Mount Kailash and the Mansarovar Lake altogether are regarded as one of the sacred pilgrimage destinations in Himalayas and it is considered to be of great religious importance in Hindus, Buddhists and Jains. It’s a must thing for pilgrims to be physically fit as this journey involves trekking up to a height of 19,500 feet in an extremely cold weather.
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FAQ For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra (frequently asked questions)
1. How can one travel to Kailash Mansarovar?
a. Kailsah Mansarovar Yatra by Road
One can fly to Kathmandu as there are various connecting flights from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Varanasi, and from Kathmandu there are roads connecting to Kailash Mansarovar Lake.
b. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter
Those who don’t have time, helicopter yatra is the best option for them. The itinerary includes flight from Nepalgunj and thereafter connecting to Simikot. Further it flies to Hilsa and finally reaches Mansarovar. The entire pilgrimage is completed in 10 days.
c. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa
After reaching Kathmandu, fly to Lhasa (China visa is required by both Indian and foreign traveler). Therefore, to reach Mansarover one needs to travel Tibet towns namely Gyantse, Shigatse, Prayang, Lhatse, etc.
- Drive to Lhasa and then fly back to Kathmandu.
- Drive to Hilsa and then fly back to Kathmandu.
- Drive back to Kathmandu via Kodari border.
2. Things to do in Kailash Mansarovar
3. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra during Full Moon?
4. Do we need to carry our Passports?
5. How important fitness is to undergo this expedition?
6. Does Indian mobiles work over there?
7. Are there any specific clothing guidelines?
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