Kailash Tour Via Lhasa 11 Days

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 11 Days
  • Trip Grade Technical Challenging
  • Destination Tibet
  • Trip Type Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Transport Flight + Car + Bus

Kailash Tour Via Lhasa 11 Days Package Cost for 2023/2024

Drive in fly out Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

Mount Kailash Tour is one of the most popular tours in the Mountains and a must vital for the various types of travellers. During the tour, you will be taken to the breathtaking beautiful places along with the experience of religious significance of the place. The Tibetan land is overwhelmed by the wonderful view of Mount Kailash and turquoise Mansarovar lake. You will experience the magic of ancient holy city of Lhasa, the beautiful landscapes of ancient religion, rich culture, no. of temples, sightseeing to various monasteries and other amazing arts of the place.

The journey includes visit to Lhasa, Shigatse, Saga, Mansarovar lake, Darchen, Derapuk, Dolmala and Zutulphuk. The capital city of Tibet, Lhasa is famous for its attractive landscapes. There will be one full day sightseeing to Lhasa which comprises visit to Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street, etc. Shigatse is popular for its rich traditional culture. Beautiful sightseeing of Shigatse includes visit to Panchen Lamas and Tashilhunpo Monastery. Thereafter, drive towards Saga which would be long drive and will take stop for lunch. Then, head towards Mansarover lakes which is the auspicious day in the whole trip where you will see the breath taking view of Mt. Kailash from Horr Chu Pass. Mansarovar Lakes and Mt. Kailash are holy destinations for four different religions Hindus, Jain, Buddhist and Bon. You will have very closed views of Mt. Kailash, Nandi Parvat and Aasthapad while driving towards Darchen. Trek to Derapuk through the snaky pebbled path. Continue trek to Zutulphuk through Dolmala and return back with various adventure and capturing beautiful moments. This is a journey you must truly have as once-in-a-lifetime. Therefore, get ready and enjoy this beautiful tour to make it one of the best memorable tours of your life to cherish for the lifetime!

Kailash Tour Via Lhasa in spring season

The spring season lasts from the month of March-May. Doing the Kailash tour via Lhasa in spring season can be a wonderful experience. The weather during this time is favorable for trekking and exploring the region. The temperature is moderate and the visibility is perfect in this season. Travelers will be able to enjoy the awe-inspiring beauty of Mount Kailash and the breathtaking Himalayan surroundings in the spring season.

Kailash Tour Via Lhasa in monsoon season

The monsoon season lasts from the months of Jun-Aug. This is also a good time to embark the journey of Kailash tour via Lhasa. It doesn’t rain continuously in the western part of the Tibet during monsoon season. It is the warmest season in the region, with temperatures reaching up to 15°C in the daytime. The paths are clear and the beauty of this region in monsoon is awe inspiring. However, you need to be careful about the sudden weather change and rainfall at the higher altitudes in monsoon season.

Kailash Tour Via Lhasa in autumn season

The autumn season lasts from month of Sept- Nov. As the monsoon ends and autumn begins the skies will be clear with stable weather and pollution free region. The weather in autumn is relatively stable but begins to cool down rapidly. Daytime temperatures can vary from 5°C to 15°C, and night time temperatures can drop below 0°C. This season offers stunning views of the snow-capped peaks and mesmerizing valley. The autumn season promises unforgettable experience.

Kailash Tour Via Lhasa in winter season

The winter season lasts from the months of Dec-Feb. The winter is the least preferable season for the Kailash tour via Lhasa. It is the coldest time of the year in this region. The temperature can drop even below -15°C. The harsh weather conditions, extreme cold temperature, and heavy snowfall, makes the journey significantly challenging and risky. The heavy snowfalls in winter block the roads and makes the path inaccessible. With all the challenges and risks it is not recommended to do the Kailash tour via Lhasa in winter season.

Benefits of doing Kailash Tour Via Lhasa with Welcome Nepal Treks

  • Arrangement of required travel permits for Kailash Tour via Lhasa
  • Our team organizes the Kailash Tour Package via Lhasa with full safety and security.
  • We offer the Kailash tour via Lhasa at the reasonable price with high quality services and best hospitality.
  • Arrangement of accommodations during the tour
  • Professional, well trained and friendly guide provided.
  • We also customize the trip itinerary as per customers’ requests

Major Highlights

  • Visit to Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.
  • Panchen Lamas and Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse.
  • Visit to Mansarovar lakes and beautiful Sightseeing of Mt. Kailash via Horr Chu Pass.
  • Views of Nandi Parvat & Aasthapad.
  • Trek to Derapuk and Zutulphuk.
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Departure Transport to Tribhuban Airport and Trans – Himalayan flight to Tibet (Gongaar airport) (1hr.) Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Hotel.

  • Max. Altitude: 3,650m
  • Accommodation:Hotel

Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar  – O/N at  Hotel.

  • Accommodation:Hotel

After breakfast in your hotel drive to Shigatse which is the 2nd largest city of Tibet. Built in 1447 by the first Dalai lama the Tashilampo Monastery in Shigatse is a very important monastery in Tibet as it is known as seat of the Panchan Lama O/N at Hotel.

  • Day tour time:8/9 Hrs
  • Accommodation:Hotel

We start an early morning drive to Saga, please note this will be a long drive but on the way we can make enough stop and lunch. O/N at Local Guest House.

  • Day tour time:9 hours
  • Accommodation:Local Guest House

This is an auspicious day for all of us having first glimpse of the Holy lake Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash from The Horr Chu pass. Stay in Chiu Gompa,  O/N at Guest House

  • Day tour time:8 Hours
  • Accommodation:Guest House

Visit Chiu Gompa and explore Lake Mnasarover then drive to Darchen. Preparation day for the Kora O/N at Local Guest House.

  • Day tour time:4600m
  • Accommodation:Guest House

Drive to Serchung and start Kora ( trek) to Depapuk O/N at Local Guest House.

  • Max. Altitude: 4750m
  • Accommodation:Guest House

Continue trek to Zutulphul cross over dolma- la Pass O/N at Local Guest House.

  • Max. Altitude: 5620m
  • Accommodation:Guest House

Finish third day of Kailash kora and reach at Saga. Trek about 10 Km to the point and take your transportation to drive back Saga via Darchen O/N at Guest House.

  • Accommodation:Guest House

Drive to Kerong O/N at Hotel.

  • Accommodation:Hotel

After necessary border formalities, Drive to Kathmandu End service.

    What's Included
    • Tibet Visa Fee
    • Airport Pickup/ drop service
    • Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing basis
    • Every day  Breakfast
    • Private Transportation by jeep/van
    • Necessary Tibet Travel Permit
    • Sightseeing and Entrance fee as per the itinerary
    • English speaking Tibetan guide
    • All the Government and local taxes.
    What's not Included
    • All international flight cost
    • Insurance of any kind
    • Personal expenses like beverage, mineral water and tips
    • Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstance
    Useful Information

    Equipment packing lists for Kailash Tour Via Lhasa 11 days

    It is very important to be well prepared and pack the necessary equipment to ensure a safe and comfortable journey while doing the Kailash tour via Lhasa. Here is the list of some of the most necessary equipment needed for Kailash tour via Lhasa 11 days:

    • Necessary travel documents
    • Lightweight pants, Full sleeve shirts/T-shirts,
    • Waterproof and windproof jacket, down jacket
    • Thermal innerwear, Extra pairs of socks, comfortable shoes
    • warm cap, gloves, scarf
    • Cell phone, camera, power banks, chargers
    • Snacks and energy bars
    • Moisturizer, lip balm, sunscreen cream, and other necessary skin care items
    • Some necessary toilet items including small packages of tissues, wet tissues, a quick-dry towel, etc.
    • Medi kits
    • Extra cash
    • Other necessary and personal valuable items

    Accommodations During Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    Accommodations during the Kailash tour via Lhasa can vary depending on the type of tour you choose and the specific itinerary. You will be staying at good hotel with great facilities in the city areas but when you ascend to higher altitudes you will be staying at guesthouses. The guesthouses are simple with basic facilities. However, it will be enjoyable with kind and friendly locals.

    Meals and drinks during Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    During the Kailash tour via Lhasa, you will find varieties of foods and drinks available on the guesthouse and hotels. you will find delicious Tibetan dishes like: Tsampa, Thukpa, momos, Tibetan bread, and butter tea. These are the most common foods that are available in almost all the guesthouses. The foods are healthy and nutritious. At the higher altitudes and remote areas, the variety of food options might be limited.

    You can also find varieties of drinks on the hotels. You can find hot beverages, soft drinks, local beverages, alcoholic beverages, etc. Alcoholic beverages are not recommended during the Kailash Lhasa tour. As for the drinking water, you can find bottled water, boiled water and water from natural sources like: river, tap, etc. It is recommended to use water purification tablet while drinking water from natural sources. It is very important to stay hydrated.

    Kailash Tour Via Lhasa 11 days Cost

    The Kailash tour via Lhasa cost differs depending on the group size, duration of days and services basis. Welcome Nepal treks provide the Kailash tour via Lhasa at the reasonable price with the best customer services. We offer 11 days Kailash Lhasa tour package at the cost ranging from $3500-$5000. The cost includes all the transportation fees during the trip and everything mentioned in the package. The additional expenses like: drinking water, extra snacks, etc.

    Difficulty level of Kailash Tour Via Lhasa 11 Days

    The difficulty level of Kailash tour via Lhasa is moderate to challenging. The entire journey takes place at high altitudes. The tour lasts for 11 days which includes sightseeing as well as trekking. It's essential to be physically and mentally fit, have good health condition, and previous experience with high-altitude travel.

    Risks during Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    The Kailash Tour via Lhasa is not a dangerous trip but there might be some uncertain risks and challenges on the journey. Some of the risks you might face during the Kailash Lhasa tour are mentioned below:

    • Altitude sickness
    • unpredictable weather conditions
    • Physical challenges
    • risks of landslides and avalanches
    • Carelessness
    • Injuries and illness

    Solutions for the risks during Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    As the Kailash tour via Lhasa might have some risks, to make your journey safe here are some of the solutions and precautions you can take:

    • Allow enough time for acclimatization
    • Stay well-hydrated
    • Eat nutritious meals during the trek.
    • Pack appropriate clothing and gear according to the weather conditions
    • Avoid alcoholic beverages and smoking
    • Follow the advice and instructions of your guide
    • Be careful
    • Stay positive
    • Permits required for the Kailash Tour Via Lhasa
    • To join the Kailash Tour via Lhasa, you will need several permits due to the remote and restricted nature of the region. Here are the permits required for the Kailash tour via Lhasa:
    • Tibet Travel Permit
    • Alien's Travel Permit
    • Military Permit

    Altitude sickness in Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    Altitude sickness, is a condition that can occur when ascending to high altitudes too quickly. Altitude sickness is common while doing Kailash tour via Lhasa as the tour takes place at high altitude. The travelers should be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness. If you experience any symptoms of altitude sickness then you should immediately inform the guide.

    Guides for Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    While doing the Kailash tour via Lhasa you will need a professional guide to lead the tour. You don’t need to worry about the guide while doing the tour with Welcome Nepal Treks, as we provide the highly experienced and professional Tibetan guide to the customers. We have friendly, caring and English-speaking Tibetan guide for the 11 days Kailash tour via Lhasa. It will be very much easier and exciting to do the tour with our knowledgeable guide. Our guide will not only lead the tour but also provide necessary information and history about the region, help you in need and make your trip memorable.

    Group Joining Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    Welcome Nepal Treks offer an incredible Kailash tour via Lhasa group joining trip at fixed departures. If you are alone and want to share the tour experience with other travelers then you can choose for group joining Kailash tour via Lhasa with Welcome Nepal Treks. You will have an option to join a small group. Welcome Nepal treks will organize the group on our own and will provide you information on departure dates, group size, and other details. The group tour offers an opportunity to maintain a friendly relation and helpful atmosphere throughout the trip. It will be fun sharing the unique tour experience with other travelers.

    Private Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    If you are travelling alone and don’t want to join groups and prefer personalized experience then you can book a Kailash tour via Lhasa. Welcome Nepal treks arranges private Kailash tour via Lhasa at reasonable price. In this private tour you can enjoy your own time. This allows you to have more flexibility in terms of itinerary, and the level of services. You will be enjoying breathtaking scenery and spiritual experience without any disturbance at peace.

    Travel Insurance for Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    It is highly recommended to have travel insurance to protect yourself and your belongings during the journey. You might face some unpredictable challenges during the tour. In such case, travel insurance can provide coverage for various unforeseen incidents and emergencies that may occur during the tour. This will make your trip safe and let you enjoy the trip without any worries.

