Mt. Kailash Mansarovar Tour

Mt. Kailash Mansarovar Tour

Mount Kailash (22,028 ft, 6,714 M), the famed holy peak, is situated to the north of the Himalayan barrier in Western Tibet. This legendary snow-shrouded rock dome is one of the most revered pilgrimage sites for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Bonpos (Pre-Buddhists) and draws pilgrims from India, Nepal, Mongolia, Tibet, Japan, China, Southeast Asia and other parts of the world. At the slopes of Kailas, a stream is said to pour into Manasarovar and from this lake, flow four of Asia's great rivers ¬ the Indus, the Brahmaputra, the Karnali and the Sutlej.

For well over a thousand years, pilgrims have journeyed here to pay homage to the mountain's mystery, circumambulating it in a ritual that continues to this day. Their faith proclaims that not just the mountain's ice - capped summit but the entire region is the abode of the Gods. This trek/tour will offer the unique type of trekking experience which takes you to Tibet's mythical Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, via the hidden Humla valley in Nepal's western most Tibetan frontier. Starting from Simikot, we continuously travel overland west along the mighty Zangpo River and over high passes to reach Mt. Kailash. There we take some time to make the 'kora' (holy-circuit) trek of the mountain sharing the trail with other pilgrims that journey to Kailash in the summer months. This extraordinary journey definitely gives us deep knowledge about the rich culture of the locals, their unique traditional lifestyle, spiritual odyssey as well as unforgettable trekking experience

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Katmandu (1300M) Arrival, Seven Star representative will meet at the airport and escort you to the Hotel, Free at own and Evening dinner, overnight stays in Katmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Katmandu - After breakfast start to Katmandu sightseeing including Pashupatinath and Budha Nikanth Darshan, back to hotel and rest of the day is free for packing and program briefing.

Day 03: Katmandu to Nyalam (3700M – 160KM) This is the first day of the Yatra. After breakfast depart from Katmandu to China border by reserved tourist coach. It takes about 05 hours. Our agent will complete custom formalities and check into Tibet - an autonomous part of China. After lunch drive to a small Tibetan town called Nyalam by Land Cruiser. Overnight stay at Nyalam Guest House. Breakfast and dinner in camp side and packed lunch will be provided..

Day 04: Nyalam Full day acclimatization Full day free for excursion of Nyalam city.

Day 05: Nyalam to Dongba/ Paryang (4500M – 375KM) After breakfast drive from Nylam to Dongba for about 07-08:00 hours. Overnight stay at Dongba in tent or guesthouse.

Day 06 : Dongba/Paryang (4500M – 335KM) to Mansarovar After breakfast drive from Dongba to Mansarovar 07:00 hours. This is the first day stay at the bank of the Manasarovar Lake Mt. above sea level. Pooja and hawan, this is the first day stay at the bank of the Manasarovar Lake, Overnight stay in tent or guesthouse.

Day 07: Mansarovar to Darchen (4600M – 110KMS) Mansarovar Parikrama by Land Cruiser. We will choose the special point to take dip in Manasarovar Lake and do Pooja of Lord Shiva. Full day free for spiritual activities. Drive around 2.30 hrs to Darchen and overnight stay there. Astapad excursion can be done at extra cost. Darchen to Diraphuk (4890M – 12KM) - This is the first day of Kailash Parikrama. We should start our journey after breakfast as early as possible. This day we have to walk continuously for about 6 to 7 hours. Yak will carry all our goods and equipment. Overnight stay at Diraphuk in tent.

Day 08: Darchen to Diraphuk (4890M – 12KM) This is the first day of Kailash Parikrama. We should start our journey after breakfast as early as possible. This day we have to walk continuously for about 6 to 7 hours. Yak will carry all our goods and equipment. Overnight stay at Diraphuk in tent.

Day 09: Diraphuk to Zhulthulphuk (4790M – 22KM) This day is very sensitive and we have to pass Dolma-La Pass, which is 5400 pooja and hawan, The weather in unpredictable in Doma-la Pass and at any time snowstorm can fall. So we try to start our journey as early as possible. In route we can have Darshan of Gaurikund but it is very difficult to go and touch. Overnight stay in route to Zhulthulphuk in tent.

Day 10: Zhulthulphuk to Mansarovar We will Trek down to Darchen, Drive to Mansarovar fill up spiritual jaal, later our tour starts back for Kathmandu following the same route and same system applies for all subjects of our accommodation and meal.

Day 11: Mansarovar to Dongba/Saga Drive back to Dongba/Saga.

Day 12 : Dongba/Saga to Nyalam Drive back to Nyalam, which is the last stay in Tibet part.

