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Mount Kailash (Mt. Tise) Mansarovar Trek

Destination:Tibet

Total Duration:12 Days

Trip Grade:Moderate to Strenuous

Max. Altitude:5,660m Doma La Pass

Starting from:Kathmadnu- Zhangmu- Mt.Kilash

Ending at:Zhangmu

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Mt. Kailash (Mt. Tise) & Mansaraovar tour is a lifetime trip for any traveler. Standing at an altitude of 6740m, Mt. Kailash or Mt. Tise in Tibetan is the jewel of the Himalayas and the most revered mountain in the world. It is the spiritual center for four great religions: pre-Buddhist Bonpo, Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism and Jain religions.

According to  ancient religion of Bon, Mt. Kailash is the site where its founder Shanrab is said to have descended from heaven. It was formerly the spiritual center of Zhang Zung, the ancient Bon Empire that once included all of western Tibet . Also known as Khang Rimpoche in Tibetan language, which means ‘Precious Jewel of Snow’ Mt. Kailash is regarded as the naval of earth. The Mountain is the source of water for four great rivers of Asia: the Indus, the Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra), the Karnali and the Sutlej. Tibetans believe that it is the residence of Demchog, a fierce looking tantric deity who lives there with his consort, Dorje Phagmo. The great saint and poet Milarepa is said to have spent several years here meditating in a cave.

Tibetans revere Mount Kailash as Kang Rimpoche while the followers of ancient Bon Pa religion take Kailash to be the soul of Tibet. Mount Kailash is Mount Ashtapada for Jains as they believe their Saint Rishabanatha achieved spiritual liberation.  For the Hindus, Mount Kailash is the earthly manifestation of Mt. Meru , their spiritual center of the universe. And for the Jains, Kailash is the site where their first prophet achieved enlightenment.

Pilgrims make Kora or circuambulate the mountain as a mark of worship in clockwise manner except for Bon who do in anti-clockwise direction. It is believed that making 108 circumambulation of Kailash Mountain liberates our soul from the endless cycle of life and death.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Kathamndu to Zhangmu 2300m.

Day 02:Zhangmu to Nyalam 3750m

Day 03:Rest Day in Nyalam

Day 04:Nyalam to Peiku Tso/Yak Kharka 4675m

Day 05:Peiku Tso/Yak Kharka to Zhongba 4500m.

Day 06:Zhongba to below the Mayum La 4500m

Day 07:Mayum La to Manasarovar 4560 m

Day 08:At Mansarovar

Day 09:Manasarovar to Darchen 4750 m

Day 10:Darchen to Dira-Puk 4775m

Day 11:Dira-Puk - Dilma La pass 5630m to Zutul-Puk 4700 m

Day 12:Zutul-Puk to Darchen 4560 m

Day 13:Darchen to Paryang 4750 m

Day 14:Paryang to Saga 4600 m

Day 15:Sagato Nyalam 3750 m

Day 16:Nyalam to Kathmandu 1300 m

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