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13 days Kailash & Mansarovar all overland tour


tour type: tibet tour (mt.kailash and lake mansarovar tour)
duration: 13 days
 
cost:
4-5 persons: us$ 1880 per person
6-9 persons: us$ 1750 per person
10 & above: us$ 1600 per person
 
15 fixed departures for year 2013:
april 18-may 1; may 8-20, may 20-june 1; june 4-16, 18-30; july 4-16, 10-22; july 20-august 1
august 2-14, 8-20, 16-28  september 2-14, 10-22, 18-30   october 2-14
  
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 drive to nyalam [3300m]
day 02 drive to peiku tso
day 03 drive to zhongba
day 04 drive below the mayum la
day 05 drive to manasarovar [4560m]
day 06 circle around manasarovar and reach tarchen 
day 07 drive to tarboche [4750m] start trek to dira-puk
day 08 trek to zutul-puk [4790m]
day 09 trek to darchen [4560m] on to hor.
day 10 drive to paryang [4750m]
day 11 drive to saga [4600m]
day 12 drive to nyalam [3300m]
day 13 drive to kathmandu [1400m]
 
detail itinerary
 
day 01 drive to zhangmu [2300m]
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. o/n camping.
 
day 02 drive to peiku-tso
our final destination today is the large peiku-tso lake. on the way we cross two high passes and encounter much beautiful scenery. camping at lake side
 
day 03 drive to zhongba
today is a longer day, but the surrounding tibetan scenery makes it all worthwhile. throughout the day we cross the brahmaputra river on a ferry, pass through saga, and finally end in the small town of zhongba. o/n camping.
 
day 04 drive to below mayun- la
during our fourth day we encounter some of the best panoramic scenery in our entire journey. after passing through paryang we cross several rivers before reach our camp. we will spend the night just below mayun-la. o/n camping.
 
day 05 drive to manasarovar [4560m]
today we finally reach the holy site of lake manasarovar. be prepared for an awe-inspiring experience! o/n camping.
 
day 06 jeep tour around lake manasarovar
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, tarchen. overnight will be at local lodge in tarchen
 
day 07 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 compliment 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. o/n camping.
 
day 08 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! o/n camping.
 
day 09 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, o/n camping.
 
day 10 drive to paryang [4750m]
we must leave early today for our drive back to paryang. 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. o/n camping.
 
day 11 drive to saga [4600m]
today is another driving day as we head towards saga. take in the sights of the small dusty towns along the way! o/n camping.
 
day 12 drive to nyalam [3300m]
today we cross the yarlung tsangpo by ferry once more. you are given one last chance to soak in the beauty of peiku-tso before arriving back at nyalam. o/n camping.
 
day 13 drive to kathmandu [1400m]
after nyalam we descend down through a mossy gorge and brilliant cascading waterfalls. 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.
 
cost:
4-5 persons: us$ 1880 per person
6-9 persons: us$ 1750 per person
10 & above: us$ 1600 per person
 
cost included:
fully catered tour trekking around mt. kailash with entry fee and travel permit with nepalese support staff and tibetan guide, round trip transportation by 4wd in tibet with truck support, tibet visa & travel permit, oxygen bottles, pick up /drop at border, all meals during tented camp stay. airport transfers when you arrive in kathmandu.
 
cost excluded:
all insurance, all expenses of personal nature, nepal visa , kathmandu hotels
 
15 fixed departures for year 2013:
april 18-may 1; may 8-20, may 20-june 1; june 4-16, 18-30; july 4-16, 10-22; july 20-august 1
august 2-14, 8-20, 16-28  september 2-14, 10-22, 18-30   october 2-14

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