Kailash Yatra and Muktinath by Overland

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Price : $3,300.00 : 175000.00

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Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days

Destination: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom - Muktinath - Dhunche - Rasuwagadhi - Kerung - Dongba - Saga - Lake Manasarovar - Darchen - Dirapukh - Zuthulphuk - Dolma

Price: INR 1,75,000 / USD 3,300


Fixed Departure Overland Yatra Dates

May June July August September


Note: Above date is Kathmandu Arrival date and Full Moon (FM) will be at Lake Mansarovar 


Tour  Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,400m)


Arrive Kathmandu Pick up from the airport and transfer to the Hotel

Check inn Lunch / Dinner Overnight stay at Kathmandu


Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara


Early Breakfast check out and drive Kathmandu to Pokhara En route Manokamna stopover (cable car ticket on direct payment) Arrive Pokhara by evening Checkinn Dinner Overnight stay at Pokhara


Day 03: Pokhara to Jomsom to Muktinath and back


After Breakfast, early morning fly to Jomsom. Upon arrival at Jomsom, walk over to the hotel which is 2 minutes from the airport.


Please do note that Jomsom is a small village in the Mountains. Only basic accommodation is available here. The clients will have to walk from the airport to the hotel which takes about 2 minutes.Porters are sent to the airport to carry the luggage by the hotel. 15 Kg luggage per adult and 7 kg per child is allowed by the airlines on this sector. The aircraft is a Twin Otter or Doniar - average 15 seats.


Darshan of Muktinath temple.


To visit Muktinath, the clients will have to walk for about 15-20 minutes over the Kali Gandaki River. Here there is no means of transport as on the river  there is a narrow bridge - vehicles cannot cross. After crossing the bridge take the Jeep on sharing basis for Muktinath. Originally the route from Jomson to Muktinath was a trekkers route only. Recently the route has been widened and 4x4 vehicles can only drive. The path is a Dirt road. The ride is Bumpy all the way. The drive takes about 1.5 hours one way. Upon arrival at Muktinath it is another 30 minutes walk from the base to the Temple.


Darshan on your own of Muktinath & following the same route return to Jomsom.


Day 04: Arrive Jomsom Pokhara Kathmandu


Fly back to Pokhara Pick up Sightseeing Davids Fall , Gupteshwor caves and Bindyabsini temple. Drive back to Kathmandu Check inn and meet other accompanying Group members to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Dinner and Overnight stay at Kathmandu


Overnight will be in Kathmandu at 3* equivalent hotel on twin/triple sharing basis. (Meals included: Veg Dinner)


Day 05: Drive Kathmandu to Dhunche (126 kms/6 hours) or Shyabru Besi (152km / 7 hours)


After breakfast take drive to Dhunche or Shyabru Besi which are Nepal border towns near Rasuwagadhi border. The road conditions and traffic may make this journey a little longer and hectic. We arrive at Dhunche / Shybru Besi and check into our guest house for stay. Rest of the time is free and we will go to bed early as next morning we will leave early to Rasuwagadhi for immigration formalities. Stay will be in basic guesthouse in dormitory style.


(Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Optional : One can even book for Mountain Flight as an optional tour for this morning. This is an hour flight over World’s highest Mountain peaks. The flight departure time is at 6.30 am so those passengers who booked for this incredible flight should be ready by 5.30 am in the hotel and one of our tour officer will pick up and transfer to the domestic airport.


Day 06: Drive Rasuwagadhi (15km ) - Kerung


Today we will step out of your comfort zone and start our Yatra towards the Holy Mount Kailash. After having breakfast we will drive towards Nepalese border Rasuwagadi. There will be some custom formalities which shall be done by our local representative later cross the border and enter in Tibet Land. Accompany with Nepalese Sherpas and Tibetan guides’ board your Tibetan vehicle; Chinese bus will be there will start our journey towards Tibetan/Chinese region continues toward the town of Kerung. Overnight stay will be in a basic guesthouse at Kerung in dormitory style.


(Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 07: Acclimatization in Kerung (2700m)


After breakfast we will organize a short trek or you can explore the local area and market places it would be ideal for the mind and body. Evening will have a short briefing before or after dinner. Overnight stay will be in a basic guesthouse at Kerung in dormitory style.


(Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 08: Kerung to New Dongba via Saga (4600m) – 300 kms & 7-8 hours drive


After breakfast be ready for the enjoyable and scenic journey towards New Donga drive through the mountains territory and then the plains provides us an incredible view of huge and bluish Brahmaputtra river. We will take a break in Saga town for Lunch then continues driving towards New Dongba. Upon arrival in New Dongba check into the guesthouse/lodge in dormitory style for overnight stay.


(Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 09: Dongba/New Dongba to Lake Manasarovar (4598m 385km)


The day we've been waiting for the first darshan of Holy Lake Manasarovar. First we will have breakfast as per above schedule, later checkout from the guesthouse and drive towards The Holy Manasarovar. Enroute before Mayumla Pass (4800 m), we will have to take a break for permit formalities in the meanwhile packed lunch will be provided by our team members then continue the journey crossing Mayumla pass and Paryang County.


