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Kangrinboqe Peak

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Introduction to Kangrinboqe Peak (冈仁波齐峰)


Kangrinboqe means "the holy mountian" in Tibetan. is the main peak of Gandise mountains. Standing at the height of 6,714 meters above sea leve, the peak is striking and imposing, holding a sacred position in many religions. In this snow-capped mountain scattered 28 modern glaciers, dominately anging glacier and cirque glaciers.

For hundreds of years, this peak with mystical stories and legends has pulled thousands of Chinese and overseas religious devotees, tourists.The Kangrinboqe Peak is considered as the one of the centers of Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism and the Bön. Around Kangrinboqe Peak there are five monasteries and it is considered as holy mountain worldwide.Kangrinboqe Peak is not the highest mountain in the region, but it’s the only mountain shine the striking, scintillating sunlight. It is believed that pilgrims can wash away their lifetime sins after traveling once around the mountain; they are remitted of the suffering of Hell during the 500 samsara if they travel 10 times around the mountain.

   
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Location

Burang County, Tibetan Autonomous Region, China

   
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Main Sights

Distinctive and stunning four sides of the Kangrinboqe Peak

   
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Travel Information

Admisssion: included in Ali Scenic Area Combo Ticket (CNY200)

Opening Hours: all day

   
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Transportation 

There is no frequent bus bound for Kangrinboqe Peak. Travelers can only take a free ride from passing vehicles or hire a car to reach village at the foot named Darchen.

 

   
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Travel Tips 

1. Recommended length of visit: 1-3 days

2. Ideal season to visit: May to late June (weather in its prime), try to avoid visit there between early July to August when rain season sets in.

3. A border pass is required to enter the area of Kangrinboque Peak. It can be applied in advance with the assistance from ChinTourAdvisors.

   
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Tour including Visiting Kangrinboqe Peak


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