‘Kailash Mansarover’ is considered summer residence of Lord Shiva. It is said that Lord Shiva first stayed at Adi Kailash, Ravana was the biggest follower of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva got ready to go to Lanka on his insistence, but with one bet that Ravana won’t place Kailash Parvat on land on the way, but due to natural Call, Ravana had to place Kailash on land which is known as Kialash Mansarover.
Where is it & How to go:- As Kailash Mansarover is situated in Tibet, passport is necessary for this journey. In this journey, we go on the path of Adi Kailash. We cross Lipulekh Pass six Kilometer away from Navidhang & enter into Tibet. After crossing the pass, bus is available. At Taklakot documents deposited to Chinese Govt. The Parikrama of Kailash Parvat by foot is 48 km & it is completed in four days. Mansarover Lake has 88 km dia, Its Parikrama is completed by bus.
When to go:- Foreign Dpt. arranges this journey with the help of Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam from June to September. This Journey costs 80 thousand rupees & takes 26 days.
Luggage:- Woollens, Sweater, Warm Jacket, Rain Coat, Gloves, Torch, Sports Shoes, Woolen Shocks, Woolen cap, Muffler, Goggles and Stick etc. are required. Important:- Registration is done in Jan. from which 16 group go to yatra by lottery system. Kailash Mansarover yatra can also be undertaken by way of Nepal. For this private travels, arranged tours from Delhi. It takes less time, Traveling expenses are nearly 1 Lakh rupees Only Kailash Parikrama is done on foot in this yatra.