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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.