The registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra has started. External Affairs Ministry has said, this year the Yatra will take place between 12 June to 8th of September through two routes. Applicants for this Yatra must be at least 18 years and not more than 70 years.
The last date for registration is 15 March. Registration for this Yatra can be done on the website www.kmy.gov.in and the process is fully online.
The Ministry said, the route through Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand is estimated to cost about one lakh 60 thousand rupees per person and will be conducted in 18 batches of 60 pilgrims each. The duration of the Yatra is 24 days for each batch including three days in Delhi for preparatory work.
The Ministry said, the route through Nathu La Pass in Sikkim is motorable and suitable for senior citizens unable to undertake arduous trekking. It is estimated to cost about two lakhs rupees person and duration would be 21 days.