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Kailash - Mansarovar

माऊंट कैलास मानसरोवर यात्रा 13 जुलै 2019 ते 21 जुलै 2019

Mount Kailash

Mansarovar Lake

 Mount  Kailash alias 'Jewels of snow' as Tibetan call the most sacred mountain in Asia. The abode of Lord Shiva venerated by Buddhist, Hinduism Jains and the Bon, Tibet's indigenous religion. For thousands of years the Kailash area, from where the Ganges, the Sutlaj, the Indus and the Brahamaputra originates, which drain the vast Tibetan plateau. Hindus, declare it be a Shiva's throne. Shiva, one of the three primary gods in Hinduism, sits in eternal paradise, the long strands of his melted hair falling and flowing all about him. The holy Ganges River is said to emanate from one of these strands. Buddhist cosmography identifies Kailash with the mighty Mount  Sumeru, the central peak of the world. Jains identify the Kailash area with the place of their first saint's spiritual liberation. As a Bon centre, Mount  Kailash is the soul of universe and assures perpetuity and protection for all the Tibetan people.

Situated between Mount  Kailash and Mount  Gurla Mandata is sacred lake Manasoravor. This another important pilgrimage sites to Tibetans are knows as Mapham Tso (Lake), "the unconquerable lake". As per Hindu mythology it was formed in the mind of Brahma. It was created to show the omnipotence of Brahma's mind, 'MANAS'. Holy Lake Manasarovar, the mother principle, represents Buddhist transcendent consciousness.

Devotees and high lamas chanting and praying ceaselessly as most make the arduous circumambulating of the Mount  Kailash and Lake Manasoravor (clockwise by Hindus and Buddhist and anti-clockwise by Bon religion), is believed to released from the sins of 100 births. Even the beast that bears the name of Manasarovar shall go to the paradise of Brahma. This is a journey of lifetime - a pilgrimage for us all.

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Map: Kailash - Mansarovar


Trip Overview

This is an ultimate journey to Mt. Kailash famed as the 'Center of the Universe' by Heli charter flight. It begins from pick up to Lucknow to Nepalgunj and continues to Simikot. After Simikot, you make a charter helicopter flight to Hilsa, the place close to China boarder and drive to the Lake Manasarovar and base camp of Mt Kailash. This is the truly trip of a lifetime with a divine experience and stunning scenery.

Trip Fact

Trip starts from
Trip ends at
Mode of Trip in Nepal
Mode of Trip in Tibet
Best time of travelling
Maximum altitude

: 09 Days
: Pick up from Lucknow
: Drop to Lucknow
: By Coach, Air, Helicopter
: By Coach
: May, June & September
: 1350m to 5850m

Day to Day Program

Day & Details

Altitude / Distance



Day 1

Pick up from Lucknow

Lunch on the way or at Hotel

Fly to Nepalgunj, you will be transfered to
   domestic airport to take the Nepalgunj flight

Our representative will meet you & assist to
   transfer the Hotel.

Dinner & Overnight at Hotel


4-5 Hrs drive




4 Star Hotel

Day 2

Early morning Fly Simikot- Hilsa then Drive to Purang

Early morning you will be transfer to domestic airlines
   to take the flight to simkot with packed breakfast

Upon reaching Simikot airport take a
   Helicopter Flight to Hilsa

Fresh up at local guest house with tea/coffee .
   Then crossing Karnali bridge arrives to Chinese land.
   Drive to Purang (Taklakot). Before Purang have
   immigration formalities at Chinese custom office.

Drive to Purang ( Taklakot)

Dinner & Overnight at Hotel


Alt: 3770m
Simikot Flt: 45 min
Hilsa Flt: 25 min
Driving Dist: 15 km
Driving hr: 45 min




Himalaya Hotel with attached bath

Day 3

Rest at Purang (Taklakot)

Full day rest day in Purang (Taklakot) for acclimatization purpose. You may do shopping at Purang market and rest .


Alt: 3770




Himalaya Hotel with attached bath

Day 4

Drive Purang to Mansarovar

After breakfast drive to Mansarovar Lake. Before reaching Mansarovar Lake you see Rakshyas Tal from the way. Today is the day of lifetime as you have the first sight of Holy Mt. Kailash and holy lake Mansarovar. Have Pooja and Holy bath at Mansarovar

Overnight at Mansarovar Guest House

(At Mansarovar yatris who want Mt. Kailash Parikarma with horses and porters will have to confirm our guide so that he can arrange all before starting the parikarm)


Alt: 4558 m
Dist: 110 km
Driving hr: 2 hr
Driving hr :45min




Guest House

Day 5

Drive Mansarovar to Darchen, Base Camp of Kailash

In the morning have Pooja and take holy bath at Mansarovar. After lunch, drive to Darchen, the base camp of Mt. Kailash. The drive takes about 1 & half hours.

At Darchen yatris who wants horses and porters for Mt. Kailash Parikarma need confirm our guide so that he can arrange all before starting the parikarma.

