• Trip Duration
    08 Days
  • Start Point
    Lhasa
  • Finish Point
    Lhasa
  • Trip Type
    Customisable
  • Trip Expense
    On Request

Kailash Manasarovar Yatra via Ali Gunsa

A trip to Mount Kailash and lake Mansarovar via Ali Gunsa airport is the shortest way to undertake this holy journey via Lhasa. People who do not enjoy or do not feel comfortable in taking long drives are mostly choose this route in order to save time and avoid long distance travel by road. Ali Gunsa airport in Ngari prefecture in Tibet Autonomous region is the nearest port of entry to Mount Kailash region by air. It is situated just 4-5 hours drive away from the holy mount. For a safe and successful visit it is utmost important to get yourself properly acclimatize before you reach to Kailash Mansarovar, hence it is advisable not to cut short this trip further, if you are willing to stay near holy lake Mansarovar and also Mount Kailash. For more information or further customization of this trip, it is good that you contact one of our travel experts.



Trip Schedule

08 nights / 09 days from Lhasa to Lhasa by flight + road

01 Day

Arrive Lhasa

Arrive at Lhasa airport today and get assisted transfe to your hotel. After check in formalities spend rest of the time at leisure in your hotel.

Meals included : No meals included
Max. Elevation : 3656 m
Distance covered : 60 kms airport to hotel
Accommodation Style : Hotel on sharing basis


02 Day

Lhasa Sightseeing

After breakfast in the hotel the guide will bring you for Lhasa sightseeing tour. During your tour of Lhasa today visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. You can buy souvenirs near Barkhor street.

Meals included : Breakfast
Max. Elevation : 3656 m
Distance covered : 40 kms within the city / 04 hours
Accommodation Style : Hotel on sharing basis


03 Day

Lhasa to Ali Gunsa flight

In the morning transfer to Lhasa airport to board flight to Ali Gunsa airport situated in Ngari prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region. After two hours flight arrive at Ali and head to your hotel where you will stay for the night to acclimatize with high altitude conditions.

Meals included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4274 m
Distance covered : 1097 kms air distance + 60 kms drive airport to hotel
Accommodation Style : Hotel on sharing basis


04 Day

Ngari Perfecture (Ali Gunsa) to Lake Mansarovar

After breakfast take a drive to Lake Mansarovar through National Highway no. G219. The 200 kms drive will last for about five hours. On reaching Mansarovar Lake check into the guesthouse near the lake. Take a holy bath on the bank of the lake and perform puja, hawan before you you perform 90kms circumambulation around the lake by local vehicle. It takes around 3 hours for this drive along the lake.


Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4620 m
Distance covered : 285 kms / 4 hrs
Accommodation Style : Guesthouse stay on sharing basis


05 Day

Mansarovar Lake to Darchen

Early in the morning today pay a visit to Lake Mansarovar on foot. Fill up your bottles with the holy water of the lake and continue drive to Darchen, the base camp of Mount Kailash. On reaching Darchen check into the hotel. Spend time roaming around in the town, doing some shopping and interacting with the locals. Night stay will be in the hotel.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4602 m
Distance covered : 35 kms / 45 min
Accommodation Style : Hotel on sharing basis


06 Day

Darchen to Ali Gunsa

After quick breakfast drive to Yam Dwar which is the start point of Mount Kailash Kora. From here you will have spectacular view of South face of the holy mount. Have holy darshan, do some puja etc and then head to Ali for night stay in the hotel.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4274 m
Distance covered : 205 kms
Accommodation Style : Hotel stay on sharing basis


07 Day

Flight from Ali Gunsa Airport to Lhasa

Breakfast will be in the hotel. Later intime get transferred in a car to Ali Gunsa airport from where you will board your flight back to Lhasa. On reaching Lhasa pickup and drive to your hotel for night stay.

Meals included : Breakfast
Max Elevation : 4575m
Distance covered : 1097 kms air distance + 60 kms airport to hotel
Accommodation Style : Hotel on sharing basis


08 Day

Departure from Lhasa

Intime after breakfast transfer to Lhasa airport to board flight back to home or next destination. You depart from Lhasa with everlasting memories of your Kailash Mansarovar tour package by flight via Ali Gunsa Ngari perfecture Tibet.

Meals included : Breakfast


Route Map
Kailash Manasarovar Yatra via Lhasa by Road Route Map


Kailash Yatra Cost via Ali Gunsa
Nationality Trip Cost Other Charges
Indian On Request Chinese Visa - Included in package cost
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Travel Insurance - Included in package cost
Non-Resident Indian (NRI) On Request Chinese Visa - Included in package cost
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Travel Insurance - Not Included
Kailash Yatra via Ali Gunsa Tentative Cost

On Request

Other Charges
Chinese Visa - Included in package cost
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Travel Insurance - Extra as per age

On Request

Other Charges
Chinese Visa - US$ 280 extra
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Travel Insurance - Check in your country

On Request

Other Charges
Chinese Visa - US$ 380 extra
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Travel Insurance - Check in your country


What is Included or Not Included

Flight tickets in economy class for Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu sector (fare subject to change)
Transport services as per the itinerary by Jeep/Bus on sharing basis
Support team for Kailash Manasarovar visit
01 day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Support vehicle for carrying food, luggage and other equipments
Yak and Yak men to carry kitchen equipments
Travel Insurance for Indians
Normal Tibet Visa fee
01 jacket on returnable basis
One duffle bag complimentary basis
One Backpack complimentary basis
Yatra completion certificate
Insurance for sherpas and other support team

Extra expenses in the cases of any climatic conditions, natural disaster, technical failures, flight delay or cancelations, strikes, riots, political closures and/or any other situation/s beyond our control.
Expenses of personal nature
Yak/Pony charges for parikrama of Mt. Kailash
Or any other item not specified in the list of inclusions above
GST (5%)


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