Kailash Manasarovar Yatra Kailash Manasarovar Yatra

Fees and Estimated Expenditure

No refunds: The medical charges are non-refundable even if the applicant is not able to undertake the Yatra eventually due to disqualification on medical grounds or otherwise.

Applicants found medically unfit will not be allowed to proceed on the Yatra, and will forfeit the non-refundable deposit and other payments made to KMVN.

Deposit to Confirm Participation: Each selected applicant will be required to deposit a non-refundable amount of Rs.5,000/- through a Bank Demand Draft in favour of "Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited”, payable in Delhi, by specified deadline to confirm participation in the Yatra.

Cost of Yatra: Total cost of the Yatra per Yatri will include the following:

S.No. Amount Details of Expenditure
1 Rs.32,000 KMVN Fees:
  • Out of this, a non-refundable sum of Rs.5,000/- by bank demand draft payable in Delhi in favour of ‘Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited’ is to be submitted to confirm participation in the Yatra.
  • Balance of Rs.27,000/- is payable on arrival in Delhi to begin the Yatra.
2 Rs.2,400 Chinese visa fee.
3 Rs.3,100 Payable in cash or by bank demand draft to 'Delhi Heart and Lung Institute' for medical tests.
4 Rs.2,500 Payable for Stress Echo Test, if required by the medical authority.
5 US $801
(Equivalent to approximately Rs.48,861 @ Rs. 61)
Payable to Chinese authorities in Tibet for lodging; meals at Taklakot; transportation, including charges for transporting baggage and hiring of horse/pony at Lipulekh Pass; entry tickets for Kailash, Manasarovar and Kejia Temple. It includes US $1 towards Immigration Fee.
6 Rs.8,904 Porter charges for both ways on India side (subject to revision by Uttarakhand Government).
7 Rs.10,666 Pony with Pony Handler for both ways on Indian side (subject to revision by Uttarakhand Government). For the stretch from Narayan Ashram to Lipulekh Pass and back, Yatris need to decide on hiring ponies and porters at Dharchula itself.
8 RMB 360
(Rs.3,600 approx.)
Porter for both ways on Chinese side (subject to revision by Tibetan authorities).
9 RMB 1,050
(Rs.10,500 approximately)
Pony with Pony Handler for both ways on Chinese side (subject to revision by Tibetan authorities). For the Kailash Parikrama in Tibet, hiring of porters and ponies will need to be decided at Taklakot itself.
10 Rs.2,000 Contribution to Pool Money for group activities.
11 Other expenses
(Roughly estimated at Rs.20,000)
Expenditure on cooks in Tibet, clothing, food stores and other items required for the Yatra. For details, confirmed Yatris may refer to the Information Guide for Yatris. Yatris should carry adequate funds for the Yatra and for unforeseen conditions.

False Information: Incorrect or false information in the application will be ground for disqualification, even after selection has been confirmed and/or Yatra has begun. All payments to KMVN and others will be forfeited.

Unfit in Delhi: If a Yatri is disqualified on medical grounds at Delhi, he or she will forfeit the non-refundable deposit paid to KMVN.

Unfit at Gunji: If a Yatri is disqualified on medical grounds at Gunji, he/she will forfeit the total amount paid as Yatra fees to KMVN.

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  • April 30, 2014Selection of Yatris for the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra-2014April 30, 2014Remarks by Foreign Secretary Smt. Sujatha Singh at the computerized draw for selection of yatris for the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra-2014
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