Mount Kailash is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva by the Hindus and has other religious connotations to people of other faith too, such as for Buddhists, Bon and Jain. Every year, thousands of pilgrims flock to the far Western Tibetan region to perform the ‘Parikarma’ duty of their lives and also take the holy dip in the freshwater lake at the feet of the Mount Kailash. Mansarovar Lake, in all its beauty, beckons tourists, pilgrims and adventurers.
The Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Yatra is a goal to be fulfilled in a devotee’s lifetime to elevate himself to a higher spiritual level and is also believed to bring good fortune to their lives.
How can the Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra planned?
The tourism industry of Nepal has authorized several agencies to facilitate the Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Yatra. There are primarily two routes authorized to be taken for this Yatra to be performed.
- Route one is through Lipulekh pass and passing through important places like Narayan Ashram and Patal Bhuvaneshwar. This involves some trekking.
- Route two is through Nathu La pass and is preferred for senior citizens as the route is relatively traversable in vehicles.
The Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Yatra is primarily done in luxury buses, and land cruisers. For people wishing to gain a faster and easier entry to Mount Kailash via Kathmandu or Lucknow, the Mount Kailash Yatra by helicopter are facilitated by many a travel agencies now.
As a pilgrim, you can avail one of the tour packages of the Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra to plan your pilgrimage.
The features of Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Yatra
Ever wondered, what the pilgrims normally do on reach Mount Kailash? Here are the key aspects of the Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Yatra that every pilgrim undertakes:
- Mount Kailash is circumambulated by the pilgrims as part of their Parikarma in a clockwise direction. It is done on foot by many of them and if assistance is required, the pilgrims can seek out for the help of a yak or a pony
- The beautiful freshwater lake at the foot of Mount Kailash, Mansarovar Lake is the next destination for the pilgrims for a holy dip.
The view of snow clad mountain peaks, and the emerald green beauty of Mansarovar Lake help the spiritual journey of every devotee who would want to experience the serenity of nature. If you are eager, contact the authorized travel agencies for a booking and venture to experience scenic beauty with divinity!
At www.mountkailash.com, you can find combination of different packages for every age of individuals and ease to the people to decide better. They have ready-made packages named as Normal Kailash, Hindu Circuit, Heli Kailash, Lasha to Mt. Kailash, and Muktinath & Kak Bhusundi. With proper itinerary and information, they can deliver customized packages too by taking care of their security and level of ease.