Mount Kailash mountain is situated in far west corner of Tibet. It is the most holy peak of Asia. People has different beliefs over the mountain. Buddhists titled this mountain Kang Rimpoche (Precious Jewel of Snow) and believe circumambulates Mount Kailash once, will purify the soul completely out of one’s sin of whole lifespan. whereas, It rises up to 6700 meter high, looks like a symmetrical cone shaped rock capped by pure crystal-like ice all the time, is written in various mythological and literary works. Mt Kailash lies close to Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshastal and the source of four of the longest rivers in Asia (The Indus, Sutlej, Brhamaputra, and Karnali rivers).
Hindu pilgrims believe that the mountain is the home of their God Shiva and Buddhists consider Mount Kailash as a Center of the Universe-the axis mundi in Asian cosmology. Every year hundreds of pilgrims travel from all over the world to make the ritual circumambulating Mount Kailash on foot is a holy ritual that will bring good fortune.
Drive from Kathmandu to Nyalam(3750m) and it takes about seven hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Nyalam(3750m).
Drive from Nyalam to Saga (4600m) which takes about seven hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Saga.
Drive from Saga to Prayang (4750m), the base of Mayumla Pass and it takes about six hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Prayang.
Drive from Prayang to Darchen (4620m) which takes about eight hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Darchen.
From Darchen trek starts for circuit around Mount Kailash. You stay overnight in camp.
Mount Kailash, This day being a “Full Moon”, the view is extraordinary and worth seeing. You stay overnight at camp.
Trek back to Darchen. You stay overnight at lodge in Darchen.
Short drive to Lake Manasarovar . You stay overnight at camp.
Stay at Lake Manasarovar. You stay overnight at camp.
Drive to Prayang via Mayumla Pass. You stay overnight at camp/lodge.
You continue drive to Saga. You stay overnight at camp/lodge.
Drive from Saga to Nyalam. You stay overnight at camp/lodge.
Drive from Nyalam to Kathmandu. From Nyalam, you drive down to the border town of Zhangmu.