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Old 06-22-2013, 10:17 PM   #1
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Kailash Pilgrimage Tour

Mount Kailash Pilgrimage Tour (Drive In / Fly Out) - 14 Days
Places to Visit: Kathmandu - Nylam - Saga - Paryang - Manasarovar - Tarchen - Dehara - Dolma-La - Kathmandu

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300 m.) arrival: Pick up from the airport/ Drive to hotel/ briefing/ if time permits our guide will take you to Pashupatinath for Dharsan during Arati time. Dinner

Day 02: Kathmandu: Breakfast, trip to temples and back to Hotel for lunch. After lunch, final preparation for yatra i.e, checking and demonstration of equipments which will be used during yatra. If any body needs to buy or get things on hire, our staff will give you company. Dinner.

Day 03: Drive to Nyalam (30km), 3750m: Morning after breakfast leave Kathmandu to commence yatra to Nyalam [3800M]. We reach Friendship Bridge [Nepal - China Boarder] by mini-coach. Walk along for 10 minutes to cross the bridge and there get acquainted with Chinese guide and land cruiser drivers. They will give a brief information regarding the further trip then proceed the journey to Zangmu, where all the immigration and custom formalities are ought to be accomplished. After the accomplishment of all formalities, we proceed to Nyalam. Arrival at Nyalam and overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 04: Rest Day at Nyalam (30km), 3750m: It is more a day for acclimatization.

Day 05: Saga/4450m: (Labug-La 5050m, Peku-tso and Saga, 232km) On the first long driving day over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other things like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keep you busy. By the late afternoon you will cross Bhramha Purtra River way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for night.

Day 06: Paryang (4600m) 185 km 7-8 hrs: Jeeps and trucks roll on the wide valley following rivers and grazing land of yaks and sheep. Far south you can see snow covered peaks near by you, lots of rocky peaks and sand duns give you an ideal world. Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired by beautiful traditional costume, waiting your arrival with hot tea and other supplies along with big smile.

Day 07: Drive Paryang to Manasarovar (4558m) 277km 8 hours: The longest driving day starts with full of excitement, by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, a small village near by Lake Manasarover, we will spend a night there..

Day 08: Holy-Manasarovar: At 14950-ft/ 4558m. The highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rashekshi are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Night will be spending at Chu Gumba.

Day 09: Puja and drive to Tarchen (14975ft) 40km: Manasarovara is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.

Day 10: Trek to Dehara Puk/5000m: It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; water falls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is every where with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be keep on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.

Day 11: Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of 18600ft between two valleys: Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget yourself. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).

Day 12: End of Kailash Parikrama and drive to Takla Kot: Over night stay Guest house.

Day 13: Early morning drive to Sera via Khojarnath Temple [an ancient temple of Lord Ram, Lakshman and Sita]. From Sera, we walk back to the Hilsa helipad to wait for our flight back to Simikot. After immigration, proceed for Nepalgunj by chartered helicopter or aircraft [fixed wing]. Arrive Nepalgunj & further proceed to Kathmandu by flight [fixed wing]. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Day 14: Final departure transfer for onward journey.
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Tibet Tour (8 days)

Tibet Tour - Best in 08 days
Tibet is an eternal topic and dreams of so many people, with its unique high attitude, exotic culture, unique highland landscapes, and friendly people. this tour takes you to see the highlight Tibet within the shortest time, including holy Potala palace - the symbol of Tibet, Jorkhang temple - the destination for millions of pilgrimages, and many many more...

Day 01: the local guide will meet you at the flight arrival. free at leisure for the rest of the day and acclimatize yourself to the weather of the highland.

Day 02: full day city tour of the Potala palace, the jokhang temple, and Barkhor street.
The Potala palace: perched upon the Marpo ri hill, 130 meters above the Lhasa valley, it is the greatest monumental structure in Tibet.

We kindly suggest you take taxi to the top of the palace which costs about 10 and then walk down after you visiting. Tibetan opera.
The Jokhang temple: the Jokhang is the most celebrated temple in Tibet. Because the temple is not controlled by a particular sect of Tibetan Buddhism it attracts adherents of all the sects as well as followers of bon-po, Tibet's indigenous religion.
Barkhor street: the Barkhor is the oldest street in Lhasa as well as the center of old Lhasa and remains very traditional. It is a place where Tibetan culture, economy, religion and arts are assembled.

Day 03: full day city tour of sera monastery, Drepung monastery, Norbulingka, and visit the carpet factory.
Sera monastery: it is known as one of the three greatest monasteries of Tibet.
Drepung monastery: it is one of the biggest monasteries in Tibet.
Norbulingka: Norbulingka means "jeweled garden". It was constructed as a summer palace for the Dalai lama and later served the whole governmental administration.

Day 04: drive from Lhasa to Shigatse (about 347km). On the way visit Yamdrok lake, karola glacier and baiju monastery. Stay overnight in Shigatse.
Yamdrok lake: within Langkamu county, with an area of 638 square km and a coastal line of 250 km.
The palgor chorten: it is with 9 stories, 108 doors and 77 rooms. Each room contains a different statue of Buddha and the wall frescoes telling the story about it.

