Kailash Manasarover Tour
A 6741 m. high Mount Kailash is located in the far western of Tibet. As of the different people from different religion, they suppose this holy mountain is residence of their god. Every year thousands of people visit Mount Kailash and holy Lake Mansarovar. Pilgrims from different nations follow the path of three day Kailash circumambulation and take the bath in holy Lake. It is said that the 53 km Kailash circumambulation erases the accumulated sins of a lifetimes.
Visitors/pilgrims travel overland for weeks or months, it feels like they are really approaching the center of the universe since ancient times. Mt. Kailash has been revered as the source of four of the great rivers of Asia, fuelled by the waters of nearby holy Lake Manasarovar-Indus, Bramaputra (Tsangpo), Karnali (The sacred Ganges), which have their Sources within Sixty miles of the Mountain.
After 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 25 April, 2015, the Nepal-Tibet International border crossing at the Friendship highway remains CLOSED but other areas of Tibet are not affected and are OPEN for travelers. We also offer Kailash Mansarovar packages via Lhasa and Helicopter, which is equally safe and easy form of traveling to the magnificent Mt. Kailash.
Diffculties and Safety
Tour in Kailash Manasarover is a medium thing with some of small uphill and downhill. Average fitness is required not to be in the pain. Make sure you have an average walking experience to enjoy the tour. Altitude will not be the major problem still drinking lots of fluids and going slowly is important to avoid altitude sickness. Your safety is of our major concern.
Your Tour guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Since this adventure entails travelling in some remote regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. The Guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Accommodation & Food details
We will provide accommodations in Kathmandu, Lhasa and Manasarover on your choice. All the accommodation in the city and tour will provided on twin sharing basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost extra.
During Kailash Manasarover tour, we can enjoy Tibetan food, vegetables and beverages as well the more common international cuisine (Continental, Tibetan, Italian, Indian etc.). Breakfast, Lunch and dinner will be served during tour, only breakfast include at Kathmandu Hotel.
Best Time To VisitSpring (April and May), summer (June, July and August) and autumn (September, October and November) are the best seasons for this Kailash Manasarover Tour. We can also equally enjoy this trip during winter months though it depends the place that located at different latitude, each place has its own distinct weather and climate. Thus, the best time to visit those places of interest also varies. With an average temperature, visitors can enjoy most warm days and cool nights during the year. In summer everything looks perfect. Trees turn green and flowers begin blooming. Meanwhile, oxygen level in summer is twice higher than in winter. But for the natural scenery winter is not so vibrant as summer.
You are advised to consider the required equipment as essentials while packing. Adjustments to the list can be managed according to your requirements, interests, duration of trip, and season of trip.
We can find variety of these gears to hire or buy in Kathmandu. Majority of the gears which are in sale in Kathmandu are locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) and can find very high quality branded gears too in some famous stores in Kathmandu.