Kailash Yatra by Helicopter from Lucknow & Nepalgunj - 09 Days

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra from Lucknow and Nepalgunj is done by helicopter from Burang region in Tibet. This route makes your journey to Kailash Manasarovar easier and faster. Nepalgunj is about 4-5 hours comfortable drive away from the town of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, India.

For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by helicopter from Lucknow one need to take a drive till Nepalgunj and then fly to Simikot by fixed wings aircrafts and then further fly to Hilsa by Helicopter from Simikot. From Hilsa, after crossing the Nepal-China border the drive leads to Taklakot (Burang) which is a tiny and beautiful border town of Tibet, China. After aclimatizing in Taklakot drive to Mansarovar Lake amidst the beautiful views of natural beauty spread all around. Kailash Yatra ex Nepalgunj is ideally designed for those pilgrims who are short of time and cannot take a long duration tour to visit holy Kailash Mansarovar but has great desire to worship at holy Mount Kailash and take a dip in holiest Lake Mansarovar. This itinerary is normally for 09 days but it can also be altered to a 07 days Kailash Mansarovar yatra for private groups.

Kailash Yatra by Helicopter from Lucknow & Nepalgunj - 09 Days Itinerary
01 Day

Lucknow to Nepalganj drive by bus. (188 kms / 5 hours approx)

Meet with our company team at Lucknow at the designated point to start the trip. We schedule to start our travel from Lucknow to Nepalgunj at around 09.00 AM, so please report to the point of gathering well in time. Lunch will be at your guesthouse/hotel in Nepalganj. At Nepalganj meet with other co-travelers who start their trip from Kathmandu/Nepalganj. Briefing session will be planned this evening, for which the guide will decide. Night stay at your hotel/guesthouse in Nepalganj. (Meals included : Veg Lunch/Dinner)

Distance covered : 180 kms,   Altitude : 152 m ,   Meals Included : Dinner

02 Day

Fly Nepalganj - Simikot (3224 m) – Airlift to Hilsa by Helicopter, walk uphill to Sher and drive to Taklakot (3890 m) 40 km / 2 hrs approx

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

03 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, if interest.

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

04 Day

Drive to Chui Gompa, Mansarovar (4599 m) 90 Kms/ 02 Hours Drive

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

05 Day

35 kms drive Mansarovar to drive to Tarboche. Trek to Dirapuk (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. If you wish to hire a Yak and a porter to carry your luggage, you have to take from here only. During the trek you will today have the first darshan of Holy Mt. Kailash (North face). Today we will stay at our camp at Dirapuk.
Important note : Yatris who are not willing to go for the Mt. Kailash parikrama will return back to Darchen from here and will wait for the other group members in their guest house at Darchen or Mansarovar.

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

06 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 the most difficult day of Kailash Yatra trip and full of climax. One should be prepared for tough climatic conditions and challenging trek. We trek 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. From here we descend towards gradual field of Zuthulphuk. When you move down from Dolma La 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.

Distance covered : 22 kms,   Altitude : 5600 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

07 Day

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

08 Day

Taklakot to Nepalgunj via Simikot (Drive + Helicopter + Flights)

IN the morning drive to China-Nepal border near Hilsa. After immigration formalities cross the border and from Hilsa take helicopter flight to Simikot. At Simikot depending on weather conditions you will be connected with flight to Nepalgunj. Stay in the hotel at Nepalgunj

Distance covered : 430 kms,   Altitude : 2910 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

09 Day

Drive to Lucknow (180 kms/ 4-5 hours)

After breakfast drive straight towards Lucknow.Drop off at Lucknow airport or railway station. End of the services.

Distance covered : 180 kms,   Altitude : 210 m ,   Meals Included : Breakfast

Kailash Helicopter Yatra Package Dates 2019 ex Lucknow

The shortest regular heli trip to Kailash Mansarovar starting from Lucknow or Nepalgunj. Every year we operate a series of fixed departure group trips to kailash Mansarovar from Lucknow and Nepalgunj by chartered helicopters. If you wish to join one of the below mentioned group trips, simply send a booking request. if you want a customised travel plan for a private trip, send us an email or call us today.

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Kailash Yatra Map by Helicopter from Lucknow & Nepalgunj

Kailash Manasarovar Helicopter Yatra Cost ex Lucknow

Tour Price

Indian National - INR 1,75,000

Trip Details

Duration - 09 Days / 08 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

Lucknow to Nepalgunj and back transfer by air conditioned bus
01 night stay in a 3 star equivalent hotel in Nepalgunj on sharing basis
01 lunch, 01 dinner and 01 breakfast in Nepalgunj
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
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

Air ticket to Lucknow 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.