This adventure begins with the drive across the Himalaya east into Tibet to Holy Lake Mansarovar. Here you will join the throngs of pilgrims who, for centuries, have converged on this remote southwestern corner of Tibet to circumambulate the sacred mountain, considered to be the center of the universe by Hindus and Buddhist alike. Ancient cosmography identifies Kailash with the mighty mountain Sumeru, the central peck of the world. To Buddhist, the “Father Mountain” represents the means to enlightenment; Lake Mansarovar, the “mother principle,” represents transcendental consciousness. Hindus consider Kailash to be the throne of Lord Shiva, one of the three principle gods of the Hindu pantheon, whose long, matted hair forms the holy Ganges River. As a Bon center, Kailash enjoys great popularity the folk religion of Tibet- it is the soul of the country and assures protection for all Tibetans. The fountain head of four bread Asian rivers, few mountain reveals Kailash for its mystique, isolation and prominence for 3 days, you will walk with pilgrims around this almost perfectly symmetrical mountain and the sightseeing of the ruins of lost Guge Kingdom Tholing and Tsaprang, before the trek back into Nepal.
Drive Kerung and transfer to Hotel. (About 145km) 6 to 7 Hours)
Cross Tibetan Chinese Kerung Boeder after checking immegration drive to Jilong/Kerung City. (about 40kms) Full day acclimatization
Jilong/Kerung to Saga (4500mts. - 240kms)
Saga - (4500mts. - 435kms) Mansarovar Lake.
Yatra from Mansarovar to Darchen (4600mts. - 35kms.)
Darchen to Diraphuk Kailash Parikrama (4890mts. - 12kms.)
Diraphuk to Zhulthulphuk kailash parikrama (4790mts. - 22kms.)
Zhulthulphuk to Darchen Kailash Kora - Drive to Saga (465Km. 4500mts.)
Saga - Jilong/Kerung (230km - 3600mts.)
Jilong - Kerung - Langtang - to Katmand ( 185kms.)
Free and Drive to Airport or onward destination.
Special entry pashupatinath darshan, rudraabshishek,
Yatra Support Team crews - Cook, Cook helper, guide and driver.
Fresh cooked vegetarian meal by our cook. Hot and cold drinking water.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Tibet Travel permit and group Visa, Tibetan Guide, All Monastery and Kailash entry permits.
Free kailash yatra duffel bag, down jacket and walking pole (to be refund after the yatra), Yatra bag as complementary.
Professional, reliable, friendly and service oriented Nepali leader fluent speak in English and Hindi language and English speaking Tibetan guide in Tibe.
Air condition luxury bus and support truck for carrying yatra bag, equipment, food and staff. (Chinese side Chinese bus and Nepal Side Nepali Bus)
Life saving Oxygen tank, mask-regulator support (for emergency) and first aid kit with high altitude sickness medicine.
Daily Health check by our train staff (Pulse Rage, Heart breath, Pressure, Oxygen Level)
Yaks and yaks man to kailash kora for Baggage and Kitchen.
Travel insurance for Nepali staff only.
Free yatra complete certificate.
Personal expenses for Nepal-Tibet
Personal Travel insurance and Rescue Evacuation on the tour.
All expenses of personal nature
Bar bills and Beverage
Tips for staff
Kailash Tour Rescue jeep encase needed if some one go back earlier than group
Extra cost incurred in case of Landslide or natural problem.
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu as per itinerary
Nepal visa and Re-Entry Nepal visa. (If you have American Passport We need Extra Visa Cost that Cost 120US$ per person)
International Phone calls and media.
Personal clothes & equipment for trekking tour
A. Holy Mt. Kailash yatra require
- 13 days by Toyota Landcruiser or Luxary Bus
- 10 days by Helicopter via Nepalganj.
A. 13 days Kailash Yatra by Toyota Landcruiser or Luxary Bus
- 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.
A. Holy Mt. Kailash yatra starts in the last week of April till September every year.
A. Land cruiser is four wheel driven Japanese vehicle. We allow maximum four people in one Land cruiser + 1 driver + 1 Sherpa (staff).
A. 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.
A. 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
- 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.
A. In Kathmandu you may use USD OR Indian Currency (however denominations of INR 500 & 1000 is not allowed in Nepal). For Tibet you will need Chinese Yuan only. for 11 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.
A. 3/4 Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and guest house accommodation in Tibet. However, camping accommodation will be provided during parikrama of Holy Kailash.
A. 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.
A. We Provide:
· Camping Equipments (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.
A. 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.
A. You need to carry:-
Valid Passport with 4 passport size photographs
Medical Insurance Policy. (Not compulsory)
A. You can commence your yatra any day. Some people prefer to reach at Mansarovar or Kailash on full moon day.
A. 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.
A. 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 every one 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.