Kailash Manasarovar Yatra by Helicopter Tour

Kailash Manasarovar Yatra by Helicopter Tour

Package Duration
10 Days / 9 Nights
Destination Covered
Kathmandu - Nepalgunj - Simikot - Hilsa - Taklakot - Lake Mansarovar - Yama Dwar - Diraphuk - Zutulphuk - Darchen - Kathmandu

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  • Package Includes :
    • 02 nights Hotel ( twin sharing ) in Kathmandu with vegetarian meals ( breakfast, lunch & dinner ) .
    • 01 night hotel in Nepalgunj with vegetarian meals ( twin sharing ) .
    • 02 nights hotel at Taklakot ( Tibet ) .
    • Pick up & drop transfers in Kathmandu .
    • One half-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu .
    • Arrival / departure transfers in Nepalgunj .
    • Kathmandu - Nepalgunj – Kathmandu air ticket ( fixed wing – Yeti Air OR Buddha Air ) .
    • Nepalgunj - Simikot – Nepalgunj air ticket ( fixed wing – Twin otter aircraft OR dronier ) .
    • Smimikot - Hilsa – Simikot by Helicopter ( only 4 persons can fly at a time ) .
    • Tibet group visa and travel/trekking permits .
    • Guesthouse in Tibet (for the entire journey)
    • All Indian vegetarian meals in Tibet ( breakfast, lunch & dinner) while on the tour .
    • Transportation in Tibet by Deluxe Bus .
    • English speaking Tibetan guide .
    • Tour Manager from Kathmandu to Kathmandu .
    • Necessary supporting crew (Cook, Sherpas, tour Manager from Nepal ) .
    • All necessary Kitchen & camping equipments .
    • Oxygen for emergency use .
    • Medical kit bag / First Aid kit .
    • Humla region restricted area permit & royalties .
    • Porter cost in Hilsa ( while going and coming back ) .
    • All applicable taxes & service charges .
    Package Excludes :
    • Return Airfare
    • Riding Horse during the Parikrama .
    • Insurance insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation service .
    • Personal expenses .
    • Bottled drinks .
    • Tip for guide & driver .
    • Extra accommodation charge in Nepalgunj, Simikot and Hilsa due to flight cancellation .
    • Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances .

  • Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu.

    Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. You will be met at the airport by our representative and transfer to hotel Soaltee Crown Plaza or Similar. Overnight stay in hotel.
    Accommodation :
    Kathmandu : Solatee Crown Plaza or similar

    Day 2: Morning, Sightseeing Tour - Afternoon: Fly To Nepalgunj.

    Morning: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu . Visit Pashupatinath temple . After lunch , transfer to domestic airport for your flight to Nepalgunj. The flight takes about an hour to reach Nepalgunj. Our representative will receive you at the airport and transfer to Hotel.

    Accommodation :
    • Overnight stay at hotel Siddhartha or Hotel Vatika.
    • Kathmandu to Nepalgunj: 1 hour flight .

    Day 3: Morning, Fly To Simikot - Hilsa And Drive To Taklakot

    Early morning at ( 5:30 am) you should be ready to depart for airport to board your flight to Simikot. Normally, the flight leaves for Simikot at around 6:30 am, if there is a clear weather in all places (Nepalgunj, en- route and Simikot ( delay by an hour OR two is quite normal in this sector ).. 

    The flight requires about an hour to reach Simikot. . From Simmikot , we fly to Hilsa by Helicopter ,
    We will have to walk for 10 minutes crossing bridge over river Karnali to enter the Chinese territory and complete the immigration formalities and further drive to Taklakote.

    Accommodation :
    • Overnight stay at Taklakote ( Guesthouse )
    • Nepalgunj to Simikot: 1 hour (by Twin otter aircraft with 15 seats OR Dronier aircraft with 15 seats)
    • Simmikot to Hilsa : 25 minutes ( approx ) by Helicopter .
    • Hilsa to Taklakote : one hr drive

    Day 4: Acclimatisation Day At Taklakot

    Full day free for acclimatization at Taklakot.
    Accommodation :
    • Overnight stay at Purang Guesthouse ( twin sharing room with attached toilet ).

    Day 5: Drive, Taklakot To Lake Mansarovar ( Chiu Gompa 4550 M ).

