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Mount Kailash Inner Kora Tour Package via Kerung (Land Route) Border

The ultimate spiritual destination, Mount Kailash is known as one of the holiest sites among Hindu, Bon, Jain and Buddhist religions. It is also a place of adventure for many trekkers and nature lovers due to its unmatched natural beauty, mysterious background and spiritual significance. Every year a large no. of devotees and adventure seekers visit Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar from every corner of the world. Kailash Yatra Inner Kora tour package (Kora means 'circumambulation' or 'parikrama' or 'paridakshina') brings an opportunity for them all not only to feel the presence of the Almighty Lord, but also to visit some of the other very important religious sites, admire the beauty of nature and transform your inner side. The inner kora tour includes visit to Yam Dwar, Dhirapukh monastery, Charan Sparsh point, Kuber Kund, Kuber Parvat, Money Stones, Zuthulpukh Monastery, Ashtapad Jain Teertha Sthal, Nandi Parvat, Atma Linga, Saptarishi caves and many other site. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Inner Kora tour package designed and executed by Max Holidays is one of the finest and most accepted ways of attaining Kailash Inner Kora. If you have ever wished to go on Kailash inner Kora trip, if you are fit to undertake this challenging but most rewarding spiritual adventure, if you are actually willing to test your inner strength and get transformed to a better 'you', come and embark on this lifetime journey with us. We offer unmatched services, safety and experience.

Trip Schedule

19 nights / 20 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu by road via Kerung
  • Day 01 (12 Aug'2024) : Arrive Kathmandu

    Upon arriving at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International airport, the all the travellers will complete the immigration and custom clearance formalities (non-Indian passport holders can receive their Nepal entry visa on arrival from dedicated Visa counter inside the airport. For their ease they may also apply visa online in their own country). Outside the airport our representative will welcome you and will organise for a transfer to your hotel. Today the first meal in Kathmandu will be dinner and night stay will be in a handpicked 3 star hotel.

    Meals included: Veg Dinner, Max. Elevation: 1400m Distance Covered: 10kms Accommodation Style: 3* hotel sharing basis

    Visa for Non-Indian passport holders : For entering into Nepal, visa can be obtained on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu against the visa fee which is approx US$35. In order to obtain China entry visa, we need to submit the original passport with application form, coloured recent photograph and visa fee to the China Embassy in Kathmandu only. The China Embassy takes min 3-4 working days to issue such visa. Therefore non-indian travelers must plan their inward journey to Kathmandu accordingly.

  • Day 02 (13 Aug'2024) : Temple visits in Kathmandu

    Start your day with breakfast at your hotel and then visit the renowned Pashupatinath Temple followed by a visit to Jal Narayan Temple and Guheshwari Temple.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 1400m, Distance Covered: 40kms, Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel sharing basis

    Mountain Flight (Optional Tour): An hour mountain flight over the world’s highest mountain peaks can be a feast for the eyes of the travelers. The flight departs at around 06.30am from domestic airport. If you want to take this trip, please book in advance to avoid non-availability of seats.

  • Day 03 (14 Aug'2024) : Temple visits in Kathmandu

    In the morning after breakfast take a drive to Shri Kailashnath Mahadev temple which is situated about 20 kms out of the Kathmandu city. The world's largest Shiva statue here is the main attraction. After visiting Kailashnath Mahadev temple continue to Bhaktapur to visit Doleshwar Mahadev Temple which is known as the head part of Shri Kedarnath ji, situated in Uttarakhand in India. Rest of the time will be free to relax before we start the trip to Kailash Mansarovar the next morning.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 1400m, Distance Covered: 60kms, Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel sharing basis
  • Day 04 (15 Aug'2024) : Free Day Kathmandu

    This is an additional day in Kathmandu. Relax in the hotel or go out to explore the beautiful places in and around Kathmand. We expect the China embassy to give decision on group travel visa for Kailash Mansarovar Inner Kora. Night stay and food will be served in the hotel

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 1400m, Distance Covered: 0 kms Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel sharing basis
  • Day 05 (16 Aug'2024) : Kathmandu To Syabrubesi

    Have some breakfast and then get into your bus for heading towards Syabrubesi via Dhunche. You might find this ride a difficult one since the road conditions in this route are not favourable. Despite of the distance being only 145 kms, you shall be reaching your destination in no less than 7 hours due to the miserable roads here. Give a midway halt to have some lunch at a highway restaurant and then drive further to complete your journey. Finally, arrive at Syabrubesi and then stay overnight at a pre-booked guesthouse there.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 2380m, Distance Covered: 148 kms / 7-8 hours approx. Accommodation Style: Backcountry accommodation/Guesthouse
  • Day 06 (17 Aug'2024) : Syabrubesi (Nepal) to Kerung (Tibet)

