EBC Via Mt.Kailash Tour
The goal of this trip is to make pilgrim tour around Mt. Kailash and explore Everest North Base Camp. Mount Kailash stands at 6638 meters from sea level in a remote southern western part of Tibet and is the most sacred place for Hinduism and Buddhism in the world, and because of being Holy Mountain; no one has made attempt to climb on this peak. Mt. Kailash is supposed to be the shelter of Hindu God Shiva.
Beside a holy tour around Mount Kailash and an excursion of Manasarovar Lake; the package offers a trek to Everest North Face Base Camp, guided tours in UNESCO's heritage sites - imperial palaces, shrines, temples and monasteries, wonderful panoramic views of Himalayas, alpine lakes, meadows, valleys, traditional villages, yak pastures and terrain, nomad's land and many other enthralling sights of Nepal and Tibet.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transferred to Hotel no later than mid day Parikrama Treks & Expeditions staff will meet you at the airport. Transfer to the our hotel followed by a quick briefing and collection of passports for Tibet Permit & Visa final application process.
Day 02: Necessary visa and other arrangements in Kathmandu
Visit temple of Pashupatinath biggest Hindu Temple . After paying homage to the lord Pashupathi will visit of Kathmandu city including Budhanolkantha, the where lies the temple of Bishnu Narayan famous for it’s large idol of Narayan laying on the bed of snakes in water.
Day 03: DRIVE TO NYALAM (3750m):
Will leave Kathmandu early in the morning, driving for 125 km (approx 4.30hrs) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to Kodari on Nepal Side. After completing process of Nepalese and Chinese immigration and customs posts we drive up 8 km (approx ½ hrs) a series of incredibly steep switchbacks to Zhangmu on the Tibetan side of the border. A short drive of only 30km (approx 1.30 hrs) from the border to reach Nyalam, we can see Mt.Everest, top of the world and all the Eastern himalayan views from Nyalam, stay at Nyalam Guest House.
Day 04: Stay one night more for acclimmitization in Nyalam: stay at Guest house.
Day 05: DRIVE TO Dongba (4840m) ( 350km):
Drive approx 8 hrs (350 km) reach Saga and proceed to Dongba stay at guest House.
Day 06: DRIVE TO MANSAROVAR (4558m):
After Break fast drive to holy lake Manasarovar located just 30km south of Mt Kailash. stay at the lodge in Hore Mansarovar side.
Day 07: DRIVE TO DARCHEN – (4560m.) 40KM:
After taking holy bath and morming Puja,will take you to Parikrama of mansarovar lake by Land Cruiser and proceed to Darchen stay at Guest House.
Day 08: Excursion around Darchen (4560mt)
After breakfast drive around for an hour to Darchen, which is the base camp of Kailash Parvet. Full Day is free for acclimatization. Visit Serlung Gompo (5200mt) & Astapath, Nandi Parbat. Overnight stay in guesthouse at Darchen.
Day 09: TREK TO DIRA-PUK (4900m):
Drive about 8 km to Tarboche, this is the starting point fr Kora and trek to Derphuk stay at camp.the 55km trek around Mt.Kailash. Those who do not want wish to trek around Kailash can go back to Mansorovar / Darchen and wait for the Kora group to return.
Day 10: TREK TO ZUTUL-PUK (4790m):
We will again proceed to Drolma Chu Valley , heading up towards a high pass, the Drolma La (5640m). 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.stay at the camp.
Day 11: SHORT TREK AND DRIVE TO DARCHEN (4560m) – DRIVE TO MANSAROVAR
After completing Kora will go further 2 hrs treks where our Jeeps awaiting for us.Drive to Mansarovar via Darchen – stay at mansarovar Camp
Day 12: Mansarovar to Dongba.
Drive back up to Dongba, & O/N stay at Guest House.
Day 13: DONGBA TO TINGRI / LHATSE ( 4050M) 285KM:
Drive to Tingri after the panoramic view of the Himalayan range as you cross the Lalung la pass (5050m). stay at lodge.
Day 14: TINGRI/ LHATSE TO ROMBUK,(5050M) 68KM:
Drive toTsho La (4500m) and Will reach Rombuk monastery,stroll around the monastery. stay at hotel Rombuk.
Day 15: ROMBUK – Nyalam, (4200mt):
Drive back to small village town, the LAO Tingri after visiting Everest base-camp (5200m) drive to Nyalam- stay at Guest House.
Day 16: Drive to Zhangmu – Katmandu. Proceed to Kathmandu (135kms). O/N at hotel
Day 17: Depart from Kathmandu: We will take you to the Kathmandu Airport to catch your flight to your home. Our staff will take care of your safe and timely arrival at the Tribhuvan International Terminal and help you arrange your last minute departure details.Tour ends.
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Trip Price: US$ 3350 Per Person share on twin sharing.
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: US$ 420 Per Person
Extra: Tibet/China Visa fee US$ 175 for American National
Extra: Tibet/China Visa fee US$ 114 for Other Nationals
*Arrival and Departure transfer to and from Kathmandu Airport
* 3 nights hotel in Ktm on BB basis and Guesthouse/ hotels accommodation in Tibet on Full borad basis
* Kathmandu-Zhangmu-Kathmandu transfer for luggage
* All trekking equipment such as two men tent, dinning tent, kitchen utensils, toilet tents, sleeping mattresses, camp chairs tables, all food stuff
* Monastery entrance fee
* All sightseeing as per Itinerary with English speaking guide
* All necessary Travel Permit to Kailash along with all necessary transfer by 4500cc Toyota Land cruise and Supporting Truck
* One Local Tibetan English speaking guide
* Oxygen incase needed
Service Does not Includes:
* Air ticket and Air tax if needed
* Lunch and dinner in Nepal
* Tibet/China Visa fee
* Emergency and Evacuation costs, travel / medical insurance / Personal insurance * Nepal visa fee of $ 40.00 for 30 days upon arrival at the Kathmandu airport or Nepal Border (Need two passport size photos)
* Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses and Medical treatments
* Costs associated with cancellations, delays & porters due to roadwork
* Bank transfer fees, cancellation fee if there is unforced situation, Politically disturbance any region of Visa rejected by Chinese Embassy.
* Personal nature expenses such as tips, alcoholic beverages, Down Jacket and Sleeping bags
1st MAY - 12th June