Mount Kailash (6713 meters / 22 025 feet), the famous holy peak revered by four different religions & regarded as the most sacred pilgrimage destination in Asia, is situated in western Tibet. Hindus and Tibetan Buddhist regard Mount Kailash as the earthly manifestation of Mount Meru, their spiritual center of universe. Sacred Lake Mansarovar is situated at the foot of Mount Kailash and is regarded as important and beautiful as Mount Kailash. It is believed that a dip in this holy lake and cricumbulance of Mt. Kailash washes away all the sins that one commits in life.
This holy destination of pilgrimage is called the Kailash Parikarma Trek.
Day 01 : Kathmandu to Nyalam
Drive from Kathmandu to Nyalam (3700m) - 160 kms.
Day 02 : Nyalam
Acclimatization day in Nyalam.
Day 03 : Saga
Drive from Nyalam to Saga (4640m) - 240 kms.
Day 04 : Saga-Paryanga
Drive from Saga to Paryanga (4750m) - 255 kms.
Day 05 : Paryanga-Mansarovar Lake
Drive from parayanga to Mansarovar Lake (4560m) 225 kms.
Day 06 : Mansarovar-Darchen
Free morning to visit Chui Gompa and take a holy bath in the lake. During afternoon, drive from Mansarovar to Darchen (4560m).
Day 07 : Commence trek-Dirapuk
Drive from Darchen to Tarboche - 10 kms. Commence trek to Dirapuk (4775m) - 6 hours.
Day 08 : via Drolma-la Pass
Trek from Dirapuk to Zuthulphuk (4700m) via Drolma-la Pass (5650m) - 6 hours.
Day 09 : Darchen-Paryanga
Trek from Zuthulphuk to Darchen - 5 hours. Drive to Paryanga 7- hours
Day 10 : Paryanga-Saga
Drive from Paryanga to Saga.
Day 11 : Saga-Zhangmu
Drive from Saga to Zhangmu (2200m) - 275 kms.
Day 12 : Zhangmu-Kathmandu
Drive from Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1400m) - 123 kms.