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Simikot Kailash Lhasa – Blog
Kanchan Shrestha | November 8, 2017

Connect yourself with the amusements in the nature with Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour. Simikot Kailash Lhasa Tour is a journey of self realization and cultural exploration. The journey comprises of three exciting sections: first is the walk through a remote part of Nepal – Simikot; second is the vibrant Lhasa city which is full of cultural fantasy and third is a trip to Kailash Mansarovar lake which is an invigorating experience in a backdrop of beautiful Himalayas is often regarded as a natural paradise.

Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar lake is popular all around the globe owning to the natural beauty and religious value it possesses. According to Hindu mythology, people believe that Mt, Kailash is the abode place of Lord Shiva where he did meditation with his wife Goddess Parvati. Similarly, Mansarovar Lake is consider as an essence of purification too. According to Hindu mythology, the lake was created in the mind of Lord Brahma, the creator. He then manifested his creation on earth. Hence the name Mansarovar derives from a Sanskrit word “Mansa and Sarovar” which means mind and lake respectively. As a matter of fact, people come here to take bath in this lake to cleanse their soul from all the sin they have done in their lifetime or in their previous life.

The importance of the lake is not only describe in Hindu but in Buddhist, Jain and Bon religion as well. As per Bon religion, their founder Tonpa Shenrab had wash himself in the lake while his was first visiting Tibet. Similarly, Buddhist mythology describes the lake as the place where Maya conceived Lord Buddha. Likewise, study of Jain scriptures reflects that the first Tirthankar – Bhagwan Rushabhdev attained nirvana on the Ashtapad Mountain.

The holy Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar lake has been a attraction of millions of pilgrims around the globe lately. Many Hindu, Buddhist and Jain pilgrims visit this place yearly and perform Kora around the mountain and lake. Apart from its religious value, the serene and pristine nature with the wilderness of towering mountains and Tibetan plateaus are the most appealing part of Simikot Kailash Lhasa tour.

Lhasa city is a capital of the Tibet Autonomous region of China. It is consider as the city of Gods owning to the beautiful monasteries and temples it possesses. Also, regarded as the Forbidden City, the city has remain aloof and completely confine from foreigners till long. Therefore, the city is still very rich culturally, historically and artistically untouch by any kind of modernization. As you enter the city, the first thing that comes to sight is the red and white Potala palace that is distinctly built on a hill top in a grand manner. It is a beautiful summer palace of Dalai Lama with art and craftworks in abundance. Another attraction of Lhasa city is Jokhang Temple. It is an ancient temple built on Barkhor square, the old section of Lhasa. Similarly, Norbulingka palace is winter abode palace of Dalai Lama which is built in a magnificent way.

About the Journey

The journey of Simikot Kailash Lhasa starts with a day in Kathmandu exploring the UNESCO listed heritage sites within. After a day of wonderful guided cultural tour in Kathmandu, Himal Eco Treks escorts you with a flight to Nepalgunj the very next day. The flight to Nepalgunj is followed by another flight that takes us to Simikot which is the actual starting point of our journey. Simikot, the headquarter of Humla is one of the most remote places in Nepal. As we march forward with the journey, we open up to the beautiful Humla valley. We pass beautiful and sparsely populated villages, ridges and farmlands that eventually wind up to the intensifying beauty of Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar lake. The journey ends with an attractive cultural exploration around the Lhasa city.

Major attractions of this journey

  • Guided tour to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Walk along the remote landscape of Simikot, Humla
  • Explore the natural paradise at Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar Lake
  • Sightseeing tour in Lhasa city
  • Visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka palace, Jokhang temple, Bakor street, Sera monastery and many other attractions in Lhasa city

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