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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Indian Government

The sacred pilgrimage journey to Kailash Mansarovar is conducted every year from June-September by Ministry of External Affairs. The registration for the yatra for this year has started from 9-04-2019.

There are two different routes for the yatra-Lipulekh Pass (Uttarakhand) and Nathu La Pass (Sikkim). Yatris have to complete various formalities and undergo medical examinations/tests before commencing the yatra.

Who is eligible for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

If a candidate wants to apply for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra he/she must fulfill the given below eligibility criteria:

  • Must be a citizen of India
  • Should have a minimum age of 18 and maximum age of 70 years as on 01 January of current year
  • Candidate must possess an Indian Passport valid for minimum six months as on 1 September of the current year
  • Foreign Nationals cannot apply. OCI card holders are not eligible
  • Candidate must be mentally healthy and physically fit for undertaking the yatra for spiritual purpose
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25 or less

Conditions – Before applying for the yatra an applicant must note the following conditions:

  • An incomplete application will be rejected and won’t be included in computerized draw.
  • It is the duty of the applicant to provide the correct and complete information in every respect including date of birth, name spelling, etc.
  • An applicant applying for the yatra should not suffer from medical ailments like diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, epilepsy, etc.
  • Incorrect or false information in the application form will be ground for disqualification at any stage including the yatra.
  • For high altitude endurance selected candidates will have to go through and qualify the stated medical examinations conducted by the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute and ITBP Base Hospital in New Delhi.
  • Any yatri will not be allowed to continue the yatra if found medically unfit for high altitude endurance at any stage.
  • Any yatri at any stage disqualified on medical or any other grounds will forfeit the Confirmation Amount and other payments made earlier.
  • Yatra batches will leave on the scheduled date even if the selected candidate is unable to join the group as per scheduled itinerary.
  • Applicants going for the yatra first time will be given priority over those who have already undertaken the yatra organized by the Ministry in the previous year.
  • Moratorium on applicants would be done for those who had already been on this yatra organized by Ministry in previous years for more than four times. The final decision would be of the competent authority in this Ministry and no representation in this regard would be entertained.
  • Applicants against whom any legal or executive sanction is in force or which debars the person from traveling abroad would not be eligible to apply for the yatra.

Selection Process For Kailash Mansarovar Tour

Draw of Lots – Through a fair computer-generated, random, general-balanced selection process yatris will be selected and appointed to different batches by the Ministry of External Affairs. A group of two persons may give an option to travel together in the same batch at the application stage. The application for each applicant should be completed online.

Intimation – After the computerized draw of lots, selected candidates would be informed through automated messages to their registered email id/phone number. An applicant can access the status update by IVRS helpline 011-24300655.

Conditions – Applicants must note the following conditions

  • Normally a route and batch allocated to a Yatra through the computerized process cannot be changed. If required a selected candidate can request for change of batch on the basis of some valid justification. The final decision in this matter will be of the Ministry.
  • After the computerized draw of lots, to confirm the participation each selected applicant will have to confirm the participation by crediting non-refundable Confirmation Amount before the due date into the designated bank account of the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) or the Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation (STDC).
  • If the above-given payment is not made by the cut-off date, the Yatri will be automatically removed from the selected list for the batch to waitlist.
  • Confirmed Yatris are required to online re-confirm their participation in the batch before their arrival in Delhi for the yatra. If a yatri fails to do so then their name will be canceled from the list for the batch.
  • A yatri according to the itinerary for the batch must report on the scheduled date & time at Delhi Heart & Lung Institute (DHLI). Their names from the batch will be canceled if they fail to do so.
  • Registered/ Waitlisted may also report at DHLI for inclusion in a batch against any dropout, subject to availability of vacancy arising due to this reason.

