Lhasa Mt. Kailash Tour in the far west of Tibet is the most sacred mountain in Asia, which is venerated by Buddhists, Hindus, Jains and the ancient Bon religion of Tibet. From it flow four great rivers – the Karnali, the Indus, the Sutlej and the Brahmaputra – which drain the vast Tibetan Plateau. It is an important site for Tibetan and Indian pilgrims who make a 53 kms circuit, or kora, of the mountain. This circumlocution, clockwise for Buddhists and Hindus and anti-clockwise for Bon followers, is said to erase the sins of a lifetime. The mountain itself is 6714 m high and with its four sheer walls and snow capped peak is an awe-inspiring sight.
Lhasa Mt. Kailash Tour in the far west of Tibet is important pilgrimage tour including beautiful and serene Lake Manasarovar with 53 kms circuit, or kora, of the mountain. Only 30km from Mt Kailash is another important pilgrimage site, the beautiful and serene Lake Manasarovar. According to mythology it was formed in the mind of Brahma, and Indian and Tibetan pilgrims can also be seen circumambulating this lake, a distance of 90km.
On this trip, we fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa, and spend 3 days visiting the wonderful sights of this fascinating city. We then drive across the wide open spaces of the Tibetan Plateau to Lake Manasarovar, before completing a kora around Mt Kailash. From there, we re-cross the vast arid plains before heading south to the Nepalese border and returning to Kathmandu. This is truly the trip of a lifetime with stunning scenery and cultural highlights.
Trip Price: US$ 3965.00 Per Person share on twin sharing.
Single Room Supplement: US$ 490.00 per person
Extra: Kathmandu/Lhasa oneway airfare US$ 440 Per Person
Extra: Tibet/China Visa fee US$ 85 for Other Nationals
Extra: Tibet/China Visa fee US$ 175 for American Nationals