Mt. Kailash and Ngari
The tourism area with Mt. Kailash and the holy Lake - Lake Manasarovar as its core is located in Purang County, Ngari area, Tibet Autonomous Region.Mt. Kailash and the holy lake is located in the heart of the Gangdis cultural circle. It is not only the birthplace of Tibet's indigenous religion - Bon Sect, which has a long history, but also the core area of the mysterious ancient dynasties of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau- “ZhangZhung” and “Gug ge”. Up to now, the area of the holy lake is still jointly regarded as the center of the world by Bonismo, Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. Every year, believers from all over the world continue to pilgrimage in spite of many difficulties.The unique natural scenery of the Holy Lake and the Mt. Kailash of the Plateau, and the cultural origins of the world’s important ancient civilization centers and pilgrimage sites have created an unimaginable world-class height for both the reality and the mind of the tourism area.
Best season: May-July, September-October. The average annual temperature in Ngari area is 18-20°C, and the daily average temperature varies greatly. It is truly "wear cotton jackets in the evening and wear short T shirt in the noon." At an altitude of more than 5,000 meters above sea level, the daytime temperature in August is above 10 degrees Celsius, while the nighttime temperature is below 0 degrees Celsius. Nagri has very little precipitation throughout the year and has clear seasonality. From October to April of the next year, precipitation accounts for only 10% to 20% of the entire year. From May to September, the rainfall is very concentrated and generally accounts for more than 80% of the annual precipitation.
Suggested traveling length: 2-7 days