About Adi Kailash Trek
According to the legends, there are only eight mountains in India, which has an impression of OM symbol. Out of these eight, only one has been discovered, which is known as Om Parvat or Adi Kailash. This magical mountain, Adi Kailash, is standing tall at an elevation of 6191 m in the Dharchula district. It is quite known for its strong religious and adventure connect, also, it is believed that the mountain has a miraculous nature. One thing, which makes this mountain look apart from other Himalayan ranges is its OM shape, which is formed by the by deposition of snow on the black mountain. Also, the mountains bear a resemblance to the pious, Mount Kailash. Perhaps, this is the reason it is called Adi Kailash. To reach the base of the Om Parvat, trekkers need to walk the entire distance on foot, which will take approximately 12 days to complete. The pious Om Parvat is pristine or relatively undisturbed by human activity; however, many attempts by mountaineers were made to reach its summit. The trek is usually undertaken during the monsoon season, June to October, from the picturesque Dharchula.
Begin your spiritual journey escaping the chaos of life to the Chota Kailash of India, and resonate in the peaceful vibes of Uttarakhand. Snuggled up in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, Adi Kailash is one of the Hindu sacred sites which is the oldest resting place of the divine Lord Shiva. Another fact that adds more religious importance to the place is that Ravana, the great king of Lanka who was also a great devotee of Lord Shiva visited Adi Kailash. Set at an elevation of 6191 mts, it is an essential part of the Kailash trilogy nestled in the Himalayas which are Kailash Mansarovar, Adi Kailash and Kinnaur Kailash. As per Hindu mythology, these places are the abodes of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganapati and Kartik Swami. Adi Kailash is set up close to Brahma Parvat and Sin La whereas the spiritually blessed Om Parvat near Nabidang. Talking about Om Parvat, it is till date the only one out of the 8 ‘OM’ emergence discovered in the Himalayas. Where a little detour from Adi Kailash can be just perfect to sight the prepossessing Om Parvat which is carved on the Indo-Nepal border, where the silhouette of ‘OM’ is facing India and the back in Nepal.
In this Adi Kailash and Om Parvat Yatra, you can experience the scenic beauty of Bhimtal which you can traverse while visiting Pithoragarh. On your way you may come across the Kumaon hamlets like Lakhanpur, Lamari which will be just perfect to acquaint you with the culture and traditions of the region. The main expedition to the serene environ finally lands you in the ideal spot of Nabidang from where you can sightsee the heartwarming mountain range of Om Parvat.At Tour My India, you can select one of our finest Adi Kailash and Om Parvat adventure package which comes with all the services like guided trekking tours and porter intact. In the adventure packages, not just our facilities but our itineraries are also curated with such care that you would be pleased to have a vacation in Spiritual Uttarakhand.Our itineraries also take care of your basic requirements and needs while touring with us which includes finest accommodation and quality meals. Through our 11D/12N trekking expedition you will get a chance to witness the beauty of the pristine pilgrimage site of Adi Kailash, Om Parvat, Parvati Lake, Shiva temple, Gaurikund along with the scenic vistas of various villages like Nabidang, Daniya on the route.
Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek Massif Mountain with an OM symbol
Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek stands high at an altitude of 6191 m in Dharchula district of Uttarakhand.
The Adi Kailash is close to Sin La and Brahma Parvat whereas Om Parvat is located near Nabidang on the Indo- Nepal border.
The Massif Mountain is recognized as “Om Parvat” because of its totally different “OM” shape and “Adi Kailash” because of its resemblance to “Mt. Kailash”.
Only one of the 8 mountains with an Om symbol is discovered and that is – Om Parvat. Reason of its popularity is hard religious connect with a taste of jaw dropping adventure.
Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek, The best Monsoon Trek
Adi Kailash and Om Parvat trek is undisturbed and under explored which maintains its pristine beauty. The best time to do this trek is June to October, it is one of those rare treks which are best when done in Monsoon.
The Kailash Tribology of Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek in the Himalayas
Nestled in the peaceful Himalayas of Uttarakhand Om Parvat is the oldest resting place of Shiva and is of great significance to Hindus.
The Kailash trilogy are –Kailash Mansarovar, Adi Kailash and Kinnaur Kailash, according to the legends these are abodes of Lord Shiva, Parvat, Ganesha and Kartikeya.
Key Points of Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek
Level: Moderate to Difficult
Proper conditioning & training of body required
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
Shoes are the single most important equipment.
Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 12 kgs.
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Duration – 12 days (Kathgodam to Kathgodam)
Best Time – April to December
Level – Moderate to Difficult
Highest point – 4419 m
Weather – Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Temperature – Day (12°C to 15°C) Night (-2°C to 5°C)
Starting point – Kathgodam