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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

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What is the age limit for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra ?

 According the rule of Chinese authority the age of the travelers should 10 years to 70 years.

How difficult is kailash yatra?

Kailash yatra is considered to be difficult because kailash is situated in Tibet which is the high altitude area. The height of kailash  Mansarovar area is located at 4000 metres to 5000 m above sea level. 

There are some factors due to which we consider kailash yatra to be difficult. They are:

  1. Lack of oxygen
  2. High altitude
  3. Less infrastructure
  4. Lack of facilities
  5. Very cold temperature

How many days does it take for kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

It depends on the tour operator by which you are going for kailash yatra. The shortest duration of kailash yatra is for 5 days Helicopter yatra from Lucknow.

11 Days Helicopter yatra from Lucknow via Hilsa Border.

11 Days Helicopter Yatra from Kathmandu via Hilsa Border.

14 Days Overland Yatra from Kathmandu via Kyirong Border.

14 Days for Kailash Yatra via Lhasa.

21 Days Yatra from Nathula Pass, Sikkim Route.

24 Days Yatra from Lipulekh Pass (Uttarakhand) route.

Is kailash Mansarovar yatra safe? 

yes, kailash Mansarovar yatra is completely safe and secure. There is very less risk such as health issue due to poor fitness and careless acts during the kailash yatra.

What is the cost of kailash Mansarovar yatra?

The cost of kailash Mansarovar yatra in present are as follows –

  1. 1,40,000 INR for Kathmandu Overland via Kyirong border
  2. 1,80,000 – 1,90,000 INR for helicopter route via Hilsa Boder.
  3. 1,80,000 INR for Lipulekh Pass (Uttarakhand) route which is organised by Ministry of External Affairs.
  4. 1,80,000 INR for Nathu La Pass route.
  5. 2,40,000 INR for tour via Lhasa.

There are some personal expenses during the trip which depends on person to person such as shopping items like gloves, walking stick, mask, face cream, oxygen cylinder bottle, water bottle snacks, Horse and Porter charges.

The major expense among all these is Horse charge which is around 28,000 to 32,000 INR.

Is kailash Mansarovar yatra tough ?

yes, kailash Mansarovar yatra is considered to be the toughest of all pilgrimage tours because it is located in a very remote area and very high altitude with lack of infrastructure and facilities. The major issues people face during kailash Mansarovar yatra are vomiting, breathing issues, headache, gasping, and tiredness.

Is a passport required for kailash Mansarovar yatra? 

Yes, passport is compulsory for kailash Mansarovar yatra because it is situated in China.

Permit is also required for kailash Mansarovar yatra which is given by Chinese government.

How can I plan kailash Mansarovar yatra? 

If you want to go kailash then you can contact to kailash Mansarovar tour operators or you can go through Indian government. Check out these websites for kailash yatra Booking and Informations –

www.templesdarshan.com

www.kmy.gov.in

www.mea.gov.in 

How can I book kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

You can book kailash Mansarovar yatra by Indian Government kailash yatra, various travel companies and various kailash Mansarovar yatra specialized tour operators. Check the links are given below:

 

Can we climb Mount kailash?

No, climbing Mount kailash is prohibited by the Chinese government. No one can climb Mount kailash. Some people in the past had tried to climb Mount kailash but they did not succeed because it is too difficult to climb the holy mountain. After that Chinese authorities banned on climbing the holy mountain because of its religious significance.

Can we touch kailash?

You cannot touch Kailash parvat. But you can go for Charan sparsh after reaching Dirapuk to 5 km towards mount kailash. it is very difficult to go closer to Mount Kailash because of difficult path.

What is the best time to visit Kailash Mansarovar?

The best time to visit kailash Mansarovar is the month of May to September. Then it depends on the weather at kailash hope for not to rain during your yatra.

 

How can I reach kailash? / Which are the routes for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra ?

There are various routes to visit Kailash Mansarovar. In this article, I am going to share all the routes to reach Kailash which you can read below –

These are some routes to reach Kailash Mansarovar.

