Mount Kailash is one of the world’s most sacred spots. It is believed that walking around Mount Kailash will cleanse our sins and bring good fortune. It is said that one trip around the sacred mountain will wipe away all the sins of current life time. Lord Shiva resides here amidst the snow clad mountains with Godess Parvathi. Mount Kailash is considered in many sects of Hinduism as heaven and the holy center of the world.
Duration: 15 nights/days
Kathmandu (1300 m.) Arrival: Arrival in Kathmandu, Pick up from the airport/ Drive to hotel/ briefing/ Dinner.
Kathmandu - Visa Preparation for Yatra. Morning tour to Pashupatinath, Gujeswori and Jalanarayan. If anybody needs to buy or get things on hire, our staff will give you company. Overnight at Hotel. BLD
Fly Lhasa. (1 Hrs. flight – 3650m) Drop you to International airport for your flight to Lhasa. Our representative from Lhasa will pick up you. Transfer to Hotel and acclimatization rest.
Lhasa sightseeing, we will see the main relics of Lhasa - a Potala palace, Norbulinka, the first buddist’s temple of Tibet – Dzhokang, a statue of Dzhovo Shakjamuni. Rest of the day acclimatization rest. Overnight in hotel.
Drive Lhasa - Gyantse (3950).- Shigatse (3900) 351 KM – 7 Hours Further, our way lies in capital of a province of Tsang - Shigatse - residence Panchen Lama - the second ecclesiastic of Tibet. Early in the morning excursion in a monastery of Tashilhunpo (it is based in 1447), visiting of a temple of the Buddha of the future - Maytreya and also other temples of a monastery. Night in hotel.
Shigatse- Saga- /4450m 250 Km – 5/6 Hours, driving day over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other things like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keep you busy. By the late afternoon you will cross Bhramha Purtra River way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for night.
Drive to Manasarover (4558m) 277km 4 hours Driving day starts with full of excitement, by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, a small village nearby Lake Manasarover, we will spend a night there.
Morning Puja and drive to Tarchen (4575m) 40km- 1 Hours: Manasarovara is the lake of compassion, tranquillity and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.
Trek to Dehara Puk (5000m) 15 Km 6 Hours 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 keep on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.
Trek to Zuthulpuk. (4790) 19 KM – 9 hours. Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of 5648m between two valleys: Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget yourself. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).
End of Kailash Parikrama and drive to Saga. (337 Km 7/8 Horus) After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. By the late afternoon you will be at your lodge in Saga. Filling holy Manasarovar Water on the way.
Kathmandu. Drive to Gonggar Airport early in the morning and Fly back to Kathmandu. Airport pickup and transfer to Hotel.
Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra.
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|Beneficiary Name||Sankara Yatra|
|Beneficiary Bank||State Bank of Travancore|
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|Branch name and Address||Dollars colony branch, New no.1, 5th main Chikkamaranahalli, RMV 2nd Stage, Bangalore – 560094.|
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