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Itinerary & Costs For Kailas - Manasarovar Yatra

Dates Of Yatra, Itinerary and Cost

The 19th KAILAS-MANASAROVAR YATRA, under the guidance of Swami Sandeepananda Giri, from 1 to 21 AUGUST 2019.

This special feature of this year will be a YOGA and MEDITATION RETREAT -1 to 7 AUGUST before the start of the KAILAS YATRA from 8 – 21 AUGUST.

COST per head for KAILAS YATRA alone is approximately Rs 1. 85 Lakhs including visa, return airfare to Kathmandu from Tvm/Kochi/ Calicut/Bangalore/Chennai/Mumbai. Please note that the cost may change subject to airfare variations, etc.

COST for RETREAT will be announced later.

Those interested in the yatra may confirm their places by registering their names

(To see itinerary and all inclusions, scroll down)

REQUIREMENTS

Passport valid for atleast 6 months from date of travel

Medical certificate from your doctor stating that you are fit to travel at high altitudes

Age between 18 and 70 years

VISA PROCESSING

For INDIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS LIVING IN INDIA

Original passports must be submitted to School of Bhagavad Gita office at least 1 month before date of travel.

For NRIs , INDIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS LIVING OUTSIDE INDIA

Indian passport holders living outside India may arrive in NEW DELHI before 5 days from date of travel.They will have to submit their passports in the original. Our representative will collect the passports and submit it to the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi for the visa. After submission, they may proceed to Kathmandu for the Retreat. They will have to carry a valid photo identity to enter Nepal.

FOREIGN PASSPORT HOLDERS

Foreign passport holders are to arrive in KATHMANDU, Nepal, before 5 days from date of travel.( Or earlier, if they wish to take part in the Retreat) They will have to submit their passports in the original. Our representative will collect the passports and submit it to the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu for the visa. Extra Visa charges of $125 for USA/CANADA citizens and $ 85 for other foreign nationals,or as currently charged by the Chinese Embassy will have to be paid.

Please note that a normal Chinese visa is not applicable for travel to Kailas- Manasarovar, which is in Tibet.

REGISTRATION- On payment of Rs 25,000/- 

To register- Please fill in online form / email to yatra@sobg.org

Register Online -http://www.schoolofbhagavadgita.org/spiritual-journeys/kailas-manasarovar-yatra/registration

TO MAKE PAYMENT:

Please make the payment either by CASH ,DD or Bank Transfer.

MODE OF PAYMENT FOR YATRAS:

Payment may be made by CASH or DD favouring 'Swami Sandeepananda Giri' 

OR through

BANK TRANSFER to :
Current A/c No : 568201010032089

A/C Holder : Swami Sandeepananda Giri

BANK NAME : UNION BANK OF INDIA

BRANCH : THYCAUD BRANCH, TRIVANDRUM, KERALA, INDIA.

IFSC : UBIN0556823

SWIFT CODE : UBININBBKHU

Kindly mail the details after you have made the payment to yatra@sobg.org

ITINERARY

The detailed Itinerary will be announced later. The following is to give you a brief idea.

1 AUG - Arrive in Kathmandu. Transfer to Retreat outside Kathmandu.Camp until 7 August.

8 AUG- Participants of Retreat move to Kathmandu to join with other participants arriving for Kailas Yatra. THose arriving will be met and transferred from Kathmandu airport to Hotel.

9 AUG: Darshan Of Pashupatinath Temple & Sleeping Vishnu at Budhanilkantha. The day is free for final preparation of the Yatra.

10 AUG: After breakfast, drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 

11 AUG: Early morning drive from Syabrubesi to Timure (1hr). Cross over China border and proceed to Kerung (26km/1 ½ hrs).

12 AUG: Stay an entire day at Kerung for acclimatization. Visit the only Hindu / Tibetan style temple at the Kerung Bazaar.

13AUG: Drive to SAGA (4600m).

14 AUG: Drive to Lake Manasarovar (4650m) with the Parikarma Of the Lake .Stay at Manasarovar 

15 AUG: Morning at Lake Manasarovar for Puja & Havan . PM Drive to Darchen (40km/ 1 ½ hrs).

16 AUG: Drive to Trek starting point. Trek to Dirapuk (4860m).

17 AUG: Trek to Zhuthulpuk (4760m/18km).

18 AUG: End Kailash Kora. Drive to Saga (4600m).

19 AUG: Drive to Kerung.

20 AUG: Return to Kathmandu.

21 AUG: The day is free until your transfer to the airport for your final departure back home.

THE INDICATIVE COST INCLUDES

Return airfare to Kathmandu from Tvm/Kochi/ Calicut/Blr/Chennai/Mumbai.

Tibet / China Visa Fee for Indian passport holders.

All permits

Arrival / Departure Transfers by AC Coach

Twin Sharing Accommodation at good hotel with Full Board Meals
Sightseeing Tours including entrance fees at monuments.
Kathmandu / Kerung / Kathmandu by Bus
Luxury Bus on Tibet Side
One Support Truck
Best available accommodation at Kerung, Saga, Lake Manasarovar, Darchen, Dirapuk and Zhuthulpuk during Kailash Sojourn
Full Board Vegetarian Meals , freshly cooked by Kitchen staff, travelling along with group.
English Speaking Tibetan Guide
One Team Leader & Experienced Support Staff
Yaks & Yak-men during Parikarma
Complimentary Duffel Bag
Down Jacket on returnable basis
First – aid Kit

THE INDICATIVE COSTEXCLUDES

Visa fees as applicable for foreign nationals and NRIs
Travel Insurance

Cost of RETREAT from 1- 7 August

5 days' stay in New Delhi/ Kathmandu for visa processing for NRIs and foreign passport holders.

Evacuation Cost in the event of emergency
Cost of Hiring Horse / Pony / Porter during the 3 days Kailash Parikarma
Expenses Of Personal Nature

Anything else not mentioned under inclusions.

 

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