Mount Kailash Tour, Kailash small private/group tour

Whether it’s a customized tour for your family or a group of friends and loved ones, Alpine Eco Trek organizes a Small Group Tours to Mountain Kailash. Located on a desert plateau in Tibet, holy Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Lake attract thousands of Hindus, Buddhist and Jains from all over the world every year. According to Hindu Mythology, whoever visits the Mount Kailash is cleansed of his/her sins?.
The spiritual journey starts from Kathmandu, land of most sacred and worshipped Pashupatinath Temple or Lhasa, also known for “The Lands of the Gods”. This journey also gives you an exceptional opportunity to upgrades one step closer to the highest mountains in the world and to explore the places of historic values which are still standing tall. Join fixed departure tour with the highly rated Alpine Eco Trek.
The fixed departure for 2019 are as below, you can choose from Full Moon and Non-Full Moon options. These fixed departure dates are based on the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa and back to Kathmandu from the same route

Fixed Departure Dates for 2019: Full Moon and Non Full Moon Trips:
12th May 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 14th May fly to Lhasa (Full Moon on Saturday, 18th May 2019 at Mansarovar Lake).
18th May 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 20th May 2019 fly to Lhasa (Non Full Moon Trip).
11th June 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 13th June 2019 fly to Lhasa (Full Moon on Monday, 17 June 2019 at Mansarovar Lake).
18th June 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 20th June 2019 fly to Lhasa (Non Full Moon Trip).
10th July 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 12th July 2019 fly to Lhasa (Full Moon on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 at Mansarovar Lake.
25th July 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 27th July 2019 fly to Lhasa (Non Full Moon Trip).
09th Aug 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 11th Aug 2019 fly to Lhasa (Full Moon on Thursday, 15 August 2019 at Mansarovar Lake).
22th Aug 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 24th Aug 2019 fly to Lhasa (Non Full Moon Trip).
08th Sept 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 10th Sept 2019 fly to Lhasa (Full Moon on Saturday, 14 Sept 2019 at Mansarovar Lake).
17th Sept 2019 arrive Kathmandu, 19th Sept 2019 fly to Lhasa (Non Full Moon Trip).

Drop your email or call us on the number below to know more about the tour and pricing. The dedicated team of Alpine Eco Trek is at your service 24/7. The itinerary can be customized as per your need, interest, time availability and mode of transportation. Experience the journey of the life time to Mount Kailash with Alpine Eco Trek for unforgettable memories

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The detailed itineary of Mount Kailash Tour small Group Fixed Departures Tour is below. The lifetime journey starts with a single step by choosing your best available date. Once you are ready with availability, please let us know by email or call and we will guide you on this journey.

Trip Itinerary

Kailash fixed departure tour – short itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1350m) (B).
Day 02: Rest and Packing day in Kathmandu (B).
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (B).
Day 04: Lhasa Sightseeing (B).
Day 05: Lhasa to Sigetse (3950m) 350 kms- 9 hrs (B).
Day 06: Sigetse to Saga (4550m) 450 kms- 10 hrs.
Day 07: Saga to Dongba, PRAYANG then MANSAROVAR (4550 m) 470 Kms 9 / 10 hrs (B,L,D).
Day 08: MANSAROVAR to DARCHEN 45 km drive - one hour (B,L,D).
Day 09: Kora start from Today: we trek from Darchen to DIRAPHUK (4720m 7hrs trek (B, L, D).
Day 10: DIRAPHUK to ZUTHULPHUK GOMPA (4790m) (B,L,D).
Day 11: ZUTHULPHUK to DARCHEN and then to Saga (B, L, D).
Day 12: Saga to Sigetse 9 hours drive (B).
Day 13: Sigetse to Lhasa (6 hrs) (B) 350 KM.
Day 14: Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu.
Day 15: Final transfer to international airport for your flight back to home.

Tour Cost: USD 2250 Per Person, including Tibet visa, permits, Lhasa tour and full board for Kailash part (Saga to Saga)
This is a small group tour with minimum 4 to 10 people max, for Kathmandu, Lhasa, and up to Saga you will be sharing a double room with other fellow traveler, from Saga to Kailash and back to Saga the room will be dormitory, there will be 5 to 10 beds in one room that you will have to share! If you like to have a single room in Kathmandu, Lhasa, and up to Saga please let us know we will be happy to make you a single room reservation with little extra cost on top!.

