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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What to Expect for Tibet Travel in Western Tibet?

Traveling through Tibet is one of life’s biggest adventures, and never more so than when traveling in the west of the region, in some of the most inhospitable environments in the world, on the high Tibetan plateau. Western Tibet, which covers mostly northwestern Shigatse and Ngari Prefectures, is a remote area on the edge of…

January 18, 2019 BY Kunga

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Top 6 Tibetan Experiences in Nagri

Nagri is located in Western Tibet at an average elevation of 4,500m. It is one of those places where there are just endless views and very few people. The entire region sees frequent strong winds and the temperature fluctuated between 0 ℃ to 20 ℃. The air is thin and dry all around the year.…

May 28, 2018 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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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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