• Trip Duration
    14 Days
  • Start Point
    Kathmandu
  • Finish Point
    Kathmandu
  • Trip Type
    Customisable
  • Trip Expense
    on request

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Lhasa to Kyirong

Kailash Manasarovar via Fly in Lhasa & Drive out Kyirong is a highly favoured route for the pilgrims who want to have the darshan of holy Mount Kailash. This expedition flags off from Kathmandu while experiencing the exploration of the varied spiritual hubs of Kathmandu i.e. the Pashupatinath Temple as well as the Bodh Nath stupa. Apart from that, on mentioning about the Trans Himalayan Flight, you shall be flying over the gigantic mountains having some scenic glimpses of the heartthrob views. This route is the most comfortable one and thus, you can experience it through Kailash Manasarovar via Fly in Lhasa & Drive out Kyirong.



Trip Itinerary
01 Day

Arrive Kathmandu

Arrival at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport where you will be welcomed and greeted by our Tour representatives and from there, he/she shall provide you an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel (4 stars or equivalent) for staying overnight on twin/triple sharing basis.

Meals Included: Veg Dinner at the hotel
Max. Elevation: 1400 m
Accommodation style: 3 star equivalent hotel on sharing basis

Visa for NRI and Foreigners : For entering into Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu against the visa fee of approx US$35. In order to obtain Chinese visa, included we need to submit the original passport with application form, coloured recent photograph and visa fee to the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu only. The Chinese Embassy takes 2-3 working days to issue such visa. Therefore non-indian travelers must plan their arrival in Kathmandu accordingly.


02 Day

Kathmandu sight seeing

Have breakfast at your hotel and then experience the scenic views of Kathmandu. You will be visiting the two most important temples Pashupatinath Temple and Bodh Nath Stupa, after which you will return to the hotel for group briefing and final preparation of yatra.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Max. Elevation : 1400 m
Distance covered : 40 kms / 04 hrs
Accommodation style : 3 star equivalent hotel on sharing basis


03 Day

Kathmandu to Lhasa flight.

After having appetizing breakfast at your hotel, you will be taken to airport for your flight to Lhasa. You will be arriving at Gonggar airport, transfer to Lhasa city.

Meals included : Breakfast
Max. Elevation : 3661 m
Distance covered : 600 kms flight distance + 60 kms drive airport to hotel
Accommodation style : 3 star equivalent hotel on sharing basis


04 Day

Visit Jokhang temple and The Norbulinka Palace.

Wake up and have some tasty breakfast, once done head towards the exploration of the spiritual Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Sera Monastery and also the Norbulinka Palace. Once done, return to your 4-star rated hotel and stay overnight there.

Meals included : Breakfast
Max. Elevation : 3661 m
Distance covered : 40 kms / 04 hrs
Accommodation style : 3 star equivalent hotel on sharing basis


05 Day

Lhasa to Shigatse

Once done with the breakfast at your hotel, it’s the time for you to be a part of an 8 hours’ scenic drive to Shigatse while covering a distance of 271 kms that shall ultimately lead to the beautiful Tashillunpo Monastery. Once done, if the time permits you can stroll in the local markets there. Later, return to your pre-booked hotel for an overnight stay.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 3843 m
Distance covered : 273 kms / 5 hrs
Accommodation Style : 3* equivalent hotel sharing basis


06 Day

Shigatse to Saga

Today, you will be starting a 447 kms of drive in order to reach Saga. On reaching there, stay in a two-star accommodation at Saga for overnight.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4640 m
Distance covered : 447 kms
Accommodation Style : 3* equivalent hotel / guesthouse sharing basis


07 Day

Saga to Lake Manasarovar

Today morning, drive for 9 hours towards the holy Lake Manasarovar and then as soon as you will reach this Lake, you shall be changing your vehicle that is going to facilitate you with the Parikrama of Lake Manasarovar and it will be completed in 2 hours.


Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4590 m
Distance covered : 461 kms
Accommodation Style : Dormitory sharing basis

Night view at lake Mansarovar is liked by a large no. of travelers. If you wish to visit the lake in the night, please inform your guide prior and if possible go there in small group with a local guide or Sherpa for any help. Cover yourself properly with warm clothes as the weather is going to be very cold in the night. Also carry a whistle and a torch while going out in the night.


