Updated By: LatestGKGS Desk
Registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2019 has begun from 10th April 2019.
Ministry of External Affairs Ministry released an official statement stated that the Yatra is scheduled from 8th June to 8th September this year through two routes. The last date for registration is the 9th of May.
Kailash Manasarovar Yatra Applicants eligibility must meet at least 18 years old and not more than 70 years on 1 January 2019.
There are two routes for this Yatra. The route through Lipulekh Pass, Uttarakhand is estimated to cost about 1.8 lakh rupees per person. It will be conducted in 18 batches of 60 pilgrims each. The duration of the Yatra is 24 days for each batch including 3 days in Delhi for preparatory work.
The route through Nathu La Pass, Sikkim is motorable and suitable for senior citizens unable to undertake arduous trekking. It is estimated to cost about 2.5 lakh rupees per person, and duration would be 21 days, including 3 days in Delhi for preparatory work. This year 10 batches consisting of 50 pilgrims are scheduled for this route.
The entire application process has been made online only. Paper applications will NOT be accepted.
To apply online, go to- http://kmy.gov.in
Applicants are required to indicate their choice for both the routes in the order of their preferences.
Applicants are also required to select a place as END-POINT to terminate their Yatra on return leg:
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