Kailash Mansoravar Overland Tour

Kailash Mansarovar tour offers thorough overland driving, trekking, and outdoors, passing the remote and wild western Tibet. The voyage through Kailash Mountain and Mansarovar Lake is a fundamental piece of your general adventure. Trekking through this long way is troublesome and physically saddling. After our religious journey, we return by a similar course. The voyage through Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar takes the searcher through Nepal and Tibet, where a variety of Temples, stupas and ancient structures are explored.
Trip Code: KMOT62
Starts: Kathmandu
Finishes: Kathmandu
Duration: 14 Days
Difficulty: Moderate
Group Size: 5 - 17
Age: Minimum 16
Seasons: May-Sep
Elevation: 5200m/ 17060.4ft
Trip Views: 271
Activities: Spiritual Journey
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Travel Style: Budget Comfortablecheck Luxury


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Breakfast: 11
Lunch: 12
Dinner: 2
Coach
Flight
Hotel: 3 Night(s)
Guesthouse: 4 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

  • Kailash Mansarovar is a Scared Himalaya Mountain Situated in Tibet.
  • According to Skanda Puran (Supreme Hindu Text), it is stated that Kailash Mansarovar is supreme mountains where God Shiva dwells and is residential Himalaya home of Shiva.
  • Tibetan Buddhists profess that Kailash is the home of the Buddha Demchok who symbolizes supreme harmony.
  • The Tibetan religion of ‘Bon’ believes Mount Kailash as their spiritual seat of power.
  • In Jainism, Kailash referred to as Mount Ashtapada, is the place where the creator of their faith, Rishabhadeva, attained freedom from the cycle of life and rebirth.
  • In Hinduism, Lake Mansarovar is a personification of purity and one who drinks water from the lake will go to the abode of Shiva after death.

Why this Trip

  • Kailash is the ultimate pilgrimage for Hindus and Jains all over the world and is highly accoladed by religious people. This trip is also called spiritual by many religious gurus.

speaker_notes Trip Notes

  • • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible
  • Note
  • Foreign Passport Holders need to arrive in Kathmandu 03 Working days before the fixed dates (Day 01 in the itinerary) for the Chinese Visa (Saturday and Sunday are not considered as working days). 1. A charge of 10% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 25 days of the departure date. 2. A charge of 25% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 20 days of the departure date. 3. A charge of 50% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 10 days of the departure date. 4. No refund for any cancellation made thereafter. 5. Verbal cancellation will not be entertained.

Location

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Brief Itinerary

  • placeDAY 1 : ARRIVE KATHMANDU (1350M)
    Upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport, our representative will welcome you and escort you to the hotel. He will assist in the check-in procedure at the hotel. Overnight at Hotel

    Meal:

    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Arrival
  • placeDAY 2 : KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
    After breakfast at hotel, we go on a half day sightseeing tour to Pashupatinath & Budhanilkantha. We will have tour briefing at the hotel in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Kathmandu Sightseeing.
  • placeDAY 3 : KATHMANDU – SYAPHRUBESHI (2380 M)
    After Breakfast, we drive to Syaprubeshi, a small town near Rashuwa Gadhi, the Border of Nepal and China. It’s a 150 km drive that can take from 6-8 hours. Overnight at Hotel in Syaphrubeshi ;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Drive to Syaprubeshi.
  • placeDAY 4 : DRIVE SYAPRUBESHI – KERUNG (2700M)
    After breakfast we drive to China border (Friendship Bridge). After completion of custom formalities, we further drive towards Kerung. Overnight at Kerung in Guest House;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Guest House.

    Activities:

    • Drive from Syaprubeshi to Kerung.
  • placeDAY 5 : DRIVE KERUNG – SAGA (4640M)
    On this day, we drive to Saga after breakfast. It’s a 375 km drive that takes around 7 hours of relaxing drive. Overnight at Saga Guest House;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Guest House.

    Activities:

    • Drive from Kerung to Saga.
  • placeDAY 6 : AT SAGA, FOR ACCLIMATIZATION
    Rest Day at Saga for acclimatization

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Guesthouse

    Activities:

  • placeDAY 7 : DRIVE SAGA - MANSAROVAR (4590M)
    This day we travel to Mansarovar via Prayang and Mayum La Pass (5200 m) and arrive at Hor Quo (4560 m). It’s a 350 km drive that takes around 7 hours. We’ll have lunch on the way. From Hor Quo, we go for parikarma of Mansarovar Lake by drive and arrive at Chu Gompa for night halt. We will have the first sight of Holy Mt. Kailash and Holy Lake Mansarovar. Overnight at Mansarovar Guest House;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Guesthouse

    Activities:

    • Drive From Saga to Mansarover
  • placeDAY 8 : DRIVE LAKE MANSAROVAR TO DARCHEN, BASE CAMP OF KAILASH (4575M)
    It’s best to do pooja and take a dip in the holy lake Mansarovar before breakfast. After lunch, we will drive to Darchen, the base camp of Mt. Kailash. The drive takes about 1 & half hours. At Darchen, travelers who want Mt. Kailash Parikarma with horses and porters will have to confirm with our guide, so that he can arrange them before starting the parikarma. Overnight at Darchen at a guesthouse;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Guesthouse

