Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa-15Nights/ 16Days

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra package
  •   Destination: Tibet
  •  Activities: Tour & Trekking
  •   Trip Grade: A
  •   Departure from: Kathmandu
  •   Arrival on: Kathmandu
  •  Group size: 1-35 Pax
  •  Best Seasons: May- June- July- August-September
  •   Meals: All meals in Nepal & Tibet
  •   Accomodation: 3 Star level hotels in Kathmandu. And deluxe hotels in Tibet.
  •   Transportation: All Transportation

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Package.  Detail Itinerary & Route

Our tour via Lhasa covers major cultural sights of Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and several pilgrimage sites of Mansarovar and Mt. Kailash. Our important attractions of the trip would be Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulinka Palace, Jokhang Temple, Tashilumpo Monastery in Shigatse, Barkhor Square, Yamdrok lake, Mt. Kailash & Mansarovar Lake, etc. Along the way to Mt. Kailash we’ll have views of several high mountain peaks, some of them over 8000m high. And from the flight “Kathmandu-Lhasa” we’ll have the best views of  Himalayan Panorama. It is one of the best flights in the world. During the Kailash Parikrama Trek, we’ll be reaching the highest pass in the region, called Dolma La 5670m high above the sea level.

 

Tibet- a Buddhist territory known as the “Roof of the World” is world-famous for it’s Rich Culture, Natural Beauties, and Numerous Pilgrimage Sites, both for Hindus and Buddhist people. The average altitude of the region is over 3500m high. So, travelers need to move slowly, taking time for acclimatization. The place has dozens of ancient Buddhist Monasteries, Hundreds of beautiful lakes, Hundreds of Himalayan peaks making the place among the most beautiful places on Earth. The place itself is a paradise on earth plus there are a limited number of tourists. So, your trip would be undisturbed and will have a spiritual connection with the beauties of Nature.

Over the Hills where the Spirits fly, Mount Kailash- regarded as throne of Lord Shiva, is the ultimate pilgrimage site on earth. The circling of Mt. Kailash which is also called as Kailash Prikrama or Kora is a dream of every Hindu devotee no matter where she or he lives. It is believed that Mt. Kailash is an abode of Gods and Goddesses, specially the home of lord Shiva. Kalantaka, another name of lord Shiva is the conqueror of Time and Death.

“Apex Nepal Treks and Tours” has been organizing Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Package Tibet Tour for Pilgrimage and non-pilgrimage visitors for a long time. We’re an experienced group of travel enthusiasts who are always in the mood of making your trip more special and more memorable by making you visit hidden path treasuries. We make sure that your travel brings a lot of Joy and good memories  along with the best experience of Culture and nature. We are also concerned about your safety measurements, so our itinerary is made suiting your physical adaptation with the high altitude. So, let’s come together and savour the unspoiled Culture and Nature for a lifetime experience. An experience to behold.

Trip Highlights

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa Highlights 
– Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Monastery
– Best experience of your Life
– Several High Mountains, some are over 8000m
– Numerous beautiful Lakes
– High Elevation Trek, crossing Dolma La 5670m
– Beautiful desert Terrain
– Most Fascinating Mountain- abode of Lord Shiva, Mt. Kailash

