Kathmandu Kailash Manasarovar Motor Bike Tour 16 Days

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Highlights

Trip Destination Nepal & Kailash (Tibet)
Entry / Exit Point Zhangmu 
Maximum altitude 5600 m
Duration of Trip 16 Days
Group Size 04 People or Above
Mode of Trekking / Tour  Tea House/Lodge
Biking Hour Approx 5-7 hours
Trekking Hour 5 to 8 hours
Trip Type Adventure
Best Season April through October
 

 

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DETAIL PROGRAM ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu at International Airport, meet by our officer and then transfer to hotel. Meet by our manager and brief on the tour program. Overnight at Hotel
 
Day 02: Free Day for the preparation with Sightseeing tour
You have leisure day today. You can do preparation for your trip buying or hiring anything necessary things from shop in Thamel or other markets. Also, you will have half day city tour to Budhanilkantha Temple & The Monkey Temple. And we will manage Tibet group visa from Chinese Embassy. Overnight at Hotel
 
Day 03: Motorbike ride from Kathmandu to Nyalam – 145 km / 6 hrs
Today, we wake up little early morning and take breakfast in hotel then prepare to move border. We begin our motor bike ride towards Kodari border today covering distance about 115 km and our bus will carry luggage, camping equipments and trekking crews reaching border. The undulating drive from Kathmandu to border are splendid due to wonderful views of Himalayan ranges from Dhulikhel, driving through different local villages, picturesque views of greenery hilly region and extreme flow of white water in Bhotekoshi river. We will make tea break in zero kilo place (40 km) and drive further straight to Kodari. Reach border and After completion of immigration formalities in Nepal side, walk through the friendship bridge & take further one & half hours switch-back drive uphill to Nyalam (3750 m.). Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 04: Rest at Nyalam for acclimatization
Today we will stay in Nyalam in order to adjust our body with Tibetan indifferent climate. We walk around nearby small market town in Nyalam and go for short hiking uphill trip for couple of hours. Also you can go ride for short drive down from Nyalam towards Zhangmu. This will help us to acclimatize our body properly. Overnight at Guesthouse 
 
