Its heavenly heights
rising to 6714 m., Mt.Kailas is sacred to many faith. The Hindus
revere it as the holy abode of Lord Shiva, while the Budhists regard
it as a projection of the Cosmic Mandala.
Far away from the rush and roar of cities, one can be within
the pinnacle of Nature, in perfect communion with the cosmos,
and enjoy inner peace, with oneself and the whole
This unique program is conducted by Yoga
Toursindia, assisted by both Raju Thapa, a highly educated
and experienced guide and Anthony Sadasiva. Spiritual sites as
Lake Manasarovar (4560 m) are stunningly eye-catching and
elevating, as the Himalayas tower in the background. Equally
invigorating is Lake Gouri Kund (5608 m), a centre of worship
as well. As a special treat, we will visit the Ronbuk
Monastery and Mt. Everest!
Proposed Itinerary: July
4- July 22, 2010
Pricing: 4200 USD For entire tour plus land
and Air from New York! Nepal VISA and Tibet VISA
included! Call for extra savings.
Day 01 : Arrival day, O/n Hotel BB Basis.
Our office representative greets you at Airport and
transfer to Hotel, in the evening. Briefing about tour.
Day 02 : In Kathmandu O/N Hotel BB Basis.
After B/F Half day, guided Sight Seeing Tour to
Kathmandu valley, Places are Pashupatinath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa
and Swambunath Stupa, rest of time
Day 03 : Kathmandu-Nayalam
Guest House. An early morning, we will enjoy the
scenic drive to Kodari border, after completing the immigration
formalities we cross the border to Tibet and stay in Nyalam. This is
a small Himalayan town from where we start a short acclimatization
trek and may visit a cave of the sage "MILEREPA",
Day 04 : Acclimatization in Nayalam and Visit
Ont at Guest House. Nayalam is a beautiful place for
acclimatization; you will visit Milarepa Cave where Tibetan Tantric
Master saint meditated.
Day 05 : Drive, Nayalam to Saga
Beautiful drive to Paikutso, we visit the sacred
lake of Pai -Kutso and take the ferry over the legendary river
Brahmaputra. This is one of the 4 rivers which have its source near
Kailash. Drive offers several beautiful Lake's view, we cross on
boat Huge Brahmaputra River local language known as Yarlung Tsangpo
, features of Tibetan Nomads with their herd of yaks and
Day 06 : Drive, Saga to Parayang (4550mtrs /185kms
Today we enjoy the majestic views of the Tibetan
Plateau and the grand Himalayan chain to the south.
Day 07 : Drive to Lake Manasarover
Today we will drive all the way to Manasarover and
get the first views of Kailash and Manasarover we will camp at the
bank of Trugo Gompa or Chiu Gompa.
Day 08 : Full day excursion at Manasarover,
overnight at Darchen at 4640m Tarboche , Camp. Explore Manasarover
by jeep, holy Pooja, take a ritual bath. Enter ancient caves and
enjoy the roaming place of RISHIS and YOGIS. According to ancient
scriptures the lake is created from the mind of the Hindu deity
BRAHMA. The lake is a gift for yogis who do penance here. The
tremendous heat produced through their penance can be cooled of by a
purifying and rejuvenating bath in the lake. It is said that a
ritual bath in Manasarover kills the sins of a lifetime, after
Pooja, ritual ceremony.
Day 09 : Acclimatization & Exploration at
After B/F, we will drive to Tarboche visiting
Tidapuri, it is not a long journey but as you are gaining High
elevation and in order to cross Dormala Pass, enough acclimatization
Day 10 : Start Kailash Parikarma from Darchen or
Tarboche. Trek to Dira Puk . Today is the actual start of the
circumambulation of Kailash from Darchen first prostration point,
Tarboche Flag pole the auspicious gateway and sky burial ground, We
trek to Dhira at Puk at 4765 Meters, camp at the north face of
Kailash. This will be a once in a lifetime experience view of
Kailash is superb from Here.