    Early morning (after breakfast) you will depart for Lake Manasarovar (4550 m- Chui Gompa). The drive takes about approx 2 hrs. On the way,we will take a short break to see the breathtaking views of Rakshas Taal with back ground view of holy Mount Kailash.
    Accommodation :

    • Overnight stay at Shishapangama Guesthouse OR similar ( dormitory room) .
    • Taklakot to Lake Manasarovar: 2 hours Drive

    Day 6: Yama Dwar Darshan - Start Parikrama To Diraphuk ( 4860 M ).

    Morning drive to Yamadwar via Darchen.), the auspicious gateway to the Parikrama (circuit) around the Mt. Kailash. Yama Dwar is the place, from where the group, normally, splits in two parts. Some members will start attempting Parikrama and some will return back to Darchen and wait for those members who have gone for Parikrama.

    MEMBERS WHO JOIN PARIKRAMA: You will start trekking from “Yama Dwar” to Diraphuk. The trail is quite easy & flat. You have to cross the river a couple of time, other than this, it is quite easy day today. Roughly, you will be trekking 12 kms today and it takes around 5- 6 hrs. 

    MEMBERS WHO DIDN'T JOIN THE PARIKRAMA: After having Darshan from Yamadwar, you will be returning back to Darchen and wait for those who have gone for Parikrama. 

    Accommodation :
    • Overnight stay at Guesthouse (very basic accommodation with dormitory bed room)
    • Yama Dwar to Deraphuk trek: 5 – 6 hrs (approximately 12 km)

    Day 7: Trek To Zutulphuk (4760 M). Via Dolma Pass ( 5600 M ).

    MEMBERS WHO JOIN PARIKRAMA: Early morning start uphill 6 kms trekking to Dolma-La (5600 m).Today is the toughest day of this journey. The entire trail up to Dolma-La is rapidly up. The holiest water pool ( glacial lake – Gauri kunda) is just situated beyond the Dolma-La. This is the lake, people believe, where Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva takes bath. From Dolma-La the trail rapidly drops down to the valley floor (Zutulphuk).
    After down hill 4 kms trek to the valley (the next side of the high pass), the trek up to Zutulphuk Gomba requires another two hours .From the valley floor, the trail is flat all the way to Darchen. Today, you will be crossing approximately 22 kms in 9 to 10 hrs time.

    Accommodation :
    • Overnight stay at Local Guesthouse ( Dormitory accommodation)
    • Diraphuk to Zutulphuk Gomba: 9 – 10 hrs trek ( approx ).

    Day 8: Finish Trek Near Darchen - Drive Back To Hilsa.

    MEMBERS WHO JOIN PARIKRAMA: Today, you will complete your trekking 8 kms ( Parikrama ), near Darchen, our vehicles waiting to pick you and transfer to Hilsa ( 3 hrs journey). After finishing Parikrama, the whole group will merge together & drive to Hilsa.

    Despite of basic facility in Hilsa, we will stay overnight because the next day you can fly by Helicopter early morning,so as to connect our onward scheduled flights to Nepalgunj and Kathmandu without any problem.
    Accommodation :
    • Overnight stay at Local Guesthouse at HILSA (very very basic with local village style)
    • Zutulphuk to trek ending point: 3 - 4 hrs walk - 8 km (approx.)
    • Trek ending point to Hilsa: 3 hours drive by Delux Vehicle.

    Day 9: Fly, Hilsa - Simikot (Heli) Then Continue Fly To Kathmandu.

    Early morning, fly by Helicopter from Hilsa to Simikot. From Simikot airport, you will be continue fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj . Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

    Accommodation :
    • Overnight stay at Hotel Soaltee or similar .
    • Hilsa to Simikot: 25 minutes flight by Helicopter
    • Simikot to Nepalgunj: 1 hour flight by aircraft
    • Nepalgunj to Kathmandu: 1 hour flight by aircraft

    Day 10: Departure From Kathmandu.

    Transfer to Tribhuvan International airport for your flight back home.

  • Package Terms & Conditions :

    • Packing List ( Kailash Mansarovar Yatries must bring with them ) :

      • A small day pack. ( Back pack for personal items )

      • Enough clothing for the whole Yatra. Do not over load your bag.

      • Any regular medicines that you take

      • Toiletries' kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, towels etc).

      • Water bottle / Thermos/ Flask for hot water (2 liters).

