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Kailash Inner Kora Nandi Tour

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Kailash Inner Kora Nandi Tour is one of the most sacred and challenging KORA among devotees. It is considered the holy center of the universe among the both Hindu and Buddhist religious group. Mt. Kailash Tour drawn to many pilgrimage groups from all over the world to have a divine glimpse of Lord Shiva's abode to attain release from the clutches of ignorance and delusion. Mt. Kailash Tour along covers circuit around the holy mountain-clockwise for the Buddhists, anti-clockwise for Bon adherents are known as a kora or Parikarma (circuit) and normally it takes three days. Along the Nandi inner Kailash Tour visitors take a short plunge in the nearby sacred site Manasarovar lake. Especially some serious devotees like to different way of Kora around the holy around the holy Mt. Kailash to pay their attention to Lord Shiva.
The Inner Kora of Nandi provides the spiritual experience of Astaparbat(Asthapada), Nandi Parvat, Kailash Gange, Kuber Kunda, Astamatrikagan Parbat, Dakshinmurti Shivalaya, Sapta Rishi caves and Atmalingam. The high pass between holy Mt. Kailash & Nandi parvat needs some experience of high altitude trekking. Another part of inner Kora starts from Dirapuk to Khande Sanglung through Shivasthali provides the experience of Shivasthali decorated by the ice walls with believed as an image of King Yama in middle. On the way, we will see the Kuber kund & Kuber Parbat. Before this inner kora, we can visit the north face of Kailash as Excursion from Dirapuk for "Charan Sparsh" tour.


  • Explore around beautiful lake Kuber Kund.
  • Attend Gauri Kund Darshan.
  • Take a holy dip bath in Manasarovar lake.
  • Enjoy Parikarma of Mansarovar by 4WD land crusier Jeep.
  • Attend the Hawan and Pooja at the auspicious Kailash Mansarovar lake.
  • Mount Kailash Parikrama 39 km walking (can take horse).
  • Driving in well paved road until base of Mount Kailash (Darchen).
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour in UNESCO heritage site including Budhanilkanth Darshan and Pashupatinath temple Darshan.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu.
  • Day 2 : Full day Kathmandu sightseeing & trip preparation.
  • Day 3 : Visa and Trip Preparation Day.
  • Day 4 : Drive Kathmandu to Nylam (3600m, 133km), 4-5 hours.
  • Day 5 : Acclimatization day at Nyalam.
  • Day 6 : Drive to Saga (4450m) via Lalung La Pass (5,050 m).
  • Day 7 : Drive to Paryang (4600m),185km, 5-6 hours.
  • Day 8 : Drive to Manasarover (4558m) 277km, 7-8 hours.
  • Day 9 : Drive to Tarchen (14975ft) 40km.
  • Day 10 : Trek to Dehara Puk (5000m), 15km, 6-7 hours.
  • Day 11 : Trek over Mt. Kailash inner kora and trek down to Zudulpuk (4800m), 8-9 hours.
  • Day 12 : Kailash kora end and drive to Darchen, 4-5 hours.
  • Day 13 : Drive to Sheralung Gompa and walk towards Ashtapad (4900 m).
  • Day 14 : Trek to Nandi Parikarma and back to Sheralung Gompa or Darchen, 8-9 hours
  • Day 15 : Drive to Saga (417km) 10 hours.
  • Day 16 : Drive to Nyalam, 296 km, 7 hours.
  • Day 17 : Drive back to Kathmandu, 4-5 hours.
  • Day 18 : Lesiure day in Kathmandu.
  • Day 19 : Transfer to Airport for final departure.

Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu.

Our representative will meet you in airport and transfer to hotel. After refreshment move for sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. 
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 2 : Full day Kathmandu sightseeing & trip preparation.

Today, After morning breakfast you'll visit different historical and cultural sites of the Kathmandu valley with our professional guide. You will go for the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, the world biggest Boudhanath stupa and visit Swoyambhunath stupa also known as monkey temple. After exploring the surrounding areas visit hitorical Kathmandu Durbar square with temple, unique architectures and kumari (living goddess).
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 : Visa and Trip Preparation Day.

Today, This is day for Visa preparation. Normally it will take two and half days for Urgent visa. Top urgent visa we can take with in one days but it will be little expensive. 
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 : Drive Kathmandu to Nylam (3600m, 133km), 4-5 hours.

