Kailash Overland Tour from Kerung

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    Kailash Overland Tour from Kerung Highlights
    • Kailash Overland Tour entire and exit from Kerung Boarder (Newly open)
    • Cross Langtang national park of Nepal and stay overnight  
    • One extra day stay as acclimatization day in Saga 
    • Freshly cooked vegetarian foods in entire trip
    • Experience and helpful Nepalese and Tibetan staff team
    • Special ritual at bank of Holy Lake, Tsui Gumba and Hot spring
    • Kailash South face darsan from Lake Mansarovar
    • Three days Kailash Parirama, Kailash North face, east, west face, Gauri Kunda and Dolma La pass 

    Kailash Overland Tour from Kerung border is 16 days comfortable program. The journey starts from Kathmandu Nepal to Kerung border through Langtang National Park. This is an alternative route of the Kodari border open from 2017 for Kailash pilgrimage. Kerung itself is about 2900 meters altitude; staying one more day for acclimatization here helps to adjust your body in high altitude. After driving from here, we reach at Tibetan town Saga within a single day. From Saga, it is a day driving to reach Holy Lake Mansarovar. At the bank of Lake Mansarovar, pilgrimages specially worship themselves. A good view of Mount Kailash's south face appears from here. Mount Kailash is secreted and Holy Mountain in western Tibet. Thousand of pilgrimages come to make parikrama of this mountain every year. Mostly pilgrimages are from Indian and China. Remote area of Tibet, Mount Kailash and surroundings is scenic plateau land with scenic Himalayas, big lakes, hot spring and typical Tibetan settlement. Take a part of three days Kailash Parikrama, reaching Kailash North Face, crossing highest pass Dolma La, Gauri Kunda is the toughest part of Yatra.

    Mount Kailash is Holy Mountain for four religions and for billions of Peoples. Four religions are Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, and bone. Hindu believes that Mount Kailash is home to Lord Shiva and his beloved Parvathi. They reach at Mount Kailash to have a darshan of Lord Shiva and Parvathi. Buddhist believe Kailash as home as Buddha Demchok, who represents supreme bliss. There are numerous sights around Kailash which represent Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche). Guru Rinpoche practices tantric Buddhism in the Kailash region and finally, he established Buddhism as the main religion in Tibet. In Jainism, Mount Kailash is known as Sumeru Parvat. Asthapath next to Mount Kailash is the site where Jain Tirthankara, Rishabhadeva attained Moksa (liberation). Similarly, Bon is native religion to Tibet, they maintain that the entire mystical region and the nine stories Swastika Mountain are the seats of all spiritual mower. Mount Kailash is not allowed to climb due to it being the abode of God.

    Kailash Overland Tour

    At the foot of Mount Kailash lies holy Lake Mansarovar. Mansarovar is the highest freshwater lake in the world. It is the holiest Lake as an important pilgrimage destination of millions pilgrimage. It is believed that one who takes a bath and drinks its water, all the sins remove done in a lifetime. As per Hindu legacy, Manasarovar was created by Brahma to provide an appropriate place for religious rituals. As per Buddhism, buddha’s mother was transported in this lake by the gods, where she bathed in the sacred water of Lake Mansarovar until her body was purified. She then saw a white elephant running to her from Mount Kailash, as the Buddha entered inside her womb. The pilgrimage also circumambulates the Lake; visit each monastery along the way.

    Our 16 days Kailash Tour via Kerung border have enough preparation time in Kathmandu. Have enough acclimatization time at Kerung and in Saga before entering at high altitude. We provide you all the information about accommodation, foods, drinking water, transpiration, packing list, and other needful information before leaving from Kathmandu. Our experienced staff team provides you good vegetarian food on the way. Helpful guide team from Nepal and Tibet provide you proper information and suggestion, which is key reason for success in your Kailash Yatra. Nepal Highland Treks can offer small group joining Kailash tour or private tour. Our general itinerary of the Kailash Tour from Kerung border can be customizing. You also can add more activities in Nepal along with your Kailash itinerary.   

