Mount Kailash Kora

China China

Worth knowing

The Mount Kailash Kora runs for a length of 48 kilometers through China.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 2 days to walk the Mount Kailash Kora.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp, in homestays and in guesthouses/hotels along the way.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Mount Kailash Kora

48 km
Elevation gain
1.150 m
Elevation loss
1.150 m
Highest Point
Dolma La / 5.470 m
Lowest Point
4.651 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
48 km
1.150 m
1.150 m
Dolma La
5.470 m
4.651 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Mount Kailash Kora
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in homestays
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
Solitude on the Mount Kailash Kora
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Mount Kailash Kora is:


Arrival to the Mount Kailash Kora

You will arrive via Tribhuvan International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Mietwagen / Flugzeug. Duration approx. 28 hours.

Departure from the Mount Kailash Kora

Departure is via Tribhuvan International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Mietwagen / Flugzeug. Takes about 28 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Mount Kailash Kora

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