Kailash Mansoravar Yatra is one of the most leading and demanding touristic destinations of Tibet and yearly thousands of devotees visit this holy place to perform their holy rituals and celebrations. This tour is one of the exotic combinations of Holy tour with the sightseeing of some of the highest mountains of the world. You will also get an opportunity to do the sightseeing and take a holy bath in the Mansoravar lake. You will be taken to the adobe of Lord Shiva and you will also get a closer and majestic view of Mt. Kailash.
Kailash Tour takes the trekkers to the untouched and unbeaten land of Tibet and you will also explore the myths and supernatural stories of Mt. Kailash. According to myths and legends, one who does the circuit of Mt. Kailash is said to gain Nirvana (freedom) and all of his transgressions are left. Circumventing Mt. Kailash 108 times implies that one is specifically getting Nirvana (Freedom). As per the portrayal of Ramayana, one who scrubs down in Mansarovar Lake achieves Bramalok (paradise); while the one drinking the water from Kailash knows the universe of Shivalok (Shivas dwelling place). The major attraction of this trek is the circuit of Mt. Kailash which is believed as a holy mountain and an adobe of Lord Shiva.
Mt. Kailash tour starts with a scenic flight to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu. We will then cross the Nepal-Tibet border and enter to the Forbidden kingdom, Tibet. Visiting the Garuda valley and trekking ahead will take us to our destination. We will reach the famous Mansarovar Lake and then trek ahead to circumvent the holy mountain. You will also do the sightseeing of Lhasa in this adventurous journey.
Day 01 Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02 Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley:
Day 03 Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj: 1 hour
Day 04 Fly to Simikot (2,985m/9,790ft) and trek to Dharapori (2,360m/7,740ft) 4 – 6 hours
Day 05 Dharapori to Kermi (2,860m/9,383ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 06 Kermi to Yalbang (2,879m/9,445ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 07 Yalbang to Tumkot (3,073m/10,082ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 08 Tumkot to Yari (3,663m/12,017ft): 6 – 7 hours
Day 09 Yari to Hilsa (3,647m/11,965ft) via Nara La pass: 5 – 6 hours
Day 10 Hilsa to Purang (3,772m/12,375ft): 2 – 3 hours
Day 11 Purang to Montser (4,450m/14,599ft) and sightseeing in Tirtapuri: 3 – 4 hours
Day 12 Sightseeing of Garuda Valley, then transfer to Darchen (4,560m/14,956ft): 3 – 4 hours
Day 13 First day of Kora: hiking to Dira Puk Monasterys (5120m/16,792ft), 5 – 6 hours
Day 14 Second day of Kora: hike to Dzutul-puk (4790m/15,765ft): 18km, 6 – 7 hours
Day 15 Third day of Kora: hiking to Darchen (4,560m/15,000ft): 14km, 3 – 4 hours and transfer to Manasarovar
Day 16 Tour of the Mansarovar Lake
Day 17 Mansarovar to Saga (4,600m/15,088ft) 495 km, 8 – 9 hours
Day 18: Saga to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795 ft): 445km, 8-9 hours
Day 19 Shigatse to Lhasa (3,650m/11,972ft): 265km, 4-5 hours
Day 20 Final Departure