Kailash Mansarovar Tour

Nepal Beginner Travel & Treks Expedition P. Ltd.

Samakushi, Kathmandu, Nepal                                                                                                                 


Kailash Mansarovar Tour


Mt. Kailash (6,740 m) is positioned towards the north of the Himalayan barricade, exclusively indoors Tibet. It is the flawless massif with overwhelming prettiness, by means of 4 great faces. It is the mystical midpoint for four great convictions: Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism, the Jain religion as well as the pre-Buddhist animistic religion - Bonpo. To Tibetans it is acknowledged as Khang Rimpoche (Valuable Ornament of Snow) and they see it as the navel of the world. It is said that a watercourse from the mountain dispenses into an adjacent lake as well as from here rivers moves in the four fundamental instructions. The River of the Lion Mouth to the North, the River of the Horse Mouth to the east, the River of the Peacock Mouth to the south and the River of the Elephant Mouth to the West. Outlandishly sufficient, four main rivers do indeed originate near Kailash, the Indus, the Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra), the Karnali and the Sutlej. Tibetans believe that it is the dwelling of Demchog, a ferocious observing tantric goddess who lives there with his orchestra, Dorje Phagmo. For the Tibetans also, it is a particularly special place in that their rhymester saint Milarepa, consumed numerous years here contemplating in a cave.
A Shiva-linga shaped Mt. Kailash since the Northern Face. On behalf of the Hindus Mount Kailash is the possible appearance of Mt. Meru, their mystical midpoint of the universe, labeled as a bizarre 'world pillar' 84,000 miles tall, everywhere which all else rotates, its ancestries in the lowermost hell as well as its pinnacle kissing the heavens. On the top live their most revered God, Shiva, and his associate Goddess Parvati. For the Jains, an Indian spiritual group, Kailash is the place where their first clairvoyant attained explanation. For the grownup, added antique faith of Bon, it is the place where its founder Shanrab is said to have sloped from heaven. It was formerly the mystical midpoint of Zhang Zung, the antique Bon Empire that once encompassed all of western Tibet . Bon people walk around the mountain in a counter clockwise manner, unlike the other religions. Over the centuries pilgrims have constantly journeyed immense distances to achieve enlightenment or cleanse themselves of sin, braving enormous distances, particularly harsh weather and bandit attacks. Unsurpassed season for Kailash Mansarover Yatra are March to May along with September to 1st week of October. If prearranged itinerary is not appropriate for you, we intend an additional itinerary as per your aspiration and interval of holidays. Nepal Beginner Travels and Treks Expedition assemble Kailash Mansarover Yatra. If you require extra in sequence about Kailash Mansarover Yatra, you can undergo gratis to get in touch with us.



Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Meet at Kathmandu Airport :  

We will meet you in Kathmandu at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. When you find yourself fresh, we will invite you to visit our office and provide you with brief information about your trek program. During this visit we will help you check your equipment and facilitate the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits etc.  

Day 02: A days sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley:  

It is your free day to explore the city. Many popular excursions include a UNESCO World Heritage Sites like those of Pashupatinath temple, the Buddhist stupa at Boudhanath and the 2000-year old Monkey Temple at Swayambunath. And the city of Patan with fine arts, in the evening meeting with your trekking guides and discuss about your equipment and any other needed things for your trekking. 

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam 3750 m (150 km)

After early breakfast we drive through Bhaktapur, Dhulikhel and reach Friendship Bridge (i.e. Nepal-China border). From here we walk for about 10 minutes to cross Friendship Bridge and meet our Tibetan guide and landcruiser drivers. After all the immigration and custom formalities at the Chinese check post here, our journey continues for another 35 km which can take almost 3 hours through the up-winding road to Nyalam with beautiful scenery. Then, you will be transferred to the guest house in Nyalam (3700m). The facilities of the guesthouse are very simple and basic. We stay free and spend overnight here. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Day 04: Nyalam – day free for acclimatization 

Today is free for acclimatization. We will be going for short trek which is in preparation for Kailash Parikrama and it helps us to acclimatize fast. Overnight stay at guest house. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 05: Nyalam –Saga 4450 m (240 km)(passing through Lalung-La 5050m)(6-7 hrs. 

