14 Days Kailash Pilgrimage Tour (DRIVE IN
/ FLY OUT)
Places to Visit:
Kathmandu - Nylam - Saga - Paryang - Manasarovar - Tarchen
- Dehara - Dolma-La - Kathmandu
01: Kathmandu (1300 m.) arrival:
Pick up from the airport/ Drive to hotel/
briefing/ if time permits our guide will take you to Pashupatinath for Dharsan
during Arati time. Dinner
Day 02: Kathmandu:
Breakfast, trip to temples and back to Hotel for lunch.
After lunch, final preparation for yatra i.e, checking and demonstration of
equipments which will be used during yatra. If any body needs to buy or get
things on hire, our staff will give you company. Dinner.
Day 03: Drive to Nylam (30km), 3750m:
Morning after breakfast leave Kathmandu
to commence yatra to Nyalam [3800M]. We reach Friendship Bridge [Nepal - China
Boarder] by mini-coach. Walk along for 10 minutes to cross the bridge and there
get acquainted with Chinese guide and land cruiser drivers. They will give a
brief information regarding the further trip then proceed the journey to Zangmu,
where all the immigration and custom formalities are ought to be accomplished.
After the accomplishment of all formalities, we proceed to Nyalam. Arrival at
Nyalam and overnight stay at guesthouse.
Day 04: Rest Day at Nylam (30km), 3750m:
It is more a day for acclimatization.
Day 05 Saga/4450m:
(Labug-La 5050m, Peku-tso and Saga, 232km) On the
first long driving day over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other things
like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keep you busy. By the
late afternoon you will cross Bhramha Purtra River way to typical Chinese and
Tibetan town, Saga for night.
Day 06 Paryang (4600m) 185 km 7-8 hrs:
Jeeps and trucks roll on the wide
valley following rivers and grazing land of yaks and sheep. Far south you can
see snow covered peaks near by you, lots of rocky peaks and sand duns give you
an ideal world. Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired
by beautiful traditional costume, waiting your arrival with hot tea and other
supplies along with big smile.
07 Drive Paryang to Manasarovar (4558m) 277km 8 hours:
The longest driving
day starts with full of excitement, by the late afternoon you can have the first
sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, a small village near by
Lake Manasarover, we will spend a night there..
Day 08 Holy-Manasarovara:
At 14950-ft/ 4558m. The highest lake of fresh
water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy
Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rashekshi are lying on its surrounding.
The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds
of wild living creatures. Night will be spending at Chu Gumba.
Day 09 Puja and drive to Tarchen (14975ft) 40km:
Manasarovara is the
lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning
Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base
camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.
Day 10 Trek to Dehara Puk/5000m:
It is one of the exciting days walking
along the beautiful rocky cliffs; water falls with some clouds in the clear
blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is every where with tons of blessing
to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be keep on appearing. For
15 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.
Day 11 Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass)
of 18600ft between two valleys:
Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the
Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top,
just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget yourself.
Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the
late afternoon you will arrive Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic
Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).
Day 12 End of Kailash Parikrama and drive to Takla Kot:
Over night stay
Early morning drive to Sera via Khojarnath Temple [an ancient temple
of Lord Ram, Lakshman and Sita]. From Sera, we walk back to the Hilsa helipad
to wait for our flight back to Simikot. After immigration, proceed for Nepalgunj
by chartered helicopter or aircraft [fixed wing]. Arrive Nepalgunj & further
proceed to Kathmandu by flight [fixed wing]. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.
Final departure transfer for onward journey.
** YATRA ENDS **
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