Kailash Manas Yatr: 9 Days By Helicopter

This is the exclusive Kailash & Manasarovar pilgrimage route that is meant for those who have ardent desire to pay obeisance to Lord Shiva but due to the paucity of time, are unable to take the standard route that takes more than two weeks. Taking acclimatization into account, this trip takes 9 days. However, it can be customized as per individual requirements. The major part of the journey id covered by specially chartered helicopter.

Duration : 08 Nights/ 09 Days
Location : Lucknow - Nepalgunj - Simikot - Hilsa - Manasarovar - Tarboche - Zuthulphuk - Dolma pass - Manasarovar - Hilsa - Nepalgunj - Lucknow.


Detailed Itinerary

Day 01 :   Fly morning from Delhi to Kathmandu & after Arrival, Darshan of Pashupatinath and the sightseeing of  Swayambhunath, Bodhnath. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02 :   Early morning check out with baggage and proceed to board the flight for Nepalgunj. We shall start day early so that on arrival we fly same day to Simikot before 11:00 hrs. During afternoon, group shall visit local Charitable Hospital run by Dr. Yeshe Lama that serves the people from villages around Simikot. Overnight at Simikot Elevation 9,246 ft. 2,818 meters.

Day 03 : Early morning breakfast, then fly by helicopter from Simikot to Taklakot (Burang).
After landing from Helicopter, cross the river on foot to pass through the military check post. Then board the waiting jeeps to arrive at the Chinese immigration office at Taklakot. After completion of formalities, check in the Ttaklakot Guest house for stay.

Day 04 : Drive to Manasarover via Rakshas Tal (2 Hrs). After lunch vist to Chiu Gompa that is the oldest Buddhist monastery of that area and is located right at the banks of Lake Manasarovar. O/N in Tents / Guest House.  

Day 05 : Full Day at Holy Bank of Manasarovar. Yatris will perform Manasarovar Parikarma by Jeeps. Dinner and Overnights at Guest House.

Day 06 : After early breakfast, Drive to Darchen, Yamadowar and Trek to Driraphuk Tarboche (12 kms / 7-8 hrs). Packed Lunch. Dinner and Overnight Camp / Guest House.

Day 07 : After early breakfast, start trekking to Zutulphuk via Dolma Pass (highest point of entire journey) The distance is 18 kms with approximate time taken 9 -10 hrs. Packed Lunch. Dinner and Overnight Camp / Guest House.

Day 08 : After early breakfast, trek further for 10 km. (3 – 4 hrs) to arrive at the ending point of Parikrama where jeeps shall be waiting to drive the pilgrims back to Manasarovar for last puja and holy bath. proceed for the overnight stay at Taklakot. O/N Hotel

Day 09 : Proceed to Hilsa by jeep and then fly back to Nepalgunj & drive back to Lucknow for onward destination.

Notes : We do exclusive tours or VIP tours as well for that we require minimum 5pax.
* Above tour is organized from May till September Starting point of the tour is Nepalgunj reaching via Lucknow.
* Total duration is 09 Days.
* Tailor made Itinerary suiting only for groups will be made as on request.
* As monsoon starts we, request our Guest to keep 2 - 3 days in Hand. So we request our Guest to keep their return journey tickets open dated.

Kailash & Holy Manasarovar Yatra Fixed Departure dates 2016 :

Arr. Nepalgunj Arr. Simikot Arr./Hilsa Taklakot Arr. Manasarovar Arr. Mount Kailash Arr.Trithapuri / Taklakot Nepalgunj Lucknow

18th May

19th May

20th May

21st May
Full Moon

22nd May

25th May

26th May

17th June

18th June

19th June

20th June
Full Moon

21st June

24th June

25th June

16th July

17th July

18th July

19th July
Full Moon

20th July

23rd July

24th July

15th August

16th August

17th August

18th August
Full Moon

19th August

22nd August

23rd August

13th Sep.

14th Sep.

15th Sep.

16th Sep.
Full Moon

17th Sep.

20th Sep.

21st Sep.


Mode of Transport:
* Lucknow - Nepalgunj - Lucknow will be done by a cab.
* Nepalgunj - Simikot - Nepalgunj will be done by Flight.
* Simikot - Hilsa will be done by Charter Helicopter.
* From the first border town (Shera) of Tibet, the transfers to and from will be done by Toyota Land cruisers.

Accommodation: 
Accommodation & all meals are inclusive. Accommodation will be provided in Hotels/ Guest house OR Tents as per available facility.

Medical Facilities : 
Very few medical facility is available in Tibet. That too is very distantly located. Our Guide having certificate of paramedic courses will accompany the group, who take care of only few Medical issues at high altitudes. Personal Medical kit & medicines are recommended.

Guide : 
Tibetan guide will accompany the group, supported by Tour Leader from India or Nepal.

Tour Cost:  
US $ 3100 + tax per person For Non Indian Passport Holders OR INR 1,85,000 + tax per person for Indian passport holders. ((This is 2015 rate, Tour cost is subject to change depending on the Rates announced by TAR - Tibet Autonomous Region for 2015).

The above tour cost includes :  
* From Lucknow to Lucknow all expenses are included except expenses of personal nature.
* Helicopter Charter charges, Advance Camping Arrangements in Hilsa / Taklakot for acclimatisation.
* Chinese Visa, Tibet permit and Kailash permit. Nepal permit (Humla ), Officers fee, Sherapa supporting staff, Nepalese Tour Leader, Tibetan local guide.

The tour cost excludes :  
* Travel/ Personal Insurance
* Emergency evacautions/ Rescue, if required.
* Any expenses of personal nature and NOT included in the "tour cost includes" section above, are additional.
* Addition days due to weather condition, Chinese Govt rule or any other an avoidable situation, Visitor has to be directly.

Permission and Official Formalities:  
* No permission is required from the Indian or the Nepalese Govt.
* To undertake this tour all yatris should have valid passports.
* Tibetan Permit & Chinese Visa are required for this tour, which is included in the tour cost.
* Medical Fitness certificate stating that the traveller is not suffering from any type of respiratory diseases such as Asthma (issued by registered medical practioner) is needed.