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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter

Trip Overview

Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter Tour is shorter than overland voyage and less demanding for older individuals. Yet at the same time you may confront some issue of flight undoing in rainstorm time. We utilize both settled wing flying machine and sanction helicopter in the trek. Blessed Mount Kailash is the paradise in the tree domains of oriental presence. The celebrated blessed mountain, Kailash, Lakes Mansarovar and Raksas Tal are arranged in the Arctic Tibetan level in western Tibet between the mountain scopes of Gurla Mandata (7694m) in the southeast, and Kunlung Mountain in the northwest.

Mount Kailash is remote, somewhere down in Ngari, the westernmost piece of the Tibetan level. The closest largish town is Ali, which is the Chinese-assembled regulatory place for Ngari prefecture. Be that as it may, there are various close-by goals of significant intrigue which you can incorporate on your trek: particularly Lakes Mansarovar and Raksas Tal and the Guge ruins, yet additionally Tirthapuri Gompa, Purang (close Nepal outskirt) and Panggong Tso (Bangong He). You will fly from Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Simikot by planned settled wing air ship and from Simikot to Hilsa Nepal – China fringe you will be moved by sanction helicopter. You need to walk 15 minutes to Chinese Immigration from Helipad cross Hilsa Bridge. After migration check drive 1 hour to Purang and an additional 3 hours drive you will reach in Lake Mansarovar. This visit is perfect for those sincere travelers who are short on time or can't embrace the harsh street roll over the Tibetan level because of age or other wellbeing factors. They will fly on settled wing flying machine to Simikot, District headquarter of Humla from Kathmandu. A night for acclimatization is required before travel to Tibetan fringe. Following day chopper meets the gathering at Simikot and ships the customer to Hilsa Nepal – China outskirt. Short approaches Chinese check post. The land cruisers drive over seven days from Lhasa to get bunch from Sher for Kailash Mansarovar Journey. As should be obvious the coordinations must be cautiously arranged and the visits booked something like 3 weeks ahead of time. There are eight Gompas around Mansarovar Lake as indicated by Tibetan Buddhism. Each Gompa is built as a Mandela. There are on the whole together eight Gompas around the lake. Four of them speak to the mainlands and the other four their sub-landmasses. They are of various Buddhist orders. Among the cloister destinations, 'Thrugo' on the southern shore, is viewed as the holiest site for washing. In addition, the water of Mansarovar assumes an incredible job in the lives of agriculturists.

Our Kailash and Lake Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter requires a person to have a better than expected physical wellness to appropriately continue with this trek. Summer and harvest time are the best seasons to go for trekking here as more often than not voyagers lean toward May to October as one of the best occasions for trekking around there. One can go to this focal point of the universe by joining mountain sun valley treks so call us now and book an outing with our splendid group.

Outline Itinerary


Day 01: Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1350m)

After your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1350m), we will be there with your name card. We will welcome you with Mala and transfer you to your respective hotel. Later in the evening we shall have a briefing about Kailash and our country Nepal.

Day 02: Fly to Nepalgunj (150m/492ft)

Today during the morning, we are going to visit Pashupatinath temple. This temple is a very famous and sacred Hindu temple, located on the bank of the Bagmati River. Pashupatinath temple was recognized as a UNESCO world heritage sites in 1979. After darshan, we shall drive toward to our hotel and prepare ourselves for our upcoming Yatra. Later in the afternoon we shall depart to the domestic Airport and fly to Nepalgunj by Yeti/Buddha airlines. This flight will take about 55minutes to reach our destination. Nepalgunj is a very hot place and as we arrive there we shall be transferred to the hotel.

Day 03: Fly to Simikot Humla (2950m/9676ft)

We take an early morning flight to Simikot. Flight will take about 55minutes to reach and land at Simikot airport. We will be there and transfer you to the Sun Valley Resort. Simikot is located in a mountain region and most of the people here follow Buddhism.

Day 04: Rest day at Simikot Humla


Day 05: Fly to Hilsa by Helicopter and Drive to Purang (3800m/ 12464ft)

We fly to Hilsa by helicopter; this flight will take about 20minute to reach Hilsa, once you land at Hilsa you shall cross Karnali River which is coming from Kailash region. Now we go through the immigration in China/Tibet side. These immigration formalities will take up to 30minutes and then drive continuously to Purang by bus. Purang is a small town with a beautiful landscape. You can walk around the in the evening and buy some trekking equipments etc.

Day 06: Drive to Holy Lake Manasarovar(4590m/15060ft)

Today we shall drive to Lake Manasarovar by bus; it will take 2 hours to reach (55km). On the way, you will see the Rakshas Taal. We will take short break and continue our drive to Lake Manasarover. Later in the afternoon we shall start Parikrama of Mansarovar- 105km and Holy Bath, Puja etc.

