The SAGA DAWA is one of the most important and cherishable Tibetan Buddhist festivals, held each year on the full moon day of the fourth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar, to celebrate Sakyamunis enlightenment. The SAGA DAWA is one of the most important and cherishable Tibetan Buddhist festivals, held each year on the full moon day of the fourth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar, to celebrate Sakyamunis enlightenment. This astounding f s astounding festival is also known as the Festival for Releasing Living Things, and during this festival, Tibetan people do not eat meat and kill any living things in the fourth month of the Tibetan year in order to concentrate their efforts on worshipping. A legend says on the 15th day of the fourth month of the Tibetan year Sakyamuni was born, became a Buddha and died. On this day each year, the people will dress in their splendid attire and sing and dance and have a picnic or gathering in Lingka.
This exciting trip is for anyone who has dreamed of visiting the land of the Tibetan people and standing within sight of Mt. Kailash. We will organize if for you.
Buddhist, Hindus and Bonpo faithful consider Mt. Kailash as their sacred land. The mountain is known as teh throne of "Shiva", a powerful God in Hindu mythology. Buddhist considers it as Kang Ringpoche, the precious Snow Mountain. Devotee of Jain religion considers the peak as Mount Ashtpada. Rishabanatha, founder of Jain faith, believed that he gained spiritual liberation on the summit of Mt. Kailash. Bon po, pre Buddhist religion in Tibet believes that this is the Nine storey Swastika Mountain that lead to the heaven.
The pilgrims walk and prostate around the mountain path of 55km Kailash Parbat known to them as Meru in ice and stone. There is a strong belief among Hindus and Buddhist that a single walk around the holy mountain would wash away all the sins of a lifetime.
For us you are always number one. That is why we are always flexible and accommodating. We ensure that we will offer alternative packages if above is not upto your expectation and as per your budget and time frame. Just write to us where tentative plan, we will immediately get back to you with detail informations.
Day 01: Jun 09 Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. In Kathmandu
Day 02: Jun 10 In Kathmandu- free day to explore Kathmandu own
Day 03: Jun 11 Katmandu - Syabrubeshi. O/N guesthouse
Day 04: Jun 12 Kyirong country.
Day 05: Jun 13 Kyirong - Saga O/N guesthouse
Day 06: Jun 14 Saga - Paryang O/N guesthouse
Day 07: Jun 15 Paryang - Lake Manasarovar O/N guesthouse
Day 08: Jun 16 Lake Manasarovar - Darchen O/N guesthouse
Day 09: Jun 17 Full day at Tarboche for Saga Dawa Festival- guest house or camp
Day 10: Jun 18 Trek to Drira-Puk (4765m)- Camp
Day 11: Jun 19 Trek to Zuthul-Puk (4700m)- camp
Day 12: Jun 20 Arrive Darchen, drive to Tirthupuri O/N guesthouse
Day 13: Jun 21 Tirthupuri - Tsaparang -O/N guesthouse
Day 14: Jun 22 Tsaparang -visit of Guge Kingdom and Toling Temple O/N guesthouse
Day 15: Jun 23 Tsaparang - Lake Manasarovar O/N guesthouse
Day 16: Jun 24 Lake Manasarovar - Paryang O/N guesthouse
Day 17: Jun 25 Paryang - Saga O/N guesthouse
Day 18: Jun 26 Saga - Nyalam - Zhangmu O/N guesthouse
Day 19: Jun 27 Zhangmu - Kodari - Katmandu, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu
Day 20: Jun 28 In Kathmandu
Day 21: Jun 29 Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu
Itinerary: Above tentative itinerary showing scheduled night stop; it is a guideline only. It may change due to logistics and other condition like local government restriction, sudden change in weather and reasons beyond our control.
Tour Cost: US$ 2890 per person
(we require minimum 4 person to run the trip)
01. Arrival/departure transfers in Kathmandu
02. 4 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu using 3 star Hotel on BB
03. Tibet travel permit
04. English speaking guide in Tibet
05. Entrance fees,
06. Land Transfer by land cruiser,
07. Guest house acommodation in Tibet
07. Daily breakfast
08. Yak and Yak man for carrying luggage only during Mt. Kailash Kora
09. Private transfer to Kodari and pick up
Cost does not include:
01. Items of personal nature expenses, personal clothing and sleeping bag
02. Personal insurance like accident, health and emergency evacuation
03: China/Tibet visa fee US$ 85 for European, US$ 198 for US national
04. Lunch and dinner
05. Extra cost incurred due to landslide or road blockade
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- Price : USD 2890
- Destinations : Saga Dawa Festival at the Foot of Mt. Kailash and Guge Kingdom, Tibet
- Max Elevation : 5400 m.
- Weather : Summer time is best to visit
- Trip Duration : 21 days
- Trip Grade : Streneous
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