Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter

Quick Information

  • Cost $2,350 INR 160,000
  • Total Duration 11 Days
  • Altitude5630 metersm
  • TransportationHelicopter
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Trip Information

This special tour package offers visitors the hasslefree Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra. As most of the journey is done via air, the trip is easy and comfortable. Yatris first assemble in Kathmandu and then fly to Nepalgunj – the commercial hub of mid-western Nepal. From there, we catch a scheduled flight to STOL airfield of Simikot and helicopter shuttle to Hilsa – a small Nepali town along Nepal-China border. The Nepal-China border is nearby. After completing, customs and immigration formalities we board a waiting vehicle and drive toward Lake Mansarovar and the start Kailash Yatra....

This special tour package offers visitors the hasslefree Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra. As most of the journey is done via air, the trip is easy and comfortable. Yatris first assemble in Kathmandu and then fly to Nepalgunj – the commercial hub of mid-western Nepal. From there, we catch a scheduled flight to STOL airfield of Simikot and helicopter shuttle to Hilsa – a small Nepali town along Nepal-China border. The Nepal-China border is nearby. After completing, customs and immigration formalities we board a waiting vehicle and drive toward Lake Mansarovar and the start Kailash Yatra.

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Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal. Our representative will be at the airport to welcome you and transfer you to your hotel. In the evening, attend a briefing about Kailash Yatra at your hotel.

Day 2: Visit of Pashupatinath and Guheshwari; and fly to Nepalgunj

Our day begins with a visit to Pashupatinath and Guheshwari temples. Pashupatinath is one of the most important Hindu shrines in the world, and a major deity of Nepal. The main pagoda temple dedicated to Lord Shiva sits on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. There are temple of different other gods and goddesses on the temple premises. Then we will visit Guheshwari Temple. The temple is dedicated to goddess Satidevi – the consort of Lord Shiva. Various Tantric rituals are performed in this temple. Then we return to hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, we will fly to Nepalgunj. Upon arrival in Nepalgunj, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Day 3: Fly to Simikot

Early in the morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Simikot. The flight takes around an hour. The flight offers you an opportunity to enjoy bird's eye view of Nepal's diverse landscape as we climb to higher altitude. The small town of Simikot is the district headquarters of Humla which is known these days as the Gateway to Kailash Mansarovar. Upon your arrival in Simikot, you will be transferred to your lodge. In the afternoon, visit a local Shiva temple and explore the marketplace.

Day 4: Fly to Hilsa

Today, we will be flying to the Nepal-China border town of Hilsa in a helicopter. The flight takes around 20 minutes. Form Hilsa, trek to Sher where you complete customs and immigration formalities and cross the Nepal-China border on foot. On the other side of border, board a waiting vehicle and drive to Purang and get transferred into a lodge. You can explore the market of Purang in the afternoon and even buy essential stuffs.

Day 5: Drive to Lake Mansarovar

We will be driving to Lake Mansarovar – our ultimate destination today. The drive takes around two hours. Upon arrival in on the lake shores, we embark on the Parikrama of the holy lake. Take a ritual bath and offer worship at the lake.

Day 6: Morning Hawan Pooja; and drive to Darchen in the afternoon

Morning is free time for you to perform Hawan and Pooja on the banks of the Lake Mansarovar. After the Pooja and lunch, we will drive toward Darchen. Darchen is the gateway to Mount Kailash. We take ample rest today as our Kailash Parikrama will begin from tomorrow.

Day 7: Drive to Yama Dwar and trek to Deraphuk

We continue our drive to Yama Dwar from where our Parikrama begins. We start walking from Yama Dwar toward Deraphuk. The distance is about 10 kilometers and the trail is generally flat and easy. We walk enjoying the rugged Tibetan landscape.

Day 8: Trek to Dolma La Pass (5560m); and continue to Zhuthulpuk

This is going to be a long and difficult day as we will be crossing a high pass Dolma La (5630m). Weather at the high Himalayan pass is unpredictable and can change anytime. Dolma Pass is the ultimate point of this Yatra. We start the journey as early as possible as the weather can change in the second half of the day. This day, we can have darshan of Gaurikunda. But the way down the lake is very difficult. Upon arrival in Zuthulphuk, we check into our lodge.

