Kailash Yatra Kerung to Kerung
Kailash Yatra Kerung to Kerung facts
Trip Mode: On Lodge / Guest House and Camping. Trip Grade:Moderate to Adventurous with touch of high altitude
Activities: Overland drive and hike around Mt. Kailash.Highest Elevation:5,470 m on top of Drolma-la / Droma.
In Tibet: 09 nights & 10 days (Kyirong to Dhunche) Total Trip:14 nights & 15 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Season:April to September includes monsoon months of June to August.
Mt. Kailash at 6,714 m / 22,028 ft high, wholly within Tibet an amazing mountain of beauty and grace, with four great cardinal faces, eastern face is believed to be crystal, the western ruby, the southern sapphire and the northern gold.
Tour of Mt. Kailash & Manasarover Lake leads you to holiest of all holy spots for Hindu-Buddhist-Jain and Bon religions, truly an amazing place on this planet located South Western Tibet regarded as world highest and largest plateau.
Tour of Mt. Kailash & Manasarover Lake, an adventure of a lifetime experience traveling into remote and far flung corners of Tibetan windswept country, offers fascinating scenery during the drive to our sacred and amazing destination around Mt. Kailash.
Starting from the capital city of Nepal in Kathmandu where drive leads towards high road to reach at Rasuwa district around Langtang Himal areas and towards Nepal / Tibet –China borders at Kyirong (a newly opened frontier for foreign travelers).
On drive staying overnights in local guesthouse and lodge with an opportunity to observe local colorful culture and traditional life of Tibetans which they have preserved since past hundreds of centuries.
Drive leads on the vast windswept country and over several scenic passes to reach at holy Manasarover Lake, with time here for offering and prayer (for Hindu-Buddhist pilgrims or Jain) and then with acclimatization days at Manasarover, journey continues on vast Barkha plain to reach past Darchen at Tarboche a holy spot of Buddhist pilgrims on the west side of Mt. Kailash.
From here walk leads on the windswept plain to Dhiraphuk a small settlement with few lodge and guest house for travelers with views of Kailash North Face, next morning a big climb to Droma-La pass which is also a sacred spot festooned with thousands of colorful Buddhist prayer flags and offering, with awesome views of surrounding terrain with Mt. Kailash at its closest.
After a rest stop heading downhill towards Zutulphuk another temporary settlement with few lodge, from here a short walk leads to an end of the Parikrama, Kora or circuit of holy Mt. Kailash.On completing our pilgrimage around Kailash heading back to Nepal on the same route with an opportunity to catch more excellent views on the way back to the border at Kyirong and towards Kathmandu, after a most mesmerizing journey of a lifetime on Tour of Mt. Kailash & Manasarover Lake.