Adi Kailash Yatra 2024 - Popular pilgrimage in Hinduism

Important information

  • Address : Heera Gumari R.F., Uttarakhand 262546
  • Yatra Start : 04 May 2024
  • Yatra Time Duration : 11 Nights & 12 Days Approx.
  • Total Trekking : 76 kms
  • Starting point of Trekking : Lakhanpur
  • Best Time to visit : From April to June and September to October. Should not travel during the rainy season.
  • Nearest Railway Station : Kathgodam Railway station at a distance of nearly 180 kilometres from Pithoragarh and Tanakpur Railway station at a distance of nearly 176 kilometres from Pithoragarh.
  • Nearest Airport : Pantnagar Airport, Udham Singh Nagar, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand at a distance of nearly 243 kilometres from Pithoragarh.
  • By Road: From ISBT New Delhi direct buses to several Kumaon regions are available like Champawat, Almora and Tanakpur from where you can hire local taxis to Dharchula or if you want to spend less then public transport is the best option for you.

Adi Kailash holds an important place in Hinduism. Adi Kailash is related to Lord Shiva and is considered a sacred place in Hinduism. Adi Kailash is also known as Shiva Kailash, Chhota Kailash, Baba Kailash and Jonglingkong Peak. Adi Kailash is located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, district Pithoragarh, in the Himalayan mountain range. Adi Kailash is said to be a replica of Mount Kailash located in Tibet. Adi Kailash is located in the Indian region of Uttarakhand state near the Indo-Tibetan border. The height of Adi Kailash is about 5,945 meters above sea level.

It is said that those who cannot see Mount Kailash located in Tibet can get the blessings and blessings of Lord Shiva by visiting Adi Kailash.

Adi Kailash Yatra or The Chota Kailash Yatra

The journey to Adi Kailash is considered a popular pilgrimage in Hinduism. Like Kailash situated in Tibet, it is also a lake. The temple of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati is situated on the bank of the lake. Sadhus and ascetics have been doing this holy journey since ancient times. The journey to Adi Kailash is completed in about 12-14 days, which is done by foot. If one is unable to travel on foot, one can also travel by riding on a horse. The Parvati Lake, Shiva Temple and the ancient pilgrimage site of Gaurichak are also visited during the Yatra.

Adi Kailash Yatra is considered to be the most difficult journey. Which has to be completed in about 12 days. Starting point of Adi Kailash Yatra The starting point of the trek is Lakhanpur, which is situated at a distance of 50 kms from Dharchula. After starting the trek from Lakhanpur, proceed through Lamri, Budhi, Nabhi, Nampha, Kutti, Jeolingkong, Nabidhang, Om Parvat and Kalapani, which then joins with the Darma Valley through the Shin La Pass. During Adi-Kailash Trekking, tourists can see the snow peaks of Annapurna, the vast Kali River, dense forests, Narayan Ashram full of wild flowers and a rare variety of fruits and waterfalls.

Apart from this, the trek to Adi-Kailash also takes trekkers to the famous Kali Temple in Kalapani which is a very auspicious place. In addition, Suchuma Adi Kailash has a miraculous stream that flows every three days and runs in a continuous cycle for three days throughout the year. Achari Tal, Parvati Sarovar and Gauri Kund are some of the very auspicious and pristine water bodies in these areas which can be visited during the visit.

Adi Kailash Yatra Route

Delhi - Kathgodam - Pithoragarh - Dharchula - Lakhanpur - Lamari - Budi - Nabi - Nampa - Kutti - Jollingkong - Kutti - Namapa - Nabi - Om Parvat - Nabi - Chialekh - Budi - Lamari -Lakhanpur - Dharchula - Kathgodam - Haldwani - Delhi

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