Day 9: Trek to Zongdo and drive to Darchen and continue to Purang

We continue our trek till Zhongdo where our Yatra ends successfully. At Zhongdo, we board our waiting vehicle and start driving toward Darchen and then to Purang and further to Nepal-China border. After completing formalities, we enter Nepal and stay overnight in Hilsa.

Day 10: Fly to Simikot then to Nepalgunj and to Kathmandu

Today, will board a helicopter for a flight to Simikot – the district headquarters of Humla. From there, we will catch a flight to Nepalgunj and further to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. In the evening, a grand dinner will be organized for you to celebrate the success of the Yatra.

Day 11: Departure Day

Your final day in Nepal! Our representative will transfer you to the airport for your return flight. On board the aircraft, you will have plenty of time to reflect on your Yatra and plan for your next holiday.

Booking and payments

  • As per new rules trip booking should be done in advance of 1 month
  • Minimum 6 months’ valid date passport is required.
  • 21 days prior to tour departure date, 50% of the total cost should reach Mount Kailash.com account by telex transfer with color passport copy of client.
  • And full payment should made 10 days before departure to KailashManasarovarYatra

 Tour Cancellation policy:

  • All notice of cancellation must be sent to our office in written.
  • Verbal cancellations will not be entertained.
  • 21days period from tour departure date 30% cancellation.
  • 15 days’ period from tour departure date 50% cancellation.
  • Tour operators has fully right to change the dates and cancel the trip if any unavoidable circumstances.

Note: Extra charges of Hotels, in case of flight cancellations due to Weather problems.

 Risk and Liabilities:

  • We always effort to make your journey smooth and pleasant. However as all the Tibet tours and treks are run strictly under Tibet Tourism Bureau. Mount Kailash.com or its Tibet counterpart agent shall not be responsible for any alternation or cancellation of program due to any unavoidable circumstances beyond control such as road blockade, landslide, snow, political unrest cancellation of flight, delay arrival, lack of transport, visa rejected by Chinese authorities, sickness or accident. Any extra cost incurring there of shall be borne by the clients on the spot. Since Tibet is very remote place and road are very rough sometime good vehicle may braked.
  • We highly advised to the clients to have full insurance against medical, trip cancellation and personal accident risk.
  • The given cost non-commissionable.

Departure Dates

Start Date Duration Cost Single Suplementary Status Booking
2019-05-13 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 Available Book
2019-05-21 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-05-28 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-06-05 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-06-12 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-06-17 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-06-25 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-07-11 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-07-19 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-07-27 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-08-10 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-08-18 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-08-26 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-09-09 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-09-17 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book
2019-09-25 11 Days $2,350 INR 160,000 - Available Book

Cost Includes

  • Airports pick up and drop services in Kathmandu.
  • Double sharing full board basis 4-star hotel in Kathmandu, as per itinerary
  • A visit of Pashupatinath Temple.
  • Scheduled flight Kathmandu – Nepalgunj - Kathmandu
  • Scheduled flight Nepalgunj – Simikot – Nepalgunj
  • Charter helicopter flight share by 5-6 person Simikot – Hilsa - Simikot
  • Double sharing hotel in Nepalgunj.
  • 3or 4pax in SimikotGuest house and Tibetside, Guesthouse all places with meals
  • Transport by Tourist Bus up to Mansarovar and Eco Buses from Masarovar to Darchen Yamdwar as per group sizes. Truck for Luggage.
  • Nepali Team Leader and Supporting Sherpa Team and Medical Insurance of staff.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide.
  • Chinese visa fee of Client and staff.
  • Veg Indian meals during the trip and Guesthouses and camping charges in Tibet.
  • Duffel Bag (a large bag to keep the yatris luggage for the trip) Gore-Tex Jacket (returnable-trip)
  • All camping and cooking equipment.
  • All entrance and conservation fee of Tibet.
  • Upper Humla permit fee for client and Helicopter landing charge.
  • Gamow bag oxygen and oximeter for safety

Cost Excludes

  • All beverages during trip and in Kathmandu, Nepalgunj and Simikot.
  • Extra rooms bill due to flight delays due to weather conditions.
  • Stick and a water bottle.
  • Insurance of clients and evacuation cost.
  • Personal horse-riding charges during KailashParikrama
  • Domestic excess baggage charges and airport taxes.
  • Tips for supporting staff

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