Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Tour - During Full Moon Day- 13 Days

Nepal Highland Treks specially operate Kailash Tour during full moon day in the best month of May till September. Tour is small group joining and 13 days overland tour. Reach at sacred Lake Manasaroar at Full Moon day and spend a night below supermom. Involve in 3 days Circumambulate of sacred Mount Kailash on an Auspicious of Full Moon period. Tour is 13 days small group joining overland tour starting and ending at Kathmandu Nepal.  

Full moon day list from May to September, we reach at Lake Manasarovar.  
Month of May in on 29 / Tour from 24 May till 05 June 
Month of June is on 28 / Tour from 23 June till 05 July 
Month of July is on 27 / Tour from 22 July till 02 Aug 
Month of August is on 26 / Tour from 21 Aug till 02 Sept 
Month of September is on 25 / Tour from 20 Sep till 02 Oct 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive at Tribhuban International Airport Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel and Overnight 1350m

Day 02:Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing in Major highlight. Trip preparation and Overnight at Hotel

Day 03:Drive Kathmandu to Kerung via Syaprubensi (7/8 Hours -140km/ 3,500m) Overnight at local guest house

Day 04:Day in Kerung for acclimatization. overnight at guest house

Day 05:Drive to Saga (230km – 6 hours) 4450m. Overnight at guest house

Day 06:Drive to Manasarovar 4,580m (400km - 9 Hours) Overnight at Guest house in group sharing room

Day 07:Expore Lake Manasarovar and drive to Darchen 4,575m (40km - 1 Hour) Overnight at Hotel

Day 08:First Day Kailash Parikrama. Drive to Tarboche valley and start Kailash Kora.First day of Kailash Kora is 40 minutes driving and 6 hours walking. Overnight at Guest house in Derapuk (4,900m)

Day 09:Second Day Kailash Parikrama. Walking to Dolma La pass (5,645m) and trek down to Juthulpuk (4,760m / 21km - 10 Hours) Overnight at Juthulpuk

Day 10:Third day of Kailash Parikrama, and drive back to Saga. 10 Hours journey drive and 3 hours easy trekking. Overnight at Hotel

Day 11:Drive back same way to Kerung. Overnight at guest house

Day 12:Drive back to Kathmandu (7/8 Hours). Overnight at Hotel

Day 13:Final Departure

Cost Includes

    • All arrival and departure arrangement
    • 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu in twin sharing hotel with full board meals 
    • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with private transporation, Tour guide and entrance fees 
    • Private transporation to Kerung boarder and return to Kathmandu 
    • 6 nights’ accommodation in twin sharing hotel/ Gust house in Kailash region (Kerung, Saga and Darchen)
    • Every morning breakfast 
    • 3 night’s accommodation in guest house on group sharing
    • Private transportation, guide and entrance fees in one day sightseeing in main monuments as per motioned in itinerary
    • Custom formalities at immigration
    • Tibet/ Kailash travel permit and visa 
    • Entrance fees of Lake Mansarovar
    • Government license holder English speaking Tibetan guide
    • Yak or helper to carry goods during Kailash kora
    • Emergency evacuation management

Cost Excludes

    • Personal equipment, personal insurance, emergency evacuation charge and personal medical expenses
    • Lunch and dinner in entire tour 
    • Accommodation upgrading in Kathmandu Nepal - our packae is in 3 star category hotel 
    • Drinking water, bottled drinks and bar bills 
    • Personal horse and helper if you need in Kailash kora
    • Single supplimentory 
    • Other activities mentioned than in itinerary
    • Extra cost for accommodation if you return on the way from Kailash Kora or willing to stay at Darchen instead of Kailash Kora
    • Tipping and Shopping 

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrive at Tribhuban International Airport Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel and Overnight 1350m Representative from Nepal Highland Treks pick up you from airport and transfer to hotel. it is about 7 kilometer from airport to the hotel. Hotel normally at heart of touristic area Thamel. We need your original passport, a photograph and few your information for Chinese embassy visa form for final group visa of Tibet/ Kailash. It is full day rest here in Kathmandu.

