Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter - 11 Days

An ardent follower of Lord Shiva with a deep desire to have glimpses and pay tribute at Mount Kailash and Kailash Manasarovar, yet, unaccomplished due to lack of time can be completed now. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by helicopter makes your long pending desire of visiting Kailash Mansarovar simple and easy and you can complete it in much faster and in easier way. Preferably for elders as well as people who are physically weak to move on difficult terrain of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra route can cover this journey easily on Helicopter. The helicopter yatra covers distance till Nepalgunj on land then to Hilsa by Helicopter and then by a drive to Mansarovar getting views of natural scenes till journey of Kailash Mansarovar.


Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter Yatra Itinerary
01 Day

Arrival Kathmandu (1345m)

Depart from your hometown for Holy Mount Kailash Yatra and arrive at Kathmandu Airport today. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel by our company’s representative. Dinner and stay at your hotel in Kathmandu. (Meal included : Veg Dinner)

Distance covered : 0 kms,   Altitude : 1400 m ,   Meals Included : Dinner

02 Day

Pashupatinath Temple visit and fly to Nepalganj (152 m) 1 hr. flight

Breakfast will be in the hotel. A visit to Pashupatinath Temple in the morning will be organized for the travelers. The visit may also include Boudhnath Stupa depending on availability of time. In the afternoon you will be transferred with the group to the Domestic Airport Terminal to board your flight to Nepalgunj. On arrival at Nepalgunj transfer by bus to your hotel. Meet with other co-travelers who starts there trip from Nepalganj and night stay at your hotel. (Meals included : Veg Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Distance covered : 510 kms,   Altitude : 152 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

03 Day

Fly Nepalganj - Simikot (3224 m) – Airlift to Hilsa by Helicopter, walk uphill to Sher and drive to Taklakot.

Today after early breakfast transfer to the Nepalgunj airport from where you board your scheduled flight to Simikot on fixed wing aircraft. On arrival at Simikot you will get a chartered helicopter which will ferry the group to Hilsa which has an non-metallic air-strip. On arrival at Hilsa our sherpa team will escort the group on a 45 minutes trek to the Tibetan Border city Sher. Here at Sher, you will find our vehicles (jeeps/van/bus) waiting for you to take the group to Taklakot after completing custom and immigration formalities. On arrival at Taklakot (Burang) check into Hotel for night stay.

Distance covered : 275 kms,   Altitude : 3890 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

04 Day

Day free for acclimatization at Taklakot ( Burang)

This day will be free at Taklakot to acclimatize you to undertake the most difficult pilgrimage of Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Do nothing beside rest at Taklakot and stay at your hotel. You may also take short trek/walk and visit local markets

Distance covered : 0 kms,   Altitude : 4025 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

05 Day

Drive to Chui Gompa, Mansarovar (4590 m).

The ultimate of your Mount Kailash Yatra awaits for you today. Today you will have the first darshan of Holy Lake Mansarovar. After breakfast we take a drive to Chui Gompa (4560 m) through a rough terrain via Rakshas Taal. Besides taking bath in the Holy Lake Mansarovar you will also have free time for puja and havan at your own cost (on Full moon trips, it will be a full moon day at Mansarovar). After all this if time permits we will also visit the Hot Spring (additional charges for bathing in Hot Spring not covered in the package). Night stay will be at your guest house in near the lake Manasarovar.

Distance covered : 110 kms,   Altitude : 4590 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

06 Day

35 kms drive Mansarovar to Tarboche. Trek to Dirapukh (12 kms / 5-6 hrs).

After breakfast we drive to Tarboche which is also known as Shershong. Enroute we will visit Yama Dwar. Enter the holy gate and continue further to Tarboche. At Tarboche you will meet Yak and Yak men. This is the starting point of the parikrama and the first day of kora / parikrama / circumambulation. If you wish to hire a Yak and a porter to carry yu and your luggage during trekking of Mount Kailash, you have to take from here only. After finishing the trek you will today have the closest darshan of Holy Mt. Kailash (North face) from Dhirapukh. Today we will stay in a lodge at Dirapuk.

Distance covered : 61 kms,   Altitude : 4910 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

07 Day

Trek to Zuthulphuk (4790 m) – 22 kms / 9-10 hrs trek.

