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Mount Kailash Mansrovar Yatra inner kora, trip of lifetime provides pilgrims opportunity to discover the nomad cities and villages of Tibet. You will be able to explore many of the oldest and distinguished monasteries, enjoy landscaping, Golden shortens, Saptarishi cave. Kailash Mansarovar inner kora also provide you with an option to tailor it to combine Everest Base Camp should you wish to choose.
Day 01: Kathmandu arrival
Day 02: Kathmandu/apply for group Chinese visa
Day 03: Kathmandu/Lhasa by flight
Day 04: Lhasa
Day 05: Lhasa
Day 06: Lhasa Lake Yamdrok-Gyantse-Shigatse (350km, 3900 m)
Day 07: Drive Shigatse to Lhatse
Day 08: Lhatse/Saga (about 250 km) [4600m]
Day 09: Saga to Manasarover (4558m) 506 km
Day 10: Pooja and drive to Darchen (14975 ft) 40km,
Day 11: Trek to Darpoche to Selung Gompa or Chuku Gompa/5000m
Day 12: Selung Gompa or Chuku Gompa to Nandi inner Kora-Dira Puk Monastery
Day 13: Trek Dirapuk-Zuthulpuk, 18km, 6-7 hrs, 550 m ascent, 600m descent
Day 14: End of Kailash Parikrama and drive to Manasarovar
Day 15: Manasarovar – Saga
Day 16: Saga-Zhangmu
Day 17: Zhangmu/Kathmandu by road – 5 hours
Day 18: Departure or extension trips
Mount Kailash Mansrovar Yatra, trip of life time is one of the most spiritual and sacred pilgrimage amongst Kailash pilgrims. There are several types of Mount Kailash Yatra. Kailash pilgrims have opportunity to enjoy the Kailash pilgrimage in several ways viz Mount Kailash Yatra by helicopter, Mount Kailash Yatra by overland, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra inner Kora, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with Lhasa, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with Everest Base Camp and much more.
The matrix of Kailash pilgrims believe that, although Kailash Mansarovar inner kora is comparatively strenuous than other Kailash yatras stated above, it allows Kailash yatris to experience the closer view of sacred mountain Mount Kailash. The Kailash Mansarovar inner kora route also include Astapad, Nandi Parvat parikrama. Astapad is a place from where you will have a extreme closer view of holiest peak Mount Kailash. Infact, many of the Kailash pilgrims wish to include Lhasa and Saptarishi Cave in their Kailash Mansarovar inner kora yatra.
Although, Mount Kailash Mansarovar inner kora has been observed as one of the most sacred and challenging yatra amongst Kailash pilgrims, a specialist, reputed travel company with expert team makes this Kailash Mansarovar Yatra inner kora make it happen without any hitch. If you wish to know more information about Mount Kailash Mansarovar inner kora programme or are interested to join than, ask your tour operator today. So ask for Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra inner kora and do not let the chance of having a close up experience of sacred mountain Mount Kailash.
Our airport executives will meet and greet you at the airport upon your arrival. Our team will assist you with luggage transfer and let you have sometime to enjoy the surrounding around airport and settle you down. Afterwards, you will be escorted to the hotel in the Kathmandu city. Upon your arrival at the hotel, smart, professional and hospitable front desk team will provide you arrival drinks; that will give you a bit of glimpse of what a true Nepalese hospitality is like. Remainder of the time is yours for rest before you join for briefing at 1900h followed by buffet style dinner. During briefing, we will provide you with complimentary duffel bags, hats etc. You will also have opportunity to get introduced with the team members with whom you will be for next 10 days and ask questions that you may have.
Day 02: Kathmandu temples visit
After early breakfast, we will take you around to visit top temples of Kathmandu to begin with world’s famous temple Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Budhanilkantha and Swyambhunath. Afterwards, we will back to the hotel for lunch. After lunch, remainder of time is yours which you may choose to stay in the hotel and enjoy the garden or walk around the city.Dinner at 8 in hotel. We apply and collect china visa this day. Overnight at hotel. Meal plan (B/L/D).
After early breakfast, you will be dropped to the airport for flight to Lhasa. Your driver and guide will be there to meet and greet you at Lhasa airport upon your arrival. Afterwards, we will drive to the down-town ancient Lhasa city. Upon arrival at the hotel check in. Remainder of the time is for rest and acclimatisation. The great tips to adapt with high altitude is to take things easy, drink more water and walk light than usual. Overnight at hotel. Meal plan (B)
After breakfast we will proceed for Lhasa sightseeing visiting: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Sera Monastery.
