Mt Kailash (6,714 m) is the holiest mountain in Tibet. It is situated in the far western corner of the Tibetan plateau. This legendary snow-capped jewel is revered by four different religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism & Bonpo) as one of the most sacred and challenging pilgrimages in the world. Four of the Orient’s greatest rivers; the Brahmaputra, the Sutlej, the Indus & the Karnali originate from and around the Mt Kailash. At the base of the mountain, are two vast lakes, Mansarovar & Rakastal.
For the Hindus, Mt Kailash is regarded as the spiritual centre of the universe. Accoroding to Hindu mythology, Mt Kailash is fantastic pillar of 84,000 miles around which everything revolves with its root to the lowest hell and summit touching the heaven. Mt Kailash is itself an abode of Lord Shiva. Shiva, lord of the universe who shares this magnificent mountain with his consort Parvati. In Hinduism it is believed that a single bath in sacred Lake Mansarovar offers a pilgrim an easy access to Brahma’s (Hindu god for creation) paradise. And a single drink of its holy water wipes out the sins of hundred lifetimes. While in Buddhism, Mt Kailash is the holy pilgrimage where their first prophet achieved enlightenment.
Tibet Lhasa Trek begins with the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. First three days of the tour, we do sightseeing around Lhasa area and after that we head towards to Mt Kailash. As this trek offers a scenic beauty of Tibet and Lhasa , Lake Mansarovar and holy Mt. Kailash. As well as this trek gives you chance to explore the culture and lifestyle of Tibetan People who are basically nomadic. As per the request of our clients, we also customize the itinerary of the trek.
Day 1: Flight to Lhasa.
Day 2: Sightseeing around Lhasa Area.
Day 3: Sightseeing around Lhasa Area.
Day 4: Drive to Gyantse.
Day 5: Scenic drive to Xigatse.
Day 6: Continue scenic drive to Saga.
Day 7: Continue scenic drive to Paryang.
Day 8: Continue your drive to Lake Mansarovar.
Day 9: After exploring Lake Mansarovar and acclimatization
Day 10: Trek to Dhirpuk.
Day 11: Trek to Zutul Puk crossing Dolma la Pass.
Day 12: Trek to Tithapuri.
Day 13: Drive to Toling & Tsaprang.
Day 14: Explore Toling & Tsaprang and Guge Kingdom.
Day 15: Scenic drive back from Toling & Tsaprang to Hor Chu.
Day 16: Drive to Saga.
Day 17: Drive to Nylam.
Day 18: Drive back to Ktm.