The journey from Kathmandu to Mount Kailash holds deep spiritual significance for Hindus, Bons, Buddhists, and Jains alike. Mount Kailash is revered as the ultimate pilgrimage destination, where souls from across the world seek spiritual enlightenment and connection.
This sacred mountain is not only a place of profound devotion but is also believed to be the divine abode of Lord Shiva, often referred to as “The God of all Gods” in Hinduism. Additionally, Lake Manasarovar, located in close proximity to Mount Kailash, is considered the embodiment of Brahma’s essence in Hindu beliefs, further enhancing the spiritual aura of this sacred region.
We are picked up early morning and you and starting the tour with a Tour guide.
Early Morning drive to Kerung that is 175 Km. We will provide you pack breakfast on the way and Lunch at Nepal/China border. Walk along for 10 minutes to cross the bridge. After accomplishment all the immigration and custom formalities meet Chinese guide and Bus drivers, and then processed the journey to Kerung Arrival at Kerungand overnight stay in a Hotel.
It is more a day for acclimatization.
On the first long driving day over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other sites like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep, keep you busy. By the late afternoon you will cross BhramhaPurtra River on the way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town. Overnight in Saga.
The longest driving day starts with full of excitement, Jeeps and trucks roll on the wide valley following rivers and grazing land of yaks and sheep. Far south you can see snow covered peaks nearby you, lots of rocky peaks and sand dunes give you an ideal world. Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired by beautiful traditional costume, waiting for your arrival with hot tea and other supplies along with big smile.By the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, it is a small village nearby Lake Manasarover. Holy-Manasarovara: At 14950-ft/ 4558m. The highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandata, Lake Rashekshi are laying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Night halt beside Manasarovar.
Manasarovara is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.
It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky makes you feel the Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessings to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will keep on appearing. For 18 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.
Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal, here there is the symbolical death, Pilgrimages leave the Old clothes, spin of hair or a drop of Blood in hope, that terrible Yamraja (The master of death) will attention to these signs and will allow the Yatries (travelers) to be born in spirit to pass Dolma- La. The pass associates at Buddhists with the goddess Container, and at Hindu with Parvati, divine wife misters Shiva. On the pass tourists and pilgrimage hang out the Tibetan flags, On success. While your steps goes closer to the pass, Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offerings and sit down for meditation to forget yourself. Once your steps go down, Parvati-sthal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive at ZuthalPuk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).
After short Trek (2 hrs) and reach to the point where the coach will be waiting and we will drive to Darchenand merge with other members who were waiting and drive to Dongba. Overnight stay at Guesthouse in Dongba.
Overnight stay at Guesthouse
Drive back to Kathmandu (175 km)
Mount Kailash Yatra require 10 days from kathmandu to kathmandu Through by Kerung(Nepal Tibet Border)
Kathmandu to Kerung (Nepal – Tibet border) tourist bus will be used. In Tibet, Toyota Landcruiser or Luxury Bus will be used. Routing Kathmandu – Kerung – Saga -Paryang -Mansarovar – Darchen – Dirapuk – Zuthulpuk – Darchen – Paryang – Saga -Kerung – Kathmandu
A. Holy Kailash parikarma is approx 52 kms trek to be completed in 2 nights / 3 Days. Night camping in Dirapuk & Zuthul-puk.
Holy Mt. Kailash yatra starts in the last week of April till September every year.
Land cruiser is four wheels driven Japanese vehicle. We allow maximum four people in one Land cruiser + 1 driver + 1 Sherpa (staff).
If you do not want to trek you can hire horse/pony for parikarma. Parikarma (kora) that is for 3 days. It will cost you approx. Yuan 1200 per Yak with Yak man.
Additional expenses incurred due to delay, Accidents, Natural disaster & Political action. Following are the charges not included during yatra. – Yak and Yak man cost – Rescue or evacuation if need, Tibet visa separation cost – Travel insurance, drink, laundry, Telephone/fax, Additional transportation cost. – If you are not going for Kailash Parikrama due to any reason and staying back at Darchen for three days, you have to pay extra INR 1500 per day for accommodation and food in Darchen.
