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Tour to Kailash from Lhasa Everest Base Camp Kailash Tour-15 Days

Tour to Kailash Mansarovar from Lhasa Everest Base Camp Kailash Tour is a 15 day long holidays package in Tibet.  Also, Lhasa EBC Kailash Tour is renowned and best selling small group tour begins in Lhasa and ends at Lhasa too.You will get the best travel experience of central and western Tibet including Lhasa, Everest Base Camp, Kailash and Mansarovar Lake. Lhasa Kailash Tour is the most popular adventure trips in the world for adventurers, pilgrims and nature lovers. The once in a life time spiritual journey in the Himalaya between Lhasa to Mount Kailash, overland driving along friendship highway of China and Nepal including Everest Base Camp/EBC. For more detail information and online booking of the trip, please email us at [email protected] or call or message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742.

Tour Fact

Tour Name:  Lhasa EBC Kailash Tour

Tour Mode: Private/Group Tour

Tour Duration: 15 Days

Tour Start/End: Lhasa

Tour Difficulty: Moderate/Challenging

Tour Season: April to November

Trip Altitude: 3600m-5850m

Tour Cost: USD 1950-USD 2290

Mode of Transport: Flight/Jeep/Van/Bus

Accommodation: Standard

The 15 days Lhasa Everest Base  Camp Kailash Tour combines three important places of Tibet like Lhasa, Everest Base Camp and Mt Kailash Mansarovar Lake.

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Lhasa Everest Base Camp Kailash Tour is an incredible tour for pilgrims and adventure explorers. The 15 days Lhasa EBC Kailash Tour begins in Lhasa. We discover architectural wonders of Lhasa including Potala and Norbulinka palace, prime monasteries and busy Barkhor streets. We continue our drive across arid Tibetan plateau to Shigatse, Sakya and Rongbuk exploring the towns’ fascinating monasteries and fortresses. Rongbuk Monastery is the highest monastery in the world on the foot of Mt Everest. The tour goes from Lhasa to Mount Kailash Manasarovar Lake via Everest Base Camp, Gyantse, Shigatse, Yamdrok.

Lhasa EBC Kailash Touralso takes you to the base camp of Mt. Everest, the highest mountain on earth. We then travel to the holy lake of Manasarovar and Mount Kailash, Asia’s most revered peak. You will spend 3 days trekking around Mt. Kailash which is holy to both Hindus and Buddhists. Kailash trek attracts Buddhist pilgrims from across Tibet and offers spectacular views of the Himalayas. After Mt Kailash Mansarovar Tour, you will then return to Lhasa for last night to get your onward flight either to Nepal or China.

Mount Kailash is the center of the world by Hinduism, Buddhism, Bon - native religion in Tibet and Jainism. Mount Kailash shaped like a pyramid with symmetrical sides. The center of worship for four sects of religions including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Bon, which is also the Mount Olympus in the east, a fascinated place for tens of thousands people.

Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa (3650m).
Arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train. Tibetan guide will greet, receive you there and drive to your hotel. You may view the Yarlung Tsangpo River / Brahmaputra River (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa River on their way to Lhasa.  Take a rest to acclimatize in high altitude after check in hotel.  It also possible to walk around Potala Square, and get amazing photos of Potala Palace. Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 2: Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkhor Street.
Breakfast, and sightseeing tour first visit the Potala Palace is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. Tibet Potala palace has 1000 chambers, the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.
After lunch, tour to Jokhang temple built by the 33rd great kind of Tibet in 7th century to promote the Buddhist religion. Barkhor Street is the local Tibetan street around Jokhang temple; you can walk with pilgrims and locals, and shopping local Tibetan souvenirs there.
Day 3: Lhasa Tour - Drepung and Sera Monastery.
Breakfast and continue Lhasa tour to visit Drepung monastery, one of the great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet built in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. Ganden palace used to be Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before he moved to the Potala palace.
In the Afternoon, we visit Sera Monastery, one of the “great three” Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet built in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. The Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon is the main attraction of Sera Monastery. Stay overnight in Lhasa
Day 4: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Shigatse (10 hrs, 370km)
Breakfast and we drive through the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdrok lakes, Karo-La Glacier and Gyantse. Yamdro-Tso Lake and Kumbum monastery in Gyantse are the attraction of the day driving. Yamdro-tso Lake is shaped like coiling scorpion with deep blue in color and Kumbum monastery has a 35m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown-like golden dome.  After visiting Pelkor Choede, we continue drive to Shigatse which is the second biggest city of Lhasa.  Overnight in Shigatse
Day 5: Shigatse - Snakya - Tingri (10hr, 290km)
Breakfast, visit Tashilhumpo monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama and drive to Tingri visiting Sakya monastery.  One of the very famous monasteries in Tibet, and we also cross the highest pass called Gyatso La (5200m) while driving to Tingri, the entrance of Himalayan Nature Reserve. Overnight in Tingri.
Day 6: Tingri to Rongbuk Monastery and Everest Base Camp (3 hrs, 90km)
Breakfast and 2-3 hours drive to Rongpuk through new winding road in the mountains. On the way from Tingri to Everest Base Camp, you can enjoy the stunning mountain scenery; past the wild grassland, the torrent and soaring mountains. You can see the panorama of Himalaya range including the 4 mountains which are 8000m high and more to enjoy like Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Cho Oyou (8201m) and Mt Makalu (8463m), and even majestic view of golden summit of Mt. Everest at sunset. Stay overnight in Rongbuk Guest House or local Tibetan Tent.
Day 7: Rongphu Monastery - Everest Base Camp - Saga (8/9hrs, 460km)
Enjoy the sunrise view on the top of Mount Everest and the giant pyramid view of Mount Everest in front of you at Rongbuk monastery, breakfast and continue drive to Saga via Peiku Tso Lake (4600m). Overnight at local guesthouse of Saga
Day 8: Saga to Lake Manasarovar to Darchen (9/10hrs, 550km)
Breakfast and drive to Darchen via Drongpa and Manasarovar Lake is the holy lake of Tibetan and Hinduism. You can relax around the lake shore and experience the natural beauty of the lake. In late afternoon, we will reach Darchen, a small town at the foot of Mt. Kailash. Tour guide will assist tourists to arrange trekking yaks and porters and doing some preparation for your following 3 days trekking around Mt. Kailash. Overnight at local guesthouse in Darchen town
Day 9: Trek Day 1 - Darchen to Drirapuk (6.5 hrs, 11km)
Drive 8km by an environment-friendly bus (40 minutes) to Sarshung, where porters are waiting for their clients, and we trek to Drirapuk (4920m). Stay overnight at the tent guesthouse of monastery.
Day 10: Trek Day 2 - Drirapuk to Zuthulpuk (22km, 12 hours)
Breakfast and trek to Zhuthulpuk. This is the hardest and most tough trek crosses the Dolma-La pass (5630m) lying 6.4km ahead but 762m above Drirapuk. After taking a rest at the top of Dolma-La pass, you will descend staircase bringing you to Lhachu valley floor, taking about one hour from the pass, and the continue trek to Zuthulpuk. Stay overnight at the tent guesthouse of monastery.
Day 11: Trek Day 3 - Zuthulpuk to Darchen (11km, 7hours)
Today, we will go through Milarepa's cave, where the temple and shrines have been built around. Then we walk back to Darchen is easy and the exit from the valley can be reached within three hours. At the ending point of the valley, the driver will come to pick you up and take you back to Darchen.  Stay overnight at the local guesthouse at Tarchen.
Day 12: Darchen to Saga (530Km, 14 hours)
Drive back along the incoming road to Saga.
Day 13: Saga to Shigatse
Day 14: Shigatse to Lhasa
Day 15: Lhasa Airport or Train Station.
Breakfast and Tibetan tour guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board.  Say good bye to Tibet Himalayas and Lhasa.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and departure transfer
  • Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet
  • All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary
  •  English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide shared in your group
  • Comfortable, clean and safe vehicle with reliable Tibetan local driver; vehicle ranging from 7 seats Van to 22 seats tourist bus depending on the group size
  • 3 star hotels in Lhasa, Shigatse and Tingri, sharing twin room, with breakfast in hotel restaurant
  • Local Guest houses at Darchen and Saga, dormitories, 3-5 pax sharing.
  • Local Guest Tents at the roadside of Mt. Kailash trekking path for 2 nights, dormitories, 3-5 pax sharing if you travel individually, you will need to share one room with another tourist; while if you prefer to stay in one room by yourself, you will have to pay the single room supplement.
  • Tourist accident/casualty insurance
  • First aid kit
Cost not includes
  • Flight or Train ticket
  • Meals throughout the trip, it costs about USD 3-15 per person for one meal in Tibet.
  • Tips for tour guide and driver
  • Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip),optional tour activities, etc.
  • Tibet China group paper visa.
  • Yaks and Porters for carrying bags during trekking at clients’ request.

Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for Lhasa EBC Kailash Tour. The following trekking equipment and gears are recommended before Lhasa EBC Kailash Tour. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Lhasa 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

Day pack (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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