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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra FAQ’s

Kailash Mansarovar Tour-Frequently Asked Questions

Get all the answers to your question regarding Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

What is the best time for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

The weather condition in Tibet is very uncertain. The ideal time for Kailash Mansarovar tour is the end of April to July and mid-September to October. In August heavy rainfall makes it difficult to travel. In winter and spring, heavy snowfall blocks the road.

Can we visit Kailash Mansarovar during monsoon season?

Heavy downpour takes place in Kailash Mansarovar in monsoon season. So, it is not safe to travel during monsoon.

What kinds of accommodation facilities are available during Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

At India and Nepal side hotels are easily available for stay. At Tibet side accommodation available are very basic and mostly has dormitory-style.

Is passport required for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Yes, a valid passport is a must for pilgrims undertaking the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra,

What all documents should be carried for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

A valid passport, a voter ID card,3-4 colored passport size photograph, doctor’s medical certificate, travel & medical insurance. Copy of Group Visa and Kailash permit will be made available with tour guides.

Should I carry medicines during the yatra?

The tour staff carries the first aid kit and many medicines. But you should also carry your basic and prescribed medicines.

How much time does it take to cover the inner parikrama/kora of Mount Kailash?

Approximately it takes one day to complete the inner kora which is 34 km.

How should I prepare myself for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra good mental and physical fitness is required. 4-5 months before the yatra start preparing yourself by indulging in physical fitness exercises like aerobics, yoga, walking 4-5 km every day, jogging, freehand exercise, etc. A medical-checkup before the yatra is highly recommended.

Here are some Do’s & Don’ts for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

Can I travel to Mt.Kailash myself?

Individual travel to Mount Kailash is not allowed as per China’s regulations. You have to take part in an organized group tour or get your Kailash tour customized with a local travel operator.

In how many days Mount Kailash Yatra can be completed?

Kailash Yatra can be completed in 13 days by overland (land cruiser/ coach) and 11 days by helicopter via Nepal. For a physically fit person, it normally takes three days to circle around Mt. Kailash.

Can the Indian currency be used during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra? Can I use credit and ATM cards?

No, Indian currency INR cannot be used during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Only the Chinese currency Yuan is accepted. ATM facility is also not widely available. So, it will be better to exchange your money to Chinese currency.

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