In order to visit Kailash Mansarovar, the shortest possible route is via Simikot by helicopter. This 08 days’ Kailash Yatra trip is based on regular group joining and it will take you to holy Lake Manasarovar, the homeland of Shiva Mount Kailash and other beautiful places nearby. This trip involves travel by flights and helicopter to and fro which is an enjoyable experience yet complicated sometimes as the flights are completely weather permitted. Nevertheless, visiting Kailash Manasarovar and having Darshan of almighty is a lifetime achievement. Do contact our Kailash Yatra booking experts to enrol yourself in one of our groups.
Day 1: Nepalgunj to Simikot by flight
On reaching Nepalgunj, you will be picked up by our tour representative who is going to assist your transfer to Simikot by flight. Arrive at Simikot and from there, head towards your pre-booked hotel/guesthouse/lodge. Overnight stay at your hotel today.
Distance covered : 275 kms, Altitude : 2910 m , Meals Included : Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Simikot to Taklakot via Hilsa
Wake up and then get escorted to Simikot’s airport for boarding a chartered helicopter that shall be taking you to Hilsa in a time period of 25 minutes. Reach there, complete your immigration as well as other custom formalities for entering the Tibet side. Cross the friendship bridge and then finally reach Sher. From there, you will be picked up by a Chinese bus that would be dropping you to your pre-booked accommodation in Taklakot. Overnight stay at your Taklakot’s hotel/lodge/guesthouse.
Distance covered : 0 kms, Altitude : 1400 m , Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Taklakot
Today you are free to acclimatize yourself in the climatic conditions as well as the environment of Taklakot that is located at a high elevation. Enjoy your stay and meals in your hotel. Also, you can walk through the local markets at Taklakot.
Distance covered : 0 kms, Altitude : 4025 m , Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Taklakot to Manasarovar
Wake up in the morning, have some luscious breakfast and then it’s the time for you to indulge in a scenic drive to the holy Lake Mansarovar in your air conditioned bus. The Lake Manasarovar’s Parikrama/Kora/circumambulation will be done in these vehicles/buses only. Give a midway halt and take some dips in the pious water of Lake Manasarovar. Stay overnight at your pre-booked lodge/camp/guesthouse nearby Lake Manasarovar.
Distance covered : 110 kms, Altitude : 4590 m , Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Mansarovar to Dirapuk via Darchen
Wake up early morning and then be a part of the puja that is performed near Lake Manasarovar. Later, have some breakfast and then head towards Darchen through a scenic drive and after that further continue to reach Tarboche. On reaching there, pass through the holy gate Yam Dwar and then start your trek to Dirapuk. You will be participating in a 12 kms of walk today out of which 9 kms will be done on a flat surface whereas the remaining 3 kms shall be done on a little ascended surface. Reach Dirapuk and stay at your pre-booked lodge/guesthouse there from where you can have the view of Mount Kailash’s Northern Face.
Distance covered : 61 kms, Altitude : 4910 m , Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Dirapukh to Zuthulpukh via Gauri Kund
Today you can wake up early morning in order to have a heartthrob view of the Golden Mount Kailash as the first sunlight reaches this peak’s surface. It is known to be a ‘capture worthy’ view during the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra. After that, start your second day trek to reach Zuthulphuk and also this one considered to be the toughest one since you will passing through different kinds of surfaces. This trek is a total of 22 kms and firstly, you will be climbing up continuously till you reach the highest point Dolma La Pass and then on arriving there, start a gradually descending trek till the Gauri Kund and then finally indulge in a walk on a flat surface till you ultimately reach Zuthulphuk. Stay overnight at your pre-booked lodge in Zuthulphuk.
Distance covered : 22 kms, Altitude : 5600 m , Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: Zuthulphuk to Taklakot via Darchen
Wake up and then return back to Darchen by a walk. Walk for about 8 kms and then our vehicles will be there to pick you up for taking you to Darchen and then finally continuing further to Taklakot. Reach Taklakot and then stay at your pre-accommodation there.
Distance covered : 165 kms, Altitude : 4025 m , Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8: Taklakot to Nepalgunj via Hilsa & Simikot
Have some tasty breakfast early in the morning and then you will be driven to the Nepal China border for the completion of some custom and immigration formalities and then enter Hilsa. Board a helicopter from Hilsa in order to reach Simikot. After that, reach Simikot and take your flight to reach Nepalgunj. Arrive at Nepalgunj and finally head back towards your home/onward destination.
Distance covered : 40 kms, Altitude : 4650 m, Meals Included : Breakfast.
MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
Nepalgunj to Simikot return air tickets in scheduled flights
01 night stay at Simikot or Hilsa in a guesthouse/ best available hotel with all meals.
01 Breakfast, 01 Lunch, 01 Dinner at Simikot/Hilsa
Simikot to Hilsa return helicopter flights on group sharing basis
02 + 01 nights stay in a hotel/guesthouse at Taklakot with all meals
01 night stay in guesthouse near Lake Manasarovar on sharing basis with all meals
01 night stay at Dirapukh during the first day of parikrama with all meals (Light food and snacks)
01 night stay at Zuthulpukh during the second day of parikrama with all meals (Light food and snacks)
Transportation in Tibet side Luxury bus
Basic first aid kit with tour guide
Oxygen cylinders and Oxygen pillow in Tibet side for emergency requirement
English speaking Tibetan tour guide in Tibet side
English / Hindi speaking Nepalese tour leader
Nepalese chef with helper and a Sherpa crew
Support van/truck to carry kitchen equipments and other material
Travel Insurance for Indians
Necessary group permit for visiting Mt. Kailash
Normal Tibet single entry group visa fee to visit Kailash Manasarovar.
Humla restricted area permit fee
Yak for carrying kitchen and trekking equipments
01 duffle back, 01 backpack bag and 01 wind cheater on complimentary basis
Nepal-China border tax
All Nepalese and Tibetan Govt taxes
Total accommodation is for 08 nights in hotels or guesthouses or lodge including 08 breakfast, 08 lunches and 08 dinners.
Food will be very basic and pure vegetarian
There is no refund for any unutilized services
First meal is dinner, last meal will be breakfast on the trip
Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.