KAILASH MANASAROVAR YATRA Ex-Kathmandu

Duration : 11 Days/10 Nights

Destination : Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Mansarover-Kailash Kora

Trip Overview

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter is 11 days yatra begin after rudraabishek hawan in Pashupatinath Temple. We fly to Nepaljung, Simikot and simultaneously to Hilsa chinese border by Helicopter, after the chinese immegration formalities, we drive to sacred Kailash Himalayas along the secred Khojernath/Ramsita Temple/gompa and taklakot/PuranIt is the shortest approach to visit Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. The Kailash helicopter tour is purposed for those Kailash traveler and pilgrimage tourist who are looking and willing to explore amazingly beautiful and highly revered Kailash Mansarovar in short time-period. We offer those devotees an opportunity to visit and to offer divine devotion to Lord Shiva and Buddha.

Kailash and Mansarovar is the holiest destination among the Hindus, Buddhists and Jains. It is believed Mt. Kailash is Home of Lord Shiva and Mansarovar Lake is a bathing place of Shiva and Parbati goddess as per the Hindu myth. Kailash Mansarovar are regarded as God of snow jewels, and the meditation site of Buddha followers (Guru Rimpoche) as per Buddhism.

The 52km Kailash kora/parikrama is called sacred walk, explains many different religious stroies on every steps. Thousand of yatri undertakes the most famous yatra among which Hindus and Buddhist devotees every year knowing of their religious values, cultural significance and physical beauty of Kailash Mountain and Mansarovar Lake in Tibet will thrill their lives naturally and religiously.

The tour gives you high and Remote Mountain flying experience, unique Hindus practics, Buddhist and Tibetan Culture highlights, and beautiful panoramic landscapes of Nepal and Tibet in grand Karnali canyon with narrow hidden valley.

DAY 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (TIA). Overnight at Hotel (1350m)

On your arrival at Kathmandu Airport, our company representative from Trinetra Holidays will welcome you, and transfer to hotel. After check in the hotel, we will brief short about Kailash tour and other necessary information - Overnight at hotel.

DAY 2
Half-day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and fly to Nepalgunj. (150m) Overnight at Hotel

After breakfast, forward for sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Visit Pashupatinath temple, Mata Guheswori temple & Budhanilkantha temple, at Lunch time back to hotel. After lunch, take 1 hour flight for Nepalgunj, reach in Nepalgunj, check in Hotel.

DAY 3
Fly Nepalgunj - Simikot (2910m)- Hilsa and Drive to Taklakot (4025m). Overnight at Guest House

TSimikot, a hilly area of Nepal with altitude of 2910 m is gateway for Kailash tour by Helicopter. Early Morning, drive to Nepalgunj airport to fly Simikot with schedule flight and it takes only 55 minutes with tiny aero-plane. Fly with 5/6 chartered helicopter to Hilsa from Simikot. Cross Nepal - Tibet boarder after completion of the immigration process of Nepal and Tibet. 25 minutes flight only allows 10 kg bags for each person. Drive 27 km to Taklakot. Staying one overnight here is for body acclimatization in high altitude.

DAY 4
Acclimatization day at Taklakot

Rest for adjusting High Altitude. Walking around Takalakot yoga and meditation.

DAY 5
Taklakot to Manasarovar (4550m - 2 Hours). Overnight at Guest House

After breakfast we start drive to reach one of the holy and beautiful lakes “MANASAROVER” - 4550m Elevation. It is 88 km distance from Taklakot to Manasarover, which takes 2 hours at the most. On the way, there is another lake called RAKAS Lake. We stop there for pictures and enjoy the view for few minutes. Then continue drive for Manasarover. When we reach there, check in guest house and take some rest. Meanwhile, lunch will be ready. After lunch, start drive to Manasarovar kora with vehicle.

DAY 6
Manasarovar exploration and drive to Darchen (4575m - 1 Hour). Overnight at Guest House

Exploration and ritual puja at bank of Lake Manasarovar. You also can deep at Sarovar. After lunch short drive to Darchen. preparation for Kailash kora and overnight.

DAY 7
Start Kailash Kora and reach at Derapuk. (4920m - 5/6 Hours). Overnight at guest house

After breakfast, we drive to Tarboche (Valley of God), whoever book personal horse and helper waiting there for some formalities of Tibetan government. Start Kailash Kora. It takes 4-5 hours walking to reach in Derapuk, the north face of holy Kailash.

