TIBET Holy Mt KAILASH Tour (Kailash PILGRIMAGE TOUR – 14 Days)
The Mt Kailash Tour is the most visited sacred destination in far-west inTibet and Hindus believe Mt Kailash to be the abode of Lord Shiva. It is considered holy center of the universe among both Hindu and Buddhist religious group. Mt Kailash Tour drawn to many pilgrimage groups from all over the world to have divine glimpse of Lord Shiva’s abode to attain release from the clutches of ignorance and delusion. Mt Kailash Tour along covers circuit around the holy mountain-clockwise for the Buddhists, anti-clockwise for Bon adherents are known as a Kora or Parikrama (Circuit) and normally it takes three days. Along the Mt Kailash Tour visitors take a short plunge in the nearby sacred site Manasarovar Lake.
According to Buddhist scripture Lord Buddha had magically visited Kailash in the 5th century BC and they also believe the Buddhism was entered in Tibet from Nepal and India, in the 7th century AD afterward. Mt Kailash Tour allow to visitors to wonder about magical natural rewards of around and colorful reflections of religious belief of people. The groups of people still believes immortal Hindu Lord Shiva lives at Kailash where he had spent his time practicing yogic austerities, making joyous love with his divine companion Parbati and smoking sacred herb marijuana (ganja).
Mt Kailash Tour -comprises with holy adventure journey in roof of the world- pilgrimage travelers will be encountering new cultural destinations day by day. Time to time views follow incredibly beautiful landscape with holy glimpse of Mt Kailash and many other surrounding mountains. Mt Kailash Tour also takes exploration visit to Manasarovar Lake and Rakshas Tal and three days holy KORA.
Mt Kailash Tour Itinerary Details (Drive In/Drive Out)
Day 01: Kathmandu (1300 m.) arrival: Arrival at Kathmandu Int’l airport (1300 mates), meet /Greet and transfer to hotel, free for your own / Dinner.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Breakfast, trip to temples and back to Hotel for lunch. After lunch, final preparation for yatra i.e, checking and demonstration of equipments which will be used during the yatra. If anybody needs to buy or get things on hire, our staff will help you out. Dinner.
Day 03: Drive to Nylam (150km), 3750m: Morning after breakfast drive Kathmandu to Nyalam [3800M]. We drive to Friendship Bridge [Nepal – China Boarder]. Walk along for 10 minutes to cross the bridge. After accomplishment all the immigration and custom formalities meet Chinese guide and land cruiser drivers, then processed the journey to Zangmu, and Nyalam. Arrival at Nyalam and overnight stay in a guesthouse.
Day 04: Rest Day at Nylam, 3750m: It is more a day for acclimatization.
Day 05: Saga/4450m or Dongba: (Labug-La 5050m, Peku-tso and Saga, 245 km) On the first long driving day over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other sites like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep, keep you busy. By the late afternoon you will cross Bhramha Purtra River on the way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town. Overnight in Saga.
Day 06: Manasarover (4558m) 500 km: The longest driving day starts with full of excitement, Jeeps and trucks roll on the wide valley following rivers and grazing land of yaks and sheep. Far south you can see snow covered peaks near by you, lots of rocky peaks and sand duns give you an ideal world. Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired by beautiful traditional costume, waiting for your arrival with hot tea and other supplies along with big smile.By the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, it is a small village nearby Lake Manasarover. Holy-Manasarovara: At 14950-ft/ 4558m. The highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandata, Lake Rashekshi are laying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Night halt beside Manasarovar.
Day 07: Puja and drive to Tarchen (14975ft): Manasarovara is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.
Day 08: Trek to Dehara Puk/5000m: It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky makes you feel the Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessings to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will keep on appearing. For 18 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.
Day 09: Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of 18600ft between two valleys: Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal, here there is the symbolical death, Pilgrimages leave the Old clothes, spin of hair or a drop of Blood in hope, that terrible Yamraja (The master of death) will attention to these signs and will allow the Yatries (travelers) to be born in spirit to pass Dolma- La. The pass associates at Buddhists with the goddess Container, and at Hindu with Parvati, divine wife misters Shiva. On the pass tourists and pilgrimage hang out the Tibetan flags, On success. While your steps goes closer to the pass, Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offerings and sit down for meditation to forget yourself. Once your steps go down, Parvati-sthal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive at Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).
Day 10: End of Kailash Parikrama and drive to Manasarovara: After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting for your arrival. By the late afternoon you will be at your camp beside the Lake Manasarovar.
Day 11: Drive Manasarovar to Dongpa or Saga (460km)/overnight rest at hotel.
Day 12: Drive Saga to Nylam or Zang Mu: (296km) /overnight restat hotel.
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu (150 km) /overnight rest at hotel.
Day 14: Transfer to airport for your onward flight.
- 3 nights accommodation at 3 or 4 star hotel in kathmandu on twin share basis.
- 10 nights accommodation in Tibet using guesthouse /camp.
- Tibet Visa & Permit Fee [Normal].
- Yaks & Yak Men for luggage during Kailash Parikrama.
- Ground transfers in Tibet using Toyota Land Cruisers or bus as applicable.
- Services of English speaking guide in Tibet.
- Services of our trekking equipment and Sherpa staff.
- All Trekking & camping equipment including Gyamo Bags, Sleeping bags and oxygen cylinders
Cost does not includes:
- using extra nights in lodge (except the mentioned on itinerary).
- Yak/porter for personal using
- Rescue/ evacuation or all the extra cost because of partition from the main group or serious health condition.
- Flight or any costs TO or FROM Kathmandu from your destination/ home town.
- No cost is including for those who separate from the main group