• Trip Duration
    13 Days
  • Start Point
    Lhasa
  • Finish Point
    Lhasa
  • Trip Type
    Group Joining
  • Trip Expense
    USD 3450

Mount Kailash Trekking Tour ex Lhasa

The most scenic and classic trip from Lhasa to Mount Kailash ex Lake Mansarovar takes you deeper into the scenic beauty of nature and mysterious land of Mount Kailash. This trekking trip from Lhasa to Mount Kailash includes three days trekking of Mt. Kailash following the pilgrimage path to explore the spiritual aura of this holy land. Travelling to Mount Kailash via Lhasa route will not only gives you a sense of safety enroute but this trip also amazes you with the wilderness of Western Tibet and with rich culture of this beautiful Himalayan world.



Trip Schedule
01 Day

Arrive Lhasa

Arrive Lhasa airport and transfer to your hotel. Trip briefing in the evening and stay at the hotel.

Meals included : No meal
Max. Elevation : 3661 m,
Distance covered : 60 kms,
Accommodation Style : 3* hotel on sharing basis

02 Day

Lhasa Sightseeing

After breakfast enjoy sightseeing of Lhasa visiting Potala Palace, Jorkhang Temple and Old Lhasa area of Barkhor. Night stay will be at the hotel in Lhasa

Meals included : Veg Breakfast
Max Elevation : 3661 m
Distance covered : 40 kms sightseeing
Accommodation Style : 3* hotel sharing basis

03 Day

Day free to acclimatize

This day is kept free at Lhasa to acclimatize with the weather condition as the following day we will be heading towards the road to Mount Kailash.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast
Max Elevation : 3661 m
Distance covered : 0 km sightseeing
Accommodation Style : 3* hotel sharing basis

04 Day

Drive Lhasa to Shigatse

Take your breakfast, pack your bags and head to Shigatse. The beautiful 5 hours drive is very scenic and enjoyable. So bring your cameras out of the bag and click some great pictures.

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

05 Day

Drive Shigatse to Saga

Continue your drive to Saga today.

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

06 Day

Drive to Mansarovar

After breakfast drive to Lake Mansarovar. On the way you will have the first view of Mount Kailash before reaching the lake area. Check into your guest house and stay near the lake.

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

07 Day

Drive to Darchen

Take a bath near the lake, perform rituals and drive to Darchen. Stay at a hotel near the Mount Kailash base and prepare for the following day trekking to Dirapukh.

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

08 Day

1 st Day trek from Darchen to Dirapuk

Early morning pack your trekking gears, fill your hot water bottle, take your eatable and start trek to Dirapuk. This 12 kms trek lasts forabout 3-5 hours. Night stay at the lodge near North Face of Mount Kailash.

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

09 Day

2nd Day trek from Dirapukh to Zuthulpuk

Early morning wake up enjoy magical view of Golden Kailash and continue your trek to Zuthulpuk. This trek today is for about 22 kms and is the most difficult part of the entire trip. You will trek through Dolma La pass which is the highest point and will have the opportunity to see Gauri Kund. Night stay will be in a lodge at Zuthulpuk.

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

10 Day

3 rd Day trek Zuthulpuk to Darchen – Drive to Saga

The trek is almost flat today and as your come down to Darchen the vehicle will take you straight back to Saga where you will stay at a hotel for tonight.

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

11 Day

Drive Saga to Shigatse

Drive to Shigatse from Saga. Stay at a hotel.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Max Elevation : 3843 m Distance covered : 570 kms Accommodation Style : 3* hotel sharing basis

12 Day

Drive Shigatse to Lhasa

Drive to Lhasa from Shigatse. Night stay in the hotel at Lhasa.

Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 3661 m
Distance covered : 273 kms
Accommodation Style : 3* hotel sharing basis

13 Day

Leave Lhasa

Depart from Lhasa airport to your onward destination.

Meals included : Breakfast


Note : This trip starting from Lhasa is for Non-Indian passport holders only. Indian passport holders if wish to join this trip must reach Kathmandu first and take flight to Lhasa from there.



Kailash Manasarovar Lhasa Yatra Cost
Nationality Trip Cost Other Charges
NON-INDIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS USD 3450 Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Chinese Visa - Not Included
Travel Insurance - Not Included
Kailash Manasarovar via Nepalgunj - 07 Days Cost

USD 3450

Tibet Permit - Included in package cost
Chinese Visa - Not Included
Travel Insurance - Not Included


What is Included or Not Included

Return airport transfers in Lhasa
Stay at Lhasa for 04 nights with breakfast
Stay at Shigatse for 02 nights with all meals
Stay at Saga for 02 nights with all meals
Stay at Mansarovar Lake for 01 night with all meals
Stay at Darchen for 01 night with all meals
Stay at Dirapukh for 01 night with all meals
Stay at Zuthulpukh for 01 night with all meals.
All ground transport in an air-con tourist vehicle from Lhasa to Mount Kailash and back
Chinese and English speaking authorised Tibetan tour escort
Support team for handling luggage food etc
Drinking water provided daily on the trip
Admission fee to all tourist attractions mentioned in the itinerary
All currently applicable taxes

Air ticket to Kathmandu and back,
Extra cost for additional stay,
Food & transport in the any delay due to weather conditions or unforeseen reasons,
Evacuation expenses in case of emergency,
Riding yak/horse, porters for parikraama,
Any expenses of personal nature, urgent visa fee,
GST 5%, etc.

Note : Our package cost does not include any other item which is not listed in the above list of inclusions. We do not bear any liability for any other expense occurred during the trip and the same will be payable by the travelers on their own.



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