Kailash Mansarovar yatra with Earthbound Expeditions, Himalayan adventure travel and trekking
Kailash Mansarovar yatra - All the pious pilgrims cross oceans & continents to have a glimpse of the abode of Lord Shiva, to take this holy journey to the heavens ...

Holy Mt. Kailash south face, kailash mansarovar yatra


Dolma la - 5600 mtr. pass - kailas tour, tour to mansarovar,

Lake Manasarovar  Lake - Tibet
  Mt. Kailash - North face of Kailash, Tibet   Gauri Kunda - Kailash  
Mt. Kailash - S. Face
Dolma la - 5600mtr
Lake Manasarovar
Mt. Kailash - North
Gauri Kunda
 Trip Highlights
Holy Mt. Kailash – Mansarovar tour ( Yatra) - a journey to the heavens…

"As the dew is dried up by the morning Sun so are the sins of human beings by the sight of Himalaya, Holy Mt. Kailash - Skanda Purana (Hindu Ritual Text Book)

Holy Mt. Kailash :

* Held most scarad by the devotees of Lord shiva. This is considered as the seat of Maharudra.
* The Lord's mountain appear majestic with the surrounding of many smaller cliffs resembling the attendent divines of the Lord.
* The Lord is worshiped by the Buddhists and Jains also.
* Gaurikund, the Thirtha on the parikrama route is one of the ponds at the tallest place (19000+ feet over sea level) in the world.

Kailash is also known as the "Sumeru Parvat"- centre of the universe.


"We do not Experiment, We Excel with Experience" : We have leaders that have been to Kailash over 7 times, the trip planner Mr. Rajan have been to Kailash over 14 times in last 7 years, please hear from our clients who have been to Kailash - mansarover Yatra with us and how much they enjoyed it with us.

Mount Kailash - The abode of Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati : Mt. Kailash is claimed to be the apex of the Hindu religious axis, is also one of the holist mountains in Tibet . Lord Shiva resides in Kailash among the peaceful Himalayas. A mythological story says that Lord Shiva once built a house for himself but gave it away to a devotee who asked for it. Thus without changing his residence he settled in the mountain of Kailash. This is his abode where he stays with his whole family including his wife Goddess Parvati and children Lord Ganesha and Lord Kartikiya and the other Shiv Ganas (group of Shiva Devotees) like Nandi and others. According to ancient religious texts, the abode of Lord Vishnu is called Vaikuntha, the abode of Lord Bhrama is called Bhramaloka and the abode of Lord Shiva is called Kailash. Of the three, one can only go bodily and return in this life from Kailash having experienced divinity. The Hindus, buddhist and Jains all alike travel to this place as pilgrims. A journey to Kailash mansarovar is considered as once in a lifetime achievement.

“I may say from personal experience, that the environments of Mount Kailash are such to liberate one's mind immediately from one's mundane worries and cares and raise it to a wonderful, painless and sorrow less world, fit for gods alone..."
- Swami Tapovan Maharaj

"Vasudhaiva kutumbakam
The world is my family".
-Maha Upanishad

Why travel with us (EBE)?
Departure Dates 2011
We have the following dates scheduled for this Holy Mt. Kailash - Mansarovar Tour [Yatra] 2011, that are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 10 persons in the group. The tour is also available on a private basis to suit your own dates.
11, 23, 27
3*, 15, 22, 29

This Departure date means arrival in Kathmandu, when 10 or more person in the trip private departure dates available.

*Above departure dates will bring you at Lake - Mansarovar during Full Moon Night either before Kailash Prikrama or after.

We have Kailash trek available from Limi Valley and Simikot area of west Nepal as well.


