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Kailash Manasarovar Yatra- Travel Tips
 
Before starting for Yatra
• Enroute avoid taking bath or drinking water from lakes.
• Do not carry too, heavy a load
• Before starting for yatra Wearing cotton and wool socks in combination would be the best.
• If you are Suffering from high blood pressure,asthmatic or have any kind of breathing problem, you should not travel.
• Take advise of your doctor before undertaking this high altitude pilgrimage & always keep your usual/prescribed medicines (if any) along with beside basic medicines for fever, nausea, dehydration, vomiting bodyache and headache
• Use very strong and rough bags to pack your belongings & don't keep the fragile items in your bag which has to be carried on the Yak. A duffel bag is advisable.
• It is always advisable to insure yourself against personal loss, injury/accident, death and emergency evacuation. Make sure that your policy covers Emergency Evacuation by Helicopter at high altitude treks.
• Upon arrival at immigration desk at Tribhuan International Airport, please request the immigration officer to put an entry stamp in your passport otherwise you'll have to unnecessarily pay INR 500-1000 at Tibet immigration.
• Don't take too much of clothes along with.

During Parikarma
• Do not wear climbing boots that leak or are tight.
• Travel in the group and do not leave any one behind unless escorted.
• At maximun height oxygen level is very low, so don't stop or wait there for more than 5 minutes.
• Walk gradually, don't compete with any one and never loose your temper as this is going to be the toughest journey you could have ever made so far.
• Guard yourself from slipping or falling to prevent fractures, sprains and muscle pulls.
• Do not neglect minor injuries like cuts, blisters and ulcers as they may become frostbitten.
• As far as possible, try to walk. But, if you are riding a pony during parikarma, make sure that you hold it properly.

Prior to Parikarma
• Drink at least 3 litres of mineral water everyday till you complete the Holy Yatra.
• Avoid riding Yak during Kailash Parikarma. A pony is preferred over Yak.

While on the Holy Lake and Prior to Parikarma
• Don't take a Holy dip in Holy Mansarovar Lake while it is windy.
• Never take a dip in Rakshas Tal (Lake) as its not auspicious.
• If you face altitude sickness, do not proceed for parikarma because once you leave Mansarovar or Darchen and wish to come back from Parikarma due to any reason, there are no facilities available like stretcher etc. Even for Helicopter evacuation, it may take minimum 10 hrs. to a couple of days depending upon weather conditions.
• Don't forget to collect some stones from The Holy Lake as each stone is treated as "Shivlinga".
• Drink at least 3 litres of mineral water everyday till you complete the Holy Yatra.
• Avoid riding Yak during Kailash Parikarma. A pony is preferred over Yak.

General
• If you smoke or consume alcohol, avoid it.
• Avoid overeating.
• Satellite phone being provided by us on use and pay basis is primarily to facilitate you during any emergency as such avoid making calls to your well wishers because charging facilities for satellite batteries are very limited and in case of excess usage, the satellite phone might be useless at the time of any emergency.
• Try to be in your own tents while its too windy or sunny.
• Travel in the group and do not leave any one behind unless escorted.
• Help your group member in case of any emergency.
• Tibet is a dry cold country. Weather may change unexpectedly at any time. So Wearing cotton and wool clothes in combination would be the best.
• The climatic conditions are very uncertain. The weather is unpredictable and at any time snowstorm can fall. Rain or snowfall may take place at any time or place during the Yatra. So we try to start our journey as early as possible
 
 
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