Adi Kailash Om Parvat Massif Mountain with an OM symbol
Adi Kailash Om Parvat trek, stands high at an altitude of 6191 m in Dharchula district of Uttarakhand.
The Adi Kailash is close to Sin La and Brahma Parvat whereas Om Parvat is located near Nabidang on the Indo- Nepal border.
The Massif Mountain is recognized as “Om Parvat” because of its totally different “OM” shape and “Adi Kailash” because of its resemblance to “Mt. Kailash”.
Only one of the 8 mountains with an Om symbol is discovered and that is – Om Parvat. Reason of its popularity is hard religious connect with a taste of jaw dropping adventure.
Adi Kailash and Om Parvat trek is undisturbed and under explored which maintains its pristine beauty. The best time to do this trek is June to October, it is one of those rare treks which are best when done in Monsoon.
The Kailash Tribology in the Himalayas
Nestled in the peaceful Himalayas of Uttarakhand Om Parvat is the oldest resting place of Shiva and is of great significance to Hindus.
The Kailash trilogy are –Kailash Mansarovar, Adi Kailash and Kinnaur Kailash, according to the legends these are abodes of Lord Shiva, Parvat, Ganesha and Kartikeya.
Key Points of Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek
Level: Moderate to Difficult
Proper conditioning & training of body required
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
Shoes are the single most important equipment.
Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 12 kgs.
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Duration – 12 days (Kathgodam to Kathgodam)
Best Time – April to December
Level – Moderate to Difficult
Highest point – 4419 m
Weather – Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Temperature – Day (12°C to 15°C) Night (-2°C to 5°C)
Starting point – Kathgodam
Short Itinerary of Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek
Day 1 – Kathgodam to Dharchula (290 km) (9/10 hours)
Day 2 – Dharchula to Budi (2740 m) (4/5 hours)
Day 3 – Budi to Nabi/Gunji (2895 m) (5/6 hours)
Day 4 – Nabi to Kutti (3810 m) (5/6 hours)
Day 5 – Kutti to Jyolingkong (4419 m) (14 km) (6/7 hours)
Day 6 – Rest Day at Jyolingkong
Day 7 – Jyolingkong to Nabi (14 km) (6/7 hours)
Day 8 – Nabi to Nabidang (Om Parvat) (3500 m) (5/6 hours)
Day 9 Nabidang to Gunji (2895 m) (5/6 hours)
Day 10 – Gunji to Budi (2740 m) (4/5 hours)
Day 11 – Budi to Dharchula (4/5 hours)
Day 12 – Dharchula to Kathgodam (290 km) (9/10 hours)