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Trip Overview of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra offers rigorous overland driving, trekking, and camping, passing the remote and wild western Tibet. Popularly known as Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. This tour requires at least four weeks of physical endurance. To perform the circumambulation while following this regimen. The visit to Kailash Mountain and Mansarovar Lake. It is an essential part of your overall journey to Mount Kailash.  Tour and trekking in Mount Kailash Dolmala pass is quite a tough task.

The Mount Kailash is the pilgrimage (religious or secular), we return in the same way. With great divine pleasure, we invite and welcome all the travelers to one of the most sacred pilgrimages of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. The tour of Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar takes the seeker through Nepal and Tibet, where an array of temples and stupas, and ancient architectures are explored and enjoyed.

The holy Tibet Mount Kailash Mansarovar is lying in the western Tibetan Plateau. It is in the northernmost region of the Himalayas. Also refers to as Mount Meru and Kang Rinpoche, or snow jewel, Mount Kailash is a 6714m high peak. one of the holiest places for most of the religions, THe  Buddhist, Hindu, Janis, and Bonpos for thousands of years. In Kailash Mansarovar yatra Hindus perform a ‘parikrama’ or walk around the 32-mile circumference of Mount Kailash. They believe to wipe away all sins.

People believe that Lord Shiva had dwelled in meditation on its top. As per the Legend in the Hindu religion, the lake was first created in the mind of the Lord Brahma. Hence, in Sanskrit name, it is Mansarovar, which is a combination of the words Manas (mind) and Sarovar (lake) many pilgrims visit the place with full of devotion at in Kailash Mansarovar yatra.

Cost for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

The cost for Kailash Mansarovar yatra is depended on different factors. As it is a 2 weeks trip and due to its isolation, travel permit, and visa fee the trip cost is quite expensive compared to our other travel package.

The visa fee cost depends on your country of origin, and you will need to pay this to our representative when you provide your passport for the application. We will apply for The Tibet Travel Permit, Alien’s Travel Permit, Restricted Areas Permit, and Frontier Pass. The travel permit cost is already included in our package. We do all necessary official work for all of the permits and passes you will need in Tibet before you travel or once you are in Lhasa before you leave the capital city.
Tibet Tourist Attraction Entrance Fee

Similarly in our Kailash Mansarovar package, we will include All of the costs of the entrance to the various attractions, which are included in the overall cost of the tour. During the trip, the local Tibetan guide cost is included. The fees of your tour guide will be divided while on a Group Tour, you will only pay a percentage of the cost of the guide. If you are in a bigger group the guide’s costs are split equally among all of the members of the tour group, That’s why the cost is lower in a big group.

 

Cost matters with driver and vehicle

The cost of transportation on our Kailash Mansarovar yatra is also varied depending on whether you take a private tour or Group Tour. the tower guide fee is the same in a private tour, not much sharing with the members., for the Vehicle part in the private tour, we will use a Landcruiser. the cost of the vehicle is split between all the members of the tour equally. Sor, The cost of the vehicle can also vary depending on the size of the vehicle for the group. The 4 person group will pay for a standard four-wheel drive. If you are groups of 10-12 will pay for the cost of the larger vehicle, usually, a minibus which is much cheaper than Landcruiser, So the number of more pilgrimage it will help to reduce the cost of the tour.

Yaks, Horses, and Porters Cost for Kailash Kora

If you wanted to use yaks, horses, and porters for a Kora Kailash parikrama it is not included in the cost. you need to budget it separately. This is an additional cost on top of the cost of the tour, however, during this tour, many trekkers do not bother with yaks and porters for luggage and horses to ride on. Furthermore, if you like to use these services, yaks and porters are available in Darchen for carrying your gear, and there are even horses that can be hired to ride along the kora route. These are normally arranged once you reach Darchen by your guide the day before your trek, and you will need to let him know at least a day in advance of your arrival if you require them.

