Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek

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Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek Massif Mountain with an OM symbol in Uttarakhand Himalayas-2024

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.

The Adi Kailash (also known as Om Parvat) trek is a challenging and spiritually significant trek in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Here are some of the highlights of this trek:

  1. Scenic Beauty: The Adi Kailash trek takes you through stunning landscapes, including lush green valleys, dense forests, and picturesque meadows. The natural beauty of the region is awe-inspiring.
  2. Om Parvat: The trek is famous for the sacred Om Parvat, a mountain that naturally resembles the sacred Hindu symbol “Om” (ॐ). It is considered highly auspicious, and pilgrims visit this site to seek blessings.
  3. Religious Significance: Adi Kailash holds immense religious significance for Hindus, as it is believed to be the home of Lord Shiva. Pilgrims undertake this trek to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva and to perform the Parikrama (circumambulation) around Adi Kailash.
  4. Parikrama: The main highlight of the trek is the Parikrama or circumambulation of the Adi Kailash peak. This sacred ritual involves walking around the mountain as an act of devotion. The Parikrama route is quite challenging and requires physical and mental endurance.
  5. Kailash Kund: Kailash Kund is a holy lake located on the trek route. Pilgrims take a dip in its icy-cold waters as part of their religious rituals.
  6. Camping: The trek offers opportunities for camping in serene and remote locations. Spending nights under the starry sky and beside gurgling streams is a memorable experience.
  7. Flora and Fauna: The region is rich in biodiversity. Trekkers may come across various species of flora and fauna during the journey, including rare Himalayan birds and animals.
  8. Challenging Terrain: The Adi Kailash trek is not for the faint-hearted. It involves traversing steep and rocky paths, crossing glacial streams, and dealing with high-altitude conditions. Trekkers need to be physically fit and prepared for the challenges.
  9. Local Culture: Interact with the local people, who belong to various indigenous communities. Experience their unique culture, traditions, and hospitality.
  10. Adventure and Spirituality: The trek combines the thrill of adventure with the spiritual aspect of the journey. It offers a unique opportunity to connect with nature and deepen your spiritual practice.

Aadi Kailash om Parvat

Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek, The best Monsoon Trek

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 of Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek 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.

Aadi Kailash om Parvat Trek

Key Points of Adi Kailash Om Parvat Trek

Trek Level: Moderate

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.

Travel light

The backpack should not exceed 12 kgs.

Trek Key Point of Adi Kailash OM Parvat Trek in Uttarakhand Himalayas :

  • Region: Kumaon (Uttarakhand)
  • Grades: Easy and Moderate
  • Maximum altitude: 5945 m
  • The journey starts from Kathgodam to Kathgodam
  • Travel time: June to October.
  • Batch Size : 6 to 20

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 : Haldwani Kathgodam to Dharchula (230 Kms by Taxi)

Day 2 : Passengers will be sent for medical report to government hospital for inner line permit,

Day 3 :- Dharchula to Napalchu / Naavi Gaon (By Taxi)

Day 4: Gunji to Nabhidhang (By Taxi)

Day 5 : Nabhidhang to Jolingkong, (By Taxi)

Day 6 : Jolingkong to Dharchula, (By Taxi)

Day 7 : Dharchula to Haldwani Kathgodam (230 Kms by Taxi)

What to pack for Adi Kailash om Parvat Trek

Warm clothes, sleeves, wind shelter, comfortable clothing, and extra warm clothes so that you can enjoy trekking. A raincoat is the necessary

Footwear: A well-fitted trekking footwear shoes are highly recommended. If you wear an uncomfortable pair of shoes, your feet will be hurt.

 Self-Certificate of Emergency Breakout

 What we do during an emergency breakout in the Trekking?

Trekking in the Himalayas is not a cup of tea but it is a rewarding experience. However, it’s important to keep things in mind when it comes to Safety. One must know about the weather conditions, the altitude gain, fitness and other factors that can wreck your experience. In such adverse conditions, you are solely responsible for your well being and act maturely.

Also Read About – Safety Tips For Safe Trekking.

Preparations before the Trek

You’ve to understand that treks are away from cities and medical help is not always easily available. So, if you are heading for an adventurous trekking trip, stick to certain trekking guidelines and tips. Following these simple tips will help make the trek more fun and experiential for you as well as your fellow trekkers.

These tips and guidelines cater to useful and requisite information about your fitness training, packing and health precautions to be taken before and during the trek.

  1. Firstly, when you start, target 5 km in 40 minutes
  2. Then gradually increase your pace by running at least 4 times a week. Then try to bring it down to 5 km in less than 37 minutes
  3. If you are a person who prefers cycling over running then your target must be 22 km means you should be able to cover 22 km in 60 minutes.
  4. Walking is a great exercise that gives great shape to your legs and your body. It helps in burning calories and cut down excess weight and strengthens the heart.
  5. Jogging is effective in increasing the human lifespan and makes your lungs stronger. It is an aerobic activity that requires a lot of oxygen. This is a great exercise for fighting obesity and staying healthy.
  6. Squats are the best form of functional exercises to improve stability. They also strengthen your legs, thighs, hips, and hamstring.
  7. Another great cardiovascular exercise is pushing your body upstairs after stairs. This is regarded as the best exercise for increasing strength and power

What we do during an emergency breakout in the Adi Kailash om parvat Trek

First of all, the safety of trekkers is much more for us, if you see in the trek, then there are all the risks, which I do not think about.

Himalayan Hikers worry more about you that no one should ever have any problem in the trek.