Day 05: Drive, Nyalam to Saga (4450 m.) – 5 hours drive, 270km.
Today, we should ride motorbike for an approximately 270 km to reach Saga (4450 m.). Saga is a small growing town situated at the Bank of River Bramhaputra (Yarlung Tsangpo River).  
While driving to Saga, we will be passing through the Thong-La Pass (5200 m.) which is the highlight of today. From Nyalam it takes a couple of hours drive to reach Thong-La. You can see the magnificent view of the Himalayan range including Mt. Shisapangma, the highest mountain in Tibet.    
After Thong-La Pass, we take a left turn and follow the route that leads to Shisapangma Base Camp but after a check post we leave this route and head out to Lake Peikutso. Here, we make lunch break.  
After lunch, we continue our journey to Saga. En route, we pass two small high passes. We will be arriving in Saga finally crossing Yarlung Tsangpo River at late afternoon only. 
In the evening, our Chinese Doctor or Tour Leader will check our passengers and if anyone is seriously suffered with altitude sickness, the patient will be sent back to the border.  
Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 06: Drive, Saga to Paryang (4550 m.) – 4.5 hours drive, 260 km. 
Today we drive about 260 km to reach Paryang (4500). Lunch will be taken at Old Dongba, an old and ruined town located on the way. This used to be the regional trading center in the past. The road was constructed with paved street by Chinese Government in recent years, so our drive will goes smoothly on windswept territory with picturesque view of snow capped mountains and passing through villages & camps of yak herders (nomad camp). 
Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 07: Drive, Paryang to Lake Manasarovar (Chiugomba- 4570 m.) – 5 hours drive, 280km. 
Drive of about 280km to Manasarovar camp (15400ft) at the shore of Manasarovar. Enroute we will stop for a while in the army check post and after finishing permit formalities we will drive for about half an hour and stop at Lunch spot before Mayumla Pass. Then after lunch, we will continue our drive to Manasarovar via Mayumla Pass (4900 m). At Lake Manasarovar check point, you have to park all of yours Motorbike and get ride on Manasarovar pollution free bus to our ahead journey in Kailash region. The bus will drop us to Chiugompa at our camp. On the way at the good lake shore, the bus can give us short break to take quick holy bath in Lake Manasarovar. Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 08: Drive, Lake Manasarovar to Darchen (4670 m.) – 1.5 hours drive, 50 km. 
If you are religious and have faith on God then you can take deep bath in holy manasarovar and pay homage with pray & performing worship. Or one can experience the breathtaking mesmerizing moments in the shore of Lake Manasarovar with majestic views of Mt. Kailash in clear day. Today we drive for circumambulation of Lake Mansarovar with another superb scenery of Rakshas Tal (demon’s lake) and continue further drive to Darchen (Base camp of Kailash) 15600ft. 
Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 09: Drive, Darchen to Tarboche then start trekking to Diraphuk Gomba (4950m.) – 5 hrs trek / 14 km. 
Early Morning (after breakfast), we leave our bike in the same guesthouse and we take a 30 minutes ride on Bus to Tarboche (Yama Dwar), the parikrama starting point. This is the easily accessible point from where you can see the closest view of Mt. Kailash. If any riders (travelers) got sick and feel unable to go for trekking around Mt. Kailash then he/she will return back to Darchen after seeing Mt. Kailash, Yama Dwar & Tarboche in Sherson and stay in guesthouse taking rest at Darchen waiting for other trekkers till return. 
And the trekkers who are fit to hike around Kailash will walk about 5 hours to gradual uphill to Diraphuk camp. The trail is reasonably easy and flat with gradual climb. We camp at Diraphuk (4950 m.). Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 10: Cross Dolma-La Pass then trek down to Zutulphuk Gomba (4760 m.) – 9 hours trek. 
The trekkers undertaking the Parikrama will further trek to Zuthulphuk (16000ft) via Dolmala pass (5600 m). Today is the toughest trek day. The trek begins with gradual hike to steep climb of Dolma La and then again steep rocky descends where we can also perceive Gauri Kunda Lake on the right downstairs. After steep descent, the tiring flat road will be ahead ending at our camp in Zutulphuk. ZutulPhuk was the cave where Mila Repa and Nagro Bonchung debated for their religion sects. Overnight at Guesthouse) 
 
Day 11: Finish trekking near Darchen (2 Hrs) and drive to Hora Chu (4500 m.) – 2 hours drive. 
Today, you have easy short trek in flat way with short gradual hike along with river in the left side. We will reach near Darchen from where we will be picked up by Bus and drive to Darchen where we will gathered together with all team and take lunch. Then we will move further ahead at Hor Chu for overnight stay near Lake Manasarovar. You will have another final chance to enjoy the scenery of Manasarovar from other side of lake. Overnight at Tented Guesthouse
 
Day 12: Drive, Hora Chu to Dongba – 395 KM / 6 hours.
Today we trace our motor bike journey back to same way to Saga, the extensive long drive. 
Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 13: Drive, Dongba to Nyalam (3750 m) – 375 KM / 5 hrs 
Return Journey to Nyalam. 
Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 14: Drive to Kodari and further to relax at The Last Resort, Tented Resort – 30 KM
Our last day in Tibet region seeing off, we head to very comfortable descend ride to the border. Thanks & good bye to our Tibetan guide with wonderful moments and loving memory and cross the friendship bridge completing all immigration formalities in both China & Nepal. Our support bus will continue to Kathmandu along with crews dropping your necessary luggage to the Last Resort where we will relax and take complete rest in peaceful environment refreshing mesmerizing moments of our exquisite trip in Tibet. Overnight at The Last Resort (Tented Guesthouse)
 
Day 15: Bike ride from The Last Resort to Kathmandu – 95 KM
After relax sleep and taking breakfast, we start our last motor biking ride to Kathmandu along with a Jeep following us with our luggage. The back drive to Kathmandu is little comfortable and fast being most of way are descending and flat. And after final ride uphill towards Dhulikhel we take halt in Dhulikhel for our lunch break at good restaurant. In the evening, we will go for Nepali dinner with culture program and interacting your experience with us in regards to the trip. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 16: Departure
According to your flight schedule, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight back to home.