What to see:
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra:
Pashupatinath Temple, Rudrabhishek in Pashupatinath Temple, Sleeping Vishnu Temple, Mansarovar Parikarama by vehicle, Mansarovar
Amarnath Yatra with Leh-Ladakh:
Leh-Nubravalley, Pengong, Kargil, Holy cave of Amarnathbaba, Vaisnavidevi Darashan, Shivkhodi cave Darshan, Srinagar (Kashmir Sightseeing)
Kailash Yatra 13 June (Arrival Kathmandu) to 26 June 2017
Amarnath Yatra with Leh-Ladakh 26 June (Arrival Leh) to 8 July 2017
Amarnath Yatra with Leh-Ladakh 26 June (Arrival Leh) to 8 July 2017
Kailash Yatra 8 July (Arrival Kathmandu) to 22 July 2017
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with Amarnath Yatra ( Including Leh-Ladakh )
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Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport & take you to the hotel. In the evening we will have a group meeting for briefing for the Yatra. Overnight in the hotel. We suggest you take flight which arrives early in the morning to Kathmandu for good rest.
Early in the morning we will perform Rudrabhishek in Pashupatinath temple. After lunch, proceed for sightseeing to Budhanilkantha and Darbar square. Overnight in the hotel in Kathmandu.
Travel time:7 to 8 hrs
After breakfast depart for Kodari border. Lunch at Kodari border. Clear Nepali customs/immigration.15 minutes walk across Friendship Bridge to Tibet where the Chinese border police will check passport & visa. Walk to your allotted land- cruiser (4 yatris plus a driver and possibly one staff per vehicle). Land cruiser will have a room for backpack and small purse only. All the other bags (duffle bag will be provided by us) will be carried by trucks throughout the trip. 30 minutes drive from Kodari to Zhangmu, where second immigration formalities will be done. From Zhangmu to Nyalam is 3 to 4 hours up hill scenic drive. Night halt at guesthouse in Nyalam. In Tibet guesthouses and hotels are very simple and basic.
After breakfast, small walk through Nyalam village to visit monastery, and 2 hours trek for acclimatization. Night halt at the same guesthouse
Travel time: 6 to 7 hours
Enjoy the view of snow capped mountains; we will be passing through first pass,f Lalung La Pass (5000m) from where magnificent view of Himalayan peaks can be seen, if weather favors us, such as Gaurishanker, Shishapangma to Langtang Himal. On way we will be crossing holy river Bhramaputra. Night halt at hotel in Saga.
Travel time: 8 - 9 hours
The drive is very long. The road condition is fair. Enjoy vast Tibetan plateau, landscape changes from sandy dunes to rocky vistas to savannah type This is the most auspicious day for all of us, as some of you might have waited for so long, maybe since many life times to get the first glimpse of holy Mt.Kailas and sacred Lake Mansarovar. We will perform half Mansarovar Parikrama by jeep. Overnight at guesthouse/camp at Lake Mansarovar.
The experience of being in the abode of God. A lifetime achievement: Puja, Havan-worship, Meditation, Holy dip, Tarpan etc. Here relax and explore around the Mansarovar area. Overnight at same guesthouse.
Continue Mansarovar Parikrama by jeep. On the way visit Chue monastery and drive to Darchen. After lunch drive to Ashtapada and Nandi darshan. Book horse or yak, and porter with your organizers. Telephone services are available in Darchen. There are few jewelry and some souvenir shops.
Travel time:6 to 7 hours
Drive about 13 km. to Tarboche. (For those yatris who are not joining for Parikrama, they can do a small parikrama about 100 mt. of Tarboche flag, which is also considered as Parikrama of holy Mt. Kailas). Then additional two kilometers by jeep to begin yatra on foot or horse/yak-back. The trail leads to few ups and downs till Derapuk. Be blessed by seeing the magnificent view of north face, of holy mountain Mt. Kailas. Overnight in guesthouse/camp.
Travel time:9 to 10 hour
This is the toughest day of the yatra. To Dolmala, it is 6 kilometers uphill trekking. At Dolmala pray and perform puja for 10 to 15 minutes. After Dolomala pass is Gaurikund. From here you will start descending for another 6 kilometers. Trail is very slippery and you have to hop from rock to rock. Please use your walking stick. A final steep descending staircase brings you to the valley floor. Additional 3 kilometers of gradual walk to campsite. Overnight at camp located on beautiful site.
We are now on return journey. Overnight at local guesthouse in Nyalam
Start early in the morning. First immigration at Zhangmu and then drive half an hour to Kodari border. Leave our Land Cruiser here and walk through Friendship Bridge. Coach will be waiting, drive to Kathmandu
Fly from Kathmandu to Delhi to Leh
After breakfast visit for local sightseeing of Hall of Fame, GurudwaraPathar Sahib, Magnetic Hill, Sangam View where Indus & Zanskar River meet.
After breakfast at hotel drive towards Nubra valley. Popularly known as Dorma or "the valley of flowers" via Khardungla Pass - the world's one of the highest motorable road (5602 mts). On arrival, check-in to your Hotel. Later in the afternoon, visit the Diskit Monastery and the giant statue of Maitreya Buddha which is the tallest Buddha statue in Ladakh. Later visit the white sand dunes at Hunder where you can enjoy the Double Humped Bactrian camel ride (ride on direct payment basis). Overnight stay in Nubra.
After breakfast you will leave for Leh on the same route to Nubra. Afternoon you will be taken to visit Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace.
After breakfast you will leave for Leh on the same route to Nubra. Afternoon you will we taken to visit Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace.
Leave for Kargil after breakfast and visit Hall of Fame, (Army museum) Pather Sahib Gurudwara, Magnetic Hill, confluence of the mighty indus and zanskar river, lamayuru monastery, moonland, Mulbeck chamba and finally reach Kargil by evening. O/N stay at Kargil Tourist Camp
Leave for Sonamarg after breakfast visiting Drass war memorial, Tiger Hill, Tololing Hill experiencing the sacrifices of Indian army during the infamous Kargil war of 1999 and finally reach Sonamarg by afternoon, get dropped at your Hotel.
Start early morning by Helicopter to Panchtari and Panchtarni to Holy cave is 6 km trek/doli/horse.Darshan, pooja, aarti at Amarnath cave and back to Sonmarg
Drive to Srinagar and sightseeing in Srinagar
Sightseeing in Srinagar
Fly to jammu. We will start going up to Vaishnovidevi temple and back to the hotel, overnight at hotel.
In the morning we will drive 80 kmt to Ransoo &from Ransoo its 4kmr Trek to visit Shiv Khodi cave, back 4 km down to Ransoo and drive 80 kmt to back to Katra.
Fly from jammu to Delhi
AmarnathYatra normally opens on July 1st and ends in mid of August.