The trip commences from Thamel around 6 AM, driving along the Arniko Highway enjoying the beautiful Nepalese countryside to Kodari on the Nepal Tibet border. After completing the necessary border formalities at the both the Nepalese and Tibetan sides you will change your vehicle and start the two hours adventurous uphill drive to Nyalam.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Hours: 4-5
  • Max. Altitude: 3600m

Day 5 : Acclimatization day at Nyalam.

Today is your first acclimatization day of your trip. Today you are in 3600m after breakfast you will have acclimatization walk near by the Nyalam.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 : Drive to Saga (4450m) via Lalung La Pass (5,050 m).

A packed lunch will be served at the sacred lake Pigutso.
  • Max. Altitude: 5050m

Day 7 : Drive to Paryang (4600m),185km, 5-6 hours.

Jeeps and trucks roll on the wide valley following rivers and grazing land of yaks and sheep. Far south you can see snow covered peaks near by you, lots of rocky peaks and sand duns give you an ideal world. Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired by beautiful traditional costume, waiting your arrival with hot tea and other supplies along with big smile.
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 5-6
  • Max. Altitude: 4600m

Day 8 : Drive to Manasarover (4558m) 277km, 7-8 hours.

The longest driving day starts with full of excitment, by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovar, Here a small village near by lake Manasarovar, Holy-Manasarovar, Holy-Manasarovar; At 4558m. The highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rashekshi are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundred of wild living creatures.
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 7-8
  • Max. Altitude: 4558m

Day 9 : Drive to Tarchen (14975ft) 40km.

Manasarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning bath and puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the holy Kailash Parikrama.
  • Max. Altitude: 14975ft

Day 10 : Trek to Dehara Puk (5000m), 15km, 6-7 hours.

It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; water falls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is very where with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be kept on appearing.
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 6-7

Day 11 : Trek over Mt. Kailash inner kora and trek down to Zudulpuk (4800m), 8-9 hours.

After breakfast, start to trek through the Khande Sanglung. There is not any special sign of track or trail. Every season ans year strong wind removes the sign and leave always track virgin. On the way, we will get the Kuber Parbat and Kuberkund. Exit from inner Kora near Zuthulphuk and trek to Zuthulpuk.
  • Accomodation: Tent
  • Hours: 8-9
  • Max. Altitude: 4800m

Day 12 : Kailash kora end and drive to Darchen, 4-5 hours.

After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. On the way we visit Zuthulphuk Gompa and drive to Darchen for overnight.
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 4-5

Day 13 : Drive to Sheralung Gompa and walk towards Ashtapad (4900 m).

Today, you will start your trip early morning at 6 AM heading to Sheralung Gompa. After the sometimes visit of Sherlung Gompa you will walk towards Ashtapad (5 km from seralug Gumpa). You will stay overnight in Tent at 4900 meters.
  • Accomodation: Tent
  • Max. Altitude: 4900m

Day 14 : Trek to Nandi Parikarma and back to Sheralung Gompa or Darchen, 8-9 hours

Today, you are doing Nandi Parikrama. You will start your trip early morning at 4 AM for Nandi Parikarma. After Nandi Parikrama you will back to Sheralung Gompa, or you can drive back to Darchen about 8-9 hours. On the way we will visit Sapat rishi cave as well.
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 8-9

Day 15 : Drive to Saga (417km) 10 hours.

Today, we have a long drive from Manasarovar to Saga. We pass by the sacred and historic Chiu Monastery. Continue driving past Hor Quo and across the Mayum La pass (5200 m). Pass by the small towns of Zhongba and Paryang. It's 270 km from Manasarovar to Paryang. From Parayang it's 255 km to Saga. From Saga instead of going toward Lhasa, we drive along a different route toward Kathmandu.
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 10
  • Max. Altitude: 417km

Day 16 : Drive to Nyalam, 296 km, 7 hours.

Cross the Yarlung Tsangpo or Brahmaputra river and then drive to Nyalam. Pass by a huge lake Paigu-Tso with Mt. Shishapangma (8027m) in the ground. Don't miss the sight of Everest as the road climbs the Lalung La at 5124m. After crossing another pass, the Tong La at 5120m, we finally reach border town Zangmu.
  • Accomodation: Guesthouse
  • Hours: 7
  • Max. Altitude: 296km

Day 17 : Drive back to Kathmandu, 4-5 hours.