ESTIMATE FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES IN MOUNT KAILASH TOUR:

  • Horse for personal use on Kora days is approx USD 300 per person extra
  • Extra ride for day trip to Astapad USD 40 per person extra
  • Extra day in Kathmandu USD 45 to 50 per person with 2 meals and twin sharing room.
  • Muktinath trip USD 650 per person including two nights in Pokhara, one night Jomsom and round trip flight to and from Jomsom with meals and private transfers.

INSURANCE:

Alpine Eco Trek highly suggests you to apply for Medical Insurance, covering emergency evacuation and all medical expenses are must for Mount Kailash and Mansarovar tour. So, please be insured prior to the holy journey to the Heavenly Abode of Lord Shiva.

MEALS DURING KAILASH TOUR:

Meals during your stay in Kathmandu are provided in package at the same hotel where you stay. Meals during the journey will be all vegetarian. Alpine Eco Trek's staff will serve you hot and delicious meal at every day breakfast, lunch and dinner on the way in Mount Kailash tour. We will provide you packed lunch while doing Kora around Mount Kailash. And, we also suggest you to bring some of your favorite dry foods, sweets and ginger and garlic Candies along the tour. 

TOUR LEADERS, GUIDES AND STAFF:

Since our establishment, Alpine Eco Trek and Expedition (P) Ltd is a pioneer operator of Mount Kailash and Manasarovar tours. We have dozens of regular and trained tour leaders, guides, cooks, drivers and supporting crew engaged for a professional and reliable service. Extremely friendly, knowledgeable and experienced team and other first aid treatment trained crew will be there in your group to serve you and make your trip a memorable one for the rest of your life! 

TRANSPORTATION: 

We will provide transportation for Mount Kailash tour depending on group size like if there are below 5 we provide a Jeep, if 5 to 08 we provide a Van, if 08 to 16 we provide two vans, if above 16 up to 25 people we prove a deluxe bus.

ACCOMODATION (KATHMANDU-KAILASH TIBET):

During your stay in Kathmandu, we will provide you any kind of accommodation as per your needs. You can have a single, or double or family room in Kathmandu. We select the best categories of 3, 4 and 5 star hotels in Kathmandu. But accommodation in Kailash region is will be very basic.  Read more…

HEALTH PRE- CAUTION:

Normally, at higher altitude area in Tibet including Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarover, the amount of oxygen is less in the air. Certain illness such as loss of appetite, mild headache, nausea, tiredness, breathlessness, general uneasiness, high irritability, light loss of balance, disorientation, incoherence and insomnia etc may be induced in the windy weather and high altitude area which generally is not encountered over the plains. This kind of symptoms can be seen in anyone irrespective of their age, sex and physical fitness read more ….

PACKING LIST OF MOUNT KAILASH TOUR:

  • Small bag pack for 3 days trekking/Parikarma/ Kora around Mount Kailash
  • Sufficient warm clothing including warm down jacket for Kailash tour.
  • essential medicines (for minor injuries / life saving kits)
  • Any regular medicines that you have been prescribed
  • Toiletries kit (shop, Shampoo, Toothpaste, tooth brush)
  • Water bottle /Thermos flask for hot water (2litters bottle)
  • Hiking shoes good for walking 3 days Kailash Kora/trekking
  • Woolen gloves, Woolen socks (minimum 4 pairs), hand clove
  • Wool / Thermo cot undergarments, wind and water proof jacket
  • T-Shirt, long shirt and pants which is easier to be while doing trekking 
  • Sunglasses, Sun lotion/cold cream, Torch light, rain coat
  • Umbrella, walking stick, Sandal for use evening & morning
  • Sweets, Zinger / garlic candies or dry fruits, lozenges, etc… Read More...

