Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02 - 03: Officila Formalities and Trip Preparation.
We apply for Chinese visa. After breakfast, half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu: Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath. Next day will be spend on final preparation for the journey / yatra, checking of equipment and assisting of renting or buying of gear if needed.
Day 04: Kathmandu - Nepalgunj Flight.
We fly to Nepalganj which lies in the far south of Nepal. Overnight Nepalgunj.
Day 05: Fly to Simikot and commence Trekking.
We fly to Simikot (2960m) in the morning. We meet our trekking crews and commence trekking after sorting out the loads. We gradually climb in the rocky trail passing through barley and wheat fields to a forested ridge from where we descend and arrive at Dhara Pokhari for the camping.
Day 06: Simikot - Sallikhola.
We pass a long scree slope and climb over a ridge to reach Kermi. We walk through a spare pine forest and descend to Salli Khola (2700m) for the night camping.
Day 07: Sallikhola - Muchu.
We cross several ridges and pasture lands and arrive at Muchu (2920m).
Day 08: Rest at Muchu for Acclimatization.
Muchu is a culturally significant place, we take rest here for acclimatization and also to explore the village.
Day 09: Muchu - Sipsip
We climb gradually to a ridge and then walk along the stream bed and then climb steeply to approach a high pass, but we cam below the pass at Sipsip (4330m):
Day 10: Sipsip - Hilsa
We further climb steeply to reach the top of Nara Lagna ( 4580m. ) from where we get the views of the Tibetan Plateau. We descend to Hilsa (3720m).
Day 11: Hilsa - Taklakot
We cross Nepal / Tibet boarder and meet our driver to proceed further by driving. We pass through Khojar Nath ( temple of Hindu god and goddess ) and arrive at Taklakot (3930m).
Day 12 : Taklakot - Mansarovar
Today we visit Mansarovar ( 4558m. ), the highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion. Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandatha and Lake Rashekshi are scattered around. We spend the night at Chu Gumba.
Day 13: Mansarovar - Darchen
Hindus enjoy the morning bath in Mansarovar and do puja to purify themselves. We drive 40 km and arrive at Darchen to start Kailash Parikrama.
Day 14: Darchen - Dehara Phuk
Today will be an exciting day walking along he rocky cliffs, water falls and frequently Mt. Kailash will be peeping you. It will take 6 – 7 hours to walk 15 km to arrive Dehara Phuk ( 5000m ).
Day 15: Dehara Phuk - Zuthal Phuk
This will be the hardest but most rewarding day for the blessing seekers as well as spiritual and nature enthusiasts. We pass Yamasthal and approach to Shiva – Sthal ( Shiva’s abode ) at the top of Dolma – La Pass ( 18600m. ). Hindus do the holiest offering from here and all travelers sit here and meditate to be assimilated with nature . We descend passing through Parvati – Sthal and Gauri Kunda and arrive at Zuthal Phuk which is known as the cave where Milerapa had performed miracles.
Day 16: Zuthal Phuk - Mansarovar
After walking for 3 hours we will meet our driving crew and drive to Manasaovar which ends the Kailash Parikrama.
Day 17: Drive to Paryang (277km) 7-8 hr.
Day 18: Drive Pary to Saga (185km) 7-8 hrs
Day 19: Drive to Tingri 6-7 hr.
Day 20: Drive to Nylam ( 5-6 hr.)
Day 21: Drive back to Kathmandu (163 km) 9-10 hr.
Day 22: Transfer to airport for international departure.