Mt. Kailash, the abode of lord shiva is the most sacred mountain in asia. It is venerated not only by hindus but also by buddhist, jains and the bon in different name and faith.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : Kathmandu Arrival (1300m)
Airport pickup and transfer to Hotel. A short briefing about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing Drive To Kodari
Half day sightseeing of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Temple. Drive to Kodari (Nepal-China border 120 km – 4 hrs). Overnight stay at Guest House.
Day 03 : Kodari To Nyalam (3750m – 54 Kms)
After processing of Visa formalities of both countries of Nepal and China border, you will be transferred from mini-coach to your Tibetan Guide and drivers. Then proceed to Nyalam (54 kms – 1 hr). Overnight stay at Hotel.
Travel from Kathmandu to Kodari
Day 04 : In Nyalam Acclimatization
Entire day free for acclimatization. Short treks will be taken in preparation for the Kailash Yatra. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Travel from Kodari to Nyalam
Day 05 : Nyalam To Dongba (4500m – 335km)
After breakfast drive to Dongba (335km – 7hr), en-route passing through Lalungla pass, Paigu-Tso lake & Brahmaputra river. Overnight stay at Guest House.
Day 06 : Dongba To Manasarovar Lake (4560m – 387km)
After driving 387km from Dongba (7hr to 8hr), we will reach Holy Mansarovar Lake after crossing beautiful places and stay at the shore of Lake, fill up spiritual jaal. This lake is the most naturally beautiful with pure water. You will be in Chiu Gompa hot-spring water. Overnight stay at Lodge.
Day 07 : Mansarovar Lake To Darchen (4600m – 110km)
For most of the day you are free for Pooja and Hawan. You can take a dip in Manasarovar Lake and do Pooja of Lord Shiva. Full day for spiritual activities. We will drive to Darchen after Mansarovar parikrama (110 km – 2.3 hrs) and stay there. If Asthapad visit is opened by Chinese Government, then you can take excursion to Asthapad & Nandi Parvat with extra cost. From Asthapad you can see a best & closest view of Mount Kailash. It is almost 20 minutes drive to reach Asthapad. Overnight stay at Lodge.
Travel from Nyalam to Dongba
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Day 08 : Darchen To Dirapuk (4890m – 20km)
Today is the First day of Parikrama. After short drive (8 km) from Darchen, we will reach Tarboche and visit Yamdwar. Then trek to Dirapuk which is 12km trek. Today is the first day of your Kailash Parikrama where you have to walk for about 6 to 7 hours. You will visit North Face of Mt Kailash and touching the feet of Mt. Kailash (Charan Sparsh). Overnight stay at Lodge.
Day 09 : Dirapuk To Zhulthulphuk (4760m – 22km)
Trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass to Zuthulpuk total of 22km trek. This is the most difficult journey throughout the yatra since you have to trek up to the 18,600 ft. From descend to Gauri kund and further trek along with the river to Zuthulpuk. Overnight stay at Lodge.
Travel from Dongba to Kailash Mansarovar
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Day 10 : Zhulthulphuk To Dongba
We will trek around 8 kms and reach to the point where the Coach will be waiting for us. Then we will drive to Darchen. After lunch, we will drive to dongba. Overnight stay at Lodge.
Travel from Kailash Mansarovar to Diraphuk
Day 11 : Dongba To Nyalam
Drive back to Nyalam. From today we will be leaving this holy place and return back to Kathmandu Overnight stay at Lodge.
Travel from Diraphuk to Zuthulphuk
Day 12 : Drive Kathmandu From Nyalam
Drive to Kodari, Chinese border. After custom formalities we will continue drive to Kathmandu for about 4hr (120km) Overnight stay at Hotel.
Travel from Zuthulphuk to Darchen
Day 13: Transfer To Kathmandu Airport
Fly back home. We will drop you at Kathmandu Airport.