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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024

  • 2023-12-11
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Embark on the spiritual journey
Embarking on the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is like stepping into a divine realm. Furthermore, the journey unfolds over several days, each filled with profound experiences.

Begin the Scared Journey

Explore the heart of the Himalayas, where Mount Kailash stands majestically, inviting seekers on a profound journey of spirituality, natural beauty, and cultural richness. Join the transformative adventure with the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024, from May to September.

Guided Exploration

Guided by seasoned experts, each step on this awe-inspiring Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024 unfolds spiritual stories, cultural significance, and the region’s rich history. This isn’t just a physical journey; it’s a soul-stirring odyssey through the Himalayas, immersing you in the profound energy of Mount Kailash and the breathtaking Lake Mansarovar.

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Sacred Sites: Hanuman Lake and Ganesh Parvat

Additionally, as you traverse sacred sites like Hanuman Lake and Ganesh Parvat, you’ll delve deeper into the spiritual tapestry of the Himalayas. Hanuman Lake, where Lord Hanuman bathed in search of the life-restoring Sanjeevani herb. Ganesh Parvat, named after Lord Ganesha, is believed to be the divine home of the elephant-headed deity, adding layers of spirituality to the region on this Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024.

Leaf Holidays Commitment: Comfort and Safety in Spirituality

Moreover, the commitment of Leaf Holidays to comfort and safety ensures that your focus remains on the spiritual.

Outline itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 Meters)

Day 02: Kathmandu-Temples Tour and Visa Collection

Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Boarder Timure

Day 04: Drive from Timure to Kerung and acclimatization at Kerung.

Day 05: Kerung to Saga(4400 Meters)

Day 06: Saga to Mansarovar (4558 Meters, 275 Km, 06– 07 Hours Drive)

Day 07: Mansarovar to Darchen (4575 Meters- 40 Km, 01 Hour Drive)

Day 08: Darchen to Yamadwar and Trek to Derapuk (4900 Meters –12 Km, 05-06 Hours Trek)

Day 09: Derapuk to Zuthulpuk via Drolma La Pass (4760m Meters, 22 Km, 8-9 hours Trek)

Day 10:Trek to Chasang From Zutulpuk drive to Darchen and drive to Saga. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Drive Back to Kerung.

Day 12: Drive From Kerung to Kathmandu

Day 13: Final Departure

Itinerary In Details:

Furthermore, the detailed itinerary provides a glimpse into the transformative adventure

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,350m). Meet our tour leader, and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.

Arrive in Kathmandu, where our team will guide you through a temple tour, collect visas, and provide a comprehensive briefing on the Kailash trek itinerary for the Mansarovar Yatra 2024. Spend the nights in the vibrant energy of Kathmandu.

Day 02: Visit Kathmandu Valley and Visa collection day Overnight at a standard hotel.

Start the day with a visit to significant temples in Kathmandu, including Pashupatinath Temple, Gujeshwori Devi, and Sleeping Vishnu Temple. After the tour, return to the hotel. We will collect the visa and start to prepare for your upcoming Kailash tour. Spend the night at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu Border Timure (3560m) 135km, 6 to 7 hours drive. Overnight at a hotel.

Arrive in Kathmandu, where our team guides you through a temple tour, collects visas, and provides a comprehensive briefing on the Kailash Yatra 2024  itinerary. Spend the nights in the vibrant energy of Kathmandu.

Day 04: Timmure to Kerung and acclimatization day at Kerung.

Embark on a scenic drive from Timure to Kerung, acclimatizing to higher altitudes. Continue the journey to Saga, Mansarovar, and Darchen, where spirituality intertwines with breathtaking landscapes during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024.

Day 05: Drive to Saga (230KM – 6 HOURS) 4450M. Overnight at a hotel.

Depart Kerung after breakfast and begin the journey to Saga. A packed lunch will be provided on the way. You’ll traverse the stunning Lalungla Pass, situated at 16,000 feet, and catch sight of Paigu-tso Lake and the Brahmaputra River. The night will be spent in a comfortable guest house in Saga.

Day 06: Drive from Saga to Mansarovar (4,560m), 6 to 7 hours drive.

Following breakfast, the drive will take you to the majestic Mansarovar Lake. This day is extraordinary as you’ll have the chance to witness the holy Mt. Kailash and the breathtaking Mansarovar Lake.

The journey will pass through the Mayumula Pass at an elevation of

17,000 feet. Lunch will be provided en route. Enjoy a bus ride along the Lake’s coastline for a Parikrama (circumambulation) experience. The night will be spent in a guest house by the lake.

