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14 days Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Road
13 Nights / 14 Days

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Road

Kathmandu - Syabrubeshi - Kerung - Saga - Dongba - Mansarovar - Darchen - Diraphuk - Zhulthulphuk - Kathmandu

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Overview

Embark on a holy sojourn of Mount Kailash with our 14 days 13 nights Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by road. Mount Kailash is a highly revered place for being the abode of Lord Shiva. During the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by road, you will visit some of the popular attractions including Pashupatinath Temple. Seek the blessings of Lord Shiva and take a dip in the holy Mansarovar Lake are among the highlights of the tour. This is an all-inclusive tour during which we will take care of all your requirements from your arrival in Kathmandu till your departure, along with sightseeing, stay, and food.

The other inclusions are permits, visa fees, guides/porters, transportation, food and stay on the way to Mansarovar Lake. This is a customizable tour that you can modify with the help of our travel experts. Read the detailed itinerary and book your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra package now, to pay homage to your Lord.

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We customize holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could customize a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable International tour.



Trip Highlights
  • A dip into the holy waters of Mansarovar Lake.
  • Go for a divine Parikrama of Mount Kailash.
  • Darshan of Gauri Kund.
  • Himalayan mountain flight tour, Kathmandu (optional).
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu including Pashupatinath temple.
  • Admiring the breathtaking scenery.
  • Ashtapad excursion (optional).
Itinerary Details
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m)

On your arrival in Kathmandu, our tour representative will meet you at the airport and pick you up for a further journey. You will have an assisted transfer to the pre-booked hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and unwind. The rest of the evening is at your leisure and there will be a scheduled briefing session.

Enjoy a delicious dinner and have a sound sleep in your cozy bed in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu - Syabrubesi (3700 m)

On the 2nd day of the Kailash Mansarovar tour, wake up very early in the morning and check out from the hotel. Carry a packed breakfast and leave from Kathmandu in a reserved tourist coach to Syabrubesi. Enjoy the road trip and admire the scenic vistas. Drive past Galchhi, and then you reach Syabrubesi, which is located near the China border. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and relax. The rest of the evening is at your leisure.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Distance from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi: 120 km

Travel Time: 5 hours 20 minutes (approx.)

Day 03: Syabrubeshi - Kerung

Wake up to a healthy breakfast and check out from the hotel. Start driving from Syabrubeshi to the China border, which is located at a distance of around 17 km. Once you reach the border, our representative will help you with the customs formalities. Now, you check- into Tibet, which is an autonomous part of China. From here, you drive to Kerung, which is 26 km away. You will have an assisted transfer to the pre-booked accommodation. Complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Have a toothsome meal and enjoy a sound sleep in your cozy bed.

Distance from Syabrubeshi to Kerung: 44 km

Travel Time: 2 hours 20 minutes (approx.)

Day 04: Kerung

On the 4th day of the tour, you will be staying in Kerung to get your body acclimatized. Have a healthy breakfast in the morning and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. You are free for an excursion to Kerung city and enjoy shopping. Explore the surroundings on your own. Savor a scrumptious dinner at the hotel and enjoy a restful sleep in your accommodation in Kerung.

Day 05: Kerung - Saga - Dongba (4500 m)

Post breakfast on day 5 of the tour, proceed towards Kerung to Saga/Dongba. The winding roads of China amidst the scenic Himalayas offer breathtaking views. Enjoy the road trip and delve into the blissful surroundings of pristine nature. On arrival in Dongba, you will have an assisted transfer to the pre-booked accommodation. Check-in at the hotel and relax. Have a toothsome meal and stay overnight in Dongba.

Distance from Kerung to Dongpa: 375 km

Travel Time: 9 hours 50 minutes (approx.)

Day 06: Dongba (4500 mts.) - Mansarovar

On the 6th day of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, wake up to a lip-smacking breakfast at the hotel. Later, pack your bags and complete the check-out formalities. Later on, at 07:00 AM, start driving from Dongba towards Mansarovar. The Mansarovar Parikrama will be done in a vehicle. Savor the wonderful views and let the cool air brush past your face. Soak in the tranquil aura of this sacred site. This day is scheduled for the first day stay at the banks of the Manasarovar Lake. Complete the check-in formalities at your accommodation. Enjoy your evening at the bank of this holy lake. Have a delicious dinner and enjoy a restful sleep.

Distance from Dongba to Mansarovar: 287 km

Travel Time: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Day 07: Mansarovar - Darchen (4600 m)

Wake up early in the morning and visit Mansarovar Lake where you take a dip into the holy waters to atone for all your sins. Conduct havan, pooja, and other rituals as per your traditions. The surroundings are filled with tranquility and abundant Himalayan beauty. After the spiritual activities, proceed towards Darchen. On arrival, check into a guesthouse for an overnight stay.

You can also opt for an Ashtapad excursion (at extra cost). It is said that Mount Kailash is encircled by 8 smaller mountains that appear to be in the shape of a lotus flower. Ashtapad means eight steps. You can opt for this small holy excursion as a part of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Overnight stay in Darchen.

Distance from Mansarovar to Darchen: 110 km

Travel Time: 2 hours 40 minutes (approx.)

