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Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour

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Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour
Trip Duration 10 Days
Max-Altitude 4800
Group Size 1-15
Start & End Point Kathmandu
Trip Difficulty Moderate
Best Season Spring and Autumn
Trip Price
US$ 3700
US$ 3300 Per Person
Trip Introduction

Overview of Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour

Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour- Embark on a journey of spiritual awakening with Trek Nepal Himalayas Pvt Ltd. This unique tour allows you to experience the grandeur of Tibetan Buddhism while participating in the Saga Dawa Festival, the most significant religious festival in Tibet.

Trip Schedule

Itinerary of Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour

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Start your journey with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to the Kerung Border, followed by immigration formalities and a brief introduction to our Tibetan guide. Rest in Kerung at 2700m above sea level, surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

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The Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour’s second day is designed for acclimatization to ensure your journey is as comfortable as possible. Take the day to explore Kerung and prepare for the trip to Saga at 4400m.

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Experience the vast desert terrain as you drive to Saga, passing by nomad camps, sheep, and yak herds. The 6-hour journey introduces you to Tibet’s beauty, offering views of Gaurishankar, Shishapangma, and Langtang Himal from the pass.

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On the fourth day of the Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour, you will reach Lake Mansarovar at 4500m. The turquoise complexion of the highest freshwater lake, surrounded by Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandata, and Lake Rakchyas, provides a truly heavenly sight.

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Experience the spiritual power of Lake Mansarovar before driving to Darchen, the base for Mt. Kailash Kora. This ritual walk, covering 53 km in three days, is a testament to the enduring faith of Tibetan Buddhists.

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Join the main celebration near Darchen on this day of the Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour. Participate at the beginning of the Kailash Kora, trekking for 7-8 hours through beautiful rocky cliffs and waterfalls to reach Dirapuk at 4800m.

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The most challenging yet the holiest day of the pilgrimage, trek across Dolma La passes at 5634m to reach Zuthulpuk at 4760m. This trek offers an opportunity for meditation and introspection.

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After completing the Kailash Kora, drive back to Saga and Kerung. These days provide an opportunity to reflect on the spiritual journey you’ve embarked upon during the Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour.

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The final day marks the end of your journey with a drive back to Kathmandu. Filled with unforgettable memories and spiritual enlightenment, you will carry the essence of the Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour back home.

This tour follows a fixed departure-group join format but can be customized based on your requirements and interests. Your journey towards spiritual enlightenment begins here with Trek Nepal Himalayas Pvt Ltd’s Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour.


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Includes/Excludes

What's Included?

  • Accommodation: Comfortable hotel/guest house accommodation per the program itinerary to ensure you get a good night’s rest every day of the tour.
  • Transportation: Private transportation by van or mini-coach, tailored to the group size, for a convenient and comfortable travel experience.
  • Permits: All necessary Tibet Travel and Trekking permits are arranged for your hassle-free travel.
  • Guided Tour: Services of an English-speaking Tibetan guide to make your tour informative and interesting.
  • Sightseeing and Entrance Fees: All sightseeing activities and entrance fees as per the itinerary are included so you can explore without worrying about additional costs.
  • Meal Plan: A Bed & Breakfast meal plan for a nourishing start to your adventurous days.
  • Round-Trip Transport: Kathmandu to Kerung to Kathmandu transport is included for a seamless travel experience.
  • Taxes: All Government and local taxes are covered in your tour package.

What's Excluded?

  • Meals: Lunch and Dinner are not included, allowing you the flexibility to explore local cuisines.
  • Insurance: Any form of personal insurance is not covered. It’s advised that participants obtain necessary insurance coverage for personal health, accident, and property.
  • Porter/Horse Hire: The cost of hiring a porter or horse for personal assistance during the trek is not included in the tour package.
  • Rescue and Evacuation Service: Any costs related to rescue and evacuation services are not covered under the tour package.
    Unforeseen Expenses: Any additional costs arising due to natural calamities, unforeseen circumstances, or any other factors beyond our control are not included in the package.
Good to Know

Essential Information - Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour

Mount Kailash: Celebrating the Saga Dawa Festival

The Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour occurs yearly on the full moon day of the fourth Tibetan lunar month at the sacred Mount Kailash. Devotees worldwide gather here to celebrate the Saga Dawa Festival, commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and Nirvana of Sakyamuni Buddha. The main celebration for 2024 is scheduled for May 23rd at Tarbuche, the starting point of Kailash Kora.

Join the Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Trip: A Spiritual Journey

Our Kailash Saga, Dawa Festival trip begins in Kathmandu, Nepal, and leads you through picturesque Tibetan villages to reach Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. This spiritual journey culminates in the 3-day Kailash Kora, a ritual walk around Mount Kailash.

Immersion in Tibetan Culture

The tour is more than just a journey across landscapes; it’s a deep dive into the richness of Tibetan culture. Participate in traditional Tibetan activities led by a qualified Tibetan Lama from a nearby monastery.

Travel Arrangements for the Kailash Festival Tour

At Trek Nepal Himalayas Pvt Ltd, we handle all necessary arrangements for the Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Adventure, including visa, Tibet travel permit, accommodation, transportation, and staffing. We also offer personal helper and pony options for those who may find the Kailash Kora challenging.

An Alternative Route to Mount Kailash Tour

For those interested in exploring more Tibet, we offer an alternative route to Mount Kailash as part of the Kailash Saga Dawa Tour. Start your journey in Lhasa City, explore the famous Potala Palace, and traverse high passes and historical Tibetan cities before reaching Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar.

A Celebration of Life and Spirituality

Join us for the Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour and experience a festival that is not just a celebration of significant events in the life of Buddha but also a testament to the deep spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism.

Embark on the best Mount Kailash Tour.

Discover the divine, experience the energy, and join the Saga Dawa Festival with our Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour. Your journey towards enlightenment begins here.

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