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Kailash Manasarovar Innerkora By Overland

Kailash Overland Tour via Kerung takes you to the holy land of Mt. Kailash through the newly opened Nepal-Tibet border of Rasuwagadhi-Kerung. Our team will embark on a journey to take you to worship and hike around the sacred land of Mt. Kailash.

Kailash overland tour from Kerung boarder started from September 2017 as an alternative route for the Mount Kailash, this tour has made Mt. Kailash easily accessible from the outskirts of Nepal. Kailash Overland Tour starts with a sightseeing tour at the capital city of Nepal. The guided holy mount Kailash tour will take us to the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley. After the guided tour, we will get ourselves inside the Langtang National Park and cross the Nepal-Tibet border to arrive at Kerung. From Kerung, we will drive to the villages of Saga, Manasarovar, and Darchen with great views of the sacred Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurla-Mandala, Rakshash Lake and the Lake Manasarovar. On day 9, we will start our 3 days long Kailash Kora. The major attractions of this tour include the sacred peak of Kailash, holy Lake of Manasarovar and the highest pass of Drolma La.

The Kailash Overland Tour takes 14 days for completion based on our default itinerary. The trip can be tailored to your preference. The best time to visit the holy Mt. Kailash is between May to August.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m) transfer to hotel and overnight

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (By Tourist Bus) (2380m, 148km). Overnight at Guest House

Day 04: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kerung ( 2700m , 125km ). Overnight at Guest house

Day 05: Free Day Kerung For Acclimatization (4640m)

Day 06: Kerung To Saga (4640m, 105km)

Day 07: Drive to Manasarovar via Paryang (4640m) 447km, Overnight at Guest House

Day 08: Exploration of Lake Manasarovar and drive to Darchen (4575m) 114km. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 09: Kailash Parikrama Day 01 :- Drive to Valley of the God and trek to Derapuk/5210m. Overnight at Guest house

Day 10: Kailash Kora. Trek from Derapuk to Charan Sparsh (5332m) of Mt.Kailash

Day 11: Trek to Zuthulpuk by crossing Dolma La pass (5630m). Overnight at Guest house

Day 12: Finish Kailash Kora Day 03 and rest at Darchen (8 Km) . Overnight at Darchen

Day 13:Inner Kora Trek day 04:- Drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest house ( 5900 Meters , 10 hrs, 12 Km)

Day 14: Drive from Saga to Kerung

Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel / Option - Fly back by Helicopter / Jeep.

Day 16: Final departure to home

Cost Includes:

1. All arrival and departure arrangements

2. 03 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu hotel on twin sharing

3. 01 Night accommodation in Syabrubesi, Langtang national park (Local Guesthouse)

4. 09 Nights accommodation in Kailash (Local Guesthouse)

5. Buffet veg foods in entire trip (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

6. English speaking Tibetan guide for custom formalities

7. Nepali team leader/ Co-ordinator

8. Experience staff team

9. All private transportation by Bus

10. Tibet travel permit and Tibet visa

11. Entrance fees of Lake Manasarovar and Kailash

12. Entrance fees of Langtang National park

13. Duffel bag to keep your goods during Kailash tour

14. Warm jacket and sleeping bag in returnable based if you need

15. Emergency evacuation management


Cost Exclude

1. Personal expenses, Insurance, Medical expenses and Emergency rescue

2. Personal horse and Helper during Kailash Parikrama

3. More than 3 nights hotels in Kathmandu in case of unforeseen circumstances like the late permit, or early arrive from Kailash

Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m) transfer to hotel and overnight

Our representative will pick you up at the Tribhuvan International Airport and guide you to your hotel room. In the evening, you will be having a typical Nepali dinner with a brief about the tour. Overnight at the hotel.

Meal Included: Pure Veg Lunch and Dinner

Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel

After breakfast we will begin our sightseeing early with a visit to Pathupatinath Temple where you can participate in morning aarti. After this we will visit Jal Narayan Temple (Also known as Sleeping Vishnu Temple or Neelkanth Buddha Temple) and Gujeshwari Mata Temple (one of the Shaktipeetha). Later return to your hotel. You may spend rest of the time at leisure preparing for the next day trip by road to Syabrubesi or explore the Thamel market of Kathmandu which is very popular place among travellers for buying useful trekking and adventure gears etc. In the evening, we will have short trip briefing session followed by introduction of all group members. Overnight stay and dinner will be at the hotel.

Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Max. Elevation: 1400 m

Distance covered: 40 kms within the city / 04 hours

Day 03 : Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (By Tourist Bus) (2380m, 148km). Overnight at Guest House

Today after breakfast we will drive to Syabrubesi via Trishuli Nuwakot. Overnight at Hotel

Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Max. Elevation: 2380 m

Distance covered: 148 kms / 7-8 hours approx

Day 04 : Drive from Syabrubesi to Kerung ( 2700m , 125km ). Overnight at Guest house

Today the group will enter China and it can take time for the formalities at the border immigration. We start our short drive to the Nepalese border Rasuwagadhi (1850m) which is about 15 kms 01 hour) from Syabrubesi. After completing immigration formalities, the group will cross the border on foot to reach China side. The pilgrims are then transferred on their Chinese bus for onward 110 kms drive to Kerung (2700m). Travel comfortable vehicles that are controlled and guided by Tibetans. On arrival, check into your guesthouse and take rest. Dinner will be prepared by our Nepalese chef and serve between 7 to 8 PM (local time). Overnight stay will be in a guesthouse at Kerung in dormitory style.

Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Max. Elevation: 2700 m

Distance covered: 125 kms / 4 hours approx.

Day 05 : Free Day Kerung For Acclimatization (4640m)

This day is reserved for acclimatization in Tibet’s tough climatic conditions. Our tour manager will assist you for a short hike in and around Kerung for warming up your body to adjust with Tibet’s high altitude. Also, you can enjoy the day with chanting Bhajan or Katha in the guesthouse. (Note - If situation permits, the guides may take the group to Saga today for night stay).

Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Max. Elevation: 2700m (if at Kerung), 4640m (if at Saga)

Distance covered: 0 kms

Day 06 : Kerung To Saga (4640m, 105km)

The enjoyable drive through the mountains terrain and then the plains of Tibet provides us a marvelous view as we travel to Saga from Keyrong. Cross the Yarlung Zangpo (Brahmaputra River) and then turn for the northern route, and arrive at beautiful town of Saga (4640m). Saga is a beautiful Tibetan town with some fairly good hotel or guesthouses, some good local restaurants and market where you can spend good time while acclimatizing. Meals and night stay will be at Saga.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Max. Elevation: 4640 m

Distance covered: 105 kms

Day 07 : Drive to Manasarovar via Paryang (4640m) 447km, Overnight at Guest House

Get up early today and afterward have your morning meal in the hotel. Later we will leave Shigatse for a beautiful drive through stunning Tibetan fields to arrive at Saga County. The significance of Saga is 'The Lovely Place' or 'Upbeat Land' Arrive at Saga and check in to Hotel Saga. The Dargye Tsanpo River go through here and join Brahmaputra at Saga Chakzam. Adventure is a significant and must stop place on this course. It is situated in the crossing point of three significant streets of which are Lhatse from the East, Gyirong from the South an Kailash Mount from the West.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Max. Elevation: 4640 m

Distance covered: 447 kms

Night view at lake Manasarovar If you wish to visit the lake in the night, please inform your guide prior and if possible, go there in small group with a local guide or Sherpa for any help. Cover yourself properly with warm clothes as the weather is going to be very cold in the night. Also carry a whistle and a torch while going out in the night.

Day 08 : Exploration of Lake Manasarovar and drive to Darchen (4575m) 114km. Overnight at Hotel.

Today morning, we wake up easily and we will locate a decent spot for sacred shower in Lake Manasarovar for every one of our explorers. We will provide shower tent for women close by the bank of lake for changing the garments. Additionally, you can offer puja/havan/customs at achievable spot close to the lake as indicated by your decision, all alone. Our team part will help you if any assistance require. We make short drive to Darchen (the base of Mt. Kailash). While in transit to Darchen, we can likewise observe the landscape of Raksha’s Tal (Demon's Lake) in the opposite side of Lake Manasarovar. Continue with drive to Darchen where we check in to the hotel and getting ready for the following day plan.

Darchen is the base camp of Mt. Kailash from where the Kora (Parikrama) around Kailash starts. In the event that time available you can walk around little market of Darchen. Time allowed to unwind and get ready for the trek on following day.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Max. Elevation: 4575m

Distance covered: 114 kms

Day 09 : Kailash Parikrama Day 01 :- Drive to Valley of the God and trek to Derapuk/5210m. Overnight at Guest house

Today, we get up ahead of schedule and have a light breakfast, we head to Tarboche to begin our trek to Derapuk Monastery. All travelers have the chance to go through Yam Dwar before the trek (Kora) begins.

Trekking by walking - From here to Derapuk the trek is around 12 kms and is for the most part level with some slight ups and down. This trek will take us 04 to 06 hours span. It is best to wal gradually.

