10-day Mount Kailash Tour packages offer a spiritual journey to the world’s sacred peak -Mt. Kailash (6638m) and holy Lake Mansarovar. Mount Kailash Tour is the most renowned pilgrimage tour, situated in the sacred land of Tibet admired by countless devotees and travellers worldwide.

Kailash Mansarovar, nestled in the enthralling Himalayan mountains, is respected as one of the most sacred sites by followers of various beliefs, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bon. Its heartfelt religious importance and stunning natural beauty extract thousands of pilgrims every year to honour Mount Kailash's mystery by performing the Kailash Parikrama (kora) according to an ancient ritual of faithfulness.

Kailash Parvat Tour packages let travellers experience astounding nature, thrilling adventures and popular religious sites – a unique blend that provides a meaningful lesson of life and an unbelievable experience. At the core of this sacred realm rises Mount Kailash, often praised as the "Center of the Universe”. “This awe-inspiring summit, rising to an altitude of 6,638 meters, is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva, the lord of destruction and regeneration, God Shiva sits at the peak of the mountain and meditates over there.

Furthermore, Tibetans revered Mount Kailash as Kang Rimpoche (Paths of the Soul), while the followers of the ancient Bon Pa religion believe that the entire region surrounding Kailash is mystical and that the mountain is a nine-story swastika that is the seat of all spiritual power. Also, Mount Kailash is Mount Ashtapada for the followers of the Jain religion as they believe their saint Rishabanatha achieved spiritual liberation at Mount Kailash.

Especially, a 10-day package of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra proffers an opportunity to Circumambulate around Mount Kailash (Kailash Kora) is the highlighting part of this Mt. Kailash Tour package and to take a dip in Lake Mansarovar which is believed to wash away all your sins from previous and bring good fortune.

This 10-day Kailash Mansarovar Tour Package also known as the Kailash Overland Tour commences from Kathmandu to the spiritual holy yatra to Kailash and Mansarovar via Kerung. This transformative journey includes a 3-day trek around Mount Kailash can be physically demanding, contributing bountiful time to soak themselves in the spiritual essence of this revered mountain. Admire the breathtaking landscapes of the Himalayan Mountain range and Gandis Mountain range. The expedition reveals sweeping vistas of vast wetlands, winding rivers, grazing cattle, and the magnificent Brahmaputra River.

The Kailash package of 10 days is mainly tailored to provide a unique and unforgettable adventure for all those who seek adventure, nature and spirituality.

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Core aspects of the Kailash Tour

  • Enjoy a scenic drive via well paved highway
  • An awe-inspiring holy tour to the stunning Mt. Kailash and enchanting Lake Mansarovar.
  • Indulge in the tranquillity of serene Lake Mansarovar and soothe your eye with a magnificent Himalayan backdrop mirrored on freshwater Lake.
  • Set yourself closer to spiritual Mount Kailash (6636m), which is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva, the destructor in Hindu myths.
  • Capture the mesmerizing vistas of the world’s loftiest Mount Everest (8848m).
  • Take a dip into the holy waters of Mansarovar Lake which purifies the soul and leads to spiritual liberation which is to be believed.
  • Thrill yourself with a challenge of three days of Kailash Kora.
  • Experience adventurous moments while crossing the highest pass Dolma La Pass (5645m).

Kailash Trip Brief Overview


Trip Destination: Tibet, Autonomous region of China

Trip Difficulty: Moderate Level

Trip Duration – 10 days

Starting and ending point of the trip - Kathmandu

Transport: Private Vehicle

Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel / Lodge

Group Size: 1-150

Max Elevation: Dolma La Pass (5660m)

Best season - (March to July) and (September to October)

10 days Itinerary of Mount Kailash Yatra

Day 1: Drive Kathmandu to Sybrubensi (By Tourist Bus). Overnight at Guest House

Day 2: Drive from Sybrubensi to Kerung. Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 3: Drive from Kerung to Saga (5-6 hours, 4640m). Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 4: Drive from Saga to Lake Mansarovar (5-6 hours, 277km, 4558m). Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 5: Exploration Day. Drive to Darchen (1 hour, 40km, 4575m). Overnight at Hotel

Day 6: Kailash Kora. Drive from Darchen to Yamadwar and trek to Deraphuk (5-6 hours, 4900m). Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 7: Kailash Kora. Trek to Zuthulphuk via Dolma La Pass (5660m) (8-9 hours, 19km, 4760m). Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 8: Kailash Kora. Drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 9: Drive back to Kerung. Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu.

