Mount Kailash Tour
Mount Kailash and Manasarovar tour has been the focus for most pilgrimage travelers. Tours to Mount Kailash in the western Tibet is the most frequent tour in the Tibetan plateau.
Mount Kailash tour visits the holy places of Hindus and Buddhist. Hindus believe that Mount Kailash to be the abode of Lord Shiva. So, the religious mountain peak is restricted for climbing. It is just allowed to circle round the base of the mountain which is about 52 kilometers.
The walking the circuit is known as KORA. Thousands of visitor and devotees visit this place every year. According to legend, immortal Hindu Lord Shiva lives at Kailash where he had spent his time practicing yogic austerities, making joyous love with his divine companion Parbati and smoking sacred herb marijuana (ganja).
The holy land of Hindus and Buddhist society, Kailash tour has attracted thousands of pilgrimage groups all over the world. Devotees visit this land to divine into the Lord Shiva and they want to release from the clutches of ignorance and hallucination. Not only Hindus believe, Buddhist also respects this land and believe that Lord Buddha had magically visited Kailash in 5th century BC.
Mt Kailash Tour along covers circuit around the holy mountain-clockwise for the Buddhists, anti-clockwise for Bon adherents are known as a Kora or Parikrama (Circuit) and normally it takes three days. Along the Mt Kailash Tour visitors take a short plunge in the nearby sacred site Manasarovar Lake. Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake in Tibet are the famous places to travel.
The tour usually starts from Kathmandu, Nepal and involves a trek of several days to reach Mount Kailash. Along the way, visitors usually visit the nearby lakes, monasteries, and other significant religious sites. The journey usually takes around two weeks to complete, depending on the route and duration of stay.
Best Time to Visit Kailash -Manasarovar Lake
The best time to visit Mount Kailash is from May to September, which is during the summer season in Tibet. However, the tour is physically challenging, as the high altitude and harsh weather conditions can cause altitude sickness and other health issues. Therefore, it is essential to be well-prepared physically and mentally before embarking on this journey.
It’s important to note that the tour is subject to various travel restrictions and regulations by the Chinese government due to its location in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Therefore, it is advisable to check the latest travel advisories and guidelines before planning a Kailash Tour.
How to Get Kailash Manasarovar Tour permit
As you may be aware, the rules and regulations governing travel permits in Tibet are highly sensitive. Obtaining a Kailash permit requires a minimum of four official days for processing. We strongly recommend that Kailash travelers plan to arrive in Nepal on a Sunday, submit their original passport, and proceed with the permit processing on Monday.
Kailash Tour itinerary
- All Necessary Tibet, travel and Tour Permit
- Guest House and Tented Accommodation as per program
- Private Transportation by Jeep/ Van or Mini Coach as per group size.
- One English speaking Tibetan Guide
- All Sightseeing and Entrance fee
- Yak and Yak man during the Kora (02 Pax =01 Yak)
- Cook and Sherpa Staff from Kathmandu.
- Supporting Truck (above 2 pax)
- Meal on Full board Basis (B/L/D)
- Kathmandu to Border to Kathmandu Transportation
- Travel and personal Expenses
- Medical fee if Emergency
- Insurance of any kind.
- Hiring porter/ horse
- Portable oxygen cylinders in of emergency
- Rescue and Evacuation Service
- Any Additional cost due to Nature calamity and Unforeseen Circumstances and etc.