kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Zhangmu

Duration : 13 nights /14 days

Destinations : Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Zhangmu,Kailash yatra


Day 01: ARRIVE ~ KATHMANDU

A warm welcome awaits you at Kathmandu Airport. After initial greeting you would be transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day for leisure activities. Overnight at the hotel

Day 02: KATHMANDU

After breakfast at the hotel, we will have briefing about Kailash Yatra & half day sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath Temple & Bouddhanath Stupa.

Pashupatinath Temple: 6kms/4miles from Kathmandu City, Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple built in Pagoda Style has gilded roof and richly carved silver doors. Visitors will be permitted to view the temple from the east bank of River Bagmati, entrance in the temple being strictly forbidden to all non Hindus. Pashupatinath is the centre of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. Behind the temples are the cremation grounds.

Bouddhnath Stupa: One of the oldest and the biggest Buddhist monuments ever built in Nepal, Furthermore it is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. Bouddhanath is an imposing structure standing some 36 meters. The Stupa stands on the massive three level mandala style Platforms surrounded by colourful private family houses. Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list this site is considered very much like Mecca for the Buddhists and every year tens of thousands of pilgrims from all over the Himalayan region visit the Stupa. Overnight at the hotel

Day 03: KATHMANDU ~ KODARI ~ ZHANGMU ~ NYALAM (3900 M)

Early morning breakfast at the hotel and drive from Kathmandu to Kodari (Border of Nepal/ China). The distance we travel is 130 kms and the drive takes 7-8 hrs. under normal road condition Upon reaching the border, customs formalities will be carried out. We will have lunch here & we drive up to Zhangmu (9300 ft) which is the main entrance of Tibet, In Zhangmu , you will be received by our guide and help you complete all custom & immigration formalities. Then transfer to Nyalam (12500 ft) which takes some 3 more hrs.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: NYALAM

Spend the whole day at Nyalam for acclimatization. On this day we carry out acclimatization training as well. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: NYALAM ~ SAGA

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast drive to Saga which will take almost 7 hrs (240 km). During the drive, you will pass through the first highest pass of Lalung La Pass (5000 m) and encounter superb view of Himalayas and natural beauty. Upon arrival at Saga, check in to Local Guest House stay overnight.

Day 06: SAGA ~ PARYANG

After breakfast drive to Paryang which will take almost 7–8 hrs (240 km). During the drive you can enjoy distance view of beautiful snow capped mountains. Upon arrival at Paryang, check in at the Local Guest House or similar and stay overnight.

Day 07: PARYANG ~ CHHU GOMPA

Breakfast at the hotel. This is the day we reach to the point from where we get the first view of Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Then we start the Parikarma (circumambulation) of the Lake Mansarovar to reach Chhu Gompa which is on the banks of Lake Mansarovar. The drive to Chhu Gompa is 280 kms. and takes 10 hrs. On the way we complete most of the circumambulation of Lake Mansarovar. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 08: CHHU GOMPA ~ DARCHEN

After breakfast, we depart for Darchen which is 45 kms. and takes 2 hrs. This is a small village close to Mount Kailash. Mentally we prepare ourselves for the Parikarma of Mount Kailash the next day. Those who opt out of the Parikarma stays back at Darchen for two nights. Overnight stay in Guest house at Darchen.

Day 09: DARCHEN ~ TARBOCHE ~ DIRAPUK

Today is also the day of the Parikarma. In the morning we drive for Tarboche (8 kms, 30 minutes drive) from where we start our trek to Dirapuk. The trek distance is 18 kms. and takes 5 hrs. We stay overnight at the Tented Camp.

Day 10: DIRAPUK ~ ZUTHULPHUK

In the Morning we start our trek from Dirapuk to Zuthulphuk. We trek through Drolma La Pass which is at an altitude of 18,600 ft, the highest point in the course of our journey. This is the most challenging day for pilgrimage with the total distance of 22 kms and 9 hrs. trek. We stay overnight at the Tented Camp.

Day 11: ZUTHULPHUK ~ PRAYANG

In the morning after breakfast, we begin our journey back to Paryang. The distance to Paryang is 280 kms and takes about 11 hrs. Overnight at a Guest House in Paryang.

Day 12: PARYANG ~ SAGA~ NYALAM

Breakfast at the hotel. After the breakfast drive to Nyalam, Overnight at the Guest House in Nyalam

Day 13: NYALAM ~ ZHANGMU ~ KODARI ~ KATHMANDU

After the breakfast at the hotel in the morning drive downhill to Zhangmu and Friendship Bridge (Nepal/China border) where transportation awaits for the final leg of journey to Kathmandu.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 14: KATHMANDU ~ DEPARTURE

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for your final departure.

Tour cost

Cost based on group joining basis and valid for the Indian passport holder:

Using of 4500 CC Land Cruiser

Using Luxury Bus

INR 94,300/- Per Person

INR 86,700/- Per Person

Extra Cost For Foreign Nationals

There will be supplement of US$ 225 PER PERSON for US passport holder and US$ 135 PER PERSON for other foreign passport holder

Cost includes the following services

Accommodation:

• 3nights accommodation in Kathmandu in 4star category with breakfast lunch & dinner [Pure veg. Meals].

• Accommodation in Tibet with breakfast lunch & dinner [Pure veg. Meals] using Guest Houses except during Kailash

Parikarma accommodation will be at Tented camp.

• Mineral water throughout Kailash Yatra.

Transportation:

• Kathmandu arrival and departure transfers by coach.

• One half-day Kathmandu sightseeing tour covering Pashupatinath & Budanilkantha by coach.

• Kathmandu-Kodari- Kathmandu transfer by coach.

• In Tibet, land transfer by 4500 model Land cruisers with the accommodation of 4 persons in each Land cruiser.

• Supporting truck to carry luggage, food, equipment etc.

• Yak & Yakmen for trekking equipment and food during Kailash Parikarma.

FOC Policy:

• 1 pax free for the each group of 16 pax.

Staff:

• Highly qualified and experienced Sherpa staff throughout the trip.

• Tibetan Guide.

Camping Equipments:

• All camping gears.

Rescue Equipments:

• Air compressor bag [Gammo Bag].

• First Aid Kit.

• Oxygen Cylinder

Permit / Fees:

• Permit.

• Normal Chinese Visa fee.

Communication Facilities:

• Local Mobile [Chinese, will be charged as per the use].

Complimentary:

• Windcheater Jacket.

• Duffle bag.

• Certificates.

• Jal can to take jal home.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

• All personal expenses like telephone calls, tips, shopping, laundry, cold/hard drinks etc.

• Personal call from Mobile phones, there will be charge as per the use.

• Personal use of pony/porter during Parikarma [Kora] & Tipping.

• Single room supplement in Kathmandu.

• Service which are not mentioned above in inclusion part.

• Evacuation cost, Travel Insurance.

• Extra cost incurred in or due to unforeseen reasons such as road blockage due to landslide, heavy snowfall,

extra night stay mentioned than above etc.

FOC Policy:

• 1 pax free for the each group of 16 pax.

Payment Terms & Conditions:

1. Initial booking amount of INR 15,000/- PER PERSON [non refundable] to be deposited at the time of booking.

2. 50% of payment should make 30 days prior to the departure of trip to Tibet.

3. All payment should be cleared before the commencement of Trip.

Policy Of Cancellation Of Trip:

1. A charge of 10% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 45 days of departure date.

2. A charge of 25% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 25 days of departure date.

3. A charge of 50% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 15 days of departure date.

4. No refund for any cancellation made thereafter.

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