Kailash Manasarovar Overland Tour

About Trip:

Overland Kailash Tour starts at Kathmandu Nepal and enters through Kerung boarder. 13 days tour plan have enough acclimatization, preparation time and exploration. 3 days walking around Mount Kailash, stay overnight at bank of Lake Manasarovar, explore typical Tibetan settlement, and back to Kathmandu Nepal at the end of the trip.  

Join our small group for Kailash Mansarovar Overland Tour. We are kailash tour operator based in Nepal has been operating group joining and private or small group Kailash Tour. We can provide you best option and customize itinerary as per your interest. Overland Tour to Kailash is starting from Kathmandu and enters Kailash via Kerung boarder. In optional route, it can be also from Kodari boarder if it get formally oprn. 13 days Kailash Overland Tour itinerary has enough time of preparation and acclimatization.

Mount Kailash at western Tibet is as holy mountain peaks that believe as residence of Lord Shiva and his wife Goddess Parvathi as per Hinduism. Abode of Kang Ringboche as per Tibetan Buddhism. It is bringing equal important in Jainism and Bon. Thousand of pilgrimages reach there every year. Taking bath at blue clean water of Lake Mansarovar believe to clean all the sins done in lifetime. One circuit of Mount Kailash is said to be cleanup countless sins. 52 Kilometer Kailash circuit/ Kailash Kora or Kailash Parikrama is hardest part of the tour. It is containing 3 days trekking via highest mountain pass Dolma La (5,630miters). Although, it is not much tough for those who are physically fit. Rest of the days in tour is driving with comfortable transportation. The best season for Kailash overland tour is from May till September. For small private tour it is can be also suitable for month of April, October and November.    

Trip Facts:

  • Duration:13 Days (Description)
  • Trip Grade Moderate to Strenuous
  • Trip Cost:INR 2280
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Day to Day Itinerary:

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Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu (1,350m). Transfer to Hotel

Pick up you from the international airport and drive to the hotel. Check-in and rest. If time permits we can include some activities like evening Aarati tour to Pashupatinath temple.

Price Include / Exclude:

    • 3 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing, ¾ star hotel     
    • All arrival and departure arrangement
    • 9 nights’ accommodation in group sharing basic guest house in Kailash
    • Private transportation in entire trip, bus/van as per group size
    • Small truck to put kitchen stuff and bags
    • Vegetarian foods, drinks in entire trip
    • Nepal Tibet Immigration formalities   
    • Tibet/ Kailash travel permit and visa
    • Entry fee of Lake Manasarovar and Kailash
    • Government approved Tibetan guide
    • Nepali team co-coordinator, Cooks and other helpers  
    • All the kitchen foods, goods including bathing tent
    • Warm jacket in returnable based
    • One duffel bag to put your own goods
    • One small back carry bag, head cover warm cap
    • Emergency evacuation management
    • First Aid kit box containing basic medicines
    • Government taxes and service charge 
    • Personal horse and helper if you need during Kailash Parikrama
    • Personal equipment, Trip insurance, Medical expenses  
    • Emergency evacuation charge in case of need
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrive from Kailash
    • Tipping to staff
    • Accommodation upgrading, It is possible to upgrade your accommodation almost in entire trip accept in Mansarovar, Derapuk and Juthulpuk
    • Personal communication, Bar bills


    Join us for Kailash Mansarovar small group joining tour from April month to month of October. This is small group of only foreigners peoples. Best service with reasonable cost is guaranteed. 13 days Overland tour starts and end at Kathmandu Nepal. 13 days Tour cost starts from 1280 $ per person.

    25 April and 26 April, joining tour of Lhasa Kailash Kathmandu, reach at Lake Manasaroavar in full moon day. 3 days Kailash Kora and drive back to Kathmandnu via Kerung boarder.   

