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DURATION10 NIGHTS / 11 DAYS
DESTINATION COVEREDKATHMANDU – NEPALGUNJ – SIMIKOT – PURANG (TAKLAKOT 3400 m) – MANASAROVAR LAKE – TARBOCHE – DIRAPUK – ZUTHULPUK – TAKLAKOT – SIMIKOT – NEPALGUNJ – KATHMANDU

OVERVIEW

Mount. Kailash (6714 m), the farmed holy peak in west of Tibet. Mt. Kailsh has long been an object of worship for four major religious. For Hindu, it is the domain of Shiva. It is also the abode of Samvara a multiarmed, wrathful deity worshipped in the chakrasamvara Tantric cycle of Tibetan Buddhism. The Jains of India also revere the mountain as the site at which the first of their saints emancipated. And in the ancient Bon religion of Tibet, Kailash was the sacred nine storeys Swatika Mountain, upon which the Bonpo founder shenrab alighted from haven. The 53 kms Kailash circuit is the holiest of all Hindu as well as Buddhist pilgrimages and the beacon, which draws most travelers to western Tibet. It is said that a single Parikrama erases the accumulated sins of a lifetime, while 108 cicurmbulation will achieve Salvation. 
Lake Manasarover Sprawling below Mount Kailash is the sacred Lake Manasarover (4580 m), where ritual bath will deliver a pilgrim to bream’s paradise and drink of its water relinquishes the sins of a hundred lifetimes.

NOTEThis is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.

ITINERARY DETAILS

DAY 01 : KATHMANDU (1300 m)

Welcome at Kathmandu international airport, transfer to hotel.
Evening program briefing.

DAY 02 : KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING AND FLY TO NEPALGUNJ

After breakfast, Kathmandu city sightseeing including Pashupatinath temple. After lunch, fly to Nepalgunj.
Transfer to the hotel in Nepalgunj.

DAY 03 : FLY TO SIMIKOT (2859 m)

Early in the morning schedule flight from Nepalgunj to Simikot. 
Overnight stay at guesthouse.

DAY 04 : FLY TO HILSA AND DRIVE TO PURANG (TAKLAKOT 3400 m)

Early in the morning fly to Hilsa by chartered helicopter and cross Karnali River and get in to Tibetan border.
After meeting with Tibetan guide, drive to Taklakot (Purang) by Land Cruisers via Khojarnath Monastery.
Overnight stay at guesthouse.

DAY 05 : PURANG

Acclimatization day at Purang (Taklakot 3400 m.).
Overnight stay at guesthouse.

DAY 06 : DRIVE TO MANASAROVAR LAKE (4550 m)

Early Morning drive from Taklakot to Manasarovar Lake (4550 m) takes 2-3 hours. Transfer to the guesthouse near lake.
After taking holy bath at lake, do puja and makes circumambulation of Holy Lake. Afternoon, relax in guesthouse and prepare for next day trip.

DAY 07 : DRIVE TO TARBOCHE AND TREK TO DIRAPUK (4890 m)

This is first day of Kailash Parikrama. First we drive to Tarboche (Yemadwar the auspicious gateway and the sky burial ground) passing through Darchen (4560 m). Then walk up to Diraphuk. This day have to walk about 4-5 hours. Yak will carry our all essential equipment.
Overnight stay at guesthouse.

DAY 08 : DIRAPUK TO ZUTHULPUK (4750 m.)

This is very long walking day, need to walk 8-9 hours and have to cross Dolma-La (5670 m) above sea level. The weather is unpredictable in Dolma-La, any time can change and start snow storm.
So we have to start our journey as earlier as possible. In route, we get darshan of Gaurikunda. But it is very difficult to go and touch.
Overnight stay at guesthouse.

DAY 09 : ZUTHULPUK TO TAKLAKOT

This is last day of Parikrama, take just 2 hours walking down near Darchenthen catch our jeep and drive to Taklakot take 2 hours.
Overnight stay at guesthouse.

DAY 10 : FLY TO SIMIKOT – NEPALGUNJ – KATHMANDU

Early morning, charter Helicopter flight to Simikot.
After completing immigration formalities, chartered or connecting fixed wing flight to Nepalgunj and catch evening schedule flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel.

DAY 11 : FINAL DEPARTURE

After breakfast, transfer to the International airport for final departure.

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