Kailash and Lake Manasarovar Tour by Overland – 14 Days

Kailash and Lake Manasarovar Tour by Overland – 14 Days

“Faith is not clinging to a shrine but an endless pilgrimage of the heart.”

Kailash and Lake Manasarovar Tour by Overland is known for its religious value, cultural significance, physical beauty, and thrilling nature. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is considered as one of the most virtuous Hindu Pilgrims at the same time is the most difficult for one to reach at the abode of Lord Shiva for supreme salvation. However, with Kailash Mansarovar overland tours the difficult terrain of Kailash Mansarovar becomes easy and accessible with the modern road infrastructure at Nepal as well as Tibet with the help of modern transport system.

Mount Kailash trekking tour is one of the most demanding and challenging of treks for pilgrims in the world. The trip begins from Kathmandu with a scenic drive to Kodari. After Kodari we shall drive to Nyalam on a Land cruiser designed to make a task to driving on long Tibet route simpler and easy. Nyalam is the starting point of this trekking. Reaching Kailash Mansarovar you shall be blessed with a holy bath and parikrama to accomplish your spiritual journey before returning to Kathmandu. Mt. Kailash has long been an object of worship for four Major religious, for Hindu, it is the domain of Shiva. It is also the abode of samsara multiarmed, wrathful deity worshipped in the chakrasamvara Tantric cycle of Tibetan Buddhism. The joins of India also reverse the mountain as the site at which the first of their saints emancipated. It is undertaken by hundreds of people every year. This trek route in Tibet is widely known as the kora around the Mt. Kailash which is sacred to four religions and a deeply numinous place. Holding significance for the Hindus as the abode of Lord Shiva, it holds religious importance also for the Hindus and the Buddhists. Pilgrims throng to the mountain: not just Tibetans, but Hindus and Buddhists from India to Japan, joined by Western and Chinese travelers who travel to Tibet to visit this holy mountain and the nearby sacred Lake Mansarovar.

Generally, the best seasons to go for a Kailash & Lake Mansarovar Tour by Overland are April to June and mid-September to early October, as the winter of Ngari region is much earlier than the other parts of Tibet. And the most exciting and interesting period for this region is around the 15th day of April in the Tibetan calendar. The most significant yearly festival of Tibet, Saga Dawa falls on that day which is also the birthday of Buddha Sakyamuni. Contact Zambuling Expeditions & Treks now to join this spiritual pilgrimage tour.

Risk and Liabilities:

We will endeavor to make your journey smooth and pleasant as possible. However, the entire program in Tibet is conducted strictly under the rules and regulations of China Tibet Tourism Bureau, People’s Army, and Foreign Affair. Therefore, its related organizations will not be responsible for any changes in the itineraries due to unavoidable circumstances such as Government restriction, landslide, road blockage, flood, snow, and Political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay, Delay due to the shortage of Land Cruiser Jeep in Tibet, sickness or Accident. Any extra cost including there shall be borne by traveler themselves.

 

Document:

Minimum 6 months valid passport and two copies of pp size photograph. A normal health certificate from your personal doctor to those are 50 years and above by age.

 

Fitness:

This is not a trek or expedition but a tour; therefore no specific level of fitness is required. Anybody can join this Yatra if they think themselves fit and have strong willpower. People suffering from cardiac or respiratory problems should consult their doctor. Morning and evening walk, jogging, stretching, meditation, and regular exercise make the journey comfortable for all.

 

Clothing:

As the temperature varies greatly between day and night (from max. 20 degrees Celsius to min. -16 degrees Celsius) one should prepare accordingly.

 

Bring the following items with you:

Woolen gloves, Balaclava, Sun hat, Thermal wear, Water bottle, Woolen socks, Towel, Light Jacket, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Torch with extra batteries/bulbs, Muffler, Mask, Raincoat, Sweater, Shirt/T-shirt & Trekking shoes

 

Insurance:

Full travel insurance coverage for medicine, Helicopter evacuation if in case of emergency, lost of belongs, and trip cancellation is strongly recommended

 

Trip booking:

Minimum 30 days advance booking is required to arrange visa approval and Travel permit issue. We need 50% advance of your payment by the bank while booking a trip.

 

Chinese visa application:

  • 2/3 days before the original passport and 2 pp sizes photo should reach our office.
  • Yatri those are above 70 yrs may reject visa by the Chinese Authority.

 

Tour Cancellation policy

  • All notice of cancellation must be sent to our office in writing.
  • Verbal cancellations will not be entertained.
  • 21 days period from tour departure date 30% cancellation.
  • 15 days period from tour departure date 50% cancellation.
  • 7 days and less period no show 100% cancellation.

Above rules are applicable as per the rules and regulation of China Tibet Tourism Bureau and (CIPSC) China Indian pilgrims service Center.

Itinerary                                                                              

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu

Day 02: Visit Pashupatinath & Boudhanath

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi

Day 04: Drive to Kyirong

Day 05: Free Day

Day 06: Drive to Dongba

Day 07: Drive to Lake Manasarovar (4500m) Chiu 422km / 6-7 hrs.

Day 08: Hawan at Manasarovar (4500m) and drive to Darchen- 60km.

Day 09: Drive to Darboche

Day 10: Trek to Zutulphuk Gompa

Day 11: Drive to Paryang or Dongba

Day 12: Drive to Kyirong

Day 13: Drive to Kathmandu 172 km / 7 hours.

Day 14: Final departure

 

Cost includes and Cost Excludes

Cost Includes:

  • 3-night hotel in Kathmandu (1=XX).
  • An experienced licensed English speaking local trekking guide.
  • Assistant guide as per group size of people.
  • Porters to carry your main pack during the trek (weight limit 1= 10 kg)
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • All ground transportation, first aid kit.
  • Lodge and homestay accommodation during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation salary of the guide and porters.
  • All necessary trekking permits.
  • Office service charge, government TAX, and VAT, etc.
  • Insurance and trekking gear for guide and porters.

Cost Excludes:

  • Extra day’s accommodation in Kathmandu except we mention in itinerary and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Hard drinks, beverages such as coke, Fanta, mineral water, laundry service, and toiletries.
  • Hot shower, hot water, internet, phone calls, and personal nature expenses.
  • Personal travel insurance, Nepal visa, international air ticket laundry services.
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency, hiring horse an extra porter.
  • Gratitude and tips for your guide, porter, and driver

Notes:

  • The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of trekkers.
  • The cost will be recalculated if the itinerary is changed or modified.
  • Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost.
  • The cost may also be affected due to the requirement of a number of guides and porters.
  • For any kind of change please contact us by mail or call.