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Day by Day Program
Date Details Altitude/ Distance Meals Overnight
Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu

Upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport our representative will meet you & assist to transfer the Hotel. Evening there will be briefing about the trip at hotel.

Alt: 1350 m D Hotel
Day 02 Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Fly to Nepalgunj

In the morning, you will visit Pashupatinath temple and Budhanilkantha the sleeping Bishnu. Then transfer to Kathmandu airport to catch up flight to Nepalgunj.

Optional tour: Everest Mountain flight can be done early in the morning.

Alt: 450 m

4 hours S/s in Kathmandu

Flight Time: 45min

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Day 03  Fly Simikot- Hilsa. Drive to Purang

Early morning fly to Simikot by domestic airlines. Upon reaching Simikot airport take a flight to Hilsa by Helicopter. Fresh up at local guest house with tea/coffee. Then crossing Karnali bridge arrive to Chinese land. Drive to Purang (Taklakot). Before Purang have immigration formalities at Chinese custom office.

Alt: 3770m

Simikot Flt: 45 min

Hilsa Flt: 25 min
Driving Dist: 15 km

Driving hr:  45 min

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Day 04 Rest at Purang (Taklakot)

Full day rest day in Purang (Taklakot) for acclimatization purpose. You may do shopping at Purang market.

Alt: 3770


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Day 05 Drive Purang to Mansarovar

After breakfast drive to Mansarovar Lake. Before reaching Mansarovar Lake you see Rakshyas Tal from the way. Today is the day of lifetime as you have the first sight of Holy Mt. Kailash and holy lake Mansarovar. Have Pooja and Holy bath at Mansarovar. Your overnight will be at Chu Gompa nearby Mansarovar.


At Mansarovar yatris who want Mt. Kailash Parikarma with horses and porters will have to confirm our guide so that he can arrange all before starting the parikarma.


Alt: 4558 m

Dist: 110 km

Driving hr: 2 ½ hr

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Day 06 Drive nearby Yam Dwar. 1st Day of Parikrama to Diraphuk.

Morning drive near to Yama Dwar via Darchen.  Here you will meet our yaks and yak men. We will load all logistics on yaks and start Parikrama. Visit Yama Dwar on the way. The First day of Kora is a gradual walking of 5 hours. From the way you have Darshan of West face of Kailash. Today your night halt at Dirapuk.  From Dirapuk view of North face of Kailash in a distance.



Alt: 4860 m

Dist: 45 km (Drive)

Dist: 16 km (Walking)

Driving hr: 1 hr 45 min
Walking hr: 5 hr


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Day 07 2nd Day of Parikrama to Zuthulphuk

Early morning trek uphill Dolmala Pass. It takes about 4 to 5 hours. After reaching top of the pass 5800 m then trek down to the valley floor. It takes another 4 to 5 hours. After cross Dolmala when you move down you see Gauri Kunda. This day is the longest and toughest day of Parikarma. So be prepared in mind accordingly. Like yesterday today also your overnight will be in tented camp at Zuthulphuk.


Alt: 5800 m

Dist: 22 km

Walking hr: 10 hr


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Day 08 3rd Day of Parikrama. Drive to Purang or Hilsa

Today is last day of Parikarma. After breakfast you trek down of 10 kms with the winding gradual track and arrive at the place called Chongdo. Our transport will pick up you and drive to Purang. Before moving towards Purang you will have Mansarovar lake parikarma by drive. Today your night halt will be either Purang or Hilsa.

Alt: 3770 m

Dist: 145 km

Walking hr: 3 hr
Driving hr: 5 hr


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Day 09 Fly Hilsa – Simikot- Kathmandu

Morning fly to Simikot by Helicopter. Same day fly back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj by domestic airlines. The rest of day at leisure in Kathmandu.

Alt: 1350 m
Simikot Flt: 25 min Nepalgunj Flt: 45 min

Kathmandu Flt: 45 min

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Day 10 Depart Kathmandu

After breakfast check out the hotel and transfer to Kathmandu Airport to connect flight for onward journey.