Day 2Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing in Major highlight. Trip preparation and Overnight at HotelIt is day to visit major highlights in Kathmandu valley. Visit Bauddhanath Stupa, Pashpatinath temple and Bhaktapur Durbar squire. come back to Hotel. Final preparation of the trip. Briefing and packing. Tomorrow morning have to get up earlier to drive Kerung boarder

Day 3Drive Kathmandu to Kerung via Syaprubensi (7/8 Hours -140km/ 3,500m) Overnight at local guest houseDrive to Friendship Kerung Border from Kathmandu via Shyaprubensi. Start very early from Kathmandu with your packed breakfast to enter Tibet same day. Make immigration formalities in Nepal and Tibet Part. Enter to Tibet and transfer to Tibetan bus. Drive to Kerung from friendship bridge and check in Guest house.

Day 4Day in Kerung for acclimatization. overnight at guest houseKerung is 24 kilometer from Nepal Tibet friendship bridge of Rasuwagadi. Acclimatization activities and rest in here today. we make short hiking around the valley. Your guide will lead you after breakfast. which really help your body to move on altitude.

Day 5Drive to Saga (230km – 6 hours) 4450m. Overnight at guest houseIt is driving via high passes with panoramic Mountain View. Decorative Buddhist praying flags at the top of passes are so unique and picturesque. Stop and view several lake views on the way. Reach at saga by crossing Brahmaputra River and overnight at guest house. Saga is small town having basic and deluxe guest house as accommodation an plenty of Chinese restaurants

Day 6Drive to Manasarovar 4,580m (400km - 9 Hours) Overnight at Guest house in group sharing roomDay is again a long driving through beautiful landscape. The road is well paved throughout the tour. Driving today is again interesting with wide grazing field, local Tibetan settlements. we love to stop many places to take good pictures. Today is also a day to view first view of Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. Drive to Hore for overnight stay. It is only basic guest houses available at bank of the Lake.

Day 7Expore Lake Manasarovar and drive to Darchen 4,575m (40km - 1 Hour) Overnight at HotelIt is day to explore around and rest to be ready for Kailash Kora. We almost spend half day at lake Mansarovar. Deep in to the Lake, Take holy bath, hike to Tsui Monastery or visit natural hot spring those are near the Lake. Drive to Darchen for Lunch, Dinner and Overnight. We make final preparation for 3 days Kailash kora from here.

Day 8First Day Kailash Parikrama. Drive to Tarboche valley and start Kailash Kora.First day of Kailash Kora is 40 minutes driving and 6 hours walking. Overnight at Guest house in Derapuk (4,900m)From Darchen, we need to prepare early in the morning. Drive with our car to Tarboche valley. We start walking from here. Yamadwar, Ruins valley with clear view of Mount Kailash can be see from here. If you have taken your personal horse and helper, you will meet those here. It is walking almost flat land entirely. At the end of the day, it is a bit uphill to reach Derapuk. Enjoy view of North Face Kailash.

Day 9Second Day Kailash Parikrama. Walking to Dolma La pass (5,645m) and trek down to Juthulpuk (4,760m / 21km - 10 Hours) Overnight at JuthulpukIt is hard day of Tour. Early in the morning with enough water and foods, we start to walk top of the Dolma La pass (5,645m) it is about 8 kilometer and takes 4 to 5 hours to reach at Top. Mount Kailash view is still viewing up to buttom of Dolma La pass. After Dolma la seriouse down hill reach at tent house. After those tent house easy walking about 3 hours reach at Juthulpuk where we stay at guest house.

Day 10Third day of Kailash Parikrama, and drive back to Saga. 10 Hours journey drive and 3 hours easy trekking. Overnight at HotelFinal day of Kailash Parikrama. we start quite early in the morning. It is 3 hours easy walking at flat land to reach near Darchen. All the way of walking is via bank of River from Kailash North face. We meet our driving crew ahead of Darchen and drive to Saga town today. We may reach Saga late afternoon. Check in Hotel

Day 11Drive back same way to Kerung. Overnight at guest houseIt driving back to Kerung same way from Saga. Stay overnight at Tibetan site and wait for tomorrow morning to drive immigration. It also have option to cross Nepal Tibet boarder and stay overnight at Nepal side which is comfortable for next day driving back Kathmandu. Accommodation at Nepal part is not enough if there are many tourist groups.

