- Mt. Kailash the holiest mountain among all.
- An amazing adventure to the roof of the World - Tibet
- Tibet Cultural and the amazingly beautiful landscape
- Close up view of the Everest Base Camp from Tibet side
- Visit the historical places of Nepal as well Tibet
- Necessary Local Transport by Private vehicle in Nepal & Private Jeep/land Cruiser in Tibet
- Accommodation in Kathmandu & Tibet at standard hotels /Guest House with all meals.
- Border Clearance
- Tibet Travel Permit
- Tibetan Tour Guide for Tibet
- All the Entrance fee on Tibet
- Tibet Visa fee
- Kathmandu - Lhasa flight ticket
- All additional government tax & Permit.
- All Equipment & Staff, Guide, Porter
- All meals while on treks
- Nepal entry visa fee
- International / any airfare.
- Travellers insurance
- Re-Entry Visa fee in Nepal
- Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike, Political Disturbances etc
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We can Customised this package as per you requirement, contact us.
We can Customised this package as per you requirement, contact us.
You will be warmly greeted by Well Nepal at your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. Our representative will be waiting just in front of the arrival door at TIA and then you will be picked and escorted to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. Enjoy Dinner service.
This is your Kathmandu sightseeing day and preparation day too. You will visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple (Lord Shiva’s) Temple, Swayambunath temple, Bhaktapur Durbar square and other beautiful places of Kathmandu. If you need anything before heading out then you have to shop on this day. Here a short briefing about the trip is given and pre-tour discussion is done with a tour leader and members. Feel free to ask any questions regarding your tour.
You will have breakfast and you will be escorted to the airport and then you will fly to Lhasa. The flights are conducted in mornings and can take you 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach Lhasa. Enjoy the great scenery of Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lake Yamdrok, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m) and Mt. Makalu (8463m) and Mt. Everest (8848m) during your flight. At Gonggar Airport, Lhasa our representative form Well Nepal Treks will pick you up and transfer to a hotel in Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel, Lhasa
Today is your sightseeing day at Tibet so after breakfast, we drive out and visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Park and Tibet Museum. Potala Palace: This huge palace was the private quarters of the Dalai Lama which was built in the 17th century. It offers great views of the entire city and houses inside which numerous grand room and chapels were built. Norbulingka Summer Palace: It used to be the summer place of Dalai Lama. It is considered as the largest man-made garden in Tibet. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site represents a unique Tibetan architectural presentation. Tibet Museum: Your final visit for today will be at the Tibet Museum. This museum has a permanent collection of thousands of artefacts associated with the ancient Tibet and its cultural history. Drive back to the hotel and Stay Overnight in Lhasa.
Today will be another busy day for you as you will be taken to some of the historical sites at Tibet. The first visit will be at Ganden monastery situated at the top of Wangbur Mountain (3800 M) and explore its arts, sculptures and Murals. Then visit Drayerpa Cave in the down valley. There are several silent caves, more than 25, where Dalai Lama used to Meditate. Visit Sera Monastery (Second Largest Monastery at Tibet), Jokhang Temple (Buddhist Temple) and Drepung Monastery- the largest monastery in Tibet built in the 14th century. Lastly, we will drive to Barkhor Bazaar which is the nerve centre of Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel, Lhasa.
Today will be our full day drive to Gyantse. Our drive gets adventurous as we pass through Kamba La pass (4794 M) and Karo La (5010 M) with the spectacular scenery of Yamdrok Tso Lake. You will Rest at Guesthouse in Gyantse.
Gyantse lies 264 Km southwest of Lhasa which lies on the northern bank of Nyang Chu River and bears historical importance. During the 15th century it used to be a capital of a small kingdom and yet retains deep Tibetan character. The principle structures consist of a castle on a ridge overlooking the town and a walled monastic complex. Today will be our busy day as you visit Gyantse Monastery (Pekhor Chode Monastery) and Stupa followed by 3 hours drive to Shigatse. After reaching Shigatse we visit the Gyantse Dzong, the Kumbum Stupa, and Tashilhunpo Monastery. Overnight Guesthouse in Neyalam
After breakfast, we drive through Lalunga La pass (5050 M) and Peku Tso Lake also known as Salt Lake. After 5 hours of drive, we arrive at Saga which is a city with every trekking facility available. We will have lunch here and make our way through Bhramha Putra River to Dongba (one hour drive from Saga). Rest at Lodge.
