The Kailash Mountain is located in the remote south-west corner of Tibet at an altitude of 21778 feet. The satellite pictures have placed this mountain in Earth’s center. This mountain is believed to connect several global locations known for paranormal activities. Its position has turned it into the center of spiritualism. Every year, thousands of people throng to this area for spiritual enlightening. Its heavenly beauty with azure sky, pristine-white summits, transparent lakes and serpentine passes also attracts tourists from all over the world. You may visit the Kailash Parvat on Kailash-Manasarovar Yatra. It will take you 14 days to complete this journey. You will get to visit several other places on this tour.
Coming to Tibet ex Kathmandu via Lhasa will cost you INR. 2, 45, 000
Coming to Tibet ex Lucknow via Helicopter will cost you INR 1, 65, 000
NRIs need to pay extra $450 (per person) for VISA and permit.
DAY-1: Move into a hotel after landing at Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu.
DAY-2: You may visit the Pashupatinath and Budhanilkantha temples. The statue of ‘Sleeping Vishnu’ in Budhanilkantha temple will spellbind you. You may proceed to Kodari border after lunch and stay at Tatopani for the night.
DAY-3: You may proceed to China after an early breakfast. You will cross the renowned Friendship Bridge on your way. You will reach Nyalam (3750 M) after crossing the China border.
DAY-4: You may hike to the Nyalam village. This will help you acclimate to the new atmosphere.
DAY-5: You need to drive to Dzongba at 4500 meters. On your way, you will pass through Lablung-La Pass at 5100 meters, Ganesh Parvat and Peiku Lake. You will reach Dzongba after crossing the Brahmaputra River in Sega.
DAY-6: You will reach Manasarovar Lake through world’s highest motorable pass. You can witness the elegance of Mother Nature along with the glimpse of Kailash Parvat.
DAY-7: You need to reach Darchen by evening after driving round the Manasarovar Lake.
DAY-8: You may drive to Yama Dwar in the morning. Your driving route will end here. You need to start trekking to Drira Phuk. It is the north face of Kailash at 4920 metres altitude. You may continue your journey on horse or via porter from this point forward.
DAY-9: Your uphill trekking will continue till Dolma-La (5600 meters). You will continue descending after this point. You need to trek to Zutulphuk at 4820 meters. On route, you will see Shivasthal and Gaurikund.
DAY-10: You will be going back to Lake Manasarovar. Trekking is easy on the flat surface of the valley until Darchen. You may drive to the east side of Manasarovar from Darchen.
DAY-11: Return to Dzongba.
DAY-12: Return to Nyalam through the same route.
DAY-13: Drive back to Kathmandu through ZhangMu.
DAY-14: Board your flight for home.
The journey to Kailash-Manasarovar generally begins at the first week of May and continues until first week of September. The Mt. Kailash nurtures four different religions – Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Bon. This journey will not only amaze you with nature’s enthralling beauty. It will also let you witness the unification of multiple religions.