KAILASH MANASAROVAR YATRA
According to the Hindus Mythology, Lord Shiva spends his most of the time on the top
of the holy Mount Kailash, practicing Yogic austerities, joy and love with his divine
consort Parbati (Mother of Mythology). The Lake Mansarovar and the holy Mount
Kailash are the SOUL of all AUM followers in the world.
“Conventional wisdom says a single circuit of Mt. Kailash wipes out the sins of a lifetime,
108 Parikramas guarantees enlightenment. A ritual bath in the sacred Mansarovar
Lake delivers pilgrim to Brahma’s paradise and a drop drink of its water relinquishes the
sins of hundreds of lifetimes.”
DAYS ITINERARY HALTS REMARKS
Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1350m), our representative from will
be there with your name card. Transfer to Hotel. Evening briefing about Kailash and our country
Transfer to Hotel and brief
Fly to Nepalgunj (150m/492ft) Morning visit Pashupatinath Temple. This temple is famous and a
sacred Hindu Temple. It is located on the banks of the Bagmati River. Pashupatinath temple is
recognized by “UNESCO” world heritage site, listed in 1979. After darshan, we drive back to hotel and Yatra preparation. Afternoon we departure to domestic Airport and fly to Nepalgunj by Yeti / Buddha Airlines. This flight will be take 55minutes to reach. Transfer to hotel.
Nepalgunj temperature is “HOT”.
Hotel Flight 55min
Day 03: Fly to “Simikot” which lies in the Humla Region (2950m/9676ft) .
We take an early morning flight to Simikot by Tara /
Sita Airlines. The flight will take 55minutes. A
representative from our office will be there to meet
and transfer to Sun Valley Resort / Similar hotel.
Simikot is located in a mountainous region, most
people here are Buddhist. Rest day for
acclimatization. After lunch you can visit Shiva
Resort or Similar
Fly to Hilsa by Helicopter and Drive to Purang
(3800m/ 12464ft). We fly to Hilsa by helicopter. This
flight is of 20 minutes. Once you land at Hilsa walk
over the Karnali River. Upon crossing one enters
the “Kailash” Region. Immigration takes place on
the China / Tibet side. Drive to Purang by bus.
Purang is small town with beautiful landscape.
Evening you can walk around the market and buy
some trekking equipment if required.
By heli 20 min
& drive for an
Drive to Holy Lake Manasarovar(4590m/15060ft).
Today we drive to Lake Manasarovar by bus. It will
2 hours to reach (55km). On the way, you will pass
the Rakshas Taal. Here we will take a short break
and continue driving to Lake Manasarover.
Afternoon we start the “Parikrama of Mansarovar”
– 105km and Holy Bath, Puja etc.
Drive 3 hours
as well as its
Drive to Darchen (Kailash Base Camp)
(4575m/15010ft) Today we drive to Kailash Base
Camp known as Darchen. it is just a 45minutes to.
Darchen is a small town like Purang. It is located in
the base of Holy Mount Kailash and is the starting
point for pilgrimage.
Evening one can walk around the small town.
45min drive by
Drive to Yama Dwar and Trek to Diraphuk
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Yama Dwar
(15km). Yama Dwar is the gateway to starting
point of the Parikrama. From here we can see the
Mt. Kailash East/South face (as shown in the
above picture). From here the group will divided
into two. Parikrama group and non-Parikrama
group. Parikrama group will start their onward
journey by foot. Non parikrama pilgrims will drive
back to Darchen. Trekking will take around 5-6
hours to reach Deraphuk. The trail is not so difficult.
One could find it challenging due to the high
elevation. While proceeding one gets excellent
view of Mt. Kailash.
Drive 2 hrs and
Trek to Zuthulphuk / Dolma La Pass
(4780m/15442ft). Very early morning wakeup call
by the Sherpa Team. After breakfast start up hill
trekking to Dorlma La pass (5560m/18236ft). This
pass is the highest pass and uphill trekking. After
Dolma La pass, we decend to the next valley
Zuthulphuk. The holiest Lake Guri Kund is situated
beyond the Dolma La pass. Hindu followers believe
that, Lord Shiva consortium Parvati used to take
bath in this lake. Hence the name Gauri Kund.
Trekking Zuthulphuk, could take anything between
10 to 12 hours covering 20 to 22km which has to
be covered in a day.
Trek 10-12 hrs
Trek to Zhongdo and drive to Purand / Hilsa
(3800m/12464ft) Early morning we start our trek to
Zhongdo. Today trekking is quite easy and flat,
after 3 hours, we reach Zhongdo and the Coach
will pick us up and drive to Purang / Hilsa
depending on the circumstances.
Trek 3 hrs and
drive 4 hrs
Fly to Simikot – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu, early
morning we get ready to fly by helicopter to
Simikot. Flight will take 20 minutes to reach
Simikot and continue fly to Kathmandu via
Today is the final day of this Kailash tour. we
drop you to airport for final departure,
according to your flight schedule. And fly
back to sweet home.
Note: Itinerary are subject to change due to unavaidable circumstances
and the extra cost occurred has to be paid by the clients.
