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13 Days Kailash Pilgrimage Tour via Gyirong Port

13 Days Kailash Pilgrimage Tour via Gyirong Port

(TTK001) Kathmandu - Kerung - Shigatse - Paryang - Lake Manasarover - Mt.Kailash - Darchen - Saga - Kyirong - Kathmandu


Tibet Kailash Tour -comprises with holy adventure journey in roof of the world- pilgrimage travelers will be encountering new cultural destinations day by day. Time to time views follow incredibly beautiful landscape with holy glimpse of Mt Kailash and many other surrounding mountains. Mt Kailash Tour also takes exploration visit to Manasarovar Lake and Rakshas Tal and three days holy KORA.
This overland journey firstly takes 3 days from Nepal to our destination Lake Monasarova and Mt.Kailash through the wide valley between Mt. Himalaya Range and Gandise Range in Tibet Plateau. Further holy journey we start hiking to complete the KORA of Mt Kailash which takes more three days. After the Kora trip we get back to Nepal follow the way we come.

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu (1300 m) arrival

Arrival at Kathmandu transfer to Hotel, Meal plan(B/L/D).

Stay overnight in Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu tour:Pashupati Natha, Boudha Nath & Jal Narayan

Morning after breakfast sightseeing tour to Pashupatinath,Jal Narayan and Guheshwari Temple, after lunch preparing for kailash Yatra, Meal plan (B/L/D).

Stay overnight in Kathmandu

Day 3: Drive to Kerung (175 km; 2,900 m)

 New Route Drive to Rasuwa Gadi(7hrs drive 170km)),After Immigration and customs formalities on both sides (Nepal & China). We drive to the small town - Kerung O/N Hotel (3700m). Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 4: Rest Day for Acclimatization

Rest day for altitude acclimatization at Nyalam / Kerung. Meal plan (B/L/D).

Stay overnight in local hotel or guesthouse

Day 5: Drive to Dongba/ or Paryang

After breakfast Drive to Dongpa 250kms (4500m) Enjoy grand view of Mt.Shishapangma(8021mt High) Gauri Shankar and other high mountains from Lablung –La Pass(5050mt.high) another attraction will be a sacred lake Pikusto. Meal plan (B/L/D).

Stay overnight in New Dongpa.

Day 6: Lake Manasarover (4558m) 500 km

Drive to - Lake Manasarovar 385km (4500m).Very auspicious day for all peopleWho will have first glimpse of Holy Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash from Horchu Pass. Meal plan (B/L/D).

Overnight stay Lodge at Chhu Gompa at the shore of lake Manasarovar.

Day 7: Puja and drive to Tarchen (14975ft)

The abode of god will be a lifetime - achievement. Puja, Havana worship,Meditation, Holy bath etc. Afternoon drive to Darchen (30km) 4560m.Meal plan (B/L/D).

Stay overnight at New Hotel 

Day 8: Trek to Diraphuk /5000m

Darchen to Diraphuk 18km.Kora (circuit) begins drive 10 km. cover  Tarboche and trek up to walk approximately about 04 / 05 hour Diraphuk (4890m). Meal plan (B/L/D).

Stay overnight  at Guest House

Day 9: Pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of 18600ft between two valleys

Trek to Zuthulphuk (4790m) 22km. walk approximately 08 / 10 hours - Parikarma Continues, this is the day every pilgrims talks about, the most difficult journey through out the trip, Trek up to Dolma La pass(5600m). We will offer very short prayers at Dolmala and move towards Gaurikunda. They programmed in the same as usual, Zuthulphuk Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight at Guest house.

Day 10: End of Kailash Parikrama and drive to Manasarovara

Zuthulphuk to Dongba via Manasarovar Horchu. After Breakfast,we will trek around 8 km. We will be reaching at the point, where our jeeps will be waiting to Drive us to Darchen, parikarma (Circuit) ends. After Lunch we will drive to Dongba via Manasarovar Horchu, Meal plain (B/L/D).

Stay overnight at guesthouse

Day 11: Drive from Darchen to Saga ( 477Km, 8 hours)

Drive from Darchen to Saga and stay overnight in Saga Xibuyizhan Hotel or Mu Linsen Hotel.

Day 12: Saga to Kyirong, Exit the Border (5-6hrs, 300km)

Today, you will go exit China in the afternoon after 5-6 hours driving from Saga to Chinese Kyirong border, also called Rashuwaghadi in Nepal, living in the border to wait for the Nepalese driver to pick you up in the next morning.

From Saga to Kyirong border, you will find a whole new world quite different than the snow land, waterfall, flourish forest, deep gorges accompany you traveling all the way. The most amazing view is the snow-capped mountains standing behind the forest, which makes scenery take varied forms.

Overnight in the hostel at Rashuwaghadi, the border town in Nepal side

Day 13: Rashuwaghadi to Kathmandu (8-9 hrs, 130km)

The road between the border to Kathmandu is small, it takes 8-9 hours driving to Kathmandu, you are free to stop anywhere on the road if it is safe to park and enjoy the mountain view. Tour ends in Kathmandu, the driver will send you to your reserved hotel.

2018 Fixed Departure Dates

Batch No.Arrival in KathmanduReturn to KathmanduRemarksFor Booking
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Service Guide

Service Included:

  • All travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet;
  • All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary;
  • Knowledgeable English-speaking local tour guide;
  • Personal comfortable, clean and safe vehicle with reliable local driver; vehicle ranging from 4WD land cruiser to minibus depending on the group size;
  • All lodging listed in the itinerary;
  • All meals listed in the above itinerary;
  • One shared big Oxygen tank in the car;
  • Tourist accident/casualty insurance;
  • First aid kit;

Service Excluded:

  • Flight or train to and out of Tibet;
  • Domestic flight/train to Tibet not listed in the itinerary. (We can provide you the domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price; please contact us our travel experts for the details.)
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary; usually it costs about USD3-15 per person for one meal in TAR (Tibet Autonomous Region).
  • Tips and gratitude to tour guide and driver;
  • Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your trip), optional tour activities, etc.

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