Kailash Mansarover Yatra from Lucknow is most suitable route for people have less time for the yatra. Most of places are covered through this route by Helicopter & Luxury buses at comparatively low price compression to Kathmandu. Lucknow is well connected from almost every part of India & overseas as well as. Train services & Air services are easily available till Lucknow. The distance from Lucknow to Nepalgunj is hardly 170 Kms/3-4 Hrs drive. We provide comfortable pick-up services from Lucknow Airport or Railway station however people can reach Nepalgunj directly also.
Day 1 – Lucknow – Nepal Gunj (165 Kms/4 Hrs)
Pick-up from Lucknow Airport & transfer to Nepalgunj. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Dinner & overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 – Nepal Gunj- Simikot
Early morning flight to Simikot (45minute) rest for acclimatize for high altitude at Simikot. Nature walk at hill side. Evening at leisure.
Day 3 – Simikot - Taklakot
After breakfast board the Helicopter and fly to Hilsa (Nepali border) 20-minute fly helicopter & pick up at Shera border (walk 10minute) cross border and enter in Tibet. Meet our Tibetan and Nepali crew and drive to Taklakot (3900m) 30 km, overnight Guest house.
Day 4- Taklakot- Mansarovar (78 Kms)
Morning Drive 78 km. to Holy Lake Manasarovar (4500 M) and rest of day free for spiritual activities such as the abode of god will be a lifetime - achievement. Pooja, Havana worship, meditation, holy bath etc. Overnight stay Lodge at the shore of Lake Manasarovar
Day 5 - Mansarovar To Darchen (4600 M) - 30 Kms
After breakfast drive an Hour Darchen, the base camp of Holy Mt. Kailash. Rest of day free for acclimatization and preparing for circuit (Parikarma).
Day 6 - Darchen To Diraphuk (4890 M) – 18 Kms
Drive for 10 kms to Tarboche (yam dhwar) and trek up about 04/05 hour Diraphuk (4890m) to reach Parikarma/Cora begins. Overnight stays at Guest house.
Day 7 - Diraphuk To Zhulthulphuk (4790 M) - 22 Km
Parikarma Continues, this is the day every pilgrim talks about, the most difficult journey through out the trip, Trek up to Dolma La pass(5600m). We will offer very short prayers at Dolmala and move towards Gaurikunda. overnight stay at Guest house.
Day 8 – Zhulthuphuk - Taklakot
After Breakfast, we will trek around 8 km. We will be reaching at the point, where our jeeps will be waiting to drive us to Darchen, Parikarma ends. After Lunch we will drive to Taklakot via Manasoravar parikarma (circuit). O/N Guest House.
Day 9 - Taklakot- Nepalgunj - Drop at Lucknow Airport
As soon as possible fly by Helicopter to Simikot, connected flight to Nepalgunj and then same day transfer to Lucknow Airport to board the flight for onward journey.
Casual wears and comfortable walking shoes are recommended to travel to Tibet. Be sure to bring warm clothing as nights and early mornings can be quite chilly to downright cold. Indian woman Pilgrims are strictly advised not to war Sari. Bring all the film, medicine, cosmetics, personal toilet items etc. that you will need from home as these are difficult if not impossible to obtain on the way. A small first aid kit is also a good idea. Also quite useful to have a route map, to know where you are going and have been each day.
Winter wear: Gore-Tex material though expensive is highly recommended to beat the chilling cold. Also carry down jacket, raincoat or windbreakers, thermal under wears, Jackets, warm trousers & woolen shirts (cotton will also do), warm sweaters, woolen gloves, sun hat, sun glass, comfortable shoes, light leather boots in case of snow, woolen balaclava ('monkey cap') & scarf/dust mask to protect your eyes & nose from dust and cold.
Snacks along the way. Chocolates, dry fruit, toffees, glucose; 'namkeen' etc. Strong water bottle & water purifying tablets. Personal medical kit and Diamox tablet (for high altitude), Sun glasses (to protect your eyes from UV, which is especially strong in high altitudes), sun block or sun screen lotion, wet tissues (Fresh-ones are excellent to wipe off the dust), clothes-line/clips, needle & thread, deo-spray (handy for smelly boots/feet and for a round of spray in the toilet tent!), toilet paper, torch & spare batteries, daypack (small shoulder bag), Camera & films, Binocular.
This is one of the toughest high altitude road journeys on earth. You Must be physically fit - no two ways about that. Generally patients with asthma & heart problems have a problem acclimatizing to high altitudes. In your interests, it is essential that you be examined by your doctor to know about your health condition and your ability to cope up with the rigors of high altitude travel for days in 'no road' conditions, extreme cold, dust, trekking to an altitude of 19500ft during the Parikrama, etc.
As you are traveling over high terrain, you are likely to experience symptoms and discomfort of altitude sickness (headache, loss of appetite, nausea, exhaustion, sleeplessness, breathlessness etc.) until your body adjusts to the elevation. This can take a couple of days or more depending on an individual. For this reason alone, we have made it mandatory to stay 2 nights at Nylam (12000ft) before moving on to the higher altitudes. Be calm, and do not exercise. Do not drink alcohol or smoke prior to and during the tour. We also recommend you carry a strip of diamox tablets. Do consult your physician on the dosage. We provide Gamow bag (a special equipment to prevent sickness from high altitude) on this tour.
The unit of Chinese currency is Yuan. USD 1 = 6.00 Yuan. 1 Yuan = INR 10.00 approx, Money can exchange at Bank of China at Zhangmu or from the locals at Zhangmu or Kodari. Exchange all your remaining Yuan at the end of the trip at Zhangmu itself before re-entering Nepal.
GCH team and its associates will put every effort to make your journey smooth and pleasant. However, all the tours in Tibet are conduct strictly under the rules & regulation of Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB).
Therefore, company and its counterpart shall not be responsible for any change and alteration in the program due to unavoidable circumstances such as landslide, road blockage, flood, snow, political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay arrival, delay issue of permit and visa, sickness or accidents. Any extra cost incurred thereof shall be borne by the clients on the spot.
|May 2017||07 (Full Moon Trip), 05,10, 15, 17, 22, 25,28|
|June 2017||06 (Full Moon Trip), 02, 05,10, 16, 20, 24|
|July 2017||03, 10, 15,20|
|August 2017||14, 22, 28|
|September 2017||06 (Full Moon Trip), 01, 03, 05, 10, 12|
No. of Pax
Indian Passort Holder
|Min. 01||INR 1,60,000/- per person|
Note : Additional USD 300 will be applicable if the Tibetan government applies the rule of 17 tourists per bus in Tibet side
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