Is It Worth Visiting Ruins of Guge Kingdom?

Guge Kingdom is an ancient and prosperous kingdom set up in the far northwest of Tibet in the 10th century. The ruins of Guge Kingdom lies in the area of what is now known as Zanda County in Ngari Prefecture of TAR. Guge Kingdom was founded in around 912 AD by Kyidé Nyima Gön, the…

January 17, 2020 BY Kunga

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2019 Saga Dawa Festival Tour to Mount Kailash

Why Visit Kailash during Saga Dawa Festival? The Saga Dawa Festival in Tibet is the grandest of all the festivals, with the exception of Losar, the Tibetan New Year. The festival is celebrated for an entire month, and is known as the Month of Merits, due to the fact that any positive or negative actions…

June 14, 2019 BY Kunga

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Best Time for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra

One of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in the world, thousands of pilgrims head for Mount Kailash in Western Tibet every year to perform the ritual kora around the sacred mountain. The Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is the holy trek around Mount Kailash, followed by a trip to either drink or bathe in the waters of…

April 30, 2019 BY Kunga

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How to Plan Kailash Manasarovar Full Moon Yatra Tour

One of the holiest pilgrimages for Hindus from around the world, the full moon yatra to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar is the journey of a lifetime for many Hindus and is a popular tour in Tibet Autonomous Region. Believed to be the home of the Hindu god Shiva and the goddess Parvati, the pilgrimage…

March 22, 2018 BY Kunga

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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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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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