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Mount Kailash Manasarovar Tour - 13 Days

Mount Kailash Manasarovar Tour

Mount Kailash mountain is situated in far west corner of Tibet. It is the most holy peak of Asia. People has different beliefs over the mountain. Buddhists titled this mountain Kang Rimpoche (Precious Jewel of Snow) and believe circumambulates Mount Kailash once, will purify the soul completely out of one’s sin of whole lifespan. whereas, It rises up to 6700 meter high, looks like a symmetrical cone shaped rock capped by pure crystal-like ice all the time, is written in various mythological and literary works. Mt Kailash lies close to Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshastal and the source of four of the longest rivers in Asia (The Indus, Sutlej, Brhamaputra, and Karnali rivers).

Hindu pilgrims believe that the mountain is the home of their God Shiva and Buddhists consider Mount Kailash as a Center of the Universe-the axis mundi in Asian cosmology. Every year hundreds of pilgrims travel from all over the world to make the ritual circumambulating Mount Kailash on foot is a holy ritual that will bring good fortune.

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu to Nyalam(3750m) and it takes about seven hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Nyalam(3750m).

Day 2
Day 2

Drive from Nyalam to Saga (4600m) which takes about seven hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Saga.

Day 3
Day 3

Drive from Saga to Prayang (4750m), the base of Mayumla Pass and it takes about six hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Prayang.

Day 4
Day 4

Drive from Prayang to Darchen (4620m) which takes about eight hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Darchen.

Day 5
Day 5

From Darchen trek starts for circuit around Mount Kailash. You stay overnight in camp.

Day 6
Day 6

Mount Kailash, This day being a “Full Moon”, the view is extraordinary and worth seeing. You stay overnight at camp.

Day 7
Day 7

Trek back to Darchen. You stay overnight at lodge in Darchen.

Day 8
Day 8

Short drive to Lake Manasarovar . You stay overnight at camp.

Day 9
Day 9

Stay at Lake Manasarovar. You stay overnight at camp.

Day 10
Day 10

Drive to Prayang via Mayumla Pass. You stay overnight at camp/lodge.

Day 11
Day 11

You continue drive to Saga. You stay overnight at camp/lodge.

Day 12
Day 12

Drive from Saga to Nyalam. You stay overnight at camp/lodge.

Day 13
Day 13

Drive from Nyalam to Kathmandu. From Nyalam, you drive down to the border town of Zhangmu.

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop services.
  • A guide.
  • Transfer to Kodari by tourist bus
  • Tibet side: accommodation in decent teahouse
  • Gamow bag, oxygen, basic first-aid kit
  • Kailash permit & normal Tibet/China visa fee.
  • Kodari land tax.
  • Tibet visa, travel permit and necessary documents
  • Breakfast, lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation at Tea House

Price Excludes

  • All personal nature drinks.
  • Travel Insurance of clients
  • Emergency evacuation expenses.
  • Riding Yak/Horse for KailashParikrama (direct payable to Yak/horse herder)

Personal Trekking Equipment List

  • Lightweight walking boots, spare laces
  • Sleeping bag (You can rent from here)
  • Down Jacket (You can rent from here)
  • A rain proof jacket with hood or Punchoo
  • 2 pairs of loose fitting long shorts/skirts
  • 2 cotton T-shirts
  • Sun-hat
  • One pair of sandals
  • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pairs of thick woolen socks
  • Personal medical supplies (first aid kits)
  • Flash light
  • Toiletries with towels
  • Sunglasses
  • Suntan cream
  • Water bottle
  • Iodine for the purification of drinking water
  • Daypack
  • Rucksack
  • Things of your personal interest
  • Lip guard

Note: Please bring if you have good quality Sleeping bag & Down Jacket can be used for -10 °C or you can rent here.

Price From USD$1,795/person
Total $ 1,795 USD

Trip Facts

  • Kodari
  • Kodari
  • 4,750 m

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