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Mount Kailash Parikrama Trek advice sought

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Mount Kailash Parikrama Trek advice sought

Hello,

I am interested in taking a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash in Tibet to do the full circumambulation of the mountain (parikrama) and I have lots of questions. Can anyone who's done this share their experiences? What level of fitness and trekking experience does the trek require? Would you say a year's worth of hiking and altitude prep would do to get a person of average fitness up to speed? And can it really be done in one day by a regular person who hasn't grown up there? (I've read one day is supposed to be the aim of the very devout, but from what I've read most people aim for three). Any recommendations for a reputable tour company that will conduct the trek in a way that is sort of mindful of its spiritual component would be appreciated, too. I'm not looking for anything new age or preachy, just a quiet, respectful trek around.

Thanks a lot,

nabq

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1. Re: Mount Kailash Parikrama Trek advice sought

Hi, I got an email notice from TripAdvisor that someone had replied to this post, and when I came to the forum it is listed as having one reply, but I can't find it. I notice that WelcomeIndia's post on the same topic is listed as having one reply posted at around the same time, but I can't find that reply either. If you're the person who replied to these posts, would you please try posting your replies again? Thank you, nabq

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3. Re: Mount Kailash Parikrama Trek advice sought

Hi nabq,

I read that reply but seemed to be from a tarvel agency and so seems that was removed by the forum.

Iam planning to visit Mt.Kailash and Lake Manasarovar too and still thinking of the best time to go there. I have been collecting lots of inputs from various other source including people who have visited there. According to those inputs, seems 3-4 days are needed and one day is impossible as it is so vast.

There are a few travel agents who arrange such a visit to the holy mountain and the lake from Kathmandu,Nepal.

If you need further information, may be i can send you an e-mail.

Ofcourse you can do parikrama provided you have God's grace and normal health!

Greetings.

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4. Re: Mount Kailash Parikrama Trek advice sought

we would like to go on our mt.kailash tour in 2009.

I hope that You might have already been on this trip. can u please tell your experiences and through which travel agency did you book your tour.

Thankyou

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5. Re: Mount Kailash Parikrama Trek advice sought

Hi there , i sm also planning a trip to mt kailish in 2009 or 2010 , would appreciate very much any info needed for such a trip.

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