    Wake up early morning and then have some breakfast before starting your drive towards the Nepal-China Border. There you will be completing your immigration and other custom formalities. Cross the Nepal border and then enter China side from where you will be further driving to arrive at Kerung / Kyirong (also known as Gyirong) accompanied with a Tibetan guide. Stay overnight at your hotel in Kerung / Kyirong.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 2700m, Distance Covered: 125 kms / 4 hours approx, Accommodation Style: Hotel or Guesthouse on sharing basis

    Important Remark : As you are staying now travelling in high altitude, there might be some consequences of uneasy feeling with your health, therefore it is advised to all travelers that they drink liquid more as possible that may be in any form of soup, juice, tea, coffee or hot water etc. This will help they in rehydration as well as in improving the breathing system.

  • Day 07 (18 Aug'2024): Kerung to Saga

    Today you are free to spend your day as you want. Acclimatize your body in the weather conditions of Tibet either by walking in the local markets here or staying in the hotel for the whole day. If situation does not permits, the guide may decide to stay back at Kyirong for this night.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 2700m (if at Kerung), 4640m (if at Saga) Distance Covered: 105kms / 3-4 hours Accommodation Style: Hotel or Guesthouse on sharing basis
  • Day 08 (19 Aug'2024) : Saga To Lake Mansarovar (Full Moon night)

    This day is known as the most important day of the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra since today, you are not only going to experience a great stay near Lake Manasarovar but also you will be getting to see the first view of the holy Mount Kailash. Thus, have some breakfast at your guesthouse, drive towards Lake Manasarovar. Reach there, check-in to your pre-booked accommodation near Lake Manasarovar and then, you can perform the rituals there and also enjoy holy bath nearthe Lake Manasarovar.Please be informed that a dip in the holy lake is not permitted. You may ask the sherpas to bring holy water in a bucket so that you may sit on the corner of the lake and take holy bath. Stay overnight at your accommodation near Manasarovar.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 4590m Distance Covered: 461kms Accommodation Style: Guesthouse on sharing basis

    Full Moon Night view of Lake Mansarovar : In the night the travelers may pay a visit to Lake Mansarovar to witness its beauty under the moon light. Though visiting lake in the night is completely safe but it is advisable to go in a group and if possible take a Nepalese Sherpa with you for any required help. Cover yourself properly with warm clothes or blanket as the temperature outside will be cold. Also don’t forget to carry a torch and a whistle.

  • Day 09 (20 Aug'2024) : Lake Mansarovar To Darchen

    This day marks another important day of the Kailash Inner Kora tour. Today, you will have to wake up early and visit Lake Manasarovar. Spend some of your time in taking the holy bath and also performing Pooja rituals on the banks of Lake Manasarovar. Later, have some lunch and then start your drive to reach Darchen (base of Mt. Kailash) from where you will see the 'Southern face of Mount Kailash' (considered to be the back of Lord Shiva in Hindu literatures). Arrive at Darchen and then check-in at your hotel. Spend your time in preparing for your next morning’s trekking and then stay overnight there.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 4575m Distance Covered: 114kms Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel sharing basis
  • Day 10 (21 Aug'2024) : 1st Day Kora of Mt. Kailash, 12 Kms Trek To Dhirapuk

    Start your divine walk from Mount Kailash’s South Face to reach its Northern face at Dirapuk. You can either undertake this trek on foot or on horse. This is an easy trek to Mount Kailash and is completed after trekking for a distance of 12 kms. Those devotees who do not want to be a part of this trek can stay at Darchen and wait for the other group members to complete their trek till they finally come back to Darchen.

    Those who are trekking will be staying overnight in a lodge at Dirapuk that would be very near to the North Face of holy Mount Kailash.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 5210m Distance Covered: 06 kms drive + 12 kms hiking Accommodation Style: Lodge on sharing basis
  • Day 11 (22 Aug'2024) : 2nd Day Trek To Charan Sparsh (Touching The Feet of Lord Shiva)

    Have some breakfast at your guesthouse and then start your challenging but a highly rewarding trek towards the Charan Sparsh (Touching Mount Kailash). Those people who are physically as well as mentally fit can undertake this trek. Through it, you will be reaching the foot of the mount to touch Kailash (touching the holy feet) and then start your back journey towards Dirapuk hotel. Stay overnight at your lodge in Dirapuk.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 5475m Distance Covered: 06kms challenging trek Accommodation Style: Lodge on sharing basis
  • Day 12 (23 Aug'2024) : 3rd Day Trek To Zuthulpukh Via Kuber Kund / Khande Sanglam

