Mount Kailash Tour


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You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.

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Mount Kailash Tour leads you on an incredible journey of a lifetime experience traveling overland on world’s highest-largest and wild country within Tibetan plateau, where Mount Kailash begins from a green lush forest and then slowly heading to high and dry windswept barren landscapes, as you enter out of this world at Tibetan vast terrain with occasional views of snow-capped peaks that borders with Nepal towards south.

Eventually after an exciting overland journey reaching our destinations at Lake Manasarover one of the holiest of all holy spot including the sacred Mt. Kailash the abode of Hindu god Lord Shiva at 6,714 m / 22,028 ft high, wholly within Tibet an amazing mountain of beauty and grace, with four great cardinal faces, eastern face is believed to be crystal, the western ruby, the southern sapphire and the northern gold. It is the spiritual center for four great religions: Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism, Jain, and the pre-Buddhist animistic religion the Bonpo culture.

Starting a holy trek around Mt. Kailash with the climb towards high Droma-la pass at 5,470 m and then heading downhill on Barkha plains for return drive back to Kathmandu after an unforgettable and memorable Mount Kailash Tour. Other options we run trek from far North West Nepal at Simikot and then walk to Tibetan border and then drive towards Mt. Kailash area. For people with limited time and has the urge to visit Mount Kailash, we also run Heli-Kailash where normal flight takes you at Nepalgunj and towards Simikot, from here taking a helicopter ride to the border of Nepal and Tibet/ China at Hilsa and Sher.

Itinerary Condition:

The following given itinerary has designed only from the trip start day to trip ending day (10 Days). Travelers must arrive at least 4 days before starting the trip date because of proceeding the Tibet Visa and Kailash travel permits.

We drive from Kathmandu to Nepal Tibet border along a scenic highway. After immigration formalities at the border, you meet our Tibetan guide & driver. After some briefing, we drive to O/N at Guest House.

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Acclimatize in Kerong before further driving. A free afternoon look around. O/n at Guest house.

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First day with a long drive on the desert terrain. Driving past nomad camps and sheep and yak herds. We can see Gaurishankar, Shishapangma and Langtang Himal from the pass. Continue to drive through Khunmen Tso, Sinling, Karru Ongchen and Peiku Tso Lake (4400m). We will be crossing river Brahmaputra ( “Yarling Tsangpo” in Tibetan ) to reach Saga (4600m). O/n in the guest house.

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4,600 m

Watching the mountains in distance and driving through road we pass through the small town of Zhongba before reaching to Paryang. Offering the first view of Mt Kailash and the holy lake only after several hours of drive. As you approach this serene and sacred lake, historic Chiu Monastery becomes visible on the North West shore of the lake. From this vantage point, you can have a glimpse of majestic Mount Kailash. Manasarovar, the highest fresh water lake with turquoise complexion - surrounded by mt Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandata and Lake Rakchyas is simply heavenly. O/n at Guesthouse.

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4,600 m

After some peaceful hours at the shores of the sacred Lake Manasarovar with the snowy massif of Gurla Mandhata 7694m just across the lake, we drive 40 km to Darchen which serves as the base for Mt Kailash kora ( circumambulation). The Kora is 53 km in total and completed in three days. O/n in a Guesthouse.

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7694m

It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs and waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky. The 15 km trail takes almost 7 hrs. O/n Guest house.

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5,000 m

Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage trek, cross Dolma La pass at 5670 m. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget you. By the late afternoon you will arrive at Zuthul Puk where the great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles. O/N at the local guest house

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5670 m

Complete the kora and drive to Lake Manasarovar to Saga O/N at Guest House.

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Drive back to Kyirung O/N at Guest House.

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Driving further to Nepal Tibet border, complete the immigration formalities,

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1,400 m

What is Included ?

    • You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.
    • Private Transportation by Van / mini coach
    • All necessary Tibet Travel and Trekking permit
    • English speaking Tibetan Guide
    • All Sightseeing and Entrance fee as per the itinerary.
    • Meal plan on B/B Basis
    • Kathmandu to Border to Kathmandu transportation

What is Excluded?

    • Tibet Visa Fee $85/- and $185 for US Passport holder.
    • Lunch and Dinner
    • Insurance of any kind.
    • Hiring porter, Yak/ horse
    • Rescue and Evacuation Service
    • Any Additional cost due to Nature calamity and Unforeseen Circumstances and etc.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you. We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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