Mount Kailash Tour and Trek | Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2017
Mount Kailash(6,656m) is located in Burang County of far southwestern Tibet. It is one of the most legendary mountains in the world as the ultimate spiritual destination of Bön, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. Every year, a large number of devouted pilgrims come a long way from all over the world to undertake the isolated, timeless, breathtaking and fascinating spiritual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
Mount Kailash Trek
For trekking lovers, Mount Kailash is always their dream destination. The whole circled route is about 52km trekking taking the up-and-down paths on the mountains and valley around Kailash. For some Tibetans, 15 hours will be enough to finish this kora, while it may take 2 nights and 3 days for most tourists on foot.
How to plan a trip to Mount Kailash
The best time to go is from April to October, especially in the months of April, May, September and October. To visit Mount Kailash, tourists should not only prepare the Tibet Entry Permit, but also apply for Alien Travel Permit, which is issued by local Public Security Bureau (PSB) of Tibet. For Indians, the formalities may vary from other nationalities, so if you are Indians, please inform us in advance.
Approximately 1300km west from Lhasa, Mount Kailash can be reached by flight and driving. Air transfer costs only 3 hours but high expense, and the flight schedule is limited usually 4 flights in a week. Ground driving takes about 3 days, goes from Lhasa via Gyantse, Shigatse, Sagar, Darchen to Kailash. The whole journey needs about 13 days to be done.
Following are our well-designed popular tour package to Kailash and Manasarovr Lake, including a fixed-departure group tour and two customizable private trips. You can also contact us to design a trip of your own based on your personal needs.
Popular Mount Kailash Trek & Pilgrimage Tours
Destinations: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / Nagri / Lhasa
Highlights: Potala Palace, Palkor Monastery, Manasarovar Lake, Mount Kailash
If you are planning to have a spiritual trek in Tibet with exploring the best of Tibet and renew your soul at the same time, this Mt. Kailash Kora is the trip to make your dream come true!
Destinations: Lhasa / Shigatse / Mount Everest / Mount Kailash / Lhasa
Highlights: Mount Everest, Mount Kailash, Manasarovar Lake
Every year, thousands make a pilgrimage to Kailash, following a tradition going back thousands of years. It is believed that circumambulating Mount Kailash on foot is a holy ritual that will bring good fortune.
Destinations: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / Everest / Mount Kailash / Lhasa
Highlights: Potala Palace, Mount Everest, MountKailash, Manasarovar Lake
Join this budget Tibet tour to explore the best of Tibet , and travel overland to Kathmandu, Nepal. Join the rolling sea of murmuring pilgrims as they wend their way up to the Potala Palace on your overland tour!
Recommended Budget Group Tibet Tours with Fixed Departures
Tibet Discovery also offers classic small group tours which greatly cut down your budget by sharing accommodation, vehicle and tour guide, takes the hassle out of travel, and let you focus your eyes and mind on travel.