Mt. Kailash
A Journey to Lhasa and Mt. Kailash

Mt. Kailash

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Main Points of Interest

 

Jokhang Temple, Lhasa
Jokhang Temple, Lhasa
Lhasa: Long famous as the forbidden city of Tibet, home of the Potala palace of the Dalai Lamas, Lhasa is the center for day trips to the main Buddhist temples and monasteries of central Tibet such as Ganden, Drepung, and Sera.

 

 

 

Mount Kailash
Mount Kailash, Western Tibet
Mount Kailash:Probably most sacred mountain pilgrimage site in Asia, this mountain attracts thousands of Hindu and Bonpo as well as Tibetan pilgrims yearly. Located in one of the most remote places on earth, just getting to this mountain is considered an great accomplishment involving days of travel on foot and in the backs of trucks.

 





A map showing Lhasa, Tibet.

A map showing Lhasa, Tibet.

 

A map showing Mt. Kailash and Mt. Everest.

A map showing Mt. Kailash and Mt. Everest.