Saga Dawa Festival Tour

(Nepalgunj – Simikot-Mount Kailash-Exit Zhangmu)

Saga Dawa Festival TourSaga Dawa festival tour is best considered for those who aspire to explore little wider and experience little harderbeing close with nature.

This program is mainly focused on visiting Mt Kailash and Lake Mansarovar with three days Kailash Kora. Mount Kailash is located in Western Tibet, at an altitude of (6714m.) above sea level. It is the most sacred mountain for both Hindus and Buddhists and is the abode of Samvara, or Demchok in Tibetan, the wrathful meditational deity who is the Buddhist tantric aspect of great compassion.

For Tibetan Bon followers, whose custom it is to circumambulate anti-clockwise, it is the abode of Lord Tonpa Shenrab. For Hindus, it is the abode of Shiva, the destroyer of evil. Jains also hold Mount Kailash sacred .

After impressive flight from Kathmandu that bring you Nepalgunj. Yet again, you will fly to Simikot, from where trekking trip commences with dramatic landscapes up to Sher (Nepal - Tibet boarder).

Your journey will further be enhanced with soaring natural sight giving you blissful and never- ending experience.

Saga Dawa Festival Tour Itinerary - 20 Days

Day 01: Flight Kathmandu to Nepalgunj Airport, and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Flight Nepalgunj – Simikot; Trek to Dharapuri (Camp)
Day 03: Trek to Kermi (Camp)
Day 04: Trek to Yangar (Yalabang Gompa) (Camp)
Day 05: Trek to Muchu (or Yalabang to Tumkot Khola) (Camp)
Day 06: Trek to Yari (Camp)
Day 07: Trek to Sher; drive to Purang (hotel)
Day 08: Drive to Manasarovar (short-Visit Trugo Gompa, Gossul Gompa, Chiu Gompa, camp near this Gompa) - 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: Dölma La Pass (5600m.) and trek to Zudulpuk Gompa (Camp)
Day 13: Trek to Darchen; and drive to Tirthapuri (Camp)
Day 14: Drive to Toling (Guesthouse or Camp)
Day 15: Drive to Tsaparang and back to Tholing (Ghesthouse or Camp)
Day 16: Drive to Manasarovar Lake (Chiu Gompa) - (Camp)
Day 17: Drive to Paryang (Guesthouse or Camp)
Day 18: Drive to Saga (Camp)
Day 19: Drive to Nyalam (Guesthouse)
Day 20: Drive to Nyalam -Zhangmu – Kathmandu (Hotel)

What does our package tour price include?

  • Flights (Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Simikot) as per above program.
  • Special trekking permits for Nepal part.
  • Porters and mules from Simikot to Hilsa boarder
  • Land Transfer by Jeep in Tibet Part.
  • Supporter Truck.
  • Chinese visa, and Tibet travel permit.
  • English speaking guide during the tour.
  • Twin sharing accommodation as per tour program.
  • Camping gears for Kailash tour like two men tent/dining tent/kitchen tent/toilet tent & all kitchen gears.
  • Full board meal during the camping section.
  • Yak and Yak men for Mt. Kailash cora, Nepali guide, cook, helpers.

What doesn’t include in our package tour price?

Cold drinks, alcoholic beverages, Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Tibet (besides camping section), Nepal visa, Nepal Re- entry visa, Travel insurance, tips for guide, porters, driver, and yak men.

Saga Dawa Festival Tour Itinerary - 13 Days

Day 01:Kathmandu-Dram-Nyalam (3750mts/185km) Guest house on full board
Day 02: Drive to Saga (4600mts/ 280km) Camp on full board
Day 03: Drive to Baryang (4750mts/235km). Camp on full board
Day 04: Drive to Lake Mansaorvar (4572mts/ 230km). Camp on full board
Day 05: Drive to Dharpo. Camp on full board. (4660mts/25km)
Day 06: Visit Saga Dawa festival. Camp
Day 07: Start Trek to Dira Phuk (5010mts/18km 4900Mt) Camp on full board
Day 08: Trek to Drolmala campsite (5200mts/15km) Camp on full board
Day 09: Trek to Darchen (4660mts/18km) and drive to Lake Mansarovar (4572mts/20km). Camp on full board
Day 10: Drive to Baryang (4750mts/230km). Camp on full board
Day 11: Drive to Saga (4600mts/235km). Camp on full board
Day 12: Drive to Nyalam (3750mts/280km). Guest house on full board
Day 13: Drive to Zhangmu – Kathmandu (Hotel) (1300mts/193km).

