Lhasa mount kailash yatra is spiritual journey for culture lovers. starts with Flight to Lhasa (3,595m) then Visit the highlights of Lhasa such as Potala Palace, Jorkhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Drive to Tibetan town of Gyantse via the Southern Friendship Highway. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Himalayas and from Kamba La (4, 704m) and Karo La (5,045m). The road runs more than 40 miles along the bank of beautiful Yamdrok Tso Lake, which is the most scenic part of this trip. visit the Pelkor Chode Monastery and Kumbum Stupa and drive to Shigatse-the second largest city of Tibet. Visit Shalu Monastery which is about 20km before Shigatse and about 4 km off the highway. Upon arrival in Shigatse, check in hotel and visit Tashilunbo Monastery-the principal seat of Panchen Lama.
We cross the Brahmaputra River and after the crossing, the road enters a river valley with scattered villages. This is a beautiful area for photographs. We continue on, past the turn-off for the northern route, and arrive at Saga, having covered 306km during the day. Today, you will meet Nepali crews and enjoy the hot meal prepared by them in dinner. There will be several river crossings. Bridges are under construction. Drive past Mayum la (4600 m). The scenery is stunningly beautiful with panoramic views of the Himalayas. Explore the shores of the Lake Manasarovara. Visit Chiu Gompa and take sulfur hot spring bath. This Kailash circuit covers 53 kms and can be done in 3 days. We head west in clockwise direction and after a few kilometers the trail climbs up to a cairn at 4730 m from where the southern face of Mt. Kailash comes in to view. take an extra day in the Driraphuk Gompa for proper acclimatization. Explore the area around. Pilgrims perform rituals and meditation here. we cross Drolma la pass (5630 M) and Gauri Kund Lake (5608 m) where Hindus worship and immerse themselves in the icy waters of the lake.
Lhasamount kailash yatra,The final end of the parikrama is an easy 2-3 hrs walk down to where the river emerges on to the Barga plain. We complete the circuit trek of Mt. Kailash and drive to Tirthapuri Hot springs. For pilgrims, Tirthapuri visit is a part of Mount Kailash pilgrimage and considered incomplete if you skip it.
- Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jorkhang Temple and Barkhor Street in Lhasa.
- Yamdrok Tso Lake
- Views of the Himalayas from Kamba La ( 4794m) and Karo La (5,045m)
- Gyantse Kumbum
- Tashilunbo Monastery at Shigatse
- Sakya Monastery
- Lake Manasarovara and Chiu Gompa
- Mount Kailash Circuit Trek