Mount Kailash tour via Kyirong

This Mount Kailash tour is a  pilgrimage site as well as Tourist destination. Mount Kailash, or Precious Snow Mountain, is to seek spiritual enlightenment and experience the natural beauty of the region. According to the Hindus Mythology, Lord Shiva spends his most of the time on the top of the holy Mount Kailash, practicing Yogic austerities, joy and love with his divine consort Parbati (Mother of Mythology). The Lake Mansarovar and the holy Mount Kailash are the SOUL of all Hindu and Buddhist followers in the world. 

“Conventional wisdom says a single circuit of Mt. Kailash wipes out the sins of a lifetime, 108 Parikramas guarantees enlightenment. A ritual bath in the sacred Mansarovar Lake delivers pilgrim to Brahma’s paradise and a drop drink of its water relinquishes the sins of hundreds of lifetimes.”

The best time to undertake the Mount Kailash Tour is during the summer months (May to September) when the weather is milder and the mountain is more accessible. Before visiting this tour, everybody should mentally prepared – The tour is physically demanding due to the high altitude and challenging terrain. Participants must be in good health and physically fit to undertake the journey. Altitude sickness is a real concern, so it’s crucial to acclimatize properly.

At a Glance:

Kailash Location: Western Tibet.
Altitude:                             Kailash peak (6714m) above the Sea level.
Base camp:  Darchen (4560m) above Sea level.
Climate: Unpredictable (Max 20 degree Celsius to Min. –10 degree Celsius).
Beliefs: Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Bon-Po (all AUM followers).
Visiting time:  Late April to October
Parikrama (Kora) Kailash: 52 Km (three days) – 42 Km. only by walk.
Altitude of manas: 4550m above Sea level.
Parikrama of manas:  102 Km. (one day by Land Cruiser).
Kilometer from Kathmandu: 850 (one way) including 38Km round of Kailash Parbat.