Simikot Kailash TrekSimikot Kailash Trek

Simikot Kailash Trek

  • Duration18 Days
  • DestinationTibet
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Group Size 2-10+
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity Trekking

Simikot Kailash Trek 18 Days is a heavenly door connecting to Mount Kailash and the gorgeously sitting legendary Lake of Manasarovarin Humla.Simikot Kailash trek route goes by the means of Simikot leading to an extraordinary adventure involving Mt. Kailash to where we will be able to experience one of the most mesmerizing and gratifying trekking in a beautiful western remote part of Nepal before which has an entry point to Tibet. Simikot existing in the Far Western region under the amazing Humla District is a remote area with raw and unaltered enthusiasm, heritage, love and community with other excellent areas.

Simikot Kailash trek is an incredible Voyage to different nomads for different purposes with the same goal of inner satisfaction and peace

  • Visiting the wonderful and unique beauty at the western side of Lhasa, the pilgrims of Hindus, Mount Kailash.
  • Visit heavenly Lake Manasarovar Lake;
  • Take the rare excursion to the great Mount Kailash, world's most elevated pinnacle
  • Explore the spectacular Nomad towns and Tibetan level and genuine Buddhist culture
  • Intersection Highest Pass Dolma La while in Mt. Kailash Parikrama-Kora (circuit)
  • Experience of Kerong cultivating valley and the drive alongside the group along the Bhote Koshi River

What’s more to know about Simikot Kailash Trek

'Kailash Mandala 'is certainly a basic beginning to the ultimate completion of the Simikot Kailash trek package. Likewise, the Mt. Kailash visit starts with Simikot at 3000 meters leading all the way to the incredible Na-Lagna pass at 4,340 meters and then eventually; we get to the bone-dry Plateau of Tibet. These17 days Simikot Kailash trek is an enormous opportunity to discover and enjoy the untainted blend of nature and culture which will definitely stun you in so many ways with a particular style of trekking experience through the Humla valley which leads us Mount Kailash Region. We will get tons of special moments to enjoy our time away from the hectic built up of modernization through the raw and unique touring in the region of Tibet. Simikot Kailash trip brings the more understanding to Tibet through its rich green timberland alongside its charming trails in the delightful valleys along with joyous towns which offermore to explore through its Buddhism culture of the natives of Humla known as Humleli. Similarly, we also start strolling through the various off-beaten trekking zones of Nepal, while enjoying and complimenting the existence of fluttering prayer flags, harmonious stupas, with the great view of Lake of Mansarovar which is a well-known lake both for its religious values and its great beauty.

Likewise, from the lake you drive to Darchen which sits beautifully at the bottom of Mount Kailash, you can take 'kora' also known as 'parikrama', a type of a blessed walk leading around the mountain in a clockwise direction. You will be sharing your trail with numerous other religious pilgrims like the Jain,Hindu, Buddhist as well as some other Bon travelers. However in the three days blessed walk, the last days walk encircles the mountain in a clockwise direction. You can observe many Buddhist believers strolling while consistently mouthing their prayers. Likely to that, the kora leads to the experience of a great scenic enjoyment with the magnificent Mount Kailash soaring high above the sky. Stones, springs and slopes en route have a more profound strict importance to the pioneers. The kora goes over a high go of 5630 meter, the Drolma La. For travelers this pass is, other than being the most elevated point, the profound feature of their odyssey. The pass is brightened with masses of petition signals and out of commitment individuals leave garments, coins and other individual effects here. Faithful travelers mutter their prayers and ring the metal chimes before the blessed stone where, as per legend the goddess Drolma vanished after she had guided the primary explorer here. To explorers it is the representative entry through the entryways of death after which one is purified and arranged for a decent resurrection.

For Simikot Kailash Trek Itinerary, Contact us at Nepal Nomad so we can customize it according to your plan.


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      Afternoon according to the flight time for Nepalgunj move to Kathmandu local air terminal where 50 minutes flight acquires you at Nepal Far South Nepalgunj with super display of tops during air-borne and on coming to Nepalgunj move to approach air terminal lodging with evening allowed to see the city regions of Nepalgunj.

