Itinerary

Kailash Mansarovar Heli Yatra

12 days - 6.714 m

​Trip Highlights

  • Day visit of UNESCO Historical & Pilgrimage sites in Kathmandu valley

  • Two domestic scenic flights and one Heli Flight

  • Biggest and famous Lake Manasarovar.

  • 3 days trekking around of mount Kailash by crossing 6714m Dolma La pass

  • Exploration typical life style of nomad peoples and roof of the world

R$ 600,00

per person

RESERVA: Kailash Mansarovar Heli Yatra - 12 dias

The Kailash Yatra is one of the most popular religious tours within the South Asian Region.

 

The Yatra starts with your arrival in the Kathmandu Valley. On the first and the second last day, you will explore the beauty and tradition of the Kathmandu Valley with the visit to the UNESCO world heritage sites. Then, we will fly to the city of Nepalgunj and the villages of Simikot, Hilsa and then to Taklakot. We will start our drive to Mansarovar then to Darchen, Derapuk and Juthulpuk. Major attractions of this trek are Mt. Kailash, Lake Mansarovar, Lake Rakshas, Tarboche and Drolma La Pass.

Day-to-day Itinerary
Day 01/
 ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

One of our representatives will pick you up at the airport and guide you to your hotel. In the evening, we will meet up in a small dinner to welcome you and brief you about the tour. Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 03/
FLIGHT FROM NEPALGUNJ TO SIMIKOT FROM SIMIKOT TO HILSA AND DRIVE TO TAKLAKOT (B, L, D PURANG HOTEL OR SIMILAR)

Early morning flight to the village of Simikot takes us about an hour. After that we start our journey with a chartered chopper and will take us to the bordering village of Hilsa where the Karnali crosses from the Tibetan Plateau into the mountain regions on its descent to the Ganges. There, we will finish the immigration process and drive to the village of Taklakot which is 56 kilometers up the Karnali. Overnight in Taklakot.

Day 05/
DRIVE FROM TAKLAKOT TO MANSAROVAR (B, L, D ASHRAM GUEST OR SIMILAR)

After having breakfast, we will be driving to one of the holiest and prettiest lake of Mansarovar sitting still at the height of 4560 meters above sea level. Before reaching the lake of Mansarovar, we will stop at the Rakshas Tal to admire its tranquil beauty. The lake is also called the ‘lake of the demon’ and ‘Ravana Tal’ as it is thought to be created by Ravana to garner superpowers through devotion and meditation of Lord Shiva. The lake contains salt water and is thought to be poisonous by the locals. From there, we will move towards the ‘sun’ shaped lake of Mansarovar. The lake is said to overflow the salty water of Lake Rakshas. We will drive around the Mansarovar Kora while the lunch is being prepared. The Kora is said to be a pilgrimage route around a sacred temple, a mountain or a lake. Overnight in Mansarovar.

Day 07/
KAILASH KORA AND DERAPUK (B, L, D GUEST HOUSE)

After breakfast, we will drive to Tarboche which is approximately 4 kilometers from Darchen. Tarboche is covered with prayer flags. It is the internal point of moving around the Mt. Kailash. It takes 4 to 5 hours of walking to arrive in Derapuk, the north face of Kailash. We will be able to see beautiful views of the Gurla Mandata, Ape, Kamet and other high peaks. Overnight in Derapuk. Those who cannot perform Kailash kora can return and stay in Darchen Guest house for two night and continue return journeys with the group.

Day 09/
DRIVE TO HILSA (B, L, D GUEST HOUSE)

After an early breakfast, we will be walking for about two hours to catch our vehicle which will then transfer us to the Nepalese border. In between the drive, we will stop at Darchen for lunch. We will finish all the immigration process and walk up to the bordering village of Hilsa. Overnight in Hilsa.

