Kailash Manasarovar with Everest Base Camp Tour - 13 Days

Kailash
Duration13 Days
Trip GradeModerate
Maximum Altitude5150 M
ActivitiesTours
Group Size4
StartsKathmandu
EndsKathmandu
Best TimeMay to September

Start on a once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage and adventure with our 13 Days Kailash Manasarovar with Everest Base Camp Tour. This extraordinary journey combines spiritual enlightenment, breathtaking landscapes, and exhilarating experiences, offering a profound and unforgettable expedition.

Begin your odyssey with a visit to the sacred Mount Kailash, revered by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bonpos as the center of the universe. Trek around the holy mountain, circumambulating its majestic peaks while soaking in the spiritual energy and tranquility of the region. Witness devotees from around the world paying homage to this sacred site, creating an atmosphere of reverence and awe.

Continue your expedition to the sacred Lake Manasarovar, known as the "Lake of Consciousness" in Hinduism and "Ancestor Lake" in Buddhism. Marvel at the pristine beauty of its turquoise waters, surrounded by snow-capped peaks and vast expanses of wilderness. Take a dip in the holy waters or perform a ritualistic puja along its serene shores, connecting with the divine and experiencing a profound sense of spiritual purification.

As your journey unfolds, venture towards the iconic Everest Base Camp, the gateway to the world's highest peak. Traverse rugged terrain and towering mountain passes as you ascend to the base camp, where you'll stand in awe of the towering presence of Mount Everest. Capture panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu, and immerse yourself in the raw beauty of the world's highest mountain range.

Throughout your expedition, you'll be accompanied by experienced guides and support staff who will ensure your safety, comfort, and spiritual well-being. Delve into the rich cultural heritage of the region, interacting with local Tibetans and nomadic communities, and gaining insights into their way of life and traditions.

Whether you seek spiritual enlightenment, adventure, or simply a deeper connection with nature, our 13 Days Kailash Manasarovar with Everest Base Camp Tour promises an enriching and transformative experience. Join us on this epic journey to the roof of the world, where every step is a pilgrimage and every moment is a revelation.

Top Highlights

  • Mount Kailash Circumambulation: Experience the spiritual journey of a lifetime as you trek around the sacred Mount Kailash, a revered pilgrimage site for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bonpos. Witness devotees from around the world as they pay homage to this sacred peak, believed to be the center of the universe.
  • Lake Manasarovar: Discover the pristine beauty and spiritual significance of Lake Manasarovar, one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world. Marvel at its crystal-clear turquoise waters surrounded by snow-capped peaks, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of this sacred site known as the "Lake of Consciousness."
  • Everest Base Camp: Stand in awe at the iconic Everest Base Camp, the starting point for expeditions to the world's highest peak. Capture panoramic views of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayas, including Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu, as you soak in the majesty of the world's tallest mountain range.
  • Ritualistic Puja: Participate in traditional rituals and ceremonies along the shores of Lake Manasarovar, where you can perform a ritualistic puja for spiritual purification and blessings. Connect with the divine energy of the sacred lake and experience a profound sense of spiritual renewal.
  • Cultural Encounters: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Tibet as you interact with local Tibetans and nomadic communities along the journey. Gain insights into their ancient traditions, customs, and way of life, and forge meaningful connections with the people of the Himalayas.
  • Scenic Landscapes: Traverse rugged terrain, towering mountain passes, and vast expanses of wilderness as you journey through the Himalayas. Capture breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks, deep valleys, and pristine landscapes that will leave you in awe of the natural beauty of Tibet.
  • Spiritual Reflection: Find moments of peace and introspection amidst the serene landscapes and sacred sites of Kailash, Manasarovar, and Everest Base Camp. Reflect on the significance of your journey, connect with your inner self, and experience a profound sense of spiritual awakening in the heart of the Himalayas.
  • Expert Guidance: Throughout your expedition, you'll be accompanied by experienced guides and support staff who will ensure your safety, comfort, and spiritual well-being. Benefit from their local knowledge, insights, and expertise as they lead you on an unforgettable journey to the roof of the world.
Itinerary
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Begin your journey from Kathmandu, Nepal, and head towards Kyirong, your first destination on this epic adventure. The scenic drive takes approximately 6 to 7 hours, covering a distance of 150 kilometers. As you ascend, you'll gradually climb to an altitude of 3750 meters. Upon arrival in Kyirong, check into a comfortable guesthouse and rest for the night, preparing for the adventures ahead.

