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Max. Elevation
4515 m / 14812 ft
Group size
Min 2
Level
Moderate
Transportation
All ground transportation as per itinerary.
Best Season
May to Mid-October
Starts at / Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Accomodation
3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Hotel/Lodge during the trip.
Meals
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trip.
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Tibet - Kathmandu

Highlights

  • Spiritual journey to the revered Mount Kailash, considered sacred by multiple religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bon.
  • Experience the spiritual purity of Mansarovar Lake, believed to cleanse the soul and grant spiritual liberation to pilgrims.
  • Perform the sacred kora (circumambulation) around Mount Kailash, a ritual journey believed to bring blessings and spiritual merit.
  • Rich Tibetan culture and traditions, interacting with local Tibetans and visiting ancient monasteries along the journey.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of the Tibetan Plateau, with towering mountains, vast plains, and pristine lakes.
  • Combine the adventure of trekking in the Himalayas with the spiritual pilgrimage to Mount Kailash, offering a unique and transformative experience.
  • Interact with pilgrims from different parts of the world, sharing in the collective spiritual journey and fostering cultural understanding.

Overview

A Tibet Kailash Tour from Nepal is an adventurous and spiritually enriching journey that takes you through the breathtaking landscapes of Tibet, allowing you to witness the sacred Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. This pilgrimage is of great significance to Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, and Bon religions, making it a unique and culturally rich experience. Here's a detailed overview with a suggested itinerary for a Tibet Kailash Tour from Nepal:

The journey begins in Kathmandu, Nepal, where you'll embark on a scenic drive to the border town of Rasuwagadhi or Kerung (depending on the route chosen). From there, you'll enter Tibet, traversing through the high-altitude plateau, visiting ancient monasteries, and finally reaching the sacred Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. The tour involves trekking around Mount Kailash, which is believed to cleanse the soul and lead to spiritual enlightenment.

How difficult is Kailash Trek?
The Kailash Trek is considered moderately challenging, requiring a good level of physical fitness and endurance. The trek involves navigating rugged terrain, high altitudes, and varying weather conditions. However, with proper acclimatization and preparation, adventurers of all levels can embark on this spiritual journey.

How do I get to Mount Kailash from Tibet?
To reach Mount Kailash from Tibet, travelers typically fly into Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, and then embark on a scenic overland journey to the sacred mountain. Alternatively, some tours offer helicopter transfers to expedite the journey. Regardless of the mode of transportation, the pilgrimage to Mount Kailash is a journey of spiritual significance and cultural immersion.

Short Introduction of Tibet Kailash Tours
Tibet Kailash Tours offer pilgrims and adventurers the opportunity to embark on a transformative journey to the sacred sites of Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. These tours typically include transportation, accommodation, meals, guided tours, and support services, allowing travelers to focus on the spiritual essence of their pilgrimage.

Tibet Travel Permits At Short Introduction Of Tibet Kailash Tours
Travelers embarking on Tibet Kailash Tours must obtain various permits, including the Tibet Entry Permit issued by the Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB). This permit is essential for traveling to Tibet and visiting restricted areas such as Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. Additionally, special permits may be required for certain areas along the pilgrimage route.

Mt. Kailash with Manasarovar Lake tour
The Mt. Kailash with Manasarovar Lake tour is a sacred journey that combines the spiritual essence of Mount Kailash with the divine beauty of Manasarovar Lake. Pilgrims circumambulate the sacred mountain and perform ritualistic prayers while experiencing the serene waters and breathtaking vistas of the lake.

Best Time for Tibet Kailash Tours?
The best time for Tibet Kailash Tours is typically during the spring and autumn months (April to June and September to November), when the weather is pleasant, and the pilgrimage sites are accessible. However, tours are also conducted during the summer months, albeit with warmer temperatures and occasional rainfall.

How difficult is the Tibet Kailash Tours?
Tibet Kailash Tours present moderate difficulty, primarily due to the high altitude and rugged terrain of the Tibetan plateau. Travelers must acclimatize properly to the altitude and be prepared for varying weather conditions. While the trek is manageable for most individuals, it requires physical fitness and mental resilience to overcome the challenges of the journey.

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

  • Arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Acclimatization and trip briefing.
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, including Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.


Max. altitude

1,320m / 4,331 ft.

Accommodation

Hotel

Meals

Welcome Dinner
  • Arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Acclimatization and trip briefing.
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, including Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.