Detail Itinerary

Mount Kailash Tour – detailed itinerary

Detailed Program:
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1350m).
Upon your arrival at airport, one of our tour leaders from Alpine Eco Trek will greets you and transfer to hotel, short briefing about your trip, rest of the time will be on your own.. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 02: Rest and Packing day in Kathmandu:
Breakfast will be at hotel, today you will be busy doing packing and shopping, we will collect the Tibet Visa showing your original passport (that is already issued with copy of your passport) from Chinese embassy here in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (B).
After breakfast at hotel, we will drive to airport and fly to Lhasa, upon arrival in Lhasa airport, our Tibetan guide will greets you and transfer to Lhasa city for overnight stay at hotel. Evening walking around bharkhor Market. Overnight at hotel breakfast included.
Day 04: Lhasa Sightseeing (B).
Sightseeing in Lhasa (Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Bharkhor Market). We will take the tour in Lhasa while acclimatizing. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 05: Lhasa to Sigetse (3950m) 350 kms- 9 hrs (B).
After breakfast at hotel drive to Shigatse which is the 2nd largest city of Tibet. Built in 1447 by the first Dalailama the Tashillunpo Monastery in Shigatse is a very important monastery in China as it is known as seat of the Panchan Lama. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 06: Shigatse to Saga (4550m) 450 kms- 10 hrs (B,L,D).
We take 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. Overnight at hotel in Saga, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 07: Saga to Dongba, PRAYANG then MANSAROVAR (4550 m) 470 Kms 9 / 10 hrs (B,L,D).
This morning depart from Saga to Manasrovar, it is 470 km. The road is good and the trip can be complete in 9 / 10 hrs. There will be several river crossings and we drive past Mayum La Pass (4600m). The scenery is stunningly beautiful with panoramic views of the Himalayas. This is an auspicious day for all of us having first glimpse of the Holy lake Manasrovar and view of Mt. Kailash from The Horr Chu pass. Stay in Chiu Gompa, a beautiful place to be. Overnight at guest house at bank of Manasrovar, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 08: MANSAROVAR to DARCHEN 45 km drive - one hour (B,L,D).
Take a dip in to Manasrovar lake in the morning, be ready for Puja and Haven, after finishing the rituals activities, we start Manasrovar Lake Parikarma then drive to Darchen. Overnight at guest house in Darchen, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 09: Kora start from Today: we trek from Darchen to DIRAPHUK (4720m 7hrs trek (B, L, D).
After breakfast we drive up to Tarboche and trek to Diraphuk Gompa (north face of Kailash), and a close up view of Holy Kailash (North face). We head west in clockwise direction and after a few kilometres the trail climbs up to a cairn at 4730m from where the southern face of Mt. Kailash comes to view. Pony & Pony men will be waiting here if you would hire them. Porters are available to carry your bag packs. This day Parikarma is about 20kms. Overnight at local Guest house in Diraphuk, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 10: DIRAPHUK to ZUTHULPHUK GOMPA (4790m) (B,L,D).
The 2nd day of Parikarma (Kora), which is very sensitive and every pilgrim talks about the most challenging journey throughout the Yatra. Parikarma continues and we trek (18 kms) up to Dolma la Pass, which is 5800m above the sea level. We will offer very short prayers at Dolma la. The weather is unpredictable in Dolma la Pass and at any time there is a possibility of a snowstorm. En-route, we can have darshan of Gauri Kunda (5630m) where Hindus worship and immerse themselves in the icy waters of the lake. Overnight in Local Guest house, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 11: ZUTHULPHUK to DARCHEN and then to Saga (B, L, D).
The 3rd day of Parikarma. After Breakfast, we will trek around 10 kms to complete the 3 days circuit trek of Mt. Kailash. We will be reaching at the point, where our van will be waiting to drive us back to Saga. Overnight at hotel in Saga, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 12: Saga to Shigatse 9 hours drive (B).
Beautiful drive back from Saga to Shigatse , Overnight hotel, breakfast included.
Day 13: Shigatse to Lhasa (6 hrs) (B) 350 KM.
After breakfast we drive to Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel, breakfast included.
Day 14: Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu.
Early morning transfer to Lhasa airport, fly to Kathmandu, one of our tour leaders receive you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel, Breakfast included.
Day 15: Final transfer to international airport for your flight back to home.

Cost Includes/Excludes

The tour cost includes:

01) All the necessary airport pick up and drops
02) Hotel in Kathmandu three nights (before and after Kailash tour) with breakfast.
03) Tibet China Visa Fee
04) Transfer to airport for Lhasa flight
05) Lhasa airport to hotel and back to Lhasa airport transfers
06) Hotel in Lhasa with breakfast,
07) Tibet travel permit, Kailash national park fee, PSB permits, Road permits
08) An English speaking guide, van and driver.
09) One day sightseeing to Potala palace.
10) Guest houses on the way to Kailash.
11) Full board from Saga to Saga (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
12) Manasarovar Lake Permit.
13) 3 days Kailash Kora
14 ) Drolma La pass visit
15) transfer back to Lhasa and then airport for Kathmandu flight,
16) Necessary paper works, our service charges,
17) Government vat and taxes.

