Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with Lhasa ( flight ) & return by helicopter with Pokhra, Lumbini, Chitwan-Valmiki Ashram & Janakpur

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with Lhasa with Pokhra, Lumbini, Chitwan-Valmiki Ashram & Janakpur (What To See)

Kathmandu : World Heritage sites, Pashupatinath temple, Kailasnath Mahadev

Manokamna : Manokamana Devi Temple ( Shaktipith ) : It is believed that Manokamana Devi grants wishes of all who make the pilgrimage to her shrine to worship her.

Pokhra : Bindbasini Temple by boat in Phewa Lake, Guteshwar Mahadev, Waterfalls.

Lumbini : The birthplace of Bhagwan Buddha & different Monasteries ( Buddhist temples ), other attractions.

Chitwan : Holy place Devghatt ( confluence of Seti Gandaki and Krishna Gandaki ), Vashishtha Temple, Valmiki Ashram, Chitwan National Park & Jungle Safari.

Janakpur : World heritage site, lagna mandap of Mata Sita and Prabhu Ram.

Dates

All yatris going to Kailash can opt for Janakpur, Chitwan-Valmiki Ashram & Lumbini. You need to add 9 days to Kailash Yatra dates. This will be customized itinerary as per your requirement.

+Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to the hotel. We suggest you take flight which arrives early in the morning to Kathmandu, so you can get a good rest.

+DAY 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu & Briefing

Sightseeing to explore some major attractions of Kathmandu/Briefing of Yatra.

+DAY 03 : Rudrabhishek & Puja at Pashupatinath Temple and yatra preparation

Early in the morning we will perform Rudrabhishek in Pashupatinath temple. After lunch, proceed for sightseeing to Budhanilkantha. In the evening yatris will be free to do some shopping. Overnight in the hotel in Kathmandu.

+DAY 04 : Fly to Lhasa GonggarAirport(75 minute flight) and drive(1.5hour) to hotel in Lhasa(3,550m)

After breakfast get transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu to board flight to Lhasa, Tibet. After arriving at Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, it will take about 1.5 hours for the group to reach the hotel. Spend the first day free to acclimatize with the altitude as Kathmandu is at 1200 m above sea level and Lhasa is at 3550 m above sea level. If time and health permits, we will visit Sera monastery in the evening.

+ Day 05 : Acclimatization day in Lhasa & Sightseeing (11,990 fts, 3,550 mts)

Lhasa is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. After breakfast take a tour of Lhasa visiting Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street and Potala Palace.

+DAY 06 : Drive to Shigatse (3900m) -350 km/5-6hrs

Lhasa to Shigatse is a very comfortable Drive. Enjoy first experience of driving on theTibetan plateau with awe inspiring views.

+DAY 07 : Drive to Saga (4450m) 480km./8-9hrs.

Tibet is the roof of the world. You will enjoy sight of the most beautiful lakes ontop of the world.

+DAY 08 : Drive to Mansarovar Lake(4588m, 14180ft) 450kms Travel time / 8-9 hours: (Mansarovar parikrama Starts)

The drive is very long. The road condition is fair. Enjoy vast Tibetan plateau, landscape changes from sandy dunes to rocky vistas to savannah type. This is the most auspicious day for all of us, as some of us might have waited for long, maybe since many life times to get the first glimpse of holy Mt.Kailas and sacred Lake Mansarovar. We will perform half Mansarovar Parikrama by jeep or bus today. Overnight at guest house at Lake Mansarovar.

+DAY 09 : Havan, Holy dip in the Mansarovar Lake. Feel the Abode of Bholenathji(4,588m)

Feel the experience of being in the abode of God. A lifetime achievement. Puja, Havan-worship, Meditation, Holy dip, Tarpan etc. Here relax and explore around the Mansarovar area. Overnight at same guest house.

+DAY 10 : Kailash Parikrama -Day 1 : Darchen to Derapuk - Drive to Yamdwara and trekking or on horseback for 4-5hours to Derapuk(4,920m)

After breakfast, drive approx. 10kms. to place called “Tarboche’, the starting trek point of Kailash Parikrama. One can pick up a chit (draw) for porter and horse, the rule is you cannot choose your porter or horse. The first day of Parikrama from Tarboche is a gradual walk. Mesmerizing trail and different shapes of Holy Mountain can be seen. The trail leads us to few ups and downs till we reach our camp/guest house at Derapuk(4,920m) 7km/5-6hours trek. Huge Shivlingam view of Holy Mt.Kailash, north west face. Overnight in camp/Guest House.

+DAY 11 : Kailash Parikrama –Day 2: Derapuk to Dolmala pass (Highest point of Yatra) to Zutulpuk. Cross Dolma La Pass –6kms uphill trek or Horseback (5650m), trek down 4 kms by foot and trek or on horseback (3hours) to Zutulpuk after darshan of Gaurikunda(4,800m) -

Todays Parikrama leads to much higher side of holy path just beneath the Holy Mount Kailash. The walk will bring us to one of the highest point at Dolma La, 5,200m. before descending to the gradual field towards Zutulpuk for the overnight stay after 5-6hours walk. Overnight inZutulpuk.

+DAY 12 : Kailash Parikrama –Day 3: Zutulpuk to Darchen to Saga

"The morning can be spent exploring the caves and visiting the temples and shrine that has been built around Milarepa’s cave. One imagines Milarepa’s disciples meditating here. Many of the caves contain meditation platforms, self-contained by dry stonewalls which seperate them from their cooking and entrance areas. It is well worth the short climb up to these caves before beginning the final stage of the trek. The winding gradual tracks finally ends our holy pilgrimage walk 8km/4-5hrs. Once we reach at the trek end point near Darchen, our bus will be waiting to take the group back to Darchen. Darchen to Saga is 6hours drive."

+DAY 13 : Drive to Kerong Border and fly to Kathmandu by Helicopter.

Saga to Kerong is 6 hours drive. At Kerong, after immigration we will cross border to take helicopters for Kathmandu.

+DAY 14 : Drive to Pokhra via Manokamna
+DAY 15 : Pokhra Sightseeing
+DAY 16 : Drive to Lumbini-sightseeing in Lumbini
+DAY 17 : Drive to Chitwan via Valmiki Ashram
+DAY 18 : Jungle Safari & Devghat darshan-Chitwan
DAY 19 :Drive to janakpur, sightseeing.
DAY 20 : Fly Janakpur to kathmandu
+DAY 21 : Departure

Our representative will drop you to the airport.