Day to Day Itinerary

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa Itinerary 
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Upon arrival we’ll transfer you to the Hotel. After freshening up we’ll have welcome tea with the short briefing about the trip and whether you’re ready with all the clothing and equipment. If the time permits we’ll do Thmael Visit.
Day02: Kathmandu- Trip Preparation & Sightseeing (1400m)
Today we’ll visit Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square along with Kumari & Ason Market
Swayambhunath is a beautiful and a huge Buddhist Stupa atop a hill from where you can see the whole kathmandu valley. The stupa is quite old, over 1500 years old. There are several smaller shrines in the premises of Swayambhunath. One of them is the Temple of Harati ma. There is also a Buddhist teaching School. The lower part of the hill is covered by forest and has many monkeys. So, the temple is called Monkey temple.
Few kilometers from Swayambhunath is Hanumandhoka Durbar Square. It is the square of severalHindu Temples. There is a Palace Building at the middle of the square where the royal family used to live til mid-twentieth century. Kumari- The Living Goddess also resides in Hanuman Dhoka Durbar square. From here we’ll walk to Ason market which is close to Thamel, our Hotel’s Location.
Day03: Kathmandu- Trip Preparation & Sightseeing (1400m)
Today we’ll visit Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur and Changu Narayan mandir. In the morning we’ll visit Pashupatinath mandir. And from there we’ll head towards Bhaktapur Ancient Town. Here we’ll visit Pottery Square, Taleju Temple, Nayatapola Temple, etc. And then will drive to Changu Narayan Temple atop a Hill. Along the way we can see nice farm terraces and down valleys.
Day04: Kathmandu- Lhasa by Flight (3650m)
After a healthy breakfast we’ll drive to Airport for Lhasa Flight. The flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa is the most scenic flight in the world.  It crosses through the great Himalayas. You’ll have several eight-thousander mountain views  along with the beautiful landscape of Nepal and Tibet. Upon arrival in Lhasa, we’ll be transferred to the Hotel for freshen up, Rest and Welcome Tea. Concerning the sudden high altitude, we need to take some rest before moving around. And we’ll have early bed tonight for enough sleep. Hydration and Enough Sleep are the most vital ingredients for a proper acclimatization.
 
Day05: Lhasa Sightseeing (3650m)
Today we’ll do full day sightseeing in Lhasa. We’ll visit Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Jhokhang Temple and Barkhor Market.
Day06: Lhasa- drive to Shigatse via Gyantse(3977m) 272km, 5-6hrs drive 
Today we’ll drive on the desert terrain driving through nomad camps and yak herds. Along the way we’ll see several High Mountains, some of them over 8000m. We’ll see Shishapangma Himal, Gauri Shankar Himal, Langtang Himal and many other Himalayas. We’ll drive through several High Lakes (some at 4400m) and also will cross. Overnight in a Hotel at Shigatse.
Day07: Shigatse- drive to Saga (4450m), 495km, 8-9hrs drive
Today is also a beautiful ride. We’ll be seeing more mountains and more lakes.
Day08: Saga- Drive to Prayag (4558m)/ Mansarovar, 507km, 8-9 hrs drive 
Today would also be a scenic drive. We’ll pass through Zhongba village and also will have our first glimpse of Mt. Kailash and the Holy Lake Mansarovar. We’ll see some other beautiful lakes as well. Mansarovar, which is the highest freshwater lake in the world with turquoise complexion is a scenery to behold.  Overnight in a Hotel at Prayag
Day09: Prayag- Drive to Darchen (4570m) 325km, 6-7hrs drive
After spending our beautiful morning in Mansarovar lake, we’ll drive to darchen which is on the foothill of Mt. Kailash. From Darchen we’ll start our Kailash Kora Next day.
Day10: Start kailash Kora/ Parikrama- Trek to Dira-puk (5000m), 15km
Our Trek will start after breakfast. It would be an exciting walk through beautiful waterfalls, rocky cliffs and blue sky. It’ll take us 6-7hrs to cover up the 15km trail. Because of high altitude our walking pace would be quite slow. Overnight in a local guest house or in a tented Camp
Day11: Kailash Kora/ Parikrama- Trek to Zuthul Puk (4750m), 18km
Our Kailash Parikrama will continue today. It would be a bit difficult because of Higher elevation and the longer day. We have to cross Dolma La Pass at 5670m. We’ll stop for a while at Dolma La for our wishes and prayer. Our today’s camp would be at Zuthul Puk. Overnight in a local Guest house or tented Camp
Day12: Kailash Kora/ Parikrama- Trek to Darchen- Drive to Saga (4450), 20km
Today would be a slightly easier day because of mostly going downwards. After arriving in Darchen we’ll drive to Saga for a night stay. Overnight at Saga in a Guest House
Day13: Drive to Kyirung, 6-7 hrs drive 
After breakfast we’ll drive back to Kyirung.
  Day14: Drive to Kathmandu. 7-8hrs drive
After Immigration formalities at Tibet-Nepal border we’ll drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight in a Hotel at Kathmandu
Day15: Spare day in Kathmandu: ( We keep this day for just in case if we need an extra day in Tibet concerning the high altitude and some other unforeseen issues)- Today we’ll visit Sleeping Vishnu
After relaxing and healthy breakfast we’ll visit Sleeping Vishnu temple at Budhanilkantha. And late afternoon we can take our time visiting the Thamel area.  Overnight in a Hotel in Kathmandu
Day16: Have a free morning to recall and record your precious memories, write postcards or simply enjoy with tea or coffee and depending on your flight time we’ll transfer you to the Airport for your onward journey.
Free morning. Transfer to the Airport for onward Journey

