Kailash Manasarovar with EBC Tour

Duration13 Days
Maximum Altitude5637 Dolma La pass

13 days Kailash Manasarovar and Everest Base Camp Tour start driving from Kathmandu. Holy sites Kailash Manasarovar situated at western Tibet is most visited the place by pilgrimage believed in Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Bon religions. Circumambulating of Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar is believed highly holy from pilgrimage peoples. Taking bath with water of Lake Manasarovar believed to take out all sins done in a lifetime as well as relief from any physical sickness. 3 days Kailash Parikrama is the hardest part of the trip which includes 23 kilometres walking with crossing 5613 mitres Dolma La pass.

Everest Base Camp Tibet (5200m) is reaching base camp with easy driving. This is the reason base camp of World’s tallest peak, Mount Everest visiting by thousands of tourist every year from Tibet side. Kailash Manasarovar and Everest Base Camp Tour driving are all on the well-paved road. Over 5000 mitre several highest passes on the way driving provide scenic Mountain View of Himalayan range of Nepal and Tibet. The trip provides all the accommodation in Hotels and Guest Houses. Taking foods from local restaurant save your cost. Touch Kailash team can provide you special Nepali staffs team to help and provide freshly cooked food for the entire trip as per your requirement.


  • Drive in well paved road through decorative high passes
  • Scenic Himalayan views from different high passes  
  • Lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash
  • 3 days Parikrama/ Kora of Mount Kailash
  • Exploration of oldest monasteries and hot spring
  • Reach at Northern Everest Base Camp 
Trip PlanExpand All

After an early morning breakfast, we will drive to the Kerung Border (Rasuwagadhi - Kyirong) Immigration. From here we walk for about 10 minutes to cross Friendship Bridge and meet our Tibetan guide and drivers. After all the immigration and customs formalities, our journey continues for another 35 km which can take almost 3 hours through the up-winding road to Nyalam with beautiful scenery. Then, you will be transferred to the guest house in Kyirong (3700m). We stay free and spend overnight here.

Driving today to Tingri is spectacular. Wide desert plains of the Tibetan Plateau, great view of Shishapangma Himalayas are much more pleasant. we will also get first view of Everest, its black pyramid towering above the highway. It was easy to believe from here that we are looking at the highest mountain on Earth.

We drive to Rongbuk which is the home of the highest Monastery in the world.There are magnificent views up the valley of Mount Everest and Cho-Oyu which can be seen from the guest house. Visit Ronbuk monastery, we take rest for acclimatization.

We will take a morning excursion to the Mount Everest Base Camp. Everest Base Camp is only 8 kilometer drive from Ronbuk Monastery. Short hiking and exploration of base camp. Drive back to Sakya and visit Sakya monastery

Drive to Saga, entrance of Kailash Manasarovar and Guge Kingdom. it is second large city in Kailash region near Brahmaputra River. You could feel modernized Tibetan peoples and facilities here. Take rest after you long driving today

Driving to Manasarovar. Late afternoon you can have first view of Holy Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. Hore – a small village is situated near Holy Mansarovar Lake. Manasarovar Lake Parikrama by bus.Holy Mansarovar (14950 ft/4558m) – the highest lake of fresh water with turquoise complexion in the world is full of fishes and swans. Holy Mt. Kailash, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rakshash are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures.

Holy Mansarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning bath and Explration, we will be heading towards Tarchen (Darchen). If time permits, we visit Chui Gompa. Tarchen is considered as a base camp for Holy Kailash Parikrama. During the auspicious pilgrimage time, this place will be flooded with pilgrims with hundreds of tents all around.

Drive to Tarboche valley, starting point of Kailash Parikrama. Tarboche is also known as outer “Asthapath”. It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Mount Kailash will be kept on appearing. For 7 km trail walking takes almost 7 hrs

Today you will be climbing to Dolma-la (Dolma-La 18600 ft/ 5613m) and then descending gradually to Zuthulpuk (4760m). Today is the most difficult day of the trek. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget in eternity. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By late afternoon you will arrive in Zuthulpuk

Morning free time to explore the caves, temples and shrine around Milarepa cave. start walking 3 hours at flat land near by Darchen and all the drive with tour regular transportation to Manasarovar via Darchen. Overnight at Guest House bank of Lake

We can explore Lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash view which is last view of this trip. Drive back to Saga following same driving route and transfer to guest house for overnight

Drive from Saga to Kyirong following the same route. Relax and enjoy the Kyirong town with a Nepali dinner. Overnight at the hotel. 

Early in the morning drive to Nepal Tibet immigration. After formalities, drive with Nepali transportation to Kathmandu.  

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Cost Details
  • Private transportation in entire tour 
  • Tibet travel permit and group visa
  • Accommodation in EBC and Kailash on twin sharing and group sharing hotel/ guest houses
  • Breakfast in Tibet (EBC part)
  • An English speaking Tibetan guide 
  • Entrance fees for Manasarovar and Everest National park  
  • Sightseeing in major monuments and its entrance fees 
  • Yaks or Helper to carry goods during Kailash parikrama
  • Warm Jacket and down sleeping bag in returnable based 
  • Emergency evacuation arrangement 
  • Service charge and governmental taxes 
  • Lunch and Dinner in Tibet part (EBC )
  • All the foods (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) in Kailash part 
  • Personal horse and helper during Kailash parikrama
  • Personal equipment, Insurance, Medical expenses 
  • Cost of emergency evacuation
  • Accommodation, Activities and other arrangement in Kathmandu      
Trip Note
  • This trip route is currently closed in 2018. 
Essential Information
  • Do not bring any books, magazine, pictures about Tibet, Buddhism or about any Lama’s. Custom of China won’t allow entering with those kinds matteriels.
  • Fresh vegetables, fresh fruits, liquids like Ghee, Oils are not allow entering from Chinese custom at Kodari.
  • Do not take any pictures and videos in Chinese customs, Army and police station
  • Make quei in every customs and in checking post as per your visa list number (your guide will give you instruction from first day)
  • Take cooperative position from every Nepali and Tibetan staffs and in Immigration sites