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Kailash Tour Via Kerung
Total Amount :$ 1999.00
QUICK TRIP INFO
Private vehicle as required in Nepal and Tibet
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner in Tibet, Breakfast in Kathmandu
Hotel and Lodge accommodation on twin sharing basis
15 Days 14 Nights
Join the overland journey to the Holy Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar and explore the spiritual world of the Shiva. Kailash Tour via Kerung takes you across Nepal Tibet border by overland transportation. The journey to the abode of Shiva also lets you explore the beauty of rural Nepal and Tibet before you reach the ultimate destination of the trip.
Kailash Tour via Kerung is the shortest route to Mt. Kailash. Although you need to drive long distance, you will also get to enjoy the beauty of an overland journey. A stop at Mansarovar Lake before embarking on the Kailash Kora allows you enough time to acclimatize and also soak in the spiritual vibes of the place. The Holy Mansarovar Lake and the atmosphere in the surroundings fill you with positive energy, motivation and strength to for the kora of Mt. Kailash.
In addition to the Kailash journey, you will have a chance to visit Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu. A special puja ceremony at Pashupatinath is the perfect way to commence the journey to the abode of Shiva. After the puja at the temple, you will also go for a beautiful day tour to the spiritual sites in Kathmandu valley. This tour is certainly a meaningful spiritual journey of a lifetime.
What to expect on Mt. Kailash Tour via Kerung?
- Puja ceremony at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu
- Visit spiritual cultural sites like Swoyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Overland journey to Mt. Kailash crossing Nepal Tibet border
- Beautiful and sacred Mansarovar Lake
- Amazing Kora around Holy Mt. Kailash
Your arrival in Kathmandu is the first day of the trip. We will welcome you at the arrival gate of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the trip hotel. You will have free time mostly on your own today. We will surely offer you necessary guidance on wandering around on your arrival time. We will also brief you about the entire adventure trip and answer your questions if you have any. Feel at comfort; relax and try to acclimate in the Nepalese atmosphere. Things may look and feel completely strange to you but that’s the beauty of a new place so find yourself at easy and slowly soak into the local ambience.
Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu
We spend a full day in Kathmandu today which will be a necessary acclimatization day as well. Early in the morning after breakfast, we will meet for trip briefing where we will talk about this amazing trip in details and answer your questions should you have any. After the brief meeting is over, we are taking you for an amazing cultural sightseeing tour of heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. The sites we take you for the sightseeing today include Pashupatinnath – for a puja and darshan, Swoyambhunath - the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, and Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and other medieval architectural wonders.
Kathmandu – Kerung
It is a long day drive today to the Nepal Tibet border town of Kerung. About nine hours of drive along the scenic highway takes us to Kerung today. We complete all the immigration process at the border immigration office and enter Tibet and settle into a lodge to spend overnight. A good rest is what we look forward to after the long drive.
Rest Day in Kerung
We take an extra day at Kerung to acclimatize and rest before we drive further higher into the Tibetan land. We can take leisurely wander around the town and spend the day exploring bazar.
Kerung – Saga
We drive all the way to Saga today. Around six hours of drive today takes us past deserted terrain of Tibet. We drive past several nomad camps. The day also brings us the view of Gaurishankar, Shishapangma and Langtang Himal. We also drive past lake, river and many other dramatic landscapes before reaching Saga to stay overnight.
Saga – Prayang
Each day drive is taking us higher in elevation and closer to our destination of the trip. When we drive to Prayang today, we will be at one camp away from the holy Manasarovar Lake. It takes us about six hours to reach Prayang and the drive will bring several awesome places along the highway.
Prayang – Manasarovar
On our journey today, we reach the holy Manasarovar. About six hours of drive from Prayang takes us to the holy site. The awesome serenity of the lake is so spellbinding that spreads the vibrations of blessings all around it. The natural beauty of the lake enhanced by the underlying spiritual vibrations is so overwhelming that leaves us speechless.
We take an extra day at Manasarovar to acclimatize and do some cleansing rituals before we set of the circumambulation of the holy Mt. Kailash. We take holy bath on the lake; perform Pooja and wander around soaking in the peaceful and beautiful charm of the lake and surrounding.
Manasarovar – Darchen – Derapuk
The main part of this spiritual journey starts today as we start the trekking around the holy Mt. Kailash. The first part of our journey today is a drive to Darchen. We prepare for the meaningful journey of our life. The adventurous circumambulation of the Kailash is the highlight of the trip. We start the journey on foot and advance towards Derapuk. The blessings from the holy mountain stays with us to help us keep going further ahead towards the destination.
Derapuk – Dolma La – Zuthulpuk
It’s a long day high altitude adventure walk to Zuthulpuk today. The walk goes over a high pass that takes us at the elevation of 5,650 meters above sea level. Our devotional journey around the holy mountain ascends towards the Dolma La pass early in the morning. After a challenging ascent, we eventually reach the pass to descend to Zuthulpuk for overnight stay.
Zuthulpuk – Mansarovar
On the final day of the circumambulation, we trek back to Darchen completing a circle around the holy Mt. Kailash. Incredible blessing from the holy mountain stays with us and we feel so elated on the successful accomplishment of the circumnavigation of the Kailash. We drive back to Manasarovar from Darchen to stay overnight.
Manasarovar – Saga
We drive all the way back to Saga today leaving the pristine Manasarovar and holy Mt. Kailash behind taking the immense blessings and memories with us.
Saga – Kerung
We drive all the way back to Kerung from Saga. It is another beautiful day of long drive that brings us beautiful view of the dramatic landscapes and mountains.
Kerung – Kathmandu
We drive back to Kathmandu and take a leisurely evening.
As the last day on the sacred journey to Mt. Kailash, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight as per your flight schedule. If this is not your departure day, the service for this trip ends here. If you have extra days to spend in Nepal and need any other assistance, please do let us know. We will certainly help you in whatever way we can.