Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Overland Tour

Duration : 13 Days/12 Nights

Destination : Kathmandu-Syabrubesi-Kailash Kora

Trip Overview

Mount Kailash and the Kailash Parvat is supposed to be the destination of the spiritual hub of the world. Similar to Mt. Kailash, Lake Manasarovar is another location of purity set of pilgrimage that draws people from different religion.

Mt. Kailash with its ideal peaks and Lake Manasarovar is a lake of exquisiteness located in Tibetan mountain area. The word 'manas' means mind, 'sarovar' refers to holy lake, and we call the lake as Lake of Consciousness. The holy lake looks extremely fascinating particularly during the full moon day and it occupies areas of 88-km circumference Also, the place is a holy centre of different religions in Nepal including Hinduism, Buddhism, Tibetan, the pre- Buddhist animistic religion and the Jain religion. Taking a bath in the lake Manasarovar is thought to purify all sins done in life.

Kailash Peak lying at an elevation of 22,022 ft and Lake Manasarovar located at 14,954 ft are the symbol of pristine attractiveness and peacefulness which is truly breathtaking and gives you the feeling of being one with Shiva. And the best Time to visit Mount Kailash is from May to September.

Trinetra Holidays will take you to Mountain Kailash And, we will design your itinerary as per your budget and schedule. We humbly request clients do not miss the chance to go for Mount Kailash. Mansarovar Lake, Raksas Tal, Khojarnath, Atmaa Lingam, Astapad, Nandi Parbat are famous and interesting place to visit in Kailash Yatra Package with Trinetra Holidays.

DAY 1
Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m) transfer to hotel and overnight

Our representative will pick you up at the Tribhuvan International Airport and guide you to your hotel room. In the evening, you will be having a typical Nepali dinner with a brief about the tour. Overnight at the hotel.
Meal Included: Pure Veg Lunch and Dinner

DAY 2
Sight seeing in Kathmandu.Overnight at Hotel

We will visit the famous Hindu Temple of the Kathmandu Valley today. After breakfast, we will first get to Pashupatinath, Gujesori temple and then Jalnarayana with lunch in between. overnight stay.
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 3
Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (By Tourist Bus). Overnight at Guest House

Today after breakfast we will drive to Syabrubesi via Trishuli Nuwakot. Overnight at Hotel
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 4
Drive from Syabrubesi to Kerung. Overnight at Guest house

After breakfast, we will get on a Tourist Bus and start our drive through the black-topped road to get to the newly opened friendship bridge at the Nepal-Tibet border. We will arrive at the 1st village of Tibet, Kerung in about 2 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 5
Drive from Kerung to Saga (5-6 hours, 4640m). Overnight at Guest house

We will drive through the high hills on a comfortable black-topped road to get to the village of Saga. The path climbs up and down the passes of Thong La and La Lung before getting us comfortably to the village of Saga. Along the way, we will be able to see Lake Peikutso and the typical yak and sheep grazing technique of the Tibetan people. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 6
Drive from Saga to Lake Mansarovar (5-6 hours, 277km, 4558m). Overnight at Guest house

After an early breakfast, we will drive towards the highest fresh Water lake in the world. The holy lake of Mansarovar lies at an altitude of 4558 meters with greenish-blue colour. It is believed that the lake was once a resting place of Lord Bishnu. It is surrounded by Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandala and the Lake Rakshash. Lake Rakshash is thought to be created by the evil King Ravan which is why the locals think that the water here is poisonous. Overnight at Guesthouse
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 7
Exploration Day. Drive to Darchen (1 hour, 40km, 4575m). Overnight at Hotel

Today, we will get into the colours of religion and explore the holy lake of Mansarovar. We will perform some rituals and then, get going to the village of Darchen. Along the way, we will be able to take a peek at the holy Mt. Kailash. Darchen was previously known as Lhara. The village is situated right in front of the sacred Mt. Kailash. Overnight at Hotel
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 8
Kailash Kora. Drive from Darchen to Yamadwar and trek to Derapuk (5-6 hours, 4900m). Overnight at Guest house

We will drive to the small settlement of Tarboche. Tarboche is the starting point of the Kailash Kora. Yamadwar, the gateway of the god of death, is located in Tarboche. From here, we will walk a few hours to arrive at the village of Derapuk situated infront of the north face of Mt. Kailash. Today, we will be able to see the beautiful views of the Gurla-Mandala, Ape, Kamet and other high peaks. Overnight at Derapuk.
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 9
Kailash Kora. Trek to Juthulpuk via Drolma La Pass (8-9 hours, 19km, 4760m). Overnight at Guest house