Heli Ex Kathmandu: Departure Date 2017
May: 06*, 12, 18, 24, 30
June: 05*, 11, 17, 23, 29,
July: 05*, 11, 17, 23, 29
Aug: 03*, 09, 15, 21, 27
Sept: 02*, 08, 14, 20,26,
Fullmoon Dates, Kailash/Manasarovar 2017:
May 06*, June 05*, July 05*, Aug 03* Sept 02*
Heli Ex Nepalgunj: Departure Date 2017
May: 07*, 13, 19, 25, 31
June: 06*, 12, 18, 24, 30,
July: 06*, 12, 18, 24, 30
Aug: 04*, 10, 16, 22, 28
Sept: 03*, 09, 15, 19, 27,
SERVICES INCLUDED IN ABOVE TOUR
Airports pick up and drop services.
Double sharing full board basis 4-starhotel in Kathmandu, as per
A visit of Pashupatinath Temple.
Scheduled flight Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu
Scheduled flight Nepalgunj – Simikot – Nepalgunj
Charter Helicopter flight share by 5-6 person Simikot – Hilsa – Simikot
Double sharing hotel in Nepalgunj and 3or 4 pax in Simikot and Tibet
with meals at all places.
Transport by Tourist Bus up to Mansarovar and Eco Buses from
Manasarovar to Darchen -Yamdwar per group sizes / Truck for
Nepali Team Leader and Supporting Sherpa Team
English speaking Tibetan guide, Chinese visa fee of the and staff.
Veg. Indian meals during the trip and Guesthouses and camping
charges in Tibet.
Duffel Bag (a large bag to keep the yatris luggage for the trip)
Gore-Tex Jacket (on loan – returnable after the trip)
All camping and cooking equipment.
Yak for Kailash Parikrama for the luggage only and all entrance and
conservation fee of Tibet.
Upper Humla permit fee for client and Helicopter landing.
Gamow bag oxygen and oxy- meter for safety
Note: In the the Mansarovar to Kailash Private vehhiles are not
SERVICES EXCLUDED IN ABOVE TOUR
All beverages during the trip and in Kathmandu, Nepalgunj and Simikot.
Extra rooms bills due to flight delays or weather conditions or any other
Stick and a water bottle ( mineral water too )
Insurance of clients and evacuation cost just in case required
Personal horse / yak riding charges during Kailash Parikrama
Domestic excess baggage charges and airport taxes.
Tips for supporting staff
BOOKING AND PAYMENTS
As per New regulations , trip booking should be done 2 months in
If there is a seat available bookings will be accepted at a later date
Final close of the booking will be 25 days prior to the departure date.
Minimum 6 months valid date passport is required from the date of
25% at the time of booking will be required.
45 days prior to tour departure date, 50% of the total cost should
Full payment should made 25 days before departure to Kailash
All notice of cancellation must be sent to our office in writing.
Verbal cancellations will not be entertained.
40 days prior from tour departure date 30% cancellation.
30 days’ prior from tour departure date 50% cancellation.
Tour operators has full right to change the dates and cancel the trip due
to any unavoidable circumstances.
This is not a trek or expedition but a tour; therefore no specific level of
fitness is required. Anybody can join this Yatra if they think themselves fit
and have strong willpower. People suffering from cardiac or respiratory
problems should consult to their doctor. Morning and evening walks,
jogging, stretching, meditation and regular exercise make the journey
comfortable for all.
As the temperature varies greatly between day and night (from max. 20
degrees Celsius to min. -16 degrees Celsius) one should prepare
BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WITH YOU:
Woolen gloves, Balaclava, Sun hat, Thermal wear, Water bottle, Woolen
socks, Towel, Light Jacket, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Torch with extra
batteries/bulbs, Muffler, Mask, Raincoat, Sweater, Shirt/T-shirt & Trekking
Full travel insurance coverage for medicine, Helicopter evacuation if in
case of emergency, lost of belongs, and trip cancellation is strongly
Minimum 30 days advance booking is required to arrange visa approval
and Travel permit issue. We need 50% advance of tour payment by bank
while booking trip.
CHINESE VISA APPLICATION:
10 days before departure date, original passport and 2 pp sizes photo
should reach our office in Delhi.
Yatri those are above 70 yrs may get visa rejected by the Chinese
Authority. We shall try our best.
ILLEGAL: 500 AND 1000 NOTES FROM INDIA IS ILLEGAL TO BRING TO NEPAL.
NOTE: Extra charges of Hotels, incase of flight cancellations due to
Weather problems must be borne by the clients.
Risk and Liabilities:
We always make effort to see to it that your journey is smooth and pleasant.
However the Tibet tours and treks are run strictly under “Tibet Tourism Bureau.”
Gochoppers or its Tibet counterpart agent shall not be responsible for any
alternation or cancellation of program due to any unavoidable circumstances
beyond control such as road blockade, landslide, snow, political unrest
cancellation of flight, delay arrival, lack of transport, visa rejected by Chinese
DeparturePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
Departure TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and warm jacket.
IncludedPersonal GuideTransportation/CarTypical Souvenir
Not IncludedAccommondationAll Museum TicketsMeals
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