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Trip Overview of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tour is one of the best pilgrimage tours in Tibet. the tour gives you the best experience of trekking and passing the remote wild western part of 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.  Touring and trekking in Mount Kailash Dolmala pass is quite a tough task.

Mount Kailash is the pilgrimage (religious or secular), and we return in the same way. With great divine pleasure, we invite and welcome all travelers to one of the most sacred pilgrimages of the 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 architecture are explored and enjoyed.

The holy Tibet Mount Kailash Mansarovar 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 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 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 full of devotion in Kailash Mansarovar yatra.

Cost for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

The cost of the Kailash Mansarovar yatra is depended on different factors. The Kailash Mansarovar tour normally 12 to 14 days to travel time. We need a Tibet travel permit and a Tibet visa fee. This makes the trip is the cost is quite expensive compared to our other travel package. The cost will be between USD 2700 to 4000 per person  depends on group and route.

The visa fee cost depends on your country of origin, and you will need to pay 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 the 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.

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.

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 inspecting the North face of Mount Kailash connecting to its base leads backward by retracing the same earlier developed course until the termination 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 in the nearby sacred Lake Mansarovar and attending pujas is the way there to wipe up all their sins. It can also recompense blessing and clarity but after attending 108 times, you will be the one to attain Nirvana.

Kailash Mansarovar yatra by Overland

Our Kailash Mansarovar overland yatra takes place after crossing the Kerung/Kyirong border. We can make this trip n 14 days to and from Kathmandu and overland to Mount Kailash. We will offer a small group or private trip to Kailash Mansarovar via Overland. Join our  Kailash overland tours as per the itinerary or we can customize the tour itinerary as per your interest. Overland Tour to Kailash is ranging from Kathmandu and enters Kailash via the Kerung border. We offer 14 day Kailash Overland Tour itinerary which is enough time for preparation and acclimatization.

Mount Kailash in western Tibet is a holy mountain peak that believes as the residence of Lord Shiva and his wife Goddess Parvathi as per Hinduism. Abode of Kang Ringboche as per Lamaism. it’s bringing equal importance in Jainism and Bon. Thousand of pilgrimages reach there per annum. Taking bath in the blue clear water of Lake Mansarovar believe to wash all the sins wiped out a lifetime. One circuit of Mount Kailash is claimed to clean up countless sins.

The 52 Kilometer Kailash circuit/ Kailash Kora or Kailash Parikrama is the hardest part of the tour. it’s containing 3 days of trekking via the highest pass Dolma La (5,630miters). Although, it’s not much tough for those that are physically fit. the remainder of the time on tour is driving with comfortable transportation. the simplest season for the Kailash overland tour is from May to September. for the little private tour, it’s often also suitable for April, October, and November.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2023

Our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra for 2023  booking is open. This Kailash Tour is via Kerung and takes you to the holy land of Mt. Kailash through the Nepal-Tibet border of Rasuwagadhi-Kerung. Above the Himalayas, 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 2023 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 the Kailash tour 2023 are visiting the sacred peak of Kailash, the Holy Lake of Mansarovar, and the highest pass of Drolma La.

The Kailash tour 2023/2024 takes 14 days to complete 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 the 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 a pilgrimage site for centuries 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.

 Official DOCUMENTS

  • Passport with its photocopy.
  • Diary of 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 a check-up for this yatra
  • As you are traveling at high altitudes place so we suggest you do some exercises. Such as walking, jogging, yoga, and other breathing exercises 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).

 

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 the 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

Altitude sickness in Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

 

Mount Kailash Parikrama is located at 4,500 meters above sea level, whereas Mansarovar Lake is located at 4,590 meters. At such a high altitude, Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is commonly
experienced by people. However, the effects of AMS vary from person to person since some individuals only feel a slight or unnoticeable effect while others experience a very strong one. Travelers need to practice yoga and participate in physical exercise before embarking on the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra since healthy individuals are less prone to get AMS. Altitude sickness symptoms include discomfort, poor sleeping patterns, headaches, and difficulty breathing.

