Simikot Kailash Lhasa Trek

Simikot Kailash trekking tours offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mt. Everest, Holy Himalaya Mt. Kailash, ancient cities, lush valleys, beautiful landscape and Tibetan monasteries. This Tibet Simikot Kailash tour will offer the excellent type of trekking fluency, which takes you to Tibet’s mythical Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar, via the hidden upper Humla valley in Nepal’s western most Tibetan frontier. Simikot Kailash Mansarovar trekking tour in Nepal-Tibet offer an great opportunity to experience Tibetan ancient culture and Tibetan tradition travelling through the wonderful mountain area, past typical villages, along rivers and across the highest Passes. Nepal Simikot Kailash trek tour’s legendary reputation draws pilgrims from throughout Asia to walk the sacred path around the earthly incarnation of the mythical Mount Meru and Lake Mansarovar.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Simikot starts with flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj with good views of the Himalayas. Early next morning we fly north to Simikot; headquarter of Nepal’s most remote district, Humla. We ascend a forested ridge above the town of Simikot and continue through jungle & villages along Karnali River toward Dhara pokhari. We’ll visit the Norbulingka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. We follow the Humla Karnali basin to Kermi. Crossing the Salli La Pass walking along a relatively flat terrain we arrive at Yalbang. Passing small villages of Munchu, Yari, sip and Hilsa, we reach to Mansarovar. En route we visit the Dhungkar Choezam Monastery, crosses Thado Dhunga (4043m), also the base camp for the Nara la pass (4580m), incredible views of the Tibetan Plateau before arriving at the village of Ranipauwa and cross the Nepal-China (Tibet) border. The drive through the green pastures and huge valleys gives way to the first sighting of Mt Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Mansarovar is the most venerated of Tibet’s many lakes. Explore the Garuda Valley containing mysterious caves some of which have never been explored.

After Simikot Mansarovar tour we drive to Tarboche which is the starting point of Five days of Kora of Mt. kailash. We walk up the Lha Chu Valley through beautiful green meadows and streams with Mt Kailash towering above us up to Dirapuk, with a fine view of the north face of Mount Kailash. It’s a tough climb to the summit with views of one of the highest lakes in the world, Thukpe Dzingbu Lake, known as the Lake of Compassion and descends down to Dzutul-puk. There is a monastery and several meditation caves and a cave containing an image of Milarepa. Pass by the small towns of Zhongba and Paryang. We continue driving today along stretch of road, passing through the small, dusty town of Zhongba, Saga en route to Shigatse. Visiting the Tashilhunpo Monastery, we will visit Gyantse Dzong and Gyantse Kumbum at Gyantse. Next two days of Simikot Kailash Lhasa tour is exploring of the Lhasa city. We will visit Lhasa’s many monasteries and sites, such as the Sera Monastery, and the Norbulingka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Visit the Jokhang Temple, a spiritual center of Tibetan, spectacular Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery. The Simikot Mt. Kailash Mansarovar trekking trail ends with a journey back to Kathmandu.

This Simikot Kailash trekking tour is highly recommended to those who are fond of experiencing Buddhist traditional culture, tradition and life style of Tibetan Buddhists. Simikot Mansarovar tour is truly the trip of a lifetime with stunning scenery and cultural highlights.

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport
Day 2: A full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, the capital valley
Day 3: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj flight.
Day 4: Flight Nepalgunj to Simikot (2910m) and trek to Dhara Pokhari (2250m).
Day 5: Trek to Kermi
Day 6: Trek to Yalbang
Day 7: Trek to Muchu (2920m)
Day 8: Trek to Yari
Day 9: Trek to Sip (4330m)
Day 10: Trek to Hilsa (3720m)
Day 11: Drive to Mansarovar (4560m) via Taklakot (3930m)
Day 12: Explore Mansarovar
Day 13: Garuda Valley Sightseeing
Day 14: Drive to Tarboche(4750m)
Day 15: First day of Kora: hiking to Dirapuk (5120m)
Day 16: Hiking to Dzutul-puk (4790m)
Day 17: Trek to  Darchen (4560m)
Day 18: Drive to Paryang (4750m) 
Day 19: Drive to Saga (4600m)
Day 20: Drive to Shigatse (3900m)
Day 21: Shigatse Sightseeing & drive to Gyantse (3950m)
Day 22: Gyantse Sightseeing & drive to Lhasa (3650m)
Day 23: Lhasa Sightseeing Tour
Day 24: Another Lhasa Sightseeing Tour day
Day 25: Flight Back to Kathmandu
Day 26: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 27: Final Departure Airport

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