Holy Mount Kailash Overland Tour

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Holy Mt. Kailash Overland Tour
12 Nights 13 Days

 

Mount Kailash means “precious jewel of eternal snow” has remained as a place shrouded in mystery and legend is situated to the north of the Himalayan barrier ranges; at an altitude of 22028 ft. (6714 m). This is the legendary snow-shrouded rock dome which is revered by four different religions as one of the most sacred pilgrimage destinations in Asia.

The sources for four of South Asia’s greatest rivers are nearby, and at the base of the mountain are two vast lakes, Manasarovar and Rakshas Tal.

Mount Kailash is regarded as the inchantic place of Lord Shiva and an earthly manifestation of Mount Meru, their spiritual center of the universe. Mount Kailash is known to the Tibetans as Gang Rimpoche or by its aboriginal name, Ti-se. From the slopes of Mount Meru a stream it is said to pour into Mapham Yumtsho, and from this lake flow four rivers in the four cardinal directions towards the oceans: the Senge Khabab (rivers from Lion Mouth) to the north, the Tamchok Khabab (river from the Horse Mouth), to the east, The Mapcha Khabab (river from the Peacock Mount) to the south, and the Langchen Khabab (river from the Elephant Mouth) to the west.

These mythical rivers are now associated with the four major rivers originating near Mount Kailash: the Indus, the Brahmaputra, The Karnali, and the Sutlej, respectively. Mount Kailash also has a special association with the poet saint Milerepa, who spent several years here meditating in caves. Mount Kailash is sacred to the Bon religion as well. Thus Mount Kailash is the legend and masterpiece of World.

To process your Tibet Group Visa, we need:

• A clear color scan copy of your passport along with 25% Advance payment. This must be provided to us at least 30 Days in advance.

Packing List for Your Kailash Yatra

• Any regular medicines that you take.
• Enough Clothing for the whole yatra
• A small Bag for day use.
• Toiletries kit like soap, Shampoo, toothbrush, towels etc.
• A good water bottles.
• Sports Shoes (Comfortable one for walking)
• Sunglass
• Sun cream.
• Raincoat or Umbrella.
• Torch Light.
• Woolen Socks.
• Thermal Long underwear (Easy one while walking)
• 04/05 Passport Size Photograph.

Note: Duffel Bag and Down Jackets will provide by Leaf Holidays Trek (Down Jacket on returnable basis)

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 Meters)
Day 02: Kathmandu-Temples Tour
Day 03: Kathmandu to syabrubesi (2900 Meters-175 Km, 08-09 Hours Drive)
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Kerung
Day 05: Kerung to Saga(4400 Meters)
Day 06: Saga to Manasarovar (4558 Meters, 275 Km, 06– 07 Hours Drive)
Day 07: Manasarovar to Darchen (4575 Meters- 40 Km , 01 Hour Drive)
Day 08: Darchen to Yamadwar and Trek to Derapuk (4900 Meters –12 Km, 05-06 Hours Trek)
Day 09: Derapuk to Zuthulpuk via Drolma La Pass (4760m Meters, 22 Km, 8-9 hours Trek)
Day 10: End Kailash Kora. Drive back to Saga
Day 11: Drive Back to Syabrubesi
Day 12: Drive Back to Kathmandu
Day 13: Final Departure

Cost Includes

  • 03 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu.03/04 Star Hotel
    With vegetarian meal.
  • All meals include during the tour. In Tibet part will serve food in buffet.
  • Tibet Group visa and travel permit fee.
  • All transportation by bus.
  • 09 nights’ accommodation in Tibet using guest house.
  • Service of our trekking equipment and sherpa staff.
  • Kathmandu Temple Tours.
  • Arrival and departure transfer.
  • All trekking and camping equipment including Sleeping bags and oxygen cylinders

Cost Excludes

  • Visa cost of Tibet
  • Yak, Porter and Horse for person use. The USD 350 for kora.
  • Using extra night at Hotel expect mentioned on the itinerary.
  • Rescue/ evacuation or all the extra cost because of partition from the main group or serious health condition.
  • Any International flight.
  • Any extra transportation/Accommodation/visa cancellation charge (who separate from the main group and early return)

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Trip Facts

Destination : Tibet, Lhasa

Duration : 13 Days

Difficulty Level : Moderate

Group Size : Minimum 2 people - Maximum 100+

Activities : Cultural , spiritual tour and sightseeing

Transportation : Jeep, Van or Mini bus.

Accommodation : 3-4 star hotel in Kathmandu, Normal hotel during tour

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