Today will be another exciting day of our tour as we leave Dongba to Lake Manasarovar. We drive from Dongba and along the way we see the first glimpse of Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. It will take 6 hours to reach Lake. Here we will perform a holy dip, Relax and explore around the Manasarovar area than a short drive to Horchu which is a small village near this lake. Stay at Guest House
Today morning you will perform religious activities like taking dip or bathing, perform Puja and other worshipping tasks of Lord Shiva and goddesses Parvati. It is said that taking after worshipping, taking bath and drinking its water, the Lord will wash away our sins and gives us “Mukti”. You can enjoy this religious site full day and lunch is provided after the puja is finished. Then we start our Mount Kailash Parikrama (encircling activities). Overnight in Tent
Today is our second day of Kailash Parikrama. We explore this lake and worship activities are also conducted early in the morning. The breakfast program is held and later we trek to Chuk Gompa (4625 M) on foot. This day feels like God had opened heavens for us and let us glances inside the world of God and Goddesses. We walk through the Valley enjoying Ganga River on our left flowing from Mount Kailash. We take lunch at Chuk Gompa then again continue our trek and rest overnight at Dirapuk Gompa. Overnight at Camp
Today will be a bit tough day for you as you have to walk for 6 hours. After good breakfast, we cross a rocky expanse dotted with stone cairns draped with the clothes left as offerings by pilgrims, we encounter one of the holiest lakes of this tour i.e. Gaurikunda and the further walk takes us to Dolma-La pass (5490 M). We give rest to our tired legs at top of this Pass and enjoy lunch with vistas around. Then, we head Zutulpuk Monastery and camp there.
Today is our last day of Manasarovar Parikrama as we head to Saga. After breakfast we shortly visit this Gompa, we’ll understand its history, arts, crafts and spiritual importance. It is the site of the cave of miracles where Milarepa meditated. Then we continue our trek to Lake Manasarovar. You will feel like you are blessed by gods and all your sins are washed away. It is really a spiritual blessing of Lord Shiva. Take lunch at our Manasarovar camp and drive back to Saga. Stay at Overnight at Lodge, Saga
After breakfast, we head toward Neyalam crossing Lalunga La pass (5050 M) and vistas of Peku Tso Lake. Rest overnight at Neyalam in Guest House.
Today we will drive through two high passes with great views and after 4-5 hours of drive via Lhatse we arrive at Xegar. Along the way, we visit Sakya Monastery, a castle-shaped place in which lots of historic articles exhibited. We’ll have lunch and drive over Pang la (5150 M) towards the main Himalayan region from where mountains like Makalu, Shishapangma, Mt. Everest, etc are viewed. Finally, we arrive at Rongbuk alley and overnight stay at the guesthouse.
After breakfast, you will visit Rongbuk Monastery and get inspired by its history as well as spiritual importance. Then we gear up and trek for Everest Base Camp. After 3 hours of hike, we finally arrive at Everest Base camp from where we will experience the northern face of Mount Everest which looks stunning. We’ll take photos and get good memories of here, and plenty of rest too Overnight at camp.
Today you will have good breakfast and explore this region and see the sunrise over the cap of snowy mountains and then start trekking back to Tingri which is a small Tibetan town. Rest whole afternoon and enjoy hotel facilities.
Today will be our final day of the tour as we move along Lalung La pass (5050 M) and the further drive takes us to Zhangmu. After immigration and customs procedure at Nepal/China Border at Kodari, then we drive all the way back to Kathmandu. Enjoy several stops and villages. Enjoy farewell dinner tonight with your team members and share each other’s unforgettable moments of the trip. Overnight at Hotel, Bed and Breakfast service.
