Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018
As per Hindu Scriptures, significance of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is unparalleled. Kailash is considered as abode of Shiva-Parvati and in many sects of Hinduism it is an ultimate destination of souls and is one of the most revered pilgrimages in the world. According to mythology, Kailash is the house of Lord Shiva, the destroyer of all evils. Mount Kailash is a peak in the Kailas Range which is a part of Transhimalaya in Tibet. The place is considered to be most sacred in four religions namely Bon, Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism. The Mountain lies near the Lake Mansarovar and Lake Rakshastal in Tibet. Pilgrims have to cross many difficult mountain rages to reach it. According to legends Lord Brahma, the creator, in Hindu mythology is believed to have created the lake and named it Mansarovar.
There are various routes to reach Kailash so it depends on pilgrims which ever routes they want to take. Some may goes from Ladakh region of Kashmir, or some pass through Gangotri towards Nailang Ghat, while one can also go from Badrinath via Man Ghat or from Nepal towards Kailsh- Mansarvor. No matter what ever route suites you, it is going to be one of the most fascinating holiday trips of your lifetime. Lake Mansarovar at Mount Kailsah has exceptional beauty that varies from crystal clear blue water near the shores and a deep emerald green color at the center. There are few monasteries on the shore of lake and the most striking of all is the ancient Chiu Gompa Monastery, which has been built right onto a steep hill which you can book from various booking companies in India.
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra packages attract thousands of tourists as well as religious people from all corners of the world but mainly from India, Tibet and various neighboring countries. The best time to visit Mansarovar Lake is during spring as during this time the lake melts and people to bathe in its holy water. Pilgrims of various religions believe that circumambulating Mount Kailash on foot is a holy ritual that will bring good fortune. The peregrination is made in clockwise direction by Hindus and Buddhists while followers of Jainism and Bonpo circumambulate the mountain in counter clockwise direction. The whole path around Mount Kailash is 52 KM long. There are many travel agencies in India that arrange annual trips for Kailash Mansarovar yatra holiday packages.
Religious journey to the abode of Lord Shiva could be opted via a land cruise, helicopter or trekking. The aerial view of the magnificent Mansarovar Lake and Mt. Kailash could also be enjoyed if the travelers opt for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra helicopter packages. Thus this single yatra alone accommodates the elements of different themes like adventure, nature trail or pilgrimage tour. According to the preferences of the tourists, various packages are available in different duration with different itineraries that you can choose according to your budget and preferences.