13 Days Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Overland with Muktinath
The Hindus take the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra once in a lifetime to attain salvation. The mortals believe this spiritual journey as the roadway to get liberation or Moksha. Mt. Kailash is the sacred holy site and every year thousands of pilgrims undergo the trip to get the glimpse of this gigantic beauty. We, Kailash Yatra designed the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter with Muktinath to provide our customers with utmost comfort. Kailash Mansarovar with Muktinath Yatra is the ultimate source of attaining salvation. Our compact Kailash Mansarovar and Muktinath Tour package will take you to this mystic and spiritual journey.
|1 .||Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m)||Meal:- Lunch and Dinner
Mode of transport:- Private vehicle
Distance:- 20 - 25 minutesYou will reach the capital city of Nepal Kathmandu. Once there was a monarchy in the land of Nepal, gradually it becomes the democratic land. It is the site for famous religious sites. Kailash Yatra occurs once in a lifetime, we want you to cherish every moment in this majestic land. After arriving at Kathmandu airport, our driver will be taking you to the hotel. You will stay overnight in the hotel. In the evening, a small briefing of the entire trip will be given from our end.
|2 .||Kathmandu to Pokhara||Meal:- B/L/D (Veg)
Mode of transport:- Bus Coach
Distance:- 210kms (7-8 hours)After taking breakfast, you will be driving to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Pokhara is the small city located on the Phewa Lake. Pokhara is also known as the gateway to the famous Annapurna Circuit. Mostly, the trekkers take this mountainous trail to get a view of gigantic Himalayas. On the way, you will get a halt to visit Manakamana temple on a cable car. This temple is located in the district of Gokhara in Nepal. The devotees go there to offer prayers to the goddess Bhagwati. She is an incarnation of Goddess Parvati. The word manakamana means the wish comes out of the heart. The trip to this beautiful four-storied pagoda styled temple will bring materialize your wishes. After arriving Pokhara, you will be staying overnight over there.
|3 .||Pokhara to Jomsom (2,743 m) to Muktinath (3710 meters) and Back||Altitude:- Jomsom (2,743 m); Muktinath (3710 meters)
Distance:- Pokhara to Jomsom (185 kms via road) Jomsom to Muktinath-25 kms (1.5 hours)
Mode of transport:- Flight to Jomsom and then shared cabsAfter taking breakfast, you will be flying to Jomsom early in the morning. You will walk for 2 minutes to reach your hotel from the airport. It is a small village located on the lap of the mountains. As Jomsom is in remote location, the tourists will get limited resources. Porters will be there to settle your luggage in the hotel.
For Muktinath tour, our jeeps will come to drop you in a village called Rani Pauwa nearby. It will take around 2 hours to reach Rani Pauwa from there you have to walk for 15-20 minutes over the suspended narrow bridge built over the Kali Gandaki River. Finally you will enter the temple premises of Mukti Kshetra. This spiritual shrine is quite famous among both the Hindus and the Buddhists. This temple is located at an elevation of 3710m in the Muktinath valley. Among the Hindus, it is known as the Mukti Kshetra that means one attains liberation in this land. As per Vaishnava sect, this temple is considered as Divyam Desham. The shrine considers being one of the Shakti Peetha. The forehead of Sati is believed to fall over here. Apart from Hinduism, even the Buddhists regard this place as the liberation ground. Guru Rinpoche meditated in the sacred premises of Muktinath Temple on his way to Tibet. The temple stood along the shore of the river Kali Gandaki. In the water of Kali Gandaki, one finds Sila or Shaligrams, required to build the shrine of Vishnu. After visiting Muktinath, you will be travelling back to Jomsom.