 Day 07: Drive from Mansarovar to Darchen (4550m), 40km, an hour’s drive. Overnight at guesthouse.

Begin your day with a special puja (ritual) and a holy dip in Mansarovar Lake. Then, you will drive to Darchen and spend the night in a hotel.

Day 08: Trek from Darchen to Dirapuk (4,950m), 18km walk.

After an early breakfast, you will trek to Dirapuk from Darchen around the walk of 18km from Darchen. After reaching Dirapuk you will stay at the guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek from Dirapuk to Zutulpuk (4,850m), 20km walk.

Embark on a trek from Darchen to Zuthulpuk, traversing the majestic Dolma-la pass and experiencing the sacred energy of Gaurikunda. Each step unfolds ancient myths and spiritual energies, culminating in a night at Zuthulpuk during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024.

Day 10: Trek to Chasang From Zutulpuk drive to Darchen and drive to Saga. Overnight at hotel.

After an early breakfast at the guest house, we started to trek from Zutulpuk to Chasang which is about 7km of walk and after that, we will drive to Darchen which is about 5km. After reaching Darchen you will have lunch and start a drive to Saga from Darchen while driving you will see a beautiful scene.

Day 11: Drive from Saga to Kerung (Tibet-Nepal border). Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast in Saga, drive back to Kerung, which will take approximately 3 hours. Dinner will be provided at the hotel. You will spend the night in Kerung.

Day 12: Drive from Kerung to Kathmandu, 125km ( Cross Tibet-Nepal border and drive to Kathmandu). 6 to 7 hours drive. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Kerung before beginning the drive back to Kathmandu, a journey lasting about 7 to 8 hours. Lunch will be served in Trishuli, and you’ll spend the night at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 13: Final transfer to the international airport for the flight back home.

Bid farewell to the sacred landscapes as you depart from Kathmandu, carrying the transformative experiences of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024.

Departure Details:

Book your spot for Mount Kailash Yatra 2024 and mark the departure date on your calendar. The sacred adventure awaits you.

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Schedule Overland Departure Dates for Mt. Kailash and Manasarovar Tour 2024

Day Program May May June June June June July July July Aug Aug Sep Sep
01 Kathmandu Arrival 17* 26 09 15* 23 30 07 15* 21 04 13* 11* 22
02 Kathmandu S/S 18 27 10 16 24 01 08 16 22 05 14 12 23
03 Syabrubesi 19 28 11 17 25 02 09 17 23 06 15 13 24
04 Keyrung 20 29 12 18 26 03 10 18 24 07 16 14 25
05 Keyrung Rest 21 30 13 19 27 04 11 19 25 08 17 15 26
06 Saga 22 31 14 20 28 05 12 20 26 09 18 16 27
07 Manasarovar 23* 01 15 21* 29 06 13 21* 27 10 19* 17* 28
08 Darchen 24 02 16 22 30 07 14 22 28 11 20 18 29
09 Zutlpuk 26 04 18 24 02 09 16 24 30 13 22 20 01
10 Saga 27 05 19 25 03 10 17 25 31 14 23 21 02
11 Kerung 28 06 20 26 04 11 18 26 1 15 24 22 03
13 Kathmandu 29 07 21 27 05 12 19 27 02 16 25 23 04
14 Departure 30 08 22 28 06 13 20 28 03 17 26 24 05

* Indicates tour leaving for full moon day. * Indicates full moon day.
this schedule is subject to change under unavoidable circumstances.

Altitude Considerations:

The Yatra involves varying altitudes which vary significantly. Be aware that the altitudes keep on varying so acclimatization is crucial. Our Itinerary is designed in such a way that we include acclimatization days. This may reduce the risk of altitude sickness during the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2024. Monitor your health timely and you may inform your guide if any discomfort occurs.

Cost Includes:

✓      One Night accommodation in Kerung.

✓      Tibet Group visa and travel permit fee.

✓      All transportation by bus.

✓      09 Nights’ accommodation in Tibet using the guest house.

✓      Service of our trekking equipment and sherpa staff.

✓      Kathmandu Temple Tours.

✓      Arrival and departure transfer.

✓      All Trekking and camping equipment including Sleeping bags and oxygen cylinders

Cost Excludes:

❖     Yak, Porter, and Horse for personal use.

❖     Using extra nights at the Hotel except as mentioned on the itinerary.

❖     Rescue/ evacuation or all the extra costs because of partition from the main group or serious health conditions.

❖     Any International flight.

❖     Extra Night accommodation in Kathmandu.

❖     Any extra transportation/Accommodation/visa cancelation charge (who separate from the main group and early return).

