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Package: Kailash Mansarovar yatra
Duration
Price USD 2500 per person
Transportation INCLUDED
Group Size 10+
Difficulty CHALLANGING
Max Elevation 19,500 feet
Accommodation Hotels
Meal INCLUDED
Trip Start / Ends kathmandu / Kathmandu
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Trip Note: Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.
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Trip Overview

Kailash Mansarovar yatra is the spiritual journey to Abode of Lord Shiva.Mount Kailash is not a destination, it’s a journey

Mount Kailash and the Kailash Parvat is supposed to be the destination of the spiritual hub of the world. Similar to Mt. Kailash, Lake Manasarovar is another location of purity set of pilgrimage that draws people from different religion.

Mt. Kailash with its ideal peaks and Lake Manasarovar is a lake of exquisiteness located in Tibetan mountain area. The word 'manas' means mind, 'sarovar' refers to holy lake, and we call the lake as Lake of Consciousness. The holy lake looks extremely fascinating particularly during the full moon day and it occupies areas of 88-km circumference Also, the place is a holy centre of different religions in Nepal including Hinduism, Buddhism, Tibetan, the pre- Buddhist animistic religion and the Jain religion. Taking a bath in the lake Manasarovar is thought to purify all sins done in life.

Kailash Peak lying at an elevation of 22,022 ft and Lake Manasarovar located at 14,954 ft are the symbol of pristine attractiveness and peacefulness which is truly breathtaking and gives you the feeling of being one with Shiva. And the best Time to visit Mount Kailash is from May to September.

Hiking Annapurna will design your itinerary as per your budget and schedule. We humbly request clients do not miss the chance to go for Mount Kailash. Mansarovar Lake, Raksas Tal, Khojarnath, Atmaa Lingam, Astapad, Nandi Parbat are famous and interesting place to visit during the Kailash Yatra with us.

Facts about Mount Kailash Mansarovar

  • Four faces of peak are formed by lazuli, gold, ruby and crystal.
  • The lake Mansarovar is also believed to change different colors while its clear blue near the shores and it changes its color to an emerald green towards center.
  • Hinduism utters Mount Kailash which refers a crystal via Sanskrit, Kangri Rinpoche stands as precious snow mountain through Tibetan Buddhist, Swastika Mountain for Bon follower and Tirthankara for Jain.
  • The circular walk is developed via clockwise direction by Hindus and Buddhist while Jain and Bon minions peregrinate via anti-clockwise direction.
  • It’s surprised to discover hair and nails growing faster by few millimeters at the point throughout because it is considered as the spot of meteoric process of ageing.

Kailash Mansarovar yatra Itinerary

This itinerary is specially designed for Indian Citizens.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, Overnight at Hotel

Upon arrival, Our representative will meet at the airport and escort to the Hotel, Evening Pashupainath Aarati, Evening dinner, overnight stay at Katmandu.

Day 2: Full Day in Pashupatinath Temple and Tour. (Pashupatinath Temple, Budhanilkantha)

Morning Pashupatinath Darshan and Puja, Hawan and Rudraabhishek by Brahman, Jal Narayan temple tour, back to hotel and rest of the day is free for packing and program briefing.

Day 3: Drive Kerung and transfer to Hotel. (About 145km) 6 to 7 Hours)

This will be the first day of Yatra. We travel from Kathmandu to Shybrubshi (Nepal) that is Drive (1400 meters - 145 kilometers)

Day 4: Cross Tibetan Chinese Kerung Boeder after checking immegration drive to Jilong/Kerung City. (about 40kms) Full day acclimatization

Drive to Friendship Kerung Border and meke all immegration process, cross it and another mountain drive to Jilong City. It is a new Tibetan Chinese city developed for China railway service in the future. Visit City and village around. Stay at guest house.

Day 5: Jilong/Kerung to Saga (4500mts. - 240kms)

After breakfast drive from Jilong/Kerung to Saga for about 06:00 hours. Overnight stay at Saga Hotel. This day, After an hour drive you will enter Conservation area where you can see Mt. Shisha Pangma only one mountian in Tibet the 8000 meter mountain and lake pikucho. Before reaching the Saga city you will cross the holy Brahmapurtra river. Before crossing we stop to have holy wash before heading to Mansarovar.

