Mount Kailash Trek

Trip Facts

Trip Introduction

Mount Kailash, (6,740 m) immense peaks made of black rock, the proportioned Kailash peak has a unique diamond-like form with four vertical facades. The south face has a vertical cut across its horizontal layers. Near the holy mountain is the spring of the Indus, Sutlej and Brahmaputra rivers and on its south side are two freshwater lakes, the easternmost of which is the very sacred Lake Manasarovar (Mapam).

Mount Kailash is known as Tise, Kailasa and Kang Rimpoche in Tibetan which means ‘Jewel of the shows’. Kailash peak symbolizes the place of Lord Shiva for Hindus while for the Buddhists, a worldly projection of the vast mandala, the ‘Wheel of Life’. Also, for the Bonpos, the mountain is considered as the sacred nine-storey Swastika Mountain.

The tour to Mount Kailash begins with a flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu, and traveling by road for nine days into western Tibet till we Mt. Kailash. While traveling, we will camp by the 15,000-foot, the world’s premier freshwater lake Manasarovar. It is majestically calm and dignified like a huge bluish-green emerald set in between two mighty mountains, Mount Kailash on the north and Mandhata on the South. Visit to Mount Kailash and taking a bath in the Manasarovar is supposed to bring about salvation (Moksha) and wash away all the bad deeds of life.

Along with experiencing the attractive scenery, northern treasures of the country, Take Me trekking Pvt.Ltd will make your trek memorable one by letting you witness the spotless design of nature’s art of bewitching and overpowering beauty.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m.)

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing day

Day 03: Drive to Nylam (3750m.)

Day 04: Drive to Saga (4450m.)

Day 05: Drive to Paryang

Day 06: Drive to Manasarovar (4558m.)

Day 07: Trek to Manasarovar

Day 08: Drive to Tarchan

Day 09: Trek to Dehara Puk (5000m.)

Day 10: Trek to Dolma – La Pass

Day 11: Drive back to Takla Kot

Day 12: Drive to Sera or Khojarnath Temple and fly back to Nepalgunj

Day 13: fly back to Kathmandu

Day 14: Farewell Day


Equipments

  • You must bring the following items:
  • Hiking boots
  • Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Head torch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L.
  • Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel
  • Daypack, 25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*
  • Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets