（it will be of great interest on 15th of 4th month of Tibetan lunar calendar, seeing locals congregated at Darchen, planting prayer flag from volunteered Tibetan devotees with many other visitors from around the world）Tarboche (as shown in above photo), marked by Tibetan flags is the starting point for kora and it is the site for Tibet’s most important annual Saga Dawa festival.
We walk up the Lha Chu Valley through beautiful green meadows and streams with Mt Kailash towering above us. We follow the Lha chu river, which enters a narrow canyon with high, steep cliffs and spectacular waterfalls.
Continuing up the valley, the north face of Kailash comes into view (shown in photo=>) before we reach the 13th century monastery at Dira-phuk. Overnight guest house with dormitory room Darchen is the pilgrim’s gateway to Mt. Kailash. The pilgrim’s circuit trek starts & finishes at Darchen.
Overnight in Dirapuk Guest House