FOOD & WATER
1. Food type
Q : What kind of food is served during the tour?
A : For breakfast one gets high energy and nutritious beverages like complan, bournvita, horlicks along with tea/coffee. There is porridge/cornflakes and the menu alternates pancakes, upma, pakoras etc., and bread with butter/ jams etc. are there. Lunch is generally packed and served at a scenic spot near some water pool. It consists of a tetra pack (Frooti etc) or lime water with glucose, puri/chapatti & vegetables, tinned fruits/sweets, pickle. Dinner is at the campsite and the menu is very varied with soup, Indian, Chinese and European cuisine and a desert. Water collected from streams near the campsite is boiled and hence safe for drinking. You can add iodine drops or chlorine tablets.
Q : Do we get pure vegetarian food without onion?
A : During entire trip of Kailash Mansarovar food served by the hotels, guesthouses and our chef is always pure vegetarian (Jain food) without onion and garlic.
2. Drinkable water
Q : Do we get drinkable water on the trip to Kailash Mansarovar?
A : Yes, mineral water or filtered water or water purifying tables are made available during the trip to Kailash Mansarovar. There are number of small shops where packed drinking water is available.
3. Hot water
Q : Will I get hot water for the bathing and other related purposes?
A : You can expect hot water for bathing and other related purposes at Nepal. But there are no chances for the same in Tibet and other remote areas such as Hilsa and Lake Manasarovar.