Day 13: Nyalam to Katmandu After custom formalities we will be picked up by Nepal side and continue drive to Kathmandu for about 05.00 hours and check into same hotel

Day 14 : Morning check out hotel, transfer to airport, catch flight for next Destination.

Cost Includes
  • Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Budhanilkantha & Patan
  • 3 Night standard hotels accommodation in Kathmandu on twin share B/B basis.
  • 12 Night accommodation in Tibet using guest house /Camp with Meal.
  • Mt. Kailash fee, Land Tax
  • Transfer to Kodari by tourist bus
  • While camping we provide two-man tents, mattresses, sleeping bag & camping equipments like dining & toilet tents.
  • Yaks & Yaks men for luggage during kailash parikarma
  • Ground transfer in Tibet using AC bus
  • English guide
  • Equipment and Sherpa staff
  • All trek & camping equipment including Gyamo Bags
  • Sleeping bag and Oxyzen cylinder

Cost Exclude(s)
  • Int’l air fare
  • Using extra night in lodge
  • Yak / Porter for personal use
  • Rescue/evacuation
  • All beverages
  • urgent visa fee if needed, Photography charges and Telephone calls.
  • Riding Yak/Horse for Kailash Parikrama (direct payable to Yak/horse herder)
  • Emergency evacuation expenses
  • Mailing/Cargo fee
  • Int’l telephone call
  • Alcoholic item
  • Every Sunday
Clothing

Casual wears and comfortable walking shoes are the rule of Tibet . Be sure to bring warm clothing as nights and early mornings can be quite chilly to downright cold. Indian Pilgrims strictly no Sari. Bring all the film, medicine, cosmetics, personal toilet items etc. that you will need from home as these are difficult if not impossible to obtain on the way. A small first aid kit is also a good idea. Also quite useful is a route map, to know where you are going and have been each day.

What to take:

Winter wear: Gore-Tex material, though expensive, is highly recommended. Down jacket, raincoat or windbreakers, thermal under wears, Jackets, warm trousers & woolen shirts (cotton will also do), warm sweaters, woolen gloves, sun hat, comfortable shoes, light leather boots in case of snow, woolen balaclava ('monkey cap') & scarf/dust mask to protect your eyes & nose from dust.

Bring with you:

Snacks along the way. Chocolates, dry fruit, toffees, glucose; 'namkeen' etc. Strong water bottle & water purifying tablets. Personal medical kit and Diamox tablet (for high altitude). Sun glasses (to protect your eyes from UV, which is especially strong in high altitudes). Sun block or sun screen lotion, wet tissues (Fresh-ones are excellent to wipe off the dust), clothes-line/clips, needle & thread, deo-spray (handy for smelly boots/feet and for a round of spray in the toilet tent!), toilet paper, torch & spare batteries, daypack (small shoulder bag), Camera & films, Binocular.

Health Info:

This is one of the toughest high altitude road journeys on earth. You Must be physically fit - no two ways about that. Generally patients with asthma & heart problems have a problem acclimatizing to high altitudes. In your interests it is essential you should be examined by your doctor to know about your health condition and your ability to cope up with the rigors of high altitude travel for days in 'no road' conditions, extreme cold, dust, trekking to an altitude of 19500ft during the Parikrama, etc.

Altitude Sickness:

As you are traveling over high terrain, you are likely to experience symptoms and discomfort of altitude sickness (headache, loss of appetite, nausea, exhaustion, sleeplessness, breathlessness etc.) until your body adjusts to the elevation. This can take a couple of days or more depending on an individual. For this reason alone, we have made it mandatory to stay 2 nights at Nyelam (12000ft) and a night in Simikot those who take journey of Helicopter before moving on to the higher altitudes. Drink plenty of water, be calm, and do not exercise. Do not drink alcohol or smoke prior to and during the tour. We also recommend you carry a strip of diamox tablets. Do consult your physician on the dosage. We provide Gamow bag (a special equipment to prevent sickness from high altitude) on this tour.

Risks & Liability:

Seven Star Adventure Holidays Pvt. Ltd and its associates will put every effort to make your journey smooth and pleasant. However, all the tours in Tibet are conduct strictly under the rules & regulation of Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB). Therefore, Seven Star Adventure Holidays Pvt. Ltd and its counterpart shall not be responsible for any change and alteration in the program due to unavoidable circumstances such as landslide, road blockage, flood, snow, political unrest, and cancellation of flight, delay arrival, sickness or accidents. Any extra cost incurred thereof shall be borne by the clients on the spot.

Trip Facts

Trip Code: NHRT-007

Trip Duration:14 Days

Starting Price: $---

Group Size: Above 2 Person

Activities: Tours

Difficulty: Easy

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