Drive to the border check point. go through the customs formalities. After reaching friendship bridge, we'll be leaving our Tibet side vehicles and will walk for approximately 10 minutes towards Nepal. From Kodari it takes another 4-5 hour drive to Kathmandu.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Hours: 4-5
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 18 : Lesiure day in Kathmandu.

It's also spare in Kathmandu, If you are interested in continuing into Chitwan jungle safari, river rafting adventure or scenic Everest flight.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 19 : Transfer to Airport for final departure.

Today, our company representative will drop you to the Kathmandu airport for your final departure for your home country or onward destination.
Kailash Inner Kora Nandi tour is suitable for any kind of person who is moderately fit, no previous experience is required. To  condition yourself for the trek, some physical fitness programs such as walking, running, swimming and hiking are recommended before you embark on your journey. Any person suffering from a pre-existing medical condition or diseases must seek medical advice before considering any trek.
Yes, our company representative will be there to greet you. He will be displaying Himalayan  Excursion Nepal sign board outside the airpot terminal. You will be transferred to your hotel by our private vehicle.
Best season for this trip is between March and October.
It depends upon season.During winter (November to February), It is colder at night time and relatively warmer during the day time, with the tempreature ranging from around 4 degree at night to 23 degree at day time. Between March and May, the weather stay perfect as the tempreature averages 25 degree during the day time. From Septembet to December,following te monsoon, the temperature gets cooler and allows for a great time to travel. The average temperature during this season is 22 degree.
During trip guesthouse does not facilitate with heater or air conditioner,But they have facility of hitting the dinning area by providing kerosene or metal heater. USD 2 to USD 5 per person would be applicable to use this service and this is payable directly to the guesthouse. 
Depending on nature of travel we provide different vehicle service.we provide tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and airport pickups-drops. whereas we use the best 4WD jeep for the overland drive across the Tibet highland.For larger group,we also use supported trucks to carry luggage.
There are landline telephone in some village along the trekking routes from which you can contact with your family and friends. some place there is also internet access which you can use by paying some charges.Also you can buy sim card for your cell phone by giving your xerox copy of your passport and PP size photo.
Chinese Yuan and US dollar can be accepted in Tibet. There are no ATMs in the town you are visiting.Exchanging your money to chinese currency will be the best option for you,which you do at Kathmandu and border.
Generally, in kathmandu you can allocate USD 15-20 for lunch and dinner.During trip USD 10 to 15 per person a day will be enough to buy bottles of water,chocolates,biscuits,pay for the hot shower and a few drinks.
Yes, charging facilities will be available in every guesthouse & lodges but sometime there maybe load shedding problem so its better to bring power bank or spare batteries.
There are many restaurant available in Kathmandu city where you can find any delight of your choice. But in triproute most teahouses.On the menu you may find noodles soup,steam mo:mo,daal bhat, green salad, finger chips,eggs,potatoes, fresh vegetables. You can get tea,coffee,hot lemon,hot chocolate. Every day breakfast, lunch , dinner will be at a lodge.
Lodges mostly serve the vegetarian meals so there is no problem at all for vegetarian. Also we always recommend our clients to eat vegetarian meals to avoid food poisoning. Non-veg meals at the high altitude is not safe for the stomach.
Valid Passport-must is valid for up to 6 months after your return from your tour.
Travel Insurance.
Cash and Traveller's Cheques(Keep numbers and proof of purchase separately)
Flight tickets.
Emergency contact numbers for T/C's, Banks, Insurance and family contacts.
Yes, we do handle all the procedure for Tibet Visa and Travelling permit.The processing charge is all included in the trip price.
Hot water in bucket will be provided for shower and you have to pay for hot water.
Yes, they have received training from NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management).They have also received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project).
Actually tipping is not compulsory, but small gesture of thanks to your guide and driver.The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvment with your guide.
Cancellation notice is required, minimum of 25 days prior to trip departure. If the reason is valid the trip shall then be termed as cancelled and the cancellation charge of 30% of the trip amount would be deducted from the advance paid.
Yes, there are a plenty of options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip.Click here
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Trip Info

Trip Code: HEN/T-01
Grade: Easy grading info
Best Month of the Year : August
Hotel Accommodation : Hotel & Lodge
Trek Type : Tea house
Maximum Elevation : 4,900M.
Destination: : Tibet

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