    Kailash Overland Tour from Kerung Itinerary
    • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. 1300m
    • Day 02:Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing in Major highlight. Trip preparation and Overnight at Hotel
    • Day 03:Day in Kathmandu, waiting for final Tibet visa. Overnight at Hotel
    • Day 04:Third day of waiting for visa in Kathmandu. Overnight in the Hotel
    • Day 05:Day of visa receive, drive to Nepal Tibet border (7 Hours) site and overnight in local guest House
    • Day 06:Drive to Kerung Tibet (1 Hour -40km/ 3,700m) Overnight at local guest house
    • Day 07:Drive to Saga (230km – 6 hours) 4450m. Overnight at guest house
    • Day 08:Saga another day for acclimatization
    • Day 09:Drive to Manasarovar 4,580m (400km - 9 Hours) Overnight at Guest house in group sharing
    • Day 10:Explore Lake Manasarovar and drive to Darchen 4,575m (40km - 1 Hour) Overnight at Hotel
    • Day 11: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 12: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 13:Third day of Kailash Parikrama, and drive back to Saga. 10 Hours journey drive and 3 hours easy trekking. Overnight at Hotel
    • Day 14:Drive back same way to Kerung. Overnight at guest house
    • Day 15:Drive back to Kathmandu (7/8 Hours). Overnight at Hotel
    • Day 16:Departure
    • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. 1300m

      Representative from Nepal Highland Trek will pick up you from airport and transfer to hotel. We need to collect your original passports and take your signature in the Kailash form 

    • Day 02:Day 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. It is group tour with prefesional tour guide inside the heritage sites. about 8 hours tour starts from the hotel after your breafakst at around 8am. We will apply your Kailash visa to embassy with your original passport and other dociments. You do not need to present there.  

    • Day 03:Day in Kathmandu, waiting for final Tibet visa. Overnight at Hotel

      We have to wait total 4 days working days in Kathmandu for final Kailash visa. Today is the second day of waiting. You have day free in Kathmandu valley. Do not plan to moove out of valley. In case of any calling from the Embassy, it will be easy to present immidiately. You have option to make any extra tour insite the monuments. Late afternoon stay in the group briefing. We invite you to Nepali dinner with cultural dance. 

    • Day 04:Third day of waiting for visa in Kathmandu. Overnight in the Hotel

      Today is the third day of waiting Kailash visa. Today you have option to plan some other visit inside the Kathmadnu valley or some of the hill station very nearby Kathmandu. Day hiking program can be also the good option which also help you to fit in the Kailash Parikrama. We will provide you accommodation in the same hotel for overnight 

    • Day 05:Day of visa receive, drive to Nepal Tibet border (7 Hours) site and overnight in local guest House

      Today, we get Kailash visa in between 12-2. We immediately start driving towards Nepal Tibet border TIMURE for overnight. We do not get enough time today to cross the border but overnight in the Timure is good for tomorrow to enter earlier. It is about 7 hours driving from Kathmandu. Reach there by late evening.  

    • Day 06:Drive to Kerung Tibet (1 Hour -40km/ 3,700m) Overnight at local guest house

      It is very near in the walking distance to cross Nepal Tibet friendship bridge. Our guide will finish custom formalities in Nepal site and meet Tibetan guide other site. After proper formalities in Tibet Part, we enter to Tibet and transfer to Tibetan bus. Drive to Kerung from friendship bridge and check in Guest house. You have full day there to stay at the altitude of 2700 meter from 1100 meters altitude of Timure. 

    • Day 07:Drive to Saga (230km – 6 hours) 4450m. Overnight at guest house

      It 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 08:Saga another day for acclimatization

      In this 4450 meters altitude, altitude sickness to the peoples are normal in the first day. Second day stay overnight in this altitude again will help your body to acclimatization for further movement. There is no any activities special today but can make small hiking around and visit the small city. Saga is second biggest city in Kailash region.

    • Day 09:Drive 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 10:Explore Lake Manasarovar and drive to Darchen 4,575m (40km - 1 Hour) Overnight at Hotel

      t 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 11: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)

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

      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 13:Third 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 14:Drive 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 15:Drive 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 16:Departure

      Departure or stay in Nepal as much as your want. Representative from Nepal highland treks drop you to International airport. It is important to start three hours before from Nepal. Hotel to airport distance is 7 kilometers and it take about 25 minutes to reach. 

    Itinerary of Kailash overland tour can be customize in private group tour. 