Hotel Cost in Kailash Tour

The cost for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is also made a big difference as per your accommodation. We will use the 3-star hotels in the city and a basic lodge near the parikrama. IF you wanted to use the 4/5 star hotels in the city of Lhatste, Darchen and if you visit Shigatse and Lhasa. Our standard tour accommodations is a comfortable hotel in Lhasa or Shigatse, which is normally a three-star hotel in Tibet. We can arrange a comfortable hotel as per your needs in main cities, then this can be arranged and your overall cost will increase accordingly. To save the cost and if you wanted to do the budget tour, then We can use budget hotels or guesthouses, to reduce the overall cost.

Our package tour cost also includes your accommodation and During the Kora and if you do EBC there is the basic level of guest house so they are not really upgradeable.

Meals Cost in Kailash Tour

Our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra can be customized on full board meals basis ( inclusive of Breakfast lunch and dinner) or just on Bed and Breakfast basis. Nowadays we mostly run a bed and breakfast basis for a small group and you have a choice to eat lunch and dinner on your own. The cost of the meals in Tibet is not expensive, by western standards, Many of the places you will stay during the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra Tour include breakfast as standard. We will give you the list of hotels name and breakfast standards.

The extra cost for lunch and dinner is about USD 10-15 dollars per day on average. The meal’s cost also depends does depend on where you decide to eat. For private tours, the choice is up to you in the cities, though you have fewer choices in the remote areas. However, for group tours, We can choose a good restaurant as most groups do tend to eat together. The restaurants have a group menu also which can help you to save money.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Route

Our route to Kailash Mansarovar yatra is from Kathmandu to Kathmandu via Kerung drive in drive out or visa Lhasa flies in fly out. You can do the 1-way flight and 1-way drive route also which is more scenic and save cost. this also makes a difference to the overall cost of the tour. the cost difference between flights and train travel to Lhasa as flights are much more expensive than trains.

To do the Kailash journey, there are three main routes to take. Overland travel from Lhasa is one of the most cost-effective travel routes for travelers, with the overland route from Kathmandu being the shortest way to get there. The most costly route option is to take flights from Kathmandu to Hilsa, using planes and a helicopter, and then walking over the border to be met and driven to Mount Kailash by our guide and driver.

You can use different travel routes as per your budget and time. Normally, most of the travelers take the common route which develops completely bypassing via SyabruBesi. Stay overnight at Kyirong County, Dongba, Mansarovar Lake, and Darchen before encountering the walking path on the base of Mount Kailash (Yama Dwar). In the wake of accomplishing the ambition along inspecting the North face of Mount Kailash connecting to its base leads backward by retracing the same earlier developed course until the terminate destination is steeped in front.

finally, all the routes take you to Holy lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash. People believe that taking a holy bath on nearby sacred Lake Mansarovar and attending pujas is the way there to wipe up all the sins. It cal also recompense blessing and clarity but after attending 108 times, you will be the one to attain Nirvana.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Package

Our best package for Kailash Mansarovar yatra is 14 days from arrival to departure. We can make the short package also if you have less time. Due to multiple trekking routes and trails, We can make different short to long packages for concluding the journey. Explorers holding enough time can seize long package by eliminating obstacles along short packages are for mastery trippers. We have a helicopter tour package also available for the short time trekkers.

Our package trip is carefully designed as per the altitude sickness. AMS is the major issue of traveling to Tibet along we often encounter over 4,600 m on Mt. Kailash Mansarovar journey so acclimatization is very essential. Besides, It is much better to start the trip from Kerung and drive to higher altitudes. If you plan to make the package from Lhasa we suggest you spend 2 nights there to acclimatize your body.

A journey to Kailash Manasarovar is the spiritual experience and adventure package and much more. The 14-day trip package will commence at Kathmandu, where you will explore the ancient city. Then Our package goes into Tibet, with a drive to Kerung and Saga with an overnight guest house there. As we will travel in the roof of the World so every single traveler of this incredible journey undergoes a humbling and enlightening transformation, which cannot be described but can only be felt first hand.