What's Included

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Package Includes:

 

Ø  Hotels in Kathmandu (3 Star Level Deluxe Hotels)

Ø  All transportation in Kathmandu

Ø  Kathmandu- Lhasa Flight Ticket along with All  Airport Transfers

Ø  Hotels in Tibet

Ø  Private Transportation by a Van or Mini Coach as per group size in Tibet.

Ø  All necessary Tibet Travel Permits and Trekking permit

Ø  English speaking Tibetan Guide

Ø  All Sightseeing and Entrance fees in Kathmandu & Tibet

Ø  Yak and Yak man during Kailash Kora

Ø  Cook and Sherpa Staff from Kathmandu (if we do camping trip)

Ø  Supporting Truck (above 2 pax) (if we do camping trip)

Ø  Meal on BB Plan in Tibet & AP Plan in Kathmandu & Pokhara

Ø  All land Transportation in Tibet

Ø  All Government and local taxes, etc.

What's not Included

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Package Does Not  Include

 

  • Travel and personal Expenses
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Hiring porter/ horse
  • Any Additional cost due to Nature calamity and unforeseen circumstances, etc.

Accommodations

3 Star level hotels in Kathmandu.  And deluxe hotels in Tibet.

Meals

All meals in Nepal & Tibet

Best Time to Travel

Beat Time To Go Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 

 

May- June- July- August-September

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa Itinerary 
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Upon arrival we’ll transfer you to the Hotel. After freshening up we’ll have welcome tea with the short briefing about the trip and whether you’re ready with all the clothing and equipment. If the time permits we’ll do Thmael Visit.
Day02: Kathmandu- Trip Preparation & Sightseeing (1400m)
Today we’ll visit Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square along with Kumari & Ason Market
Swayambhunath is a beautiful and a huge Buddhist Stupa atop a hill from where you can see the whole kathmandu valley. The stupa is quite old, over 1500 years old. There are several smaller shrines in the premises of Swayambhunath. One of them is the Temple of Harati ma. There is also a Buddhist teaching School. The lower part of the hill is covered by forest and has many monkeys. So, the temple is called Monkey temple.
Few kilometers from Swayambhunath is Hanumandhoka Durbar Square. It is the square of severalHindu Temples. There is a Palace Building at the middle of the square where the royal family used to live til mid-twentieth century. Kumari- The Living Goddess also resides in Hanuman Dhoka Durbar square. From here we’ll walk to Ason market which is close to Thamel, our Hotel’s Location.
Day03: Kathmandu- Trip Preparation & Sightseeing (1400m)
Today we’ll visit Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur and Changu Narayan mandir. In the morning we’ll visit Pashupatinath mandir. And from there we’ll head towards Bhaktapur Ancient Town. Here we’ll visit Pottery Square, Taleju Temple, Nayatapola Temple, etc. And then will drive to Changu Narayan Temple atop a Hill. Along the way we can see nice farm terraces and down valleys.
Day04: Kathmandu- Lhasa by Flight (3650m)
After a healthy breakfast we’ll drive to Airport for Lhasa Flight. The flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa is the most scenic flight in the world.  It crosses through the great Himalayas. You’ll have several eight-thousander mountain views  along with the beautiful landscape of Nepal and Tibet. Upon arrival in Lhasa, we’ll be transferred to the Hotel for freshen up, Rest and Welcome Tea. Concerning the sudden high altitude, we need to take some rest before moving around. And we’ll have early bed tonight for enough sleep. Hydration and Enough Sleep are the most vital ingredients for a proper acclimatization.
 
