Kailash Mansarovar Tour

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  • Quality4.67
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  • Services5
  • Price4


15 Days

Trip Grade


Max Height


Best Season

Apr-May/Sept-Oct ​


Cultural Experience


Flight/private vehicles

Trip Overview

Kailash Mansarovar’s tour can be arranged either by flying to Lhasa or an Overland trip to Kodari (Nepal-Tibet border) as per travelers’ wish and time. May, June, July, and August are the best months for Kailash Mansarovar. Holy Mansarovar Lake lies beyond the high Himalayas in the south-west of Tibet. The Yatra involves trekking at high altitudes of up to 19,500 feet, under extreme cold and rugged terrain. Pilgrims undertake the Yatra purely of their own volition, cost, risk, and consequences otherwise it offers superb Himalayan views of Holy Kailash, Mt. Everest, and Mt. Cho Oyu. According to Hindu epic, the four great rivers of the Indian sub-continent, the Indus, Ganga, Sutlej, and Brahmaputra arise from Mansarover but it is indeed the Sutlej that originates from the lake. Mansarover needs to be circulated by the Hindus at least once in his/her lifetime which has got its religious value, cultural significance, physical beauty, and thrilling nature. According to Hindu myth, the most sacred Mt. Kailash lying in Karakoram Range and Naga Parvat formed six million years ago

Private Trip: Departures & Availability

We do not have a fixed departure date for this trip. This trip can only be organized upon your request. There is an option of private and tailor-made journeys best suited for you, your family, and your friends. We have price discounts according to your group size. We allow complete flexibility on your departure date; please choose your preferable date.

What's Included In The Cost

  • Airport Pick up and drop off service by Private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu twin a sharing basis with Breakfast (BB)
  • Farewell Dinner with Nepali culture shows
  • Half Day sightseeing in Kathmandu heritage Sites (Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square), Entrance fee, experience Tour Guide with private vehicle
  • Flight or Drive Kathmandu to Lhasa and Lhasa to Kathmandu
  • Accommodation on a sharing Basis with breakfast (BB) during the Tour
  • Transportation bus /jeep as per Group size
  • Tibet travel permit
  • English-speaking Tibetan Guide
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.
  • Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa

What's Not Included In The Cost

  • International airline fare & airport Tax
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu and Tibet
  • Personal expenses such as Laundry, telephone/Fax calls, snacks, cold drinks, beverages, bar bills, video fees camera battery charging, etc.
  • Excess baggage on flights
  • Additional stay before, during, or after the set itinerary
  • Tips for guide and Driver Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the Includes section

Trip Itinerary

Sightseeing in Kathmandu/Trip preparation, welcome Nepali Dinner, overnight at Hotel sightseeing tour in the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Boudhanath), which are listed as the World Heritage Sites. We obtain a Tibet visa on this day
Flight Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International Airport) to Lhasa (Gonggar Airport), then Drive to downtown Lhasa Approximately 65 km, you can stroll around Barkhor Market in evening,Overnight at Hotel
Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa, visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Market, Overnight at the Hotel.
After breakfast pick up from your hotel and drive to Shigatse which is the 2nd largest city in Tibet, Built in 1447 by the first Dalai Lama the Tashillunpo Monastery in Shigatse is a very important monastery in China as it is known as the seat of the Panchen Lama. Overnight at Hotel.
Early in the morning we drive to Saga, please note this will be a long drive but on the way we can make enough stops and have lunch. Overnight at Hotel.
In the morning Drive from Saga to Mansarovar. The road is good and takes 9/10 hours to complete the trip. We have to cross several rivers and pass Mayum La (4600m). On the way, we can enjoy incredible scenery and stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas. This is an auspicious day for all of us to have our first glimpse of the Holy Lake Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash from the Hor Chu pass. We stayed in Chiu Gompa, which is a beautiful place situated beside Mansarovar Lake Overnight at a guesthouse.
Rest day in Manasarovar for Havan Puja and exploration around the place, overnight at guesthouse.
In the morning puja and Hawan, after breakfast Drive to Darchen(4600m), before that Leave your extra luggage in the Truck. then Start to 1st day of Parikrama which is about 20km, drive up to Tarboche and trek up to Diraphuk Gompa (north face of Kailash), and a close-up view of Holy Kailash (North face). We are heading west in a clockwise direction and after a few kilometers, the trail climbs up to a cairn at 4730m. We can see the southern part of Mt. Kailash from this point. If someone is not able to walk in this elevation or wants to experience Pony & Pony men's service they can hire. Travelers can hire local porters to carry their bags and Yak will carry our goods and camping equipment. Overnight at Local guesthouse.
The 2nd day of Parikrama, which is very sensitive, and every pilgrim talks about the most challenging journey throughout the Yatra. Parikarma continues and we have to trek approximately 18 km up to Dolma-La Pass (5630m). We will offer very short prayers at Dolma la. The weather is unpredictable in Dolma-La Pass and at any time there is a possibility of a snowstorm. En route, we can have the darshan of Gauri Kunda (5630m) where Hindus worship and immerse themselves in the icy waters of the lake. Lunch as usual; we will camp in front of Medicine Buddha Mountain near Zuthulphuk Gompa. For those people who can't walk, there will be an option for Horse or Yak ride at extra cost. Overnight at Local Guest House.
After Breakfast, we will trek around 10 km to complete the 3-day circuit trek of Mt. Kailash. We will be reaching the point where our vehicles will be waiting for us to drive to Darchen to collect the rest of the passengers who were not able to do the Kailash Parikrama. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12: Saga to Shigatse - 9 hours Beautiful drive back from Saga to Shigatse., Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast ,our tibetain staff transfer you to the Gonggar Airport, Lhasa then Flight to Kathmandu, you will transfer to Hotel and Overnight at Hotel Day 15: Trip End, Transfer to Airport for Departure or your own destination.

If this itinerary doesn’t suit your requirement and you want to customize it, please feel free to contact us. This trek could be customized as per your required time frame and budget limits.

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