      • Max. Altitude:1300m
      • Accommodation:Hotel
      • Meals:welcome dinner with tea/coffee

      Beginning in the wake of having early breakfast with corresponding flight to Simikot, on coming to Simikot got by our trekking and outdoors staff, Simikot headquarter town of Mugu/Humla locale around far North West Nepal offering staggering perspectives on Mt Api and Saipal tops. From Simikot start our first day walk to overnight camp at Dharapuri town, prompting a move through ranch fields of grain into forested edge then downhill towards ranch towns to reach Dharapuri for first medium-term outdoors of this excursion. Around far west area towns possessed for the most part by Thakuri individuals of Hindu religion, individuals around Mugu and Humla been in exchange with Tibet for a long time utilizing same trail to Tibet fringe of 5-6 days strolls.

      • Max. Altitude:2600m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      After Dharapuri town, venture keeps prompting a trip and intersection a stream arriving at the last town of Thakuri people and the finish of rice fields. From here on ups and down way around touching region and intersection Sally-Khola (stream) close by lovely cascades to our medium-term camp a short good ways from Kermi town, this spot with natural aquifers of an hour walk.

      • Max. Altitude:2690m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      Today Morning will begin with a tough through Yangar town on cleared way worked with rocks and woods and afterward traverse Humla Karnali River, and afterward move to a stream past apricot garden region lastly coming to Muchu town to our medium-term camp, this little town with an old religious community and an outskirt Police Check Post.

      • Max. Altitude:2920m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      After a pleasant stop at Muchu, our adventure dive towards Thumkot town, after a split at that point climbing ceaselessly from Humla-Karnali River strolling on a precarious sided thin canyon. From here a long hour trek drives gradually to an ascension coming to at Torea town for medium-term camp, with evening free at recreation to get up to speed with your dairy and explore this town.

      • Max. Altitude:3380m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      As the walk progress elevation gains with morning move to arrive at a little edge at 3,500 meters high, from here countering on edge top, offers terrific vista of Yari valley zone and high snow capped tops, after a short stop walk leads by a water system waterway to an enormous wide valley of Jhyakthangchu this spot set apart with petition dividers going into Buddhist culture towns of Tibetan impact.

      After a decent walk arriving at a moderate size Yari town worked with stones, this town has another police post, with government custom office and a school. Farmlands with patios yielding adequate harvests developing millets, grain, amaranth (Marcia) wheat, buckwheat's, potatoes and radishes. After a decent stop walk proceeds with a jump on a wide valley experiencing gathering of merchants, pioneers and pack creatures goats, sheep's and yaks, at that point coming to at Sip-Sip a little spot of dairy cattle herders with not many shops. Our camp is made close to a stream at the base of Nara Lagna pass.

      • Max. Altitude:3800m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      From this camp morning walk prompts a hop on an edge with tremendous stone on at Nara Lagna go at 5,000 m/15,030ft, the most elevated spot of this stroll on Nepal side. The pass offers great display of Tibetan level with Humla Karnali River down underneath and green grain fields of Sher or Sera, separation perspectives on Api and Saiphal tops. After a lovely stop walk downhill on dusty trail to Humla Karnali River to arrive at Nepal outskirt at Hilsa town, a wilderness post with barely any tents and stone houses encompassed with grain fields, directly over the extension a stone column marks Nepal-Tibet fringe.

      • Max. Altitude:3720m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      Morning an hour trek to Sher in Tibet, on leaving Nepal, where our Tibetan aides and driver will get for a fascinating drive to Taklakot otherwise called Purang in Tibetan. Taklakot a significant market town for Tibetans, Nepali and also for Indian merchants with a different bazaar territories, during summer months a significant fleece exchange happens between itinerant Drogpa herders and Nepali brokers our medium-term stop in nearby visitor house.

      • Max. Altitude:3770m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      After Taklakot or Purang inside Tibet with complete difference in condition with the nearby individuals including town and method for living, from Taklakot a sacred journey starts with a picturesque drive to Lake Manasarover on leaving Karnali River valley; As the drive proceeds over pass and afterward arriving at a level fruitless and dry nation underneath enormous Mt. GurlaMandhata at 7,728 meters, from here drive leads over Thalladong pass 5,050 meters high with perspectives on Rakshesh Lake and heavenly Mt. Kailash. From the pass downhill to Chu Gompa situated by the western bank of Lake Manasarover for medium-term stop in a visitor house or outdoors

      • Max. Altitude:4510m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      Rest day for acclimatization and to investigate around Lake Manasarover, a blessed lake situated between Mt. Kailash 6,714m and the GurlaMandhatamountain extend at 7,694 m. Manasarover coasts underneath the shadow of heavenly Kailash as the lake shaped in the brain of Gods. The best time to hover around Manasarover is in late harvest time and late-winter, when the streams and waterways are shallow. After a brilliant rest at sacred Manasarover Lake, a short drive to prominent Darchen town of the zone which is additionally the beginning and end of blessed Kailash circuit or kora, Darchen with inns and guesthouses a bustling spot with many travelers during promising time for parikrama/kora (circumambulation).

