The ultimate Hindu pilgrimage tour to holy lake mansarovar and Kailash parbat- the abode of Lord Shiva .
The Tirth Yatra to Kailash Parbat and holy lake Mansarovar is the holiest of all the pilgrimage for the Hindus. Visiting the abode of Lord Shiva once in a lifetime is a dream of many. Kailash lies on the remote corner of western Tibet . It is reachable after four days of drive from Nepal’s capital Kathmadu on Jeep. Besides the religious point of view, this region is extremely beautiful and both spiritually and culturally enriching .
There are two itineraries of kailash yatra , the first one with Jeep drive form Kathmandu to Mansarovar and the second one is by helicopter upto Tibet boarder from Nepal.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu. 1350 m
We receive and transfer you from Kathmandu airport to hotel. Rest .
Day 2: Kathmandu – Visit temples.
Pashupatinath Darshan and guided tour of Kathmandu. Briefing about the tour.
Day 3: Kathmandu – Nyalam 3750 m (150 kms).
Drive from Kathmandu to Nepal Tibet boarder , complete immigration formalities , meet our guide and driver from Lhasa and drive to Nyalam.
Day 4: Nyalam – Day free for acclimatization.
Driving from 1350 m at Kathmandu to 3750 m at Nyalam, we gain considerable height. We acclimatize in Nyalam to avoid altitude sickness .
Day 5: Nyalam – Saga 4450m- 232 km
Cross the high Labung la pass (5050m- 16565 ft) enjoy the feeling of being atop a 5000m+ Himalayan pass, enjoy spectacular mountain views form the pass. Drive past the big Peiku Tso lake & cross Brahmaputra river ( Yarlung Tsangpa in Tibetan ) to reach to Saga .
Day 6: Saga to Paryang (4600m) 230 km 7-8 hrs
Watching the mountains in distance and driving through dusty road we pass through the
small town of Zhongba before reaching to Paryang. At paryang you will feel the excitement of reaching Manasarovar the next day . o/n in a guesthouse .
Day 7: Paryang - Mansarovar 4558 m (277 kms).
Today is the dream day day that you are going to have darshan of the Holy “Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarover”
Day 8: Mansarovar Parikrama - Darchen
Morning pooja and hawan on the bank of Mansarovar. Afternoon drive to Darchen to start the Kailash Parikrama next day.
Day 9: Darchen – Tarboche – Dirapuk (4860 m).
"Tough day” - aft er breakfast drive to Tarboche (8 kms) and start trek for Kailash parikrama to Diraphuk (16,500 ft) - 12 kms , light lunch on the way, Dinner overnight at Camp
Day 10: Dirapuk – Zuthulpuk (4760 m)
The hardest and most important day of the yatra . Cross high Dolma-la pass (56700 m) and descend to Gauri kund and further trek along with the river to Diraphuk, dinner & overnight at Camp .
Day 11: Zuthulpuk- Darchen
After a trek of about 6 kms, and we will be reaching to the point where the jeeps will be waiting for us - drive to Darchen , after lunch we drive to Lake Mansarovar (horchu side) 70 kms , overnight at Camp "
Day 12: Mansarovar to Paryang
We are returning home - leaving this holy place.
Day 13: Paryang to Nyalam.
After breakfast drive to Nyalam - light lunch on the way - dinner and overnight at lodge.
Day 14: Drive to Nyalam – Kathmandu.
Day 15: Rest day at Kathmandu.
Day 16: Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
NOTE: The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. The trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
Where is Nepal ?
Nepal is landlocked country located in southern Asia couched between two Asian giants India and China. Nepal is geographically, culturally and linguistically diverse. The capital city of the country is Kathmandu, commonly known as ‘city of temples’ where we can explore traditional artistic beauty. Draped along the greatest heights of the Himalaya, Nepal is where the ice-cold of the mountains meets the steamy heat of the Indian plains. Moreover, it's a land of yaks and yetis, stupas and Sherpas and some of the best trekking on earth. The Himalaya's most sophisticated urban cultures took shape here, in the three great mini kingdoms of the Kathmandu valley- Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur - home to a world-class artistic and architectural heritage.
What is Nepal known for?
Nepal is Known for Mt. Everest, highest peak in the world and Lord Buddha, who was the pioneer of Buddhist religion. Besides, among 14 eight thousand meters cross mountains in the world, eight are located in this naturally beautiful country. Nepal has been the focus of outstanding achievements in the world of peak climbing expeditions with the identification of more than one thousand peaks above 6,000 meters .Trekking through the Everest region offers astounding mountain views, an opportunity to take a glimpse into the life of world heritage sites, discovering variety of Himalayan flora and faunas, and an opportunity to explore the highest Buddhist monasteries in the world. Overall, Nepal is known for its hospitality and the local people believes in the mantra ‘Atithi Deba Bhaba’ (Guest are god).
Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?
Yes! Nepal visa is easily available up on arrival in the entry places. Make the process easier by downloading & completing the application form, having the correct USD cash and two passport photographs.
Visa Facility Duration Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent Nepali currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent Nepali currency
Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent Nepali currency
Is the country politically safe and stable?
Nepal is one of the new democratic countries in the world with many active political parties, ideas, ideologies and leaders. As such there might be some disturbances in some parts of the country. But it does not and will not affect the daily life of the residents in the other parts. Life moves on as usual, unperturbed.
How to enter Nepal?
