Mt. Kailash is recognized as the lofty mountain in the world, and the center of the world by Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, Bon - native religion in Tibet and Jainism. At 6656 meters above sea level, Mt. Kailash, shaped like a pyramid, is the main peak of Gangdise Range with symmetrical sides. Historically, there used to have many Chinese and foreign monks preaching in there. Thus, it became the center of worship for four sects a long time ago, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Bon, which is also the Mount Olympus in the east, a fascinated place for tens of thousands pilgrims of china, India and Nepal.
Autumn (Sep-Nov) and Spring (Mar-May)
Highest access of the Trek
-10 to 15 Celsius
Chettries, mahara, bohara Jhkari, Lohar
Mode of the trek
Tea house and Camping
Tea house and Camping
Most attraction of the Trek
Off touristy route and authentic Nepalese life style
Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, early in the morning transfer to the airport for the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa on China Southwest Airlines. This one hour Trans Himalayan Flight will give you an opportunity to have an aerial view of the Mt. Everest and other Himalayan Peaks. Arrival at Gonggar airport. After clearing immigration and customs it will be a two hour drive to cover the 93 km. to Lhasa which is situated at a altitude of 3650 meters (13,000ft) overnight in Hotel.
Drive from Lhasa gyantse, (3900 m) (270 km) along the way you cross the Kamba la (4794m) and the Karo la pass (5010m), both grant spectacular views. After the Kamba la you come to Yamdrok tso, also known as the Turquoise Lake. You'll want to have your camera ready. Overnight in Hotel.
Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (3800 m.) (95 km) In the morning visit Gyantse stupa and monastery followed by a two hour drive to Shigatse. Here see the giant Buddha in the famous Tashilumpo monastery. The seat of the Panchen Lama. Overnight in Hotel.
Continues drive from Shigatse to Lhatse (4350 m.) (150 km) in the journey you cross over two high passes with fine views.probley you will have for lunch we stop in the small town of Lhatse. Overnight in Lhatse or Tingri. Here you will meet your Nepali staff for your onward journey to Mt Kailash.
Drive to Saga (4450m) (290km) today is long driving day over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other things like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keep you busy. By the late afternoon you will cross Bhramha Purtra River way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for night. Overnight at Camp.
Drive Saga to Paryang (4600m) (185 km) Jeeps and trucks roll on the wide valley following rivers and grazing land of yaks and sheep. Far south you can see snow covered peaks near by you, lots of rocky peaks and sand duns give you an ideal world. Depends on season, nomads and other mobile shopkeepers are attired by beautiful traditional costume, waiting your arrival with hot tea and other supplies along with big smile. Overnight at Camp.
Drive Paryang to Mansarovar (4558m) (277km Drive towards Mayum-La (5010m) and continue the drive to Mansarovar Lake (4550m) Overnight camp. by the afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Mansarovar Lake. overnight at camp .
Holy-Mansarovar kora: The best way you need one day extra for good acclimatization for Dolma-La pass which is (5600m).so rest day you can do mansarovar kora by jeep and mean time you can visit Jiwu temple and the Chu Gumba. By the kora, you will have fantastic view of Holy Kailash Parbat, Mt. Gurula-Mandala, Lake Rashekshi are lying on its surrounding. The region is considered rich for gold and other mines, hot springs and hundreds of wild living creatures. Overnight at camp.
From Mansarovar drive to Darchen (4700m) Mansarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Darchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.overnight in Hotel.
Drive to trekking starting point and Trek to Dehara Puk (5000m) it is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will be keep on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes almost 4 hrs.
Dehara Puk to Tea shop valley or Zhutul Puk: about three hrs walk up to the Doma-La pass (18600ft) (5600m) between two valleys: Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget your self. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon you will arrive nice valley and there some tea shop. The best way you can spend the night in nice green valley and Zuthal Puk is very log way down. Because from zuthul puk to road is less then 2 hrs.overnight at camp.