Kailash Yatra Overland by Deluxe Bus

On this trip, we drive from Kathmandu to the Tibetan border at Zhangmu and continue to drive to Nyalam for overnight halt. We then drive across the ‘roof of the world’ to Lake Manasarovar. After completing a ‘parikrama’ around Mt Kailash and taking a holy dip at Lake Manasarovar, we retrace our steps back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu / Overnight Hotel
  • Day 2 Kathmandu – Puja at Pashupatinath Temple & preparation for the trip
  • Day 3 Drive Kathmandu- Nyalam (3780 m) / Overnight Guesthouse
  • Day 4 In Nyalam (3780 m) / Overnight Guesthouse
  • Day 5 Drive to Saga (4600) / New Dongba (4450m) / Overnight Guesthouse
  • Day 6 Drive to Manasarovar (4560m) / Overnight Guesthouse
  • Day 7 Puja & Havan and Drive to Darchen (4663m) / Overnight Guesthouse
  • Day 8 Drive to Darboche and trek to Dira puk (4900m)/ Overnight Guesthouse or Camping
  • Day 9 Trek to Zutulpuk(4760m) / Overnight Guesthouse or Camping
  • Day 10 End Kailash 'Parikrama'/ Drive to Horchu (Mansarovar / New Dongba) / Overnight Guesthouse
  • Day 11 Drive to Nyalam (3780 m) / Overnight Guesthouse
  • Day 12 Drive to Kathmandu/ Overnight Hotel
  • Day 13 Depart Kathmandu


  • # night Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Pashupatinath Darshan, Puja & Havan.
  • All surface transfers in Nepal
  • Tibet group visa and travel permits
  • Camping expenses
  • Transportation in Tibet in 4WD Land Cruiser.
  • English speaking Tibetan local guide
  • Necessary supporting crew (Cook, Sherpa, Tour Manager from Kathmandu)
  • Yaks & Yak herders for transporting luggage during the Parikrama (circumambulation) around Mt. Kailash
  • Medical Oxygen & Gammow Bag for emergencies
  • Medical kit bag
  • All applicable taxes & service charges
  • Trek permit
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • International Air fare, Airport tax
  • Horse or Yak rides during the Parikrama (upon your request, we can provide this facility on extra cost)
  • Any expenses due to natural calamities such as bad weather landslide, snowfall. Route may be altered in such situations.
  • Any expenses incurred during emergency evacuation due to any reason
  • Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry, hot shower, tip to staff
  • Your Insurance
  • Drinks & beverages
  • Nepal visa fee

Happy Explorers

Our itinerary was very well planned and flexible where required. We enjoyed our holiday and would not hesitate to use Explore Himalaya again.

- Steven Nutt, New Zealand Read Testimonials | Submit Your Testimonial

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