Horse - Those who wish to hire horse / Pony and Helper may do as such at Tarboche legitimately with the assistance of the Tibetan guide, on direct Payment. They will be given name coupon to pick the pony and Helper and the same will go with you during the trek.

At Derapuk, the climate will be cold, Derapuk is truly outstanding and nearest point from where we can see North Face of Mt. Kailash standing high before us. You will have incredible chance to take a few important pictures and selfies from here. The night will be excessively cold so we will have fast and light supper (khichdi, soup and so on) and rest in our bed

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Packed Lunch/snacks, Light Dinner

Max Elevation : 5210 m

Distance covered : 12 kms trekking

Day 10 : Kailash Kora. Trek from Derapuk to Charan Sparsh (5332m) of Mt.Kailash

After a light breakfast at your guest house we start the difficult yet an exceptionally compensating trek towards the Charan Sparsh. Those individuals who are physically fit can do this trek. you will arrive at the foot of Mount Kailash, touch Charan (heavenly feet) of this mountain and afterward start your back towards Derapuk. Overnight at Derapuk

Day 11 : ( Kailash Parikrama Day 02:- TREK TO ZUTHULPUK FROM DIRAPUK GUEST HOUSE)

Trek to Zuthulpuk by crossing Dolma La pass (5630m). Overnight at Guest house

Get up early morning before day break and view the first sunlight on Mt. Kailash offering amazing view of the ‘Golden Kailash’., have a fast light breakfast and prepare to start the trek towards Zuthulpuk. Carry packed lunch and hot drinkable water from kitchen before beginning to trek.

This day is viewed as the hardest day of the whole outing. We trek towards Shiva Tsal (5330m) you will begin climbing to the most noteworthy purpose of the trek 'Dolma La Pass' (5630m). Here around 3 kms trek is downhill and get a view of Gauri Kund (Parvati Kund). Continue to trek downhill and walk towards Zuthulpuk

Stay will be at Zuthulpuk Gompa in Guest house. We will have dinner and go to our comfortable bed to rest.

Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Packed Lunch/snacks, Light Dinner

Max Elevation : 5630 m

Distance covered : 22 kms trekking

OPTION: Trek –Derapuk –Kandasangala pass- Kuber Kund – Zuthulpuk. Both groups to merge at Zuthulpuk and stay overnight at Zuthulpuk.

Overnight Norpel Guesthouse or Monastery guesthouse (Mud house) | dormitory.

- Derapuk to Zuthulpuk: 21 km | (8 - 9 hours trek).

- The highest point to cross over: Dolma La pass (5600 m./18,368 fts)

- Elevation of Zuthulpuk: 4820 m. /15,810 fts.

- Expected temperature: 14 to 22 degree Celsius/ night time: -3 to -5 degree.

- Average climatic condition: windy

Day 12 : Finish Kailash Kora Day 03 and rest at Darchen (8 Km) . Overnight at Darchen

This is our last day on trek and we need to make the 6 kms trek (around 2-3 hours) down towards Darchen. We wake and after breakfast start trekking to Darchen town. Our transport will pick you up and drive to Hotel at Darchen where our other group members are waiting. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 13 : Inner Kora Trek day 04:- Drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest house ( 5900 Meters , 10 hrs, 12 Km)

Jeep ride to Serlung Gumba, Trek to Asthapath, Saptarishi cave, Atmalingam and mount Kailash view. You have option to take personal helper from Darchen. Walk back to Asthapath Serlung Gumpa and drive back to Darchen and then continue to drive to Saga. which is around 450 kms away. We drive to Saga, on arriving at Saga have free time and rest in the Hotel. Today we will get very simple foods

Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Max Elevation: 4640 m

Distance covered: 06 kms trek + 492 kms drive

Day 14: Drive from Saga to Kerung

We will drive back to the village of Kerung on a comfortable ride. We will have some free time as we descend on a paved path. We will spend the rest of the time relaxing. Overnight at Hotel.

Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel / Option - Fly back by Helicopter / Jeep.

Today, we will cross the Nepal-Tibet border and get back to the capital city of Kathmandu. Overnight at the hotel.

Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 16: Final departure to home

Our representative will drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure

Transportation:

1. All ground transportation by private vehicle

2. Kathmandu – Kerung

3. Kerung - Syabrubesi

4. Saga - Manasarovar Lake - Darchen - Derapuk - Zuthulpuk

5. Airport Pick up and drop off by private vehicle


Meal:

1. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included (Veg only)

2. Enough Drinking water included


Accommodation:

1. Mention in the itinerary in the basis twin sharing in Nepal and Tibet and group sharing in Kailash Region.

2. Visas & Permit/ Tibet Visa & Permit Included

3. All necessary entrance fees in Nepal and Tibet

4. Special Kailash Manasarovar Permit

5. Applicable entrance fees to visit Monasteries and temples


Sightseeing:

1. Sightseeing in Kathmandu

2. Guide, Staffs & supporters

3. Nepali Guide and Tibetan Guide

4. Nepali Crew members in Kailash Region


Equipment:

1. Medical kits

2. Enough oxygen cylinders

3. Gamow Bags & Other necessary equipment

4. Clothing


Down Jacket:

1. Monkey hat / Day pack bag / Duffel bag


Risks & Liability:

Ravel Roads makes every effort to make your journey smooth and pleasant as much as possible. However, we merely act as an intermediary between the concerned airlines, hotels, transport operator and local tourist offices providing the services. Ravel Roads therefore cannot bear responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by delay, accident, natural disaster, political action and unrest caused by whatever reason. Program, Prices, services and conditions are based on the terms valid at the time of printing and are therefore subject to change without advance notice in the event of circumstances beyond our control.

Booking Policy:

All payments are to be made in favor of Ravel Roads. The advance payments include non-refundable processing fees of INR 30,000 If Tour selected Via Lhasa INR 50,000 or / USD 1000 for NRIs. Full balance payments to be made at least 45 days prior to start of the Tour, failing which your tour booking shall be considered as cancelled and all advance payments will be forfeited. All bookings are strictly subject to ‘Booking Conditions’ enclosed herewith and shared with you during the course of our correspondence. While filling and submitting signed copy of this document, you confirm your sole acceptance to our business terms. Kindly note that if you do not agree to our policies and terms of services, you should not proceed with your bookings.

Online Booking: You can purchase our services from our sales outlets at Bangalore or Chennai, or you can book your tour/services / payment online through our website. Our website provides the facility making online booking of tours and services. After confirmation in written from us via Email or by in writing.

Indians

INR 30000/- Advance Non-Refundable amount to be paid at the time of Booking.

INR 50000/- If Tour selected Via Lhasa Advance Non-Refundable amount to be paid at the time of Booking.

NRI 1000 USD or Equivalent Advance Non-Refundable amount to be paid at the time of Booking.


How to Pay:

Domestic payments

1. By Cash / Cheque / Demand Draft

2. By Electronic money transfer (RTGS & NEFT)

3. By Debit Card, Credit Card, UPI, net banking.

International payments

1. By Bank transfer to our bank (Bank Details)

2. By Online Payment Gateway through Razor Pay.

3. By Debit Card, Credit Card

In case of payment through credit card, the bank charges (3% extra) – would be levied over and above the total amount.

Note:

1. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction.

2. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.

Cancellation Policy:

In any circumstances, if any customers cannot participate for the tour, the cancellation charge will be as follows:

1. 30 Days Before Tour Date 50 % of Tour Cost

2. 20 Days Before Tour Date 75% of Tour Cost

3. 15 Days Before Tour Date 100% of Tour Cost

ADVANCE AMOUNT WILL NOT BE REFUNDABLE

All disputes pertaining to the tour and any claim arising there under shall be subject to the Court of competent jurisdiction at Bangalore only.

Itinerary / Tour Cost / Date / Terms And Conditions / Cancellation Policy Are Subject To Change

Important Note

Age :

1. Participants must be between 18 and 70 years of age.

2. Those below the age of 18 must either be accompanied by a parent/guardian or a consent form need to be signed by them.


Medical:

1. Be physically and mentally fit.

2. Please note that this trek is not advised for pregnant women and those suffering from chronic health problems, like epilepsy, heart ailments, uncontrolled BP, diabetes, cancer, asthma, psychological problems, physical disabilities and obesity.


Passport:

1. A valid passport is needed with a minimum validity of 180 days from the last date of the sojourn.

2. Please note that diplomatic passports are not allowed.

3. PIO/OCI or any other ID cards are not accepted in Tibet.


Visa Process:

1. Indian passport holders do not require a visa for nepal.

2. The Tibet permit and visa for everyone will be organized by us. To facilitate this, your original passport is required at New Delhi, well in advance prior to the departure date. The actual date and details will be confirmed based on the group you choose to travel with us.


Visa Process for NRI:

Indian nationals do not require a visa for Nepal

Foreign nationals will require a 15 days multiple entry visa for Nepal which can be availed on arrival at Kathmandu airport, Nepal. A visa fee of $25 is payable along with two passport size photos. Visa for Tibet will be organized by us. To facilitate this, original passport of Indian Nationals is required well in advance prior to the departure date. Details will be sent upon registration. For Non-Indian Nationals, Tibet visa will be organized in Kathmandu 4 days prior to the departure. Request the NRI to be in Kathmandu for the visa process.

