Tour Package price
Price : $1.00 : 130000.00
07 Nights / 08 Days
Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Location: Kathmandu - NepalGunj- Simikot - Hilsa - Purang- Mansarovar Lake - Darchen - Yam Dwar -Diraphuk - Dolma La Pass – Zuthulphuk
Price: NPR 2,00,000
Mt. Kailash is considered the most sacred destination in Tibet; there is a steady flow of Hindus as well as Buddhists to this holy place every year. It is not permitted to climb Mt. Kailash, but one can undertake a 52km total with 38 km trek circumambulation around the mountain.
This is a journey by a chartered helicopter. Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and then to Simikot. At Simikot, make a charter helicopter flight to Hilsa, the place closest to China border and drive to Lake Mansarovar across the open spaces of the Tibetan Plateau. Then take the fascinating trip to Mt. Kailash and make a circumambulation around the base of the mountain.
On the tour of Mt. Kailash visitors can bathe in the sacred Mansarovar Lake, with a periphery 88km, depth of 90m and total area of 320 km2. The itinerary is planned so that visitors reach Mansarovar Lake on the full moon day. Asthapavat and Tirthapuri can be visited if pre-arranged. The total journey is 10days/9 nights and the maximum elevation is 5636m.
2019 Fixed Dates – Kathmandu Arrival Dates for Helicopter
May 12 – FM
Note: Above date is Kathmandu Arrival date and Full Moon (FM) will be at Lake Mansarovar
Registration Process for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2019
2. Scanned passport copies (Colored copied is required for Non-Indian Passport Holders)
3. Advance payment of INR 20,000 / USD 500 per person
Day 01: Fly to Nepalgunj
Flight to Nepalgunj. Arrival Pick Check inn Dinner and Overnight stay at Nepalganj
Day 02: Fly Simikot- Hilsa. Drive to Purang 3,770m
Early morning flight to Simikot and a helicopter flight to Hilsa. Then cross the Karnali Bridge over to Tibet. Drive to Purang (Taklakot). Immigration formalities at the border custom office before Purang.
Day 03: Purang, acclimatization day 3,770m
A day to relax and acclimatize to the high altitude. It is important to stay hydrated (3/4 litres a day) and be extremely aware of one’s physical condition, which the staff will also monitor at all times. The groups have the option of hiking which would definitely help pilgrims/trekkers get used to trek conditions for Kailash Parikrama.
Day 04: Purang to Lake Mansarovar 4,582m. (FULL MOON DAY)
A beautiful drive through the dramatic valleys, the rivers and through the grazing lands of yaks and sheep. The landscape is filled with snowcapped peaks rising out of the distant sand dunes. Many Tibetan nomads and traders in their traditional dress inhibit this area. By late afternoon, the drive through the green pastures and massive valleys gives way to the first sighting of Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar from Chhesakhang. Walk through the small village of Sherlung and Thugu Gompa on the banks of the holy lake or drive all the way to the western bank for an overnight stay at Chui Gompa (monastery).
One can visit the lake and enjoy the spectacular views of Mt. Gurula Mandhata 7,728m to the south and Kailash to the north.
Day 05: Lake Mansarovar to Darchen 4,670m. Parikrama / Kora Mt. Kailash, Dirapuk 4,900m
The staff will set up individual bath tents on the banks of Lake Mansarovar for the pilgrims before circumambulating Mount Kailash. A ritual bath at Mansarovar is considered to attain moksha and a drink of its water relinquishes the sins. After lunch, drive north towards Darchen, a village considered the base camp for Kailash. If pre-arranged, one can visit Rakshasi Lake, Asthaparbat, Nandi Parbat and Tirthapuri.
Drive to Sershong. First day of walking around Kailash begins at Tarbuche. Along the way, one passes numerous chortens (stupas), Chukku monastery, the burial site of the 84 mahasiddhas and wonderful views of cascading creeks, streaming waterfalls and the mighty west face of Kailash. After five hours one arrives at the Dirapuk monastery. The north face of Kailash is seen from a distance. Stay overnight.
Day 06: Parikrama / Kora Mt. Kailash, Zuthulpuk 4,760m
Long and challenging day of the parikrama. Cross Dolma-La pass 5,636m between two valleys, Yamastal and reach Shiva-sthal, where to symbolize death, pilgrims leave the old clothes, hair or drop of blood in hope that Yamarajan (God of death) will aceept these and allow the pilgrims to be born in spirit to pass Dolma-La. In Buddhism, the pass symbolizes with the goddess Container and in Hinduism to Parvati, wife of Shiva. On reaching the top, Shiva-stal, the offerings are placed and one can meditate. On the way down, one crosses Parvati-stal, Gauri Kunda and reaches Zuthulpuk (the cave of miracles, the great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here) along the river. All along the way, there are wonderful views of high peaks, streams, waterfalls and mountain caves.
Day 07: Parikrama / Kora Zuthulpuk, Purang
After 3 hours' comfortable walking (10km) along the river valley, the jeeps/vehicles will start the journey back. The transport will drive to Purang. One can have a Mansarovar lake parikarma by drive. Night halt at either Purang or Hilsa.
Day 08: Fly Hilsa – Simikot - Kathmandu
Flight to Simikot by Helicopter. Same day flight to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.
Arrival / departure transfers
Kathmandu – Simikot – Kathmandu flight
Simikot – Hilsa – Simikot by helicopter
Land transfer by tourist coach in Tibet
Support truck to carry luggage, equipment and food items
All camping equipment
Experienced staff comprising of 1 Nepali team leader, 1 cook experienced in preparing Indian cuisine and support staff
Freshly cooked vegetarian meals (North & South Indian food)
English / Hindi speaking Tibetan guide
Best accommodation during the Kailash Yatra in Tibet
Windcheater jacket on returnable basis
Complementary Duffle bag, cap, passport pouch and backpack
* Down Jacket on returnable basis
Yaks & yak-men for porterage during Kailash Yatra for NTP equipments
Tibet / China visa fee
First aid-kit with altitude medicine and medical oxygen
One roaming phone with the team leader for communication
Water during Yatra
Life and medical insurance for staff
Airfare to Kathmandu and return
Urgent visa fee,
Nepal visa fees for NRI / foreigners
Travel / medical insurance
Evacuation cost, if emergency
Expenses of personal nature (telephone calls, shopping, laundry, cold/hard drinks, tips etc.)
Any extra services such as extra vehicle / hotel nights / sightseeing tours other than mentioned in the itinerary
Single room supplement in Kathmandu
Tirthapuri and Astaparvat visit
In Tibet, land cruisers (4 persons per vehicle), if booked for coach transportation.
Horse’s and porter’s charges if engaged for kora / parikrama (to be paid directly to the horse herder or porter)
Extra cost in the event of landslide etc for hiring additional transportation or porterage
Hotel charge in Kathmandu if early return from Tibet or extra stay at Kathmandu
Extra cost due to natural calamities and unforeseen circumstances
Visa splitting charge and extra transportation cost, if returning early from Tibet.
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