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Kailash Mansarovar Tour-12 days Tibet-Lhasa Kailash Tour 2023/2024

Kailash Mansarovar Tour-12 days is a great Tibet Tour that includes Lhasa,Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. Lhasa to Kailash Manasarovar Tour is not only for pilgrims, but also an overland tour for nature and adventure seekers. It is a small group tour that is the best tour on the earth. Kailash Mansarovar Tour is best for families, friends and solo travelers. Kailash is a remote part of the Western Tibet, so please do not expect luxurious high standard accommodation. Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Lake, main attractions of 12-day Lhasa Kailash Manasarovar tour. Please email us at and call or leave message on WhatsApp at + 977 9851023742 to book and confirm Lhasa Kailash Tour-12 days itinerary, cost and departures on your prefer dates in 2023/2024.

Kailash Group Tour

Tour Facts

Tour Name: Kailash Group Tour

Duration: 12 Days

Difficulty: Moderate to Hard

Season: May to October

Altitude: 3600m- 5600 m

Tour Cost: USD 1990 - USD 2350

Group Size: 1 - 12 people

Tour Package: Budget

Mode of Transfer: Land cruiser/Bus/Van

Start/End of Tour: Kathmandu/Lhasa

The 12 day Kailash Mansarovar group tour in Tibet with price & fixed departure dates 2021/22/23/24/25.

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Kailash Mansarovar Tour via Lhasa without EBC is a pleasant tour to Mount Kailash. This is one of the most popular pilgrimage tour in the world. Mount Kailash is the abode of Lord Shiva. Also, a spiritual center of Buddhism, Hinduism, Jains and Bonpo. Mt Kailash has a religious importance. The words “Manas” and “Sarovar” means Mind and Lake respectively. The lake first creates in the mind of Lord Brahma according to Hindu mythology. Kailash Mansarovar Tour brings a good fortune and wash out all the sins and also helps to get moksha after death. The 12 days Kailash Tour does not have only a religious importance, you also get an experience of natural and cultural beauty of Tibet and Kailash.

Kailash Group Tour also known as Lhasa Kailash Tour from Kathmandu. The tour explores the northern and far western region of Tibet. It is dominated by highlights of holy Lhasa city tour, naturally beautiful Yamdrok lake, Karola glacier, Gyantse and Shigatse of central Tibet. Lhasa Kailash group tour is a customize tour for family and friends who have limited time for Kailash holidays, but want discover Lhasa and Kailash Mansarovar in a short time. 

Day 01: Kathmandu to Lhasa
Lhasa arrival by flight or train. Evening walking around Bharkhor Market. Overnight stay in Hotel. 
Day 02: Lhasa Tour
Sightseeing in Lhasa visits Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Market. We will take the tour in Lhasa while acclimatizing.  Overnight in Hotel. 
Day 03: Lhasa to Shigatse (3950m, 350 km- 9 hrs) 
After breakfast in your hotel drive to Shigatse which is the 2nd largest city of Tibet. Built in 1447 by the first Dalai lama the Tashillunpo Monastery in Shigatse is a very important monastery in China as it is known as seat of the Panchen Lama. Night stay will be at Hotel. 
Day 04:  Shigatse to Saga (4550m, 450km- 10 hrs) 
We take an early morning drive to Saga, please note this will be a long drive but on the way we can make enough stop and lunch.  Overnight in Hotel at Saga.
Day 05: Saga to Dongba to Paryang to Mansarovar (4550 470km, 9 / 10 hrs) 
This morning depart from Saga to Manasaravor, it is 470 km. The road is good and the trip can be complete in 9 / 10 hrs. There will be several river crossings and we drive past Mayum La Pass (4600m). The scenery is stunningly beautiful with panoramic views of the Himalayas. This is an auspicious day for all of us having first glimpse of the Holy lake Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash from the Hor Chu pass. Stay in Chiu Gompa, a beautiful place to be. Overnight in GUEST HOUSE/Lodge at bank of Mansarovar.
Day 06: In Manasarovar Lake
Spend rest day in Manasarovar, Havan Puja and Hike around.  Stay night at Guest house.
Day 07: Manasarovar to Darchen (45 km, trek to Dirapuk (4720m, 7hrs)
Morning puja and Hawan and after breakfast Drive to Darchen(4600 metres high), Leave our Truck and extra luggage and Start of 1st day of Parikrama drive up to Tarboche and trek up to Diraphuk Gompa (north face of Kailash), and a close up view of Holy Kailash (North face). We head west in clockwise direction and after a few kilometers the trail climbs up to a cairn at 4730m from where the southern face of Mt. Kailash comes to view. Pony & Pony men will be waiting for passengers who have hired them. Porters hired by passengers will carry their bags etc. Yak will carry our goods and camping equipment. Start the Parikrama which is about 20kms. Overnight in local GH 
Day 08: Diprapuk to Zuthulpuk Gompa (4790m)   
The 2nd day of Parikarma, which is very sensitive and every pilgrim talks about the most challenging journey throughout the Yatra. Parikarma continues and we trek (18 km) up to Dolma la Pass, which is 5800m above the sea level. We will offer very short prayers at Dolma la. The weather is unpredictable in Dolma la Pass and at any time there is a possibility of a snowstorm. En-route, we can have darshan of Gauri Kunda (5630m) where Hindus worship and immerse themselves in the icy waters of the lake. Lunch as usual; we will camp in front of medicine Buddha Mountain near by Zuthulphuk Gompa. For those people who can't walk there will be option for Horse or Yak ride at extra cost.  Overnight in Local Guest House.
Day 9:  Zhuthulpuk to Saga (4400m)
The 3rd day of Parikarma . After Breakfast, we will trek around 10 kms to complete the 3 days circuit trek of Mt. Kailash. We will be reaching at the point, where our jeeps will be waiting to drive us to Darchen to collect the rest of the passengers who could not do the Kailash Parikarma.  Overnight in hotel 
Day 10: Saga to Shigatse (9 hours) drive
Beautiful drive back from Saga to Shigatse.
Day 11: Shigatse to Lhasa (6 hrs, 350km)
After breakfast we drive to the boarder and then to Kathmandu. Overnight stay in Hotel. 
Day 12: Lhasa to Kathmandu (1:15 hrs) 

Cost Includes

  • Twin sharing hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • All Tibet travel permit and necessary travel permit.
  • All the entrance fees
  • Private Van or Mini bus transfer with driver
  • Yak and Yak men to carry your luggage while on 3 days Kailash Kora Trekking.
  • All the government tax and company service charge

Cost Not Includes

  • Tibet/China paper group visa
  • Lunch and dinner during Kailash Tour
  • Travel insurance in case of emergency for rescue and other medication
  • Tips for guide and driver.
  • Airport Pick up and Departure Transfer
  • Kathmandu/Lhasa/Kathmandu flight cost

Trek Gear List- No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for trekking in Nepal. The following trekking equipment and gears are recommended before trekking in Nepal. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara 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.
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
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:
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
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
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
Daypack (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)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Nail clippers
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Small mirror
Personal Hygiene:
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)

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