|Trip Name:||Simikot-Mansarovar-Guge Tour trek||Max Elevation:||5360 m|
|Trip Duration:||21 Days
||Walking Hours Per Day:||5 to 9 hours|
|Trip Starts/Ends:||Kathmandu||Age Limit:||16 - 60|
|Best Month:||April - Oct
Guge Kingdom, Tholing Tsaprang and Mansarovar tour trek via Simikot, the unexplored and beaten off trail of far western Nepal used to an ancient trade route to Tibet. Mansarovar-Guge Tour trek via Simikot is a spectacular overland journey and trek that lasts in your memory for life time.
Guge Kingdom is wonder of Ngari and believed to be an ancient 10th centuries caves settlements that was destroyed during great Tibetan war. More than 300 houses and 800 caves are scatter over the 300m mountain slope. The Zarang ruin in Guge covers the area of 720,000 sq ft, the largest building in Tibet after Potala. From incredible landscapes to holy azure lakes and magnificent Tibetan culture to spectacular and spiritual mountains, this tour trek is an amazing voyage to the roof of the world, Tibet.
Before starting the exotic drive in Tibetan side, the Simikot-Mansarovar-Guge trail makes an adventurous trek in far western Himalaya region from Simikot all the way to Hilsa. High elevated passes, snow-clad peaks, glaciers, nomadic herds and azure lakes makes the drive to the north-west a memorable experience.
The main attractions of Simikot-Mansarovar-Guge is the exotic kingdom of Guge which ruled the western Tibet from 9th to 17th centuries. It great association with India and Ladakh made Guge, one of greatly influenced Buddhist region in Tibet. There are more than 100 monasteries particularly popular for incredible ancient art and history.
Retrace the history of an ancient kingdom Guge and continue your overland journey to Mansarover, the sacred lake for Hindus, Buddhists and Bon religion. Make a Kora (orbit) of lake and continue towards Dolma La Pass (5,360m), the highest point of the trek. Visit en route Dera Puck and Zutulpuck monastery and discover the majesty of Mt. Kailash before driving back to Nepal border. Simikot-Mansarovar-Guge tour trek is ideal for those who seek to experience panorama of Tibetan landscapes and history along with amazing trekking trail in remote Himalaya in Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmadu Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sighteeing in Kathmandu: (Take care for Tibet Visa)
Day 03: Flight to Nepalgung.
Day 04: Fligh Nepalgung to simikot(2950m) and Trek to Dharapori Camp.
Day 05: Dharapori to Kermi Camp.
Day 06: Kermi to Yalbang Camp.
Day 07: Yalbang to Tumkot khola Camp
Day 08: Tumkot khola to Yari Below Nara-la Camp.
Day 09: Yari to Hilsa cross border and drive to Purang Guest house.
Day 10: Drive Mansarovar lake Gossul Gompa and Drive or Trek to Camp side Near Chiu Gompa.
Day 11: Visit Chiu Gompa and Drive toTirthapuri: (Hot spring) Camp
Day 12: Tirthapori - Drive via Toling to Tsaprang Sighteeing Drive back to Toling: Guest House.
Day 13: Drive to Darchren Guest house.
Day 14: Kora Mt: Kailash Darchen to Drirapuk Camp.
Day 15: Dirapuk to Zutulpuk Camp Over Dolma La pass
Day 16: Zutulpuk to Darchen and Drive to Hor Qu Camp
Day 17: Drive Hor Qu to Before New Zhongba Camp (near River)
Day 18: Drive via Saga to Piku Qu Camp
Day 19: Drive Piku Qu to Via Nyalam/Zangmu cross Border to Kodari Nepal and Continue to Last Resort.
Day 20: Drive to Kathmandu.
Day 21: Final Depature.