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It is highly recommended that the Tour Participants acquire adequate insurance cover to secure their life, health and property as may be advised by your insurance agent to cover any eventualities, associated with your overseas travel including health, accidental injury, loss, liability and the like depending on your assessment of your risk potential. The Tour Participants are advised to discuss your insurance needs directly with your insurance agent before proceeding on the tour and at your own cost procure any additional cover as may be advised. Please note, Insurance is the subject matter of solicitation, please read the terms and conditions of the insurance document carefully before finalizing your desired insurance cover.

Oxygen level is less at higher altitudes. The inclement weather and high altitude induces certain illness generally not encountered over the plains. Headache, nausea, lassitude, lethargy, breathlessness, general uneasiness [malaise], high irritability, light loss of balance, disorientation, incoherence and insomnia are a few. It is common to all irrespective of the age, sex and physical fitness. Gradual acclimatization is the best answer. Tranquilizers, sleeping dose and strong anti-biotic must be avoided. Some of symptoms indicate that the body mechanism is readjusting to new environments. The best idea is deliberately slow down all the activities and follows the following rules:

  • Rest.
  • Relax-do not exert, be excited.
  • Reduce talking.
  • Walk slowly – adopt one third of your speed and space.
  • Keep your load light.
  • Walk for 15 minutes and rest for 5 minutes.
  • Whenever you feel uncomfortable, just stop; rest and relax.
  • Ignore the sudden outbursts of fellow pilgrims and avoid arguments.
  • Observe silence with smile.
  • Never go too high and too fast.
  • Consume plenty of liquids; never proceed with an empty stomach.
  • Chant a prayer or visualize everything around to suit your pleasant thoughts or put on the earphones and listen to your favourite music, bhajans, chanting etc.
  • Be careful not to catch a cold. It is better to be over clothed than under protected. En-route avoids taking bath or drinking water from Lake Streams or rivers, as your system is not conditioned for this.
  • Keep your boots/Ked inside tent. Protect yourself against dust and direct sunshine during the long stretches of driving. Face, feet and hands must be well protected.
  • The uneven ground, steep slope and slushy banks are full of potholes. Do not combine walking and sight seeing together.
  • Always listen to your guide or the one with experience. Never leave the group.
  • On this trip, over exertion is to be avoided and drinking plenty of fluids is recommendable. During winter, heavy warm clothing is a must.

 

  • Kindly consult your doctor and get yourself examined for this yatra
  • As Mount Kailash and lake Manasarovar is situated at high altitudes please start exercises like walking, jogging, yoga and other breathing exercises in order to have a successful yatra at least from a month before. 

DOCUMENTS:

  You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;

  • Passport with Photo copies, Photographs, Identity card, Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
  • Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
  • Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency.
  • Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
  • Any other document for personal purposes.

COMMON ITEMS

  • Big bag for putting your equipment and others
  • A small light trek bag
  • Water bottle / Thermos flask for hot water (1 liter).

Note: Ravel Roads provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra

CLOTHING

  • Enough clothing for the whole Yatra including 3 pairs trek suits/leisure wear/jogging trousers/4 to 5 tee shirts one light quilted /shirts/poloneck/salwar kameez etc. Do not over load.
  • Woolen socks (around 4 pairs), monkey cap, warm light gloves, scarf.
  • Woolen/thermal long underwear
  • Rain wear (Umbrella or Raincoat)

Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra

FOOTWEAR

  • Sports comfortable shoes/trainers (Good one Like Nike, Adidas etc). Have a spare one too
  • A pair of light Slippers

TOILETERIES

  • Toileteries kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet rolls, towels etc).
  • Sun screen lotion/cream
  • facial tissues, wet tissue

CAMPING ITEM

  • Tourch/Candle/match box/lighter/batteries
  • Knife
  • Plastic mug
  • Dust masks/face masks

PERSONAL & GENERAL ITEMS TO MAKE YOUR JOURNEY ENJOYABLE

  • Any regular medicines that you take
  • Dark Sunglasses
  • Your favourite food which will keep you going including Nuts, biscuits, powder juice
  • Kapoor/Vicks/Inhaler etc
  • Binoculars/Camera/extra batteries
  • Milk powder for tea

FIRST AID KIT – ALSO INCLUDE

  • First aid kit (typical backpacking kit for minor injuries/ our guide also will carry).
  • Diamox/Aspirin/pain killers
  • Lip balm/Mustard oil/Vaseline
  • Plasters
  • TCP, salt, mint, Vicks for sore throats