Get ready for the best travel package with some incredible experiences with visiting the century-old monasteries, Yak caravans leisurely ambling over snowy passes, and the magnificent peaks of the Himalayas.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2021

Our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra for 2021 booking is open. This Kailash Tour is via Kerung takes you to the holy land of Mt. Kailash through the Nepal-Tibet border of Rasuwagadhi-Kerung. Above the Himalaya, the trekking team will embark on a journey to take you to worship and hike around the sacred land of Mt. Kailash.

Our Kailash Mansarovar tour 2021 starts with a sightseeing tour in the capital city of Nepal. on your second day in Kathmandu, we will take you to the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley. The next day we will drive to the Kerung border via the Langtang National Park. We will cross the Nepal-Tibet border before arriving at Kerung.

We will finish our permit check and other official formalities at the immigration and from here we will drive to the villages of Saga for our overnight stay. Today our drive will take us to Mansarovar, and Darchen with great views of the sacred Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurla-Mandala, Rakshash Lake, and Lake Mansarovar. On arrival at Darchen, we will start our 3 days long Kailash Kora. The major attractions of Kailash tour 2021 is visit the sacred peak of Kailash, Holy Lake of Mansarovar, and the highest pass of Drolma La.

The Kailash tour 2021 takes 14 days for completion based on our default itinerary. The trip can be tailored to your preference. The best time to visit the holy Mt. Kailash is between May to August.

Equipment packing list for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Most pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar yatra also take a dip in the nearby, highly sacred Lake Mansarovar (Lake of Consciousness and Enlightenment). Kailash Mansarovar Lake tour has been the pilgrimage site for centuries that people are walking overland for weeks or months. The fee they are approaching the center of the universe. Kailash is the source of four of the great rivers of Asia, fueled by the water of the nearby holy lake Mansarovar also known as Tso Rinpoche, or ‘precious lake’ in Tibetan. Bathing in the cold water of the lake, which is said to contain miraculous powers, is considered to be of massive spiritual benefit during the Kailash Yatra tour in Tibet.

 Official DOCUMENTS

  • Passport with its photocopy.
  • Diary or small notes etc.
  • Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
  • credit cards & Cash
  • Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
  • Any other document for personal purposes.

 Personal  fitness

  •  Kindly consult your doctor and get yourself examined for this yatra
  • As you are traveling at the high altitudes place so we suggest you do some exercises. Such as walking, jogging, yoga, and other breathing exercises in order to have a successful yatra

INSURANCE

  • You need both medical and rescue insurance for the Kailash Manasarovar tour. Please make sure you cover yourself for emergency evacuation (helicopter) in the insurance).

 

CLOTHING

  • Enough clothing for the whole Yatra including 3 pairs trek suits/leisure wear/jogging troushers/4 to 5tea shirts/2 polar flees. Also one light quilted /shirts/polo-neck/salwar kameez and pack lightly for the Kailash Mansarovar yatra tour.
  • Wool socks (around 4 pairs), thick tights, wool monkey cap. Also, bring scarves, warm light gloves or you can also bring a scarf.
  • Wool/thermal long underwear
  • Rainwear (Umbrella or Raincoat)
  • A small light trek bag
  • Water bottle / Thermos flask for hot water (1 liter).

FOOTWEAR

  • Sports comfortable shoes/trainers (Good one Nike, Adidas, or Reebok also can work). Have a spare one too
  • A pair of light Sleepers

TOILETRIES

  • Toiletries kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet rolls, towels, etc).
  • Sunscreen lotion/cream
  • facial tissues wet once,
  • Torch/Candle/matchbox/lighter/batteries
  • Knife
  • Plastic mug
  • Dusk masks/face masks

. FIRST AID KIT

  • First aid kit ( our trek leader also carry 1)
  • Diamox/Aspirin/ painkillers
  • Lip balm/Mustard oil/Vaseline
  • Plasters
  • TCP, salt, mint, Vicks for sore throats

