Nepalayatimes/Kailash Manasarovar Sacred Place: Don’t Miss to Visit
Kathmandu – Mount Kailash stands as sacred mountain peak in the far west of Tibet. The holiest mountain in the world believes by Hindu, Buddhist, Bon, Janis and alike as adobe of the God and the center of the universe. Visitors come from huge distance in the area as a pilgrimage to make their holy Kora of Mount Kailash and deep in Lake Manasarovar.
Not only for pilgrimage peoples, nowadays the area is popular for other westerners as it is reached in nature, cultures and provide adventure trekking around Mount Kailash for 3 days. Beautiful landscape, Scenic Himalayan views, dozens of over 5000 miter passes decorated with Tibetan prayer flags on the way driving. The typical Tibetan peoples, their lifestyle, oldest monastery, temples, and other monuments are also a list of exploration.
Normally Nepal Highland Treks is operating small group joining the tour to Kailash from May to September months every year. Tour is Overland tour from Kathmandu to Kerung boarder and same way back. It has also option to customize tour plan including Lhasa, Guge or Everest Base camp. The 12 nights 13 days tour also have preparation time and sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Outline Itinerary to Reach Kailash
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuban International Airport Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel and Overnight 1350m
Day 02: Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing in Major highlight. Trip preparation and Overnight at Hotel
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Kerung via Syaprubensi (7/8 Hours -140km/ 3,500m) Overnight at local guest house
Day 04: Day in Kerung for acclimatization. overnight at guest house
Day 05: Drive to Saga (230km – 6 hours) 4450m. Overnight at guest house
Day 06: Drive to Manasarovar 4,580m (400km – 9 Hours) Overnight at Guest house in group sharing
Day 07: Expore Lake Manasarovar and drive to Darchen 4,575m (40km – 1 Hour) Overnight at Hotel
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Day 08: First Day Kailash Parikrama. Drive to Tarboche valley and start Kailash Kora. First day of Kailash Kora is 40 minutes driving and 6 hours walking. Overnight at Guest house in Derapuk (4,900m)
Day 09: Second Day Kailash Parikrama. Walking to Dolma La pass (5,645m) and trek down to Juthulpuk (4,760m / 21km – 10 Hours) Overnight at Juthulpuk
Day 10: Third day of Kailash Parikrama, and drive back to Saga. 10 Hours journey drive and 3 hours easy trekking. Overnight at Hotel
Day 11: Drive back the same way to Kerung. Overnight at guest house
Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu (7/8 Hours). Overnight at Hotel
Day 13: Departure