Documents – Selected and confirmed yatris must carry the following listed below documents when they arrive in New Delhi for the yatra:

  • Ordinary Indian passport valid for at least six months as on 1 September of the current year
  • Colored passport size photograph (6 copies)
  • Undertaking for evacuation by helicopter in case of emergency
  • Consent Form for cremation of mortal remains on Chinese side in case of death there

A Kailash Parvat yatri would not be allowed to proceed for the yatra if the above mentioned documents are not submitted or not in conformity to the requirement of the current year or deficient in any aspect. The decision of the Ministry would be final in this matter and no representation in this regard will be entertained.

Fees & Expenditure For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

S.No Lipulekh Route Estimated Expenditure Per Yatri Nathula Route
1. ₹ 5,000 to KMVN Non-refundable Confirmation Amount payable according to route for the yatra ₹ 5,000 to STDC
Balance amount payable (before departure)
2. ₹ 30,000 Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. (KMVN)
A/c No : 917020011800582 Axis Bank Ltd, Mallital, Nainital
IFSC : UTIB0003012 MICR : 263211302
3. Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
A/c No: 915020028840818 AXIS BANK,GANGTOK
IFSC : UTIB0000112 MICR :UTIB0000112
₹20,000
4. Return Air fare Delhi – Baghdogra – Delhi sectors
(bookings arranged by, and payable to STDC in advance )
(Airfare & Cancellation refund as per airline policy)
₹14,000
Payable in Cash/Debit/Credit Card
5. ₹3,100 Medical Tests payable to Delhi Heart & Lung institute (DHLI) ₹3,100
6. ₹2,500 Stress Echo Test (If required and advised by DHLI) ₹2,500
7. ₹2,400 Chinese Visa Fee (to be collected in cash at DHLI) ₹2,400
Payable in cash to service provider
8. ₹12,189 Porter charges for both ways on Indian side (subject to revision by Uttarakhand Government)
9. ₹16,081 Pony for pony holder for both ways on Indian side (subject to revision by Uttarakhand Government)
Common Expenses
10. ₹4,000 Contribution to pool money for group activities ₹4,000
11. As required Wages for hiring cook for the batch, common food purchases etc. As required
Payable in Tibet Autonomous Region(TAR)
12 US $950 For lodging, transport etc. It includes US $ 1 towards immigration fee. US $2,200
13 RMB:990 Porter for both ways on Chinese side (subject to revision by TAR authorities) RMB:990
14 RMB: 2,370 Porter for both ways on Chinese side (subject to revision by Tibetan authorities)
For Kailash Parikarma hiring for porters and ponies will need to be decided at Taklakot itself.
RMB: 2,370
  • Amount paid at any stage is not refundable.
  • Amount paid cannot be transferred to any other person.
  • Expenditure in INR may vary due to change in rates of exchange.

How To Apply For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

  • Now the whole application process has been made online. Paper applications will not be accepted.
  • To apply online candidate needs to go to https://kmy.gov.in/kmy/. For the year 2019 yatra will be conducted from 8 June to 8 September. The yatra will take place through two routes-Nathu La in Sikkim and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand.
  • Applicants are required to indicate their choice for both the routes in order of their preferences.
  • Applicants are also required to select a place as END-POINT to terminate their yatra on return leg:
  • Route-1 (Lipulekh) : Dharchula or Delhi
  • Route-2 (Nathu La) : Gangtok or Delhi

Following documents are required for the application

  • Scanned passport size photograph (in jpg format not exceeding 300 kb in size).
  • Scanned copies of first and last pages of ordinary passport containing personal and family details (in pdf format not exceeding 500 kb in size).
  • It is mandatory to mention email id and mobile number in the application.

