The ancient kingdom Guge and sacred place Kailash Manasarovar is the most visited sacred destination in western Tibet. Visit the Guge Kingdom with its main centers of Zanda, Tholing and Tsaparang valley are ruins prefecture of Tibet. The monasteries in Guge which are hundreds of years old but still splendid condition and those are mainly stories of Buddha. 14 days Kailash Guge Kingdom Tour includes 3 days trekking around Mount Kailash. The trip starts driving from Kathmandu. Crossing several Tibetan Prayer flags decorative high passes provide panoramic Himalayas view from Tibet and Nepal. Explore real Tibetan culture of local peoples; their tradition is another attraction of Kailash Guge Kingdom Tour. Tour itinerary can be customized as per client’s interest. It also can include historical city Lhasa, as well as Everest Base Camp.
Day 01:Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam 3750 m (150 km - 6/7 Hours) Overnight at Guest House
Day 02:Acclimatization and free day in Nyalam. Overnight at Guest House
Day 03:Nyalam – New Dongba 4600 m. (390 km - 5/6 Hours) Overnight at Guest House
Day 04:New Dongba – Manasarovar 4558 m (277 km - 4/5 Hours) Overnight at Mud House
Day 05:Exploration of Mansarovar and drive to Tarchen 4575 m (40 km - 1 Hour) Overnight at Guest House
Day 06:Tarchen – Tarboche (13 km drive) and trek to Dirapuk 4909 m (7 km trek / 5 – 6 hrs) Overnight at Mud House
Day 07:Dirapuk – Zuthulpuk (4760m) passing through Dolmala Pass (5613m),18 km trek / 9-10 hrs. Overnight at Mud House
Day 08:Zuthulpuk – Manasarovar via Darchen (10 km / 4-5 hrs) Overnight at guest house
Day 09:Manasarovar to Zanda (3650m). Visit Tirthapuri. (340 km / 5-6 Hrs) Overnight at Guest house
Day 10:Visit Guge Kingdom and Tholing in Zhanda. Overnight at Guest House
Day 11:Drive back to Manasarovar, Horchu. Overnight at Guest House
Day 12:Manasarovar - Saga Overnight at Guest House
Day 13:Saga - Nyalam Overnight at Guest House
Day 14:Nyalam - Kathmandu Overnight at HotelDownload Detail Itinerary
Day 01Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam 3750 m (150 km - 6/7 Hours) Overnight at Guest House After early breakfast we drive through Bhaktapur, Dhulikhel and reach Friendship Bridge in Nepal Tibet boarder. From here we walk for about 10 minutes to cross Friendship Bridge and meet our Tibetan guide and drivers. After all the immigration and custom formalities, our journey continues for another 35 km which can take almost 3 hours through the up-winding road to Nyalam with beautiful scenery. Then, you will be transferred to the guest house in Nyalam (3700m). We stay free and spend overnight here.
Day 02Acclimatization and free day in Nyalam. Overnight at Guest House We involve in short hiking around hill of Nyalam. hike to uphill and reach around 4000 miter altitude. This activity help you to acclimatized your body in high altitude. You also can walk around Nyalam city
Day 03Nyalam – New Dongba 4600 m. (390 km - 5/6 Hours) Overnight at Guest House After breakfast drive to New Dongba. Passing through many villages and camps of yak herders. Far south you can see snow-capped mountain peaks. Most of the time you will be driving on plains, hence you feel quite comfortable drive. we aslo can reach Saga if you choose better accommodation than basic
Day 04New Dongba – Manasarovar 4558 m (277 km - 4/5 Hours) Overnight at Mud House Driving to Manasarovar. Late afternoon you can have first view of Holy Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Hore – a small village is situated near Holy Mansarovar Lake. Manasarovar Lake Parikrama by bus.Holy Mansarovar (14950 ft/4558m) – the highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rakshash are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures.