What Above The Himalaya Trekking will provide

  • Down Jacket – refundable basis
  • Cap
  • Walking stick on Parikarma days
  • Duffel bag
  • Daypack bag

IMPORTANT NOTE

  • Do not bring any books, magazines, and also pictures about Tibet, Buddhism, or any Lamas in Kailash Mansarovar yatra. The custom of China won’t allow entering with those kinds of materials.
  • Do not take any pictures and videos in Chinese customs and in also the Army and police station

 


Kailash Mansarovar Yatra - Trip Info

Tour Name: Kailash Mansarovar Tour

Tour Duration: 14 days Arrival to Departure

Best Season: Autumn (August, Sept, & Oct), spring (March & April) & summer (May, June & July)

Trip Grade: Difficult

Max Altitude: 5,250m/17,220ft

Accommodation: Hotels and Guest Houses

Transportation: Land Cruiser (4WD TOYOTA)

Group Size: Min 2 pax up to 10, this tour can be arranged for both individuals and small group travelers any time on your request.

Best time for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

The best time to travel Kailash Mansarovar yatra tour is from  April to October. Traveling at the beginning of this season allows you to enjoy the snow outside of Lhasa without too much disruption. Towards the end, autumn foliage colors the landscapes, and harvest festivals are held in October.

Tibet rain seasons are starting from late May or June to September or October, with most of it falling in July and August. If we choose the best months to visit here they are  April and May, or September and October – either side of the peak of the summer rains and the winter snow.

Winter in Tibet is very cold but it has its own charms, with snowy scenes and lower prices proving a draw for many. But in December, January, and February, the mountains and trekking routes are inaccessible, and many roads may be blocked as well.

You can still visit Lhasa in winter. Days will be dry and bright but cold – with a wind chill making it feel even chillier. Nights plummet below freezing from November to February.

 Visa information for Mount Kailash tour

Traveling to Tibet you need from Nepal are required to apply for both of China Group Tourist Visa and Tibet Visa (also named Tibet travel permit). For both travel documents, individual travelers can only get them through a local travel agency and we will arrange it for you. For the processing of China Group, Visa takes at least 3 working days, Thus we advise you to arrive in Kathmandu earlier.

While for Tibet Permit, We need to start preparing at least 20 days before you for Nepal. All you need to do is emailing the photo of your passport information to us.

If you have any Chinese visa in your passport when we apply for a China Group Visa, the previous Chinese visa will become invalid. If you have, you can take it and use it to fly from Kathmandu to Chengdu and later get Tibet Permit for Tibet entry. WE will arrange your Tibet visa and travel permit for your  Kailash Mansarovar yatra.

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Detailed Itinerary of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Our representative will meet you there, after you finish your immigration formalities, you can get a sim card if you need it and we will take you to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight. We will have a short meeting for a briefing about your program. The evening is free at your leisure, you can enjoy the delicious dinner in one of the best restaurants. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Today after breakfast you will meet your tour guide and leavee for the sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. We are covering the famous Hindu temples of Pashupatinath, The  Swyambhunath ( Monkey Temple), very ancient, and mostly enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. we will get back to your hotel and leave free for you to explore around.

Today We start our trip early morning. We drive in a beautiful scenery road through Nepal mountain village to Kerung,  Nepal Tibet Border through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepali immigration. After we entry to the Chines part and we need to finish the immigration formalities here.After we will drive to Kerung Town. Stay Overnight at Guest House.

Today after breakfast we start driving to Saga. The mornign drive is very pleasant and nice view. some of the y group also visit Kyidrong (Dzongka)5,170m, Shangyala, we will reach in Saga Overnight Hotel.