Day 12Drive back to Kathmandu (7/8 Hours). Overnight at HotelEarly in the morning, drive to immigration from Kerung which is 24 kilometers. After crossing formalities in immigration, you will meet Nepali transportation and Nepali guide. driving back to Kathmandu via scenic hilly road. Transfer and overnight at Hotel

Day 13Final DepartureDeparture or stay in Nepal as much as your want. Representative from Nepal highland treks drop you to International airport.

Departure Dates

Our every months fixed departure dates meet Full Moon day in Laka Manasarovar. If any group want to spend full moon day at Kailash Kora or North face of Kailash, we can arrange customize plan.  

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
24 May, 2018 05 June, 2018 US$ 1700 Available Book Now
23 June, 2018 05 July, 2018 US$ 1700 Available Book Now
22 July, 2018 03 August, 2018 US$ 1700 Available Book Now
21 August, 2018 02 September, 2018 US$ 1700 Available Book Now
20 September, 2018 02 October, 2018 US$ 1700 Available Book Now

Usefull Info

Booking Procedure

  • At least 6 month valid (Date count up to travelling period) passport scan copy at the time of booking.
  • Your original passport and a passport size of picture once you arrive in Kathmandu if your tour starts from Nepal.
  • If you are travelling to Tibet from mainland China, we need your Chinese visa along with your passport copy to issue Tibet permit. We also need your one night hotel confirmation within China to send your original permit.
  • USD 300 advance amount at the time of booking confirmation. You can pay this amount by credit card, transfer to our bank account.
  • Rest of the amount paying at your arrival day in Kathmandu.  

Accommodation
Accommodation in Kathmandu is in 3 star category hotels on twin sharing. Accommodation in Kailash region is in guest houses. 6 nights accommodation in Kailash region is in twin sharing deluxe guest houses in this package. Rest of other 3 nights are in group sharing basic guest houses. 

Foods
Package is including every morning breakfast. Lunch and dinner is extra cost. If your own group size is more than 10 pax, we can include lunch and dinner in this package with same cost. Foods are from local restaurants and guest houses. Foods items are Chinese and Tibetan style veg or non-veg. we provide our own kitchen staffs to cook foods as per demand in bigger group or an Indian group.  

Water
Drinking water in the trip is extra cost and you can buy bottled mineral water. It is suggested drinking at least 3 litters water every day to make your body balance in high altitude. During 3 days Kailash parikrama, you can buy bottled mineral water from local tent shops. Boiled water provides if this trip is escort by Nepali kitchen staffs.   

Transportation 
Transporation in this tour is by Van or bus. it is depend on group size. we drive with car or bus till valley of the God, little further from Darchen and start walking for 3 days to complete Kailash Kora. Our private transpirations are not allowed during Kailash Kora.    

Extra cost
Extra cost in the trip is drinking water, your personal expenses and shopping yourself. Accept that personal horse and helper if you need during Kailash Parikrama that is also extra from the tour cost. Personal helper during Kailash Kora may need to handover your hand bag if you are not able to carry it yourself. Personal horse and helper may need if you are not able to walking in Kailash Kora. Extra expenses may spend to tipping your staffs. 

Important Note

This trip is on BB basic and standard accommodation is provided on the way accept 3 days in Kailash region. 3 nights in Manasarovar, First day of Kailash kora Derapuk and Second day of Kailash Kora Juthulpuk only have group sharing rooms in basic guest houses. Tented camp or full boarder service can be arranged as per group demand.  

Trip Fact

Starting Price
US$ 1700.00 (Per Person)
INR₹ 0.00 (Per Person)
  • Duration:13 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate to Strenuous
  • DestinationTibet
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