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Nepal Kailash Tour-Kathmandu to Kailash Mansarovar Tour

Nepal Kailash Mansarovar Tour is an overland tour to Mt Kailash and Mansarovar Lake, the holy pilgrimage sites of Tibet. Kathmandu to Kailash Mansarovar Tour offers an extraordinary scenery along overland drive from Gyirong to Mt Kailash. Nepal Mount Kailash Tour is a lifetime pilgrimage trip which wonderfully integrates the spiritual, cultural and physical adventure. The tour begins from Kathmandu Nepal and heads to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar where you can see the reflections of Mt Kailash in Manasarovar lake. Nepal to Mount Kailash Tour is a closest tour to Kailash Mansarovar from Kathmandu via Gyirong and Saga. Kathmandu Kailash Tour travels to Mount Kailash byroad and back across the border to Kathmandu. Kathmandu to Mount Kailash tour is comparatively cheaper than other Kailash tour package. We are a professional and reliable tour company for Nepal Kailash Tour. Our itinerary is tailor-made and fully customized. For booking, email us at missionecotreknepal@gmail.com or call or message on Whats App +977 9851023742.

Trip Facts

Tour Name: Nepal Kailash Tour

Tour Duration: 13 Days

Tour Difficulty: Moderate/Hard

Tour Season: April to November

Trip Altitude: 2300m- 5800m

Tour Cost: USD 1790-USD 2450

Group Size: 1 - 12 people.

Tour Package: Budget/Standard

Mode of Transfer: Bus/Jeep/Flight

Start/End of Tour: Kathmandu / Kathmandu

13 days Kailash Mansarovar tour from Kathmandu Nepal with price, itinerary and fixed departure dates.

  • Nepal Kailash Tour 
  • 13 Days Itinerary
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Nepal Mount Kailash Tour is the once in a life time pilgrimage tour. Kailash Trekking is nearly 52 km takes 3 days and takes holy bath in Manasarovar lake wash away from all sins, and helps to take Moksha in life. Believing it, thousands of pilgrimage travelers from all over the world makes Kailash Manasarovar Tour via Nepal every year. European, American and other Asian travelers also do Kailash Manasarovar not for pilgrimage purposes but also to enjoy the beauty of Kailash Mansarovar. 

Mount Kailash lies on western Tibet. Kailash Manasarovar Tour is known as an ultimate spiritual destination of Bon, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. Lord Shiva dwells in Mount Kailash Manasarovar according to Hinduism. Kailash Trekking is one of the most known treks for its religious significance. Explore Kailash Manasarovar Tour and trekking deeply with us and enjoy its beauty


