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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2023 by Helicopter from Kathmandu

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2023 by Helicopter from Kathmandu is the most sought-after journey by seekers. Every Year, thousands make a pilgrimage to Kailash, following a tradition going back thousands of years. Furthermore, pilgrims of several religions believe that circumambulating Mount Kailash on foot is a holy ritual that brings good fortune. Similarly, the peregrination is in a clockwise direction by Hindus, Buddhists. While Jains and Bonpos circumambulate the mountain in a counterclockwise direction. Aradhya Tours has come up with a tour package to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2022 by helicopter from Kathmandu for Tourists and Pilgrims who all are looking for a luxury trip with divine spirituality where we’ll fly to Simikot via Nepalgunj and Kathmandu by helicopter.

For those pilgrims who are not able to accomplish this expedition due to the presence of inadequate time can now be a part of this pilgrimage through a chartered helicopter ride that takes the pilgrims quickly to the Nepal-China border, minimizing the stress of long drives. The pilgrims will be traveling from Kathmandu to Simikot by scheduled flight and then from Simikot to the China border by a Chartered Helicopter ride. Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash will remain only some short drive away from here.
The Path around Mount Kailash is 52 km (32 mi) long. Pilgrims believe that the entire walk around Kailash should be in a single day, which is not an easy task.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2023 by Helicopter from Kathmandu is a yatra by helicopter that gives you a wonderful experience.

Holy Mt Kailash Heli Tour via Kathmandu – fixed takeoff yatra package to holiest spot on Earth – Kailash Mansarovar Yatra at the best cost.

Yatra is starting and ends at Kathmandu. On this yatra, the maximum journey is by scheduled flight and special chartered Helicopter flight. We use normal scheduled flights in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj/Simikot sectors. On the Simikot/Hilsa/Simikot sector, we have to use a special chartered helicopter flight. Simikot comes in the rain pro area. Chances of weather problems and flight cancellations are higher than in other plain areas.

Simikot also falls on a restricted Dolpo zone area and a restricted zone permit is applicable. Foreign nationals including Indian nationals can travel without a specific permit and permit cost is also high.

A Journey For Salvation

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2022 by Helicopter from Kathmandu is known for its religious value, cultural significance, physical beauty, and thrilling nature. Bathing in Mansarovar and drinking its water is believed by Hindus to cleanse all sins. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2022 by Helicopter from Kathmandu is the holiest form of an expedition to Lord Shiva’s own house called Mt. Kailash. Every year thousands of pilgrims undertake the divine yatra from various parts of the country & world as well. The Kailash or Mount Kailash with the Mansarovar lake is deeply integral to the heart of spiritual Asia, igniting the imagination of human beings since time immemorial. The Yatra was considered a journey for salvation.

Prepare for some unbelievable Kailash experience. Observe the sights of precipice top religious communities, yak processions restful strolling over raised blanketed passes, and the strong pinnacles of the Himalayas. Notwithstanding, above all, prepare to have a fair look into your very own self. This year, Kailash Manasarovar parikrama 52km. between the end of May to End of October.

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Included

  • 2 night hotel In Kathmandu twin / triple sharing with all veg meals
  • 1 night hotel in Nepalgunj twin / triple sharing with veg. meals
  • 2 night Hotel accommodation in Simikot triple / Sharing with veg meal
  • 6 night guesthouse with sharing basis in Tibet (China)
  • In Tibet provide all pure veg. meals from our kitchen team with all logistics
  • Tibet permit, Chinese Guide fee, China visa fee, all government tax, Nepali supporting staff team with logistic, all transportation arrival, departure, between Nepal and China Kathmandu to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu & Nepalgunj to Simikot to Nepalgunj by flight with all taxes
  • Simikot to Hilsa to Simikot By Helicopter with Hulma permit
  • Bag-pack bag and luggage bag
  • Down Jacket returnable basis
  • Diamox, Medicine and oxygen pillow with cylinder
  • Gambo Bag

Not Included

  • Personal expenditure, Tips
  • Horse/Yak/Porters
  • Laundry, Monument fees
  • Visa Penalties if groups will be separated
  • Insurance and evacuation and if any delay due to visa, weather problem except mentioned that will extra from Guest
  • GST 5%

Day 1: ARRIVE KATHMANDU

Arrive at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu to kick start yourspiritual encounter. At the airport meet with company representative for assisted transfer to the hotel. Check-in at your hotelfor night's stay.
Meals included : Veg Dinner at the hotel
Max. Elevation : 1400 m
Accommodation style : 3 star equivalent hotel
Nepal & China Visa for NRIs and Foreigners : For entering into Nepal
visa can be obtained on arrival at Tribhuvan International AirportKathmandu against the visa fee of approx US$35. In order to obtainChinese visa, we need to submit the original passport with applicationform, coloured recent photograph and visa fee (included) to theChineseEmbassy in Kathmandu only. The Chinese Embassy takes 2-3 workingdays to issue such visa. Therefore non-indian travelers must plan theirarrival in Kathmandu accordingly

