Mysteriously sacred Mount Kailash is a sublime treasure isolated in a remote corner of western Tibet in the holiest place on earth, a majestic pyramid of rock and snow. The Lake Mansarovar is a grand creation of nature, which is not only revered by the Hindu followers but also valued by the followers of the other religions like Jain, Bone, and Buddhism. It is known as the "navel of the earth" where the divine takes an earthly form pilgrims to travel here from all over the world to pay reverence to its mystery, completing its round around following an ancient ritual of devotion.
It is believed that just a single circuit of the Kailash Mountain brightens the life and wipes out the sins of the lifetime. It emancipates Jivas from the vicious cycle of the births and the deaths consequently entering into the Brahma`s paradise.
"Conventional wisdom says a single circuit of Mt. Kailash wipes out the sins of a lifetime, 108 Parikramas guarantees enlightenment. A ritual bath in the sacred Manasarovar Lake will deliver a pilgrim to Brahma's paradise and a drop drink of its water relinquishes the sins of a hundred lifetimes."
There are various alternations for Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra from Nepal. As per the interest, wiliness, time-bound, and requirement, you can choose the best option for your suitable.
Kathmandu / Lucknow – Nepalgunj – Simikot – Hilsa – Kailash Mansarovar:
This is the popular route from Nepal to reach Mt.Kailash where you travel by Air and take a helicopter from Simikot to Hilsa Taking a Helicopter is quicker and convenient but is comparatively more costly. Through this route, the trip to Mt. Kailash takes 8 Days with parikrama and 5 days without parikarma form ex. Lucknow or ex. Nepalgunj. This route is strongly recommended if you have less holiday time for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
Best time: May, June, September (July-August tours may be influenced by the monsoon)
Kathmandu – Kyirong – Kailash Mansarovar
This is also a popular overland route for the journey to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra which takes about 14 days. After the earthquake, all overland route was closed due to the damage of road but now the road is open after four years.
Best Time: May-September
Kathmandu – Lhasa – Kailash Mansarovar
You will take a fly to Lhasa and then by road to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and which cover around 15 days. This is best shot if you have enough time and want to visit both Lhasa and Kailash Mansarovar Yatra at the same time.
Best time to go: May- September
Private Helicopter Charter is another easiest option to visit Mt. Kailash. This will definitely be highly expensive, however, will allow you to highly customize your own trip. A 5-person group is recommended if you want maximum economic efficiency since regardless of the number of people, the cost of chartering the helicopter is fixed.
Best time: May- September