Trip Details

  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Lodge
  • Group Size: 1-20
  • Max Elevation: 5000m

About Mt Kailash Tour 10 Days

Mt. Kailash Tour is a pilgrimage tour which is located in the far west region of Tibet. Mt. Kailash which is also known as the Sumeru Parbat in Hindu epics is the sacred mountain for Hindu people who believe that it is the abode of Hindu God Shiva. Hindu as well as the Buddhist believes that it is the holy center of the universe. Mt Kailash is 6714m high with a snow-capped vertical landscape in four sheer walls.

Kailash Tour

Kailash tour offers enriching spirituality and unique nature which will be your lifetime journey.

The main attraction of the Kailash Tour is the holy Mt. Kailash and the sacred Manasarovar Lake which is 30 km away from the Kailash Mountain.

Manasarovar Lake is believed to be created by the Brahma for his worship and meditation and believed as the source of all creation.  The lake lies at the altitude of 4556m and is extended over 320 sq. km. In this place, thousands of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit every year. The follower of the Buddhist Bon Po and Jainism also visit this place. Thousands of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims embark on this Mt. Kailash tour believing that it gives them enlightenment.

Mount KailashThe pilgrims believed that the circumambulation of Mount Kailash in one day cleanse all their past sins and bring good fortune. Hindu and Buddhist circumambulate in a clockwise direction and Jain and Bon Po in an anti-clockwise direction.  From the Mt. Kailash four of the world's largest rivers flow in the four cardinal directions which include the Brahmaputra (Yarlung Tsangopo), Indus River, the Sutlej River, and the Karnali. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra begins with the scenic drive from Kathmandu to Nylam of Tibet via Araniko Highway. While traveling to the Kailash Manasarovar, you enjoy the scenic beauty of Tibet as well as the Tibetan plateau which is the highest of the plateau of the world.

On the way, you can explore the Tibetan culture, Tibetan landscapes as well as visit the famous places of Tibet. During the Mt. Kailash tour, you can enjoy the unique beauty of the Tibetan desert, vistas of the world’s towering mountains as well as encounter nomad sheepherders.

Mt. Kailash Tour Cost 2023:

  • No. of Pax: B/B Basic
    • Group Join Tour: US$ 1450.00
  • Extra:
    • Visa Fee: US$ 125.00 (Extra $90.00  for USA, Canadian)


Mount Kailash Fixed Departure for 2024 group joining 

Mt Kailash Tour 10 Days Itinerary

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Day 01 : Drive Kathmandu- Kyirung

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 drove to O/N at the Guest House.

Acclimatize in Kerong before further driving. Free afternoon look around. O/n at the Guest house.

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). O/n in guest house.

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. O/n at Guesthouse.

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. O/n in a Guest house.

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. O/n Guest house.

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. O/N at local guest house.

Complete the kora and drive to Lake Manasarovar to Saga O/N at Guest House.

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

What's Included


  • Hotel/Guest House Accommodation as per program  .
  • Private Transportation by Van / mini coach.
  • All necessary Tibet Travel and Trekking permit.
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide.
  • All Sightseeing and Entrance fee as per the itinerary.
  • Meal plan on B/B Basis.
  • Kathmandu to Border to Kathmandu transportation

Not Included

  • 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 etc.


Useful Information


As per the new rules and regulations from the Chinese embassy in Nepal, to obtain a Tibet group visa, it is required that there must be a minimum of 05 people in the group. Additionally, the visa application process in Kathmandu requires the submission of the original passport and may take 04-05 official working days to complete.
Furthermore, clients who wish to obtain a Tibet group visa will need to visit the China visa application center in person to provide biometric information.

Please also note that visa requirements and regulations can change frequently.

It is also important to note that Tibet visa requirements and regulations can be change frequently, we suggest you make sure with the Chinese Embassy/Dream Tibet Travel or local travel company before you book the Tibet tour.