Kailash Motor Biking Tour

Few mountains in the world rival the grandeur of Mount Kailash (6714m) , the famed holy peak in Western Tibet. Kailash has kailashpilgrimage tourlong been an object of worship for four major religions. For the Hindus, it is the domain of Shiva. It is also the abode of Samvara-a multi armed, wrathful deity worshipped in the Chakrasamvara Tantric cycle of Tibetan Buddhism. The Jains of India also revere the mountain as the site at which the first of their saints emancipated. And in the ancient Bon religion of Tibet, Kailash was the sacred nine storey Swastika Mountain, upon which the Bonpo founder Shenrab alighted from heaven.

One of our most channlenging off-road motor biking tours will bring you to the holy Lake "MANSAROVAR" and the cencre of universe "MT. KAILASH" This is our attempt to share with you the land with self driving including holy bless of Mt. Kailash "Path toward heaven." TFT Team will escourt you to make possible the expedition.

  • Trip Itinerary
  • Cost Include/Exclude
  • Additional Information
  • Testimonials

Day 01 Kathmandu - Nyalam. 158Km Biking
Today, You will cross the border at Dzangmu at the elevation of 2200Mt above sea level and then drive to Nyalam.The distance between Dzangmu and Nyalam is 30Km only but it will take 1 and half hrs to get there since the road is very adventurous in the gorge. On the way from Dzangmu to Nyalam, You will view a great gorge with beautiful green forest composed of different kinds of trees. During the monsoon, you can also view lovely water fall from different side of gorge.Nyalam is a small town with some government buildings and Tibetan district buildings. Guest house 

Day 02 Rest in Nyalam for acclimatization.
The reason we have chosen one rest day here in Nyalam is in order to successfully complete your trip from Kailash without feeling sick as you have acclimatized your body to the high altitude one day at Nyalam without any difficulty so during that day, you need to walk around the town up and down and drink more water for the preparation of the up. coming days journey. Guest house

Day 3 Nyalam-Pekutso,4590mts, 170Km Biking
Today you will drive around 5 hrs on a little bumpy road but the scenery is one of the most spectacular one during your journey to Kailash that you can see great Himalayan ranges and one of the most world popular snow mountain called Shisha Pangma (8000Mt) from the top of a pass called Thongla( 5120Mt). Besides a fantastic view of lake Pekutso will be appeared. We will camp near by the lake. Guest house

Day 4 Pekutso - Saga .110Km Biking
We will ride through some small mountain passes with many zigzag road and finally cross the Yarlung Tsangpo river and then get to Saga. Saga is a small town with some government buildings and district Tibetan buildings.Camp

Day 5 Saga -Drongba .90Km Biking
Today, you will be driving in the valley with lots of nomad camps, Yaks and sheep are being grazed in the beautiful grass land. Once you see those nomads and their own live stocks, you will naturally feel the beauty of Tibet and her culture and custom.

Day 6 Drongba-Baryang -Mayum La, 100Km Biking
You will again see the longest river flow which is Bharmaputara, flows all the way from western Tibet via Shigatse, Yarlung Valley, Eastern forest region of Tibet and finally emptied into the bay of Bengal and passing by Baryang. Baryang is a very small village with a few small shops, very basic guest houses and some families and continue to the foot of Mayum la where there are some nomad camps.

Day 7 Mayum La - Mansarovar 130Km Biking
Today, you will almost have the same view as the view from Saga to Mayum la. Mayum la is the highest pass in Kailash area which is over 5000mts. The additional interest things that you can see today are several types of wild animals such as wild donkeys, wolves, foxes, ibex etc, enjoying their lives in the plateau if you are lucky enough, I mean those wild lives are not certain that you can because sometimes they graze beside the main road, sometimes not that's why I am telling, if you are lucky enough. Of course toady is also the most exciting day for you as it is the day of seeing the first spot of Lake Mansarovar and holy mount Kailash from a site called Chaktsal Kang where pious people do prostration to holy mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar . Camp

Day 8 Mansarovar - Darchen. 55Km Biking
Darchen was an empty spot where pilgrimages and tourists stopped one night while they were preparing their Kailash Kora but nowadays Darchen has become like a small town with full of Tibetan tents where pilgrims stay in and a few guest houses where the tourists stay in. On the way from Lake Mansarovar to Darchen, you can have spectacular view of mount Kailash , shaped like a cake offering.Guest house

