Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour - Special Offer for 2017

We organize Kailash Saga Dawa Festival tour in Tibet. We provide best guide, competitive cost, and exact date of Saga Dawa festival for 2017. Saga Dawa Festival celebrates the birthday of Buddha, the most significant event in the Buddhist world. This festival held for a month at around Tarboche valley of Kailash area. The main day of Saga Dawa Festival for 2017 is on 9 June. Alpine Eco Trek and Travel will organize and plan your entire journey to discover Saga Dawa Festival 2017. The tour starts from Kathmandu with scenic flight to Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.
The highlights of the Saga Dawa festival tour are visiting the spectacular palaces, incredible monuments, witness pilgrims replace the Tarboche flagpole, hike the ancient Kailash Kora and visit to the historic Monastery near Manas..

Kailash Guge Saga Dawa tour

Kailash Saga Dawa Festival takes place at the base of Mount Kailash, and includes various cultural and traditional manifestations held in the proximity of Tarboche. When the festival ends, participants will attend a kora (Parikarma) and set a big prayer pole around which they will be saying prayers.

Mount Kailash is considered to be the most sacred mountain in Tibet, so the region is crowded with pilgrims all year round. The great number of Tibetans and travelers come here by various means of transportation to celebrate the Kailash Saga Dawa Festival. The flagpole areas are situated at the foot of the holy Mt Kailash.

At the end of the Saga Dawa Festival tour, you can drive back to Kathmandu via Kerung boarder or continue drive from Saga to Lhasa and then fly back to Kathmandu.

Kailash Saga Dawa Festival tour – itinerary

Option One: Fly in / Drive out::

Day 01: 29 May 2017: Arrive Kathmandu airport, reception and transfer to hotel. Breakfast included.
Day 02: 30 May 2017: Packing Day, afternoon, we will collect your visa with your original passport from Chinese embassy here in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. Breakfast included.
Day 03: 31 May 2017: Arrive in Lhasa (3658 m). Transfer to your hotel and get acclimatized. Breakfast included.
Day 04: 01 June 2017: Lhasa Sightseeing. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barhkor Bazaar etc.. Overnight at hotel. Breakfast included.
Day 05: 02 June 2017: Lhasa – Yamdrok Lake (4442 m) – Samding monastery – Gyantse (3900 m). Overnight at hotel. Breakfast included.
Day 06: 03 June 2017: Gyantse – Shalu monastery – Shigatse (3836 m). Overnight at hotel. Breakfast included.
Day 07: 04 June 2017: Shigatse – Saga (4640 m), Overnight at guest house. Full board from local restaurant.
Day 08: 05 June 2017: Saga – Mansarovar Lake (4500 m). Overnight at guest house. Full board from local restaurant.
Day 09: 06 June 2017: Drvie to Darchen, Kailash 1st Day Kora to Derapuk. ( 47 km Driving, 14 km walking /6 Hours – 5000m) Overnight at Mud House. Full board from local restaurant.
Day 10: 07 June 2017: Kailash Kora 2nd Day to Juthulpuk 4750m (19km – 8/9 Hours) Overnight Mud house. Full board from local restaurant.
Day 11: 08 June 2017: Kailash 3rd Day kora and reach at Darchen (6km walking and 7 km driving – Overnight at guest House. Full board from local restaurant.
Day 12: 09 June 2017:Morning exploration of Saga Dawa festival in Tarboche valley and drive back to Darchen for overnight. Full board from local restaurant.
Day 13: 10 June 2017: Drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest House. Full board from local restaurant.
Day 14: 11 June 2017: Drive to Kerung and Overnight at Guest House. Full board from Local Restaurant.
As an option, on the day 14 you can continue driving from Saga to Lhasa via Shigatse and then fly back from Lhasa to Kathmandu at the end of the trip!
Day 15: 12 June 2017: Early in the morning cross Nepal Tibet boarder and drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast included.
Day 16: 13 June 2017: Departure/ Rest Day in Kathmandu or any other activities in Nepal.


