Mt. Kailash (Tibet Kailash Pilgrimage Tour)

  • Destination: Domestic, Mt. Kailash
  • Duration: 13 days

The Kailash Manasarovar is probably the most significant of all pilgrimages and is
considered by many as the highest point of their life’s experience. Considered the spiritual
center of the Universe by five religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Bon –
sacred Mount Kailash and ethereal Lake Manasarovar are the subjects of innumerable
myths and legends. Adi yogi Shiva, Buddha, the Jain Theer thankars, all have played a part
in imparting a divine mystique to this place. It lies at a longitude of 81 degrees east and
latitude of 31 degrees North, and rises 6 714 meters above sea level. Mt. Kailash is also
known by Tibetans as KhangRimpoche.”The Precious snow mountain.

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Day 1

Kathmandu (1300 m.) arrival

Pick up from the airport/ Drive to hotel/ briefing/ Dinner

Day 2


Breakfast, trip to temples and back to Hotel for lunch. After lunch, final preparation for
yatrai.e, checking and demonstration of equipments which will be used during Yatra. If
anybody needs to buy or get things on hire, our staff will give you company. Dinner.

Day 3

Drive to Nylam (150km), 3750m

Morning after breakfast leave Kathmandu to commence yatra to Nyalam [3750M]. We
reach Friendship Bridge [Nepal – China Boarder] by mini-coach. Walk along for 10 minutes
to cross the bridge and there get acquainted with Chinese guide and land cruiser drivers.
They will give brief information regarding the further trip then precede the journey to
Zangmu, where all the immigration and custom formalities are ought to be accomplished.
After the accomplishment of all formalities, we proceed to Nyalam. Arrival at Nyalam and
overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 4

Rest Day at Nylam, 3750m

It is more a day for acclimatization.

Day 5

Saga/4450m: (Labug-La 5150m, Peku-tso and Saga, 232km)

On the first long driving day over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other things like lake,
nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keep you busy. By the late afternoon you will
cross BhramhaPurtra River way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for night.

Day 6

Manasarover (4558m) 500 km

The longest driving day starts with full of excitement, Jeeps and trucks roll on the wide
valley following rivers and grazing land of yaks and sheep. Far south you can see snow
covered peaks nearby you, lots of rocky peaks and sand dunes give you an ideal world.
Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired by beautiful
traditional costume, waiting for your arrival with hot tea and other supplies along with big
smile.By the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and
Manasarovara. Hore, it is a small village nearby Lake Manasarover. Holy-Manasarovara: At
14950-ft/ 4558m. The highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world
is full of fishes and swans. Holy Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandata, Lake Rashekshi are
laying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot
springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Night halt beside Manasarovar.

Day 7

Puja and drive to Tarchen (14975ft) 40km

Manasarovara is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the
memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as
a base camp for the Holy KailashParikrama.

Day 8

: Trek to DeharaPuk/5000m

It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some
clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons
of blessing to you.
Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be kept on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes
almost 7 hrs.

Day 9

Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of
18600ft between two valleys

Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass.
Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget
you. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and GauriKunda are on the way. By the late
afternoon you will arriveZuthalPuk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is
supposed to have performed miracles here).

Day 10

End of Kailash Parikrama and drive to Paryang/ Dongpa

After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. By the late evening
you will be at your lodge/camp.

Day 11

Drive Paryang / Dongpa to Naylam 8-9 hrs

Day 12

Drive back to Kathmandu (150 km) 9-10 hr.

Day 13

Transfer to airport for your onward flight.