Trekking Mount Kailash

If you plan on trekking Mount Kailash, and want to avoid getting altitude sickness, this itinerary gives you a relatively slow entry to Lhasa, and ascent to Everest Base Camp, plus an extra rest day before you hit the extreme high altitudes of Kailash.

Since no independent travel is allowed to Tibet and you must work with a travel agency, you want to be sure to choose a Tibetan-owned agency, which hires Tibetan guides only. The simplest way to do this is ask us to connect you to a reliable Tibetan-owned travel agent to plan a great trip for you that also supports the local Tibetan economy and culture. (Note to our Indian friends: Sorry, our agents cannot assist Indian nationals.)

Kailash trek

Itinerary for Trekking Mount Kailash

This 20 day itinerary includes a day in Eastern Tibet, the Tibet train, Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse, Everest Base Camp, and culminates in the 3-day Mt. Kailash trek.

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Updated on March 12, 2020. First published on January 19, 2016.

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