Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2016 by Helicopter (10 Days)

Tour Code: NPL-010

General Information:

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by helicopter will make the journey easier and faster. This helicopter package is a luxury tour where you will stay in 5 star Hotel at Kathmandu. You will be flying to Nepalgunj and to Hilsa, from where you will drive to Mansarovar. Please join us in this divine Kailash Journey.

Tour cost details:

Cost Type Per Person

Indian Passport Holders

Non-Indian Passport Holders

Total Cost with Payment Plan

KTM - 5 Star Hotel (Twin Sharing)

USD 2000 + INR 55000 Per Person

USD 3500 Per Person

 

Tibet Travel Permit / Chinese Visa

Included

Included

Optional: Additional Day Stay

(Twin Sharing per Day)

INR 4500 (KTM - 5 Star Hotel)

INR 3000 (Simikot Resort)
INR 3500 (Siddhartha Hotel)

USD 100 (KTM - 5 Star Hotel)

USD 65 (Simikot Resort)

USD 70 (Siddhartha Hotel)

Optional: Upgrade to Single Room

KTM (Single Room - 2 nights)

INR 4500

USD 100

Ashtapad Visit[1]

If Allowed by Chinese Government

Included

Included

Optional: Everest Mountain Flight

INR 7500

USD 199

Optional: Muktinath Darshan (5 Days)

INR 26,999

USD 650

Tax and Fees

Included

Included

Kit Bags / Gifts from Kailash Journeys

Free

Free

[1] For Ashtapad Visit, it is controlled by the Chinese Government and sometimes may not allow to enter due to safety reasons. Therefore, we can not guarantee the Asthapad Visit.

Details Itinerary:

Day 01: KathmanduArrival

Your Arrival Time - Airport pickup and transfer to your Hotel.

07:00PM - A short briefing about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra before dinner

Meal: Dinner Only at Hotel

Hotel: 5 Star Hotel - Shangri-La Hotel or similar

 

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Fly to Nepalgunj

08:00AM - After Breakfast - Half day sightseeing of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Temple

12:00PM - Packing and preparation for the trip

02.15PM - Drive to Airport for Nepalgunj Flight by domestic air. Transfer to Hotel in Nepalgunj OR drive to Surkhet (2hrs) and stay at Surkhet Sunny Resort based on situation.

Meal: Breakfast & Lunch at Hotel in Kathmandu, Dinner at Nepalgunj Hotel

Hotel: 4 Star Hotel - Siddhartha Hotel, Surkhet Sunny Resort or similar

 

Day 03: Fly Nepalgunj - Simikot - Hilsa & Drive to Taklakot

05:15AM - Drive to Airport for flight to Simikot. Rest for few hours at Simikot.

09:00AM - Take Helicopter to Hilsa and wait for other members to arrive at Hilsa ( It is a group visa and all have to enter Tibet side in group)

03:00PM - From Hilsa drive to Taklakot and stay at Hotel. We will stay overnight at Simikot or Taklakot depending upon the weather and other situation.

Meal: Breakfast at Nepalgunj or Simikot, Lunch at Hilsa, Dinner at Taklakot

Hotel: Hotel at Taklakot with attached bathroom

Day 04: At Taklakot - Rest Day

All Day - Entire day free for acclimatization. Short treks will be taken in preparation for the Kailash Yatra.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Hotel at Taklakot with attached bathroom

Day 05: Drive to Manasarovar Lake

mansarovar lake

09:00AM - Drive towards Mansarovar Lake (90 kms). You will see your first view of Mount Kailash and Mansarovar lake after 3 hrs.

01:00PM - Take holy bath and perform Puja, Parikrama of Mansarovar lake. Stay at Mansarovar lake side Lodge.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Mansarovar Lake Side Lodge

Day 06: First Day of Outer Kora - Visit Ashtapad & Trek to Dirapuk

09:00AM - Visit Ashtapad - It is almost 20 minutes drive to reach Ashtapad if the Chinese government allows. 09:20AM - At Ashtapad - From Ashtapad you can see a best & closest view of Mount Kailash. You can take your time for pooja.

10:00AM - After short drive, we will reach Tarboche and visit Yama Dwar. This is starting point for Kora. We will trek to Dirapuk (4860 m) which is 12 kms trek (5-6 hrs). You will visit North face of Mt. Kailash and touching the feet of Mt. Kailash (Charan Sparsha). Travelers who do not want to trek around (Parikrama) Kailash can go back to Darchen / Mansarovar and wait for rest of the group to arrive from Parikrama.