Your historical, cultural and natural trip over the land of Tibet, Mount Kailash and Northern Tibet Everest base camp has come to an end. Today you will be leaving Nepal and heading back to your home. You will be taking beautiful memories and experiences you’ve had here. Our representative will escort you to the hotel. If you have other spare time here then please do join other adventurous activities at Nepal. B service
How many days required for Mt. Kailash Yatra?
A. Holy Mt. Kailash yatra require - 13 days by Toyota Landcruiser 4500 cc or Luxury Bus - 10 days by Helicopter via Nepalganj.
How we will be doing 13 days Yatra?
14 days Kailash Yatra by 4500 cc Toyota Landcruiser or Luxury Bus - Kathmandu to Kodari (Nepal - Tibet border) tourist bus will be used. In Tibet, 4500 CC Toyota Landcruiser or Luxury Bus will be used. Routing Kathmandu - Zhyagmu - Nyalam - Saga -Paryang -Mansarovar - Darchen - Dirapuk - Zuthulpuk - Darchen - Paryang - Saga -Nyalam - Kathmandu. 10 days Kailash Yatra by Helicopter - Kathmandu - Nepalganj - Simikot - Hilsa (by helicopter) - Taklakot - Mansarovar - Darchen - Dirapuk - Zuthulpuk - Darchen - Mansarovar - Taklakot - Hilsa - Simikot (by helicopter) - Nepalganj - Kathmandu. Also 3 days Mt. Kailash Parikrama.
In how many days would I finish Mt. Kailash Parikarma and how long it is?
Holy Kailash parikrama is approx 52 km trek to be completed in 2 nights / 3 Days. Night camping in Dirapuk & Zuthul-puk.
What is the best time to travel?
Holy Mt. Kailash yatra starts in the last week of April till September every year.
What is Land cruiser?
Land cruiser is a four-wheel driven Japanese vehicle. We allow a maximum of four people in one Land cruiser + 1 driver + 1 Sherpa (staff).
How many days would I need to hire the Yak / Horse and a Porter during the whole trip and how much it costs?
If you do not want to trek you can hire horse/pony for parikrama. Parikarma (kora) that is for 3 days.
What are the hidden charges i.e. to be paid direct?
Additional expenses incurred due to delay, Accidents, Natural disaster & Political action. The following are the charges not included during the yatra. - Yak and Yak man cost - Rescue or evacuation if need, Tibet visa separation cost - Travel insurance, drinks, laundry, Telephone/fax, Additional transportation cost. - If you are not going for Kailash Parikrama due to any reason and staying back at Darchen for three days, you have to pay extra INR 1500 per day for accommodation and food in Darchen.
How much amount we should carry and in what form whether travelers cheque, Doller or Tibetian cash or Indian Rupees
In Kathmandu, you may use USD OR Indian Currency. For Tibet, you will need the Chinese Yuan only. for 11 days in Tibet, we suggest you carry approx Yuan 2000-2500 Per Person. Which you may need for emergencies and to pay for a horse during Kailash Parikrama. Balance (unused Yuan) may be exchanged again on the way back. INR 100 = NPR 160 INR 100 = CNY 9.5 (CHINESE YUAN) You can exchange Yuan in Kathmandu or in Tibet border. Most of the yatri exchange their currency in the Nepal-Tibet border.
How about accommodation facilities etc. ?
3/4 Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and guest house in Tibet. However, camping accommodation will be provided during the parikrama of Holy Kailash.
What is your cancellation policy?
Cancellation Policy: 30 days before departure date, INR 15,000 will be charged as cancellation. 15 days before departure date, INR 25,000 will be charged as cancellation. 07 days before departure date, No refund allowed.
Do you provide Equipment?
We Provide: Camping Equipment (to be returned at the end) Sleeping bags (down with inside extra cover), (to be returned at the end) Jacket (down) (to be returned at the end) Oxygen Back-up & Gaymo Bag.
What medical reports do I need to carry?
No medical report is required but we insist every yatri consult their doctor before traveling to high altitude. Also, every yatri must declare their physical status and specify if they are allergic to any medicine.
Besides the passport what other official documents will I need on the yatra?
