The Kailash, Manasarovar, EBC and Lhasa tour is a comprehensive tour of central and western Tibet's principal attractions. You can go to the main monuments in the area and spend enough nights there to acclimate. You will travel through a magnificent route at the highest altitude in the world, with stunning views of lakes, mountains and the huge Tibetan plateau in this trip. You will take your bike to Lake Manasarovar, hike around Mt Kailash, see the base camp of the world's highest peakMount Everest and finally see the sights of Lhasa.
Mount Kailash is a sacred site for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Bons. Pilgrims believe that they will visit Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar at least once in their lives. Taking a dip at Lake Manasarovar is said to cleanse the soul of all sins committed during one's lifetime. Similarly, Kailash kora will ascend to heaven after death through walking. Mt Kailash and Manasarovar are also the primary water sources for four major Asian rivers such as Indus, Brahmaputra, Sutlej and Karnali.
This tour starts from Kathmandu and ends in Lhasa. You will explore Kathmandu for two days before officially starting this journey due to the fact that it requires 3 days of staying in Kathmandu to acquire a Tibetan visa for this trip. You will visit different historical monuments situated in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur.On the fourth day, we will ride from Kathmandu to reach Syabrubesi. From there we will head towards Kerung early in the morning, clear our customs and spend the night there. Our next destination will be Saga which takes around 6 hours to reach there from Kerung. From Saga we will start our ride to reach Lake Manasarovar and stay overnight there. We will enjoy the beauty of Lake Manasarovar and wakeup early in the morning to watch the sunshine above Lake Manasarovar. After that we will head towards Darchen to watch the spectacular view of Mount Kailash and to perform Kailash Parikrama which takes around three days to complete it. After completing our Parikrama, we will then head back to Saga via the same route to start our remaining journey.
We will go from Saga to the Everest region. Near Rongbuk monastery is Mount Everest's north side and base camp. Rongbuk Monastery is one of the last remaining guest houses and is located near the Everest Base Camp Tibet site. From Rongbuk, we have excellent views of Everest's North Face. We'll drive to Everest Base Camp and then spend the night in Tingri village. It takes another two days to drive from Tingri to Lhasa. Our journey will come to a conclusion in Lhasa. You will stay two more days in Lhasa while exploring around Lhasa. You may either fly to Kathmandu or take a train or airplane connecting China from Lhasa to get back to home.
From April through October is the optimum time to go on this tour. The pilgrimage season runs from May to September; however, the months of April and October see fewer visitors.