Get your first glimpse of this vibrant city as you are transferred to your hotel, and get settled before we embark on this journey. Spend time exploring the Pashupatinath Temple Complex and Patan – an ancient city of fine arts.
Enjoy the sight of small hamlets and villages nestled in the lush greenery of the Himalayas as we drive to Timure, a border town in Nepal. We complete immigration before driving further to Kerung, a place described as the “Valley of Happiness”.
Feast your eyes on the enchanting beauty of Tibet, the awe inspiring landscape and the changing hues and colours of the surrounding mountains as we drive down to the city of Saga. We stay here for an additional night to acclimatize to the altitude before continuing our journey to Lake Manasarovar.
Prepare yourself to witness the incredible sand dunes, snow-capped mountains and serene lakes on the way to Lake Manasarovar. The highest source of freshwater in the world, this blue and emerald green lake seems otherworldly.
A mystical day of meditation and invocation. Experience a refreshing shower from the waters of Lake Manasarovar, known to be the epitome of purity. It is said the water from this lake has healing properties as well as the power to wash off mortal sins.
Get ready for a trail that is as challenging as it is rewarding. Pack up and drive to Yamadwar, the starting point of the trek, before setting off for Dirapuk. As you get closer to Kailash, experience the powerful and indescribable phenomenon of this revered mountain. While staying the night at its base, indulge in the beauty and immensity of the esoteric Kailash.
Get a glimpse of the South face of Kailash as we trek down to Yamadwar – the ‘Gateway of Salvation’ and a path to the heavenly abode of Lord Shiva. We will make our way back to Darchen for the night.
Saga & Kerung
After the immensity of Kailash, enjoy a relaxing journey back to Nepal. Along the way if time permits, we will visit the cave where Milarepa, the great Tibetan saint, spent a long time in meditation.
Drive back to Kathmandu after completing immigration formalities at the Tibet-Nepal border.
We close the sojourn with a Satsang and Guru Pooja, an offering of gratitude to the great masters of the past and present.
- This sojourn begins and ends at Kathmandu.
- This is a tentative itinerary and the days spent in each place may vary upon several factors such as weather conditions, etc.