Arrival Kathmandu Arrive Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative at the Tribhuvan International Airport who will assist you to transfer to your pre booked hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
Temple visit in Kathmandu After breakfast, proceed for a half day sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath Temple and Budhaneelkantha. Evening at leisure in Kathmandu. We'll obtain your Chinese VISA in Kathmandu on this day however your travel permit for Tibet would be applied well in advance by us.
Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam (3700 m) After breakfast, we will drive to the frontier town of Nepal at Kodari enjoying a scenic drive through Dhulikhel. From here, a short walk to the friendship bridge for the drive to Zhangmu, the main entrance of Tibet, China at the height of 2,300 m. which is about 145 kms from Kathmandu. In Zhangmu, you will be received by guide from our Tibetan counterpart. After all the immigartion formalities at the check post here, our journey continues for another 35 kms which can take almost 3 hours through the up-winding road to Nyalam with beautiful scenery as the drive brings us for the overnight stay at Nyalam (3,700 m.). The lodges and guest houses here are very simple and basic. You can expect the unexpected as the China Tourism in Tibet is slowly picking up since last 10 years. Overnight at Hotel Nyalam or similar.
In Nyalam for acclimatization This whole day is dedicated for acclimatization at Nyalam. We will be going for a short trek of about three hours in Nyalam itself. Overnight at Hotel Nyalam or similar.
Drive Nyalam to Saga (4600 m) 240 Kms./ 6 - 7 hours drive After breakfast, drive through the windswept territory passing many villages and camps of Yak herders with the distance view of snow capped mountains. We will be passing through the first highest pass of Lalung La Pass (5000 m) where a superb view of high Himalayas can be seen from Gaurishanker, Shishapangma to Langtang Himal. Drive past Khunmen Tso, Sinling, Karru Ongchen and Peigutso Lake (4400m). We continue driving crossing the river "Yarling Tsangpo" known as Bhramaputra, to reach Saga (4600 m) 240 Kms./ 6 -7 hours drive. Overnight at local guest house.
Drive Saga to Prayang (4750 m) 255 kms/ 6 - 7 hrs. drive After breakfast, drive to Paryang (4750 m) 255 kms/ 6 - 7 hrs. drive through the windswept territory passing many villages and camps of Yak herders with distance view of snow capped mountains. On this day the road is quite flat, hence the drive will be comfortable compared to other days. Overnight at Guest House / Hotel Prayang.
Drive Prayang to Hor Quo (4560 m) 223 km/ 5 - 6 hrs. drive After breakfast, drive to Mayum River for 112 km and have lunch. Thereafter drive to Hor Quo (4560 m) 223 km/ 5 - 6 hrs. We continue driving crossing Mayum La pass (5200 m) and arrive at Hor Quo. Today is the day of lifetime, as we will have the first sight (darshan) of Holy Mt. Kailash and Holy Lake Manasarovar. Camp on the bank of Holy Mansarover Lake. Overnight in Camp.
Mansarovar Parikarma (4520 m) 115 km/ 4 - 5 hrs. & drive to Darchen (4620 m) After breakfast, we will stop near Trugu Gompa for Holy Bath in Holy Lake Mansarovar. visit Chui Gompa. Afternoon, drive to Darchen (4620 m). Darchen is located beneath the majestic holy Mount Kailash, a small village with couple of guesthouses. During the auspicious pilgrimage time, this place will be flooded with Pilgrims with hundreds of tents all around. Darchen, the beginning and end point of the Kora.
In Darchen for acclimatization After breakfast, we will proceed for our acclimatization exercise with a short trek to Serrlung Monastry and to Nandi Parvat which offers an excellent view of Mount Kailash. We will be staying for an overnight in Darchen and will prepare ourselves for Kailash Parikarma. Overnight at Guest House in Darchen.
Drive to Tarboche (13 km) and trek to Dirapuk (4860 m) 7 km/ 5 - 6 hrs. After breakfast, drive approx. 13 Kms. to Tarboche, the trek starting point of Kailash Parikrama. Tarboche is also known as the outer "Asthapath". The first day of our Kora is a gradual walk with multitudes of other local pilgrims chanting and praying. The trail leads us to few ups and downs till we reach our camp/guest house at Dirapuk (4860 m) 7 km/ 5 - 6 hours trek. Camping on the nice grassy meadows with a view of Kailash, north west face. Those not feeling themselves fit to continue parikarma will drive back to Darchen and wait for the Parikarma group to return. Overnight in Camp.
Trek to Zuthulphuk (4760 m) 18 km/ 9 - 10 hrs. Today our circumbulation (Kora) leads to much higher side of the holy path just beneath the Holy Mount Kailash. The walk will bring us to one of the highest point at Drolma La, 5,200 m. before descending to the gradual field towards Zuthulphuk for the overnight stay after 5-6 hours walk. Zuthulphuk (4760 m) 18 km/ 9 - 10 hrs.
Zuthulphuk to Darchen trek 10 km/ 4 - 5 hrs. and drive to Prayang (4750 m) The morning can be spent exploring the caves and visiting the temples and shrine that has been built around Milarepa's cave. A married elderly couple supervises the temple, which is usually an active residence for over half a dozen Tibetan devotees, helpers, or relatives who continuously busy themselves with the tasks of maintaining the buildings. One imagines Milarepa's disciples meditating here. Many of the caves contain meditation platforms, self-contained by dry stonewalls which divide them from their cooking partitions and entrance areas. It is well worth the short climb up to these caves before beginning the final stage of the trek. The winding gradual tracks finally ends our holy pilgrimage walk 10 km/ 4 - 5 hrs. Once we reach at the trek end point near Darchen, our land cruisers will be waiting to take the group back to Prayang by tracing our footsteps returning home leaving the Holy place. (Those who could not do parikarma would be waiting to welcome other group members at this point). Overnight at Hotel Prayang.
Drive Prayang to Saga (4600 m) 255 kms/ 6 - 7 hrs. drive After breakfast, drive to Saga. Overnight at local guest house.
Drive Saga to Nyalam (3700 m) 240 Kms./ 6 - 7 hours drive After breakfast, drive to Nyalam. Overnight at Hotel Nyalam or similar.
Drive Nyalam to Kathmandu Drive downhill to Zhangmu & Friendship Bridge where transportation awaits for our final leg of journey to Kathmandu (150 Kms)/ 8 - 9 Hrs. After reaching Friendship Bridge, we'll be leaving our Tibet side vehicles on the other side of border and will walk for approximately 15 minutes towards Nepal Immigration Post where our coach for Nepal would be waiting for us. Our Border guide will assist us to shift our belongings towards Nepal Side of the bridge. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Fly back to your home with memories of Mount Kailash & Holy Lake Mansarovar After breakfast, free for souvenir shopping and other independent activities. In time transfer to International Airport to board your onward flight.
Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!
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From the pages of mythological books, this destination is the abode of Lord Shiva and remains the top pilgrimage center amongst Hindus as well as Buddhists. It is believed that infinite number of saints still performs penance and meditation in their astral bodies.
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Mansarovar Lake lies at 4,556 m. The Manasa Sarovar is relatively round in shape with a circumference of 88 kilometers (55 mi). Its depth is 90 m (300 ft) and its surface area is 320 square kilometers (120 sq mi).
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