Day 05Exploration of Mansarovar and drive to Tarchen 4575 m (40 km - 1 Hour) Overnight at Guest House Holy Mansarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning bath and Explration, we will be heading towards Tarchen (Darchen). If time permits, we visit Chui Gompa. Tarchen is considered as a base camp for Holy Kailash Parikrama. During the auspicious pilgrimage time, this place will be flooded with pilgrims with hundreds of tents all around.
Day 06Tarchen – Tarboche (13 km drive) and trek to Dirapuk 4909 m (7 km trek / 5 – 6 hrs) Overnight at Mud House Drive to Tarboche valley, starting point of Kailash Parikrama. Tarboche is also known as outer “Asthapath”. It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is every where with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Mount Kailash will be kept on appearing. For 7 km trail walking takes almost 7 hrs.
Day 07Dirapuk – Zuthulpuk (4760m) passing through Dolmala Pass (5613m),18 km trek / 9-10 hrs. Overnight at Mud House Today you will be climbing to Dolma-la (Dolma-La 18600 ft/ 5613m) and than descending gradually to Zuthulpuk (4760m). Today is the most difficult day of the trek. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget in eternity. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By late afternoon you will arrive in Zuthulpuk
Day 08Zuthulpuk – Manasarovar via Darchen (10 km / 4-5 hrs) Overnight at guest house Morning free time to explore the caves, temples and shrine around Milarepa cave. start walking 3 hours at flat land near by Darchen and all the drive with tour regular transportation to Manasarovar via Darchen. Overnight at Guest House bank of Lake
Day 09Manasarovar to Zanda (3650m). Visit Tirthapuri. (340 km / 5-6 Hrs) Overnight at Guest house Drive towards bank of Sutlej River. It is 4 hours driving to reach Tirthapuri. Tirthapuri is place of Bhasmasur in Hindu and closed associate with Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche) in Buddhism. Hike-up to visit monasteries containing footprints of Guru Rinpoche. At the end of day, reach at Thada (Zanda) town and overnight
Day 10Visit Guge Kingdom and Tholing in Zhanda. Overnight at Guest House Exploration or Tholing and 20 kilometer east Tsaparang valley today. Visit Ruins and most important monasteries. Both valley have significant role of Buddhism containing most important monasteries and other holiest sides.
Day 11Drive back to Manasarovar, Horchu. Overnight at Guest House Driving back from Guge Kindgom to Lake Manasarovar. We stay at guest house near the bank of Lake. Explore evening view of Lake and Mount Kailash
Day 12Manasarovar - Saga Overnight at Guest HouseWe can explore Lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash view which is last view of this trip. Drive back to Saga following same driving route and transfer to guest house for overnight.
Day 13Saga - Nyalam Overnight at Guest HouseDrive back to Nyalam from Saga. we can directly drive to Kathmandu today, it will be long day starting early in the morning and drive till evening. Another option to stay at Zhangmu which is about 35 kilometer down near at Nepal Tibet boarder.
Day 14Nyalam - Kathmandu Overnight at Hotel Cross Nepal Tibet boarder. Leave Tibetan guide and driver and catch Nepali guide and transportation. 113 kilometer drive takes 6 hours to reach at Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel
Trip insurance is important documents. Touch Kailash Travels and tours do not need your insurance policy for permit and visa confirmation. it is only for your secure and immergency. make sure your insurance cover travelling up to 5600 miter altitude and cover Emmergency rescue and Medical bills.
Oxygen level is less at higher altitudes. The inclement weather and high altitude induces certain illness generally not encountered over the plains. Headache, nausea, lassitude, lethargy, breathlessness, general uneasiness [malaise], high irritability, light loss of balance, disorientation, incoherence and insomnia are a few. It is common to all irrespective of the age, sex and physical fitness. Gradual acclimatization is the best answer. Tranquilizers, sleeping dose and strong anti-biotic must be avoided. Some of symptoms indicate that the body mechanism is readjusting to new environments. The best idea is deliberately slow down all the activities and follows the following rules:
You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;
Note: Touch Kailash Travel provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra
Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra
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