Annapurna Encounter offers one of the most unique journey trekking in the wild west of Nepal and Tibet to Simikot & Mt.Kailash, Tibet. Starting with a scenic sweeping flight to sub-tropical of Nepalgunj in south west Nepal and to alpine area of Simikot the major town of Humla district near Tibet frontier, and then trekking through beautiful country over high high passes passing many interesting villages steeped with old culture, religion and traditions and then over to Tibet at Takalakot town, where the trade markstakes place between Nepal, Tibet, India and as far to Kashmir and Pakaistan from ancient times till present time.
After a nice wonderful trekking from Nepal into Tibet a jeep drive to pictursque and holy Lake Manasarovar and to the base of Mt. Kailash, where the holy walk /kora and parikrama the circuit starts for 3 days around stunning Mt. Kailash which stands at 6,714m / 22,028ft and ending at Darchen town the start and end of the holy walk and then driving back to Kathmandu through windswept territory passing several town and nomads camps and villages with awesome scenery of mountains range that straddles the border Tibet and Nepal and back into river gorge with beautiful forested area of tall rhododendron and pines trees heading to border town of Zhangmu and concluding this scenic fabulous journey in Kathmandu with Annapurna Encounter excellent services.
- Trip Mode :On Camping & LodgGUESTHOUSE
- Total Trip :18/19 days
- Higest Point :5,630m /18,525ft at Dromo-la ( Mt.Kailash)
- Trip Grade :Moderate to adventurous
- Season :April to late October
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,300 m and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Nepalgunj and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 03: Fly to Simikot 2,910m & trek to Dharapuri 2,600 m -03 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Sally Khola 2,690 m -05 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Muchu 2,920 m -05 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Torea 3,380m – 04 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Sip-Sip 3,800 m via Muchu – 05 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Hilsa 3,720m via Nara Lagna – 06 hours.
Day 09: Cross the border a short walk and drive to Taklakot 3,770m.
Day 10: Drive to Lake Manasarover 4,510 m – 03 hours drive.
Day 11: Rest day at Manasarover Lake for acclimatization.
Day 12: Drive to Tarboche via Darchen walk to Dirapuk 5,010 m – 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Zutul-Puk 4,790 m – 06 hours.
Day 14: Trek near Darchen and drive to near Myam-la.
Day 15: Drive to Saga 3,560 m – 06 hrs journey.
Day 16: Drive to Nylam 3,540 m – 06 hrs.
Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu via Zhangmu & Kodari – 06 hrs journey.
Day 18: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour.
Day 19: Transfer to airport for international departure.
Our extension trip near or within Kathmandu and beyond:
Para Gliding – Bungy Jumping – Cannoning – Rafting at Upper Sun-kosi (Bhote-kosi) Trisuli River-Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park or tours in Kathmandu-Bhaktapur & Patan ( Lalitpur)