    Route Map

    Kailash Overland Tour from Kerung map
    Cost Details
    Includes
    • All arrival and departure arrangement
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing, three star category hotel
    • 1 night accommodation in Nepal Kailash border in local hotel on twin sharing 
    • Private transportation, guide and entrance fees in one day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
    • Private transportation drop and pick up from and to Kathmandu – Nepal Tibet boarder
    • Custom formalities at Nepal Tibet immigration, Kerung
    • Tibet/ Kailash travel permit and Tibetan visa
    • Transportation in Tibet / Kailash part
    • Truck to keep your goods and put kitchen/ food stuff
    • Accommodation in guest house on group sharing in Kailash region for 3 nights 
    • Accommodation in twin sahring best availalbe hotels for 6 nights in Kailash 
    • All the vegetarian foods during Kailash tour
    • Only breakfast during your stay in Kathmandu 
    • Drinking water and other hot drinks
    • Duffel bag to and small bag for your personal use
    • Warm jacket in returnable based
    • Sleeping bag if you need (return after the trip) 
    • Entrance fees of Lake Mansarovar
    • Government licensed English speaking Tibetan guide
    • Nepali crew, coordinator, kitchen and helper team
    • Bathing, kitchen tents, kitchen cutleries and other needful equipment
    • Yak and Yak men to carry goods during Kailash kora
    • Emergency evacuation management
    • First aid kid 
    Excludes
    • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmadnu 
    • Personal equipment, personal insurance, emergency evacuation charge and personal medical expenses
    • Personal horse and helper if you need in Kailash kora
    • Extra days accommodation and foods in Nepal site in case of early arrive from Kaiash 
    • Other activities mentioned than in itinerary
    • Extra cost on accommodation upgrading 
    • Extra cost on emergency evacuation in case of need 
    • Tipping 
    • Any loosing or extra cost in case of cancellation the tour, or in case of late visa or permit because of immediate rules change from Tibet part

    Service including and excluding may change in private or small group tour. 

    Price & Availability
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    Kailash overland tour departure dates might chance as per current situation or as per group interest. Please make sure with us to get any changes before confirming your trip with us. We also can follow your own date for your own private tour. And tour itinerary and the tour cost is for other than Indian passport holders. 

    Useful Information

    Foods in the trip

    Our package is based on group and in full board based. Three times foods every day is including in the cost. Food items are Indian style in Indian origin group and foreigner style in foreigner group. Foods are all veg during the Kailash pilgrimage trip. Our own Nepali staffs from Kathmandu will prepare foods entire trip. During your stay in Kathmandu breakfast is serve from the Hotel. Lunch and dinner is extra from the package.    

    Accommodation

    3 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu Nepal as per itinerary is in 3 star category hotel on twin sharing room. During 10 nights stay in the hotel or guest houses in Kailash tour, 7 nights hotels are best availalbe in the town and it is with twin sharing, attached bathroom with hot shower inside the room. 3 night guest houses are in group sharing and non attached rooms basic mud houses. Three places Bank of Lake Mansarovar, Dirapuk and in Juthulpuk. These 3 nights does not have any other options.   

    Transportation

    it is private coach as per group size. For small group, we provide VAN. We provide you Nepali transportation in Nepal site and Tibetan transportation in entire Kailash with air-condition. During Kilash Parikram, vehicles are not allowed. It only allow up to valley of the God. More than 10 peoples a group will also have small truck to keep kitchen goods and reach the overnight plaec before your reaching to prepare the foods and hot drinks.     

    Acclimatization in Kailash tour 

    Kathmandu is about 1,400 miters you reach first day. First entry Tibetan town reaches at Kerung (Nepal Tibet boarder) which is 2900 meters (Tibet site). Everyone is staying there for 1 night bur reaching there at early day and doing some fitness activities like hiking and walking. This is much helpful to acclimatize your body in high altitude. Next day saga is 4,550 meter altitude and we stay here another day for acclimatization. We stay almost in same altitude for another 3 nights which is again more acclimatized and helpful to reach 5,645 miters Dolma La pass during Kailash Kora.   

    Kailash Booking procedure

    Booking is accepted until one month before from departure date. We need at least six month validity passport scan copy by email and trip confirmation amount of 300 USD per person. Additional documents are pp size of picture by email, a form to provide your personal details (We will send you this form by email) 

    Payment policy

    USD 300 per person is deposit at the time of trip confirmation. You can pay this amount by credit card, via remittance or deposit to our bank account. Rest of the amount is paying on your arrive in Kathmandu Nepal, before heading to Kailash Tour. Paying by cash, by credit card or bank deposit. Paying by credit card charges more 4 %.

    Cancellation and refund Policy

    • Cancel your tour before 25 days, USD 300 per person cancellation charge.
    • Cancel the trip in less than 24 hours, cancellation charge is USD 800 per person
    • If you return from on the way of trip, there will not be any refund. All the extra expenses of person after group splitting have to bear personally.    

    Kailash Overland Tour from Kerung FAQs

    • Bathing in the lake Mansarovar is prohibited from year 2022. The local police they have made the rules. But the devotes reaching there want to deep and bath in the Lake Mansarovar.Alternatively, pilgrimage can take holy water in the bucket and bath near at bank of the Lake.Many devotees taking deep and bath inside the Lake some time when no one is there to check them. Taking a bath in the Mansarovar has been considered auspicious since the ancient times. Even the Rishis and Munis used to take a dip in Mansarovar Lake before visiting Mount Kailash. Hence devotees have always tried to take a dip in Lake Mansarovar once in a lifetime. Some also believe to wash all the sins by dipping in the Lake.

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