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Kailash Trip via Nayalam

Trip Overview

Mount Kailash is the highest snow-capped mountain peak, located in western Tibet near Nepal and India. The trip to Mount Kailash is filled with religious and spiritual journey that you can experience once in a lifetime. You will also be able to explore the natural beauty of both Nepalese and Tibetan sights. 

It is a sacred site for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Bons. It is believed that the snow- capped mountain peak is a home of Lord Shiva where he resides with his wife, Goddess Parvati. Every year, pilgrims from all around the world come to worship this holy mountain. There is a belief that circumambulating Mt. Kailash on foot will remove your sins and bring good fortune. The circumambulation/ Kora around Mt. Kailash can only be completed after taking a holy bath in Lake Manasarovar. 

The sacred journey to Mount Kailash starts with a road trip from Kathmandu to Nepal- China border. After entering in the Tibetan territory, you will meet with Chinese guide, who will be there with you for the whole trek. You will explore the magnificent Tibetan countryside and towns before starting the circumambulation of Mt. Kailash. Mountain Delights Travel & Trek offers you the best trip with reasonable price and customized itinerary.


You are advised to carry a small bag to keep and manage your documents. The documents that you should carry during the trek are listed below:

  1. Passport with photocopies, photographs, identity card, diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
  2. Ball pens with spare refills
  3. Maps/Books
  4. Airline/ Railway tickets/ vouchers
  5. Any other document for personal purpose


  1. Down sleeping bag (you can borrow from us if required)
  2. Duffel or Rucksack bag (you can borrow from us if required)
  3. Daypack
  4. Down jacket (you can borrow from us if required)
  5. Flash liner (you can borrow from us if required)
  6. Walking poles (optional, you can borrow from us if required)
  7. Water bottle with purification tablets
  8. Liquid hand wash
  9. Lip-guard
  10. Sunblock cream
  11. Toiletry kit including toilet paper stored in plastic bag, hand wipes, hand sanitizers, towel, soap etc.

Upper Body- Head/ Ears/ Eyes

  1. Cap and ears covering hat
  2. Glacier glasses
  3. Head torch
  4. Ear-muffs and neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth (optional)

Hand and Core Body

  1. Hand gloves (1 light pair and 1 warm pair)
  2. T- shirts
  3. Light and weight thermal tops and warm thermal top
  4. Light jacket and vest
  5. Wind and rain jacket
  6. Shirts and warms shirts


Lower Body- Legs

  1. Long and short hiking pants
  2. Lightweight and warm long underwear
  3. Rain and windproof trousers and warm trekking trousers


  1. Thin and thick socks
  2. Trekking boots, light shoes and sandal
  3. Trekking Gaiters

Medicine and First Aid Kits

(Our guide will carry the first aid kit bag during the trek. We still recommend you to bring your personal first aid kit as you feel it necessary). 

  1. Headache and fever medicine
  2. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
  3. Burnt cream
  4. Immodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach and diarrhea
  5. Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide). Please discuss with us before starting to take this medicine.
  6. Antibiotics
  7. Blister treatments such as moleskin, hand plasts Band-Aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.


  1. Passport and extra 2 copies of it, 2 passport sized photos
  2. Durable wallet/ pouch for travel documents, money and transport
  3. Pocket knife
  4. Bandanas
  5. Favorite snack foods and energy bars
  6. Paperback books, cards, mp3 player. Avoid players with moving hardware as it may not function. Remember, keep these items lightweight.
  7. Binoculars
  8. Camera

All garments should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks or large puncture resistant plastic bags. 



