Purang is also called Burang. After breakfast, we went to the market and bought some accessories for the trek. Got the Flasks,  Sun  glasses, chocolates, water and walking sticks. Started off to Mansarovar (Mapam Yumco in Chinese) by bus, post lunch. The bus journey takes approximately two hours. You get the first views of mount Kailash across the Rakshas Tal. They do stop the bus at a good view point, for you to take your pics. By evening, we reached our hotel close to the Manasarovar.

First view of Mt. Kailas across Rakshas Tal
Hotel at Manasarovar. 6 people to a room.
Chiu gompa, built into the walls of the hill near Manasarovar
Prayer flags at Manasarovar
A Brahmini Duck in Manasarovar
Another View

For dinner we had a hot soup, rice, rasam and popcorn. We slept again, 6 to a room. Toilets from now on are only hole in the ground, typical Tibetan style. The night was wet and cloudy, so could not see shooting stars across the lake, the Milkyway and star studded skies. If you get clear views, do not forget to get out at night and watch the sky.

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