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
* Indicates tour leaving for full moon day. * Indicates full moon day.
Schedule is subject to change under unavoidable circumstances.
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.
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.
|For Indian||For Foreigner & NRI|
US $ 2200 +
|INR.55,00||US $ 3,400|
|Single Supp.||INR. 22,000||US $ 360|
- 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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