Book 16 days Lhasa Kailash tour with best cost to see Tibetan Culture, Heritage including visit to Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Lake.
Lhasa Kailash Tour provides excellent opportunity to see Tibetan Heritage and Culture including all major monuments of Lhasa. Kailash is holiest shrine for Hindus, Buddhist and Jain followers. The overland journey from Lhasa to Kailash explore through the trans-Himalayan terrain of Rooftop of the world while driving to Saga from Lhasa. The view includes rugged landscape, high passes, tranquil Yamdruk Tso, nomad life and ultimately spiritual destination – Kailash and Mansarovar Lake.
Lhasa is also known as “Land of the Gods”. The city has been the religious and administrative capital of Tibet since the mid-17th century. Explore Lhasa visiting major Buddhist and Tibetan Heritage which includes Potala Palace, Norbulinkha Monastery, Sera, Drepung monastery and Jokhang temple. Potala Palace is cultural center and major attractions inside Tibet. Walk through narrow lanes of Barkhor Street to see Tibetan faces with Handicraft items, medicine and Tibetan souvenirs.
Kailash is considered a sacred place in four religon Bön, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. Tibetan Buddhists call it Kangri Rinpoche; ‘Precious Snow Mountain’. Bon texts have many names: Water’s Flower, Mountain of Sea Water, Nine Stacked Swastika Mountain. For Hindus, it is the home of the mountain god Shiva and a symbol of his power symbol om; for Jains it is where their first leader was enlightened; for Buddhists, the navel of the universe; and for adherents of Bon, the abode of the sky goddess Sipaimen.
Lake Manasarovar lies at 4,590 metres (15,060 ft) above mean sea level, a relatively high elevation for a large freshwater lake. In Hinduism, Lake Manasarovar is a personification of purity, and one who drinks water from the lake will go to the abode of Shiva after death. He is believed to be cleansed of all his sins committed over even a hundred lifetimes. Bon religion also associates with the main holy place of Zhang Zhung Meri sacred deity. When Tonpa Shenrab (the founder of Bon religion) visited to Tibet in first time from Tagzig Wolmo Lungring he washed himself in the lake. The lake is very popular in Buddhist literature and associated with many teachings and stories. Buddha, it is reported, stayed and meditated near this lake on several occasions. Lake Manasarovar is also the subject of the meditative Tibetan tradition, “The Jewel of Tibet”. A modern narration and description of the meditation was made popular by Robert Thurman. In Jainism, Lake Manasarovar is associated with the first Tirthankara, Rishabha.
Undertake Lhasa Kailash Tour which provide spectacular view of landscape, lakes, nomad areas and rugged terrain of Tibetan plateau with spiritual and Cultural Hub in Lhasa.