Saga Dawa Festival


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Festival will take place at Tarboche on the first day of trekking. This is the most important festival of Mt Kailash, celebrating the enlightenment of Buddha. It takes place every year at full moon of the fourth lunar month. A giant flagpole is ritually taken down and the prayer flags are changed for new ones. After the flagpole is upright again, the Tibetans try to tell the future by watching its position. If the pole is erected straight it will mean happiness for all of Tibet .

Starting Point: Kerung

Ending Point: Kerung

Duration: 18Days

Lodging: Hotel/Tented camp

Difficulty Level: Challenging

Maximum Altitude: 5613m

Best time: Autumn/Spring/Summer



# 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu & Tibet   On BB Plan as above  

# Full Board Camping trek as per program

# Experienced guide, porters to carry luggage [2 trekkers:1 porter]

# Staff  salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging, 

#Tibet permit & entrance fee, Tibet visa

# sightseeing in Tibet with English spoken guide as per itinerary above

#  All land [Nepal-Tibet] private transportation including airport pickup/drop

# All necessary paper works

# Travel and rescue arrangements, All taxes

# China Custom formalities


# All personal expenses 

#Travel & health insurance

#Lunch & drinks 

# Medical expenses, Rescue charge if applicable 

# Travel and rescue insurance, personal expenses & equipments [phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.]

#Extra expenses occurring due to illness. Accident. Road blockage, Landslides. Snow fall and floods etc to hire extra transport and facilities etc

#Nepal re-entry visa

# Monastery & monument fee in Tibet


# Any extra cost which is not mentioned above


Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel [1336m] 


Day 2 Preparation and arrangement of Tibet Travel permit 


Day 3 Drive to Kerung [ 3500m] via Shyabrubesi 


Day 4 Acclimatization day


Day 5 Drive to Saga [ 4450m]


Day 6 Drive to Manosarovar lake [ 4580m]


Day 7 Drive to Darchen


Day 8 From Saga to Paryang


Day 9 From Paryang to Darchen


Day 10 Start of the Kora [Camp] 


Day 11 Continue of the Kora [Camp] 


Day 12 Continue and end of the Kora in Darchen


Day 13 Attend to the Saga Dawa festival 


Day 14 Short drive & start Kalilash kora [ Trek ] [ 4900m]


Day 15 Trek to Zuthulpuk [4760m]  via Dolma-La pass [ 5613m]


Day 16 A short trek then drive to Saga/Kerung


Day 17 Drive to Kathmandu


Day 18 Depart Kathmandu

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