Once you are in arrival terminal of Kathmandu International Airport, our representative will meet and welcome you to Nepal. Then you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel and after completing the check-in procedure, you can rest and relax at your hotel room. After having a rest for a while, we take you to short Thamel tour to make you familiar with some good restaurants, ATMs, money exchangers, supermarket, gear shop and other necessary thing that you might require during the tour. You will then be taken to our office for trip briefing meeting. Overnight in hotel. If your arrival is late today, this tour and trip briefing will be shifted for the next day.
Enjoy your first breakfast in Nepal at your Hotel and prepare for delightful city tour. The sightseeing tour involves visiting two religious and cultural important sites of Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath Temple: Dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva, Pashupatinath temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples in South-Asia. This place is a UNESCO world cultural heritage site. The Bagmati River flowing behind the temple is religiously and spiritually important for Hindus where cremation of dead body takes place. Pashupatinath temple holds the most of prominence during Shivaratri – Shiva’s birthday in which thousands of pilgrims gather to celebrate the auspicious day. Other occasional festivities and celebrations take place in the complex regularly. Boudhanath Stupa: It is one of the biggest Stupas in terms of size and height in Nepal dedicated to Buddhism. The site is peaceful and culturally filled with intermixed influence of Tibetan and Sherpa roots. Stupa built in the trading route between Kathmandu and Tibet has four pairs of eyes directed towards all four directions. The Stupa and philosophy around is influenced by Mahayana Buddhist philosophy. After short tour of city we return to hotel and prepare for the trek. Overnight will be spent at hotel.
We start our 4 hour drive to the Nepal Tibet border at Tatopani, which is east from Kathmandu. After arriving at the border, we will meet our guide and complete the custom processes. Then, we drive for about 2 hours into the Tibetan land to Nyalam. Overnight in hotel at Nyalam.
Today we spend our day at Nyalam in order to adapt to the high altitude climate. We will go on a short hiking expedition to help us acclimate before heading further into Tibetan territory. Overnight stay in hotel.
We will drive from Nyalam to Dongba after a delicious breakfast. The excellent, smooth motorway leads us past Lalung La, a steep mountain pass at 5050 meters. On our way to Dongba, we will be treated to some spectacular Himalayan views. Overnight in hotel.
The journey today will take us to the sacred Lake Mansarovar. After passing across the 5100 meter Mayum La Pass, we continue our drive to reach the days' destination where we will be greeted by a tranquil and majestic Lake Mansarovar. Today's 9 hour road trip will be worth it, when you first get to see the view of Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash. Overnight in hotel.
Today we have a whole day at Lake Mansarovar to acclimate and immerse ourselves further in the spiritual atmosphere of the location. We will take a holy bath to cleanse our minds, bodies, and souls. We will also hold a havan Puja and soak up the energy of the breathtakingly gorgeous and sacred lake. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Today we will begin the first day of circumnavigation of the holy Mt. Kailash. We first drive to Darchen from Mansarovar lake and then we will prepare for the walking parikrama across the sacred mountain. 7 hours of walk will lead us to Derapuk, where we will be spending the night. We make our way to Shersong through the plain. We continue on to a bridge that leads to the Chhuku Gompa that is visible from the valley. The trail then leads to Derapuk from where can view the north face of Mount Kailash. (If you feel difficulty in walking, there is an option for horse or yak ride). Overnight stay in hotel.
After an early morning breakfast, we will climb the Dolma La Pass (5650 m), the most difficult section of our journey. The pass is filled with five-colored praying flags. After crossing the pass, we carefully descend to Zuthulpuk on a narrow, slick track. Overnight stay in hotel.
Today is the third and final day of parikrama. We will walk back to Darchen to catch a vehicle that takes us back to Mansarovar. After 4 hours of walk we reach to Darchen where a vehicle will be waiting for us. After we reach there at Mansarovar, we will circumambulate the beautiful lake and there is a belief that Kora of Mount Kailash is completed only with a holy dip in the lake. Also, it is believed that one can be relieved from the sins of a hundred lives after taking a dip and drinking its holy water. Overnight in Mansarovar.
After an early morning breakfast, we drive back to Nyalam. Our whole day will be spent driving on the highway. During our driving period, we will only stop for lunch and other necessary breaks. Overnight in Nyalam.
Today we will drive back to Nepal. We will reach Kathmandu- Nepal's bustling capital city, after driving for about two hours on Tibetan land and four hours on Nepali land. After you reach Kathmandu, check in to a hotel, freshen up and relax at your room. Overnight stay in hotel.
As per your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the International Airport of Kathmandu 3 hours prior to the flight time and your tour to Nepal ends here.

What is Included?

    • Airport Pick up and Drop in Kathmandu
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu, twin sharing in 3- star category hotels with breakfast
    • All food in Tibet
    • Tibet Visa and Permit
    • Accommodation as per program in Tibet on a guest house
    • Private transportation pick up from Nepal Tibet border to Kathmandu
    • An English speaking government license holder Tibetan guide
    • Emergency evacuation management
    • All service charge and government tax

What is Excluded?

    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
    • Airfares from your home country to Nepal to your home country
    • Airport tax
    • Nepal entry visa
    • Travel insurance
    • Rescue and emergency cost
    • Additional jeep driving
    • Bar bills
    • Personal yak and horse riding
    • Personal equipment, insurance, medical expenses, emergency evacuation, tipping
    • Tips and gratitude to staff and driver

Equipment Checklist

The lists below outline the necessary things that you require during the trekking period. There are various selections and brands that you can have of your own choice. The equipment can be bought and hired easily at a reasonable price in Kthmandu.


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