Lord shiva is considered as the supreme in the Hindu Vedas and shastras. For any devout hindu visiting Lord Shiva places is a cherished dream which they want to realize before their death. There are 13 jyotirlingas in India.
Kailash parvat is known to be abode of lord shiva. Before the 1962 Indo China war this remote shrine was easily accessible but after the war Tibet was occupied by China and it created a problem for many pilgrims who intends to visit this shrine.
How to do Kailash mansarovar trek
In this article we will explain in detail about the every step that is involved from planning to execution of this yatra
Who Can Under Take Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
There is a Restriction of age due to rough climatic conditions and tough terrain of this Kailash yatra. Anybody who are below 75 yrs of age can register for this yatra.
Where to Resister
This mansarovar yatra is conducted by Govt of India and various private tour operators across India
Kailash Mansaovar Yatra by Govt
Foreign Ministry of India organizes mansarovar yatra every year from june to September from two different routes of Lipulekh pass (Uttarakhand) and Nathu La Pass (Sikkim) .
This yatra is organized by Uttarakhand, Delhi and Sikkim state govt with the help of ITBP. Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN ) ,Sikkim Pryatan Vikas Nigam (HTDC) and other organizations associated with them facilitate the pilgrims as much as possible. All applicants health level is checked by Delhi Heart and Lung Institute.
1 ) Pilgrim should be Indian Citizen
2) Possess an Indian passport valid for minimum 6 months as on 1st September of the current year
3) Age should be minimum 18 and maximum 70 years as on 01 January of the current year.
4) Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25 or less.
5) Physically fit and medically healthy for undertaking the Yatra for religious purpose.
Foreign nationals are not eligible to apply; OCI card holders are, thus, not eligible.
CONDITIONS:- Applicants may carefully note the following conditions before applying for the Yatra:
(a) Incomplete applications are liable to be rejected and will not be included in the computerized draw.
(b) Incorrect or false information in the application form will be ground for disqualification at any stage, including during the Yatra.
(c) It is the applicant’s responsibility to feed accurate information, complete in every respect including name spellings, date of birth, etc.
(d) Should not suffer from medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, epilepsy,etc.
(e) Selected applicant will need to undergo and qualify specified medical examinations conducted by the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute, and the ITBP Base Hospital in New Delhi for high altitude endurance
(f) Any Yatri found medically unfit for high altitude endurance at any stage will not be permitted to continue the Yatra. [Please see Medical Tests conducted by Delhi Heart & Lung Institute (DHLI)].
(g) Any Yatri disqualified on medical and/or other grounds at any stage of the Yatra will forfeit the Confirmation Amount and other payments made earlier.
(h) The Yatra batches will leave on scheduled dates even if any selected Yatri is unable to join the group as per scheduled itinerary.
(i) Applicants going for the first time would be accorded priority over those who have already been for the Yatra organized by the Ministry in any previous year.
(j) There would be a moratorium on applicants who have already been on this Yatra organized by this Ministry more than four times in previous years. The decision of the competent authority in this Ministry would be final, and no representation in this regard would be entertained.
(k) Applicants against whom any legal or executive sanction is in force, or which debars the person from travelling abroad would not be eligible to apply for the Yatra.
To get Physically fit for this yatra you can contact any of the yoga schools in india.
Applying for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra
Before filling the online application:
● Read all information on eligibility, and Conditions related to the Yatra. click here
● Ensure that Acrobat Reader is installed in your computer system. If you do not have the
software, you can download it here
Conditions for Application
(a) Applicant should possess an ordinary Indian passport valid for at least six months as on 01 September of the current year.
(b) It is the applicant’s responsibility to feed accurate information complete in every respect including name spellings,date of birth etc.
(c) Incorrect or false information, concealing any material facts in the application form will be ground for disqualification at any stage, including during the Yatra. All payments made earlier will, thus, be forfeited.
(d) Applicants are required to indicate their choice for both the routes in the order of their preferences.
(e) Applicants can also select a place as END-POINT to terminate their Yatra on return leg:
(i)Route-1 (Lipulekh): DHARCHULA or DELHI.
(ii)Route-2 (NathuLa): GANGTOK or DELHI.
(f) All fields in the application format are compulsory.
keep the following items ready:
● Scanned copy of passport size photograph (in JPG format not exceeding 300 kb in size).
● Scanned copy of Passport (page containing photo & personal particulars) and last page containing family
details in <.pdf> format only not exceeding 500 kb in size.
● If applying with another person, also keep ready the above items(1 and 2) for the person.
After successful online registration of your application:
● Take a printout of the application form and keep with you for reference.
● You will receive SMS and e-mail after successful submission of the application.
Note : In a single user account maximum two registration form can be submitted if two people want to go together in a batch.
Kailash Mansaovar Yatra Package Cost and Routes
Mansarovar Yatra from Lipulek Pass Uttarakhand
Total number of batches : 18
Duration : about 24 days.
Estimated cost per person: Rs.1.8 Lakh.
Mansarovar Yatra from Nathu La Pass
Total number of batches : 10
Duration : about 21 days.
Estimated cost per person: Rs. 2.5 Lakh.
Kailash Mansarovar yatra can be covered in two ways by private operators
- kailash mansarovar yatra by road
- Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter
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