Kailash Manasarovar Trek

The name Kailash Mansarovar Tour came from Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. The former is looked upon as an abode of Lord Shiva, the powerful deity of the Hindus; the latter is also looked upon with the same religious significance. These two are not only of great values to the Hindus but also to the Buddhists. Kailash Mansarovar Tour has been categorized as a pilgrimage tour, wherein hundreds of devotees seek the blessings of Lord Shiva and dip into Mansarovar Lake, however, we will make this tour safe and hassle free for you. This tour starts from April and continues till September and is an all-inclusive tour, and it begins with a visit to Pashupatinath, one of the main temples of the Lord Shiva, and there is no better way to start this tour than a visit to this temple.

Itinerary

Day to Day Itenary

Day 1  Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)


Day 2  Sightseeing of Kathmandu City.


Day 3  Drive from Kathmandu (1350m) to Nyalam (3750m)


Day 4  Rest day at Nyalam for acclimatization


Day 5  Drive from Nyalam to Saga (4,050 m). 5-6 hrs


Day 6  Drive from Saga to Mansarovar (4520m) 6 – 7 hrs


Day 7  Parikrama of Mansarovar by Bus/Jeep. Drive to Raksas Lake


Day 8  Parikrama to DeharaPuk (4860m) (6-8 hrs walk)


Day 9  Parikrama continues to Dolma-La Pass (5680m) 10-12 hrs


Day 10  Parikrama ends and drive to Saga


Day 11  Drive to Kathmandu. (6 – 8 hrs)


Day 12  Final departure

Itinerary Detail

Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu International airport, our employee will greet you and you will be transfer to the Hotel where you will be staying. We will provide you with detail briefing about the trip and necessary things that you will need during journey.
Day 2: Kathmandu Trek Preparation

In this day we go for the sightseeing of Kathmandu and surrounding valleys that includes Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. What’s so impressive about these valleys is that there are some landmarks that are listed on list of World Heritage Sites. These valleys are full of ancient Durbar Square that was build ages ago. The sacred Hindu temple Pashupati Nath, the famous Swayambhu Nath also known as Monkey Temple are some the landmarks. In afternoon we organize a pre-discussion and give a chance to ask questions about any upcoming events you may find confusing.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Nyalam
we have our breakfast in the morning and head towards Nyalam. First, we reach Nepal-Tibet border or also known as Friendship Bridge. After a short walk about 10 minutes, we cross Friendship Bridge and we can meet our Tibetan guide. After custom formalities and all the immigration at the Chinese check post we head towards the Chinese territory and follow road to Nyalam which is 35 km far from the check post. It can take almost 3 hours to reach Nyalam with gorgeous scenery. We stay overnight at Nyalam.
Day 4: Nyalam Rest Day
we will rest the whole day in Nyalam and let our body get used to the climate and higher altitude. We will also be leaving for short trek which is in grounding for Kailash Parikrama and it helps us to adjust fast. We will too visit Nyalam the whole day.
Day 5: Nyalam to New Dongba

It will be a very memorable day in the whole journey since we get to visit Mt. Kailash.
We start in the morning and drive straight New Dongba passing through camps of yak herders and small houses. Most of the times we will be walking on plains. During the journey, we will enjoy the beautiful scenery of snow capped mountain on far south.
Day 6: New Dongba to Manasarovar

We start this day with hot tea and prepare ourselves for a long walk. We can only have first view of Mt. Kailash in the afternoon.  A small village named Hore is situated near Manasarovar Lake. It is also the highest lake with fresh and clean water, beautiful white swans, tortoise and fishes. Mt. Gurla Mandala, Mt. Kailash and Lake Rakshash are laid near its surrounding. Spending quiet and lovely time here we spend our night in Chui Gompa.

