Simikot Kailash Trek starts from the airstrip at Simikot leading you through Nepal’s most isolated western district of Humla following the Humla Karnali River to the border with Tibet and to the magical Mansarovar Lake and holy Mount Kailash known as most important pilgrimage place of both Hindus and Buddhist people. After ending our Nepal section trek to the Tibetan boarder from Simikot Tibetan guide with private vehicle will receives us at Hilsa the we start most exciting Kailash Mansarovar trip then complete the pilgrims Kora around Mount Kailash. Kora meaning literally meaning "circumambulation" a type of pilgrimage and a type of meditative practice in the Tibetan Buddhist or Bon traditions.
Mount Kailash is considered to be the divinest mountain in the Himalaya known as the center of the world for the four great religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Bönpo and Jain. Kailash is perfectly symmetrical and according to one description these faces are made f crystal, ruby, gold, and lapis lazuli. Near the base of the mountain rises four of the most significant rivers of Indian sub-continent: Indus, Sutlej, Karnali (a tributary of the Ganges River) and Brahmaputra.
The kora or trek around Mount Kailash is a distance of 50 kilometres (31 miles) and involves crossing one pass at 5,600m. We take four days to complete the kora giving you time for the necessary acclimatisation as well as opportunity to visit three main monasteries no doubt you will meet many pilgrims on the trail. After the kora we drive in Landcruisers over the Tibetan plateau and then cross the border back into Nepal near the town of Zhangmu.