Next ScheduledThe custom of circumambulating Kailash is believed to purify the soul and cultivate in each pilgrim the ability to perceive the Divine. The experience is elevating and inspiring, and many pilgrims return to their homes with feelings of exaltation and spiritual inspiration.[...more]
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"Kailash is the most incredible place on earth I have ever been. Thank you so much for your help in getting me there."- Ben Winston, Freelance Travel Writer and Photographer
Kailash and Mansarovar Pilgrimage
Mount Kailash is believed to be the holiest mountain in the world to those of Hindu, Bon and Jain beliefs. It has proven to be a great enigma for adventurers throughout the ages, and for modern day travelers it offers an adventure unparalleled to any other modern-day adventure on this planet Earth.
This holy mountain is part of the Transhimalaya in far western Tibet, near the source of four of the longest rivers in Asia: The Indus, Sutlej, Brhamaputra, and Karnali rivers. To top off its magical connections, two powerful and holy lakes are found very near Kailash- Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshastal.
The locals refer to Kailash as Kang Rinpoche, or ‘Precious Snow Mountain’, but we can say that this mountain is precious for many reasons to those of many faiths. For the Hindus, Kailsh is the abode of Lord Shiva, and a symbol of his power.
Karnali Excursions has been running pilgrimage treks to Mt. Kailash and holy Lake Manasarovar for over fifteen years, sharing this holy yatra with pilgrims and adventurers from all over the world. As we move along on this pilgrimage, from Nepal across western Tibet, the connections we have with local experts, the understandings we have of the land, our experience and expertise all assure you, the journey of a lifetime!