Saga Dawa Festival in Kailash is celebrating on 29 May, 2018. Every year, we organize small group departure to Mount Kailash during Saga Dawa festival. 13 days tour starts and ends at Kathmandu Nepal. It also has option to start your tour from Lhasa, Tibet. Tour itinerary include days in Kathmandu for trip preparation and visa. Drive to Kerung boarder, about 8 hour’s adventure driving route through Langtang trekking area. Drive to Lake Mansarovar via Saga and Pariyang town. We will have enough time to visit Chui Gumba, to deep or take bath in Lake Mansarovar. The next destination Darchen is the last city in Kailash region. From here we drive to Tarboche valley where the main day of Saga Dawa Festival celebrates. After spending full day, we start Kailash Kora from next day. After 3 days walking around Mount Kailash, drive back to Kathmandu Nepal via Kerung boarder.
Small group joining tour
Nepal Highland Treks operate small group joining tour to Kailash every year. Private tour cost is huge in Tibet and it may be hard to afford for everyone. We can provide you an opportunity to join our small group in Saga Dawa festival tour too. Comfortable group size is only foreigners. Our fixed tour cost is base on group joining. Tour cost including basic category accommodations on group sharing room in entire tour. It has also option to upgrade accommodation in deluxe guest houses on twin sharing. 3 nights’ accommodation of Manasarovar, Derapuk and Juthulpuk only have option of basic and group sharing guest houses.
If you want to make this tour as privately, we can provide you varies prices accordingly group size, services and also can customize itinerary as per interest. There are option to add extra spots like Everest Base Camp, Namtso Lake and Guge valley along with Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour.
It is option to extend your itinerary along with Kailash Tour. Guge Kingdom is ancient ruin valley near from Mount Kailash region. Another famous destination Tibet north Everest Base Camp is on the way from Lhasa to Mt Kailash. It is also a good option to add in your itinerary. The Namtso Lake, a day of 2 days trip from Lhasa is another option to add in your tour itinerary. Find here LINK of Lhasa Kailash Guge Kingdom tour and LINK of Lhasa Kailash Everest base Camp tour.
Special Note: With the new rules of Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu, they put your original passport and other documents from our office for 3 whole working days. So your arrival in Nepal should be either at morning time of 22nd May or any time in 21st May. You should handover your original passport by 12 on 22nd May.
Day 01:22 May - Arrival in Kathmandu Nepal. Your arrival should at morning time up to 12 to handover your original passport for final Tibetan visa. Otherwise manage to arrive on 21 May. Transfer to Hotel
Day 02:23 May - Day in Katahmandu for visa preparation. You can explore UNESCO heritage sites in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel
Day 03:24 May - Day in Katahmandu for visa preparation. We may drive up to on the way of Kerung boarder. overnight at Guest House Hotel
Day 04:25 May - Drive Kathmandu to Kerung via Syaprubensi (7/8 Hours -140km/ 3,500m) Overnight at local guest house
Day 05:26 May - Kerung for acclimatization. Overnight at Guest house
Day 06:27 May - Drive to Saga (230km – 6 hours) 4450m. Overnight at guest house
Day 07:28 May - Drive to Lake Mansarovar (370km - 9 Hours) 4580m Overnight at Guest house
Day 08:29 May - Drive to Tarboche valley. Explore Saga Dawa Festival. Back to Darchen and Overnight at Hotel
Day 09:30 May - Start first day kailash kora. Reach at Derapuk and Overnight at Guest house
Day 10:31 May- Second day Kailash kora. Reach at Juthulpuk via Dolma La pass. Overnight at Guest house
Day 11:01 Jun - Finish third day Kailash Kora and drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest House
Day 12:02 Jun - Drive back to Kerung boarder and Overnight at Guest House
Day 13:03 Jun - Cross Nepal Tibet immigration (Kerung) and drive back to Kathmandu. overnight at Hotel
Day 14:04 Jun - Departure
Day 122 May - Arrival in Kathmandu Nepal. Your arrival should at morning time up to 12 to handover your original passport for final Tibetan visa. Otherwise manage to arrive on 21 May. Transfer to Hotel Representative from Nepal Highland Treks will pick up from international airport and transfer to hotel. collect original passport and fill form of Chinese embassy for your final visa approval. Overnight at rest at hotel
Day 223 May - Day in Katahmandu for visa preparation. You can explore UNESCO heritage sites in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel It is visa reparation day. You can choose to explore Kathmandu valley. Explore major UNESCo heritage sites in Kathmandu. Also can choose day hiking tour around Kathmandu valley. Stay in trip briefing and final reparation of the tour.
