Holy Mount Kailash Tour

Duration: 16 Days     
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Group Size: 01 - 10 pax

Mt. Kailash (6,714m) is sacred mountain. Mt. Kailash is located in a high and isolated enclave of West Tibet. It is one of three pilgrimages sites in the area, known collectively as Kangri Tsosum. All are said to be at the heart of the ancient Shangshung kingdom, the supposed land of origin of the pre-Buddist Bonpos. Mt Kailash is their sould-mountain, which they also call View for Kailash Parikrama (Enlarge Map )Yungdrung Gu Tse, the Nine-story Swastika Mountain.

It is a 53-km pilgrim path around Mt. Kailash . Mt. Kailash Parikrma tour begins and ends at Darchen, a small settlement at the mountain south base and in the process visits four monasteries crosses the high Drolma La Pass (5,636m). Three days is perhaps the minimum time required to walk leisurely around the mountain: spend two nights in or near Drira Phuk and Zutrul Phuk Monasteries. If conditions permit, try to stay four or five days, which would allow time for short trips to the inner regions of the area.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Kathmandu (1,300m.).
  • Day 2Kathmandu (1,300m.).
  • Day 3Drive to Neyalam (150km), 36,500m.
  • Day 4Rest Day at Neyalam, 3,750m.
  • Day 5Neyalam to Saga/4,455m.
  • Day 6Paryang (4,600m) 230 km 7-8 hrs.
  • Day 7Drive Paryang to Manasarover (4,558m) 277km 8 hours.
  • Day 8Manasarovar to Darchen (4,575m) 140 km: 5 hours of driving.
  • Day 9Rest Day.
  • Day 10Trek to Dirapuk (4,909m) Total hiking for the day: 15 km: 7 to 8 hours.
  • Day 11Trek to Zutulpuk Monastery Total hiking for the day: 18 km/6 to 7 hours.
  • Day 12Trek to end of Kailash parikarama Drive to Darchen.
  • Day 13Drive to Saga O/NT at Hotel Saga.
  • Day 14Drive to Nyalam O/NT at Guest house/Hotel.
  • Day 15Drive to Kathmandu 163 km/9 to 10 hours.Arriving Kathmandu, Overnight in hotel.
  • Day 16Transfer to Airport.

What’s Included

  • 3 night's accommodation at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin share basis.
  • 12 night’s accommodation in Tibet using guesthouse /camp.
  • Tibet Visa & Permit Fee [Normal].
  • Yaks & Yak Men for luggage during Kailash Parikrama.
  • 3 times meals day such as Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during the trekking.
  • 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 cylinders.
  • Using extra nights in lodge (except the mentioned on itinerary).
  • Yak/porter for personal use.
  • Rescue/ evacuation or all the extra cost because of partition from the main group or serious health condition.
  • No cost is included for those who separate from the main group.
  • Tips for Guide and Porter( it is expected).