TRIP OVERVIEW HOLY MT.KAILASH TOUR 26 DAYS
Holy Kailash Tour:
This is the shortest and the most direct approach to Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar, best suited for those on pilgrimage or for those whose time is limited. We drive via Khasa (Zhangmu) through the southern route to Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar and return via the same route back to Kathmandu.
Holy Mt. Kailash – Mansarovar tour and trek This adventure begins with the drive across the Himalaya east into Tibet to Holy Lake Mansarovar. Here you will join the throngs of pilgrims who, for centuries, have converged on this remote southwestern corner of Tibet to circumambulate the sacred mountain, considered to be the center of the universe by Hindus and Buddhist alike.
Ancient cosmography identifies Kailash with the mighty mountain Sumeru, the central peck of the world. To Buddhist, the “Father Mountain” represents the means to enlightenment; Lake Mansarovar, the “mother principle,” represents transcendental consciousness. Hindus consider Kailash to be the throne of Lord Shiva, one of the three principle gods of the Hindu pantheon, whose long, matted hair forms the holy Ganges River. As a Bon center, Kailash enjoys great popularity the folk religion of Tibet- it is the soul of the country and assures protection for all Tibetans.
The fountain head of four bread Asian rivers, few mountain reveals Kailash for its mystique, isolation and prominence for 3 days, you will walk with pilgrims around this almost perfectly symmetrical mountain and the sightseeing of the ruins of lost Guge Kingdom Tholing and Tsaprang, before the trek back into Nepal. Your trek pioneered by Earthbound Expeditions takes you into the heart of Nepal’s highest district situated in the remote northern riches of the country. Few trekkers have walked these trials, unchanged over the ages. The encounter with the herders, pilgrims and the local people will be lively and make for precious memory. It is an experience of a lifetime.
Day to Day Itinerary:
Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu transfer hotel
Day 02 Free day is sightseeing in Kathmandu city
Day 03 Kathmandu to Zhangmu by bus
Day 04 Drive from Zhangmu to Nyalam
Day 05 Rest day at Nyalam for acclimatization
Day 06 Drive from Nyalam to Saga
Day 08 Drive from Saga to Paryang
Day 09 Drive from Paryang to Manasarowar
Day 10 Full day sightseeing in the Manasarowar
Day 11 Full day sightseeing in the Manasarowar
Day 12 Drive from Purang to Darchen
Day 13 Rest day at Darchen for acclimatization
Day 14 -17 Drive from Darchen to Kailash
Day 18 Around trek to Mt. Kailash
Day 19 Drive from Kailash to Darchen
Day 20 Drive from Darchen to Paryang
Day 21 Drive from Paryang to Saga
Day 22 Drive from Saga to Peikutso
Day 23 Drive from Peikutso to Zhangmu
Day 24 Drive from Zhangmu to Kathmandu.
Day 25 Full day is sightseeing Kathmandu city
Day 26 Departure to your destination
02-04 per person USD 2625
05-08 per person USD 2375
09-12 per person USD 1976
• 4 night hotel in Kathmandu standard 3 star hotel with BB plan
1 Sirdar, 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen boy’s with helper, Porters and their equipment.
• Food during the trek 3 meals a day.
• Two men tent, Mattress and all necessary sleeping bags, dinning tent, Kitchen tent Toilets tent.
• Insurance for all Nepalese staff
• Tibet entry & exit permit fee
• Ground transportation fee
• We will provide local Tibetan guide and porters during the trek in the Tibet
• Flight Ktm to Lhasa as per itinerary
• Tibet visa fee USD 40 per person
• Personal equipment and high risk medical insurance
• International air ticket and airport tax
• Visa fee
• Emergency rescue flight if needed Nepal part only
• Flight inside China