Basic Idea of Travel Package to Nepal
Day 1: KATHMANDU ARRIVAL
Arrival at Kathmandu. Our representative will meet you at the airport & transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Early morning, you will depart for Pashupati Darshan & return back to Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, we set off for sightseeing tour of Baudhanath Stupa, Budhanilkantha Narayan (sleeping Bishnu) and Monkey temple (swoyambhunath). Evening, dinner + tour briefing. Overnight at Hotel
Day 3: KATHMANDU TO NYALAM (3750 M)
Early morning, you will drive to Kodari (the border town of Nepal) by private vehicle. After finishing immigration formalities in Nepal side, we walk up to the friendship bridge (5 minutes) where our Tibetan guide and vehicles are waiting for us.
On the other side of the Friendship bridge, you should go through the quarantine check and at the same time our Sherpa staff will shift your luggage in Chinese vehicles then we proceed to Zhangmu (15 minutes drive).
In Zhangmu, once again you have to be queued up for immigration checking. Some times, this process takes long time if there are big crowd of tourists. After finishing immigration formalities in Zhangmu, you will make switch-back drive to Nyalam. It takes two & half hours to reach Nyalam. Today, your total journey will be 7 hours. Overnight at Nyalam Guesthouse OR Hotel Ngadon
Day 4: FREE DAY IN NYALAM
Day free at Nyalam for acclimatization. You can make short excursion around Nyalam. This helps your body to be acclimatized.
Day 5: NYALAM TO SAGA (4600 M.) ** 250 KM – 7 hrs
Today, you should drive for an approximately 250 km to reach Saga (4464 m.). While driving to Saga, we will be passing through the Thong-La Pass (5200 m., also know as Lablung-La) which is a highlight of today. From Nyalam it takes two hours to reach the high pass. You can see the magnificent view of the Himalayan range including Mt. Shisapangma, the highest mountain in Tibet.
We take a short break in Peiku Lake (on the way) for a picnic lunch then continue our journey. Saga is a growing town situated at the Bank of River Bramhaputra. There is a government Hospital (that will be closed on Sunday) and some basic guesthouses available. Overnight Hotel Jilin OR Hotel Saga.
Day 6: SAGA TO PARYANG (4550 M.) ** 260 KM – 6 hrs
Today we drive about 260 km to reach Paryang (4500). Overnight at Yak Hotel or Guesthouse.
Day 7: PARYANG TO LAKE MANSAROVAR (4550 M.) ** 280 KM – 7 hrs
Drive of about 280km to Mansarovar camp (15400ft)at the shore of Mansarovar. Overnight stay at Chiu Gompa Guesthouse.
Day 8: LAKE MANSAROVAR TO DARCHEN (4663 M.) – 4 hrs
Morning Pooja, holy bath at Mansarovar. After lunch, Mansarovar Parikrama by Land Cruiser. Short Drive to Dharchen (Base camp of Kailash) 15600ft. Hotel Kailash.
Day 9: START PARIKRAMA. CAMP AT DERAPHUK GOMBA
Early Morning (after breakfast), we take a 45 minutes ride on Jeep to Tarboche (the parikrama starting point). This is the easily accessible point from where you can see the closest view of Mt. Kailash.
Today, we walk near about 6 hours +. The trail is reasonably easy and flat. We camp at Dehraphuk (4880 m.).
Those who are not able go for parikram will be brought back to Lake Mansarovar where they will be staying for another two days and waiting for the Parikram group. In this period, we provide accommodation in Camp. The charge will be extra for guesthouse accommodation.