- Day 1: Fly to Nepalganj
Today we take the ninety minute flight to Nepalgunj in the far south west of Nepal . It is a busy crowded city which lies close to the Indian border.
- Day 2: Fly to Simikot [ 2960m ] trek to Dhara Pokhari [ 2300m ]
This morning we fly north for about 50 minutes to Simikot, the headquarters of Nepal 's most remote district, Humla. After meeting our crew, we set off on our trek, climbing up from the airstrip on a rocky trail past fields of barley and wheat. We ascend a forested ridge above the town of Simikot , before making a long steep descent past Dandaphoya. The trail is then fairly level, through walnut and apricot trees, until we come to the scattered village of Dharapokhari which is divided by the Yakba Khola.
- Day 3: Trek to Salli Khola [ 2700m ]
Leaving our campsite, we cross a long scree slope and follow the river to a waterfall near the shepherds' camp at Chachera. We then climb over a ridge and bypass the village of Kermi before entering a big valley with walled fields of potato and buckwheat. After walking through a sparse pine forest we descend from the ridge to the Salli Khola and camp by the river
- Day 4: Trek to Muchu [ 2920m ]
We cross the river and climb over a rocky ridge before descending to the grey waters of the Humla Karnali. After crossing another ridge we come to a sandy meadow where goat herders often camp by the river. Beyond the meadow the valley narrows and we cross several more ridges, passing the villages of Yalbang and Yangar. The trail then winds its way precariously above the river before we cross a suspension bridge to the village of Muchu .
- Day 5: Rest day
Today is a rest day which we'll spend in and around Muchu, exploring the village with its stone houses and Gompa.
- Day 6: Trek to Sipsip [ 4330m ]
From Muchu, we follow the trail over a ridge to the Tumkot Khola and then walk along the rocky stream bed for a short distance before beginning a steep climb through a rock-filled gully. We pass through Palbang and its bright yellow mustard fields to the small settlement of Yari and beyond here the route climbs up the valley towards a pass, the Nara Lagna. We camp below the pass in a meadow known as Sipsip.
- Day 7: Trek to Hilsa [ 3720m ]
From Sipsip we ascend steeply to a rock cairn marking the top of the Nara Lagna [ 4580m ]. Descending from the pass, we have views of the Tibetan Plateau before arriving at the village of Ranipauwa . Beyond here, we slip and slide on a surface of loose pebbles down to the Humla Karnali. Guest house
- Day 8: Trek to Taklakot [ 3930m ], drive to Manasarovar [ 4560m ]
Shortly after crossing the Nepal/Tibet border which is marked only by a stone pillar, we meet our transport and drive about 130km , via the large trading centre of Taklakot, to Manasarovar, the most venerated of Tibet's many lakes. Camp
- Day 9: At Manasarovar
Today will be spent at Manasarovar, allowing our bodies time to acclimatise to the altitude and exploring this fascinating place. We will visit the picturesque Chiu Monastery on the north west shore of the lake with the imposing sight of Mt Kailash in the background. Camp
- Day 10: Drive directly to Tarpoche and trek to Dhiraphuk (5210Mts/18Km) Tented Camp BLD
Today is the first day of your Kailash Kora which is totally around 53Km . You start your Kora from Darchen and after like 2 hrs walk, you will face Darpo Che where there is a huge prayer flag pole which is annually replaced by the pilgrimages on 15 th of forth Lunar month, known as Saga Dawa festival, As well as Trulku monastery on your leftside up on the hill side. You can also see ibex and blue sheep running in the rocky hillside while you are walking and then you will reach Dhira Phuk which was a monastery before but nowadays you can only see the ruins of the monastery as the monastery was destroyed in the cultural revolution.Camp
- Day 11: Trek to Zutrul Phuk(4810Mts) via crossing Drolma la pass(5636Mts/15KM) Tented Camp BLD
Today is the second of your Kailash Kora which is indeed the hardest day of your three days trek. You will have to climb up to the top of Drolma La pass which is more than 5000Mt. There will be three sloppy hike to get to the top of Drolma La pass from Dhira Phuk and then pretty steep down hill with rocky path all the way to the valley. On the right side of the down hill path, there is a small lake called Thuje Lake, meaning compassionate lake.Zutrul Phuk was the cave where Mila Repa and Nagro Bonchung debated for their religion sects and nowadays, it is a small monastery.Camp
- Day 12:Trek to Dharchen and then drive to Mansarovar (Chiu) (4590Mts/45Km) Tented Camp BLD
Today is the easiest and last day of your Kailash kora as you will trek down in the valley with beautiful distant scenery of Rakshas Tal lake .From here you will depart your Yak men and kind Yak and shift to jeeps. You will meet your drivers and continue your tour to Lake Mansarovar. Rest and free afternoon around the lake.
- Day 13: Lake Mansarovar-Dargyeling (4730Mts/390Km)Tented Camp BLD
We will be driving on the same way back and again enjoy the vast grassland of western Tibet plateau with beautiful nomad camps and their livestock.
- Day 14: Dargyeling monastery-Nyalam-Dzangmu, 2300Mts/290Km. Dzangmu hotel
Today you will drive around 6-7 hrs on a little bumpy road but the scenery is one of the most spectacular one that you can see great Himalayan ranges and one of the most world popular snow mountain called Shisha Bangma (8200Mt) from the top of a pass called Thongla( 5200Mt). Besides a fantastic view of lake Pekutso will be appeared on the way. You will cross over Thongla pass at 5120Mts, stop for photos and say good bye to the Himalayan mountain range from the top of the pass. From the pass, you will always drive down in the valley and gorge until you reach Dzangmu via Nyalam county.
- Day 15: Dzangmu-Friend Ship Bridge-Ktm