Max Altitude: 3750 m Accommodation: Guest house

Wake up to the crisp mountain air of Kyirong and embark on the next leg of your journey towards Tingri. The drive takes around 4 to 5 hours, covering a distance of 217 kilometers. As you travel, you'll ascend further to an altitude of 4330 meters. Upon reaching Tingri, settle into your guesthouse and take some time to acclimatize to the higher elevation.

Max Altitude: 4330 m Accommodation: Guest houseDuration: 4-5 hrsDistance: 217 km

Today's journey takes you from Tingri to Rongbuk, the gateway to Mount Everest. The drive lasts approximately 4 to 5 hours, covering 130 kilometers. Along the way, you'll ascend to an altitude of 4920 meters, offering stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan landscape. Upon arrival in Rongbuk, check into your guesthouse and prepare for tomorrow's visit to Everest Base Camp.

Max Altitude: 4920 m Accommodation: Guest houseDistance: 130 km

Today, fulfill a lifelong dream as you visit Everest Base Camp, located at an altitude of 5250 meters. After exploring the base camp and marveling at the majestic Mount Everest, begin your journey back towards Sakya Monastery. The drive takes you through breathtaking landscapes and lasts approximately 4 to 5 hours, covering a distance of 130 kilometers. Spend the night at a guesthouse near Sakya Monastery, situated at an altitude of 4300 meters.

Max Altitude: 5250 m Accommodation: Guest houseDuration: 4-5 hrs

Depart from Sakya Monastery and continue your journey towards Saga. The drive takes approximately 7 hours, covering a distance of 346 kilometers. As you travel, you'll ascend to an altitude of 4640 meters. Upon arrival in Saga, check into your guesthouse and rest for the night, preparing for the adventures ahead.

Max Altitude: 4640 m Accommodation: Guest houseDuration: 7 hrs

Today's drive takes you from Saga to the sacred Lake Manasarovar, a journey of approximately 4 to 5 hours covering a distance of 277 kilometers. As you ascend, you'll reach an altitude of 4558 meters. Upon arrival, settle into a mud house accommodation near the lake and take some time to soak in the breathtaking beauty and spiritual energy of this sacred site.

Max Altitude: 4558 m Accommodation: Guest houseDuration: 4-5 hrsDistance: 277 km

Spend the day exploring the shores of Lake Manasarovar and immersing yourself in its spiritual significance. Later in the day, drive to Tarchen, a journey of approximately 40 kilometers taking around 1 hour. Upon arrival, check into a guesthouse and rest for the night, preparing for tomorrow's trek to Mount Kailash.

Max Altitude: 4575 m Accommodation: Guest house

Embark on a scenic drive from Tarchen to Tarboche, covering a distance of 13 kilometers. From Tarboche, begin your trek to Dirapuk, located at an altitude of 4909 meters. The trek covers a distance of 7 kilometers and takes approximately 5 to 6 hours. Overnight accommodation is provided in mud houses near Dirapuk.

Max Altitude: 4909 m Accommodation: Guest houseDuration: 5-6 hrsDistance: 7 km

Today's trek takes you from Dirapuk to Zuthulpuk, passing through the challenging Dolmala Pass at an altitude of 5613 meters. The trek covers a distance of 18 kilometers and takes approximately 9 to 10 hours. Along the way, marvel at the breathtaking mountain scenery and spiritual landmarks. Overnight accommodation is provided in mud houses near Zuthulpuk.

Max Altitude: 5613 m Accommodation: Guest houseDuration: 9-10 hrsDistance: 18 km

Complete your trek as you make your way back to Lake Manasarovar via Darchen. The trek covers a distance of 10 kilometers and takes approximately 4 to 5 hours. Upon reaching Lake Manasarovar, settle into a guesthouse and spend the night, reflecting on the incredible journey you've undertaken.

Accommodation: Guest houseDuration: 4-5 hrsDistance: 10 km

Bid farewell to the sacred shores of Lake Manasarovar and begin your journey back towards Saga. Spend the night at a guesthouse in Saga, reminiscing about the unforgettable experiences of your pilgrimage.

Accommodation: Guest house

Continue your journey as you drive back from Saga to Kyirong. Spend the night at a guesthouse in Kyirong, savoring the final moments of your adventure in the Himalayas.