Drive to Darchen

Dinner & Overnight at Guest House


Alt: 4620 m
Dist: 35 km
Driving hr: 1 hr




Guest House

Day 6

Drive nearby Yam Dwar. 1st Day of Parikrama to Diraphuk.

Morning drive near to Yama Dwar via Darchen. Here you will meet our yaks and yak men. We will load all logistics on yaks and start Parikrama. Visit Yama Dwar on the way. The First day of Kora is a gradual walking of 5 hours. From the way you have Darshan of West face of Kailash. Today your night halt at Dirapuk. From Dirapuk view of North face of Kailash in a distance.

Dinner & Overnight at Guest Hotel


Alt: 4860 m
Dist: 45 km (Drive)
Dist: 16 km (Walking)
Driving hr: 1 hr 45 min
Walking hr: 5 hr




Guest House

Day 7

2nd Day of Parikrama to Zuthulphuk

Early morning trek uphill Dolmala Pass. It takes about 4 to 5 hours. After reaching top of the pass 5800 m then trek down to the valley floor. It takes another 4 to 5 hours. After cross Dolmala when you move down you see Gauri Kunda. This day is the longest and toughest day of Parikarma. So be prepared in mind accordingly.

Dinner & Overnight at Guest House


Alt: 5800 m
Dist: 22 km
Walking hr: 10 hr




Guest House

Day 8

3rd Day of Parikrama. Drive to Purang then Hilsa,
   if weather permits fly to Simkot by Helicopter

Today is last day of Parikarma. After breakfast you trek down of 10 kms with the winding gradual track and arrive at the place called Chongdo. Our transport will pick up you and drive to Purang. Before moving towards Purang you will have Mansarovar lake parikarma by drive. Today your night halt will be either Hilsa Or Simkot

Overnight Night will be at Hilsa or Simkot

Dinner & Overnight at Hotel


Alt: 3770 m
Dist: 145 km
Walking hr: 3 hr
Driving hr: 5 hr





Day 9

Fly Simikot- Nepalgunj drop to Lucknow

Morning fly to Simikot by Helicopter. Lunch at Hotel

Drop to Lucknow to onward destination


Alt: 1350 m
Simikot Flt: 25 min Nepalgunj Flt: 45 min
Drop Lucknow 4-5 hrs







01 Night accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner [Pure veg. Meals] using best available hotel in Nepalgunj in sharing basis.
Accommodation in Tibet with breakfast lunch & dinner [Pure veg. Meals] using Guest Houses in sharing basis as mention above
Mineral water throughout Kailash Yatra.

Nepalgunj / Simikot / Nepalgunj transfer by Air.
Simikot / Hilsa / Simikot by Helicopter.
In Tibet, land transfer by luxury bus.
Pick up from Lucknow / Drop to Lucknow
Supporting truck to carry luggage, food, equipment etc.
Yak & Yakmen for trekking equipment and food during Kailash Parikarma.

Highly qualified and experienced Sherpa staff throughout the trip.
Tibetan Guide.

Rescue Equipments:
Air compressor bag [Gammo Bag].
First Aid Kit.
Oxygen Cylinder.

Permit / Fees:
Tibet & Simikot [Nepal] permit.
Normal Chinese Visa fee.
Communication Facilities:
Local Mobile [Chinese] (will be charged as per the use).
Walky Talky.

Windcheater Jacket.
Duffle bag.
Trip Certificate.

Tickets to Luckhnow and return. Railway / Air
Nepal visa for NRIs & foreigners.
All personal expenses like telephone calls, tips, shopping, laundry, cold/hard drinks etc.
Personal use of pony/porter during Parikarma [Kora].
Single room supplement in Kathmandu.
Any extra services such as extra vehicle / hotel nights / sightseeing tours than mentioned in the itinerary.
Evacuation cost.
Travel Insurance.
Extra cost such as extra night stay than mentioned in the itinerary, ill health, cancellation, changes in itinerary that are incurred due to unforeseen reasons such as road blockage due to landslide, heavy snowfall, strikes, flight cancellation etc.
Visa splitting charge and extra transportation cost, if returning early from Tibet.
Service which are not mentioned above in inclusion part.

Payment Terms & Conditions:
1. Initial booking amount of INR 10000 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 25 days of departure date.
2. A charge of 25% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 20 days of departure date.
3. A charge of 50% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 10 days of departure date.
4. No refund for any cancellation made thereafter.
5. Verbal cancellation will not be entertained.


 What you should take

Food -snacks and chocolates
Water bottle
Sunscreen lotion
Flash light and batteries
Camera and film
Scarf or mask
Warm jacket
Thermal underwear
Warm trousers
Warm Sweaters
Woolen shirts
Warm hat and scarves
Monkey cap
Light leather boots in case of snow


 Risk & Liability

Sunny Travels will do its best to make the tour safe and smooth. However we would like to bring to your notice that all the tour programs are conducted strictly under the rules and regulations of Tibet Tourism Bureau. Therefore Explore Kailash Treks will not be liable for any change in the itinerary due to unavoidable circumstances such as landslides, road blockage, flood , snow, political unrest, cancellation of flight, sickness and accidents. Any extra cost arising due to the above circumstances shall be borne by the client on the spot. Therefore it is best advised to have yourself fully insured against such accidents of unpredictable nature. It is also highly advised to have yourself an insurance against cancellation.


