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Overland to Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar

Overland to Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar

Overview And Highlights

The overland to Mt Kailash and Lake Mansarovar tour is one of the most fascinating trekking and touring destination into the Tibetan landscape and into the most beautiful wilderness of the Himalayan range. Mt Kailash the holy land of Lord Shiva is blessed with natural and cultural serenity. This fascinating pilgrimage destination is famous for its unseen and unexplored landscape, Himalaya scenery, and religious settlements. Lake Mansarover the Himalayan Lake situated at the roof of the world surrounded by mighty Himalayas and high peaks is the most attractive scene of this tour.

The overland to Mt Kailash and Lake Mansarovar tour starts upon your arrival at Kathmandu Valley. Enjoy sightseeing around one of the most beautiful and ancient cities in the world. Kathmandu Valley (1360m) is blessed with classic artifacts, ancient and historic palaces and shrines, and many more. Commence this exotic tour into the Himalayan wilderness of Mt Kailash and enjoy sightseeing the fascinating Himalayan panorama, unseen landscape, and charismatic Lake and enjoy the visit around the cultural settlements and their warm hospitality.

Highlights of the Mt. Kailash tour

  • Visit Local Tibetan villages and people’s lifestyle.
  • Visit Holy Lake Mansarovar and Holy Mount Kailash
  • Explore local Tibetan Culture
  • Mt. Kailash circuit (kora) for 03 days
  • Holy bath at Lake Manasarover
  • Cross Dolma-la pass 5600 meters
  • Enjoy with beautiful scenery in Tibet

Mount Kailash Fixed Departure Dates For 2024

Arrival date in Kathmandu

Visa apply date

Departure date

  01st June

02nd June

06th June SakaDawa2025

 16th June

17th June

20th June  

 25th June

26th June

30th June  

 15th July

16th July

20th July

19th August

20th August

24th  August 

 10th September

11th September

14th September

 01st October

02nd October

05th October

Important Note for Overland to Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar

As per the new rules and regulations from the Chinese embassy in Nepal, to obtain a Tibet group visa, it is required that there must be a minimum of 04 people in the group. Additionally, the visa application process in Kathmandu requires the submission of the original passport and may take 04-05 official working days to complete. Furthermore, clients who wish to obtain a Tibet group visa will need to visit the China visa application center in person to provide biometric information.

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We drive from Kathmandu to Nepal Tibet border along a scenic highway.  After immigration formalities at the border, you meet our Tibetan guide & driver. After some briefing we drive to O/N at Guest House.

 

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House.
Elevation
2700

Acclimatize in Kerong before further driving. Free afternoon look around. O/n at Guest house.

 

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House.
Elevation
2700

First day with a long drive on the desert terrain. Driving past nomad camps and sheep and yak herds. We can see Gaurishankar, Shishapangma and Langtang Himal from the pass. Continue drive through Khunmen Tso, Sinling, Karru Ongchen and Peiku tso Lake (4400m). We will be crossing river Brahmaputra ( “Yarling Tsangpo” in Tibetan ) to reach Saga (4600m). O/n in guest house.

 

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House.
Elevation
4450

Watching the mountains in distance and driving through road we pass through the small town of Zhongba before reaching  to Paryang.. Offering the first view of mt kailash and the holy lake only after several hours of drive. As you approach this serene and sacred lake, historic Chiu Monastery becomes visible on the North West shore of the lake. From this vantage point, you can have a glimpse of majestic Mount Kailash. Manasarovar , the highest  fresh water  lake with turquoise complexion - surrounded by  mt Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandata and  Lake Rakchyas is simply heavenly. O/n at tented camp or a guesthouse.

 

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House.
Elevation
4600

After some peaceful hours at the shores of the sacred Lake Manasarovar with the snowy massif of Gurla Mandhata 7694m just across the lake, we drive 40 km to Darchen which serves as the base for Mt kailashkora ( circumambulation).  The Kora is 53 km in total and completed in three days. O/n in a guesthouse.

 

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House.
Elevation
4565

It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs and waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky.  The 15 km trail takes almost 7 hrs. O/n intented camp/Guest house.

 

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House.
Elevation
5000

Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage trek , cross Dolma La pass at 5670 m. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget you. By the late afternoon you will arrive at Zuthul Puk where the great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles. O/N at local guest house/Tented camp.

