Kailash tour via Simikot

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Max Elevation: 5,613m
  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Grade: Easy
  • Accommodation: $Tea-house

Trip Overview

Kailash tour via Simikot is an amazing trail in Mt. Kailash that gives the best trekking and excursion experience in the remotest areas in the world. It takes you to you the remotest area in Nepal. The trail will then traverse to Tibet.

Kailash tour via Simikot trekking will follow the route through Karnali River, the longest river in the country. Karnali region is till date ignored and kept well away from the ruckus of the modernity. In recent years, road development has increased the flow of tourists and explorers in the region.

This trekking will take you to a holy, adventure coupled with amazing pure natural beauty. Kailash is a pure land where according to Hinduism; Mt. Kailash 6714 meters is the homeland of Mighty Shiva. It is also one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Bon religions from all around the world. Thousands of religious followers take this pilgrimage for spiritual purification to the holy mountain.

Located in the foothills of the pristine Mt. Kailash, the might of the massive mountain dominates the entire landscape. It is situated at the remote corner of the exotic west of Tibet. The trip to Kailash starts from Nepalgunj. You will take a flight to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu. You will then fly to Simikot airport in Humla district. You will start trekking a very tough route through rocky terrains. The route from Simikot to Kailash journey passes along the ancient pilgrimage routes. It is also an old trade link Nepal across the border into Tibet. You will then enter the Tibet near the Lake Manasarovar after a week of trekking in Nepal. You will visit the Garud Valley and then further ascend to Mt. Kailash and tour Mansarovar Lake. Both of these sites are significant site for great natural, cultural and religious significance.

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Today, we will hire a cab for sightseeing for a full day in Kathmandu Valley. We will visit World Heritage sites – the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhu Nath, Boudha Nath, Pasupati Nath, etc. In the evening, we will prepare plans for the trekking.

We will take a late afternoon flight to Nepalgunj. Overnight stay at Nepalgunj.

Today we will take an exciting domestic flight to Simikot. We will see stunning views in this adventurous flight, flying above high hills and. After landing in Simikot, we will trek for Dharmapuri.

We will trace Karnali River, alongside all the way up on the way to Kermi. We will enjoy the marvelous views of several beautiful waterfalls, landscape and wildlife. We also take time off to hot water spring.

Today we follow the scenic trail along with the big pine forests. We will see Mt. Api and Saipal Himal on the route. We head on the wide and partly built off-road. Then we descend down to Limi valley and reach Albang Monastery.

Today we travel passing through several scenic villages. Among them, Muchu village is a big village where we can find telephone and internet services.

We start by crossing the suspension bridge. We ascend on the steep trail uphill about an hour. We walk through the barren landscape. We will get a good view of Mt. Saipal. We trek towards Thado Dhunga.

Today we start early to cross the Nara La pass. The area gets windy thus we have to start very soon. We ascend to the top of the pass which will take 2 hour. We then descend to Hilsa border which will take another three hours. Then we will drive to Purang which will take about half an hour.

Big day, as we drive to Manasarovar Lake. Manasarovar Lake is one of the biggest Lake situated in high altitude in Tibetan plateau. Every year, thousands of pilgrimages visit the area to dip in the Manasarovar Lake for holy bath. Then we will explore Chui Gumba and hot spring near the Lake. It is a wonderful site, a clear view of Mount Kailash from Manasarovar.

We will drive to Darchen, a big town situated at the foothill of Kailash. We will hire horses and porters for this long travel. We will repack the essential stuff required for Kailash.

We will start the journey to Kailash. We will travel the first 6 kilometers on local transportation. We will trek for the rest of 14 kilometers.

Today we start an early trek towards Jutulpuk. This is the second day at Mount Kailash Kora from Derapuk. Today’s trip is tougher and longer than the previous day. We will ascend gradually in the hard part. At 5613m, We will find it hard to cross Dolma Pass then we will take downhill walk for the destination.

We start the day exploring Juthulpuk Monastery. Shortly after the morning excursion, we head for short trekking. We will then take a drive to Horchu that is close to Lake Manasarovar. We will take time to explore the lake and relax for the day.

Today we will leave Tibet and drive towards Nepal. We will take a different route. We will drive on a well-paved road with scenic landscapes of Tibetan plateau. We arrive at Saga town for overnight stay.

Today, leaving Saga town, we drive for Dzangmu via Thong la pass. The pass is above 5100m with amazing views of Mount Shishapangma. We will enjoy the views and driving experience as we arrive at Zhangmu.

We will take an early drive down to Nepal Tibet Friendship Bridge. We will take Nepali transportation and continue driving towards Kathmandu.

The trip comes at the end today. If you prefer to extend your trip let us know otherwise we will transfer you to Kathmandu airport. Normally you are required to check-in 3 hours before your flight.

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Client Reviews

WOW! it has been an amazing experience with the team of Himalayas Hiking. Wonderful place, amazing vibes, amazing people with wonderful team. Kudos to the team Hiimalayas Hiking.

George Thompson,
UK, London
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