 General Information on Kailash Tour


Tibet is cold in winter and cool in summer and generally dry. Sunlight is extreme intense. The most pleasant months for Mt. Kailash trip are from May to October. However, from May and June there is a wind factor and dust storm to consider, so a warm windbreaker and stout comfortable shoes are highly recommended.

Fitness and Altitude

This trip can be joined by anyone who can walk for average of 5-6 hours a day. Our itinerary is set on slow pace hike to meet the acclimatization and enabling our clients to enjoy the best. But as this trips goes above 3000 m, you may suffer from Mountain sickness alias altitude sickness. Most of the trekkers once they are acclimatize; rarely suffer more than mild discomfort from the altitude. Advise: Drink approx. 3 litres of water per day.


RENMINBI, the people's money used by millions of Chinese everyday, circulates in notes of 1,2,5,10 and 50, 100 Yuan, 1,2 and 5 jiao; there are also coins for 1,2 and 5 fen. With the Chinese currency Renminbi, one Yuan is divided into 10 jiao, into 10 fen (US$ 1= 8 Yuan). All hard currencies in any form (Cash /Travellers Checks) can be exchange in Zhangu bank on arrival.


There is no prohibition on still and video cameras, tape recorders as long as they're registered with a custom official; printed matters considered unsuitable by the Chinese government are prohibited. Customs regulations forbid the export of art objects created prior to 1959 or souvenirs in amounts deemed to be excessive. All baggage must be cleared through customs. Tourists may bring in dutiable goods such as tobacco and liquors (within the allowed quantity) duty free. Narcotics, arms and ammunition are strictly prohibited.

Transport & Roads

Roads in Tibet are, for the most part, unpaved. However they are improving day by day. Overland travel is by Jeep, Land Rover/Land Cruiser in Tibet section and in Nepal will be by private bus. A truck is provided to carry all the gears, food supply and camping stuff. Luggage must be kept to a minimum in jeep, as space inside vehicles can be tight. (Clients should be able to carry their own daypack in case of landslide, etc.)

Clothing Accessories

Warm clothes are required to fight the frosty cold and light clothes to shun the scorching heat. However a jacket and a sweater are advised throughout the year as the weather may unexpectedly change at any time. The recommended item are: A domestic first aid kit, toilet and tissue papers flashlight, sleeping bag, comfortable walking shoes, dust masks, utility knife, sunhat, sun glasses, suntan lotion, and sufficient number of clothes for through out the trip. No Laundry service will be available throughout the trip.

Food & Drink

While trekking/touring, all main meals, tea, coffee, juice and drinking chocolate are included. All the food are prepared by our trained cook and are served hot, however in some occasion specially while traveling, pack lunch are provided to reach the next camp on time. Boiled water/mineral water will be provided at every camp to fill your drinking water bottle.


Accommodation will be in lodges at every point except at Kailash Parikarma and Mansorovar. At these two points, accommodation will be on tent, provided by us along with two form mattresses, sleeping bags. Hotels and guesthouses in Tibet may be star-rated, but this is in name only. Standards differ, and management of hotels is often poor. Clients should be prepared for what will be encountered - shared and often-unisex toilets, infrequent hot water for showers in rustic facilities, washing bowls for sponge baths, etc. Single room are often cannot be guaranteed.

Telephone/ Phone/ Fax

We at Kailash Treks understand the importance of being in touch with your dear n near ones. Though the means of communication are highly poor or almost nil in the trip, we are equipped with satellite phone. This enables you to remain in touch with your home through out the trip. Also telephone lines are available at various points of the journey. It is advised to leave behind our office contact number and address with your family in case of urgent message. Our offices will make it a point to dispatch your message to your home at the earliest.


The participant to Kailash tour must have comprehensive travel protection insurance that includes curtailment of tour, helicopter evacuation and other medical emergencies. You must provide us with the name, policy number and emergency contact number of your chosen insurance company


Oxygen with mask and regulator sets for emergency/medical purpose is always available in each vehicle and during the trek/parikarma. Explore Kailash Treks makes every effort to minimise the risk of sickness and changes in itinerary. However, Charges for unforeseen circumstances are the responsibility of the clients. EXPLORE KAILASH TREKS is not responsible for charges incurred in the case of illness, landslides, or other emergency events. In the case of a landslide, it may be necessary to transfer vehicles.

Oxygen and Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC)

Oxygen cylinder or PAC will be provided for the whole tour, depending upon our agreements - Please note that Oxygen or PAC is to be used only in case of emergency. Responsibility: All arrangement, within Tibet is solely at the direction of China Tibet Tourism Bureau, a Government organisation and we have no control over the quality of facilities.

Briefing and Orientation

A full briefing about trip will be conducted on the day of your arrival followed by the equipment checking, to ensure you all have proper gears/clothing for the trip. Any left behind items can be either hired or purchased at Kathmandu.


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