    Wake up early today and then have a mesmerizing Golden view of Mount Kailash. See this holy mountain as it changes it colours when the first sunlight starts falling on its surface. Once done, start your trek towards Zuthulphuk Gompa. Explore the splendid Khande Sanglam, Kuber Parvat and Kuber Kund spotted near to each other and as believed, Lord Shiva meditated in this area. On reaching Zuthulphuk, stay overnight at a guesthouse on sharing basis.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 5630m Distance Covered: 18kms chellenging trek Accommodation Style: Lodge on sharing basis

    Important remark : Technically it is possible for the travelers to take a day trek to Dolma La pass (5630 m) and Gauri Kund (5330m) today and come back to Dirapuk for another night stay here and then go to Inner Kora via Kuber Kund via Khande Sanglam the following day. But this means performing anti-clockwise trek back to Dirapukh, which is not considered correct religiously.

  • Day 13 (24 Aug'2024): 4th Day trek down to Darchen

    Have an early morning tea along with some breakfast and then further continue with your trek to reach Darchen. Our vehicles will be there at a point during your trek to pick you up and drop you at your stay at Darchen where other group members who didn’t participate in the trek will be waiting for you. Stay overnight at your hotel in Darchen.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 4575m Distance Covered: 06 kms trek + 06 kms by vehicle Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel at Darchen
  • Day 14 (25 Aug'2024) : Free Day At Darchen For Rest

    Today, relax for the whole day at Darchen and take all meals in your hotel/guesthouse/lodge.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 4575m Distance Covered: 0kms Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel at Darchen
  • Day 15 (26 Aug'2024) : 5th Day Trek Kailash Inner Kora (Nandi Kora / Ashtapad)

    Wake up early morning and then, start your trek to Mount Kailash’s Inner part. During your journey, you will be visiting the Rishi Cave, Sherlung Gompa, Ashtapad, Nandi Parvat, Kailashi Gange, Atmalingam and also the Saptrishi caves. You can also visit the white lake and red lake near Atmalingam. Continue your trek and then descend towards Sherlung Gompa, finally reaching Darchen.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 5830m Distance Covered: 18kms challenging trek Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel at Darchen
  • Day 16 (27 Aug'2024) : Back to Darchen

    Come backto Darchen after completing the Mount Inner kora trekking. Relaxed time in the hotel at Darchen.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 4547m Distance Covered: 18kms challenging trek Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel at Darchen
  • Day 17 (28 Aug'2024) : Drive to Saga

    Have some breakfast and then start your drive towards Saga. Today, your Inner Kora package completes and we will finally head back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at your hotel/guesthouse/lodge in Dongba.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 4626m Distance Covered: 430kms Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel / Guesthouse
  • Day 18 (29 Aug'2024) : Saga To Kerung

    Have some breakfast in your guesthouse/hotel and then head towards Kerung / Keyrong / Gyirong through a scenic drive. Stay overnight at your pre-booked guesthouse/lodge/hotel in Keyrong.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 2700m Distance Covered: 130kms Accommodation Style: Guesthouse / hotel on sharing basis
  • Day 19 (30 Aug'2024) : Kerung To Kathmandu Via Rasuwagadhi

    Have some early morning breakfast and then start your drive towards the China-Nepal Border in order to complete the custom and other immigration formalities. Once done, head towards Kathmandu while passing through Syabrubesi and Dhunche. Stay overnight at Kathmandu’s pre-booked accommodation.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Max. Elevation: 1400m Distance Covered: 262kms Accommodation Style: 3* equivalent hotel sharing basis
  • Day 20 (31 Aug'2024) : Leave from Kathmandu

    After enjoying some delicious breakfast at your hotel, you will be escorted to Tribhuvan International Airport for boarding the flight to your onward destination/home.