Day 1: Arrive to Kathmandu (1300m)
Pick up at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.  You may explore Kathmandu city if time permitting. Local guides are also available. In the evening, meet group for a trip briefing.
Day 2: In Kathmandu (1300m)
After breakfast, we set out for a guided tour to the holy sites of Kathmandu includes Pashupatinath temple and Boudanath stupa. For lunch back to hotel, and after lunch make final preparation for Kailash tour. Our Kailash support staff will assist you in buying or renting the missing gear.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Nyalam/Gyirong (3700m)
We start our journey today early in the morning at 5:00 AM by bus and stop for breakfast at Dhulikhel after 35km drive from Kathmandu. We drive to Nepal/Tibet border along the Bhote Koshi river valley for 3 hours. Lunch at border and proceed for immigration process at Friendship Bridge. After the clearance of customs, we continue drive to Nyalam with the crew of Tibetan guide and drivers. Overnight at local guest or hotel.
Day 4: Acclimatization day at Nyalam/Gyirong
This day gives us a chance to relax and acclimatize to the high altitude in Nyalam (3700m). It is important to stay hydrated and extremely aware of your body's physical condition, which the staff will monitor at all times. Overnight at guest house.
Day 5: Nyalam to Dongba (4500m, 420 km)
Breakfast at Nyalam and start drive to Dongba. In between, we stop for lunch. You will have a very scenic drive that crosses high passes, lake, great pastures, rivers and small towns. La lung La pass is greatest highlight of today drive, it offers great view of Mount Shisha Pangma (8012m) Overnight at hotel or guest house in Dongba.
Day 6: Dongba to Lake Manasarovar (4610m, 380km)
We follow usual tour routine, first breakfast and start drive to Lake Manasrovar. The drive is very   awesome past sand dunes, high passes, small market, nomadic tents and check points. There is an opportunity to see the first view of Mt. Kailash before continuing drive to Manasarovar Lake where we spend overnight there at local guest house or hotel.
Day 7: Lake Manasarovar to Darchen (4800m, 80km)
Morning have having tea; have a holy bath in Manasarovar lake and doing Hawan – a praying ceremony until in the afternoon. After Hawan, and have Prasad –sacred meals prepared by our Nepali crew and drive to Darchen is the base camp of Kailash trek. Overnight at guest house or hotel.
Day 8: Kailash Circuit Trek -Darchen to Dirapuk (4920m, 16km)
Breakfast and drive to Tarboche, the Kailash trek starting point by jeep or bus for 10km and trek to Dirapuk for 6km. It is an easy walk takes 4/5 hours. Dirapuk is that point from where you can see a very close and nice view of mount Kailash north face. Overnight at guest house at Dirapuk.
Day 9: Kailash Kora Trek – Dirapuk to Zuthulpuk (4850m, 22km)
The hardest day of Kailash Pilgrimage tour which is 22km, it takes 8/9 hours walk. We have steep trekked up to Droma La pass (5800m) for 3 hours. From the top of the pass, we trekked on steep downhill trail for 2 hours and then rest we trekked on river bank valley. You many have time to stop at Gaurikunda near the pass if you have enough energy. Overnight at guest house in Zuthulpuk.
Day 10: Kailash Circuit Trek: Darchen to Saga (4400m, 520km)
Breakfast and trek for 6km to the end point of Kora and continue drive to Saga where you would have a nice accommodation and meals in Saga. Overnight at guest house in Saga.
Day 11: Saga to Nyalam (3700m, 240km)
Drive back to Nyalam, and you can visit Milerapa cave if you would wish. Overnight at guest house in Nyalam.
Day 12: Nyalam to Kathmandu (1300m)
As usual, breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu. We stop for some time at Tibet/Nepal border to clearing out immigration process and then continue drive to Kathmandu.
Day 13: Kathmandu airport
Your Kailash tour package ends and we provide you final transfer to Kathmandu airport to get flight back to home or you could extend your tour. We would be happy to counsel you for your extended holidays.

Cost Includes

  • Airport arrival and departure transfer
  • Have hotel accommodation in BB basis for 3 nights in Kathmandu
  • Guided Kathmandu group tour as per itinerary
  • All private transfer –Kathmandu/Nepal/Tibet border to Kathmandu
  • Private transfer either by bus or van or jeep with driver on Kailash tour journey
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • All basic guest house accommodation and 3 times meals during Kailash tour.
  • Kailash travel permits and visa fees
  • Yak and Yak men to carry your baggage on 3 days Kailash trekking.

Cost Excludes

  • Travel insurance, extra night hotel in Kathmandu
  • Personal use porter and horse riding fee
  • Group splitting visa fee in case of emergency if you got sick and in case of splitting with group and private transfers cost.
  • Expense of personal nature
  • Tips for guide, driver and Nepali staffs
  • Upgrading hotel cost than basic guest hours
  • All cost not mention on above cost includes.
Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for Kailash tour. The following kailash tour equipment and gears are recommended before Kailash tour. Most of the Kailash Tour equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Lhasa either in Kathmandu or  Lhasa at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15 kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost. 

Head: Sun hat or scarf Light balaclava or warm fleece hat Sunglasses with UV protection 

Lower Body: Under Garments Hiking shorts Lightweight cotton long pants Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms Fleece or wool pants (seasonal) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants 

Feet: Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, warm wool hiking socks Hiking boots with spare laces Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp 

Upper Body: T-shirts Light and expedition weight thermal tops Fleece jacket or pullover Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket Down vest and/or jacket 

Hands: Lightweight gloves Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)

Accessories: Sleeping bag rated to zero DC Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries Trekking Bags/Duffel bag Basic First Aid Kit Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) Trekking Poles Water bottle (2) or camel bag Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc) Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring) 

Toiletries: 1 medium sized quick drying towel Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable) Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable) Deodorants Nail clippers Face and body moisturizer Feminine hygiene products Small mirror

Personal Hygiene: Wet wipes (baby wipes) Tissue /toilet roll Anti bacterial hands wash 
Extras/Luxuries: Binoculars Novels Trail Map/Guide book Journal & Pen iPod Pencils and small notebooks Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)

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