||Arrival at Kathmandu airport, Meet our representative & drive to Hotel. Stay in Kathmandu
||Kathmandu Half day sightseeing:
Morning, visit Pashupatinath temple, Afternoon Pack up and evening Tour Briefing. Stay in Kathmandu
||Drive to Kodari then continue to Nyalam
Morning we will proceed to Kodari Nepal-China Border (118km/4hrs),complete the immigration formality in China side then drive to Nyalam (3750 m/43km/). It takes an hour and half to get to Nyalam. (Accommodation: Guesthouse (Kodari ï¿½ZhangMu ï¿½ Nyalam: 43 km, Driving hours: 2 – 3 hrs , Altitude: 3750 m. (Nyalam)
||Free day in Nyalam
Rest in Nyalam for acclimatization purpose. Today, you may go for a short hiking above Nyalam for a couple of hours. This will help you to get acclimatized properly.(Accommodation: Guesthouse.)
||Nyalam to Dongba
Today, you should drive an extensive distance to reach New Dongba( 4600 m.). On the way, you will be passing through Peikucho Lake, Ganesh Parvat and the River Brahmhaputra. Also, you will be passing through a couple of other high passes. (Accommodation: Guesthouse, Nyalam to New Dongba: 360 km, Driving hours: 6 – 7 hrs, Altitude: 4500 m.)
||Dongba to Lake Manasarovar (4550 M )
Today we will drive to lake Manasarovar and stay in bank of mansarover .On the way, we will be passing through Paryang town and Mayum-La pass ( 5200 m.). This is the highest motorable pass in this journey. (Accommodation: Guest house,New Dongba to Lake Manasarovar: 550 km. Driving hours: 6 – 7 hrs., Altitude: 4550 m.)
||Lake Manasarovar to Darchen (4663 M)
Morning Pooja, holy bath at Mansarovar. After lunch, drive to Darchen. While going to Darchen, we will make a clockwise parikrama of Lake Manasarovar. The drive takes about 1 & half hours. (Accommodation: Darchen Guesthouse, Lake Mansarovar to Darchen: 55 km, Driving hours: 1.5 hours, Altitude: 4680 m.)
||Drive to Yama Dwar, then start Parikrama.
Drive to Yama Dwar then start Parikrama. The drive from Darchen to Yama Dwar, takes about 45 minutes. Our Yaks & yak men will meet you here. We will load all logistics on Yaks then start the journey.Passengers who are going Parikrama
After loading all logistic on Yaks, you will start your journey. Today, you will have to walk about 5 ï¿½ 6 hrs ( 12Kms ) to reach Diraphuk.
Passengers who are not going Parikrama
After Darshan of Kailash from Yama Dwar, return back to Darchen& have rest. (Accommodation: Guest House, Yamdwar to Diraphuk: 12 kms, approx, Trekking 5 – 6 hrs, Altitude: 4920 m.)
||Parikrama to Zutulphuk (4760 M.) via GauriKunda
Early morning, trek uphill to Dolma-La pass – It takes about 4 to 5 hours to reach Dolma Pass. This is the highest Pass (5600 m.) that you will cross on this journey – from Dolma pass, you will trek down to the valley-floor.Just right after the pass, you can see a beautiful but tiny lake on the right hand side – this is GauriKunda. From Dolma Pass, you have to trek another 4 hours to reach Zutulphuk. Please make you mind up, this is the toughest and longest day in parikrama. (Accommodation: Guest House /Camp .Diraphuk Gomba to ZutulphukGomba: 22 km . Trekking duration: 9 – 10 hours , Altitude: 4820 m.)
||Parikrama near Darchen and drive back to Paryang / Dongba After a short trek of 8 kms( 3hrs ) from Zutulphuk, you will reach at the pick point, where you will meet our Representatives waiting for you. Meet with other members then drive further to Paryang .(Accommodation: (dormitory room) ï¿½ very basic, Zutulphuk to trek ending point: 8 km approx. – 3 hrs trek, Pick up point to Paryang: 395 km, Driving hours: 6ï¿½ 7 hrs, Altitude: 4550 m.)
||Return journey from Paryang / Dongba to Nyalam
Early morning after breakfast, we set off our journey back to Nyalam. (Accommodation: Guesthouse, Paryang to Nyalam: 522 kms , Driving hours: 6 – 7 hrs, Altitude: 3750 m.)
||Nyalam to Kathmandu
Drive to Kathmandu (6 to 7 Hrs). Stay in Kathmandu hotel
||Departure to Airport
Drive to Kathmandu Airport to proceed to your own destinations.
Tour : 13 Days Package by Luxury Bus Tour Kathmandu to Kathmandu
Cost on Per Person Basis in a group of 25 pax :
- INR 110,000 for Indian passport holders
- INR 110.000 + 350 US dollars for foreign passport holders
Extra cost: For Additional Activities (Cost per person basis)
Tirthapuri visit :INR 7500.00 Per person
Ashtapada visitINR 2500.00 Per person
Special Discount: Passengers booking their tour by paying 20000 Inr advance before 31-12-2016 can avail a discount of 2000 Rs.