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Kailash masnarovar  yatra - view from the lake
Holy Mt. Kailash as seen from Lake Mansarovar
Om Namaha Shivaya!
Offering holy water of Lake mansarovar to god
Offering Holy water of Lake Mansarovar to God or to Pitri
view of Tibatn landscape on the way to Kailash mansarovar yatra
Beautiful Landscape near Prayang On the way to Kailash Mansarover
Mt. Kailash – Mansarovar Yatra (tour) - 17 days, a journey to the heavens ...
This Kailash and Mansarovar Yatra tour is designed to all the pious pilgrims (yatris) who cross oceans and continents in order to have a glimpse of the abode of Lord Shiva.
Please hear from our clients who have been to Kailash - Mansarovar Yatra with us and how much they enjoyed it>>>

Holy Mount Kailash - Mansarover
is one of the most popular ultimate Hindu pilgrimage sites in Himalayan region dedicated to Lord Shiva where every devotee wants to go. Mount Kailash, which is believed to have been formed 30 million years ago when Himalayas were in their early stage of formation, is one of the most Holy Mt. Kailash - Mansarovar Yatrarevered places in the Himalayas.

Mansarovar and Mt. Kailash are two of the holiest pilgrimage areas to devotees of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Bonism and many other faiths. Each year thousands of devotees undertake the treacherous and rigorous journey through the mountains and plains of Nepal and China ( Tibet) to reach this sacred land.
Mt. Kailash, 6,740 mtr. high peak is situated to the north of the Himalayan barrier, wholly within Tibet. It is the perfect mountain with awesome beauty, with four great faces. It is the spiritual centre for four great religions: Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism, the Jain religion and the pre-Buddhist animistic religion - Bonpo. For the Hindus Mount Kailash is the earthly manifestation of Mt. Meru, their spiritual centre of the universe, described as a fantastic 'world pillar' 84,000 miles high, around which all else revolves, its roots in the lowest hell and its summit kissing the heavens. On the top live their most revered God, Shiva ( Paramashiva, Kailashapati, MahaRudra), and his consort Parvati. For the Jains, an Indian religious group, Kailash is the site where their first prophet achieved enlightenment. For the older, more ancient religion of Bon, it is the site where its founder Shanrab is said to have descended from heaven.

Spread out on the Tibetan plateau beside Mount Kailash is the giant lake of shifting colors - Lake Mansarovar. Brahma, the creator, had a mind (‘Man’) for the creation of a lake (‘Sarovar’), hence its name Mansarovar. A pilgrimage to Mount Kailash and a bath in the Mansarovar is believed to bring about salvation (Moksha) and washed away all the sins of life. Over the centuries pilgrims have constantly journeyed immense distances to achieve enlightenment or cleanse themselves of sin, braving enormous distances, particularly harsh weather and bandit attacks. People have been visiting Kailash - Mansarovar for centuries. It used to be very hard journey in the past; today we (Earthbound Expeditions) can bring you there with help of Landcrusiors via Kathmandu. So it is lot easy to reach to the heaven now!

This Kailash Mansarovar yatra adventure begins with the drive across the Himalaya west into Tibet to Holy Lake Mansarovar. Here you will join the throngs of pilgrims who, for centuries, have converged on this remote southwestern corner of Tibet to circumambulate the sacred mountain, considered to be the center of the universe by Hindus and Holy Mt. Kailash, Tibet tour, Tour to Tibet, Tour to Kailash, Tour to Holy Mt. Kailash  MansarovarBuddhist alike. Kailash enjoys great popularity the folk religion of Tibet - it is the soul of the country and assures protection for all Tibetans. The fountain head of four great Asian rivers ( Indus, Sutlej, Bramhaputra and Karnali), few mountain reveals Kailash for its mystique, isolation and prominence, for 3 days you will walk with pilgrims around this almost perfectly symmetrical mountain before the trek back into Nepal. Your trek / tour pioneered by Earthbound Expeditions takes you into northern riches of the country where only few trekkers have walked these trials, unchanged over the ages. The encounter with the herders, pilgrims and the local people will be lively and make for precious memory. It is an experience of a lifetime...!

"We do not Experiment, We Excel with Experience" : We have leadres that have been to Kailash over 7 times, the trip planner Mr. Rajan have been to Kailash over 14 times in last 8 years,
please hear from our clients who have been to Kailash - mansarovar Yatra
with us and how much they enjoyed it with us.