Day 11/
EXTRA DAY

IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER

Day 02/
SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU AND FLIGHT TO NEPALGUNJ (B, L, D, HOTEL SHIDARTHA OR SIMILAR)

After breakfast, we will be visiting the world heritage sites of the Kathmandu Valley. First, we will visit the Pashupatinath, Gujeswari Shaktipith and Jalnarayan Temple. After the exploration, we will take lunch and fly to Nepalgunj. After we land at the airport, we will head to our hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 04/
REST DAY (B, L, D PURANG HOTEL OR SIMILAR)

Burang Town, also called ‘Taklakot’ in Nepal, is an ancient trading post which was believed to be the abode of the incarnation of Buddha, Sudhana. Today, we will stroll around the village of Taklakot. We will learn about the culture and tradition of the village during the stay. Overnight at Taklakot.

Day 06/
 EXPLORE MANSAROVAR AND DRIVE TO DARCHEN (B, L, D HIMALAYA HOTEL OR SIMILAR)

Today, we will get into our religious outfit and mood and explore the lake of Mansarovar. We will perform some rituals at the bank of the lake. We will view the glorious Mt. Kailash and travel to Darchen to prepare for our Kailash Kora the next day. Darchen, a small village situated right infront of the sacred mountain, Mt. Kailash. It is the starting point for the pilgrimages in the region. Overnight in Darchen.

Day 08/
KAILASH KORA 2ND DAY AND JUTHULPUK (B, L, D GUEST HOUSE)

The hardest and longest walk up and down through the Drolma La Pass to arrive at the village of Juthulpuk. After having an early breakfast, we will head off east to cross the Lha-chu by a bridge and reach the Dolma La village. An hour after that, we will be walking along the valley of Jarok Donkhang from where we will be heading towards the Shiva-tsal, where pilgrims are supposed to undergo a symbolic death just to be reborn again after arriving at the top of the Drolma La Pass. Up and up all the way to find a great cubic rock ‘Dolma Do’ that marks the top of the Dolma La Pass. The place got its name from the famous cave of Juthulpuk also known as the miracle cave. Overnight at tea house.

Day 10/
FLIGHT TO SIMIKOT THEN TO NEPALGUNJ AND KATHMANDU (B, L, D HOTEL VAISHALI OR SIMILAR)

After breakfast early in the morning, we will take a flight to the village of Simikot. Again, after arriving at Simikot, we will fly towards one of the biggest cities of Nepal, Nepalgunj and again take a last flight to the capital city of Nepal. In the evening, we will meet up for a short discussion about the tour. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12/
Departure (B)

Our representative will take you to the international airport of Nepal for your departure.

COST INCLUDE
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle

  • Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Simikot – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu Domestic Flight

  • Chartered Heli from Hilsa to Simikot and Vice Versa

  • Airport Pick up and drop off by private vehicle

  • Pure Vegetarian meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

  • Enough Drinking water included

  • Twin sharing in Nepal and Tibet and group sharing in Kailash Region.

  • Tibet Visa & Permit

  • Hilsa Permit

  • All necessary entrance fees in Nepal and Tibet

  • Special Kailash Mansarovar Permit

  • Applicable entrance fees to visit Monasteries and temples

  • 1 Nepali Tour Guide / Manager, 1 Chinese / Tibetan Tour Guide, Team of Sherpa to carry your luggage & Cooks to prepare food

  • Medical kits, Enough oxygen cylinder,  Other necessary equipment

  • Down Jacket on refundable basis, Day pack bag, Duffel bag

COST EXCLUDE
  • Any kind of personal expenses

  • Air and any other expenses from your home location to Kathmandu airport.

  • Pony / Porter expenses in Kailash Parikrama

  • Any kind of insurance

  • Any kind of Medical expenses

  • Any kind of donation or tip to Guide / Sherpa / Drivers /Cooks / Porter / Priest / or any crew member

  • Extra days accommodation at any place due to bad weather or any other reason.

  • VISA splitting charges & transportation charges, if leaving early from Tibet.

  • Any evacuation / rescue / additional charges / losses due to natural calamities / unforeseen circumstances.

  • Anything which is not included in inclusions

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