Health precaution

At higher elevations, the oxygen level is lower. The unfavorable atmosphere and high altitude cause several illnesses that are often not seen in the lowlands. There are several symptoms, including headache, nausea, lassitude, lethargy, dyspnea, general unease (malaise), elevated irritability, a little loss of balance, disorientation, incoherence, and sleeplessness. It is common to see signs of altitude sickness in people’s respective age, sexual orientations, or level of physical condition. The best solution is gradual acclimation. Avoid using sedatives, sleeping pills, and powerful antibiotics. Some signs show that the body is trying to adjust to its new surroundings.

The ideal plan is to purposefully slow down all activities while adhering to the following guidelines:

Slow down your movement and rest frequently.
Let yourself feel excited and relaxed.
Stop chatting, shouting, or talking.
Take a third of your normal stride and pace while you walk.
Don’t overload yourself.
15 minutes of walking are followed by 5 minutes of rest.
Anytime you start to feel uneasy, simply stop; take a break, and unwind.
Avoid fights and disregard abrupt outbursts from your fellow travelers.
Be silent and grin as you do so.
Never ascend too quickly or too high.

Drink a lot of water; never go forward on an empty stomach.
Put on your headphones and listen to your favorite music, bhajans, or other forms of chanting.
You can even recite a prayer or imagine the world around you by your positive ideas.
Take care not to get sick or get a cold.

Being overdressed is preferable to be inadequately protected.

Avoid bathing or drinking water from lakes, streams, or rivers when traveling because your system isn’t prepared for this. In the tent, wear your boots or Keds.

During prolonged driving periods, shield yourself from the sun and wind. Hands, feet, and face must all be protected.
Potholes occur on uneven terrain, steep slopes, and slippery banks. Take care when walking
and looking around the scene. If possible, don’t do both at the same time.
Always pay attention to your guide or an experienced person.

Always stick with your group through the journey.
Overexertion is to be avoided on this excursion.
Drink a lot of water, at least 3 liters per day.
Keep your body warm by wearing thick clothes.

Physical fitness

You must be in good physical condition to finish this journey. If you have health problems, there’s a chance they might get worse while you’re on the yatra. Please begin exercising like walking, running, yoga, and other breathing exercises at least one month before the yatra because Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar are located at high elevations.

You are good to go on this trip as long as you don’t have any illnesses or medical disorders. Lack of fitness would make it difficult for you to handle the severe circumstances on the trek. Before doing this yatra, you must keep your physique in good shape. Here are some recommendations for getting in shape for the Kailash Mansarovar  Yatra Tour:

Walking:

You must engage in trekking, regardless of whether you choose to follow the guided itinerary or go with a private tour company. This becomes crucial if you plan on performing the “parikrama” of Mount Kailash. You must quickly walk for at least 4 to 5 km each day to get your body used to the activity. If you don’t have an active lifestyle, start by walking a few kilometers each day, then aim to increase that amount as much as you can.

Jogging:

Try to step up your workout routine by a step and start jogging if you’re capable of already walking a few kilometers each day. Despite what it may look like at first, jogging is not at all challenging. Jogging is a terrific way to raise your body’s fitness level and will expand your lung capacity.

Climb stairs:

You can begin your workout by simply walking up the stairs. You just need to climb the steps as much as you can. Both the home and the office would benefit from this. As often as you can, choose the stairs instead of the elevator. Walking up and down the stairs is preferable to joining a gym or purchasing a treadmill.

Aerobics:

Before embarking on the Kailash Yatra, you don’t need to join a gym and bulk up. It is sufficient to enroll in an aerobics class nearby, or, even better, to join a group of neighbors who share your interests and practice aerobics.

You can find inspiration by watching videos on YouTube. Examinations of health: Even if you have chosen a private tour company for your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, it is important to visit the doctor and discuss your trip plans. He will request that you undergo a few tests. This will greatly boost your confidence before the Yatra. Please visit your doctor to get examined for this trek.

Consume multivitamins:

Even if you are in good health and have no difficulties, it is a good idea to take multivitamin tablets every day. This ensures that your body receives all of the vitamins it requires.

