The revered journey of Adi Kailash & Om Parvat is located on Indo-China border and unexplored regions of the Himalayas of Uttarakhand. After 75 years of independence roads have been built and thus makes this area accessible to the devotees of Shiva. The Vyas Valley where the Adi Kailash & Om Parvat are located are verdant and scenic valleys with a few small villages like Gunji, Kuti, Nabhi located. These villages were places to stop during the 18 days long trekking journey to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. The people of these villages are Bhutias and are a part of Dar Clan. They are simple, caring and god fearing people living in this harsh land for centuries. During winters they migrate to base as this area experience heavy snow and sun zero degree temperatures.
TRIP SUMMARY: (CATEGORY - RELIGIOUS) (DEPATURE FROM - DHARCHULA/HALDWANI/KATHGODAM/DELHI)
Kailash is the resting place of Shiva. The lord of destruction. Adi Kailash is known as the replica of Kailash Mansarovar. It’s also known as Shiv Kailash, Chhota Kailash and Jyolinkang peak, is a mountain located in the Himalaya Mountain in last village of India, Kuti, Dharchula, Uttarakhand.
Adi Kailash is the most religious mountain of lord Shiva and always where lord Shiva sitting and exist and meditate.
According to the Hindus mythology, Adi Kailash is the abode of lord Shiva, his consort Parwati and their offspring Ganpati and Kartikey. Therefore, the spectacular Adi Kailash mountain range is considered as the most sacred mountain range in the world and is worshipped by many Hindus for its religious importance.
Adi Kailash is located near Sinla pass and near Pandav parvat. The base camp of Adi Kailash is 14 kilometre from the Kuti village sacred with lord Shiv temple, Parwati Sarowar
1- Mansarovar Kailash (6638 mtr)
2- Adi Kailash (5945 mtr)
3– Kinnur Kailash (6050 mtr)
4– Shrikhand Kailash (5227 mtr)
5- Chamba Kailash (5653 mtr)
Om parvat can be viewed on the route the Kailash Mansarovar yatra the last camp below Lipulekh Pass at India ride. Many trekkers to Adi Kailash often make a diversion to view Om parvat. The shape of the word Om (ॐ is seen amidst the snow on this Mountain. That is why this place got its name Om parvat. According to mythological beliefs a total of eight Natural Om figures remain on the Himalayas. Of these, only the shape of the Om has been known so far Om parvat. The other side of this mountain is a mountain named Parwati Muhar which is considered by a pass of the same name. Om on the mountain faces towards India, which its back part falls towards Nepal.
Om parvat is located near Nabhidhang on mount Kailash-lake-Mansarovar yatra route.
Half of Kailash’s journey from Om Parvat is about 26 km. Om parvat is visible from Nabhidhang. The darshan of Adi Kailash is obtained on going to the Jyolingkang via the Kuti village.
ADI KAILASH, SHIVA & PARVATI TEMPLE, GAURIKUND, PARWATI SAROVAR, KUTI VILLAGE, PANDAVA FORT, PANDAVA PARVAT, PARVATI MUKUT, OM PARVAT, NABHIDHANG VILLAGE, KUNTI PARVAT, BHASMASUR PARVAT, RAM SITA GARDEN, YAM DWAR, NANDI PARVAT, BIM KI KHETI, KALI MATA TEMPLE, KALA PANI, VYAS GUFA, SHESH NAG PARVAT, GANESH OR BRAHMA PARVAT, GUNJI VILLAGE, CHIALEKH,
MID MAY TILL JUNE END & MID SEPTEMBER TILL OCTOBER END
HOTELS ENVIDAGED OR SIMILAR:
BHIMTAL – HOTEL SAPPHIRE INN/ OR SIMILAR
LOHAGHAT/PITHORAGARH – GUNJYAL MADHUR RESIDENCY/ OR SIMILAR
DHARCHULA – HOME STAY/GUEST HOUSE
KUTI/GUNJI/KUTI/JOLLINGNKONG – HOME STAY/GUEST HOUSE/CAMPS ON 4/5/6 SHARING BASIS
RUDRAPUR/HALDWANI – HOTEL RUDRA CONTINENTAL / OR SIMILAR
PER PERSON RATES
|NO OF PERSON
|NO OF ROOMS
|TYPE OF VEHICLE
|01 DOUBLE + 01 EXTRA BED
|02 DOUBLE + 01 EXTRA BED
|03 DOUBLE + 01 EXTRA BED
|MORE THEN 08 PAX
|DOUBLE / TRIPLE SHARING
IMPORTANT POINTS FOR TRAVELING TO ADI KILASH YATRA & OM PARVAT
The natural wonders in the Central Himalayan region have been identified as manifestations of the Gods themselves, or of places where mythical events took place. In the backdrop of this, four Himalayan sites came to be known as undisputed important shrines for Hindus. Named as ADI KAILASH & OM PARVAT, they have been the most important Hindu pilgrimage centers which have been visited by devout Hindus for ages. The circuit consists of sites: Adi Kailash, Parwati Sarovar, Om Parvat, Kali Mandar, Vyas Gufa. Experience the divinity and mysticism of these sacred shrines as we take you on a journey to the Abode of Gods.
