Kailash Trekking Tour

Kailash Tour (Kailash Manasarovar Yatra)

Kailash Tour Since the beginning of human history billions believe, The Holy Himalaya, where the universe sprang from a place so divine that just a glimpse of it can devour all evil, a palace of the Gods who protect the universe from the clutches of evil, ignorance, arrogance, and delusion. This place, which has been revered as the epicenter of the universe is none other than Kailash Mansarovar.

To the Hindus, Kailash, which means crystal in Sanskrit, is the earthly manifestation of Mt. Meru and the abode of Lord Shiva who with his consort goddess Parvati lives atop the mountain in utmost harmony performing yoga austerities. The Buddhists consider, it as a heaven on earth where saint Padmasambhava gained enlightenment. It is also assumed to be the place where queen Maya was brought to before giving birth to Lord Buddha. To the Bonpos, it is the precious snow mountain or Gang Rinpoche a gigantic mandala that is the epicenter of all Tantric forces. To the Jains it is the mystical mountain of Astapada where the founder Rishabhadeva attained spiritual liberation. In Sikh scriptures, it is believed that the founder Guru Nanak Dev learnt meditation techniques atop the mountain and he is believed to be one of the few people to have ascended the mountain peak.

The unspoiled lake Manasarovar is the source of the four great rivers of Asia--the Indus, the Sutlej, the Brahmaputra and the Karnali (Ganga). It is believed that bathing in the lake and drinking its water cleanses all sins. The Hindu mythology states that the lake was first created in the mind of lord Brahma, hence its name Manasarovar, which is a combination of two Sanskrit words Manas which means mind and Sarovar which means lake.

However, the pilgrimage to this mystical region, which is believed to be the navel of the universe, is difficult and arduous. In fact, it is considered to be one of Asia most religious and difficult trips and yet this holy region is one of the most visited places on earth. It is believed to have invisible magnetic powers, which lures people across the globe to it.

Kailash Tour: Itinerary

Day 01:- Arrival Kathmandu (1300meters)
Pick up from the airport/transfer to your hotel. Time permitting; you may want to start exploring the capital city. In the evening, meet the group for dinner and a trip briefing.
Day 02: Kathmandu (1300meters).
After breakfast, we set out for a guided tour of Kathmandu's holy sites, including Pashupatinath and Boudanath, before heading back to the hotel for lunch. The afternoon is spent making final preparations for the trip. Group dinner in the evening.
Day 03- Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam (3700meters).
Depart at 5.00 am from our Hotel in Kathmandu and drive through the Nepal reaching the Tibet border along the famous Araniko Highway. We stop for a quick breakfast at Dhulikhel and lunch at Kodari. After immigration and custom formalities on both sides (Kodari and Zhangmu) we drive to the small town of Naylam (3700 meters), Total distance 125 km from Kathmandu to Nyalam. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 04- Acclimatization day at Nyalam.
This day gives us a chance to relax and acclimatize to the high altitude in Nyalam (3700m). It is important to stay hydrated and extremely aware of your body's physical condition, which the staff will monitor at all times. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 05- Drive to Saga (4450meters) via Lalung La Pass (5050meters).
After breakfast we start our journey enjoying the grand view of Mt. Shishapangma (8021meters), Gauri shanker and other high mountains from Lalung la Pass (5050meters). A packed lunch will be served at the sacred Lake Pigutso. Total distance 250 km and the expected timing will be around 8 hours. Overnight guesthouse or tented camp.
Kailash TourDay 06- Drive to Prayang (4610 meters).
After breakfast we drive across the vast Tibetan plateau to Prayang. A packed lunch will be served on the way. Total distance 250 km and approximate driving time will be 7 hours. Overnight at guesthouse or tented camp.
Day 07- Drive to Manasarovar Lake (4560 meters).
The auspicious day for all travelers as we catch our first glimpse of the Holy Manas and Darshan of Mt.Kailash from The Horr Chu pass. Total distance 280 km and approximate driving time is 8 hours. Overnight at guest house or tented camp.
Day 08- Drive to Darchen (4570meters)
The experience of being in the abode of God - a life-time achievement: Puja, Havana-worship, meditation, holy dip, later we drive to Darchen (4570 meters). Preparation day for Kailash Kora. Overnight at guest house or tented camp.
Day 09- Mt. Kailash Kora (parikrama) starts.
Trek to Dairaphuk Gompa (5000 meters). Enjoy the close up view of north face of holy Mt. Kailash. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 10- Second day of Kailash Kora.
Trek over Dolma La Pass (5600meters) and trek down to Zudulpuk (4800meters). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 11- Kailash Kora end.
Trek to Darchen, Kailash Kora ends. On the way we visit Zuthulphuk Gompa and drive to Horr Chu to collect holy water of Lake Mansarovar to bring back. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 12- Drive back to Paryang (4610meters).
Overnight at Guesthouse or tented camp.
Day 13- Drive back to Nyalam (3750 meters).
On the way we will see the beautiful Pigutso Lake, enjoy good view of Himalayan range including Shisapangama. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 14- Drive back to Kathmandu (1300meters).
Drive to Kathmandu via Zhangmu. Immigration formalities will be done at Zhangmu (Chinese Immigration office) and at Kodari (Nepalese Immigration office). Stay at Hotel.

