Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash view
Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash view

Kailash Tour by Helicopter- 12 Days

Highlights

    • Schedule flight of Kathmndu Nepaljung and Nepaljung Simikot
    • Chartered Heli flight from Simikot to Hilsa and walk 20 minutes to reach Tibet boarder
    • 2 nights acclimatization at Taklakot
    • Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash
    • Three days Mount Kailash Parikrama/ Kora

Kailash Tour by helicopter becoming a demanded tour package for devotees to reach Kailash and Mansarovar. Tour starts from Kathmandu Nepal. Fly with regular flight to Nepaljung. Next morning flight to Simikot and chartered helicopter flight to Hilsa (Nepal Tibet boarder), walk for a while to enter Tibet. Drive to Taklakot (first Tibetan town) and stay for two nights to acclimatize at high altitude. Holy lake Mansarovar is just about 3 hours further drive from here.

Take holy bath and Lake Mansarovar, stay whole day to explore around and preparation for Kailash kora. Stay with good view of Mount Kailash south face. Only simple group sharing accommodation is available in Mansarovar. Chiu Gumba monastery built into the cliff on the shores of Lake Mansarovar and natural hot springs at near the lake are good sight trip. Devotees also perform holy puja at bank of the lake. Hindu pilgrimage believes taking bath in Mansarovar and drinking its water wash every shin done in their life time.

Valley of the god, after driving about 46 kilometer from Manasarovara which is also believe as Amadwar is the point of starting three days Kailash Kora/ Kailash Parikrama. You have an option to take private horse and helper to make success your Kailash Kora. Walk through beautiful Wesak valley perform different views of Kailash. First day of walking around 4 hours almost at flat land reach at Derapuk, Kailash north face. Here is the place to decide either continues your second day parikrama by walking 9 hours and crossing highest pass Dolma La or return back to Darchen. Putting one extra day in your itinerary, can reach at Inner kailash (Charansparsa) from north face of Kailash.

The second day of Kailash Kora involve high pass Dolma La. An about 9 hours walking involve serious descending and ascending. Gauri Kunda can be viewed immediate crossing after Dolma La. reaching at Juthulpuk after most challenging route is almost finishes your Kailash Parikrama. Third day is just an easy walking at flat land. Catch your transportation near at Darchen and drive back to Taklakot. Same way back with chartered helicopter and schedule flights to Kathmandu again. 12 days Kailash Helicopter Tour is including one extra day in case for flight delay or so on. Nepal Highland Treks take care and organize your tour professionally with our experience staff team. We will make your tour comfortable and unforgettable.           

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at TIA airport of Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel and Overnight 1350m

Day 02:Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu and fly to Nepaljung. Overnight at hotel

Day 03:Fly to Simikot (2,910m) and overnight at lodge/ Resort

Day 04:Fly to Hilsa (3,40) and cross Nepal Tibet boarder. Drive to Taklakot (4,025). Overnight at guest house

Day 05:Acclimatization day in Taklakot. Overnight at Guest House

Day 06:Drive to Mansarovar (4,556m). Exploration and overnight at guest house

Day 07:Drive to valley of the god via Darchen and start 1st day of Kailsh Parikrama. Reach at Derapuk (4,900) and overnight at guest house

Day 08:Second day of Kailash kora crossing Dolma La pass (5,600m) and reach at Juthulpuk (4,780m) Overnight at guest house

Day 09:Third day of Kailash Parikrama. walking 3 hours and drive back to Taklakot. Overnight at guest house

Day 10:Drive to immigration. reach at Nepal side and take heli flight to Simikot than schedule flight to Nepaljung. Overnight at Hotel

Day 11:Fly back to Kathmandu and Overnight at hotel

Day 12:Departure

Cost Includes

    • Accommodation in Kathmandu, 3/4 star category hotel on twin sharing
    • Accommodation in Nepajung, 2 star category hotel on twin sharing
    • Accommodation in Simikot twin sharing in guest house/ resort
    • Accommodation in local guest house in group sharing in Kailash region
    • Round trip flight or Kathmandu – Nepaljung – Simikot
    • Heli chartered flight Simikot – Hilsa – Simikot
    • Tibet travel permit and visa
    • Transpiration by comfortable bus
    • Truck to keep kitchen goods and bags
    • Entrance fees of Lake Manasarovar
    • Veg foods in entire tour
    • Tibetan Guide, Nepali coordinator and necessary supporter in tour  
    • Kitchen equipment
    • Oxygen and medical kit 

Cost Excludes

    • Personal equipment, trip insurance, personal medical expenses
    • Extra trip cost if you add any extra than itinerary  
    • Flight ticket to and from Kathmandu
    • Extra nights’ accommodation in Nepal part if you arrive early by any reason  
    • Tipping 

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrival at TIA airport of Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel and Overnight 1350mRepresentative from Nepal Highland Treks pickup you from international airport and transfer to hotel. If time permits talk about trip and preparation.

