Mount Kailash small group tour in May

Small group tour to Mount Kailash from Lhasa. Join the tour either from Lhasa or from Kathmandu Nepal.  

                                   Mount Kailash view from on the way at second day of Kailash Parikrama befoe Dolma La pass. 

Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar is in western Tibet is home of pilgrimage for many religion. Main season of this tour is from May to September. Tibet kailash travel is operating small group tour Lhasa Kailash Kathmandu. Tour is starting from April and goes till October. Tour in month of May is on 26th May. It has option to join in Kathmandu Nepal or in Lhasa Tibet.

14 days tour itinerary on 26th May 2018 is to meet full moon day at Lake Manasarovar. First land at Lhasa, stay there for 2 nights. Visit main monuments in Lhasa, which also make your body acclimatize at high altitude. Drive to lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash with staying in nights at Shigatse and in Saga. Involve 3 days Kailash Parikrama and drive to Kathmandu Nepal via Kerung boarder.    





Itinerary description


Day 01


23rd May

Arrival at Tribhuban International airport. Pickup and transfer to hotel. Arrival should be before 12 to apply final Tibet Visa.

3* Hotel on twin sharing


Day 02


24th May

Day in Kathmandu. meet with the team and final preparation of the trip

3* Hotel on twin sharing


Day 03


25th May

Kathmandu (1,300m) – Lhasa (3,650m)

Departure Transport to Tribhuban Airport and Trans – Himalayan flight to Tibet (Gongaar airport) (1hr.) Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization

Hotel on twin sharing


Day 04


26th May

In Lhasa:  Full Day Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa/ Acclimatization 
Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar  – O/N at   Hotel.

Hotel on twin sharing


Day 05


27th May

Drive Lhasa – Shigatse (350 km – 8/9 Hrs). After breakfast in your hotel drive to Shigatse which is the 2nd largest city of Tibet. Built in 1447 by the first Dalai lama the Tashilampo Monastery in Shigatse is a very important monastery in Tibet as it is known as seat of the Panchan Lama

Hotel on twin sharing


Day 06


28th May

Drive Shigatse – Saga (450km – 9 hours).We start an early morning drive to Saga, please note this will be a long drive but on the way we can make enough stop and lunch. O/N at Local Guest House.

Group sharing guest house


Day 07


29th May

Drive Saga – Lake Manasarovar (410km – 8 Hours) The full moon day for pilgrimage, this is an auspicious day for all of us having first glimpse of the Holy lake Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash from The Horr Chu pass. Stay in Chiu Gompa,

Group sharing basic guest house


Day 08


30th May

Lake Manasarover to Darchen ( 4600m) 53km – 1 Hour

Visit Chiu Gompa and explore Lake Manasarover then drive to Darchen. Preparation day for the Kora

Group sharing basic guest house


Day 09


31st May

Darchen to Derapuk (4750m) 19km

Drive to Serchung and start Kora (trek) to Depapuk. It is 1 hour drive and another 5 hours easy walking

Group sharing basic guest house


Day 10


1st Jun

Derakuk- Dolmala (5620m)- Zutulpuk 21km – 9 Hours Continue trek to Zutulphul cross over dolma- la Pass and walking down to Juthulpuk  

Group sharing basic guest house


Day 11


2nd Jun

Zutulphuk to Darchen to Saga – 3 hours walking and 6 hours driving

Finish of Kailash kora and reach at Saga. Trek about 10 Km to the point and take your transportation to drive back Saga via Darchen O/N at Guest House

Group sharing guest house


Day 12


3rd Jun

Saga to Kerung 9270km – 6 Hours)

Scenic drive back to Kurung. Kerung is last Tibetan town near Nepal Tibet boarder.

Group sharing guest house


Day 13


4th Jun

Drive to Rasuwagadi – Nepal Tibet immigration and cross. Good bye to Tibetan guide and driver. Drives continue to Kathmandu Nepal. (140 km – 8 Hours) 

3* Hotel on twin sharing


Day 14


5th Jun

Departure – we arrange your departure transportation to International airport





1.    Hotel/Guest House Accommodation as per program  

2.    Private Transportation by Van/ small bus as per group size

3.    All necessary Tibet Travel permit

4.    English speaking Tibetan Guide

5.    All Sightseeing and Entrance fee as per the itinerary.  

6.    Meal plan on Breakfast Basis

7.    Air ticket Kathmandu-Lhasa one way.

8.    Kerung to Kathmandu Private Jeep Transport.

9.   Visa and permit fees

10.  Immigration formalities

11. Yak or helper to carry your big bag during Kailash kora


  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Hiring personal porter/ horse if needed in Kailash parikrama.
  • Rescue and Evacuation charge in case of need
  • Personal equipment
  • Any Additional cost due to Nature calamity and Unforeseen Circumstances and etc.
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Any tipping

Extra info about the tour

  • Tour is small group tour as per itinerary
  • If group size is more than 6 peoples, we convert basic accommodation to standard accommodation in Kailash region with same cost. But 3 nights (Manasarovar and 2 nights in Kailash kora available only basic accommodation)
  • Tours also have option to join from Lhasa. In this case USD 435 is less from the tour cost. You also have to obtain Chinese visa in your country 
  • Tour including breakfast every morning. Lunch and dinner is extra can buy from local restaurants, hotels, guest houses. Similarly shops are available for drinks including drinking water