Mount Kailash Tour, this tour gives you an opportunity to make the "Ultimate Pilgrimage" to holy Kailash and Manasarovar.
- Destination: China, Tibet
- Group size: 05-16
- Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal
- Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
- Trip Level: Moderate
- Max Altitude: (5600m./18373ft.)
- Activities: Tour and Trekking
- Transportation: Private Car, Jeep or Van
Meals: BB plan in Kathmandu and All meals during the trek and expediiton
Accommodation: Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and guest house basis accommodation during Kailash tour
Mount Kailash Tour, this tour gives you an opportunity to make the “Ultimate Pilgrimage” to holy Kailash and Manasarovar. Starting from Kathmandu in Nepal the tour includes traveling overland to the sacred Manasarovar Lake and Mount Kailash. You will have chance to camp by the ethereal water of the holy lake and to take part in 3-days kora trek around Mt. Kailash as a highlight of this spiritual journey to a holy and beautiful land.
Rigorous overland driving, trekking and camping through the remote and wild western Tibet, in altitudes between 2,745m/ 9,000ft and 4,880m/ 16,000ft and hiking to a maximum elevation of 5600m/18,400ft. A Nepalese Sherpa team that includes a camp cook who will prepare all meals will support this tour. All camping equipment will be provided and will be led by a Nepalese guide. While trekking, clients carry a small day pack only and hike at easy pace. All equipment and luggage will be carried by porters/pack-animals.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Kodari. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Kodari to Nyalam. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: In Nyalam Acclimatization. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Nyalam to Dongba (4500m – 375km). Guest House.
Day 07: Dongba to Manasarovar Lake (4560m – 335km). Overnight stay – Lodge.
Day 08: Mansarovar Lake to Darchen (4600m – 110km). Overnight stay – Lodge.
Day 09: Rest day at Darchen.
Day 10: Darchen to Driraphuk (4775m) – 26 kms. Overnight at camp.
Day 11: Driraphuk to Zuthul Puk (4700m) – 22 kms. Overnight at camp.
Day 12: Zuthul Puk to Hor Qu (4560m). Overnight stay – Lodge
Day 13: Hor Qu to New Dongba (460 km). Overnight stay – Lodge
Day 14: Drive Dongba to Nyalam. Overnight stay – Guest House.
Day 15: Nylam to Kathmandu. Overnight stay – Hotel
Day 16: Leisure at Kathmandu.
Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu
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We will be staying at 2/3 star hotel in Kathmandu, and in tea-houses during the trek. All rooms are on twin-shared basis. Single bedroom will be arranged on request and will cost additional. Utmost Adventure will arrange rooms with attached washrooms in Tibet; however, guesthouse at some places only has shared washing and toilet facilities. Also note that single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu and in Tibet regions during the driving tour.
Breakfast will be provided during the tour (On demand, we can arrange lunch, dinner during the driving tour). There will also be welcome and farewell dinners taking place for guests. While on tour, we have breakfast and dinner in the guest house/hotel where we spend the night and lunch on our way to next destination. Authentic Tibetan, continental meals are common choices in the menu Tibet.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Mount Kailash tour is an moderate tour. Travelers who can walk 5-6 hours a day on an uphill and downhill will consider this trip fulfilling and enjoyable. It is a good idea to prepare for the tour by jogging and exercising regularly at least for a month prior undertaking the trip. Touring in Tibet should be relatively easy for those who have experience in trekking in high altitudes. Determination, good physical health and positive attitude are good preconditions for a successful accomplishment of the trek. Past hiking experience in high altitude would definitely be an asset but no particular technical skills are required for this trip. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Utmost Adventure before booking the trek for their own safety reasons.
Best Time to Travel
The best time for Mount Kailash tour is during Spring, Summer (April to September) and The temperature is moderate and guarantees amazing views throughout the trip.
Date And Costs
The best time for Mount Kailash tour is during Spring, Summer (March to September) and The temperature is moderate and guarantees amazing views throughout the trip.
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Pick up and drop transportation .
3 nights accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu/ tourist standard hotel with bed and breakfast
Two men tent, dining tent, toilet tent, mattresses for Tibet tours & trekking
Trekking crews – Cook, Cook helpers & guide
Fresh food cooked by our cook, meal will be pure vegetarian & Non vegetarian as per your choice.
Deluxe van and support truck for carry food and big bag packs.
English speaking guides from Tibet and Nepal
Monastery Entrance fees & Grassland fees
Mount Kailash permit
Tibet visa &Travel Permit
Yaks and Yak man for 3 days round Mt. Kailash
All expenses of personal nature
Bar bills and Beverage
Rescue jeep incase needed if some one go back earlier than group
Extra cost incurred in case of Landslide or natural problem
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Sleeping bag & Jacket
Nepal visa and Re-Entry Nepal visa
Tips for staff
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Utmost Adventure has compiled a list of necessary equipment, personal medical supplies and symptoms of medical condition likely to face during trekking / peak climbing. Also, please do understand that items listed below should be considered as an essential summary.
We highly recommend you to be familiar with all of your equipment and basic understanding of medical Conditions related to high elevation.
Your document to travel to Nepal:
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport)
Dollars in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Small wash towel
Personal Clothing items
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Personal hygiene supplies;
Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn
One toothpaste/brush set;
One hand sanitizer gel
1 (fast drying) synthetic towel
Personal prescription medications; Please let your leader know about any medical issues before the climb.
Small personal first-aid kit; (Simple and Light): first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids),alcohol-free wipes for cuts, personal medications, etc. (The leaders will have more extensive first-aid kits)
One skin blister repair kit
Anti-diarrhea pills (Imodium) (one regular package)
Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen) (one regular package)
One small bottle cough and/or cold medicine.
One course antibiotics for chest infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One course antibiotics for stomach infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One small bottle anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide), available locally, for more about this medication, please contact us or your doctor
One small bottle of water purification tablets (needs to contain silver-ions AND chlorine) or a water filter or UV sterilizer.
Extra prescription glasses/contact lens. Contact lens wearers, please bring glasses in case of emergency.