Lake Manasarovar is the most transparent fresh water lake in China. It supports life while the salt lake Rakshas Tal lies next to it supports no life.

Lake Manasarovar

Located in the east of Purang County, Ngari Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, Lake Manasarovar is regarded as the “Holy Land for the Center of the World” by the pious Buddhists because of the charming scenery.
There are many legends about Mt. Kailash. One love story tells that Mt. Kailash was a handsome man who married Mt. Naimona'nyi and later met his Valentine—Lake Manasarovar.

Mt. Kailash

Mt Kailash(冈仁波齐峰)is a peak in the Kailash Range (Gangdisê Mountains), which forms part of the Transhimalaya in Tibet.
Darchen is a small villiage at the foot of Mt. Kailash


Darchen,Tarchan or Taqin(塔钦)is a small village in Purang County of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Best time to visit King Tiger Hot springs is in September.

King Tiger Hot Springs

Only 21km north of the Raka junction are the Tagyel Chutse, or King Tiger Hot Springs, a collection of geysers, bubbling hot springs, puffing steam outlets and smoking holes that seem to lead straight down into the bowels of the earth.
Chiu Monastery is located on the west bank of the holy lake, Manasarovar, Ngari region, Tibet.

Chiu Monastery

Chiu Monastery(吉乌寺) is 33 kilometres south of Darchen, on the northwestern shore of Lake Manasarovar, Chiu Monastery (Saprrow Monastery) enjoys a fabulous location atop a craggy hill overlooking Lake Manasarovar.
Perched on a 100-meter-high cliff, Gossul Monastery lies to the west of Manasarovar Lake.

Gossul Monastery

Gossul Monastery(果热寺)is a Tibetan Buddhism, Stupa or Chorten, Gossul Gompa Monastery above Lake Manasarovar, Mapham Yutsho, Kailash area, Ngari, Trans-Himalaya, Himalayas, West Tibet, Tibet Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China, Asia It’s located further south along the shore of Lake Manasarovar, the charming Gossul Monastery is part of the Manasarovar kora but can now be reached by road.
Outside Trithapuri Monastery, there's a large circle of mani stones marking the spot.

Trithapuri Monastery & Hot Springs & Kora

Trithapuri Monastery(芝达布寺) &Hot Springs is 9km south of Moincer, which in turn is 65km west of Darchen along the main paved road to Ali.
Tholing Monastery is the oldest monastery (or gompa) in the Ngari.

Tholing Monastery

Tholing Monastery (Tuolin si 托林寺) is the oldest monastery (or gompa) in the Ngari Prefecture of western Tibet.
In 1624, a Jesuit missionary and his companion arrived Guge Kindom. They saw irrigation canals and rich crops in what is now a dry and desolate land.

Guge Kingdom (Tsaparang)

The barren, eroded landscape around modern Zanda is unlike any you will have encountered so far, and seems an improbable location for a major civilization to have developed.
Qugu Monastery is a little monastery at the foot of Mt.Kailash.

Qugu Monastery

Located in the Purang County of Ngari Prefecture, Qugu Monastery is the first tourist destination for Mt.

Lhasa – Gyantse – Shigatse - EBC - Saga – Darchen - Kailash Trek - Lake Manasarovar – Saga - Shigatse - Lhasa

This tour can lead tourists to explore Tibetan culture more deeply than other packages. But it’s a challenge to tourists’ physical body, so you’d better make sure you are in a good condition to complete this pilgrimage to the holy Mt. Everest and Mt. Kailash.

Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - EBC - Saga - Lake Manasarovar - Darchen - Mt. Kailash - Guge Kingdom - Ali - Gegye – Gertse - Shigatse - Lhasa

Starting from Lhasa, passing by Gyantse, Shigatse, and Ngari, this itinerary includes all the must-see attractions in the center and western Tibet, such as the Potala Palace, Everest Base Camp, the sacred lake Manasarovar and the holy Mt. Kailash, etc. Get ready to be impressed by the in-depth charm of Tibet.

Lhasa - Tsetang - Nyingtri -Pomi - Nyingtri - Lhasa - Lake Namtso - Ali - Darchen - Mt.Kailash - Lake Manasarovar - Saga - EBC - Shigatse - Gyantse - Lhasa

This exciting tour covered most of the tourist attractions in Tibet. It’s a great chance to gain insights into the beautiful views, culture and Tibetan Buddhism of the holy land. As a long adventure on the high Plateau, this journey is for warriors who are strong-willed and fearless.

Lhasa – Gyantse – Shigatse - EBC - Saga – Darchen - Kailash Trek - Lake Manasarovar – Saga - Gyriong

The 12-day group tour will take you to explore the most spectacular natural and cultural scenery of Tibet, including Mt.Everest-the world's highest mountain and Mt.Kailash-the center of the world. The tour will end at Gyirong border. After the trip, you can drive to Kathmandu to explore the mysterious and romantic land.

Lhasa- Gyantse - Shigatse - EBC - Saga - Darchen - Mt Kailash Kora - Lake Manasarovar - Saga - Shigatse - Lhasa

The highest mountain in the world – Everest and the center of the universe – Kailash, are included in this classic itinerary. You will visit the famous Everest Base Camp and trek for three days around the holy Kailash to complete a sacred kora and get purified.

Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - EBC - Saga - Lake Manasarovar - Darchen - Mt Kailash Kora - Guge Kingdom - Ali - Gegye - Gertse - Shigatse - Lhasa

This itinerary offers a chance to explore the west of Tibet, where there is the center of the world – Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, and a paradise of wild animals – Qiangtang Highland. Three days kora around Kailash is the most significant part of this tour.

Lhasa – Gyantse – Shigatse - EBC – Saga – Darchen - Mt Kailash Kora – Lake Manasarovar - Saga – Shigatse – Lhasa

It could be a glory to go on a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash during Saga Dawa Festival. On the journey,you can visit most of the top monasteries and holy lakes in Tibet. Follow your heart and start a journey of blessing and purification!

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