Mount Kailash Inner kora

Mount Kailash Inner kora

Mount Kailash is known as a holy site among Hindu, Bon, Buddhist and Jain. Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash is known as a holy site among Hindu, Bon, Buddhist and Jain. Mount Kailash is believed to be the ultimate destination of souls and spiritual destination of whole World. This is also believed, the place of Lord Siva’s “The God of all Gods” in Hinduism. It is also home of Buddha Damchok who represents supreme bliss of Buddhism and the place all spiritual power in Bon religion. In this Holy Yatra Lake Manasarovar, Lake Raktsesh, Tirthapuri, Asthapath, Nandi and Kailash Parikrama are most popular pilgrimage sides. It all have historical story by their importance. With all of these to be in Mount Kailash and Manasarovar has become Heaven on Earth.

The Mount Kailash Inner Kora (Parikrama) from a very close distance is certainly one of the harshest pilgrimages of all. This involves a 34 km. journey on foot around the Holy Mountain Kailash and Nandi, at 19,000 feet above sea-level. Here the landscape is entirely made up of rock, crevices, snow and ice. Apart from two small monasteries no humans live along the inner Kailash region. We will camp and serve all the foods and liquor from our tent during Kailash Inner Kora.

Day 01Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m) Welcome at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Transfer to Hotel and Overnight (D)Our representative will greet you and escort you to the hotel for check-in and stay overnight. Dinner at Hotel.

Day 02Half day Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and fly to Nepalgunj. (150m) Overnight at Hotel (B, L, D)After breakfast, we drive you for a sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Visits Pashupatinath temple, Mata Guheswori temple & Budhanilkantha temple which is also known as Jalnarayan, in Lunchtime back to the hotel. After lunch, take 1-hour flight to Nepalgunj, reach in Nepalgunj, Overnight at Hotel

Day 03Fly Nepalgunj - Simikot (2910m) and Heli flight from Simikot - Hilsa and reach Taklakot in Tibet (4025m) Overnight at Hotel (B, L, D)Simikot is hilly area of Nepal situated in 2910m, gate way for Kailash tour by Helicopter. Early Morning, drive to Nepalgunj airport to fly Simikot with schedule flight which takes 45 minutes to reach Simikot. We continue our journey towards Hilsa with chartered Helicopter. We move forward to reach Taklakot small city of Tibet. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04Rest day at Taklakot. (B, L, D)Today is free for acclimatization. We will have some physical exercises in the morning and do some short trek which helps to fit us for Kailash Parikrama and also helps us to acclimatize fast. Overnight at Hotel

Day 05Taklakot to Manasarovar (4550m - 2 Hours) Overnight at Guest House (B, L, D)After breakfast we start drive to reach one of the holy and beautiful lake “MANSAROVAR” which lies on 4550m Elevation. It is 88 km distance from Taklakot to Manasarover, and will take maximum 2 hours to reach holy lake Mansarovar. We will absorve another popular lake called RAKSHAES Lake, stop there for picture and enjoy the view few minute and continue towards our journey to lake Manasarover. We check in Guest House at mansarovar and take lunch. After Lunch we will do parikrama of Lake Mansarovar by vehicle. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 06Manasarovar exploration and drive to Darchen (4575m - 1 Hour) Overnight at Guest House (B, L, D)Holy Mansarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss.After completing the memorable morning bath and puja we will be heading for Holy Mansarovar Parikrama by landcruiser with packed lunch and continue drive towards Tarchen (Darchen). If time permits, we visit Chui Gompa. Tarchen is considered as a base camp for Holy Kailash Parikrama. During the auspicious pilgrimage time, this place will be flooded with pilgrims with hundreds of tents all around. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. O/N Hotel Kailash.

Day 07Drive Tarchen – Tarboche (13 km drive) and trek to Dirapuk (7 km trek / 5 – 6 hrs) 4909 m. Overnight at Guest House (B, L, D)After breakfast drive to Tarboche – starting point of Kailash Parikrama. Tarboche is also known as outer “Asthapath”. It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be kept on appearing. For 7 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner. O/N at Government Hotel.

Day 08Derapuk - Charan Sparsa - Derapuk. (8/9 Hours) Overnight at Guest House in Derapuk (B, L, D)Start hiking to Charan Sparsa from North face of Kailash with your guide. You will be at very closed view of Mount Kailash. It is walking whole day over glassier and reach closed view of Mount Kailash. It is part of Kailash Inner Kora. Back to Derapuk for Overnight.

