Arrival in Kathmandu at International Airport, meet by our officer and then transfer to hotel. Meet by our manager and brief on the tour program. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Free Day for the preparation with Sightseeing tour
You have leisure day today. You can do preparation for your trip buying or hiring anything necessary things from shop in Thamel or other markets. Also, you will have half day city tour to Budhanilkantha Temple & The Monkey Temple. And we will manage Tibet group visa from Chinese Embassy. Overnight at Hotel
Day 3: Motorbike ride from Kathmandu to Nyalam – 145 km
Today, we wake up little early morning and take breakfast in hotel then prepare to move border. We begin our motor bike ride towards Kodari border today covering distance about 115 km and our bus will carry luggage, camping equipments and trekking crews reaching border. The undulating drive from Kathmandu to border are splendid due to wonderful views of Himalayan ranges from Dhulikhel, driving through different local villages, picturesque views of greenery hilly region and extreme flow of white water in Bhotekoshi river. We will make tea break in zero kilo place (40 km) and drive further straight to Kodari. Reach border and After completion of immigration formalities in Nepal side, walk through the friendship bridge & take further one & half hours switch-back drive uphill to Nyalam (3750 m.). Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 4: Rest at Nyalam for acclimatization
Today we will stay in Nyalam in order to adjust our body with Tibetan indifferent climate. We walk around nearby small market town in Nyalam and go for short hiking uphill trip for couple of hours. Also you can go ride for short drive down from Nyalam towards Zhangmu. This will help us to acclimatize our body properly. Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 5: Drive, Nyalam to Saga (4450 m.)
Today, we should ride motorbike for an approximately 270 km to reach Saga (4450 m.). Saga is a small growing town situated at the Bank of River Bramhaputra (Yarlung Tsangpo River).
While driving to Saga, we will be passing through the Thong-La Pass (5200 m.) which is the highlight of today. From Nyalam it takes a couple of hours drive to reach Thong-La. You can see the magnificent view of the Himalayan range including Mt. Shisapangma, the highest mountain in Tibet.
After Thong-La Pass, we take a left turn and follow the route that leads to Shisapangma Base Camp but after a check post we leave this route and head out to Lake Peikutso. Here, we make lunch break.
After lunch, we continue our journey to Saga. En route, we pass two small high passes. We will be arriving in Saga finally crossing Yarlung Tsangpo River at late afternoon only.
In the evening, our Chinese Doctor or Tour Leader will check our passengers and if anyone is seriously suffered with altitude sickness, the patient will be sent back to the border.
Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 6: Drive, Saga to Paryang (4550 m.)
Today we drive about 260 km to reach Paryang (4500). Lunch will be taken at Old Dongba, an old and ruined town located on the way. This used to be the regional trading center in the past. The road was constructed with paved street by Chinese Government in recent years, so our drive will goes smoothly on windswept territory with picturesque view of snow capped mountains and passing through villages & camps of yak herders (nomad camp).
Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 7: Drive, Paryang to Lake Manasarovar (Chiugomba- 4570 m.)
Drive of about 280km to Manasarovar camp (15400ft) at the shore of Manasarovar. Enroute we will stop for a while in the army check post and after finishing permit formalities we will drive for about half an hour and stop at Lunch spot before Mayumla Pass. Then after lunch, we will continue our drive to Manasarovar via Mayumla Pass (4900 m). At Lake Manasarovar check point, you have to park all of yours Motorbike and get ride on Manasarovar pollution free bus to our ahead journey in Kailash region. The bus will drop us to Chiugompa at our camp. On the way at the good lake shore, the bus can give us short break to take quick holy bath in Lake Manasarovar. Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 8: Drive, Lake Manasarovar to Darchen (4670 m.)
If you are religious and have faith on God then you can take deep bath in holy manasarovar and pay homage with pray & performing worship. Or one can experience the breathtaking mesmerizing moments in the shore of Lake Manasarovar with majestic views of Mt. Kailash in clear day. Today we drive for circumambulation of Lake Mansarovar with another superb scenery of Rakshas Tal (demon’s lake) and continue further drive to Darchen (Base camp of Kailash) 15600ft.
Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 9: Drive, Darchen to Tarboche then start trekking to Diraphuk Gomba (4950m.)
Early Morning (after breakfast), we leave our bike in the same guesthouse and we take a 30 minutes ride on Bus to Tarboche (Yama Dwar), the parikrama starting point. This is the easily accessible point from where you can see the closest view of Mt. Kailash. If any riders (travelers) got sick and feel unable to go for trekking around Mt. Kailash then he/she will return back to Darchen after seeing Mt. Kailash, Yama Dwar & Tarboche in Sherson and stay in guesthouse taking rest at Darchen waiting for other trekkers till return.
