Amazing Hikes You Must Do Before You Die: Mount Kailash Pilgrimage Trek in Tibet

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Located to the west of Tibet, Mount Kailash is known as one of the world’s holiest mountains. Tourists visiting Tibet for two weeks or more often make time to take the trek to Mount Kailash.

Background on Mount Kailash 

Trips to Mount Kailash are often referred to as pilgrimage treks because Buddhists and Hindus travel there as often as Tibetans do. Chinese and Western travelers also often visit. In general, the altitude when engaging in this trek is close to 5,000m, making it challenging even for those experienced at treks. Embarking on this trek affords participants an opportunity to see snow -capped peaks, beautiful, clear lakes, and spacious green valleys.  [Read more…]