Early morning after having stunning view of Golden Kailash, we start our trek uphill. This is going to be difficult trek and full of climax on the holy yatra of Mount Kailash. You will be crossing Dolma La pass which is the highest point of the trip, so be prepared in your mind accordingly. We trek continues just under the Holy Mount Kailash. The trek will bring you to Dolma- La pass (5630m) which is the highest points of the trek to Mount Kailash. The trek is rocky and steep upward and then downward (about 6 kms). From here we descend towards gradual field of Zuthulphuk. When you move down you will see Gauri Kunda. From the valley below the walk becomes pleasant and relaxing a bit. The path takes you through some gentle slopes over the grassy field. Reach Zuthulphuk and stay in a guesthouse/camp. (Meals included: Light Veg Breakfast /Fruits, Frooty, Chocolates, Water as Lunch, Light dinner)

Distance covered : 22 kms,   Altitude : 5630 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

08 Day

Zuthulphuk to Darchen trek 08 kms/ 2 - 3 hrs. and drive to Taklakot 110 km/ 4 - 5 hrs.

Breakfast will be served near the guesthouse/camp and one can enjoy the morning time in exploring the caves, visiting the temples and shrine built around. Here you will see a married old couple supervising the temple. The temple is a residence for over half a dozen Tibetan devotees, helpers or relatives who keep busy themselves busy with the maintenance of the buildings. The cave also contains meditation platforms. Climbing up to these caves before ending the final trek of the holy Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is worth. After a 08 kms / 2-3 hours walk we reach to the final destination of our Mansarovar Yatra trek near Darchen. (Those who could not do parikarma would be waiting to welcome other group members at this point). Our vehicles will be waiting to take the group to the hotel in Taklakot for overnight stay.

Distance covered : 165 kms,   Altitude : 4025 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

09 Day

Drive Taklakot to Sher, Trek down till Hilsa and fly to Simikot

After breakfast we drive to Sher and descend down to Hilsa by crossing the bridge. From Hilsa the chartered Helicopter will ferry the group to Simikot and stay overnight in guest house. If weather permit we may continue to fly to Nepalgunj for night stay.

Distance covered : 155 kms,   Altitude : 2910 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

10 Day

Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

After breakfast we will be taking scheduled flight to Nepalganj. From Nepalganj connect with your flight to Kathmandu for night stay.

Distance covered : 950 kms,   Altitude : 1400 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

11 Day

Leave Kathmandu

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Tribhuvan International airport to board your flight back to home. Your trip concludes and you fly back home capturing everlasting memories of your visit to His homeland.

Distance covered : 0 kms,   Altitude : 1400 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast



Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter Yatra Dates 2019 - 11 Days

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter ex Kathmandu is the most accepted tour itienrary for those who wish to avoid long drives to reach Lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash. Every year we organise a series of fixed departure groups on Kailash Yatra helicopter route. If you want to join one of our pre-designed groups, send a booking request. For a customised tour itinerary for your private group we welcome your email or phone calls.

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Map for Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter Yatra Route


Kailash Manasarovar Yatra by Helicopter - Price Details

Tour Price

Indian National - INR 1,85,000
Non-Indian Travelers - $3460
American Passport - $3560

Trip Details

Duration - 11 Days / 10 Nights
Best Time - May to October
Activity Level - Challenging

Trip Type

Group joining trip with fixed departure dates. Minimum group strength 17 person.


What is Included or Not Included

Price Includes :
Arrival / departure transfers from airport to hotel in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj.
02 Nights stay in Shangri La or Marriott hotel (or similar) in Kathmandu with all veg meals
01 night in good hotel at Nepalgunj with all veg. meals
Kathmandu tour covering Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhnath Temple
Kathmandu/Nepalgunj/Simikot both way air fare by regular flights.
Simikot-Hilsa-Simikot both ways flight by Chartred helicopter
Accommodation in hotel at Taklakot and guest house near Mansarovar Lake with all veg. meals
Accommodation in lodge during parikraama with all meals as specified above
Van / Bus and luggage truck from Tibet border to Darchen and back
Nepali Team leader and supporting team as per Chinese rules and regulations
English speaking Tibetan and Nepali guides
Chinese visa to visit Kailash
Kailash Yatra Tibet Permit fee
Humla Restriction fee
01 free Duffel Bag and 01 Free Backpack bag
Free Wind Cheater jacket
Yak for Kailash parikrama for carrying kitchen equipments
First Aid kit
Oxygen cylinder at Tibet side

Air ticket to Kathmandu and back, extra cost for additional stay, food & transport in the any delay due to weather conditions or unforeseen reasons, evacuation expenses in case of emergency, travel insurance, riding yak/horse, porters for parikraama, any expenses of personal nature, urgent visa fee, GST 5%, etc. Our package cost does not include any other item which is not listed in the above list of inclusions. We do not bear any liability for any other expense occurred during the trip and the same will be payable by the travelers on their own.