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Mount Kailash - Mansarovar Tour - 15 Days

Mount Kailash TourMount Kailash & Mansarovar Tour – Kailash & Mansarovar Yatra

Mt. Kailash (6714m) is the most sacred mountain in Asia. It is believed to be the physical embodiment of the mythical Mt Meru, said to be the center of the universe or ‘navel of the world’. Mt. Meru is depicted as a mandala, and its image occurs throughout both Buddhista and Hindu parts of Asia. Mt Kailas is holy to followers of four religions. To Hindus, Kailas is the abode of Shiva and nearby Manasarobar Lake is the means or soul of Brahma. Tibetans call Kailas Kang Rimpoche. Jains worship it as Mt Ashtapada, the peak from which the religion’s founder, Rishabanatha, achieved spiritual liberation. Followers of Bon-Po, the ancient pre- Buddhist shamanistic religion of Tibet, revere Kailas as the soul of Tibet. Mt. Kailash has long been an object of worship for four Major religious, for Hindu, it is domain of Shiva, It is also the abode of samvara-a multiarmed, wrathful deity worshipped in the chakrasamvara Tantric cycle of Tibetrian Buddhism. The joins of India also reverse the mountain as the site at which the first of their saints emancipated. And in the ancient Bon religion of Tibet, Kailash was the secred nine storeys Swastika Mountain, upon which the Banpo founder Shenrab alighted from haven. The 53 Km. Kailash circuit is the holist of all-Hindu as well as Buddist pilgrimages and the beacon, which draws most traveler to western Tibet. It is said that a single Parikarma erases the accumulated sins of a lifetime, while 108 cicurmbulation will achieve Salvation.

Lake Mansarovar: At an elevation of 4510m, is more important to Hindus than to Buddhists. Hindu pilgrims make an 85km. circuit around Manasarovar that is made longer and more difficult by marshes and complicated stream crossings. The Tibetans, being more pragmatic, often make a circuit of the lake in the winter when the streams are frozen and the route is shorter. Near Manasarovar is another large lake, Rakshas Tal, the ‘Demon Lake’ that holds far less spiritual significance.

Sprawling below Mount Kailash is the sacred lake Manasarovar (4510m), where ritual bath will deliver a pilgrim to brahm's paradise and drink of its water relinquishes the sins of a hundred lifetimes.

Mount Kailash & Mansarovar Tour Program

Day 01: Katmandu (1300 mts.) Arrival, Green Valley Nepal Treks representative will meet at the airport and transfer to the Hotel, Free at own and Evening dinner, overnight stays at Katmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu – visit temples – Drive to Kodari. Breakfast at hotel and morning Pashupathinath Darshan by coach, lunch at hotel, Post lunch departure to Border – Dinner and overnight at Tatopani- kodari border. ( Nepal – China border ).

Day 03: Kobari – Nyalam 3750 m ( 150 kms ). Early breakfast - after immigration and custom formalities - we proceed to Zhangmu ( border Tibet side ), here we meet our Chinese guide, drivers and vehicles(Toyota Land Cruiser) – after hot Indian Lunch at Zhangmu continue drive to Nyalam ( our first overnight in China) , dinner and overnight at Nyalam lodge or similar.

Day 04: Nyalam Full day acclimatization Whole day we are here for the acclimatization, all meals will be provided - overnight at lodge (Nyalam lodge or similar).

Day 05: Nyalam – Dongba.4500 m 335 kms ). After breakfast we drive Dongba , en-route you will be passing through Lalungla pass ( 16000ft ) - huge lake Paigu-Tso & Brahmaputra river, delicious packed lunch will be served on the way, o/n at guest house.

Day 06:Dongba - Mansarovar 4558 m ( 335 kms ) Today is the day for the lifetime that you are going to have darshan of the Holy “Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarover” - day's program as usual, after breakfast at around 8 am , we drive through Mayumu - la pass ( 17000ft ). - The highest point of the driving, lunch on the way, dinner and overnight at Camp Horchu (2 men tent) / or at guest house at Chieu Gompa.

Day 07: Mansarovar Parikrama – Darchen 4620 ( 110 kms ). Till 2 pm free for pooja and hawan , drive to Darchen via Mansarovar parikrama, overnight at Darchen lodge ( 3- 4 pax dormitory accommodation ).

