Kham Kawakarpo lies between the Mekong and the Salween, in an area of steep-sided valleys shrouded in old growth forest. The area is rich in flora and fauna. This is a stunningly beautiful where you can walk from parched semi-desert river valleys and into forests rich in vegetation. And all this in the backdrop of beautiful mountain views. The trek is most enjoyable in spring and autumn. The Tibetans are very a religious community known for their devotion to life and God. It is believed that of the three most important mountain pilgrimages in Tibet, Mt Kailas represents the body of the Buddha, Tsari in southern Tibet, the speech and Mt Kawakarpo in the east, the mind, and emanation of the Buddha. Far to the east of Tibet on the border with Yunnan is the sacred mountain Kawakarpo, at 6,740mThe mountain range, to which it gives its name, is an area that is part of the old Tibetan Province of Kham, described as the region of Four Rivers and Six Ranges.