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  1. Accommodation 
    Accommodation in Kailash Overland Tour is in Hotel and Guesthouses. 3/4 star category hotel in Kathmandu. Guest house in entire Kailash is in group sharing room. Your do not need to sleep at tent the or at camp. Tour cost including basic guest houses only. Guest houses in Kailash region are similar in every stop. There is an option to make upgrading of Guest house in Darchen which is possible with your own extra cost.
  2. Transporation 
    Transportation in entir tour is with comfirtable bus/van. It is depend on group size
  3. Foods
    Foods on the trip are pure vegetarian. Vegetarian foods are served by Hotel in Kathmandu. In entire Kailash region, our own cooking team prepares delicious Indian style foods. During Kailash Parikrama Packed Lunch are provided but hot simple dinner is served at evening. You also can bring some of your favorite dry foods. 
  4. Drinking Water
    Drinking water in Kailash Yatra is mineral water from big Jar and small bottles. Hot boiled water can fill into your bottles in the morning and Evening every day. The team from Tibet Kailash Travel serve you enough pure drinking water. It is advice to drink at least 3 liters water every day and keep enough water during day time.  
  5. Toilet facilities
    Toilet facilities in Kailash region are very basic. It is outside of the room as a common use. Toilets are dirty due to lack of enough water. Peoples are using outside toilets freely in Mansarovar, Derapuk and in Juthulpuk.
  6. Staffs
    The entire trip is handled by a professional staff team from Tibet Kailash Travel Nepal. A team leader, kitchen team and helper team. Government licence holder Tibetan guide is for officially working with Nepali team. All the driver team is from Tibet too.
  7. Trip insurance 
    We do not need trip insurance for official Kailash permit and visa. Travel insurance may need to cover your own expenses in the case of any emergency evacuation. It may more helpful in case of returning from middle way due to the health problem. Or may cover your expenses in the case of emergency evacuation.
  8. Emergency evacuation 
    Due to the health problem or any other problem, if anyone needs emergency evacuation that cost is the extra cost and all the expenses go to the person. We arrange all the needful services. Helicopter rescue in Tibet part is not allowed. Rescue have to done by driving in Tibet/Kailash part. Once you reach at Nepal site, Helicopter rescue is also possible.
  9. Hospital and Medical facilities  
    Kailash is the lack of Hospital and medical facilities. Only one hospital service is in Taklakot. Rest of other villages and towns are without any medical stores and Hospital. In the case of emergency, have to drive Taklakot for a hospital. The team from Tibet Kailash Travel bring basic medicines in the entire tour. Our leader and guides have basic first-aid knowledge.    
  10. Group size 
    Kailash Yatra is group departure. We need at least 24 pax to make Kailash overland yatra, which makes your reasonable tour cost. Group size may go more than 24 pax in one single trip. Any group size private trip can be also arranged with different cost.
  11. Age limitation  
    There is age limitation getting permit and visa for Kailash Yatra. Only up to 65 aged Indian passports holder can get Kailash permit from Tibet. Permit is issued by Tibet Tourism which is part of the government from Tibet.
  12. Communication facilities 
    There are local telephones facilities in entire Kailash and Nepal. For your mobile you need Nepali SIM card in Nepal site and Chinese SIM card once you enter Tibet. Chinese and Nepali sim card can buy after certain formalities and can recharge on the way. WIFI is available in Nepal part but not in Tibet. You can connect internet facility with Chinese sim card. Mobile network doesn’t work only one day at Kailash Parikrama.
  13. Physical fitness and doctor certificate
    Physical fitness is important factor to make your trip success. But we do not need any doctor or medical certificate to obtain your Kailash permit and Visa. It is adviced that prepare your trip before 3 months of starting by doing some physical activities like jugging every morning.   

  14. Acclimatization 
    Acclimatization in this tour is important and need before reaching at high altitude immediately or so fast. Kailash region is in high altitude which may make difficult for every visitor. Our itinerary is including 2 nights acclimatization at Nyalam before reaching Mansarovar and Mount Kailash.    

