Mt. Kailash Mansarovar Tour
Destination Nepal | Tibet
Activity Tours in Nepal
Grade
Region
Max Altitude 5000
Final Destination Mt. Kailash Mansarovar
Starts From Kathmandu
Ends At Kathmandu
Accomodation Hotel/guest house
No. of Days 14
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According to Hinduism, Lord Shiva Resides on top of Mount Kailash, where he sits in a state of meditation along with his wife Parvati, and the Daughter of Himalaya. The Kailash Parvat is believed to be the ultimate destination of souls and the spiritual center of the world.The Kailash&Manasarover region in western Tibet attracts the sincere Buddhist, Hindu, Jain & Bon devotees to worship in the icy waters. The entrance of Mt. kailash is a 6,656 meters high with the increasing numbers of adventurers coming here to admire the spectacular view of nature.
Mt. Kailash, claimed to be the apex of the Hindu religious axis is also one of the highest mountain in Tibet at 22,020 feet, and LakeMansarovar at 14,950 feet is said to be the highest fresh water lake in the world.

Highlights

  • Day 1 Arrival Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
  • Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing & Drive to Kodari
  • Day 3 Cross border and drive to Nyalam (3750m)
  • Day 4 Rest & Acclimatization in Nylam
  • Day 5 Drive Nyalam to New Dongba (4500m)
  • Day 6 Drive New Dongba to Lake Manasarovar (Hor Chu) - 4550m;369km
  • Day 7 Lake Manasarovar Parikrama by Jeep & then drive to Darchen (88km)
  • Day 8 Start Parikrama to Dira Phuk (4920m)
  • Day 9 Trek Shivasthal - GAurikunda - Zhutulphuk (4820m)
  • Day 10 End Trek then drive to Lake Manasarovar
  • Day 11 Return back to New Dongba
  • Day 12 Return back to Nyalam
  • Day 13 Return back to Kathmandu
  • Day 14 Departure
  • Day 1(Arrival Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel)
    Upon arrival in Tribhuvan international airport / Kathmandu, our staff will meet at the airport then transfer to Hotel. Evening dinner & tour orientation. * Hotel (Room on twin sharing basis)
  • Day 2(Kathmandu Sightseeing & Drive to Kodari)
    After breakfast we begin with visit to Pashupatinath temple and Budanilkantha temple (sleeping Vishnu). Lunch at hotel, and then proceed to Kodari border. Dinner & overnight at Tatopani (Nepal-China border).  * Pashupatinath: is one of the most significant Hindu temples of Lord Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. **Budanilkantha: In the village of Budanilkantha lies a 5 meter tall sleeping Vishnu (Jalasayana) in the middle of a small pond. * Overnight at Kailash Manasarovar Guesthouse or Similar (dormitory room) * Kathmandu to Kodari - 120 km (4 hrs & half).
  • Day 3(Cross border and drive to Nyalam (3750m))
    Early breakfast in Kodari, then proceed to China by walk through Friendship Bridge. Meet our guide in China border, complete immigration formalities then we proceed towards Nyalam. It takes approximately an hour & half to reach Nyalam, the distance from the friendship bridge to Nyalam is near about 32 km.   * Overnight at Guesthouse (Nyalam guesthouse or Shisapangma guesthouse or similar) - dormitory room * Kodari - Nyalam: 32 km (one and half hour)
  • Day 4(Rest & Acclimatization in Nylam)
    Today, we are free in Nyalam for acclimatization purpose. It is better if we go for a short hiking above Nyalam village. This will help us to be acclimatized in new atmosphere. * Overnight at Guesthouse (Nyalam guesthouse or Shisapangma guesthouse or similar) - dormitory room
  • Day 5(Drive Nyalam to New Dongba (4500m))
    After breakfast, we drive to Dongba, en route we will be passing through Lablung-La Pass (5100 m.), Milareppa cave & Lake Peiku then eventually cross the bridge built over River Brahmaputra in Saga.  Continue drive further to Dongba after Saga. Lunch will be served on the way. Dinner and overnight in Guesthouse at Dongba. * Overnight at Guesthouse - - dormitory room * Nyalam to New Dongba: 357 km (6 hrs drive)
  • Day 6(Drive New Dongba to Lake Manasarovar (Hor Chu) - 4550m;369km)
    Today is the highlighted day of this journey. We are going to reach the holy Lake Manasarovar & Mt. Kailash which is our ultimate goal. On the way, we will drive through the highest motorable pass of this journey (Mayum-La; 5200 m). Lunch will be served somewhere near Hor Chu River before the Mayum-La pass. Dinner & overnight stay will be at tented camp on the eastern shore of Lake Manasarovar.     * Overnight at tented camp or guesthouse - dormitory room * New Dongba to Lake Manasarovar: 369 km (6 hrs drive)
  • Day 7(Lake Manasarovar Parikrama by Jeep & then drive to Darchen (88km))
    Morning after breakfast, we will drive around the Lake Manasarovar (clockwise) then continue to Darchen. After keeping our luggage in the guesthouse, we will drive to Asthapad (optional tour) & return back to Darchen in the evening. * Overnight at guesthouse - dormitory room   * Manasarovar parikrama (88 km/55 miles) - 1 & half hour
  • Day 8(Start Parikrama to Dira Phuk (4920m))
    Morning after breakfast we will drive to Yama Dwar (15 minutes drive). From Yama Dwar, you will start trekking to Dira Phuk (north face of Kailash); 18 km / 5 hrs. * Overnight at guesthouse or tented camp         * Darchen to Yama Dwar – 10 km (30 minutes) * Trek, Yama Dwar to Diraphuk – 18 km (5 hrs)
  • Day 9(Trek Shivasthal - GAurikunda - Zhutulphuk (4820m))
      This is the toughest day of parikrama. The journey, right from the beginning, starts going uphill till Dolma-La (5600 m.) then continue descending to the valley floor, the other side of Dolma pass. The last leg of the journey is along the river bank up to Zhulthulphuk. The highlights of the day are Shivasthal, Dolma-La and Gaurikunda which are on the way. * Overnight at mud house or tented camp - dormitory room   * Dira Phuk to Zhuthulphuk (22 km - 9 hours).
  • Day 10(End Trek then drive to Lake Manasarovar)
    Today, the trail is easy & flat, so you will complete the journey within 3 to 4 hours. You will be picked up at the ending point near Darchen then transferred to Lake Manasarovar (east side).  * Overnight at tented camp or guesthouse - dormitory room * Zhuthulphuk to ending point (11 km, 3 hrs trek) * Ending point to Lake Manasarovar: 35 km (1 hr drive)
  • Day 11(Return back to New Dongba)
    Have a last look of Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar then proceed for new Dongba. * Overnight at tented camp or guesthouse - dormitory room * Lake Manasarovar to New Dongba: 369 km (6 hrs drive)
  • Day 12(Return back to Nyalam)
    Return back to Nyalam via the same route. * Overnight at Guesthouse (Nyalam guesthouse or Shisapangma guesthouse or similar) - dormitory room * New Dongba to Nyalam: 357 km (6 hrs drive)
  • Day 13(Return back to Kathmandu)
    Morning after breakfast drive down to Zhang Mu, cross over the Friendship Bridge then drive back to Kathmandu. Lunch will be served on the way. Evening dinner and rest * Overnight at Hotel (room on twin sharing basis) * Kodari to Kathmandu - 115 km (4 hrs & half).
  • Day 14(Departure)
    Transfer to international airport in Kathmandu for your flight back home. NOTE: We will customize the itinerary as per the requirement of the customer other than the above. For Trip Cost,please contact us,