  1. 11 Days Helicopter yatra from Lucknow via Hilsa Border.
  2. 11 Days Helicopter Yatra from Kathmandu via Hilsa Border.
  3. 14 Days Overland Yatra by Bus from Kathmandu via Kyirong Border.
  4. 14 Days for Kailash Yatra via Lhasa.
  5. 21 Days Yatra from Nathula Pass, Sikkim Route.
  6. 24 Days Yatra from Lipulekh Pass (Uttarakhand) route.

Is Mansarovar in India?

No, Mansarovar is located in Tibet, China.

When does the Kailash Mansarovar yatra opens?

Kailash Mansarovar yatra starts in the month of May when the snow starts melting and ends in September.

Who climbed Mount Kailash?

No one had ever climbed Mount Kailash although many people have tried to climb in the past but no one succeed now it is banned to climb Mount Kailash by the Chinese government.

Kailash Mansarovar is in which country?

Kailash Mansarovar is located in Tibet which is in China.

Is Lord Shiva still in Kailash?

No one has seen Lord Shiva in Kailash. it is the religious belief of people that Lord Shiva lives in Kailash but there is something special in that zone and there are some positive energy found which makes the place very special.

Is Mount Kailash a pyramid?

Mount Kailash looks like a pyramid. It’s in a similar shape to pyramid.

Can helicopter land on Mount Kailash?

No, it is because the helicopter is not allowed at that area and no one had tried yet to land a helicopter on Mount Kailash.

Kailash Mansarovar visa for Indian citizens?

Indian citizens have to apply for group visa because group entry is allowed for the tour.

Kailash Mansarovar yatra for NRI ?

NRI Traveller has to take care of some additional procedures for Kailash yatra. They are :

They have to pay 300 USD extra apart from the tour package for their visa procedure.

What is the lowest cost for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra ?

Overland route which starts from Kathmandu is the lowest price tour package which cost around 1,35,000 INR. This tour starts from Kathmandu and ends up in 14 days the entire journey is completed by bus.

Who is eligible for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Eligibility for Kailash yatra – 

Physical fitness certificate by MBBS doctor.

Valid passport for at least 6 month from the date of departure,

Age must be between 10 to 70 years,

What kind of preparation required for Kailash yatra?

Kailash yatra is for those people who are a great devotee of Shiva and travelling for the purpose to meet Shiva.

As Kailash yatra is considered as difficult journey so you need to set your mind accordingly.

do not expect any kind of luxury and comfort during the trip because there will be basic amenities and facilities available.

As it is located at a high altitude and difficult weather condition so physical fitness and mental fitness both are required. 

Start walking daily to get yourself physically fit and prepare yourself mentally for only one purpose that is to meet Shiva.

 

How can I apply for kailash Mansarovar yatra 2020?

 

To apply for kailash Mansarovar yatra you need to to contact kailash Mansarovar yatra tour operators or you need to follow the steps below :

Fill out Booking form (Click Here) and send us to [email protected]

Attach photocopies of passport and medical fitness certificate along with Booking form.

Click here for payment and Book Online.

Before you visit Kailash these are some do's and don'ts you must know.

Read these points carefully. The Following tips will make your trip easy and smooth.

  • Do not take any kind of stress and tension during entire trip.
  • Keep chanting ‘Om Namah Shivay’ during the trip to keep your concentration on Shiva rather than difficulties.
  • Protect yourself from cold Air.
  • Drink a lot of water during trekking and keep your body Hydrated.
  • Eat Fruits, Honey, Liquid diet will help you in the journey. You can also keep electrol powder during Parikrama. 
  • Make sure to take proper meals throughout journey. Do not skip any meal.
  • The sun rays are strong at Kailash so you are advised to apply sun cream on face.
  • Do not go for bath in Mansarovar Lake if your body doesn’t allow because the water is usually very cold.
  • Walk slowly during the trek. Walking fast in the high Altitude will make you tired early.
  • Breathe slowly during the trek because breathing fast will burn more calories and result loss of energy fast.
  • Keep only important items with you in bag pack during Parikrima otherwise you will get tired early.
  • Trek in small groups.
  • Wait and relax for sometime after walking some distance.
  • Avoid Smoking and Alcohol Consumption during the tour.
  • Must follow all the instructions of Liaison Officer in all circumstances during the journey as he is supposed to be the most experienced person.

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