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Advisory for Pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar
Kailash Mansarovar 07-Jul-2018

ADVISORY


In wake of recent inclement weather along Nepalganj-Simikot-Hilsa route of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra (through Nepal) and consequent stranding of pilgrims for over a week’s time, Mission would like to advise the following to the prospective pilgrims –


1 All prospective pilgrims/state governments/tour agencies should apprise themselves with Ministry’s standing advisory at https://www.mea.gov.in/advisories-details.htm?25/Advisory+for+Kailash+Mansarovar+Yatra+via+Nepal and implement it in letter and spirit.

2. All prospective pilgrims should note that Simikot and Hilsa in Nepal are extremely infrastructure lean places lacking in medical facilities/comfortable boarding and lodging facilities. Thus, they should get themselves medically examined before starting the Yatra as well as carry medicine for up to one months

3. All prospective pilgrims should further note that Simikot and Hilsa are connected to rest of the world only by air (small aircrafts/helicopters). There is no other way of traveling in and out of these places. Further, these small aircrafts/helicopters can operate only when weather is absolutely clear in these places and their adjoining areas, as the terrain and route is extremely dangerous. Thus in case of poor weather, there are high chances of pilgrims getting stranded in various legs of Yatra.


Contact numbers of making enquires about relatives and friends Standed,due to inclement weather, at Hilsa and Simikot in Nepal and on the Tobet side, on their way back from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra are as under:-


Pranav Ganesh - First Secy  + 977 9851107006
Tashi Khampa  + 977 9851155007
Tarun Raheja  + 977 9851107021
Rajesh Jha  + 977 9818832398/9851165140
Yogananda  + 977 9823672371 (Kannada)
Pindi Naresh  + 977 9808082292 (Telegu)
R Murgan  + 977 9808500642 (Tamil)
Ranjith  + 977 9808500644 (Malayalam)