The Saga Dawa Festival Tour 2018 is a compelling tour for the travelers wishing to explore Tibet and Nepal. It is very easy to get swept away by the stunning natural beauty and majestic landscape of this magnificent region of the world. In addition to these natural attractions, however, is a variety of enriching cultural and spiritual experiences that can provide travelers with an unforgettable peak into the fascinating history of this region.
The tour starts and ends in Kathmandu, brings you to the Tibetan Tarboche village and the Marasovar lake! In Tarboche, travelers will have the chance to experience the biggest highlight of this trip – the Saga Dawa Festival.
Saga Dawa Festival is considered by Tibetan Buddhists to be one of the most important festivals observed in their religion. The opportunity to take part in the festival is one of those rare life experiences that absolutely must be experienced to be believed! Although most followers only dream of celebrating the Saga Dawa festival in Tibet, Asian Journey Treks has made it possible to enjoy this magical festival at its point of origin! This tour is the ideal choice for those who may have only a limited amount of time to travel and do not have interest in a more adventurous, hard-hitting treks. Our experienced tour guides will ensure that you and your travel group have the necessary resources and information to fully take advantage of this amazing, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Day 1- Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 2- Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Day 03- Drive from Kathmandu to Kerung/ Kyirong.
Day 4- Drive from Kerung to Dongba.
Day 5- Drive from Dongba to Mansarovar.
Day 6- Drive from Mansarovar to Darchen.
Day 7- Full Day Saga Dawa Festival Observation Day.
Day 8- Trek from Darchen to Dirapuk. 1st day of Parikarma.
Day 9- Trek from Dirapuk to Zuthulpuk. 2nd day of Parikarma.
Day 10- Trek from Zuthulpuk to Darchen. Final day of Parikarma.
Day 11- Drive from Dongba to Kerung.
Day 12- Drive from Kerung to Kathmandu.
Day 13- Departure from Kathmandu.