Day 6: Saga - (4500mts. - 435kms) Mansarovar Lake.

After breakfast yatra from Saga to Mansarovar Lake about 07 to 8 hours. This day you will entre Kailash region in Tibet. Cross high passes and finally, you will have darshan of Mansarovar and Kailash just before entering to Mansarovar Lake parikrama. Stop for darshan and see the view then keep continue to Tsu Gompa via left of mansarovar lake. The road a bit hard but now a days you will drive with comfortable bus. Overnight stay in tent or guesthouse.

Day 7: Yatra from Mansarovar to Darchen (4600mts. - 35kms.)

Mansarovar Parikrama by Deluxe Bus. We will choose the special point to take dip in Manasarovar Lake and do Pooja of Lord Shiva. Full day free for spiritual activities. Drive around 2.30 hrs to Darchen and overnight stay there. Astapad excursion can be done at extra cost.

Day 8: Darchen to Diraphuk Kailash Parikrama (4890mts. - 12kms.)

This is the first day of Kailash Parikrama. We should start our journey after breakfast as early as possible. This day we have to walk continuously for about 6 to 7 hours. Yak will carry all our goods and equipment. Overnight stay at Diraphuk in tent or guest house.

Day 9: Diraphuk to Zhulthulphuk kailash parikrama (4790mts. - 22kms.)

Longest kailash yatra day of the tour, Holy walk to Dolma-La Pass, which is 5630m. above sea level. The weather in unpredictable in Doma-la Pass and at any time snowstorm can fall. So we try to start our yatra as early as possible. In route, we can have Darshan of Shivatsal, Good and Bad Karma Hole, Blessing Holy stone and Gaurikund but it is very difficult to go and touch. Overnight stay in route to Zhulthulphuk Monastery guest house. Our team will cook Indian food for you.

Day 10: Zhulthulphuk to Darchen Kailash Kora - Drive to Saga (465Km. 4500mts.)

Final day of Kailash Kora, Holy Kailash Walk down to before darchen and short drive to Darchen. Finished our great Kailash Parikarma/Cora, later our tour goes back for Kathmandu following the same route to Saga via Mansarovar Lake continue. Evening in Saga with Indian Veg meal.

Day 11: Saga - Jilong/Kerung (230km - 3600mts.)

After breakfast our kailash mansarovar back journey come to Jilong via Saga same route. Again short break in Saga and Brahmaputra river then continue to Jilong. Final dinner in Tibet side cooked by our staff.

Day 12: Jilong - Kerung - Langtang - to Katmandu ( 185kms.)

Morning a short drive about 41km. to Kerung Border, Cross Friendship border and drive to Kathmandu into the green scenery to Langtang National Park continue drive to Kathmandu for about 7.00 hours and check into same hotel.

Day 13: Free and Drive to Airport or onward destination.

Free Morning for final packing and transfer to airport for departure.

Kailash Mansarivar Yatra by Helicopter

DAY 01: Arrival to Kathmandu afternoon Darshan of Pashupatinath and evening briefing of program overnight at Hotel.

Altitude: 1,400 m | Accommodation: 4* Hotel in Kathmandu

DAY 02: Yatra Preparation and afternoon fly to Nepalgunj, overnight at Hotel.

Flight: 55 min  | Accommodation: Hotel in Nepalgunj 

DAY 03: Fly to Simikot in the morning (3000m) by fixed wing, Fly to Hilsa (3700m) by Helicopter then cross the border drive to Purang (3800m) overnight at Hotel.

Altitude: Simikot (3000m),  Hilsa (3700m), Purang (3800m) | Flight: 45min (Nepalgunj - Simikot) | Heli: 30min (Simikot - Hilsa) | Accommodation: Hotel in Purang

DAY 04: Purang full day acclimatization.

