KAILASH MANSAROVAR YATRA
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be met at the airport by us and transferred to hotel in Kathmandu. Evening, tour briefing and dinner.
Day 02 Morning –sightseeing tour-afternoon fly to nepalgunj
Early morning visit pashupatinath temple and budhanilkantha temple (sleeping bishu), after sightseeing, return back to hotel for lunch then get yourself ready for setting off to the domestic airport for your flight to nepalgunj in nepalgunj you will be met by our local representative and transferred to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in nepalgunj.
Day 03 Nepalgunj to simikot flight
Morning you should get ready at aound 5 am for reporting at the airport and 6m. flight will be taken off. The flight from nepalgunj to simikot operates only in the morning time. From 10 am. Onward our staff will receive you at the airport, serve tea/coffee then transfer to the guest house. Today, you will be staying overnight in simikot for acclimatization purpose. Nepalgunj-simikot flight.
Day 04 Simikot to Hilsa by helicopter-then drive to taklakot
Today also, you have to leave the bed very early. We start flying to hilsa by helicopter at around 6 am in the morning from simikot, so everyone should be ready and standby at the airport at 5 am. This scenic flight takes about 20 minutes to reach hilsa. Since our helicopter can carry only 4 to 5 (maximum) passengers at a time, we have to make some extra shuttle flights depending on you group size to bring all passengers to hilsa another 30 minutes will be consumed for landing in hilsa and return back ot simikot.
Aftet crossing the border, complete the immigration formalities in chinesse side then make process to taklakot. It well take another 1 hour to reach taklakot, once, you get on in the land cruiser, you will be getting off only after reaching hotel. Overnight taklakot guest house.
Day 05 Purang to lake manasarovar (chiu gompa)
Morning after breakfast, drive to holy lake mansarovar. A brief halt will be taken on the way in the shore of lake rakhash from where you then continue drive to lake mansarovar, do holy bath and pooja. After pooja, we will serve lunch, then you will be departing for parikarma of mansarovar on jeep. The entire parikarma is about 72 kms.
Day 06 Drive to yam Dwar then trek to deraphuk
Early ,morning drive to asthapad (above darchen), after spending sometime there re turn back to darchen then continue drive to yama dwar. You will meet yaks (to carry foods and necessary equipment) and horse (if you have booked one for yourself) and proceed for trekking to deraphuk. Distance from yamdwar. To deraphuk is about 10 km and it requires approximately 5 hours. The trail is flat and reasonably easy. Overnight at guest house.
Day 07 Deraphuk dolma-la pass gaurikund zutulphuk
Today is the toughest and longest day of this journey. You must wake up and start your jouney for the next destination at around 6 am in the morning with light foods/soup. Right from the breginning till the dolma pass, you have to go up hill. However in between, there are flat portion of the trail.
After reaching dolma pass, the trail descends to other side of mountain via gauri kunda (also called parvati kunda). It is believed that the consort of lord shiva, parvati takes bath here, the trail further down from here is rocky and scree with loose rocks. So you need to be very careful while descending. After reaching down to the valley base (other side) the becomes wider and flatter. You will walk for few hours to reach zutulphuk. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 08 Finish trek near darchen then drive back to taklakot.
Early morning you should pack everything and proceed for the last leg of this trek, today you will be picked for the last leg of this trek. Today you will be picked up by our jeep near darchen. The trek approximately takes about 3 hours to reach the pick points and the trail is quit easy and flat. From darchen, drive to taklakot overnight at guesthouse in taklakot.
Day 09 Taklakot-hilsa-simikot-nepalgunj-kathmandu
Early morning at around 6.30 am, our helicopter will come to hilsa to pick you up. From simikot, you will come to hilsa to pick you up. From simikot , you will fly back to nepalgunj with schedulded flight freshen up lunch in nepalgunj then fly back to Kathmandu late in the afternoon. Our staff will meet you in Kathmandu airport then transfer to hotel.
Day 10 Departure from Kathmandu
Transfer to Kathmandu international airport for your flight.
v Kathmandu airport transfers on arrival and departure
v 2 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis with all meals.
v Half day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with English speaking guide.
v All applicable taxes and services charges.
v All surface transport in Tibet by land cruisrs 4500 CC/coach with supporting truck.
v Freshely cooked 3 vegetarian meals a day by our experienced Sherpa staff.
v All camping equipments (tent mattress, dinning tent, kitchen tent , kitchen utensils, tablets, chairs toilet tent, sleeping bag etc) duffle bag (bag for keeping personal clothes and equipments)
v Accommodation as per itinerary in clean comfortable guesthouses throughout the trip.
v English speaking guide
v Yaks with yak drivers for carrying camping luggage and cooking equipment’s during the kora.
v Oxygen cylinders.
v If need ponies for during upon for kailash kora, early request to our guide is necessary and the cost will be borne by guest on the spot. Beware of the possible risk being thrown out by the ponies.
v Any expenses of personal nature such as travel insaurance , drinks, laundry, telephone/ fax calls , porters or arranging additional transporation.
v 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