Day 15- Transfer to airport for departure flight.
OR you may extend the stay at Kathmandu for Mountain Flight, Manakamana road trip, or Muktinath tour by Helicopter/flight, pokhara, chitwan Tour Etc.

Group size

Tour cost   USD P.P

02 Pax

2640 (1 Jeep with top roof)

03 Pax

2690 (1 Jeep + 1 truck)

04-05 Pax

2370 (Necessary Jeeps and trucks)

06-09 Pax

2190 (Necessary Jeeps and trucks)

10-14 Pax

2065 (Necessary Jeeps and trucks)

15 + Pax

1885 (Necessary Jeeps and trucks)

For Indian people: INR 90,500.00 Group size - minimum 15 pax

Price Includes:

3 night's standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin share BB basis | 12 nights accommodation in Tibet using guesthouse /camp with meals | Mt.kailash Permit Fee | Yaks & Yak Men for luggage during Kailash Parikrama | Ground transfers in Tibet using Toyota Land Cruisers or bus as applicable | Services of English speaking guide in Tibet | Services of our trekking equipment and Sherpa staff | All Trekking & camping equipment including Gyamo Bags | Sleeping bags and oxygen cylinder.

Price Excludes:

Using extra nights in lodge (Except the mentioned on itinerary). Yak/porter for personal use. Rescue/ evacuation or the entire extra cost because of partition from the main group or serious.

Booking Condition

When you confirmed trip, we need photo copy of your passport and 20% down payment of the total price for Mt. Kailash tour permit process. The balance is payable on two days before trip departure form Kathmandu.
Recommended clothing and equipment list for the trip:

Recommended clothing and equipment list for the trip:

Sleeping bags (down with inside extra cover) |  jacket (down)  |  polar fleece |  with rain and water proofed | thermal underwear | wind, rain-proof trousers | woolens and sun hats |  scarves (muffler) |  woolens or cotton socks |  gloves | trekking boots | sun/snow glassed | towel t-shirt/s |  sunscreen, sun lotion |  flash light with extra bulbs and batteries |  sandals |  water bottles | day pack (for your day time necessities) |  kit or duffel bag (to keep your personal belongings) | first aid box, personal medicine walking stick |
Please do not carry unnecessary items and / or valuables. 
Be sure you have the needy items!
Warm clothes, water bottle, water purification tabs, sun tan lotion utility knife, dusk musk, medicine for headaches, fever, colds, stomach disorders and diamox (unless you are allergic to sulpha drugs) for altitude sickness, It is also good to carry dry fruit, juice powder, breads, candy, canned or packed food, nuts, pickles and biscuits.

Good Health:
Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificate those with a history of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before deciding to undertake the trip. It is rigorous and challenging trip where all the time spent at high altitudes. At least 2 months regular practice is recommend either 2 hours daily running, swimming, or joining on a health club may help to complete the yatra very successfully.

Risk and liability
Your safety and enjoyment is our prime concern. We therefore carry out our responsibility honestly & sincerely to ensure your holiday trouble–free as well as you have desired. Nevertheless, unless stated otherwise, trip may be change under uncertain and inherent circumstances such as land-slides, road blockage, flood, snow political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay arrival, sickness or accidents etc. Any extra cost incurring there is your personal responsibility and should be borne on the spot. Any additional cost incurred due to the above mentioned reasons must be borne by the travelers.

Short Info:

Mission Eco Trek has been operating tour in Kailash since many years. We specialize in the 16 days Kailash tour. On our Kailash tour, the entire group will lead by our very experienced guides. All the meal on the Kailash tour is provided. We stay in tea house and tents on the Kailash tour. On our Kailash tour, we provide all the necessary equipments for our clients. The tour around Mount Kailash Tibet takes 13 days, with some days in Kathmandu. Three nights hotel in Kathmandu will include in the Kailash tour.

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