19 days Lhasa Mt Everest and Kailash Pilgrimage Guge History Tour
This adventurous and spiritual Tibet tour begins with the easy sightseeing in Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. Then we extend our adventure to the mighty Mt. Everest and glorious holy Mountain Kailash. And we will explore further to the mysterious Guge Kingdom and enjoy the ancient discovery of the wonderland.
Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa. Pick up and transfer to hotel and rest for acclimatization. Overnight in hotel.
Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing.(B) Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery(except Sunday). Overnight in hotel.
Day 3 Lhasa highlights.(B) Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Bakhor Streets and old town. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4 Lhasa-Shigatse. 370km.(B) Visit Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Pelkor Chode Monastery. Overnight in Shigatse Gesar hotel.
Day 5 Shigatse-New Tingri. 300km.(B) Visit Sakya Monastery and arrive at New Tingri. Overnight in New Tingri Qomolangma hotel.
Day 6 New Tingri-Everest Base Camp. 120km.(B) Arrive at EBC. Overnight at local guesthouse.
Day 7 Everest Base Camp-Saga. 330km. Rongbuk Monastery, views of Peikutso Lake, Mt Shishapangma. Overnight in Saga hotel.
Day 8 Saga-Lake Manasarovar. 495km. Lake Manasarovar sand dunes. Overnight in local guesthouse.
Day 9 Lake Manasarovar-Darchen. 70km. Prepare for Mt. Kailash kora trekking. Overnight in Darchen hotel.
Day 10 Pilgrimage Trek Day 1: Darchen-Dirakpuk, 20km, 4hrs. (B) Overnight in local guesthouse.
Day 11 Pilgrimage Trek Day 2: Dirakpuk-Zuktulpuk, 18km, 6hrs. Overnight in local guesthouse.
Day 12 Pilgrimage Trek Day 3: Zuktulpuk-Darchen, 14km, 3hrs. Overnight in Darchen hotel.
Day 13 Darchen-Zanda. 250km. (B) Visit Tirthapuri hot springs, Menshi-Kyunglong Valley, and arrive at Zanda. Overnight in Zanda.
Day 14 Visit Guge Kingdom. Visit Tholing Monastery, Earth Forest, Dungkar cave. Overnight in Zanda guesthouse.
Day 15 Zanda-Lake Manasarovar. 250km. Overnight in local guesthouse.
Day 16 Lake Manasarovar-Saga. 500km. Overnight in Saga hotel.
Day 17 Saga-Shigatse. 450km. Overnight in Shigatse hotel.
Day 18 Shigatse-Lhasa. 280km. (B) Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery. Return to Lhasa and free time. Overnight in Lhasa hotel.
Day 19 Depart from Lhasa and conclude the tour. (B)