Today, cross the immigration checkpoint and bid farewell to Tibet as you begin your journey back to Kathmandu, Nepal. Reflect on the profound experiences and memories you've gathered during your 13-day pilgrimage to Kailash Manasarovar with Everest Base Camp.

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Cost Details
Included
  • Private Transportation: Transport provided for the entire tour for convenience and comfort.
  • Tibet Travel Permit and Group Visa: Necessary permits and visa arrangements for traveling in Tibet.
  • Accommodation: Twin sharing and group sharing accommodation provided in EBC and Kailash, including hotels, guesthouses, and campsites.
  • Breakfast: Breakfast provided in Tibet (EBC part) to start your day with energy.
  • English-Speaking Tibetan Guide: Knowledgeable guide to assist and provide insights throughout the journey.
  • Entrance Fees: Admission fees included for Manasarovar and Everest National Park for sightseeing.
  • Sightseeing: Guided tours of major monuments with entrance fees covered.
  • Yaks or Helpers: Assistance provided by yaks or helpers to carry goods during the Kailash parikrama.
  • Warm Jacket and Down Sleeping Bag: Returnable warm jacket and down sleeping bag provided for comfort during the journey.
  • Emergency Evacuation Arrangement: Arrangements made for emergency evacuation if needed.
  • Service Charge and Governmental Taxes: Service charges and government taxes included in the cost.
Excluded
  • Lunch and Dinner: Meals not included in Tibet part (EBC) and all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) in the Kailash part.
  • Personal Horse and Helper: Personal horse and helper during the Kailash parikrama not included.
  • Personal Equipment, Insurance, Medical Expenses: Costs related to personal equipment, insurance, and medical expenses are not included.
  • Cost of Emergency Evacuation: Additional cost for emergency evacuation if required.
  • Accommodation, Activities, and Other Arrangements in Kathmandu: Costs related to accommodation, activities, and other arrangements in Kathmandu are not included.
Essential Information

Important tips for your Kailash Manasarovar and Everest Base Camp Tour:

  • Acclimatization: Due to the high altitude, it's crucial to acclimatize properly. Take it slow, stay hydrated, and listen to your body. Symptoms of altitude sickness include headaches, nausea, and dizziness. Inform your guide if you experience any discomfort.
  • Physical Fitness: The trek involves challenging terrain and high altitudes. Prior physical preparation through regular exercise and cardio workouts can help improve endurance and stamina for the trek.
  • Pack Wisely: Pack essential items such as warm clothing, waterproof gear, comfortable trekking shoes, sunscreen, lip balm, sunglasses, and a hat. Carry a refillable water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the journey.
  • Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water to combat dehydration caused by the dry mountain air and high altitude. Avoid alcohol and caffeine, as they can contribute to dehydration and worsen altitude sickness.
  • Respect Local Customs: Tibet is a deeply spiritual place with strong religious beliefs. Respect local customs, traditions, and cultural norms. Seek permission before taking photographs, especially at religious sites.
  • Travel Insurance: Purchase comprehensive travel insurance that covers medical emergencies, evacuation, and trip cancellations. Check if the insurance includes high-altitude trekking and adventure activities.
  • Altitude Sickness Medication: Consult with your healthcare provider about altitude sickness medication such as Diamox. Carry necessary medications and a basic first aid kit for emergencies.
  • Follow Trekking Guidelines: Follow the instructions of your guide and adhere to trekking guidelines. Stay on designated trails, avoid shortcuts and maintain a steady pace to prevent exhaustion.
  • Responsible Trekking: Practice responsible trekking by minimizing waste, disposing of trash properly, and respecting the natural environment. Leave no trace behind and leave the landscapes pristine for future generations.
  • Listen to Local Guides: Local guides are knowledgeable about the terrain, weather conditions, and safety protocols. Listen to their advice, follow their instructions, and communicate any concerns or issues promptly.
  • Weather Awareness: Be prepared for unpredictable weather conditions, including sudden changes in temperature, wind, and precipitation. Dress in layers to adjust to fluctuating temperatures throughout the day.
  • Emergency Contacts: Keep a list of emergency contacts, including local authorities, tour operators, and embassy or consulate information. Share your itinerary with friends or family members for added safety.
  • Enjoy the Journey: Lastly, take time to appreciate the incredible landscapes, cultural heritage, and spiritual significance of the region. Embrace the journey with an open heart and mind, and create lasting memories of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.