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Kailash Manasa Sarovara Sathasanga Yathra-Helicopter

Starts from ₹ 20000.00/-     11 Nights/12days Days     Kathmandu / Nepalgunj / Simikot/ Taklakot/ Lake Manasarovar/ Kailash

OVERVIEW

According to the Hindus Mythology, Lord Shiva spends his most of the time on the top of the holy Mount Kailash, practicing Yogic austerities, joy and love with his divine consort Parbati (Mother of Mythology). The Lake Mansarovar and the holy Mount Kailash are the SOUL of all AUM followers in the world. "Conventional wisdom says a single circuit of Mt. Kailash wipes out the sins of a lifetime, 108 Parikramas guarantees enlightenment. A ritual bath in the sacred Mansarovar Lake delivers pilgrim to Brahma's paradise and a drop drink of its water relinquishes the sins of hundreds of lifetimes."

PRICING

No of Guest Tour Cost Per Person
  Standard - 3₹
2 Persons traveling together (Double Occupancy) ₹ 180,000

INCLUDES & EXCLUDES

SERVICE INCLUDES:

  • One nights hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with vegetarian meals
  • One night hotel in Nepalgunj on twin sharing with vegetarian meals (twin sharing)
  • One night hotel in Simikot (basic dormitory room with common bathroom) with all meals
  • 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 air ticket (fixed wing)
  • Nepalgunj- Simikot- Nepalgunj air ticket (fixed wing- Twin otter aircraft OR Dronier)
  • Simikot- Hilsa- Simikot by Helicopter (only 4 or 5 persons can be carried at a time)
  • Domestic airport taxes (all sectors)
  • Tibet group visa and travel/trekking permits
  • Guesthouse in Tibet (for the entire journey)- except in Taklakot all places have dormitory
  • Guesthouse with Tibetan common toilet
  • Indian vegetarian meals during the tour in Tibet (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Transportation in Tibet by Luxury Bus
  • Tour around Lake Manasarovar on green vehicle (not the vehicle the we take from Taklakot)
  • English speaking Tibetan guide,One tour Manager from our company throughout the tour
  • Necessary supporting crew (Cook, assistance cook, Sherpas from our company)
  • All necessary Kitchen & camping equipment
  • Yaks & Yak men during the Parikrama to carry foods and baggage
  • Oxygen for emergency use ,Medical kit bag / First Aid kit
  • Humla region restricted area permit & royalties (US $ 90 per person or equivalent)
  • Porter cost in Hilsa (while going and coming back)
  • All applicable taxes & service charges

SERVICE EXCLUDES:

  • Riding Horse during the Parikrama
  • Your travel insurance
  • Insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation (helicopter cost, hospital bill, vehicle bill etc.)
  • Asthapad darshan (it is banned to visit Asthapad) ,Personal expenses & bottled drinks
  • Tip for guide & driver
  • Extra accommodation charge in Nepalgunj, Simikot and Hilsa, if the flight canceled due to bad weather condition.
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances

ITINERARY

Day 1 : ARRIVAL KATHMANDU
ARRIVAL KATHMANDU
Your arrival in Kathmandu. Our representative will meet you & greet you at the airport, then transfer to hotel. Check into the hotel following with welcome drinks. Afternoon; at leisure on your own. Evening, tour orientation program.
Day 2 : KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING TOUR, THEN FLY TO NEPALGUNJ
KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING TOUR, THEN FLY TO NEPALGUNJ
Morning after breakfast, you will set off for sightseeing tour. You will visit Pashupatinath temple (the most sacred temple of Hindus), Mata Guheswori temple & Budhanilkantha temple (Shesh Shaiya Vishnu, also known as sleeping Vishnu). After finishing the tour, you will return to the hotel. Lunch will be served between 12 Noon to 1 p.m. After lunch, you will be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight to Nepalgunj. Nepalgunj, situated south-west from Kathmanu, is the gateway to far Western mountain regions of Nepal. The duration of flight is about an hour. Our representative will meet you at Nepalgunj airport then transfer to hotel. Evening, you will have leisure time on your own.
Day 3 : FLY TO SIMIKOT & OVERNIGHT STAY
FLY TO SIMIKOT & OVERNIGHT STAY
Early morning, at 5.00 a.m., transfer to Nepalgunj airport for your flight to Simikot. The flight between Nepalgunj and Simikot takes about an hour. The air route to Simikot passes over the remote mountain region of Nepal where whether often gets cloudy and notorious. Generally, the weather in the mountain area, in the morning, is calm and clear. This is the reason why we should fly to Simikot early morning. Simikot is situated at an altitude of 2910 m., this is an ideal place to make a night halt for acclimatization motive. Simikot has a STOL airport (Short Take Off and Landing) where only small aircraft can go. The aircraft, we fly from Nepalgunj, can carry only 15 people at a time. We stay overnight in Simikot for acclimatization.
Day 4 : FLY, SIMIKOT- HILSA (BY HELICOPTER) THEN ENTER TAKLAKOT (TIBET)
FLY, SIMIKOT- HILSA (BY HELICOPTER) THEN ENTER TAKLAKOT (TIBET)
Early morning, after breakfast, you will pack up our baggage then trek down to the airport and board on the helicopter. The helicopter flight from Simikot to Hilsa takes about 25 minutes (one way) only. The flight route passes through deep Karnali River-gorge and narrow remote valleys, where weather normally turns windy & cloudy from late morning onward. So, we try to operate more shuttle flights early in the morning and bring all group members to Hilsa. We operate Euro copter (B3) that can carry only 5 persons + 10 kg luggage at a time. Since, helicopter has limited capacity to carry, we request you not to carry any unnecessary stuff. We use two helicopters at a time, so we can airlift our group members to Hilsa as soon as possible. After all group members shifted to Hilsa by helicopter, you will cross the border then drive to Taklakot (Purang). As per the visa rule of the Chinese government, all group members should enter together and exit together. So, until and unless all members do not come to Hilsa, no one can cross the border. The drive from Hilsa to Taklakot takes about 45 minutes. The driving distance is about 27 k.m.
Day 5 : Acclimatization Day
Acclimatization Day
Today you will rest in Taklakot ( Purang) for acclimatization with light walking around Taklakot town to adjust your body with Tibet climate.O/N Purang Guest house (twin sharing room with attached toilet) - basic but the bet available.
Day 6 : TAKLAKOT TO LAKE MANSAROVAR
TAKLAKOT TO LAKE MANSAROVAR
As usual, after having morning meal, we pack our belongings, then board on the vehicle and be ready to move towards Lake manasarovar. Right from the begining, the highway commences making gradual ascend. The road still keeps ascending up to the high pass, that lies before Rakshas lake. The lake 'Rakshas' represents the devil force. This is where Ravana, 'the mighty King of Lanka', had performed a penance to lord Shiva for 5000 years. We will take a brief halt at the shore of lake Rakshash, soak in views and take pictures; then continue our journey towards lake manasarovar. We check in to the Guesthouse of lake manasarovar (Chiugompa) then walk to the lakeshore for having sacred dip and performing pooja. After pooja, we will have afternoon meal; board on the vehicle then set off for circumambulation around the lake. The entire circumference of the lake is presumably 82 km, and it demands a minimum two hours to accomplish this part of the journey.
Day 7 : REST IN LAKE MANASAROVAR OR DRIVE TO DARCHEN
REST IN LAKE MANASAROVAR OR DRIVE TO DARCHEN
Today, you will perform homaa and pooja then stay overnight in Lake Manasarovar. OR as an option, you can move ahead to Darchen which an hour drive from the lakeshore where you are supposed stay.
Day 8 : DRIVE, MANASAROVAR TO YAMA DWARA- THEN TREK TO DERAPHUK:
DRIVE, MANASAROVAR TO YAMA DWARA- THEN TREK TO DERAPHUK:
Today is the highlighted day of our journey. The most exciting part, sacred circumambulation around Kailash, commences today from Yama Dwara. Morning, after breakfast, we depart from lake strand to Yama Dwara (also called 'Tarboche' in Tibetan) that demands approximately one & half hour to reach there. We should make a brief halt in Darchen because some travel documents obtained from local Police and Army officials as well as we have to make group entry in the region. From Darchen, it is another half an hour to reach Yama Dwara. Our Yaks, porters and horses are waiting here for us. Those who are making circumambulation around Kailash on feet can instantly proceed for Deraphuk; rest of members can commence their journey after taking their horse/s and porter/s. The Total walk to Deraphuk is for 4 to 5 hours but the timing depends on your own pace. The route is quite easy, flat but mild ascend. Due to its extreme elevation, we feel tired while walking and need to have break very frequently.
Day 9 : TREK, DERAPHUK TO ZUTUPHUK
TREK, DERAPHUK TO ZUTUPHUK
Today you have to cross a significant distance through the rugged portion of the trail around the mount Kailash before reaching Zutulpahuk. You have to commence your journey from Deraphuk very early in the morning. Right from the initial moment, the trail commences leading you rapidly up, however in between it turns into flat with gentle ascend. Up to Dolma-La (5600 m.), the path keeps you taking up & up. Dolma La is the highest bit of this journey. From here onward, the trail leads you all the way down to the valley floor. This particular portion of the trek is a rapid incline and the track is full of boulders and screes, so one should pay continue attention while trekking down. While descending from Dolma La, we will pass alongside a small glacial pool, which is almost frozen during May through September. This is Gaurikunda. The legend of this pool is connected with Mata Parvati, the consorts of lord Shiva. Once we make descend journey to the valley floor, the trail becomes flat & easy. The trail is easy and flat up to the Zutulphuk.
Day 10 : END TREK THEN DRIVE BACK TO PURANG/ TAKLAKOT
END TREK THEN DRIVE BACK TO PURANG/ TAKLAKOT
Undoubtedly, today is the most hectic day of your journey. You, yet to go for another 08 km walk to accomplish the circumambulation; then drive all the way to Hilsa. As usual after morning meals, you will pack up your belongings then be ready to move on to Darchen. It requires presumably 3 hours to reach the other end of the trail where our vehicle is waiting to fetch you up. After getting-together of all members, you will board on vehicle and proceed for Taklakot.
Day 11 : TAKLAKOT- HILSA- SIMIKOT
TAKLAKOT- HILSA- SIMIKOT
It takes 45 minutes to reach Hilsa, where you have to go through the immigration formalities. From Taklakot, a military person will accompany the group to escort towards Hilsa. After having luggage checked and going through some formalities again in the boarder, you will cross over the suspension bridge of Karnali river, then enter into the territory of Nepal then fly to Simikot.
Day 12 : FLY TO NEPALGUNJ THEN CONTINUE TO LUCKNOW
FLY TO NEPALGUNJ THEN CONTINUE TO LUCKNOW
Early morning fly to Nepalgunj by aircraft then continue drive to Lucknow.
Day 12 : FLY TO NEPALGUNJ THEN CONTINUE TO LUCKNOW
FLY TO NEPALGUNJ THEN CONTINUE TO LUCKNOW
Early morning fly to Nepalgunj by aircraft then continue drive to Lucknow.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

