Kailash Yatra via Nyalam

Considered to be a very beautiful and a tiny town in Tibet, the Nyalam County is tucked nearby Nepal Border and is located at a distance of approximately 35 km from the town of Zhangmu that is known to be the epicentre for entering into Nepal. This town is located at a high elevation of 3,750 metres (12,300 ft.) above the sea level. During the bygone era, Nyalam was commonly renowned as Tsongdu and comprised of the houses which were made out of tin and stones. However, in the contemporary world, this county is developing at an immensely rapid pace and is witnessing the establishment of concrete buildings which are situated on the very famous ‘Friendship Highway’.

Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter Yatra Without Parikrama
01 Day

Arrive Kathmandu

Today morning the group members will report at a designated point to start the trip to Nepalgunj. On the way stop for tea/coffee and then continue drive to Nepalgunj. Upon arrival, check into the hotel/guesthouse. Lunch, dinner and stay will be at Nepalgunj.
02 Day


After breakfast sightseeing of Kathmandu. Visit Pashupatinath temple, Jal Narayan Temple.
Evening short briefing about Yatra with your Group.
03 Day

Kathmandu – Nyalam

Drive to Tatopani border of Nepal & China to start your yatra to Nyalam. Complete Immigration formalities and walk for 15 minutes approximately to cross the Friendship bridge. After crossing the bridge complete the immigration at China side and meet your Chinese guide. Drive further to Nyalam. Check into your pre booked guest house.
Overnight guest house Nyalam.
04 Day


Full day free for acclimatization at Nyalam. Do short treks.
05 Day

Nyalam – Saga

After breakfast drive to Saga or New Dongba beautiful landscape & cross Brahmaputra River known as Yarlung Tsangpo.
Overnight Guest House, Saga or New Dongba.
06 Day

Saga – Mansarovar

After breakfast drive to Manasrovar (7-8 hours drive). Today you will have te first glimpse of Mount Kailash.
Overnight Stay in Dormitory
07 Day

Mansarovar – Darchen

Morning have holy bath at Lake Manasarovar & Puja. You can also do meditation at Lake Manasarovar. After breakfast drive to Darchen. Overnight stay Darchen.
08 Day

Darchen – Dirapuk

After breakfast drive to Yam Dwar and start trek to Diraphuk. Stay overnight in Dormitory.
09 Day

Darchen – Zuthulpuk

Early morning you will have a chance to see the Golden kailash. After breakfast continue your parikrama to Zuthulphuk.
Overnight stay at Dormitory.
10 Day

Zuthulpuk – Darchen – Saga

Start the last day trek to Darchen & continue drive to Saga.
11 Day

Saga – Nyalam

After breakfast drive from Saga to Nyalam (215 km, 5 to 6 hrs drive)
12 Day

Nyalam – Kathmandu

After breakfast drive from Nyalam to friendship Bridge complete the immigration formalities and continue drive to Kathmandu
Overnight Hotel, Kathmandu.
13 Day

Depart Kathmandu

After Breakfast transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.

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Kailash Yatra via Nyalam Map