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Trip Facts

Trip Duration:
21 days
Best Season :
Mid April - First week of November
Trip Grade:
Moderate
Starting From:
Simikot
End Point:
Kathmandu
Altitude:
5600m -Dolmala Pass
Per Day Hiking:
5 to 7 hrs Per day
Accomodation:
Tented camp/Guest House & Hotel
Transportation:
Flight, Hiking and Drive

Highlights

  • One of the most anticipated treks in 2021
  • Traverse through the remote and secluded sections of Nepal
  • Wild, isolated and alluring terrain of Nepal
  • Stunning Mountain views and mountainous terrain of Tibet
  • Visit the holy Mansarovar Lake and Mt. Kailash
  • Perform kora around the Mt. Kailash
  • Scenic drive along Tibetan terrain
  • Sightseeing tour around Lhasa city. Visit Potala palace, Jokhang temple, Norbulingka palace, Sera and Drepung monastery

Overview

Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour 2021/2022 is one of the most appreciated travel adventures to Tibet via Nepal. It is one of the most auspicious and reviving trips that bestows the natural lure of mountains and isolated terrain. For the aspirant trekkers, Simikot Kailah Lhasa Tour can be an obsession as there are so many things to explore and experience. Above all, the tour is the holiest of all. The enigmatic mélange of stunning landscapes, mountainous terrain, mountains, lakes, high passes, culture and religion makes the trip even more special. Himal Eco Treks is a leading tour operator in Nepal and a specialist when it comes to Tibet tours in Nepal. We escort various groups to Tibet via Nepal and offer the best service in the market. If you want to join us for a memorable Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour, make sure that you book your trips from our fixed departure dates for 2021/2022.

A brief introduction to the holy Mt. Kailash 

Mt. Kailash is a holy and mysterious mountain that rises tall at an elevation of 6638 m above sea level. It is the highest peak in the Kailash Himalayan range that lies in the southern part of Tibet. The mountain is a sacred site for various pilgrims around the globe. The auspiciousness of this mountain is not limited to just one religion but extends to various religions practiced around the globe such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bon religion. For Hindus, it is the abode place Of Lord Shiva and for Buddhists, it is the home of the Buddha Cakrasaṃvara. Every religion has its unique myth attached to this place. Each year many pilgrims around the globe come to this place just because of its religious significance.

Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour 2021/2022 – an enchanting trip to the mountains!

Get started on an enchanting trip to Mt. Kailash via Simikot with Himal Eco Treks. You need to devote at least 20 days to this journey. The trekking part of this journey starts from a remote place of Nepal i.e. Simikot and ends at Lhasa, the city of architectural excellence in Tibet. Simikot is a beautiful place in the remote section of Nepal. From Simikot, the trail traverses up through a wild, isolated, and secluded terrain full of natural wonder. The untouched natural glory, trees, lush landscapes, mountains, and rocky terrain, it is a phenomenon. The trail continues to Hilsa which is a traditional village in Nepal – Tibet border. On the way, one can encounter some rare species of blue sheep if lucky. At Hilsa, we cross the border and catch a vehicle that will drive us all the way along the fascinating mountainous terrain of Tibet to Mansarovar. The serene, azure, and freshwater of Mansarovar in the backdrop of holy Mt. Kailash are truly awesome! During the trekking season, one can see many pilgrims taking a holy bath in the water of Mansarovar and performing Kora around the holy Mt. Kailash. With the blue sky, white snow-clad mountains, and azure lakes embedded in the mountainous terrain, the Kailash tour is a divine experience one can ever have. The tour finally ends at Lhasa airport after an insightful tour around the heritage sites in Lhasa.

So, are you ready to enjoy a power pack combo of Simikot Kailash Trek, Kailash Mansarovar Tour, and Kailash Lhasa Tour? If yes, then book your seats to set out for the Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour 2021/2022 with Himal Eco Treks. We allow you to explore the unexplored fantasies of the world in the most comfortable, secure, and lively manner possible.

