Mt Kailash by Helicopter


Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu (1350 m).
Arrive at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport . On arrival you will be transferred to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02:  Singhtseeing tour of Kathmandu and fly to Nepalgunj.
After breakfast you will have Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, and back to hotel for Lunch. You will  be transferred with the group to the Domestic Airport Terminal to board your flight to Nepalgunj. On arrival at Nepalgunj transfer by local bus to Hotel Batika or similar. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03 : Nepalgunj to Simikot (2950 m) – Airlift to Hilsa (30 minute) by Helicopter, walk uphill to Sher and drive to Taklakot (3700 m) 40 km / 2 hrs.
Early Morning have 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 unmetalic 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 Land Cruisers jeeps waiting for you to take the group to Taklakot after completing custom and immigration formalities. On arrival at Taklakot ( Purang) check into Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 : Day free for acclimatization at Taklakot ( Purang).
Today we will have  free at Taklakot to acclimatize yourself to undertake the most difficult pilgrimage of Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Do nothing beside rest at Taklakot and stay at your hotel.

Day 05 : Drive from Taklakot  to Chui Gompa, Mansarovar (4560 m) 110 km/ 4 - 5 hrs.
After breakfast our ultimate of Mount Kailash Yatra awaits for you today. Today you will have the first darshan of Holy Lake Mansarovar, 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. After all this if time permits we will also visit the Hot Spring. Night stay will be at Chui Gom pa Guest House.

Day 06 : Drive from Chui Ghompa  to Darchen (Base Camp of Kailash – 4620 m)
In the morning one can perform 'Puja' and 'Havan' as per their tradition and can take holy bath in Lake Mansarovar. Afternoon we drive to Darchen for about 2 hours. On reaching Darchen relax in the guest house. At Darchen yatris who are interested in visiting Ashtpad may go there on their own expenses of vehicle. Darchen is a place where one can hire Yaks/Horses and porters. Yatris who are interested in hiring this service may inform about this to our guide so that this can be arranged before starting of the parikrama.  Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07 : 10 kms drive to Tarboche (01 hr). Trek to Dirapuk (16 kms / 5 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 your Yak and Yak men. This is the starting point of the parikrama and the first day of kora. During the trek you will today have the first darshan of Holy Mt. Kailash (North face). Today we will stay at Guest house at Dirapuk. Overnight at Guest House.

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 to come back.

Day 08 : Trek to Zuthulphuk (5800 m) – 22 kms / 9-10 hrs trek
Early morning we start our trek uphill. This is going to be diffuclt trek and full of climax on the holy Yatra of Mount Kailash. Be prepared in your mind accordingly. We trek just under the Holy Mount Kailash. The trek will bring you to Drolma La pass (5800m) which is one of the highest points of the trek to Mount Kailash. 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 at Guest House.

Day 09 :  Zuthulphuk to Darchen trek 10 km/ 4 - 5 hrs. and drive to Taklakot 90 km/ 4 - 5 hrs.
After Breakfast start walk to Darchen, and the transportation will wait for you to take to Taklakot. Arrive Taklakot. Overnight at Hotel. stay.

Day 10 Drive From Taklakot to Sher (40 km / 90 minutes drive), Trek down till Hilsa (30 minutes trek) and fly to Simikot - Nepalgunj – Kathmandu
After breakfast we drive to Sher and descend down to Hilsa (30 minutes trek) by crossing the bridge. From Hilsa the chartered Helicopter will ferry the group to Simikot (or to Nepalgunj depending upon the availability) and from Similkot we will be taking scheduled flight Nepalganj and to Kathmandu.  Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Deaparture transfer to Airport.


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Yeti HimalayanTours and Travels Pvt. Ltd.
Near Prime Bank, Pyukha, New Road, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4247856, 4247857
Cell: +977 9851158163 

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