Cost Includes

  • Two night accommodation in Kathmandu (3 star hotel) on twin/triple sharing with vegetarian meals
  • One night hotel (basic) in Kodari (Nepal-Tibet border) with vegetarian meals
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu (one half day)
  • All necessary transfers in Kathmandu (arrival / departure)
  • Kathmandu – Kodari – Kathmandu transfers by private bus
  • Tibet group visa & all necessary permits
  • All necessary Tibet permit including Parikrama of Kailash & Manasarovar
  • All accommodation in Tibet in Guesthouse (dormitory room) / tented camp
  • All vegetarian meals in Tibet (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Transportation in Tibet
  • Supporting truck to carry logistics
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • Necessary supporting crew (tour manager, cook, helpers & Sherpas)
  • Yaks & Yak men during the Parikrama (to carry foods and equipment)
  • Entry fees (Kailash & Manasarovar)
  • Medical kit bag & Oxygen for emergency use
  • All applicable taxes and service charges

Cost Excludes

  • Air ticket to Kathmandu & return
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee for NRIs
  • Your travel insurance
  • Rescue and evacuation service
  • Personal expenses
  • Asthapad Darshan by Jeep
  • Horse for riding during the Parikrama
  • Bottled drinks
  • Tip for guide & driver
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival from Kailash
  • Any additional cost (transport, hotel, visa split charge) that occurs due to illness or rescue of the member
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances

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