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Mt. Kailash Tour (Kailash Pilgrimage Tour) - 13 Days

Mt. Kailash Tour (Kailash Pilgrimage Tour) - 13 Days
Trip Facts
Destination Tibet
Activity Tibet Tour
Duration 13 Days
Max. Altitude 5,630M
Group size MIN - 2
Best Season All Year Around
Trip Code DWT_TT_!)
Grade Strenuous


Tibet is an autonomous region the country China. This place is a wonderful and has its own different world. The different geographical land forms also make this place a tourist destination to visit. The traditional and cultural aspect of this place is very rich and preserved. The Tibetan land is full of natural and spiritual environment where one gets to rejuvenated with their entire mind, body and soul with new energy and vitality. This place is also famous for the spiritual gurus like HH the Dalai Lama who is preaching the world with his divine knowledge.
Tour in Tibet is always the fascinating way to explore the undefined beauty of nature and the people out here. One can get an opportunity to see and feel the rich cultural heritage like monasteries, gomba to mention few. The people living in this region speaks Tibetan and mandarin language. There are seven prefectures in the Tibet autonomous region like Lhasa, Qamdo, Nagqu , Ngari, Nyingchi , Shannan and Xigatse. You can get to see the view of high majestic Himalayas as well as the scenery is always the picture perfect.  According to the time duration and the interest of visitors,

our company Discovery World Trekking tailors the program that perfectly suits your criteria.  We provide well-designed itineraries with a focus that you don’t leave any stones unturned and explore the majestic view on the mystery land.  Our guides member will provide you the first hand travel info regarding the features of this  beautiful place  as well as take care of the transportation, accommodation and miscellaneous. Come and join us for the better tour holiday and experience the life time memory. 

Day to Day Itinerary

  1. day 1

    Kathmandu-Nylam, 3750 M, 155 KMS

    Today we will drive to Nyalam from Kathmandu across the lush greenery of Nepalese countryside, along with but in opposite direction to the Bhote Koshi River, right up to the Nepal-Tibet border from the border we will drive on the steadly climbing road to the town of Zhangmu and on to Nyalam. We will call it a day here in Nyalam and spend our night in Nyalam Guest House.
  2. day 2

    Nylam -Pelgu TSO, 4595 M, 57 KMS

    today we leave Nyalam behind and drive to Pelgu Tso through the Thong La Pass. The road then drops before climbing again to Lalung La Pass. From here we will have an incredible view of Shisha Pangma (8012 M). We will call it a day and camp for today in a suitable place.
  3. day 3

    Saga, 4280 M

    today we will drive from our camping site to Saga, which is a typical Chinese and Tibetan town. This town is the gate away the pilgrims who are visiting Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar.
  4. day 4

    Paryang, 4750 M, 255 KMS

    it’s a 145 Km drive from Saga to Zhongba.The road is fine and the trip will take about 4-5 hours of driving. In Zhongba there is a small monastery at the western end of town. You can stop by and visit the monastery if you wish to. Roads beyond Zhongba are very bumpy and dusty. Though the sceneries are very beautiful and you might want to stop now and then to take a few snaps.
  5. day 5

    Lake Manasorovar, 4560 M, 260 KMS

    it’s a long and difficult drive from Paryang to Lake Manasarovar. The road is very bumpy and dusty. And it will take about 10 hours to complete this journey. On the way we will pass several rivers and we will pass Mayum La pass too. The scenery is stunningly beautiful with panoramic views of the Himalayas. Upon the arrival of Manasarovar we will spend our night camping at Hor Qu.
  6. day 6

    Darchen (4560 M), 30 KM

    Darchen is about 30 Km away from our camping site on the north direction. This is the main gate away for the Kailash pilgrims. Here we will arrange yak or ponies for Kailash Circuit trek.
  7. day 7

    Kailash Circuit Trek - Diraphuk : (6 hrs)

    the Kailash circuit covers three days of trekking. Its 53 Km long and it’s not an easy route to trek on. Kailash circuit day 1: Darchen- Diraphuk: This trek will take about 6 hours of hiking and climbing. We will head west in clockwise direction and after few kilometers the trial climbs up to cairn at 4730m, from where Mt. Kailash comes to view. En route we will visit Tarboche, where annual flagpole raising ceremony takes place in Saga Dawa. Kailash circuit day 2: Dhiraphuk- Zutrulphuk: Today we will cross Dolma La pass at the height of 5630 m and frozen Lake of Gouri Kunda at 5608 m. This is the lake where Hindus worship and immerse themselves in icy water of the lake. Kailash circuit day 3: the final day of parikrama is an easy 2-3 hours of walk down to where the river emerges on to the Barga plain. Today we will complete the 3 days Kailash circuit and drive to Darcha and then to Lake Manasarovar today. We will be spending the night at Chiu Gompa this day. Chiu Gompa is situated on the edge of rocky cliff overlooking the Lake Manasarovar and Mt. Kailash.
  8. day 9

    Lake Manasorovar - Rest day or self exploration

    this is the day you will rest and explore the Manasarovar area on your own. You can explore the meditation caves in these areas. You can take a bath in the holy water of Manasaovar Lake or can just pass the peaceful hours in the Chiu Gompa.
  9. day 10

    Lake Manasorovar – Paryang

    Today we will follow the same road we drove in from Paryang to Manasarovar to go back to Paryang. As you already know it will take about 10 hours of bumpy ride with fantastic sceneries on the both side of the road.
  10. day 11


    Today we will drive from Paryang to Saga and spend the night in Saga.
  11. day 12


    Today we will drive from Saga to Nyalam through the barren plains of Tingri.As you leave the Tibetan plateaus you will progress towards the Nyalam city where you will spend the night at a cozy warm hotel.
  12. day 13

    Back To Nyalam And Kathmandu

    Today after the morning breakfast you will drive from Nyalam to Zhangmu, through the winding downhill road offering you fantastic views of beautiful waterfalls. This drive will take around an hour. A few kilometers drive from Zhangmu will take you to the friendship bridge on the Bhotekoshi River, which separates Tibet from Nepal. You will drive through the lush greenery of Nepalese countryside for five hours to reach Kathmandu to enjoy its evening markets and bustling beauty. En route you can stop for quick fish snack at Chehere and Dolalghat.

What is Included?

  • Transportation by 4WD Land crusier.
  • Accommodation on Hotel/Guest House and tent Camp. As per the above itinerary.
  • All Sightseen and entrance fee as per the itinerary.
  • All Necessary Travel and Trekking Permit.
  • All trekking Equipment- including mattress and tent.
  • Supporting Truck to bring logistic support + foods. (Above 03 Pax)
  • Yak and Yak man During the Trek to bring Luggage and food.
  • Nepali Supporting Staff (Sherpa, Cook and helper) from Kathmandu.
  • Meal Plan: Full board (B/L/D) Basis.
  • Necessary Government taxes and Service charge.

What is Excluded?

  • Sleeping bag and Down jacket (Good Quality thick one)
  • Nepal re entry visa fee.
  • Laundry,Telephone call and hot water Bottle
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for Guide, Driver and Sherpa Staffs
  • Travel expenses
  • Gyammow Bag (Pressure Bag)
  • Medical fee if in case of emergency
  • Hiring porter or Horse.(Pony)
  • Rescue and Evacuation Service
  • Any Additional cost due to Natural calamity and Unforeseen Circumstances and etc.


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