Trip Description

Due to the reverently significant globe the Holy Mount Kailash is being an incredible attraction to the innumerable tourists throughout the world. An insurmountable soaring peak of 22,000 ft. situated in the western land of the Tibet covering by silvery snow that allures a number of devotees every year. It is unimaginably hard job to count unerring incoming numbers of tourists. A complete circumambulation of 53 KM to Holy Mount Kailash takes normally 3days having religious meaning once circumambulation of the Holy Mount Kailash blots completely out  the sins of the one's lifetime whereupon 108 times of circumambulations attain salvation. Unsurprisingly, the locals complete one single day which is the consequence of their indefatigable physical strength and commonest acclimatization.

Additionally, sacred Lake Manasovar located at the altitude of 4,560m spreading out a diameter 93 km is indispensable part of this pilgrimage tour which imparts on separate value with the devotees.  Anyone who takes a bath in this lake and drinks water of this Lake cleanses and refrains from the sin of hundred lifetimes. Since it seems sometimes impossible to dip into such chilling water but almost all devotees do it for their religious achievement.  The Lake represents its having vital meaning of Consciousness and Enlightenment as well as a place worshipping. This Lake is the origin of four major rivers that flows in Asian lands such as Bramhaputra, Ganga, Satlej and Indus. In conclusion, this pivot of paradise referred as religious sanctum the inflow of tourists is beyond the words. It seems this place is regarded as high interest of every one religious, non-religious, individuals regardless of any race or creed.

Hence, Across The Himalayas Treks Pvt. Ltd. is always at your disposal in organizing a tour to honorable clientele who have been dreaming to be in this unique world as this company is dedicated to offer its reliable service with a crack team of crew since two decades. Out of several routes this company has standardized very common itinerary which is printed as below.

Trip Itinerary

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu/Nyalam 175 km : 9/10hrs drive
Before picking up early in the morning from the hotel guests must have the breakfast. Entire crew will assist the group to ease the journey and tour will be started on following the way that leads out of valley only short stop at Dhulikhel for fuel. Before reaching border Kodari road will follow different river banks called Sunkoshi and Bhotekoshi that last eventually at the border where is lunch spot and our liaison will process some immigration formalities then tour will continue after crossing Friendship Bridge and few hours driving we will be stopped at Nyalam 3,750m first night of the tour. 

Day 02: Nyalam: Stay at Nyalam for acclimatization.  3,750m
This day is spared for acclimatization which is inevitably obligatory to the clients for further tour. Guest will be acclimatizing on an elevation of 3,750m to fit the remainder of the trip. Our Sherpa guide will decide on after examining the physical strength of the guests whether he/she is fit or not if really not who seemed doubtfully unfit  there would be no chance of Any objections and no apologize for except renouncing the tour. This would only be the best idea for either parties means Guests and hosts.

Day 03: Nyalam/Saga: 241 km : 8/9 hrs drive
Tour continues gradually climbing up the road at the height of  5,124m locally called La Lulung shortly descends towards western Tibet. Despite difficulty in driving a mighty view of Shisha Pangma 8,012m is spectacular if weather is clear. Additional attractive phenomenal facts are the geographical, cultural, and social diversities, cultural are exceptional case In the modern context of this world. On the route the Bhramaputra River one of the major rivers that flows on the almost deserted land of Tibet irrigating its banks and supplying the drinking waters to those creatures that settles and roves in the propinquity of the river. Lake Mansarovar is the origin of this river and the scenic environment could be a source of relief to everyone's exhaustation that leads towards another overnight staying destination a modern developing city Saga.

Day 04: Saga/Paryang (4600m) 285 km : 7/8hrs drive
Road crossing with wondrous valleys, several clean watered rivers, amazing yaks and sheep pasturages, occasional rushing of unexpected nomads, traders on the route tour continues towards the ultimate destination Kailash. A number of marvelous landscapes, snow-capped mountain peaks, sand dunes, and a typical geographical composition on the Tibet land that Make the tour worthwhile indeed. Enjoying great day we will reach another camping place Paryang.

Day 05: Paryang /Lake Manasarovar 4,558m 277km : 7/8 hrs drive
Lake Manasarovar is one of the holiest lakes among others located in the land of Tibet. By following the cosmological concept of Hinduism and Buddhism on four prominent rivers named Brahmaputra, Sutlej, Ganga and Indus it is described the source that is originated with this Lake is proved to be true. You can realized the truth as these rivers starts from this Lake. You can see the astounding face of Mount. Gurula Mandhata 7,728m, Trugo Monastery and Chiu Monastery.

Day 06: Manasarovar Lake/Darchen 4,575m 141 km : 5/6hrs drive
This day will be of flexible day depending on the exclusive program if any religious performance, taking traditional sacred Bath by dipping into the Lake our crew will arrange according to the schedule. As it is the day of starting circumambulation of the Holy Mount Kailash. If any choice that means if optional tour to Tirthapuri a distant of 140km from Darchen is also Feasible. The camping spot will be at Darchen after drive back from Tirthapuri.

Day 07: Rest Day
Free day at Darchen by exploring the wonders of the valley of several gods. This is also considered to be another acclimatizing day if again anyone seemed physically unfit for circumambulation Mount Kailash. There will be other options in doing inner circumambulation by a devotional offering to Ausaparvat and Nandi and hiking up to Saptarishi Caves that would be a real acclimatization for further adventure. No other alternatives for those clients who proved to be incapable for continuing tour except keep waiting at Darchen until the arrival of rest members.

Day 08: Darchen/Dirapuk 4909m: 15km 7/8 hrs
After a short drive from Darchen about 4km ending at Tarpuche from where the hiking starts for an encirclement of Holy Mount Kailash. This is the first day of hiking and an opportunity of  to enjoying the stupas (chortens) and sky burial site of the 84 Mahasiddas. Besides this several rivulets forcibly flowing of  white water petering out beautiful cascades, a stunning view of Holy Mount Kailsha itself, in the route Chukku Monastery and ultimately day ends at Dirapuk Monastery. This is The first night camping spot.

Day 09: Dirapuk/Zutulpuk Monastery18 km 6/7 hrs
Day will be counted as  hardest one of the tour by crossing of rocky and rockeries trails that ascends to Dolma~La Pass 5,630m. Before crossing this pass there is another important holy place should not be avoided known as Gauri Kunda. After a nice break at the top of the pass we will head down the steep trail to our eventual campsite at Zutulpuk Monastery 4,790m, near the cave of miracles where Milarepa meditated.

Day 10: Zutulphuk//Mansarovar Lake/Hor Chyu:
Ending day of the circumambulation that will last approximately three-hour walk brings back to Darchen and the distance between Zutulphuk and Darche where the vehicles will be awaiting  to transfer to the camping place in the bank of Lake Mansarovar called Hor Chyu.

Day 11: Hor Chyu/Paryang: Drive back retracing the same route.
Day 12: Paryang/ Saga: 241km 8/9 hrs drive back .

Day 13: Saga/Nyalam 241km 8/9 hrs drive back
Group will be dropping at Friendship Bridge Nepal/China border and handed over to the Nepalese crew continue driving Back to Kathmandu and drop at hotel.

Day 14: Nyalam/Kathmandu 157 km/7/8 hrs drive back
Options left at the clients' disposal either mountain flight or Manakamana pilgrimage or Muktinath pilgrimage tour by helicopter chartered basis. This package will be absolutely exclusive with an additional cost.

Day 16: Transfer to airport for final departure

Cost Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking permit

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • International Air fare

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