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Mount Kailash Trek Gourmet Tour.

Key Information

Per Person
$4600

Lhasa Tour and Circuit of Mount Kailash, the sacred mountain of Tibet

Mount Kailash is known as the sacred mountain of Tibet and the spiritual universe’s center to millions of Tibetans. The mountain is one of the world’s most elusive and exotic pilgrimage sites, and because of its remote location on the plateau, it’s only visited by a few thousand pilgrims per year.

At Responsible Adventures, we are experts in the area and are happy to provide a once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage for individuals, groups, and families. We start the trip with a few days of touring Lhasa’s capital city and local towns of Gyantse and Shigatse, which is an experience in itself and helps to acclimatize you for the journey ahead.

We then drive out to Mount Kailash, hopefully arriving at Darchen or Lake Manasarovar on a full moon day, which are the best days to visit Mount Kailash because of the auspicious nature of the full moon in many cultures.

As with all our treks, you are accompanied by an expert trek leader during your excursion, as well as trekking chefs who ensure you are fed the healthiest and best food throughout, and your trip is not only safe but also fun.

Food and nutrition on the trek

We are pioneers in gourmet trekking in the Himalayas. We provide a varied, interesting menu on treks throughout the Himalayas. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals can be catered for upon request, and other special diets can be accommodated with advance notice.

Trekking is not only fun, but it is beneficial for you. It helps in detoxifying the body while also nourishing the soul. Although to provide a better experience, we also tailor our meals to include superfoods as part of the ingredients to keep you fit and healthy while also assisting in acclimatization to high altitude. The combination of hiking in the pristine mountain air and healthy food makes trekking with us a complete adventure. Read More on Food and nutrition on our treks.

Why Choose Us?

  • Our expert trek leader will ensure your safety at all times while enhancing your trekking experience.
  • Your private social bubble by staying in less busy lodges and trekking away from the crowded trails where possible.
  • Experience the Himalayas in style.
  • Your food is prepared with superfood ingredients to give the best nourishment, recovery, and acclimatization to high altitude for our gourmet trekking adventures.

    Detailed itinerary

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick-up and drop- off (four in total for the entire trip)
  • Boutique three or four-star hotel in Kathmandu. Upgrade to a five-star hotel for an extra US$700 per room for four nights. This cost is shared between two persons.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast at three-star hotels in Tibet on days 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 14 (total six nights). Upgrade to the deluxe hotel for an extra US$750 per room for five nights. This cost is shared between two persons.
  • Two-person tent during camping. You can book a bed in the guest house — one bed for six nights, US$100. Note: The guesthouses’ standard varies from being very rustic to some of the newer guesthouses with double glazed windows.
  • Expert tour leader or hire Raj
  • Trekking chef and helper according to group size
  • Freshly cooked breakfast and dinner with packed lunches for the day. Healthiest meals in the Himalayas.
  • Kitchen, dining, and toilet tents
  • Van or bus according to group size
  • English-speaking Tibetan guide
  • Monastery entrance fees
  • Portable altitude chamber
  • Kailash permit and normal Tibet permit with entrance fees for sightseeing of monuments as indicated.

Cost Excludes:

  • Airfare to Kathmandu – Lhasa (book early for cheaper airfare)
  • Nepal visa – 30-day multiple-entry US$50
  • Tibet visa for all nationals except U.S nationals: US$85
  • Tibet visa for U.S nationals US$175
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse
  • All optional additional tours or activities during free time
  • Transfers outside of the tour program
  • Travel insurance (buy insurance)
  • Tips (suggested amount US$75 per week for staff only; leader’s tips at your discretion)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYIjtk40_AI&t=7s

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