15 Days Private Tour Lhasa – Yamdrok – Gyantse – Shigatse – Shegar – Rongbuk / Everest BC – Paiku Tso / Xixiabangma – Saga – Paryang – Manasarovar – Tsada – Darchen - Kailash Trekking – Darchen - Paryang – Saga – Lhatse - Shigatse – Lhasa
It is a spectacular journey to Kailash in Western Tibet. We will spend two full days for sightseeing in and around Lhasa, the holy land and religious center for pilgrims from all parts of the country. Afterwards we travel along the south route to Western Tibet. During the long (some times 10 hours driving within one day) driving on bad roads we enjoy the unforgettable fantastic landscapes between Himalaya and Trans-Himalaya. We'll pass by the beautiful Yamdrok Lake and cross over the Karo La (5.010 m) (La=Pass) and Simi La before we reach Gyantse and Shigatse, where we visit the famous and beautiful monasteries of monasteries Pelkor and Tashilunpo to enjoy the magnificent religious constructions, great Buddhist statues and excellent murals.
Continue driving via Shegar to the Rongbuk Monastery and the Everest Base Camp, grand view of the world's highest peak - the steep north side of the Everest (Qomolangma).
Next, we visit Manasarovar - the holiest lake in Tibet. Keep driving to Tsada, here we experience the cultural highlights in West Tibet Ngari (Ali): the Ruins of Guge Kingdom and Toling Monastery. Kailash (6.714 m) is regard as "center of the world" by Hinduism and Buddhism. We get across the 5.600 m high Doelma La (La=Pass), decorated with fluttering prayer flags and mani stones, we trek around the snow-crowned dome of the glacier mountain along the pilgrimage path in three days.
Afterwards drive back mostly on the same way to Lhasa.
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With individual China Tibet travel, you can decide when, where and how you go on tour by yourself. What's more, you can choose the length of travel and whom you go with.
Hotel, program and itinerary are subjected to change without prior notice.
We must point out that, as everywhere in this region you counter a very basic tourism infrastructure. You stay overnight mostly at simple hotels/guesthouses high power laser pointer
and tent. Long journeys on bad roads and trekking on high altitude and delays require good physical fitness, resilience and flexibility of the participants. Program and route changes due to unforeseen events are expressly reserved. If you desire the unknown and have an understanding of contingency, this is the right trip for you.