Tibet Tours

Mt Kailash & Mansarovar Tour (Sacred Pilgrimage)

Mt Kailash or Kang Rinpoche lies In the far west of Tibet and is known to the most sacred mountain in Asia venerated by Buddhists, Hindus, Jains and the ancient Bon Pro religion of Tibet; it is considered the centre of the universe and the most holy place in the world for both Hindus and Buddhist’s beliefs. For many centuries Tibetan and Indian pilgrims have been circumambulating 53km also called Kora around the mountain, which as a belief of devotees; wipes the sins of a lifetime, enticement enough, but also it is undoubtedly one of the most stunning 3-4 day walk in the world. This circumambulation is clockwise for Buddhists and Hindus, while anti-clockwise for Bon followers.

Due to the speedy congestion of the world it is only recently that Kailash has become more accessible. Nomads still spend years herding their yaks and sheep from far away corners of Tibet towards Kailash while other less self-sufficient pilgrims still spend months walking and hitching on trucks in hope of arriving. Even by Landcruiser, it is still an arduous trip. Despite the difficulties, for the atheist, ascetic and devout alike, it is a memorable journey of a lifetime.

Day 01: Scenic drives from Kathmandu to Nepal/China Friendship Bridge and drive to Zhangmu, O/N at hotel.
Day 02:    Drive to Paigutso Lake, and Tented camp.
Day 03:    Drive to Saga, and tented camp.
Day 04: Drive to Paryang, and tented camp.
Day 05: Drive to Manasarovar, and tented camp near Chiu Gompa.
Day 06:    Rest day at Manasarovar
Day 07: Drive to Darchen stay at tented camp or Guest house.
Start Mt. Kailash Circumambulation
Day 08:    Trek to Derapuk, and tented camp.
Day 09:    Trek over Dolma La pass (5600 meters.) and trek down to Zudulpuk, and camp.
Day 10: Trek to near Darchen (circumambulation ends here), and drive to Manasarovar, and tented camp.
Day 11:    Drive to Paryang, and tented camp.
Day 12: Drive to Saga, and tented camp.
Day 13:    Drive to Nyalam, and tented camp.
Day 14: Drive to Friendship Bridge and proceed to Kathmandu

Prices

Accommodation with bed and breakfast basis, Tibet travel permits, guide and transportation,group visa for tibet monastery entrance fee as per itinerary.

All expenses of private nature, airport tax, Nepal re-entry visa, photography charges in the monastery, any cost arising from landslides, road blockage, hiring of porters and additional transportation cost

Best Seasons
May through October is the most popular months

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