Best Time for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra in 2018

Mount Kailash is the most visited holy mountain in the world. A historical point in the world, with the origination of four of the most sacred rivers ensuring that Mount Kailash sits at a very high position of religious virtue. The four sacred streams which flow from Mount Kailash are – The Indus River, Sutlej…

March 8, 2018 BY Kunga

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Ultimate Guide To Kailash Inner Outer Koras

Mt Kailash Kora trek is one of the most arduous trekking pilgrimages in the world. Kora is the act of going around a place of religious significance. People from all over Asia and the west come to trek around the sacred mountain Kailash and the holy lake Mansarover. It is said that taking a dip…

March 6, 2018 BY Kunga

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Top Eight Holy Mountains in Tibetan Area

The Tibetan areas mentioned here are not limited to Tibet but include Tibet, Sichuan, Qinghai, Gansu, and Yunnan provinces. Since 2011, I have been to the Tibetan areas for more than once a year. And even compared with this year’s journey to the north of Xinjiang, I still think the trip to Tibetan areas is…

March 1, 2018 BY Kunga

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How to Get to Mount Kailash from Lhasa, Kathmandu and Simikot

Mount Kailash translates to Precious Jewel of Snow, which matches the description of the beautiful mountain perfectly. It is not just beautiful but attracts thousands of Buddhists and Hindus as it is the most sacred peak in Tibet. The best part of Mount Kailash is it’s not too high to get altitude sickness and not…

February 27, 2018 BY Kunga

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Full Moon Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Thousands of pilgrims and tourists flock to Tibet to circumambulate Mt Kailash and Mansarovar Lake. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is a holy trek for people of many faiths – Hindus, Bons, Jains, and Buddhists. Kailash Mansarovar is to these faiths as Mecca is to Islam. It is believed that the founders of these four religions…

February 22, 2018 BY Kunga

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Top 9 Things to Know Before You Travel to Tibet in 2018

1. Tibetan New Year and Chinese Spring Festival on February 16, 2018 In China, the Tibetan New Year and the Spring Festival are not fixed. Sometimes the difference is two or three days, sometimes a month apart. However, there are overlaps, and it happens to be the same day: February 16, 2018 in Gregorian calendar.…

February 13, 2018 BY Kunga

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How to Avoid Altitude Sickness in Tibet

Tibet is known as the roof of the world, as it is one of the highest places. A trip here is a different experience worth exploring. Tibet comes under the Qinghai- Tibet Plateau, which is the most elevated plateau in the world with an average elevation of 4,500 meters. Tibet’s daring high elevation, easy going…

February 1, 2018 BY Kunga

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