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Duration: 16 Days
Trekking Days: 13 Days

Saga Dawa Festival is most distinguished Tibetan Buddhist festival - Saga Dawa festival is considerably illustrious among the people of various corners of the universe. Millions of them might have dreamt of bond with it as participants of this festival once in a lifetime. The suggested tour is ideal choice for those specific group having only limited time and no more interest for adventurous hard-hitting treks.

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. 

 

Itinerary

 

Day 01 arrival at T TIA , and transfer to hotel. O/N at hotel. 

Day 02 City tour including Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath, Swoyambhu & Kathmandu Durbar Square. O/N at hotel. 

Day 03 Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Nepal/China Friendship Bridge and drive to Zhangmu, and O/N at hotel. 

Day 04 Drive to Paigutso Lake, and Tented camp. 

Day 05 Drive to Saga, and tented camp. 

Day 06 Drive to Paryang (Guesthouse or tented camp). 

Day 07 Drive to Manasarovar (short-Visit Trugo Gompa, Gossul Gompa, Chiu Gompa, camp near this Gompa) - Camp 

Day 08 Drive to Tirthapuri, and tented camp. 

Day 09 Drive to Darchen (Guesthouse or Camp). 

Day 10 Trek to Tarboche (Saga Dawa Festival). Camp. 

Day 11 Trek to Derapuk (Camp). 

Day 12 Dolma La Pass (5600m.) and trek to Zudulpuk Gompa (Camp). 

Day 13 Trek to Darchen; and drive to Tirthapuri (Camp). 

Day 14: Drive to Manasarovar Lake (Chiu Gompa) - (Camp). 

Day 15 Drive to Paryang (Guesthouse or Camp). 

Day 16 Drive to Saga (Camp). 

Day 17 Drive to Nyalam (Guesthouse). 

Day 18 Drive to Nyalam -Zhangmu - Kathmandu (Hotel). 

Day 19 Sightseeing tour at Patan & Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Hotel) 

Day 20 Departure.

Whats Included

 

  • Kathmandu : Airport -Hotel-Airport transfer
  • 4 night hotel in Kathmandu with tourist standard Hotel with B/B Plan Meal: 
  • All meal during the trek Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, tea/coffee as Guide recommended 
  • 1 porter per 2 member (15 )kgs each for member equipments
  • Entry/Permit Fees and National Park fees of respective Areas 
  • 2 way bus /flight ticket from Kathmandu for Member and necessary staffs
  • Necessary  equipment,/Medical insurance for Nepali staff  
  • All accommodation during the trek best available hotel/guesthouse 
  • Farewell dinner with typical Nepali 

Whats not Included

  • PERSONAL equipment for Trekking & Climbing
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation incase needed
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips)
  • Bar bills & Beverage
  • Extra cost for bad whether or change flight with helicopter
  • Any other extra service

Equipments

Footwear

Trekking or running shoes

Camp shoes or thongs

Socks-polypropylene

 

Clothing

Down or fiber - filled jacket

Jumper or pile jacket

Hiking shorts (for men) or skirt

Waterproof jacket, poncho or umbrella

Hiking pants

T-shirts or blouses

Underwear

Sun hat

Swimwear (optional)

 

Other Equipments

Rucksack

Sleeping bag

Water bottle

Torch (flashlight), batteries & bulbs

 

Miscellaneous Items

Toilet articles

Toilet paper & cigarette lighter

Small knife

Sunblock (SPF 15-plus)

Towel

Laundry soap

Medical and first-aid kit

Pre-moistened towelettes

Sewing kit

 

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