Today is the longest and hardest trek day of the Kailash Kora. We will walk up the highest pass of Drolma La to arrive at the village of Juthulpuk. First, we will be heading to the village of Jarok Donkhang. From there, we will hike towards the Shiva-tsal. In Shiva-tsal, people are thought to undergo a symbolic death just to reborn again. They are believed to get reborn once they arrive at the top of the Drolma La Pass. We will rest here for some time and then, descend steeply to get to the banks of the Lham-chu Khir River. We will follow the river and get to the Khando Sangam La facing the eastern side of Mt. Kailash. Sometime after that, we will be in the village of Juthulpuk. The place got its name from the famous cave of Juthulpuk or the miracle cave. Along the way, we will be able to view the Buddha’s footprints. Overnight at Juthulpuk.
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 10
Kailash Kora. Drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest house

During the morning, we will be exploring the caves and temples around the Milarepa cave. After breakfast, we will hike some 3-4 hours to complete our Kora and get back to the village of Darchen. We will have lunch there, and drive back to the village of Saga. Overnight at the teahouse.
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 11
Drive back to Kerung. Overnight at Guest house

We will drive back to the village of Kerung on a comfortable ride. We will have some free time as we descend on a paved path. We will spend the rest of the time relaxing. Overnight at teahouse
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 12
Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel

Today, we will cross the Nepal-Tibet border and get back to the capital city of Kathmandu. Overnight at the hotel.
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 13
Final departure to home

Our representative will take you to the international airport of Nepal for your departure
Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch

Transportation:
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle
  • Airport Pick up and drop off by private vehicle
Meal
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included (Veg only)
  • Drinking water included
Accommodation
  • Mention in the itinerary in the basis twin sharing in Nepal and Tibet and group sharing in Kailash Region.
Visas & Permit
  • Tibet Visa & Permit Included
  • All necessary entrance fees in Nepal and Tibet
  • Special Kailash Mansarovar Permit
  • Applicable entrance fees to visit Monasteries and temples
Guide, Staffs & supporters
  • Nepali Guide and Tibetan Guide
  • Nepali Crew members in Kailash Region
Equipment
  • Medical kits
  • Enough oxygen cylinders
  • Other necessary equipment
Clothing
  • Down Jacket on refundable basis
  • Day pack bag
  • Duffel bag
  • Emergency evacuations/Rescue expenses, if required.
  • Any extra nights stayed due to bad weather, early arrivals, etc.
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Personal horse and Helper during Kailash round/ Parikrama
  • Travel & Medical Insurance Permissions and other official formalities
Documents
  • You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;
  • Passport with Photo copies, Photographs, Identity card, Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
  • Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
  • Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency.
  • Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
  • Any other document for personal purposes.
Common Items
  • Big bag for putting your equipment and others
  • A small light trek bag
  • Water bottle / Thermos flask for hot water (1 liter).
Note: Trinetra Holidays provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra
Clothing
  • Enough clothing for the whole Yatra including 3 pairs trek suits/leisure wear/jogging troushers/4 to 5tea shirts/2 polar flees one light quilted /shirts/poloneck/salwar kameez etc. Do not over load.
  • Wool socks (around 4 pairs), thick tights, wool monkey cap, scarves, warm light gloves, scarf.
  • Wool/thermal long underwear
  • Rain wear (Umbrella or Raincoat)
Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra
Footwear
  • Sports comfortable shoes/trainers (Good one Nike, Adidas etc). Have a spare one too
  • A pair of light Sleepers
Toileteries
  • Toileteries kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet rolls, towels etc).
  • Sun screen lotion/cream
  • facial tissues, wet once,
Camping Item
  • Tourch/Candle/match box/lighter/batteries
  • Knife
  • Plastic mug
  • Dusk masks/face masks
Personal & General Items To Make Your Journey Enjoyable
  • Any regular medicines that you take
  • Dark Sunglasses
  • Your favourite food which will keep you going including Nuts, biscuits, powder juice
  • Kapoor/Vicks/Inhaler etc
  • Binoculars/Camera/extra batteries
  • Milk powder for tea
First Aid Kit – Also Include
  • First aid kit (typical backpacking kit for minor injuries/ our guide also will carry).
  • Diamox/Aspirin/pain killers
  • Lip balm/Mustard oil/Vaseline
  • Plasters
  • TCP, salt, mint, Vicks for sore throats