Kailash Mannsarovar : an imposing 21,778-feet tall, the magnificent and majestic more than just a mountain. Its an epiphany. A journey, that is both outwards and inwards. Located in the Himalayan mountain ranges of the remote Southwestern corner of Tibet, Kailash is not just one of the highest parts of the world and the source of four mighty rivers of Asia — the Brahmaputra, the Sutlej, Ganges and the Indus — but it’s also one of the most significant spiritual spots in the world, revered by millions of people from different religions across the world.
02Sightseeing and fly to Nepalgunj
03Fly Nepalgunj - Simikot - Hilsa & Drive to Taklakot
05Drive to Manasarovar Lake
06First Day of Outer Kora - Visit Ashtapad Trek to Dirapuk
07Second Day of Outer Kora - On to Zuthulpuk with Trek to Dolma La Pass
08Drive to Hilsa-Simikot via Taklakot
09 Fly to Nepalgunj & Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 01ArrivalKathmandu Arrival, pickup and transfer to your Hotel. In the evening a short briefing about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra before dinner Dinner and overnight in Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02Sightseeing and fly to NepalgunjAfter Breakfast - Half day sightseeing of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Temple. Packing and preparation for the trip. Drive to Airport for Nepalgunj Flight by domestic air. Transfer to Hotel in Nepalgunj OR drive to Surkhet (2hrs) and stay at Surkhet Resort based on situation.
Day 03Fly Nepalgunj - Simikot - Hilsa & Drive to TaklakotBreakfast and drive to Airport for flight to Simikot. Rest for few hours at Simikot. Take Helicopter to Hilsa. Arrive at Hilsa( It is a group visa and all have to enter Tibet side in group). From Hilsa drive to Taklakot and stay at Hotel. you will stay overnight at Simikot or Taklakot depending upon the weather and other situation.
Day 04 Taklakot Breakfast and entire day free for acclimatization. Short treks will be taken in preparation for the Kailash Yatra.
Day 05Drive to Manasarovar Lake Breakfast and drive towards Mansarovar Lake (90 kms). You will see your first view of Mount Kailash and Mansarovar lake after 3 hrs. Take holy bath and perform Puja, Parikrama of Mansarovar lake. Stay at Mansarovar lake side Lodge.
Day 06First Day of Outer Kora - Visit Ashtapad Trek to Dirapuk Visit Ashtapad - It is almost 20 minutes drive to reach Ashtapad if the Chinese government allows. From Ashtapad you can see a best & closest view of Mount Kailash. You can take your time for pooja. Breakfast and after short drive, we will reach Tarboche and visit Yama Dwar. This is starting point for Kora. We will trek to Dirapuk (4860 m) which is 12 kms trek (5-6 hrs). You will visit North face of Mt. Kailash and touching the feet of Mt. Kailash (Charan Sparsha). Travelers who do not want to trek around (Parikrama) Kailash can go back to Darchen / Mansarovar and wait for rest of the group to arrive from Parikrama. stay Mansarovar Lake Side Lodge OR Mud house on the way during Parikrama
Day 07Second Day of Outer Kora - On to Zuthulpuk with Trek to Dolma La Pass Breakfast and trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass to Zuthulpuk (22 km trek for 7-8 hours trek) . This is the most difficult journey throughout the yatra since you have to trek up to the 18,600 ft. From descend to Gaurikund and further trek along with the river to Zuthulpuk. NOTE: If you are not doing Parikrama, then you will still be waiting at Mansarovar or Darchen.
Day 08Drive to Hilsa-Simikot via Taklakot Breakfast and after short Trek (2 hrs), we will reach Darchen and merge with other members who were waiting. From there drive to Hilsa- fly to Simikot via Taklakot. Stay Mansarovar guest house at Simikot or similar .
Day 09 Fly to Nepalgunj & Fly back to Kathmandu Breakfast and fly from Simikot to Nepalgunj / Surkhet and fly back to Kathmandu (or proceed to Lucknow by Road). Stay Kathmandu hotel.
Day 10 Departure