And the trekkers who are fit to hike around Kailash will walk about 5 hours to gradual uphill to Diraphuk camp. The trail is reasonably easy and flat with gradual climb. We camp at Diraphuk (4950 m.). Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 10: Cross Dolma-La Pass then trek down to Zutulphuk Gomba (4760 m.)
The trekkers undertaking the Parikrama will further trek to Zuthulphuk (16000ft) via Dolmala pass (5600 m). Today is the toughest trek day. The trek begins with gradual hike to steep climb of Dolma La and then again steep rocky descends where we can also perceive Gauri Kunda Lake on the right downstairs. After steep descent, the tiring flat road will be ahead ending at our camp in Zutulphuk. ZutulPhuk was the cave where Mila Repa and Nagro Bonchung debated for their religion sects. Overnight at Guesthouse)
Day 11: Finish trekking near Darchen (2 Hrs) and drive to Hora Chu (4500 m.)
Today, you have easy short trek in flat way with short gradual hike along with river in the left side. We will reach near Darchen from where we will be picked up by Bus and drive to Darchen where we will gathered together with all team and take lunch. Then we will move further ahead at Hor Chu for overnight stay near Lake Manasarovar. You will have another final chance to enjoy the scenery of Manasarovar from other side of lake. Overnight at Tented Guesthouse
Day 12: Drive, Hora Chu to Dongba – 395 KM
Today we trace our motor bike journey back to same way to Saga, the extensive long drive.
Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 13: Drive, Dongba to Nyalam (3750 m) – 375 KM
Return Journey to Nyalam.
Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 14: Drive to Kodari and further to relax at The Last Resort, Tented Resort – 30 KM
Our last day in Tibet region seeing off, we head to very comfortable descend ride to the border. Thanks & good bye to our Tibetan guide with wonderful moments and loving memory and cross the friendship bridge completing all immigration formalities in both China & Nepal. Our support bus will continue to Kathmandu along with crews dropping your necessary luggage to the Last Resort where we will relax and take complete rest in peaceful environment refreshing mesmerizing moments of our exquisite trip in Tibet. Overnight at The Last Resort (Tented Guesthouse)
Day 15: Bike ride from The Last Resort to Kathmandu – 95 KM
After relax sleep and taking breakfast, we start our last motor biking ride to Kathmandu along with a Jeep following us with our luggage. The back drive to Kathmandu is little comfortable and fast being most of way are descending and flat. And after final ride uphill towards Dhulikhel we take halt in Dhulikhel for our lunch break at good restaurant. In the evening, we will go for Nepali dinner with culture program and interacting your experience with us in regards to the trip. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 16: Departure
According to your flight schedule, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight back to home.
Arrival & departure transfers
Hotel accommodation (3 star hotel) in Kathmandu with breakfast on sharing basis
Tibet special permits for self drive motor bike plus visa letters
Kailash travel permits & all monuments entry fees
Transportation in Tibet by Hiace Van or Jeep
All meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) during tour in Tibet
Guesthouses (Basic) accommodation in Tibet as per above itinerary
Cooks, Camping equipments, tents, mattresses, kitchen sets, sleeping bags etc.
Chinese / Tibetan Guide
Supporting truck for Luggage, food stuff and Nepali staff in Tibet
Full back up staff from Nepal (cook and other supporting staffs from Nepal)
Yaks & Yakmen or Porters for Kailash Kora to carry luggage
1 night relax stay at Last Resort with all meals
Bus for luggage & staff transfers from Kathmandu to border and return
Private Jeep for Last Resort to Kathmandu transfers for your personal luggage
Motor Bike on rental for whole tour in Tibet & its permit
Insurance, salary, foods, lodging for Nepali staffs.
Oxygen & first aid medical box
Taxes & service charges
Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
Fuel in motor bike
Safe deposit for bike rental service ($ 500 per bike) – returnable if nothing maintenance or parts broken
Entry fees for monuments during sightseeing
Mechanic or Road Captain Guide from Nepal
Alcohol & bottle drinks
Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
Tips for guide, driver & staffs
Any expenses of personal nature
Your travel insurance
Entry fees for sightseeing
Nepal visa US $ 40
Emergency & Evacuation costs
Any extra cost due to unforeseen circumstances like natural calamities, political reason. Government rules etc
Fixed Departure Dates
We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized