In the far west of Tibet is Mt Kailash, the most sacred mountain in Asia, which is venerated by Buddhists, Hindus, and previously the ancient Bon religion of Tibet. Mt Kailash is an important site for Buddhist and Hindu pilgrims who make a 53km circuit, of the mountain. Buddhists and Hindus circumambulate clockwise and its anti-clockwise for Bon followers. To circumambulate once is said to erase the sins of a lifetime. The mountain itself is 6714m high and with its four sheer walls and snow capped peak is an awe-inspiring sight as you hike around its base.
On this trip, we drive from Kathmandu to the Tibet border at Zhangmu. Then drive across the wide open spaces of the Tibet Plateau to Lake Manasarovar and Mt Kailash.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Zhangmu/Nyilam (3750m)
Day 02: Nyalam.
Day 03: Nyalam to Saga
Day 04: Saga to Prayang
Day 05: Prayang to Lake Manasarovar (4560m)
Day 06: Manasarovar
Day 07: Manasarovar to Darchen (4560m)
Day 08: Kailash Kora / Parikrama – Darchen to Diraphuk Gomba
Day 09: Kailash Kora / Parikrama – Diraphuk to ZutulPuk Gompa (4790m)
Day 10: Kailash Kora / Parikrama – Zutul-Puk to Darchen (4560m)
Day 11: Manasarovar to Prayang (4750m)
Day 12: Paryang to Saga (4600m)
Day 13: Saga to Nyilam (3750m)
Day 14: Nyalam to Kathmandu (1400m)
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