What does our package tour price include?

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the program
  • Full board meal during the camping section.
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries,
  • All necessary Tibet entry and road permits,
  • 1 Local Tibetan English speaking guide,
  • Transportation by 4500 Toyota landcruiser & 1 Support truck for camping equipment & staffs,
    Professional cook and assistants,
  • All camping equipment except sleeping bags,
  • Different kinds of snacks including dried and fresh fruit, biscuit, cheese, candies, chocolate etc during the trek,
  • All camping fees,
  • Kailash and Mansarovor conservation fee,
  • Pack Yaks and Yak men for the trek,
  • Oxygen in case needed
  • Supporter Transport.

Sagadwa Festival Tour Itinerary - 21 Days

Day 01: Drive early morning to Kodari boarder, proceed to Nyalam, overnight at guest house.
Day 02: Rest day in Nyalam for acclimatization, overnight at guest house
Day 03: Drive from Nyalam To Tingri, overnight at the guest house
Day 04: Drive from Tingri to Rongbuk night at the Guest house
Day 05: Day excursion to Everest Base Camp and back to Tingri, overnight at guest house
Day 06: Drive from Tingri to Paigutso lake, night at Guest House
Day 07: Drive from Paigutso Lake to Saga, night at guest house
Day 08: Drive from Saga to Paryang, night at guest house
Day 09: Drive from Paryang to Tarboche (or Darchen) – Guest house or Camp (get guest houses might be overbooked due to festival, if guest houses are not available, we will use Tents)
Day 10: attend to the Saga Dawa at Tarboche – Camp
Day 11: Start to the Kora, night camp at Dira Puk – Camp
Day 12: Continue Parikarma over Drom La Pass, night camp at Zutul Puk – Camp
Day 13: End Parikarma and early in the afternoon leave for Tholing and Tsaparang, camp
Day 14: Arrive Tholing and start the visit, night at guest house
Day 15: Continue the visit of the Monasteries, night at guest house
Day 16: Drive to Manasarovar, night camp possibly at Chiu Gompa – Guest house
Day 17: Tour of the lake, night at Guest House
Day 18: Drive from Manasarovar to Paryang, night at guest house
Day 19: Drive from Paryang to Saga, night at guest house
Day 20: Drive from Saga to Nyalam, night at guest house
Day 21: Drive from Nyalam to Kathmandu

What does our package tour price include?

  • Best available guest houses and camp as per itinerary, daily breakfast during guest house stay
  • Guided tour as per the itinerary with all entry & travel permit & Special fee, permit for Guge kingdom
  • Transportation by Land cruiser as required by the itinerary in Tibet with support truck.
  • Camping arrangement while doing Kora and for Guge Kingdom with all meals
  • Required yak & yak driver during trek.

Cost Exclude:

  • Hotel accommodation and sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Airport departure tax, All expenses of personal nature
  • Personal insurance
  • Nepal reentry visa [please obtain multiple entry visa)
  • Emergency evacuation due to any natural calamity or unforeseen events
  • Sleeping bag & personal down Jackets
  • Tibet visa



Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar Tour Programmes

Best Season Trip Days Starting Ending Point Name of the Trip

Jun - Sep 31 Days Simikot - Lhasa Simikot-Mt. Kailash-Tsaparang-Lhasa Trekking

May - Sep 15 Days Zhangmu - Zhangmu Zhangmu / Mt. Kailash / Zhangmu

May - Sep 20/13/21 Days Simikot - Zhangmu Saga Dawa Festival Tour