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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra (Pilgrimage Travel) Duration
: 19 Nights / 18 Days
On this Holy Trekking "Kailash Mansarovar
Yatra" (Journey) start from Kathmandu-via-Nyalama-Saga-Prayang-Darchen-Mount
Kailash-Kailash-Mansarovar, Lake, Back to Kathmandu. Mount Kailash, which is
believed to have been formed 30 million years ago when Himalayas were in
their early stage of formation, is one of the most revered places in the
Himalayas. Mt. Kailash, 6,740 m. is situated to the north of the
Himalayan barrier, wholly within Tibet. It is the perfect mountain with
awesome beauty, with 4 great faces.
Spread out on the Tibetan plateau beside Mount Kailash is the giant lake of
shifting colours - Lake Mansarovar. Brahma, the creator, had a mind (‘Man’)
for the creation of a lake (‘Sarovar’), hence its name. A pilgrimage to
Mount Kailash and a bath in the Mansarovar is believed to bring about
Places Covered :
Kathmandu - Nyalamsaga - Paryang - Mansarovar
Lake - Chiu Gompaterchen - Diraphuk - Zuthulphuk - Friendship Bridge -
01 : Arrive
Arrive Kathmandu, pick-up at the airport and transfer to Hotel .
One half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
(156 kms/9 hrs. drive) (3800 m)
Early morning drive to Kodari border by bus (5hours) cross the Friendship Bridge
to meet our crew from Tibet side and
continue the trip by landcruisers to Nyalam. Overnight at local
One day free at Nyalam for acclimatization.
(325 kms/9 hrs drive) (4800 m)
Drive about 325Km to Saga. En-route we will be crossing the river "Yarling
Tsangpo" known as Bramaputra.
Overnight stay in Guest House/camping.
(260 kms/8 hrs. drive) (4540 m)
Drive 260Km to Paryang. Overnight stay in Guest House/camping.
(265 kms/9 hrs. drive) (4550 m)
Drive 265Km to Mansarovar stay at Hor Guesthouse/camping near the northern shore
of Mansarovar. Here you will have the first sight of Mt. Kailash. Overnight stay
at Hor Guest House/camping near the northern shore of Mansarovar.
Gompa (30 kms)
Start a morning pleasant drive around Lake Mansarovar (30km) reaching Chiu Gompa,
en-route visit Qiugu Gompa (one of
the ancient location where Hinduism's Pooja was practiced), after arrival of
Chiu Gompa we will try a holy bath there,
Overnight at guesthouse/camping near Chiu Gompa.
We will drive to Tarchen (Base Camp of Mt. Kailash), our guide will arrange Yaks
and Yak helpers for our next 3 days Kora around Mt. Kailash, and in the mean
time all group members will have a last chance for their own physical
evaluation. For those not feeling so comfortable can choose to stay in Tarchen
or Chiu Gompa near Lake Mansarovar, while others can prepare for the next 3 days
trek around Mt. Kailash. O/N at Guest House/camping.
Trek about 22Km to Diraphuk, "Tough day" After breakfast drive to Tarboch (8km)
and start trek (Kora of Mt. Kailash) to
Diraphuk (5000m) light lunch on the way, dinner at camp. Overnight camping.
Trek about 20 Km to Zuthulphuk, this is the day all pilgrims talk about, the
most difficult journey through the Yatra, slowly
climb over Dolmala Pass (5637m) and descend down to Zuthulphuk, Overnight
Trek about only 6 km down to the point where our landcruisers will be waiting
for us, drive to Tarchen (10km), after lunch
continue drive 30 km to Hor Guest House. Overnight stay in guesthouse/camping.
:Drive to Paryang
:Drive to Saga
:Drive to Nyalam
:Drive to Friendship Bridge
and meet our Nepal side staff and continue the trip back to Kathmandu, o/n Royal
:Fly Back to India.
for More Itineraries to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra (Pilgrimage)
Departure Dates with full moon at Kora
08th (FULL MOON) & 23rd July’03
07th (FULL MOON) & 23 RD Aug’03
05th (FULL MOON) ,14TH & 20th Sept’03
full moon departure
On this "Holy Mt. Kailash Yatra
(Journey) Travel" trekkers require some "Useful Tips" without these preparations
our trekkers effected with there climate or may be facing some accommodation
problems because there usually arrange the camps to stay there. Depending upon
the season, during June, July, August till September, day time will be pleasant
and quite warm with about 15-20 degrees Celsius. During afternoon time 1-4 pm
can be windy. The morning and evening will be chilly between minus 2 to 0 degree
We recommend one down jacket, one warm thick pull-over, one thin pull-over, two
warm pants, two light loose cotton pants, one warm windproof cotton jacket, four
cotton sleeve T-shirts, two thermal under pants, two thermal vests, one rain
coat, one pair each of light tennis shoes & light rubber sandal, six pairs of
warm woolen socks, one light cotton or silk scarf, one large cotton or silk
scarf, one pair of warm gloves, soft paper tissues, monkey cap & sun hat, two
towels, Wind - Rain Jacket, sun hat, sun glass, sun cream, chap stick.
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