Take a holy trip to the roof of the world – Kailash Mansarovar, a soulful journey awaits. Kailash Parvat stands tall on an elevation of 6,638 meters above sea level and is a part of the majestic Kailash ranges. Located in the Tibet Autonomous region in China the mountain is one of the most highly revered pilgrimage destinations for not just Hindus but for Buddhists, Jains and Bons as well. Literally translating into ‘crystal’, the place is known for being the permanent abode of lord Shiva where he resides with his consort Parvati and children Kartikeya and Ganesh.
Q.How much does a kailash mansarovar yatra cost?
A. Kailash mansarovar yatra is estimated to cost about 2 lakh rupees per person with the duration being 21 days with 3 days in hand for prep work.
Q.Can we touch Mount kailash?
A. Absolutely not. Kailash mountain is one of the holiest places not just for Hindus but also for other religions and faiths. It is forbidden to touch mount kailash. All the yatra and pilgrimage takes place around it.
Q.Can we go to Mount Kailash by helicopter?
A. Yes. one will need to take a flight from Kathmandu to nepalgunj. The helicopter will then transfer the passengers from simikot to hilsa. Passengers will stay overnight in mansarovar before reaching darchen which is the foot of mount kailash.
Q.Who can go to Kailash?
A. Kailash visit is open to Indians, holding an Indian passport, aged 18 years and above. Foreign nationalities are not eligible.
Q.Which is the best month to go on a kailash mansarovar yatra?
A. May to mid - october is the best time to go for the kailash mansarovar yatra.