Mt.Gurla Mandata Expedition or Naimonanyi is the highest peak of the Nalakankar Himal, a small subrange of the Himalaya. It lies in Burang County of the Ngari Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, near the northwest corner of Nepal. It is the 34th highest peak in the world.
The Mount Gurlamandata (Namo Nani) is the neighboring mountain, which is situated very close by the sacred called the mountain Kailash. The Tibetan name, Naimona’nyi, is said to come from naimo. “herbal medicine”, na. “black”, nyi. “heaped-up slabs”, giving “the mountain of heaped-up slabs of black herbal medicine”.
Day 01: Pick up from Shil villagr, border of Nepal and Burang county drive to Burang county, 1hrs, 60km, 3570m & hotel
Day 02: Burang to Mt.Gurla Mandata base camp, 2hrs, 110km, 4100m & Camping
Day 03: Mt Gurla Mandata to Middle camp, 3hrs, 7km, 4900m, a Return to Base camp & camping
Day 04: Base camp to third camp, 6hrs, 6km, 5350m Return to Middle camp & camping
Day 05: Middle camp to fourth camp, 4hrs, 4km, 5750m, Return to third camp & camping
Day 06: Third camp to base 7hrs, 12km, 4250m & camping
Day 07: Base camp to Darchen, 2hrs, 80km, 4160m & Guesthoud
Day 08: Darchen to Saga county, 8hrs, 650km, 41500m & hotel
Day 09: Saga to Shigatse, 12hrs, 640km, 3800m & hotel
Day 10: Shigatse to Lhasa, 5hrs, 250km, 3600m & hotel
Day 11: Sightseeing Lhasa, visit Potala palace, Jokhang temple & hotel