Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Kerung Overland 14 days
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, a spiritual and life changing journey can be accomplished via Kerung Gadi overland. It is a great choice for those pilgrims who enjoy scenic drive over Tibetan plateau and want to explore two sacred sites Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar at affordable cost. This tour is less expensive than tour by helicopter and it is affordable to many. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via kerung gadi overland makes the difficult and challenging terrains of Kailash Mansarovar accessible with modern road system and transportation facilities at Nepal as well as Tibet.
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is named after two holy, spiritual and religiously significant sites: Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Mt. Kailash (6,638m), familiar to Hindus as Kailash Parvat is the most sacred mountain of Asia. Hindus believe that the mountain is the abode of Lord Shiva and his family. Not only Hindus, the mountain is sacred to Buddhist, Jain and Bonpo religions as well. Buddhists believe that Mt. Kailash is the home of Buddha Demchok and Bon, a religion in Tibet believe that the mountain is the seat of all spiritual power. In Jainism, the site is the nearby place where the first Jain prophet Rishabhadeva attained Nirvana (liberation). Circumambulating the mountain (parikrama) on foot, an ancient ritual of devotion is still practiced by pilgrims with a faith that it will bring good fortune in one’s life. Hindus and Buddhists believe circumambulating the mountain in clockwise direction whereas Jain and Bonpo religions followers believe in other way around i.e. anticlockwise. Another major highlight of this yatra (journey) is Lake Mansarovar, the highest freshwater lake in the world (4500m). Pilgrims believe that drinking water from the lake or taking dip or bath in the lake will wash away all their sins.
Join our package for Kailash Mansarovar Tour by Overland of 14 days. Our tour begins with Kathmandu sightseeing and then we take a long scenic drive of several days to reach Lake Mansarovar admiring Tibetan landscape and enjoying natural views on our way. After exploring the lake and performing puja or holy bath, we take a drive to Yama Dwar from where we start parikrama. This is an amazing tour at affordable cost and also suitable for those with limited time schedule. Check our itinerary to know the details of this tour.
Day 01: Kathmandu (1350m)
Land to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Our representative from Sunny Travels and Treks will hold your name card and welcome you with mala. And transfer you to your hotel.
In the evening – Detail briefing about Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.
Day 02: Visit to Pashupatinath
Today we shall have a morning visit to Pashupatinath, our guide will explain in detail about Pashupatinath. Located in the bank of holy river Bagmati, this temple is a very famous and biggest Hindu temple in Nepal. After lunch we shall have a preparation for our Yatra.
Day 03: Fly to Lhasa (3656m)
Today we fly over the Himalayas, its takes 1:00 hour flight to reach Lhasa. During our 1:00 hour flight, you can enjoy the incredible view of Himalaya region, including Mt. Everest “world’s highest peak on the planet”. In Gonggar Airport, a representative from Sunny Travels and Treks will receive you from the airport and transfer you to the Hotel. Full day rest for acclimatization. Evening visit to Barkhor market.
Day 04: Lhasa to Shigatse (3800m)
In the morning, after breakfast we shall start to drive to Shigatse by Deluxe bus. Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet and on the way; we cross Khamba La (4794m) Pass. From this pass, we can see an incredible view of the holy Yamdrol Lake. We then continue our drive towards Shigatse city while enjoying the beautiful landscape of Tibet via Gyantse. Evening we will visit the Panchen Rinpoche seat-Tashilumpo Monastery which was built in 1447. Overnight stay in Shigatse.
Day 05: Shigatse to Saga (4460m)
Today our journey is quite long. We shall take a drive to Saga while enjoying the view of mountains and landscape. On the way, we will see the holy Brahmaputra River. Overnight stay in Saga.
Day 06: Saga to Manasarovar (4481m)
Drive to Lake Manasarovar Chiu Gompa. After breakfast, we shall start our journey to Lake Manasarovar via Mayum La Check Post (Army Check Post). This check post is the biggest check post in western Tibet. Continuing our drive we shall reach Hor. From here we will get the first Darshan of Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. From this point, we see the good view of Mt. Gurla Mandhata (7728m) on the south of Manasarover and Holy Mountain Kailash on the north. After lunch, we shall start our parikarma of the holy Lake Manasarovar which takes 3 hour to complete by eco bus. In the middle of the parikrama we will see views of Rakshas Lake
Day 07: Drive to Darchen (4575m) Hawan at Manasarovar
In the morning, a Sunny staff will set up private bathing tent on the bank of Lake Manasarovar for the traditional sacred bath that most of the pilgrims perform before circumambulating the holy mountain. We then perform puja and hawan on the banks. After lunch, one hour drive to Darchen
Day 08: Trek to Diraphuk (4900m) – (09-10km)
Drive to Yama Dwar (15 km) from here our trek will start. Here we shall be divided into two groups, a Parikarma and a non Parikarma group. Parikarma group members will start their trek to Diraphuk. Non Parikarma group members can do puja and hawan. Drive back to Darchen. First day trek is not so tough, as there shall be some amounts of uphill. Once you reach in Diraphuk, you will enjoy the view of the north face of Mt. Kailash from the nearest point.
Day 09: Trek to Zuthulphuk via Dolma la pass (4780m).
Very early in the morning we are woken up by our Sherpa team, after breakfast we start our uphill trekking to Dolma La pass (5560m/18236ft). This pass is the highest pass and the toughest part of our trekking in our entire journey. After Dolma La pass, we continue our walk downward to the next valley Zuthulphuk. The holiest lake Gauri Kund is situated beyond the Dolma La pass. Hindu followers believe that, Lord Shiva’s wife Parvati used to take bath in this holy lake. The total trekking to Zuthulphuk requires 10 to 12 hours and we shall cover 20 to 22 km by one day.
Day 10: Trek to Zhongdo and drive to Saga (4460m)
xEarly in the morning we shall start our trek to Zhongdo. Today our trekking is quite easy and flat, after 2 hours, we shall reach Zhongdo then the Eco bus will pick us up for a drive to Hor. From here onward we change our regular bus and drive continuously to Saga. Evening visit to town.
Day 11: Drive to Shigatse (3800m)
Morning drive to Shigatse and evening visit to Shigatse market.
Day 12: Drive to Lhasa (3656m)
After having our breakfast we shall drive continuously to Lhasa. In the evening we shall visit around the Lhasa market. This night shall be our final night on the Tibet side.
Day 13: Fly to Kathmandu (1350m)
Early in the morning we shall transfer you to the airport for your departure to Kathmandu. Upon landing in the airport in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you up and transfer you to your respective Hotel. In the evening we shall discuss about our Holy Kailash trip.
Day 14: Fly back to Home
Today we transfer you to the airport, according to your flight schedule and then you shall fly back to your sweet home.
Tour Cost Details
Required Documents for Kailash Yatra Booking
- Passport valid for at least 5 months
- Medical report certified by doctors
- Scan Passport Xerox copy should be reached Honest Head office, Kathmandu prior 25 Days.
- Original passport should be reached 7 days prior to the yatra at Delhi Office
Mode of Payments
- 25% of the total cost should be paid for booking the yatra
- 50% of the total cost should reach Honest Tours &Travels account before 21 days of departure date by telex transfer with passport of client.
- And full payment should be made before 10 Days of departure date to Kailash Mansarover Yatra
Tour Cancellation Policy
- All notice of cancellation must be sent to our office in written
- Verbal cancellations will not be entertained
- 30 days before yatra departure date, 25% of total yatra cost will be deducted
- 15 days before yatra departure date, 50% of total trip cost will be deducted
- There will be no refund at all if you cancel the yatra less than 15 days before the departure date.
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