In Kathmandu you may use USD OR Indian Currency (however denominations of INR 500 & 1000 are not allowed in Nepal). For Tibet you will need Chinese Yuan only. for 8 days in Tibet we suggest you to carry approx. Yuan 2500-3500 Per Person. Which you may need for emergency and to pay for horse during Kailash Parikrama. Balance (unused Yuan) may be exchanged again on the way back. INR 100 = NPR 160 INR 100 = CNY 10.5 (CHINESE YUAN) You can exchange Yuan in Kathmandu or in Tibet border. Most of the yatri exchange their currency in Nepal-Tibet border.
3/4 Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and guest house accommodation in Tibet. However, camping accommodation will be provided during parikrama of Holy Kailash.
Cancellation Policy: 30 days before departure date, INR 15,000 will be charged as cancellation. 15 days before departure date, INR 25,000 will be charged as cancellation. 07 days before departure date, No refund allowed.
We Provide: · Camping Equipment’s (to be returned at the end) ·Sleeping bags (down with inside extra cover), (to be returned at the end) · Jacket (down) (to be returned at the end) · Oxygen Back-up & Gaymo Bag
No medical report is required but we insist every yatri to consult their doctor before traveling to high altitude. Also every yatri must declare their physical status and specify if they are allergic to any medicine.
You need to carry:- Valid Passport with 4 passport size photographs Medical Insurance Policy. (Not compulsory)
You can commence your yatra any day. Some people prefer to reach at Mansarovar or Kailash on full moon day.
Yes, can take children (physically normal) along with you but at your own risk because you know your child better.
You have to take same precautions as you are taking for yourself.
Our team will provide oxygen cylinder in emergency. Usually, oxygen cylinder is not required. However, some yatri prefer to carry their own handy oxygen cylinders. You may buy small portable cylinder in Tibet. It may cost approx. Yuan 20-50 Per cylinder.
Yatra cost is same for children.
Yes, cooks will be traveling with you during the entire trip. They will carry all necessary cooking items with them and you will get only vegetarian food during yatra.
Yes, you may discuss and suggest your choice. If possible and other yatris agree our cook will not mind cooking your choice of food.
Yes, cost of Tibet Visa is included. However, cost of Nepal visa is not included (applicable for foreign nationals only). Indian passport holders do not need Nepal Visa.
Yes, you can get helpers/porters for your kids/luggage; the charge may be approx. Yuan 150 per day.
We will send another Vehicle (Land Cruiser).
No, it depends on weather.
Yes, toilet tents may be made available.
Water bottles / pure natural mineral water, or water purification tablets may be made available.
You can buy everything in Kathmandu, Nepal. Our executive will guide/help you.
Yes, you can bring camera & videos along with you. The voltage in Tibet is 220V. Can be re-charging most of the places but not during 3 days parikrama. We suggest traveling with extra batteries.
Darchen (base camp of Mt. Kailash) is the last point where communication facility is available. Mobile will not work in Kailash region. It works only in town.
No, you have to bring your Pundit.
You should book this yatra minimum 45 days in advance. To book, we need copy of passport (1st page only) with 25% advance deposit.
Yes, we must send copy of your passport to China for approval.
We have following payment options: – Pay on line through credit card OR – Swift transfer to OUR BANK account. Contact us for our bank details. – Pay by credit card. – Send a Demand Draft by courier.
In such case, you must stay back in Darchen for 3 days.
TMT test. (not compulsory)
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. * if you do not have any of the above items, our executive will assist you in Kathmandu
No, we do not have any age restrictions. If you are physically fit you may travel but sometime Chinese Authority do not permit for people aged 65 or above. We insist everyone to consult with their doctor and must mention that you are going to high altitude. Many of old aged people travelled with us and have successfully done the parikrama.
Camera to take picture for your trip memory.