Mount Kailash Full Moon Tour
Overview Experience the ultimate spiritual journey with our Mount Kailash Full Moon Tour. This extraordinary 14-day expedition promises to be a transformative and awe-inspiring adventure, combining breathtaking landscapes with ancient sacred traditions. Our journey begins in the vibrant city of Kathmandu, where we acclimate and explore local cultural treasures before embarking on our pilgrimage. The scenic drive to the Tibetan Plateau takes us through picturesque landscapes, offering glimpses of the mighty Himalayas. Upon reaching the mystical town of Darchen, we prepare for the trek ahead. The centerpiece of our expedition is the sacred Mount Kailash, revered by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains,…
Experience the ultimate spiritual journey with our Mount Kailash Full Moon Tour. This extraordinary 14-day expedition promises to be a transformative and awe-inspiring adventure, combining breathtaking landscapes with ancient sacred traditions.
Our journey begins in the vibrant city of Kathmandu, where we acclimate and explore local cultural treasures before embarking on our pilgrimage. The scenic drive to the Tibetan Plateau takes us through picturesque landscapes, offering glimpses of the mighty Himalayas. Upon reaching the mystical town of Darchen, we prepare for the trek ahead.
The centerpiece of our expedition is the sacred Mount Kailash, revered by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bon followers. Circumambulating the mountain on the auspicious occasion of the full moon believed to grant immense blessings and spiritual merit. The 52-kilometer Kailash Kora trek is a challenging yet rewarding experience, as we traverse high passes and immerse ourselves in the pristine beauty of the region.
En route, we encounter several significant sites such as the iconic Yamdwar, the auspicious gateway to the spiritual realm, and the serene Lake Mansarovar, where pilgrims perform cleansing rituals. Engaging with fellow travelers and devout locals during the pilgrimage adds to the enriching experience, fostering a sense of unity and harmony.
Throughout the journey, our experienced guides and Sherpas provide insights into the local culture, history, and traditions, making the trip an educational and cultural exchange. Accommodations during the trek are basic but comfortable, allowing us to connect more closely with nature and ourselves.
After completing the Kailash Kora, we return to Kathmandu, where we have the opportunity to reflect on our spiritual journey and explore more of Nepal’s unique cultural heritage.
Conclusion and Summary
This Mount Kailash Full Moon Tour is designed for adventure seekers and spiritual enthusiasts alike, seeking not only a physical challenge but also a profound inner transformation. Whether you’re an experienced trekker or a devoted pilgrim, this once-in-a-lifetime expedition is sure to leave an indelible mark on your soul, as you witness the ethereal beauty and sacredness of Mount Kailash.
Trip preparation and Overnight at HotelIt is day to visit major highlights in Kathmandu valley. Visit Bauddhanath Stupa, Pashpatinath temple and Bhaktapur Durbar squire. come back to Hotel. Final preparation of the trip. Briefing and packing. Tomorrow morning have to get up earlier to drive Kerung boarder
Overnight at local guest houseDrive to Friendship Kerung Border from Kathmandu via Shyaprubensi. Start very early from Kathmandu with your packed breakfast to enter Tibet same day. Make immigration formalities in Nepal and Tibet Part. Enter to Tibet and transfer to Tibetan bus. Drive to Kerung from friendship bridge and check in Guest house.
Overnight at guest houseKerung is 24 kilometer from Nepal Tibet friendship bridge of Rasuwagadi. Acclimatization activities and rest in here today. we make short hiking around the valley. Your guide will lead you after breakfast. which really help your body to move on altitude.
Overnight at guest houseIt is driving via high passes with panoramic Mountain View. Decorative Buddhist praying flags at the top of passes are so unique and picturesque. Stop and view several lake views on the way. Reach at saga by crossing Brahmaputra River and overnight at guest house. Saga is small town having basic and deluxe guest house as accommodation an plenty of Chinese restaurants
Overnight at Guest house in group sharing roomDay is again a long driving through beautiful landscape. The road is well paved throughout the tour. Driving today is again interesting with wide grazing field, local Tibetan settlements. we love to stop many places to take good pictures. Today is also a day to view first view of Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. Drive to Hore for overnight stay. It is only basic guest houses available at bank of the Lake.
