Since 1998

Mount Kailash and Everest Base Camp Trek

19 Days

Main Highlights:

Embark on an extraordinary journey across the mesmerizing Tibetan plateau with Seven Peaks Tour and Travels, where an unparalleled adventure awaits. This ultimate trek combines the spiritual pilgrimage to the sacred Mt. Kailash (6714 m) with the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayan Range at Everest Base Camp, soaring above 6000 meters. As the holiest mountain among all, Mt. Kailash stands as a colossal black rock in the northern Himalayan range within Tibet. This unique expedition seamlessly blends natural, cultural, and historical highlights, offering an enriching experience over the Tibetan plateau.

At a Glance




Hotels and Local lodge

Trip Difficulty


Max Altitude

5,545 m

Max People



19 Days


Tour and Trek


Breakfast and Lunch


Private Car

Kathmandu – Lhasa

Brief trip Profile:

  • Spring and Autumn
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 2,800 meters to 5,364 meteres
  • 5 to 7 hours

I recently had the pleasure of experiencing an unforgettable vacation, thanks to the exceptional services provided by seven peaks. From the moment I started planning my trip to the very last day of my journey


During the trip itself, every aspect was carefully curated to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience.


My journey with them was truly a dream come true, and I look forward to entrusting them with my future travel adventures.

Cost Includes:

  • Necessary Local Transport by Private vehicle in Nepal & Private Jeep/land Cruiser in Tibet
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Tibet at standard hotels /Guest House with all meals.
  • Border Clearance
  • Tibet Travel Permit
  • Tibetan Tour Guide for Tibet
  • All the Entrance fee on Tibet
  • Tibet Visa fee
  • Kathmandu - Lhasa flight ticket
  • All additional government tax & Permit.
  • All Equipment & Staff, Guide, Porter
  • All meals while on treks

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International / any airfare.
  • Travellers insurance
  • Re-Entry Visa fee in Nepal
  • Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike, Political Disturbances etc


You will be warmly greeted by Well Nepal at your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. Our representative will be waiting just in front of the arrival door at TIA and then you will be picked and escorted to the hotel.

This is your Kathmandu sightseeing day and preparation day too. You will visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple (Lord Shiva’s) Temple, Swayambunath temple, Bhaktapur Durbar square and other beautiful places of Kathmandu. If you need anything before heading out then you have to shop on this day. Here a short briefing about the trip is given and pre-tour discussion is done with a tour leader and members. Feel free to ask any questions regarding your tour.

You will have breakfast and you will be escorted to the airport and then you will fly to Lhasa. The flights are conducted in mornings and can take you 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach Lhasa. Enjoy the great scenery of Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lake Yamdrok, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m) and Mt. Makalu (8463m) and Mt. Everest (8848m) during your flight. At Gonggar Airport, Lhasa our representative form Well Nepal Treks will pick you up and transfer to a hotel in Lhasa.

Today is your sightseeing day at Tibet so after breakfast, we drive out and visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Park and Tibet Museum. Potala Palace: This huge palace was the private quarters of the Dalai Lama which was built in the 17th century. It offers great views of the entire city and houses inside which numerous grand room and chapels were built. Norbulingka Summer Palace: It used to be the summer place of Dalai Lama. It is considered as the largest man-made garden in Tibet. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site represents a unique Tibetan architectural presentation. Tibet Museum: Your final visit for today will be at the Tibet Museum. This museum has a permanent collection of thousands of artefacts associated with the ancient Tibet and its cultural history. Drive back to the hotel.

Today will be another busy day for you as you will be taken to some of the historical sites at Tibet. The first visit will be at Ganden monastery situated at the top of Wangbur Mountain (3800 M) and explore its arts, sculptures and Murals. Then visit Drayerpa Cave in the down valley. There are several silent caves, more than 25, where Dalai Lama used to Meditate. Visit Sera Monastery (Second Largest Monastery at Tibet), Jokhang Temple (Buddhist Temple) and Drepung Monastery- the largest monastery in Tibet built in the 14th century. Lastly, we will drive to Barkhor Bazaar which is the nerve centre of Lhasa.

Today will be our full day drive to Gyantse. Our drive gets adventurous as we pass through Kamba La pass (4794 M) and Karo La (5010 M) with the spectacular scenery of Yamdrok Tso Lake. You will Rest at Guesthouse in Gyantse.

Gyantse lies 264 Km southwest of Lhasa which lies on the northern bank of Nyang Chu River and bears historical importance. During the 15th century it used to be a capital of a small kingdom and yet retains deep Tibetan character. The principal structures consist of a castle on a ridge overlooking the town and a walled monastic complex. Today will be our busy day as you visit Gyantse Monastery (Pekhor Chode Monastery) and Stupa followed by 3 hours’ drive to Shigatse. After reaching Shigatse we visit the Gyantse Dzong, the Kumbum Stupa, and Tashilhunpo Monastery. Overnight Guesthouse in Neyalam

After breakfast, we drive through Lalunga La pass (5050 M) and Peku Tso Lake also known as Salt Lake. After 5 hours of drive, we arrive at Saga which is a city with every trekking facility available. We will have lunch here and make our way through Bhramha Putra River to Dongba (one hour drive from Saga). Rest at Lodge.

Today will be another exciting day of our tour as we leave Dongba to Lake Manasarovar. We drive from Dongba and along the way we see the first glimpse of Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. It will take 6 hours to reach Lake. Here we will perform a holy dip, Relax and explore around the Manasarovar area than a short drive to Horchu which is a small village near this lake.

Today morning you will perform religious activities like taking dip or bathing, perform Puja and other worshipping tasks of Lord Shiva and goddesses Parvati. It is said that taking after worshipping, taking bath and drinking its water, the Lord will wash away our sins and gives us “Mukti”. You can enjoy this religious site full day and lunch is provided after the puja is finished. Then we start our Mount Kailash Parikrama (encircling activities).