Visa and Documentation

You require a Chinese visa together with a Tibet travel permit to enter China and go to the Mount Kailash area. Kailash Mansarovar is situated in the remote part of Tibet, which is both
a protected and a restricted area. The Chinese visa is granted to groups rather than to a single person. The paper-based group visa is only for Nepalis traveling on the Kailash Mansarovar
Yatra. Everyone must have this visa to enter China. Additionally, a Tibet Travel Permit issued by the Chinese government is required.

You must have a passport if you plan to visit the Kailash in Tibet. This can be arranged by the company you are traveling with. They will complete the entire visa application and documentation procedures at the time of the trip.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is an essential document. However, it is not necessary to have insurance to confirm a visa or permission. It is only for addressing your security and urgent needs. Ensure that
your insurance covers travel up to 5,600 meters above sea level as well as medical expenses and emergency rescue. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra’s highest peak is reached during the Kora when pilgrims arrive at the Dolma La Pass at 5,943 m (19,500 ft.).

At this height, there is a chance of experiencing either mild or severe altitude sickness. It is a must that you obtain appropriate travel insurance that covers costs that you may incur as a result of health difficulties and emergency evacuations before talking with and receiving advice from your travel agency. Make sure your insurance provider is properly informed about all the activities planned for the vacation and that the policy also includes coverage for medical costs associated with emergency air ambulance or helicopter rescue.

Currency

Kailash Mansarovar is a mountain range in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The most often-used currency in Tibet is the Chinese yuan. However, most businesses in China also openly accept US dollars. For a smooth voyage, it is advisable to bring Chinese yuan. Although they are not always evident, a number of local establishments take credit cards, and it can be challenging to access ATMs. Although it is common to exchange US dollars in Tibet, the exchange rates may not be as favorable as elsewhere.

Therefore, before you go on your vacation, we advise you to exchange your dollars for the Chinese renminbi at substantially higher rates in Kathmandu. In contrast to local teahouses and hotels, where US money may not be accepted, Chinese cash is widely accepted across Tibet. You can use the currency converter at www.xe.com to find out the most recent exchange rates throughout the world.

Accommodations and Transportation

Tibet is situated in the most mountainous terrain in the world, yet China’s transportation network makes it easy to get there. Buses and Jeeps are easily accessible for local transportation within
Tibet’s districts. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra also offers a helicopter alternative, which helps travelers get where they’re going swiftly while still admiring the area’s breathtaking beauty.
Information about the Kailash Yatra for NRIs In Tibet’s remote areas, there are a number of guest houses that are open during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

However, there are just a few basic utilities available. In remote locations, there are modest resorts and hotels. Because there are no hotels or home stays in the high-altitude areas, you must bring a tent and sleep while on the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra excursion.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra trip cost

Travel to Tibet is highly controlled by all international visitors. Different fees are charged by the Tibetan government to Indian and non-Indian citizens, particularly those who are participating in
the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. In general, the cost might be anywhere between $2700 and $4000 per person. The route you choose, the number of people in your team, the time of year you visit, the mode of transportation, the class of your accommodations and meals, as well as other considerations, will all have an impact on the cost of your Kailash Mansarovar excursion.


Kailash Mansarovar Yatra - Trip Info

Tour Name: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 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 from April to October. We mostly focus the private trip and small groups.

Trip Note

  • Do not bring any books, magazines, or pictures about Tibet, Buddhism, or Lamas.  The Custom of China won’t allow entering with those kinds of materials.
  • Fresh vegetables, fresh fruits, liquids like Ghee, and Oils are not allowed entering from Chinese customs at Kodari.
  • Do not take any pictures and videos in Chinese customs, Army, and police stations during the trip.
  • Make a quei in every customs and in checking post as per your visa list number (your guide will give you instructions from the first day)
  • Take cooperative positions from every Nepali and Tibetan staff and in Immigration sites
  • We need two working days for Visa processing in Kathmandu for all foreigners other than Indians. So all the foreigners must stay 2 days in Kathmandu

