Mount Kailash Manasarovar Tour

15 Days

Mount Kailash Manasarovar tour is one of the most popular pilgrimage trip in Tibet. Mt. Kailash (6,714 m) believed to be the most sacred mountain in the world, shaped like a diamond and adored like a lotus. It is located in the western part of Tibet between the Himalayas and Karakurum range. Mt. Kailash has its own geographical significance first is that it is the source of the four major rivers Karnali, Indus, Sutlej and Brahmaputra. The second is that as mentioned above, regarded to be the the holiest mountain, therefore, why various religious groups namely Buddhists, Hindus, Jain, and Bon make it to Mt. Kailash primarily at Kailash Mansarovar lake side, with the aim to worship and flood their sins. Hindu religious group consider Mt. Kailash to be the abode of Shiva, the lake situated nearby mountain called Manasarobar Lake, the soul of Brahma. Tibetans call Kailash Kang Rimpoche. Jains worship it as Mt. Ashtapada, the peak from which the religion´s founder, Rishabanatha, achieved spiritual liberation, whereas, the followers of Bon Po, the ancient pre Buddhist shamanistic religion of Tibet refer Mt. Kailash as the soul of Tibet. These are crystal clear about the significance of Mt. Kailash, and this is why Mt. Kailash tour is also famously dubbed to be pilgrimage tour as well.

Mt. Kailash tour is regarded to be the longest and one of the best trips to explore the hidden treasures of the Tibet. From this peak area, you will be able to see and enjoy with the amazing views of range of mountains spanning to the border of Afaganistan, India, Pakistan, and Nepal. Mount Kailash Manasarovar tour or yatra begins with a day drive from Kathmandu to Nyalam through Kodari highway, the China Nepal friendship highway and then continue to Saga, Parang, and finally you will reach at Mansarovar area. After making an excursion around, you will retrace back to Tarchen and then Drira Phuk Gumpa, Zutul Phuk Gompa and make excursion all around the famous Buddhist monasteries and subsequently you will retrace back to Horchu, Saga and finally get back to Saga, Nyalam and Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu (1300m) to Zhangmu ( 2500m) Border
  • Day 03: Short drive to Nylam ( 3750m)
  • Day 04: Nylam to Paiku Tso (4350m.)
  • Day 05: Paiku Tso to Saga (4000m)
  • Day 06: Saga to Zhongba
  • Day 07: Zhongba to Paryang river (4700m)
  • Day 08: Paryang River to Darchen (4560m)
  • Day 09: Darchen to Kailash (6675m) Parikrama
  • Day 10: Kailash to Manasorovar Lake (4550m)
  • Day 11: Manasorovar Lake to Paryang (4550m)
  • Day 12: Paryang to Saga
  • Day 13: Saga to Nyalam
  • Day 14: Nyalam to Kathmandu Via Zhangmu
  • Day 15: Onward destination

Cost Includes

  • Tibet alien travel permits
  • Monasteries entrance fees and English-speaking guide
  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • All necessary land transportation by Japanese made Land cruiser
  • Sightseeing tours as per the program
  • Visa fee
  • Air ticket (Lhasa-Kathmandu) or Kathamndu Lhasa.

Cost Excludes

  • Urgent visa fee
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Airport taxes
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02 :Drive from Kathmandu (1300m) to Zhangmu ( 2500m) Border
  • Day 03 :Short drive to Nylam ( 3750m)
  • Day 04 :Nylam to Paiku Tso (4350m.)
  • Day 05 :Paiku Tso to Saga (4000m)
  • Day 06 :Saga to Zhongba
  • Day 07 :Zhongba to Paryang river (4700m)
  • Day 08 :Paryang River to Darchen (4560m)
  • Day 09 :Darchen to Kailash (6675m) Parikrama
  • Day 10 :Kailash to Manasorovar Lake (4550m)
  • Day 11 :Manasorovar Lake to Paryang (4550m)
  • Day 12 :Paryang to Saga
  • Day 13 :Saga to Nyalam
  • Day 14 :Nyalam to Kathmandu Via Zhangmu
  • Day 15 :Onward destination

Useful Info

For trekking a load of 25 kilos is allowed.

Key Information

  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Destination Tibet
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