Nepal - Zhangmu - Mt. Kailash - Zhangmu

Nepal - Zhangmu - Mt. Kailash - ZhangmuNepal-Zhangmu-Mt. Kailash-Zhangmu,
13 Nights/14 Days


Day 01: Drive Kathmandu to Zhangmu or Nyalam. O/n in hotel

Day 02: Drive Zhangmu or Nyalam to Peiku Tsuo (180 km). O/n camping.

Day 03: Drive Peiku Tsuo to Saga (110 km). O/n in guesthouse.

Day 04: SAGA-PARYANG (4,700m) 255 km: 7hrs
Another day’s driving will take you 255km to Paryang (15,700 feet or 4,750 m) in the heart of western Tibet, where the four great rivers of south Asia diverge from their glacial sources around Mount Kalaish. En route you will pass through the village of Zhongba. O/n in hotel or camping.

Driving on rugged roads to Darchen (15,150 feet or 4,620m) enjoy view of Mount Kalaish, lake of manasarovar and an uninterrupted view of the Himalayas Bordering India and Nepal en route. The windblown settlement of Darchen is the Pilgrim’s gateway to mount Kalaish. Here you will prepare for next day’s trekking. O/n in hotel or camping.

Day 06: DARCHEN/KALAISH TREK (Kailash Kora)
The pilgrim’s kora around Mount Kalaish starts and finishes in Darchen, on the first
You will trek 6 hours from Darchen to Dhira phuk (16,450feet or 5,010m) and camp at the Gompa there near the backside of holy mount Kalaish where you can see beautiful view of Kalaish. O/n camping.

Day 07: DHIRA PHUK-DZUTRUL PHUK (Kailash Kora)
Today you will trek 6-7hours from Dhira phuk to Dzutrul phuk (15,700feet or 4,790m) You will leave the Lhachu valley and enter the Dorma chu valley, heading up towards a high pass above the Gaurikund lake or Tuje Dzingbu (the bathing pool of compassion) which is one of the highest lakes in the world. Hindu pilgrim’s are Supposed to take a ritual bath here. O/n camping at the Dzutrul phuk.

Day 08: DZUTRUL PHUK/DARCHEN (Kailash Kora)
Today you will finish the kora with a 4-5 hours trek from Dzutrul phuk back to Darchen, You will across several streams and follow an impressive gorge on this trip. Along the way we are once again treated to magnificent views of Mt Kalaish. Afternoon drive to lake and camp near the lake. O/n camping

Day 09: Full day rest or explore the lake Manasarovar. O/n camping

Day 10: Departure from lake and drive 300km back to Paryang. O/n camping

Day 11: Drive Paryang to Saga (255 km). O/n camping.

Day 12: Drive Saga to Peiku Tsuo (110km). Leave Saga, cross the Yarlung Tsangpo River by ferry. Camp near the Peiku Tsuo with good view of Shishapangma (8013m). O/n in hotel.

Day 13: Drive Peiku Tsuo to Nyalam (150 km). O/n in hotel.

Day 14: Drive Nyalam to Zhangmu-Kodari border (38 km): Departure to Nepal. Drive Kodari to Kathmandu.