Kathmandu Arrival (1400m) – Overnight in Kathmandu
Your Arrival Time – Airport pickup and transfer to your Hotel.
Evening – A short briefing about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Meal: Dinner at Hotel | Hotel: 5 Star Hotel – Yak & Yeti / Annapurna or similar
Kathmandu Sightseeing & Fly to Nepalgunj (150m) – Stay Overnight in Nepalgunj
After Breakfast – Half day sightseeing of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Temple and Budhanilkantha temple. Afternoon – Flight Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (1hr) & Transfer to Hotel in Nepalgunj OR drive to Surkhet (2hrs) and stay and rest overnight at Surkhet depending upon the situation.
Meal: Morning Breakfast & afternoon Lunch in Kathmandu, Dinner at Nepalgunj | Hotel: Hotel Batika / Sneha or similar.
Fly Nepalgunj – Simikot (2900m) & Heli to Hilsa (3700m) & Drive to Taklakot (3900m) – Overnight in Taklakot
Early Morning – Flight Nepalgunj to Simikot (1hr). Rest for a few hours at Simikot.
Morning – Take Helicopter to Hilsa (20min – 12kg weight limit) & wait for other members reached at Hilsa (since it is a group visa and everyone have to enter Tibet side in one group)
In Afternoon – From Hilsa drive to Purang border to Taklakot and stay at Hotel. We will stay overnight at Taklakot or Simikot depending upon the weather & other situations. (On the way we have to pass up to 3 Checkpoints where checking might take up to 1 hr in each post)
Meal: Breakfast at Simikot/ Nepalgunj, Lunch at Hilsa, Dinner at Taklakot | Hotel: New Purang Hotel
At Taklakot (3900m) –It is a Rest Day – Stay Overnight in Taklakot
All Day – Entire day you free for Acclimatization
Meal in Hotel: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Hotel: New Purang Hotel
Drive to Manasarovar Lake (4550m) – long in Mansarovar
After Breakfast – Drive towards Mansarovar Lake (95 km). Enroute, you may pass the first checkpoint. Then after driving for seventy km from Taklakot, we’ll reach Rakshas Tal. On the proper of Rakshas Tal, you may see Gurla Mandhata Parvat view of Mount Kailash and Mansarovar lake. Drive from Rakshas Tal to Manasarovar Lake (25 km).
Start Parikrama of Manasarovar Lake (90 kilometer – 3hr by bus). Take pilgrims & perform Puja.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Hotel: Mansarovar Lakeside Mud House
First Day of Parikrama – Drive to Darchen (4650m) Dwar & Trek to Dirapuk (4880m) – long in Dirapuk
After Breakfast – Drive to Darchen (35 kilometre – one hr) and Yama Dwar (8 km) – the start line for Kora. We’ll trek to Dirapuk for fourteen km. You may notice the North face of Mt. Kailash and touching the feet of Mt. Kailash (Charan Sparsh). Travellers who don’t wish to trek around (Parikrama) Mt. Kailash will return to Darchen wait for rest of the group to arrive from Parikrama.
Meal: Breakfast at Mansarovar, Lunch & Dinner on the means throughout Parikrama
Hotel: Mudhouse on the means throughout Parikrama or Dormitory Guest House – Kailash at Darchen
NOTE: If you’re not doing Parikrama, then you may still be waiting at Darchen (4650m)
Second Day of Parikrama – On to Zuthulphuk (4670m) via Trek to Dolma La Pass (5700m) – long in Zuthulphuk
After Breakfast – Trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass (8 km). About three km before reaching Dolma La Pass is a precipitous hill and quite tough to walk. Additionally, downward-sloping from Dolma La Pass is the same for up to three km. Whereas downward-sloping you’ll see Gaurikund on the right. When walking for concerning a pair of – three hrs we’ll reach Phedi. When some rest we’ll begin parikrama to Zuthulphuk (12 km trek for six hours).
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Hotel: stay at the Mud House (Zutulpuk)
NOTE: If you’re not doing the trek, then you may still be waiting at Darchen
Third Day of Parikrama – Trek to Darchen – Drive to Hilsa to Taklakot – long in Hilsa/Simikot
After Breakfast – When short straightforward Trek (8 km – three hrs), we’ll reach our bus pick up purpose. Then drive to Darchen (3 km) and merge with different members who were waiting. From there drive to Hilsa (also we’ll take a helicopter to Simikot based on weather and situation)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Hotel: Mansarovar Guest House at Simikot or similar
Fly Hilsa – Simikot – Nepalgunj & Fly back to Kathmandu – long in Kathmandu
Fly to Hilsa to Simikot (20 mins) by helicopter – Fly from Simikot to Nepalgunj (around one hr)/ Surkhet and fly back to Kathmandu (or visit Lucknow by Road)
Meal: Breakfast at Simikot, Lunch at Nepalgunj, Dinner at Kathmandu | hotel: five Star Hotel – Yak / Annapurna or similar
Transfer to Kathmandu airport
Certificate of accomplishment is provided to you from Kailash Journeys. You may be free until your flight time. We’ll drop you at airport 1-2 hour before flight time (30 minutes drive).
Meal: Breakfast only
Optional: Mt. Everest Mountain Flight at 06:00 AM – USD 230, Muktinath & Manakamana Tour – In INR 32,000
Note: – Due to atmospheric condition typically you will not be able to make your flight at your scheduled time. Thus we tend to counsel you to stay in the future extra whereas returning and please check that your ticket is easy to change your date.