• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Sight Seeing
  • Transport: Private Tourist Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Group Size: 1-12

Highlights:

  • Sight Seeing tour in Kathamndu.
  • Sunrise and Sunset view from Nagarkot.
  • Parikrama Mansarovar Lake.
  • View of Mount Kailash.

About Kailash Mansarovar Tour

Kailash Mansarovar Tour in Tibet is tour to Mansarovar Lake with Holiest Mt. Kailash (6714 m) which is the most sacred mountain in the world. The Mansarovar and Kailash are recognized by Buddhists, Hindus, Jains and the ancient Bon religion of Tibet.

Kailash and Mansarovar tour is popular tour among all. The Hindus believe that to plunge into the freezing cold waters of the Lake Manasarovar and walk around its perimeter is to erase a whole lifetime of sins. Tibetans believe that they negate their wrongdoings purely through walking. The people have some mysterious believe (theory) of the Mansarovar Lake. Tibetans people call Victorious is the holiest in the land, believed to be where the gods washed Buddha! It is also assumed to be the place where queen Maya was brought to before giving birth to Lord Buddha.

Kailash-Mansoravar Tour starts and end in Kathmandu (the city of Nepal). You spend few day in Kathmandu while we apply for China visa and travel permit and you tour in and around Kathmandu valley on those day. You then take a drive to Kerung-Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) and stay 2 nights in border to adopt the high altitude. You the start tour to Kailash and Mansoravar with overnight stay at Saga.

The Kailash-Mansarovar Tour goes to Mansarovar and you do the circle of the Lake and view the Kailash as well. You then return the same trail to Saga then to Kerung border to return to Kathmandu to conclude the tour in Kathmandu.

Kailash-Mansarovar tour is available from Outfitter Nepal Treks and expedition on both group and private departures. Find the list of the dates and join of the date to do the group tour to Kailash. Contact us if the given date is not suitable and you need to travel on your own date or you want to do the private tour to Kailash.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu airport transfer to hotel

You will be met by our airport representative and transferred to hotel, your evening is relevantly free and after you have refreshed, you can get familiar with the area by going for a stroll down the street, at eventide our tour manager will meet you at your hotel to brief you on program during your stay in Nepal. Have supper, & its then rest & your first overnight in the city of cows & temples, probably the most in the world.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

After a good night’s rest & a hearty breakfast at the hotel, we set out for a Sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu valley which begins in Kathmandu Durbar square, Swayambunath (Monkey temple) in the morning and sightseeing in Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhnath Stupa in the afternoon, Kathmandu is a wonderful mix of the ancient & the new & this includes western influences that sometimes makes visiting the capital an interesting place to spend time in as the old stubbornly jostles for its place with rising attractions from Europe & the west. Some of the sites you visit are UNESCO declared world heritage sites & you will truly enjoy visiting these ancient monuments & learning of its mystic history you’re your professional guide.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

After enjoying a good breakfast in your hotel, we will embark for Sightseeing at the ancient Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square that are highly known for their immense & tragic historical features that include heritage monuments that still echo the vibrant histories of these once-upon-a-time ancient kingdoms that had separate kings who lived life to the hilt but suffered tragic defeats at the hands of the famous Gurkha king Prithvi Narayan Shah & bullet holes can still be seen on the wall of these ancient palaces till this day. It was king Prithvi that finally unified a feudal Nepal that was constantly at war with one another and created a dynasty that still survives in Nepal today, and then drives to Nagarkot, sunset view.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Nagarkot

We have sun rise view early in the morning and Nagarkot lies top of the hill. This is also a good place to see Himalayan panorama through a Himalayan river valley. After breakfast, hike for couple of hour to Chagunarayan temple which is the very old and artistic temple of Nepal which is listed in UNESCO world heritage. After visiting this temple, we will drive to Kathmandu.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

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 Kerung.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Kerung

Acclimatize in Kerong before further driving. Free afternoon look around.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Kerung

Today is the 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 Langtang Himal from the pass. Continue drive through Khunmen Tso, Sinling, Karru Ongchen and Peiku tso Lake (4400m). We will be crossing river Brahmaputra ( “Yarling Tsangpo” in Tibetan ) to reach Saga (4600m).

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Saga

Watching the mountains in distance and driving through road we pass through the small town of Zhongba before reaching to Paryang.. 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 mt Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandata and Lake Rakchyas is simply heavenly.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Mansarovar

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

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Darchen

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.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Puk

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 Zuthul Puk where the great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Zuthul Puk

Complete the kora and drive to Lake Manasarovar to Saga.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Saga

Drive back to Kerung.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Guest house
  • Place:Kerung

Driving further to Nepal Tibet border, complete the immigration formalities and drive to Kathmandu.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

We are confident that you’ve enjoyed one of the best holidays ever & will go back home with lasting memories of this amazing country.

Our escorts & vehicles will be on standby at your hotel to take you to the airport for your final departure home sweet home. It’s been wonderful knowing you. We hope to see you again!! Bon Voyage!

  • Food:B

What's Included

  • Airport picks up and drop service.
  • 14 Night Accommodation during the tour ( 5 nights in Nepal and 9 nights in Tibet)
  • Guided tour in Kathmandu and Nagarkot in Nepal as per the itinerary.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Permits for Manasarovar and Kailash Kora (round).
  • Tibet Tourism Board (TTB) approved guide.
  • All the Transportation on tour in Nepal and Tibet.
  • Chinese visa fee.
  • Sleeping bag/ Down Jacket on Returnable basis.
  • Nepal Visa Fees.
  • International flight to and from Nepal.
  • Lunch and Dinner.
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Hiring porter/ yak/horse
  • Rescue and Evacuation Service.
  • Any Additional cost due to Nature calamity and Unforeseen Circumstances and etc.

Price & Dates

Price Menu
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 3200
2 - 5 US$ 2900
6 - 12 US$ 2700
Departure Note:
  • We have fixed departure dates listed for the small group departure so, select one of the best suitable date and book.
  • If the date listed is not suitable for you then private tour is available on contact us for the further process to book private tour.

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