Share the Ultimate Adventure Journey of Mt. Kailash ( a haven on earth).
Mt. Kailash (6714 m) is the most sacred mountain in Asia and holiest mountain in Tibet. The grandeur of Mt. Kailash can be rivalled by a very few mountains in the world. Situated in the far corner of the Tibetan plateau, this legendary snow capped jewel is revered by different religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jain and Bonpo) as one of the most sacred and challenging in the world. Four of all the great orient\'s rivers; The Brahmaputra, the Sutlej, the Indus and the Karnali originate from Mt. Kailash and around. At the base two vast lakes; Mansarovar and Rakastal are situated.
The journey to Mt Kailash and Lake Mansarovar has always been taken as one of difficult tour but attracting more and more numbers of pilgrims and visitors every year. The holiest and difficult part of this journey is the circumbulance (Kora in Tibetan) around Mt. Kailash which takes 2 days minimum. It starts from Dherapuk (5029 m) and finishes at Darchen (4550 m) via Dolmala (5600 m) the highest point enroute.
The best season for visiting in these areas is between April to October. The weather is generally stable with cool temperature during the day. To be prepared with sufficient cold weather gears.
The tour is either from Kathmandu - Kodari - Kailash - Kathmandu (14 Days - Drive in/out) or Kathmandu - Nepalgunj - Simikot - Kailash - Kathmandu (9 Days by Helicopter).