13 Day Mt. Kailash to Kathmandu trekking tour
An unforgettable journey through the Tibetan Himalayas
You will be in exclusive company if you come on this 15 Days Mt Kailash Tour that takes you on the journey of a lifetime. To do a “kora” around Mt Kailash is supposed to erase a lifetime of karma in the religion of Tibetan Buddhism, and as you trek this incredible landscape you will witness the faithful prostrating along the same path. Mt Kailash sits in the western reaches of Tibet and is a pilgrimage not only for Tibetan Buddhists, but also followers of the Bon religion, Jainism, and Hinduism. This is a unique place in the world full of ancient traditions and customs, as well as being all together wild and remote. Have the adventure of a lifetime and let us transport you to a place that abounds in magic and mystery in the wilderness of Tibet.
Tour itinerary at glance
Some extra information for this tour:
From Gyirong to Kathmandu
Vehicle from Gyirong Border to Kathmandu shall be arranged on your own, and the fee is around RMB300-400 per person in a jeep type vehicle. You will find 3 or 4 separate vehicles ready to take border crossers to Kathmandu and the villages along the way. The journey takes 9 to 10 hours and the road is a fairly primitive narrow mountain road.
Prepare $25 cash
Please prepare RMB200 or $25.00 (15 days) and two passport size photos for the Nepali visa application at the border. The drivers are generally aware of the process for foreigners and are happy to provide the service of helping you through the process.
Along the drive you will stop through many military and police checkpoints and have your passport and all valuables on your person. Your bag will be put on the roof of the vehicle along with all the other passengers gear, so having a small daypack with valuables and any clothing you want to access with you inside the vehicle.
Detailed price information
Prices are different per season. The weather is more comfortable in summer, but the experience is more private in winter.
- Apr – Jun | $ 1850 / CNY 12950
- Jul – Aug | $ 2000 / CNY 14000
- Sep – Oct.7th | $ 1890 / CNY 13230
- Oct.8th – Oct.31st | $ 1800 / CNY 12600
- Apr – Jun | $ 2040 / CNY 14280
- Jul – Aug | $ 2195 / CNY 15365
- Sep – Oct.7th | $ 2085 / CNY 14595
- Oct.8th – Oct.31st | $ 1990 / CNY 13930
What is the difference?
A standard class tour includes a clean, standard hotel room including breakfast. A comfort class tour includes an upgrade in hotel or room type. This option is especially recommended if you are used to traveling in upper class hotels.