Kumar's Photo Diary (Part 1 of 10) -- Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2011

Uploaded by Polisetty8 on 03.02.2012

This pilgrimage (Yatra) starts in New Delhi, continues along Nepal border and goes to Tibet in China
After two days of bus journey and 7 days of trekking, Tibet border will be reached
Altitudes of different places in the pilgrimage
Comparision of heights of Mt Everest, Gurla Mandhata, Mt Kailash with different places along the pilgrimage
Yatra candidates reached New Delhi on 13-Aug-2011 and stayed at Gujarati Samaj for pre-yatra formalities
Two 30 bed A/C dormitories were allotted for the Yatra candidates for pre-yatra stay
Medical tests started at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute (DHLI) on 14-Aug-2011
Yatra candidates with hospital staff who co-ordinated the health check-ups
15-Aug: Independence Day holiday
Every year due to holiday on August 15th, 14th batch people visit various places of interest around Delhi
Anna Hazare at Raj Ghat - preparing for his protest on 16-Aug-2011
Gujarati Samaj dining hall - free boarding was arranged for all yatra candidates on all days here
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Base Hospital, New Delhi ...
... on 16-Aug, yatra candidates assembled here for selection in to the final list of Yatris
Owing to high BP or sugar levels, seven candidates could not make it to final Yatris' list
An evening filled with bhajans and prayers at Gujarati Samaj
On 17-Aug, team assembled at MEA office in Sastry Bhavan to collect passports and pay Yatra fee
Room No 152-B : Media Room at Sastri Bhavan, New Delhi
Delhi government presents a trekking kit each for the yatris the day before yatra starts