Mt Kailash and Mansarovar Overland Tour via Everest Base Camp


  • Scenic drive Kathmandu – Nepal/China Friendship Bridge – Nyalam – Kathmandu Relish the sunset and sunrise view over the Everest peak from Rongbuk Monastery Get wind with the most ancient sect of Tibetan Buddhism Catch the dramatic scenery of the famous Rongbuk Glacier
  • Circling around Manasarovar, a sacred Lake Mt. Kailash Kora, a holy mountain
  • Catch a wonderful glimpse of Yamdrok Lake and holy mountain Noijin Kangsang Explore Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet Pilgrimage tour in Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the largest Gelug monastery in Tibet
  • Excursion of Potala Palace, the winter residence of the Dalai LamaEnjoy the religious walk around Jokhang TempleWalk around the bustling Barkhor Street and get familiar with local Tibetan culture


Mt Kailash and Mansarovar tour via Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular touring package that takes you into the lap of Mt Everest (8848m) and to the holy lands of Mansarovar. Mansarovar Lake the most holy destination of Hindu culture is blessed with Himalayan wilderness and cultural touch. Mt Kailash (6714m), the precious jewels of the snow is the home to the most important deity of Hindu culture. This exotic pilgrimage and sightseeing journey will let you visit the cultural and unseen city of Lhasa and its ancient artifacts, cultural shrines and monasteries, fascinating touristic destination and cultural villages.

Mt Kailash and Mansarovar tour via Everest Base Camp tour starts upon your arrival at Kathmandu valley (1360m). After a short exploration of the exotic Kathmandu city, we drive all the way to Rasuwagari to Kerong (2700m) the Tibetan border to Nepal. Enjoy sightseeing the Himalayas, exotic glaciers, snow-covered landscape, Holy Lake, sacred villages and ancient sites, cultural touch and warm hospitality of the inhabitants.

Trekking in Tibet at the high altitudes of Mount Kailash circuit is quite enduring. However, dedicated devotees with proper preparation joining through carefully designed itinerary of Accessible Adventure can always be the part of Mount Kailash Yatra and get blessings from Lord Shiva.

  • Day 1 - Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (KTM) Kathmandu

    You are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Our airport representative will explain briefly the program upon arrival. Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 2 - Kathmandu (1,338 m/4,390 ft): Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

    Sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Patan Darbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight at Hote

  • Day 3 - Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam 3750 m (150 km)

    After early breakfast we drive through Bhaktapur, Dhulikhel and reach Friendship Bridge (i.e. Nepal-China border). From here we walk for about 10 minutes to cross Friendship Bridge and meet our Tibetan guide and land cruiser drivers. After all the immigration and custom formalities at the Chinese check post here, our journey continues for another 35 km which can take almost 3 hours through the up-winding road to Nyalam with beautiful scenery. Then, you will be transferred to the guest house in Nyalam (3700m). The facilities of the guesthouse are very simple and basic. Overnight at Guest House

  • Day 4 - Nyalam –free for acclimatization

    Today is free for acclimatization. We will be going for short trek which is in preparation for Kailash Parikrama and it helps us to acclimatize fast. Overnight at Guest House.

  • Day 5 - Nyalam – Saga (4450 m) 240 km (passing through Lalung-La 5050 m)

    Early breakfast and drive to Saga. First long drive over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other things like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keeping you busy. Today you will be passing through the first highest pass Lalung-La 5050m. Stop and stay for about 10 minutes at Lalung-La and experience how you feel at an altitude of 5050 m. You can see the superb view of Gaurishankar, Shishapangma to Langtang Himal. Continue drive through Khunmen Tso, Sinling, Karru Ongchen and Peigutso Lake (4400m). We will be crossing River Brahmaputra (Tibetan name “Yarling Tsangpo”) to reach Saga. Overnight at Guest House

  • Day 6 - Saga – Paryang (4600 m.) 185 km

    After breakfast drive to Paryang. Passing through many villages and camps of yak herders. Far south you can see snow- capped mountain peaks. Most of the time you will be driving on plains, hence a comfortable drive. Arrive in Paryang and enjoy hot tea. Overnight at Guest House.

