Day 01 :: Kathamnadu
Arrive Kathmandu airport, you will be met and transferred to your Hotel. Short briefing for tour. Check in to the Hotel. Free afternoon. Evening welcome Nepali dinner with culture program. O/n Hotel.
Day 02 :: Sightseeing
After Breakfast sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath Temple and a biggest Buddhist stupa then preparation for the trip. O/n Hotel.
Day 03 :: Drive to Nyalam (150 km), 3300 m.
early morning after breakfast leave Kathmandu to for Nyalam (3300 m). We reach Friendship Bridge (Nepal-China Boarder). Then proceed the journey to Zhangmu, where all the immigration and custom formalities are ought to be accomplished. After the accomplishment of all formalities, we proceed to Nyalam. Arrival at Nyalam and overnight stay at Nyalam.
Day 04 :: Rest Day at Nyalam, 3300 m.
It is more a day for good acclimatization which is necessary for Kailash trekking journey. Free afternoon look around. O/n guest house.
Day 05 :: Nyalam to Saga/4450 m .
We drive from Nyalam to Saga/4450 m (Labug-La 5150 m, Peku-tso and Saga, 232 km distance transfer by 4WD land cruiser 4500 cc). On the first long driving day over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other things like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keep you busy. By the late afternoon you will cross Brahmaputra River way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga, hotel will be the best one named Saga Hotel (local best hotel standard), 24 hrs hot water available, private bathroom.
Day 06 :: Saga to Paryang (4600 m)
We drive from Saga to Paryang (4600 m) 230 km 7-8 hrs. Far south you can see snow covered peaks near by you, lots of rocky peaks and sand duns give you an ideal world. We are going to pass by the typical Tibetan and western small towns of Zhongba, finally get to Paryang, o/n in local guesthouse best available.
Day 07 :: Paryang to Manasarover (4558 m)
Drive Paryang to Manasarover (4558 m), 277 km 8 hours. The longest driving day starts with full of excitement, by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovar. Hor, a small village near by Lake Manasarover.Holy-Manasarovar: At 14950 ft/4558 m. The highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rashekshi are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Night will be spending at Chu Gumpa Guesthouse.
Day 08 :: Tarchen (14975 ft) 40 km.
Pooja and drive to Tarchen (14975 ft) 40 km. Manasarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After our activities around the lake, we will be heading towards Tarchen which is about 36 km to the northwest direction. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama. O/n in Minzhigang Guesthouse (best available)
Day 09 :: Trek to Dira – Puk (5000 m).
It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; water falls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is every where with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be kept on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.
Day 10 :: Trek Dira – Puk – Zuthul Puk, 18 km.
6-7 hrs, 550 m ascent, 600 m descent. Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage trek with Dolma-La (pass) of 18600ft between two valleys: Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget yourself. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive at Zuthul Puk (the cave of Miracles). The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here.
Day 11 :: End of Kailash Parikrama
drive to Manasarovar. After 3 hours walking, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. We will have a free and final afternoon around the Lake Mansarovar. We can drive around this lake to enjoy the pilgrimage. Last night stop in Chu Gumpa Guesthouse beside the Lake Manasarovar
Day 12 :: Drive to Paryang (277 km)
7-8 hr. After Breakfast drive back to Paryang. O/n Guest house.
Day 13 :: Paryang to Saga (230 km)
7-8 hrs. After Breakfast drive back to Saga. O/n Saga Hotel.
Day 14 :: Nyalam or Zhangmu: (245 km)
6-7 hr. After Breakfast drive back to Nyalam or Zhangmu.O/n Hotel.
Day 15 :: Leave Tibet for Nepal
Today is last day of your adventure Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar Tour. Our Nepal staff will meet at friendship bridge, help for Nepal custom formalities and drive 4-5 hrs to Kathmandu. O/n Hotel in Kathmandu.
Tour Season : April – September
Tour Duration : 15 days
Tour Group Size : 1+
Departure Date : on your request.
Day 01 :: Kathamnadu