Kinner Kailash

Kinner Kailash Trekking

An Overview

Trek to Kinner Kailash (4,650 m) is a spiritual trek in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Reckong Peo is the nearest town from the base camp. Trek length of Kinner Kailash is 17 km (one-way). Kinner Kailash trekking offers breathtaking views of Kinnaur mountains. If you are an ardent trekker, adventure freak, and have deep faith towards Lord Shiva, then this trek is for you. Kinner Kailash trek best time is in the month of Mid June till September.

Apart from this, the trek will take you to the heart of one of the most mythical abodes of Lord Shiva, with a 79 feet vertical rock located at a height of 4,650m (15,255ft) in the Kinner Kailash mountain range. This vertical rock changes its colours many times a day. In addition to this, 90% of the trek is steep and will test your physical and mental endurance.

Trek Analysis:

The trek will commence from a village named Tangling, located on the left bank of Satluj river. After village trail, the trek will be a steep incline ascend towards Ganesh Park or Kailash Darshan Park, which was earlier known as Aashiqui Bagh as it was the place for the meeting of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati according to the ancient mythology. After Ganesh Park, cross the glacier to reach the Goofa point. Further ascend alongside the most magnificent flowers called Brahmakamal will take to the pond known as the Parvati Kund, located just beneath the Kinner Kailash Shivlingam. Additionally, the water of this holy pond have some healing properties.

After Parvati Kund, an hour trek over the small and large boulders will be taking you to the top in front of the mighty Shivlingam. After reaching this point, all the physical strains and mental tiredness will vanish as soon you witness this beautiful 79 ft vertical Shivlingam. Above all, one can witness the stupendous Mt. Kinner Kailash {6,050m (19, 849 ft)} from this point.

Many times if you are lucky enough you can witness the yellow beak alpine bird known as Alpine Chough hovering around the Shivlingam. Alpine Chough is a bird in Crow family which nests their eggs at a point higher than any other bird in the world. Especially on a sunny bright day, you can have a spectacular view of Reckong Peo, Kalpa village. Also, witness the mighty peaks of Kinnaur and adjacent Spiti areas including highest peaks of Himachal including Reo Purgyil and Leo Purgyil.

Route
Shimla-Tangling-Ganesh Bagh-Gufa-Parvati Kund-Kinner Kailash-Shimla
Altitude
4,650m /15,255 feet

Trek Length
17km (one way)

Duration
4 Nights/5 Days

Difficulty Level
Moderate

Best Season
Mid-June to Mid-September

Kinner Kailash Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Shimla. Drive towards Reckong Peo, Kinnaur. Briefing about the location, passes and the peaks visible from Peo. Dinner and night stay in a rest house in Peo.
Day 2
Early morning drive from Reckong Peo towards Tangling village. Breakfast in Tangling. Trek commencement towards Ganesh Bagh. After reaching Ganesh Bagh, a brief about the location and the ranges visible from Ganesh Bagh. Bonfire, dinner and night stay in tents.
Day 3
After breakfast, the trek commencement from Ganesh bagh towards the Gufa. Refreshments, bonfire, dinner and night stay in tents near Gufa.
Day 4
Early morning trek from Gufa towards the top, with a refreshment and halt at Parvati Kund. Briefing about the Kund and further trek towards the top. After reaching the top, an hour rest at the top with a briefing about the place. Then descend back towards Gufa or Ganesh Bagh according to the situation. Dinner and night stay in tents.
Day 5
After breakfast, descend from Gufa or Ganesh Bagh towards Tangling. Drive back from Tangling to Shimla. (Night stay in Shimla would be arranged if required by you)

Heavy Group Discounts Available.

Accommodation, activities, and meals included in the trip. Contact us for Detailed Itinerary. Also, we can customize the Itinerary according to Your needs. In addition to this, the number of Days and sightseeing to Kalpa, Nako, Sangla, Chitkul, Rupin Pass, Sarahan, Shimla, Yulla Kanda etc. and other nearby places can be added to the trek at an additional cost. It should be noted that sightseeing to these places depends on the road conditions during that time.