Mount Kailash Manasarovar tour is one of the most popular pilgrimage trip in Tibet. Mt. Kailash (6,714 m) believed to be the most sacred mountain in the world, shaped like a diamond and adored like a lotus. It is located in the western part of Tibet between the Himalayas and Karakurum range. Mt. Kailash has its own geographical significance first is that it is the source of the four major rivers Karnali, Indus, Sutlej and Brahmaputra. The second is that as mentioned above, regarded to be the the holiest mountain, therefore, why various religious groups namely Buddhists, Hindus, Jain, and Bon make it to Mt. Kailash primarily at Kailash Mansarovar lake side, with the aim to worship and flood their sins. Hindu religious group consider Mt. Kailash to be the abode of Shiva, the lake situated nearby mountain called Manasarobar Lake, the soul of Brahma. Tibetans call Kailash Kang Rimpoche. Jains worship it as Mt. Ashtapada, the peak from which the religion´s founder, Rishabanatha, achieved spiritual liberation, whereas, the followers of Bon Po, the ancient pre Buddhist shamanistic religion of Tibet refer Mt. Kailash as the soul of Tibet. These are crystal clear about the significance of Mt. Kailash, and this is why Mt. Kailash tour is also famously dubbed to be pilgrimage tour as well.
Mt. Kailash tour is regarded to be the longest and one of the best trips to explore the hidden treasures of the Tibet. From this peak area, you will be able to see and enjoy with the amazing views of range of mountains spanning to the border of Afaganistan, India, Pakistan, and Nepal. Mount Kailash Manasarovar tour or yatra begins with a day drive from Kathmandu to Nyalam through Kodari highway, the China Nepal friendship highway and then continue to Saga, Parang, and finally you will reach at Mansarovar area. After making an excursion around, you will retrace back to Tarchen and then Drira Phuk Gumpa, Zutul Phuk Gompa and make excursion all around the famous Buddhist monasteries and subsequently you will retrace back to Horchu, Saga and finally get back to Saga, Nyalam and Kathmandu.
For trekking a load of 25 kilos is allowed.