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Mount Kailash via Kerung Route

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Mount Kailash

Mount Kailas 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.

Thesemythical 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.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival.
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Syabrubesi – Kerung.
Day 04: Kerung Free Day for Acclimatization
Day 05: Kerung to saga (4558 Meters, 275 Km, 05– 06 Hours Drive)
Day 06: Saga to Mansarovar (4558 Meters, 275 Km, 05– 06 Hours Drive)
Day 07: Manararovar to Darchen(4200 Meter- 60 km, 2 hour drive)Darchen to Derapuk (4900 Meters –12 Km, 05-06 Hours Trek)
Day 08:Derapuk to Zuthulpuk via Drolma La Pass (4760m Meters, 22 Km, 8-9 hours Trek).
Day 09:End Kailash Kora. Drive back to Dongba/Saga.
Day 10:Drive Back to Kerung.
Day 11:Drive Back to Kathmandu.
Day 12:Final Departure for home sweet home

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickup, sightseeing and airport drop by non a/c car.
  • Kathmandu Border Kathmandu by non a/c jeep or bus.
  • English speaking guide during sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing place entrance fee as per itinerary.
  • Chinese Visa fee.
  • Transportation in Tibet part by Van or bus.
  • Accommodation in Tibet part on local guest house.
  • Daily breakfast throughout the trip.
  • All necessary Tibet Travel permit.
  • Yak and Yak men during Kailash kora to carry luggage only.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide in Tibet part.
  • Lunch and Dinner throughout the trip.
  • All applicable taxes and service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal expenses.
  • Bar, Beverages and mineral water.
  • Air ticket to Kathmandu & return from /to your home country
  • Nepal entry or re-entry visa fee.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Rescue and evacuation service.
  • Asthpad Darshan (restricted to drive by vehicle but you can trek if you want)
  • Horse & porter for your personal riding during the Parikrama( 27,000 – 30,000 INR per person for 3 days )
  • Bottled drinks.
  • Tips for Sherpa staff, guide & driver.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival from Kailash.
  • Any additional cost (transport, hotel, visa split charge) that occurs due to illness or rescue of the member
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances.

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Trip Facts

Destination : Tibet

Duration : 12 Days

Price : USD 1700

Difficulty Level : Moderate

Minimum Altitude : 1300m

Maximum Altitude : 5600m

Group Size : Minimum 2 people - Maximum 100+

Permits : Tibet Permits, Tibet Visa

Activities : Tour

Transportation : Bus,car, Jeep

Best Season : May June,July.August & September

Accommodation : 3/4 star Hotel in Kathmandu & Normal Hotel in Tibet part

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