This 11-day well designed Kailash pilgrimage combines the adventure to Mt. Everest Base camp. To help travelers confirm the scheduled Kailash tour transport earlier and help save big money for their next travel stop, travelers only need to pay accommodation, entrance tickets and a shared local Tibetan tour guide after arrival. The costs are clearly stated and there is no any hidden costs to be paid.With altitude of 6656 meters above sea level, Mt. Kailash looks like a pyramid. It is the main peak of Gangdise Mountain Range with symmetrical sides. Historically, there were many Chinese and foreign monks preaching there. Thus, it became the center of worship for four sects a long time ago, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Bon. Every year, this fascinated holy center attracts tens of thousands of pilgrims around the world.
Day 1 Lhasa-Shigatse (Tashilhunpo Monastery), 280 km, about 5-6 hours’ drive, hotel by yourselfDay 2 Shigatse-Saga, 440 km, about 7-9 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 17:30, hotel by yourselfDay 3 Saga-Lake Manasarovar, around 470 km, taking about 8 hours, hotel by yourselfDay 4 Lake Manasarovar-Mt. Kailash (Darchen), 40 km, about 1 hour’s drive, hotel by yourselfDay 5 Mt. Kailash-Dira-Puk Monastery, first day of your trekking about 20 km, about 7-8 hours trek, hotel by yourselfDay 6 Dira-Puk Monastery-Zultul-Puk Monastery, second day of your trekking, about 21 km, about 8-9 hours trek Day 7 Zultul-puk Monastery-Darchen, last day of your trekking, 12 km, about 4 hours trek, hotel by yourselfDay 8 Darchen-Saga, 510 km, about 8-10 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 18:00, hotel by yourselfDay 9 Saga-Everest base camp, 300 km, about 7-8 hours’ drive, hotel by yourselfDay 10 EBC-Shigatse-Gyantse, 430 km, about 8-9 hours’ drive, hotel by yourselfDay 11 Gyantse-Pelkhor Monastery-Karola Glacier-Lake Yamdrok-Lhasa, 260 km, about 5-6 hours’ drive, tour ends, hotel by yourselfAccommodation costs listed below to be paid upon hotel check in (twin share basis), it is fairly easy to book Lhasa outbound hotels after arrivalGesar Hotel RMB 380 per room nightSaga Hotel RMB 400 per room nightHyimalaya Kailash Hotel RMB480 per room nightLake Manasarovar Guesthouse RMB280 per room nightRongphu guesthouse or Campsite nomad tent domitory RMB 140 per personKailash Kora days guesthouse stay at Dirapuk or Zhuthul Puk Monastery, RMB 140 per personEntrance tickets listed below:Tashilhunpo Monastery RMB 100 per personPelkhor Monastery RMB 60 per personLake Yamdrok RMB 40 per personKarola Glacier RMB 50 per personPeikutso Lake grassland protection fee RMB 60 per personEverest Base Camp RMB 180 per personKailash and Lake Manasarovar RMB 400 per personDarchen to Tarboche local bus transfer RMB 60 per personlocal bus transfer from Kailash trekking finish point till Darchen RMB 60 per personTibetan tour guidance work: US$70 per group per day, once final group size is fixed, group members will need to pay this section on Day 1 before leaving for Shigatse city.Please be noted that, if some travelers do not want to visit some attractions above, they may not need to pay the entrance tickets, please double check with your guide in advance.