Day 05: you will cover some 260km to get to Tingri from Shigastze. Visit Sakya monastery on the way.
Sakya monastery: Sakya monastery:this monastery is the center of the Sakyapa sect (white earth order).

Day 06: visit Rongbuk monastery, where you get a close view of the highest peak in the world.
Rongbuk monastery: once the largest and highest monastic center in the region.
Stay tonight Tingri zhufeng hotel

Day 07: you will experience some 340 km tough road to get to Zhangmu, a small town on the border of china and the kingdom of Nepal. You will enjoy fantastic landscape all way long.

Day 08: After breakfast, drive to the border of china and the kingdom of Nepal. Your local guide will see you off at the friendship bridge.
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Lhasa EBC Kathmandu Tour

Lhasa to Everest Basecamp to Kathmandu tour (10 Days)
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu, to Lhasa.
On arrival transfer to hotel in Lhasa. Afternoon short walk to Barkhor square in central Lhasa. Rest of the day free for rest and acclimatization. Hotel.

Days 02 & 03: Lhasa Sightseeing Tours
Two full days of sightseeing tours of Lhasa. Visit the great Potala Palace the residence of the Dalai Lamas of Tibet; Norbulinka, the Summer Palace; Drepung & Sera, two of the biggest Buddhist monasteries of Tibet; the Jokhang Temple, the holiest shrine in Tibet; and the bustling Barkhor Tibetan Bazaar. Hotel.

Day 04: Lhasa - Gyantse.
Drive to Gyantse passing besides the beautiful Yamdrok Tsho (Turquoise Lake), crossing the Kamba La pass and Karo La pass. Hotel.

Day 05: Gyantse - Shigatse.
AM: Visit The Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery at Gyantse. Embark on a 3 hour drive to Shigatse through Tibetan farmlands and settlements.
PM: Sight seeing Tour of The Tashilunpo Monastery and the free Tibetan market. Hotel.

Day 06: Shigatse - Xegar.
Drive for approx 8hours over to Xegar. Overnight Guest House.

Day 07: Xegar - Rongphu Monastery
Drive over rocky terrain on 4-WD Land cruiser/s to the village of Dza Rongphu. Overnight Rongphu Monastery Lodge.

Day 08: Everest Basecamp Excursion
A 2 hr. trek from The Rongbuk Monastery will lead you to the base of the highest peak on earth - The North Face Of Mount Everest (8848m.) Or Mount Quomolangma in Tibetan. Explore the Basecamp and The Rongphu glacier. Retreat to lodge. Later in the afternoon, return to Tingri. Hotel.

Day 09: Drive Tingri to Nyalam
Drive downhill to Nyalam crossing two spectacular passes - The Lalung La
& Nyalam Pass. Guest House.

Day 10: Nyalam - Kathmandu
Drive downhill to Zhangmu and to The Friendship Bridge where transportation awaits for the Groups final journey to Kathmandu. END of Tibet Everest Basecamp tour.
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Tibet Tour (5 days)

Tibet Tours: Best in 5 days
Tibet is an eternal topic and dreams of so many people, with its unique high attitude, exotic culture, unique highland landscapes, and friendly people. This tour takes you to see the highlight Tibet within the shortest time, including holy Potala palace - the symbol of Tibet, Jokhang temple - the destination for millions of pilgrimages, and many many more...

Day 01: On arrival at Lhasa, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure to acclimatize yourself to the high latitude.

Day 02: full day city tour of Jokhang temple, Barkhor street, and the Potala palace.

The Jokhang temple: the Jokhang is the most celebrated temple in Tibet. Because the temple is not controlled by a particular sect of Tibetan Buddhism it attracts adherents of all the sects as well as followers of bon-po, Tibet's indigenous religion.
Barkhor street: the Barkhor is the oldest street in Lhasa as well as the center of old Lhasa and remains very traditional. It is a place where Tibetan culture, economy, religion and arts are assembled
The Potala palace: perched upon the Marpo ri hill, 130 meters above the Lhasa valley, it is the greatest monumental structure in Tibet.
Day 03: full day tours of Drepung monastery, Norbulingka, sera monastery, and visit the carpet factory.

Drepung monastery: it is one of the biggest monasteries in Tibet.
Norbulingka: Norbulingka means "jeweled garden". It was constructed as a summer palace for the yak oxen in the field dalai lama and later served the whole governmental administration.
Sera monastery: it is known as one of the three greatest monasteries of Tibet.
The carpet factory: the highland of Tibet is the actual home of the oriental carpets. By visiting carpet factory you will have a general idea how carpets are produced
Day 04: Drive from Lhasa to Tsetang, capital of Shannan region(about 175km). Visit Yongbulakang and Changzhu temple. Yongbulakang, the Changzhu monastery.

Yongbulakang: the palace for the 1st Tubo king Niechi in the Yalong river valley. It is also called "the mosher and song holy hall".
The Changzhu monastery: on the east bank of the Yalong river in the district of Lhoka.
Day 05: Tsetang/Zedang to departure to visit Samye monastery.

Samye monastery: being the first monastery, the Samye monastery is at the foot of mt. Haibusi on the north bank of the Yaluzangbu riber in jailing county.
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