Tibet Saga Dawa Festival tour

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 15 Days

Highest access: 5410m

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Tibet

Grade: Moderate

Best season: Spring, Autumn

Transportation: Bus/Private vehicle

Accommodation: Hotel/Tea House/Camping

Meals: Bed/Breakfast plan

  • Overview
  • Saga Dawa Festival tour itinerary
  • Cost info:

Tibet Saga Dawa Festival Tour is one of the most important festivals of the Buddhist followers. According to the Tibetan calendar it will take place each and every year on the full moon day of the fourth lunar month i.e. on the 15 the day of the 4th Tibetan month to celebrate Sakyamuni’s enlightenment this favorable day coincides with three significant events in Buddha’s life namely his birth, Nirvana and par Nirvana (Death).

Since theSaga Dawa festival falls on the sacred month of the Tibetan calendar and it is believed that good deeds and plea is reproduce thousand fold throughout this events. So that we can see everyone preoccupied in prayers and trying to appease the God. Each year people from all over the Tibet assemble here that day to join their prayer flags and the carry from home to pray and to help construct the huge flagpole on the Kialash circumnutating. There may not be open celebration all over the place even though you can easily perceive the festive spirit in the air during the Saga Dawa Festival.

Day 01
Arrival at Kathmandu 1400m Welcoming by Himalayan Magic Treks member than direct transport to Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast Plan.
Day 02
Drive Nyalam, Early in the morning Drive from Kathmandu to Nepal, China Border than after again drive to Nyalam Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03
Acclimatization at Nylam, simple hiking for acclimatization than back to Hotel.
Day 04
Nyalam-Pelku Tso-Saga (4,250m), 250km, 8 hours, Overnight at camp or lodge.
Day 05
 Saga to Paryang (4,650m), 255km, 8 hours, Overnight at camp or lodge.
Day 06Paryang to Lake Mansarovar (5,410m), 250km,8 hours, Overnight  at camp.
Day 07
 Manasarovar to Darchen (4,660m), 30km, 2 hours, Overnight  at camp.
Day 08
Darchen to Dira Phuk Gompa (4,910m), 6 hours trekking,Overnight at camp.
Day 09
Dira Phuk to Zuthul Phuk (4,790m), 7 hours trekking, Overnight at camp.
Day 10
Zuthul Phuk to Darchen (4,560m), 3 hours trekking, Lodge or Camp.
Day 11
Drive Darchen to Paryang, Overnight at camp or lodge.
Day 12
Drive Paryang to Saga, Overnight  at camp or lodge.
Day 13
Drive to Nyalam, Overnight  at camp or lodge.
Day 14
Drive to Kathmandu, Stay Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 15
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward Destination.

The Trip cost will Vary Depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our website with your Details to obtain a Quote.

Cost includes:

  •  Airport Pick up & drop by private transport
  • Star Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast
  • Twin sharing hotel in Tibet on Bed & Breakfast
  • All necessary transportation Kathmandu/Tibet / Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing tour as per the program
  • An English speaking guide
  •  Monastery entry fee in Tibet
  • Farewell Dinner with Typical Nepali Restaurant

Cost excludes:

  • All expenses of personal nature
  • Lunch & Dinner during the Journey
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Insurance, Emergency evacuation and in-case of landslides extra charges for porters & transportation
  •  Tibet/China visa fee & urgent visa charge