Altitude: Purang (3800m) | Acclimatization | Accommodation: Hotel in Purang

DAY 05: Drive to Lake Manasarovar (4500m.), Start Parikrama of Mansarovar- 105km and Holy Bath, Puja etc.

Altitude: 4500m | Drive: 3hrs | Accommodation: Mansarovar Guesthouse

DAY 06: After Lunch, we drive to Darchen.

Drive: 2hrs |  Trek: 7-8hrs | Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 07: Drive to Yam Dwar and Trek to Diraphuk.

Trek: 7-8 hrs | Accommodation: Diraphuk Guesthouse

DAY 08: Trek Dolma la Pass (5650m.) and overnight at Zuthulphuk.

Altitude: 5650m | Trek: 10-11 hrs | Accommodation: Zuthulphuk Guesthouse

DAY 09: Trek 2hrs and Drive to Hilsa via Purang and fly to Simikot by helicopter overnight at the hotel

Trek: 2hrs | Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 10: Fly to Nepalgunj - Kathmandu.

Flight: 55 min  | Accommodation: 4* Hotel in Kathmandu

DAY 11: Drive to Airport and fly back home. 

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra for Nepali Itinerary

This package is desgined for Nepali Citizens only.

Overland Route: Kathmandu – Kerung – Saga – Manasarovar Lake – Mt. Kailash

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche or Syabrubesi

Drive to Dhunche (2000m / 130 km / 6 hrs) or Syabrubesi (1600m / 145 km / 6.5 hrs). Overnight stay Lodge.

Day 02: Drive to Kerung County.

Drive to Rasuwagadhi (1800m / 15 km / 45 min from Syabrubesi), then complete immigration & custom formalities in Nepal & Tibet side at Rasuwagadhi, and then continue further drive to Kerung county (3950m) – 3 hrs / 105 km. Overnight stay Guesthouse

Day 03: Drive to Saga

09:00 AM – After Breakfast – Drive to Saga (100 km – 5hrs).
Meal: Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner at Saga
Hotel: Saga Hotel or similar.

Day 04: Drive from Saga to Mansarovar Lake

08:00 AM – Drive towards Manasarovar Lake (450km – 7 – 8hrs) crossing beautiful places and stay at the shore of the Lake. Fill spiritual water.Parikrama of Manasarovar Lake by vehicle (2 hrs – 90 km)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: Mansarovar Lake Side Lodge

Day 05: Drive to Darchen

Most of the day – Perform Puja (prayer ritual) at Manasarovar Lake
04:00 PM – Drive to Darchen (2hrs)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: Dormitory Sharing Guest House.

Day 06: First Day of Outer Kora – Trek to Dirapuk

10:00AM  – After short drive, we will reach Tarboche and visit Yama Dwar. This is starting point for Kora. We will trek to Dirapuk (4860 m) which is 12 kms trek (5-6 hrs). You will visit North face of Mt. Kailash and touching the feet of Mt. Kailash (Charan Sparsh). Travelers who do not want to trek around (Parikrama) Kailash can go back to Darchen and wait for rest of the group to arrive from Parikrama.
Meal: Breakfast at Manasarovar, Lunch & Dinner OR on the way during Parikrama
Hotel: Mud house on the way during Parikrama or Stay in Dormitory Guest House at Darchen

Day 07: Second Day of Outer Kora – On to Zuthulphuk with Trek to Dolma La Pass

07:00AM –  Trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass and proceed to Zuthulpuk (22 km trek for 7-8 hours trek). This is the most difficult journey throughout the yatra since you have to trek up to the 18,600 ft. From descend to Gaurikund and further trek along with the river to Zuthul-puk.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel:  Stay at the Lodge (Zuthul-puk)
NOTE: If you are not doing Parikrama, then you will still be waiting at Darchen

Day 08: Drive to Saga

08:00AM – After short Trek (2 hrs) and reach to the point where the coach will be waiting and we will drive to Darchen and merge with other members who were waiting and drive to Saga
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: Saga Hotel or similar

Day 09: Drive back to Kerung

Back journey, drive to Kerung County. Overnight stay at Guesthouse

Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu

Drive back to Kathmandu via Rasuwagadhi border completing immigration formalities – around 8-10 hr / 265 km.

