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Mount Kailash & the Kingdom of Guge

Walking & Trekking

Tibet | Walking & Trekking

Improved acclimatisation
Mount Kailash & the Kingdom of Guge

Grade: Strenuous
Duration: 26 days from the UK
On Trek: 12 days

Flight inclusive from £4,330, Land only from £3,495

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DayActivity
1-3
Fly to Kathmandu and drive to the roadhead at Syabrubesi.
4-7
Trek through the Langtang region to Gyanjin Gompa. Spend a day at the Gompa, to acclimatise and enjoy walks to viewpoints.
8-10
Continue trekking to reach Syabrubesi.
11-14
Drive across the border into Tibet and on to Chiu Gompa beside holy Lake Manasarovar. Visit Tirthapuri hot springs, the third most important pilgrimage site in Western Tibet.
15-17
Drive via the monastery at Toling to visit the ancient city of Tsarparang - the heart of the Kingdom of Guge. Return to Tithapuri and Guru Gem
18-20
Begin Kora of Kailash from Darchen and trek beneath the north face of Kailash to the foot of the Dolma La.
21
Cross the Dolma La (18,525ft/5,630m), this is the physical and spiritual high point of the kora.
22-24
End the trek at Darchen. Drive to Zhangmu via Chia Gompa and Saga.
25-27
Drive back to Kathmandu, taking in the changes in scenery. There is an opportunity for last minute sightseeing and souvenir shopping before flying to the UK.

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