||ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (1345M).
Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu and will be displaying with DOLPA ADVENTURE TREKS AND TOURS signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel. O/N in Kathmandu.
||PRE-TRIP MEETING AND SIGHTSEEING AROUND KATHMANDU VALLEY : OPTIONAL
In the morning of after breakfast at around 8 am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your trek leader/guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your tour in Nepal.
After the meeting and a hearty breakfast, your sightseeing trip will start at around 9:45am. Sightseeing places will be : Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, Swoyambhunath stupa and Kathmandu durbar square. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal.
The rest of your time in Kathmandu is free for further exploration and some last-minute shopping in Thamel area near by your hotel. O/N in Kathmandu.
||KATHMANDU-KODARI-NYALAM (153 kms / 6-7 Hrs)
Early morning scenic drive from Kathmandu to Kodari (Nepal-China border point) through the lush green Nepalese mountainous landscape. After the needful immigration formalities at the Nepalese side at the border point, walk across the Friendship Bridge and again undergo immigration formalities at the Chinese side. Then, take a scenic drive uphill to Zhangmu and to Nyalam through the winding mountainous road. The road condition from the border till Mt Kailash is good with new black topping. O/N at guest house.
Stay at Nyalam (3750m) for acclimatization . The Group will be taken for a 2-3 hrs walk in Nyalam and around. O/N at guest house.
||NYALAM - SAGA (240 Kms / 6–7 Hrs)
Take a scenic uphill drive from Nyalam to Saga (4,600 m) by crossing over the LALUNG LA (pass of 5,050 m) from where the incredibly beautiful view of MT CHO OYU (8,201 m) and MT XISHAPAGMA (8,012 m) can be enjoyed. O/N at guest house/camp.
||SAGA - PARYANG (4,750m - 255 Kms / 5-6 Hrs)
After breakfast, scenic drive to Paryang (4,750m - 255 Kms / 5-6 Hrs) through the beautiful Tibetan landscape being accompanied by the magnificent Himalayan view on your left hand side. O/N at guest house/camp.
||PARYANG – MANSAROVAR LAKE (4,560 m – 223 Kms / 5-6 hrs )
Picturesque drive to MANASAROVAR LAKE (Chui Gompa) (4,560 m – 223 Kms / 5-6 hrs ) by crossing over the MAYUM LA (beautiful pass of 5,225 m). The view of the surroundings from the pass is inexplicable. O/N at guest house by the side of the lake.
||MANASAROVAR –DARCHEN (4,620 m). (40 km / 1 hr).
AM: Free at Lake Manasarovar for the self exploration including the sunrise over the lake, holy bath in the lake and so on. PM: Drive to Darchen (4,620 m). (40 km / 1 hr). O/N at guest house in Darchen.
||DARCHEN – DHIRAPUK (4,860m) (5-6 hrs)
Drive ahead of Tarboche to the trek starting point of Kailash kora where there is a beautiful YAMA DWAR. Most of the pilgrims start their Parikrama (circumambulation: kora in local language) by entering through this spiritual dwar. Start trek to Dhirapuk (4,860m) (5-6 hrs) – O/N at Tented guest house/camp.
||DHIRAPUK – ZHUTUL PUK (4,760m – 18 kms) - DROMA LA (5,600 m). Approx 6-7 hrs trek
Continue trek to Zuthul Puk (4,760m – 18 kms) by crossing over the DROMA LA (5,600 m). Approx 6-7 hrs trek.- O/N at Tented guest house/camp.
||MOUNT KAILASH KORA (10 kms) approx 3 - 4 hr - DRIVE PARYANG (270 Kms / 5-6 Hrs.)
Continue trek until mid-day and end Kailash kora (10 kms) approx 3 - 4 hr. Pick up and continue drive back to Paryang (270 Kms / 5-6 Hrs.) by crossing over the MAYUM LA. O/n at Guest house/camp.
||PARYANG - SAGA (255 Kms / 5-6 hrs.)
Continue scenic drive back to Saga (255 Kms / 5-6 hrs.) through the typically beautiful Tibetan landscape being accompanied by the Himalayan view on your right hand side this time. O/N at Guest house/camp.
||SAGA – NYALAM (240 Kms / 5-6 hr).
Continue scenic drive to Nyalam by crossing over the LALUNG LA from where you can again enjoy the magnificent view of MT CHO OYU & MT XISHAPAGMA being beautifully dwarfed by the height of the pass itself. (240 Kms / 5-6 hr). O/N at guest house in Nyalam.
||NYALAM – ZHANGMU – KATHMANDU (5-6 hr)
Take a scenic downhill drive to Zhangmu. Every decent keeps on telling you how high Tibetan plateau is in fact. It was wonderfully formed about 60 million years ago. At Zhangmu border point, undergo immigration formalities. Cross the Friendship Bridge and after the border formalities at the Nepaese side again, we meet our guide and vehicle from Nepal and drive back to Kathmandu (5-6 hr) through the lush green Nepalese landscape. O/N in Kathmandu
||FREEDAY IN KATHMANDU.
Today, Pax have their own free time in Kathmandu for their final shopping and packing. O/N in Kathmandu
|| Departure to final destination.
Morning time is free in Kathmandu and afternoon will transfer to airport for the final destination.