Visit this season to the holiest sites on earth with Mountain Leaders and experience ultimate spirituality along with the sheer beauty of Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarover.
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport meet our office representative. He will assist to transfer the Hotel. In the evening tour briefing at the hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
In the morning, you will visit Pashupatinath temple and Budhanilkantha, the sleeping Bishnu. Today your night halt will be either at Kathmandu or Nagarkot, hill station 35 km east of Kathmandu city.
Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam.
Early morning you will drive towards Friendship bridge at Kodari border. After crossing the friendship bridge you go through immigration formalities. Then drive to Nyalam
Day 4: Rest at Nyalam
Rest day in Nyalam for acclimatization purpose. Today you go for a short hiking above Nyalam for a couple of hours. This will help you to be acclimatized properly.
Day 5: Drive Nyalam to Dongba
The journey starts with newly built road smooth and pleasant. Today you pass 5000m high pass, the Lung La with great views over the Himalayas including the closest Mt. Sashibangma. You also cross beautiful Peiku Lake, Brahmaputra River and Saga.
Day 6: Drive Dongba to Mansarovar
Today you travel to Mansarovar via Prayang and Mayum La Pass (5200 m) and arrive at Hor Quo (4560 m). Lunch on the way. From Hor Quo you go for parikarma of Mansarovar Lake by drive and arrive at Chu Gompa for night halt. Today is the day of lifetime as you will have the first sight of Holy Mt. Kailash and Holy Lake Mansarovar.
Day 7: Drive Lake Mansarovar to Darchen, Base Camp of Kailash
In the morning do Pooja and take holy bath at Mansarovar. After lunch, drive to Darchen, the base camp of Mt. Kailash. The drive takes about 1 & half hours.
At Darchen yatris who wants Mt. Kailash Parikarma with horses and porters will have to confirm our guide so that he can arrange all before starting the parikarma.
Day 8: 1st Day of Parikrama to Diraphuk.
Morning drive near to Yama Dwar. Here you will meet our yaks and yak men. We will load all logistics on yaks and start Parikrama. Visit Yama Dwar on the way. The First day of Kora is a gradual walking of 5 hours. From the way you have Darshan of West face of Kailash. Today your night halt at Dirapuk. From Dirapuk view of North face of Kailash in a distance.
Yatris who are not going Mt Kailash Parikarma will stay at Darchen till those people going Parikarma return back.
Day 9: 2nd Day of Parikrama to Zuthulphuk
Early morning trek uphill Dolmala Pass. It takes about 4 to 5 hours. After reaching top of the pass 5850 m then trek down to the valley floor. It takes another 4 to 5 hours. After cross Dolmala when you move down you see Gauri Kunda. This day is longest and toughest day of Parikarma. So be prepared in mind accordingly. Like yesterday today also your overnight will be in tented camp at Zuthulphuk
Day 10: 3rd Day of Parikrama. Drive to Saga
Today is last of Parikarma. After breakfast you trek down of 10 km with the winding gradual track. Once you reach the place called Chongdo, our transport will pick up you and drive back to Saga via Prayang and Dongba. Today you night halt will be at Saga
Day 11: Drive Saga to Nyalam
Morning after breakfast you set off your journey back to Nyalam with sweet memory of Mt Kailash and Mansarovar Lake.
Day 12: Drive Nyalam to Kathmandu
From Nyalam you drive back to the friendship bridge at Kodari. After completing Chinese immigration formalities you drive to Kathmandu
Day 13: Depart Kathmandu