Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage Tour - Kailash Yatra

Few mountains in the world rival the grandeur of Mount Kailash (6714m) , the famed holy peak in Western Tibet. Kailash hasKailash Mansarover Tour
kailashpilgrimage tourlong been an object of worship for four major religions. For the Hindus, it is the domain of Shiva. It is also the abode of Samvara-a multi armed, wrathful deity worshipped in the Chakrasamvara Tantric cycle of Tibetan Buddhism.

The Jains of India also revere the mountain as the site at which the first of their saints emancipated. And in the ancient Bon religion of Tibet, Kailash was the sacred nine storey Swastika Mountain, upon which the Bonpo founder Shenrab alighted from heaven.

Sprawling below Mount Kailash is the sacred Lake Manasarovar (4560m), where a ritual bath will deliver a pilgrim to Brahma's paradise and a drink of its water relinquishes the sins of a hundred lifetimes.

The 53 Km Kailash circuit is the holiest of all Tibet's pilgrimages and the beacon which draws most travellers to Western Tibet. It is said that a Single Parikarma erases the accumulated sins of a lifetime, while 108 circumbulation will achieve Salvation Or Nirvana.

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Day 01: Drive to Nyalam (150km), 3750m:
Morning after breakfast leave Kathmandu to commence yatra to Nyalam [3800M]. 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 a brief information regarding the further trip then proceed 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 02: Rest Day at Nylam, 3750m:It is more a day for acclimatization.

Day 03: Drive to 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 Bhramha Purtra River way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for night.

Day 04: Paryang (4600m) 230 km, 7-8 hrs:
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 near by you, lots of rocky peaks and sand duns give you an ideal world. Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired by beautiful traditional costume, waiting your arrival with hot tea and other supplies along with big smile.

Day 05: Drive Paryang to Manasarover (4558m) 277km, 8 hours:
The longest driving day starts with full of excitement, by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, a small village near by Lake Manasarover, we will spend a night there..

Day 06: Holy-Manasarovara: At 14950-ft/ 4558m. Puja and drive to Tarchen (14975ft) 40km:
The highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rakshesh are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Night will be spending at Chu Gumba.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 Kailash Parikrama.

Day 07: Trek to Dira Phuk/5000m:
It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; water falls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is every where with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be keep on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.}

Day 08: Trek to Zuthul Phuk / 4800m :
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 yourself. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).

Day 09: Trek End at Darchen and further Drive to Horchu / 4500m:
Today we will trek shortly toward Tarchen and after meeting transportation we will move to Horchu for the night. Horchu is the valley nearby Manasarover.

Day 10: Drive back to Paryang
Day 11: Drive back to Saga
Day 12: Drive back to Nyalam
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:12 Nights / 13 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Land Cruiser / Luxury Bus
  • Accommodation:Hotel / Guesthouses
  • Trip Grade: Chalenging
  • Max. Height: 5600m
  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • End To: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Spring / Summer / Automn

Trip Map

Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage Tour map

 

Cost Include:

  • Hotels with breakfast while in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis at Guest Houses and Camping Tents as per itinerary
  • 4500 Model Luxury Japanese Landcruisers (4 Person in 1 Landcruiser Basis) and Support Truck
  • Freshly cooked full board meals, Dining / Kitchen and Toilet tents
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • 1 Nepali Team Leader,Experienced Sherpa Staff
  • Freshly cooked western meals,Monastery entrance fees
  • Yaks and Yak-men for Porterage during Kailash Parikarma, Gamow Bag, Oxygen, Basic first aid kit,
  • Kailash Permit. 

Cost Exclude:

  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Extra cost in the event of landslide for hiring porterage or arranging additional transportation
  • Tibet Visa Fee (It is $85) except US Citizen.
  • And expenses of personal nature
  • Evacuation Cost
  • Additional bar bills
  • Tips and donation
  • Others which is not mentioned on the above included items

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:12 Nights / 13 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Land Cruiser / Luxury Bus
  • Accommodation:Hotel / Guesthouses
  • Trip Grade: Chalenging
  • Max. Height: 5600m
  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • End To: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Spring / Summer / Automn

Trip Map

Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage Tour map

 

Kathmandu Kailash Kathmandu is the easist way and resonable option for Kailash Pilgrimage. It can also be joined with departure dates. Please contact for dates. For Indian Pilgrim it is advisable that make more member in group tour in order to get reduced on pricing. Foreign visitor can also join with Indian Pilgrims if you are vegitarian. We serve vegitarian Indian dishes during our Indian Pilgrimage journey. For foriegn private group we serve western meal too. For rest information please log on the page and request for draft program and information.

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:12 Nights / 13 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Land Cruiser / Luxury Bus
  • Accommodation:Hotel / Guesthouses
  • Trip Grade: Chalenging
  • Max. Height: 5600m
  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • End To: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Spring / Summer / Automn

Trip Map

Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage Tour map

 

Testimonials

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:12 Nights / 13 Days
  • Mode of Transport: Land Cruiser / Luxury Bus
  • Accommodation:Hotel / Guesthouses
  • Trip Grade: Chalenging
  • Max. Height: 5600m
  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • End To: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Spring / Summer / Automn

Trip Map

Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage Tour map

 

Kailash Yatra 2013 Departure