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Kailash Mansarovar

Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash and lake Mansarovar are situated in Tibet. It is a rich and beautiful land with average of 4,000 m (13,120 ft) above sea level. Tibet is a home to many mountains over 8,000m (26,240ft). India, Nepal, Bhutan and Burma surround Tibet. Travelers who get the opportunity to visit this land experience spiritual traditions, temples and monasteries, lakes and rivers, and mighty snow clad peaks.

  • Kailash Location: Western Tibet. (China)
  • Altitude : Kailash peak 22022 Ft. above sea level.
  • Base Camp :Darchen 14960 Ft. above sea level.
  • Climate :Unpredictable (Max 20 degree Celsius to Min. - 12 degree Celsius)
  • Beliefs : Hindu, Buddhist, Jain etc.
  • Visiting Time :First May to October.
  • Parikarma of Kailash : 55 Km. {three days}
  • Altitude of Manasarovar : 14,950 Ft. above the sea level.
  • Parikarma of Mansarovar : 99 Km.
  • Kilometers from Kathmandu : 850 (one way)
  • Standard Time : Tibet time is 02:15 hours ahead than Nepali time.
  • Currency : The unit of currency is Yuan. equivalent to Rs.10 Approx

Mansarovar Lake

The word Mansarovar is derived from the Sanskrit word 'Manas' which means mind and legend has it that Lord Brahma created this lake from his mind. Parashuram's ashram too is said to be situated on a hill on the banks of the Mansarovar. In the pariphery of this sacred mountain, is the lake of mansarovar. Lake mansarovar, at 14,950 feet is also said to be one of the highest fresh water lakes in the world. Kailash mansarovar is a place for divine ablution. A dip in this lake is bound to purify you fully form the sins of many births. Rakshas Taal the twin lake along with Mansarovar is where Bhasmasur burnt himself.

Mount Kailash Tour By Overland via Kodari Border - 16 Days
DayDescription
1 Arrive Kathmandu airport and Transfer to hotel. by our Scort
2 After break fast Visit Pashupatinath and Budhanilkanth.
3 Early morning drive from Kathmandu (4500 ft, 1371 mt) the friendship bridge to meet the guide. Then drive to Zhangmu (7545 ft, 2300 mt). After custom and immigration formalities, drive to Nyalamu (11660 ft, 3534 mt). Total distance 145 Kms, stay at Guesthouse.
4 Rest day at Nyalam for acclimatization
5 Drive to the high pass of Lalung La pass (16665 ft, 5050 mt). From here you can see superb view of high Himalayas of Gaurishanker, Shishapangma to Langtang himal. Drive past Khunmen Tso, Sinling, Karru Ongchen and arrive Peigutso (14540 ft, 4406 mt). Continue driving to Saga (14080 ft, 4267 mt). Total distance 232 Kms. Stay at Guesthouse.
6 Drive through the windswept territory passing many villages and camps of Yak herders with distance view of snow capped mountains. Arrive Prayang (13360ft) 244kms.Lunch will be provided on the way. Stay at Guesthouse.
7 Continue drive crossing Mayum La pass (17160 ft, 5200mt). Have the first sight (Darshan) of Mt. Kailash and taking parikrama of Manasarovar arrive Chu Gompa (14500 ft, 4420 mt). Distance is 290 Km, Stay at guesthouse
8 Have hot spring bath, Puja, Homa, Tarpan etc. and drive to Darchen (15098 ft, 4575 mt), Base Camp of Mt.Kailash. Stay at Guesthouse.
9 Drive/walk to Tarboche (15200 ft, 4606 mt), 8 Kms.Then trek through Shersong, the rebuilt Chukku Gompa, Dambing Donkhang (16137 ft, 4890mt.) and to Dirapuk (16200 ft, 4909mt). Total distance 23Kms, Stay at Camp. Those who not willing to do the Parikrama, will drive to Hor Qu and wait here for the parikrama group. Stay at lodge.
10 Trek to Dolma La pass 18579 ft,5630mt (highest altitude on this Yatra). From the pass descend via Guari Kunda Lake to the La Chukkir Villy at 16995 ft, 5150mt after a long gentle walk to Zutul-Puk Gompa (15807 ft, 4790mt.), Total distance 23 Kms, (approx. 10 hrs). Stay at tented camp.
11 Trek along the Zhong Chu river 15213 ft, 4610mt from where you will have a good view of Manasarovar Lake. Drive to Manasarovar (14500 ft, 4394 mt) and meet the rest group members here. Afternoon free at Hor Qu. distance 11kms, Drive Darchen and proceed to Hor Qu 55 Km, (approx. 1 hr 30 minutes). Stay at Lodge
12 Drive from Manasarovar to Paryang. Total distance 266 Kms, (approx. 9 hrs). Stay at Guesthouse
13 Continue driving through the Tibetan countryside to Saga. Stay at Guesthouse
14 Dive to Nyalam. Stay at Guesthouse.
15 Drive from Nyalamu to Kathmandu- Stay at Hotel.
16 Transfer to airport for onward journeys.