Kailash - Overland Yatra - Via Kerung

Kailash - Overland Yatra - Via Kerung-14 Days

  • May 31, June 07, 2024
  • 14 Days
  • Kathmandu

Embark on a Journey of a Lifetime: Discover the Mystical Land of Kailash via Kerung. Kindly note that in 2023, yatris holding Indian passport (Indian Nationals) were not given permit & visa to undertake this yatra. Only other Nationals were allowed. In 2024, we have still not received any confirmation about allowing Indian yatris. So, as of now, the booking for Kailash Manasarovar yatra is open only for foreign Nationals. Thank You!


Fly from Chennai to Kathmandu via Delhi/Mumbai. Pick up from Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel. Evening Program briefing. Night halt at hotel.

Kathmandu sightseeing which includes Pashupatinath dharshan, Gugyeswori Shakthi Peetam, and Budha Nilkanth (Jal Narayan) Darshan based on time availability and back to hotel. Evening free for packing.

(140kms.) - We start very early with packed breakfast, depart from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, near China border by reserved tourist coach. O/N stay at the hotel. Travel time will be approximately 10 hours on hilly terrain.

Our agent will complete custom formalities and check into Tibet - an autonomous part of China. After lunch, drive to a small Tibetan town called Kerung. Overnight stay at Guest House.

day acclimatization

After breakfast, drive from Kerung to Dongba. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.

After breakfast drive from Dongba to Mansarovar 07:00 hours. Do Mansarovar Parikrama by vehicle. Overnight stay at Guesthouse in Manasarovar.

We will choose the special point to take dip in Manasarovar Lake and conducting Pooja, hawan and spiritual activities. Drive around 2.30 hrs to Darchen and overnight stay at Guesthouse.

This is the first day of Kailash Parikrama. We should start our journey after breakfast as early as possible. Drive till yumdwar and trek 11 kms for about 6 to 7 hours. Those who cannot walk can hire a horse for extra cost. Overnight stay at mud house or tent, based on availability.

This day is bit complex journey and we have to pass Dolma-La Pass, 5400m. Enroute we can have Darshan of Gaurikund but it is very difficult to go and touch. Overnight stay at mud house or tent, based on availability.

Trek for 9 kms to complete the parikrama. Our vehicles will be waiting to pick you up and drive back to Dongba. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Drive back to Kerung, which is the last stay in Tibet part.

After custom formalities you will be picked up at the Nepal side, continue drive to Kathmandu and check in at Hotel

Drop at Kathmandu airport for onward journey

Arrival and transfer to airport/ hotel/ airport by tourist coach at kathmandu.

Three-night accommodation at Kathmandu in 3-star category hotel

All vegetarian meals and South Indian food during travel in Tibet side.

Kathmandu valley sightseeing by tourist coach.

Kathmandu / Kailash Mansarovar/ Kathmandu all transportation.

A.C. Hi-Tech bus during Tibet travel.

Visa and visa approval fees.

All entry / travels & road permit fees in Tibet part.

Accommodation in Tibet side in good decent hotels.

Portable Oxygen cylinder, Duffle bag and backpack

Nepali and Tibetan guides.

Airfare from your home town to Kathmandu and back

5% GST

Multiple entry Nepal visa fees (applicable in case of NRIs/Foreigners

Horse, helper charges for parikrama if needed (approx 2700 yuan)

Travel Insurance

expenses incurred for accommodation, food and travel, due to natural calamities such as Landslide, heavy Snowfall, delay in visa/kailash permit and th

additional expenses incurred when yatri separates himself from the group and returns back to kathmandu and from there on till yatra reaches his/her ho

tips for Nepali sherpas, truck drivers, Nepal team leader and Tibetan bus driver (appr INR.2000).

any other expense that is not specified in cost includes


Yatris above 70 years are not permitted to undertake the yatra. We expect this rule to be relaxed.Kindly contact us for further details

Every Yatri should be aware that it is a rigorous and challenging trip where he/she would have to spend all the time at high altitudes. Hence physical fitness is an important criterion to undertake this yatra. Daily walks for at least 4 kms can help . Short hiking undertaken regularly would also help.

Physical fitness is extremely important. People having acute asthmatic problems, heart diseases, and those who are highly diabetic are advised to refrain from this yatra.

We do not advice heart patients to join the yatra. However, if the yatri is very much interested to join, a medical certificate produced by his/her Cardiologist after doing a thorough medical examination certifying that he/she is physically fit to travel at high altitude of nearly 4500 m high, may be produced. 

There are no medical examinations done at Nepal or Tibet. However, yatris should cooperate for any medical examination if the Chinese authorities insist on, while crossing the Nepal-Tibet China border or anytime during the yatra in Tibet China.

Yes. Yatris should submit Medical Fitness Certificate from their family doctor. Medical Fitness form will be given by us.

It is advisable to carry first-aid kit with you. Please consult your family doctor and carry general medicines. But consult your Tibetan / Nepali / Indian team leaders before you consume any of these medicines. Do not carry sleeping pills with you or consume the same during the yatra under any situation.

No. Yatris are requested to obtain proper medical and travel insurance prior to the trip if desired.

High altitude or mountain sickness is defined when someone feels sick at high altitudes, such as in the mountains or any other altitude-related sicknesses. It is hard to determine who will be affected by altitude-sickness, as there are no specific factors that compare with this susceptibility to altitude sickness. Symptoms include headache, fatigue, stomach illness, dizziness, and sleep disturbance. Exertion aggravates the symptoms.

Yes. Yatris must be in possession of a passport with at least 6 months validity.

Indian yatris do not require a visa to visit Nepal. Others can obtain on-arrival multiple entry Nepal visa at the Tribhuvan airport, Kathmandu. Please check the link in the Nepal General Information page.

Indian passport holders: Yatris will have submit their original passports to us before 15 days of their departure date for Kailash yatra. We need a minimum of 5 working days to process your visa at the Chinese Embassy in Delhi. Foreign passport holders: You need to submit your original passport once you reach Kathmandu. We will need at least 3 full working day at Kathmandu, Nepal to complete the visa formalities.

Start drinking at least 3 litres of water daily. Breathe in through your nose only and not through your mouth. Do pranayama regularly. Walk starting from 1 km a day and increase up to 5 km a day or climb steps and practice at home without taking a break.

Samrat will make all arrangements for the yatri to return back home, but the yatri will have to bear the expenses incurred during the process from the point of separation from the group till he/she reaches back home. Also there will not be any refund for the unutiliseed services

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