Extremely popular and one of the hardest Kailash inner Parikrama treks need some trekking experience and equipment. We provide excellent and experienced staff to assist in mountaineering. This parikrama involves around 34 kms walking journey including Asthapath, Nandi Parvat, Atmalingam, Saptarishi cave, and Kuber Kunda. The landscape is entirely made up of rock, crevices, snow, and ice. Apart from two small monasteries, no humans live here along the inner Kailash region. We will fix the tent for accommodation, foods, and liquid during Kailash inner Kora. Mount Kailash Inner Kora (parikrama) starts and ends at Darchen. On the 1st day, we will start
our hike from Derapuk visiting Kailash Charan Sparsh in the coming days we will explore the Serlung monastery and closer view of Mount Kailash from here. Touch Atmalingam, Saptarishi cave of inner kora and Saptarishi cave. Inner Kailash kora of Nandi Parvat by crossing high pass in between Mount Kailash and Nandi hill called Nandi la and Khandosalgam La, post that we will get back to Darchen by evening. You have the option to take a porter/yak and personal helper to make you Kailash inner Kora easier and comfortable. Post completing your inner Kora at Kailash and you can set up again from Derapuk, KuberKundaa, Mount Kailash Charan Sparsh to reach Zuthulpuk.
Comfortmytravel has tailor-made this itinerary for small private groups who, for health issues cannot take the arduous journey but still want to go on this pilgrimage, at least once in their lifetime.
Day 1: Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu
Arrive at Kathmandu International airport and our company executive will give you a warm welcome followed by a comfortable transfer to your hotel. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Altitude: 1400 mtrs Meals: Dinner Accommodation: 3 stars or equivalent with twin sharing basis
Day 2: Local city Excursion, Kathmandu sightseeing
We will start our day 2 early around 7 - 8 am post breakfast at the hotel, we leave the hotel to discover the beautiful city of Kathmandu who is known for its world famous temples and religious pursuits.
We will cover Pashupatinath and Budhanilkantha temples known for Lord Shiva and Vishnu respectively
a) Pashupatinath-One of 12 jyotirlinga temples, build for lord “Pashupatinath” recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site situated on the banks of the river –Bagmati at the north east of Nepal.
b) Budhanilkantha:- dedicated to Lord Vishnu – a floating statue of Lord Vishnu is fascinating and above all scientific explanations and understanding, it is a legend in itself a must-see phenomenon.
Return to hotel post the temple tour and sightseeing, in the evening our company representative will introduce you to fellow tour pilgrims for Kailash and a small debrief will be given to all.
Altitude: 1400 mtrs Meals: Veg breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Accommodation type- 3 star or equivalent stay on twin sharing basis type.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubeshi (altitude 1600m. / road drive around 145kms)
After breakfast check out from your hotel & get onto the bus. Continue to drive to Syabrubeshi via Dhunche. The 145 kms drive to Syabrubeshi via Dhunche is quite tricky as the road conditions are dilapidated. The distance is only 145kms but it may take not less than 7 hours approx. On the way, we will stop at a highway restaurant for food and then continue drive to Syabrubeshi. Overnight stay at Syabrubesi in a guest house.
Altitude: 1600 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Guest House sharing basis
Day 04: Drive to Keyrong / Gyirong (Altitude 3960m -2hrs driveway via Road)
Early morning has breakfast at the guest house and then drive to Nepal - China border to furnish immigration formalities. After crossing Nepal border enter China side and drive to Keyrong with the Tibetan guide Night stay in your hotel at Keyrong.
Altitude: 3960 mtrs Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Soup, tea/coffee, cookies, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel room on sharing basis
Day 05: Rest Day No activity day, Meant for getting used to altitudes and mountain climate
This day is kept No Activity day at Keyrong in your Kailash Yatra Inner kora tour for getting used to the new climate changes which would help us in the journey ahead as the ascend to Kailash Parvat will begin soon.
Altitude: 4150 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, soup tea/coffee cookies and Dinner Accommodation: Guest House
Day 06: Drive to New Dongba (altitude 4626 mtrs around 350 kms)
We begin early on Day 6 post morning breakfast at the guesthouse. Board your bus and continue the further journey to the next destination for your Kailash Inner Kora tour journey. Drive through many passes and various steep and curvaceous roads. You will cross the Brahmaputra River and Saga town.