At the outset, we visit Jokhang Monastery. We then continue our journey with walk on the Barkhor street surrounding Jokhang. It is a big free market with its prolific stalls for selling local specialities. Afternoon, we will visit Sera Monastery. Jokhang Monastery. These are observed as the centre of the Tibetan Buddhism and the sacred land of Buddhist followers where thousands of pilgrims come from various part of the world to worship every day. The temple is built in 647 symbolizes the earliest wood-and-masonry structure from primitive era yet in recent days. Sera Monastery was built in 1419 that has always been an important Buddhist monuments in Tibet. It is called as court of wild rose as roses are planted everywhere within the monastery. The monastery is the habitat for 200 monks. Overnight at hotel. Meal plan (B)
Lhasa Sightseeing continues by visiting: Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery.
After breakfast, we visit Potala Palace. The palace was built in 637 by Songtsen Gampo, the first king of the united Tibet. Later palace expanded and served as the winter residence of the Dalai Lamas as well as the religious-political nexus of traditional Tibet. Needless to say, the environment surrounding palace impresses thousand of visitors.Drepung Monastery known as the sacred land of Gelug Sect, was built in 1416. The second, third and fourth Dalai Lama once resided in Drepung monastery. Overnight at hotel. Meal plan (B)
After breakfast, we will make our journey to the historic town of Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake. As per local mythology, Yamdrok Lake is the transformation of a goddess. On the Gangbala Pass, you will have a clear picture of this Tibetan holy lake in turquoise, in distance you can also see the snowcapped Summit of Ninjingkangsang. The largest stupa Kumpa is located in Gyantse. Ten-thousand stupa, the 8-storey Stupa is 42m high and 62m in diameters contains a total of 76 chapels with wonderful murals revered by art scholars around the world.), just next to the Stupa is the Pelchor Monastery, This typical Tibetan Buddhist monastery is the only one large building complex in Tibet that old monastery and Stupa are completely preserved and characterized as a monument. It is recorded 14,000 kilograms of copper was used to make the 8-meter-high sitting statue of Sakyamuni Buddha housed in the grand hall of the temple. Another important site on the way to Gyantse is the Karola Glacier, if weather permitting, we have opportunity to take high quality photos of the glaciers. It must be exiting! After our sightseeing in Gyantse, we will take about 2 hours slow and safe drive to Shigatse city which is the second largest city of Tibet. Overnight at hotel. Meal plan (B)
After breakfast, we will continue our journey to Lhatse. Enroute we will visit Sakya Monastery. In the morning, we will also visit Tashilhunpo Monastery. We will have some time until we continue our journey to Lhatse. Overnight at hotel. Meal plan (B)
After breakfast, we will drive to Saga where we meet our Nepali Sherpa staff who accompany guest throughout Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. From now onward, your journey will be in full board with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast and dinner is served at the guest-house, packed lunch is served in route. Overnight at hotel. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will continue our journey to Mansarovar. We will start our Mansarovar parikrama from Horchu Pass. Depending on the weather, we will plan to take bah and perform pooja in sacred lake Mansarovar. Overnight at guest-house. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will continue our Mansarovar parikrama and reach Darchen. Rest of the time is left for your leisure. You may choose to walk around Darchen and enjoy handicraft shopping. Overnight at guest-house. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will trek to Darpoche. Today is the day for excursion of Shaptarishi cave & 13 Chorten. Overnight at guest house or tent. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will continue our journey to Selung Gompa and Nandi parikrama. Overnight at guesthouse. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will continue our parikrama to Zuthulpuk. Overnight in guesthouse. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will continue our parikrama until we reach parikrama ending point where jeep/buss will be waiting for us. We board onto the bus and continue our return journey to Mansarovar. Overnight in guesthouse. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will continue our return journey to Saga. Overnight at Saga hotel. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will drive to Nyalam. Overnight at guesthouse. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will drive to border. After clearing the boarder formalities, we cross border and have our lunch at Miteri restaurant in Nepal side. After lunch, we will drive back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu; check into the hotel. After some rest before we join farewell dinner and refresh our Kailash memories. Meal plan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you will again have sometime to recall your wonderful Kailash memories before make your way to the airport for journey back home or continue with extension trip to Muktinath or Manakamana. Meal plan (B)
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