Day 09Dirapuk – Zuthulpuk (4760 m) (18 km trek / 9-10 hrs) (passing through Dolma-la pass 5,600 m). Overnight at Guest House (B, L, D)Today you will be climbing to Drolma-la (Dolma-La 18600 ft) and then descending gradually to Zuthulpuk (4760m). Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Today is the most difficult day of the trek. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget in eternity. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By late afternoon you will arrive in Zuthulpuk (the cave of Miracles, the great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have preformed miracles here). Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 10Trek back from Zuthulpuk – Tarchen (Darchen) (10 km / 4-5 hrs) Overnight at Guest House (B, L, D)Morning free time to explore the caves, temples and shrine around Milarepa cave in Juthulpuk. After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting for your arrival. By late afternoon you will be at your lodge in Darchen and rest. Preparation of Kailash Inner Kora from tomorrow. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11Start Kailash inner kora. Asthapath, Saptarishi Cave, Atmalingam. Overnight at Monastery or in Tent in Asthapath. (B, L, D)Hike to Asthapath, explore Serlung Gumba, Saptarishi cave, Atmalingam and mount Kailash view. You have option to take horse and personal helper from Darchen. Walk back to Asthapath for Overnight. Today we will get very simple foods.

Day 12Explore Morning View of Kailash and Trek back to Darche continue drive to Taklakot. Overnight at Hotel (B, L, D)Early morning you can explore morning view of Holy Mount Kailash Parbat, You can take Darshan and some snaps over there. we trek back to Darchen and continue drive to Taklakot. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 13Taklakot to Hilsa Fly Hilsa - Simikot - Nepaljung and Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel (B, L, D)Early morning after breakfast fly from Hilsa to Simikot, then continue fly to Nepalgunj. In Nepalgunj, our group can split if any member goes from Nepalgunj to Lakhnow, and other members fly to Kathmandu. The evening we will have a short meeting about the whole yatra. Overnight at hotel

Day 14Final departure. Drop you to International airport Tour EndsWe drop to International airport for your final departure to home or will do further trips in Nepal.

Health Precaution

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.
  • Usefull Info

  • Do not bring any books, magazine, pictures about Tibet, Buddhism or about any Lama’s. Custom of China won’t allow entering with those kinds matteriels.
  • Fresh vegetables, fresh fruits, liquids like Ghee, Oils are not allow entering from Chinese custom at Kodari.
  • Do not take any pictures and videos in Chinese customs, Army and police station
  • Make quei in every customs and in checking post as per your visa list number (your guide will give you instruction from first day)
  • Take cooperative position from every Nepali and Tibetan staffs and in Immigration sites
  • Do not forse going forward yourself, if you feel hard, stop and take help from our team. Listen our guide and take decision
No of Guests Price ( With GSG ) Price ( With ESG)

* All Price is Per Person Price

Cost Include

  • Arrival and Departure arrangements
  • 2 night’s accommodation in Kathmandu in 3/4 star standard hotel on twin sharing room with meals.
  • 1 Night accommodation in Nepalgunj at 3 Star category Hotel
  • Half day guided tour in Kathmandu valley as per mentioned in itinerary 
  • 10 night’s accommodations in Tibet on group sharing basis using guest house / Hotel.
  • Freshly cooked vegetarian meals 3 times a day.
  • Supporting Nepali crew including our own cooks.
  • Permits for Manasarovar and Kailash Kora (round).
  • Tibet Tourism Board (TTB) approved Tibetan guide.
  • Private transportation in Van/Bus in entire trip
  • Kailash Permit, Tibet (Chinese) visa fee
  • Camping equipment for kitchen, Shower
  • Sleeping bag / Down Jacket if needed on Returnable basis.
  • Duffle bag (big bag for keeping personal clothes and equipments) & day carry hand bag
  • Experienced tour leader / co-coordinator with each group
  • ENOUGH Oxygen cylinder entire of tour
  • Yaks and Yak-men to carry baggage, food, fuel etc while making Kailash outer kora
  • Leading guide and other team members during Kailash Inner Kora
  • Emergency evacuation management

Cost Exclude

  • Personal Horse/ Pony Charges for Kailash outer and Inner Kora
  • Personal expenses like shopping, phone calls, extra drinks, laundry, yak etc.
  • Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities, flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, accidents etc.
  • Tips to drivers, hotel staff.
  • Extra cost of transportation, Porterage etc involved due landslides, snowfall.
  • Trip cancellation charge due to Tibet government rules and other which are not in our Hand.
  •  Air ticket from your Home – Kathmandu – Home
  • Services other than specified
  • Extra days stay at Kathmandu than 3 nights/ any other place due to any reason

All Inclusive Price:

$00USD

Total Duration 14 days
Max Altitude 6235 m.
Difficulty Level Difficult