Many agents claim that they run Kailash trip and in cheap price, but the fact is that only few companies deal directly with Tibet agent and have experience of running Kailash trip. Please consult well and ask many questions before you book the trip so you are charged properly and treated well. So called big companies sometimes don't pay good attention to their clients. You need really good care to complete this Yatra. If you have own group of 6 or more person for kailash tour we may able to give small discount for group leader. We have trip for Asthapad, Inner Parikrama and also for special requirements.

Mt. Kailash - Mansarovar via Lhasa ( Suggested itinerary for European & USA ) - view details

MT. KAILASH - LAKE MANSAROVAR TOUR - 17 Days (special for Indian and NRI Pilgrims)

This is by far the shortest and the most direct approach to Mt. Kailash mansraovar, is best suited for those on pilgrimage. Specially for Indians and NRI. We drive via Zhangmu following the southern route where the scenery, with its sweeping plains, sand dunes & the Himalayan range is more majestic. Please go though the itinerary below.

Trip Profile 17 days Kailash mansarovar tour ( Yatra)
4 days in Kathmandu, Pashupatinath and other world heritage sights
  13 days in Tibet, reach to Kailash - Mansarovar by jeep and back.

Fact File: Kailash mansarovar Yatra from Nepal
Availability: May - October
Style: Guided Trip , fully supported trek
Grade: Moderate - Strenuous
Maximum elevation: 5600mt ( Dolma la pass)
2 men Tent in camping and Guest house while possible, in Kathmandu 4 star hotel included
Transport: Latest 4500 model Toyota Lancrusior in Tibet - 4 person in each jeep) / Bus included
Note: Best season to travel May to Oct, please try to travel always with a direct agent and small group - private departure dates available. All persons ( Including Indian pligrimage) who are interested for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra have to have the passport with them at least validity up to 4 months. They have to stamp their passport at Nepal's entry point.
Meals: Full board meal included ( as mentioned)

