Mt Kailash Kora during Saga Dawa Festival – Mt. Kailash (6,638 m) is worshipped by all the Buddhist and Hindus from all around the world, is Asia’s most sacred mountain, Mt. Kailash rises from the Barkha plain like a giant four-sided 6714m chorten with its Tarboche flagpole(4750) in the distance, one of the most significant sites for Saga Dawa Festival, when hundreds of pilgrims clamour to watch the annual raising of the flag pole. Throw in the stunning nearby Lake Manasarovar and a basin that forms the source of four of Asia’s greatest rivers. The adventure provides a heady mix of solitude, wildlife sighting and physical challenge, on agers and gazelle thrive around the trail, and you might even get lucky and see a Tibetan brown bear rambling in the pastures.
The Saga Dawa festival falls on the holiest month of the Tibetan calendar, it is believed that good deeds and prayers are multiplied thousand fold during this event. This auspicious day coincides with three important events in Buddha’s life namely his birth, nirvana and parinirvana (death). Everyone immerses in prayers and tryies to appease the gods on this day. The Saga Dawa festival is truly a celebration that encompasses everyone into its fold casting aside all barriers of nationality, religion or color. In fact, being a part of this holy event is such a moving experience that you come back with a deep sense of inner satisfaction that stays with you for a long time.
In this 14 days tour you will be able to see some of the famous sights in Tibet along with the famous Saga Dawa Festival of Tibet which lies on 13th June 2015. You will also be trekking towards Everest Base Camp and then you can also enjoy a natural hot spring.
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