Om Parvat, Dharchula

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Om Parvat, perched at an altitude of 6191 m is one of the mountains of the Himalayan mountain range. The mountain is also known by the name Little Kailash, Adi Kailash, Baba Kailash and Jonglingkong Peak. Owing to the pattern of snow settlement in the form of 'Om' or 'Aum' syllable, this peak holds religious significance in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.

Located in the vicinity of the Indian-Tibetan border, this mountain offers a splendid view of the snow enveloped peaks of Annapurna. During Adi-Kailash yatra, travellers can enjoy the magnificent view of the River Kali, water falls, dense forests and Narayan Ashram. Gauri Kund, situated at the foot of the mountain is famous for the water of which reflects the image of the mountain.

Adventure lovers can enjoy trekking in the region; starting and ending point of the journey is Tawaghat, which is the meeting point of the River Kali and Dhauli. If time permits, travellers can also visit Jonglingkong Lake, which is considered to be as pious as Mansarovar. The mountain of Parwati Muhar can also be seen from here, the snow of which looks beautiful in the sun.


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