By Helicopter: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2013.



15 Day Land Cruisers Kailash Yatra Itinerary                  Download Booking Form

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu. Meet and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: After breakfast, proceed for half day sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath Temple and Budhaneelkantha. Evening at leisure in Kathmandu. Obtain Chinese Visa.

Day 03: Morning drive to the frontier town of Nepal at Kodari. From here, a short walk to the friendship bridge for the drive on a local available vehicle to Zhangmu, the main entrance of Tibet, China at the height of 2,300 m. which is about 145 kms from Kathmandu. In Zhangmu, you will be received by guide from our Tibetan counterpart. After all the formalities at the check post here, our journey continues for another 35 kms which can take almost 3 hours through the up-winding road to Nyalam with beautiful scenery as the drive brings us for the overnight stay at Guest House in Nyalam (3,700 m.). The lodges and guest houses here are very simple and basic. You can expect the unexpected as the China Tourism in Tibet is slowly picking up since last Decade.

Day 04: Stay at Nyalam for acclimatization. The group will be taken for option 3 Hrs. trek in Nyalam which would definately help pilgrims in getting used to Trek conditions for Kailash Parikrama.

Day 05: Morning drive to the first pass of Lalung La at 5,050 m. From here a superb view of the high Himalayas can be seen from Gaurishanker, Shisapangma to Langtang Himal. Drive to Saga(4640 m) 240 Kms./ 6-7 Hrs. for the overnight at Guest House.

Day 06: From Saga drive to Paryanga(4750 m) 255 Kms/6-7 hrs. drive. O/nt. at Guest House.

Day07: Drive from Paryang to Hor Qu(4560 m) 225 kms./6-7 Hrs. Mansarover Parikarma by Jeep with packed Lunch near Trugo Monastery with optional Bathing at the place as this is one of the best banks of Holy Lake for Bathing, Bathing Tents would be arranged accordingly. Overnight Guest House at Chui Gompa

Day 08: Morning Free for Prayer & later Drive to Darchen(4560 M)
Darchen is located beneath the majestic holy Mount Kailash, a small village with couple of guesthouses. During the auspicious pilgrimage time, this place will be flooded with Pilgrims with hundreds of tents all around. Darchen, the beginning and end point of the Kora. Serlungf Monastery & optional trek to Nandi Parbat for an excellent view of Mount Kailsah. The Group will stay O/night at Darchen Guest House & make final preparation for the Kailsah Parikrama. O/night at Guest House.

Day 09: Drive approx. 08 Kms. From Darchen to Tarboche, the trek starting point of Kailash Parikrama.The first day of our Kora is a gradual walk with multitudes of other local pilgrims chanting and praying. The trail leads us to few ups and downs till we reach our camp at Dirapuk (4,750 m.), after 5-6 hours walk. Overnight at Guest House with a view of Kailash, north west face.

Day 10: Today our circumbulation (Kora) leads to much higher side of the holy path just beneath the Mount Kailash. The walk will bring us to one of the highest point at Drolma La, 5,200 m. before descending to the gradual field towards Zuthulphuk for the overnight camp after 5-6 hours walk. Zuthulphuk (4700m) has a small monastery.

Day 11: The winding gradual tracks finally ends our holy pilgrimage walk (5 hours) & drive to Paryang(270 Kms/6-7 Hrs.). Over Night at Guest House.

Day 12: Drive to Saga. Over Night at Guest House

Day 13: Drive to Nyalam. Over Night at Guest House

Day 14: Drive down to Friendship Bridge where transportation awaits for drive to Kathmandu(150 Kms)/4 Hrs. Over Night at Hotel.

Day 15: Morning Free for souvenir shopping and other independent activities. In time transfer to International Apt to connect departure flight.

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Fixed Departure Dates 2013:

Tour Arrival in Kathmandu Depart for Kailash Arrival in Kathmandu Departure from Kathmandu Days Remarks
1 04th May 06th May 17th May 18th May 15  
2 19th May 21st May 01st June 02nd June 15 Full Moon
3 03rd June 05th June 16th June 17th June 15  
4 17th June 19th June 30th June 01st July 15 Full Moon
5 02nd July 04rh July 15th July 16th July 15  
6 17th July 19th July 30th July 31st July 15 Full Moon
7 01st August 03rd August 14th August 15th  August 15  
8 15th August 17th August 28th August 29th August 15 Full Moon
9 30th August 01st September 12th September 13th September 15  
10 13th September 15th September 26th September 27th September 15 Full Moon

Package Price:
Indian Nationals:
INR 79,999 per person on twin sharing basis
INR 84,999 per person on single occupancy basis

Foreign Nationals:
US$ 1,999 per person on twin sharing basis
US$ 2,199 per person on single occupancy basis

(VISA Fee supplement for Non American Nationals @ US$ 114 P.P. & American Nationals @ US$ 194 P.P.)
(Twin sharing / single occupancy will only be applicable in Kathmandu whereas at all other places, dormitory / twin / triple sharing accommodation would be provided)

The package price covers:
Airport transfers in Kathmandu, twin sharing accommodation at 4* Hotel in Kathmandu (Shanker or equivalent) with daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, transportation Kathmandu / Tibet Border / Kathmandu by Non A/c Coach, Accommodation in guest houses during entire journey excluding Zuthulpuk where there will be accommodation in tented camps backed by Nepalese Sherpa crew on full board basis, Hiring charge of Sleeping Bags, Transportation inside Tibet by Deluxe 4500 CC Japanese Land Cruiser (4 pax per land cruiser), Necessary Yak & Yak men to carry your luggage (one piece per person only) for Kailash Kora, applicable entrance fees to visit Monasteries, normal Tibet Entry Visa fee, one halfday sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley.

Special Inclusions:
We will provide one down jacket which must be returned after group's arrival in Kathmandu, a certificate on successful completion of Holy Yatra which retains nostalgic memories even years after undertaking this once in a life time pilgrimage.

The package price doesn't cover:
Travel & medical insurance, rescue evacuation cost in case of emergency, insurance cost, insurgent fee approx. INR 500 per person, expenses of personal nature, airport tax and extra cost in the event of landslide for hiring additional transportation or porterage on The Arniko Highway (INR 500 - 700) and expanses of personal nature and airfare Delhi / Kathmandu / Delhi with applicable taxes on the ticket as on date.

For any information on Kailash Mansarover travel package, please feel free to contact Mr. Gurdeep Gupta at +919811466596.
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