15 days Simikot Kailash trek

15 Days
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Simikot Kailash trek begins your trek towards Mount Kailash in Simikot and after one week trek, you will reach Purang county, known as Taklakot in Nepali. Purang county is the heart of Far West Tibet, where the four great rivers of south Asia diverge from their glacier sources around Mount Kailash. It is the goal of the great pilgrimage routes which approach the sacred Mount Kailash from the north (Gegye or Xinjiang), from the west (Kinnaur in India), from the south (Almora in India and Simikot in Nepal), and from the east ( Drongpa). The county capital is located at Purang which lies 104km, south of Barka township, in the valley of the Karnali river ( Tibetan Mabcha Kabab Tsangpo)
The Simikot Kailash trek is not only designed for the customers who love to venture and pilgrimage journey to Mount Kailash but also likes to take the old ancient Tibet Nepal trade route and pilgrimage route to Mount Kailash.
DaysTrip OutlineDaily ActivityAccommodationGuide & DriverMeal
01Fly to Nepal Ganj from Kathamndukathmandu, Nepal Ganj Indian borderHotel in Nepal GanjLocal NepaliBLD
02Fly to Simikot, trek to Dhara Pokhari [ 2300m ]Simikot, Dhara Pokhara village, walnut and apricot tree, farming field of barleyCampLocal NepaliBLD
03Trek to Salli Khola [ 2700m ]Trekking to Mount KailashCampLocal NepaliBLD
04Trek to Muchu [ 2920m ]Trekking to Mount KailashCampLocal NepaliBLD
05Rest day at MuchuTrek to Mount KailashCampLocal NepaliBLD
06Trek to Sipsip [ 4330m ]Trek to Mount KailashCampLocal NepaliBLD
07Trek to Hilsa [ 3720m ]Trek to Mount KailashCampLocal NepaliBLD
08Trek to Taklakot [ 3930m ], drive to Manasarovar [ 4560m ]Trekking to mount Kailash, drive to Mansarovar(4590m/180km)CampLocal TibetanBLD
09Rest day at Mansarovar lakeHike around Mansarovar and visit Chiu monastery, enjoy the distant view of Mt. KailashCampLocal TibetanBLD
10Mansarovar to Dharchen, Kailash trek to Dhiraphuk(5210m/18km)Kailash trekking, Tarpoche, Trulku monastery, Dhiraphuk monasteryCampLocal TibetanBLD
11Kailash trek to Zutrulphuk(4810/15km)Kailash trekking, Kailash north face, Drolma la pass, Milarepa caveCampLocal TibetanBLD
12Zutrulphuk to Dharchen trek, drive to Mansarovar(4590/45km)Kailash trek, lake MansarovarCampLocal TibetanBLD
13Mansarovar to Dargyeling monastery(4730m/390km)Kailash journey back to Nepal Tibet borderCampLocal TibetanBLD
14Dargyeling monastery to Nyalam or Kyirong(2600m/282km)Kailash journey back to Nepal Tibet borderCampLocal TibetanBLD
15Nyalam or Kyirong to Kathmandu(180km)Tibet Nepal border, Kathmandu

Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the Kailash trek program above
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries mentioned in the Kailash trek program
  • Breakfast inside the hotel and full board during the camp
  • All necessary Tibet tour entry and road permits
  • Simikot Kailash special permit
  • One Local Nepali English speaking guide for Nepalside
  • 1 English speaking Local Tibetan travel guide
  • Tibet tour transportation by one good conditioned mini van or bus according to the group size
  • Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar conservation fee
  • Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar conservative bus fee
  • National grassland conservation fee for Pekutso lake
  • Pack Yak and Yak men for Kailash trekking
  • Porters for Nepalside trek
  • Both Nepali and Tibetan cooking team and camping equipment except sleeping bags
  • All camping fee
  • Different kinds of snack including biscuit, cheese, dried and fresh fruit, chocolate during the Kailash tr
  • Oxygen in the vehicle incase needed

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket
  • Lunch and dinner in the hotel
  • Both Nepal and Tibet visa
  • Service of mainland China and Kathmandu side
  • Riding horses for Kailash trek
  • Sleeping bag
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc)
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves
  • 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

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Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the Kailash trek program above
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries mentioned in the Kailash trek program
  • Breakfast inside the hotel and full board during the camp
  • All necessary Tibet tour entry and road permits
  • Simikot Kailash special permit
  • One Local Nepali English speaking guide for Nepalside
  • 1 English speaking Local Tibetan travel guide
  • Tibet tour transportation by one good conditioned mini van or bus according to the group size
  • Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar conservation fee
  • Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar conservative bus fee
  • National grassland conservation fee for Pekutso lake
  • Pack Yak and Yak men for Kailash trekking
  • Porters for Nepalside trek
  • Both Nepali and Tibetan cooking team and camping equipment except sleeping bags
  • All camping fee
  • Different kinds of snack including biscuit, cheese, dried and fresh fruit, chocolate during the Kailash tr
  • Oxygen in the vehicle incase needed

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket
  • Lunch and dinner in the hotel
  • Both Nepal and Tibet visa
  • Service of mainland China and Kathmandu side
  • Riding horses for Kailash trek
  • Sleeping bag
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc)
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves

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