Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport. You will be received at the airport by our staff and taken to your hotel.
After morning breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up from hotel and take you on a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley visiting several world heritage monuments such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Boudha Stupa, Swoyambhu Stupa, and Pashupatinath.
Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu
Early morning drive to domestic Kathmandu Airport to catch a flight to Nepalgunj. The flight takes about 50 minutes. Once in Nepalgunja you will take another short connecting flight from Nepalgunja to Simikot (2950m).
Overnight in hotel in Simikot
Today you will cross border to Tibet, China by first taking 25 minutes helicopter flight from Simikot airport to Hilsa (3700m) along Nepal-Tibet border and then driving for 1 hour to reach Purang / Taklakot in Tibet.
Overnight in hotel
Drive from Purang to Mansarovar Lake or Mapam Yumtso for 2 hours. You will make a complete circle of the lake and go past Chiu Gompa.
Overnight stay near Mansarovar Lake.
Drive from Mansarovar to Darchen (4570m).
You can bathe and offer worship at Mansarovar Lake. In the afternoon you will drive to Darchen which takes about 3 hours.
Overnight in Darchen
From Darchen it takes 30 minutes drive to reach Tarbuche, which is the beginning point of Kailash kora or trek. 6-7 hours walk from here arrives at Dirapuk (4860m).
Overnight in Dirapuk.
Today is perhaps the longest trekking day as you will leave Dirapuk towards Zutulpuk (4790m). En route you will go over Dolma La pass, the highest pass in the Himalayas. The trek duration is around 10-11 hours.
Overnight in Zutulpuk.
Trek to Chongdo from Zutulpuk for 5 hours. You will then drive from Zutulpuk to Purang.
Overnight in Purang.
Drive to Kathmandu international airport for your final departure.