Lake Manasarova, one of the highest fresh water lakes of the world, is over 20 kilometers to the southeast of Mount Kailash with a total surface area of 400 square kilometers. This placid lake is a vast expanse of pristine water, absolutely beautiful under the vast and clear sky. The legend has it that Goddess Woma bathed in the lakeAfter the triumphant rise of Buddhism in Tibet in the 11th century, the lake was given a Buddhist name “Manasarova”, meaning “perpetually invincible”. Thereafter, the lake has been regarded as a gift from Buddha with cleansing and redeeming power that will bring spiritual and physical well-being. Many of them have harbored the wish of bathing in the lake for many years. There are four holy bathing spots around the lake respectively named Lotus, Fragrance, Purification and Faith. Bathing at each spot while trekking around the lake would redeem different sins. The mysterious powers of Lake Manasarova are believed to be just as great as those of the towering Mount Kailash.
Day 1: Day 1 Arrive and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Evening briefing.
Day 2: Visa process & Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley. O/N Hotel.
Day 3: Packing and checking of bicycles O/N Hotel
Day 4: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa. O/N Hotel
Day 5: Sightseeing and tour preparation. Overnight in hotel
Day 6: Sightseeing and tour preparation. Overnight in hotel.
Day 7: Bike to Below Khambala Pass. O/N Camping
Day 8: Bike to Nakatse. O/N Camping
Day 9: Cycle to Gyantse.( Visit Pelche Monastery) O/N Hotel
Day 10: Cycle to Shigatse.( Tashilhunpo Monastery) O/N Hotel
Day 11: Cycle to Lhatse. O/N Lhatse Hotel.
Day 12: Cycle to Sangsang.( KM 90-100) O/N Camping
Day 13: Cycle to Raka. ( KM 110-130) O/N Camping.
Day 14: Cycle to Saga. ( Km 80-100) O/N Guest House.
Day 15: Cycle to Basaguke ( Km 110-120) O/N Camping.
Day 16: Cycle to Zhongpa. ( Km 100-110) O/N Camping.
Day 17: Cycle to Baryang. ( Km 100-110) O/N Guest House.
Day 18: Cycle to Mayum La ( Km 120-130) O/N Camping.
Day 19: Cycle to Horchu. ( Km 100-130) O/N Camping
Day 20: Cycle to Dharchen.( Km 80-100) O/N Guest House.
Day 21-23 Mt. Kailash Circle. O/N Camping.
Day 24: Cycle Or Drive to Baryang. (Same way Back) O/N Camping.
Day 25: Cycle Or Drive to Saga. (Same way back) O/N Camping.
Day 26: Cycle to Peiku Tso.( Km 100-120) O/N Camping)
Day 27: Cycle to Khozo.Front (View Mt Shishapangma. (Km 70-100)Camping
Day 28: Cycle to Below Tongla.( Km 100-120) O/N Camping.
Day 29: Cycle to Nyalam. (Km 80-100) O/N Camping
Day 30: Our last day in Tibet, cycle downhill towards the border Zangmu and enter Nepal through Kodari. Approx. 3-4 hours biking, we will have lunch before Barabise and we ride till Dolalghat and then a van will transfer us to hotel in Dhulikhel. Approx. 2 hours. Overnight in lodge. The last day party will be held in the hotel. Don’t forget to enjoy the sunrise early morning. Distance: 127km, Altitude: 1500m
Day 31: T he last day of our biking around the valley rim brings us to Kathmandu. We will transfer you to hotel. Approx. 2 hours bike duration. Distance: 32km, Altitude: 1300m
Day 32: Departure to the Airport
- Air ticket-Kathmandu to Lhasa
- Tibetan guide, Nepali cycling guide cum mechanic
- support vehicles Toyota Land cruiser
- Tibet visa, entrance fees/permit all over Tibet
- Yak & Yak man hire for Round Kailash
- On 12 plus paying pax, group leader will get 50% discount.
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on room only basis but Tibet accommodation is on full board basis.
- Airport tax in Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Bikes, soft/hard drinks
- Emergency evacuation fee
- Insurance and items of personal nature.