    Tipping to guides during Kailash Tour Via Lhasa 11 Days

    The tips are the reward in form of money or gifts to the services provider for their great work and services. Tipping is not mandatory while doing Kailash tour via Lhasa 11 days. During your trip you will have a guide who will help you and provide you the best services during the tour. The tipping is not compulsory for but is expected by the guides after providing you the best services throughout the tour. So, if you find their services good then you can tip them at the last day of the tour which will make them happy. It will also encourage them to work even better. It is also a way to show that you are thankful for their hard work and services. Overall, tipping to the guides during Kailash tour via Lhasa completely depends on your wish/ choice.

    Booking and Payment Policies for Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    When you confirmed the booking of the Kailash Tour via Lhasa with Welcome Nepal Treks, we need 10% payment of the total cost in advance. You can also pay the total cost payment in advance. We accept booking deposits through Credit Cards (Master Card or Visa and many more). Bank/credit card service charge should be paid by the clients themselves at the time of deposit. You can also pay direct cash on hand. The price mentioned in the site is real. We don’t have any hidden charges. Within a week of booking a trip, please email the necessary documents - passport copy, passport size photos, travel insurance policy, and arrival and departure flight details. For more understanding you can go to our site and see the terms and conditions. If you do not understand any of our terms and conditions, feel free to ask us. Our team will help you to understand all the important information at the time of booking.

    Feedback after the Kailash Tour Via Lhasa

    After finishing your Kailash Tour via Lhasa 11 days with Welcome Nepal Treks, we would love to hear from you about how you enjoyed the trip and if there is anything we need to improve. We would love to receive any suggestions or feedback from the trip. You can write your feedback and reviews about our company services and your trekking experience with us at the trip advisor. You can also learn the feedback and reviews of our company services written by many travelers from different parts of the world. Feedback is highly appreciated!

    • Q1. What is the altitude of the Mount Kailash tour via Lhasa?

      The capital city Lhasa is situated at an altitude of 3656 meters. The mount Kailash stands at an altitude of 6638 meters. However, while doing the Kailash tour via Lhasa the highest point, you reach is Dolma la pass with an altitude of 5,620 meters.

    • You may find the money exchanges or ATMS in city areas. But when you are traveling remote regions of Tibet, finding ATMs or Banks is very difficult, so it is suggested to bring cash with you to cover all the expenses. We recommend you exchange your money for Yuan before you travel to Tibet. If You can also exchange your money at any money Exchange in Kathmandu.

    • Yes, it is highly suggested to carry extra cash on the Kailash tour via Lhasa to cover all the additional expenses. It is essential to carry enough local currency as credit/debit card facilities may not be widely available.

    • The Kailash tour via Lhasa is suitable for the average physically and moderately fit traveler, and no previous experience is required. However, the travelers should be at good health condition and be prepared for the tour as the trip takes place at the high altitude.

    • Yes, there is high chance of altitude sickness on Kailash tour via Lhasa as it takes place in high-altitude region. You might experience common symptoms of altitude sickness during yatra such as headache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, etc. It is recommended to maintain the pace and walk slowly, stay hydrated, avoid alcohol and cigarettes to avoid altitude sickness.

    • The travelers are suggested to have good and reliable travel insurance for Kailash tour via Lhasa. This comprehensive insurance must cover emergency medical support and evacuation, medical expenses, loss of baggage, etc.

    • The trip duration of Kailash tour via Lhasa depends on the walking pace and routes you choose. The Kailash Tour via Lhasa can be completed from 10-15 days. Welcome Nepal Treks offer suitable package of Kailash Tour via Lhasa for 11 days. You will be able to enjoy overall trip with us in 11 days.

    • The journey from Lhasa to Mount Kailash offers breathtaking views of the Tibetan plateau, majestic mountains, high-altitude lakes, etc. The Kailash tour via Lhasa provides a unique opportunity to witness the rich Tibetan culture and traditions, visit ancient monasteries and interact with local Tibetans. These perfect combination of spiritual, cultural, and natural elements makes the Kailash tour via Lhasa special.

    • Yes, Welcome Nepal Treks let the travelers to customize their Kailash tour via Lhasa. We will customize the package according to their need, budget, schedule and preferences. We highly care of our customer’s needs and will design the best itinerary and make sure to meet the customer’s personal requests.

    • You will get the refund if you cancel the booking of Kailash Tour via Lhasa package. But you will be charged with some certain amount of cancelation. However, the cancelation should not be too late otherwise you might not get refund as well.