Mount Kailash Tour Package Cost

This 10-day package of the Kailash Tour may vary depending on several factors. The tour commences from Kathmandu and ends in Kathmandu, and is 10 days. We need a Tibet travel permit and a Tibet visa fee, which makes the trip a bit expensive compared to our other Nepal travel package. Depending on the group and route, the price ranges between $2,500 to $5,000 per person.

The visa fee cost also depends upon you’re the origin of country. Travellers need to provide an original passport for the application. Then, the company will apply for The Tibet Travel Permit, Alien’s Travel Permit, Restricted Areas Permit, and Frontier Pass.

The travel permit cost is already included in our package. Eternal Himalaya arranges all the necessary documents for all the permits and passes. Travellers need to present at the Embassy of Kathmandu for the Tibet visa for biometrics and need to fill out lots of official papers. We will help to complete all the formalities and arrange a visa for you.

Additionally, for a solo or private tour, every document should be arranged by a reputable agency likewise a group tour will be a private tour and the most convenient tour to Kailash and Mansarovar. This can be more cost-effective than a group tour. Depending on your choices and preferences the Kailash Mansarovar tour can be tailored and the price will be estimated. Hence, the cost may vary depending upon the economic climate conditions as well.


Nepal to Mount Kailash Distance

Situated in the autonomous region of China Tibet,Mount Kailash is the highest peak standing at an elevation of 6638 meters in the Gangdise Mountain Range. To the south of the holy mountain rests the breathtaking Lake Manasarovar.

The distance from Kathmandu to the Gyirong border of Nepal and China is about 120 kilometres, while from Gyirong town to Mount Kailash, it is about 700 kilometres.

So, to reach Mount Kailash from Kathmandu, the total distance covered is around 820 kilometres.

There may vary depending upon the route and transportation. According to the traveller’s preferences, the itinerary can be customized and the total distance will be accurate for Kailash Tour Packages.

What entices travellers to embark on the Kailash Mansarovar journey?

Kailash Tour Package offers everything that travellers are dreaming of such as trekking adventure, stunning Himalayan views, spiritual sites, serene lakes and significant history. Every year, thousands of visitors embark on a journey to emphasize its profound religious significance and incredible natural beauty. Here are some key reasons that entice travellers.

Stunning Himalayan beauty -Mount Kailash

The untouched beauty of the Himalayan region where Mount Kailash is nestled, amidst the breathtaking land of Tibet draws nature enthusiasts and adventurers from all over the world. Mount Kailash is believed to be the dwelling place of Lord Shiva for Hindus but it has spiritual significance for Buddhists, Jainism and Bon religion. This sacred mountain is a gateway to elevated levels of consciousness and a guiding light of spiritual insights for followers of all faiths.

Serene Lake - Mansarovar

Located at the base of sacred Mount Kailash, Lake Mansarovar is one of the highest freshwater lakes in Asia, towering at an elevation of 4590 meters above sea level. It is also known as the “Lake of Consciousness” which signifies its deep spiritual significance across multiple faiths. Pilgrims embark on this onerous journey to this captivating freshwater lake, believed to be created from the pure consciousness of the gods, to cleanse their souls through a sacred dip in its clear waters. The tranquil atmosphere and awe-inspiring Himalayan scenery create a splendid haven for meditation and self-reflection, inviting individuals to commence a spiritual journey of self-exploration.

