Mt Kailash (6,714 m) is the holiest mountain in Tibet. It is situated in the far western corner of the Tibetan plateau. This legendary snow-capped jewel is revered by four different religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism & Bonpo) as one of the most sacred and challenging pilgrimages in the world. Four of the Orient’s greatest rivers; the Brahmaputra, the Sutlej, the Indus & the Karnali originate from and around the Mt Kailash. At the base of the mountain, are two vast lakes, Mansarovar & Rakastal.
For the Hindus, Mt Kailash is regarded as the spiritual centre of the universe. Accoroding to Hindu mythology, Mt Kailash is fantastic pillar of 84,000 miles around which everything revolves with its root to the lowest hell and summit touching the heaven. Mt Kailash is itself an abode of Lord Shiva. Shiva, lord of the universe who shares this magnificent mountain with his consort Parvati. In Hinduism it is believed that a single bath in sacred Lake Mansarovar offers a pilgrim an easy access to Brahma’s (Hindu god for creation) paradise. And a single drink of its holy water wipes out the sins of hundred lifetimes. While in Buddhism, Mt Kailash is the holy pilgrimage where their first prophet achieved enlightenment.
Tibet Kailash Trek begins with the scenic drive from Kathmandu to Nyalam via Kodari Highway. As this trek offers a scenic beauty of Tibet, Lake Mansarovar and holy Mt. Kailash. As well as this trek gives you chance to explore the culture and lifestyle of Tibetan People who are basically nomadic. As per the request of our clients, we also customize the itinerary of the trek.
Day 1: Early drive in Nyalam via Kodari Highway.
Day 2: Rest day in Nyalam for acclimatization.
Day 3: Drive to Saga.
Day 4: Drive to Paryang.
Day 5: Drive to Manasarovar.
Day 6: Exploring Mansarovar lake and drive tp Darchen.
Day 7: Trek to Dirphuk.
Day 8: Trek to Zutul Puk via crossing Dolma la pass.
Day 9: Trek to Darchen and drive to Tirthapuri.
Day 10: Drive to Toling and Tsaprang.
Day 11: Explore Toling and Tsaparang and Guge Kingdom.
Day 12: Scenic drive to Horchu.
Day 13: Drive to Saga.
Day 14: Drive to Nyalam.
Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu via Koadari Highway.