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Mount Kailash Tour

Kailash was the sacred nine storey Swastika Mountain, upon which the Bonpo founder Sherab alighted from heaven. Four of the great rivers of the Indian subcontinent originates from here: the Karnali, which feeds into the Ganges (south); the Indus (north); the Sutlez (west) & the Brahmaputra (Yarlung Tsangpo, east). 

Visit Karnali Tours & Travel  offer special fixed trips to Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasorovar to facilitate pilgrims & foreign tourists. We are probably one of the few outfits that provide Nepali Sherpa staff support for all of our treks in Tibet so as to ensure similar high quality trek services that exist in Nepal. All trips are planned to arrive at Kailash on a full-moon day to obtain total & unhindered view of the holy mountain. 

With the opening up of the border crossing between Nepal and Tibet via Taklakot(Purang) in 1994, Mt. Kailash is now accessible for foreign trekkers with 6 days of trekking from the beautiful region of Simikot (3900 M). For this trek we follow the Humla Karnali route and trek through rice and wheat fields, through surging waters of the Humla Karnali, meet well educated friendly monks who speak excellent English and yes, see some of the finest views nature has to offer. 

Kailash Mansarovar Tour Itinerary - 16 Days

 
Day 1 – Arrival at Kathmandu. We will receive you at airport. Check into Hotel.
Day 2 – Sight Seeing in Kathmandu.
Day 3 – Drive Kathmandu Nyalam (115 km) we depart at 5.00 am from our Hotel to the Nepal- Tibet border along the famous Arankiko Highway. Stopping for a quick breakfast at Dhulikhel and lunch at Kodari. After immigration and customs formalities on both sides ( Kodari and Zangmu) we drive to the small town – Nyalam (3700 mt. High).
Day 4 – Rest day for altitude acclimatization. All meals and overnight stay at same lodge at Nyalam.
Day 5 – After breakfast Drive to Saga (250 kms – 4500 m High) enjoy the grand view of Mt. Shishapangma (8021 mt. High) Gauri Shankar and other high mountains from Lalugla Pass (5050 mt. High) packed lunch will be served at a sacred lake Pigutso, Overnight lodge in Saga.
Day 6 – After breakfast Drive to Prayang (225 km) across the vast Tibetan Plateau. Packed Lunch will be served on the way, overnight stay in Lodge.
Day 7 – Prayang Lake Manasarovar, very auspicious day for all yatries who will have first glimpse of Holy Manas and Darshan of Mt. Kailash from Horrchu Pass. Overnight stay camp at the shore of lake Mansarovar.
Day 8 – The adobe of God will be a lifetime achievement. Puja, Havana worship, meditation, bath and Tarpan etc. Relax and Explore around the Lake Mansanovar and drive to Darchen stay over night at the lodge.
Day 9 – Parikarma / Kora begins drive 8kms to Tarboche and trek up to Diraphuk gompa. Pack lunch will be served on the way and dinner and overnight stay at Camping.
Day 10 – Trek to Zuthulphuk Gompa Parikarma continues, this is the day pilgrims talks about, the most difficult journey trough out the Yatra, Trek up to Dolma La Pass (5600 m . We will offer very short prayers at Dolmala and move towards Gaurikunda. The programmed in the same usual, lunch on the way and dinner at the camp, Zuthuphuk Gompa.
Day 11Zuthulpuck – Darchen Hore: After Breakfast, we will trek. We will be reaching at the point, where our jeeps will be waiting drive us to Darchen, Parikarma ends. After lunch we will drive to Airalung Zangpo at the Shore of Manas.
Day 12 – Drive back to Saga, we return the same routr we have traveled and same procedure will be followed for meals and accomodations as before.
Day 13 – Drive back to Nyalam– lodge.
Day 14– Drive back to Kathmandu– lodge.
Day 15 – Kathmandu: Day free at Leisure or for shopping.
Day 16 – Transfer to airport for Departure.

Above cost includes:

  1. Return flights from London to Kathmandu,
  2. Kathmandu sightseeing full day
  3. All veg. meals (Full board)
  4. 4 pax in each A/C land cruiser
  5. 4 WD Japanese Jeep,
  6. Truck and a Yak for carrying luggage & Trekking equipment during parikrama –
  7. Driver, guide, Sherpas, cook, Monastery fees, Oxygen, mineral water ( 1 bottle daily).
  8. Darshan of Kailash from Ashtpath

Price does not include:

  1. Meals other than mentioned above.
  2. Personal travel insurance.
  3. Nepal Visa fee Nepal Airport tax
  4. Extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as sickness, accidents, road blockage, and other occurrences beyond our control.
  5. Any other servcies not mentioned above if required, we can always arrange for the services needed
  6. Emergency evacuation cost.