You need to carry:- Valid Passport with 4 passport size photographs Medical Insurance Policy. (Not compulsory)
Is it essential or good to commence the tour on a full moon day?
You can commence your yatra any day. Some people prefer to reach at Mansarovar or Kailash on full moon day.
Can we take children with age group of 6 and 10 years?
Yes, you can take children (physically normal) along with you but at your own risk because you know your child better.
What are the precautions taken for the children?
You have to take the same precautions as you are taking for yourself.
Will one oxygen cylinder be sufficient for four of us?
Our team will provide an oxygen cylinder in an emergency. Usually, the oxygen cylinder is not required. However, some yatri prefer to carry their own handy oxygen cylinders. You may buy a small portable cylinder in Tibet. It may cost approx. Yuan 15-20 Per cylinder.
hat will be the charges for children?
Yatra cost is the same for children.
ill your cook be traveling with us during the entire trip. Will he be carrying stove and utensils can he make vegetarian items.
Yes, cooks will be traveling with you during the entire trip. They will carry all the necessary cooking items with them and you will get only vegetarian food during the yatra.
Can we prescribe the menu for cooking on daily basis?
es, you may discuss and suggest your choice. If possible, and other yatris agree our cook will not mind cooking your choice of food.
Is VISA cost included in the total tour cost?
Yes, the cost of Tibet Visa is included. However, the cost of a Nepal visa is not included (applicable for foreign nationals only). Indian passport holders do not need Nepal Visa.
Can we find some helpers to help our kids/luggage during the trekking part of the journey? Will they be available there or do we have to take them with us.
Yes, you can get helpers/porters for your kids/luggage, the charge may be approx Yuan 250 per day.
What will be the arrangement in case there is any break down of vehicle (Land Cruiser)?
We will send another Vehicle (Land Cruiser).
Are there any frequent landslides on the way?
No, it depends on the weather.
Is good sanitation available during the camping days?
Yes, toilet tents may be made available.
Availability of drinking water on the yatra?
Water bottles / pure natural mineral water, or water purification tablets may be made available.
Where we can find facial cream and all other items?
You can buy everything in Kathmandu, Nepal. Our executive will guide/help you.
Can I bring video camera and digital camera? Weather we will have possibility to recharge the batteries or is there any restrictions to use these things.
Yes, you can bring a camera & videos along with you. The voltage in Tibet is 220V. Can be re-charge most of the places but not during 3 days parikrama. We suggest traveling with extra batteries.
What about communication possibilities?
Chinese SIM Cards are available at Zangmu / Nyalam. one can easily buy the SIM 50 /100 Yuan. OR if you are carrying your own mobile with an international roaming facility you can use it as well.
Is there any Pundit available?
No, you have to bring your Pundit.
When we should book the Holy Mt. Kailash Yatra and how to book?
You should book this yatra a minimum of 45 days in advance. To book, we need a copy of the passport (1st page only) with a 25% advance deposit.
Is it necessary to send our document with advance 45 days before?
Yes, we must send a copy of your passport to China for approval.
How can we make advance payment?
We have the following payment options: Pay online through credit card OR Swift transfer to OUR BANK account. Contact us for our bank details. Pay by credit card. Send a Demand Draft by courier.
If we are not feeling comfortable or physically fit for parikarma then what we will do.
In such a case, you must stay back in Darchen for 3 days.
What type of medical test is required for this trip?
TMT test. (Not compulsory)
What we must carry?
Be sure you have the needy items! Warm clothes, water bottle, water purification tabs, suntan lotion utility knife, dusk musk, medicine for headaches, fever, colds, stomach disorders and Diamox (unless you are allergic to sulpha drugs) for altitude sickness, It is also good to carry dry fruit, juice powder, breads, candy, canned or packed food, nuts, pickles and biscuits. * if you do not have any of the above items, our executive will assist you in Kathmandu.
Do you have any age restriction?
No, we do not have any age restrictions. If you are physically fit you may travel but sometimes the Chinese Authority does not permit people aged 65 or above. We insist everyone consult with their doctor and must mention that you are going to high altitude. Many of old aged people traveled with us and have successfully done the parikrama.
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