Meals During the Yatra:

Indulge in a spiritual feast with three meals daily, prepared by our dedicated cook. Choose from authentic Nepali cuisine like Daal, and Bhaat Tarkari, or opt for Indian delicacies on the Mansarovar Yatra 2024. Stay hydrated with 2 liters of water, replenishing along the journey.

Drinking Water:

You need to stay hydrated during the Yatra, Carry 2 liters of water bottles and you can refill along the way. Another option is water can be Purchased or obtained from the taps, but you need to use purifying tablets to make it drinkable.

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Best Time for Mount Kailash Yatra: Seasons of Spiritual Harmony

Optimal yatra periods are spring to autumn (May to September), ensuring stable temperatures for clear mountain views during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024. Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of Mount Kailash during these spiritually harmonious months.

Additionally, safety considerations, travel insurance, and transportation arrangements enhance the overall journey.

Safety and Satisfaction:

Arrival visas at Tribhuvan International Airport and Chinese embassy visa collection streamline administrative processes during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024. Submit clear passport scans with 25% advance payment for Tibet Group Visa processing, Passport, and Visa:

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is essential for Kailash Yatra. It’s a financial protection that ensures you’re covered for unexpected events during the journey. During the booking process, all travelers should provide a copy of their comprehensive travel insurance policy certificate, covering all medical and emergency expenses.

Transportations during the Yatra:

Leaf Holidays provides private vehicle transport throughout the Yatra, ensuring a comfortable and seamless journey during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024.

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Packing List for Your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2024

Moreover, the comprehensive packing list ensures you are well-prepared for the varying altitudes and changing landscapes. Additionally, as you undertake the Kora around Mount Kailash, explore Lake Mansarovar, and connect with ancient myths, you’ll find moments of soul cleansing and spiritual rejuvenation.

✓      Any regular medicines that you take.

✓      Enough Clothing for the whole yatra.

✓      A small Bag for day use.

✓      Toiletries kit like soap, Shampoo, toothbrush, towels etc.

✓      A good water bottle.

✓      Sports Shoes (Comfortable one for walking)

✓      Sunglass.

✓      Sun cream.

✓      Raincoat or Umbrella.

✓      Torch Light.

✓      Woolen Socks.

✓      Thermal Long underwear (Easy one while walking)

✓      04/05 Passport Size Photograph.

Note: Duffel Bag and Down Jackets will be provided by Our Team (Down

Jacket on a returnable basis)

Trip Highlights:

  • Undertake the sacred Kora around Mount Kailash for soul cleansing.
  • Explore Lake Mansarovar, witnessing the breathtaking Himalayan reflection.
  • Traverse varying landscapes, from lush terrains to higher altitudes.
  • Connect with ancient myths and Mount Kailash’s energy at every step.

Do and Don’t for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra:

Additionally, the do’s and don’ts provide valuable tips for a smoother and more fulfilling journey

Things One Must Do:

✓      Do pack some eatables like mint, chocolates, glucose, etc.

✓      Before the yatra, indulge in physical fitness exercises like aerobics, yoga, etc.

✓      Carry warm woolen clothes like caps, warm thermals, jackets, gloves, etc.

✓      Do carry good sunglasses and sunblock to avoid sunburn. Check out the weather of Kailash Mansarovar

✓      While doing Kailash Parikarma don’t rush and maintain a steady pace when you walk.

✓      Take rough & strong bags and only the things that you may require during the trek. Do carry a duffel bag.

✓      Make sure to keep the required ID’s throughout the tour.

✓      Being part of a team, remember to maintain the team spirit and walk in a group. Help your team member in case of emergency/need.

Things One Shouldn’t Do:

❖     Don’t travel if you are suffering from medical ailments like asthma, high blood pressure, breathing problems, etc.

❖     Do not sleep with your shoes/boots on.

❖     Do not carry luggage or extra clothes with you.

❖     Avoid drinking or smoking.

❖     Don’t neglect food and drink lots of water

❖     Don’t Carry any books related to the Dalai Lama.

Booking and Payment Process:

Furthermore, the booking and payment process is straightforward, allowing you to secure your spot with a deposit and complete the payment upon arrival

Last-Minute Booking: 

Additionally, the estimated cost covers the entire Yatra, and last-minute bookings are accommodated with full payment.

There must be at least 5 person group for the Kailash Yatra.

$2600/person is the price for accomplishing the Kailash Yatra.


In conclusion, the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is not just a physical journey. It’s an odyssey that transcends the ordinary, leaving you with a profound sense of transformation and spiritual fulfillment. So, are you ready to embark on this soul-stirring adventure?