Tibet Inner Nandi and Outer Mt. Kailash Kora Tour (Kailash PILGRIMAGE TOUR - 19 Days)
Nandi Inner Kailash Tour is one of the most sacred and challenging KORA among devotees. 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. 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 Nandi Inner Kailash Tour visitors take a short plunge in the nearby sacred site Manasarovar Lake. Especially some serious devotees like to different way of Kora around the holy Mt Kailash to pay their attention to Losrd Shiva.
Tour Itinerary Details (Drive In/Drive Out)
Day 01: Kathmandu (1300 m.) arrival: Arrival at Kathmandu Int'l airport (1300 mates), meet /Greet and transfer to hotel, free for your own / Dinner.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Breakfast, trip to temples and back to Hotel for lunch. After lunch, final preparation for yatra i.e, checking and demonstration of equipments which will be used during the yatra. If anybody needs to buy or get things on hire, our staff will help you out. Dinner.
Day 03: After Breakfast, Drive to Syabrubeshi (1450 m). 150km, a small town near Rashuwa Gadhi, the Border of Nepal and China. O/n at the hotel, Syaprubeshi.
Day 04: Drive to China border (Friendship bridge). After completion of customs formalities, Drive (45km.) to Kerung (4130m). O/N at the Hotel.
Day 05: Whole day Leisure time at Kerung, a border city in Tibet, China for acclimatization. O/N at the Hotel, Kerung.
Day 06: Drive Kerung to Saga or Dong-Pa. O/N at the Hotel.
Day 07: Manasarover (4558m) 500 km: The longest driving day starts with full of excitement, Jeeps and trucks roll on the wide valley following rivers and grazing land of yaks and sheep. Far south you can see snow covered peaks near by you, lots of rocky peaks and sand duns give you an ideal world. Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired by beautiful traditional costume, waiting for your arrival with hot tea and other supplies along with big smile.By the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, it is a small village nearby Lake Manasarover. Holy-Manasarovara: At 14950-ft/ 4558m. The highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandata, Lake Rashekshi are laying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Night halt beside Manasarovar.
Day 08: Puja and drive to Tarchen (14975ft): Manasarovara is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.
Day 09: Trek to Dehara Puk/5000m: It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky makes you feel the Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessings to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will keep on appearing. For 18 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.
Day 10: Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of 18600ft between two valleys: Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal, here there is the symbolical death, Pilgrimages leave the Old clothes, spin of hair or a drop of Blood in hope, that terrible Yamraja (The master of death) will attention to these signs and will allow the Yatries (travelers) to be born in spirit to pass Dolma- La. The pass associates at Buddhists with the goddess Container, and at Hindu with Parvati, divine wife misters Shiva. On the pass tourists and pilgrimage hang out the Tibetan flags, On success. While your steps goes closer to the pass, Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offerings and sit down for meditation to forget yourself. Once your steps go down, Parvati-sthal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive at Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).
Day 11: End of Kailash Parikrama and drive to Tarchen and rest.
Day 12: Early Morning 5:00 AM walk to Sheralung Gompa, walk towards Ashtapad.(5 km. from seralug gumpa) Hike up to Sapt Rishi Cave and Nandi Bacek to Tarchen by late evening.
Day 13: Early Morning jeeps will drive to valley of god and starts Kailash Parikarma. Reach Diraphuk (5000 M) overnight Guesthouse.
Day 14: Kailash Parikarma starts your walk at 4:00 AM through Khande Salung. 7-8 kms after Dolma La. ( Zuthul puk) Overnight Camp or Guest house.
Day 15: End of Kailash Parikarma, jeeps pick up & drop to Darchen. Lunch at Dharchen then dirve to Dongpa or Saga
Day 16: Dongpa or Saga to Kerung. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 17: Kerung to Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 19: Tour Ends.
Cost US: Contact Us.
Packing List (Yatries needs to bring along with them)
- A small day pack.
- Enough clothing for the whole Yatra. Do not over load your bag.
- First aid kit (our guide also will carry).
- Any regular medicines that you take
- Toiletries’ kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, towels etc).
- Water bottle / Thermos/ Flask for hot water (2 liters).
- Sports shoes & Trekking boots (Good one for walking)
- Woolen socks (around 4 pairs).
- Wool/thermal long underwear (comfortable dress for Parikrama). Note : Ladies should carry a pair of Kurta Surwal / Pants for the Parikrama
- Underpants (3 or 4).
- Gloves. Dust mask
- Sun lotion cream. Lip guard
- Nuts, Biscuits, Dry fruits, Powder juice.
- Rain wear (Umbrella or Raincoat)
- Torchlight /flashlight / Candle / Matchsticks
Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided by Eco Trek on returnable basis.
Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificate those with a history of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before deciding to undertake the trip. It is rigorous and challenging trip where all the time spent at high altitudes. At least 2 months regular practice is recommend either 2 hours daily running, swimming, or joining on a health club may help to complete the yatra very successfully.