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Detail Itinerary

As you land in the Tribhuwan International airport and come out of the arrival terminal after completing the immigration formalities, a representative from Himal Eco Trek will pick you up and drive you to a hotel in Kathmandu. Check in the hotel and the representative will brief you about your itinerary ahead. Stay at the hotel and relax to energize yourself for your days ahead in Nepal. Overnight in Kathmandu (Breakfast included)

After breakfast at the hotel, a tour guide from Himal Eco Treks will pick you up for a sightseeing tour around the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. You will be escorted to the historical and religious sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. You can explore the sites and get some unique insights on art, culture and history of Nepal. The sightseeing tour in Kathmandu is a superb combo of art, culture, history and diverse religion prevalent in Nepal. Meanwhile, we will arrange for your trekking permit. If you have any last-minute shopping left for trekking, you can buy them today. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu (Breakfast included)

We take a flight to the far southwest region of Nepal i.e. to Nepalgunj. Nepalgunj being a border town, it is very busy and crowded. The temperature there is also high. It is the hottest city all over Nepal. Overnight at a hotel in Nepalgunj (Breakfast included)

Today, we take another flight to Simikot. We fly to the north for about 35 minutes to one of the remote locations in Nepal – Simikot. It is the headquarter of Humla district. At Simikot, we meet our crew who will assist us for our journey ahead. We start our trekking journey by climbing up from the airstrip and walking on a rocky trail. We pass the fields of barley and wheat and ascend to a forested ridge above the town of Simikot. We make a long steep descend and pass Dandaphoya. We continue our trail through walnut and apricot trees until we reach the village of Dharapokhari. Overnight at tented camp (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Leaving Dharapari, we walk on relatively flat trails along the Karnali River. We pass the fields of barley, buckwheat, rice and potatoes on our way. We can enjoy a hot water bath at two natural hot springs located near Kermi. The hot water bath can be an ailment to soothe our aching bodies. On the way, we visit two popular gompas on our trail namely Kermi Laikyo Gompa and Lhundrup Choeling Gompa. Overnight at tented camp (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Our trail goes flat and then takes a steep ascend over a rocky ridge before descending down to the greyish blue water of the Humla Karnali. We cross another ridge to a sandy meadow where the camps are set by the goat herders by the side of the river. Passing the meadow, we reach a valley that down as we cross more ridges to reach the village of Yalbang On the way, we visit a remote monastery - Namkha Khyung Dzong Monastery and walk ahead enjoy the views of pine trees and Karnali River. We will also visit the remote. Overnight at tented camp (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Today, we walk through a trail above the Karnali River. As we ascend up, the lush in the environment starts to disappear and few small comes to sight. Then we make our way through pine trees and rocky hills to Tumkot. Upon reaching Tumkot, we visit the Dhungkar Choezom Monastery. It is one of the most important Sakya monasteries in the Tibetan region. Overnight at tented camp (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Our walk for the day is comparatively easy. The change in climate and vegetation is drastically noticeable. As we move forward, the landscape grows more wild, secluded and rocky. You can only see small bushes and low junipers in the name of vegetation. We continue our trail until we reach Yari. Overnight at tented camp (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Our journey today is exciting as we cross the first pass of our journey - the Nara La pass (4,620m). The vegetation and landscape at this place is similar to that of Tibet. As we cross the pass, we will be blessed by the outstanding views of Tibetan plateau and Yari Village. From the pass, we descend down to Hilsa. Hilsa is a border town near Tibet. It is a point where the pilgrims on the way of Mt. Kailash are dropped by helicopter. Overnight at tented camp (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Today, we cross the Nepal/ Tibet Border. Here, the border is marked just by a stone pillar. As soon as we cross the border, we reach to our vehicle which will be waiting for us. Jumping over our vehicle, we drive ahead via Taklakot, to Manasarovar. Overnight at tented camp (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Early in the morning, we wake up and take a dip in the holy lake of Mansarovar. It is said that all our sins will be forgiven by God and we will be blessed with bliss if we take a bath in that lake. After completing our bath and parikrama, we drive towards Tarchen. Tarchen is a base camp for Kailash parikrama. During the auspicious religiously important dates, the base camp is filled with tents with pilgrims. Overnight at a guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Today, we actually start our Kailash yatra. The path starting from Tarchen is also known as Asthapath which means “Way of Faith”. We walk along a rocky cliff and pass waterfall to Dirapuk. The whole landscape is wild but alluring. The blue sky with hint of few white clouds is absolutely amazing. The random view of face of Mt. Kailash will add to our walking journey. The atmosphere around will give us a heavenly feeling. Overnight at a guesthouse in Dirapuk (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

