Adi Kailash Peak

About Adi Kailash Peak

Standing tall at an altitude of 6,310m in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, Adi Kailash or Chhota Kailash is a sacred peak believed to be Lord Shiva’s oldest abode. Adi Kailash is impressively adorned with the beautiful Gauri Kund Lake at its foot. The clear waters of the lake reflect the majestic Adi Kailash peak and the surreal view hypnotizes anyone who witnesses it. 

Pithoragarh DistrictTrek starts from Dharchula and takes about 15 Days to complete

Adi Kailash Peak in Adi Kailash

To reach the Adi Kailash peak, you have to start your trek from Dharchula. It takes approximately 15 days to reach the peak and the trek is an arduous one. However, the picturesque trail of Adi Kailash- the encompassing Himalayas, the lush plants and flowers, the freshest air, and the gushing waterfalls all add to the beauty of Adi Kailash peak. And the sight bears the fruit of your hard-work.

A ‘darshan’ of Adi Kailash peak is of great signifance in Hinduism. At the shoreline of Adi Kailash peak, there is a temple dedicated to Shiva and Parvati where devotees can pray. 

What is Adi Kailash Peak famous for?

Adi Kailash Peak is popular place for following activities/ interests - Adventure, Peaks and Mountains.

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