- Trip Code : NTE-MT49
- Trip Duration : 10 Days
- Trip Level : Strenuous
- Trip Max Altitude : 5600
- Trip Start Location : Kathmandu
- Trip End Location : Kathmandu
- Trip Route : Nepaljung-Simikot-Hilsa-Lake Manasoraver-Kailash
- Trip Best Season : May-October
Mt Kailash is one of the important religious significance and includes the two turquoise-blue, the pristine high-altitude lake of Manasoraver and Rakshesa. Mount Kailash is regarded holy by followers of several religions to Hindus and Buddhism, Kailash is the abode of Lord Shiva and Lake Manasarovar the soul of Brahima. As per the Tibetan culture Kailash calls Kailash Kang Rinpoche. Jains worship it as Mt. Ashtapada, The peak from which the religion’s founder, Rishabanatha, achieved spiritual liberation, as the followers of Bon-Po, the ancient pre-Buddhist shamanistic religion of Tibet, reserve Kailash as the soul of Tibet.
Mt.Kailash (22028feet) Considered to be a physical embodiment of the mythical Mt. Meru is believed to be the most sacred mountain in the world. It’s known as snow dusted rock pyramid in located in the scenery rich in the western part of Tibet, located between the Himalayas and Karakorum ranges. From this peak, one can enjoy the view of Afganistan, Pakistan, India, and Nepal. It is considered most auspicious to make a religious pilgrimage around its fifty-three kilometers circuit about 32 miles parikrama.
Mt Kailash is one of the important religious significance and includes the two turquoise-blue, the pristine high-altitude lake of Manasoraver and Rakshesa. Mount Kailash is regarded holy by followers of several religions to Hindus and Buddhism, Kailash is the abode of Lord Shiva and Lake Manasarovar the soul of Brahima. As per the Tibetan culture Kailash calls Kailash Kang Rinpoche. Jains worship it as Mt. Ashtapada, The peak from which the religion’s founder, Rishabanatha, achieved spiritual liberation, as the followers of Bon-Po, the ancient pre-Buddhist shamanistic religion of Tibet, reserve Kailash as the soul of Tibet. The another contributing to the mystical aspect of Kailash has four most sacred Rivers of the Indian sub-continent begin from Tibet-Sutlej, Karnali a major tributary of the Ganga, Brahmaputra, and Indus. The end of the Rivers more than 2000km apart, still they all have the source within 100 km of Kailash. This holy region is known as the navel of the universe attracting scholars and researcher from all over the world. Mount Kailash was known as the Sumeru Parbat in Hindu epic. This tour provides a spiritually enriching, naturally unique truly rewarding journey of a lifetime.
Mount Kailash is one of the significent religious trip, black rock-topped in the Himalaya of the western Tibet is sacred to hindus and buddhists, jains and followers of the Bon religion. kailash os the abode od Lord Shiva and Lake Manasoraver the soul of Brahima. Every year, thousands of pilgrimage visit to walk aroind the mountain. Also trekkers can visited as part of boarder tour of Tibet can be a dedicated trip.
- Day 1 - Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
- Day 2 - Morning Pashupatinath Darshan and Bouddhanath stupa, Evening flight to Nepalgunj.
- Day 3 - Fly to Simikot and Helicopter to Hilsa and then drive to Purang (4200m) 2 hrs drive.
- Day 4 - Rest at Purang (Taklakot) for Acclimatization.
- Day 5 - Drive Purang to Mansarovar (4500m) 3 hrs.
- Day 6 - Drive to Yam Dwar. Start Parikrama to Diraphuk (4800m) / Drive 90km / trek 12km, 5-6 hrs.
- Day 7 - Parikrama Over Dolma La Pass (5600m) to Dzutulphuk (4700m) 22km, 8 hrs.
- Day 8 - Parikrama Ends then drive to Purang and then Drive to Hilsa if weather good heli to Simikot.
- Day 9 - Fly Hilsa – Simikot – Nepalgunj & Fly back to Kathmandu – Overnight in Kathmandu
- Day 10 - Transfer to Kathmandu Airport
Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Our representative will welcome you at airport and then you will be transfered to Hotel. It is advisable that it would be good to arrive mirning time at Kathmandu. Evening Trip briefing will be hosted for general information about your further yatra.
Morning Pashupatinath Darshan and Bouddhanath stupa, Evening flight to Nepalgunj.
Today you have full day in Kathmandu for Puja at Pashupatinath, it is believed that you must have to have blessing of Pashupatinath before moving Kailash Yatra journey to be a successful Kailash yatra. So you will be taken to Pashupatinath temple for Puja in the morning time and after that a short tour to Bouddhanath stupa nearby. Evening fligh to Nepalgunj.
Fly to Simikot and Helicopter to Hilsa and then drive to Purang (4200m) 2 hrs drive.
Early morning you will be transfer to domestic airlines to take the flight to simkot with packed breakfast. Upon reaching Simikot airport take a Helicopter Flight to Hilsa, Fresh up at local guest house with tea/coffee . Then crossing Karnali bridge arrives to Chinese land. Drive to Purang (Taklakot). Before Purang have immigration formalities at Chinese custom office. Drive to Purang ( Taklakot).