1. Kathmandu Durbar Square:

Nestled within the bustling streets of the Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square stands as a living museum of Nepal's royal history. As the former royal palace, this UNESCO World Heritage Site boasts an array of palaces, courtyards, and intricately carved temples. The architecture reflects a harmonious blend of Hindu and Nepalese artistry, with pagoda-style structures, ornate windows, and detailed wooden carvings that showcase the country's cultural diversity. Visitors can explore the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar (the Living Goddess's residence), and numerous shrines that bear witness to the city's royal past. The vibrant atmosphere, with street vendors, local artisans, and traditional performances, immerses visitors in the authentic charm of Kathmandu.

2. Pashupatinath Temple:

A short distance from Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple emerges as one of the most sacred Hindu shrines globally, nestled along the banks of the Bagmati River. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this UNESCO-listed site draws pilgrims and tourists alike with its spiritual aura and stunning architecture. The temple complex encompasses a series of shrines, ghats, and courtyards, each contributing to the religious ambiance. The main temple, adorned with silver and gold, features intricate carvings that narrate Hindu mythology. Visitors can witness the solemnity of cremation ceremonies along the riverbank, a profound experience that underscores the cycle of life and death in Hindu tradition.

3. Boudhanath Stupa:

A beacon of Buddhism in Kathmandu, the Boudhanath Stupa is an imposing structure that commands attention with its colossal mandala. As one of the largest stupas in the world, it serves as a focal point for Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. The stupa's whitewashed dome is adorned with prayer flags, while the all-seeing eyes of the Buddha gaze serenely in all four cardinal directions. Pilgrims and visitors alike circumambulate the stupa, spinning prayer wheels and chanting mantras, creating a rhythmic and meditative atmosphere. The surrounding area is dotted with monasteries, shops selling traditional Tibetan artifacts, and rooftop cafes that offer panoramic views of the stupa and its vibrant surroundings.

Max. altitude

1,320m / 4,331 ft.

Accommodation

Hotel

Meals

BLD
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi or Kerung.
  • Witness the scenic landscapes and cultural diversity along the way.
  • Overnight stay in Syabrubesi or Kerung.

Max. altitude

2,890m / 9,482 ft.

Accommodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD
  • Acclimate to the high altitude.
  • Explore the local culture and surroundings.
  • Rest and prepare for the journey ahead.

Max. altitude

2,890m / 9,482 ft.

Accommodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD
  • Continue the overland journey to Saga.
  • Enjoy the views of the Tibetan plateau.
  • Overnight stay in Saga

Max. altitude

4,450m / 14,600 ft.

Accommodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD
  • Drive to Lake Mansarovar, a sacred lake for Hindus and Buddhists.
  • Take a holy dip and perform rituals on the shores of the lake.
  • Overnight stay near Lake Mansarovar.


Max. altitude

4,600m / 15,092 ft.

Accommodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD
  • Morning rituals at Lake Mansarovar.
  • Drive to Darchen, the base of Mount Kailash.
  • Prepare for the trek and rest for the night in Darchen.

Max. altitude

4,564m / 14,974 ft.

Accommodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD
  • Begin the trek around Mount Kailash, covering Dirapuk and Zhulthulphuk.
  • Witness stunning views of Mount Kailash and the surrounding landscape.
  • Engage in spiritual practices and rituals.
  • Camping during the trek.


Max. altitude

6,638m / 21,778 ft.

Accommodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD
  • Complete the trek and drive back to Saga.
  • Relax and reflect on the pilgrimage.

Max. altitude

4,450m / 14,600 ft.

Accommodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD
  • Drive back to Kerung.
  • Enjoy the landscapes and cultural experiences along the way.
  • Overnight stay in Kerung.

Max. altitude

2,890m / 9,482 ft.

Accommodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD
  • Cross the border back into Nepal.
  • Drive back to Kathmandu.
  • Evening at leisure or explore the city.


Max. altitude

1,320m / 4,331 ft.

Accommodation

Hotel

Meals

BLD

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Max. altitude

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Includes

  • All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport in Nepal and Tibet.
  • 3*** (Three Star) Hotel in Kathmandu / Tibet.
  • In Kathmandu / Tibet accommodation with Bed and Breakfast basis only.
  • Sightseeing tour as per the itinerary.
  • Applicable Tibet Permit & Tibet Entry Visa Fees.
  • Comprehensive medical kits and re-confirmation of international air tickets.
  • Private Transportation by Van / mini-coach.
  • English-speaking Tibetan Guide.

Doesn't Include

  • Nepal Visa-Personal travel and medical insurance.
  • Expenses of personal nature on tour and journey in Tibet, gratitude (tips) hard / soft drinks throughout the trip.
  • Personal gear and medical kit.
  • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation services required.
  • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from the tour back to Kathmandu. Including expenses of accompanying guides.
  • Meals in Kathmandu and in Tibet, besides breakfast.
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