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Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar

Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar

Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar Overview

Key Information

Duration:

18 days

Grade:

Classic and Adventure

Best Season:

March to May and September to October

Maximum altitude

6718 m

Accommodation

Hotel / Camp

Transportation

Private Vehicle

Nestled in the heart of the majestic Himalayas, the journey from Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar is more than just a trek; it's a spiritual odyssey that takes travelers through breathtaking landscapes and ancient sacred sites. Simikot, a remote town in Northwestern Nepal, serves as the gateway to the sacred Mount Kailash, revered by multiple religions as a symbol of divinity and transcendence. Embarking on this pilgrimage is not just a physical endeavor but a profound exploration of one's inner self.

The Gateway: Simikot's Tranquil Charm

Simikot, with its pristine landscapes and serene ambiance, is the perfect starting point for this transformative journey. As the last outpost before the yatra to Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar offers a glimpse into the simplicity of life in the Himalayas. The town is adorned with traditional Tibetan architecture, and the locals, with their warm hospitality, make visitors feel like they've stepped into a haven of tranquility.

The Trek Begins: Into the Wilderness

The trek from Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar is not for the faint of heart. The trail winds through rugged terrains, dense forests, and high mountain passes. Travelers are not just navigating the physical challenges of the journey; they are embarking on a pilgrimage that has been undertaken by devotees for centuries.

En route, trekkers encounter ancient monasteries, prayer flags fluttering in the mountain breeze, and the occasional nomadic herder leading their yak through the rocky paths. The very air seems to be imbued with spirituality, and every step feels like a communion with the ancient energies that permeate the region.

Mt. Kailash: A Sacred Spectacle

As the trekkers approach Kailash Mansarovar, the sight of the sacred peak is nothing short of awe-inspiring. Known as the abode of Lord Shiva in Hinduism, Mount Kailash is also sacred in Buddhism, Jainism, and the ancient Bon religion. Its pyramid-shaped summit rises majestically, seemingly touching the heavens.

Devotees and adventurers alike undertake the challenging Kora, a circumambulation of the mountain. The Kora is not just a physical journey; it's a spiritual ritual that symbolizes the cyclic nature of life, death, and rebirth. Pilgrims believe that completing the Kora will cleanse them of sins and bring them closer to enlightenment.

Cultural Encounters: Meeting the Guardians of the Himalayas

Throughout the journey, trekkers have the opportunity to interact with the diverse communities inhabiting the region. The nomadic tribes, the devout monks in the monasteries, and the indigenous people add a rich tapestry of culture to the trek. Sharing stories around a warm fire in a yak-wool tent or participating in a traditional dance during a local festival, travelers gain a deeper understanding of the Himalayan way of life.

Beyond the Physical, a Journey of the Soul

The trek from Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar is not just a geographical passage; it's a spiritual sojourn that transcends the boundaries of time and space. As travelers return from this expedition, they carry with them not only memories of breathtaking landscapes but a profound sense of inner peace and spiritual fulfillment. Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar is more than a trek; it's a transformative experience that leaves an indelible mark on the hearts and souls of those who dare to undertake it.

Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar Itinerary

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Food
Bed and Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be warmly welcomed by the team at Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks. You'll be transferred to your hotel with a bed and breakfast plan, allowing you to relax and acclimate to the vibrant energy of the city.

Food
Bed and Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400

Today, you'll embark on a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Kathmandu with a knowledgeable guide. Explore the cultural and historical landmarks, and in the afternoon, focus on the necessary preparations for your Tibet visa. This evening, unwind and absorb the unique atmosphere of Kathmandu.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
150

In the late afternoon, take a flight to Nepalgunj. Arrive and spend the night in this bustling city, preparing for the next leg of your journey.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
3000

Board a flight from Nepalgunj to Simikot, where you'll be surrounded by the natural beauty of the region. Take the opportunity to explore local villages, immersing yourself in the culture and traditions of the area.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
2295

Embark on a trek to Dharapori, experiencing the stunning landscapes and connecting with the local communities along the way. Tonight, rest and rejuvenate in the tranquility of Dharapori.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
2990

Continue your trek, heading towards Kermi. Marvel at the changing scenery and enjoy the serenity of the Himalayan wilderness. Arrive in Kermi for an overnight stay.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
2850

The trek continues as you make your way to Yalbang. Immerse yourself in the unique blend of nature and culture that this region has to offer. Overnight in Yalbang.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
2920

Trek to Tumkot Khola, a picturesque village nestled in the heart of the mountains. Experience the warmth of the local hospitality and spend the night surrounded by the beauty of nature.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
3640

Embark on a challenging trek to Yari, situated below the majestic Nara La. The rugged terrain adds an adventurous element to your journey. Overnight in Yari.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
4580

Conquer the Nara La pass and trek down to Hilsa. Meet with vehicles that will transfer you to Purang/Taklakot in Tibet. Rejoice in the achievement of crossing the pass and spend the night in Tibet.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
4440

Embark on a scenic drive from Purang to the sacred Manasarovar Lake. Witness the breathtaking beauty of one of the holiest lakes in Tibet. Arrive and settle in for the night.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
4440

Take the day to explore the surroundings of Manasarovar. Visit Chiu Gompa, a spiritual haven, and hike to Gossul Gompa for panoramic views. Overnight by the sacred lake.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
4550

Participate in the vibrant Saga Dawa Festival in Darboche, a celebration of Buddha's enlightenment. Immerse yourself in the cultural richness of the festival.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
4700

