Mt. Kailash (Kang Rimpoche), situated in the Western region of Tibet, has been considered sacred by Buddhists, Hindus, Jains and Bonpos for thousands of years. For Hindus it is the place where the Lord Shiva is residing and for Buddhists, Jains and Bonpos it is the center of the Universe. This tour includes rigorous overland driving enjoying enchanting nature. During this tour apart from few days you will stay in guest house/ lodges. In fact this is the perfect way to experience pilgrimage tour to Mt Kailash and Holy Mansarovar Lake.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu International airport. Transfer to the hotel. Orientation of the tour program. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Half day Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Briefing and preparation for trip. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Kodari After immigration formalities drive to Nyalam (3900m). Overnight at Guest House.
Day 04: Nyalam. Full day rest day for acclimatization. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 05: Drive Nyalam to Saga (4300 m), approx. 230 kms. Overnight at Guest House/ Tented Camp.
Day 06: Drive Saga to Prayang (4540m), approx. 260 kms. Overnight at Guest House/ Tented Camp.
Day 07: Drive 265km to Mansarovar (4530m) stay at Horchu. Overnight at Guesthouse/Tented Camp.
Day 08: Start a morning pleasant drive around Lake Mansarovar (30km) reaching Chiu Gompa. Overnight at Guesthouse/ Tented Camp.
Day 09: Drive to Darchen base camp of Kailash. Overnight at Guest House/ Tented Camp.
Day 10: Commence trek/Parikarma to Dira-puk. Approx. 16 kms. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 11: Proceed to Zutul-phuk via Dolmala pass (5800m).Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 12: Trek Down to Darchen (10km), after lunch, continue drive to Prayang. Overnight at Guest House/ Tented Camp.
Day 13: Drive to Saga. Overnight lodge stay/ Tented Camp.
Day 14: Drive Saga to Nyalam. Overnight at lodge stay/ Tented Camp.
Day 15: Drive to Zhangmu, after completing Chinese immigration and drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Transfer to Kathmandu International airport to connect flight for onward journey.
You can combine the above trip with following activities: