|Departure from:||Nepalgunj||Arrival on:||Nepalgunj|
|Guide Name:||Thrill Himalaya||Guide Gender:||male|
|Guide Spoken Language:||English,Hindi,Nepali,Chinese|
|Best Season:||Aug-Dec, Apr-Jun|
|Meals:||Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner|
|Guide Name:||Thrill Himalaya|
Standing tall at 22,000 feet, Mount Kailash—known to be the abode of Lord Shiva—is one of the world’s most revered holy places. A peak in the Kailash range, Mount Kailash is a part of the Transhimalaya in Tibet. Courtesy its high altitude and remote location in western Tibet, only a few thousand pilgrims are able to do the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra every year.
Outline Itinerary 9N/10D
Day 01: Arrived at Nepalgunj
Day 02: Nepalgunj-Simikot-hilsa
Day 03: Hilsa-Purang acclimatization at Purang
Day 04: Purang-Manasarovar Lake
Day 05: Manasarovar-Darchen
Day 06: First day parikarma of Mt. Kailash
Day 07: Second day parikarma of mt. Kailash
Day 08: Drive to Purang
Day 09: Fly to Hilsa and Nepalgunj
Day 10: Final departure to India/home.
- All meal (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
- Accommodation sharing basis
- Transportation by Jeep/ bus/flight
- First aid medicines.
- Experience guide.
- Visa and entrance fees.
- Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
- Hot shower, battery recharge during yatra
- Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills and porters etc.
- Personal trekking equipment’s/gear
- Tips for guides, porters
- Over stay due to any natural calamities / strike
- All others expenses are not mentioned on service includes section
Permission and Official Formalities:
- A valid passport is pre-requisite to undertake this tour.
- Tibetan Permit & Chinese Group Visa are mandatory for this tour, which is included in the tour cost.
- Medical Fitness certificate stating that the traveler is not suffering from any type of respiratory diseases such as Asthma (issued by registered medical practioner) is needed. The certificate should clearly state that the person concerned is fit to travel at high altitude.
- No permission is required from the Indian or the Nepalese Govt
Day 01: Arrived at Nepalgunj. Yatra briefing in evening. Overnight at Nepalgunj in Hotel Siddhartha or equivalent.
Day 02 Early Morning drives to Airport and catch flight for Simikot, rest for few hour at Simikot and then fly to Hilsa by Helicopter, wait for other group traveler and then drive to Purang. Overnight stay at Hotel Purang.
Its 40-50 minutes flight from Nepalganj to Simikot & then 10-20 minutes helicopter flight from Simikot to Hilsa.
Day 03 Entire day free for acclimatization and short trek may be taken in preparation for Mount Kailash Parikrama. Overnight stay at Hotel Purang.
Purang is small & very clean town with lots of shops at both sides of road for shopping necessary items for further Yatra. You can buy trekking sticks, water gallon for keeping Holy Mansarovar Water, some packed juices & other things. Some bargaining happens here at almost all shops. Its pleasant experience to roam around at Purang.
Day 04 Drive roughly 2 hours in AC Volvo category bus to Mansarovar Lake and then Parikrama of Mansarovar Lake. Complete Holy Lake Parikrama of approx. 105 KMs, take holy bath and perform Puja at divine Lake Mansarovar. While coming to Mansarovar Lake you will see first day of Kailash today. Its overwhelming experience to see Divine Mount Kailash, just next to Holy Lake Mansarovar while taking bath. Overnight stay at Guest House near Lake Mansarovar. If weather permits,You can visit to Lake Mansarovar in night or early morning (Brahm Muhurt) too to witness the divinity of the place.
Day 05 After short drive from Lake Mansarovar you will reach to Darchen which is base for Kailash Parikrama & Ashtapad darshan. Will visit Asthapad if get permission by Chinese authorities.
Day 06 Early in morning after breakfast we will drive to Yamdwar and then trek to Dirapuk (10 KMS first day Parikrama). You get blessed with darshan of North Face of Mount Kailash during first day of Parikrama which is considered to be most auspicious. Those who are not doing Parikrama will travel from Yamdwar to Darchen for approx. 30 minutes and stay there in Guest House for 2 nights. You can see & pray to Mount Kailash from Darchen.
**Parikrama is optional. There are few who would be doing Parikrama by walk, few by horse & few old age people may not be doing Parikrama. Those who are not doing Parikrama will return from Yam Dwar to Guest House at Darchen. We will arrange meals & accommodation there. Holy Mount Kailash is easily visible from there & one can do puja from there too. People staying at Darchen will join other group members in 1st half once they complete 3rd day of Parikrama.
Day 07 Early morning trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass and then Zuthulpuk. Total trek is of 22 KMs on second day of Parikrama. This is the most difficult part of the journey in throughout the yatra since you have to trek up to the 18,600 ft height above sea level. From Dolma La Pass descend to Gauri kund and further trek along with the river to Zuthulpuk. Overnight stay – Lodge / Guest House.
First 6-7 KM (till Dolma La Pass at 5600 m) of 2nd day has very steep climb & most difficult part of Yatra. Yatris are advised to take comfortable time to cover it & take rest wherever you feel problem. After 1st 6-7 KM, remaining 16 KMs are comparatively plain / downwards & comfortable.
Important: Parikrama (Day 2). You will pass through Shivasthal (Sacred place for Tibetans & believed that whatever you offer here, get it in Heaven) & Gauri Kund. After Dolma La pass its long pleasant trekking way beside river. You will see East face of Mount Kailash here.
Day 08 Third day Parikrama is of 8 KMs & takes around 3 hours to complete. Generally it gets completed by 9:00 to 10:00 am. After this short trek drive to Darchen and continue drive to Purang. Overnight stay at Guest House.
Day 09 Drive to Hilsa by AC luxury vehicle, fly back to Simikot by Helicopter then to Nepalgunj by flight. Overnight stay at deluxe Hotel in Nepalgunj.
Day 10 After b /f free to proceed for your home destination with blessings of Lord Shiva!!
Trip note and things to bring: We always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it.
- Long woolen shirt
- Trekking gear
- Woolen cap, and muffler
- Warm shocks and globs,
- Sun glass, medicine who used regularly
- Normal trekking/ sport shoes and slipper
- Down Jacket and wind stripper
- Other daily use clothes, soap, Colgate and oil etc.
- Some dry foods, sweet candy.
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