Medical Tests For The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

  • Various medical and laboratory tests are conducted before the yatra by Delhi Heart & Lung Institute (DHLI) and ITBP Hospital before the yatra to check the high altitude endurance of the Yatris. While considering the physical fitness of an applicant acceptable reference range and cut-off values for the tests will be applicable. During the medical tests Haemoglobin, Cholesterol, Sugar level, etc is tested.
  • For a good fit body candidate must try to lower the BMI (Body Mass Index) level to 25 or less.
  • Additional medical test will be conducted by the ITBP at Lipulekh Route (at Gunji) and at Nathu La Route (at Sherathang).
  • Medical examination/test fees are not- refundable. Any amount paid by a yatri after selection & confirmation is non-refundable and non-transferable.
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MITHUN GHOSH
MITHUN GHOSH
9 months ago

I am interested to tour at Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2021. Please help for this tour. My contact no is 900xxxxxx

Parthasarathy
Parthasarathy
Reply to  MITHUN GHOSH
8 months ago

2021 kailash journey application when issue please send date Thanks

SREENIVAS RAO
SREENIVAS RAO
Reply to  MITHUN GHOSH
7 months ago

When can we apply for Kailash Manasa sarovar Yatra 2021

K Ramamoorthy
K Ramamoorthy
Reply to  MITHUN GHOSH
7 months ago

I want to join kailash yatra for the year 2021 since this is the last chance as of my date of birth 05/06/1951 ,and not completed 70 years as on 1st January2021.So when will on line application open. Please kindly help me

Chandrasekaran
Chandrasekaran
8 months ago

when will 2021 kailash manasarovar yatra application to be uploaded

Girijamba
Girijamba
Reply to  Chandrasekaran
8 months ago

How can I apply for 2021kailash manasarovar yatra

Raguramantamil2017@gmail.com
Raguramantamil2017@gmail.com
Reply to  Chandrasekaran
7 months ago

Iam tamil person any kailash 2021 yatra information share me

SRRAO MANDA
SRRAO MANDA
8 months ago

HARA HARA MAHADEV BEST YATHRA FROM GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

devika patni
devika patni
Reply to  SRRAO MANDA
8 months ago

How much does it cost to go through the government?

Sulochana Dattaram Jadhav
Sulochana Dattaram Jadhav
8 months ago

I am interested to tour at Kailas Manasarovar Yatra 2021.

RAJENDRAKUMAR
RAJENDRAKUMAR
8 months ago

I am interested Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. 2021

Anjana
Anjana
8 months ago

Good afternoon sir
When will the application for the kailash Manasarovar yatra ,uploaded

Parthasarathy
Parthasarathy
8 months ago

When kailash yathra plese send application date

Rajendra Kumar Meena
Rajendra Kumar Meena
7 months ago

I am intersted for Kailash Mansarover Yatra, please guide।

Jayakumar P
Jayakumar P
7 months ago

Who cares for this fucking shit trip organized by the reactionary Indian ‘government’?

Jayakumar P
Jayakumar P
7 months ago

These primitive morons still stick to the 19th Century bureaucratic rigmarole of requiring for a thousand and one ‘forms’, ‘certificates’, ‘undertakings’, ‘declarations’ and other shit. These savages should learn from civilized countries in hassle-free travel booking and customer care.

Nalini
Nalini
7 months ago

Please let us know the Yatra dates n route
ओम नमः शिवाय

Mukesh Premji Maru
Mukesh Premji Maru
7 months ago

Need To Join Kailash Manasarovar Parikrama Yatra 2021 .

RAMAMOORTHY K
RAMAMOORTHY K
7 months ago

When will kailash yatra starts for 2021 year and will application published on line

Mukesh Jian
Mukesh Jian
7 months ago

इस वर्ष 2021 में कैलाश मानसरोवर की यात्रा करने का विचार आया है |

K Ramamoorthy
K Ramamoorthy
7 months ago

When will on line application upload for kailash manasarour yatra 2021

Ashok Kumar Pal
Ashok Kumar Pal
7 months ago

Pl inform the last date to apply for this year km yatra 2021 apply (online and offline both dates)

Anurag
Anurag
7 months ago

I am interested Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2021 please help me.