Overnight at HotelIt is day to explore around and rest to be ready for Kailash Kora. We almost spend half day at lake Mansarovar. Deep in to the Lake, Take holy bath, hike to Tsui Monastery or visit natural hot spring those are near the Lake. Drive to Darchen for Lunch, Dinner and Overnight. We make final preparation for 3 days Kailash kora from here.
Drive to Tarboche valley and start Kailash Kora.First day of Kailash Kora is 40 minutes driving and 6 hours walking. Overnight at Guest house in Derapuk (4,900m)From Darchen, we need to prepare early in the morning. Drive with our car to Tarboche valley. We start walking from here. Yamadwar, Ruins valley with clear view of Mount Kailash can be see from here. If you have taken your personal horse and helper, you will meet those here. It is walking almost flat land entirely. At the end of the day, it is a bit uphill to reach Derapuk. Enjoy view of North Face Kailash.
Overnight at JuthulpukIt is hard day of Tour. Early in the morning with enough water and foods, we start to walk top of the Dolma La pass (5,645m) it is about 8 kilometer and takes 4 to 5 hours to reach at Top. Mount Kailash view is still viewing up to buttom of Dolma La pass. After Dolma la seriouse down hill reach at tent house. After those tent house easy walking about 3 hours reach at Juthulpuk where we stay at guest house.
Overnight at HotelFinal day of Kailash Parikrama. we start quite early in the morning. It is 3 hours easy walking at flat land to reach near Darchen. All the way of walking is via bank of River from Kailash North face. We meet our driving crew ahead of Darchen and drive to Saga town today. We may reach Saga late afternoon. Check in Hotel
Overnight at guest houseIt driving back to Kerung same way from Saga. Stay overnight at Tibetan site and wait for tomorrow morning to drive immigration. It also have option to cross Nepal Tibet boarder and stay overnight at Nepal side which is comfortable for next day driving back Kathmandu. Accommodation at Nepal part is not enough if there are many tourist groups.
Overnight at HotelEarly in the morning, drive to immigration from Kerung which is 24 kilometers. After crossing formalities in immigration, you will meet Nepali transportation and Nepali guide. driving back to Kathmandu via scenic hilly road. Transfer and overnight at Hotel
Departure or stay in Nepal as much as your want. Representative from Nepal highland treks drop you to International airport.
- All arrival and departure arrangement
- 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu in twin sharing hotel with full board meals
- One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with private transporation, Tour guide and entrance fees
- Private transporation to Kerung boarder and return to Kathmandu
- 6 nights’ accommodation in twin sharing hotel/ Gust house in Kailash region (Kerung, Saga and Darchen)
- Every morning breakfast
- 3 night’s accommodation in guest house on group sharing
- Private transportation, guide and entrance fees in one day sightseeing in main monuments as per motioned in itinerary
- Custom formalities at immigration
- Tibet/ Kailash travel permit and visa
- Entrance fees of Lake Mansarovar
- Government license holder English speaking Tibetan guide
- Yak or helper to carry goods during Kailash kora
- Emergency evacuation management
- Personal equipment, personal insurance, emergency evacuation charge and personal medical expenses
- Lunch and dinner in entire tour
- Accommodation upgrading in Kathmandu Nepal – our packae is in 3 star category hotel
- Drinking water, bottled drinks and bar bills
- Personal horse and helper if you need in Kailash kora
- Single supplimentory
- Other activities mentioned than in itinerary
- Extra cost for accommodation if you return on the way from Kailash Kora or willing to stay at Darchen instead of Kailash Kora
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