We continue our trail up until we reach Dolma La Pass. At Dolma La pass, the weather can be quite unreliable. Therefore, it is recommended to cross the pass as early as possible to avoid storm and bad weather. From the top of the pass, we descend down to Gauri Kund. After visiting Gauri Kund, we continue our trek to Zuthulpuk Overnight at a guesthouse in Zuthulpuk. (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Today is the last day of our parikrama. In the morning, we explore the temples, shrines around the Milarepa cave. Then we retrace our journey back to Tarchen. From Tarchen, we drive in our land cruiser to Dongba. Overnight at a guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Today, we drive to Sigatse through Lhasa-Kailash highway. As we reach Sigatse, we can enjoy some amazing aspects of Tibetan cultural and explore Tasi Limphhu monastery. Overnight at hotel in Sigatse (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Today, we drive to Gyatse which is one of the old traditional markets of Tibet in the insane time. After visiting Gyatse Monastery, we continue our drive to Lhasa via Yamdroksee Lake along the high passes enjoying the Trans Himalaya view of Tibet. Finally, we reach Lhasa and stop at the Hotel in Lhasa for overnight stay. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Lhasa is the second most populous urban area on the Tibetan Plateau after Xining and, at an altitude of 3,490 meters (11,450 ft), Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world. The city has been the religious and administrative capital of Tibet since the mid-17th century. Today we visit some important heritages in Lhasa that includes sites like Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace, Bakor Street and old Tibetan markets around Jokhang temple. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

It is another day of sightseeing in the wonderful city of Lhasa. Today, we visit sites like Norbulingka palace, Sera monastery and Drepung monastery. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Today, we leave Tibet and head for a journey to Nepal. We drive to the Gonger airport and fly back to Kathmandu enjoying the magnificent view mountains in Nepalese Himalayas. The mountains include high peaks such as Mount Everest (Chomolungma), Mount Choyu and many others. Once you arrive in Kathmandu, our staffs will pick you up you and transfer you to a hotel in Kathmandu. (Breakfast included)

A leisure day in Kathmandu! You can utilize the day on your own! Explore the streets of Kathmandu or opt out for visit to some popular places as per your preferences. There are many malls in the city, therefore, you can also utilize the day by shopping in the malls of Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu (Breakfast included)

A representative from Himal Eco Treks will escort you to the international terminal of the airport before your scheduled flight for your journey ahead. Hope you had a great time with us!


Service Includes

  • Our package is inclusive of all ground transport which includes airport transfers as well.
  • You will be assisted in acquiring visa to China.
  • Accommodation in three star hotel wherever available.
  • Tented camps or guesthouse wherever not available.
  • The package includes full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the tour
  • All the permit fees during the tour.
  • An experienced local guide.
  • Other government taxes and tourist service charges if any.
  • First aid kit

Service Excludes

Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.

 
  • Meals which are not specified in the itinerary.
  • International flights (flight from your place to Nepal)
  • Chinese visa fees.
  • Accommodation at a three star hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry and re-entry visa fee.
  • Snacks, soft drinks and water during the trek.
  • Hot showers during the trek.
  • Your personal expenses for shopping, internet, telephone expenses, laundry and other recreational
  • Personal trekking equipment if any.
  • Extra baggage charge
  • Tips to tour guide, porter or driver is not our responsibility.
  • Travel insurance of trekking staff
 

Essential Infos

Regarding your visa and arrival

You can obtain Chinese visa on your own by submitting an application to Chinese Embassy/ Consulate General based on your State of residence. However, you may also apply for visa through us. Once you book your trip with us, we take care of the process regarding visa. We apply for your visa on your behalf. All we need is photocopy of your passport and photographs. Once your application is processed and approved, you need to pay the applicable visa fees. Upon your arrival, you will be picked up and escorted throughout the journey as per your itinerary.

Getting into Tibet

You can enter into Tibet via road or air. You can take a direct flight to Tibet or opt for a drive via Kodari border in Nepal.

Best time to visit

Any season would be best for a traveler depending upon the motive of travel. However, for any traveler who would like to have best views of Mt. Everest from the base camp, April to mid June and September to October would be the best time.

Accommodation

Accommodation in Lhasa would be in a three star category hotel. For rest of the places, expect very normal kind of food and accommodation.

Meals and drinking water

During your travel to Tibet, we provide meals i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner as per the itinerary. However, lunch and dinner while your stay in three star hotels is not included. The menus are limited therefore if you want to eat anything different then you should purchase it on your own.

Currency Exchange

The currency of Tibet is denominated as Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is highly recommended as it insures your risk against any kind of uncertainties during the travel.


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