Last batch of Kailash-Mansarovar yatris return

24 Aug 2018

The last batch of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims travelling through Nathu La returned to Gangtok on Thursday night after the completion of their pilgrimage of Mount Kailash. This was the 10th  and the final batch for the year 2018 through Nathu La.  The number of pilgrims in this batch was 46 and all successfully completed the yatra.
STDC and the Tourism & Civil Aviation Department, Sikkim Government, organized a felicitation programme for the pilgrims at Hotel Mount Siniolchu. Chairman Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation R.N Chamling gave away mementos and certificates to the pilgrims.
There were a total of 10 batches from NathuL La this year and a total number of 413 yatris. Out of the total, 408 yatris completed the pilgrimage. Five pilgrims were not able to complete their journey because of either personal or medical problems. (EOIC)