Day 07: Drive to Darchen (Kailash Base Camp) (4575m/15010ft)

Today we drive toward to Kailash Base Camp; it takes 45minutes to reach base camp, known as Darchen. Darchen is a small town like purang. It located in the case of Holy mount Kailash and is the starting point for pilgrimage in the region. In the evening you can even explore around the town.

Day 08: Drive to Yamdwar and trek to Diraphuk(4920m/16137ft)

Early morning trek, after breakfast, drive to Yamdwar. (15km) Yamdwar is the gateway to the parikrama of holy mount Kailash by foot. From here we can see the Kailash East/South face. From here our group will be divided into two. Parikrama group and non-Parikrama group. Parikrama group will start their trek by foot or horse. Non parikrama will drive back to Darchen by eco bus. Trekking will take about 5-6 hours to reach Diraphuk, the trail is not too hard. It might feel difficult because of the high elevation. From this point, you can see the best and closest view of Kailash.

Day 09: Trek to Zuthulphuk via Dolma la pass (4780m/15442ft)

We wake up very early in the morning with the Sherpa team, after breakfast we start up hill trekking to Dolma La pass (5560m/18236ft) this pass is the highest pass and the toughest part of our trek too. After Dolma La pass, we continue our walk as a down ward to the next valley Zuthulphuk. The holiest lake Gauri Kund is situated beyond the Dolma La pass. Hindu followers believe that, Lord Shiva’s wife Parvati was used to take bath in this lake. The total trekking to Zuthulphuk requires 10 to 12 hours and you have to cover 20 to 22km by one day.

Day 10: Trek to Zhongdo and drive to Purand/Hilsa (3800m/12464ft)

Early in the morning we shall start our trek to Zhongdo. Today trekking is quite easy and flat, after 2 hours, we shall reach Zhongdo and Eco bus will pick us up. Then we shall drive continuously to Purang/Hilsa.

Day 11: Fly to Simikot – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu

Early in the morning we get ready to fly by helicopter to Simikot. Flight will take about 20 minutes to reach Simikot and continue our flight to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.

Day 12: Final departure

Today is the final day of this Kailash tour. We shall drop you off at the airport for your final departure, according to your flight schedule. And lastly fly back to your sweet home.

Equipment List

  • Personal belongings (i.e.camera, water bottle, extra money, sunscreen, sunglasses, sunhat, hiking shorts/ synthetic T-shirt etc).
  • Hiking boots, sports shoe/ trainers, 3/4 woolen socks ,2pairs liners socks, 1 pairs gloves, warm hat, 1 Day back pack and duffel bag for your clothing.
  • Warm layers, down or synthetic jackets, fleece, hiking pants, thermals.
  • Comprehensive list will be provided after you book the trip.
  • Most of the items can be bought or hired in Kathmandu.

Useful Info

Visa Information

Flying out to Tibet requires a Chinese visa and a Tibet Travel Permit which can both be acquired in Kathmandu with the help of a travel company (Tibet via Nepal). A valid visa for China isn't the same as a Tibet Travel Permit. Those with a Chinese traveler visa will at present need to apply for a Tibet travel permit. The permit is still required for remote foreign traveler travelling to Tibet from territory China. To obtain the permit you have to book a guide for your whole trip and pre-organize private transport for trips outside Lhasa. The trip outside Lhasa likewise requires extra permits which are arranged by the travel agent you are going with.


Chinese Visa — you can apply for one from a Chinese Embassy

Group Visa — who entry from Nepal to Tibet after Tibet tour traveler can visit China mainland with valid group visa.

Individual Visa will be cancel when we apply for group visa (if visa is in the passport)

Tibet Entry Permit — it is issued by the Tibet Tourism Bureau and is an absolute necessity for outsiders entering Tibet.

A few people who wish to travel to specific areas in Tibet must also obtain:

Travel Permit — it is required when you are planning to movement to closed areas in Tibet. These are issued after you land in Tibet.

Military Permit — it is acquired to travel to some militarily sensitive regions.

Safety Guidelines

  • Have at least 2 copies of Tibet Permit.
  • When you feel uncomfortable due to altitude change or have any troubles, report to your guide promptly.
  • Spend few days in Lhasa for acclimation and always follow a gradual ascent when travelling to higher places to avoid attitude sickness.
  • Refrain from heavy drinking and smoking.
  • Respect the religion, customs and avoid taboos in Tibet.
  • In most places, cash is only accepted. Do prepare enough and small change.


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