Arrival in Kathmandu, meet by our officer with warm welcome by Rudrakshya mala in the airport and transfer to hotel.
After breakfast, Kathmandu sightseeing tour: Pashupatinath & Budhanilkantha& fly to Nepalgunj (1hr) in the afternoon and rest in hotel with brief program in the evening by our tour manager.
Early morning, fly to Simikot (1 hr by aircraft) and immigration in Simikot then fly to Hilsa (15 min by helicopter) then after short walk to cross border (10 min) then drive to Taklakot (1 hr) completing immigration formalities in China side.
Rest at Taklakot (a.k.aPurang) for acclimatization. Warm up with walking around market and do shopping of some useful things for Kailash kora or souvenir.
Drive, Purang to Lake Manasarovar (Chiu Gompa) – 4560 m / 2 hrs and go for Lake Parikrama (3 hrs) with holy bath & puja at Chiugompa, near Lake Manasarovar.
Today, after breakfast, drive to Darchen – (4700m / 40 km / 1 hr). Rest day at free in Darchen, you can walk around market area to warm up your body. If you have anything remain to purchase for trekking related things you can buy here.
After breakfast, get pack lunch then drive to Yama Dwar (8 km / 30 min), do darshan of closest view of Mt. Kailash (south face)& then start trekking to Diraphuk (4950m) – 5-6hrs / 14 km. Those who are not going for kora will stay back in hotel at Darchen.
Early morning wake up to have darshan of Golden Kailash on clear weather day. By the same time have early breakfast and start trekking from Diraphuk to Zuthulphuk (4850m) passing through Dolma La High Pass (5600m) &GauriKundadarshan – 9-10hrs / 22 km.
Hilsa (3700m) / Simikot
Finish Trek near Darchen (1.5 hrs) & drive to Taklakot, complete immigration in Taklakot, then exit to Hilsa (1 hr). If the conditions permit, fly to Simikot by helicopter and overnight stay in Simikot otherwise you may also stay back in Hilsa if the time & helicopter situation restricts. (Note: Even if there is chance of flight to Nepalgunj on same day, we will manage some passengers to fly Nepalgunjas well, so that the next day flight becomes comfortable for remaining passengers.)
Today from early morning, you will be flying to Nepalgunj and stay in Nepalgunj OR if there is any flight seat available we will manage flight to Kathmandu otherwise we will have flight schedule for tomorrow.
Morning breakfast and fly back to Kathmandu, check into hotel and refresh. Rest day at free on your own for shopping or relaxation.
Breakfast and departure transfer to the airport for your flight back to home.