Day 2: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING & FLY TO NEPALGUNJ

Start your day with breakfast at your hotel and then visit the renownedPashupatinath Temple followed by a visit to Jal Narayan Temple andGuheshwari Temple. Later our representative will transfer the group toKathmandu domestic airport terminal for boarding your flight toNepalgunj. After onehour flight arrive at Nepalgunj and board a bus fortaking you to your pre-booked hotel. Meet your fellow travellers in thehotel who started their journey from Lucknow to join this group. In theevening a short briefing sessionshall be organized for the group whereour Kailash Yatra guide and expert will share their experiences with youand will answer to your queries related to Kailash Mansarovar travel.
Soul Nourishing Journey as it is called.. kailash mansarovar yatra is one of the toughest trails.
T
he 11 daysjourney to Mount Kailash can possibly be luxurious with the facilitation of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra byHelicopter. For those pilgrims who were not able to accomplish this expedition due to the presence ofinadequate time can now be a part of the same through a chartered helicopter’s ride that is meantespecially for those physically weak elders who are not in a condition to participate in this trek by foot.In this package, the pilgrims will be travelling from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj by flight, then fromNepalgunj to Simikot by a different flight and then finally from Simikot to Hilsa by a fascinatingHelicopter ride.
Dinner and night stay will be at the hotel in Nepalgunj.
Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Max. Elevation : 152 m
Distance covered : 522 kms01 hour by flight
Accommodation style : 4* equivalent hotel twin/triple sharing basis

Day 3: FLY NEPALGUNJ to SIMIKOT

The flight between Nepalgunj to Simikot is a very complicated part ofthis trip as the operation of those small aircrafts completely depends onweather conditions. The weather keeps changing very frequently on thisroute and it sometimes causes short or long delay in flight operations toand from Simikot. We plan to reach Nepalgunj airport early in themorning as directed by the guide to ensure that we can board the earliestpossible flight to Simikot. As this
45 minutes flight lands the small airport of Simikot you will see our
representative waiting for you to take you to the guesthouse booked foryou. Our representative will coordinate with the airline for your check-inluggage
and will ensure delivery of your luggage to your place of stay at Simikot.Rest of
the time will be free at Simikot to acclimatize with the weatherconditions.
Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Max. Elevation : 2910m
Distance covered : 297 kms 45 minutes by flight
Accommodation style : Guesthouse (or 4* equivalent hotel if at Taklakot)sharing basis
Important Remark: Based on our past experience with weather problems,we have addeda night stay at Simikot prior to entering Tibet region. If weather and situationpermits, the local representative may organize connected helicopter trip to Hilsa fromSimikot and if possible same day travel to Taklakot also

Day 4: FLY SIMIKOT to HILSA BY HELICOPTER. DRIVE to TAKLAKOT

Take early breakfast (or packed snacks) and reach Simikot airport to board yourHelicopter to Hilsa. At Hilsa we have to walk through the swinging bridge to crossthe river and reach the other side where we will be completing formalities at Nepalimmigration. Then we cross the border by walk and board our Chinese bus whichtakes us to China immigration office situated just 5 minute drive away. A short 22kms drive will take you to your hotel at Taklakot. Before reaching Taklakot we haveto again go through customs check at Burang custom office. After a tiring day youhave reached to Taklakot situated at a height of 4025 meters. If you suffer feelbreathlessness or any other symptoms of high altitude sickness, please do not panicand contact our tour guide for seeking his suggestions. Health issues among thetravelers are quite common here. Please eat properly, drink good amount of waterand juices, follow the instructions of the guide and do not expose yourself to strong wind. Dinner andstay will be at the hotel in Taklakot.
Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4025m
Distance Covered : 25 mins by helicopter Nepal side + 22kms drive China side
Accommodation style : 4* equivalent hotel at Taklakot (or lodge stay at Hilsa)

Day 5: Day - 5 REST AT TAKLAKOT

This day is scheduled to be free at Taklakot (Burang) to acclimatize. Donothing besides rest at Taklakot and stay at your hotel. For some short walkyou may also go outside to visit nearby markets. If someone wish to buy stick,gloves,cap/hat, shoes, empty water bottles, fruits or other stuff like this forthe trip,Taklakot market has few shops available. The shops get close by thetime it gets dark, therefore if you want to visit the market, please organizeyour schedule accordingly.
Meals included: Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4025m
Distance covered : 0 km
Accommodation style : 4* equivalent hotel twin / triple sharing basis