Early breakfast and get ready for another exciting day. Late afternoon you can have the first view of Holy Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Today we will pass a small village which is situated near Holy Mansarovar Lake.  Enjoy the calm lake of Holy Mansarovar (14950 ft/4558m). It is the highest lake of freshwater with a turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rakshash are lying on its surroundings. These regions have gold and other mines, hot springs, and hundreds of wild living creatures. We can watch several monasteries along the 145km including Dargyeling Monastery, passes Lhaksang, Zamlungla then we will reach Zhongna. Overnight at Guest House. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early morning today we are worshipping on the bank of Manasarover. Holy Mansarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility, and bliss. We will do the memorable morning bath and puja here. After we are driving for  Holy Mansarovar Parikrama by Landcruiser with packed lunch and continue to drive towards Tarchen (Darchen). If time permits, we visit Chui Gompa. Tarchen is like a base camp for Holy Kailash Parikrama. During the auspicious pilgrimage time, this place will be flooded with pilgrims with hundreds of tents all around. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

We will drive a little and start our Kora walking from here. The east-west ridge blocks your view of Mt Kailash, but to the southeast are clear views of huge Gurla Mandata(7728m), Visit to Dira Phuk Monastery, Overnight at camp. We are walking on a beautiful rocky cliff; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessings to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be kept on appearing. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Today we are going to cross the (Dolma-La 18600 ft) and then descending gradually to Zuthulpuk (4760m). Today is the most difficult day of the trek. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget in eternity. Once your steps go down, We can see the Parvati and Gauri Kunda nad people bring the water from there. By late afternoon you will arrive in Zuthulpuk (the cave of Miracles, the great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here)

Today is a more pleasant walking day not more climbing up hills. Zutul- Phuk  Monastery We are trekking above the river and enters the lovely Golds and Red Cliffs a narrow canyon whose walls are stained purple, cobalt, and rust. You can see canyon narrows look for holes gouged into the cliff walls. You can look the holy stone made by pilgrims  Also, look for the far distance the blue waters of the lake Rakshas Tal. Drive to New Dongba  Overnight Guest House.

Drive back to Tingri. From today you will be leaving this holy place. Overnight at Hotel.

After breakfast drive to Kerung.You will see the panoramic Himalayan range.

After Breakfast scenic drive to Kathmandu border formalities at Chinese immigration and drive to Kathmandu. Stay Overnight at Hotel.

Today is a free day in Kathmandu, you can do shopping, look around Thamel Can visit Dreams of Gardens, In the evening we will have farewell dinner.

We will take you to the Kathmandu Airport to catch your flight to your home. Our staff will take care of your safe and timely arrival at the Tribhuvan International Terminal and help you arrange your last minute departure details.

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Cost Includes

  • The airport picks up and drops off.
  • Twin sharing  accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in Syaprubesi, (Local Guesthouse)
  • Accommodation in Kailash (Local Guesthouse)
  • Meals during the tour, Vegetarian meals  (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • English speaking Tibetan guide for custom formalities
  • Nepali team leader/ Co-ordinator
  • Experience staff team
  • All private transportation by Bus
  • Tibet travel permit and Tibet visa fees
  • Entrance fees of Lake Manasarovar and Kailash
  • Entrance fees of Langtang National park
  • We will provide you a duffle bag for keeping your goods during the Kailash tour
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag in returnable based if you need
  • Emergency evacuation management

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry Visa Fee (You can obtain a visa quickly upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu)
  • Airfare to Kathmandu & back.
  • Any Alcoholic and cold drinks, chocolates,
  • Personal expenses, laundry, phone call, internet
  • Your personal gear for the trip, travel, and medical insurance & helicopter rescue,
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on price Includes section
  • Yak for own riding during Parikrama
  • Necessary Yak & Yak men for Kailash Kora
  • Tips and Gratitude for trekking staff
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    Trip Duration
    14 Days

  • Tri Destination

    Destination
    Tibet

  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    2 to 40 person

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Accomodation
    Hotel/Guest house

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    Maximum Altitude
    5,250m/17,220ft

  • Trip Difficulty

    Trip Difficulty
    Easy

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