Day 11 : Trek to Zuthul Puk (5650 meters/ 22kms-
Trek to the north face wall of Kailash. This is one
of the real highlights of the tour! You will come face to face with
the greatness of Kailash. We will cross the last ridges to literally
sit in the lab of Shivas abode. This is the most powerful point of
the pilgrimage and has transformed the lives of those who visited
with humility and devotion. Today's hike is not part of the actual
Kora and only possible for physically very fit people. Today we
cross the Dolma La Pass (5650meters). Dorma La is the highest point
of our pilgrimage and it is said that those who pass this gateway
will finish the Karma of a full lifetime and start a new life at
this point. Very near we find the famous lake "GAURIKUND", the
bathtub of Parvati the wife of Lord Shiva. You have the opportunity
to take a sacred bath here and charge your body, mind and spirit.
Later we will trek to the campsite near the monastery Zutul Puk and
enjoy the stay near the river.
Day 12 : Kailash Kora end near Darchen
(4700mtrs/14kms-5hrs) Camp. Today we will complete the Kailash Kora
crossing third and fourth prostration point ZUTHUL PUK Monastery and
trek, trek near by Darchen from where we directly drive to Chiu
Gompa the ancient monastery at the shore of Lake Manasarovar where
you will enjoy a bath in the hot springs and camp near the
Day 13 : Drive, to Parayang (4540mtrs/277kms
Day 14 : Drive Parayang to Saga
On our way to Saga we again enjoy the beauty of the
Tibetan Plateau and camp near the town at a sacred rock which marks
one of the power vortexes of Tibet.
Day 15 : Drive to Rongbuk (4920m/60kms/3 hrs)Today we drive over
rocky terrain on to the Rongbuk enjoying views of Mt. Everest,
Beautiful rocky landscapes and other numerous mountains.
Day 16 : Drive Rongbuk to Tingri (3750m/96kms/3 hrs) O/nt at
Guest House. A.m. we will trek to the Everest North Base Camp,
retreat to Rongbuk, we drive to Tingri in the afternoon.
Day 17 : Drive Tingri to Nayalam (3800m/214kms/6-7hrs) Guest
House B & B. Drive downhill to Nyalam crossing two
spectacular passes- The LALUNG LA (5082m.)
Day 18 : Drive to Kathmandu,(1350m/125kms6-7hrs)
Kodari, after completing immigration formalities, scenic drive to
Kathmandu. This drive offers entirely different views than Tibet,
lust forest, terraced rice field, green vegetation and scattered
Day 19 : Departure
* Hotel Accommodation twin sharing BB Basis in
Kathmandu ( 4-5 star) 3 night and Tibet side twin sharing best
available Guest Houses with full board meals
* All the camping equipment, Two-men a tent at
Camping, Dinning tent, Toilet tent, Kitchen Tent, mattress with
foam, up to -10 degree sleeping bag.
* Staff:-English speaking Nepalese Sherpa staff,
well trained Cook, Kitchen boys, Sherpas, English speaking Tibetan
Guide, Tibetan driver, two men a Yak with Yak men around Kailash
* Transportation: Airport transfers,
sightseeing-Pashupatinath Darshan, Kathmandu to Tibet Border to
Kathmandu by Coach, Tibet side Deluxe Land cruisers 4500 cc (four
person in one) with support truck.
* Food: freshly cooked full board vegetarian meals 3
time a day and all kitchen equipment, cutlery set, chair &
dinning table. Drinks: Hot drinks- Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate,
Boiled water, Kitchen; Dining & Toilet Tents.
* Safety Concern: Gammon Bag, Oxygen, Basic first
aid kid Box, Satellite Phone.
* Fees & Permit; Monastery and temple entrance
fees, Normal Tibet China Visa Fees, Kailash Permit, Tibet
* Gift Items: Duffel bag, Wind breaker jacket &
Pant, a water bottle.
Cost Does not Include:
Nepal re-entry visa ($25 USD), Travel Insurance,
Extra cost in the event of landside for hiring Porter age, expenses
of personal and bar bills etc...