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Mt. Gurla Mandata

Mt. Gurla Mandata is the highest peak in southwestern Burang country of Tibet. Gurla Mandata (Tibetan name Naimona’nyi) is the highest peak in southwestern Tibet. It rises south of Lake Manasarowar and north of the point where Nepal, Tibet and India meet.It is a close neighbour to the sacred Mount Kailash, which lies to its north. It rises to728m above sea level. It was first climbed in 1985 by a Sino-Japanese expedition in 1985.

This highest mountain lies at position of: Latitude: 27°55′48″N & Longitude: 87°06′29″E

Convenient Center(s): Lhasa

Entry: Zhangmu Exit: Lhasa

Normal Ascent Route: South East Ridge

Caravan Route: Ktm- Zangmu- Lake Paiko Tso- Darchen-BC

Mt. Gurla Mandata is a close neighbour to the sacred Mount Kailash, which lies to its north. The local inhabitants call it the Namo Nanyi meaning “Fairy’s Peak”. Gurla Mandhatais made up of six ridges.he ascent takes place on the northern slope through the Zalompa glacier. The scenery is magnificent; down below stretches the arid Tibetan plateau enhanced in beauty by the sparkling lakes Manasorovar and Rakyas with Mount Kailash as the backdrop. The climbing is relatively safe with the route crossing the left side of the glacier to reach a plateau under the summit’s ridge. Base camp is at the foot of the glacier at 5600m.

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
Day 02-04: Stay in Kathmandu for Tibet visa procedures.
Day 05: Drive to Zangmu (2300m). Overnight in hotel.
Day 06: Drive to Nyalam. (3750m). Overnight in hotel.
Day 07: Nyalam, acclimatization days.
Day 08: Trek to Lake Paiko Tso. Overnight in camp
Day 09: Drive to saga. Overnight in camp.
Day 10: Drive to Pariyang. Overnight in camp.
Day 11: Drive to Darchen. Overnight in camp.
Day 12: Trek to Dhiraphuk Gompa. Overnight in camp.
Day 13: Trek over Drolma Pass to Zutulphuk. Overnight in camp.
Day 14: Trek to Darchen and drive to Mansarovar, Overnight in camp
Day 15: Drive to Gurla Mandata Base Camp.
Day 16-36: Climbing Period
Day 37: Cleaning up Base Camp
Day 38: Drive to Pariyang. Overnight in camp.
Day 39: Drive to Saga. Overnight in camp
Day 40: Drive to Paiko Tso. Overnight in camp.
Day 41: Drive to Zangmu. (2350m). Overnight in hotel.
Day 42: Drive to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
Day 43-44: Stay in Kathmandu
Day 45: Departure from Kathmandu.

  • All land transportation by private vehicle, (Airport /Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast basis at (3 Star Hotel) Hotel Manang.
  • Experience, professional Nepalese expedition crews; Advance Base Camp guide, Cook, Kitchen boys, and mountaineering gears till to the ABC.
  • Crews equipment charge, daily wages, expedition insurance and other facility will provided by our agency itself.
  • Tibet visa & Travel Permit for the expedition crews.
  • 3 Major meals B/L/D (Full board basis) and Hotel accommodation while on the way to expedition as per programs Zhangmu, Nyalam, Darchen and way back to Nyalam and Zhangmu.
  • 3 Major meals B/L/D during your stay in Chinese Base Camp and Advance Base Camp.
  • Each person will get one North Face brand Tent and Mattress for Chinese Base Camp and Advance Base Camp.
  • We provide Dining Tent, Tables, Chairs, Toilet Tent, Mess Tent, Shower Tent and Kitchen Tent at Chinese Base Camp and Advance Base Camp.
  • Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment luggage or barrels allowed for expedition till to and from Base Camp and Advance Base Camp
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment luggage or barrels is allowed on the way back to Advance Base Camp to Chinese Base Camp. (Expedition equipment luggage or barrels carried by Yak).
  • Kathmandu/ Zhangmu/ Chinese Base Camp/ Zhangmu/ Kathmandu by tourist Mini Bus/Jeep/ Land Cruiser for members, Nepalese crews and Truck for the whole expedition gears.
  • Gurla Mandata Expedition permit, Tibet group Visa and Travel Permit.
  • Liaison Officer and Interpreter for expedition till Chinese Base Camp.
  • Emergency Oxygen, Mask & regulator for Advance Base Camp.
  • Satellite Phone (Pay call service till ABC).
  • Gammo Bag for the life saving device, incase of altitude sickness for Member during the expedition.
  • Expedition T-shirts for each member with expedition label.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepalese crews and simple medical service for members till ABC.

  • Airfare: To & from your country.
  • International airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa and Re-entry visa fees.
  • Personal expedition climbing gears.
  • Major meals: Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal local transportation in Kathmandu and Tibet except above mentioned programs.
  • Personal travel medical and rescue insurance.
  • Emergency evacuation: Rescue Jeep US $ 700 to Zhangmu/Nepal border.
  • Personal medicines and First-Aid expenses.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • All Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Postage letter, Laundry service, Telephone calls and all other items of personal nature.
  • Walkie-Talkie.
  • Extra Yakman.
  • Garbage Deposit and Deposit fee will be not refunded if the climbers dont take back their garbage to ABC.
  • Tips for Nepalese crews, etc.

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