Day05: Lhasa Sightseeing (3650m)
Today we’ll do full day sightseeing in Lhasa. We’ll visit Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Jhokhang Temple and Barkhor Market.
Day06: Lhasa- drive to Shigatse via Gyantse(3977m) 272km, 5-6hrs drive 
Today we’ll drive on the desert terrain driving through nomad camps and yak herds. Along the way we’ll see several High Mountains, some of them over 8000m. We’ll see Shishapangma Himal, Gauri Shankar Himal, Langtang Himal and many other Himalayas. We’ll drive through several High Lakes (some at 4400m) and also will cross. Overnight in a Hotel at Shigatse.
Day07: Shigatse- drive to Saga (4450m), 495km, 8-9hrs drive
Today is also a beautiful ride. We’ll be seeing more mountains and more lakes.
Day08: Saga- Drive to Prayag (4558m)/ Mansarovar, 507km, 8-9 hrs drive 
Today would also be a scenic drive. We’ll pass through Zhongba village and also will have our first glimpse of Mt. Kailash and the Holy Lake Mansarovar. We’ll see some other beautiful lakes as well. Mansarovar, which is the highest freshwater lake in the world with turquoise complexion is a scenery to behold.  Overnight in a Hotel at Prayag
Day09: Prayag- Drive to Darchen (4570m) 325km, 6-7hrs drive
After spending our beautiful morning in Mansarovar lake, we’ll drive to darchen which is on the foothill of Mt. Kailash. From Darchen we’ll start our Kailash Kora Next day.
Day10: Start kailash Kora/ Parikrama- Trek to Dira-puk (5000m), 15km
Our Trek will start after breakfast. It would be an exciting walk through beautiful waterfalls, rocky cliffs and blue sky. It’ll take us 6-7hrs to cover up the 15km trail. Because of high altitude our walking pace would be quite slow. Overnight in a local guest house or in a tented Camp
Day11: Kailash Kora/ Parikrama- Trek to Zuthul Puk (4750m), 18km
Our Kailash Parikrama will continue today. It would be a bit difficult because of Higher elevation and the longer day. We have to cross Dolma La Pass at 5670m. We’ll stop for a while at Dolma La for our wishes and prayer. Our today’s camp would be at Zuthul Puk. Overnight in a local Guest house or tented Camp
Day12: Kailash Kora/ Parikrama- Trek to Darchen- Drive to Saga (4450), 20km
Today would be a slightly easier day because of mostly going downwards. After arriving in Darchen we’ll drive to Saga for a night stay. Overnight at Saga in a Guest House
Day13: Drive to Kyirung, 6-7 hrs drive 
After breakfast we’ll drive back to Kyirung.
  Day14: Drive to Kathmandu. 7-8hrs drive
After Immigration formalities at Tibet-Nepal border we’ll drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight in a Hotel at Kathmandu
Day15: Spare day in Kathmandu: ( We keep this day for just in case if we need an extra day in Tibet concerning the high altitude and some other unforeseen issues)- Today we’ll visit Sleeping Vishnu
After relaxing and healthy breakfast we’ll visit Sleeping Vishnu temple at Budhanilkantha. And late afternoon we can take our time visiting the Thamel area.  Overnight in a Hotel in Kathmandu
Day16: Have a free morning to recall and record your precious memories, write postcards or simply enjoy with tea or coffee and depending on your flight time we’ll transfer you to the Airport for your onward journey.
Free morning. Transfer to the Airport for onward Journey

What's Included

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Package Includes:

 

Ø  Hotels in Kathmandu (3 Star Level Deluxe Hotels)

Ø  All transportation in Kathmandu

Ø  Kathmandu- Lhasa Flight Ticket along with All  Airport Transfers

Ø  Hotels in Tibet

Ø  Private Transportation by a Van or Mini Coach as per group size in Tibet.

Ø  All necessary Tibet Travel Permits and Trekking permit

Ø  English speaking Tibetan Guide

Ø  All Sightseeing and Entrance fees in Kathmandu & Tibet

Ø  Yak and Yak man during Kailash Kora

Ø  Cook and Sherpa Staff from Kathmandu (if we do camping trip)

Ø  Supporting Truck (above 2 pax) (if we do camping trip)

Ø  Meal on BB Plan in Tibet & AP Plan in Kathmandu & Pokhara

Ø  All land Transportation in Tibet

Ø  All Government and local taxes, etc.

What's not Included

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Package Does Not  Include

 

  • Travel and personal Expenses
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Hiring porter/ horse
  • Any Additional cost due to Nature calamity and unforeseen circumstances, etc.

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