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Mt Kailash Helicopter Tour

Trip Description

Kailash By Helicopter - Tibet Kailash Pilgrimage Tour (Fly In / Fly Out)

Mt Kailash Helicopter Tour is proposed for those who are looking for short time visit to pay divine attention to Lord Shiva’s abode. Mt Kailash Helicopter Tour access is connected via Simikot to directly drop at boarderlad of Hilsa then continue overland journey towards the Shore of Mansarovar Lake.
Further holy journey from Mansarovar Lake we start hiking to complete the KORA of Mt Kailash which takes three days. After the Kora trip we again join for overland and drive back to boarder and to catch the flight by helicopter again.

Schedule Helicopter Departure Dates for Mt. Kailash and Manasarovar Tour 2018

Day Program Apr. May May May Jun Jun Jun Jun Jun Jun Jul Jul Jul Jul Aug Aug Sep Sep
01 Arrive KTM. 20 16 25 28 04 07 11 14 19 24 02 09 11 23 01 20 03 05
02 KTM -Nepagung 21 17 26 29 05 08 12 15 20 25 03 10 12 24 02 21 04 06
03 Purang 22 18 27 30 06 09 13 16 21 26 04 11 13 25 03 22 05 07
04 Purung 23 19 28 31 07 10 14 17 22 27 05 12 14 26 04 23 06 08
05 Manas *24 20 *29 01 08 11 15 18 23 *28 06 13 15 *27 05 24 07 09
06 Tarchen 25 21 30 02 09 12 16 19 24 30 07 14 16 28 06 25 08 1 0
07 Derapuk 26 22 01 03 10 13 17 20 25 01 20 15 17 29 07 *26 09 11
08 Zutulpuk 27 23 02 04 11 14 18 21 26 02 21 16 18 30 08 22 10 12
09 Hilsa 28 24 03 05 12 15 19 22 27 03 22 17 19 31 09 23 11 13
10 Kathmandu 29 25 04 06 13 16 10 23 28 04 23 18 20 01 10 24 12 14
11 Departure 30 26 05 07 14 17 11 24 29 05 24 19 22 02 11 25 13 15

* Indicates tour leaving for full moon day. * Indicates full moon day.
Schedule is subject to change under unavoidable circumstances.

Trip Highlights:

Mt Kailash Helicopter Tour -comprises with holy adventure journey in roof of the world- pilgrimage travelers will be encountering new cultural destinations day by day. Time to time views follow incredibly beautiful landscape with holy glimpse of Mt Kailash and many other surrounding mountains. Mt Kailash Tour also takes exploration visit to Manasarovar Lake and Rakshas Tal and three days holy KORA.

Trip Facts

Duration: 11 days package

Activities: Mt Kailash Helicopter Tour

Maximum altitude: 5700m

Best season: Apr/ May/ June/ Sep/ Oct

Trip starts/Ends: In Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)

Accommodations: Hotel / Guest House

Transport: In Tibet -Jeep for private tour or Mini bus for group joining basis, necessary transportation depends on group size – Car/Jeep/van/bus/ to and from starting and ending point transfer.

Mt Kailash Helicopter Tour Itinerary  Details

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & transfer to your hotel and evening Briefing about the Kailash Manasarovar tour. Over night at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Morning visit Pashupatinath temple and after noon transfer to airport for your flight to Nepalgunj. On arrival transfer to hotel and rest.

Day 03: Early morning transfer to airport and flight to simkot for immigration formalities then Proceed to Hilsa by chartered helicopter flight. After arrival at Hilsa, we set out for Purang, a short walk to cross river Karnali and  get into Tibetan border where our land cruisers will be waiting. After brief introductions with our Tibetan guide, we will drive for Taklakot [known to Chinese as Purang] and on arrival transfer to guesthouse and rest.

Day 04: Full day free to acclimatize and relax at Taklakot.

Day 05: Drive from Taklakot to Manasarovar Lake (120 km – 3 Hrs). You will have fullday for holy bath and Puja or just relax at the edge of holy Manasarovar Lake. Overnight at camp or guesthouse.

Day 06: Drive to Tarchen then Austpath (if Allowded by Chinese Authority) & perform puja at Astapath.  Over night at Hotel in Tarchen.  

Day 07: Trek to Dehara Puk/5000m:  We  Start Kailash Parikrama drive to Tarpoche (Yamadwar) then trek to Dira Puk [12 Kms 4-5 Hrs.].It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky makes you feel the Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessings to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will keep on appearing. For 18 km trail it takes almost 7 hrs.

Day 08: Continue Parikrama over Dromala pass to Zuthul Puk [22 kms 7-8 Hrs.]. Overnight at camp.

Day 09: End Parikrama near Darchen [9 kms 3-4 hrs]. Drive to Taklakot. Overnight at guesthouse or camp.

Day 10: Early morning drive to Hilsa via Khojarnath Temple [an ancient Temple of Lord Ram, Laxman and Sita]. From  Hilsa helipad  flight back to Simkot. After immigration, proceed for Nepalgunj by chartered helicopter or aircraft [fixed wing]. Arrive Nepalgunj & further proceed to Kathmandu by flight [fixed wing]. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 11: Final Departure OR transfer for onward journey.

Trip Cost

  For Indian For Foreigner & NRI
       
Per person

US $ 2200 +

INR.55,00   US $ 3,400  
Single Supp.  INR. 22,000    US $ 360  

COST INCLUDES:

  • 2 Nights accommodation at 3 or 4 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin share basis.
  • 1 night accommodation at hotel in Nepalgunj on twin share basis with all meals [vegetarian].
  • 6 nights accommodation in Tibet using guesthouses / camping [as per itinerary].
  • Tibet visa authority, monument entrance fee & permit fee.
  • Yaks and yak men for luggage during Kailash Parikrama for luggage.
  • Kathmandu / Nepalgunj / Kathmandu airfares including insurance and airport taxes.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Tibet using Toyota Land cruisers or bus as applicable.
  • Services of our trekking equipment and Sherpa staff.
  • All Trekking & camping equipment including Gamow Bags, Sleeping bags and oxygen cylinders.

 

To apply the visa approval before your arrival we need:

a)     A clear, colour scans of your passport along with advance amount of US $ 500.  This must be provided to us at least 35 days prior to the arrival in Kathmandu.

 

Health & Altitude problems:

 Travelling in Tibet involves high altitude and can be strenuous. Clients with heart and lung problems or blood diseases should consult their doctor before booking the trip. Very often the cases of altitude sickness have been reported. Simple headache, fever, loss of appetite or stomach disorders can happen before the acclimatization. Advised, drink approx. 04 litters of water per day, do not strain yourself, move slowly, breathe deeply and take regular rests.? 

 

 

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