Saga Dawa Festival and Mt. Kailash Tour via Simikot Fixed Departure 2019
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Saga Dawa Festival and Mt. Kailash Tour via Simikot Fixed Departure 2019

Days: 19 / Difficulty: 5 of 5 (Very Strenuous)

Saga Dawa Festival at mount Kailash is observed as one of the most important festival in Buddhist society all over the world. This festival held each year on the full moon day of the fourth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar (May / June). This festival is celebrated in honor of Sakyamuni's enlightenment. And this auspicious day coincide with three important events in Buddha's life, Birth, Nirvana and death.

Saga Dawa Festival at Mt. Kailash on 17th June 2019.
 
Trip Facts
Duration: 19 days     
Starting: Simikot, Humla
Ending: Kyirong/Lhasa
Grade: Moderate / Hard
Highest access of the trek: 4345m Humla in Nepal, 5630m Mt. Kailash in Tibet
Culture: Chettries, Tibetans
Mode of trekking: Camping trek only
Himalayan sights: Mt. Saipal, Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurla Mandata
Most attraction of the Trek: Rich culture, adventure, scenic beauty, civilization, Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar.


Fact of the Trek

Trek Region
Simikot-Humla, Tibet
Type of Trek
Trekking
Duration
19 Days
Highest Elevation
5630 m
Grade
Strenuous
Meals
Full board during the trekking & tour
Accomodations
3* Hotel in Kathmandu, tented accommodation during the trek/tour
Best Season
Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov), Spring (March-April-May) & Monsoon (June-July-August)
Transportation by
Domestic flights and private vehicle

# Option 1
Simikot – Kailash Trekking back via Overland to Kathmandu – 19 Days (Guaranteed Departure)
 
Outlined Itinerary 
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel, Hotel Marshyangdi
Day 02: Kathmandu Visa Preparation Day and Sightseeing tour, Hotel Marshyangdi
Day 03: Departure: Evening Fly to Nepalgunj, Hotel Siddhartha
Day 04: Fly to Simikot (2950m) 45m. Trek to Dharapori, Camping
Day 05: Trek to Kermi (2800m) / 6 hrs, Camping
Day 06: Trek to Yalbang (3100m) / 7 hrs, camping
Day 07: Trek to Tumkot (3200m) / 7 hrs, Camping
Day 08: Trek to Thado Dhunga (3500m) / 7 hrs, Camping
Day 09: Trek to Hilsa (3700m) – 4 hrs / Drive to Purang (3900m), Guesthouse
Day 10: Drive to Manasarover (4500m) / 3 hrs drive, Guesthouse
Day 11: Chiu Gompa visit / Mansarover Circumambulation on vehicle / Drive to Darchen, Guesthouse
Date: 17th June 2019: Day 12: Drive to Tarboche and Enjoy Saka Dawa Festival with local Tibetan. Guesthouse
Day 13: Kailash trek  to Diraphuk (4800m) / 7 hrs, Guesthouse
Day 14: Kailash trek over Dolma La pass (5600m) to Dzutulphuk (4600m) / 9 hrs, Guesthouse
Day 15: Kailash trek ends at Mani wall / 3 hrs then drive to Horchu (4500m), Guesthouse
Day 16: Drive to Saga (4200m) / 7 hrs, Hotel 3*
Day 17: Drive to Kyirong (3900m) / 6 hrs then exit border / Drive to Syabru. Guesthouse
Day 18: Drive to Kathmadu. Hotel Marshyangdi
Day 19: Final Departure
 
Group Joining Trip Cost: USD 3600 Per Person
 
Trip Cost Includes:
1. Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Simikot Flight fare
2. 1 Night Nepalgunj Hotel on MAP plan
3. Restricted area permit of Humla region
4. Kitchen crews and Nepalese guide and camping supporters
5. Mule and mule driver for porterage during trekking in Nepal side
6. All camping equipment
7. Border clearance fees and porterage charge
8. Local English Speaking Tibetan Guide
9. All hotel and guesthouse stays in Tibet
10. Full board food
11. All monastery and local entrance fees
12. Yak and Yak man during Kailash trek
13. Oxygen, gamov bag and first aid kit for altitude problem
14. All transportation by Van or Bus as per group size in Tibet
15.  Rasuwagadi to Kathmandu transportation by Jeep
16. 3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast. 
17. Sightseeing tour with guide and all entrance fees. 
18. Tibet Visa Fees. 
 
Trip Cost Excludes:
1.     Nepal visa
2.     Personal expenses
3.     Extra beverages & Mineral waters and alcoholic drinks
4.     Travel insurance
5.     Tipping and others which is not mentioned on the above included items

# Option 2: Kathmandu – Kailash – Kathmandu Overland Tour – 16 Days (Gueranteed Departure)
 
Ouotlined Itinerary
 
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Hotel Marshyangdi
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing, Hotel Marshyangdi
Day 03: Kathmandu finish visa preparation, Hotel Marshyangdi
Day 04: Departure from Kathmandu to Kyirong via Rasuwagadi border, Camping
Day 05: Kyirong acclimatization day, Camping
Day 06: Drive to Saga (4200m), camping
Day 07: Drive to Manasarover (4500m) / 7 hrs drive, Camping
Day 08: Chiu Gompa visit / Mansarover Circumambulation on vehicle / Drive to Darchen, Camping
Date: 17th June 2019: Day 09: Drive to Tarboche and Enjoy Saka Dawa Festival with local Tibetan. Camping
Day 10: Kailash trek  to Diraphuk (4800m) / 7 hrs, Camping
Day 11: Kailash trek over Dolma La pass (5600m) to Dzutulphuk (4600m) / 9 hrs, Camping
Day 12: Kailash trek ends at Mani wall / 3 hrs then drive to Horchu (4500m), Camping
Day 13: Drive to Saga (4200m) / 7 hrs, Camping
Day 14: Drive to Kyirong (3900m) / 6 hrs then exit border / Drive to Syabru. Camping
Day 15: Drive to Kathmadu. Hotel Marshyangdi
Day 16: Final Departure
 
Group Joining Trip Cost: USD 2900 Per Person

Trip Cost Includes:
01. Kathmandu – Rasuwagadi – Kathmandu land transport in Nepal side
02. TIMS and Conservation permit
03. Kitchen crews and Nepalese guide and camping supporters
04. Border clearance fees and porterage charge
05. Local English Speaking Tibetan Guide
06. All hotel and guesthouse stays in Tibet
07. Full board food
08. All monastery and local entrance fees
09. Yak and Yak man during Kailash trek
10. Oxygen, gamov bag and first aid kit for altitude problem
11. All transportation by Van or Bus as per group size in Tibet
12. Rasuwagadi to Kathmandu transportation by Jeep
13. 4 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
14. Sightseeing Tour with guide and all entrance fees. 
15. Tibet Visa Fees. 
 
Trip Cost Excludes:
01.  Nepal visa
02.  Personal expenses
03.  Extra beverages & Mineral waters and alcoholic drinks
04.  Travel insurance
05.  Tipping and others which is not mentioned on the above included items

                                                 Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

Note: The package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste. For more information please e-mail us at snftnepal@yahoo.de

Important: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.  

Dates Price Adult Status *
2019-06-06 to 2019-06-24 USD 3,600
EUR 3.391
SFr 3.611
Trip is guaranteed
2019-06-09 to 2019-06-24 USD 3,600
EUR 3.391
SFr 3.611
Trip is guaranteed
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.




Saga Dawa Festival and Mt. Kailash Tour via Simikot Fixed Departure 2019


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