Fixed Departure budget tour to Mt. Kailash from Kathmandu

Fixed Departure budget tour to Mt. Kailash from Kathmandu

If you are looking for a possibility to visit Sacred Mt. Kailash from Kathmandu at an affordable price, you can join this our departure. You need to arrive in Kathamndu at least 3 days before this tour bigins to hand over your passport for China/Tibet visa. We need your scan passport copy at least 20 days prior to this tour to process your Tibet Travel permit.

Kailash is located in western Tibet. It is a mysterious mountain for travelers and explorers but for Hindus, Buddhist, Jains and Bonpo adherent it is a sacred mountain. To the pilgrims who walk around the mountain path of 55-km Kailash parbat (mountain) is Meru in ice and stone. There is a strong belief among Hindus and Buddhist that a single walk around the holy mountain would wash away all the sins of a lifetime. Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims circle the peak in anti clockwise. The mountain is known as the throne of  "Shiva", a powerful God in Hindu mythology. Buddhist considers it as Kang Rinpoche, the precious Snow Mountain.  Devotee of Jain religion considers the peak as Mount Ashtpada. Rishabanatha, found of Jain faith, gained spiritual liberation on the summit of Mt. Kailash. Bon-po, pre Buddhist religion in Tibet, followers believes that this is the 'Nine storey Swastika Mountain' that leads to the heaven. The Kirantis, descendents of early mountain dwellers in the foothills of the Himalayas consider Shiva as Kirateshor – The God of Kiratis. The travelers and explorers see in its raw form the amazing beauty in the middle of dull landscape and the faithful feels that it is the sanctuary of the God which gives life to the entire human being. For everybody it is always something. Therefore it is the sublime soul of the entire region.

Kailash is certainly remote and difficult to reach especially in the extreme weather conditions and often on dusty and rough road. The distance from Kathmandu is about 1000 km. On the geographical aspect the mountain is the source of four great rivers that merge in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea. It is the source of the civilization of Indus and Brahamaputra river valley in India. Despite the reality of Cultural Revolution in China and Tibet, regions around Kailash suffered least. Though many monuments around it and in the vicinity were destroyed yet the faith of its followers has remained stronger than ever. More than the pilgrimage of your lifetime it is truly an adventure that would remains with you life long.  

The total distance around Mt. Kailash is 55 km. We follow the guide and other pilgrim on the trail around the holy mountain. The camp staff takes care of meals and sleeping during the entire parikrama (walk around). The staff takes care of every need. You walk on your own pace though local takes less than 3 days to complete the round. Beside the normal walk chanting mantra there are other people make full body prostration throughout the parikarima. It is an amazing sight. The walk around Kailash is a pious thing to do for both Hindus and Buddhist

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu (1310m) to Rashuwagadi 130 / Kerung(2800m) - 165Km 07 - 08 hours drive. Overnight at Guest House. 

Day 02: Acclimatization  Day in Kerung for hiking and Rest - Overnight at Guest House. 

Day 03: Kerung to Saga (4300m) 05 -06 Hours drive.Overnight at Guest House. 

Day 04: Saga to Lake Mansoravar (45905m) - 450Km. 08 – 09 Hours drive.

Day 05: Worship at LakeMansoravar and drive to Darchen (4700m) -  40 Km . 01 Hour drive.

Day 06: Darchen to Dirapuk (4890m) - 7Km drive, trek woudl be 13Km. 05 - 06 Hours of trekking.

Day 07: Dirapuk via Dolmala Pass to Zhultpuk (4790m)  - Trek would be 18 Km. 07 -08 hours of trekking

Day 08: Trek to Darchen, drive to Saga. 2 hours of trekking. 490 Km drive, about 04 - 05 Hours of drive.

Day 09: Saga to Kerung (3950m) - 280km drive.

Day 10: Kerung to Kathmandu drive - 175 km - 7/8 hours.

Group Joining Tour Cost: US$: 1435 Per Person


Cost includes:

01. Accommodation on Hotel & Guest House

02. Daily Breakfast

03. Private Transportation by one bus or van according to Group size

04. All Sightseeing and entrance fee as per the itinerary

05. All Necessary Travel and Trekking Permit

06. One Tibetan English speaking guide

07. Kailash Special Permit.              

Cost does not include:

01. Lunch and Dinner

02. Tips for Guide and driver

03. Yak and Yak Man During the Tour

04. Personal health and accident Insurance

05. Any additional cost due incure due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances that are beyond our control

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  • Price : USD 1435
  • Destinations : Mt. Kailash Tour, Tibet
  • Max Elevation : 4890m
  • Weather : May June, July, August, September are best time to visit
  • Trip Duration : 10 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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