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Kailash Mansrovar Yatra

Mount Kailash & Lake Manasarovar Yatra


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Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar Yatra

  Day 01:

Arrive Kathmandu:Pick up from airport/transfer to your hotel. Time permitexplore capital city (local guides are available)Evening, meet group for dinner & a trip briefing.

 

  Day 02:

Kathmandu:After breakfast, we set out for a guided tour of Kathmandu's holy sitesPashupatinath&Boudanath, before heading back to hotel for lunch.Afternoon is spent making final preparations for trip. Staff members can assist you in buying /renting any missing gear&you may check any unnecessary luggage. Group dinner in evening.

 

  Day 03:

Kathmandu-Zhangmu or Nyalam 145 or 175 km : 8 to 10 hours of driving:We embark on our journey at 5:00am, stopping in Dhulikhel (1 hour 30 mins drive) for breakfast/we do start after breakfast from Kathmandu itself. After leaving Dhulikhel,road follows the valleys of Sunkosi&Bhotakosi rivers, passing through lush countryside&dramatic cliffs. We reach Tibet border in afternoon, then continue on to either Zhangmu (2300m) or Nyalam (3750m), depending on road conditions. Overnight in a local hotel.

 

  Day 04:

 Rest day in Nyalam: This day gives us a chance to relax&acclimatize to high altitude in Nyalam (3750m). It is important to stay hydrated&extremely aware of your body's physical condition, which staff will monitor at all times.

 

  Day 05:

Nyalam to Saga 232 km : 7 to 8 hours of driving:Past Nyalam (4450m)road climbs up to La Lung (5124m) then drops down before heading western part of Tibet.Driving is difficult, but stunning views of Himalayas, particular Shisha Pangma (8012m), more than make up for rough travel. By late afternoon we cross Bhramaputra River &a quick drive brings us to town of Saga.

 

  Day 06:

Drive from Saga to Paryang (4600m) 285 km : 7 to 8 hours of driving:Our jeeps&trucks roll through dramatic valleys following various rivers through grazing lands of yaks&sheep. The landscape's highlighted by snowcapped peaks rising out of distant sand dunes. Many Tibetan nomads&traders in traditional dress inhabit this area.

 

  Day 07:

 Drive from Paryang to Lake Manasarovar (4558m) 277km : 8 hours of driving's one of longest driving days of trip. By late afternoon drive through green pastures&massive valleys gives way to first sighting of Mount Kailash&Lake Manasarovar. We'll make our way to small village of Hor Chu on eastern banks of holy lake or drive all way to western banks, Chiu monastery for overnight stay.Lake Manasarovar's considered holiest of all of Tibet's many lakes. According to Hindu& Buddhist cosmology, four great rivers of Indian sub-continent (Brahmaputra, Sutlej, Ganges,Indus) all flow from its shores. This day offers a wonderful opportunity to visit great lake&take in spectacular views of Mount. Gurula Mandhata (7728m) to south&Kailash to north. From there we'll visit Trugo monastery before heading to Chiu monastery for an overnight stay.

 

  Day 08:

Manasarovar to Tarchen (4575m) 140 km : 5 hours of driving:Morning staff'll set up private bathing tent on shores of Lake Manasarovar for traditional sacred bath most pilgrims perform before circumambulating holy mountain. Once so cleansed, we'll head north towards Tarchen, a village considered base camp for Kailash. Depending on itinerary options, we can also drive to Trithapuri hot springs&back to Tarchen (140km). We'll stay night at Tarchen.

 

  Day 09:

Rest Day:On this day you'll have the option to rest&relax in Tarchen or explore Valley of Gods. Those who wish to do so'll drive into spectacular mountain amphitheatre at base of Mount Kailash where we'll do part of inner parikarma& where puja&prayers can be offered given to Ausaparbat&Nandi Hill. In afternoon we'll return to Tarchen to spend night.Walk to Core i.e. Saptarishi Caves also possible to plan if Yatris are physically fit&done circumambulation earlier. Nandi Kora is part of it.

