Mt. Kailash Tours 2017
Tibet Mt. Kailash tour inner kora (22028 Feet), considered to be a physical embodiment of the mythical Mt. Meru, is believed to be the most sacred mountain in the world. Its snow dusted rock pyramid is located in the scenically rich area of western Tibet, which lies between the Himalayas and Karakurum ranges. From its peak, one can enjoy the views of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Nepal. It is considered most auspicious to make a religious pilgrimage around its fifty-three kilometres circuit (32 miles parikrama).
In fact, the entire region of Mt. Kailash yatra is of important religious significance and includes the two turquoise-blue, pristine high-altitude lakes of Mansarovar and Rakshesa. Mt. Kailash is regarded holy by followers of several religions. To Hindus, Kailash is the abode of Shiva and nearby Manasarobar Lake, the soul of Brahma. Tibetans call Kailash Kang Rimpoche. Jains worship it as Mt Ashtapada, the peak from which the religion's founder, Rishabanatha, achieved spiritual liberation. And the followers of Bon-Po, the ancient pre-Buddhist shamanistic religion of Tibet, revere Kailash as the soul of Tibet.
Another uniqueness contributing to the mystical aspects of Kailash is that four most sacred rivers of the Indian sub-continent begin from here - Sutlej, Karnili (a major tributary of the Ganges), Brahmaputra and Indus. The end of these rivers are more than 2,000 kilometres apart, yet they all have their source within hundred kilometres of Mt. Kailash. Nature lovers can encounter numerous unusual species of birds, wildlife, and flora here. This holy region is known as navel (center) of the universe, attracting scholars and researchers from all over the world. Mt. Kailash (also known as the 'Sumeru Parbat' in Hindu epics) provides a spiritually enriching, naturally unique and a truly rewarding journey of a life-time
Mt. Kailash Tour (Tibet Kailash PILGRIMAGE Tour 15 Days) (DRIVE IN/DRIVE OUT)
Day 01 KATHMANDU(1300m). Airport and transfer to the hotel O/NT AT HOTEL.
Day 02 KATHMANDU(1300m). HOTEL free for final preparation of The trip
Day 03 KATHMANDU-NYALAM(3750m)153Kms. 6-7 Hrs. O/NT AT HOTEL NYALAM Or SIMILAR. Embark on a scenic drive from kathmandu to Kodari. Walk to the Friendship Bridge and drive uphill to Zhangmu. After completing custom and immigraton formalities, proceed to Nyalam
Day 04 NYALAM (3750m). O/NT AT HOTEL NYALAM OR SIMILAR.Stay at Nyalam for acclimatization. The Group will be taken for a 3 hrs Trek to further prepare for the Holy Kailas Parikarma.
Day 05 NYALAM-SAGA(4600m) 240 Kms./6-7 Hrs. O/NT AT HOTEL SAGA. Drive to Saga via Paigu-tso Lake.
Day 06 SAGA-Paryang(4750m) 255 Kms./5-6h Hrs. O/NT AT HOTEL PARYANG.
Day 07 PARYANG-MANASAROVAR(4560m) 223 Kms /5-6 Hrs. O/NT AT GUESTHOUSE. Drive to Chui-Gompa with the Circumbulation of Lake Manasarovar.
Day 08 MANASAROVAR-DARCHEN (4620) 115 Kms. 4-5 Hrs.O/NT AT GUESTHOUSE AM:Puja at the Lake. The Group is free to explore the Lake MANASORVAR or Visit The Hot Spring on own. PM:Drive to Darchen(4620m). O/NT at GUESTHOUSE.
Day 09 DARCHEN-DIRAPUK(4860m) 20 Kms. 5-6 Hrs. GUESTHOUSE. Drive ahead of Tarboche to the trek starting point of Kailas Parikarma(13 Kms). Trek to Dirapuk (7 kms). CAMP/GUESTHOUSE.
Day 10 DIRAPUK-ZUTHUL PUK (4760m) 18 Kms. 9-10 Hrs. NEW FIXED CAMP. Trek to Zuthul PUK crossing the Dolma la Pass (5650m) visiting Gauri Kunda. NEW FIXED CAMP.
Day 11 ZUTHUL PUK - HOR QUO / Paryang Overnight at HorQuo Guets House / Paryang Hotel End Kailas Parikarma (10 Kms.) approx. 3-4 Hrs trek and drive to Hor Quo / Paryang
Day 12 HOR QUO-SAGA (4600m) 255 kms. 6-7 Hrs. O/NT AT HOTEL SAGA.
Day 13 SAGA-NYALAM(2300m) 270 Kms.7-8 Hrs. O/NT at GUESTHOUSE.
Day 14 NYALAM-KATHMANDU(1300m) 123 Kms. 7-8 Hrs. O/NT HOTEL Drive downhill to Zhangmu and Frienship Bridge where transportation awaits for the final leg of journey to Kathmandu.
Day 15 The day is free untill your transfer to the airport for onward journey.
Arrival-Departure Transfers, 3 Nights accommodation at 4 Star Hotel on Twin sharing & BB basis
Kathmandu-Kodari-Kathmandu transfer by Coach, 4500 Model Japanese Landcruiser (4 person in 1 Jeep basis) on Tibet side, Support Truck, English speaking Tibetan Guide, Accomodation at Guest Houses & Camping as per itinerary, Trekking Staff comprising of 1 Nepali Team Leader, Cooks and sherpas, Full board vegetarian meals, Camping equipment comprising of Two-men tents/ mattress/Dining & Kitchen Tents, Toilet Tents, Table & Chairs, Gamow Bag, Oxygen, Local Roaming Mobile Phone,Yaks & Yak-men for porterage during Kailas Parikarma, all permits and Tibet/China Visa fee.
TOUR PACKAGE EXCLUDES:
Travel Insurance, Evacuation Cost, Extra cost in the event of landslide for hiring additional transportation or portage on the Arniko Highway(INR 500-750pp) and Expenses of personal nature
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