Official Website of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra has been launched recently. The official website of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is available in two languages – English and Hindi.
The Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage 2016 will commence June 8.
Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is known for its religious value, cultural significance, physical beauty and thrilling nature. It is undertaken by hundreds of people every year. Holding significance for the Hindus as the abode of Lord Shiva, it holds religious importance also for the Jains and the Buddhists.
The Yatra is organized by the Ministry of External Affairs every year between June and September. It is open to eligible Indian citizens, holding valid Indian passports, who wish to proceed to Kailash-Manasarovar for religious purposes.
Applications to participate in the Yatra can be filed online only at http://kmy.gov.in The last date to apply online is
The Yatra will be conducted between 08 June and 09 September through two different routes – Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand and Nathu La in Sikkim. Yatris need to spend 3-4 days in Delhi for preparations before the Yatra. The Delhi Government provides free meals and accommodation for the stay in Delhi. Yatris are, however, free to make their own arrangements.