    Activities:

    • Drive from Lake Mansarovar to Darchen.
  • placeDAY 9 : 1ST DAY OF PARIKRAMA TO DIRAPHUK. (4860M)
    We will take a morning drive near to Yama Dwar. It’s about 30 mins of drive. Here we will meet our yaks and yak men. We will load all logistics on yaks and start the Parikrama. We will visit Yama Dwar on the way. The First day of Parikrama is a gradual walking of appox. 5 hours. From the way, we have the view of the West face of Kailash. We halt at Dirapuk for overnight stay. From Dirapuk, we have view of North face of Kailash. Travelers not going in the Parikarma will stay at Darchen till people going Parikarma return back. Overnight in Dirapuk at a guesthouse;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Guesthouse

    Activities:

    • Trek to Diraphuk.
  • placeDAY 10 : 2ND DAY OF PARIKRAMA TO ZUTHULPHUK (5850M)
    Early morning, we trek uphill towards Dolmala Pass. It takes about 4 to 5 hours. After reaching top of the pass (5850 m), we trek down to the valley floor. It takes another 4 to 5 hours. After cross Dolmala when we move down we will see Gauri Kunda. This day is longest and toughest day of Parikarma. So be prepared in mind accordingly. Our overnight stay will be at a guest house in Zuthulphuk;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Guesthouse.

    Activities:

    • Trek to Zuthulphuk.
  • placeDAY 11 : 3RD DAY OF PARIKRAMA. DRIVE TO DONGBA (4500M)
    This is last day of Parikarma. After breakfast, we trek down around 10 km with the winding gradual track. Once we reach the place called Chongdo, our transport will pick us up and drive back to Dongba. It’s about 6 hours drive to Dongba. Our night halt will be at Dongba. Overnight in Dongba at a Guest House;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Guesthouse.

    Activities:

    • Trek down to Chongdo. Drive to Dongba.
  • placeDAY 12 : DRIVE DONGBA TO KERUNG (2700M)
    After breakfast, we set off our journey back to Kerung with sweet memory of Mt Kailash and Mansarovar Lake. It’s around 7 hours of picturesque drive. Overnight at Kerung at a guest house;

    Meal:

    • Breakkfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Guesthouse.

    Activities:

    • Drive from Dongba to Kerung.
  • placeDAY 13 : DRIVE KERUNG TO KATHMANDU (1350M)
    From Kerung, we drive back to the friendship bridge at Rasuwa Gadhi, the Border of Nepal and China. After completing custom formalities we continue our drive back to Kathmandu. It’s a 6-8 hours of drive. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner.

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel.

    Activities:

    • Drive from Kerung to Kathmandu.
  • placeDAY 14 : DEPARTURE
    Depending on your flight schedule, our representative will meet you at the hotel and escort you to the airport. The airport Check-In time is 3 hours prior to the flight time.

    Meal:

    Accomodation:

    Activities:

    • Departure.
  • Detail Inclusions

    • 03 Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at 4Star Category with breakfast, lunch & dinner [Pure Veg. Meals] in sharing basis.
    • 1-night accommodation in Syaprubeshi at a guest house with breakfast, lunch & dinner [Pure Veg. Meals] in sharing basis.
    • Accommodation in Tibet with breakfast lunch & dinner [Pure Veg. Meals] using Guest Houses in sharing basis
    • Mineral water throughout Kailash Yatra.

    • Kathmandu arrival and departure transfers by private A/C coach.
    • One half-day Kathmandu sightseeing tour covering Pashupatinath & Budanilkantha by private A/C coach.
    • Kathmandu-Syabrubeshi- Rasuwa Gadhi- Kathmandu transfer by private coach.
    • In Tibet, land transfer by luxury bus.
    • Supporting truck to carry luggage, food, equipment, etc.
    • Yak & Yakmen for trekking equipment and food during Kailash Parikarma.

    • Highly qualified and experienced Sherpa staff throughout the trip.
    • Tibetan Guide.

    • Air compressor bag [Gammo Bag].
    • First Aid Kit.
    • Oxygen Cylinder

    • Tibet Permit fee.
    • Normal Chinese Visa fee.

    • Local Mobile [Chinese, will be charged as per the use].
    • Walky-talky

  • Complimentary
    • Get-to-know (welcome) and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
    • Map of Tibet
    • Occasional hot Shower during the trek
    • Photos and videos of the trip(if requested)
    • Certificate of appreciation(if requested)
  • Exclusions
    • International flights; Nepalese visa fee
    • Excess baggage charge(s) for the domestic flight
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure,  due to any reason other than the scheduled itinerary
    • Nepal entry visa fee for NRIs
    • Horse riding expenses during the Mount Kailash Circuit (Kora)
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
    • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)


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