Embark on a journey from Darboche to Drirapuk, a significant pilgrimage route. Experience the spiritual ambiance of this sacred trail and spend the night in Drirapuk.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
4900

Continue your pilgrimage, crossing the challenging Dölma La. Reach Zutrulpuk, where you can visit the local Gompa and reflect on the spiritual journey.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
4450

Visit the Gompa in Zutrulpuk and trek to Darchen. After lunch, leave Darchen and drive to Hor Qu. Overnight in Hor Qu.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
4050

Embark on a thrilling jeep drive from Hor Qu to Paryang. Experience the changing landscapes and the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. Overnight in Paryang.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
4400

Continue your jeep drive, traversing from Paryang to Saga. Enjoy the scenic beauty and unique terrain along the way. Overnight in Saga.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
3800

The adventure continues with a jeep drive from Saga to Nyalam/Zhangmu. Witness the dramatic landscapes as you descend from the Tibetan plateau. Overnight in Nyalam or Zhangmu.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Camp
Elevation
1400

Drive from Zhangmu to Kodari, cross the border, and continue your journey back to Kathmandu. Arrive at your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay with a bed and breakfast plan.

Bid farewell to the enchanting landscapes and cultural experiences of Nepal and Tibet as you depart from Kathmandu. Cherish the memories of your Himalayan adventure, and may your journey home be filled with reflections of the incredible experiences you've had. Safe travels!

Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar Cost Includes?

Note: The Trip cost will vary depending on the group size duration of days and services required please contact us via our email binod6000@gmail.com  with your details to obtain a quote.

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Camping accommodations during the trek
  • Cooks, Camping equipment
  • Experienced Guide
  • Sightseeing and Private transfers in Kathmandu
  • Treks porters/helpers, Yaks on the Mt. Kailash Kora
  • National Park fees
  • Tibet special permits, visa letters, and entrance fees.
  • Transportation in Tibet by Toyota 4W Land Cruiser.
  • Supporting truck for Luggage, foodstuff, and Nepali staff.
  • Full backup staff from Nepal (guide, cook, and other supporting staff from Nepal)
  • Upper Humla-controlled region trekking permits
  •  All guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu
  • Airport transfers with an escort
  • Insurance of the guide and porters
  • 4 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu in BB, 1 night Hotel in Nepalgunj MAP basis.
  • 1 night relax full board at Last Resort
  • Guesthouses in Purang, Darchen, and Nyalam
  • Flight Kathmandu / Nepalgunj / Simikot
  • Private transports Kodari border to Kathmandu
  • DDC taxes
  • Insurance for Nepali staff.

Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar Cost Excludes?

  • International flight and departure tax
  • Tibet visa Euro 93 per person payable cash in Kathmandu on arrival.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal gear and clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses of a personal nature, client's insurance, entry fees for sightseeing
  • Flight excess luggage

Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar Altitude Profile

Simikot To Kailash Mansarovar Additional Information

Nestled amidst the towering peaks of the Himalayas, the sacred pilgrimage of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra beckons to those seeking spiritual transcendence and the adventure of a lifetime. With its awe-inspiring landscapes and religious significance, the journey to Mount Kailash is not just a physical trek but a soul-stirring experience. Among the myriad of expedition organizers, Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks stands out as a beacon, offering a unique and enriching pilgrimage to this divine destination.

The Sacred Call:

Kailash Mansarovar, often referred to as the "abode of Lord Shiva," is a place of immense spiritual importance for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bon practitioners. The journey is not merely a physical one; it's a spiritual odyssey that requires determination, faith, and a deep connection with the divine. Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks understands the sacred nature of this pilgrimage and ensures that participants embark on this journey with the right mindset and reverence.

Expertise of Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks:

What sets Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks apart is its extensive experience in organizing treks and expeditions in the Himalayan region. The company boasts a team of seasoned professionals who are not only experts in trekking logistics but also well-versed in the cultural and spiritual nuances of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Their commitment to safety, authenticity, and sustainability is reflected in every aspect of the pilgrimage.

Unique Itinerary:

Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks crafts a unique itinerary that combines the physical challenges of the trek with opportunities for spiritual introspection. The journey typically begins in Kathmandu, where participants acclimatize and engage in cultural immersion. The trek then leads through picturesque landscapes, including the serene Mansarovar Lake and the majestic Mount Kailash. The itinerary allows for adequate rest and reflection, ensuring that the pilgrimage is not just a physical feat but a transformative experience.

Cultural Immersion:

Understanding the cultural and religious diversity of the participants, Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks organizes interactions with local communities along the route. These interactions provide insights into the traditions, customs, and rituals of the region, fostering a deeper connection between the pilgrims and the land they traverse. Such cultural immersion adds a layer of richness to the entire experience.

Environmental Responsibility:

Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks recognizes the fragility of the Himalayan ecosystem and is committed to responsible tourism. The company follows Leave No Trace principles, ensuring that the impact on the environment is minimal. Participants are educated on responsible trekking practices, contributing to the preservation of the pristine landscapes for future generations.

Embarking on the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks is not just a physical journey; it is a spiritual odyssey that transcends the boundaries of the ordinary. With a perfect blend of expertise, cultural immersion, and environmental responsibility, the company ensures that every pilgrim's quest for divinity is met with a holistic and transformative experience. As Mount Kailash beckons, Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks stands as a trustworthy companion, guiding souls on a path of self-discovery amidst the majestic Himalayas.

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