Mount Kailash Tour 7 Night 8 Days

Mount Kailash Tour 7 Night 8 Days

Trip Overview

8 Day(s)
Tour Type
Start Point
End Point
Best Season
May - September
Basic Guest House (Dormitory room).
Trek, Flight and Trek

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Mount Kailash (Hindi: Kailash Parbat) is a 6,638m (21,778ft) high peak habitat in Kailash range (Gangdisê Mountains) in the remote corner of  marvelous west of Tibet . Which creates part of Trans Himalaya in the Tibet Region of Nepal. The mountain is situated near Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshaktal which are the source of longest Asian river. The angelic beauty of Mt. Kailash is not only compelling, it is also the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Bon religions from around the world. Mount Kailas is the sacred epicenter. Every year, thousands of disciple make the pilgrimage to the holy Mt. Kailas for spiritual purification.

Hindus pay devotion to Mount Kailash as a throne of Lord Shiva, the great Tirtha and the ultimate pilgrimage site on earth. It is treated as most auspicious to make a religious pilgrimage around its fifty-three kilometers circuit which is also known as Kailash Parikrama. Talking about the fact the entire region of Mt. Kailash has religious significance. Every substance in this area is sacred and related to many of the legends and mythical stories from ancient scriptures and lingual traditions.

For the trip you need to allocate significant time and resources for the journey to what Tibetans call Kang Rinpoche — practically meaning Precious Jewel of Snows. Since no traveler is allowed to travel independently, You must work with a Tibetan-owned travel agency, Which hires only Tibetan guides.

Trip Itineraries

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Transfer to Airport for Nepalgunj Flight by domestic air. Transfer to Hotel in Nepalgunj OR drive to Surkhet (2hrs) and stay at Surkhet on situation.

Meal: Dinner at Nepalgunj.

Early Morning  Flight Nepalgunj to Simikot (1hr). Rest for few hours at Simikot.
Morning  Take Helicopter to Hilsa (20min – 12kg weight limit) & wait for other members to arrive at Hilsa (since it is a group visa and everyone have to enter Tibet side in one group)
Afternoon  From Hilsa drive to Purang border to Taklakot and stay at Hotel. We will stay overnight at Simikot or Taklakot depending upon the weather & other situations. (On the way we have to pass upto 3 Checkpoints where checking might take upto 1 hr in each post)

Meal: Breakfast at Nepalgunj / Simikot, Lunch at Hilsa, Dinner at Taklakot

All Day  Entire day free for Acclimatization

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Drive towards Mansarovar Lake (95 km). On the way you will have to pass the first checkpoint. Then after driving for 70 kms from Taklakot we will reach Rakshas Tal. On the right of Rakshas Tal you will see Gurla Mandhata Parvat & first view of Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Lake. Drive from Rakshas Tal to Manasarovar Lake (25 km).
Start Parikrama of Manasarovar Lake (90 km – 3hr by Private A/c Coach). Perform Puja.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Drive to Darchen (35 km – 1 hr) and Yama Dwar (8 km) – the starting point for Kora. We will trek to Dirapuk for 14 km. You will visit the North face of Mt. Kailash and touching the feet of Mt. Kailash (Charan Sparsha). Travelers who do not want to trek around (Parikrama) Mt. Kailash can go back to Darchen wait for rest of the group to arrive from Parikrama.

Meal: Breakfast at Mansarovar, Lunch & Dinner on the way during Parikrama
NOTE: If you are not doing Parikrama, then you will still be waiting at Darchen (4650m)

Trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass (8 km). About 3 kms before reaching Dolma La Pass is steep hill and quite difficult to walk. Also descending from Dolma La Pass is the same for upto 3 km. While descending you can see Gaurikund on the right. After walking for about 2 – 3 hrs we will reach Phedi. After some rest we will start trek to Zuthulpuk (12 km trek for 6 hours).
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
NOTE: If you are not doing Parikrama, then you will still be waiting at Darchen

After short easy Trek (8 km – 3 hrs.), we will reach our bus pick up point. Then drive to Darchen (3 kms) and merge with other members who were waiting. From there drive to Hilsa (also we will take helicopter to Simikot based on situation)

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fly to Simikot. Fly from Simikot to Nepalgunj / Surkhet and fly back to

Meal: Breakfast at Simikot, Lunch at Nepalgunj.

Costs & Includes

What's Included

  • Airport pickup, sightseeing and airport drop by  a/c car.
  • Kathmandu - Border - Kathmandu by a/c jeep or bus.
  • English speaking guide during sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing place entrance fee as per itinerary.
  • 3 nights in Kathmandu on twin sharing room.
  • Chinese Visa fee.
  • Transportation in Tibet part by Van or bus.
  • Accommodation in Tibet part on local guest house.
  • All necessary Tibet Travel permit.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide in Tibet part.
  • All applicable taxes and service charge.

Not Included

  • Horse riding expenses during the Mount Kailash Circuit (Kora)
  • Your travel insurance, Insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation service
  • Personal expenses and Tip for guide, driver
  • Extra accommodation charge in Nepalgunj, Simikot and Hilsa if flight is cancelled  due to bad weather or delay in Permit /Visa from Tibet (Please make sure your air ticket is flexible to change dates)
  • Visa splitting charge and extra transportation cost, if returning early from Tibet.
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamities and unforeseen circumstances