Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2016 - Online Registration and Route Maps

Published Date - 08 September 2017 06:20:26 Updated Date - 25 October 2017 06:21:18


Ministry of External Affairs organizes this Yatra during June to September each year through two different routes - Lipulekh Pass (Uttarakhand),and Nathu La Pass (Sikkim). Kailash Manasarovar Yatra (KMY) is known for its religious value, cultural significance. It is undertaken by hundreds of people every year. Holding significance for Hindus as the abode of Lord Shiva, it holds religious importance also for the Jains and the Buddhists. It is open to eligible Indian citizens,holding valid Indian passports, who wish to proceed to Kailash-Manasarovar for religious purposes. Ministry of External Affairs does not provide any subsidy or financial assistance to Yatris.


Yatris need to spend 3 or 4 days in Delhi for preparations and medical tests before starting the Yatra. Delhi Government arranges comman boarding and lodging facilities free of cost for Yatris only. Yatris are at liberty to make their own arrangements for boarding and lodging in Delhi.


The applicant may do some basic checks to determine their state of health and fitness before registering on-line. However, this will not be valid for the medical tests to be conducted by DHLI and ITBP in Delhi before the Yatra.

Online applications for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2016 has began through the official website of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2016 is planned during the period 12 June to 9 September 2016 through Lipulekh and Nathu La.

Apply Online for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2016

The application for the Yatra is fully online and the applicants are provided with all necessary instruction in Hindi and English to fill the online application form. Candidates with the age between 18-70 Years as on 1st January 2016 can apply for the Yatra and opt for either of the routes.

The complete eligibility criteria for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2016 can be found HERE

The applications are invited through the official website of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra http://kmy.gov.in/Last date of online application is 15 April 2016.

The Yatra through Lipulekh Pass (Uttarakhand) is estimated to cost about Rs. 1.6 Lakh per person. This route involves extensive trekking of about 200 kilometers. It will be conducted in 18 batches of 60 pilgrims each. The route through Nathu La Pass (Sikkim) is motorable and is estimated to cost about Rs. 2 lakh per person. It will be conducted in 7 batches of 50 pilgrims each.

Applicants will be selected and assigned routes and batches through a fair, computer-generated, gender-balanced selection process. Applicants can get information, and track the status of their application through the IVRS helpline No: 011-24300655.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2016 Route Maps

There are two routs for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2016 and the route maps can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.



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