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13 Days Overland Kailash Manasarovar Tour

Package Duration
13 Days / 12 Nights
Destination Covered
Kathmandu - Tibet

  • Day 1 : Kathmandu Arrival

    Description :

    Arrive at Kathmandu airport as per your schedule. You will be welcomed by our tour representative who will transfer you to your hotel where other yatris are staying. Check into your room and have relaxed time. In the evening, we will have short briefing program about the Kailash overland yatra formalities and itinerary in the lobby of the hotel. Dinner and night stay in the hotel.

    Day 2 : Kathmandu city tour

    • Pashupatinath Temple

    Description :

    In the morning by 6.30 am, breakfast in the hotel and then continue for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu by 8.00 am. You will visit Pashupatinath Temple and Budhanilkanth Temple, both are biggest holy temples of Nepal in regards to Lord Shiva & Vishnu respectively. Return to your hotel after temple visit and take lunch in hotel. Time free for personal activities and other pre Kailash Manasarovar yatra preparation. If the briefing was not done last evening due to some reasons, today evening we will have short briefing program followed by introduction to all group members. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

    Optional Tour : One can even book for Mountain flight as an optional tour for this morning. This is an hour flight over world’s highest mountain peaks. The flight departure time is at 6.30 am therefore those passengers who booked for this incredible flight should be ready by 5.30 am in the hotel and one of our Kailash tour officer will pick them up from hotel lobby and transfer to the airport to board the mountain flight.

    Remarks : If need be, depending on rush of pilgrims and keeping in mind long queues at immigration counters in the morning time our tour guide may decide to take the group to Kodari this evening for night stay. This will facilitate the yatris to avoid long waiting in the queues at the border.

    Day 3 : Kathmandu to Kodari border & continue to Nyalam

    Description :

    Today early morning wake up and drive to Kodari border. On the way we will make short break for tea/coffee with packed breakfast. On reaching border. Upon arrival at Kodari border we will start immigration formalities and meanwhile yatris will also take lunch in a decent restaurant (veg meal only). Our border representative will assist you to clear immigration & customs in Nepal side. Then get ready to cross the border in Tibet region. You have to walk for 5-10 minutes to reach the ‘Nepal-China Friendship Bridge’ and stay in queue as per serial number mentioned in your passport. It may take longer time and our local officer or office will have no control over the immigration formalities. So you need to stay patient and calm till you receive your turn here. . We clear Chinese immigration and custom formalities with the help of our Tibetan guide. And then after, we get in to our vehicle in Tibet side for our onward journey to Nyalam. After 30 minutes drive the group will reach the nearest town of in Zhangmu where you have to wait again to clear immigration formalities by our guide & driver. From Zhangmu it takes another an hour or more to reach Nyalam. On arrival, check into guesthouse and take rest for today. Our kitchen crew will serve hot tea/coffee with light snacks within short interval of time after setting their kitchen. Then you can stroll around hotel vicinity or go walk for shopping in nearby market. Dinner will be prepare by our cook and serve between 7 to 8 pm (Chinese time).

    Important note : Being you are staying in high elevation at 3750m, there might be consequence of uneasy feeling with your health during the first night, so it is suggested to all travelers to drink liquid more as possible that may be in any form of soup, juice, tea, coffee or hot water. This will help you in re-hydration as well as in breathing system.

    Day 4 : Free day in Nyalam for Acclimatization

    Description :

    This day is reserve for rest day for the acclimatization with Tibet’s climate. Our tour manager will assist taking you to short hike in and around Nyalam county for warming up your body to adjust with Tibet climate. Also, we enjoy the day with chanting Bhajan or Katha in our guesthouse.

    Day 5 : Drive Nyalam to Saga / Dongba

    Description :

    Today our journey begins to reach our ultimate destination of Mt. Kailash. Wake up by 7.00 am, take breakfast by 7.30 am then begin the tour to the next destination of Saga / Dongba. This routine will be normally followed all day during your further trip ahead. After short drive of 10 km, you can see Milarepa Cave situated in 400m downhill side from the highway. Then we across the first highest pass Thong-La (5200 m) enroute, from where you can enjoy the magnificent view of one of the highest peak in Tibet called Mt. Shishpangma (8013 m) along with Mt. Choyu and Mt. Dorje Lakpa. After high pass, we leave ‘Friendship Highway’ that goes to Lhasa and change the direction to the West which is leading to towards Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. We halt for half an hour on the way in check-post where our Tibetan guide and driver will clear permit formalities and then continue drive ahead with another break at near Peiku Tso for lunch. Our drive continue again along through some distance with great view of Lake Peiku Tso and reach Saga, a small developed town situated at the bank of River Brahmaputra (Yarlung Tsangpo). Finally, we arrive Dongba / New Dongba for our overnight stay after some couple of hours drive. This place is used to be the regional trading centre in the past. Being the road is all fine our journey will be smooth with picturesque view of snow capped mountains and passing through some villages & camps of yak herders (nomad camp). Dinner and stay in the guesthouse.

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Contact Detail

Tripathi Tour and Travels

Contact Person :-

Mr. Pravin Kumar Tripathi

Address :- Beside Hotel Tulsi Plaza, In Front Of Railway Station Gate No.1, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India - 273001
Primary Number :- 08049671743

Mobile :- +91-9838705705, 7390905327

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