Day 6:TAKLAKOT to LAKE MANASAROVAR

We have very important day today as we are heading to the holiest place at
Lake Manasarovar. After breakfast start drivein the bus to Lake Mansarovar.Approx one and a half hours drive through beautiful mountains and terrainswill bring you to Lake Rakshas Taal which is situated just near to LakeMansarovar. Rakashs Taal is also known as the ‘Lake of Demons’ or ‘Ravan TaalFrom here you will get the glimpse of Mount Kailash standing tall and strongamong the other nearby mountains. Wewill stop hereat Rakshas Taal to capturthe beauty of nature in our eyes and camera and then again head to LakeMansarovar. A short drive brings us to Chui Gompa, our destination for thenight near Lake Mansarovar. Rest of the time free to explore the beautifulMansarovar Lake, taking holybath, performing rituals and prayers on the bankof the river and other personal activities. We shall organize for a shower tentfor the ladies on thebank of the lake. You may find a good place near thelakefor puja/havan and performing rituals as per your customs. Meals and stay willbe at the guesthouse.
Important Remark: Kindly take note that here the only source for water is theholy lake Manasarovar. This is one of the highest freshwater lakes in the worldand its water is considered to be good for the purification of body and soul.This natural water is used in cooking, bathing, washing clothes etcand boiled hot water of the lake is served for drinking in the event when we have ashortage of packaged water.
If you are not comfortable with this you should use water purifying tablets.
Important Remark: Hilsa is a deserted border village of Nepal with
extreme inhospitable climatic conditions. It is compulsory for the group membersto cross the Nepal-China border together as all will be traveling under a grouppermit & visa. In the event of delay in crossing the border due to any reason, onemust spend time relaxing, doing yoga meditation, or in other personal activities.The delay in crossing the border, if takes place, might cause health issues as thedusty air, scorching heat or cold winds here are tough to bear. Stay at Hilsa is notplanned but if occur for longer than a day, we might face a shortage of eatablesand other living facilities. Please carry your water bottles, light eatables, dry fruits,energy bars, etc with you and remain patient. Cooperate with the crew members asthey try their best to offer you the best possible comfort in such an inhospitableplace.
Mansarovar visit at night : Mansarovar Lake is just few minute walk away
from guesthouse. You may go to the lake in the night to explore its beautyunder the moon. There are many myths and stories associated with thenight view of the holy lake which the travelers may experience bythemselves. Though it is safe to go out late in the night but it is advisableto remain in a group and take one of your guides/sherpas with you forassistance.
Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4590 m
Distance covered : 70 kms to Chiu Gompa + 90 kms parikrama ofMansarovarby bus
Accommodation style : Basic guesthouse with multi sharing room

Day 7: 1st DAY KORA/PARIKRAMA OF MT. KAILASH, 12 KMS TREK toDHIRAPUK

Today morning, we will wake up early freshen up and take drive toDarchen which is just 35 kms away from Chiu Gompa. Darchen is the majoradministrative hub of Kailash region with basic development ininfrastructure and facility and also considered as the base camp of Mt.Kailash from where the circumambulation (parikrama) around Mt. Kailashbegins. Don’t forget to fill your bottle with hot water and carry yoursnacks packet made available by our crew in the morning. All pilgrimshave opportunity to pass through Yama Dwar before the trek commences.After visiting Yam Dwar continue trekking on foot or hire a horse/pony toride. (those who wish to hire horse/pony and porter may do it directly withthe help of the Tibetan guide on direct payment basis. They will be givenname coupon to choose the horse & porter and the same horse or porterwill accompany you throughout the trek). After completing the 12 kmsgradual trek, passing through beautiful rivers and grassland you will find ahuge majestic black colour mountain standing high, on the right side ofyour trek. This is the North Face of Mount Kailash. Don’t miss to take somephotographs and selfie and capture this great sight in your eyes andcamera. On reaching Dirapuk check into the guesthouse where stay anddinner is organized for this night. The night is going to be very cold andoxygen level will be low, therefore it is advisable that you take rest asmuch as possible to maintain good health
for next day trek.
.Optional visit : Charan Sparsh (5475 m is 3kms trek from Dirapuk. One can
consult with tour guide to take this short trek to touch feet of Mt. Kailash.This is not a part of the package and depends on guide’s decision.(Distance 3kms / 01 hour / tough trek)
Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Packed Lunch/snacks, Light Dinner
Max Elevation : 5210m
Distance covered : 35 kmsdrive + 12 kms trekking
Accommodation style : Lodge with multi sharing room