Important Note: Kailash Land Packages ï¿½rate is valid for Normal Tour group size of 25 passengers, if suddenly Chinese Govt Make a New Rule i.e. only 17 passengers in one group then cost will be Us$300.00 Extra per person
- Arrival & departure transportation
Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath and Budhanilkantha.
- 3 nights 3 star hotel at Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with all meals
- Transfer to Kodari by tourist bus
- Tibet side: accommodation in decent hotel/Guest houses
- While camping we provide two-man tents, mattresses, sleeping bag & camping equipments like dining & toilet tents
- Pure vegetarian meals
- A/C coach
- English speaking guide
- ANepali tour leader
- Gamow bag, oxygen, basic first-aid kit.
- TKailash permit & normal Tibet/China visa fee.
- Kodari land tax.
- Airfares from Home – Kathmandu – Home
- All beverages, Photography charges and Telephone calls
- Travel Insurance of clients
- Emergency evacuation expenses.
- Riding Yak/Horse for Kailash Parikrama (direct payable to Yak/horse herder)
- Expenses of personal urgent visa fee etc & Services other than specified
- Due to the nature of travel, there is always the possibility of change in the schedule. The Tour Operator Nepal Pilgrim Travel, or its partners shall not be liable for any such delays
- Nepal pilgrim Travel, has the right to change the Itinerary in the event of adverse weather condition or any unforeseen reason
- The Group will be required to follow the itinerary strictly. The entire Group will enter & exit together as per schedule.
Important Pre-Departure Information:
Casual wears and comfortable walking shoes are recommended to travel to Tibet. Be sure to bring warm clothing as nights and early mornings can be quite chilly to downright cold. Indian woman Pilgrims strictly advisable not to wear Sarees. Bring all the film, medicine, cosmetics, personal toilet items etc. that you will need from home as these are difficult if not impossible to obtain on the way. A small first aid kit is also a good idea. Also quite useful to have a route map, to know where you are going and have been each day.
What to take:
Winter wear: Gore-Tex material though expensive is highly recommended. Down jacket, raincoat or windbreakers, thermal under wears, Jackets, warm trousers & woollen shirts (cotton will also do), warm sweaters, woollen gloves, sun hat, sun glass, comfortable shoes, light leather boots in case of snow, woollen balaclava (‘monkey cap’) & scarf/dust mask to protect your eyes & nose from dust.
Bring with you:
Snacks along the way. Chocolates, dry fruit, toffees, glucose; snacks etc. Strong water bottle & water purifying tablets. Personal medical kit and Diamox tablet (for high altitude). Sun glasses (to protect your eyes from UV, which is especially strong in high altitudes). Sun block or sun screen lotion, wet tissues (Fresh-ones are excellent to wipe off the dust), clothes-line/clips, needle & thread, deo-spray (handy for smelly boots/feet and for a round of spray in the toilet tent!), toilet paper, torch & spare batteries, daypack (small shoulder bag), Camera & films, Binocular.
This is one of the toughest high altitude road journeys on earth. You Must be physically fit – no two ways about that. Generally patients with asthma & heart problems have a problem acclimatizing to high altitudes. In your interests it is essential you should be examined by your doctor to know about your health condition and your ability to cope up with the rigors of high altitude travel for days in ‘no road’ conditions, extreme cold, dust, trekking to an altitude of 19500ft during the Parikrama, etc.
As you are traveling over high terrain, you are likely to experience symptoms and discomfort of altitude sickness (headache, loss of appetite, nausea, exhaustion, sleeplessness, breathlessness etc.) until your body adjusts to the elevation. This can take a couple of days or more depending on an individual. For this reason alone, we have made it mandatory to stay 2 nights at Nylam (12000ft) before moving on to the higher altitudes. Drink plenty of water, be calm, and do not exercise. Do not drink alcohol or smoke prior to and during the tour. We also recommend you carry a strip of diamox tablets. Do consult your physician on the dosage. We provide Gamow bag (a special equipment to prevent sickness from high altitude) on this tour.
The unit of Chinese currency is Yuan. USD 1 = 6.00 Yuan. 1 Yuan = INR 10.50 approx, Money can exchange at Bank of China at Zhangmu or from the locals at Zhangmu or Kodari. Exchange all your remaining Yuan at the end of the trip at Zhangmu itself before re-entering Nepal.
Risks & Liability:
Nepal Pilgrim travel and its associates will put every effort to make your journey smooth and pleasant. However, all the tours in Tibet are conduct strictly under the rules & regulation of Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB). Therefore, Nepal pilgrim Travel and its counterpart shall not be responsible for any change and alteration in the program due to unavoidable circumstances such as landslide, road blockage, flood, snow, political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay arrival, delay issue of permit and visa, sickness or accidents. Any extra cost incurred thereof shall be borne by the clients on the spot.