Mt. Kailash & Mansarovar tour, Mt. Kailash tour and trekking via simikot. Simikot is located in far western Nepal and is about as remote as you can get! Your trek will take you through a unique blend of Tibetan Buddhist and Nepali Gurung cultures. The vertiginous Himalayan trails climb up to a dramatic plateau at over 4000m. Still a traditional pilgrimage route to the holy Mt. Kailash, this trek will reward you with dramatic views and a sense of intimacy with Nepal like no other trek.
Highlights: The uncontrived nature of both the region and people will leave you with a lifetime memories - truly a wondrous trek experience! Mt. Kailash, 6,740 m. is situated to the north of the Himalayan barrier, wholly within Tibet. It is the perfect mountain with awesome beauty, with 4 great faces. It is the spiritual centre for four great religions: Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism, the Jain religion and the pre-Buddhist animistic religion - Bonpo. To Tibetans it is known as Khang Rimpoche (Precious Jewel of Snow) and they see it as the navel of the world. South of Mount Kailash, across the great plain of Barga at the base of the majestic Mount Gurla Mandhata lies the two lakes Mansarovar and Rakshas Tal. They are the highest bodies of fresh water in the world, with Mansarovar (330 sq km), at 4,558 meters, about fifteen meters higher than Rakshas Tal. Mansarovar is the larger of the two lakes and considered by Buddhists and Hindus to be more worthy of veneration. Buddhists believe that Queen Maya, the Buddha's mother, was carried here by the gods and washed prior to given birth to the Buddha. Different people has different ideas of it's description. You will feel the real difference in this world. Go there, see and feel the difference once in your life time.
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