The Pilgrimage Kora Around Mt. Kailash

1. Darchen  

2. Gyandruk

3. Selung     

4. Tarboche 

5. Chukku   

6. Drira Phuk

7. Drolma La 

8. Zutul Phuk

9. Mt. Kailash

Click on the map or on the gompa names to see a description of the location!



Here are the actual latitude and longitude positions of the sacred sites around the pilgrimage kora.


After commencing the clockwise kora pilgrimage at Darchen, a Kailash pilgrim will gain a tremendous amount of elevation while on the pilgrimage.  This is a chart showing the actual elevation gain a pilgrim experiences as a function of distance from the starting point, Darchen.


Kailash GPS Measurements


Mt. Kailash

Lake Manasarovar


Other Landscapes
Mt. Everest Lhasa

Monastery Inventory