Pashupatinath Muktinath and Kailash Yatra

About Trip:

Pashupatinath Muktinath and Kailash Yatra is combining holy Yatra of important shrine of Asia. It is 16 days package starts and end at Kathmandu Nepal. Pashupatinath in Kathmandu is at your first list in the tour. Drive to Pokhara en-route visit Manakamana temple by cable car. Fly to Jomsom airport from Pokhara and drive to Muktinath temple. Tibet Kailash Travel has design proper itinerary including sightseeing in some historical monuments and tourist attraction in Kathmandu and in Pokhara.      

Our overland jurney begins to Kailash Yatra after Pashupatinath and Muktinath. Yatra route is from Kodari boarder/ Kerung border (Depends which immigration Nepal and Tibet aggre to open for pilgrimage), Saga and reach at Lake Manasarovar. Holy bath at Manasarovar and involve in three days Kailash Kora. It is believe that being there self and taking holy bath at Lake Manasarovar wash every sin done in lifetime. Three days Kailash Kora passing through Dolma La pass (5,600m) is the hardest part of the tour. It has option to take personal horse and helper to make more comfortable. Kailash Kora or Kailash Parikrama by foot believes to get special energy from Lord Shiva. Yatra at the end drive back to Kathmandu via same route.      


Trip Facts:

  • Duration:16 Days (Description)
  • Trip Grade Moderate to Strenuous
  • Trip Cost:INR 0
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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:

    • Accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara on twin sharing, ¾ star hotel as per itinerary     
    • All arrival and departure arrangement
    • Accommodation in group sharing basic guest house in Kailash and in Jomsom 
    • Private transportation in entire trip, bus/van as per group size
    • Local jeep as transporation in Jomsom Muktinath 
    • Small truck to put kitchen stuff and bags in Kailash 
    • Flight ticket of Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu 
    • Vegetarian foods, drinks in entire trip
    • Nepal Tibet Immigration formalities   
    • Tibet/ Kailash travel permit and visa
    • Entry fee of Lake Manasarovar and Kailash
    • Entry fees of Muktinath, Manakamana cable car fee
    • 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 horse or motorbike in Muktinath from and to Jeep station (30 minutes walking duration)
    • 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
    • Extra activities other than mentioed in itienrary 

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Usefull Info

  1. Accommodation 
    Accommodation in Pashupatinath Muktinath and Kailash Yatra is in Hotel and Guesthouses. 3/4 star category hotel in Kathmandu and in Pokhara. Guest house in entire Kailash and in Muktinath 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. Loal jeep but reserve only for our group in Jomsom Muktinath. We also have 3 sector flights in this Yatra. Pokhara to Jomsom, Jomsom to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu. 
  3. Foods
    Foods on the trip are pure vegetarian. Vegetarian foods are served by Hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara and in Jomsom. 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 Nepal site serve as bottled mineral water. During 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. Toile facility in Nepal side is comfirtable. 
  6. Kailash permit and visa 
    Kailash Travel permit and visa, we do take care entirely. You just need to send your passport copy and handover your original passport to us in Kathmandu. We make require you more documents like picture and a fill a form to get your personal information for visa procedure. We will inform you before your arrival about the neccesary documents. If already have Chinese visa in your passport, this will cancel by Chinese Embassy Kathmandu at the time of taking Kailash entry visa. All the visa of Kailash is group visa comes in paper.  
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.    
  11. Group size 
    Pashupatinath Muktinath and 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.
  12. 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. Ther is no any age limitation for Pashupatinath and Muktinath Yatra tour. 
  13. 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.
  14. 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.   

  15. 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.    

  16. 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. Mountain fight in Kathmandu is suggest to do and it is Extra activities from the package.  

  17. 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.     

  18. Best season 
    Best season for Kailash Yatra is from month of May till September. Month of April and october still be suitable for small group. For Muktinath and Pashupatinath, whole months accept July, Aug is the sutable time.  

  19. Extra Expenses
    Kailash Yatra with Pashupatinath and Muktinath 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  

  20. 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  


  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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