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Mount Kailash tour cost

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Mount Kailash tour is one of demanding tours for travelers from all over the world. Mount Kailash is a holy pilgrimage site for people of the Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Bon faiths. Every year, thousands of travelers do a trekking to Mount Kailash. Besides,Mount Kailash tour cost includes six main parts: Tibet permits, tour guide, Vehicle, Accommodation, Meals, and Entrance fee. We list the Mount Kailash tour cost in detail as below:


Tibet permits fees If you want to go for a Mount Kailash tour, you need to apply for three documents including Tibet travel permit, Alien's Travel Permit, and Military Permit. Tibet travel permit is the necessary certificate for you to enter Tibet. You need to check it before you board and take the train to Lhasa. When applying for an Alien's Travel Permit in Shigatse, 50 RMB/person is charged. Although Tibet travel permit and Military Permit are free, because Tibet travel agencies need a lot of organization work and time to get the two documents, the…

The Road Routes to Mount Kailash

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As one of the most sacred mountain in Tibet, Mt Kailash is located in the remote area in Tibet. This is the holy area for four religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bonism. Each year, lots of pious pilgrims and Buddhists from different nations come to this holy mountain for the purpose of seeking blessings from God. This tradition can be traced back to many years ago.

There are many restrictions for travelers to travel to Tibet. For example, all foreigners are not allowed to travel to Tibet alone. They must book a local travel agency like Great Tibet Tour. And they cannot have a Tibet tour without Tibet Travel Permit. This permit can only be applied by your travel agency. If you want to visit Mt Kailash, you need to apply for three permits including Tibet Travel Permits, Alien’s Travel Permit, and Military Permit. These permits can be applied by your tour agency. Besides that, your tour agency will help you arrange the restaurants, hotels, and transportation for you. W…

Mount Kailash Tour

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Located in the west of Gangdise Shan, Mount Kailash is a high mountain with 6,638 meters in the Kailash Range. It is close to the two famous Tibetan attractions-Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshastal. Standing in front of Mount Kailash, you can see the Gurla Mandata in the distance. This mountain is regarded as the most sacred mountain in many pilgrims eyes’, including the believer of the Tibetan Buddhism, Hindus and the followers of the Bön religion. Travelers are not allowed to climb to the peak because of the holiness. Pilgrims from different nations come to Mount Kailash to do kora. Walking around the holy thing like a rock, a shrine or a mountain. If you want to have a Mount Kailash tour, you can follow the four main classic ways.
Route One: Kashgar - Shiquanhe - Kailash
This route is very bleak and desolate. Travelers will stay at the highest altitude for a long time. Firstly, travelers will arrive in Kashgar city. Then they will travel through the edge of the Takla Makan desert. T…

Mount Kailash Tour

In the holy land, Tibet, Mount Kailash Tour is the most visited sacred destination. In Hinduism, Mount Kailash is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva. Both Hinduism and Buddhism recognize it as the “Center of the World”. We offer various Mount Kailash tour packages to realize travelers’ dream and help pilgrims refresh their spirits. Not allowed to be climbed, Mt Kailash can only be kora around. The kora circle is 52 kilometers long and can be completed in 3 days, it attracted numerous travelers and pilgrims to show their devotion. According to Hinduism legend, the powerful Lord Shiva lives at Kailash where he had spent his time practicing yogic austerities, making joyous love with his divine companion Parbati and smoking sacred herb marijuana. Stands 6, 638 meters above sea level, Mount Kailash is the holiest destination of pilgrimage for both Tibetans and Hindus. The 3-day trek at an average altitude of 4, 700 meters above sea level with shin air is really a test of both body and s…

Most Common Questions about Mount Kailash Tours

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Tibet is never short of holy peaks. Of all the instantly-recognizable mountains, Mt. Kailash (6638m) is known as the holiest destination of Tibetan Mt. Kailash is known as the holies destination of Tibet pilgrimage tour.. Drawn by awe-inspiring mountain scenery and a palpable sense of holiness in this particular region, each year numerous global tourists flock to Darchen (4675m) to get a taste of the ultimate 3-day kora around Mt. Kailash.

1. The location of Mt.Kailash and way of getting there Considered as one of the holy mountains in the world, Kailash is to the west of Tibet of about 1300km. The road condition of western Tibet has been greatly improved in recent years so you deserve to visit Kailash if you get a holiday around 13 or 15 days. The time you spent on the road is less because of the tarred road for even cars and mini-buses.What’s more, tourists can fly to there within 3 hours because of the establishment of the new airport in western Tibet.
2. Weather Condition When people …

Tibet Permits for Mount Kailash Tour

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Before starting yourMount Kailash tour, you need to prepare all the necessary documents to enter Tibet. I'll give you a list of all the documents you need as below,
1 China visa

In most cases, a visa is a permit granted before entering a country and it’s usually charged. Many foreign tourists thought that the Tibet visa (Tibet Travel Permit) is the only document to be prepared when traveling to Tibet. In fact, this is a big misunderstanding. If a foreigner traveler wants to go to Tibet autonomous region in China, he or she should apply for a China visa first and then apply for Tibet Travel Permit by Tibet Tourism Bureau.
Some foreign tourists will ask, “If I enter Tibet from the main cite in China and travel back to the main cites in China, do I need to apply for China visa in Tibet, or should I get multiple entry visas before entering China?” The answer is no. It is not necessary because Tibet is the management of China. When you travel to Tibet, you still not leave the territory …

How to trek to Mount Kailash

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For all believers from Tibet, Nepal, India and other regions, the greatest wish in life is to do Mount Kailash kora. They think, if a person who turned a circle around Mount Kailash, his life can be cleared of sin; if turn twelve circles around Mount Kailash, they can escape from hell; if turn a circle around Mount Kailash on the birth of Sakyamuni, it can increase twelve times around the merit, the equivalent of thirteen annual rings. Mount Kailash is about 1300km away from Lhasa. Every year, it will attract a large number of believers and tourists who love hiking to trek around.
I'm not really a greedy man. I didn't trek to Mount Kailash to get what I wanted. Such a legendary snow mountain is attractive to everyone who loves hiking. The reason why I came to Tibet was not for what purpose, but for it only – Mt. Kailash.
Tibet visa you needed before entering Tibet
Before you enter in Tibet, you need to apply for Tibet travel permit. If not, you will not be able to board a flight,…