Simikot Kailash Trek

Simikot – Kailash Trek

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Trip Facts

  • Duration: 20 Days
  • Country visited: Tibet
  • Trip starts from: Kathmandu
  • Trip End in: Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude: 5750m
  • Activity: Tour
  • Trip Grade:
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Guest House
  • Transpotation: Car, Bus, Plane
  • Group size: 2 - 21 pax
  • Activity Per Day: Daily Walking - 5 to 7 Hrs

Trip Highlights

  • Simikot Hilsa Trek crossing Nara Langa pass – 4580m
  • Kailash Kora including crossing Dolmala pass – 5650m
  • Visit holy Lake Manasarovar with some Monasteries.
  • Drive towards Nepal Boarder as per program and entry Nepal from friendship bridge then to Kathmandu.

Simikot Kailash trek takes us to the unique landmarks and trans-Himalayan landscapes of Tibet along the trekking adventure in Far western development region of Nepal. Initiating from the two scenic flights Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and then Simikot this amazing trek even is the perfect blend of adventurous trek and pilgrimage tour at the roof of the world. Visit to Manasarover lake and encircling holy mountain Kailash are the main highlights of this trekking tour.

We embark our Simikot Kailash trek as soon as your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport in Kathmandu. Initially we fly towards Nepalgunj from Kathmandu followed by another domestic flight towards Simikot. After having an instant meal we start trekking activity ascending up the hill and walking down to Dharapani where we will stay overnight. Further passing through scenic rice and paddy fields along the river banks we will be arriving at Kermi. Continuing our trekking trails for couple of days towards Yalbang, Tumkot, Yari and Hilsa we pass through various small settlements,  villages, fields, rivers and scenic landscapes. We will be crossing the Nepal border followed by drive to famous pilgrimage site Manasarover lake. Continuing our drive to Darchan, this is the starting point of Kailash circuit. Crossing the George and Dolmola pass at 5670 meters of altitude, we complete a Kailash circuit next day. As we head forward to return back, we drive from Manasarovar via parayang, Saga, Nyalam, Zhangmu and finally back to Kathmandu.

Join Simikot Kailash trek with Euro Asia Treks and get the blended feeling of adventure, peace and tranquility which would definitely be stamped in your memory in years to come.

 

 

 

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 01 : Arrival
  • Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
  • Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
  • Day 04 : Fly from Nepalgunj to Simikot (2910m)
  • Day 05 : Trek from Simikot to Darapani (2330m)
  • Day 06 : Trek from Darapani to Kermi (2700m)
  • Day 07 : Trek from Kermi to Yalbang (2900m)
  • Day 08 : Trek from Yallbang to Tumkot (2920m)
  • Day 09 : Trek from Tumkot to Yari (3670m)
  • Day 10 : Trek from Yari to Hilsa (3550m)
  • Day11 : Drive to Manasarovar
  • Day 12 : Drive to Darchen trek to Derapuk (4860m)
  • Day 13 : Trek from Darchen to Zhutulpuk (4760m)
  • Day 14: Trek from Zhutulpuk to Darchan (4700m)
  • Day 15: Reserve day in Manasarovar
  • Day 16: Drive from Manasarovar to Parayang
  • Day 17: Drive from Parayang to Saga
  • Day 18: Drive from Saga to Nyalam
  • Day 19: Drive from Nyalam / Zhangmu / Kathmandu
  • Day 20: Departure

Day to Day itinerary

    Day 01 : Arrival
  • Welcome by our representative at the airport, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. In evening welcome dinner.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
  • After breakfast we are going to do some sightseeing activities today. As planned, we are going to explore some of the most iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu city: Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Patan City, Kumari Temple and lastly Tibetan Refugee Camp evening drive back to hotel.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
  • Fight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.

    Stay overnight at Nepalgunj.

  • Day 04 : Fly from Nepalgunj to Simikot (2910m)
  • From here we start our trekking to Humla and Karnali village.

    Stay overnight at Karnali.

  • Day 05 : Trek from Simikot to Darapani (2330m)
  • We begin the morning with breakfast prepared at camp then starting walking. The trail ascends up to the hill of 3200m then we start to long way walk down and crossing sides to reach Darapani our camping station at 2330 m.

    Stay overnight at Darapani

  • Day 06 : Trek from Darapani to Kermi (2700m)
  • After breakfast, start trekking crossing beautiful paddy fields then we follow the trail parallel to the river. Few ups and downs then crossing Small Mountain we arrive to our camping side called Kermi ( 2700mt).

    Stay overnight at Kermi.

  • Day 07 : Trek from Kermi to Yalbang (2900m)
  • After breakfast at campsite, We start walking ascending up at the beginning and descending down to reach Yalbang by completing this days trekking. This walking will offer you magnificent view of beautiful hilly and mountainous landscape.

    Stay overnight at Yalbang.

  • Day 08 : Trek from Yallbang to Tumkot (2920m)
  • Enjoy hot breakfast and start walking by crossing a hanging bridge to reach Muchu Village. After short rest start trekking again to our camping site. Our destination of this day is Tumkot located at an altitude of 2920 mt.