DAY 8
Second day of Kailash Kora. Derapuk to Juthulpuk (4820m - 8/9 Hours)

Today early morning have a breakfast and ready to walk long, hardest up and down. Our staff provides you packed lunch before start the walk. Few hours walking is going up till Dolmala Pass (5613m), this is our main destination of kailash kora. When we reach on the top of pass, take some picture and start to walk down as soon as possible, after few meters walking, there is Gaurikunda situated on the right and 200 meter down from the our trail. Continue walk down around 2 hours, we will meet flat trail and continue walking until Zuthulpuk. Total walking distance 22 km with 8-9 hours.

DAY 9
Juthulpuk to Hilsa. Overnight at Guest House

After early breakfast, walk 2 hours to catch our vehicle which takes us to Nepal boarder. Take lunch at Darchen prepared by our staff team, then continue drive to Nepal-Tibet boarder. Make immigration procedure to exit Tibet, after that walk until Hilsa in Nepal side and overnight.

DAY 10
Fly Hilsa - Simikot - Nepalgunj and Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel

Early morning after breakfast, fly from Hilsa to Simikot, then continue fly to Nepalgunj. In Nepalgunj our group can split if any member goes from Nepalgunj to Lucknow, and other member fly to Kathmandu. We will have short meeting about the whole yatra in the evening.

DAY 11
Departure

We will drop you to the International Airport and farewell for your onward Journey

Transportation:
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle
  • Airport Pick up and drop off by private vehicle
Meal
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included (Veg only)
  • Drinking water included
Accommodation
  • Mention in the itinerary in the basis twin sharing in Nepal and Tibet and group sharing in Kailash Region.
Visas & Permit
  • Tibet Visa & Permit Included
  • All necessary entrance fees in Nepal and Tibet
  • Special Kailash Mansarovar Permit
  • Applicable entrance fees to visit Monasteries and temples
Guide, Staffs & supporters
  • Nepali Guide and Tibetan Guide
  • Nepali Crew members in Kailash Region
Equipment
  • Medical kits
  • Enough oxygen cylinders
  • Other necessary equipment
Clothing
  • Down Jacket on refundable basis
  • Day pack bag
  • Duffel bag
  • Emergency evacuations/Rescue expenses, if required.
  • Any extra nights stayed due to bad weather, early arrivals, etc.
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Personal horse and Helper during Kailash round/ Parikrama
  • Travel & Medical Insurance Permissions and other official formalities
Documents
  • You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;
  • Passport with Photo copies, Photographs, Identity card, Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
  • Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
  • Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency.
  • Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
  • Any other document for personal purposes.
Common Items
  • Big bag for putting your equipment and others
  • A small light trek bag
  • Water bottle / Thermos flask for hot water (1 liter).
Note: Trinetra Holidays provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra
Clothing
  • Enough clothing for the whole Yatra including 3 pairs trek suits/leisure wear/jogging troushers/4 to 5tea shirts/2 polar flees one light quilted /shirts/poloneck/salwar kameez etc. Do not over load.
  • Wool socks (around 4 pairs), thick tights, wool monkey cap, scarves, warm light gloves, scarf.
  • Wool/thermal long underwear
  • Rain wear (Umbrella or Raincoat)
Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra
Footwear
  • Sports comfortable shoes/trainers (Good one Nike, Adidas etc). Have a spare one too
  • A pair of light Sleepers
Toileteries
  • Toileteries kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet rolls, towels etc).
  • Sun screen lotion/cream
  • facial tissues, wet once,
Camping Item
  • Tourch/Candle/match box/lighter/batteries
  • Knife
  • Plastic mug
  • Dusk masks/face masks
Personal & General Items To Make Your Journey Enjoyable
  • Any regular medicines that you take
  • Dark Sunglasses
  • Your favourite food which will keep you going including Nuts, biscuits, powder juice
  • Kapoor/Vicks/Inhaler etc
  • Binoculars/Camera/extra batteries
  • Milk powder for tea
First Aid Kit – Also Include
  • First aid kit (typical backpacking kit for minor injuries/ our guide also will carry).
  • Diamox/Aspirin/pain killers
  • Lip balm/Mustard oil/Vaseline
  • Plasters
  • TCP, salt, mint, Vicks for sore throats