Lhasa Kailash Kathmandu Overland tour is one of the remarkable journey throughout, starting from the forbidden city Lhasa to Kailash via following ancient city Shigatse and Gyantse with visiting most of cultural sites in Central and Western Tibet. This is also an exploration of monasteries and fortress of Lhasa, Gyantse & Shigatse and the adventurous overland journey along the southern route to the sacred Mt. Kailash and a three-day trek around this fabled mountain are the major highlights of this trip. Leaving Lhasa we explore the ancient towns of Gyantse and Shigatse. Driving across the hypnotic landscape of the Tibetan Plateau brings us to Lake Manasarovar, our journey continues to Mt. Kailash where we complete a three day kora (trek) around this beautiful mountain. We then drive across vast Tibetan plateau before heading south to the Nepalese border and returning to Kathmandu. This trip offers a lifetime memories of stunning Tibet.
Overnight Halt Accomodation:
We provide best reviewed 3 star hotel in Kathmandu and best available guesthouses during your trip to Kailash. There is some portion in Tibet where we could provide hotel such as at Saga, we provide newly built 3 star hotel, Darchen We could provide well maintained guesthouse with attached bath and some portion it is still remain remote area where only dormitory local guesthouse available. As Kailash Tour is adventure trip and pilgrimage, please do not expect fancy hotels with modern facilities. Some portion it is only available basic amenities such as Manasarover and During Kailash circumambulation trek and also in Khyunglung area of western Tibet.
As you are travelling on the Tibetan pleteau over 4000m high terrain altitude symtoms may arise such as headach, loss of appetite, nausea, vommiting, sleeplessness, breathlessness and stomach desorder etc. We always provide consultation on altitude problem during your trip preparation with full information and also we prepare first aid kit and other equipement such as PAC (Portable Altitude Chamber) to prevent against AMS (Accute Mountain Sickness). All trips to western Tibet around Kailash region are not that much difficult in terms of adventure and comparing other high altitude expedition, Everybody could join in our tours but As the tempreture varries greatly between 20° centigrade to -10° centigrate one should prepare accordingly. One important note is if some one has problem of heart and longs or asthma need to consult with their doctor before undertaking trip.
Custom and Currency:
Chinese custom opens 10 AM to 6 PM Beijing time (Beijing time is 2.15 hrs ahead of Nepal time) we must need to be checked in between this time. Your all permit and visa will be arranged by Tibet Holidays and also our representative will assist you while border check in and check out. The Currency in Tibet is Chinese Yuan or RMB, The vallue of money as of today is USD 1 = RMB 6.5 and 1 RMB = INR 11 for Indian pilgrims. Money can be exchanged from our office which would be good to return if remained after trip or you could exchage at border with personal money changer. Note: you must need to exchage the remaining amount with the same person or agency from where you exchaged. ATM machine are available at Shigatse city, Gyantse and Lhasa. Now most of hotels accept USD and EURO in Tibet.