      • Sports shoes & Trekking boots (light weight & comfortable for walking)

      • Woolen socks (around 4 pairs).

      • Wool/thermal long underwear (comfortable dress for Parikrama).

      • Monkey cap

      • Underpants (3 or 4).

      • Gloves. Dust mask

      • Sunglasses.

      • Sun lotion cream. Lip guard

      • Note : Ladies should carry a pair of Kurta Sulwar/ Pants for the Parikarama.

      • Nuts, Biscuits, Dry fruits, Powder juice.

      • Rain wear (Umbrella or Raincoat)

      • Torchlight /flashlight / Candle / Matchsticks

      Also advised to bring :

      • Glucose & Electral packets which is good for instant energy.

      • Dry fruits, juice powder, candy, canned or packed food, nuts and biscuits etc.

      *please do not carry unnecessary items and/or valuables.

      WE PROVIDE :

      • Down Jacket ( on rental basis ).

      • Duffel Bag & Back – pack.

      • A certificate of Kailash Yatra Parikrama.


      All pilgrimage ( Yatri) are advised to prepare for this Holy Kailash and Mansarovar Yatra well before 3-6 months of yatra date. As a preparation yatri should walk minimum 3 to 5 K.M daily. Beside walking, jogging, running, swimming, joining the health club or Yoga (under a perfect Yoga teacher) will be additional activities which helps a lot to perform holy Kailash Yatra (Parikarama) successfully.


      A fitness certificate, issued by a doctor (MBBS) is mandatory one month before of yatra depature date.


      • Scanned copy of passport(first page & last page with address)by e-mail.

      • Fitness Certificate by a MBBS Docter..(may be submitted 30 days before travel date)

      • INR 25000 per person at the time of booking with the passport copy.(non refundable)


      • INR 25000 per person at the time of booking.

      • Balance payment must be deposited 30 days before Arrival Date in Kathmandu.


      • Cash or Cheque may be deposited in our Bank within India. (contact us for our Bank Details)

      Cancellations and Refunds :

      If you must cancel your reservation, you must notify us in writing or by FAX. We calculate your refund on the day we receive written cancellation.

      Cancellation charges per person :

      30 or more days prior to departure Rs 25,000 non refundable.
      15 to 30 days prior to the departure 30 % of the tour cost.
      07 to 15 days prior to the departure 50 % of tour cost.
      07 days prior to departure date 100 % of tour cost

      We do not make refunds for any unused portion of your trip, such as unused hotel rooms, meals, or trek arrangements, for any reason whatsoever.

      We do not make refunds for any unused portion of your trip, such as unused hotel rooms, meals, or trek arrangements, for any reason whatsoever.

      Passport and Visas :

      All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity from return date. Nepalese visas can be obtained from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport . Nepalese visas costs are the sole responsibility of clients. Please See visa fee details of each country.

      Travel Insurance :

      Travel insurance is compulsory for all Clients undertaking any tour. It should provide adequate protection for the full duration of the tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, air ambulance and adequate cover for baggage.

      Kindly Note :

      Travel restrictions and conditions apply .Prices are per person and are subject to availability. prices are inclusive of all taxes and visa fees as on date and are subject to change with revision of rates during peak season or fluctuation in ROE. Govt. taxes will be charged extra at the time of billing .Flights not included unless otherwise stated.

  • Price Per Person Ex - K Athmandu )

    Kindly Note:
    If US Dollar exchange rates exceeds INR 67 per dollar then there will be supplement cost in difference price for Tibet part cost USD 1200.
    The above package offer is valid till 31st March 2016.


    Hotels & Guesthouses In Above Package:

    KathmanduHotel Shanker or Royal Singi
    NepalgunjHotel Sidhartha or Hotel Sneha or Hotel Batika
    TaklakotPurang Guesthouse or similar ( attached toilet)
    Chiu GompaManas or Paramartha Guesthouse or similar ( basic dormitory)
    DiraphukShishapangma or Wongda or Monastery guesthouse
    ZuthulphukNorpel or similar guesthouse
    HilsaPema Lodge (very basic dormitory)

Contact Detail

Rudra Holidays

Contact Person :-

Mr. Prem Kumar Das

Address :-

60, 2nd Floor, Krishna Market, Near Punjab National Bank, Opp-Deshbandhu Collage, Kalkaji, South Delhi, Delhi, India - 110019

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