Day 2Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu and fly to Nepaljung. Overnight at hotel After your breakfast in Hotel, start sightseeing Pashupatinath temple, Gujeswori temple and Jalanarayan temple. come back to hotel and lunch. trip packing and departure to domestic airport for your flight to Nepaljung. Transfer to hotel in Nepaljung

Day 3Fly to Simikot (2,910m) and overnight at lodge/ ResortEarly in the morning drive to Nepaljung airport and fly to Simikot. it is 55 minutes flight with small aircraft. Remote area flight can view scenic landscape and Himalayas. check in hotel in simikot. Rest day as acclimatization (option to fly again with Helicopter and reach at Taklakot in same day, it is depend on current situation)

Day 4Fly to Hilsa (3,40) and cross Nepal Tibet boarder. Drive to Taklakot (4,025). Overnight at guest house Take helicopter chartered flight to Hilsa from similot. it is about 15 minutes flight with 5 or 6 seater helicopter. After immigration formalities in Hilsa we drive to Taklakot with Tibetan bus. check in guest house and rest

Day 5Acclimatization day in Taklakot. Overnight at Guest House Today is acclimatization day in taklakot. Our guide will lead you a small hiking around the hill. it is big help to get acclimatization in high altitude. you also have option to buy some clothes if you need it for your tour. Guide will help to buy Chinese sim card if you need.

Day 6Drive to Mansarovar (4,556m). Exploration and overnight at guest house It is short driving around 2 hours to Lake Mansarovar. you will have enough time to prepare Mount Kailash parikrama and explore around. You can visit Chiu gumba at near hill side of lake and natural hot spring near by. special performance of Puja and holy bath at Mansarovar.

Day 7Drive to valley of the god via Darchen and start 1st day of Kailsh Parikrama. Reach at Derapuk (4,900) and overnight at guest house Start driving from Mansarovar. We reach at Darchen (Base camp of Mount Kailash) after one hour. Further drive to valley of the god, known as Yamadwar too. If you have taken your helper and horse, it will be ready here. Trek or horse riding to Derapuk, North dace of Kailash. check in guest house

Day 8Second day of Kailash kora crossing Dolma La pass (5,600m) and reach at Juthulpuk (4,780m) Overnight at guest house We have to start quite earlier. take light breakfast that our team provide you. start walking towards Dolma La pass. After walking of easy one hours, route start to become tough uphills. You than can view Dolma La top, very decorative with lots of prayers flag. It is not recommended to stay long time in high. immediately start your strait downhill towards Juthulpuk. Gauri Kunda will view from your walking path right after Dolama La

Day 9Third day of Kailash Parikrama. walking 3 hours and drive back to Taklakot. Overnight at guest house After your breakfast, easy walking at flat land to reach near Darchen. our driving crew waiting you here. Driving to Taklakot via Darchen and Lake Mansarovar. rach at Taklakot and check in guest house. We also can go further down to hilsa, depend on current situation

Day 10Drive to immigration. reach at Nepal side and take heli flight to Simikot than schedule flight to Nepaljung. Overnight at Hotel Drive to Nepal Tibet immigration. Check out from Tibet and check in Nepal. take chartered Heli flight to Simikot. Than schedule flight to Nepaljung. If time permits and flight seat availalbe, we continue fly to Kathmandu and overnight at hotel

Day 11Fly back to Kathmandu and Overnight at hotel Fly back to Kathmandu at morning. Transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. you also have option to make some activities in Kathmandu or just rest

Day 12Departure We arrange transportation to International airport for your final departure

we have made 12 days itinerary in this tour to be secure. Tour involving remote area flight may disturbed because of weather. This itinerary will cover, in case one or two days delay to return Kathmandu from the tour. You also can include Muktinath Tour along with Kailash tour by Helicopter.

You also can start this tour from Lucknow. Cost will less and it will be 10 days itinerary starting from Luckow and ending at Lucknow. Nepal Highland Treks will handle from and to Lucknow.

Departure Dates

Our fixed departure dates are based on our confirmed group. You also can make your own date; if there can be minimum 17 peoples youw own peopels. As per Tibet rules we need at least 17 peoples to have reasonable rate.

Private group for less than 17 peoples also can run with different tour cost. It is better not to put your date around fulmoon days.  

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
09 May, 2018 20 May, 2018 US$ INR 170000 Available Book Now

Usefull Info

Since overland tour to Kailash is not permitted, Kailash Tour by Helicopter is optional route. Although overflow of peoples sometime is really creating problem. Also on time flight may disturb because of weather. It may cancel for more than 2/3 days. We suggest you to make your mind ready in case of those problems arrive. We also suggest another route for Kailash Manasarovar tour from Lhasa.   

You also can start this tour from Lucknow. Cost will less and it will be 10 days itinerary starting from Luckow and ending at Lucknow. Nepal Highland Treks will handle from and to Lucknow.   

Important Note

You also can start this tour from Lucknow. Cost will less and it will be 10 days itinerary starting from Luckow and ending at Lucknow. Nepal Highland Treks will handle from and to Lucknow.