      • Max. Altitude:4600m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      On day 13 we head for Dhiraphuk situated at 4900 meter after we finish our amazing breakfast at Darachen. We are slowly coming to the peak moment of our incredible adventure. So this day will certainly be another amazing day with exciting surroundings.

      Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinnerwith coffee/tea

      • Max. Altitude:4900m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      After Dhiraphuk, morning stroll on decent way for an hour and afterward move to arrive at the top at Dromo-la the most elevated purpose of Kailash walk, a blessed spot at 5,470m/18,525ft. A major rock speaks to goddess Dolma or Dromo (Tara) this spot trimmed with petition banners. This spot is the physical and profound high purpose of journey. From here we will go down to the bottoms of the slope and afterward stroll to Zutul-PukGompa for overnight stop, Zuthul implies cavern. The spot is named after a cavern where writer, holy person Milarepa reflected; his impression still stays on the rooftop.

      • Max. Altitude:4760m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      A final day of sacred walk kora or parikrama, a simple morning stroll of hardly any hours on expansive plain passing numerous petition mani dividers, at that point going to a limited valley with short segment of canyon as the course turns towards west to Darchen, last leg of the walk make an emotional exit from stream valley on to the plain as walk goes to mani dividers adorned with cut yak skulls. A short stroll from brings you at Darchen and end of this incredible trek in Tibet, from here drive to Manasarover for overnight stay.

      • Max. Altitude:4560m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      The street was unpleasant and it is blacktop now and there are a few waterways to cross. Wild eland and kiang (the Tibetan wild ass) are a typical sight. This is the place that is known for the drogpa wanderers and we will pass numerous settlements with enormous crowds of sheep and goats. The drives are long, rough some place and frequently dusty however the view is heavenly.

      • Max. Altitude:4600m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      After having an early breakfast we will drive to kerung and visit Paikutso Lake. We will explore the surroundings and stay overnight at kerung.

      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea

      Today we will fly from kerung to Kathmandu and check all the formalities required to cross the border of Tibet.

      • Max. Altitude:1300m
      • Accommodation:Lodge
      • Meals:Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
      What's Included
      • Airport pick up and drops by a private coach
      • All necessary flights from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and Simikot
      • 6 days Simikot trekking with full board service like, kitchen equipments, camping gears, cook, staff, meals, porters, guide and necessary permits.
      • All transportation in Nepal and Tibet (Deluxe Van / Mini Buses)
      • Experienced support team / English speaking Tibetan guide
      • All accommodations and three meals a day in Tibet
      • All travel permits and Kailash national Park fees with Tibet visas 
      • Transportation for luggage and staff in Tibet
      • Yaks for carrying group and personal gear during trek
      • All sleeping gear  for Tibet as well (tents, sleeping bags, camping mattress)
      • All entry fees for monasteries and temples
      • Kerung Kathmandu local transport.
      What's not Included
      • International Airline ticket to/from Kathmandu
      • Visa for Nepal and Nepal reentry visa.
      • Expenses of a personal nature such as beverages, bar bills, laundry, phone calls, bottled drinks, etc. 
      • Helper/yaks/horse to support individual on the parikrama/ kora/trekking days. 
      • Your Travel insurance
      Good to Know

      Experience Required:

      A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Simikot Kailash Tour.

      Pre-Trip Meeting:

      Prior to set off to Simikot Kailash Tour, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 1st day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Everest circuit trekking as well as introduce yourself to one another.

      Equipment Check List:

      The specified basic equipments check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.


      For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

      Lower Body: -

      Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

      Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

      Upper Body:-

      As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

      Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.


      Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

      Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

      Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

      Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

      Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

      A typical day:

      At 6.30 am your Guide knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the over night. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well deserved night.


      While at the Simikot Kailash Tour, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Everest circuit trekking tend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.


      Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Simikot Kailash Tour includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

      Altitude Sickness:

      Itinerary of the Simikot Kailash Tour is designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.


      On Simikot Kailash Tour, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.