Kailash Mansarovar is one of the gtreatest Hindu pilgrimage destinations. As per the Hindu methodologies the Mansarovar was firstly took place into Lord Brahma’s thoughts and then it came here on the earth. The two words ‘ Manas ‘ and ‘ Sarovar ‘ mean Mind and Lake respectively. It is said that one who drinks water from this lake will go the Lord Shiva’s abode after his death and becomes free of all the sins. The holy Kailash is also called as the Mount Kailash. The sacred place is situated at 4,560 Meters above sea level in the western part of Tiibet.
Day 1 Kathmandu ArrivalYour Arrival Time – Airport pickup and transfer to your Hotel. 07:00PM – A short briefing about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra before dinner.
Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing10:00 AM – After Breakfast – Full day sightseeing of Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Jal Narayan Temple. Packing and preparation for the trip.
Day 3 Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche or SyabrubesiDrive to Dhunche (2000m / 130 km / 6 hrs) or Syabrubesi (1600m / 145 km / 6.5 hrs). Overnight stay Lodge.
Day 4 Drive to Kyirong CountyDrive to Rasuwagadhi (1800m / 15 km / 45 min from Syabrubesi), then complete immigration & custom formalities in Nepal & Tibet side at Rasuwagadhi, and then continue further drive to Kyirong county (3950m) – 3 hrs / 105 km. Overnight stay Guesthouse
Day 5 At Kyirong County – Rest DayAll Day – Entire day free for acclimatization. Short treks will be taken in preparation for the Kailash Yatra.
Day 6 Drive to Dongba09:00 AM – After Breakfast – Drive to Dongba (335 km – 7hrs) en-route passing Thorong La, Paigu-Tso Lake and Brahmaputra River. Meal: Breakfast at Nyalam, Packed Lunch and Dinner at Dongba
Day 7 Drive from Dongba to Mansarovar Lake08:00 AM – Drive towards Mansarovar Lake (7hrs) crossing beautiful places and stay at the shore of the Lake. Fill spiritual water.Parikrama of Mansarovar Lake by vehicle (2 hrs-110 km)
Day 8 Drive to DarchenMost of the day – Take holy bath and perform Puja (prayer ritual) at MansarovarLake 04:00 PM – Drive to Darchen (2hrs)
Day 9 First Day of Outer Kora – Trek to Dirapuk10:00AM – After short drive, we will reach Tarboche and visit Yama Dwar. This is starting point for Kora. We will trek to Dirapuk (4860 m) which is 12 kms trek (5-6 hrs). You will visit North face of Mt. Kailash and touching the feet of Mt. Kailash (Charan Sparsh). Travelers who do not want to trek around (Parikrama) Kailash can go back to Darchen and wait for rest of the group to arrive from Parikrama.
Day 10 Second Day of Outer Kora – On to Zuthulphuk with Trek to Dolma La Pass07:00AM – Trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass and proceed to Zuthulpuk (22 km trek for 7-8 hours trek). This is the most difficult journey throughout the yatra since you have to trek up to the 18,600 ft. From descend to Gaurikund and further trek along with the river to Zuthul-puk.
Day 11 Drive to Dongba08:00AM – After short Trek (2 hrs) and reach to the point where the coach will be waiting and we will drive to Darchen and merge with other members who were waiting and drive to Dongba.
Day 12 Drive back to KyirongBack journey, drive to Kyirong County – 270 km / 5.5 hrs. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
Day 13 Drive to KathmanduDrive back to Kathmandu via Rasuwagadhi border completing immigration formalities – around 8-10 hr / 265 km.
Day 14 Kathmandu Sightseeing (Half Day) and Drive to Pokhara (En-route Manakamana Cable Car) – Overnight in PokharaAfter Breakfast – Visit Pashupatinath Temple. 10:00AM – Visit to Swayambhunath Stupa (spend 1 hr) 11:00AM – Drive to Pokhara (200 km – 6 hrs). En-route you can visit Manakamana Temple through Cable Car – Extra Cost of Cable Car ticket is INR 500 per person paid directly at the station. This ride gives breathtaking views of Hills, Mountains, forests, little farming villages and the ride through the clouds.
Day 15 Fly to Jomsom (2700 m) & drive to Muktinath Temple (3800 m) – Overnight in JomsomEarly Morning – Transfer to Airport & fly to Jomsom – 25 minutes. Arrival at Jomsom Airport and walk to hotel – 5 minutes from Airport – After short break – walk to jeep stand (10-15mins) and drive to Muktinath (20 kms – 2-3 hrs). On the way you can enjoy see the scenery of nature beauty places, George of Gandaki river, Monastery & Kagbeni. – Arrival at Ranipauwa (3710 m) and walk to Muktinath temple (40 min) where you will have holy bath on 108 waterspouts name of “Muktidhara” and in front of temple there is 2 kunda known as Muktikunda. After darshan, walk to Jwalamai Temple – continuously burning flame and walk back to Ranipauwa. Drive back to Jomsom by Jeep (2-3 hrs) and walk back to hotel.
Day 16 Fly back to Pokhara & Pokhara Sightseeing (Full day) – Overnight in PokharaEarly Morning: Transfer to Jomsom Airport for flight to Pokhara. After short break – we will go for Pokhara sightseeing where you will visit following: Bindhyabasini Temple, Davis Fall, Seti River Gorge, Gupteshwor Cave, Barahi Temple, Fewa Lake.
Day 17 Drive back to Kathmandu – Overnight in KathmanduEarly Morning: Drive to Sarangkot – hill station from where you will see the Mt Fishtail, Mt Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Mt Annapurna and other mountain ranges. After Breakfast – Drive to Kathmandu.
Day 18 Transfer to Kathmandu AirportBramandh Rudraksha and certificate of completion will be provided as a gift fromKailash Journeys. You will be free till your flight time. We will drop you at Airport 1-2 hour before flight time (30 min drive).
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