Saga Dawa Festival Tour | Tibet-Mount Kailash Trekking - Guaranteed Departure 2023
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Saga Dawa Festival Tour | Tibet-Mount Kailash Trekking - Guaranteed Departure 2023

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 June 4th, 2023.


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
Spring (May-June)
Transportation by
Domestic flights and private vehicle

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# Option 1
Simikot – Mount Kailash Trekking back via Overland to Kathmandu – 19 Days (Guaranteed Departure)
 
Outlined Itinerary 
Day 01; May 24, 2023: Arrival in Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel. O/N at Kathmandu Guest House.
Day 02; May 25, 2023: Kathmandu Visa Preparation Day and guided Sightseeing tour. O/N at Kathmandu Guest House.
Day 03; May 26, 2023: Departure: Evening Fly to Nepalgunj, Hotel Siddhartha or Hotel Star Light
Day 04; May 27, 2023: Fly to Simikot (2950m) 45m. Trek to Dharapori, Camping
Day 05; May 28, 2023: Trek to Kermi (2800m) / 6 hrs, Camping
Day 06; May 29, 2023: Trek to Yalbang (3100m) / 7 hrs, camping
Day 07; May 30, 2023: Trek to Tumkot (3200m) / 7 hrs, Camping
Day 08; May 31, 2023: Trek to Thado Dhunga (3500m) / 7 hrs, Camping
Day 09; June 1, 2023: Trek to Hilsa (3700m) – 4 hrs / Drive to Purang (3900m), Guesthouse
Day 10; June 2, 2023: Drive to Manasarover (4500m) / 3 hrs drive, Guesthouse
Day 11; June 3, 2023: Chiu Gompa visit / Mansarover Circumambulation on vehicle / Drive to Darchen, Guesthouse
Day 12; June 4, 2023: Drive to Tarboche and Enjoy Saka Dawa Festival with local Tibetan. Guesthouse
Day 13; June 5, 2023: Kailash trek  to Diraphuk (4800m) / 7 hrs, Guesthouse
Day 14; June 6, 2023: Kailash trek over Dolma La pass (5600m) to Dzutulphuk (4600m) / 9 hrs, Guesthouse
Day 15; June 7, 2023: Kailash trek ends at Mani wall / 3 hrs then drive to Horchu (4500m), Guesthouse
Day 16; June 8, 2023: Drive to Saga (4200m) / 7 hrs, Hotel 3*
Day 17; June 9, 2023: Drive to Kyirong (3900m) / 6 hrs then exit border / Drive to Syabru. Guesthouse
Day 18; June 10, 2023: Drive to Kathmadu. O/N at Kathmandu Guest House.
Day 19; June 11, 2023: Final Departure from Kathmandu
 
Group Joining Trip Cost: USD 4370 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 deluxe accommodation at 4* hotel 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 – Mount Kailash – Kathmandu Overland Tour – 16 Days (Guaranteed Departure)
 
Outlined Itinerary
Day 01; May 27, 2023: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. O/N at Kathmandu Guest House.
Day 02; May 28, 2023: Kathmandu - guided Sightseeing tour. O/N at Kathmandu Guest House.
Day 03; May 29, 2023: Kathmandu finish visa preparation, O/N at Kathmandu Guest House.
Day 04; May 30, 2023: Departure from Kathmandu to Kyirong via Rasuwagadi border, Camping
Day 05; May 31, 2023: Kyirong acclimatization day, Camping
Day 06; June 1, 2023: Drive to Saga (4200m), camping
Day 07; June 2, 2023: Drive to Manasarover (4500m) / 7 hrs drive, Camping
Day 08; June 3, 2023: Chiu Gompa visit / Mansarover Circumambulation on vehicle / Drive to Darchen, Camping
Day 09; June 4, 2023: Day 09: Drive to Tarboche and Enjoy Saka Dawa Festival with local Tibetan. Camping
Day 10; June 5, 2023: Kailash trek  to Diraphuk (4800m) / 7 hrs, Camping
Day 11; June 6, 2023: Kailash trek over Dolma La pass (5600m) to Dzutulphuk (4600m) / 9 hrs, Camping
Day 12; June 7, 2023: Kailash trek ends at Mani wall / 3 hrs then drive to Horchu (4500m), Camping
Day 13; June 8, 2023: Drive to Saga (4200m) / 7 hrs, Camping
Day 14; June 9, 2023: Drive to Kyirong (3900m) / 6 hrs then exit border / Drive to Syabru. Camping
Day 15; June 10, 2023: Drive to Kathmadu. O/N at Kathmandu Guest House.
Day 16; June 11, 2023: Final Departure from Kathmandu.
 
Group Joining Trip Cost: USD 3335 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 deluxe accommodation at 4* hotel 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 *
2023-05-24 to 2023-06-11 USD 4,370
EUR 3.933
SFr 4.152
Trip is guaranteed
2023-05-27 to 2023-06-11 USD 4,370
EUR 3.933
SFr 4.152
Trip is guaranteed
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.




Saga Dawa Festival Tour | Tibet-Mount Kailash Trekking - Guaranteed Departure 2023


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