Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Road via Kerung

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  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Max Altitude: 5,943m/19,499ft
  • Countries Visited: Nepal, Tibet
  • Arrival City : Kathmandu
  • Departure City : Kathmandu
  • Meals: 13 Breakfast, 10 Lunch , 12 Dinner
  • Accommodation: 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and western standard Hotels and Guesthouses in Tibet

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Road via Kerung is an overland tour to holy Mt Kailash in Tibet. Please join us on the Kailash Yatra and feel the deep connection with Shiva!


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16th JULY



Trip Highlights

  • Visit Pashupatinath Temple and do Rudri Puja
  • Sightseeing to Boudhanath Stupa and visit Patan
  • 3 days parikrama or circumference around Mt Kailash
  • Highest Altitude reach is 5,943m/19,499ft
  • Feeling of the deep connection with Shiva

Trip Cost Includes

  • 5 Star Hotel Accommodation for 4 Nights in Kathmandu
  • Western Standard Hotels and Guest house for 9 Nights in Tibet
  • Vegetarian Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during yatra and Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour and Rudri Puja
  • English speaking Nepalese and Tibetan guides and necessary support staff
  • Tibet VISA and all Permit Fees
  • Emergency oxygen
  • All ground transportation/airport pick up drop will be in comfortable private vehicles
  • Down Jacket and Eve Holidays Duffel Bag [to be returned after the trip]
  • Eve Holidays T Shirt

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Tips, drinks and Personal expenses (Laundry, battery recharge, bottle water, shower etc)
  • Lunch, Dinner in Kathmandu not mentioned in itinerary
  • International airfare and travel insurance
  • Yaks and Yakmen to carry luggage during parikrama days
  • Emergency evacuation and medical costs 
  • Any additional costs due to changes in the itinerary, such as hotels, transportation and helicopters
  • Any cost not mentioned in inclusion

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300 meters)

On arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, a representative from Eve Holidays will greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. You’ll have rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Included Meals: Welcome Dinner

Day 2 : Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Patan

After breakfast in the hotel, we visit Pashupatinath Temple and then go for sightseeing to Boudhanath Stupa and Patan Durbar Square. After the trip, back to the hotel for final preparation for Kailash Yatra

Overnight:  5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 : Drive from Kathmandu to Kerung (11,482 Feet Elevation) Travel Time 6-7 hours

We begin our drive to Kerung very early in the morning. We need to drive 154km to reach Rasuwagadi. From here we drive for an additional 23 km to reach Kerung. Since we pass through Langtang National Park, we are required to deal with a number of check-posts.

Overnight: Guest House 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 4 : Rest day in Kerung to acclimatize

After breakfast we will take a small walk around Kerung village. Spending an extra day in Kerung will help us acclimatize to the high altitude, thus preparing us for the journey ahead.

Overnight: Guest House 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 : Drive from Kerung to Saga (14,409 Feet Elevation) Travel Time 5 -6 hours (with Lunch break)

Enjoy the view of snowcapped mountains; we will cross the high pass of Lalung La Pass (5000m) where a magnificent view of high Himalayas can be seen such as Gaurishanker, Shishapangma, and Langtang Himal. We will be crossing the holy river Bhramaputra.

Overnight: Hotel

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Drive from Saga to Mansarovar (14,954 Feet Elevation) Travel Time 6 - 7Hours (370km)

Today is the most auspicious day for all of us as we will see the first glimpse of holy Kailash and sacred Lake Mansarovar. A lifetime achievement, here we will perform a holy dip, Relax and explore around the Mansarovar area.

Overnight: Guest House 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Darchen via Visiting Raksas Lake

Early Morning Havan Puja on the Lake. After Lunch, We will pack up and drive to Darchen via Visiting Raksas Lake. Overnight at Darchen Guesthouse. We will pack our back pack and repack our luggage for Parikrama Days. One Duffle bag per two people is allowed.

Overnight: Guest House

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 : Parikrama to Dehara Puk (16,404 Feet Elevation) (6-8 Hours walk on fairly flat trail)

Today, it feels as if the heavens had opened up for us and allowed us to peek inside the world of gods and goddesses. We will walk 18 kilometers through the valley guided by Holy Ganges River on our left and shadowed by Mount Kailash on our right. The feeling of today can only be experienced by one and not described…Have your camera handy to capture amazing views of Mt. Kailash.

Overnight: Guest House

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Hike to Charan Sparsh

Charan Sparsh – where we will have an auspicious opportunity to be as close as possible to Mt. Kailash. We will walk to touch the Holy Mount Kailash and receive ultimate blessings from Lord Shiva. After breakfast, we will depart to hike up to 21,000 feet elevation toward Mt. Kailash. Half way up the hike we will encounter snow. Today is a 8-9 hour hike. We will return back to guesthouse in Dherapuk for an overnight. This is an optional hike for all. For those who wish to stay and rest at the guesthouse may do so.

Overnight: Guest House 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Parikrama continues to Dolma-La Pass (19,500 Feet Elevation) (10-12 hour hike up and down and through the valley)

Hardest but Holiest day of our pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La Pass  at 19,500ft between two valleys
Yama Sthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-Sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation. Parvati-Sthal and Gauri Kund are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive to Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles).

Overnight: Guest House 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Parikrama ends and drive to Saga

After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. We will continue our drive to Saga and arrive by evening.

Overnight: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Saga to Kathmandu via Kerung

We retrace our journey back to Kerung from Saga. We clear our customs in Kerung before driving back to Kathmandu.

Overnight: 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13: Buffer day in Kathmandu

You may choose to do site seeing on this day or simply rest. In the evening there will be a farewell dinner.

Overnight: 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 14: Airport Transfer

Today after breakfast you are in leisure on your own. You will be escorted to airport for your flight home at your flight time.
Included Meals: Breakfast


  2. ARRIVE KATHMANDU AT LEAST 4 WORKING DAYS BEFORE TRIP DEPARTURE (for Chinese Visa)[Saturday and Sunday are not considered as working days]

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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Road via Kerung

In Kathmandu, you will stay in 5 Star Hotels with breakfast included. In Tibet you will stay in western standard hotels and lodges and guesthouses in a twin sharing or dormitory basis. 

Food during Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Land via Kerung

In Kathmandu breakfast, welcome dinner and farewell dinner are provided. While on Kailash Yatra, vegetarian Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner is provided.

Best Months for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Road via Kerung

May, June and September are the best months for Kailash Yatra.  Although you can visit any time from mid-April to September, the views will be clear and climate will be perfect in May, June and September.

Frequently Asked Questions

How difficult is Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Road via Kerung?

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Road via Kerung is difficult 3 days of parikrama walk, due to high altitude and has a risk of altitude sickness. You walk long distances amidst steep slopes to a maximum altitude of 5,943m/19,499ft. Previous hiking experience in high altitude will be better. So get your trips booked way ahead and start preparing for it to enjoy your pilgrim tour to its fullest.

When is the best time to trek?

May, June and September are the best months for Kailash Yatra.  Although you can visit any time from mid-April to September, the views will be clear and climate will be perfect in May, June and September.

Can I change the travel date after the trip is booked?

In that case, you will have to inform us at least 2 months before the trip departure date. We give you the flexibility to rebook another departure date available the same year or next years. You will have to pay the difference amount, if any. But the payment will not be refunded, in case you do not travel for any reason. 

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    Rakesh Agarwal

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    I am thankful to this company for making my trip to Kailash a success which was my dream trip since a long time. I enjoyed every moment of the trip although walking days were bit hard.

    May 3, 2023
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