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 Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp

Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp

Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp is designed for those who are looking for cultural, historical, natural and pilgrimage tour. The tour starts from Lhasa and end at Lhasa. This tour covers interesting sightseeing tour of ancient Lhasa city and Kailash region. Kailash tour Lhasa is a mixture of easy culture tour to adventure and pilgrimage tour. This tour gives full satisfaction to both Buddhist and Hindus and also it gives satisfaction for adventure and culture lovers in the Roof of the world.

Best season for Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp is April to September.

Nepal Tibet Tours & Treks is happy to organize your Kailash tour Lhasa. Every year we organize Kailash tour Lhasa Lhasa. We can tailor the itinerary as per your requirements. We extremely encourage our travelers to catch up the Himalayan silence through Nepal Tibet Tours & Treks! Please come and join with us to enjoy your holiday at Kailash tour Lhasa to Lhasa.

Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp - Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Lhasa (3600m), transfer to Hotel, afternoon rest for acclimatization.
Day 02 Lhasa, Tour of Jokhang Temple, Bharkhor street and Sera Monastery
Day 03 Lhasa, Tour of Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery
Day 04 Drive Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse to Shigatse (360km, 7-8hrs, 3900m)
Day 05 Drive Shigatse, Sakya to Lhatse ( 200KM, 6 hour drive, 4050m)
Day 06 Drive  Lhatse to Saga (306KM, 5-6 hours, 4600m)
Day 07 Drive Saga to Manasarovar , 4560m high)
Day 08 Drive Manasarovar to Darchen (60km, 1.5hours, 4560m high)
Day 09 Trek from Darchen to Dira-puk Monastery, 20km, takes 5 - 6hrs
Day 10 Trek from Dira-puk to Zutul-puk, crossing Drolma-la Pass
Day 11 End of Kailash Trek and drive to Mansarovar, 14Km, 4- 5hours
Day 12 Drive Mansaroavr to Saga 4600m high)
Day 13 Drive Saga to Old Tingri ( 200km, 5-6 hours, 4390m high)
Day 14 Drive Old Tingri to Rongbuk to Everest B.C to Rongbuk (100km, 3-4hrs)
Day 15 Drive Rongbuk - Shigatse Overnight hotel.
Day 16 Drive Shigatse - Lhasa, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 17 Transfer to airport for departure

SERVICE INCLUDED

1)  Tibetan English speaking tour guide
2)  Accommodations in Good Hotels or Guest House as available
3)  Private vehicle for all transfer per the itinerary in Tibet
4)  Private driver
5)  All necessary Travel permit
6)  Entrance tickets for all the sights per the itinerary
7) Petrol for the tour vehicle

Cost Excludes

Lunch & dinner, drinks, snacks (You can easily explore on your own, 1-10 US$ per meal) 
Tibet group visa, USD175 for US citizen, USD85 for other nationalities
Personal Nature expense like Laundry, IDD calls, etc
Bank Telex wire transfer processing fee
Tips for your guide and driver
Tipping, Photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites
Insurance & emergency rescue charges, cancel or shortening down the tour by the bad weather, altitude sickness, or any political reasons refund won’t be entertain and all not mentioned above etc..

Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp - Detailed Itinerary 

Day 01 Arrive Lhasa (3600m), transfer to Hotel, afternoon rest for acclimatization.
Day 02 Lhasa, Tour of Jokhang Temple, Bharkhor street and Sera Monastery
Day 03 Lhasa, Tour of Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery
Day 04 Drive Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse to Shigatse (360km, 7-8hrs, 3900m)
Day 05 Drive Shigatse, Sakya to Lhatse ( 200KM, 6 hour drive, 4050m)
Day 06 Drive  Lhatse to Saga (306KM, 5-6 hours, 4600m)
Day 07 Drive Saga to Manasarovar , 4560m high)
Day 08 Drive Manasarovar to Darchen (60km, 1.5hours, 4560m high)
Day 09 Trek from Darchen to Dira-puk Monastery, 20km, takes 5 - 6hrs
Day 10 Trek from Dira-puk to Zutul-puk, crossing Drolma-la Pass
Day 11 End of Kailash Trek and drive to Mansarovar, 14Km, 4- 5hours
Day 12 Drive Mansaroavr to Saga 4600m high)
Day 13 Drive Saga to Old Tingri ( 200km, 5-6 hours, 4390m high)
Day 14 Drive Old Tingri to Rongbuk to Everest B.C to Rongbuk (100km, 3-4hrs)
Day 15 Drive Rongbuk - Shigatse Overnight hotel.
Day 16 Drive Shigatse - Lhasa, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 17 Transfer to airport for departure

Trip Duration: 17 Days including Lhasa
Country: China (Tibet)
Trip Start from: Lhasa
Trip ends at: Lhasa
Trip Grade: Easy
Highest altitude: 5650m Drolma La Pass
Activities: Historical, Cultural, Religious and Natural Tour /Trekking
Meals during Trip:  Breakfast in City & all meals during Trekking
Accommodation during Trip: Hotels, Guest House, Lodge or Camping in Trekking
Mode of Transportation:  Private Comfortable Car/van/Hiace/tourist bus
Trip Route: Lhasa- Gyantse- Shigatse- Lhatse- Saga- Mansarovar- Darchen- Dira Puk- Zutul Puk- Mansarovar- Saga- Lhatse-Shigatse- Lhasa

Clothing and equipments

Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.

Clothing

1. Boots

Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.

2. Track shoes

A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.

3. Jacket

Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.

4. Shirt and Sweaters

Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.

5. Trousers

A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.

6. Underwear

Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.

7. Tracksuit

A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.

8. Sleeping Bag

As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)

9. Sun Hat, SunCream/Block & Lip Salve

Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.

10. Personal First Aid Kit

You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)

11. Hat/ Glove/ Sandle/ Shocks/ Underwear

a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.

Equipments and Accessories

a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph

Trip Photos

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