Packed lunch will be served in the midst of the journey and we will continue our way to reach New Dongba and spent overnight here.
Altitude: 4626 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, hot packed lunch, soup, Tea/coffee cookies, and Dinner Accommodation: Guest House
Day 07: Drive to Holy Lake Mansarovar (altitude 4599m-270km)
Most awaited day of this tour has come alive The day of Kailash Inner Kora pilgrimage tour as today you will not only stay very close to the holy lake Manasarovar but while driving to Mansarovar you will also have the 1st darshan of holy Mount Kailash. Keep your eyes and mind wide open to embrace the remarkable purity and serenity.
After breakfast at guest house drive to Lake Manasarovar. On reaching Mansarovar check into the guest house. Later visit the lake to perform puja and rituals etc. take a dip in the lake or meditate along the bank of the Lake Mansarovar. Overnight stay at the guesthouse.
Altitude: 4599 mtrs Meals Breakfast, hot packed lunch, soup, Tea/coffee cookies, and Dinner Accommodation: Guest House sharing room
Day 08: Drive to Darchen (altitude 4731, 40 kms)
Another significant day of Kailash Inner Kora parikrama. Kindly rise early to visit the lake, have tea, coffee and spend time doing Pooja, Hawan etc.
After lunch drive to Darchen (South face of Mount Kailash). Check into your hotel at Darchen. Spend free time preparing for the trekking mentally and physically the next morning. Overnight stay in a hotel at Darchen
Altitude: 4731 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, hot packed lunch, Soup tea/ coffee, and Dinner Accommodation: Hotel sharing room
Day 09: Drive to Yamadwar 8 km then Trek to Dirapuk (altitude 4860 12km trek)
Post light breakfast we leave for the South Face of Mount Kailash today we will travel on foot or horse to the North face of Mount Kailash at Dhirapukh. We shall start our trek early to reach Dhirapukh by completing 12 kms easy trek of Mount Kailash. This is the 1st part of the trek and easier comparatively for Kailash Inner Kora tour yatra.
For all those pilgrims who don’t wish to participate in the kora/parikrama/ circumambulation of Mt. Kailash, will return to Darchen for a stay until the trekking group returns. For trekking group, night stay will be at Diraphuk in the lodge nearby at Kailash region.
Altitude: 4860 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, packaged snacks for lunch, soup tea/ coffee cookies and light dinner Accommodation: Hotel sharing room
Day 10: Trek to Charansparsh (5332m), Mt. Kailash region
A trip to Kailash Charan Sparsh is rewarding in itself but little tricky also due to severe climatic conditions and rocky treks. It takes around 6hrs to reach and come back.
Pilgrims with intense physical and mental ability only can perform this trek. We will reach the last point and touch holy charan (feet) of the Lord Shiva Kailash.We will halt here for little rest and then commence downwards trek back to Dhirapukh. It is said that Charansparsh is the origin of sacred river Bhagirathi which is first water source on the planet Earth as per Bhagawat Purana.Night stay will be at Dhirapukh lodge.
Altitude: 5332 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, soup tea/ coffee cookies and Dinner Accommodation: Tent/Guesthouse sharing room
Day 11: Trek to Zuthulpuk (4790m) via Khande Sanglam
Tick tock Wake up early today to have mesmerizing darshan of 'Golden Kailash'- Emerald. As the sun rises in the east its light reaches to the top of Mt. Kailash and the mount starts changing its color. This is a mystical natural phenomenon sight shutterbugs kindly be ready with your cameras. After darshan of Golden Kailash trek further to Zuthulpukh Gompa. In Kailash Inner kora package today you will visit Khande Sanglam, Kuber Parvat, and Kuber Kund. It is believed Adiyogi Shiva performs meditation at this place.
Option for Out Kora parikrama: Any pilgrim who will not go to Kuber Kund will trek to Zuthulpuk ( altitude 4760m 22km trek approx. 9hr)-Early morning wake up have breakfast at same time chance to see Golden Kailash then continue trek to Zuthulpuk through Dolma-la pass, Gauri Parvat, and Gaurikund.
Overnight stay and dinner at Zuthulpukh.