Trip Includes/Exclude

Fixed Departure dates

Months Full Moon Departure by Bus Ex. Kathmandu 2022
May 08 May - Arrival in Kathmandu
June 05 June - Arrival in Kathmandu
July 05 July - Arrival in Kathmandu
August 03 August - Arrival in Kathmandu
September 06 September - Arrival in Kathmandu

KAILASH MANSAROVAR YATRA COST

Package Cost Per Person
Deluxe Packge    INR 165000 / USD 2500

FAQs for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

1) How many days are required for Mt. Kailash Yatra?

A minimum of 9 days via helicopter and a maximum of 16 days overland tour will take you to your destination of Mt Kailash, and make your journey a memorable one for lifetime. With our four Kailash Mansarovar Yatra packages you can make your spiritual journey to Mt. Kailash come true.  

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  • Kailash Mansarovar Tour via Helicopter Ex Kathmandu - 11 Days
  • Kailash Mansarovar Tour Overland Tour Ex Lhasa - 16 Days

2) How long does it take to finish the Parikrama?

You will take a total of three days to finish the Parikrama or circumambulation of the sacred Mt. Kailash. The journey of 53 km washes away all your sins. While on the trek, you will come across various gorgeous landscapes, tranquil mountain towns, distinctive mountain terrains and high passes.  As you move forward, you will be blessed with an inimitable view of Mt. Kailash and the deep feeling that accompanies a meeting with the Supreme.

3) What is the best time to travel?

The best time to undertake this Holy tour is between mid-May to mid-October, as the weather is clear and less chilly during day. The visibility is good, while the temperature is bearable during the day, but at night it falls below the freezing point. Hence, warm clothes are suggested and proper acclimatization is necessary for preventing altitude sickness.

4) What is the age limit for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?    

If you are anywhere between 18 years to 70 years, you are eligible for Kailash Yatra 2022. However, older people need to be medically fit to trek on such high altitude.

5) Is Passport required for Mansarovar Yatra?

Yes, a valid passport is a must for undertaking the pilgrims Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.

6) Is visa required for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Yes, a visa is a must for undertaking the Kailash Yatra. As per the latest rules, after verification of documents and necessary permits, Indian nationals must apply for visa at China embassy in Delhi. The rules of the authorities keeps changing, keep yourself updated on the same.

7) How can I go to Kailash Mansarovar from India?

For all visitors traveling from India, there are various ways to get to Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. The first, and easiest route, is to fly to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and then follow the overland route to Kailash via Safrubeshi Besi, Kerong, Saga, Derapukh and more.

8) Can we climb or touch Mount Kailash?

No! The mountain is sacred and therefore it's not allowed to climb to its summit. Moreover, it's not holy only for followers of one religion, but for sacred for Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of the Bon religion.

9) Can we touch Mount Kailash?

No! Mount Kailash is regarded holy and therefore no one is allowed to touch it. All the trekking is done around it, and that's the beauty of it as the place is devoid of human existence.

10) Is Asthapad and Inner Parikrama included in our Yatra?

No! It’s not included in the Kailash Yatra package, however, we can customize the package at additional cost. All you have to do is speak to our Kailash expert and lay down your requirements.

11) Can Indians go to Mount Kailash?

Yes! The first step is to verify the documents. You will get the permits after which one has to apply for Group Visa at China Embassy in Delhi. After approval of group visa, Indians can go to Mount Kailash.

12) Is Kailash Mansarovar Yatra difficult?

Yes! But Kailash Yatra is not difficult but strenuous. One has to withstand extreme cold temperatures, high-altitude pressure, miles of walking, stay in camps and more. However, once you are in the vicinity of the supreme God, you get the strength to endure miles of walk on the jagged paths, harsh temperatures and cold nights. Lastly, you don’t need to worry, because our team on the trek is well-equipped with education degrees and experience to handle emergency situation in a jiff. 

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