Tour Theme: Spiritual and Religious
Tour Type: Group Joining Basis
Destination Covered: Lucknow, Nepalgunj, Hilsa, Kailash and Mansarovar
Duration: 8 Days
Mt. Kailash Elevation : 6,638 meters
Highest point on trek : Dolmala Pass (5,600 meters)
Day 01: Arrival in Lucknow and drive to Nepalgunj – 4 Hours
After arrival in Lucknow and drive to Nepalgunj, check into your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02: Fly to Hilsa via Simikot (2950 M) and drive to Taklakot (3700 M)
After breakfast board your chartered helicopter towards Hilsa via Simikot. Upon arrival in HIlsa helipad get transfer to Taklakot. En-route complete the custom formalities and start drive towards Taklakot. Have first dinner at the Tibetan land and stay overnight in the hotel / guest at Taklakot.
Day 03: Acclimatization at Taklakot
Today after breakfast our team and passengers may organize a short trip around Takalakot for acclimatization to face the difficulties of Tibet’s climate because at this altitude every cell in the human body needs a constant supply of oxygen to survive. Let’s warm up your body to adjust with Tibetan climate. Later return to hotel / guest house for overnight stay.
Day 04: Drive to Manasarovar (4560 M)
The day we’ve been waiting for, today you will get the first “darshan” of holy lake Manasarovar and the Mount Kailash. After breakfast start drive towards Lake Manasarovar en-route we will complete Lake Manasarovar parikrama, approx 70% and rest will be complete when you return from Kailash Trek. Upon arrival check into your hotel / guest house for overnight stay.
Day 05: Drive to Yam Dwar and Start Parikrama
Wake up early as per today’s schedule, have breakfast. Later drive to Yam Dwari from where you will start your trekking towards Dirapuk. All pilgrims have opportunity to pass through Yama Dwar before trek commence. Also, the members who are not going for parikrama will return from Yama Dwar after very close darshan of Mt. Kailash from this point and get back to Darchen waiting for parikrama group.
For those who wanted to explore the land of Kailashpati Maharaj will start trekking ahead through horse or by foot. Today’s trek is flat and gradual ascend along through the bank of Glacier River so it will be pretty easy to reach Diraphuk.
Our officers make all required arrangements for stay. After first trek reach Dirapuk and have dinner, stay overnight in guest at Dirapuk.
Day 06: Parikrama to Zutulphuk via Gauri Kunda
Wake up early in the morning have quick and light breakfast and start towards Zuthulphuk. Today on the way at Dolmala pass (5600 m.) at this point blood oxygen levels fall in some of travellers. You don’t worryabout it, we have trained medical assistance to face this kind of problems. Continue trek downwards Zuthulphuk via Gaurikund. Reach at the destination take your seats for dinner, thereafter go to warm bed for overnight stay in guesthouse.
Day 07: Last day of Parikrama near Darchen and drive back to Taklakot
Today is the last day of our trekking, after breakfast lets trek up to where the road is accessible and drive to Darchen, have lunch and board the vehicle with the other group members staying at Darchen. Thereafter drive towards Taklakot by completing the remaining course (approx. 30%) of parikrama of Lake Manasarovar. Reach at destination have dinner and stay overnight in the guest house / hotel.
Day 08: Drive to Hilsa and fly to Nepalgunj
Today after breakfast drive to Hilsa to board your chartered helicopter and fly back to Simikot – Nepal Gunj and drive to Lucknow.