Dec 18, 2015

Mt. Kailash and Manasarovar Tour 2018


Schedule Overland Departure Dates for Mt. Kailash and Manasarovar Tour 2019
DayProgramApr.MayMayMayJunJunJunJunJunJunJulJulJulJulJulAugAugAugSepSep
01Arrive KTM. 13 12 20 28 02 09 11 16 19 250108101418 0107  09 03 08
02Kathmandu 14 13 21 29 03 10 12 17 2026 0209111519 02 08 10 04 09
03 Sabrubesi15 14 22 30 03 11 13 182127 031012162003 09  1105 10
04Kerung16152331 04 1214 1922 28 04111317 2104 10 1206 11 
05Kerung rest17 1624 0105 1315 2023 29 05121418 2205 11  1307 12 
06Saga/ Dongpa18 17 25 0206 14 16 212430 061315192306 12 14 08 13 
07Manasarovar*19 *18260307 15 *17 222501 0714*16202407 13 *1509 *14
08Tarchen20 19 2704 08 1618 2326 02 081517 21250814 16 10 15
09Derapuk21 20 28 05 09 *17 19 2427 03 09*1618 222609 *15 1711 16 
10Zutulpuk22 21 2906101820 2528 04 1017 19 2327 10 15 18 12 17 
11Dongpa/ Saga23 22 3007111921 26 29 05 1118 20 242811 16 19 13 18 
12Kerung24 230108 12 20 22 27 30 06 1219 21 252912 17 2014 19 
13Kathmandu25 24 020913 21 23 2801 07 1320 22 263013 18 21 15 20 
 14 Departure2625 031014 2224 2902 08 1421 23 273114 19 2216 21 
Indicates tour leaving for full moon day. * Indicates full moon day.
Schedule is subject to change under unavoidable circumstances.

Booking condition: All the personal details must be sent 2 months in advance with 25% (out of total trip amount) non-refundable
Group size: 25+ people in each group
Booking condition: All the personal details must be sent 2 months in advance with 25% (out of total trip amount) non-refundable advance payment.
Recommended clothing and equipment list for the trip: Sleeping bags (down with inside extra cover), jacket (down) / polar fleece, with rain and water proofed, thermal underwear, wind / rain-proof trousers, woollen and sun hats, scarves (muffler), woollen or cotton socks, gloves, trekking boots, sun/snow glassed, towel, t-shirt/s, sunscreen/sun lotion, flash light with extra bulbs and batteries, sandals, water bottles, day pack (for your day time necessities), kit or duffel bag (to keep your personal belongings) first aid box/personal medicine walking stick.
Please do not carry unnecessary items and / or valuables.  
Be sure you have the needy items ! 
Warm clothes, water bottle, water purification tabs, sun tan lotion utility knife, dusk musk, medicine for headaches, fever, colds, stomach disorders and diamox (unless you are allergic to sulpha drugs) for altitude sickness, It is also good to carry dry fruit, juice powder, breads, candy, canned or packed food, nuts, pickles and biscuits.
Good Health: 
Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificate those with a history of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before deciding to undertake the trip. It is rigorous and challenging trip where all the time spent at high altitudes. At least 2 months regular practice is recommend either 2 hours daily running, swimming, or joining on a health club may help to complete the yatra very successfully.

To apply the visa approval before your arrival we need: 
a)     A clear, colour scans of your passport along with advance amount of US $ 500.  This must be provided to us at least 35 days prior to the arrival in Kathmandu.

Health & Altitude problems:

 Travelling in Tibet involves high altitude and can be strenuous. Clients with heart and lung problems or blood diseases should consult their doctor before booking the trip. Very often the cases of altitude sickness have been reported. Simple headache, fever, loss of appetite or stomach disorders can happen before the acclimatization. Advised, drink approx. 04 litters of water per day, do not strain yourself, move slowly, breathe deeply and take regular rests.? 

Trip Description

Tibet Kailash Tour allows to visitors to wonder about magical natural rewards of around and colorful reflections of religious belief of people.  Mt Kailash is not allowed for climbing anyone and it is just can be visited as KORA (circuit) 52 Km long walking round by visitors and devotees. According to legend, immortal Hindu Lord Shiva lives at Kailash where he had spent his time practicing yogic austerities, making joyous love with his divine companion Parbati and smoking sacred herb marijuana (ganja). Mt Tibet Kailash Tour drawn to many pilgrimage groups from all over the world to have divine glimpse of Lord Shiva’s abode to attain release from the clutches of ignorance and delusion. Since then many holy people- saints and sages are also consider this pristine site most be visited to pay their attention to Lord Shiva.
Tibet Kailash Tour is the most visited sacred destination in far-west inTibet and Hindus believe Mt Kailash to be the abode of Lord Shiva. It is considered holy center of the universe among both Hindu and Buddhist religious groups. Tibet Kailash Tour drawn to many pilgrimage groups from all over the world to have divine glimpse of Lord Shiva’s abode to attain release from the clutches of ignorance and delusion. Since then many holy people- saints and sages are also consider this pristine site most be visited to pay their attention to Lord Shiva. According to Buddhist scripture Lord Buddha had magically visited Kailash in the 5th century BC and they also believe the   Buddhism was entered in Tibet from Nepal and India, in the 7th century AD afterward. 