Detailed Itinerary of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Our representative will meet you thereafter 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 a delicious dinner in one of the best restaurants. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Today after breakfast you will meet your tour guide and leave 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 it 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 morning drive is a very pleasant and nice view. some of the 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 fresh water with a turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rakshash are lying in their 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, which 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. From 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 and 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 at 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

Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

A peak named Mount Kailash is located in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region’s Ngari Prefecture.It is located at a height of 6,714 meters (22,028 feet). It is located in the western portion of the Tibetan Plateau, in the Kailash Range (Gangdisê Mountains) of the Transhimalaya. It is situated at the western intersection of China, India, and Nepal’s borders, which is less than 100 kilometers to the north of Mount Kailash.

Lake Mansarovar and Lake Rakshastal are next to Mount Kailash. Near this mountain and the two lakes are the origins of four significant Asian rivers. These rivers are the Indus, Sutlej, Brahmaputra, and Karnali (a tributary of the Ganges). Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bon are the four faiths that regard Mount Kailash as holy.
The holy lake Mansarovar and Kailash Peak are mentioned in ancient Vedic literature such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.The goddess Parvati is said to like spending time beside this lake.

Shiva’s wife, Parvati, is the Himalayan king’s daughter. The way this location is described in the scriptures differs from how it actually appears. Mansarovar, which was adorned with lotus and lilies and had swans swimming in its pearl-like waters, was surrounded by lush gardens that produced fruit all year. Kailash was situated among these gardens, according to the Vedic text. The elevation of Mansarovar Lake is 4557 meters above sea level.

It is one of the highest lakes in the whole world. The Himalayas border the Mansarovar, Valley to the south, while the Kyla Ridge borders it to the north. The Padma Sambhav Cave, which sits beside the lake, is where the founder of Tibetan Buddhism spent the final seven days of his earthly existence. Seven days later, he mysteriously vanished. Although Mount Kailash is not the highest mountain in the Himalayas, its pyramid shape makes it stand out.

Kailash is considered a sacred site by devotees of Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, and Bon because its planes are directed toward the four corners of the world. People have long held the belief that kora may help them release their sorrows and eliminate obstacles in their way. A pilgrimage to Kailash is a win against oneself. The environment and nature are unusual and even unearthly. You’ll get a sense of being on another planet or in another reality.

The Himalayan Mountains have been captivating people with their breathtaking beauty since ancient times. Kailash’s snow-covered mountains have a unique position among them. For generations, searchers have traveled to this location in the hopes of finding answers to their concerns and remembering the reason for their current existence among these intriguing mountains.

Legends of invisible gods living in this enigmatic location date back to ancient times. The spiritual journey around Kailash has lasted for ages in Kora. We want to put your commitment and passion to the ultimate test, so we’re inviting you on an amazing journey through Tibet and Nepal. You can discover who you are by visiting the places where the great instructors of the past left their imprint and the vanished civilizations of other people.

Kailash tour

Mount Kailash Tour is legendary for pilgrimage, nature lovers also as adventure seekers. Mount Kailash and Holy Lake Mansarovar are situated within the secret land of Tibet. Kailash Manasarovar  Tour is that the hottest pilgrimage tour, visited by numerous pilgrims per annum. Kailash Tour by Helicopter is different from a brief and cozy tour to Kailash via the gorgeous hill station of Simikot in Nepal. Lhasa Kailash Tour is again an alternative choice to possess both experiences of Historical cities of Tibet and Mount Kailash Manasarovar.

We are organizing the best tour to Mount Kailash since 2007.  Our professional local guide team provides you the best quality services. Our team is always there to make your Kailash Tour unforgettable and memorable.  Mount  Kailash is easily accessible from the outskirts of Nepal. Kailash  Tour starts with a sightseeing tour within the capital city of Nepal. We will offer you a complimentary city tour of Kathmandu UNESCO listed world heritage sites. After the guided tour.