 

Day 7: Manasarovar to Lake to Tarchen

Manasarovar is considered Holy River according to Hindu religion. It is said that Mansarover is created by God Brahma for his 12 sons to perform rituals. That’s why we will take a holy dip in Mansarover Lake and head towards our destination Tarchen. Tarchen is also considered as a base camp for the ones who circumambulate Holy Kailash. We stay overnight at Tarchen.
Day 8: Tarchen-Tarboche-Dirapuk
Tarchen is quite famous place for tourists since it is located right in facade of Mt. Kailash. After breakfast we will be heading toward Tarboche which is a starting point of Mt. Kailash Parikrama and also known as Asthapath. On the way we walk through waterfalls and beautiful rocky cliffs. As we walk toward we can see the face of Mt. Kailash time to time. And again we trek to Dirapuk that takes almost 7 hours walk. We stay overnight at camp at Dirapuk.
Day 9: Dirapuk to Zuthul Puk
today we climb Dolma-la pass. After we walk over the Dolma-la Pass, we trek to reach our destination Zuthul Puk. As our step goes closer to the pass, we cross Yamasthal to reach the Shiva-sthal. This day is the most difficult day of the trek. We can see Parvati-sthal and Gauri Kunda on the way to Zuthul Puk. After a difficult walk we reach our destination Zuthul Puk which is also famous for the cave of miracles. We stay overnight at Zuthul Puk.
Day 10: Zuthul Puk-Tarchen-Manasarovar-Dongba
we wake up early in the morning to explore the temples, caves and shrines around Milarepa cave. Then we head again to Tarchen and Manasarovar through the same place, enjoying the magnificent views. All the driving crew will be waiting for our arrival and walk of 3 hours. We stay overnight at Dongba.
Day 11: Dongba to Nyalam
We will say bye to Mt. Kailash and head towards Nyalam. We drive for hours to reach our destination Nyalam.
Day 12: Nyalam to Kathmandu
We will leave the Chinese border and say bye to the Friendship Bridge. And head towards Kathmandu.
Day 13: Final Departure
After having a wonderful time, it is our last day of the trip. We drive back to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu we bid farewell to each other. If you want to explore or go shopping then you can explore since we have much to explore in Kathmandu.

Include/Exclude

SERVICE INCLUDE:

  • Accommodation at Guest house on sharing basis / Camping accessories if camping trek
  • Transportation in Tibet by Luxury A/C Coach
  • Supporting Pickup Vans if necessary
  • English speaking trained and experience Tibetan guide
  • Tibet Visa Fee, Entrance fees  & All Permit Fees
  • Sherpa staff (trekking guides, porters, cook, etc)
  • Three meals per day during your stay in Bhutan
  • Sightseeing and tour management as per itinerary
  • Government royalty, tax and Fees and necessary tour permits
  • Service Charge for all kinds or tour package

SERVICE EXCLUDE:

  • Personal travel Insurance / Medical Insurance (should already have before travel).
  • National and International Airfares & Visa fees.
  • All personal expenses such as bars, beverages, laundry, telephone and tips.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Tips to guides and drivers.
  • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc
  • And many more that not included in cost include a section which you can ask with us before book the trip.
Equipment List

PERSONAL EQUIPMENTS FOR TREKKING

  • • Fleece beanie
    • sun glasses
    • Chap stick / Sunscreen
    • Face mask or Scarf
    • Hand towel
    • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
    • Cold weather down jacket below waist
    • Fleece jacket and trouser
    • Trekking trouser
    • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
    • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
    • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
    • Socks and under wears
    • Trekking boot
    • Snow Gaiter (optional)
    • Runners / Snickers for camps
    • Head torch
    • Personal medical kit
    • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
    • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
    • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
    • Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Departure Date
  • Start Date
  • End Date
  • Booked
  • Availability
Terms and Conditions

Himalayan Gateway Trek is a reputed adventure travel company that has been serving thousands of trekkers from all around the world. We are situated in Thamel, Kathmandu ,registered under license number 2126/073. Bunch of experienced guides and focused stuff has made the company this trust worthy up to date. The company is under the supervision of Mr Bipin Lamichhane (Head) which has been providing facilities such as Trekking, hiking, tours and peak climbing. We are fully approved and licensed under Ministry of Tourism, Government of Nepal. We are also an active member of Trekking agents association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Assocation (NMA).

 

  • When you confirmed the trip,you should pay 25 % (Non- Refundable) down payment from total trip cost advance as per the company’s policy,it help us to reserve Hotels in city, domestic flights and all other trip arrangements for final trip booking. with your deposit we need your details of scan passport copy by e-mail for all trips in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan,which is more secure for you to book flight ticket or more things in your real name, gender, date of birth and passport number with home address.