Challenges and Adventures - Kailash Kora

The trek to Kailash Mansarovar is physically demanding, often requiring trekking at high altitudes and enduring harsh weather conditions while doing Kailash Kora/Parikrama. This Kora challenge attracts adventure seekers and those looking for a physically demanding yet spiritually rewarding experience. The Kailash Kora or Kailash Parikrama (Mt. Kailash Circuit) is one of the demanding parts of the tour package which includes a 3-day tiring holy walk circumambulation the Mt. Kailash. Challenge yourself throughout this trek since it entails walking at high altitudes, and crossing the 5,630-meter-high Dolma La Pass. Never miss out chance to view the gorgeous Gauri Kunda from the summit of Dolma La Pass.

Sacred Lake-Rakshas Tal

Rakshas Tal is a saltwater lake located just west of Mansarovar Lake and south of Mt. Kailash. Rakshas Tal and Lake Manasarovar are interrelated with a small river called Ganga Chhu, believed to be formed by rishis to bring in pure water to the Rakshastal from Manasarovar. Rakshastal consists of four islands: Dose, Dola, Lachato, and Dosharba. The locals utilize the islands as their yaks' winter pastures.

In Sanskrit, the lake's name translates to "lake of the demon". It is also referred to as Ravan Tal because Ravan, the demon-like King of Lanka, is said to have performed extreme atonement there. The lake is also referred to as Lhanag Tso or Lagngar Cho in Tibetan, which translates to "the dark lake of poison".

Diraphuk Monastery

Diraphuk Monastery is located near Mount Kailash with stunning scenery on the north side of the mountains, Hundreds of pilgrims visit the most awaited destination both Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar, the monastery is one of the noteworthy stops along the route. The area with monastery stupas is one of the amazing places to capture the worth whiling pictures photos of the North side of Kailash. Catch an astounding view of the golden sunrise as you start trekking early in the morning on the next day.

From this popular monastery of Tibet, travellers get to revel in the mesmerizing views of Chana Dorje (Vajrapani), Chenresig (Avalokiteshvara), and Jampelyang (Manjushri).

Challenging Pass – Dolma La Pass

Dolma La Pass is one of the toughest parts of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra where the high mountain pass offers thrilling challenges in every step during Kora. It is one of the exciting parts of the Kailash tour which many adventurers from different nations want to experience. It is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience for sure. Despite its difficulty, the pass offers the incredible scenery of Gauri Kunda and Kailash Mountain.


Kailash Tour Permits

Kailash Mansarovar Tour takes you to one of the restricted zones of Tibet which assuredly requires several necessary permits to enter the area. As the tour is already in high altitude terrain, the permits should be mandatory in most of the region, especially for the Kailash Tour, a Chinese visa is a main important process to start this trek. First of all, research and understand the important procedure for China Visa. Apply it to the Chinese embassy or consulate in your country of residence. It takes about 3-4 weeks to obtain all the permits and papers for the Mount Kailash tour. Therefore, it is advisable to book your Kailash tour at least 3-4 months in advance If you’re travelling with a company, all the arrangements will be made by the agency.

Apart, from the Chinese visa, their travellers need to obtain four permits for the  Kailash Tour:

  • Tibet Travel Permit
  • Alien’s travel permit
  • Foreign affairs permit
  • Military Permit

Intelligibly reserve your Mount Kailash tour through Eternal Himalaya and provide a copy of your passport, China visa, and any other important documents as needed. We'll take care of your application and provide it as soon as possible to the Tibet Tourism Bureau on your behalf.

Documents for Travel Permits

To successfully acquire the required travel permits for the Mount Kailash Yatra, you must provide the following documents:

  • Passport – An original passport valid for up to six months
  • Passport-size photo – Carry a passport-size photo of at least six.
  • Chinese Visa – It is essential as you are travelling to a Landmark of China (Tibet).
  • Tour Itinerary – Need to give the itinerary you’re planning for the trip so that, we will make sure to connect the same route and destination wishing for.
  • Group Visa – A group you’re planning to tour Tibet, requires a group visa application.
  • Other Documents - You might also need to give additional documents, like a travel insurance policy or a health certificate, based on your tour itinerary.

