Kailash Saga Dawa Festival Tour

Duration: 13 Days   |  

Kailash Saga Dawa festival is a significant Tibetan Buddhist festival, celebrates every year on the full Moon day of the fourth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar.

Grandest Kailash Saga Dawa festival tour takes us to the holy Mount Kailash during the biggest Tibetan festival of the year. Kailash Saga Dawa festival celebrated the day of Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. It attracts thousands of pilgrims from all around Tibet, India, Nepal and the world. We will see the greatest diversity of Tibetan national dress as people wear their best clothes for the Saga Dawa festival.

Kailash Saga Dawa festival tour includes 3-day trekking around Mount Kailash as well. This is a pilgrimage route that every Buddhist and hindu wants to complete at least once in a lifetime. On the first day of trek we will reach the main celebration area where we will see the change of the poles. During the second day of the trek around Mount Kailash we will walk over the highest pass of the trek – Dolma la pass (5,640 meters/ 18,600 ft). The third day of the trek will go along mountain streams through gorgeous valley.

Tibet Kailash Saga Dawa Group Tour 2020 to Mount Kailash: June 2020. Saga Dawa festival tour (May 25th – June 9th 2020) April 15th of the Tibetan Lunar Calendar).

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival Lhasa (3,660 meters). Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 02Sightseeing tour in Lhasa. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 03Sightseeing tour in Lhasa. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 04Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse (3,900m) 380km / 6 hours. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 05Drive to Lhatse (4,050m) 150 km / 3 hours. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 06Drive to Saga (4,450m)300 km / 6 hours. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 07Drive to Lake Manasarovar (4,600m) 370km / 7 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
  • Day 08The main day of Kailash Saga Dawa Festival in Tarboche valley. We start drive early in the morning and explore festival in Tarboche valley. Drive back to Darchen and Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 09Drive to valley of the God. Start Kailash Kora (trekking 4/5 Hours). Reach at Derapuk (4,900m) and overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 10Second day of Kailash Kora (trekking 7/8 Hours). Reach at Juthulpuk (4,760m) via Dolma La pass (5,623m). Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 11Third day of Kailash Kora is final day of trek (trekking 3 hours / 6 hours drive). We trek from Juthulpuk to Darchen where our Van will be waiting for us. We drive back to Saga after collecting holy Jal/water from Manasarovar Lake.
  • Day 12Drive from Saga to Kerung (3,500m), 5/6 hours drive. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 13Cross Nepal Tibet Immigration at Kerung. Further drive to Kathmandu with Nepali transportation (6 hours). Transfer to your hotel.
Detail Itinerary


  • All necessary pick up and drops by a private Van or Bus
  • Tibet travel permits
  • Hotel in Lhasa with breakfast, sightseeing with entry fees
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide and crew
  • Kailash permits
  • Guest house and basic hotels with breakfast on the way to Mt. Kailash
  • Three days trekking around Mt. kailash with guide, etc…
  • Transportation by luxury Van/Bus throughout the tour
  • Yaks & Yak men during the trek (circumambulation around Kailash)
  • All necessary travel & trekking permits
  • Medical kit bag and Alpine Eco-Trek's duffle bag
  • Pick up from Kerung boarder to Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinners
  • Train fare and Air tickets
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Your travel insurance
  • Rescue and evacuation service
  • Personal expenses
  • Bottled drinks
  • Tips for staffs
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances.


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