Journey to Kailash Mansarovar via Kerung Border
AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions offer a special pilgrimage tour 11 days Kathmandu to Mount Kailash Overland Tour. Mount Kailash Manasarovar Overland Tour is the best and easiest way to travel Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. This type of tour is appropriate for the persons who don’t have sufficient time to travel.
On this tour, you can explore the true beauty of nature. Mount Kailash Mansarovar Tour via Kerung i.e. Manasarovar is a pilgrimage to Tibet, where you start your journey to the land of Tibet with the holy Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Devotees flock here worship Lord Shiva.
On this Kailash tour, you can explore the religious sites and natural beauty of Tibet, the “Roof of the World”. Kailash Mansarovar mountain tour is only for 11 days where you are going to visit many religious places in Tibet. The journey of Kailash Mansarovar starts from Kathmandu. The tour passes through i.e. Syabrubesi – Kerung Saga – Lake Manasarovar – Darchen – Diraphuk – Zutulphuk – Lake Monastery, Dolma La Pass. Finally returned to Kathmandu. On this tour, you will get opportunities to learn more about the lifestyle, culture, religious status, and traditions of the people and its surroundings.
Major attraction of Kailash Mansarovar Mountain
Kailash Parikrama means circumambulation of Mount Kailash. This is one of the most daring and breath-taking parts of the pilgrimage. Mount Kailash is considered to be worshiped by Lord Shiva and Parvati. The circumambulation is believed to bring reverence to the Lord and fulfill the pious wishes of the pilgrims. It takes about three days to complete the 32-mile Kora (meaning clockwise rotation in Tibetan). Kora is an exciting experience of a lifetime. Various faces of Kailash mountain, rugged terrain, thin air, rotation are all fascinating features of Kora. The landscape through Kora is a perfect decoration of nature that evokes a sense of ecstasy in everyone, with a desire to be absorbed in the highest joys of life.
How to reach Mount Kailash Mansarovar?
You can travel from Kathmandu or Lhasa where flights are available to Kathmandu/China Lhasa and then drive to the Great Tibetan Plateau.
If you choose the overland route from Kathmandu, you can reach Darchen, a small town at the foot of Mount Kailash, in 3 days at 4,600 meters. Or Darchen can be reached in 3 days by road from Lhasa.
When is the best time to visit Mount Kailash?
Generally, May and early June are good times for Kora on Mount Kailash. The rainy season starts in early July and becomes muddy in July and August. The Saga Dava festival is celebrated on April 14 of the Tibetan calendar to commemorate Shakyamuni’s birth, enlightenment and death. At the entrance of the holy mountain Kailash, there is a program of worship by the local people by changing the flag. Buddhists believe that when Kora begins on that day, virtue and virtue are greater than usual.
What about nearby facilities?
The mountain is located in a particularly remote and remote area of western Tibet. Despite its minimal infrastructure, modest guesthouses are available for foreign pilgrims, while Tibetan pilgrims usually sleep in their own tents. The best hotel here is Himalaya Kailash Hotel and recommended restaurant is Lhasa Restaurant. Some modern facilities, such as benches, rest areas, and refreshment kiosks, exist to help pilgrims in their devotions.
Day 1: Drive to Syabrubesi 6-7 hours
Day 2: Drive to Kerung Nepal & China Border
Day 3: Cross Border after checking immigration to Jilong, Kerung
Day 4: Drive to Dongpa
Day 5: Drive Dongpa to Lake Manasarovar Lake
Day 6: Drive Lake Manasarovar to Darchen
Day 7: Drive to Dwara. Trek to Diraphuk
Day 8: Trek to Zuthulphuk
Day 9: Trek to Darchen. Drive to Saga
Day 10: Drive to Kerung
Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 12: Rest day, explore Kathmandu
Day 13: International Departure
If this itinerary does not suit your requirement or if you would like to customize it, please do not hesitate to contact us. This itinerary can be customized according to your required time frame and budget limit.