| INR 130000Per Person
Kailash Overland Tour takes you to the holy land of Mt. Kailash through the newly opened Nepal-Tibet border of Rasuwagadhi-Kerung. The team of Touch Kailash Travels & Tours will embark on a journey to take you to worship and hike around the sacred land of Mt. Kailash.
Started on September 2017 as an alternative route for the Mount Kailash, this tour has made Mt. Kailash easily accessible from the outskirts of Nepal. Kailash Overland Tour starts with a sightseeing tour at the capital city of Nepal. The guided tour will take us to the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the valley. After the guided tour, we will get ourselves inside the Langtang National Park and cross the Nepal-Tibet border to arrive at Kerung. From Kerung, we will drive to the villages of Saga, Mansarovar and Darchen with great views of the sacred Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurla-Mandala, Rakshash Lake and the Lake Mansarovar. On day 9, we will start our 3 days long Kailash Kora. The major attractions of this tour include the sacred peak of Kailash, holy Lake of Mansarovar and the highest pass of Drolma La.
The Kailash Overland Tour takes 14 days for completion based on our default itinerary. The trip can be tailored as you your preference. The best time to visit the holy Mt. Kailash is between May-August.
Day 01:Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m) transfer to hotel and overnight
Day 02:Day in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel
Day 03:Drive Kathmandu to Shyaprubesi 2250m (117 km - 7 Hours) Overnight at Guest House
Day 04:Drive from Syapru Besi to Kerung (2-3 hours, 43km, 2900m). Overnight at tea house
Day 05:Acclimatization Day. Overnight at tea house
Day 06:Drive from Kerung to Saga (5-6 hours, 4640m). Overnight at tea house
Day 07:Drive from Saga to Lake Mansarovar (5-6 hours, 277km, 4558m). Overnight at tea house
Day 08:Exploration Day. Drive to Darchen (1 hour, 40km, 4575m). Overnight at tea house
Day 09:Kailash Kora. Drive from Darchen to Yamadwar and trek to Derapuk (5-6 hours, 4900m). Overnight at tea house
Day 10:Kailash Kora. Trek to Juthulpuk via Drolma La Pass (8-9 hours, 19km, 4760m). Overnight at tea house
Day 11:Kailash Kora. Drive back to Saga. Overnight at tea house
Day 12:Drive back to Kerung. Overnight at tea house
Day 13:Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel
Day 14:Final departure to home
Day 01Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m) transfer to hotel and overnightOur representative will pick you up at the Tribhuvan International Airport and guide you to your hotel room. In the evening, you will be having a typical Nepali dinner with a brief about the tour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02Day in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel We will visit the famous UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu Valley today. After breakfast, we will 1st get to one of the royal palaces of the Kathmandu valley constructed during the Rana Regime, the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Then, we will get to other religious places ok Swoyambhunath, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath with lunch in between. Back to the hotel for trip preparation and overnight stay.
Day 03Drive Kathmandu to Shyaprubesi 2250m (117 km - 7 Hours) Overnight at Guest HouseWe will get on a 4wd jeep and start our drive towards the village of Syabru Besi. We will stop at the village of Dhunche for lunch and again drive towards the entry point of the Langtang National Park. There, our paperwork will be checked and from there, we will drive non-stop till we arrive at the village of Syabru Besi. The ride halfwaymight get a bit rough. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04Drive from Syapru Besi to Kerung (2-3 hours, 43km, 2900m). Overnight at tea houseAfter breakfast, we will get on a 4wd jeep and start our drive through the black-topped road to get to the newly opened friendship bridge at the Nepal-Tibet border or the Rasuwagadhi-Kerung border. We will arrive at the 1st village of Tibet, Kerung in about 2 hours. Overnight at tea house.
Day 05Acclimatization Day. Overnight at tea houseAs the tour goes through the highest pass of the world at 5600 meters, we will need a day to get accustomed to the high altitude of the region which is why we will be staying in the same village today. We will spend the entire day with short hikes around the village. Overnight at tea house.
Day 06Drive from Kerung to Saga (5-6 hours, 4640m). Overnight at tea houseWe will drive through the high hills on a comfortable black-topped road to get to the village of Saga. The path climbs up and down the passes of Thong La and La Lung before getting us comfortably to the village of Saga. Along the way, we will be able to see Lake Peikutso and the typical yak and sheep grazing technique of the Tibetan people. Overnight at tea house.
Day 07Drive from Saga to Lake Mansarovar (5-6 hours, 277km, 4558m). Overnight at tea houseAfter an early breakfast, we will drive towards the highest fresh water lake of the world. The holy lake of Mansarovar lies at an altitude of 4558 meters with greenish-blue color. It is believed that the lake was once a resting place of Lord Bishnu. It is surrounded by Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandala and the Lake Rakshash. Lake Rakshash is thought to be created by the evil King Ravan which is why the locals think that the water here is poisonous. Overnight at tea house.
Day 08Exploration Day. Drive to Darchen (1 hour, 40km, 4575m). Overnight at tea houseToday, we will get into the colors of religion and explore the holy lake of Mansarovar. We will perform some rituals and then, get going to the village of Darchen. Along the way, we will be able to take a peek at the holy Mt. Kailash. Darcchen was previously known as Lhara. The village is situated right infront of the sacred Mt. Kailash. Overnight at tea house.
Day 09Kailash Kora. Drive from Darchen to Yamadwar and trek to Derapuk (5-6 hours, 4900m). Overnight at tea houseWe will drive to the small settlement of Tarboche. Tarboche is the starting point of the Kailash Kora. Yamadwar, the gateway of the god of death, is located in Tarboche. From here, we will walk a few hours to arrive at the village of Derapuk situated infront of the north face of Mt. Kailash. Today, we will be able to see the beautiful views of the Gurla-Mandala, Ape, Kamet and other high peaks. Overnight at Derapuk.
Day 10Kailash Kora. Trek to Juthulpuk via Drolma La Pass (8-9 hours, 19km, 4760m). Overnight at tea houseToday is the longest and hardest trek day of the Kailash Kora. We will walk up the highest pass of Drolma La to arrive at the village of Juthulpuk. First, we will be heading to the village of Jarok Donkhang. From there, we will hike towards the Shiva-tsal. In Shiva-tsal, people are thought to undergo a symbolic death just to reborn again. They are believed to get reborn once they arrive at the top of the Drolma La Pass. We will rest here for some time and then, descent steeply to get to the banks of the Lham-chu Khir River. We will follow the river and get to the Khando Sangam La facing the eastern side of Mt. Kailash. Sometime after that, we will be at the village of Juthulpuk. The place got its name from the famous cave of Juthulpuk or the miracle cave. Along the way, we will be able to view the Buddha’s footprints. Overnight at Juthulpuk.
Day 11Kailash Kora. Drive back to Saga. Overnight at tea houseDuring the morning, we will be exploring the caves and temples around the Milarepa cave. After breakfast, we will hike some 3-4 hours to complete our Kora and get back to the village of Darchen. We will have lunch there, and drive back to the village of Saga. Overnight at tea house.
Day 12Drive back to Kerung. Overnight at tea houseWe will drive back to the village of Kerung in a comfortable ride. We will have some free time as we descent on a paved path. We will spend the rest of the time relaxing. Overnight at tea house.
Day 13Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotelToday, we will cross the Nepal-Tibet border and get back to the capital city of Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14Final departure to homeOur representative will take you to the international airport of Nepal for your departure
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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