 

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House.

Complete the kora and drive to  back to Saga. O/n in  Guest house.

 

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House.
Elevation
4450

Drive back to Kyirung (232km) 6-7 hr.

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House.
Elevation
2700

Driving further to Nepal Tibet border, complete the immigration formalities, get your Nepal visa.  Say good bye to your Tibetan guide and driver. You will be received by our guide from Kathmandu and drive to Kathmandu.  End of the services.

Food
B
Accomodation
Guest House
Elevation
1350

What Is Included ?

  • Guest House or Tented Accommodation as per program
  • Private Transportation by Van or Mini Coach as per group size.
  • All necessary Tibet Travel and Trekking permit
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • All Sightseeing and Entrance fee
  • Yak and Yak man during Kailash Kora
  • Cook and Sherpa Staff from Kathmandu if we camp
  • Supporting Truck (above 2 pax) if we camp
  • Meal on Full board Basis (B/L/D) Or B/B (As per your requirement)
  • Kathmandu to Border to Kathmandu Transportation

What Is Excluded?

  • Travel and personal Expenses
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Hiring porter/ horse
  • Portable oxygen cylinders in of emergency
  • Rescue and Evacuation Service
  • Any Additional cost due to Nature calamity and Unforeseen Circumstances and etc.

Overland to Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar Altitude Profile

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1 2024-08-23 10 Days USD 1450 Available Book Now
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Traveller Useful Information

  • 1 warm down jacket
  • 1 pair of wind proof jacket and trouser
  • Warm sleeping bag
  • Warm and head cover hat / cap
  • 2 pairs warm inside thermal
  • 2 pairs warm trouser/ paint
  • Warm but light waited sweeter or jacket
  • 2/3 pairs light t-shirt
  • 1 pair of light walking shoes for morning and evening walking / while stay at lodge side
  • Another pair of water proof warm trekking shoes
  • ¾ pairs good and warm shocks
  • Sun cream, sun glass
  • Rain coat
  • Trekking stick for 3 days Kailashparikrama (you can buy it in Darchen)
  • Your regular using medicine
  • Duffel bag to put your goods (This bag separately stay at bus and you will get it every evening)
  • Small back carry bag (day bag)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Water flash to put warm water throughout the tour
  • Sun cream, Vick
  • Sun glass
  • Camera to take picture for your trip memory.

  • At least 6 month valid passport scan copy my email
  • USD 800 as an advance, you can pay by credit card or transfer to our company account
  • Rest of the tour cost is paying before departure from Kathmandu by cash, by credit card or you can transfer to our official account
  • This cans the group joining trip. there will be at least 6 peoples minimum and maximum can be 12 pax
  • Single accommodation, accommodation upgrading one the way is extra paying
  • You also can do this trip privately if you have your own group.
  • All the food we are providing is veg and provided from local hotels and local restaurants

Special advice

  • Your passport should at least 6 month valid count from travelling date and you should bring same passport which you send us for permit while at trip confirmation.
  • Due to uncertain Chinese policy, You are advice to confirm your trip as early as possible.
  • We formally do not need your medical report, insurance etc for visa and permit procedure but it is necessary to have secure way. Obtained from your own country.

Client Reviews

EDGAR ABDRAKHMANOV

Russia

Mr Ram did excellent job. Everything was just on time and very well organized. Thanks a lot. Definitely recommend.

Mr Ram did excellent job. Everything was just on time and very well organized. Thanks a lot. Definitely recommend for everyone who looks for comfort travel.

9th July, 2023

Trip Facts

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Duration:

10 Days

Maximum Altitude:

5634m

Trip Name:

Overland to Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar

Trip Type:

Group Tour | Private

Activities:

Natural and cultural sightseeing

Transportation:

Private vehicle

Route:

Kathmandu - Rasuwagadi / Kerong - Saga - Paryang - Mansarovar - Darchen - Dira/Puk - Zuthul Puk - Manasarovar - Saga - Kyirong - Kathmandu

Best Season:

April to June and August to November

Grade:

Easy to Exotic

Culture:

Tibetan Lifestyle

Saga Dawa Festival tour Date:

18/05/2024
price tag US$1450
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