 

  Day 10:

Trek to Dirapuk (4909m) Total hiking for the day: 15 km : 7 to 8 hours:Our first day of trekking around Kailash begins at Tarpuche. As we make our way along route we pass numerous chortens (stupas) as well as the sky burial site of 84 Mahasiddas. We'll also take in wonderful views of cascading creeks, streaming waterfalls&mighty west face of Kailash. We'll pass Chukku monastery&arrive at Dirapuk monastery about 5 hours later, where a where we'll set up camp for night.

 

  Day 11:

Trek to Zutulpuk Monastery Total hiking for day: 18 km/6 to 7 hours:Hardest day of pilgrimage is also holiest. We'll cross a rocky expanse dotted with stone cairns draped with clothes left as offerings by pilgrims who have come before us. After visiting Gaurikunda, one of holiest sites on trek, further hiking brings us to ascent up to Dolma-La pass (5630m). After a nice break at top of pass we'll head down steep trail to our eventual campsite at Zutulpuk monastery (4790m), site of cave of miracles where Milarepa meditated.

 

  Day 12:

Trek to end of valley : Drive to Tarchen:Last day of your Kailash parikrama, a 3-hour walk brings us to where river emerges onto Borkha plain. Our jeeps'll be waiting to transport us to our camp at Lake Mansarovar.

 

  Day 13:

Drive to Dongba:345 km/10 hours of driving

 

  Day 14:

Drive to Nyalam.

 

  Day 15:

Drive to Kathmandu 163 km/6 to 7 hours:Arriving back at hotel in Kathmandu, we'll celebrate our successful trip with a banquet for all yatris (pilgrims). Overnight in hotel.

 

  Day 16:

Day for yourself:Option for early departure or you use your extra day for Himalayan mountain flight, Mankamana road trip or Muktinath helicopter tour 

 

  Day 17:

Transfer to airport/departure

 

Price:

95800/-  Per Pax

Cost's per person based on-Kathmandu-Kailash - Kathmandu Minimum group size: 20pax

A rough Estimate for additional activities/items
* Yak/horse for personal ride on kora days is around 150$.
* Extra ride for day trip to Astapad US $25.
* Day trip to Kailash Core (Ganga Top/ Rishi Cave) US $100.00.
* Kodari -Border additional expenses US $20.00.
* Visa Fee for Tibet - 60 US $ including rush hour fees.
* Extra day in Kathmandu IRs1000.00 for Indian and 30$ for others with 2 meals and accommodations.
* IRs 1500.00 for Manakamana day trip including entry fee, transfer and 2
   meals/accommodation for a night
* Muktinath and Manakamana day trip IRs15500.00 based on 20+ group size including one night in  
   Pokhara/ 2 meals.
* IRs600.00 for sleeping bag/jacket hiring charge

Hotel in Kathmandu
Hotel Marshyangdi Mandala, Hotel Thamel

Package Includes
* All transportation in Nepal (bus) and Tibet (4x4 Landcruisers)
* Experienced support team / English speaking guide-group leader
* All accommodations and vegetarian meals in Tibet
* 3 nights accommodation in high quality hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast and dinner
* Guided sightseeing /darsan tour of Kathmandu
* All permits/visas for Tibet (free 3 day Nepali transit visa)
* Transportation for luggage and staff in Tibet
* Yaks for hauling group and personal gear during trek
* All sleeping gear (tents, sleeping bags, camping mattress)
* End of trip Banquet
* Walking stick / sun hat
* Kailash Yatra DVD on request

Package Does Not Included
* Airline ticket to/from Kathmandu
* Visa for Nepal (you can get it on arrival at the airport)
* Expenses of a personal nature such as beverages, bar bills, laundry, phone calls, bottled drinks extra  
   meals, etc.
* Any additional itinerary options
* Helper/yaks/horse to support individual on the trekking days.
* Airport departure tax

 

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