Vishwa Alok Chandra
Vishwa Alok Chandra
7 months ago

How can I register myself for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra-2021by Govt Of India , MEA

b s patel
b s patel
6 months ago

I want to tour at Kailash Mansarovar yatra 2021,pl detail for this tour

Nagarajan
Nagarajan
6 months ago

Sir i interest in the yathera pls help and i am in Tamilnadu tell me the total cost in the trip

Taruna Tahiliani
Taruna Tahiliani
6 months ago

I also want to join for yatra….plz do inform about yatra…
OM NAMAY SHIVAY…..

Last edited 6 months ago by Taruna Tahiliani
Krishna patel
Krishna patel
6 months ago

I m interested to Kailash mansarovar 2021

Ravindra Walavalkar
Ravindra Walavalkar
6 months ago

I am interested this year 2021 I want to know the expense for our

Kannan Nallathambi
Kannan Nallathambi
6 months ago

I wish to go on KM yatra this year (2021). I have had both doses of Covid vaccination. When & how can we apply

B RAJAKRISHNAN
B RAJAKRISHNAN
Reply to  Kannan Nallathambi
6 months ago

I am interested Kailash Yatra please help me

SWAPAN KUMAR PANDA
SWAPAN KUMAR PANDA
6 months ago

I AM INTERESTED TO JOIN THE KAILASH MANASSAROVAR YATRA ON 2021. PLEASE INFORM THE APPLICATION DATE ON LINE. I WANT TO GO THROUGH INDIA GOVT.
THANKS A LOT.

suraj
suraj
5 months ago

HI I am interested to tour at Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2021. Please help for this Yatra. My contact no is 784xxxxx

निखिल
निखिल
5 months ago

कितने पैसे जमा करने होगे, मेरी बीवी को लेके आना चाहता था, सरकार कोई मदद करती है यात्रा के लिए, कृपया थोड़ा बता देते

NITIN Kansal
NITIN Kansal
4 months ago

I want to apply kailash mansarovar yatra2021 but few questions in my mind 1 Indian govt says Indian citizen may go from two routes uttrakhand and Sikkim but some travelling agencies says you may go to this Yatra from three sites from Kathmandu in Nepal by heli and second same by road and third is by luckhnow….like max holidays and Yates. Com and others also… 2. Can u signed and give permissions to this all agencies …..and 03. Punjab govt give any subsidy for this Yatra ……4 how we apply this Yatra complete process. 5 I want to do this… Read more »

Last edited 4 months ago by NITIN Kansal
HARI KRISHAN SANHOTRA
HARI KRISHAN SANHOTRA
4 months ago

Total cost of the YATRA in indian currency and application to fillup.

Bheemachari
Bheemachari
4 months ago

I am Very much Interested to join Kailasa Manasa Sarovara Yatra. In rje year 2021. Pl.give information reg. Applay for the holy Yatra and obleage please.

Dinesh mali
Dinesh mali
3 months ago

This year kailash Mansarovar yatra please planning confirm my mobile number 98xxxxxx Talk this number

Geeta Sardesai
Geeta Sardesai
3 months ago

Waiting for an opportunity to go to Holy Kailas n Mansarovar this year 2021…please guide

Shailendra Kumar
Shailendra Kumar
3 months ago

Pl let me know for 2021 mansarovar yTra

Pravesh Kumar sharma
Pravesh Kumar sharma
2 months ago

Kailash mansarover yatra ka kharcha kitna hai 2021ka aur marg darshan kare

Bed Prakash Prasad
Bed Prakash Prasad
2 months ago

How much cost as per govt. Rule

Bed Prakash Prasad
Bed Prakash Prasad
2 months ago

When application date declared please inform me

Himanshu singh
Himanshu singh
2 months ago

I m interested mamsrovar yatra

SOMA BARAHI
SOMA BARAHI
1 month ago

I AM INTERESTED TO TOUR AT KAILESH MANSARAVOR YATRA 2022


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