Day 324 May - Day in Katahmandu for visa preparation. We may drive up to on the way of Kerung boarder. overnight at Guest House HotelWe receive visa from embassy and can plan to drive on the way for Kerung boarder. So that we enter early in the morning to Tibet. Stay at Nepal part either in Shyaprubesi or in Boarder site Timure, Ghattekulo.
Day 425 May - Drive Kathmandu to Kerung via Syaprubensi (7/8 Hours -140km/ 3,500m) Overnight at local guest houseDrive to Friendship Kerung Border from Kathmandu via Shyaprubensi. Start very early from Kathmandu with your packed breakfast to enter Tibet same day. Make immigration formalities in Nepal and Tibet Part. Enter to Tibet and transfer to Tibetan bus. Drive to Kerung and check in Guest house. Kerung is 24 kilometer from Nepal Tibet immigration.
Day 526 May - Kerung for acclimatization. Overnight at Guest house Acclimatization activities and rest in kerung. we make short hiking around the valley. which really help your body to move on altitude. take Lunch prepared by our cooking team than rest at guest house.
Day 627 May - Drive to Saga (230km – 6 hours) 4450m. Overnight at guest houseIt is driving via high passes with panoramic Mountain View. Decorative Buddhist praying flags at the top of passes are so unique and picturesque. Stop and view several lake views on the way. Reach at saga by crossing Brahmaputra River and overnight at guest house
Day 728 May - Drive to Lake Mansarovar (370km - 9 Hours) 4580m Overnight at Guest house Today is the day we can view Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash. it is long way drive to reach Lake Mansarovar. Lots of stops on the way to capture good pictures and visit local movement. we spend night today at bank of the Lake.
Day 829 May - Drive to Tarboche valley. Explore Saga Dawa Festival. Back to Darchen and Overnight at Hotel The main day of Saga Dawa festival. All the peoples and Lamas gather at Tarboche valley on the way to Kailash Kora today. we also drive to the spot and explore festival. stay almost whole day with locals, explore their activities
Day 930 May - Start first day kailash kora. Reach at Derapuk and Overnight at Guest house Start Kailash Kora from today. The first day of Kailash kora is starting from Tarboche valley after we drive shortly from Darchen. it is easy walking today to reach Derapuk (4,900m) fro where we view North face of Kailash.
Day 1031 May- Second day Kailash kora. Reach at Juthulpuk via Dolma La pass. Overnight at Guest house Today is the hardest day of the trip. Walk about 23 kilometer and have to cross 5,645 miter Dolma La pass. it is about 10 hours walking. the first section of 5 hours is consider as tough uphill, another 2 hours downhill to the tea house and again more 3 hours flat land to reach Juthulpuk.
Day 1101 Jun - Finish third day Kailash Kora and drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest House It is easy walking about 3 hours in flat land to finish Kailash Kora. After walking, we drive back with our car to Saga. Probably reach at Saga by evening only. Overnight in same hotel today
Day 1202 Jun - Drive back to Kerung boarder and Overnight at Guest House The same way drive back to Kerung today. We can stop on the way at scenic place to take picture and enjoying the nature. Stay overnight at Tibet part.
Day 1303 Jun - Cross Nepal Tibet immigration (Kerung) and drive back to Kathmandu. overnight at Hotel Early in the morning drive to Nepal Tibet immigration. Cross friendship bridge as immigration formalities both sides.. Tibetan guide and drive escort only up to Tibet part. Next to Nepal site, Nepali guide and driver will pickup. Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 1404 Jun - Departure Departure from Nepal or stay as long as you like.
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