08 Day

Lake Mansarovar to Darchen

Wake up as per your comfort and then you are free to be a part of the Puja and Havan on the banks of Lake Manasarovar. Apart from that, you can also take holy dips in the pristine water of this lake. Once done, start your drive towards Darchen in evening. On your arrival at Darchen, stay overnight at the Kailash Himalaya Hotel or similar (depending upon the availability).
Darchen is the major administrative hub of Kailash region with basic development in infrastructure and facility. It is also considered as the base camp of Mt. Kailash from where the circumambulation around Kailash begins. If time permits you can stroll around small market of Darchen. Time free to relax and prepare for the trek on following day.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4575m
Distance covered : 114 kms
Accommodation Style : Hotel accommodation sharing basis


09 Day

1st Day Trek to Dirapuk

Have some breakfast and then you will be driven to the starting point of the fascinating trek to Dirapuk. Reach the designated stop and then, start your trek of 12 kms for a period of approx. 5-6 hours. On your arrival at Dirapuk, you will be staying in Hotel Dirapuk.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Packed Lunch/snacks, Light Dinner
Max Elevation : 5210 m
Distance covered : 06 kms drive + 12 kms trekking
Accommodation Style : Guesthouse / Dormitory sharing basis


10 Day

2nd Day Trek to Zuthulpukh

Wake up early morning and then start your trek towards Zuthulpukh while passing through the Dolma La Pass. This is known as the toughest trek amongst others since firstly, you will be climbing up and then take a gradual ascend till Gauri Kund and from there you shall walk on flat surface. Finally, arrive at Zuthulpukh and then, stay overnight at your accommodation there.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Packed Lunch/snacks, Light Dinner
Max Elevation : 5630 m
Distance covered : 22 kms trekking
Accommodation Style : Guesthouse / Dormitory sharing basis


11 Day

3rd Day Trek to Darchen, Drive to Saga

Today marks the end of the ultimate Kailash outer Kora and then you will be driven towards Saga. Reach Saga and then stay overnight at Saga Western Post or similar.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4640 m
Distance covered : 06 kms trek + 492 kms drive
Accommodation Style : 3* equivalent hotel


12 Day

Saga to Kyirong

Wake up, have some breakfast and then start your drive towards Kyirong that would be of 6-7 hours. Arrive at Kyirong and stay overnight at your pre-booked accommodation there.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Max. Elevation : 2700 m
Distance covered : 120 kms / 03 hrs
Accommodation style : Hotel / Guesthouse on sharing basis


13 Day

Exit via Syabrubesi to Kathmandu

Today morning, start your drive towards Nepal Border. Complete all the immigration formalities there and once done, take an exit while passing through Syabrubesi and finally head towards Kathmandu.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Max. Elevation : 1400 m
Distance covered : 85 kms / 04 hrs
Accommodation style : Guesthouse on sharing basis


14 Day

Departure from Kathmandu

Wake up morning, have some breakfast and then you will be escorted to Kathmandu’s International Airport for flying back home/onward destination and here your journey comes to an end.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast




Yatra Map
Overland Kailash Yatra Map Lhasa to Keyrong


Cost for Kailash Overland Tour Lhasa in & Kyirong out Cost
Nationality Trip Cost Other Charges
Indian on request Chinese Visa - Included in package cost
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Nepal Visa - Not required
Travel Insurance - Included in package cost
Non-Resident Indian (NRI) on request Chinese Visa - Included in package cost
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Nepal Visa - USD 40* as off now
Travel Insurance - Not Included
Kailash Manasarovar via Fly in Lhasa & Drive out Kyirong Cost

INR 220,000

Other Charges
Chinese Visa - Included in package cost
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Nepal Visa - Not required
Travel Insurance - Extra as per age

USD 3300

Other Charges
Chinese Visa - US$ 280 extra
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Nepal Visa - USD 40* as off now
Travel Insurance - Check in your country

USD 3400

Other Charges
Chinese Visa - US$ 380 extra
Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Nepal Visa - USD 40* as off now
Travel Insurance - Check in your country



Kailash Overland Yatra Lhasa to Kyirong Dates for 2022
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What is Included or Not Included

Arrival/Departure Transfers by ac coach.
Twin Sharing Accommodation at Kathmandu/Annapurna Hotel with full board Meals
Sightseeing Tours with monumental entrance fees
Kathmandu /Lhasa air fare by Sichuan airlines or air china.
Best available accommodation at Lake Manasarovar, Darchen and during Kailas Kora
FULLY Board Vegetarian Meals
Daily 2 liters Bottled mineral water
English speaking Tibetan Guide
Travel Insurance for Indians
One team leader Travelling with the Group
Tibet/China visa free
Complimentary Duffel Bag
Windcheater and down jacket
First aid-kit, Medical oxygen, Pulse Oxymetre and Gamow bag

Evacuation cost
Expenses of personal nature
Hiring of horses & porters if required for Kailash kora
GST 5%



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