Kailash tour 2017 is one of the most famous tours in Tibet. Mount Kailash is considered as the holy mountain in four religions: Bon Region, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. Every year, thousands of pilgrims will travel to Kailash and finish their ritual kora. Moreover, the three days Kailash kora has been the tradition of Kailash pilgrimage tour. People believe that trekking around Mt. Kailash will bring good luck and clear the sins. Especially in typical years like the year of Horse, many pilgrims will come to Mt. Kailash to fulfill their kora.
Tibet Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour 2017 Outline
Besides the zodiac year, Kailash Saga Dawa festival tour is also the popular tour in Tibet. The festival is held at Darpoche, the starting point of Kailash Kora. During the celebration, Tibetans will hang their prayer flags on a vertical prayer flag pole. Meanwhile Tibetan Lamas will circulate around the prayer flag while reciting special prayers. When the ceremony ends, locals do their kora (trek). Thus, if you travel to Kailash during the festival, you will be rewarded with pure festival atmosphere and cultural experience. Our local Tibet travel agency offers you the chance to experience the extraordinary Kailash festival tour.
3rd June 2017: Lhasa Arrival, transfer to the hotel for acclimatization
4th June 2017 Lhasa monastery tour: Drepung-Sera Monastery
5th June 2017 Highlight attraction tour: Potala, Jokhang, Barkhor Street
6th June 2017 Lhasa-Shigatse, 280 km, about 5-6 hours’ drive, 8:30-14:30
7th June 2017 Shigatse –Saga, 440 km, about 7-9 hours’ drive, 8:30-17:30
8th June 2017 Saga-Mt. Kailash (Darchen), 510 km, about 10 hours’ drive, 8:30-18:30
9th June 2017 Full Moon date of Saga Dawa: Darchen-Tarpoche-Dira-Puk Monastery trekking, 20 km, about 7-8 hours’ trek
10th June 2017 Dira-Puk-Zultul-Puk Monastery trekking, 21 km, about 8-9 hours’ trek
11th June 2017 Zultul-puk Monastery-Darchen trekking, 12 km, about 4 hours’ trek, Drive to Lake Manasarovar, 60 km, about 1.5 hours’
12th June 2017 Manasarovar-Saga, 450 km, about 8-9 hours’ drive, 8:30-18:00
13th June 2017 Saga-EBC, 300 km, about 7-8 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30 -16:30
14th June 2017 EBC-Shigatse-Gyantse, 430 km, about 8-9 hours’ drive, 8:30-18:30
15th June 2017 Gyantse-Lhasa, 260 km, about 5-6 hours’ drive, 8:30-16:00
16th June 2017 Final Departure, transfer to airport or train station
14 days standard Pilgrimage Kailash Tour 2017 Outline
This 14 days Kailash+EBC tour takes you visit both cultural attractions and natural mountains and lakes. You will see many highlight attractions in Tibet and also enjoy the typical plateau landscapes along the way.
1st day Lhasa Arrival, transfer to hotel and rest for acclimatization
2nd day Highlight Lhasa city tour: Norbulingka-Drepung Monastery-Sera Monastery,
3rd day Classic attraction tour: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
4th day Lhasa-Shigatse, 280 km, about 5-6 hours’ drive
5th day Shigatse –Saga, 440 km, about 7-9 hours’ drive
6th day Saga-Mt. Kailash (Darchen), 510 km, about 10 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at around 18:30
7th day Mt. Kailash-Dira-Puk Monastery, first day of your trekking, 20 km, about 7-8 hours’ trek
8th day Dira-Puk Monastery-Zultul-Puk Monastery, second day of your trekking, 21 km, about 8-9 hours’ trek
9th day Zultul-puk Monastery-Darchen, last day of your trekking, 12 km, about 4 hours’ trek, Drive from Darchen to Lake Manasarovar, 60 km, about 1.5 hours’ drive
10th day Lake Manasarovar-Saga, 450 km, about 8-9 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 18:00
11th day Saga-EBC, 300 km, about 7-8 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30 am-arrive at 16:30
12th day EBC-Shigatse-Gyantse, 430 km, about 8-9 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 18:30
13th day Gyantse-Lhasa, 260 km, about 5-6 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 16:00
14 day Final Departure, transfer to airport or train station
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