tour will lead you to one of the most revered holy sites in
the entire world. The Hindus, Buddhists, and Bon followers
all believe that a walk around this site erases all the sins
of your life. Simply gazing up at this 6714 meter high peak
is a memory which will last forever. Do not miss this rare
opportunity to immerse yourself in ancient culture and religion!
Our trip will also take
us to Lake Mansarovar, another holy site close to Mt. Kailash.
Experience more religion and culture as you walk with around
this wondrous lake with both Indian and Tibetan Pilgrims.
The trip will end with an unparalleled drive through the Tibetan
Plateau. Come join us for this highly religious experience!
Drive to Zhangmu [2300m]
Drive to Nyalam [3750m]
Rest Day in Nyalam
Drive to Peiku Tso
Drive to Zhongba
Drive below the Mayum La
Drive to Manasarovar [4560m]
Drive to Tarboche [4750m]
Trek to Dira-puk
Trek to Zutul-Puk [4790m]
Trek to Darchen [4560m]
drive to Paryang [4750m]
drive to Saga [4600m]
drive to Nyalam [3750m]
drive to Kathmandu [1400m]
01 DRIVE TO ZHANGMU [2300m]
Our trip begins with
an early morning drive to the Tibetan border. We will experience
some beauteous Nepalese countryside along the way. Upon reaching
the border we will complete the necessary paperwork and continue
up the steep slope to Zhangmu.
02 DRIVE TO NYALAM [3750m]
Today we only need to drive
a short distance to Nyalam. It is beautiful yet steep road
through mossy gullies and awe-inspiring waterfalls.
03 REST DAY IN NYALAM
Our third day is a day for
you to rest and enjoy Nyalam. We must properly acclimatize
before we move on. You can also explore the small temple and
historic sites which surround the city.
04 DRIVE TO PEIKU-TSO
Our final destination today
is the large Peiku-tso lake. On the way we cross two hig passes
and encounter much beautiful scenery.
05 DRIVE TO ZHONGBA
Today is a longer day, but the surrounding
Tibetan scenery makes it all worthwhile. Throughout the day
we cross the Brahmaputra river on a ferry, pass through Saga,
and finally end in the small town of Zhongba.
06 DRIVE TO BELOW MAYUN- LA
During our sixth day we encounter
some of the best panoramic scnery in our entire journey. After
passing through Paryang we cross several rivers before reach
our camp. We will spend the night just below Mayun-La.
07 DRIVE TO MANASAROVAR [4560m]
Today we finally reach the
holy site of Lake Manasarovar. Be prepared for an awe-inspiring
08 AT MANASAROVAR
Today will be a day to
rest and experience the magic of this holy site. We will take
it easy but also meet with local pilgrims and visit the beautiful
Chiu Monastery. Mt. Kailash looms in the distance.
09 DRIVE TO TARBOCHE [4750m]
After only a 35 km drive we will reach
Tarboche. Tarboche marks the start of our religious 53 km
trek around the mountain. Finally we have arrived!
10 TREK TO DIRA-PUK
Lush green meadows and babbling
mountain streams compliment our walk through the Lha Chu Valley.
We then trek through a narrow river canyon. Enticing waterfalls
and steep cliffs surround us. The north face of Kailash finally
comes into view as we reach Dira-puk, a 13th century monastery.
11 TREK TO ZUTUL-PUK [4790m]
After trekking through the
Drolma Chu Valley we climb the prayer flag laden Drolma La
pass. It is a relief to cruise downhill towards Zutul-puk,
with a view of an alluring mountain lake in the distance.
Thukpe Dzingbu Lake is known as the Lake of Compassion. We
can also explore several ancient meditation caves!
12 TREK TO DARCHEN [4560m]
This is our final day of the
kora and a delightful day at that. Several stream and splendid
gorges surround us. Ravishing views of Mt. Kailash are abundant
on our walk today. The night will be spent in Darchen, a desert-like
13 DRIVE TO PARYANG [4750m]
must leave early today for our drive back to Paryang. However,
it is not a wasted day as some of the best scenery on our
trip is seen in this section. Relax and enjoy the unparalleled
beauty of this drive.
14 DRIVE TO SAGA [4600m]
Today is another driving day
as we head towards Saga. Take in the sights of the small dusty
towns along the way!
15 DRIVE TO NYALAM [3750m]
Today we cross the Yarlung
Tsangpo by ferry once more. You are given one last chance
to soak in the beauty of Peiku-tso before arriving back at
16 DRIVE TO KATHMANDU [1400m]
After Nyalam we descend
down through a mossy gorge and brilliant cascading waterfalls.
From Zhangmu we cross the Bhote Kosi River using the Friendship
Bridge. At this point we must bid a fond farewell to our Tibetan
guide and go through all the border formalities. Our last
night will be spent in the bustling city of Kathmandu. Sadly
our trip has come to an end.
US$ 1785 per person
6-9 persons : US$
1635 per person
10 & above : US$
1490 per person
catered tour trekking around Mt. Kailash with entry fee and
travel permit with Nepalese support staff and Tibetan guide,
Best available hotel /guest house with all meals in Nyalam
& Zhangmu, Round trip transportation by 4WD in Tibet with
Truck support, Tibet visa & travel Permit, Pressure bag [Gammow
bag] for emergency use & First aid kit & oxygen, Pick up /drop
at Border, All meals during tented camp stay. Airport transfers
when you arrive in Kathmandu.
insurance, All expenses of personal nature, Nepal visa , Kathmandu
DEPARTURE DATES FOR YEAR 2004
April, 03rd May, 10, 17, 24, 31st May, 07, 14, 21, 28 June,
05, 12, 19, 26, July, 16 August, 06, 13, 20, 27 September
& 04, 11, 18 October