Altitude: 4790 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, soup tea/ coffee cookies and Dinner Accommodation: Tent/Guesthouse sharing room
Day 12: Descend Trek down to Darchen
Early morning enjoy your hot tea followed by breakfast and continue trek descend to Darchen. You will be picked up from a common point where vehicles can reach and then you will be transferred to a hotel in Darchen where other group members will waiting to head the wonderful experience. We will stay overnight at Darchen.
Altitude: 4575 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, soup tea/ coffee cookies and Dinner Accommodation: Hotel sharing room
Day 13: Zero-day(Rest Day after completion of the herculean trek)
Rest day at Darchen. Breakfast, Lunch, soup, Tea/Coffee with cookies and dinner. Enjoy the Zero-day to get some rest after treacherous trek for mind and body to rejuvenate.
Altitude: 4575 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, soup tea coffee cookies and Dinner Accommodation: Hotel room sharing room
Day 14: Start of inner Kora trek
Early morning trek to Inner Part of Mt. Kailash where you expect to visit Sherlung Gompa, Rishi Cave, Nandi Parvat, Ashtapad, Kailashi Gange, Sapta Rishi caves and Atmalingam.
Just adjacent to Atmalingam there is a white lake and red lake of high religious significance. The high pass between Holy Mt. Kailash & Nandi Parvat needs some experience of high altitude trekking. Total trek 22kms. Trek down to Serlung Gompa following the trail of Kailashi Gange Namamey –Holy River and reach Darchen town.
Altitude: 4575 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, soup tea coffee cookies and Dinner Accommodation: Guesthouse/Hotel room sharing room
Day 15: Drive to New Dongba( Highest plateau in the world) return yatra
After breakfast drive to Dongba town. The Kailash Inner kora package itinerary is completed and now we are going back to Kathmandu. Stay and relish good food at Dongba in a guest house.
Altitude: 4500 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, soup tea coffee cookies and Dinner Accommodation: Guesthouse/ Hotel room sharing room
Day 16: Drive to Keyrong- Known as the roof of the World
Post the filling breakfast in the guest house/hotel and then drive to Kerung / Keyrong / Gyirong for an overnight stay at the guesthouse, you may choose to do a short city tour to explore the Keyrong town.
Altitude: 2700 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, soup tea coffee cookies and Dinner Accommodation: Hotel/Guesthouse room sharing room
Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu
After an early morning breakfast at the guesthouse, we drive to China -Nepal border for customs formalities. Some part of the border to be crossed on foot.
Later continue to drive to Kathmandu via Syabrubesi and Dhunche.
Altitude: 1400 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Hotel room sharing room
Day 18: Departure
Morning breakfast at hotel Kathmandu and transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport to take a flight back home. We wish you happiness and you return with memories of supreme God Shiva this is the end of once in a lifetime pilgrimage.
Altitude: 1400 mtrs Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner Accommodation: Hotel room sharing room
1. Transportation (Flight, Helicopter & Road) during our complete trip.
2. Meals: Hygienic Pure Veg. (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
3. Accommodation: Hotels and Guest Houses
4. Yatra Permit and Visa
5. Tour Guide and Sherpa (carry your luggage)
6. Medical Support (First Aid Kit, Oxygen Cylinders, Oxygen & Blood pressure measuring devices) throughout the yatra.
7. 1 Duffel bag, 1 Backpack, and 1 Jacket.
8. Yatra Completion Certificate for Subsidy.
9. Travel Insurance of 50000 USD.
10. Currency Exchange support.
1. Airfare / Rail fare or any other expenses from your home location to Lucknow or Kathmandu.
2. Pony/Porter/Yak etc. for Parikrama (During circumambulate of Mount Kailash).
3. Personal nature expenses such as Phone/Tips/Drinks/Shopping/Laundry etc.
4. The additional cost of Accommodation & Transport on early return due to personal/ or natural problem.
5. Early exit from China border Visa breaks charges as applicable according to China Embassy.
6. Nepal Re-entry Visa fee for NRI.
7. Extra night stays at any location.
8. Additional cost occurs due to any natural calamities/Political Disturbance
or any unforeseen circumstances.
9. Any other additional pay if charged by Chinese authorities due to changing in the rule.
10. Government Taxes GST (12%)
11. Medical expenses (if any)
12. Any other expenses which are not mentioned above.
Hotel Details at Particular Location
1. Neplaganj / Surkhet- Hotel 3 Star
2. Tibet- Guest House/ Lodge