Rest at Purang (Taklakot) for Acclimatization.
Full day rest day in Purang (Taklakot) for acclimatization purpose. You may do shopping at Purang market and rest .
Drive Purang to Mansarovar (4500m) 3 hrs.
After breakfast drive to Mansarovar Lake. Before reaching Mansarovar Lake you see Rakshyas Tal from the way. Today is the day of lifetime as you have the first sight of Holy Mt. Kailash and holy lake Mansarovar. Have Pooja and Holy bath at Mansarovar. (At Mansarovar yatris who want Mt. Kailash Parikarma with horses and porters will have to confirm our guide so that he can arrange all before starting the parikarm)
Drive to Yam Dwar. Start Parikrama to Diraphuk (4800m) / Drive 90km / trek 12km, 5-6 hrs.
Morning drive near to Yama Dwar via Darchen. 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 5-6 hours. From the way you could have Darshan of West face of Kailash. Today your night halt at Dirapuk. From Dirapuk you will have magnificient view of Kailash north face distance face to face.
Parikrama Over Dolma La Pass (5600m) to Dzutulphuk (4700m) 22km, 8 hrs.
Early morning trek uphill Dolmala Pass. It takes about 4 to 5 hours. After reaching top of the pass 5600 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 the longest and toughest day of Parikarma. So be prepared in mind accordingly.
Parikrama Ends then drive to Purang and then Drive to Hilsa if weather good heli to Simikot.
Today is last day of Parikarma. After breakfast you trek down of 10 kms with the winding gradual track and arrive at the place called Chongdo. Our transport will pick up you and drive to Purang. Before moving towards Purang you will have Mansarovar lake parikarma by drive. After reaching back to Hilsa, if the weather permits you will be transfered by heli to Simikot same day if not then need to stay at Border, Nepalside.
Fly Hilsa – Simikot – Nepalgunj & Fly back to Kathmandu – Overnight in Kathmandu
Fly Hilsa – Simikot – Nepalgunj & Fly back to Kathmandu – Overnight in Kathmandu
Fly to Hilsa to Simikot (20 mins) by Helicopter – Fly from Simikot to Nepalgunj (around 1 hr)/ Surkhet and fly back to Kathmandu (or proceed to Lucknow by Road)
Meal: Breakfast at Simikot, Lunch at Nepalgunj, Dinner at Kathmandu
Transfer to Kathmandu Airport
Certificate of completion will be provided to you from Nepal Travel Expedition. You will be free till your flight time. We will drop you at Airport 1-2 hour before flight time (30 mins drive).
Meal: Breakfast Only
Optional: Mountain scenic Flight, Everest, Muktinath & Manakamana Tour
- Hotel accommodation at Nepaljung
- Huest House service at Hilsa and Simikot
- Accommodation at Guest House during Tibet Visit on sharing basis
- Kathmandu – Nepaljung-Simikot – Kathmandu by domestic flight
- Helicopter Simikot-Hilsa-Simikot
- Tibet group Visa Fee
- All vegetarian meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
- Transportation in Tibet by Luxury A/C Coach
- Supporting truck to carry equipment
- English speaking Tibetan guide
- All necessary travel & trekking permit as per our Itinerary
- Supporting crew members (Helpers & Sherpas)
- Oxygen cylinders for emergency use & medical kit bag
- One duffle bag, One back pack, One cap, One passport holders, One water proof windcheater jacket as a souvenir gift from our company
- Kailash Yatra completion certificate
- Escort for airport pick up & drop off
- All applicable taxes & service charges.
Price Does not Include
- Travel insurance / Rescue and evacuation service
- To Visit Asthapad
- Tips for guide & driver and Personal expenses
- Horse riding during the Parikrama
- Addition cost due to any political disturbances
- Visa splitting charge and extra transportation cost, if returning early from Tibet.
- 5% GST charge for Bank Deposit in our Indian Bank Account
The price per person for the Small group Journey is fixed as stated below. There is also the option of private and tailor made journey best suited for you, your family and friends. The discount is subjected to increase with the number of people in your group. Bigger the group better the discount so group bookings are highly encouraged.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why this trip make different?
Nepal Travel Expedition works closely with One of the main supporter's Charity service in Nepal. And contribute 10% of the tour cost for Orphan Childrens (sherpa Outdoor Foundation) We support them in many different ways.
Donation and Charity!
Nepal Travel Expedition donates 10% of its annual revenue to Sherpa Outdoor Foundation Orphan Children Home Which is Located in Lalitpur one can visit while you are in Nepal after or before the trip. We support Children's for Food, School, Clothes, Medicine also supporting stationery materials to Government School which is located at Lamjung district trying to build a library for them where they could find a different book to read. For this project, we are trying to collect donations.
Sponsorship and Partnership (volunteering programmed)
One of the major activities of Sherpa outdoor Children home in Lalitpur is fully conducted and collaborate with Nepal Travel Expedition and sister concern organization Nepal wildlife safari. The Volunteering concern programmed delivered by Nepal Travel Expedition and Sherpa Outdoor Foundation aims to mobilize a team of experts and interested individuals as an economic measure in providing human capital for education, health, community to share teaching skill various Government school in a different part of the country and community to delivered humanity skills also in our children home.