

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 15: Kashgar Sightseeing and Final Departure from Kashgar.

Accommodation: N/A

Meal: Breakfast

Trip Map

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • Hotels with breakfast while in Lhasa
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis at Hotel and Guest Houses as per itinerary
  • Transportation by luxury Jeep / Van
  • Freshly cooked full board meals for Organized group and Full board food in Guesthouse for tea house group
  • Kitchen equipment
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • Cook with kitchen crew
  • Freshly cooked full board food after Lhatse.
  • Monastery entrance fees
  • Yaks and Yak-men for Porterage during Kailash Parikarma
  • Gamow Bag, Oxygen for altitude problem

What is not included?

  • Lunch and dinner till Lhatse
  • Travel Insurance
  • Extra cost in the event of landslide, for hiring porterage or arranging additional transportation
  • China or Tibet visa
  • And expenses of personal nature.
  • And China visa fee if you entering from Mainland China.
  • Evacuation Cost
  • Any flight or tain fare
  • Others which is not mentioned on the above included items
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USD 3,564

15 days

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