Meal: Breakfast at Mansarovar, Lunch & Dinner at Mansarovar OR on the way during Parikrama

Hotel: Mansarovar Lake Side Lodge OR Mud house on the way during Parikrama

Day 07: Second Day of Outer Kora - On to Zuthulpuk with Trek to Dolma La Pass

dolma la pass

07:00AM - Trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass to Zuthulpuk (22 km trek for 7-8 hours trek) . This is the most difficult journey throughout the yatra since you have to trek up to the 18,600 ft. From descend to Gaurikund and further trek along with the river to Zuthulpuk.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel:  Stay at the Lodge (Zutulpuk)

NOTE: If you are not doing Parikrama, then you will still be waiting at Mansarovar or Darchen

 

Day 08: Drive to Taklakot - Hilsa fly to  Simikot

09:00AM - After short Trek (2 hrs), we will reach Darchen and merge with other members who were waiting. From there drive to Hilsa-Simikot via taklakot.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel: Mansarovar guest house at Simikot or similar

Day 09: Fly to Nepalgunj & Fly back to Kathmandu

09:00AM - Fly to Nepalgunj / Surkhet and fly back to Kathmandu (or proceed to Lucknow by Road)

Meal: Breakfast at Simikot, Lunch at Nepalgunj, Dinner at Kathmandu

Hotel: 5 Star Hotel - Shangri-La Hotel or similar

Day 10: Transfer to Kathmandu Airport

Bramandh Rudraksha and certificate of completion will be provided as a gift from Kailash Journeys. You will be free till your flight time. We will drop you at Airport 1-2  hour before flight time (30 mins drive).

Meal: Breakfast Only

Optional: Everest Mountain Flight at 06:00 AM, Muktinath & Manakamana Darshan

Tour Facts:

9 Nights / 10 Days Tour starting from Kathmandu Can be reduced to 7 Nights / 8 Days from Lucknow Transportation by Domestic Air & Helicopter Group tour with fixed Itinerary Travel Insurance is Required

Cost Includes:

  • 2 nights (Twin sharing) at 5 star Hotel - Hotel Shangri-La with vegetarian meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • One night in 4 star Hotel - Hotel Siddhartha with vegetarian meals (twin sharing).
  • 2 nights at Taklakot (Tibet side) in 3 star category hotel with attached bathroom. At other places in tibet side it will be dormitory Guest House on sharing basis with Tibetan common toilet.
  • 1 night at Mansarovar guest house at Simikot on sharing basis.
  • Pick up & drop transfers in Kathmandu
  • One half-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Necessary arrival / departure transfers in Nepalgunj (very normal vehicle available here)
  • Kathmandu - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu air ticket (fixed wing - Yeti Air OR Buddha Air)
  • Nepalgunj - Simikot - Nepalgunj air ticket (Fixed wing - Twin Otter aircraft OR Dronier)
  • Simikot - Hilsa - Simikot by Helicopter (only 4 to 6 persons can be carried at a time)
  • Domestic airport taxes (all sectors)
  • Tibet group visa and travel/trekking permits
  • All Indian vegetarian meals in Tibet (breakfast, lunch & dinner) while on the tour
  • Transportation in Tibet by Private luxury a/c coach
  • Tour around Lake Manasarovar on vehicle
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • One tour Manager from Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Necessary supporting crew (Cook, Sherpas, tour Manager from Nepal)
  • All necessary Kitchen & camping equipments
  • Yaks and Yak men during the Parikrama to carry foods and kitchen equipments of our company.
  • Oxygen for emergency use
  • Medical kit bag / First Aid kit
  • Humla region restricted area permit & royalties
  • All applicable taxes & service charges

Cost Excludes:

  • Horse Riding expenses during the Parikrama
  • Your travel insurance
  • Insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation service
  • Personal expenses
  • Tip for guide & driver
  • Extra accommodation charge in Nepalgunj, Simikot and Hilsa if flight is cancelled due to bad weather
  • Visa splitting charge and extra transportation cost, if returning early from Tibet.
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamities and unforeseen circumstances

Important Note:

Fixed Kathmandu Arrival Dates

 

Heli Batch Code

KTM Arrival Date

Nepalgunj Arrival

At Mansarovar Lake

Departure Date

H-5-5

May-05-2016

May-06-2016

May-09-2016

May-14-2016

H-5-11

May-11-2016

May-12-2016

May-15-2016

May-20-2016

H-5-17(Full Moon)

