Pilgrimage Tour to Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasorovar driving and trekking plans to Mt. Kailash and Lake manasarovar. Mt. Kailash, at 6714 m, also known as Tise, Kailasa & Kang Rinpoche (Jewel of the Snows)
Tour to Mt. Kailash immemorial been celebrated in many Eastern cosmologies as Mt. Meru, the axis mundi. And as the center of the physical & metaphysical universe, Mt. Meru is sacred to the Buddhist, Jains, the Hindus & the Bonpos. For the Hindus, the mountain represents the seat of Lord Shiva; for the Buddhists, a terrestrial projection of the cosmic mandala of Dhyani-Buddhas & Boddhisatvas. The Wheel of Life; for the Bonpos, Kailash was the sacred nine storeys Swastika Mountain, upon which the Bonpo founder Sherab alighted from heaven. Four of the great rivers of the Indian subcontinent originate from here: the Karnali (longest river in Nepal), which feeds into the Ganges (south), the Indus (north), the Sutlez (west) & the Brahmaputra (Yarlung Tsangpo, east). Apart from the religious value of this place, Mt. Kailash is also very famous for its natural beauty. It’s a challenging place to go so many adventure seekers might find this place great. This trek includes lots of driving and hiking. 11 days Pilgrimage Tour to Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar will be a very memorable trip for you if you are an adventure seeker and a fit person.
April 26 2018-Day 01: Kathmandu (1,300 m) – Lhasa (3,650 m)
Departure Transport to Tribhuvan Airport and Trans – Himalayan flight to Tibet (Gongaar airport) (1hr.) Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Hotel.
April 27 2018-Day 02:- In Lhasa: Full Day Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa/ Acclimatization
Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar – O/N at Hotel.
April 28 2018 -Day 03:-Drive Lhasa – Shigatse (350 km – 8/9 Hrs).
After breakfast in your hotel drive to Shigatse which is the 2nd largest city of Tibet. Built in 1447 by the first Dalai lama the Tashilampo Monastery in Shigatse is a very important monastery in Tibet as it is known as seat of the Panchan Lama O/N at Hotel.
April 29 2018 -Day 04:- Drive Shigatse – Saga (450km – 9 hours)
We start an early morning drive to Saga, please note this will be a long drive but on the way we can make enough stop and lunch. O/N at Local Guest House.
April 30 2018- Day 05:- Drive Saga – Lake Manasarovar (410km – 8 Hours)
The full moon day for pilgrimage, this is an auspicious day for all of us having first glimpse of the Holy lake Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash from The Horr Chu pass. Stay in Chiu Gompa, O/N at Guest House
May 01 2018- Day 06:- Lake Manasarover to Darchen ( 4600m) 53km)
Visit Chiu Gompa and explore Lake Mnasarover then drive to Darchen. Preparation day for the Kora O/N at Local Guest House.
May 02 2018- Day 07:- Darchen to Derapuk (4750m) 19km
Drive to Serchung and start Kora ( trek) to Depapuk O/N at Local Guest House.
May 03 2018 -Day 08:- Derakuk- Dolmala (5620m)- Zutulpuk 20km
Continue trek to Zutulphul cross over dolma- la Pass O/N at Local Guest House.
May 04 2018- Day 09:- Zutulphuk to Darchen to Saga
Finish of Kailash kora and reach at Saga. Trek about 10 Km to the point and take your transportation to drive back Saga via Darchen O/N at Guest House.
May 05 2018- Day 10:- Saga to Kerung
Scenic drive back to Kerung O/N at Hotel.
May 06 2018- Day 11:- Departure
After breakfast, Drive to Dhunche and continue to Kathmandu Overnight at Hotel.
Have a memorable trip with Nepal Holiday Trek and Expedition.
Trip Length: 11 Days
Activity: Cultural Spiritual Experience
Trip Level: Moderate
The price includes
- Accommodation on Hotel/Guest House and tent Camp. As per the above itinerary.
- Transportation private van
- All Sightseeing and entrance fee as per the itinerary.
- All Necessary Travel and Trekking Permit.
- Meal Plan: Breakfast Basis.
- Necessary Government taxes and Service charge.
- Kathmandu - Lhasa one way airfare
- Keurung - Kathmandu one way private jeep transfer
The price does not include
- Nepal re entry visa fee.
- Personal expenses
- Insurance and Medical fee if in case of emergency
- Hiring porter or Horse.(Pony)
- Rescue and Evacuation Service
- All kinds of gears, equipment
- Any Additional cost due to Natural calamity and Unforeseen Circumstances and etc.