    Meals included: Veg Breakfast

Mount Kailash Inner Kora Tour Package Cost - 2024

NATIONALITY COST PER HEAD OTHER CHARGES
NON INDIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS US$ 4410 Chines Visa - Included
Tibet Permit - Included
Nepal Visa - Payable on arrival
Insurance - Not included
US & CANADIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS US$ 4740 Chines Visa - Included
Tibet Permit - Included
Nepal Visa - Payable on arrival
Insurance - Not included
INDIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS INR 315,000 + 5% GST Chines Visa - Included
Tibet Permit - Included
Nepal Visa - Not required
Insurance - Not included

Note : All our services, bookings, payments, cancellations etc are subect to our Terms of Services and Booking & Cancellation Policy. Kindly read them carefully before booking your trip. You may also read some of the top Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and Latest News & Updates aout Kailash Mansarovar Yatra on our website to educate yourself about the nature of this challenging and unpredectible trip and recent happenings about travelling there.

Tentative Dates for Kailash Inner Kora Tour - 2024

TRAVEL MONTH START DATE END DATE SEATS BOOKING
AUGUST'2024 12th Aug 31st Aug 25 CHECK AVAILABILITY

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Package Cost Inclusions & Exclusions

Nepal portion of the trip

  • Return airport transfers in Kathmandu,
  • 05 nights stay in a three star equivalent hotel in Kathmandu on sharing basis,
  • 05 Breakfast, 03 lunches, 05 dinners in Kathmandu hotel (pure vegetarian buffet meal),
  • Kathmandu city sightseeing and temple visits by private non a/c bus with group,
  • 01 night stay at Dhunche/Syabrubesi in a basic hotel on sharing basis,
  • Kathmandu to Timure/Syabrubesi return transfers by Mini bus / Jeep

Tibet portion of the trip

  • 02 Nights stay in a 3 star equivalent hotel at Kyirong/Kerung on sharing basis,
  • 01 Night stay ina 3 star equivalent hotel at Saga on sharing basis,
  • 01 Night stay near Lake Mansarovar in a guesthouse on sharing basis,
  • 04 Night stay at Darchen in 4 star hotel on sharing basis,
  • 02 nights stay at Dhirapukh in a guesthouse on sharing basis,
  • 01 night stay at Zuthulpukh in a guesthouse on sharing basis,
  • All pure vegetarian meals in Tibet by our Nepali chef,
  • All ground transport services in Tibet by Luxury bus with the group,
  • Morning and Evening Tea/Coffee,
  • Mineral or Boiled drinking water throughout the trip in Tibet,
  • Experienced tour escort and helper support for outer and inner kora trekking,
  • All necessary logistic support for trekkkig,
  • Medical first-aid facilities with the guides during travel in Tibet,
  • Emergency oxygen during Mt. Kailash trekking,
  • Tibetan tour guide to accompany from Kerung,
  • All required restricted area permits to travel in Tibet for Mt Kailash tour,
  • Group visa to travel to Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet, China
  • All other required permits to travel in Tibet for Mt Kailash tour,

Please check the list of extra expense that may have to be paid by the traveller for this trip:

  • Travel expense for travelling from home to Kathmandu and back,
  • Travel and medical insurance (kindly buy an insurance which is valid for high altitude travel and emergency evacuation expense),
  • Mule (Pony) and porter charges for Mount Kailash parikrama,
  • India Govt. GST (Goods and Service Tax),
  • TCS (Tax Collected at Source) 20% on total cost of the tour package (Valid for Indian residents from 01 Oct'2023),

List of other cost exclusions that may have to be taken care by travellers in extreme cases:

  • Additional hotel accommodation and meals for extra stay in the event of delay of the trip due to any unforeseen reason or changes,
  • Transport services for any additional sightseeing service which is not mentioned in the itinerary,
  • Emergency evacuation expenses,
  • Emergency medical expenses in the event of hospitalisation,
  • Extra expense for additional necessary permissions or visa splitting charges and all additional services in the event of change in tour plan by the traveller before or during the yatra,
  • Urgent visa fee if required,
  • All additional expense for returning early from the trip due to any personal reason,
  • Any and all additional expense or increase in cost of any trip item or service due to sudden hike in permit fee, visa charges, flight fares, hotel prices or price for other trip services by concerned authorities or flight companies or hotel owners or vendors etc. or due to any other reason or situation which is beyond our control,
  • Our services also does not include any other additional expense incurred before or during the trip due to any unforeseen circumstances including, but not limited to, weather conditions, natural disaster, act of God, technical failure, flight delay or cancelation, delay by authorities in issuing permits or entry visa, strikes, riots, political closures, not opening of the borders due to lockdown situation or any other reason, war situation, and/or any other situation or circumstances which are beyond our control,
  • Any service/s which is not mentioned in our above 'list of package cost inclusions' does not fall under the liability of the Company and the same will be paid by the traveller only in advance or at the time of consuming the service, as may be the requirement of the case,
  • Any expenses of personal nature,

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