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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Tour
27 Nights / 28 Days
- The pilgrims cover 320 Km from Delhi to Kathgodam via Moradabad,
- After having Breakfast at Kathgodam, the journey to Bageshwar
starts. At lunch, bus reaches to Almora and lunch is served in the KMVN
(Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam) guest house.
- Before breakfast at Bageshwar, the Baijnath temple may be visited.
From here the pilgrim reach Chaukori via Kanda - Vijaypur - Kotmunya. Everyone
will be pleased by the impressive view of the mighty Himalaya form the tea
estate of Chaukori.
- 19 Km from Dharchula the Dhauli E. meets the Kali at Tawaghat.
One can plan to reach out and touch the Chhiplakot peaks, lakes and glaciers
via village Khela in a future trip. The pilgrims cross the bridge over the
roaring Dhauli and see the confluence of the Kali and Dhauli, and then drive
on to Mangti.
- Although Gala to Buddhi (2740 m) via Malpa (2018m) is 20 Km.
To reach Malpa one has to climb down 4444 steps to reach the river Kali.
This place is Lakhanpur. To the right of the Kali is the Chhata fall. On
the left is also a fall in Nepal. Next is the beautiful Najang fall.
- Gunji (3500m) is 17 Km from Budi. On reaching Chhialekh the
group enters the region of Byans. The pasture of Chhialekh is strewn with
grasses and flowers. Then comes Garbhiang village (3225m), deserted because
of geopolitical and geological reasons.
- One moves along the relatively quieter Kali to walk 10 Km to
reach Kalapani (3600m). There are pine, bhojpatra and juniper forests in
this region. Although the river has been coming all the way from Lipulekh
pass, the small pool formed under a huge rock is considered to be the source
of the Kali.
- The group covers the 9 Km from Kalapani to Navidhang (3987m)
surrounded by innumerable wild flowers.This is the region of Musk deer and
Monal and the highest stage of Himalayan wilderness.The 'Om Parvat' smiles
in front of the pilgrim.
- After walking 8 Km from Navidhang to the Lipulekh pass (5334m),
the pilgrims enter Tibet, where the Tibetan/Chinese autorities welcome them.
- The pilgrims staying at Purang Guest House (4267m) can walk
to town, Shimling monastery, Nepali market and Karnali river.
- The pilgrim group is divide into two subgroups, one for Kailas
and another for Manas parikrama. The bus starts from Purang around midninght.
Before sunrise the bus crosses the Gurla Pass (4910m).
- Group 'A' walks 20 Km along the Lha Chhu, constantly looking
at Mt. Kailash and its changing faces. Before sunset one should reach Dirapuk
Gompa (4909m) and enjoy the northern face of Kailas at sunset.
- This is a slightly difficult day for group 'A'. Along Dolma
La chhu the group reaches the Dolma pass (5636m), where the huge stone memorial
of goddess Dolma (Tara Devi) is located.
- Group 'A' completes Kailas parikrama on this day by noon.Rest
of the day can be used for visiting Gyengtak Gompa and Astpad, the southern
face of Kailas from the ridge (6675m) above Gyengtak Gompa.
- Group 'B' comes to Tarchen for Kailas Parikrama and group
'A' to hore for Manas parikrama. Form the 18th to the 20th days, both groups
completes their respective parikramas.
- Before lunch the pilgrim visit the Khojarnath Gompa, 25 Km
away from Purang and situated at the bank of Karnali.
- Back to Lipulekh (5122m) and finally down to Kalapani
on 22nd day. 23rd Gunji, 24th Budi, 25th Gala, 26th Dharchula, 27th Bageshwar
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