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Simikot – Kailash Trek

| 20 Days

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 is the perfect blend of adventurous trek and pilgrimage tour at the roof of the world. Visit to Mansarovar lake and encircling holy mountain Kailash are the main highlights of this trekking tour.

We embark our Simikot Kailash trek as soon as you 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 Mansarovar lake. Continuing our drive to Darchen, this is the starting point of Kailash circuit. Crossing the George and Dolmola pass at 5670 meters of altitude, we complete Kailash circuit next day. As we head forward to return back, we drive from Mansarovar 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.

Trip Map

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, Camp
  • Transpotation: Car, Bus, Plane
  • Group size: Min. 2 pax
  • Activity Per Day: Daily Walking - 5 to 7 Hrs

Price include

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

Price Exclude

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

Day to Day itinerary

    Day 01 : Arrival
  • Welcome by our representative at the airport, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Later in the evening enjoy Welcome Dinner.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan city, Swoyambhunath and Tibetan Refugee Camp)
  • 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, evening drive back to hotel.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
  • Drive to Airport for Flight to Nepalgunj. After reaching Nepalgunj transfer to Hotel. Later in the evening explore Nepalgunj.

    Stay overnight at Nepalgunj.

  • Day 04 : Fly from Nepalgunj to Simikot and trek to Karnali Village(2910m)
  • We take a 40-minute flight from Nepalgunj to Simikot and admire the beauty of the soaring mountain cliffs from our airplane. Simikot, the headquarters of the Humla District, is cut off from the rest of the country due to its remoteness.  From here we start our trekking to Humla and Karnali village.

    Stay overnight at Karnali.

  • Day 05 : Trek from Simikot to Dharapani (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 Dharapani our camping station at 2330 m.

    Stay overnight at Dharapani.

  • Day 06 : Trek from Dharapani 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 m 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 Mansarovar
  • 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 Mansarovar Lake (4490m). During the drive we cross Gurla pass (4590m) from here we can have first view of Mount Kailash.

    Stay overnight at Mansarovar.

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

    Stay overnight at Derapuk.

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

    Stay overnight at Zhutulpuk.

  • Day 14: Trek from Zhutulpuk to Darchen (4700m) and drive to Mansarovar
  • After having our breakfast we start our trek and we trek down to Darchen. And after reaching Darchen we drive to Mansarovar.

    Stay overnight at Mansarovar.

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

    Stay overnight at Mansarovar.

  • Day 16: Drive from Mansarovar to Parayang
  • After having early breakfast drive to Parayang.  After reaching parayang we take some rest and later explore the surrounding.

    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 then 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.

    Later in the evening enjoy Farewell Dinner.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

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



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