The tour cost excludes:

01) Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Lhasa and Shigatse.
02) Flights fares (KTM-Lhasa-KTM)
03) Horse renting cost and porter hiring cost while Kora
04) Tips for guide and driver.

Why travel with us?

Why travel with us?

Small Group
A Smaller number of people means more attention and better access to the group leader for a more intimate and personalized experience. The primary goal of our trek to the sacred Mount Kailash is to provide our customers with an eco-friendly, well-equipped and well-instructed crew members. A maximum of 20 or fewer pilgrims will be taken for the holy trek at a time. We ensure that the group formed is sufficient for each one of the trekkers to be well attended, as well as large enough to enjoy the journey along with other pilgrims.

Commitment to Safety
The top priority of our company is to provide our valued customers with a strategically approach to their safety and security. Each year we make equal or more efforts to refine the previous operations and work on improving the already existing safety procedures. We make sure the guides and trainers provided to the customers are experienced and knowledgeable in first aid and emergency management. They are also well-trained for any emergency situations that might occur in the higher altitudes or while trekking. However, we request our customers to take precautions beforehand itself, and make precise and necessary food arrangements and give personal hygiene the most preference. Every necessary equipment such as sleeping bags, warm down jacket etc. required for the holy trek will be provided to you. Our customer's health and safety is our prior concern, therefore we carry first aid kits and Portable Altitude Chambers (Gaymow Bag) for any high altitude sickness emergency.

Stress Free Travel
Even tiny hurdles along the way can ruin the excitement of the journey. Alpine Eco Trek aims to minimize almost every hassle and tedium that is most likely to come in the way while trekking. This not only kills the mood but distracts you from admiring the most beautiful parts of the journey. Hence, starting from your arrival day itself, our team fully devote themselves to your service. Our crew members make sure every aspect of the travel including accommodation, transportation, and the food is taken care of beforehand. We make confirmations with every lodges, hotels, private bus and vans for an efficient and reliable service before we start the trek. Every entrance fees for monasteries, palaces, etc. on the way will be included in the itinerary itself and a deluxe van or a regular van will be on standby, giving us the freedom to explore the area if requested.

Quality Service
Compromising the quality of the services that Alpine Eco Trek offers, is never an option under any circumstances. Every trek we organize is an updated version of the previous treks in which we make the necessary changes and reconsider various aspects. From the equipment provided to the travelers, for example, sleeping bags, quality down jackets to the littlest guidance on the trek, every aspect of the trek is precisely focused and worked on, for the comfortable trip of our customers. The main focus is given to the most basic factors of the tourism activities and that is the availability of transportation, comfortable accommodations, and healthy food. The holy trip to Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar requires various equipment which is also taken care by us. We particularly request each of our valued customers to give us their genuine feedbacks on the overall journey to Mount Kailash that helps us monitor our drawbacks and helps design quality operations and adopt approaches useful for a better trek in the future.

Well Trained Staff
We are a firm believer that for every company to run successfully, the internal management and the team must be strong. Hence, we have built a team of professionals who show extreme passion and determination towards their work. We ensure that every customer is accompanied by a well-trained, soft-spoken and an enthusiastic team leader who makes the journey more enjoyable.

Competitive Price
To gain the trust and reliability from any customer, transparency is a must. Therefore, Alpine Eco Trek works on providing the trekkers with an affordable, competitive and transparent cost which remains same for every traveler.

Our Goal
lpine Eco Trek aims to provide the best Himalayan pilgrim travel at the most reasonable price. We believe in building a fine bonding with our customers, keeping quality and reliable services in mind. The mission of our trips is also to offer a wide range of adventure and thrill, covering most the attractions of the region. We take our customers to the most beautiful, worth seeing sites, giving them an insight into the local culture and lifestyle, while also establishing a genuine friendly bond with both, the locals and the crew.

Guidelines& Considerations
Following are some of the guidelines and considerations to make while picking a travel company for your trip:

01) Make sure that the company takes good care of their own staffs and guides by providing them with the necessary equipment, food, proper clothing, along with a good pay for their work. This shows the work ethics of the company and a respect for their staffs. Secondly, observe and be confident on how focused the itineraries provided to you are on promoting the culture and beauty of Nepal.

02) Make sure the company is a certified company and is registered under the appropriate local travel and trekking associations. Also, make sure that it is operating under the laws of the land(s) in which you will travel.

