|01:||Arrive Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel. Evening – Detail briefing on Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.||11||16||24||02**||01||11||24|
|02:||AM – Visit Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. PM – Free for preparation.||12||17||25||03||02||12||25|
|03:||Drive from Kathmandu to Nyalamu.||13||18||26||04||03||13||26|
|04:||Rest day at Nyalamu||14||19||27||05||04||14||27|
|05:||Drive to Dongba.||15||20||28||06||05||15||28|
|06:||Drive to Hor-chu (Manasarovar)||16||21||29||07*||06*||16||29|
|07:||AM – Pooja Homa etc. PM – Drive to Darchen taking parikrama of Lake Manasarovar.||17||22||30||08||07||17||30|
|08:||Drive to Yamadwar and start parikrama on foot. Arrive Diraphuk.||18||23||31||09||08||18||Oct 01|
|09:||Cross Dolma La and arrive Zutulphuk.||19||24||Aug 01||10||09||19||02|
|10:||End parikrama and drive to Dongba.||20||25||02||11||10||20||03|
|11:||Drive to Nyalamu.||21||26||03||12||11||21||04|
|12:||Drive to Kathmandu.||22||27||04||13||12||22||05|
|13:||Transfer to airport for departure flight.||23||28||05||14||13||23||06|
|**Indicates tour leaving for full moon day.
*Indicates full moon day.
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13 Days/ 12 Nights
01: Arrive Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel. Evening – Detail briefing on Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.
02: AM – Visit Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. PM – Free for preparation.
03: Drive from Kathmandu to Nyalamu.
04:Rest day at Nyalamu for acclimatization.
05: Drive from Nyalamu to Dongba. 4327 m.
06: Drive to Hor Que (east shore of lake Manasarovar); for Pooja, Homa, Meditation etc 4590 m.
07: AM: Perform Pooja, Homa, Tarpan etc at Lake Manasarovar. PM: Drive to Darchen taking parikrama of Lake Manasarovar. 4575 m.
08: Drive to Yamadwar and start Kailash "Parikrama" (circumambulation). Diraphuk. 4909m.
09: Cross Dolma La and arrive Zutulphuk. Passing Highest altitude of our yatra 5630 m. Camping at 4790 m.
10: End "parikrama" and drive to Dongba. 4327 m.
11: Drive from Dongba to Nyalamu.
12: Drive from Nyalamu to Kathmandu.
13: Tranfer to international airport for departure flight.
01: Arrive Kathmandu. Meet, assist and transfer to hotel.
02: Visit Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. PM – detail briefing on Kailash Manasarovar tour and preparation.
03: Early morning drive from Kathmandu (4500 ft, 1371 mt) to frontier town of Nepal, Kodari. From here walk a short distance across the friendship bridge to meet the guide from our Tibet agent. Then drive for about ½ hour (12 Km) to Zhangmu (7545 ft, 2300 mt). After custom and immigration formalities, drive to Nyalamu (11660 ft, 3534 mt). Total distance 157 Kms, 98 miles (approx. 7 hrs). Stay at Guesthouse.
04: Rest day at Nyalamu for acclimatization.
05: Drive to the first high pass of Lalung La (16665 ft, 5050 mt). From here a superb view of high Himalayas can be seen from Gaurishanker, Shishapangma to Langtang himal. Drive past Khunmen Tso, Sinling, Karru Ongchen and arrive Peigutso (14540 ft, 4406 mt). Drive to driving to Saga (14080 ft, 4267 mt). Continue driving through the windswept territory passing many villages and camps of Yak herders with distance view of snow capped mountains and arrive Dongba (14180 ft, 4327 mt). Total distance 379 Kms, 237 miles (approx. 7 hrs). Stay at Guesthouse.
06: From Dongba drive to Paryang and then to Mayum river (15280 ft, 4630 mt) for 132 Km, 82 miles. Continue drive crossing Mayum La pass (17160 ft, 5200 mt) and have the first sight (Darshan) of Mt. Kailash. Further drive takes you to Horque, the eastern shore of Lake Manasarovar (15055 ft, 4590 mt). Total distance covered 330 Km, 206 miles (Approx 7 hrs). Stay at guesthouse.
07: AM: Perform religious performances (Puja, Homa, Tarpan etc.) or rest viewing the most beautiful Mt. Kailash surrounding area. PM: Taking "parikrama" (driving around) of Manasarovar arrive Darchen (15098 ft, 4575 mt), located beneath the majestic holy Mountain Kailash. Stay at Guesthouse. Total distance 90 Km, 57 miles (Approx 4 hrs). Stay at guesthouse.
08: Drive to Yamadwuar (15200 ft, 4606 mt), 8 Kms, 5 miles. From Yamadwuar trek starts. Trek through Shersang, the rebuilt Chukku Gompa, Dambing Donkhang (16137 ft, 4890mt.) and to Dirapuk (16200 ft, 4909mt). Distance 8 Km, 5 miles drive and 11 Km, 7 miles walk. Approx 6 hrs walk. Overnight in tent at Dirapuk. Yaks will carry our food, baggage and equipments. Those not doing the Parikrama, will drive to Darchen from Sersang and wait here for the parikrama group and stay at guesthouse.
09: Climb through a moraine to a meadow at 17193 ft, 5210mt and then pass rock cairns to emerge to Dolma La at 18579 ft, 5630 mt (highest altitude on this Yatra). From the pass descend via Guari Kunda Lake to the La Chukkir Villy at 16995 ft, 5150mt where you should look for the foot prints, which pilgrims believe belonged to Buddha. Descend further along, a long gentle path to Zutul-Puk Gompa (15807 ft, 4790mt.), where there is a cave in which the saint Milarepa is said to have meditated. Total distance 23 Km, 14 miles. Approx 10 hrs. Stay at tented camp.
10: Trek along the Zhong Chu river to a bridge, cross it and climb a little before descending to 15213 ft, 4610 mt from where you will have a good view of Manasarovar Lake. Meet the rest of the group members at the pick-up point and drive to Dongba. Walking distance 11 Km, 7 miles (approximate 5 hrs). Total driving distance 361 Km, 226 miles (approximate 5 to 6 hours)
11: From Dongba to Nyalamu. Total distance 379 Kms, 237 miles (approx. 7 hrs). Stay at Guesthouse.
12: Drive from Nyalamu to Kathmandu via Zhangmu. Immigration formalities will be done at Zhangmu (Chinese Immigration office) and at Kodari (Nepalese Immigration office). Stay at Hotel. 157 Km, 98 miles. Approx 7 hrs.
13: Breakfast at hotel. Free until departure time. Transfer to international airport for departure flight.