After breakfast drive to Saga. First long drive over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet , other things like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keeping you busy. Today you will be passing through the first highest pass Lalung-La 5050m. Stop and stay for about 10 minutes at Lalung-La and experience how you feel at an altitude of 5050 m. You can see the superb view of Gaurishankar, Shishapangma to Langtang Himal. Continue drive through Khunmen Tso, Sinling, Karru Ongchen and Peigutso Lake (4400m). We will be crossing River Brahmaputra (Tibetan name “Yarling Tsangpo”) to reach Saga (4640m). Overnight stay at guest house. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 06: Saga – Paryang 4600 m. (185 km)

After breakfast drive to Paryang. Passing through many villages and camps of yak herders. Far south you can see snow-capped mountain peaks. Most of the time you will be driving on plains, hence a comfortable drive. Arrive in Paryang and enjoy hot tea. Overnight stay at guest house. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 07: Paryang – Mansarovar 4558 m (277 km. 

Early breakfast and get ready for longest driving day. Late afternoon you can have first view of Holy Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar . Hore – a small village is situated near Holy Mansarovar Lake . Holy Mansarovar (14950 ft/4558m) – the highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Mt. Kailash , Mt. Gurula-Mandala , Lake Rakshash are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Night will be spending at Chui Gompa. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Day 08: Mansarovar – Tarchen (40 km) 

Holy Mansarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning bath and puja we will be heading for Holy Mansarovar Parikrama by landcruiser with packed lunch and continue drive towards Tarchen (Darchen). If time permits, we visit Chui Gompa. Tarchen is considered as a base camp for Holy Kailash Parikrama. During the auspicious pilgrimage time, this place will be flooded with pilgrims with hundreds of tents all around. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 09: Tarchen – Tarboche (13 km drive) – Dirapuk (4860 m.) (7 km trek / 5 – 6 hrs. 

After breakfast drive to Tarboche – starting point of Kailash Parikrama. Tarboche is also known as outer “Asthapath”. It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is every where with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be kept on appearing. For 7 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 

Day 10: Dirapuk – Zuthulpuk (4760 m) (18 km trek / 9-10 km) (passing through Dolma-la pass 5,200 m) 

Today you will be climbing to Drolma-la (Dolma-La 18600 ft) and then descending gradually to Zuthulpuk (4760m). Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass.

Today is the most difficult day of the trek. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget in eternity. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By late afternoon you will arrive in Zuthulpuk (the cave of Miracles , the great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have preformed miracles here). Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 11: Zuthulpuk – Tarchen (Darchen) (10 km / 4-5 hrs) – Mansarovar (end of Kailash Parikrama)

Morning free time to explore the caves, temples and shrine around Milarepa cave. After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting for your arrival. By late afternoon you will be at your lodge/camp near Mansarovar Lake . Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Drive to Dongba (366 km) 7-8 hrs.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 13: Drive Dongba to Nyalam (376 km) 7-8 hrs. 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Overnight at Guesthouse  

Day 14: Drive Nylam to Kathmandu (156 km) 6-7 hrs 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight at Hotel  

Day 15: Depart from Kathmandu

We will take you to the Kathmandu Airport to catch your flight to your home. Our staff will take care of your safe and timely arrival at the Tribhuvan International Terminal and help you arrange your last minute departure details. 

 Note: Participants must arrive Kathmandu at least 2 days before tour start date.

Cost Details

Price: $1550 per person

Min: 2-20 pax

Cost Include: 

Hotels in Nepal and Tibet & best available en route with breakfast, 

Transportation by 4WD land cruiser 

Sightseeing tours with English speaking local guide, 

All entry fees, 

Tibet travel permit, 

Airport transfers & supply of bottled oxygen in car. 

Cost Exclude: 

Lunch & dinner (Approx 7-10 USD per meal), 

Any airfare (can book (quoted separately above), 

Tibet/China visa fee (quoted seperately above) 

Personal clothing & equipments, 

Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due any reason, 

Your insurance.

Trip Highlights


Grade: Moderate

Max. Altitude: 5630 m

Duration: 16 days

Tour/trek Days: 15 days

Program Type: Pilgrimage Tour

Group Size: Minimum Group size 4, maximum: 20 pax   

Mode of Travel: Overland/Walking

Start Trip: Kathmandu

End Trip: Kathmandu

Transportation: 4WD Land cruiser with support truck

Accomodation: Hotel, Lodge and camping

Season: May - September


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