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DESCRIPTION

NOTES:

AGE :
Participants must be between 18 and 70 years of age. Those below the age of 18 must either be accompanied by a parent/guardian or a consent form need to be signed by them.

MEDICAL:

  • Be physically and mentally fit.
  • Please note that this trek is not advised for pregnant women and those suffering from chronic health problems, like epilepsy, heart ailments, uncontrolled BP, diabetes, asthma, psychological problems, physical disabilities and obesity.

PASSPORT : A valid passport is needed with a minimum validity of 180 days from the last date of the sojourn.Please note that diplomatic passports are not allowed.

  • PIO/OCI or any other ID cards are not accepted in Tibet.

VISA PROCESS

  • Indian Passport holders do not require a visa for Nepal.The Tibet permit and visa for everyone will be organized by To facilitate this, your original passport is required at New Delhi, well in advance prior to the departure date. The actual date and details will be confirmed based on the group you choose to travel with us.

VISA PROCESS FOR NRI

  • Indian nationals do not require a visa for Nepal.
  • For Non-Indian Nationals, Tibet visa will be organized in Kathmandu 4 working days prior to the departure. Request the NRI to be in Kathmandu for the visa process.

Foreign nationals will require a 15 days multiple entry visa for Nepal which can be availed on arrival at Kathmandu airport, Nepal. A visa fee of $25 is payable along with two passport size photos. Visa for Tibet will be organized by To facilitate this, original passport of Indian Nationals is required well in advance prior to the departure date. Details will be sent upon registration.
For Non-Indian Nationals, Tibet visa will be organized in Kathmandu 3 days prior to the departure. Request the NRI to be in Kathmandu for the visa process.

Booking Policy:

  • The application should be submitted at least 30 days before the provisional date of departure.
  • Minimum of 6 months valid Passport scan copy by mail or passport copy by courier should summit when the booking is made
  • Upon the confirmation of booking advance payment of Rs.30000 which is nonrefundable.
  • In the case of Lhasa Kailash tour deposit amount is USD 1000 or equivalent currency.
  • Our company trip booking form with your signature as per our term and condition
  • All the clients need to carry ID Proof, (Voter ID Proof) & passport original while travelling by air.
  • The itinerary can be changed without notice due to unavoidable circumstance beyond our control such as political unrest, Natural calamities, changes in the itinerary by the Chinese authorities etc.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Rs.30,000/- non-refundable, if the booking is done.
  • No refund in case cancellation is done after your permit and visa.
  • No refund or adjustment will be made in the event of interruption of journey by a client on his own after commencement of the tour.
  • Any changes in given itinerary requested by the client will be on chargeable basis.
  • Extra accommodation in Kathmandu over 3 nights as per itinerary due to early arrival from Kailash, rescue charges, medical bills are bill direct to Yatris.
  • If the trip is disturbed in case of Visa/ permit problem create from Tibet, or any other reason which is not in our hand, it is clients own risk and all the expenses are paid by clients

 

 

 

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