Option Two: Drive in / Drive out::

Day 01:30 May 2017: Arrival in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel (1350m). Breakfast.
Day 02: 31 May 2017: Day in Kathmandu. Visa and trip preparation. Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast.
Day 03: 01 June 2017: Drive to Shyaprubesi and overnight at Local tea house (117km - 7 Hours, 2250m). Full board.
Day 04: 02 June 2017: Drive from Syaprubesi to Kerung (40 Km - 2 Hours, 2900m) Overnight at Guest House. Full board.
Day 05: 03 June 2017: Acclimatization in Kerung. Overnight at Guest House. Full board.
Day 06: 04 June 2017: Drive to Saga (390km - 6/7 hrs, 4500m) Overnight at guest house. Full board.
Day 07: 05 June 2017: Drive to Manasarovar (277 km - 6/7 Hrs, 4590m. Overnight at Guest house. Full board.
Day 08: 06 June 2017: Kailash 1st Day Kora Derapuk. ( 47 km Driving, 14 km walking /6 Hours – 5000m) Overnight at Mud House. Full board.
Day 09: 07 June 2017: Kailash Kora 2nd Day Juthulpuk 4750m (19km – 8/9 Hours) Overnight Mud house. Full board.
Day 10: 08 June 2017: Kailash 3rd Day kora and reach at Darchen (6km walking and 7 km driving – Overnight at guest House. Full board.
Day 11: 09 June 2017: Morning exploration of Saga Dawa festival in Tarboche valley and drive back to Darchen for overnight stay. Full board.
Day 12: 10 June 2017: Drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest House. Full board.
Day 13: 11 June 2017: Drive to Kerung and Overnight at Guest House. Full board.
Day 14: 12 June 2017: Early in the morning cross Nepal Tibet boarder and drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast.
Day 15: 13 June 2017: Departure/ Rest Day in Kathmandu or any other activities in Nepal.


Option Three from Kodari Boarder: Drive in/out via Nyalam::

03 June 2017 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Breakfast.
04 June 2017 Day 02: Preparing Kailash tour and collect Tibet visa. Overnight at hotel. Breakfast.
05 June 2017 Day 03: Drive Zhangmu to Nyalam guesthouse. Full board.
06 June 2017 Day 04: Acclimatization, hiking uphill guest house. Full board.
07 June 2017 Day 05: Drive Nyalam to Dongba and guest house. Full board.
08 June 2017 Day 06: Drive Dongba to Mansarovar guest house. Full board.
09 June 2017 Day 07: Drive Mansarovar to Darchen, attend Saga Dawa festival at Yamdwar-Tarboche & back Darshen. Overnight at guest house. Full board.
10 June 2017 Day 08: Drive Yamdwar-trek to Dirapuk guest house. Full board.
11 June 2017 Day 09: Trek to Dolmala Pass-Zutulpuk-guest house. Full board.
12 June 2017 Day 10: Trek to Chongdo drive to Manasarovar Lake.Full board.
13 June 2017 Day 11: Drive Mansarovar to Nyalam guest house. Full board.
14 June 2017 Day 12: Drive - Zhangmu, continue Kathmandu-hotel. Breakfast.
15 June 2017 Day 13: Transfer to airport from hotel -final departure.


Cost for the above options:

Minimum 4 persons or more::::

04-07 Persons, per person US$ 2250, Includes basic hotel, guest house, permit, guide, bus, food from local restaurant.
08-10 Persons, per person US$ 2095, Includes basic hotel, guest house, permit, guide, bus, food from local restaurant.
11-13 Persons, per person US$ 1995, Includes basic hotel, guest house, permit, guide, bus, food from local restaurant.
10-13 Persons, Per Person US$ 1975, Includes basic hotel, guest house, permit, guide, bus, food from local restaurant.
14-16 Persons, per person US$ 1850, Includes basic hotel, guest house, permit, guide, bus, food from local restaurant.

Single supplementary person US$ 250


Tibet visa fee US$ 85 & USA- US$ 195

Extra cost if required for Kailash tour:

01) Kathmandu - Lhasa - Kathmandu flight fares (USD 750 per person round trip)
02) Horse ride during the Parikrama 1 horse for 3 days USD 400 (Directly payable to the Tibetan guide)
03) Porter for carrying small bag for 3 days round Kailash USD 250

For details itinerary please contact us.

 

Notice: Participants of the trip must keep in mind that this is an adventure journey that takes you into one of the remotest corner of the Tibetan plateau where many unexpected and unpleasant events may contribute to the need for a change in the itinerary. Depending on the prevailing situation, the itinerary can be modified to some extent after consulting with your guide. However, the date of tour conclusion should always coincide with the original plan.

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Trip Facts:

Trip destination: Mt. Kailash-Tibet

Trip Duration: 23 Days

Grade: Moderate adventure

Starts in: Kathmandu - Lhasa

Ends in: Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge or camping

Transportation: 4WD Land cruiser or van/bus

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner during kailash tour

Maximum altitude: 5610m

Group size: Minimum 02 to Maximum 25 people

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