Best Time to do the Kailash Mansarovar Tour

Kailash Tour is a spiritual journey to the high-altitude region of Tibet, so the weather conditions may be unpredictable at some times. Before heading on a Kailash Tour, make sure to book at the right time to witness the mesmerizing Himalayan Mountains and the delightful landscapes. The tour will be safer and more enjoyable if you are at the best time. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra experiences diverse seasons, each bringing its own climate and temperature variations. These disparities especially impact the pilgrims undertaking the journey from Nepal.

If you’re finalizing your tour to Kailash, then make sure to do this tour during Spring the months of (May to August) and Autumn season the months from (September to October). Throughout this period, the weather conditions are just amazing, the sky will be clear, mild temperatures, marvellous sceneries of desert and high mountains, and peaceful exploration. During this time, the maximum temperature will be 22°C and the minimum temperature will drop to -10°C.

Another perfect time to explore Tibet is during the summer months of July to August, pointed as the peak season. While this time offers plenty of opportunities to soak oneself in Tibetan culture and participate in festivals, it leans to draw large crowds. It is the time during a full moon, this time circumambulating around Kailash is believed to wash away their sins from a previous life and lead to good fortune. Therefore, travellers seeking a more tranquil experience may choose spring and autumn better suited to their interests.


Accommodation in Kailash Tour Package

Accommodation in the Kailash Tour Package is a major concern for many travellers around the globe. So, let’s get detailed information about the variety of accommodations travellers get to enjoy overnight stays. It may vary depending on the locations and altitudes. The Kailash Mansarovar tour package offers different types of lodging; Hotel accommodation, Guesthouses, Camping etc. In cities and towns, enjoy your accommodation in hotels offering great comfortable facilities like cosy beds, personal bathrooms and proper amenities like hot showers, WIFI, electricity and many more.

While touring the Kailash, generally the accommodation travellers will stay in teahouses offering basic amenities like twin-sharing rooms, cosy beds, blankets and shared bathrooms. And if you want to experience some extraordinary, camping is another exciting adventure permitting travellers to rely on a unique stay in an open area. Sleeping bags are compulsory to carry by yourselves. In addition, one of the concerns while camping is restroom facilities will provide portable toilets for camping trips, but luxury facilities shouldn't be expected.

However, there wouldn’t be any issues regarding accommodation services during Kailash Yatra. We are here to serve you the best out of everything for an unforgettable moment in Nepal and Tibet.

Foods in Mount Kailash Tour Packages

As known as Kailash Overland Yatra, travellers will be catered to three meals a day i.e. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. For this challenging yet rewarding journey of Kailash, the trekkers need to have a lot of stamina power and strength power to conquer the trek. Our tour is dedicated to catering to the dietary preferences of vegetarian travellers. In Kathmandu, the hotel provides a variety of authentic Nepali vegetarian dishes that showcase the region's renowned flavours. As journey onward to the Kailash region, our skilled cooking team takes charge, serving delightful Indian-style vegetarian cuisine throughout the trip. This culinary experience allows you to savour familiar tastes while soaking yourself in the unique culture and natural beauty of Tibet.

During the challenging Kailash Parikrama, which includes circling Mount Kailash, you’ll get packed lunches to keep you energized along the trek. These lunches are designed to be convenient and nutritious, providing the sustenance necessary to continue your journey. After each day's exploration and adventure, you can enjoy a hot and simple dinner at the guesthouses. These meals are carefully prepared to accommodate the dietary preferences and needs of our group, ensuring that everyone is well-nourished and prepared for the next day's adventures.

Moreover, travellers have the option to bring their favourite dry foods or snacks to complement their meals, adding an extra layer of comfort and familiarity to the journey. With our meticulous attention to accommodation and meals, our Mount Kailash Overland Tour promises not only spiritual enrichment but also comfort and satisfaction in terms of nourishment and relaxation.

Kailash Tour Packages(s)

Kailash Overland Tour

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash yatra  Via Lasha

Lucknow to Kailash and Kathmandu Tour

Mount Kailash Tour

Lhasa city Tours

Kailash with Everest Base Camp

Religious and Spiritual Importance of Kailash Yatra

Kailash Pilgrimage Tour holds immense religious significance for multiple religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bon. Mount Kailash is considered a sacred site in Hinduism as the dwelling place of the God Shiva. Buddhists regard Kailash as the navel of the universe and a place of meditation associated with Buddha Demchok.

