Important Information for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra



Our guests need Chinese Visa for entering Tibet. For Tibet only group visa is issued by the Chinese Authority. For visa procedure we must need copy of your passport at least 45 days prior to the commencing your trip. You may send it us through email to our official email address.

We do visa procedure from Kathmandu. We need your original passport with two passport size photos and home address detail on the arrival day of your Kathmandu.

Notes to be considered for Chinese (Tibet) Visa

 1. For Chinese (Tibet) visa you must be in possession of valid passport for at least 6 months. 

2. The copy of your passport that you send us one month before and your actual passport must be same in order to avoid the risk of not getting the visa.

3. The traveler who is joining Kailash Mansarovar Heli Tour should send us the scanned copy of original passport with two passport size photographs before 45 days prior to commencing the trip.

 4. Do not apply for Chinese visa in your country by yourself if you are intending to travel Tibet via Kathmandu (Nepal). If you had applied for the Chinese Visa in your country prior to arrival in Kathmandu, it would be automatically cancelled when we apply for you in Kathmandu.


All arrangements within Tibet are solely at the discretion of China Tibet Tourism Bureau, a government organization and we have no control over the quality of facilities.

Check List of Packing

The following list is suggested to pack for KailashMansarovar Tour. Please use this list as a guideline. Adjustments to the list can be done according to your needs and interests.


Thermal trousers 

Under Garments 

Lightweight cotton long loose fitting pants 


Light and weight thermal tops 

Fleece jacket or pullover 

Down jacket 

Lightweight gloves wool or fleeced 

Thick, warm wool hiking socks 

Hiking shoes with spare laces 

Running shoes or sandals with back strap for evening 


Daypack Bag (30-40L) 

Sleeping Bags

Torch or headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries 

Basic First Aid Kit 

Prescription drugs if you may be taking daily 

Trekking Poles/ sticks 

Refillable water bottle – Min 1 Litre 

Swim wear for bath at Mansarovar (if you need) 

Sun hat 

Sunglasses with UV protection + retainer (thread / chain)

 Personal Hygiene / Toiletry

Light weight towel 

Tissue /toilet roll 

Wet wipes / Body wipes 

Anti bacterial hands wash 

Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable) 

Soap (preferably biodegradable) 


Foot powder / cream 

Multi Nail clippers / Swiss army knife 

Face and body moisturizer 

Sunscreen and lip balm 

Small hand mirror 

Wide tooth comb / brush (especially for women)


Reading/writing material 

Camera & Binoculars 

Bed sheet (if you need your own) 

Shawl / Thin fleece blanket 

Protein bars, chocolate, dried fruits, candies, snack, readymade foods 

Umbrella or Rain Suits 

Pooja Samagri according to your tradition

First Aid Medical Kit

AK Holidays provides first aid medicines and medical kits.

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