Mount Kailash tour with Everest Base Camp

Mount Kailash Tour, world-famous pilgrimage destination accompanied with Mt. Everest is a wonderful travel opportunity which takes you to some of the exotic places in the world that include; world highest Mountain, Mt Everest, the Tibet’s holiest Mountain, Mount Kailash, and Manasarovar. All over the world, People come to travel this exclusive journey to get to know about the history of Tibet, humanities, the lifestyle of people, to view the World highest mountain and to carry out devotional circulation (Parikarma) from Kailash tour. People believe that one single Parikrama around Mt. Kailash will remove all sins of a lifetime while 108 Parikarma will provide you salvation (Mukti).

Mount Kailash is also called as ‘Precious Jewels of Snows’ by Tibetan people, which is situated at an altitude 6714m above the sea level. This mountain is popular among Hindu people as it is the home of supreme Hindu God, Lord Shiva and it’s also popular among Buddhist, Jains and Bonpon (Tibetan Indigenous religion people). Similarly, Mount Everest is the world highest mountain situated at an altitude 8848m which is one of the dream destinations for all people. And Manasarovar is a Sanskrit word as ‘Manas’ mean ‘mind’ and ‘Sarovar’ means ‘lake’ which is situated at an altitude of 4580m above the sea level. These 3 places create this amazing and attractive tour, which starts from Lhasa and also end at Lhasa by viewing different pilgrimage sites, monastery and the Himalayas.
Trip Code: MKTWEBC91
Starts: Lhasa
Finishes: Lhasa
Duration: 15 Days
Difficulty: Moderate
Group Size: 2 - 14
Age: Minimum 18
Seasons: Apr-Jul,Aug-Sep
Elevation: 5630m/ 18471.1ft
Trip Views: 315
Activities: Trekking Spiritual Journey
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Entrance Fee: $210
Breakfast: 7
Lunch: 0
Dinner: 2
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Hotel: 7 Night(s)
Guesthouse: 6 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

  • Mount Kailash is also called "Precious Jewels of Snow" by Tibetan people.
  • Hindus believe Mount Kailash as a home of Supreme Hindu God, Lord Shiva and his wife Parvati.
  • The soaring black rocky peak-Kailash Parbat (mountain) 6714m considered a holy abode of Lor Shiva is also believed to be a place where founders of Tibetan Buddhism, Jainism and Bonpo religions once meditated and resided.
  • The four prominent of rivers of Asia, namely, The Brahmaputra, The Indus, The Ganges and The Sutlej have been originated from this snow covered holy peak.
  • Best season to visit is from April to October.
  • Get chance to visit the great palaces, monasteries and temples of "Forbidden Tibet".

Why this Trip

  • This beautiful tour leads you towards the pilgrimage sites, Monasteries and around the base camp of the world highest mountain from where you can view the world highest mountains and other mountains.

speaker_notes Trip Notes

  • • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible
  • • A trekking permit is a must to travel to controlled areas. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permit.

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FAQS

  • 1. Will somebody come to pick me up upon arrival ?
    Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport or the train station. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
  • 2. Is there an Orientation program ?
    Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our trip by the tour manager, leader/guide.
  • 3. What is the overnight accommodation like ?
    For nights in Lhasa, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, and whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
  • 4. How big are the groups ?
    We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 7 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
  • 5. Can I do solo trek ?
    Nepal is a safe country for anyone who wants to explore on their own although professional guidance is highly recommended by our team for the safety in remote mountainous lands.
  • 6. Is Travelling in Mount Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp safe for women ?
    Yes, Nepal can boast as the one of the safest country in South Asia for women, you will find people very friendly and respectful towards foreigners especially towards women. Mount Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp is one of the most visited areas by the tourists as well as Hindus so the service providers are professional and local people are respectful with welcoming hospitality towards the trekkers.
  • 7. What about security during trekking ?
    We make sure to take security measures during trek to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life in mountains. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
  • 8. What sort of food can I expect in trekking ?
    Mount Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp is the popular trek in Nepal that provides wide range of delicious western meals like Pasta, noodles, pizzas, bread, soup etc. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are great way to gain energy for the strenuous trek. As you trek higher, you should avoid meat for health purpose as it is not good to eat meat in higher altitude and also the meat is not very fresh.
  • 9. Is the drinking water safe in trekking region ?
    There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
  • 10. What mode of transportation do you use ?
    We use private car/jeep/van depending on the size of the group for sightseeing in Lhasa and we use private transportation to transfer to Gyantse, Shigatse, Rongpuk Monastery and back.
  • 11. What is the best season for Mount Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp ?
    The best season for Mount Kailash Tour with Everest Base Camp is from April to Mid June and September to Mid October.
  • 12. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    Before coming to Nepal, make sure that you are covered by insurance for about 5500 meters. In case of emergency like altitude sickness, dehydration or any medical condition ask your tour leader to contact us ASAP so that we can manage the rescue team. You then will be transferred to hospital for the treatment.
  • 13. What is appropriate dress for trekking ?
    Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants for at lower altitudes. Weather at high altitude is unpredictable so carry a light weight waterproof jacket along with thick down jacket, pant and thermal innerwear t to escape severe cold. Needless to say that, good shoes are very important for trekking in rough and snowy terrain, so invest on good quality shoes or rent it from us in a minimum price. As you are trekking in remote village, try to wear modest clothes to quickly gel up with the local people without hesitation.
  • 14. Is it possible to alternate or change the day trips ?
    We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trek, consult the guide.
  • 15. Are we sure to get room while trekking ?
    We contact the lodge/guesthouse/teahouse owner for reservation of the room before trekking on a particular day. On other days, porters reach the destination on advance and book the rooms for you. But there are always going to be exceptions but even in those cases, we may have to be flexible about very basic sleeping arrangements. We always try to make sure that we have everything well arranged.
  • 16. Are your guides reliable and certified ?
    All our guides are trekking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the trekking route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
  • 17. How can I charge my electronics during the trip ?
    You can charge your electronics at the hotel you will be staying at. While trekking in higher lands, you need to pay for charging the electronics upon request to the owner. The best idea always is to bring your own power bank with you. It's easier and cheaper.
  • 18. Is there any communication while we are on trekking ?
    Whilst trekking in eastern region, you can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the guesthouse/teahouse owner after paying certain amount directly.
  • 19. Can I add extra days to my trekking trip ?
    If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you'll need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guides' schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it's true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
  • 20. What immunizations will I need ?
    Before coming to Nepal, make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trekking without any complication.
  • 21. How far do I trek each day ?
    Usually, we have to walk about 7-9 hours a day. But it should not be taken as certain thing because the hours of walk depends on client’s speed. So it is really relative.
  • 22. How will my booking be processed ?
    To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
  • 23. Can we use the credit card during the trek ?
    No, you cannot use the credit card during the trek. You have to withdraw the money before you start the trek.
  • 24. Do we need to carry our bags by our self or you will provide porters ?
    You have to carry your personal bags with water bottle and medicines remaining bags will be carried by porters to make you easy to trek. The weight limit for porters is 15 KG.

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