Day 08: Darchen – Tarboche – Dirapuk ( 4860 m ) . 12 kms trek. "Tough day” - after breakfast drive to Tarboche (8 kms) and start trek for Kailash parikrama to Diraphuk ( 16,500 ft ) - 12 kms , light lunch on the way, Dinner overnight at Camp.

Day 09: Dirapuk – Dolma-la pass -Zuthulpuk ( 4760 m ) 22 km trek. This is the day every pilgrims talk about, the most difficult journey throughout the yatra - trek up to the 18,600ft. ( Dolma- la Pass) - descend to Gauri kund and further trek along with the river to Zuthulpuk , dinner & overnight at Camp ( 2 men tent ) .

Day 10: Zuthulpuk- Darchen – Mansarovar. 08 km trek. After breakfast we trek around 8 kms, and we will be reaching to the point where the jeeps will be waiting for us - drive to Darchen , after lunch we drive to Lake Mansarovar ( horchu side ) 70 kms , overnight at Camp ( 2 men tent )

Day 11: Mansarovar to Saga We are returning home - leaving this holy place, after breakfast drive up to Dongba , lunch en-route , dinner & overnight stay at SAGA.

Day 12: Drive SAGA to Nyalam. After breakfast drive to Nyalam - light lunch on the way - dinner and overnight at Nyalam.

Day 13: Drive to Zhangmu – Kathmandu. After breakfast drive to Zhangmu, post immigration and custom formalities – cross over to Nepal border, lunch at Borderland Resorts - drive to Kathmandu (144 kms). Overnight at Royal Singi hotel or Shangrilla at Kathmandu.

Day 14: Katmandu Full day stay in Kathmandu for rest. Optional day for Himalayan mountain flight, Mankamana road trip or full day free for leisure and shopping.

Day 15: Departure Transfer to Airport for departure on onward program

Trip Cost Includes For Indian nationals:

Nepal Side

  1. Kathmandu airport transfers on arrival and departure.
  2. 3 nights on twin – sharing accommodation at 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu on AP basis.
  3. Half day Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with English – speaking guide.
  4. Transfers from Kathmandu to Kodari border and back in Non AC buses.
  5. All applicable taxes and service charges.

Tibet Side

  1. All necessary permits, Tibet/China Group Visa.
  2. All surface transport in Tibet by Japanese landcruisers 4500 CC with supporting truck.
  3. Freshly cooked 3 vegetarian meals a day by our experienced sherpa staff.
  4. All Camping equipments (tent, mattress, dinning tent, kitchen tent, kitchen utensils, tables, chairs, toilet tent , sleeping bag etc )-Duffle bag (bag for keeping personal clothes & equipments).
  5. Accommodation as per itinerary in clean comfortable guesthouses through out the trip.
  6. English Speaking Guide.
  7. Yaks with yak drivers for carrying camping luggage & cooking equipment's during the Kora.

Trip Cost Exclude:

  1. Airfares to Kathmandu.
  2. If need Ponies for riding upon for Kailash Kora, early request to our guide is necessary and the cost will be borne by guest on the spot. Be ware of the possible risk being thrown out by the ponies.
  3. Any expenses of personal nature such as travel insurance, drinks, laundry, telephone / fax calls, porters or arranging additional transportation.
  4. Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (Landslides, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs etc.
  5. Services other than specified.

Booking terms & Conditions:

To confirm the booking for your Kailash Yatra, you need to send us initial booking amount of INR 15,000 by Cash – Cheque - bank transfer to our account at the time of booking along with booking form and the balance should be cleared on your arrival at Kathmandu.

You need to send us by e-mail or fax, your clear color scanned valid passport photocopy together with text of details as below:

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  • Tour Cancellation Police:

    Passengers can cancel their tour 30 days before their departure; of which the former prepaid booking charge will not be refunded. Please send your cancellation by fax or email, Oral cancellation will not be entertained.

    Cancellation charges per person:

  • 30 or more days prior to departure INR 15,000 non refundable.
  • 07 to 30 days prior to the departure 50 % of the Holiday cost.
  • 07 or In case of no show 100 % of Holiday cost.
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    Departure Dates 2014/015

    March 02, 2014, March 02, 2014

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