Saga Dawa Festival Tour
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 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.
Buddhists, Hindus, and Bonpo faithful consider Mt. Kailash as their sacred land. The mountain is known as the throne of "Shiva", a powerful God in Hindu mythology. Buddhists consider it as Kang Rinpoche, the precious Snow Mountain. A devotee of Jain religion considers the peak as Mount Ashtpada. Rishabanatha, the 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 leads to 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 Buddhists that a single walk around the holy mountain would wash away all the sins of a lifetime.
Note: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, weather, and reasons beyond our control.
Private Tour Cost:
US$ 2890 per person(we require minimum 4 persons 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. Guesthouse accommodation 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
- 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
- 04. Lunch and dinner
- 05. Extra cost incurred due to landslide or road blockade
2890Per Person QUICK INQUERY
- Grade : Moderate
- Max Altitude : 4765
- Best Time : Spring (March-May) Autumn (Oct-Nov)
- Trip Days : 21