Mount Kailash is a sacred site in Western Tibet; visiting by thousand of Hindu pilgrims and travelers every year. It has a great mass of black rock soaring to over 22,000 ft. Mount Kailash has a sole feature of being one of the world’s most holiest places but least visited. This is extremely venerated and circled by thousands of pilgrims each year, never been climbed though. It is against the religion and never been permitted.
Hindus believe that Mount Kailas to be the abode of Lord Shiva like many other Hindus god and Shiva Character is always on top. Kailash is scared to other religion as well such as the Jain calls the mountain Astapada and believe to be the place of Rishaba. Bon calls the mountain of Tise and believe to be the seat of the Sky Goddess Sipaimen.
Pilgrims to Mount Kailash Mansarovar, after difficulties joinery of road and getting permits, you will confront with an equally tough task of circumambulating the holiest mountain. The walking around this peak by Hindus and Buddhists is clockwise and by Bon followers Counter-Clockwise. It takes 2 nights 3 days to make a circle of the sacred peak.
Mount Kailash Mansarovar Tour can be made by different routes of Nepal, Tibet and India. The easiest way for the south countries pilgrims used to be from the Kodari border which is closed after the earthquake in 2015. Now, the comfortable way to reach to this holiest Shiva place is from Kerung/Gyirong boder crossing as Mount Kailash Mansarovar Tour via Kerung Border Crossing. This trip can be done within 14 days to and from Kathmandu. Get the HimalayanWindows’s best itinerary and details and ask for the cheapest and reasonable price offer.
On this Mount Kailash Mansarovar Tour via Kerung Border Crossing, you can also extend the trip to Everest Base camp from the North Face. It is also one of the popular travel destinations in Tibet.
Organizing a press meet from on 30th August, 2017, The Tibet government has officially opened Kerung/Gyirong border to the third country travelers. Now, it has been easier and cheaper to the people traveling Tibet including Mount Kailash Mansarovar by land.
You will be picked up from one of our representative at HimalayanWindows Tours and escorted you from the airport to transfer to the hotel. If time permits, we will visit Pashupatinath Temple at evening. Overnight at hotel.
You will have guided sightseeing in major places of Kathmandu valley such as Pashupatinath Temple, Bauddhanath Stupa and Budhanilkantha. In the afternoon, our manager from HW Tours will brief about your trip to Holy Mount Kailash. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Kerung/Gyirong Border from Kathmandu via Shyabrubensi. Begin your trip early in the morning from Kathmandu to enter Tibet in the same day. After necessary immigration formalities in Nepal and Tibet both sides. Enter Tibet, meet Tibetan guide and drive to Kerung/Gyirong. Overnight at basic Guest house
Acclimatization day in Kerung to adjust your body again AMS. Attend short hiking around the valley that really helps body to adjust on altitude. Take Lunch and Rest at the Guest house. Overnight at Guest house.
You will be driving via high passes with panoramic Mountain View on high Tibetan land with several amazing Buddhist praying flags at the top of passes. Stop and view several lakes on the way to Saga. Arrive at Saga by crossing Brahmaputra River. Overnight at Guest house
Your Journey start with full of excitement to see first view of Mount Kailash and lake Mansarovar. Arrive at small town Chiu Gumba for overnight. You also can visit Chiu monastery at top hill near bank of the Mansarovar Lake. Overnight at guest house
Preparation of Kailash Kora (Circle). Get morning Sunrise view of lake Mansarovar. You will spend more than half day and drive to Darchen for overnight. Bath with Mansarovar water is preferable with most of the pilgrimage. Puja or hawan at bank of the lake for Hindu Pilgrims, exploration of hot spring near from chiu Gumpa. Overnight at Guest house
We will start early drive from Darchen after your breakfast. Our staff will provide you packed lunch for on the way. Drive to valley of the god which is also called Yamadwar. Start walking towards Dirapuk. Walking trail is flat land and some minor up hills. Arrive at Dirapuk and have north face of mount Kailash. Overnight at Guest house
Today is the hardest and most important day of this holy trip. Begin your walk very early in the morning. Hardest ascend till Drolma La pass and suddenly descent towards Gauri Kunda and further trek to Zuthulpuk. You will view different faces of Mount Kailash time and again. Overnight at Guest House
We will take easy and gentle walk towards Darchen from Zuthulpuk. Get your transportation waiting for you and drive back to Saga via Darchen on the same day. On the way you will have chance to take holy water from holy Mansarovar Lake. Overnight at Guest house
Within a same way drive back to Kerung from Saga. Overnight at Kerung Guest house
After custom formalities on both side of Tibet and Nepal, we will arrive at Nepal side, pick up by Nepalese team and transportation to be back to Kathmandu. it is 8 to 9 hours journey through narrow road. at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
We will provide cultural dinner in the evening at the Nepalese Typical restaurant with cultural show in Kathmandu as a Complementary with Thank You!
You will be free to look around for shopping and souvenirs. Drive to the airport (3 hours prior to your flight time); happily back to your home or onward destination.
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