Saga Dawa Festival Tour
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Saga Dawa Festival Tour is definitely a definitive journey for all lovers Hindus and Buddhists as the mountain is consecrated to Hindus and Buddhists God in shelter is accepted to drop to the mortal world on this day.
Incense is blazed in vast scales and picnicking is delighted in general society parks. The fifteenth day of the fourth month on the Tibetan calendar is said to be the birthday of Sakyamuni, and the day when he passed on and achieved Nirvana. Throughout this period, countless individuals turn their petition to God wheels in the city in Lhasa and sing and move toward the evening.
Saga Dawa Festival on June 12 marks the birth, transcendence and passing of Sakyamuni. Travelers and common people will visit Lhasa, Mt. Kailash and other heavenly destinations and the celebration is seen by turning petition to God wheels, climbing banners, performing custom move having vegan nourishment. People performers will perform Tibetan convention; they will pay their reverence to Buddha, watch a veggie lover control, and cease from murdering local creatures.
Day 1: Welcome at Kathmandu Airport
We will be present there at airport for your convenience to greet you and transfer to your desired hotel. As you become comfortable and freshen up after your long journey, you will be asked to pay your visit at our office for a briefing about your program. You will have meeting with your trekking guide and discuss about the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Nyalam (3,750m).
Today our journey begins at right on time morning, take a breakfast at Dhulikhel, one and half hour drive from office. After breakfast we begin our journey with the downhill waterway valley of Sunkoshi and Bhotekoshi. We touch base at the outskirt about 11:00 am. After migration customs at the Nepal side you will drive further to Zhangmu. Here, additionally migration conventions from the Chinese side. From Zhangmu two and half hours head to reach Nyalam. Overnight at visitor house,
Day 03: Acclimatization day at Nyalam (3,750m). Overnight at guest house,
Day 04: Nyalam to Saga (4,640m):
On the first long driving day over the sandy and rough place where there is Tibet, different things like lake, travelers pursuing many yaks and sheep keep you occupied. Late evening you will cross Bhramha Purtra River approach to normal Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for overnight.
Day 05: Saga to Paryang (4,540m) 230 km 7-8 hrs
Jeeps and trucks move on the wide valley accompanying streams and touching place that is known for yaks and sheep. Far south you can see snow secured tops close-by you, bunches of rough crests and sand hills provide for you a perfect world. Relies on upon season, migrants and other portable businesspeople are attired by wonderful universal outfit, holding up your landing with hot tea and different supplies alongside enormous grin.
Day 06: Drive Paryang to Manasarover (4540m)
Today is the longest driving day (277km) begins with loaded with fervor, by the late evening you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Mansarovar. Here, a little town close-by Lake Mansarovar
Day 07: Manasarovar to Tarchen or Tarboche (4700 m)
Day 08: Attend to the Saga Dawa Festival at Tarboche
Day 09: Tarchen to Dira Puk (5000m)
After breakfast, leave to Tarchen (beginning stage for Kailash Parikrama). It is one of the energizing days strolling along the wonderful rough bluffs; waterfalls with a few mists liberated blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is all over the place with huge amounts of gift to you. Time to time the substance of Mt. Kailash will be continued showing up.
Day 10: Cross Dolmala pass and trek down to Zuthul Puk
Proceed Parikrama over Dolmala pass (5650m) this day is Hardest yet Holiest day of your journey Yatra: Once you achieve the top, simply do the holiest offering and take a seat for reflection to disregard yourself. When your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are en route. By the late evening you will arrive at Zuthal Puk (the hole of Miracles. The incredible parsimonious Milerappa should have performed supernatural occurrences here).
Day 11: Zuthal Puk - Tarchen - Mansarovar (4540m)
After having breakfast, trek further for 10 km. (4 - 5 hrs) to land at the outcome purpose of Parikrama where jeeps should be holding up to drive the pioneers once more to Mansarovar.
Day 12: Mansarovar to Paryang (4540m), about 8 hours drive. Overnight in Guest house of tented Camp.
Day 13: Paryang to Saga (4640m), about 8 hours drive. Overnight at Guest house of tented Camp.
Day 14: Saga to Nyalam.
After having breakfast, we begin our trip by drive which takes about 8 hours. Overnight at Guest house,
Day 15: Nyalam to Kathamndu:
Today is the last day of our Sanga Dawa celebration venture. After taking breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu which takes about 8 hours.
Day 16: Free day in Kathmandu
Today you will have a free day in Kathmandu valley. Have some rest in your hotel. You can also take a leisurely stroll over the streets and buy some souvenirs and remembering from Nepal. You can also visit sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and essentially enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square reflecting the ancient Nepalese culture are highlighted on our guided tour. At evening we will have a typical Nepali dinner accompanied with cultural shows in Hotel.
Day 17: Final Departure Airport
Today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. We will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.
- Hotel, arrival/departure transfer
- All necessary Tibet travel permits
- Getting Chinese visa and Tibet Travel permit
- Tibet Overland Transfer by Private Land Cruiser (4WD Toyota)
- Accommodation in Tibet on twin sharing basis
- Daily Breakfast
- English speaking Tibetan guide
- All fees for sightseeing and Monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
- All applicable taxes and service charges
- Accommodation and any services in Kathmandu
- Chinese visa fee, Air Fare, Travel insurance
- Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
- Extra expenses if incase political and natural problem
- Tips for guides and driver
- Nepal visa fee
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Trip Facts and Figures
Tour Duration: 17 days
Joining in: Kathmandu Nepal
Trip Grade: Moderate
Maximum Altitude: (5,245m)
Best time: Autumn (August, Sept, Oct), spring (March April) summer (May, June July)
Guide: Government certified tour & trekking Guide
Lodging: Twin sharing guest house/hotel accommodation private room. during the trekking sleeping on the tent, single supplement will be available by single supplement fee.
Food: Breakfasts Lunch and dinners (typical Tibetan cuisine )
Extend your Holiday
Saga Dawa Festival Tour do not included any services in Kathmandu like hotels, tour and trekking in Nepal, but on your request we can help you to get any level of accommodation, Airport pick up, arrangements of Trekking, Day Hiking, Sightseeing and Cultural Tour , Rafting, Jungle Safari, Flight, Paragliding, Car Rental and more.
Accommodations in Tibet
All accommodation lodgings have been chosen for their standard of hygiene, standard of service, location and food quality. All accommodation is based on twin sharing basis, during your tour we will use Hotel Flora or Snowland in Lhasa, Single supplement will be provided on request it cost US$ 120 Single Supplement Fee.
If clients want to use deluxe and best accommodations available, we can upgrade the accommodation on the tour as per your request, in Lhasa can use budget to 5 star hotel available to upgrade the tour please contact us
Meals in the Tour
Every day's breakfast is included in the package. This will be a dish of Tibetan or continental origin cooked by the lodgings you stay at. Lunch, dinner and any extra food are up to you; as a rough guide, budget USD 12 to USD 18 per day
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