Tibet: 24d Kathmandu Lhasa Mt.Kailash Trek

  • Easy
  • 6,656 M

Mt. Kailash (the Holy mountain) claims to be the apex of the Hindu religious axis. Mt.kailash is also one of the highest mountains in Tibet at 6,700 meters. And Lake Mansarovar lies at 4,556 m above sea level. It believes that it is the highest fresh-water lake in the world. Most importantly, this trek is quite a difficult region to reach. Due to its variable and extreme weather conditions.

The mountain locates in a particularly remote and inhospitable area of the Tibetan Himalayas. For trekker convenience, there are a few modern amenities like benches, resting places. Likewise, refreshment kiosks, that exist to aid the pilgrims in their devotions are also available along the route. Every year, thousands of pilgrimage explore Kailash. They follow a tradition going back thousands of years to make their soul pure. Pilgrims believe that circumambulating Mt Kailash on foot is a holy ritual that will bring good fortune. Hindus and Buddhists make the peregrination in a clockwise direction. 
The distance from Lhasa is approximately around 2000 Km. In addition, as per the last few years’ lots of ordinary and not-so-ordinary travelers are able to experience this region. Roads are quite difficult, it takes too much time to reach there. Therefore, we have to make much preparation to ensure to reach Kailash. We need to bring our own food and camping equipment.

As per Chinese regulations, transportation ( 4WD Jeep) and a Chinese/Tibetan guide are a must to hire. Furthermore, we will send Nepalese staff for camping and cooking arrangement. All the camping/kitchen gear and food supplies will buy along from Nepal. So, the Nepalese kitchen crew will prepare the food of your taste.

To travel on this remote plateau, we get a chance to see the people are herding their sheep or yaks. The views of the route transform us into another way of life. It is an incredible trek to become a part of such a devout pilgrimage around Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. We start our tour by traveling from Kathmandu and departing by road to Nepal/Tibet. It is the border town of Zhangmu where we collect our Transport. We travel by the southern route and after our pilgrimage (religious-secular) we return by the same route).

Day to day schedule to Tibet: 24d Kathmandu Lhasa Mt.Kailash Trek

  • Day 01: Arrival and pick up from the international airport in Kathmandu, after some refreshment, we will invite you for a traditional Nepali dinner o/n in a hotel

  • Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley and process for Tibet visa o/n in a hotel

  • Day 03: Fly to Lhasa (3680m, 1hrs) o/n in a hotel

  • Day 04/05: See the main sights of Lhasa, gain acclimatization o/n in a hotel

  • Day 06: Drive to Gyangtse (3800m, 270kms, 7/8hrs) o/n in a hotel

  • Day 07: Drive to Shigatse (3700 m, 95kms, 2hrs) o/n in a hotel

  • Day 08: Drive to Lhatse (4050 m, 150kms, 5hrs) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 09: Drive to Saga (4600 meters, 290kms, 9 hrs) 4600meters o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 10: Drive to Paryang (4700 m, 252kms, 8 hrs) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 11: Drive to Horchu (4500m, 290 kms, 8/9hrs) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 12: visit Darchen (4580 m) and prepare for the trek (40kms, 01.5 hrs) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 13: Start trek for surrounding Mt kailash (5 hrs) o/n in camp

  • Day 14: Trek for surrounding Mt kailash (5/6hrs) o/n in camp

  • Day 15: Trek for surrounding Mt kailash (4/5hrs) o/n guesthouse

  • Day 16: Complete the trek (15kms / 03 to 04 hrs) and Drive on to Horchu, Manasarovar Lake (4500 m, 40kms, 1 ½ hrs) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 17: Drive back to Paryang (4700 m, 292 kms, 8/9hrs) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 18: Drive back to Saga (4600 m, 252kms, 7/8 hrs) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 19: Drive back to Nyalam (3700 m, 232kms, 7hrs) o/n in guesthouse

  • Day 20: Cross-the border (Zhangmu) (38kms / 1 hr) then drive to Kathmandu (115 kms, 05hrs).o/n in a hotel

  • Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu, o/n in a hotel

  • Day 22: Sightseeing of Bhaktpur and drive to Nagarkot, Sun set, o/n in a hotel

  • Day 23: Morning after Sunrise drive back to Kathmandu via sightseeing of Patan and Tibetan refugee camp, o/n in a hotel

  • Day 24: Free day for shopping, o/n in a hotel

What is included?

  • Pickup and drop from the international airports in Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • Sightseeing with cultural guide around in Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • All permits and entrance fees in Tibet
  • Tibet Visa
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • Yak and Yak men for luggage while trekking to Kailash Kora and inner kora
  • Full board (3 meals a day) expect Lhasa
  • Accommodation in hotel / guesthouse and tent during traveling in Tibet
  • All trekking service like Kitchen, Dining and member tent, all kitchen equipment
  • Supporting truck
  • Transport with minibus in Nepal part and in Tibet with Land cruiser
  • Pension fund , insurance for local staff of Himalayan Leaders

What is excluded?

  • Lunch and dinner during the tour, except rafting and Chitwan NP.
  • Personal expenses and tips for staff
  • Monument entrance fees during sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Video camera entrance fee
  • Travel insurance incase of emergency
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee

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