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Tibet Kailash Trek group tour allows visitors to marvel at the magical natural rewards of nature and get a chance to be enlightened. Mt Kailash is not allowed to climb but can be visited along KORA (circuit) which is 52 Km long. Mt. Kailash has attracted many pilgrimage groups from all over the world to show their respect to the Lord Shiva’s. Meanwhile you will have a chance to visit the ancient Guge Kingdom relics.
Tour is started with Lhasa tour including the Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar, Drepung and Sera monasteries. Continue your Tibet Tour to Tsetang which is located to the south of Lhasa at the distance of 160 km and the Yarlung valley, created by the grand Barhmaputra River. Barhmaputra River starts its source from the rivers near Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar in the Far Western Tibet. Your Tibet tour to Tsetang dominates by the cradle of Tibet which means that the Tsetang valley creates with Samye monastery as the first monastery of Tibet, Yumbu Lhakang as the first castle of Tibet and Zara as the first field of Tibet.
Continue Tibet classical tour towards the western region of Tibet and travel to Gyantse. Gyantse was a very important town in the olden days to do the trade between India and Tibet and at the present day, Gyantse is one of the biggest counties and the largest farming lands in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Your Tibet tour will lead you to visit Palchoe monastery and giant Kubum Pagoda stupa which has more than 600 hundred years history and the monastery has many sacred statues and relics. Continue your Tibet tours to Shigatse and visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery, the seat of the Penchen Lama and the largest monastery in the Western Tibet. Tibet classical tour continue Tibet tour along the Barhmaputra River and some of the beautiful Tibet villages. The people who live on those villages are all farmers and they grow barley, different kinds of green vegetables and potatoes. tour is full of beautiful scenic spots and rich Buddhist culture including lots of relics and sacred statues, old Tibetan traditional buildings, and extraordinary Tibetan painting which have more than thousand year’s history so it is one of the richest cultural trips in Tibet.
Day 1 Lhasa airport/train station pickup and transfer to hotel
Day 2 Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Group Dinner.
Day 3 Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery + Debate
Day 4 Drive to Shigatse, visit Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Pelkor Chode Monastery
Day 5 Drive to Everest, visit the Rongbuk Monastery
Day 6 Morning trek or by car to visit EBC, then drive to Saga
Day 7 Drive to Manasarovar
Day 8 Visit Lake Manasarovar, drive to Darchen
Day 9 Trek from Darchen to Dirapuk
Day 10 Trek from Dirapuk Monastery to Zutulpuk Monastery
Day 11 Trek from Zutulpuk Monastery to Darchen and visit Lake Manasarovar
Day 12 Visit Tirthapuri monastery, Tholing monastery, Guge kingdom, Dungkar cave
Day 13 Visit Chewu cave near the holy lake Manasarovar
Day 14 Drive to Saga
Day 15 Drive from Saga to Shigatse
Day 16 Visit Tashilumpo Monastery, drive back to Lhasa
Day 17 Transfer to airport for the flight departure
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