Simikot Kailash and Mansarovar tour

In 1993 governments of China and Nepal decided to open the border between two countries. Since then trekkers are able to go to Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar through Simikot of Humla, Humla is Nepal’s most underdeveloped and remote district located at the western part of the country. This Simikot Kailash route is one of the exciting and most virgin route for trekkers in terms of tourist inflow. This tour of Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar starts from Simikot, located at an altitude of 2910 meters, and crosses Nara La pass (4530 meters) before reaching the Tibetan Plateau.

Day 1
Fly Kathmandu/ Nepalgunj overnight at Hotel.
Day 2
Fly Nepalgunj to Simikot camp
Day 3
Simikot / start trek to Majhgaon (2200 m)
Day 4
Trek Majhgaon / Khermi (2690 m) Camp
Day 5
Trek Khermi / Yangar (2850 m) Camp
Day 6
Trek Yangar/ Palwang (3380 m) Camp.
Day 7
Trek Palwang/ Sisip (4330 m) Camp
Day 8
Rest day for acclimatize at Sisip Camp
Day 9
Trek Nara La (4620 m) Sher (3860 m) (Tibet) drive to Purang Taklakot (3930 m) Camp
Day 10
Drive Taklakot/ Manasarovar (5410 m) Camp
Day 11
Drive Manasarovar/ Darchen (4560 m) Camp
Day 12
Start trek around Mt. Kailash Camp at Damding Donkhang (4890 m)
Day 13
Continue trek/ camp at Jarok Donkhang (Milarepa’s footprint) (5210 m
Day 14
Continue trek to Zutul Phuk (4790 m) Camp
Day 15
Trek to Zongdui drive to Horche near Manasarovar overnight guest house/camp
Day 16
Free day Manasarovar.
Day 17
Drive Parang Camp
Day 18
Drive Parang to Saga (260 km, 7-8 hours drive) overnight guest house/ camp
Day 19
Drive Saga Nyalam Hotel / Camp
Day 20
Drive Nyalam – Zhangmu – Kathmandu – overnight hotel.
Trip style Group joining basis or private tours
Entry / Exit Drive / Flight / Trek
Grade Strenuous
Max Elevation 5630m/18466ft
Accommodation Hotel / Guesthouse / Camping
Meal AP basis (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Transportation Private vehicle


It takes about 6 days to reach to Tibetan border from Simikot and this time will be perfect for acclimatization as we will be ascending steadily and gaining altitude under safety limit. As there is no direct flight available to Simikot from Kathmandu, will have to first go to Nepalgunj. The flight to Simikot takes off only in early morning so, we will have to stay at Nepalgunj for a day. Simikot Kailash and Mansarovar tour finishes at Zhangmu and it takes about 20 days to finish this tour.

Lake Mansarovar facts

Surface elevation: 14,948′ (4,556 m)
Area: 123.6 sq miles (320 km²)
Shore length: 15.53 miles (25 km)

Mount Kailash Elevation: 21,778′ (6,638 m)


Accommodation in twin sharing basis as per the itinerary on BB basis

Four Wheel drive (4500 or 2004 model Toyota) with Govt. license holder driver during the tour

English speaking Tibetan Guide

Transportation as per the itinerary by necessary vehicle

Monastery entrance fee

1 Support Truck for camping supply

Yak and Yak herder

Tibet Travel permit

Camping environment taxes if necessary

Emergency portable oxygen cylinder

Trip Information pack

Tibet Visa Fee


Nepal re-entry visa fee

Lunch and Dinner in hotels

Alcoholic beverages and bar bills

Extra costs due to Landslides, road blockage and other such weather related problems

All expenses of personal nature, phone calls, laundry etc.

Expenses incurred during rescue services

Services not mentioned herein.