If you plan on trekking Mount Kailash, and want to avoid getting altitude sickness, this itinerary gives you a relatively slow entry to Lhasa, and ascent to Everest Base Camp, plus an extra rest day before you hit the extreme high altitudes of Kailash.
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Itinerary for Trekking Mount Kailash
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