Kailash Kora is considered as the most pious pilgrimage destinations amongst all religions-The Bongs, Buddhist, Jains and Hindus. They believe doing a kora around a holy mountain for one circle can get rid of the sins and miseries for the whole life. For those who are not believers can also do trekking around the Kailash, it is not for religious significance, but only for the longing of Tibet, the snow mountains and lakes.

Usually, it takes 1-3 days. Three days are recommended. The first day is from Darchen, and you can spend one night in Dirapuk. When you wake up in the morning, you can photograph the sunrise. The second day live in Zutulpuk temple; The third day back to Darchen;
There are two routes, the inner kora, and the outer kora. The inner route is kora around Nandi Parvat, which is located at the south face of Mt. Kailash opposite face. The trek is not arranged for normal travelers because it is strenuous and contains physically challenging for the devotees. Outside the big ring mountain route, the total length of 54 kilometers, hiking needs 1-3 days, prostrating needs 15-20 days. Below are the suggested itineraries of outer kora

Day 1: Darchen - Dirapuk (4700m), Drive 5km, Trek 15km, Approx. 7~11hrs
In the morning, you will take an eco-bus (included in the cost) to Tarboche square and start the trekking from there. Chuku Monastery is the first best viewing spot you will arrive. Over the ridge you can descend into the Sarshung valley. After 7 kilometers, you will arrive at a post station. The overall walking speed of this section of road is relatively slow, because the adjustment of self rhythm of walking in high altitude area is very important. This post station is the tents of the Tibetans. The guests can have lunch and rest there. There are also many Tibetans pilgrims rest here. Lunch is simple, so it is recommended to bring some dry food and replenish energy at any time. Continue uphill for 3km, there are many tents and inns built intensively here. You will stop and stay overnight at Dirapuk. The temple, 5,210 meters above sea level, is the best place to see the back of the sacred mountain. There are Mani stones and prayer flags, and watching the sunrise early in the morning and the stars at night. Just pay attention, there's a big difference in temperature between day and night in the mountains, and you can get snowstorms sometimes at night.

Day 2: Dirapuk - Zutulpuk (4790m), Trek 22km, Approx. 11~14hrs
Today is the most challenging day of the trekking. Starting from Dirapuk, you'll climb over four passes, including the highest Droma La pass(5630m). This 6km section is the most difficult part of the whole journey, the altitude continues to climb, which is a great challenge for physical strength. Rocky roads are the best on the way up the Droma La, but at high altitudes, you have to be careful with every step you take and the gravel can be slippery at any time. The Tibetan people are also starting to walk more slowly, but the yaks in Tibetan areas are amazing. They have adapted to the high altitudes, leading you all the way.

When you arrive at the Mani pile in the Droma La pass, you can see the colorful prayer flags flying in the wind all over the mountains, which is exciting. You are approaching the end of the road of conquest. This is the highest point of the whole journey, and Mt.kailash is not far to the west.