Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is a spiritual trekking journey of legends and myths. The magnificent peak is assumed to be the center of the universe. It is also the highest point in the Trans-Himalayan region that lies in Tibet. Over the years thousands of pilgrim trekkers have made attempts to attain divinity by visiting this symbolic abode.
Mount Kailash is not just a mountain, but a fascinating dwelling of the Hindu deity Lord Shiva. The mysterious fresh water lake of Mansorovar is said to be created by Lord Brahma. No other religious trekking destination has so many beliefs and legends that Kailash Mansoravar beholds.
Mission Nepal Holidays is one of the best operators of Mt. Kailash Mansorvar Tours. Our team of dedicated experts provides quality service with personalized care. Join us to fulfill your quest to attain the blessing of Lord Shiva that leads to eternal spirituality.
Arrival in Kathmandu
Flight Kathmandu – Lhasa
Lhasa Sightseeing - Potala Palace and Johkang Temple
Travel to Shigatse
Travel from Shigatse to Saga
Lake Manasarover 8-9 Hrs. driving
Spend time at Lake Monasarovar & drive to Darchen
Trek from Darchen to Drirapuk - 6.5 hrs
Trek to Drirapuk to Zultripuk -12 hours
Trek Dzutripuk to Darchen
Drive to Shigatse
Drive from Shigatse to Lhasa
Departure from Lhasa to Kathmandu
All Airports pick up and transfer to the hotel.
Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder tour guide.
Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with guided trip
Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private car/bus
Kathmandu International airport drop
Kailash Mansarovar trekking with guided trip
Kailash Mansarovar trekking with private vehicle
Sightseeing entrance for Tibet Lhasa tour
Tibet travel permit
Lhasa Gonger airport drop
Insurance for tour guide, and driver
Guide and porter fares and tax
Government Taxes and office service charge.
Kathmandu international Airport drop
Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
International flight ticket & Kathmandu Lhasa Kathmandu flight ticket
Nepal entry visa fee
Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal
High risk medical insurance
Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
Hot drinks, Soft drinks & mineral water
Nepal Visa Fee
Emergency and rescue evacuation
Purely personal nature expenses
Tipping (Tipping is Expected).
Can I travel to Mt. Kailash Manasarovar by myself?
According to China’s regulation, individual travel to Kailash – Manasarovar is not allowed. You have to take part in an organized group tour or customize your Kailash Manasarovar tour with a local travel operator.
Is passport required for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?
It is mandatory for every pilgrim trekker to have a valid passport for trekking in the Kailash Manasarovar region.
How many days are required for Mt. Kailash Yatra?
Generally Kailash Yatra requires 13 days by overland tour and 11 days by Helicopter via Nepal. Besides that another three days is required to encircle around Mount Kailash. However for the weak, it could take a couple of more days.
What is the best time to visit Kailash Mansarovar?
The best time to visit Kailash is around the end of April to July and mid-September to early October. During winter and spring roads might be blocked due to heavy snow in eastern Tibet and Mt. Kailash region. Moreover, in the month of August heavy rainfall makes traveling in these areas very difficult.
Is there any age limit for trekking in the Kailash Mansarovar region?
Age factor is not a barrier for this trip. Right from 14 years to 60 years, anyone can take this trip. The only requirement here is sound physical and mental health.
What kind of fitness is required?
You have to be mentally and physically fit for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. It is recommended to get a medical checkup before you plan to go for this religious trip. People with back pain may have problems during the journey on the jagged road, and people with asthma or allergic to dust are strongly recommended to wear mask on the dusty road.
How about accommodation facilities, etc.?
A: Guesthouses and hostels are available in Tibet. Be noted that the quality of accommodation will vary from one place to another. Moreover, camping accommodation will be provided during Kailash Yatra.
What's about the road & weather in Tibet?
The road from Lhasa to Mt. Kailash is mostly dry. Torrential rains and strong icy winds are the common weather. Flooding rivers and landslides are frequent. The average altitude is above 3,500m and the route covers many passes with high altitude.
What currencies can be used in Tibet? Can I use credit card and ATM cards?
Only Chinese Yuan is accepted. Hotels only in Lhasa, Shigatse and Gyantse accept credit cards. ATM facility is not widely available. So exchanging your money to Chinese currency will be the best option for you, which can be done at Nepal Tibet border (Kodari) or at the Bank of China in Lhasa.
How to avoid and treat altitude sickness?
Please do not exert yourself and be relaxed before making the trip to Kailash. Take the prescribed medication before reaching Tibet and continue to take the medication on upon arrival in Tibet. Avoid drinking coffee or alcohol, and taking sleeping pills in the high altitude areas.
Avoid active movements and try to relax in the first one to two days upon arrival at the high altitude areas. Use Oxygen to relieve symptoms. If nothing else works, return to the areas with the lower elevation or reach your guide and go to see the doctor.
Do I need to carry some medicines?
Yes. Our tour staff only carry first aid medical kits. Therefore, you are advised to take sufficient stock of medicines that you have been taking and prescribed by your doctor.
Do I need travel insurance while travelling in Nepal?
Travel insurance in Nepal is one of the wisest things to do which we ideally recommend while traveling to Nepal. Although it is not a legal requirement to have travel insurance while travelling in Nepal but secures your trip in terms of uncertainties.
What happens if an emergency evacuation is needed while trekking in the Kailash Mansarovar region?
In case of an emergency evacuation, while trekking you can directly contact us on the number provided instantly. Upon receipt of your detailed information an instant retrieval action is taken to rescue you out of an emergency situation.
How many miles do we walk every day?
It varies with each trip of course. On an average we cover 4–7 hours per day, with a lunch break of 1–2 hours in the middle.
Can we change the Kailash Mansarovar Trek itinerary?
Absolutely yes, we do customize the itinerary as per your wish. However you need to inform it in advance before the trek starts. Sometimes, because of unforeseen circumstances in the mountains, we need to change the itinerary. However, the date of trek completion should always be in line with the pre-established itinerary.
Is it possible to communicate to my family while trekking?
You can have easy access to communication but in remote areas we use satellite phone. So communication won’t be an issue.
Can I trek in the Mount Kailash Trekking region without prior trekking experience?
Yes you can trek without prior trekking experience. However you should have good health, and acclimatize at regular intervals. We guide you accordingly so that you can do difficult and extreme treks as Mt. Kailash Trekking Trails.
Do I need a trekking pole?
Yes you do need a trekking pole, it helps you save energy in high ascend and descend, if you have weak hips and knees and it helps to reduce the strain.
Is there tipping compulsory for guides and porters?
Tipping is not necessary although tipping for guide and staff is good practice, porter and guide expect tip, your tip help their family.
How can we contact you if we need more information?
We are a local tour & adventure travel company based in Kathmandu. You can contact directly with the following numbers and email addresses:
Landline: +977-01- 4438165 / 4424563 / 4426818
Cell-phone: +977 – 98510 19102
Why book with us?
- More then 20 years of experience
- A professional and responsible travel company based in Nepal
- Specialist group adventure tours and treks in the Himalayas – India, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan
- Fully customisable itineraries and dates
- Professional & friendly local guides – supporting the people of Nepal
- Guaranteed Departures
- No negotiations in giving best quality