Trip Highlights:

Tibet Kailash Tour -comprises with holy adventure journey in roof of the world- pilgrimage travelers will be encountering new cultural destinations day by day. Time to time views follow incredibly beautiful landscape with holy glimpse of Mt Kailash and many other surrounding mountains. Mt Kailash Tour also takes exploration visit to Manasarovar Lake and Rakshas Tal and three days holy KORA.

Trip Facts
Duration: 13 days package
Activities: Tibet Kailash Tour (overland journey)/ Fly Out
Maximum altitude: 5700m
Best season: Apr/ May/ June/ Sep/ Oct
Trip starts/Ends: In Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal) and Nepalgunj
Accommodations: Hotel / Guest House
Transport: Jeep for private tour or Mini bus for group joining basis, necessary transportation depends on group size – Car/Jeep/van/bus/ to and from starting and ending point transfer.

Tibet Kailash Tour Itinerary Details

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300 m.) arrival: Pick up from the airport/ Drive to hotel/ briefing/ if time permits our guide will take you to Pashupatinath for Dharsan during Arati time. Dinner.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Breakfast, trip to temples and back to Hotel for lunch. After lunch, final preparation for yatra i.e, checking and demonstration of equipments which will be used during yatra. If any body needs to buy or get things on hire, our staff will give you company. Dinner.
Day 03: Drive to Nylam (150km), 3750m: Morning after breakfast leave Kathmandu to commence yatra to Nyalam [3800M]. We reach Friendship Bridge [Nepal – China Boarder] by mini-coach. Walk along for 10 minutes to cross the bridge and there get acquainted with Chinese guide and land cruiser drivers. They will give a brief information regarding the further trip then proceed the journey to Zangmu, 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 guesthouse.
Day 04: Rest Day at Nylam, 3750m: It is more a day for acclimatization.
Day 05: Saga/4450m Or DongPa:  (Labug-La 5050m, Peku-tso and Saga, 250km) 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 Bhramha Purtra River way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for night.

Day 06: Drive Saga/ Dongpa to Manasarover (4558m) 500km 8 hours: The longest driving day starts with full of excitement, Jeeps and trucks roll on the wide valley following rivers and grazing land of yaks and sheep. Far south you can see snow covered peaks near by you, lots of rocky peaks and sand duns give you an ideal world. Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired by beautiful traditional costume, waiting your arrival with hot tea and other supplies along with big smile. by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, a small village near by Lake Manasarover, we will spend a night there.
Day 07: Holy-Manasarovara: At 14950-ft/ 4558m. 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 Gumba.
Day 08: Puja and drive to Tarchen (14975ft) 40km: Manasarovara is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.
Day 09: Trek to Dehara Puk/5000m: 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 keep on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.
Day 10: Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra 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 Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).
Day 11: End of Kailash Parikrama and drive to Takla Kot : Over night stay Guest house.
Day 12: Early morning drive to Sera via Khojarnath Temple [an ancient temple of Lord Ram, Lakshman and Sita]. From Sera, we walk back to the Hilsa helipad to wait for our flight back to Simikot. After immigration, proceed for Nepalgunj by chartered helicopter or aircraft [fixed wing]. Arrive Nepalgunj & further proceed to Kathmandu by flight [fixed wing]. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.
Day 13: Final departure transfer for onward journey.

Trip Cost

Trip Cost: Contact Us.

COST INCLUDES:

  • 3 night's accommodation at 3 or 4 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin share basis.
  • 10 nights accommodation in Tibet using guesthouse /camp.
  • Tibet Visa & Permit Fee [Normal].
  • Yaks & Yak Men for luggage during Kailash Parikrama.
  • Ground transfers in Tibet using Toyota Land Cruisers or bus as applicable.
  • Services of English speaking guide in Tibet.
  • Services of our trekking equipment and Sherpa staff.
  • All Trekking & camping equipment including Gyamo Bags, Sleeping bags and oxygen cylinders

Cost does not includes

  • using extra nights in lodge (except the mentioned on itinerary).
  • Yak/porter for personal using
  • Rescue/ evacuation or all the extra cost because of partition from the main group or serious health condition.
  • Flight or any costs TO or FROM Kathmandu from your destination/ home town.
  • No cost is including for those who separate from the main group


CONTACT US

Eco Trek Nepal
House # 320, Tri-Devi Marg, Thamel
P.O. Box: 6438, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 00977-1-4424112 | Fax: 00977-1- 4420490
Email: info@kailashtour.com
Mobile No: 00977 - 98510 26595/ 98510 41622