FAQ Category: Kinnaur Kailash
FAQs about Kinner Kailash trek and Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama trek. Kinner Kailash peak is the abode of all the local dieties and the lord Shiva.
This peak is named after Banasur, the mythological demon king, who once ruled over the area and did penance on this peak to earn a boon from Lord Shiva.
Are the Kinner Kailash & Shrikhand Mahadev Yatra routes same?
No. Shirkhand Mahadev Yatra route is located in outer Siraj region of Greater Himalayan National Park of Kullu district, whereas the Kinner Kailash Yatra route falls completely in Sairag (Kalpa) […]
How to reach Kinner Kailash?
First you need to reach Reckong Peo, the administrative HQ of Kinnaur district. You can take any one of the three routes from Reckong Peo. Tangling village-Gufa-Kinner Kailash Shivling route. […]
What is Kinner Kailash?
Kinner Kailash (6050m) is a holy peak towering over the Kalpa (called Sairag by the people of Kinnaur) valley of Kinnaur. You must have previous climbing/mountaineering experience to reach the […]
What is best time to go for the Kinnaur Kailash trek?
The yatra dates of Kinnaur Kailash are officially announced (for a period of 4-5 weeks) by Kinner Kailash Yatra committee after consultation with the local administration. One can’t go for […]
Why is it called Kinner Kailash?
Kinner Kailash peak is named after the Kinner tribe — the people of Kinnaur. There are many mythological connotations attached to the word ‘Kinner’. You would find a mention of […]