  15. Extra activities  
    There can be possibilities of some extra activities during Kailash Yatra. Visit Chui Monastery and hot spring near Lake Manasarovar. Put one more day in the itinerary and reach at Charansparsa from North face of Kailash. Drive to Tirthapuri with extra cost. 

  16. Kailash Tour during full moon 
    Kailash Yatra during full moon is not recommended. Most of the pilgrimages want to reach at Manasarovar or in north face of Kailash during full moon because of that overflow of peoples reach region. It can be lack a f accommodation and transportation. There are many bad experiences that Tibet government stops entering some group during the period. By this reason, peoples may get suffer.     

  17. Best season 
    Best season for Overland Kailash Yatra is from month of May till September. Mmonth of April and october still be suitable for small group. 

  18. Extra Expenses
    Kailash Yatra is full board based tour operate by Tibet Kailash Travel. Although personal horse and helper during Kailash parikrama is extra cost in case of any one need. Accept that nature of personal expenses are in extra cost which is mentioned as cost including and excluding  

  19. Packing List

    we provide you duffel bag to put your belongings and another small back carry bag to carry with you always. This bag is provided in Nepal once you land. You can store your own bag at hotel and take while returning back from yatra.
    Shoes and Shocks 
    You need comfortable warm shoes for entire yatra. Another spare shoe or sandal is needed to wear while staying at guest house. 3 pairs of warm shocks are enough for entire trip. You can wash it in middle of your Yatra.
    Wearing clothes
    Head cover hat – we provide you, Mouth covering muff, Warm down jacket – we provide you in returnable based,  Wind proof jacket, Warm inner thermal, 2 pairs light T shirt, Warm sweeter or light weight jacket, Inner down thermal, Water and wind proof trouser, One or two long wear trekking paint, Whole body covered raincoat, Water/ wind proof warm glove, 3 pair comfortable underwear, 
    Other accessories
    UV protective sun glass, Medium size quick dry towel, Head torch light with extra batteries, Lip care, Sun cream, Trekking stick, 2 litters’ water bottle, One small thermos water bottle,
    Toiletries: Hand soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, Toilet paper
    First Aid kit box containing Paracetamol, bandage, antiseptic cream, Diamox or other tablet for altitude sickness, Small trekking knife, Some dry foods, Camera and its extra batteries, Mobile, and charger with small multi pins

  20. Small group Joining Kailash Tour
    This is small group tour of foreigners and Nepali passport holder, other than Indian. Group size is not more than 10 peoples. 13 days tour plan is Overland Tour starts from April month till October. Most of the tour plan is on BB, accommodation in comfortable hotels and guest houses. Use foods from local restaurants. One of the experience coordinator from Nepal and Tibetan guide will lead the group. Same type of tour is also operating as small joining tour from Lhasa as Lhasa Kailash Tour.    


  1. Booking procedure
    - At least 6-month valid passport scan copy by mail 
    - Trip confirmation amount INR 10,000 or USD 200 per person. You can ask our bank details to deposit it.
    - Trip booking form with your signature in term and condition  
  2. Payment
    - lNR 10,000 for Indian passport holder USD 200 for other than Indian at the time of confirming your tour.
    - Another 15,000 INR before a month then starting your tour. rest of the amount (full Payment) once you land at Nepal, Before starting of Kailash Tour. You can deposit amount in our bank/ You can bring cash or can bring demand draft. 
  3. Term and condition
    -This cost is based on group tour, single group is more than 25 peoples. 
    - Rules from Tibet is not stable. It may change even at last hour of our tour starting. In this case whatever expenses we spend for your tour arrangement is not refundable. cancellation charge still be charged.
    - Spending more nights accommodation in Nepal (more than 3 nights) is extra expenses. In the case of early arrival from Kailash site. 
  4. Cancellation policy 
    - INR 10,000 or USD 200 per person is non-refundable if you cancel the trip after confirmation booking
    - INR 25,000 or USD 400 cancellation charge per person at last hour less than 72 hours time  
    - Full amount does not refund once you start the trip from Kathmandu/ Nepaljung 

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