Kailash & Mansarovar Yatra (14 days)
DAY 01 : ARRIVE KATHMANDU Dinner only
Arrival at Tribhuban International airport in Kathmandu. Meet & welcome by our office representative & transfer to hotel. Check into the hotel and rest. Evening briefing about the Kailash Mansarovar yatra. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
DAY 02 : DRIVE KATHMANDU-DHULIKHEL B / L / D
Visit to the Pashupatinath Temple & Lord Narayan ( Buddhanilakantha) temple. Return to hotel for Lunch. Afternoon free at your leisure for shopping & other personal activities. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu/Dhulikhel.
DAY 03 : DRIVE NYALUM B / L / D
Drive to Nyalum (3800 m), arrive at the Friendship Bridge ( Nepal-China Border). Walk approx.15 minutes to cross the bridge and get introduced with your Chinese guide and land cruiser drivers. After introduction, proceeds the journey to Zhangmu. Complete all the immigration and custom formalities and drive to Nyalam. Upon arrival check into the guesthouse. Overnight stay at Nyalum.
DAY 04 : DRIVE NYALUM B / L / D
Full day acclimatization at Nyalum. Freshly cooked meals, tea, coffees & snacks will be served. Explore the market place and the surroundings at Nyalum on your own. Overnight stay at guesthouse at Nyalum.
DAY 05 : DRIVE SAGA B / L / D
Drive to Saga or New Dongma (265 KM/4,580m) via Lalung La Pass. Packed / hot lunch will be served on the way near Paiku Tso lake. Continue drive to Saga, cross the Brammaputra River (known in Tibet as the Yarlung Tsangpo).Upon arrival at Saga or New Dongpa check into the hotel/ guesthouse & overnight.
DAY 06 : DRIVE MANSAROVAR (CHIU GOMPA) B / L / D
Drive Mansarovar (235 KM/4,560 m- 6 to 7 hrs). ). Packed lunch will be served on the way. Arrive at Mansarovar. Take a holy bath, perform puja, hawan tarpan etc. (self arrangement). Overnight stay at guesthouse/camp.
DAY 07 : DRIVE DARCHEN B / L / D
Morning holy bath/ Puja at lake Mansarovar followed by Parikrama in land cruiser. Visit Chiu gumpa hot spring and finally drive to Darchen (4,540m, 30 KM /2 hours drive). Arrive at Darchen & check into the guesthouse. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at guesthouse.
DAY 08: TREK DIRAPUK B / L / D
Drive for about 10 KM. towards the starting point of “Kailash Parikarma”, pass the first prostration point, the Tarboch Flag Pole, the auspicious gateway and the sky burial ground. Stop for the puja at Tarboch Flag Pole and Yamadwar. Finally reach to Holy Mount Kailash Parikrama( Kora) starting point and start parikrama to Dirapuk. Packed lunch will be served on the way. Continue parikrama and finally arrive to Dirapuk (4,765 m). Pay homage and enjoy the view of the superb western face of Holy Mt. Kailash with different changing color at the time of sunset and sunrise ( the next morning). Overnight at the Tent or
Guesthouse at Dirapuk.
DAY 09: TREK ZUTHULPUK B / L / D
Start early morning Parikrama and pass through “Dromala pass” (5,610 m) and trek towards Zuthul Puk (22 KM / 9-10 hours). Packed lunch will be served on the way. Continue parikrama and finally arrive to Zuthul Puk. Overnight stay at tent or Guest house at Zuthul Puk.
DAY 10: TREK TO DARCHEN & DRIVE TO MANSAROVAR ( HOR – CHU ) B / L / D
Proceed for the last and final day’s Kailash Parikrama that ends near Darchen (14 KM / 3-4 hours). Join up with the fleet of Land cruiser jeep & drive to Hor-Chu near Mansoravar. Overnight stay at the tent or Guest house at Mansoravar.
DAY 11: DRIVE SAGA B / L / D
Drive Mansoravar to Saga (490 KM / 10 to 11 hrs hours drive). Overnight at guesthouse.
DAY 12: DRIVE NYALUM B / L / D
Drive Saga to Nyalam (265 KM/ 7 to 8 hrs). Overnight stay at guesthouse.
DAY 13: DRIVE KATHMANDU B / L / D
Drive to Zangmu and cross the friendship bridge and continue drive to Kathmandu (approx 150 KM, 7-8 hours drive). Arrive Kathmandu and check into the hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.
DAY 14: DEPARTURE FROM KATHMANDU B
Holy water offering at Pashupatinath and free time until your departure transfer to International airport for your onward flight.