  • All clients are request to have a valid passport, relevant visa/s and conform to the health regulations required by the country/s that will be visited during the trip

  • You should clear rest of the amount on your Arrival day. 

  • Any trip booking Payment process is very easy with Himalayan Gateway Trek (P.) Ltd, We accept your last minute booking also, but you should pay total tour cost in advance.

Travel Insurance

Insurance strategy takes care of the expense of a save helicopter from rocky or remote districts of the nation and covers all outrageous exercises for your excursion, for example, boating, endeavor, trekking, canyoning and so on.

On the off chance that you fall sick or have a mishap amid your trek in Nepal, the cost can end up noticeably over the top on the off chance that you need travel protection.

Numerous insurance agencies from everywhere throughout the world are giving travel protection administrations at a sensible cost and on the off chance that you are travlling in a gathering, you might have the capacity to get further rebates.

We firmly prescribe you to purchase a travel protection that comers Rescue and Evacuation at that point bring your strategy subtle elements (eg approach number, contact telephone, scope, and so forth) since save administrations will seldom go to your guide without money store or a guarantee in Kathmandu however when you are doing visit with us, we orchestrate helicopter departure in crisis case because of height ailment or enduring damage amid campaign/trekking/Climbing or potentially wellbeing conditions.

You have to either send your duplicate of travel protection approach authentication or basically convey alongside you amid your excursion. Himalayan Gateway Treks don’t offer or mastermind any kind of Travel Insurance Policy.

At long last, please dependably have a printed duplicate of your protection strategy helpful while going in Nepal

Health & Medicine Advice

High mountain ranges such as the Himalaya and Andes offer some of the most spectacular hiking opportunities on the planet. That being said, walking at high altitude brings with it certain inherent risks. Good advice is to make sure that you are well prepared for the trek since lack of fitness can often lead to discomfort or illness. The most common health issues that trekkers have during the trekking is altitude sickness so we should always ready for these risks. Something as simple as a foot blister can totally ruin a trek, not only for you but also for your companions.

->You are healthy and mental and physical wellness at the season of booking this visit

->A standout amongst the most well-known grievances endured by guests to Nepal is stomach issue. Drink just packaged beverages with the seals in place, boiled and filtered water. Maintain a strategic distance from extremely spicy foods in the event that you are unused to it.

->Before beginning, do warm-up activities. Extending slowly builds heart rate, temperature and flow to your muscles. Likewise, following a decent night’s rest, your muscles require warming.

->Altitude sickness is the name given to the collection of symptoms which can happen, when a man endeavors to rise too rapidly at heights over 2500 m (8202 ft). If you take the necessary precautions and listen to your body, chances are you will be fine.

->Wearing good, comfortable and softened up footwear will go far to dodging foot issues like blisters which is one of the probability issues among trekkers.

->You should have taken the necessary precautions to immunise/vaccinate for the destination you are   travelling to. If you fail to comply with the duty of disclosure in this condition and if Escape Trekking Adventures would not have permitted you to undertake the tour, or continue participation of the tour, had you made full disclosure under this condition, Himalayan Gateway trek will not be liable, except to the minimum extent.

Personal first Aid Kit

Medical survival kits are often a boring subject and many hikers don’t give it much attention. However, a survival kit is one of the most important items you carry and should not be compromised. Carry a first aid kit with you. Every outdoor person must have a personal first aid kit with proper medical background information inside, namely: emergency contact info, blood type, allergies and current medication. Trekkirs should carry followings things.
->Analgesics. Aspirin, Advil or Tylenol – for headaches etc.
->Thermometer (to check for fever) – mercury thermometers are prohibited by airlines
->Anti-diarrhoeal drug
->Antibiotic eye drops (one bottle)
->Anti-inflammatory drug
->Tweezers (for removal of splinters)
->Adhesive waterproof tape (3-4′ long of 1″ wide tape rolled onto a popsicle stick or sewing thread bobbin)
->Safety pins (2 large pins; can be used for gear, to secure bandages, dig out a splinter, etc)
->Medical gloves (1 pair, nitrile surgical or non-latex barrier gloves; the sanitary option if you need to help someone that is bleeding, or you want them to help you!)
->Muslin Triangular Bandage in a compressed package (handly as a sling of to fashion different types of splints)