IMPORTANT POINTS FOR YOUR INFORMATION DURING YOUR ADI KAILASH & OM PARVAT TOUR:
Ø During your stay at beyond Dharchula hotel the meals that would be provided at Guest Houses/Home stay/Camps are on fixed menu basis.
Ø Breakfast would serve Tea/coffee, Parantha & curd, Poori Bhaji or similar.
Ø Dinner menu - 01 Veg + 01 Dal + Roti, + Rice+ ACP+ Sweet (Please note there could be changes in menu depending availability of vegetables)
Ø During your stay in Bhimtal, Pithoragarh, Lohaghat hotels would be served on fixed menu basis and has variety of dishes on the buffet.
Ø The hotels being provided in the itinerary are basic hotels/Homestays/Camping in places like Gunji, Nabhi & Kuti. Since these hotels have very basic amenities you are advised not to expect facilities like hotels in metro cities. The destination is opened for tourists after independence as road are being developed throughout the circuit.
Ø Basic amenities like electricity are not available. However, hotels/home stay/camps/guest houses have power back up for limited usage only till 9-10 PM.
Ø All the accommodations are on dormitory style basis during your stay beyond Dharchula. The accommodation 4/5/6 sharing basis beds. Thus, for two families we shall split the group for women & for men for stay only.
Ø The toilets are common toilets and a separate toilet block is located nearer to the accommodation. There is a separate toilet block which yatris have to use. During the use of Toilet blocks bucket of hot water is provided to the yatris.
Ø The accommodation for your stay in Bhimtal, Pithoragarh, Lohaghat are 3 star facilities and all facilities are available like hot and cold water, attached toilets, TV etc. The food as well at these hotels would be served on fixed menu basis and has variety of dished on the buffet.
Ø Also note that we reserve the right to change hotels any point of time after the booking is confirmed. This may happen due to non-operational room/un availability/bouncing of room by hotel as this is a remote destination and hotels have small room inventories.
Ø IN case of any road block or natural calamity additional nights/stays involved guests have to bear the costs on directly payment basis.
Ø NO refunds allowed in case of last minute cancellation or due to road blocks.
Ø We would provide with good vehicles such as sedan, MUV/ Mini Vans, however, you are advised to keep patience as driver may not be able to drive fast due to hilly terrain, bad roads, traffic etc.
Ø We shall provide 4x4 vehicles after Dharchula as our vehicles cannot reach upto Adi Kailash. These would be Bolero Camper Jeeps in which max 4 persons would be allowed.
Ø Only 4 persons to a Jeep would be provided
Ø The parking lots at these destinations are limited you are advised to set up the time & place with driver to pick you up on your return.
Ø Since we do not have good transport beyond Bhimtal, it may take some time to replace vehicle and you would have to travel on the alternate option provided by us.
Ø At times you may have to pay directly on the spot to hire a local vehicle in event of your transport vehicle breakdown.
Ø We do not recommend travel in vehicles after 8 PM. In case clients gets delay due to whatsoever reason and cannot reach to the hotel booked for them, they would have to stay at the nearest destination and no refund would be allowed for unutilized services.
Ø We shall provide necessary back up in event of any break down however, guest has to bear the cost of additional vehicle deployed
Mobile connectivity is rare along the whole drive. Though you may get connectivity at times during your travel. Thus you are advised to keep you driver informed of pick up timings & meeting places.
REGISTRATION & PREMITS –
Registration of yatris is a must. For registration we would require following documents
Ø Aadhar Card
Ø 02 Passport size photographs
Ø Health certificate by your local doctor duly signed & stamped (The stamp must have doctors registration details)
Permits for travel are to obtained from Local Uttarakhand district government & police authorities. Thus, these offices are closed on Sundays. National Holidays & some restricted holidays.
Thus it is advisable for all the guests traveling must send us the documents as mentioned above at least 15-20 days prior to arrival enabling us to procure necessary permits.
INDEMINITY BOND & EVACUATION BOND
All the guests must have to fill an indemnity bond provided by us compulsorily. These bonds must be signed by all the guests traveling individually. IN case of absence of indemnity bond we shall not let the clients travel after Dharchula. Also all arrangements for your stay would be considered as cancelled and no refunds would be allowed.
For Helicopter evacuation bond shall also be signed by all the guests traveling. The same would be applicable in case of Helicopter evacuation. All the expenses of Helicopter evacuation would be borne be the guests.
● Advance hotel Bookings are must.
● Carry snacks with you in case of long traffic jams/landslides.
● Carry Drinking Water, and medicines with you.
● Respect customs of locals.
● Carry Rain Coat / Umbrella, torch, minimum luggage with you.
● Carry enough of winter clothing as it gets cold in Vyas Valley (ADI KAILASH & OM PARVAT)