Grade: Strenuous (walk over the Pass) Pilgrimage Tour
Max. Altitude: 5658m
Duration: 14 days
Travel Mode: Overland – Hiking
Trip Start from Kathmandu
Trip End in Kathmandu
Accomodation: Hotel, Basic Lodge or Camping
Tour across entire region of Mt. Kailash in Tibet holds vital religious significance and circumnavigation of holy jewel of snow and Lake Manasarovar the soul of Brahma is regarded sacred by followers of several religions. For the Hindus, a tour of Kailash is heavenly being an abode of Lord Shiva and is otherwise known as Kang Rimpoche for the Tibetan, while the Jains worship it as Mt. Ashtapada. The followers of Jainism believe Rishabanatha the religion’s founder achieved spiritual liberation on this peak. And, likewise followers of Bon-Po, the ancient pre-Buddhist shamanistic religion of Tibet, revere the holy peak of Mt. Kailash as the soul of Tibet. Close by pristine high-altitude turquoise-blue lakes of Mansarovar and Rakshesa are standing beauty of magnificent sight with equal religious significance. Overall a journey to Kailash is a pilgrimage tour to sanctify the soul.
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel. Evening trips briefing. Overnight Hotel
Day 02: Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley. Overnight Hotel
Day 03: Overland departure to Kodari border. Cross friendship bridge and drive to Nyalam 3750m Overnight Hotel
Day 04: Rest day to acclimatization.
Day 05: Drive to Saga 4450m Overnight guest house.
Day 06: Drive to Mansarovar 4558 m. Overnight Camp or basic lodge
Day 07: After ritual drive to Darchen. Overnight Camp or basic lodge
Day 08: Short drive to Tarboche, Circumnavigate Kailash and drive to Dirapuk 4860m Overnight Camp or basic lodge
Day 09: Cross Dolma-la pass 5,658m Overnight Zuthulpuk – Camp or basic lodge
Day 10: Short trek to Darchen, drive to Lake Mansarovar Overnight Camp or basic lodge
Day 11: Drive to Saga Overnight Hotel
Day 12: Cross friendship bridge into Nepal. Overnight Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 13: Free day
Day 14: At a convenient time, transfer to international airport. Final departure.
All hotels in Kathmandu on twin sharing with bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
In Tibet accommodation on dormitory sharing basis with full board basis as per the itinerary
English speaking Tibetan guide.
All necessary trekking, toilet and dining equipment.
Meals and Kitchen utensils for entire trip.
Oxygen cylinders for emergency purpose.
Luggage and equipment porter-age Charges
English speaking experienced Nepali guide in Nepal
All transportation in Tibet as per the itinerary
All sightseeing, Monastery entrance fees and necessary Tibet permits as on itinerary
All sightseeing entrance fees in Nepal
International flight charges.
Tibet Visa Fee.
Nepal re-entry visa fee.
Meals in Kathmandu other than Breakfast.
All form of can/bottled drinks.
Sleeping bag and Down jacket
Expenses of personal nature, phone calls, laundry etc.
Travel insurance, Emergency evacuation cost
Extra charges accrued due to unforeseen circumstance or reasons beyond our control.
Tips or gratuities.
20th May 2016
18th August 2016
Group Size: Minimum Group size 05 Person: Maximum: 12 Persons
Note: Joining Clients must reach Kathmandu two days prior to Departure.