Mt. Kailash Overland

Introduction

Memorable holy Trip a journey With A Difference

The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions invites you on memorable holy trip a journey with a difference, in the best parts of Tibet and truly with number of high passes with panoramic views of landscape, tranquil lakes, rural villages, large meadows with nomad camps scattered all around the overland trip is one of the best in short duration.

 

Ever-Smiling Faces Of People

Enriched by the ancient most lavishly decorated monasteries and temples with chanting saffron colored monks, ever-smiling faces of people and their typical lifestyle all contributes to this trip a memory of your lifetime.

A land so rich in culture, tradition and steeped in religion with its unique landscape cast an enchanted spell that holds you in thrill and excitement.

 

The Mount Kailash at 6,714m  situated to the North of the Himalayan barrier

The Mount Kailash at 6,714m / 22,028ft situated to the north of the Himalayan barrier, wholly within Tibet.

It is the perfect mountain with awesome beauty, with four great faces; the eastern face is believed to be crystal, the western ruby, the southern sapphire and the northern gold.

 

It is The Spiritual Center For Four Great Religions

Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism, the Jain religion and the pre-Buddhist animistic religion-Bonpo.

To Tibetans, it is known as Khang Rimpoche (Precious Jewel of Snow) and they see it as the navel of the world.

It is said that a stream from the mountain pours into a nearby lake and from here rivers flow in the four cardinal directions.

 

The Spiritual Center Of The Universe

For the Hindus, their spiritual center of the universe, described as a fantastic ‘world pillar’ 84,000 miles high, around which all else revolves, its root in the lowest hell and its summit reaching the heaven and the abode of their revered God Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati.

Trip Highlights: “In the remote south west Tibet, high pass of Droma-la, visit of holy Mt.Kailash and Lake Mansarovar, scenic fantastic views, traditional villages and towns, rich in culture and religions.”

 

 

Day 01: Katmandu (1300 mts.) Arrival 

Day 02: Half day City tour and prepare Briefing of Mount Kailash Trip

Day 03: Katmandu to Syabrubeshi (3700 mts. – 140kms.) 

Day 04: Drive from Syabrubeshi to Kerung. 

Day 05: Kerung Full day acclimatization 

Day 06: Kerung to Saga /Dongba(4500mts. – 375kms) 

Day 07: Saga/Dongba (4500mts. – 335kms) to Mansarovar

Day 08: Mansarovar to Darchen (4600mts. – 110kms.)

Day 09: Darchen to Diraphuk (4890mts. – 12kms.)

Day 10: Diraphuk to Zhulthulphuk (4790mts. – 22kms.)

Day 11: Zhulthulphuk to Saga/Dongba

Day 12: Saga/Dongba to Kerung

Day 13: Kerung to Katmandu 

Day 14: Katmandu

Day 15: Morning check out hotel, transfer to airport, catch flight for next Destination. 

Day 01: Katmandu (1365 mts.) Arrival, our representative will meet at the airport and drive to the Hotel, Program briefing at the evening, dinner, overnight stay in Katmandu.

Day 02: Half day City tour – half day city tour and briefing of Mount Kailash Trip

Day 03: Katmandu to Syabrubeshi (3700 mts. – 140kms.)  – This is the first day of the Yatra. Very early with pack breakfast depart from Katmandu to near China border by reserved tourist coach. O/N stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Drive from Syabrubeshi to Kerung. Our agent will complete custom formalities and check into Tibet – an autonomous part of China. After lunch drive to a small Tibetan town called Kerung. Overnight stay at Guest House.

Day 05: Kerung Full day acclimatization – Full day free for excursion of Kerung city.

Day 06: Kerung to Saga /Dongba(4500mts. – 375kms) – After breakfast drive from Kerung to Saga/Dongba .Overnight stay at Guesthouse.

Day 07: Saga/Dongba (4500mts. – 335kms) to Mansarovar – After breakfast drive from Dongba to Mansarovar 07:00 hours. Conducting Mansarovar Parikrama by vehicle. This is the first day stay at the bank of the Manasarovar Lake. This is the first day stay at the bank of the Manasarovar Lake, Overnight stay at Guesthouse.

