3 days of Kora around Kailash – carrying by yaks (17 days)
Complete and various stay which will make you discover Lhasa, then the Mount Kailash (6714m). Place attracting to any point of view : It is a place of pilgrimage for the Hindis, the Buddhists and jains, and it is also a region preserved with superb landscapes.
Lake of Manasarovar which spreads at the foot of the mount, gives points of fantastic views on the region. For the camping, we have all camping equipment (full board).
D 1 From Kathmandu to Lhasa (3600m): Transfer at the airport and 1 hour of flight above Himalayas to arrive at Gongar. After formalities, we attain Lhasa in 2 hours by road (90 Km). Night at the hotel.
D 2-3 Two full days dedicated to the visit of Lhasa: The palace of Potala, Norbulinka, the temple of Jokhang, the market of Barkhor, the monasteries of Drepung and Sera. Nights at the hotels.
D 4 From Lhasa to Gyantse (3900m) – 270km: The day of trip is superb. We follow Brahmaputra, then we pass by the pass of Kambala (4800m) and Karola (5010m), and the Turquoise lake of Yamdrok. Night at the hotel.
D 5 From Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m) – 90km: On the morning, visit of the stupa of Kumbun and the monastery of Phalkor. Then departure for 2 hours of road towards Shigatse : Place of the famous monastery of Tashilumpo, residence of the Panchen Lama. Night at the hotel.
D 6From Shigatse to Lhatse (4000m) – 240km: The road passes by 2 passes which give us spectacular views. Night at the hotel.
D 7 From Lhatse to Saga (4600m) – 240km: Night at the hotel or in camping, depending of circumstances.
D 8 From Saga to Paryang (4500m) – 185km. Night at the hotel or in camping depending of circumstances.
D 9 From Paryang to the Lake Manasarovar. Night in camp.
D 10 From The lake to Darchen (4500m). We drive around the lake by car and, we go towards Darchen. Night in camp.
D 11From Darchen to Dera Phuk Gomba (4800m): We begin the famous trek around the mount Kailash here. 5-6 hours of walk. Night in camp.
D 12 From Dera Phuk Gomba to Zutul Phuk Gomba (4750m): 7 hours of walk. Dolmala pass 5650m. Night in camp.
D 13 From Zutul Phuk Gomba to the Lake Manasarovar: End of the trek and return towards the lake. Night in camp.
D 14 From the lake to Paryang (4500m). Night at the hotel or in camping depending of circumstances.
D 15 From Paryang to Saga (4600m) – 185km. Night at the hotel or in camping depending of circumstances.
D 16 From Saga to Nyalam (4600m) – 230km. Night at the hotel or in camping depending of circumstances.
D 17 From Nyalam to Kathmandu – 150km. Night at the hotel.