Highlights: Explore Tibet’s largest and ancient city, Lhasa once a forbidden land. Visit Potala palace, Jokhang temple and ancient monasteries. Take a epic inland drive to Everest base camp and adventure into the remote wilderness of western Tibet where nomads, wild animals and turquoise lakes with stunning mountain view will greet you on every corner. Embark on spiritual camping trek (individual tent and personal cook) to Mt. Kailash, holy mountain revered by Buddhists, Hindus and Jains.
Trip Summary: Mt. Kailash is the most sacred mountain for Buddhist, Hindus and Jains. Pilgrim beliefs circling the Mt. Kailash on foot will washes your sin and brings good fortunes. The trip features visit to historical sites in Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and western Tibet. High altitude inland drive entails visit to ancient monasteries, ruin temples, small villages and beautiful turquoise lakes will woo the travelers. Sunrise view of Mt. Everest from Everest base camp and challenging three days camping trek (individual tent and personal cook) around Mt. Kailash is simply majestic and spiritually rewarding. Pilgrims will inspire you and amazing close view of Mt. Kailash (6338m) (21778 ft.) is priceless. We will drive through many high passes and incredible gorges (2500 meters) eventually reaching the border of Nepal, lush green subtropical region where our journey comes to an end. Stunning mountain views, alpine desert landscape toppled with rich Buddhist cultures is truly a spiritual journey for some and inspiration for others.