What should we and you keep more safety in the trek

  1. Whenever you are going for any trek, it is very important that you go completely fit and ready.
  2. The trek is not difficult, if you make your feet and your mind calm and strong, you will find the trek very easy.
  3. While trekking, keep in mind that you are walking on the right route or not always with your guide.
  4. Most people look somewhere and where they are walking, this can cause twitching in your legs, which can ruin your entire trek.
  5. It is important to ask your doctor if you have any medical problems
  6. I should always keep my medical kit with me, it is very important.
  7. Himalayan Hikers always keep a medical kit with you, such as oxygen cylinders, medicine to be given in emergency on the trek
  8. If any trekkers have any more problems, then they are brought back to the base camp by laying them in the stretcher.
  9. Our camp in  Adi Kailash om parvat trek is around the 8000 feet to 18000 feet where you can not have any big problem of oxygen
  10. In case of any medical problem, the help of your guide or a well-informed trekkers should be taken
  11. If there is major health problems in Adi Kailash om parvat trek, then Nearest Hospital is in Haldani  which is about approx. 300   Kms away from Adi Kailash om parvat trek
  12. Along with the trek we keep getting acclimatization

Adi Kailash OM Parvat Trek 2021-2022


Day 1 : Haldwani Kathgodam to Dharchula (230 Kms by Taxi)

Early Morning 6:00 -6:30 from Kathgodam and Bus Station

The group of passengers will be picked up, and the first day of the journey will be started, the passengers will be taken to Almora on the first day to visit the Jageshwar Dham temple, so that the passengers will start their journey with blessings in the temple, and again their stop. Dharchula will leave for the first day,

During the journey, there are many old temples in the way, they will go ahead by giving darshan of all the temples to the passengers, due to which the passengers will get positive energy after darshan.

Night stay will be in Kumaon Mandal hotels where there is proper arrangement for food and cleanliness.

Dinner will remain at Kumaon Mandal Hotels, and during the entire journey, food will be given pure vegetarian, sweet will be given to the passengers after or during the meal, so that the first night of the journey will start with sweetness at the time of meal.

During the journey from Haldwani Kathgodam to Dharchula, the following temples will be visited by the passengers.

1 :- Jageshwar Dham Temple  2- Gurna Mandir

3- Mahadev Cave

4- Dhaula Devi Temple

5- Dol Ashram

Day 2 : Passengers will be sent for medical report to government hospital for inner line permit,

After breakfast in the morning, the passengers will be taken to the government hospital for medical examination.

After the medical examination, travelers can visit the local Dharchula Market and Nepal by themselves and enjoy the local view and side view of the place.

There is an international suspension bridge position near Dharchula from where people can move towards Nepal.

And you can also buy (purchase) things from Nepal.

Lunch and dinner will remain in the hotels where you will be staying.

Day 3 :- Dharchula to Napalchu / Naavi Gaon (By Taxi)

Adi Kailash Yatra will be started from Dharchula, and you will be made to stay at Napalchu via Malipa, Buddhi, Chiyalekh, Garbyang, Siti,

(The journey will start after breakfast)

After lunch, travelers from Naplchu village will be taken to Naplchu village / temple and Gunji village, and in a mountain just in the middle of Gunji (Manela) there is a beautiful depiction of ‘Shiva, Bholenath ji and Ganesh ji’. And passengers will be given their darshan.

Along with this, a famous and ancient temple of Maharishi Ved Vyas ji, the author of Mahabharata, will also be visited.

Lunch and dinner will remain at home stay, where you will be staying.


Day 4: Gunji to Nabhidhang (By Taxi)

On this day, after breakfast, the passengers will be sent to Nabhidhang in a jeep, from Nabhidhang, the passengers will be shown the mountain of Om Parvat, Parvati Mata’s boat,

And Kalapani temple, cave of Maharishi Ved Vyas ji, Sheshnag mountain, Pandav mountain will be visited.

The day’s food will be packing, the traveler will return from Nabhidhang at 5 o’clock.

Naplchuy will come, the night rest of the travelers will be in Naplchuy village. Dinner will be in home stay.

 Day 5 : Nabhidhang to Jolingkong, (By Taxi)

On this day, after breakfast, the passengers will be sent to Jollingkong etc. Kailash Darshan in the jeep, where the pilgrims will have darshan and recitation of Adi Kailash, Gauri Kund, and Parvati Sarovar. On this day, travelers have full time to explore Jolingkong and for photography.

Lunch and dinner will remain in Jolingkong, the place where you will be staying.

Day 6 : Jolingkong to Dharchula, (By Taxi)

On this day, after getting up early in the morning and having breakfast after having darshan of Adi Kailash ji, they will be sent back to Dharchula.

Overnight stay will be at Kumaon Mandal Guest House.

Lunch and dinner will remain in the hotels where you will be staying.

 Day 7 : Dharchula to Haldwani Kathgodam (230 Kms by Taxi)

On this day, passengers will be taken from Dharchula to Haldwani Kathgodam after breakfast.

And on the last day of the journey, the travelers will complete their journey with great happiness.

On the last day of the journey, passengers will be presented to Haldwani Kathgodam by presenting the famous sweets of Uttarakhand, Bal Mithai. And by saying goodbye to the passengers, your journey will be completed.

(Back to home after a beautiful journey)

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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What is Included In This Trek?

Transport Facility Kathgodam To Kathgodam Taxi

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in tents on twin/three  share basis

All meals: Breakfast,  Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Snacks, Soup and Dinner

Home stay or Guest house

Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents

Dining Tent

Dining Table


Kitchen team

Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication

Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

Medical Kit

Oxygen Cylinders

Crampons and Gaiters

What is Not Include In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

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