Day 8: 2nd DAY PARIKRAMA, 22 KMSTREK to ZUTHULPUKH via GAURI KUND

Wake up very early morning before dawn and if the weather isclear don’tmiss to witness the glory of ‘Golden Kailash’ as the first sunlight kisses thetop of the mount. After thisunforgettable experience now time to moveahead and start our trek to Zuthulpuk. The 22 kms long trek is the longestand toughest day of the entire Yatra as
you will have to passthrough the highest point (5630m) at Dolma La pass.On the way before Dolma La you will see site showing footprints ofMilarepa and Shiva Tsal (The place where pilgrims leave behind theirbelongings, donate a drop of blood or a lock of hair to represent the act ofleaving this life behind and wishing for the end of a miserable life. InTibetan Buddhist religion it is said that you will get it (whatever youoffered here at Shia Tsal) in heaven after your death. Continue to climb uptowards Dolma-La pass (5630m) and then steep down to reach Gauri Kund.We should cross the high pass as early as possible before strong windstarts.
After crossing Dolma-La, you will see Gauri Kund (also referred sometimesas Parvati Kund) at downhill in the right side of your path. Then furtherwalking down for a while, wewill take break for pack lunch near a tea stall.
The downhill trail from the top of Dolma La is not easy due to rocky & loosestones all around so we should walk very carefully and remain with thegroup for any help we may need. Then after, you will catch soon flat trailthat reach to Zuthulphuk Gompa (4790m). In Zuthulphuk, we will stay atthe lodge or fixed tent with bed, bed sheet & warm blanket. We will takequick dinner at and go to warm bed to relax.
Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Packed Lunch/snacks, Light Dinner
Max Elevation : 5630 m
Distance covered : 22 kmstrekking
Accommodation style : Basic guesthouse with multi sharing rooms

Day 9: 3rd DAY TREK 06 KMS to DARCHEN, DRIVE to TAKLAKOT

Breakfast will be served near the guesthouse/camp and one can enjoy themorning time in exploring the caves, visiting the temples and shrines builtaround. Here you will see a married old couple supervising the temple. Thetemple is a residence for over half a dozen Tibetan devotees, helpers orrelatives who keep themselves busy with the maintenance of the buildings.
The cave also contains meditation platforms. Climbing up to these cavesbefore ending thefinal trek of the holy Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is worth.We will trek for about 06 kms from Zuthulpuk and reach Chongdo whereour vehicles are waiting for pick-up. Further 06 kms drive will take us toDarchen hotel where other group members
(who did not attempted the trek or came back from Dirapuk) are waiting.Continue drive to Taklakot for night stay.
Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 4575m
Distance covered : 110 kms02 hours’ drive
Accommodation style : 4* equivalent hotel at Taklakot
Important Remark : The air sectors Hilsa-Simikot-Nepalgunj is very
complicated and totally weather permitted. Delay or rescheduling orinterruption in flights on this sector is a well- known problem of thisroute. If, due to climatic conditions, shortage or rescheduling of flightsor any other reason, you get stuck at Hilsa please note that we havebackcountry accommodation here, natural water, limited food andlimited living facilities. Health issue, especially with old age people arequite possible, therefore it is advisable to stay with the group so thathelp may reach you in the event of necessity. Additional night stay atHilsa/Simikot/Nepalgunjon return are not paid or included in the abovetour package and if needoccur, additional stay andfood will be payabledirectly by the travelers to Nepalese leader. There is no refund oradjustment possible for any unutilized stay, food or any other service.We provide first aid facilities but all other additional medical expensesin the event of hospitalization and/or emergency evacuation charges areto be paid by the pilgrim/traveler only

Day 10: TAKLAKOT to NEPALGUNJ via SIMIKOT, CONNECT WITH FLIGHTTO KATHMANDU AIRPORT

After early breakfast 45 kms drive towards China-Nepal border. Cross theborder by walk and after completing immigration formalities reach Hilsa,Nepal side. Take 25 minutes helicopter flight to Simikot and thenconnect with flight to Nepalgunj. On reaching Nepalgunj get aconnecting flight to Kathmandu.
Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Max Elevation : 3640m (Hilsa), 2910 m (Simikot), 152 m (Nepalgunj), 1400m (Kathmandu) Distance covered :
1.30 hour drive + 25min helicopter + 45min flights + 1hr flight
Accommodation style : Basic guesthouse

Day 11: DEPART FROM KATHMANDU

Intime you will be transferred to Kathmandu Tribhuvan Internationalairport to board your flight back to your hotel/next destination.
Meals included : Veg Breakfast,