Kailash Charansparsha Tour

About Trip:

Mount Kailash Charan Sparsha tour is a part of Kailash Inner Kora. Charan Sparhsa is to touch base of Mt Kailash (foot of Mt Kailash) upto the ice Lingam. Tour is part of Kailash outer parikrama too. Since Kailash Inner kora of three days towards Saptarishi cave and Nandi hill, formally not open by the local army of Tibet, at least only one day Charansparsa which is also the part of Kailash Kora is preferable for most of the pilgrimage in the tour. You just need to add one more day in the Kailash tour plan. Walking to closer of Kailash starts from Dirapuk after a day hiking of outer Kora route. It is about 14 kilometer hiking both the way from Dirapuk (North side of Mt Kailash). In this tour, total Kailash Parikrama days will be four starting first day from Darchen till Derapuk, second day to Charansparsha, third day Dolama-La pass and stay at Juthulpuk. Last day or fourth day of the Kailash parikrama is from Derapuk to Darchen. You also have option to make this within 3 days using local emergency vehicle from the tent house after crossing Dolma-La pass and down hill.  

It is believe by devotees that Lord Shiva and his beloved Parvati reside at Mt Kailash and outer Kora or outer Kailash Parikrama is to respected walk to get blessings from Shiva and Parbati. Walking to Charansparsha and touch the feet of Mt Kailash is believed to get flow of energy and blessing, happiness and successful. Totally hiking tour is trough the path of sleepary ice and crevasses. It is about 7 hours walking both way may longer for slow walkers. It is suggested to take this walk with your guide and also suggest to carry your bag pack, enough water and other foods by your personal helper from Dirapuk. Tour can start either from mainland china or from Kathmandu Nepal. It is a private tour or can join our group tour in its best season from month of May till September. Tour is through registered tour agencies and lead by local Tibetan guide. 

Trip Facts:

  • Duration:16 Days (Description)
  • Trip Grade Moderate to Strenuous
  • Trip Cost:INR 1950
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Day to Day Itinerary:

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Day 1 : Arrival in Nepal (Tribhuban International airport) 1400 meters

Representative from Tibet Kailash Travel great at Airport and transfer to Hotel near at tourist city Thamel. Check in and rest of the time is rest in your hotel.

Price Include / Exclude:

    • All arrival and departure arrangement
    • Accommodation in 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing room
    • Accommodation in guest houses on twin sharing in Nepal Tibet border
    • Accommodation in the Hotel and Guest houses on the way (3 Nights are compulsory in the group sharing - Derapuk and Juthulpuk) 
    • Every morning breakfast 
    • Sightseeing in Kathmandu as per itinerary
    • All ground transportation by private bus/ van as per the group size 
    • Government approved Tibetan guide
    • Immigration formalities
    • Kailash travelling permit and Lake Manasarovar entrance fees
    • Tibet/ Kailash visa
    • Enough oxygen cylinder and first aid kit box
    • Duffel bag to put your personal goods and small back carry bag
    • A warm jacket in returnable based
    • Emergency evacuation management in case of need
    • All service charges and official taxes 
    • Personal horse and Helper if you need during Kailsh parikrama
    • Lunch and Dinner in the entire tour 
    • More than 6 nights’ accommodation in Nepal in case you return earlier from Kailash
    • Single room charge 
    • Personal equipment
    • Personal insurance, Medical expenses
    • Personal rescue or emergency evacuation in case of need
    • Expenses of extra activities other than mentioned in itinerary
    • Any tipping 
    • Your international flight 
    • Cost of Nepal visa 
    • Travel insurance 

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Accommodation in the trip

It is 3 star category hotel on two peoples sharing in Kathmandu. Local guest houses are provided on the way Kailash two peoples sharing but for the 4 nights, Lake Mansarovar, Dirapuk 2 nights and another one night in Juthulpuk is compulsory group sharing guest houses. Hotel upgrading to 4 or 5 star for Kathmandu is also possible. Guest houses upgrading in Kailash region in Kerung, Saga and in Darchen is also possible but it will be the same guest houses in Lake Mansarovar, Dirapuk and in Juthulpuk because only one option and the same types of few guest houses are available. Every guest houses are without heating in the room, with toilet bathroom inside. Guest houses for 4 nights on group sharing does not provide inside toilet and heating too. 

Foods and drinks in the trip

Itinerary, plan and cost of Kailash Charansparsa tour is including breakfast every morning in the package. Lunch and dinner in the entire tour is extra paid which is approximately USD 250 per person, this cost including your drinks too. Foods and drinks are from local restaurants. Restaurants are local and it is Chinese and Tibetan style foods. Vegetarian option is possible. Lake Mansarovar, and during the Parikrama/ Kora days, foods are from local tent houses and basic. If you are looking for kitchen group service, let us know we may suggest you our another group and dates to join with the full board package where our own staffs will cook the veg foods for entire journey. Foods and dozen of  restaurants in  your choice are available in Kathmandu.  

Trip from Mainland China and Lhasa

To enter mount Kailash, there are two ways. One is from Lhasa via mainland China and another is from Kathmandu Nepal. If your flights are suitable to land in mainland china, entering Kailash from Lhasa is the easy way. Spend few days in Lhasa with memorial visit. Drive to Shigatse, Gyantse and reach Saga to enter Kailash territory. It is all the way driving from central Tibet to western Tibet. For luxury seeker and to have very short days of the time can fly Lhasa airport to Ali and start Kailash Parikrama including Charansparsa. Another way from Nepal Kathmandu also provide you an opportunity to visit Kathmandu city or other region of beautiful Himalayan country and start driving tour to Kailash region or also have option to fly Lhasa airport from Kathmandu to start your trip from Lhasa. You also have option to include Everest Base Camp of North site of Tibet in your trip.    

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