All the yatri’s will see first glance of Mt. Kailash from the lakeshore of Holy Manasarovar. There will be some permit formalities before we reach Manasarovar Lake that period you can use with praying and exploring the beauty of Mt. Kailash. After immigration complete, we will drive further to our guesthouse at Chiu Gompa (Depending on allowance of the local authorities we may have to change our vehicle here and travel in local buses conducted by the authority near Mansarovar and Kailash region). Today, you will complete Lake Manasarovar parikrama approx. 75% and rest will be complete when you return from Kailash Trek. You will have very important moment in Lake Manasarovar with all-powerful bless and even scenic evening with the breathtaking view of holiest Lake Manasarovar and Mt. Kailash. Besides this, you can also see or visit Chiu Gompa Monastery situated in hillock near Guesthouse. Syat in guesthouse in dormitory style. (Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 10: Lake Manasarovar to Darchen (4663m) – 40 kms drive


Today morning, we wake up easefully and we will find a good place for holy dip in Lake Manasarovar for all our yatri’s. After completing puja and holy bath, we make short drive to Darchen (We will also arrange shower tent for ladies nearby the bank of lake for change the clothing and also you can arrange your puja / haven at feasible place according to you. Our crew member will assist you if anything helps require). On the way to Darchen, we can also see panoramic surroundings of Demon’s Lake in the other side of Lake Manasarovar. Darchen considered as the base camp of Mt. Kailash from where the circumambulation around Kailash begins. You can stroll around small market in Darchen in the afternoon. Stay in a guesthouse in dormitory style. (Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Optional trip : We arrange Asthapad excursion trip from Darchen on request but please be inform that one should trek from Darchen – Asthapad – Darchen, if there is no transport service permitted by Chinese authorities in this area. The trip to Astpad is subject to permission of local authorities and on direct payment basis to Tibetan Guides).


Day 11: 07 kms Drive to Yam Dwar. Start Parikrama to Dirapukh (4910m) – 13 kms / 6 hours trek


After breakfast we will drive towards Yamdwar (10km)  and start our 10 km’s trekking to Dirapukh (8km). Before start trekking all the yatris has opportunity to get darshan of Yam Dwar.


Continue trek to Dirapukh by foot or pony. We will also arrange the Yak or pony Yaks & Yak men to carry our kitchen and other camping logistics for parikarama. Once reach Dirapukh you will have great opportunity to take several memorable picture of Kailash from here. The night will be too cold below zero degree temperature so we will have quick dinner (Khichdi, soup etc) and rest in bed.


(Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Packged snacks for Lunch, Light Veg Dinner)


Day 12: Trek Dirapukh to Zuthulphuk (4760m) 22 kms trek/10 hours via Dolma La Pass (5600m)


Early in the morning after breakfast we will start trekking towards Zuthulpukh enroute we will get the opportunity to pass Gauri Kund before we reach Gauri Kund our trek goes steep climb up continuously upto Dolma-La high pass (5600 m). By the evening we will reach Zuthulpukh, today’s accommodation we be in dormitory style.


(Meals included :Breakfast, Packged snacks for Lunch, Light Veg Dinner)


Day 13: 10 kms trek to Darchen and drive to Dongba – 5 hours trek


Today we are going to complete our prikarama, last day of trekking. After breakfast we will have to make a short trek about 4-5 hours towards Darchen so we wake up in normal time.


On half way to darchen board your vehicle. Upon arrival in Darchen have lunch then after, we straight forwards continue our drive to New Dongba by completing the remaining course (approx. 30%) of parikrama of Lake Manasarovar. Stay in a guesthouse in dormitory style.


(Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 14: Drive Dongba to Kerung (380 kms/7-8 hours drive)


Return to Kerung after breakfast start driving towards Kerung. Our today's journey will be a little longer after driving on well pitched roads and mountainous terrain we reach Kerung for an overnight. Stay in a guesthouse in dormitory style.


(Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 15: Kerung to Kathmandu via Rasuwagadhi (170 kms / 7-8 hours)


Today we will reach Kathmandu after having breakfast and completing all custom formalities this should take about 7-8 hours by bus. Dinner and night stay will be in the Hotel.

(Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 16: Leave Kathmandu


After breakfast you will be transferred to the Tribhuvan International Airport to board your flight back to home.


Registration Process for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2021 – Enquiries Open – Bookings Starting 17 OCT 2020

Step 1 ---------


1.    Fill out Booking form enclosed and email it to us at info@nepaltourism.net

2.    Scanned passport copies/ PAN card copy/ 2 photo (Colored copied)

3.    Advance payment of INR 20,000 / USD 500 per person


Step 2 ----- Original passport for Visa 15 days before arrival at Delhi office (Indian Nationals. 


Foreign passport must submit 4 working days before the tour commencement date at NEPAL 


Compliments by Kailash Yatra Team of NTP


·  Duffle Bag

·   Cap

·   Jacket

·   Carry Bag, Passport Pouch

·   Yatra Completion Certificate 


Inclusion / Exclusion


Muktinath Package


Airfare Pokhara Jomsom Pokhara

Arrival and Departure transfers by Private vehicle

Accommodation with breakfast and dinner 

City tour of Pokhara

Same day Sharing jeep Jomsom Muktinath and back

All hotel tax


Package exclude : ACAP, Guide, meals, entry tickets, laundry, telephone, portage, tips, Puja, emergency evacuation and extras not mentioned as inclusions


Kailash Yatra


Cost Includes:


Arrival & departure transportation

Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath and Budhanilkantha.

3 star hotel at Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with all meals •

Transfer to Kerung by tourist bus.

Tibet side: Accommodation in decent hotel/Guest House

Pure vegetarian meals prepare by our escort.

A/C coach & support trucks

English speaking Tibetan guide

Nepali tour leader

Gamow bag, oxygen, basic first-aid kit.

Kailash permit & normal Tibet/China visa fee.


Cost Excludes:


Airfare/Train fare from Home - Kathmandu – Home

All beverages, Photography charges and Telephone calls.

Travel Insurance of clients

Emergency evacuation expenses.

Riding Yak/Horse for Kailash Parikrama (direct payable to Yak/horse herder).

Extra cost in the event of landslide for hiring additional transportation.

Expenses of personal urgent visa fee etc. & Services other than specified.


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