We’ll get ourselves inside the Langtang park and cross the Nepal-Tibet border to reach Kerung. From Kerung, we’ll drive to the villages of Saga, Mansarovar, and Darchen with great views of the sacred Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurla-Mandala, Rakshash Lake, and therefore the Lake Mansarovar. After visit Mansarovar lake we will start our 3 days long Kailash Kora. During this tour, we will do the hiking and do the parikrama of the sacred peak of Kailash, Holy Lake of Mansarovar, and therefore the highest pass of Drolma La.

We can do the Kailash Overland Tour via the Kerung highway route. This is the newly opened Nepal-Tibet border of Rasuwagadhi-Kerung.

Kailash tour via Lhasa

Our Kailash Tour via Lhasa covers major cultural sites of Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, and pilgrimage site Kailash Mansarovar. The main highlights of this package in Lhasa are Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang Temple. We also see the  Tibetan traditional Barkhor Squire, Tashilampo Monastery in Shigatse, and most sacred Lake Yamdok. Our further drive continues various cultural richest Tibetan towns to succeed in the Kailash region.

Mt. Kailash has induced a magnetism within the minds of each pilgrim, thus, making it the foremost visited sacred site in western Tibet. The Group leaves for Lhasa by flight, the capital of Tibet after the darshan of Pashupatinath Temple. The Trans Himalayan Flight is one among the foremost beautiful within the world flying over Mt. Everest and a number of other Himalayan Peaks. In Tibet, experience the culture of The Roof of the plane.

Start a leisurely drive to Saga – Lake Manasarovar with the darshan of Kailash Parbat and Parikarma before driving back via Overland. We will spin for 3 days within the beautiful city of Lhasa which helps you acclimatize well also. Guided tours and acclimatization in Lhasa for 3 days are going to be more helpful for your entire trip to regulate your body at high altitudes. After a cultural trip in central Tibet- Lhasa, we further drive to Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash. We will drive within the Ngari region of Tibet. After exploring Mansarovar lake we will go for three days to Kailash Parvat Kora/ Parikrama by walking or by horse. This entire tour of Lhasa Kailash Tour is driving on the well-paved road except for three days of Kailash kora.

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. We mostly use 3-star standard hotels in our tour in the major cities of Tibet.  The accommodation in hotels in Lhasa or Shigatse, Lhatse, Gyantse, and other major cities are is normally a three-star hotel in Tibet.  In the rest of the places, we can arrange a comfortable hotel as per your needs in the main cities.  your overall cost will increase accordingly as per your hotel choices. 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.

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 packages 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 plan carefully 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 also 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.

Popular place to see in our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash Mansarover is one of the foremost popular Hindu pilgrimage sites within the Himalayan region. Mount Kailash, which forms  30 million years ago when the Himalayas were in their early stage of formation, is one among the foremost rever places within the Himalayas. Mansarovar and Mt. Kailash are two of the holiest pilgrimage areas to devotees of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and also  Bonism. There are thousands of devotees who visit this sacred land.

below are the popular place to see in our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Mansarovar Lake

Lake Manasarovar is lying on the w western Tibet Ngari Prefecture that is also knows to be ‘not so far from the Mighty Mount Kailash. This invincible lake is no less than a ‘Spiritual Satisfaction’ for the thousands of pilgrims who are active participants in the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.

According to the Hindu religion, this lake originated within the mind of Brahma. consistent with mythology, this lake is that the haven of swans, which are traditionally also considered sacred and wise.

There are a variety of monasteries at Mansarovar, among which the foremost remarkable is that the Chiu Gompa Monastery. The lake gives you the best sight of Mount Gurla Mandhata on the south and Kailash on the north. Rakshas Tallies on the side of the lake whereas some hills lie on the eastern side.

 

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    Trip Facts

    • Trip Duration

      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
      Difficult

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      Frequently Asked Questions

      How can I go to Kailash Mansarovar from Nepal?

      From Nepal, there are various methods to go to Kailash Mansarovar. The Kerung route is the most effective way for Nepalis to get to the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tour. The route is convenient, affordable, and quick to travel.

      Why hasn't anyone climbed Mount Kailash?

      The sacred summits of Mount Kailash have never been climbed since it is against Hindu religious law. Hinduism adherents say that climbing Mount Kailash’s peaks violates the mountains’ sacredness. Additionally, it disrupts the divine and spiritual forces that are present here.

