Trip Highlights
  • Visit one of the most sacred pilgrimage of the Mt. Kailash Manasarovar Yatra
  • One of the toughest treks in Asia named as the mother of the entire TeerthaSthala, the holy Mt. Kailash Yatra.
  • We operate the Kailash Yatra Luxury AC buses, 4500cc land cruiser and Helicopter.
  • We also particularize in the Kailash Yatra with Lhasa, Kailash Inner Kora, Muktinath Darshan Tours and the Astpad.

The Kailash Yatra lies between the beautiful Tibetan Plateau and is renowned for the diversity of the Himalayan Mountains. With an elevation of the 6,638 meters and the 53km walk, the renowned Mt. Kailash Kora venture through13 days Kailash Yatra takes us through the marvelous ride throughout the Tibetan Plateau. Known for being the highest plateau in the world, there are few peaks in the world that opponent to the grandeur of the Mt. Kailash 6,638 meters. Kailash Peak has become one of the renowned holy Peaks in the western Tibet which can be beautifully explored and enjoyed through the Kailash Yatra package. For the major four religions, the Mt. Kailash has been one of the long objects of the worship led through the Kailash Yatra Route.

“The highest plateau in the world, the splendid drive all over the Tibetan Plateau is the diverse Himalayan Panorama from the North; The Kailash Yatra”

Outlook on a wider form upon Kailash Yatra:

In the Chakrasamvara Tantric cycle of the Tibetan Buddhism, it is worshipped as the wrathful deity and the abode of the Samvara-a multi armed. The Hindus worships the Kailash Yatra as a symbol of the Shiva. The mountain as the site at which the first of their saints emancipated is also revered by the jains of India. Kailash is also known as the sacred nine stores for the Swastika Mountains after which the founder of Shenrab, the Bonpo was alighted from the heaven. Various ranges from the overland of the hiking, driving, camping and exploring the wilderness are offered by the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. One of the significant parts of the trekking is the Kailash Mansarovar Trekking.

Straggling below the majestic Mt.Kailash is the mesmerizing sacred Lake of the Mansarovar which is mesmerizing in a very unique and pristine form. This beautiful holy lake lies at the altitude of 4,560meters; it is believed that the water of the Lake Manasarovar relinquishes the sins of the hundred lifetimes. So, a ritual bath is delivered by a pilgrim to the Brahmas’s paradise. Most of the travelers are drawn to the western Tibet because of the beauty of the 53km Kailash circuit which will leave your mouth wide open in utter disbelief with its grand beauty. This Kailash circuit is the holiest of the entire Tibet’s beacon and the pilgrimages. The Kailash Yatra pilgrimage as well as the most of the people believes that the accumulated sins of the lifetime is erased by the single paricama. It is also believed that the 108 circumambulation will accomplish the Salvation or the Nirvana. Truly, these 13 days will be one of your most memorable forms of adventure with a meaningful touch to it whether you are a pilgrim or any nomad seeking for a new venture out there in the Tibetan Plateau. And we are here to make your journey phenomenal and worthy of a lifetime cherishment. So, get ready to pack your moments in your bag for the 13 days which will be one of the most exciting and irreplaceable endeavor of a nomad’s lifetime.

Kailash Yatra itinerary can be gathered and made just for you if you would like to look upon one as per your time and taste, so feel free to contact us at Nepal Nomad.

Itinerary

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Day one begins with Kathmandu as you set your steps in the magical capital city of Nepal. Safely, you will be guided to you accommodation and made clear about the upcoming plans including a brief meeting.

Meals Included: Welcome Dinner with tea/coffee

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Day 2 is all about getting to Kathmandu a little bit more with its markets, heritages and its lifestyle through a close exploration guide by our tour guide leading to Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu and Patan Durbar Square, Stupas like Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath and others.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Day 3 heads us to a drive from Kathmandu leading to Syabrubesi after having an early morning breakfast. It marks the actual beginning of the yatra connected form Syabrubesi to the other destination. We will be staying in a comfortable guest house for the night.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Syabrubesi

From Syabrubesi, we hop on a tourist bus in the early morning that leaves for Kerung after we are done with our breakfast. Day 4 remains a remarkable day as we get further near t our goal with a drive to Kerung.

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kerung

On day fifth, we move forward to reach the village of Saga through a hilly drive as we cross Thong La and La Lung pass. Lake Peikutso can be spotted in a beautiful existence on the way. It will be a beautiful day while reaching the saga village at 4,640 meters.

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Saga
  • Altitude: 4,640m

The holy lake Mansarovar is our destination or goal for the sixth day as we leave Saga after breakfast. Lake Mansarovar is a fresh and beautiful lake with its set of religious values at an elevation of 4,558 meters which will take us about five to six hours to reach.

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lake Mansarovar
  • Altitude: 4500m

The seventh day leads to Darchen after we are done performing some important rituals in Mansarovar. Darchen is just a drive away, so this day is for its complete exploration. Darchen also known to be Lhara is a beautiful village from where Mt. Kailash can be seen.

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Darchen

On day eighth, we head by driving to Tarboche which is a little settlement and certainly the beginning of Kailash Kora. We drive for a while and then trek from Yamadwar to Derapuk to reach 4800 meters of height. The north face of Mt. Kailash will be clearer today.

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Derapuk
  • Altitude: 4900m

The ninth day is regarded as a tough day as we will be trekking through a very extraordinary yet difficult path through Drolma La Pass leading all the way to Juthulpuk. There will come various opportunities to observe something unique and beautiful. Though a little hard, day nine is going to be a very special day of Kailash Kora.

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Juthulpuk


Day ten begins with beautiful explorations of the temples in Juthulpuk and the laying of prayers. With some hiking, we complete the Kailash Yatra and head back to Saga through a drive.

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Saga

We retrace our drive back to Kerung from Saga on the eleventh day of Kailash Yatra. We are coming to the end of the beautiful journey as we spend the day and night in Kerung.

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kerung

On day twelve, we directly move to the capital through a drive after we finally cross the Nepal-Tibet border. We will be resting the remaining time and spend the last night in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Day thirteen brings a relieving yet a little sad moment of farewell. We hope and wish you luck.

  • Meals: Breakfast with tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu Departure
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • All arrival and departure arrangements
  • 03 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu hotel on twin sharing
  • 01 Night accommodation in Syaprubesi, Langtang national park (Local Guesthouse)
  • 09 Nights accommodation in Kailash (Local Guesthouse)
  • Buffet veg foods in entire trip (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
  • Entrance fees of Lake Manasarovar and Kailash
  • Entrance fees of Langtang National park
  • Duffel bag to keep your goods during Kailash tour
  • Warm jacket and sleeping bag in returnable based if you need
  • Emergency evacuation management 
  • Personal expenses, Insurance, Medical expenses and Emergency rescue
  • Personal horse and Helper during Kailash Parikrama
  • More than 3 nights hotels in Kathmandu in case of unforeseen circumstances like the late permit, or early arrive from Kailash

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for Kailash Yatra. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Kailash Yatra Trek, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Kailash Yatra Trek as well as introduce you to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipment’s check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: 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 weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the overnight. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well-deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Kailash Yatra Trek, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Kailash Yatra Trek tend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Kailash YatraTrek includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Kailash Yatra Trek is designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Kailash Yatra Trek, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.