Please contact us for cost, itineraries, CD and references...
Itinerary of Kailash - Mansarovar tour / YATRA
Day 01 :
Welcome to Nepal - Arrive Kathmandu, We will come to receive you at the Airport. Check into a 4 star Hotel.
Day 02 :
Half day Sightseeing (Pashupatinath Tample, BouddhaNath and Shyambhunath Stupa) and preparation for the trek, we pick up Tibet visa this day ( Monday, Wednesday, Friday). Overnight at hotel (Full board basis)
Day 03 :
From Katmandu to Naylam:
Depart at 5.00 am from our Hotel in Khatmandu and drive through the Nepal - Tibet border along the famous Araniko Highway. Stop for a quick breakfast at Dhulikhel and lunch at Kodari. After immigration and customs formalities on both sides ( Kodari and Zhangmu) we drive to the small town of Naylam. Please note that the guest-houses in Tibet will be of a very basic and dormitory style. B / D
Day 04 :
A day for rest to facilitate altitude acclimatization. All meals and overnight stay at the same lodge / camp.
Day 05 :
Drive to Saga: (250 kms.)
We start after breakfast, enjoying the grand view of Mt.Shishapangma(8021m), Gauri shanker and other high mountains from Lalug la (5050mt.) Pass. Packed lunch will be served at sacred lake Pigutso O/ N camp / lodge in Saga.. B, L, D
Day 06 :
Drive to Prayang.
After breakfast we drive across the vast Tibetan plateau to Prayang (225 km). Packed lunch will be served and O / n Camp or guest house. B, L, D
Day 07 :
From Prayang to Lake Manasarovar:
The auspicious day for all travelers having first glimpse of the Holy Manas and Darshan of Mt.Kailash from The Horr Chu pass .Camp for night on the shores of lake Manasarovar or stay at guest house. B, L, D
Day 08 :
The experience of being in the abode of God - a life-time achievement: Puja, Havana-worship, meditation, holy dip, Tarpan. A ritual Bath at Mansarovar is considered to attain Moksha and a drink of its water relinquishes the sins of lifetime. Later drive to Darchen. Preparation day for Kailash Kora ( parikrama). Overnight in very basic guest house. Can take a hike to Gyangtak Gompa B, L, D
Day 09 :
Kailash Kora ( Parikrama) start, Trek to Dairaphuk Gompa. Enjoy the close up view of north face of holy Mt. Kailash from the camp. B, L, D
Day 10 :
Trek to beautiful valley after crossing the Dolma la Pass (5600 mtrs). Camp near Medecine Buddha mountain - Zuthulphuk B, L, D. While proceeding downwards from Dolma Pass, a steep descent to Gouri Kund at 5608 m, also called the Lake of compassion as referred to in the shiva Purana this is the setting for the legend of Parvati and how Ganesh acquired his elephant head bathing in the emerald waters of the kund.
Day 11 :
Trek to Darchen, Kailash Kora ends. On the way, visit Zuthulphuk Gompa, and drive to Horr Chu, Stay over night camping, collect holy water of Lake Mansarovar to bring back to home. B, L, D
Day 12 :
Drive to Parayang, stay there B, L, D
Day 13 :
Drive to Saga , stay there B, L, D
Day 14 :
Drive to Naylam. On the way we will see the beautiful Pigutso lake, enjoy good view of Himalayan range including Shisapangama. Overnight stay in Guest house B, L, D
Day 15 :
Drive to Kathmandu, stay in Kathmandu, full board basis.
Day 16 :
Free day in Kathmandu, can join cultural show and dinner . B,L, D
Day 17 :
Departure or free day. Namaste! . B ( can add extra trip to Muktinath Yatra, Manakamana ( Manasa Devi), Pokhara or to Chitwan National Park. Janakpur Dham, Lumbini etc.
If you have a STRONG WILL POWER and belief in LORD SHIVA, no one can stop you in completing this HOLY Kailash Mansarovar YATRA, join us for this journey to the Heavens...

Cost Include
Cost Exclude
All the airport pick up and drope service in Kathmandu
Meals in Kathmandu and in Tibet ( Lhasa, Gyntse, Xigatse if you travel further).
4 star hotel accomodation in Kathmandu .
Bar bills (soda pop, beer, water etc) and other personal expenses.
Kathmandu valley sightseeing with guide and entrance permits.
Airport departure tax (Aprox US $15 from Kathmandu).

Tibet Visa and permit.
Nepal re-entry visa ( Only for NRIs & European, Americans
Hotel in Tibet from day 03 - 15 on twin sharing and tented camp / or simple hotels
Emergency rescue charges if necessary.
Tents , sleeping mats and camping gears.
Tips and gratitude to staff

Kitchen, toilet , dinning and bathing tent . (We normally provide twin sharing tent. If you would like to have single please let us know in advance.)
Photography charges where ever applicable in Tibet, riding yak charge
All the meals from day 01 till day 17. ( veg. meals.)
Any other Expenses which are not mentioned to your left.
All entrance fees in Tibet with sightseeing.
Riding yaks and porter during the Kailash kora ( Parikrama)
All the staffs with their insurance (Cook, kitchen boy, helping sherpa and one Nepali and one Tibetan guide)
Necessary yaks on trek around Kailash for luggage, equipment and supplies (not for riding)
Transportation by four wheel drive Land cruiser of latest model ( 4 person in each jeep), truck for luggage and equipments.
Gambo bag ( high altitude chamber), Oxygen bag.
We have been organizing a regular kailash trip each year targeting Saga Dawa Festival near Kailash.We specilized in Kailash Mansarover Yatra in Tibet since last 8 years.
route map of Kailash Mansarovar yatra, kailash mansarover yatra with earthbound expeditions
see actual MAP of Parikrama of Kailash from Google here : http://picasaweb.google.com/zekebauer/Tibet/photo#5158767952274371378
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