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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2015

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2015

12 NIGHTS / 13 DAYS
(Kailash Mansarovar)
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According to the Hindus Mythology, Lord Shiva spends his most of the time on the top of the holy Mount Kailash, practicing Yogic austerities, joy and love with his divine consort Parbati (Mother of Mythology). The Lake Mansarovar and the holy Mount Kailash are the SOUL of all AUM followers in the world.

"Conventional wisdom says a single circuit of Mt. Kailash wipes out the sins of a lifetime, 108 Parikramas guarantees enlightenment. A ritual bath in the sacred Mansarovar Lake delivers pilgrim to Brahma's paradise and a drop drink of its water relinquishes the sins of hundred of lifetimes."

MANSAROVAR & HOLY MT. KAILASH:
KAILASH LOCATION: Western Tibet.
ALTITUDE: Kailash peak (6714m) above the Sea level.
BASE CAMP: Darchen (4560m) above Sea level.
CLIMATE: Unpredictable (Max 16 degree Celsius to Min. -10 degree Celsius).
BELIFES: Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Ban-Po (all AUM followers).
VISITING TIME: Late April to mid-October.
PARIKRAMA (Kora) KAILASH: 52 Km. {three days} - 38 Km. only by walk.
ALTITUDE OF MANAS: (4550m) above Sea level.
PARIKRAMA OF MANAS: 102 Km. (one day by Eco buses).
KILOMETER FROM KTM: 817 (one way) including 38 Km round of Kailash Parbat.
TOTAL JOURNEY: From Nepal to Nepal is 12nights to 13days days normally and changes as per program itineraries.
CLOTHING: Heavy woolen and clothing meant for mountaineering.
STANDARD TIME: Tibet is 2:00 hours ahead than Nepal's time.C
CURRENCY: Crrency is the Renimbi or Yuan. A dollar equivalent 6.00 Yuan approximate.
Day 01
 

Arrival at Kathmandu transfer to Hotel,Meal plain(B/L/D).

Day 02
 

Morning after breakfast sightseeing tour to Pashupatinath,Jal Narayan and Guheshwari Temple, after lunch preparing for kailashYatra, Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 03
 

Drive Kathmandu - Kodari - Nyalam (137 Km ) At Kodari ( border) After immigration and customs formalities on both sides (Nepal & China). We drive to the small town - Nyalam O/N Hotel (3700m). Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 04
 

Rest day for altitude acclimatization at Nyalam. Meal plain (B/L/D)

Day 05
 

After breakfast Drive to Saga 250kms (4500m) Enjoy grand view of Mt.Shishapangma(8021mt High) Gauri Shankar and other high mountains from Lablung -LaPass(5050mt.high) another attraction will be a sacred lake Pikusto, Overnight New Sanga Hotel at Saga. Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 06
 

Drive to- Lake Manasarovar 385km (4500m).Very auspicious day for all people Who will have first glimpse of Holy Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash from Horchu Pass. Overnight stay Lodge at ChhuGompa at the shore of lake Manasarovar. Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 07
 

The abode of god will be a lifetime - achievement. Puja, Havana worship, Meditation, Holy bath etc. Afternoon drive to Darchen (30km) 4560m.O/N New Hotel,Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 08
 

Darchen to Diraphuk 18km. Kora (circuit) begins drive 10 km. cover to Tarboche and trek up to walk approximately about 04 / 05 hour Diraphuk (4890m).Overnight stay at Camping,Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 09
 

Trek to Zuthulphuk (4790m) 22km. walk approximately 08 / 10 hours - Parikarma continues, this is the day every pilgrims talks about, the most difficult journey through out the trip, Trek up to Dolma La pass(5600m). We will offer very short prayers at Dolmala and move towards Gaurikunda. They programmed in the same as usual, Zuthulphuk overnight stay at camping. Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 10
 

Zuthulphuk to Paryang via ManasarovarHorchu. After Breakfast, we will trek around 8 km. We will be reaching at the point, where our jeeps will be waiting to drive us to Darchen, parikarma (Circuit) ends. After Lunch we will drive to Paryang via ManasarovarHorchu O /N Guesthouse, Meal plain (B/L/D.

Day 11
 

Drive back to Nylam / Zhangmu,Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 12
 

Nyalam to Katmandu transfer to Hotel,Meal plain (B/L/D).

Day 13
 

Departure transfer to Kathmandu airport,Meal plain (B) Trip concludes.

 
IMPORTANT PRE-DEPARTURE INFORMATION:
 

Clothing:
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 no Sari. 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 &woolen shirts (cotton will also do), warm sweaters, woolen gloves, sun hat, sun glass, comfortable shoes, light leather boots in case of snow, woolen 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; 'namkeen' 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.

Health:
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.

Altitude Sickness:
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.

Currency:
The unit of Chinese currency is Yuan. USD 1 = 6.00 Yuan. 1 Yuan = INR 10.00 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 :
Carnation 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, Carnation 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.

Accommodation:

  • 3nights accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast lunch & dinner [Pure veg. Meals].
  • Accommodation in Tibet with breakfast lunch & dinner [Pure veg. Meals] using Guest Houses except during KailashParikarma accommodation will be at Tented camp.
 

Transportation:

  • Kathmandu arrival and departure transfers by coach.
  • One half-day Kathmandu sightseeing tour covering Pashupatinath.
  • Kathmandu-Kodari- Kathmandu transfer by coach.
  • In Tibet, land transfer by coach.
  • Supporting truck to carry luggage, food, equipment etc.
 

Staff:

  • Highly qualified and experienced Sherpa staff throughout the trip.
  • Tibetan Guide.
 

Camping Equipments:

  • All camping gears.
 

Permit / Fees:

  • Permit.
  • Normal Chinese Visa fee.
 

Communication Facilities:

  • Local Mobile [Chinese, will be charged as per the use].
 

Complimentary:

  • Windcheater Jacket.
  • Duffle bag.
  • Certificates.
  • Jal can to take jal home.
  • All personal expenses like telephone calls, tips, shopping, laundry, cold/hard drinks etc.
  • Personal call from Mobile phones, there will be charge as per the use.
  • Personal use of pony/porter during Parikarma [Kora] & Tipping.
  • Single room supplement in Kathmandu.
  • Service which are not mentioned above in inclusion part.
  • Evacuation cost, Travel Insurance.
  • Extra cost incurred in or due to unforeseen reasons such as road blockage due to landslide, heavy snowfall, extra night stay mentioned than above etc.
  • GST extra

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