KAILASH MANASAROVAR YATRA - 2012
Organized by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
NATURE OF YATRA
The Yatra involves trekking at high altitudes of up to 19,500 feet, under inhospitable conditions, including extreme cold and rugged terrain, and may prove hazardous for those who are not physically and medically fit.
The Government of India shall not be responsible in any manner for any loss of life or injury to a yatri, or any loss or damage to property of a yatri due to any natural calamity or due to any other reason. Pilgrims undertake the Yatra purely at their own volition, cost, risk and consequences.
The Government shall not have any obligation to bring the mortal remains of any pilgrim across the border for cremation in the Indian side, in case of death on the Chinese side. All yatris are, therefore, required to sign a Consent Form for cremation of mortal remains on the Chinese side in case of death.
Without prejudice to the contents of this website, all claims, disputes and differences shall be subject to the jurisdiction of Courts in New Delhi only.
Attaché (China), China Registry (KMY), Ministry of External Affairs
Room No.255-A, South Block, New Delhi-110011.
Telephone: 011-23014900, Fax: 011-23016559),
Designed and maintained by
Mr. Vijai Kumar, DS(EA), MEA, New Delhi
Kailash Manasarovar Yatra (KMY) 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 May and September. The Yatra is open to eligible Indian citizens, holding valid Indian passports, who wish to proceed to Kailash-Manasarovar for religious purposes.