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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

12 Days

The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is one of the most revered pilgrimage journeys undertaken by devout Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and followers of Bon religion. It involves circumambulating Mount Kailash and bathing in the sacred Mansarovar Lake, located in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet.

Mount Kailash, standing at 6,638 meters (21,778 feet), is considered a sacred peak in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bonism. It is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva in Hinduism, the center of the universe in Buddhism, and a place of spiritual significance in other religions. The yatra (pilgrimage) around Mount Kailash is considered a path to spiritual enlightenment, with devotees undertaking the arduous trek as a form of penance and devotion.

Mansarovar Lake, located at an altitude of 4,590 meters (15,060 feet), is believed to be the earthly manifestation of purity and divinity. Pilgrims bathe in its icy waters, believing it cleanses them of sins and purifies the soul. The journey to Mansarovar Lake and Mount Kailash is not just a physical expedition but a profound spiritual quest, where participants seek inner transformation and divine blessings.

The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra typically begins in Kathmandu, Nepal, from where pilgrims travel by road to the border town of Tibet. From there, the journey continues through rugged terrain, high mountain passes, and barren landscapes, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayas. The trek around Mount Kailash is challenging, often requiring several days of walking at high altitudes, but the spiritual rewards are believed to be immeasurable.

Throughout the yatra, pilgrims engage in prayers, chanting, and meditation, guided by the belief that the journey itself is a form of worship. The camaraderie among fellow pilgrims, the awe-inspiring natural beauty, and the sense of spiritual fulfillment make the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many devout believers.

Overview

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Known for being one of the most important pilgrimage destinations for Shiva worshippers, Mount Kailash is known to hold immense significance in the lives of not only Hindu worshippers but also for Buddhists, Jains and Bons. This site of worship is known for being home to Lord Shiva and is located near the holy Lake Mansarovar. Namaste India Trip Kailash Mansarovar Yatra from Kathmandu tour package is one of the most pious journeys anyone could take up in their lifetime. For 12 days and 11 nights immerse yourself in the deep devotion of the lord.

Itinerary

Upon arriving at Kathmandu our tour representative will escort you from the airport to the allotted hotel. You will be free to freshen up and relax at the hotel in the evening which will be followed by an overnight stay here.

Early in the morning, you will be made to visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple complex which is a UNESCO world heritage site, located on the banks of river Bagmati and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. After the completion of your Darshan, you will be escorted to the domestic airport where you will board the flight heading towards Nepalgunj, which will be a 50 mints flight.

Upon arriving at Nepalgunj you will be immediately transferred to your hotel here for staying the night.

From Nepalgunj, early in the morning, you will be made to board the flight heading towards Simikot, which will be a 50 mints flight. Upon arrival, you will be made to check in to your hotel where you will be spending the night. Later on you will be made to visit the Shiva temple here. In the evening you will be free to explore the nearby places.

Early in the morning after breakfast you will be heli-lifted and transferred to Purang. During the journey, you will be made to cross the Karnali River to Sher. Upon reaching Sher you will be driven to your destination of Purang, which is a road journey of 1 hour where you will duly be checked in to your allotted hotel.

The entire day is free for you to explore and witness some of the nearby places of this small village town which is nestled between the snow-covered mountains. You can shop at the traditional frontier market present here, where you can shop for cloth, jewelry, coffee and much more. You can also walk up to the Nepalese mansion which is located at a hillside with numerous caves and is utilized by Nepalese population and Indian businessman.

You will then head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Post breakfast in the morning you will be escorted to Lake Manasarovar, which will be a drive of 1 hour. Upon arrival at this holy center, you will be kick starting your Mansarovar parikrama (Kora). You will also be performing a holy dip in the cool waters of the Lake where you will also be made to perform your puja rituals.

You will then be escorted to Chiu Gompa where you will be staying the night.

Wake up on a holy note by taking a dip in and performing the morning puja at Lake Mansarovar. You will then be driven to Darchen which is located at a distance of 1 hour and is the base of Mount Kailash. The remainder of the day is free for your leisure time. You are free to try out some local cuisines of the place and shop for some impressive souvenirs here.

Post breakfast you will be made to head on to Yam Dwar – which is located at a distance of 6 km from Darchen and is one of the most, visited sites in Tibet. This is also the starting point for the parikrama of Mount Kailash. You will be walking a distance of 13 km which will take up to 6 – 7 hours. There are also alternative ways of covering the distance like horses. You will then be resting and staying the night at Deraphuk.

You will be made to trek to Dolma-la pass after breakfast which is located at a height of 5,670 meters above sea level. The weather in this area is extremely volatile and unpredictable. In order to avoid this phenomenon, you will be required to leave really early in the morning. During this parikrama, you will be able to savor the magnificent sites of Ganeshkund and Gaurikund. You will then be headed to Zuthulphuk where you will be spending the night.

You will be made to trek for almost 2-3 hours, where you will be doing a parikrama of Kailash. Later on you will be made to proceed towards Purang. Upon arriving here you will be made to driven to Hilsa from where you will be transferred to Simikot by helicopter for staying the night.

Post breakfast you will be made to fly towards Nepalgunj and further then you will be made to head on towards Kathmandu. Upon arriving at Kathmandu our tour representative will escort you to your allotted hotel for staying the night.

After completing your breakfast the day is free for you to relax before heading on to the airport from where you can board the flight heading on towards your desired destination.

What's Included

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Transport
  • Welcome Drinks

What's Excluded

  • Airport Transfer
  • BBQ Night
  • Guide
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
  • Meals
  • Outing Ticket
What Documents Are Required For The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Because Mount Kailash is located in China-occupied Tibet, a passport is required for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. In addition, China provides visas and permits for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

What Is Kailash Mansarovar Specialty?

Its highest peak, the 6,675-meter-high Kailash, is said to be Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati’s holy residence. The mountain holds great significance in Jainism and among Tibetans, and it has drawn pilgrims from all religions for centuries.

What Are Kailash Parvat's Secrets?

Mount Kailash is surrounded by two lakes: Mansarovar and Rakshas Tal. The two lakes are thought to represent yin and yang; one is shaped like the Sun, while the other resembles the Moon; one is freshwater, while the other is saltwater.

Is Time Faster On Mount Kailash?

Time seems to move faster near Kailash Mansarovar; this could be due to the high altitude of the region. Indeed, a group of Siberian mountaineers who went beyond a certain point in their attempt to climb Mount Kailash experienced very rapid ageing a few years ago.

What Exactly Did NASA Discover On Mount Kailash?

The face of Lord Shiva is commonly depicted on the holy Mt Kailash. As previously stated, it was discovered by NASA scientists. Because it is a satellite image, devotees and others cannot see the top view of Shiv Bhagwan’s face.

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