KAILASH MONSAROVAR TOUR
Mt Kailash Tour is the most visited sacred destination in far-west in Tibet and Hindus believe Mt Kailash to be the abode of Lord Shiva.
- Duration 17 Days
- Difficulty Level Low
- Includes Equipment, Drinks, Accommodations, Food
Mt Kailash Tour is the most visited sacred destination in far-west in Tibet and Hindus believe Mt Kailash to be the abode of Lord Shiva. It is considered holy center of the universe among both Hindu and Buddhist religious group. MT Kailash Tour drawn to many pilgrimage groups from all over the world to have divine glimpse of Lord Shiva’s abode to attain release from the clutches of ignorance and delusion. Since then many holy people- saints and sages are also consider this pristine site most be visited to pay their attention to Lord Shiva. According to Buddhist scripture Lord Buddha had magically visited Kailash in the 5th century BC and they also believe the Buddhism was entered in Tibet from Nepal and India, in the 7th century AD afterward. Mt Kailash Tour allow to visitors to wonder about magical natural rewards of around and colorful reflections of religious belief of people.
Mt Kailash Tour along covers circuit around the holy mountain-clockwise for the Buddhists, anti-clockwise for Bon adherents are known as a Kora or Parikrama (Circuit) and normally it takes three days. Along the Mt Kailash Tour visitors take a short plunge in the nearby sacred site Manasarovar Lake. The word ‘manas’ means mind or consciousness sarovar means holy lake simply we call it Lake of Consciousness and Enlightenment which also signifies the spirit of Brahma creator of universe. The holy Manasarovar Lake looks incredibly fascinating on moonlit nights especially during the full moon, coveting areas of 88-km circumference, its depth is 90m and total area 320-sq-kms around. There is another neighboring lake which is called Rakshas Tal, also known as “Ravan Kund”, which covers is 122-km area of circumference.
At the airport; you will be meet by representative of our company and transferred to the Hotel, where you will meet us. If you will arrive in Kathmandu, we will collect all of your original passport to apply for Chinese Group visa. A pre-trek briefing will be held at approx. 6:00pm to 7:00pm in the evening and is a great opportunity to get acquainted with your fellow group members before heading out to dinner. Welcome dinner at the authentic and typical Nepalese cuisine with cultural dance.
We start the journey early in the morning after a breakfast to Sybrubenshi the trekking starting point of about 8 hour drive which provides you mountain scenery and landscape. The first path till Dhunche is smooth. From then the path moves along the gravel road.
Drive to Rasuwagadhi 15km from Syabrubeshi, then complete immigration & custom formalities in Nepal & Tibet side at Rasuwagadhi, and then continue further drive to Kerung. Overnight stay Guesthouse
Early morning breakfast at guesthouse and get in the bus passing through many passes, curly road, seeing the grassland, crossing the Brahmaputra river on the way serve the packed lunch than continue drive to Dongba.
Today we will continue our journey to Mansarovar. It is around 6 hours drive. The holiest Lake Mansarovar is the source of four great holy rivers Ganges, Brahmaputra, Sutlej and Indus River. It is said that Lord Vishnu floated in it for an eternity, dreaming, until the life force stirred, and out of the water’s infinite potential sprang forth all of creation.
Early morning, start the parikrama of Manasarovar covering approximately 88 Km. Total time taken for the Parikrama and the holy dip and puja, will be nearly 3 hours. After finishing the parikrama of the lake, the bus takes you to Darchen, a distance of 53 Km, in about an hour. Darchen has a small market and if you missed buying essentials at Purang, you can try your luck here.
From Tarboche, we walk up the Lha Chu Valley through beautiful green meadows and streams with Mt Kailash towering above us. We follow the river which enters a narrow canyon with high, steep cliffs and spectacular waterfalls. Continuing up the valley, the north face of Kailash comes into view before we reach the 13th century monastery at Dira-puk.
We now leave the Lha Chu Valley and enter the Drolma Chu Valley, heading up towards a high pass, the Drolma La 5,630m. It’s a tough climb to the summit which is festooned with prayer flags but from there it is all downhill or flat to Zutul-puk, with views of one of the highest lakes in the world, Thukpe Dzingbu Lake, known as the Lake of Compassion. As well as the monastery at Zutul-puk, there are several meditation caves and another cave containing an image of Milarepa.
We cross several streams, and follow an impressive gorge. Along the way we are once again treated to magnificent views of Kailash. We then enter the Bharka plain and it’s about an hour’s walk through this desert-like landscape to Darchen
Early morning breakfast at guesthouse and drive to china boarder checked custom formalities continue drive to Kathmandu