Kailash Manasarovar Tour

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Tour to Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar is located at maximum elevation of 6714 meters. It is also known as Tise, Kailasa & Kang Rinpoche. Apart being a religious place of historical importance. This place is of anonymous natural beauty. It is to some extent a challenging tour as it includes both driving as well as hiking. Adventure seekers are mostly prefer to visit this place as well as it is also a pilgrimage tour so it is not just bound to the adventure seekers. People of different religion visit this place with a huge cultural and religious aspect.



Outline Itinerary

Day 1 : Kathmandu - Nylam, (3750 m, 155 kms)

Day 2 : Nylam -Pelgu, (4595 m, 57kms)

Day 3 : Saga, (4280 m)

Day 4 : Paryang, (4750 m, 255 kms)

Day 5 : Lake Manasorovar, (4560 m, 260 kms)

Day 6 : Darchen (4560 m, 30 km)

Day 7 : Kailash Circuit Trek - Diraphuk : (6 hrs)

Day 8 : Kailash Circuit Trek - Diraphuk : (6 hrs)

Day 9 : Kailash Circuit Trek - Diraphuk : (6 hrs)

Day 10 : Lake Manasorovar exploration

Day 11 : Lake Manasorovar – Paryang

Day 12 : Paryang–Saga

Day 13 : Saga-Nylam

Day 14 : Back To Nyalam to Kathmandu

Day 1 : Kathmandu - Nylam, (3750 m, 155 kms)

Today we take a drive to Nyalam from Kathmandu across the greenery of Nepalese countryside, along the Bhote Koshi River, right up to the Nepal-Tibet border. After we reach the border we will drive on the steadly climbing road to the town of Zhangmu finally to Nyalam. Overnight at hotel in Nylam


Day 2 : Nylam -Pelgu, (4595 m, 57kms)

We head towards Pelgu Tso through the Thong La Pass. Before climbing the road takes us to Lalung La Pass. From here we will have an incredible view of Shisha Pangma (8012 M). Today will be a camping day.


Day 3 : Saga, (4280 m)

Today early morning we drive from our camping site to Saga, a typical Chinese and Tibetan town. This town is the gateway to the pilgrims who are visiting Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar.


Day 4 : Paryang, (4750 m, 255 kms)

We drive 145 Km drive from Saga to Zhongba, 4 to 5 hours drive. In Zhongba there is a small monastery at the western end of town. On our way we can take a stop to  visit the monastery if you wish to. Roads beyond Zhongba are very bumpy and dusty but the scene are very eyecatching.


Day 5 : Lake Manasorovar, (4560 m, 260 kms)

Today we drive towards Lake Manasarovar, the road is very dusty and bumpy so it can take arouns 10 hours to reach there. On the way we will pass several rivers and we will pass Mayum La pass too. The views and scenes are stunning. Upon our arrival to Manasarovar we do camping.


Day 6 : Darchen (4560 m, 30 km)

Darchen is around 30 Km north from our area. Darchen is the main gateway for the Kailash pilgrims. Here we will arrange yak or ponies for Kailash Circuit trek.


Day 7 : Kailash Circuit Trek - Diraphuk : (6 hrs)

Kailash circuit covers three days of trekking. It is 53 Km long as well as it’s not an easy route to trek on.

Dasrchen to Diraphuk trek will take about 6 hours of hiking and After that we will cross Dolma La pass at the height of 5630 m and frozen Lake of Gouri Kunda at 5608 m. This is the lake where Hindus worship and immerse themselves in icy water of the lake. The final day will be comparatively easy 2-3 hours of walk down to where the river emerges on to the Barga plain.


Day 8 : Kailash Circuit Trek - Diraphuk : (6 hrs)

Kailash circuit covers three days of trekking. It is 53 Km long as well as it’s not an easy route to trek on.

Dasrchen to Diraphuk trek will take about 6 hours of hiking and After that we will cross Dolma La pass at the height of 5630 m and frozen Lake of Gouri Kunda at 5608 m. This is the lake where Hindus worship and immerse themselves in icy water of the lake. The final day will be comparatively easy 2-3 hours of walk down to where the river emerges on to the Barga plain.


Day 9 : Kailash Circuit Trek - Diraphuk : (6 hrs)

Kailash circuit covers three days of trekking. It is 53 Km long as well as it’s not an easy route to trek on.

Dasrchen to Diraphuk trek will take about 6 hours of hiking and After that we will cross Dolma La pass at the height of 5630 m and frozen Lake of Gouri Kunda at 5608 m. This is the lake where Hindus worship and immerse themselves in icy water of the lake. The final day will be comparatively easy 2-3 hours of walk down to where the river emerges on to the Barga plain.


Day 10 : Lake Manasorovar exploration

Today  is a rest day also to explore the Manasarovar area on your own. You can explore the meditation caves, take a bath in the holy water of Manasaovar Lake or can just pass the peaceful hours in the Chiu Gompa.


Day 11 : Lake Manasorovar – Paryang

Today we drive from Paryang to Manasarovar to go back to Paryang. As you already know it will take long due to bumpy ride with fantastic sceneries.


Day 12 : Paryang–Saga

Today we drive from Paryang to Saga and overnight at Saga


Day 13 : Saga-Nylam

Drive from Saga to Nyalam through the barren plains of Tingri. The Nyalam city is a place where you will spend the night at hotel with cozy rooms.


Day 14 : Back To Nyalam to Kathmandu

Today after the morning breakfast you will drive about an hour from Nyalam to Zhangmu, through the winding downhill road offering you fantastic views of beautiful waterfalls. A few kilometers drive from Zhangmu will take you to the friendship bridge on the Bhotekoshi River, which separates Tibet from Nepal. Then we get back to Kathmandu.


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Trip Facts

  Trip Code : GN/T-355
  Duration : 14
  Grading : Moderate
  Accommodation : Hotels
  Transport : Jeep/Van/Flight
  Best seasons : All year around
  Activities : Cultural Spiritual Experience