|4 .||Arrive Jomsom – Pokhara - Kathmandu||Meal:- B/L/D (Veg)
Altitude:- Jomsom (2,743 m); Pokhara and Kathmandu (1400m)
Distance:- Jomsom to Pokhara (20-25 minutes)
Pokhara Sightseeing (Half day)
Pokhara to Kathmandu:- 210 kms (7-8 hours)
Mode of transport:- Jomsom to Pokhara- Flight
Pokhara to Kathmandu:- Private carFrom Jomsom, you will be coming back to Pokhara. You will go for sightseeing around Pokhara. After taking lunch you will be travelling back to Kathmandu.
|5 .||Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. Fly to Nepalgunj||Meal: B/L/D (Veg)
Mode of transport: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing (bus)
Distance: 516 km (via road) 40 minutes (via flight)
Altitude: 150 mToday after breakfast you will be going for darshan of Pashupatinath and Budhanilkantha. Later fly to Nepalgunj. Pashupati Nath: this religious site is very popular among the Hindus due to its mythological significance. This shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva built in the 5th century. Later Malla Kings renovated the temple for the Shiva followers. This temple is located alongside the Bagmati River. The Hindus consider it pious. The pagoda-like ornamented temple had a slanting roof. The walls of the temple show the finest wood carvings along with silvery decoration.Distance: 4 kms (from Kathmandu)
Time: 20 minutesBudhanilkantha: it is the religious monument dedicated to the Lord Vishnu. The tourists can visit the beautiful posture of sleeping Vishnu in the shrine. It is located in the foothills of Shivpuri. It is the largest statue of Vishnu made of stone in Nepal. One can find the ornamentation of serpents across the bed where the lord is lying. This statue was made in Licchhavi period. Your short stay will attain the fulfillment after taking Nepal pilgrimage tour.After this, you will have to catch a flight for Nepalgunj. After arriving Nepalgunj, you will be transferred to the hotel. Stay overnight at Nepalgunj.
Distance: 9 kms (from Kathmandu)
Time: 40 minutes
|6 .||Fly Simikot – Hilsa. Drive to Purang (3770m)||Meal:- B/L/D
Altitude:- Simikot (2910m)
Distance:- Simikot to Hilsa: 51 kms (20 minutes flight)
Hilsa to Purang:- 21.2 km (2hours including immigration procedures)
Mode of transport:- Simikot to Hilsa (helicopter)
Hilsa to Taklakot (bus)Early morning, you will have to catch a flight to Simikot and from there you will be boarding helicopter for Hilsa. Here you will cross Karnali Bridge to enter Tibet. You will get assistance from the driver for driving to Taklakot. Before entering Purang, you will have to complete the immigration formalities as well.
|7 .||Purang, Acclimatization Day 3770m||Meal:- B/L/D
Altitude:- 3770mYou will be staying a day in Purang for acclimatization purpose. Due to high altitude, many tourists face adverse climatic conditions. This place is located in the river valley of Sarayu Karnali. The word Purang means horse head. Indians call it Taklakot as well. In ancient times, the merchants carried out their trades. It is believed Sudhana, previous incarnation of Lord Buddha took birth here. For adapting the temperature and climatic adversities, it is better to stay a night over here.
|8 .||Purang to Lake Mansarovar (4582m) (On Full Moon Day)||Meal:- B/L/D
Altitude:- Lake Mansarovar (4582m)
Distance:- 102 km (7-8 hours)
Mode of transport:- BusYou will get a chance to drive along the beautiful valleys. The beauty of an exotic landscape will make you spellbound. You will encounter the traditional and cultural practices on your driving during this area. You will be reaching the valley in the afternoon. Then you will be walking through the small villages like Thugu Gompa and Sherlung located on the shore of the lake. You will be staying at Chui Gompa overnight.