Today is our second day of Kailash Parikrama. We explore this lake and worship activities are also conducted early in the morning. The breakfast program is held and later we trek to Chuk Gompa (4625 M) on foot. This day feels like God had opened heavens for us and let us glances inside the world of God and Goddesses. We walk through the Valley enjoying Ganga River on our left flowing from Mount Kailash. We take lunch at Chuk Gompa then again continue our trek and rest overnight at Dirapuk Gompa.

Today will be a bit tough day for you as you have to walk for 6 hours. After good breakfast, we cross a rocky expanse dotted with stone cairns draped with the clothes left as offerings by pilgrims, we encounter one of the holiest lakes of this tour i.e. Gaurikunda and the further walk takes us to Dolma-La pass (5490 M). We give rest to our tired legs at top of this Pass and enjoy lunch with vistas around. Then, we head Zutulpuk Monastery and camp there.

Today is our last day of Manasarovar Parikrama as we head to Saga. After breakfast we shortly visit this Gompa, we’ll understand its history, arts, crafts and spiritual importance. It is the site of the cave of miracles where Milarepa meditated. Then we continue our trek to Lake Manasarovar. You will feel like you are blessed by gods and all your sins are washed away. It is really a spiritual blessing of Lord Shiva. Take lunch at our Manasarovar camp and drive back to Saga.

After breakfast, we head toward Neyalam crossing Lalunga La pass (5050 M) and vistas of Peku Tso Lake. Rest overnight at Neyalam in Guest House.

Today we will drive through two high passes with great views and after 4-5 hours of drive via Lhatse we arrive at Xegar. Along the way, we visit Sakya Monastery, a castle-shaped place in which lots of historic articles exhibited. We’ll have lunch and drive over Pang la (5150 M) towards the main Himalayan region from where mountains like Makalu, Shishapangma, Mt. Everest, etc are viewed. Finally, we arrive at Rongbuk alley and overnight stay at the guesthouse.

After breakfast, you will visit Rongbuk Monastery and get inspired by its history as well as spiritual importance. Then we gear up and trek for Everest Base Camp. After 3 hours of hike, we finally arrive at Everest Base camp from where we will experience the northern face of Mount Everest which looks stunning. We’ll take photos and get good memories of here, and plenty of rest too Overnight at camp.

Today you will have good breakfast and explore this region and see the sunrise over the cap of snowy mountains and then start trekking back to Tingri which is a small Tibetan town. Rest whole afternoon and enjoy hotel facilities.

Today will be our final day of the tour as we move along Lalung La pass (5050 M) and the further drive takes us to Zhangmu. After immigration and customs procedure at Nepal/China Border at Kodari, then we drive all the way back to Kathmandu. Enjoy several stops and villages. Enjoy farewell dinner tonight with your team members and share each other’s unforgettable moments of the trip. Overnight at Hotel, Bed and Breakfast service.

Day 19 :

Your historical, cultural and natural trip over the land of Tibet, Mount Kailash and Northern Tibet Everest base camp has come to an end. Today you will be leaving Nepal and heading back to your home. You will be taking beautiful memories and experiences you’ve had here. Our representative will escort you to the hotel. If you have other spare time here then please do join other adventurous activities at Nepal.

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Trip Detail:

Commencing with a captivating sightseeing tour in the Kathmandu valley, the journey unfolds with a scenic flight over the Himalayas of Nepal to the mystical land of Tibet in Lhasa, with a flight duration of approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Enroute to Mt. Kailash, explorations include visits to ancient monasteries, historical sites like Dalai Lama’s Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace, Tibet Museum, Serra and Drepung Monastery, among others. The adventure reaches its pinnacle at the Holy Mt. Kailash Chhetra, where pilgrims will circumambulate the sacred lakes Manasarovar and Rakshyas Taal. The expedition then ventures to Everest Base Camp before concluding the remarkable journey back in Kathmandu. Undoubtedly, this pilgrimage trek caters to devotees from major religions—Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bons—offering a challenging odyssey through remote and hazardous terrains. The optimal time to embark on this extraordinary pilgrimage is between April and October, ensuring an unforgettable and spiritually fulfilling experience.

Seven Peaks Tour and Travels curates this unparalleled expedition, providing an opportunity to delve into the diverse tapestry of natural wonders, cultural richness, and historical significance along the challenging trails of this sacred pilgrimage.

What makes Mt. Kailash special for pilgrims?

Kailash is considered the holiest mountain, revered by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bons. Its spiritual significance attracts devotees seeking blessings and enlightenment.

Is the trek physically demanding?

Yes, the pilgrimage involves challenging terrains at high altitudes, making it physically demanding. Participants should be in good health and adequately prepared for the journey.

How long does the entire expedition take?

The entire journey, including sightseeing, trekking, and exploration, typically spans several weeks, providing a comprehensive and immersive experience.

Are there any age restrictions for the pilgrimage?

While there is no strict age limit, participants should be physically fit and capable of enduring the challenging trek. Consultation with a healthcare professional is advisable.

What is the significance of the Parikrama around Mt. Kailash?

The Parikrama, a ritual circumambulation of Mt. Kailash, holds deep spiritual meaning across various religions, symbolizing the journey towards enlightenment and purification.

What accommodation facilities are available during the trek?

Accommodations range from basic teahouses to campsites. Participants should be prepared for rustic conditions, contributing to the authentic and adventurous nature of the pilgrimage.

Can the pilgrimage be undertaken during the winter months?

Winter conditions pose additional challenges, and the pilgrimage is generally not recommended during this period due to harsh weather and potential trail closures.