Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar Gauri Kunda - A Holy Pond in Kailash Mount Kailash View from Chui Gumba Near Lake Manasarovar
Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar
Gauri Kunda - A Holy Pond in Kailash
Mount Kailash View from Chui Gumba Near Lake Manasarovar

Mount Kailash Small Group Joining Tour- 13 Days

Highlights

    • Mount Kailash Small group joining tour is for foreigners and Nepali passport holder. We have different offers for Indian passport holders.     
    • The best months for this tour are from May month till September. It still have option to start from April and till October
    • Overland Tour starts and ends at Kathmandu Nepal. It is via Kerung Boarder  
    • Enought preparation in Kathmandu. Visit historical monuments in Kathmandu valley
    • Spend 2 nights at Kerung to get well acclimatization before heading to Kailash Manasarovar and Kailash Kora
    • Holy bath at Lake Mansarovar and 3 days Kailash Kora via highest pass Dolma La (5,656m) 

Mount Kailash stands as sacred mountain peak in far west of Tibet. The holiest mountain in the world believe by Hindu, Buddhist, Bon, Janis and alike as adobe of the God and the centre of the universe. Visitors come from huge distance in the area as a pilgrimage to make their holy Kora of Mount Kailash and deep in Lake Manasarovar. Not only for pilgrimage peoples, now a days the area is popular for other westerners as it is reach in nature, cultures and provide adventure trekking around Mount Kailash for 3 days. Beautiful landscape, Scenic Himalayan views, dozens of over 5000 miter passes decorated with Tibetan prayer flags on the way driving. The typical Tibetan peoples, their life style, oldest monastery, temples and other monuments are also the list of exploration.

Nepal Highland Treks is operating small group joining tour to Kailash from May to September months every year. Tour is Overland tour from Kathmandu to Kerung boarder and same way back. It is foreigner’s group minimum size of 5 peoples and up to 15 pax. Tour is starting and ending at Kathmandu Nepal. It has also option to customize tour plan including Lhasa, Guge or Everest Base camp. The 12 nights 13 days tour also have preparation time and sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.

Any tour in Tibet is much expensive. Tour for single peoples or for less than 5 peoples cost expensive. Our Tour to Kailash as small group joining benefit peoples as we are offering deluxe services within reasonable cost. Your own group at least 5 pax or more can be run as private tour to Kailash and Mansarovar in the same cost and itinerary can be customized as per interest.

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

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: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 1350mRepresentative 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 Hotel It 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 house Kerung 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 Day 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 Hotel It is day to explore around and rest to be ready for Kailash Kora. We almost spend hald 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 Juthulpuk It 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 Hotel Final 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 house It 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 Hotel Early 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 13Departure .Departure or stay in Nepal as much as your want. Representative from Nepal highland treks drop you to International airport.

Departure Dates

Our all departure dates are group joining date. If you want to make your own group departure or private tour, itinerary, departure dates and cost may be change. There will be 5 pax or more peoples in our fixed departure tour. 

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
27 April, 2018 09 May, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
09 May, 2018 21 May, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
22 May, 2018 03 June, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
03 June, 2018 15 June, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
15 June, 2018 27 June, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
27 June, 2018 09 July, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
08 July, 2018 20 July, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
20 July, 2018 01 August, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
31 July, 2018 12 August, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
12 August, 2018 24 August, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
23 August, 2018 04 September, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
04 September, 2018 16 September, 2018 US$ 1700 Guaranteed Book Now
15 September, 2018 27 September, 2018 US$ 1900 Guaranteed Book Now

Usefull Info

Document needed

  • 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.  

Accommodation
Accommodation in Kathmandnu is in 3 star category hotel on twin sharing. Accommodation in Kailash region is in guest houses. 6 nights accomodation in Kailash region is in twin sharing deluxe guest houses in this package. rest of 3 nights are in group sharing basic guest houses. 

Foods
Package is including every morning breakfast. Lunch and dinner is extra cost. If group size is more than 10 pax, we can include lunch and diner in this pacaage 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 and 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 ca buy bottled mineral water from local tent shops. Boiled water provide 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 transporations are not allow 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

Chinese embassy in Kathmandu and TTB from Tibet keep change their rules regarding permit and visa of Tibet. They do not notice prior and they do not even make the reason to change their rules. In the case of that, Nepal Highland treks may inform you same. Any loose or extra cost because of rules change should bear clients themselves.   

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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