      Hindus believe that climbing Mount Kailash all the way to the top is forbidden because it would impure the mountain and enrage the heavenly spirits who live there. A Tibetan folktale claims that Milarepa, a monk, once went to climb, but not much higher than Mount Meru.

      Can one touch Mount Kailash?

      No! Since Mount Kailash is seen as holy, no one is permitted to touch it. All the yatra (trekking) is being done around it.

      How much do I have to walk during Parikrama?

      The 52-kilometer route from Kailash to Dirapukh and Zuthulpuk may be done in roughly three days of walking if two overnight stays are made there. The highest point of the trip is the Dolma La pass, which is situated on the second day of the Kailash Mansarovar kora and is around 19,500 feet above sea level.

      The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Tour walk is finished at an elevation of over 15000 feet. At Tarboche, one may hire a yak or a horse for the parikrama before starting the trek. However, hiring horses and porters for the hike is not that much of a requirement or recommendation component of the tour package.

      On the first and third days of the walk, the landscape is usually flat; nevertheless, the ascent and descent of the Dolma La Pass on the second day of the journey is the most challenging section of the
      trek.

      Can elderly people travel to Kailash?

      Yes, they can do it, The Kailash Kora or Kailash Parikrama is not as challenging if your body is used to hiking and is suitable for high altitudes. It is suggested that you begin improving your physical fitness before the Kailash Kora. For Kailash Kora, daily walking for at least two hours a day and early running is more advantageous.

      Can I go to Kailash alone?

      You can go to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra alone but the entire price for a solo tourist to Mt. Kailash might be massively costly. So traveling in a small group from a minimum 2-person trip is a wonderful way to save money. In a small tour group of 8 to 12 people, you may split the cost of the tour vehicle, lodging, and meals in this way.

      Similarly, we do not advise you to travel alone on the Mount Kailash Trek since it will be challenging for one person to prepare the lengthy documentation and visa permission processes. It is preferable that you go in a group set up by your travel agency; however, you can also go with your own group if you organize one with a guide.

      You may learn more about Mount Kailash and its significance, as well as ancient priorities, values, and other things, by traveling with an expert guide.

      Which month is best for traveling to Kailash Mansarovar?

      In general, Kailash Mansarovar yatra trips are offered from May to October. You can plan your trip for any time or day in between these times. Due to the excellent visibility, stunning landscape, and comfortable weather, May through June and September through October are the ideal months to book a vacation to Kailash Manasarovar.

      Can a helicopter fly over Mount Kailash?

      At Kailash, the helicopter cannot fly over the entire Tibetan territory. Prior to Tibet’s entry, only the Nepali domain is accessible by helicopter. Every visitor must use Tibetan vehicles to go through their country, even in the case of a serious emergency.

      As several companies provide the Kailash Helicopter Trip via the Nepal-Simikot-Hilsa route, there is a possibility that a helicopter may land at Mount Kailash. Because of the high-altitude terrain and challenging road conditions, people believe that flying up to the parikrama is a simple option.

      Many pilgrimages successfully complete the three-day Mount Kailash kora, which is a significant accomplishment for both ordinary people and religious people such as Tibetan Buddhists.

      What is Mount Kailash's secret?

      Mansarovar and Rakshas Tal lakes are located at the base of Mount Kailash. The two lakes, one structured like the sun and the other like the moon, One is a freshwater lakes, and the other is a saltwater lake. They are thought to symbolize yin and yang.

      Where do I need to apply for a Chinese visa to go to the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

      To enter Tibet, all international visitors must possess a valid China visa as well as a Tibet Travel
      Permit. The Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu is the place to apply for a group tourist visa if
      you’re heading to Tibet from Nepal.

      When you book your Kailash Mansarovar tour with a Above The Himalaya Trekking, We will make the appropriate preparations for your Chinese visa and Tibet Travel Permit.

      What makes Mount Kailash in China and not India?

      The Kailash Mansarovar really does not belong to India because it is situated in Tibet, an
      autonomous region ruled by China.

      
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