Day 9 Darchen - Dira Phuk. 18Km 4900m Trekking
Today is the first day of your Kailash Kora which is totally around 53Km . You will leave your motor bikes at Dharchen and then start your Kora from Darchen and after like 2 hrs walk, you will face Darpo Che where there is a huge prayer flag pole which is annually replaced by the pilgrimages on 15 th of forth Lunar month, known as Saga Dawa festival, As well as Trulku monastery on your leftside up on the hill side. You can also see ibex and blue sheep running in the rocky hillside while you are walking and then you will reach Dhira Phuk which was a monastery before but nowadays you can only see the ruins of the monastery as the monastery was destroyed in the cultural revolution.Camp

Day 10 Diraphuk - Zutrul Phuk 20Km 4750m Trekking
Today is the second of your Kailash Kora which is indeed the hardest day of your three days trek. You will have to climb up to the top of Drolma La pass which is more than 5000Mt. There will be three sloppy hike to get to the top of Drolma La pass from Dhira Phuk and then pretty steep down hill with rocky path all the way to the valley. On the right side of the down hill path, there is a small lake called Thuje Lake, meaning compassionate lake.Zutrul Phuk was the cave where Mila Repa and Nagro Bonchung debated for their religion sects and nowadays, it is a small monastery.Camp

Day 11 Zutul Phuk - Darchen. 14Km Trekking -drive to Lake Mansarovar Biking
Today is the easiest and last day of your Kailash kora as you will trek down in the valley with beautiful distant scenery of Rakshas Tal lake .From here you will depart your Yak men and kind Yak and shift to jeeps.

Day 12 Mansarovar - Paryang 244Km Biking
To say good bye to Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar and drive on the same way back to Mayum La then to Paryang. Camp

Day 13 Paryang - Saga 250 Km Biking
You can enjoy some beautiful mountain shapes on the way and flocks of Sheep and Yaks, grazing on the vast plateau.

Day 14 Saga - Nyalam 210km Biking
Cross the yarlung Tsangpo river and enjoy some beautiful snow capped mountains along with Nyalam Pass. Guesthouse 

Day 15 Nyalam - Kathmandu . 158Km Biking
Drive always down into the gorge with the most beautiful greenery landscape, changed from the dried desert landscape that you have enjoyed on the Kailash route.

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Motor Bike / Support Jeep & Truck
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouses / Camp
  • Trip Grade: Chalenging
  • Max. Height: 5200m
  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • End To: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Summer / Automn / Spring

Trip Map

Kailash Motor Biking Tour map

 

Cost Include:

  • Tibet Align Travel Permit,
  • Supporting truck,
  • Guide and driver,
  • Monasteries entrance fees,
  • Guesthouse/ hotels accommodation in twin sharing basis in Tibet with daily breakfast,
  • Motor bike permits with Everest entrance fee,
  • Bike rental cost,
  • Support truck and 4500 Model Japanese Land Cruiser as per group size,
  • Mechanic and his allowance,
  • Immergency Oxygion 

Cost Exclude:

  • Fuel and helmet,
  • Medical treatments,
  • Emergency and Evacuation costs,
  • Travel / medical insurance,
  • Nepal re-entry visas,
  • Costs associated with cancellations,
  • Delays & porters due to roadwork.
  • In such a situation the use of porters will cost approx $20-30/person,
  • Nepal reentry visa fee (USD 25),Bike deposit - USD 650 or equivalent.
  • Others which is not mentioned on the above included items

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Motor Bike / Support Jeep & Truck
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouses / Camp
  • Trip Grade: Chalenging
  • Max. Height: 5200m
  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • End To: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Summer / Automn / Spring

Trip Map

Kailash Motor Biking Tour map

 

Additional Infos

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Motor Bike / Support Jeep & Truck
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouses / Camp
  • Trip Grade: Chalenging
  • Max. Height: 5200m
  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • End To: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Summer / Automn / Spring

Trip Map

Kailash Motor Biking Tour map

 

Testimonials

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Motor Bike / Support Jeep & Truck
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouses / Camp
  • Trip Grade: Chalenging
  • Max. Height: 5200m
  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • End To: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Summer / Automn / Spring

Trip Map

Kailash Motor Biking Tour map

 

Kailash Yatra 2013 Departure