Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

10 Days

Trip Info

  • Kathmandu
  • English, Hindi & Chinese
  • Travel Permit to Tibet
  • Autumn & Spring
  • 2-11
  • Bus & Jeep


The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar, situated in the remote southwestern corner of Tibet, China. It holds immense significance in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bon religions.


  • Sacred Mount Kailash: The yatra revolves around Mount Kailash, a majestic peak revered by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bon followers. Its distinct pyramid shape and spiritual significance make it a focal point of the pilgrimage.
  • Lake Mansarovar: Situated at the base of Mount Kailash, Lake Mansarovar is believed to possess extraordinary spiritual powers. Pilgrims often take a dip in its holy waters, seeking purification and blessings.
  • Circumambulation (Parikrama): One of the key rituals of the yatra is the circumambulation of Mount Kailash. Pilgrims undertake a challenging trek around the mountain, typically covering a distance of approximately 52 kilometers.
  • Spiritual Significance: The yatra holds immense spiritual importance for participants. Many believe that embarking on this journey helps cleanse sins, attain spiritual liberation, and deepen their connection with the divine.
  • Multifaith Participation: The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra attracts pilgrims from diverse religious backgrounds, including Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and followers of Bon religion. This multicultural aspect enriches the experience and fosters mutual respect and understanding.
  • Challenging Terrain: Pilgrims encounter rugged terrain, high altitudes, and unpredictable weather conditions during the yatra. The journey demands physical endurance, mental resilience, and determination.
  • Organized Tours: Most pilgrims opt for organized tours facilitated by governments or private tour operators. These tours ensure logistical support, including transportation, accommodation, and medical assistance, thus enhancing safety and comfort.
  • Cultural Exchange: The yatra provides an opportunity for cultural exchange and spiritual dialogue among pilgrims from different regions and backgrounds. It fosters a sense of unity and harmony transcending religious and cultural boundaries.
  • Personal Transformation: Many participants view the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra as a transformative journey, offering moments of introspection, self-discovery, and spiritual growth. The challenges encountered on the pilgrimage often lead to profound inner experiences and insights.
  • Lifetime Experience: Completing the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is often described as a once-in-a-lifetime experience, leaving a lasting impression on the hearts and minds of pilgrims. The memories and spiritual lessons gained from the journey remain cherished for years to come.


Our representative will pick you up from hotel in Kathmandu in the morning then we will drive through small mountain roads to the border at Nepalese side, on the way you can enjoy the waterfall, rivers & forest. After arriving in Kerung, We will meet our Tibetan guide and driver at Nepal-Tibet border and make the necessary immigration paper work and then continue our drive to Kerung town at the distance of 20 Km. Overnight at Kerung town.

One day rest in kerung for acclimatization and preparation of hiking. Overnight in Kerung

After breakfast your journey will start to saga through Ghantula pass (5226 meter) viewing the beautiful scenery of Bramhaputra river.Overnight in saga

After breakfast you will start your journey to Mansarovar through dongpa mahim la pass and first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Mansarovar throung Beautiful surroundings.Overnight in Mansarovar

After finishing the holy bath and ritual puja in Mansarovar Lake, we will continue our drive to Darchen which is also known as base camp of Mount Kailash.Overnight in Darchen.

After the morning breakfast, the drive will start for about 7 km by Bus to Yamadwar. The journey of hiking trip starts by walking along the beautiful hills waterfalls and beautiful clear blue sky facing the great view of mount kailash. Overnight in Dirapuk

Before Sunrise your journey begins from Dera puk to zuthul puk passing the highest pass Dolma La pass (of height 5630 Meter) and viewing the holy place gauri kunda on the way .BY afternoon you will reach to Zuthul puk .Overnight in Zuthul puk

The journey of the hiking trip ends after walking for over 2 hours for distance of around 10 km. After morning breakfast you will return to saga by bus. Overnight in saga

After morning Breakfast your drive will start from saga to kerung. Overnight in Kerung

After morning Breakfast your drive will start from Kerung to Kathmandu through Rasuwagadhi, after reaching Kathmandu at the evening our journey will be completed.


The Cost Includes

  • Accommodation Twin sharing basis with attached bathroom accept Mansarovar Transportation as per the itinerary by Van or Bus
  • Dirapuk and Zuthulpuk (Dormitory rooms with common bathroom)
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • Transportation as per the itinerary by Van or Bus
  • Monastery entrance fee , All necessary Document For Kailash part
  • Tibet Travel permit
  • Kerung border to Kathmandu city pick up by jeep

The Cost Excludes

  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Visa Fee
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Natural or political disturbance which beyond our control…
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, porter charge Yak and yak man during the kora etc
What is the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is a pilgrimage to the sacred Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar, located in Tibet, China. It holds great religious significance for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bon followers.

How long does the yatra take?

The duration of the yatra varies depending on the route chosen and the mode of transportation. Overland journeys typically take around 15-20 days, while helicopter tours are shorter, typically lasting 10-12 days.

When is the best time to undertake the yatra?

The yatra season generally runs from May to September, with the peak season being from June to August. During this time, the weather is relatively stable, and the trekking routes are more accessible.

Is the yatra physically demanding?

Yes, the yatra involves trekking at high altitudes and through rugged terrain. Participants should be in good physical health and adequately prepared for the challenges posed by altitude sickness, weather fluctuations, and long trekking distances.

Are there age restrictions for the yatra?

Most tour operators impose minimum and maximum age limits for safety reasons. Typically, participants should be between 18 and 70 years old. However, some operators may allow younger or older individuals under special circumstances.

What are the accommodation options during the yatra?

Accommodation options vary depending on the route and tour package. Pilgrims may stay in guesthouses, tented camps, or basic lodges along the trekking route. Some tour packages also include accommodation in hotels or guesthouses in nearby towns.

Do I need a visa for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Yes, participants need to obtain a visa for traveling to Tibet, China. This usually requires joining an organized tour group through a registered tour operator, as individual travel permits are not granted for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

Is it safe to undertake the yatra?

While the yatra involves some risks due to the remote and rugged terrain, organized tours prioritize safety and provide necessary support, including trained guides, medical assistance, and emergency evacuation plans. However, participants should be aware of the potential challenges and prepare accordingly.

Can I undertake the yatra independently?

No, independent travel to Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar is not permitted. Participants must join organized tours arranged by authorized tour operators, as per the regulations of the Chinese government.

What should I pack for the yatra?

Packing essentials include warm clothing, sturdy trekking boots, sunscreen, sunglasses, a first-aid kit, personal medication, toiletries, and a high-quality sleeping bag. It’s also advisable to carry some snacks and water purification tablets.

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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Trip Info

  • Kathmandu
  • English, Hindi & Chinese
  • Travel Permit to Tibet
  • Autumn & Spring
  • 2-11
  • Bus & Jeep