Mt. Kailash Specials - Mt. Kailash By Air
Tour Code: HH/TIB/
Duration: 9 nights / 10 Days
"In the hundred ages of the gods, I could not tell the glories of The Himalaya,
there is no mountain like The Himalaya for in it are Kailash and Manasarovar."
From the Hindu Epic RAMAYANA
Pilgrimage to Mount Kailash & Lake Manasarovar, are considered to be the most sacred
by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains & Bonpos. Mt. Kailash is known as Ghang Rinpoche “Jewel
of Snow” by Tibetans, as they consider it as the “Navel of the World”. For Buddhists,
Mt. Kailash is the “Abode of Arhats”(those who have attained paradise). Bonpos consider,
Shanrab their founder, descended from the heavens on this mountain. The Hindus consider
Mt. Kailash as the “Center of the Universe” & the abode of Lord Shiva & Parvati.
South of Mt. Kailash, at the base of Mt. Gurla Mandhata, there are two lakes,namely
Lake Manasarovar & Rakshas Tal. Rakshas Tal the smaller lake is considered to be
inauspicious & Manasarovar is considered to be most sacred & worthy of salvation.
Hindus believe that Gods descend down from heaven to take a bath in this holy lake.
Buddhists believe that Queen Maya took a bath in this holy lake before giving birth
to Lord Buddha. The glaciers of Mt. Kailash & Mt. Gurla Mandhata feed both these
Since ages many hermits & pilgrims have been undertaking journeys to this sacred
& the holiest of all Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar, because of the religious &
mythological importance. Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar is situated in southern
Tibet aptly known as the ‘Roof of the World’.
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