Kailash Manasarovar - In Pursuit of Spirituality (Overland)
Duration: 13 Days 12 Nights
The tour to Mt.Kailash and Lake Manasarovar is considered the most sacred and revered pilgrimage for Hindus, Jains and Buddhists alike. Travels in the subcontinent can’t get remoter, tougher or more spiritual than this incredible journey to Mt. Kailash in Tibet - the abode of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Mt.Kailash claimed to be the apex of the Hindu religious axis, is also one of the highest mountains in Tibet at 22,022 feet. Lake Manasarovar, at 14,950 feet is also said to be one of the highest fresh water lakes in the world.
Visit to Pashupatinath temple which is one of the oldest Hindu Temples in Nepal and World Unesco Heritage Site and Sleeping Vishnu / Budhanilkantha Temple, the largest stone carved statue of Lord Vishnu in Nepal.
Overnight stay at Kyirong the 'Valley of Happiness', a beyul (hidden land) famed for its warm climate and as the gateway to Nepal. Abode to beautiful monasteries, villages and alpine scenery of the Himalayan valley.
Day drive over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, passing enchantingly beautiful lakes, watch nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep, cross the bridge over the Brahmaputra River, called the Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet to reach Saga