Mount Kailash is one of the most popular religious sites located in Tibet. Mount Kailash is holy places for Buddhist, Hindus and Jain believers where every year thousands of people visit on the occasion of Saga Dawa festival which happens during May-June each year. Mount Kailash is important mountain in Asian history with elevation of 6656 meters is located in the county of Bruagn in Ngari area. According to ancient Sanskrit documents, the Gangdise Range had become a holy Mountain as early as 2,000 years before Christ. The Hindu myth has it that the “palace” for the god of gods was built on the peak of Kailash of the Gangdise Range. The Tibetan Buddhists believe that the mountain is in the shape of an olive with a grand legendary palace on the peak.
Manasarovar Lake is situated on the lap of Mount Kailash which is one of the highest fresh water lakes of the world, is over 20 kilometers to the southeast of Mount Kailash with a total surface area of 400 square kilometers. This placid lake is a vast expanse of pristine water, absolutely beautiful under the vast and clear sky. The legend has it that Goddess Woma bathed in the lake. Because of its sheer beauty and charming myths and legends, the lake was mentioned as a celestial lake of the west in an ancient book written by Xuanzang, a Tang Dynasty monk known for his journey to India in search of Buddhist scriptures. Trekking Experts offers this Mount Kailash Tour to explore holy Mount Kailash and Mansarovar along with beautiful Tibetan plateau.
There are several routes to reach Mount Kailash, however Mount Kailash Tour with Trekking Experts begins with flying to Lhasa and ends at border with Nepal (Kerung/Nyalam). You’ll have great opportunity to visit central Tibet including Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigtse and other Tibetan settlements. You’ll visit the most popular residence of Dalai Lama-The Potala Palace, 1300 years old Jokhang temple, Tibetan Buddhist university Sera Monastery, world’s biggest Drepung monastery and circling around Mount Kailash and Mansarovar.
Scenic flight to Lhasa over Mount Everest
Visit the business hub of central Tibet-Lhasa city
Visit amazing Potala Palace, biggest Buddhist monastery on earth-Drepung, Jokhang, Sera etc
Visit historical monastery, Tashilumpo in Shigatse
Cross spectacular passes such as Karo La, Khamba La, Shung La etc
Visit beautiful Yamdrok Lake
Circling around Mount Kailash
See highest fresh water lake-Mansarovar
Fantastic views of Mount Everest, Lhotse and Makalu respectively which are over 8000 meter
Travel through the beautiful Tibetan landscape