|9 .||Lake Mansarovar to Darchen (4670m) Parikrama around Mt. Kailash from Diraphuk (4900m)||Meal:- B/L/D
Altitude:- Darchen (4670m); Diraphuk (4900m)
Distance:- Lake Mansarovar to Darchen- 53kms
Mode of transport:- Trekking
Drop till Yamdwar (Tarbouche)
Yamdwar to Diraphuk (8kms trek)Today you will take a dip in the holy water of Lake Mansarovar. The shower tent will be there for you near the shore of the lake. The pilgrims believe that the holy dip will make them attained moksha. You will be driving to Darchen from where your circumambulation around Mt. Kailash will start. You will drive to Shershong.You will start your walking from Tarbouche (Yam Dwar). On the trekking path, you will get numerous numbers of monasteries, waterfalls, and you can also get a glimpse of Kailash. You will take 5-6 hours to cover a distance of 8 kms to reach Dhiraphuk. You will be staying overnight there.
|10 .||Parikrama around Mt. Kailash, Zuthulphuk (4760m)||Meal:- B/L/D
Distance:- 22 kms from Diraphuk to Zuthulphuk
Mode of transport:- Trekking (8-10 hours)It is the most hectic segment of your journey. You will cross Dolma La pass that is located between two valleys. This pass is located at a height of 5636m. You will have to Yum sthala to reach your destiny. In Hindu mythology, Yama is the lord of death, so it is believed that once the pilgrims pass the dolma la pass it is a reincarnation of new self altogether. In Hinduism, the pass symbolizes Devi Parvati. Then you will be reaching your Shiva Sthal to offer your prayers. While coming down to Zuthulphuk, you will get to visit different places like Gauri Kund. In Zuthulphuk you will find the caves of miracles. It is said in the folklores that Milerappa, ascetic performed miracles inside the cave.
|11 .||Parikrama Zuthulphuk, Purang||Meal:- B/L/D
Distance:- Zuthulphuk to Yamdwar 10 kms
Mode of transport:- Trekking (3-4 hours)You will have to cover a distance of 10km in 3-4 hours along the valley to reach the vehicles waiting for you to return. You will be travelling back to Purang. You can also complete your lake parikrama in your car. You will be staying overnight in either Hilsa or Purang.
|12 .||Fly Hilsa – Simikot – Kathmandu||Meal:- B/L/D
Altitude:- Hilsa (3640m)
Mode of transport:- FlightYou will board helicopter back to Simikot. On a similar day, you will reach Kathmandu via Nepalgunj. Stay Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
|13 .||Departure from Kathmandu||Meal:- B/L/D
Mode of transport:- Dropping at airport via busAfter checking out, our driver will drop you at the airport. You may have an optional tour as per your convenience. For this extensive tour package, you will have to keep one day extra.
|Food||We believe in providing the best facilities to our esteemed customers. We know Kailash Mansarovar Yatra happens once in the lifetime. So we try to make your spiritual trip perfect by extending our assistance in such errant conditions. We send our maharaj (Cook with the group) along with the kitchen items with our service takers. We serve hot freshly cooked delicious food to our clients. Our food smells like homemade items and we never want our clients felt distant even on the exotic land. A spiritual mind is attached to the course of the pilgrimage, so our foods are pure veg without onion and garlic. Simple daal, roti and rice will be provided to the tourists along with the other items like achaar, papad and sweet. The travellers take this metaphysical journey to attain the path of liberation. Therefore, we take special care while cooking foods.
Compliments by Kailash Yatra Team of NTP
· Duffle Bag
· Carry Bag, Passport Pouch
· Yatra Completion Certificate
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|Indian National: INR 2,00,000 Foreign National: USD 3750||Duration : 12 nights 13 days Best time : May to September Activity Level: Laborious/Strenuous||This trip is quite difficult due to its mountainous terrain. A minimum group of 20 people|
Fixed Departure Dates 2019
|26th April May 09 – FM May 19 May 26||June 3 Jun 05 – FM Jun 08 – FM Jun 16 Jun 23||Jul 06 – FM Jul 07 – FM Jul 14 Jul 21||Aug 03 – FM Aug 06 – FM Aug 11 Aug 18||Sep 02 – FM Sep 05 – FM|