Mt. Kailash & Mansarovar Tours

(Entry and exit from Zhangmu -15 days)

Mt. Kailash & Mansarovar ToursMt. Kailash is striking because of the way it rises high above the surrounding mountain range and remains snow-capped all year long. The mountain's Tibetan name is, "Gang Rinpoche," which means, "Supreme Mountain." Traditional Buddhist cosmology has often connected Mt. Kailash with Mt. Meru, the great mythological mountain that forms the axis of this world system. The power of this strange, domed peak has gripped the imagination of the people of Nepal, India and Tibet for thousands of years, as well as the imagination of people from all over the world are willing to see it in reality.

The Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar Tour is an excellent choice for time conscious people who would like to see as much as possible in an 11-day itinerary. You will have extra benefit to visit Tirthapuri at the same time. We drive you to Zangmu the border town, Pigu Tso one of the beautiful Lake of Tibet, Saga, Dongba, Paryang, Lake Manasarovar and all the way back to Kathmandu. The total journey is of 16 day and the maximum elevation is 5630m. You also will have chances to see wild Ass and Tibetan Antelopes.

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Kodari ( 6 hrs.) and after completion of the immigration formalities in Zhangmu-2300m, continue drive to Nyalam-3450m and overnight stay at Guest house

Day 02: Drive from Nyalam to Paiku Tso

Day 03: Drive to Zhongba

Day 04: Drive to Mayumla

Day 05: Drive to Darchen, base camp of Mt. Kailash

Day 06: Trek to Chugu gompa-4820m (approx. 4 hr)

Day 07: Trek to Drira Phuk gompa-4860m (approx. 3 hr)

Day 08: Trek over Drolma La pass-5630m, camp at Zutulphuk gompa (approx. 11 hr)

Day 09: Half day trek and drive to Tirthapuri (approx. 5 hr)

Day 10: Drive to Manasarovar

Day 11: Drive to Mayumla

Day 12: Drive to Zhongba

Day 13: Drive to Pigu Tso

Day 14: Drive to Zhangmu and O/N at Hotel

Day 15: Exit to Nepal and drive to Kathmandu

The cost includes the following services:

  • Insurance for Nepali and Tibetan staff
  • Visa fee for Tibet and all necessary travel permits
  • Guest house accommodation in Tibet where camping is not applicable.
  • 3-meals per day while traveling in Tibet
  • All trek staff (English speaking guide, Cook, Sherpa, Kitchen boys, Yak, Yak men)
  • Transportation by Land cruiser and supporting truck in Nepat and Nepal-Tibet Border transfer by jeep

Cost does not include:

  • Urgent visa fee
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Photography charges
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, souvenirs, etc.
  • Insurance of any kind, including travel/medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs.

Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar Tour Programmes

Best Season Trip Days Starting Ending Point Name of the Trip

Jun - Sep 31 Days Simikot - Lhasa Simikot-Mt. Kailash-Tsaparang-Lhasa Trekking

May - Sep 15 Days Zhangmu - Zhangmu Zhangmu / Mt. Kailash / Zhangmu

May - Sep 20/13/21 Days Simikot - Zhangmu Saga Dawa Festival Tour