Kailash Overland Tour 2018 from Kerung Boarder

Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar – A famous pilgrimage place is in western Tibet. Thousands of peoples visit this place every year. The best season to go Kailash is from May till September, although small trip can be run from April till November. Place is more value for Hindu pilgrimage, Buddhist, Bon and Jain. Mount Kailash is unclimbed mountain of 6,638 miters. Pilgrimage make walk around the mountain, it called Kailash Parikrama, Kailash Kora or Kailash circumambulation. 

                                             Mount kailash and Chui Gumba near. Picture from near Lake Manasarovar    

Kailash Overland Tour from Kathmandu Nepal is the easiest way to reach Mount Kailash. After earthquake in April 2017, overland route of Kodari was block and still not open (Jan 1st 2018). Now another boarder between Nepal and Tibet is open that is Kerung boader. Kerung is towards north from Kathmandu after Langtang region. It is 125 kilometer from Kathmandu takes 8 hours driving. Boarder area is called Rasuwagadi. After f crossing bridge between Nepal and Tibet, another 24 kilometer drives to reach first Tibetan town Kerung.

Kerung route is the best route to reduce tour cost and reduce days of Kailash Tour. Kailash Tour itinerary from Kerung is standard 13 days. Tour is 3 nights in Kathmandu Nepal and 9 nights one the way in Kailash. This is including 3 days kailash Kora, one extra day in Kerung for acclimatization, enough time to explore Lake Manasarovar and time to prepare Kailash Kora.

                                                                                Rasuwagadi Friendship bridge near Kerung 

Benefit to choose Kailash tour through Kerung

  • Less days tour Itinerary – this is 13 days including days in Kathmandu, 3 days Kailash kora, exploration and acclimatization days
  • Less tour cost – since it will be Overland tour and street going and return, tour cost will be less.
  • Good acclimatization one the way – There will be good acclimatization place at Kerung one extra day and almost another full day at Lake Manasarovar and Darchen.
  • Reach Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar area quickly – The fourth day of tour starting, you will reach at Lake Manasarovar and mount Kailash  
  • Tour on schedule – Since there is no any flight contained, tour plan goes as per schedule.
  • Kerung is near from Kathmandu. due to road condition driving hour is more. There are many places facility with hotels on the way. In case of any difficulties, can spend night on the way. Trisuli, Rasuwagadi, Dhunche and Shyaprubesi are facilities with tourist standard accommodation.  

Only one difficulties of overland Tour through Kerung boarder is road condition in Nepal side. Road in Nepal side is expanding. Due to this, construction side might block the road timely in 2018. In raining season, road is muddy with the water and due to landslide, it might block for while.

General Itinerary of 13 days kailash Tour through Kerung Boarder.

Day 1: Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport Kathmandu (1,350m). Overnight at Hotel

Day 2: Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing and trip preparation. Overnight at Hotel

Day 3: Drive to Nepal Tibet immigration Kerung. Cross boarder and reach at Tibetan site (3,600m). Overnight at Guest house

Day 4: Stay at Kerung. Short hiking for acclimatization. overnight at guest house

Day 5: Drive to Saga (230km/ 6 Hours - 4,450m) Overnight at Guest house

Day 6: Drive to Lake Mansarovar (370km / 7 Hours - 4,580m). Overnight at Guest house

Day 7: Exploration of Manasarovar and drive to Darchen 40km/ 1 Hour - 4,575 miters). Overnight at guest house

Day 8: Drive to valley of the God (7km). Start Kailash Parikrama (trekking 4/5 Hours). Reach at Derapuk (4,900 miters) and overnight at Guest House

Day 9: Second day of Kailash Parikrama. Reach at Juthulpuk (4,760m) via Dolma La pass (5,623m). Overnight at guest house

Day 10: last day of Kailash Kora. Trekking back to Darchen and Drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest house

Day 11: Drive back to Kerung. Overnight at guest house

Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu (9 Hours) Overnight at Hotel

Day 13: Final Departure

Tibet Kailash Travel is operating small group Overland tour to Kailash. We provide group joining opportunity from April to October. Comparatively reasonable cost with standard service