Standing tall at 22,000 feet, Mount Kailash - known to be the abode of Lord Shiva - is one of the world’s most revered holy places. A peak in the Kailash range, Mount Kailash is a part of the Transhimalaya in Tibet. A trek to Mount Kailash offers a unique travel experience: spectacular landscapes, incredible culture, faithful pilgrims. Here are the crucial things you should know before conquering Mount Kailash.
Tibet, the roof of the world, is every traveler’s dream. The land keeps its centuries-old traditions, mysterious religious culture, and untouched pure natural scenery. Below are the top 7 attractions to see and things to do in Tibet according to their popularity and accessibility.
Losar is the Tibetan New Year, a three-day festival that mixes sacred and secular practices, prayers, ceremonies, hanging prayer flags, sacred and folk dancing, and partying. It is the most widely celebrated of all Tibetan festivals and represents a time for all things to be purified and renewed.
Lhasa is the capital city and center of administration for the Tibet Autonomous Region of China and lies in the south-central area of the Tibetan plateau. At an altitude of 3,656 meters above sea level, it is the world’s highest capital city, and the center of the Tibetan culture and religion. This spiritual city has been the center of the Tibetan Buddhist world for over a millennium.