Trekking equipment
  • • Fleece beanie
    • sun glasses
    • Chap stick / Sunscreen
    • Face mask or Scarf
    • Hand towel
    • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
    • Cold weather down jacket below waist
    • Fleece jacket and trouser
    • Trekking trouser
    • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
    • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
    • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
    • Socks and under wears
    • Trekking boot
    • Snow Gaiter (optional)
    • Runners / Snickers for camps
    • Head torch
    • Personal medical kit
    • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
    • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
    • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
    • Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Nepal visa

Tourist who intends to visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa.

You may get your tourist visa in your home country or on arrival. We recommend you to get your tourist visa on arrival as it is very easy. To get your visa on arrival, you must have a valid passport and 2 passport sized photo with a light background.

Tourist Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year, from January to December:

  • Multiple entry visa for 15 days US$ 25
  • Multiple entry visa for 30 days US$ 40
  • Multiple entry visa for 90 days US$ 100

Tourist visa extension facility:

  • Visa extension fee for the period of 15 days us US$ 30
  • Visa extension fee for the period of more than 15 days US$ 2 per day.
  • Visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a visa year (January – December) at the Department of Immigration.

No visa required for:

  • Children below 10 yrs.
  • Any foreigner, who has stayed in Nepal up to fifteen (15) days continuously and re-enters Nepal during the same visa year.
  • Any tourist who is entering Nepal for three days or less.
Permits and fees

Entrance fees must be paid before touring heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Narayanhiti Durbar Museum Rs. 500 Rs. 250 Rs. 100
Kathmandu Durbar square Rs. 750 Rs. 150 free
National Museum Chhauni Rs. 200 Rs. 25 Rs. 20
Patan Durbar Square Rs. 500 Rs. 100 free
Patan Museum Rs. 250 Rs. 25 Rs. 10
Patan Golden Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 20 free
Mahabouddha Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 30 free
Bhaktapur Durbar Square Rs. 1,500 Rs. 500 free
National Art Museum, Bhaktapur Rs. 100 Rs. 50 Rs. 20
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) Rs. 200 Rs. 50 free
Bouddhanath Stupa Rs. 250 Rs. 150 free
Pashupatinath Temple Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,000 free
Changu Narayan Temple Rs. 100 Rs. 25 free
Ethnographic Museum, NTB Rs. 200 Rs. 100 Rs. 30

 

Entrance permits fees for National parks and Conservations areas

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Makalu-Barun national park
Sagarmatha national park
Langtang national park
Rara national park
Shey Phoksundo national park
Khaptad national park
Rs. 3,000/person +13% VAT Rs. 1’500/person + 13%VAT free
Bardia National Park
Parsa Wildlife Reserve
Koshi Toppi Wildlife Reserve
Rs. 1,000/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 50/person
Chitwan National Park Rs. 1,500/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 100/person
All Conservation Areas Rs. 2,000/person Rs. 200/person free

Jungle drives / vehicle entry fees

Car Jeep Van Chopper
Chitwan National Park Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 4,000/day Rs. 5,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Parsa, Shuklaphanta
Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve
Rs. 1,000/day Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 3,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Trekking grades

Trekking grades

Food And Accommodations.

Himalayan Gateway Trek  usually books hotel accommodation for you in cities on  Bed and Breakfast basis as your requirements. During your trek you can stay in a local tea house or camp. It depends on your wishes. While you are on a tea house trek, Himalayan Gateway Trek  invites you to choose the food you like for your breakfast, lunch and dinner from the menu. Our experienced guide will help with selecting and ensure that you get hygienically prepared, plentiful and healthy food. Most tea houses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast, properly Hot drinks like Tea/coffee,Hot chocolate and others are available with all meals, and you can also buy mineral water in most of the areas where you find tea houses.



Tour Highlights

  • Trip Grade
  • Duration12 days
  • Starting PointKathmandu
  • Ending PointKathmandu
  • TransportationBus
  • ActivitiesTrekking
  • Max. Altitude5,944m/19,500ft


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