May-17-2016

May-18-2016

May-21-2016

May-26-2016

H-5-23

May-23-2016

May-24-2016

May-27-2016

Jun-01-2016

H-5-29

May-29-2016

May-30-2016

Jun-02-2016

Jun-07-2016

H-6-4

Jun-04-2016

Jun-05-2016

Jun-08-2016

Jun-13-2016

H-6-10

Jun-10-2016

Jun-11-2016

Jun-14-2016

Jun-19-2016

H-6-16 (Full Moon)

Jun-16-2016

Jun-17-2016

Jun-20-2016

Jun-25-2016

H-6-22

Jun-22-2016

Jun-23-2016

Jun-26-2016

Jul-01-2016

H-6-28

Jun-28-2016

Jun-29-2016

Jul-02-2016

Jul-07-2016

H-9-06

Sep-01-2016

Sep-02-2016

Sep-05-2016

Sep-10-2016

H-9-12

Sep-17-2016

Sep-08-2016

Sep-11-2016

Sep-16-2016

Hotels Summary

City

Nights

Hotel [1]

Kathmandu

2

5 Star Hotels (Twin Sharing):  Hotel Shangri-La Or Similar[2]

Nepalgunj

1

4 Star Hotels: Hotel Siddhartha or Similar

Taklakot

2

3 star Hotels (Twin Sharing)

Tibet

4

Guest House / Lodge (Sharing Basis)

See above Itinerary for Hotel details

Flights Included - Roundtrip

From

To

Airline

Kathmandu

Nepalgunj

Fixed Wing - Yeti Air OR Buddha Air

Nepalgunj

Simikot

Fixed wing -  Tara or Goma Air

Simikot

Hilsa

Simikot by Helicopter (Simrik / Mountain Chopper - only 4 to 6 persons can be carried at a time)

Meals

We offer pure Indian vegetarian food. All meal plans are included in our cost for 10 days.

Please visit Our KMY Food Menu List Page

Visa / Passport

Visa Type / Requirements

Indian Passport Holders

Non-Indian Passport Holders

Nepali Visa

Visit Immigration Nepal

Not Required

Visit Embassy of Nepal, Malaysia

Required

Visa is given upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport.

Chinese Visa / Tibet Permit

Read Details

Required

Must send passport to our Delhi Agent upon request.

Required

Color Passport Copies is required Chinese Visa after KTM Arrival

Optional Add-on Package

Muktinath & Manakamana Darshan Trip (5 Days)

Manakamana Darshan Trip (1 Day

Everest Mountain Flight: (Any Early Morning at 6.30AM to 7.30AM)

 

Note: All above rates are based on two persons. Rate will be much higher for single person. For Mountain Flight, all transportation is included. However, if your mountain flight is cancelled due to bad weather then you have to pay the transportation cost.

Insurance / Medical Certificate

Personal travel insurance is not included in the trip price. It is mandatory for you to get your trip insured for the full duration of the trip in respect of illness, injury, death, loss of baggage/personal items and cancellation or curtailment. We do not arrange any insurance. Please consult your local insurance company.

NOTE: You must send us the copy of Insurance Details before departure.

 

We do not need any medical certificate. However, we strongly recommend to take an advice from your family doctor for traveling in high altitude. Nowadays, there are hospitals available at Tibet if in case of emergency.

 

Cancellation Policy

90-150 days prior to departure date: full payment refund except non-refundable deposit:

30-90 days prior to departure date: 75% of your payment refund except the non-refundable deposit.

If cancellation takes place less than 30 days prior to departure due to client’s personal problems, all previously paid amount(s) will be forfeited.

 

SPECIAL NOTES:

Tibet is a rural area with very limited facilities therefore, we cannot expect any luxury services. Moreover, Mt. Kailash is belongs to an Autonomous Region which requires special travel permit. The Official Rules and Laws at Tibet can change at any time as per our past experiencesHigh Mountain View Travel&Tours Sdn.Bhdis always up to date with the information from our Tibetan Government Agent. High Mountain View Travel&Tours Sdn.Bhd. has the right to change the itinerary in the event of adverse weather condition or any unforeseen reason such as change in Chinese Government Rules. The group will be required to follow the itinerary strictly and the entire Group will enter & exit together as per schedule. Therefore, please make sure your flight ticket is flexible to change and we recommend to have some days extra in Kathmandu for any unforeseen reason (usually they opt for Muktinath Tour after Kailash Tour). The Tour Operator or its partners shall not be liable for any such delays which are out of our control. Please see our for detail.