03) Ensure that the travel company you select is experienced and holds an overall knowledge about the local environmental issues of the site you are traveling to. The company should be considerate and sensitive to the issues and should respect the culture, tradition, and privacy of the inhabitants of the region.

04) Make sure that the company gives importance and consideration to the littlest details of the trip such as toilet arrangements, cooking fuel, rubbish disposal, first aid, etc

05) Make sure the company that you choose has an appropriate travel insurance and it abides by the regulations regarding operations of travel and trekking company.

Alpine Eco Trek follows all the above-mentioned guidelines in order to provide its customers with the most trouble free, eco-friendly and safe journey that they desire.

FAQs

Mt. Kailash Tour Frequently Asked Questions

Question 01: Do I Need a Passport?
Yes, you will need a passport to travel Mt. kailash and Lake Manasarovar because Kailash is located in the Autonomous Region of Tibet, China.

Question 02: What about Chinese visa?
Please be informed that this is not regular Chinese visa which you would get on your passport is not valid at Tibet. Your travel permit and Visa for travelling to Kailash and Manasarovar is organized by our company with the help of our Lhasa partner. If you are Indian passport holder you need to provide us the original passport for visa application. Foreigners can send us their passport copies by email and we will apply their visa for Kailash here in Kathmandu with their passport copies. The visa charges differ depend on nationalities, contact us for more information on Visa and permits.

Question 03: How many days required for Mt. Kailash Tour Trek?
Answer: A journey to Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar require 13 days by overland (Land cruiser or Van) and 10 days by Helicopter from Simikot Region. We are also organizing Lhasa Kailash Lhasa Tour.

Question 04: How we will be doing 13 days overland tour and how about 10 days by Helicopter from Simikot?
Answer: You will be doing 13 days Kailash tour by a deluxe Van or Land cruiser. From Kathmandu to Kodari (Nepal- Tibet boarder) by a deluxe tourist coach, while in Tibet new model Land cruiser or a deluxe Van will be used. The route for the trip will be Kathmandu – Nyalam – Saga – New Dongba – Manasarovar – Darchen – Dirapuk – Zuthulpuk – Darchen – Paryang – Saga – Zhangmu – Kathmandu.

For 10 days tour by Helicopter:
Kathmandu - Nepalganj - Simikot - Hilsa (by helicopter) - Taklakot - Mansarovar - Darchen - Dirapuk - Zuthulpuk - Darchen - Mansarovar - Taklakot (by land cruiser or Van)- Hilsa - Simikot (by helicopter) - Nepalganj – Kathmandu (by regular plane or private coach).

Question 05: In how many days would I finish Mt. Kailash Kora and long it is?
Answer: The holy Kora around Mt. Kailash is approximately 53 km trek to be completed in 2 nights 3 days. Night camping will be in Dirapuk and Zuthul- Puk.

Question 06: When is the best time to Travel?
Answer: The best time to travel to Holy Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar would be from the last week of April till end of October every year.

Question 07: What is Land cruiser?
Answer: Land Cruiser is the most comfortable vehicle in Tibet, a four wheel driven Japanese vehicle. We accommodate maximum 4 tourists in one land cruiser.

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Further Information:
Our website contains as much information as possible about Mount Kailash & Tibet Tours and Treks. However, if you have any questions regarding trip, please feel free to contact us. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours. If you want to book a trip, you can send us an email or contact us directly by phone: 0977 98510 36844 (Ram Kumar Adhikari).

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Trip Facts

Trip Name: Mount Kailash Tour

Duration:  15 Days including KTM

Trip Code: AETKT-05

Activity:  Cultural and spiritual tour, trek and overland drive.

Group size: Min. 04 to Max. 15 people.

Max-Altitude: 5638m/18,500ft

Country: Nepal, Tibet/China      

Transportation: Jeep, Van or Mini bus.

Flight: Kathmandu to Lhasa or Lhasa to Kathmandu

Visa: Tibet/China paper visa (we issue in Kathmandu).

Trip Cost: USD 2250 per person including visa and 15 days tour package.

Flight fares: USD 750 per person (Kathmandu- Lhasa- Kathmandu).

Note: The best season to Travel Holy Mt Kailash is from May to September; please try to travel always with a local and direct agent and small group – private departure dates available. All the travelers including Indian passport holders travelling to Mt. Kailash must be in possession of a current passport with at least 6 months of validity remaining.

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