Kailash Mansarovar grasps amazing significance as it is believed to be where Rishabha Deva – the first Tirthankara (Spiritual teacher) achieved Liberation in Jainism. Whereas, it is believed that Kailash Parvat is the spiritual seat of power in the Bon religion. Hence, this spiritual aura entices pilgrims and travellers seeking spiritual enlightenment and blessings.


Kailash Mansarovar Tour Yatra Route

Join Eternal Himalaya and plan for your suitable route for the Kailash Mansarovar yatra, one of the most pre-eminent and appreciated pilgrimage tours, especially for Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Bon religion. Holy Pilgrimage Tour of spiritual Mount Kailash and tranquil Lake Mansarovar welcomes thousands of devotees and adventure seekers every year, making it a transformative voyage for each traveller.

Although, on this journey, the trail commences, from Kathmandu to Kerung slowly plunging yourself into the adventure. As you move forward, the journey leads you to pass through Saga and Paryang before reaching the shores of Mansarovar. Continuing further arrive at Darchen, the starting point for the Mount Kailash pilgrimage where preparations for the Parikrama begin. Trekking from Darchen to Dirapuk and then to Zuthulpuk unfurl amidst the Himalayan scenery reflective of the act of circumambulation. Completing the stretch of Parikrama as you return to Darchen brings a fulfilling end to the pilgrimage journey. The expedition progressed with a drive to Dongba offering a moment for meditation amidst the landscape. Following the retrace path, make your way back, to Kathmandu.

Here are some alternative routes to Kailash Mansarovar. Learn it. The journey to Kailash Manasarovar leads you to the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. However, there are several routes that graceful travel to this worldwide consecrated destination, with the Kailash Overland tour from Kathmandu, the Helicopter trip from Kathmandu via Simikot, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nepalgunj and the Kailash tour via Lhasa being the best routes for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. If you want to choose another route which may extend from 10 days then above mentioned are the best routes to undertake.

Fitness required for Kailash Tours

The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is the eventual pilgrimage for Hindu devotees of Lord Shiva. Situated in the majestic land of Tibet, it is still considered one of the most difficult pilgrimages to make in the world because of its highly remote terrain, great altitude and inaccessibility.

In ancient times, only a few people embarked on this journey to achieve their desired dreams, but now the situation has changed with well-paved routes having been unveiled that can be used to reach Mount Kailash. If you have already planned Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, you must start making preparations for your physical fitness.

Physical fitness and overall well-being are mostly important to be considered for a successful trip. Many challenges and hurdles come in between the tours. So, prepare yourself for a long time before embarking on a journey. Here are some activities to follow for the preparation of the Kailash trip.

Do some activities like Cardio Vascular Exercises such as: running, jogging, cycling, swimming and hiking to build up stamina power. And more including exercises in Leg Strengthening, Altitude Training, Flexibility and Mobility. Aim for at least 30 minutes daily to help you enhance your walking power.



For an unforgettable journey through the mystical landscapes and spiritual sites of Kailash, our tour package promises not just exploration but a transformative experience. With professional guides, cosy accommodations, and scrupulously planned itineraries, Eternal Himalaya ensures every moment is filled with awe and wonder. Embark on this journey to Kailash, where ancient traditions meet breathtaking natural beauty, and discover a path to inner peace and enlightenment.

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Mr Ram Sharan Adhikari is a Managing director of Eternal Himalaya Adventure, Trekking exerts in Nepal. Eternal Himalaya provides exceptional trekking experiences in Nepal’s majestic landscape as well as Tibet, Lhasa, Mount Kailash tours and Bhutan tours. Additionally, we invite travellers to experience the beauty of Nepal Himalayas, cultural immersion, and memorable adventures. Eternal Himalaya offers high-altitude trekking, city tours, hiking, mountaineering, helicopter tours, mountain vistas, and cultural encounters to fulfil travellers’ dreams of inspection and the creation of lifetime memories. send us your feedback!