Nepal can be enter by two ways,
By air: Some of the major international airlines operating schedule services to Nepal are Royal Nepal Airlines, British Airways, Biman Bangladesh, China South West Airlines, Druk Air, Gulf Air, India Air, Thai Airways, Qatar, Pakistan Air, Jet Air and Singapore Airlines. By air, you will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport (only one international airport) located in the heart of Kathmandu City.
By Road: There are several entry points by land route mainly from Nepal / Indian borders;
Scheduled public as well as tourist buses run to and from Kathmandu. Traveling by bus is recommended if you can cope with 10 to 12 hours of long drive in return for a fascinating mountainous views and snail tail roads that meet above the clouds.
Do you have Airport pickup facilities?
Definitely! We do have airport pick up facilities for our customers who have booked for our any packages. We don't charge any money. As the time you booked your trip, you have to inform us.
What is the best time to visit Nepal?
September and April are warm with the temperature ranging between 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit. In October, November, late February and March it is typically 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit. In December and January it is much cooler, between 45-70 degrees Fahrenheit, and you may experience foggy conditions as well. As there is an ideal time to visit Nepal. Nepal can be visited the whole year round. Light weight clothing is recommended from May to October. Warm garments are required from October to March. An umbrella or a raincoat is a must for the rainy season.
How can I make the payment?
There are various payment options by which you can make payment to Glory Nepal team. You can make payment by cash, bank transfer, online credit card payment and Travelers checks. If you wish to use another option of payment suitable to you, then Glory Nepal will assist you for that.
Why should I book the tour through Glory Nepal?
Glory Nepal team is a recognized Holiday Planner and service provider related with the Nepal Tourism Sector. The Team of Glory Nepal is able to work on your any kind of travel requirements as it is associated with a team of Tour Escorts, Guides who are well trained, fluent in different languages and with long experience in related sectors. We do offer verities of Nepal Tour, Trek, Jungle Safari, Adventure packages but beside that we are best in organizing special tailor made itineraries in any areas of Nepal. As our motto is "Guest's Satisfaction is our Achievements" we are always here to assist you for your holiday to Nepal.
What does grading (Easy, Moderate, Difficult, Strenuous) means?
"Grading" is a term used for rating treks based on difficulty. According to Himalayan Glacier standards and experience, we have divided the trekking into four types, namely Easy, Moderate, Difficult and Strenuous- the challenge in terms of both technicality and geography increases as we move higher in that order. Thus, Easy Treks could be suitable for all while Strenuous and Difficult Treks are meant only for those who have certain experience and capability.
This can help you choose a trek or climb especially in the Himalayan Region that best suits your fitness level and experience. Please keep in mind that this is a general guide only. A variety of factors, including weather, may add to the challenge.
No previous trek experience and any physical preparation are required to attempt this trek. An interest in walking will be enough to take up such treks. Such treks usually vary from 2 days hike to 5 days trekking and can reach up to an altitude of 3000 m. Treks usually on well maintained paths and passes through ridges and involve walking up to 5 hours a day.
Moderate Treks will require at least 6-7 hours of walking every day, crossing 4000 m above high altitude passes, and long and exhausting walks through often rough trails, rocks and boulders. Therefore, you will require physical and mental fitness, positive attitude and interests and previous hiking or camping experience is preferred. You should prepare to face high altitude.
Previous trekking experience and technical knowledge is essential in Difficult Treks. Besides walking through rough trails for 6-7 hours and crossing high passes as high as 5000 m, you will also be glacier crossings on snow/ice. You will be facing high altitude air with low level of oxygen and continuous walking over huge stretch of Himalayan valleys. Positive attitude and perseverance is required.
Strenuous Treks involve long days, long hours of challenging walks, high altitude passes above 5000 m, difficult terrains and glacier and snow walking. No doubt you need to be mentally and physically fit and in excellent health condition. As part of technical requirements, you will require to have rock and ice climbing experience with the knowledge of use of ice axe and crampons. You should consider joining one of the rock climbing and glacier walking classes prior to heading for Trek.
Are there ATM facilities in Nepal?
There are many ATM machines in the Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley. ATM machines are slowly being introduced to other cities like Bhuwtal and Dharan.
What types of cards are accepted? Debit or Credit? Visas or Masters or Discovers or Dinners?
Most popular cards accepted in Nepal are VISA, MASTERCARD and American Express. Both Debit and Credit Cards are accepted here. American Travelers Cheques are also accepted in most Banks, Hotels, and Travel companies.
Are there any tourist police in Nepal?
Of course there is tourist police located near the Nepal Tourism Development Board's Office. Also, there are complaint counters at the airport and Basantapur Durbar Square. Tourist police are specially trained in English and have detailed local knowledge to assist tourists. For security and travel related assistance, you can reach any of the officers from telephone 4-247041, 4-4268969 during 11 a.m to 5 p.m
Is Nepal safe? Is a woman traveling alone safe with your company?
Absolutely Nepal is safe for traveler. Firstly, Nepal is considered as one of the peaceful countries in the world (chances are it's safer here than your home-country). Secondly, while you're on one of our trips, we take personal responsibility for your well-being, a responsibility we commit very seriously.
• All the entrance fees while sightseeing in the city.
• Guided Katmandu sightseeing tour by Car.
• All accommodation on B/B basis.
• 13% government tax where applicable.
• International flights, visa and departure taxes
• Airport pick up and drop.
• Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry
• All the expenses in except mention in the include section
Domestic Airport Tax
• Domestic airport tax
Costs from unforeseen events
• Costs arising from unforeseen events outside our control
All the entrance feels for sight seeing in the city
International flights, visa and departure taxes
Tips for gratuities
Drink, Posatage, Laundry for Personal Expenses
Domestic Airport Tax