Day 08: Mansarovar to Darchen (4600mts. – 110kms.)  – We will choose the special point to take dip in Manasarovar Lake and conducting Pooja, hawan and spiritual activities according to your tradition. Drive around 2.30 hrs to Darchen and overnight stay at Guesthouse. Astapad excursion can be done at extra cost.

Day 09: Darchen to Diraphuk (4890mts. – 12kms.)  – This is the first day of Kailash Parikrama. We should start our journey after breakfast as early as possible. This day we drive up to yumdwari and start walking continuously for about 6 to 7 hours. Horse can be hired at extra cost those who cannot walk. Yak will carry the kitchen utensils and equipment. Overnight stay at mud house or tent on the basis of availability.

Day 10: Diraphuk to Zhulthulphuk (4790mts. – 22kms.)  – This day is bit complex journey and we have to pass Dolma-La Pass, which is 5400 meter in height, the weather is unpredictable in Doma-la Pass and at any time snowstorm can fall. So we try to start our journey as early as possible. In route we can have Darshan of Gaurikund but it is very difficult to go and touch. Overnight stay at mud house or tent on the basis of availability.

Day 11: Zhulthulphuk to Saga/Dongba-Later our tour starts back for Kathmandu following the same route and same system applies for all subjects of our accommodation and meal Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 12: Saga/Dongba to Kerung – Drive back to Kerung, which is the last stay in Tibet part.

Day 13: Kerung to Katmandu – After custom formalities we will be picked up by Nepal side and continue drive to Kathmandu and check in at Hotel.

Day 14: Katmandu  – Early morning optional Himalayan mountain flight tour. After breakfast start to Katmandu sightseeing including Pashupatinath and Budha Nikanth Darshan, back to hotel and rest. overnight stay in Katmandu.

Day 15: Morning check out hotel, transfer to airport, catch flight for next Destination. 
Options for early departure or you use your extra day for Himalayan mountain flight

  • Arrival & departure transportation
  • Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
  • 3 nights 3 star hotel at Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with all meals
  • Transfer to Kodari by tourist bus
  • Tibet side: accommodation in decent hotel/tents
  • While camping we provide two-man tents, mattresses, sleeping bag & camping equipments like dining & toilet tents
  • Pure vegetarian meals prepare by our escort.
  • A/C Luxury Coach
  • English speaking Tibetan guide Nepali tour leader
  • Gamow bag, oxygen, basic first-aid kit.
  • Kailash permit & normal Tibet/China visa fee.
  • Kodari land tax.
  • Airfares from Home – Kathmandu – Home
  • All beverages, Photography charges and Telephone calls Travel Insurance of clients Emergency evacuation expenses.
  • Riding Yak/Horse for Kailash Parikrama (direct payable to Yak/horse herder)
  • Your travel insurance
  • Extra cost in the event of landslide for hiring additional transportation Expenses of personal urgent visa fee etc & Services other than specified

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Katmandu (1300 mts.) Arrival 

Day 02: Half day City tour and prepare Briefing of Mount Kailash Trip

Day 03: Katmandu to Syabrubeshi (3700 mts. – 140kms.) 

Day 04: Drive from Syabrubeshi to Kerung. 

Day 05: Kerung Full day acclimatization 

Day 06: Kerung to Saga /Dongba(4500mts. – 375kms) 

Day 07: Saga/Dongba (4500mts. – 335kms) to Mansarovar

Day 08: Mansarovar to Darchen (4600mts. – 110kms.)

Day 09: Darchen to Diraphuk (4890mts. – 12kms.)

Day 10: Diraphuk to Zhulthulphuk (4790mts. – 22kms.)

Day 11: Zhulthulphuk to Saga/Dongba

Day 12: Saga/Dongba to Kerung

Day 13: Kerung to Katmandu 

Day 14: Katmandu

Day 15: Morning check out hotel, transfer to airport, catch flight for next Destination. 

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Katmandu (1365 mts.) Arrival, our representative will meet at the airport and drive to the Hotel, Program briefing at the evening, dinner, overnight stay in Katmandu.