Day 08: Darchen - Diraphuk (4890 m – 12 km)

On day 8 of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, you will go to Kailash Parikrama. Have an early morning breakfast and start the yatra as early as possible. Today, you drive up to Yumdwari, the base from where you start walking, continuously for around 6 - 7 hours. If you do not wish to cover the journey on foot or if your physical condition does not allow it, you can also hire a horse (at an extra cost). Yak is going to carry the kitchen utensils and other equipment. As you reach Diraphuk, you have an overnight stay at a mud house or tent on the basis of availability.

Distance from Darchen to Diraphuk: 12 km

Travel Time: 6 - 7 hours (trek)

Day 09: Diraphuk - Zulthulphuk (4790 m)

Wake up to a beautiful day amidst blissful surroundings. After having breakfast, you will embark on today’s journey. The Kailash Mansarovar yatra trek today is a difficult one where you walk past Dolma La Pass which lies at an altitude of 5,400 m above sea level. The trek is said to be difficult as the pass is known to have unpredictable weather but it is worthy to explore this trail on foot. The trek should start as early as possible in the morning. On the way, halt at Gaurikund for darshan. Continue the trek till you arrive at Zuthulphuk. Upon arrival, you will be allotted your tent. Relax for a while and then you can explore the region on your own and delve into the majestic beauty of this stunning place. Overnight stay in your tent.

Distance from Diraphuk to Zhulthuphuk: 22 km

Travel Time: 8 - 9 hours (trek)

Day 10: Zulthulphuk - Dongba

On the 10th day of the tour, take a bow in front of Mount Kailash and seek blessings from Lord Shiva. Have a healthy breakfast in the morning and pack your bags. Complete the check-in formalities and start the trek back for Kathmandu following the same route by which you reach there. On this day, you will start your trek towards Dongba. On arrival, check-in the pre-booked accommodation. Savor a lip-smacking dinner and have a sound sleep in your cozy bed.

Day 11: Dongba - Saga - Kerung

Arise to a healthy meal in the morning and then proceed towards Kerung via Saga. Start your journey back to Kerung which is the last town in Tibet where you will stay during your trip. Admire the spectacular beauty of the mighty Himalayas and delve into the breathtaking surroundings of the region. On arrival, you will have an assisted transfer to the pre-booked accommodation. Complete the check-in formalities and unwind. Have a delicious dinner and enjoy a restful sleep in your cozy bed.

Distance from Dongba - Kerung: 377 km

Travel Time: 9 hours 40 minutes (approx.)

Day 12: Kerung - Kathmandu

On the 12th day of the tour, you will enter Nepal from Tibet. Have a hearty meal in the morning at the hotel and then pack your bags. Complete the check-out formalities at the hotel and proceed towards Kathmandu by road. After customs formalities, you will be transferred to Kathmandu. Proceed towards your accommodation and check-in at the hotel. The rest of the time is at your leisure. Overnight stay in Kathmandu followed by a delectable dinner.

Distance from Kerung to Kathmandu: 313 km

Travel Time: 8 hours 20 minutes (approx.)

Day 13: Kathmandu Sightseeing tour

In the early morning of the 13th day of the tour, you can choose to explore Nepal by Himalayan mountain flight tour, which is optional. After enjoying the flight tour, return to the hotel and have breakfast. Afterward, proceed for the Kathmandu sightseeing tour including Pashupatinath and Budha Nikanth Darshan. These are the two most revered pilgrimage sites in Kathmandu. Later, return back to the hotel and the rest of the day is free for shopping and packing. You can enjoy the day on your own.

Have a delicious dinner at the hotel and overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 14: Departure

Today is the 14th and last day of your Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. In the morning, check-out from the hotel. Get transferred to the airport to board the flight for your onward journey.

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FAQs of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Road

Q: How to book your Kailash Mansarovar tour package?

Ans: You can book Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with Indian Holiday. We offer a wide range of meticulously crafted Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tour packages with which you can enjoy numerous services that make your sojourn hassle-free.

Q: How many days to complete Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Ans: Minimum 14 to 18 days required to visit Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by road. However, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tours are customizable and you can modify the itinerary as per your requirements.

Q: What is the cost of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Ans: The cost of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra varies according to the route you choose. The estimated cost from the Lipulekh Pass (Uttarakhand) is about 1.6 lakh per person while from the Nathula Pass (Sikkim) it will be around 2 lakh per person.

Q: When is Kailash Mansarovar yatra's opening date 2022?

Ans: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will start in April 2022. However, the date is not yet announced by the shrine board.

Q: When is Kailash Mansarovar's closing date 2022?

Ans: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra's closing date is in September 2022. After this, pilgrims and tourists will not be allowed to embark on the Yatra due to tough climatic conditions.

Q: Which is the best month to visit Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Ans: The best time to visit Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is from April to June and September to October when the weather remains comfortable for the Yatra. The balmy and sunny days make the trek to Mount Kailash and sojourn enjoyable.

Q: How many routes are there to visit Kailash Mansarovar?

Ans: There are two routes to visit Kailash Mansarovar. One is from Lipulekh Pass, Uttarakhand and the other is from Nathula Pass, Sikkim.

Q: What is the age limit for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Ans: The person should be a minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 70 years.



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