Kailash Mansarovar Overland Tour

2N Kathmandu , 1N Kodari , 3N Nyalam , 2N Dongba , 1N Kailash Mansarovar , 1N Diraphuk , 1N Zuthulphuk and 1N Darchen




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What's Included

Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Kathmandu 2 night(s)
Standard Room
Room only
Kodari 1 night(s) Stay in camps/tents Room only
Nyalam 3 night(s) Stay in camps/tents Room only
Dongba 2 night(s) Stay in camps/tents Room only
Kailash Mansarovar 1 night(s) Stay in camps/tents Room only
Diraphuk 1 night(s) Stay in camps/tents Room only
Zuthulphuk 1 night(s) Stay in camps/tents Room only
Darchen 1 night(s) Stay in camps/tents Room only
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
  • All airport Transfers
  • Sightseeing as in itinerary

Day Wise Itinerary

Mt. Kailash, the abode of lord shiva is the most sacred mountain in asia. It is venerated not only by hindus but also by buddhist, jains and the bon in different name and faith.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 01 : Kathmandu Arrival (1300m)

Airport pickup and transfer to Hotel. A short briefing about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 2

Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing Drive To Kodari

Half day sightseeing of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Temple. Drive to Kodari (Nepal-China border 120 km – 4 hrs). Overnight stay at Guest House.
Day 3

Day 03 : Kodari To Nyalam (3750m – 54 Kms)

After processing of Visa formalities of both countries of Nepal and China border, you will be transferred from mini-coach to your Tibetan Guide and drivers. Then proceed to Nyalam (54 kms – 1 hr). Overnight stay at Hotel.

Travel from Kathmandu to Kodari


1hrs 43min

Day 4

Day 04 : In Nyalam Acclimatization

Entire day free for acclimatization. Short treks will be taken in preparation for the Kailash Yatra. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Travel from Kodari to Nyalam


9hrs 28min

Day 5

Day 05 : Nyalam To Dongba (4500m – 335km)

After breakfast drive to Dongba (335km – 7hr), en-route passing through Lalungla pass, Paigu-Tso lake & Brahmaputra river. Overnight stay at Guest House.
Day 6

Day 06 : Dongba To Manasarovar Lake (4560m – 387km)

After driving 387km from Dongba (7hr to 8hr), we will reach Holy Mansarovar Lake after crossing beautiful places and stay at the shore of Lake, fill up spiritual jaal. This lake is the most naturally beautiful with pure water. You will be in Chiu Gompa hot-spring water. Overnight stay at Lodge.
Day 7

Day 07 : Mansarovar Lake To Darchen (4600m – 110km)

For most of the day you are free for Pooja and Hawan. You can take a dip in Manasarovar Lake and do Pooja of Lord Shiva. Full day for spiritual activities. We will drive to Darchen after Mansarovar parikrama (110 km – 2.3 hrs) and stay there. If Asthapad visit is opened by Chinese Government, then you can take excursion to Asthapad & Nandi Parvat with extra cost. From Asthapad you can see a best & closest view of Mount Kailash. It is almost 20 minutes drive to reach Asthapad. Overnight stay at Lodge.

Travel from Nyalam to Dongba

Travel, fly to Guangzhou, bus

9hrs 58min

Travel, fly to Hong Kong, train, bus

13hrs 3min

Travel, fly to Zhuhai, bus

15hrs 1min

Travel, bus, train via Xi'an North

67hrs 45min

Travel, bus, train

82hrs 11min

Travel, bus

89hrs 2min

Day 8

Day 08 : Darchen To Dirapuk (4890m – 20km)

Today is the First day of Parikrama. After short drive (8 km) from Darchen, we will reach Tarboche and visit Yamdwar. Then trek to Dirapuk which is 12km trek. Today is the first day of your Kailash Parikrama where you have to walk for about 6 to 7 hours. You will visit North Face of Mt Kailash and touching the feet of Mt. Kailash (Charan Sparsh). Overnight stay at Lodge.
Day 9

Day 09 : Dirapuk To Zhulthulphuk (4760m – 22km)

Trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass to Zuthulpuk total of 22km trek. This is the most difficult journey throughout the yatra since you have to trek up to the 18,600 ft. From descend to Gauri kund and further trek along with the river to Zuthulpuk. Overnight stay at Lodge.

Travel from Dongba to Kailash Mansarovar

Bus to Guangzhou, fly to Nepalganj, travel

20hrs 45min

Travel to Wuzhou, fly to Ngari, travel

48hrs 14min

Day 10

Day 10 : Zhulthulphuk To Dongba

We will trek around 8 kms and reach to the point where the Coach will be waiting for us. Then we will drive to Darchen. After lunch, we will drive to dongba. Overnight stay at Lodge.

Travel from Kailash Mansarovar to Diraphuk

Day 11

Day 11 : Dongba To Nyalam

Drive back to Nyalam. From today we will be leaving this holy place and return back to Kathmandu Overnight stay at Lodge.

Travel from Diraphuk to Zuthulphuk

Day 12

Day 12 : Drive Kathmandu From Nyalam

Drive to Kodari, Chinese border. After custom formalities we will continue drive to Kathmandu for about 4hr (120km) Overnight stay at Hotel.

Travel from Zuthulphuk to Darchen

Day 13

Day 13: Transfer To Kathmandu Airport

Fly back home. We will drop you at Kathmandu Airport.

Hotels Included

Hotel Manang (3 star)

Paknajol, Thamel P.O. Box 5608, Kathmandu, Nepal, Kathmandu

Cancellation Policy

  • The package once booked is refundable and cancellable.
  • Flight cancellation will be as per airline cancellation policy.
  • Date of booking to 30 days before travel the cancellation charges will be 10% of the tour cost
  • 30 to 15 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 50% of the tour cost
  • 15 to 7 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 75% of the tour cost
  • 0 to 7 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 100% of the tour cost. No refund shall be given
  • Please note cancellation policy is subject to change. It depends on the hotel policy. In peak season, some hotels may charge 100% cancellation.

Additional Information

  • Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
  • Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
  • You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.