Mt. Kailash Tour 10 Days

Trip Code : VHA/T-02
Duration : 10  Days
Grading : Easy
Max Altitude : 5634 mm
Activity : Cultural wonders
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu
Trip Route : Kathmandu- Rasuwagadi / Kerong - Saga - Paryang - Mansarovar - Darchen - Dira/Puk - ZuthulPuk - Manasarovar - Saga - Kyirong - Kathmandu
Best Season : April to June and August to November


Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarover is Holy place, where people visit as a pilgrimage, Mt. Kailash and Manasarover lies at western part of Tibet.  Kailash  Manasarover Tour is considering as holy tour to Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. The 3 days trekking around Mt. Kailash called KailashKora.  Mount kailashkora is Spiritual walk around Sacred mount Kailash.  It is one of the challenging parts of the tour. The best season to travel here from may to September. Pilgrimage from the world reach here every year from its. There are many ways to reach Mount Kailash and Manasarovar. The best way is from Kathmandu Nepal. It is 11 days overland tour via Tibetan villages crossing Kerong boarder/Rasuwagadi border.  Flying to Lhasa and drive to KailashManasarovar is another option from Nepal. You can also reach Lhasa from mainland China and drive to Shigaste-Saga-Manasarover- Kailash. Dream Tibet Travel can organize your KailashMansarovar Tour package from any part.
Overland to Mt Kailash and Lake Mansarover 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 serene. This fascinating pilgrimage destination is famous for its unseen and unexplored landscape, Himalaya scenery and religious settlements. Lake Mansaroverthe Himalayan Lake situated at the roof of the world surrounded with mighty Himalayas and high peaks is the most attractive scene of this tour.

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 city of 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 fascinating Himalayan panorama, unseen landscape, charismatic Lake and enjoy the visit around cultural settlement and there warm hospitality.


Day 1: Drive Kathmandu- Kyirung

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.

Day 2: Rest Day in Kyirung

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

Day 3: Drive Kyirung to Saga/4450m- 232 km

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 LangtangHimal from the pass. Continue drive through KhunmenTso, Sinling, KarruOngchen and Peikutso Lake (4400m). We will be crossing river Brahmaputra ( “YarlingTsangpo” in Tibetan ) to reach Saga (4600m). O/n in guest house.

Day 4: Saga to Paryang (4558m) to Mansarovar (4600m) 507 km 8-9 hrs

Watching the mountains in distance and driving through road we pass through the small town of Zhongba before reaching  toParyang.. 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  mtKailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandata and  Lake Rakchyas is simply heavenly. O/n at tented camp or a guesthouse.

Day 5: Drive to Darchen (14975ft) 40km

After some peaceful hours at the shores of the sacred Lake Manasarovar with the snowy massif of GurlaMandhata 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.

Day 6: Trek to Dira-Puk/5000m, 7 Hrs drive

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.

Day 7: Trek DiraPuk-ZuthulPuk, 18km, 6-7 hrs, 550m ascent, 600m descent.

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 ZuthulPuk where the great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles. O/N at local guest house/Tented camp.

Day 8: End of KailashParikrama and drive to Saga

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

Day 9: Drive back to Kyirung (232km) 6-7 hr.


Day 10: Kyirung to Kathmandu 150 km

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.

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