    Stay overnight at Tumkot.

  • Day 09 : Trek from Tumkot to Yari (3670m)
  • This day we begin our trek by walking along the fields and the small villages on the way. First the trail leads to Bumachiya Khola. After crossing the river, short trek toward the Palbang (3380m). The landscape & the vegetation will be noticeably changed from here and onward. We will reach to our destination of the day Yari at 3670 mt for camping and night halt.

    Stay overnight at Yari.

  • Day 10 : Trek from Yari to Hilsa (3550m)
  • This is the last day of trekking in Nepal side, Today we have to be prepared to cross the over 4000m. First we arrive to sip – sip (4300m) and cross Naralanga pass (4580m). During the clear weather one can see beautiful Tibetan landscape and tall Mountains. Finally we will reach Hilsa for camping.

    Stay overnight at Hilsa.

  • Day11 : Drive to Manasarovar
  • After crossing the Nepal Border complete the visa formalities to Tibet at border town called Burang, Our Tibetan Guide & Vehicle will be awaiting us there then drive to Manasarovar Lake (4490m). During the drive we cross Gurla pass (4590m) from here we can have first view of Mount Kailash.

    Stay overnight at Manasarovar.

  • Day 12 : Drive to Darchen trek to Derapuk (4860m)
  • We start our drive from Manasarovar Lake to Darchan. Darchan is the trek start point to the Kailash round. Our first day trekking for Mt. Kailash Kora will complete at Derapuk (4860m).

    Stay overnight at Derapuk.

  • Day 13 : Trek from Darchen to Zhutulpuk (4760m)
  • As we start our trek following the pilgrimage root through George and Dolmola pass (5670m). After the pass walk down Zhutulpuk which is our camp side.

    Stay overnight at Zhutulpuk.

  • Day 14: Trek from Zhutulpuk to Darchan (4700m)
  • Today we start our rest trek to complete Kailash trek. After our arrival in Darchan we have completed our Kailash round trek.

    Stay overnight at Darchan.

  • Day 15: Reserve day in Manasarovar
  • Reserve day in Manasarovar for relaxation and walk in the Lake.

    Stay overnight at Manasarovar.

  • Day 16: Drive from Manasarovar to Parayang
  • After having early breakfast drive to Parayang.

    Stay overnight at Parayang.

  • Day 17: Drive from Parayang to Saga
  • After having early breakfast drive to Saga.

    Stay overnight at Saga.

  • Day 18: Drive from Saga to Nyalam
  • After having breakfast drive to Nyalam.

    Stay overnight at Nyalam.

  • Day 19: Drive from Nyalam / Zhangmu / Kathmandu
  • After crossing the friendship bridge complete the immigration process in Nepal side the drive to Kathmandu. During this drive one can enjoy the Charming lush greenery & beautiful waterfalls making you feel like the nature is welcoming you to Nepal. After crossing small towns on the way reach Kathmandu to complete the tour.

    In evening Farewell Dinner.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Day 20: Departure
  • After breakfast transfer to the airport to fly to onward destination.

Price Includes

  • 01 Overnight at hotel in Nepalgunj with Half Board.
  • 07 Overnights at tent Camp during trek from Simikot to Hilsa on AP Plan.
  • 09 Overnights in basic available lodge during Kailash trip on AP Plan with meals prepared by nepali cooks.
  • Transfer from Hotel to Airport in Kathmandu and Airport / Hotel / Airport in Nepalgunj.
  • Pickup transfer from Hilsa and Drop to Friendship bridge (Nepal / Tibet Boarder by Jeep then drive to Kathmandu by private Vehicle.
  • All Camping Services by Nepali Staff in Tibet also.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, medicine and visa for all Nepali Staff.
  • English Speaking Sherpa Guide in Nepal with all camping Gears, staff for Nepal Sector.
  • English Speaking Tibetan Guide, Tibet Permit, visa and Kailash permit for group.
  • Yak and Yak Man for Kailash Kora.
  • All Kitchen Gear, Oxygen Cylinder with set incase on emergency.
  • pecial Trek Permit for Simikot Trek.
  • International Arrival and Departure transfer in Kathmandu.
  • 03 Nights Accomodation in Kathmandu with daily breakfast.
  • Full day Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with guide and entrance fee.
  • Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner.
  • Duffel Bag, Sleeping Bag and T-shirt.

Price Excludes

  • Airfare: Kathmandu / Nepalgunj / Simikot.
  • Nepal Visa and Re – entry visa.
  • Tibet Visa fee.
  • Any Aifares and Airport Taxes.
  • Beverages and expenses of personal nature.
  • Personal Trekking equipments and Tips.
  • Any cost occurred due to landslide, political disorder or natural calamities or any unforeseen reason etc.
  • Any other expenses which are not included in price include section.
  • Personal Travel insurance.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu(Except Farewell Dinner and Welcome Dinner)