Day 02: Half day City tour – half day city tour and briefing of Mount Kailash Trip

Day 03: Katmandu to Syabrubeshi (3700 mts. – 140kms.)  – This is the first day of the Yatra. Very early with pack breakfast depart from Katmandu to near China border by reserved tourist coach. O/N stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Drive from Syabrubeshi to Kerung. Our agent will complete custom formalities and check into Tibet – an autonomous part of China. After lunch drive to a small Tibetan town called Kerung. Overnight stay at Guest House.

Day 05: Kerung Full day acclimatization – Full day free for excursion of Kerung city.

Day 06: Kerung to Saga /Dongba(4500mts. – 375kms) – After breakfast drive from Kerung to Saga/Dongba .Overnight stay at Guesthouse.

Day 07: Saga/Dongba (4500mts. – 335kms) to Mansarovar – After breakfast drive from Dongba to Mansarovar 07:00 hours. Conducting Mansarovar Parikrama by vehicle. This is the first day stay at the bank of the Manasarovar Lake. This is the first day stay at the bank of the Manasarovar Lake, Overnight stay at Guesthouse.

Day 08: Mansarovar to Darchen (4600mts. – 110kms.)  – We will choose the special point to take dip in Manasarovar Lake and conducting Pooja, hawan and spiritual activities according to your tradition. Drive around 2.30 hrs to Darchen and overnight stay at Guesthouse. Astapad excursion can be done at extra cost.

Day 09: Darchen to Diraphuk (4890mts. – 12kms.)  – This is the first day of Kailash Parikrama. We should start our journey after breakfast as early as possible. This day we drive up to yumdwari and start walking continuously for about 6 to 7 hours. Horse can be hired at extra cost those who cannot walk. Yak will carry the kitchen utensils and equipment. Overnight stay at mud house or tent on the basis of availability.

Day 10: Diraphuk to Zhulthulphuk (4790mts. – 22kms.)  – This day is bit complex journey and we have to pass Dolma-La Pass, which is 5400 meter in height, the weather is unpredictable in Doma-la Pass and at any time snowstorm can fall. So we try to start our journey as early as possible. In route we can have Darshan of Gaurikund but it is very difficult to go and touch. Overnight stay at mud house or tent on the basis of availability.

Day 11: Zhulthulphuk to Saga/Dongba-Later our tour starts back for Kathmandu following the same route and same system applies for all subjects of our accommodation and meal Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 12: Saga/Dongba to Kerung – Drive back to Kerung, which is the last stay in Tibet part.

Day 13: Kerung to Katmandu – After custom formalities we will be picked up by Nepal side and continue drive to Kathmandu and check in at Hotel.

Day 14: Katmandu  – Early morning optional Himalayan mountain flight tour. After breakfast start to Katmandu sightseeing including Pashupatinath and Budha Nikanth Darshan, back to hotel and rest. overnight stay in Katmandu.

Day 15: Morning check out hotel, transfer to airport, catch flight for next Destination. 
Options for early departure or you use your extra day for Himalayan mountain flight

Cost Include

  • Arrival & departure transportation
  • Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
  • 3 nights 3 star hotel at Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with all meals
  • Transfer to Kodari by tourist bus
  • Tibet side: accommodation in decent hotel/tents
  • While camping we provide two-man tents, mattresses, sleeping bag & camping equipments like dining & toilet tents
  • Pure vegetarian meals prepare by our escort.
  • A/C Luxury Coach
  • English speaking Tibetan guide Nepali tour leader
  • Gamow bag, oxygen, basic first-aid kit.
  • Kailash permit & normal Tibet/China visa fee.
  • Kodari land tax.

Cost Exclude

  • Airfares from Home – Kathmandu – Home
  • All beverages, Photography charges and Telephone calls Travel Insurance of clients Emergency evacuation expenses.
  • Riding Yak/Horse for Kailash Parikrama (direct payable to Yak/horse herder)
  • Your travel insurance
  • Extra cost in the event of landslide for hiring additional transportation Expenses of personal urgent visa fee etc & Services other than specified
Enquiry

Trip Facts

  • Drolma la at approx.5,470 m /18,525ft
  • Moderate to Adventurous
  • Hotels, Guest-House / Lodge & camping
  • Private vehicle & flight
  • Yes