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Spirit Journey to Mt. Kailash

A Pilgrimage through Tibet

25 May – 19 June, 2017

The wild and remote Pilgrimage to Asia’s most sacred mountain in Western Tibet is a journey of a lifetime. Mount Kailas [6714m.] stands off the main chain of the Himalayan Mountains and is a jewel of a mountain surrounded by lakes, high snowy mountain peaks and high altitude deserts. The mountain is a spiritual power place to pilgrims of four religions.

The high rounded ice dome of Kailas is the throne of gods and the seventh chakra of the earth, a place where the divine takes earthly form. It is the home of the Hindu Gods, Shiva and Parvati, and is the mythical Mt. Meru, the axis of the earth. Its energy for the Buddhists and Hindus alike, culminates in compassion, balance and the highest spiritual aspiration. The four great rivers of Asia radiate from Mt. Kailas, the Indus, Sutlej, Karnali and the Brahmatputra, each spiralling from the heights of the Kailas area to the plains below.

Featuring Tahir Qawwal

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  • Asia’s Most Sacred Mountain
  • Mythical home of Shiva and Parvati
  • Full Moon Buddha birthday festival at Kailash
  • 26 days overland to/from Kathmandu
  • Mountain Peaks, High altitude desert and Tibetan temples
  • Daily Yoga and Meditation Classes
  • 7th Chakra of the Earth
  • 5 Day circumnavigation of Mt. Kailash

Itinerary

1  25th May Arrive Kathmandu International airport MTM staff meet and transfer to Guest House – o/n in Sechen Guest House
2  26th May Tibet visa application – free day in Kathmandu
3  27th May Free day in Kathmandu – waiting for visa
4  28th May Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubeshi – o/n in lodge
5  29th May Drive to Nepalese Tibetan border – camping at Rasuwagadhi (1800m ) then complete immigration & custom Formalities. Drive to Kyrung – o/n camping.
6  30th May Drive to Drongpa – o/n camping
7  31st May Drive to lake Manasarovar (4600 m) – o/n camping
8  1st June Drive to Manasarovar Kora to Chui Gonpa – o/n guesthouse Drive to Titapuri Camp – o/n camping – hot springs
9  2nd June Drive to Titapuri Camp – o/n camping – hot springs
10  3rd June Rest day – hot springs
11  4th June Ancient Guge Kingdom – o/n Tibetan family guesthouse Rest day – exploring the ancient Guge Palace and temples Drive to Piyang – o/n camping
12  5th June Rest day – exploring the ancient Guge Palace and temples
13  6th June Drive to Piyang – o/n camping
14  7th June Drive to Darchen – o/n camping
15  8th June Visit Darchen – o/n camping at Kailas in Chu valley
16  9th June SAKA DAWA FESTIVAL – base of Kailas
17  10th June Start of Kailas Kora – walking to Dirapuk Gonpa – camping Rest day at Dirapuk – walking to North Face of Kailas Dolmala Pass (5300 m) – camping at Phedi
18  11th June Rest day at Dirapuk – walking to North Face of Kailas
19  12th June Dolmala Pass (5300 m) – camping at Phedi
20  13th June Walking from Phedi to Zutel Phuk Gonpa – visit Guru Rinpoche’s meditation cave – o/n camping
21  14th June Walk to end of Kora at Manmala Pass – drive to Saga – o/n camping
22  15th June Saga – camping
23  16th June Drive from Saga to Tibetan / Nepalese border at Sybrubeshi – o/n camping
24  17th June Arrive Kathmandu – o/n at Sechen Guesthouse, Bhoudanath
25  18th June Rest and shopping day in Kathmandu International departure
26  19th June International departure

Investment

FULL PRICE: $3950 USD (Due by 1st April, 2017)
DEPOSIT: $400 USD (Due upon registration, refundable before 1st January, 2017)

PLEASE NOTE: All the funds go to the physical costs of the trip and to support the Tibetan and Nepali guides and support staff.  The organizers do not make any financial gain.

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“Once you travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”
Pat Conroy
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Mark Twain

Contact

Sue duff: +61 (0)406 370 794