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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

15 Nights / 16 Days

Destinations Covered :- Kathmandu | Paryang | Nyalam | Zhangmu

Overview

It gives us divine pleasure in facilitating Inner Kora Kailash Mansarovar Yatrathe pilgrimage of the all-faithful "Shiv-Bhakts" to Kailash Manasarovar. Considered sacred by people of five faiths, Mount Kailash is one of the most renowned pilgrimage centres. This Yatra performed mainly by the Hindu devotees is one that takes the pilgrims to the eternal abode of Lord Shiva where he is believed to be sitting in perpetual meditation. The surrounding tranquillity, sublime atmosphere makes one experience a divine presence. The holy yatra to the ultimate shrine is believed to be filled with divine vibrations capable of washing away the sins availing the state of enlightenment.

Trip Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with English - speaking guide.
  • Twin - sharing accommodation at 4 Star Deluxe Hotel in Kathmandu on AP Basis.
  • Cultural tour of Kathmandu with visits to some of the world known temples of the region.
  • Take part in religious ceremony at Mount Kailash and also visit holy Lake Mansarovar.
  • Full board camping tour.
  • All surface transportation in Tibet by 4 WD Land Cruiser.
  • Support truck for the entire trip.
  • Yak and Yak handler during your trek around Kailash (Kora).
  • All camping equipment such as sleeping / dining / kitchen / toilet tents, sleeping mattresses, sleeping bags, service of experienced Sherpas, assistants, all meals prepared by Indian cook and his assistants
ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival at the airport, meet our representative awaiting just outside the arrival hall, past the customs area & currency shops. Later at the hotel our representative will brief you about tour starting day after. At Kathmandu the evening is usually kept free when you can indulge in some of the recreational activities at the hotel itself.

 

Day 2: Kathmandu

Proceed for a full day exploration of Kathmandu city. Explore the hub of cultural activities in Nepal, Kathmandu and visit all the important places of tourist interest. First on the city sightseeing tour visit an ancient hilltop religious complex known as the Swayambhunath temple. Housing 5th century Swayambhu Stupa inside the temple is related to the myth of origin and thus is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites. The sightseeing tour will next take you to the largest Hindu temple of Lord Shiva, the Pashupatinath Temple. Established in 5th century it is the country's oldest Hindu temple also applauded by UNESCO and listed amongst World Heritage Sites. Beautifully carved wooden rafters, cubic constructions make for impressive imitation of pagoda style of architecture. Temple tour of the city will give a pious commencement to the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra which starts the day after.

 

Day 3: Kathmandu – Nyalam

Today leave early at 5 am for Kodari (Nepal border) and henceforth arrive at Tibet. After immigration and custom formalities we proceed to Zhangmu (Border Tibet Side) which is a customs town on the Nepal- China border situated uphill across Bhote Koshi River. Here we meet our Chinese guide, drivers and vehicles (Toyota Land Cruiser), after immigration and custom formalities we continue drive to Nyalam (Our first overnight in China). Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

 

Day 4: Nyalam

At Nyalam the day is reserved for the acclimatization. Inner Kora Kailash Mansarovar YatraNyalam is a small town in Tibet which is situated on the Friendship Highway, 30 km north of the Nepalese border. A quaint and isolated place this is ideal for getting used to unwind and to get acquainted with the atmosphere at high altitudes. Spend the day enjoying the serene views outside.

 

Day 5: Nyalam – Saga (Height - 4450 m)

(Distance - 220kms)
After breakfast we drive to Saga, en route you will be passing through Lalungla Pass (16000 ft), a huge Lake-Paigu-Tso and grand Brahmaputra River. A delicious packed lunch will be served on the way. Dinner and O/N at the Camp / Lodge at Saga.

 

Day 6: Saga – Paryang (Height - 4600 m)

(Distance - 235kms)
After breakfast, proceed to Paryang (235 kms) from Saga. A quaint and secluded village in Tibet, Paryang is situated at a very high altitude around 15,000 ft. Throughout the journey the altitude will be 15,000 ft. Lunch is served on the way dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

 

Day 7: Paryang – Mansarovar (Height - 4558 m)

(Distance - 277 kms)
Today is the final day when you will finally reach sacred Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. After breakfast, drive through Dayumla pass (17000 ft)- the highest point of driving, followed by lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight at the Camp, Horchu.

Day 8: Mansarovar Parikrama

In the afternoon, drive to Darchen via Mansarovar parikrama. Revolving around the oval shaped Mansarovar Lake is one of the rituals of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra known as Parikrama. Unlike yesteryears when the parikrama was done on foot, today it is made easier as it is done by vehicles. Travelling by the lake enjoy the beauty and glamour of the lake its capricious moods, changing colours and radiance. Overnight stay will be at the Lodge.

 

Day 9: Darchen – Tarboche – Dirapuk (4860 m)

After breakfast you will first drive to Tarboche (8 kms) from where you will start the next trek. This trek will lead you towards Kailash Parikrama at Diraphuk (16,500 ft). Light lunch will be served on the way. At Diraphuk facilities for overnight stay are provided.

 

Day 10: Dirapuk – Zuthulpuk (4760 m) – Dolma-la pass (5200 m)

Today, trek up to the 18,600 feet (Dolma La Pass). Considered one of the most challenging treks of the parikrama, the trek to Dolma La Pass will be a steep climb. Situated at 5550m this rocky trek is where pilgrims pay their ultimate penance, losing all their worldly desires behind marching ahead solely in quest of ultimate nirvana. After lunch and dinner, enjoy a relaxed overnight stay at the camp.

 

Day 11: Zuthulpuk- Darchen – Mansarovar

After breakfast you will trek around 6 kms to reach the point where Jeeps will be waiting for you. From here set on a drive to Darchen. On arrival at Darchen you will be served your afternoon meal followed by another drive to Lake Mansarovar. Reach campsite at Mansarovar and stay overnight.

 

Day 12: Drive to Paryang

While retreating back to Kathmandu Inner Kora Kailash Mansarovar Yatrayou will be driven back to Paryang on this day. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Stay overnight at Paryang.

 

Day 13: Paryang - Saga

After breakfast, drive to Saga. Light Lunch on the way, and dinner and Overnight stay at the camp.

 

Day 14: Drive Saga to Nyalam

After breakfast drive to Nyalam. Light Lunch on the way, including dinner and overnight at the lodge.

 

Day 15: Drive to Zhangmu - Kathmandu

After breakfast drive to Zhangmu, after the immigration and custom formalities transfer to Nepal border. After light lunch, drive to Kathmandu.

 

Day 16: Kathmandu

At Kathmandu our representative will escort you to the airport. He will make all the pre-arrangements for your comfortable journey back home.

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