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10 days Kailash & Mansarovar all overland tour


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This amazing 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!

 

Itinerary

 

Day 01 Border transfer from Kathmandu to Zhangmu, drive on to Nyalam [3300m]

Day 02 Drive to Saga [4600m]

Day 03 Drive to Manasarovar [4560m], stay overnight at the lake side

Day 04 Visit Manasarovar, drive to Darchen, ready for the kora

Day 05 Drive to Tarboche [4750m] start trek to Dira-puk

Day 06 Trek to Zutul-puk [4790m]

Day 07 Trek to Darchen [4560m] on to Hor

Day 08 Drive to Saga [4600m]

Day 09 Drive to Zhangmu [2300m]

Day 10 Border transfer to Kathmandu [1400m]

 

Detailed itinerary

 

Day 01 Border transfer from Kathmandu to Zhangmu, drive on to Nyalam [3300m]

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 paper work and continue up the steep slope to Zhangmu then again follow the road up to Nyalam.

 

Day 02 Drive to Saga [4600m]

Our final destination today is Saga, on the way we cross two high passes and encounter much beautiful scenery. Although it’s a long driving day, the surroundings make it all worthwhile.

 

Day 03 Drive to Manasarovar [4560m], stay overnight at the lake side 

Today we finally reach the holy site of Lake Manasarovar. Be prepared for an awe-inspiring experience!

 

Day 04 Visit Manasarovar, drive to Darchen, ready for the kora

Today will be an easy day driving with our jeep around this beautiful lake, experience the magic of this holy site meet with local pilgrims and visit the beautiful Chiu monastery. Mt. Kailash looms in the distance. After a short break at Chiu gompa we will continue drive to base camp of Mt. Kailash, Darchen. Overnight will be at local lodge in Darchen

 

Day 05 Drive to Tarboche [4750m] start trek to Dira-puk

After only a 35 km drive we will reach Tarboche. Tarboche marks the start of our religious 53 km trek around the mountain. We will trek to Dirapuk today, through lush green meadows and babbling mountain streams complement 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.

 

Day 06 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!

 

Day 07 Trek to Darchen [4560m] on to hor

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, meet our jeep and drive to Hor the east side of Mansarovar

 

Day 08 Drive to Saga [4600m]

We must leave early today for our drive back to Saga. 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.

 

Day 09 Drive to Zhangmu [2300m]

Today is another driving day as we head towards Zhangmu. Take in the sights of the small dusty towns along the way. You are given one last chance to soak in the beauty of Peiku-tso before arriving back at Zhangmu

 

Day 10 Border transfer to Kathmandu [1400m]

 

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.

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