  • Day 7 - Paryang – Mansarovar 4558 m (277 km)

    Early breakfast and get ready for longest driving day. Late afternoon you can have first view of Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Hore – a small village is situated near Holy Mansarovar Lake. Holy Mansarovar (14950 ft/4558m) – the highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rakshash are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Overnight at Guest House.

  • Day 8 - Mansarovar – Tarchen (40 km)

    Holy Mansarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning bath and puja we will be heading for Holy Mansarovar Parikrama by landcruiser with packed lunch and continue drive towards Tarchen (Darchen). If time permits, we visit Chui Gompa. Tarchen is considered as a base camp for Holy Kailash Parikrama. During the auspicious pilgrimage time, this place will be flooded with pilgrims with hundreds of tents all around. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • Day 9 - Tarchen – Tarboche (13 km drive) – Derapuk (4860 m.) (7 km trek / 5 – 6 hrs)

    After breakfast drive to Tarboche – starting point of Kailash Parikrama. Tarboche is also known as outer “Asthapath”. It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be kept on appearing. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • Day 10 - Derapuk – Zuthulphuk (4760 m) (18 km trek / 9-10 km)

    Today you will be climbing to Dolma-la (Dolma-La 18600 ft) and then descending gradually to Zuthulphuk (4760m). Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Today is the most difficult day of the trek. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget in eternity. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By late afternoon you will arrive in Zuthulphuk (the cave of Miracles, the great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have preformed miracles here). Overnight at Tented Camp

  • Day 11 - Zuthulphuk – Tarchen (10 km) – Mansarovar (end of Kailash Parikrama)

    Morning free time to explore the caves, temples and shrine around Milarepa cave. After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting for your arrival. Overnight at Guest House.

  • Day 12 - Dirapuk – Zuthulpuk (4760m) (18 km trek / 9-10 km) (passing through Dolma-la pass 5,200)

    Today you will be climbing to Drolma-la (Dolma-La 18600ft) and then descending gradually to Zuthulpuk (4760m). Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Overnight Stay at Government Guesthouse.

  • Day 13 - Kailash Kora. Drive back to Saga

    In the morning, we will be exploring the caves and temples around the Milarepa cave. After breakfast, we will hike for some 3-4 hours to complete our Kora and get back to the village of Darchen. We will have lunch there and drive back to the village of Saga.

    Overnight at the teahouse. Meal Included: Pure Veg Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 14 - Drive back to Kerung

    We will drive back to the village of Kerung on a comfortable ride. We will have some free time as we descend on a paved path. We will spend the rest of the time relaxing.

    Overnight at teahouse.Meal Included:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 15 - Drive to Kathmandu

    We will cross the Nepal-Tibet border and get back to the capital city of Kathmandu.
    Overnight at the hotel.Meal Included: Breakfast and lunch included.

  • Day 16 - Departure

    We transfer to the airport to board the flight for your home country or to continue your onward destination.

  • Airport and hotel transfers as per itinerary in private vehicle
  • Three night’s accommodation with breakfast at 3* category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehecle nclusive
  • All accommodation during Tibet (Basic Lodges, Guest House and Tented in twin sharing basic).
  • All your standard meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with hot drinks link tea coffee, chocolate etc.
  • A government licensed English speaking guide during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all our staff.
  • Permits for Mansarovar and Kailash Kora (Parikrama).
  • Tibet Tourism Board (TTB) approved guide.
  • Nepal-Tibet border (Friendship Bridge) transfers and pick up by bus/jeep
  • Tibet entry permission, Chinese visa, monasteries entry fees and Kailash permit for group.
  • All our government taxes and official expense.
  • International airfares
  • Foods and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All cold drinks such as alcoholic beverages, mineral water, Coke, Fanta, juice, etc.
  • Services other than specified. Extra days stay at Kathmandu / any other place.
  • Shopping, laundry, internet, phone bills Personal trekking equipment

Important Information

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

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