Kailash Manas Yatra : 9 Days By Helicopter

This is another relatively short trip to Kailash. But, in this trip, the physically fit persons can trek 42 kms. for the Mt. Kailash parikrama. At This, Nepal part is covered by Helicopter and Tibet Side by Land cruiser or by bus. We have fixed departure dates and the cost for this trip would be same like 5 Days.

Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Places to Visit : Nepalgunj ( Via Lucknow / Kathmandu ) – Simikot - Hilsa – Manasarovar – Tarboche – Zuthulphuk – Dolma pass – Manasarovar – Hilsa – Nepalgunj – Lucknow

Day 01 :
Pick up from Lucknow Arrive  Nepalgunj  
Our journey starts from Nepalgunj which is 165 kms from Lucknow and around 100 kms from Gonda Railway Station. Delhi – Lucknow by flight and evening transfer to Nepalgunj. Overnight at Hotel Siddharth or Similar. ( The Second Option and is more convenient take a O/N Train from Delhi by Vaishali Express 19:50  Hrs  /  06:20+  Hrs ).

Day 02 :   Nepalgunj - Simikot 
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 : Simikot – Hilsa by Helicopter from there Drive to Purang ( Taklakot)
Early morning breakfast, then fly by charter helicopter from Simikot to Taklakot (Purang).
After landing from Helicopter, cross the river on foot to pass through the military check post. Then board the waiting bus to arrive at the Chinese immigration office at Taklakot. After completion of formalities, check in the Taklakot Guest house for stay.

Day 04 : Rakshesh Tal – Manasarovar
Early Morning after breakfast Drive to Manasarover via Rakshas Tal (2 Hrs). After lunch visit 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 Guest House.  

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

Day 06 :  Day 01 Parikrama to Diraphuk ( Alt: 4860Mtr, Trek : 14kms/6hrs)
After early breakfast, Drive to Darchen, Yamadowar and Trek to Driraphuk Tarboche (12 kms / 6-7 hrs). Packed Lunch. Dinner and Overnight Camp / Guest House.
Day 07 : Day 02 Parikarma to Zutulphuk via Dolma Pass(Alt: 5790Mtr, Trek : 18kms/10hrs)
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 : Day 03 Parikarma and Drive to Purang
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 : Return Journey
Proceed to Hilsa by jeep and then fly back to Nepalgunj & drive back to Lucknow for onward destination.

Notes :                                                                                                                                                                 
  • Above tour is organized from May till Oct.
  • Mansoon time there is no fix departure but operation will continue, one has to keep few days extra in hand to accommodate any disruptions due to bad weather.
  • Starting point of the tour is Napalgunj reaching via Lucknow / Gonda / Kathmandu.
  • Total duration is 09 days.
  • Tailor made Itinerary suiting only for groups will be made as on request.
Kailash Manasarovar Yatra Full Moon Fixed Departure Dates for 2017

Arrival Nepalgunj

Overnight at  Taklakot

Full Moon At Manasarovar

Mt. Kailash

Return Journey

06th May 2017

08th May 2017

10th May 2017

11th May 2017

14th May 2017

05th June 2017

07th June 2017

09th June 2017

10th June 2017

13th June 2017

05th July 2017

07th July 2017

09th July 2017

10th July 2017

13th July 2017

03rd August 2017

05th August 2017

07th August 2017

08th August 2017

11th August 2017

02nd Sep. 2017

04th Sep. 2017

06th Sep. 2017

07th Sep. 2017

10th Sep. 2017

REMARK : Because of Weather, one has to keep few extra dates in hand.