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An ultimate pilgrimage in Tibetan Himalayas to find inner peace

Kailash Mansarovar trekking tour in remote Himalayas through Nepal to Tibet is an ultimate pilgrimage and a life time spiritual adventure to experience atleast once in a lifetime. Kailash Mansarovar yatra by helicopter is a 11 days long trip starting from the capital city of Kathmandu in nepal and taking the pilgrims to Burang region by fixed wings aircraft and helicopter from Nepalgunj via Simikot and Hilsa. The helicopter trip to Kailash Mansarovar is considered to be one of the quickest route to visit this holy land. We offer 11 days helicopter tour to Kailash Mansarovar from kathmandu, 09 days Kailash Mansarovar heli yatra from Lucknow and Nepalgunj. For the VIP guests we also have the facilities of providing 03 to 06 days trips to holy lake Mansarovar and Mt. Kailash, without kora (parikrama). While heli trips are the fastest way to visit Kailash, it is to be considered that this route and all Kailash trekking trips by helicopter are completely dependent on weather conditions which changes very frequently. In order to undertake a trip to Kailash Mansarovar and attempt / complete the 42 kms long kora of holy mount Kailash one need to be fit both physically and mentally. A mind with faith in lord and a body with telerence ability for tough climatic condition can perform this challenging trip and bring back home sweet memories and beautiful images of the lord in thier heart and eye. Embark on a lifetime spiritual adventure and trekking trip to Mount Kailash and lake Mansarovar. Book your seat today in one of our fixed departure group or ask our experts to design a private group travel for you.

Kailash Mansarovar tour itinerary

Day 01 Kathmandu Arrival

Arrival at Kathmandu airport get assistance by our Kailash Yatra representative and transfer to the Hotel, check into the hotel & rest of the day is free for leisure. Enjoy the delicious dinner, overnight stay in Katmandu, overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 02 Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

After breakfast half day sightseeing of Kathmandu. Start with Pashupatinath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Followed by a visit to BudhanilakanthaTemple dedicated to Lord Shiva also known as Sleeping Vishnu, or Jalakshayan Narayan. Afternoon transfer to domestic airport to board flight to Nepalgunj. On arrival check into hotel. In evening you will have a briefing session with your other group members. Dinner in the hotel.

Overnight at Nepalgunj.

Day 03 Nepalgunj to Simikot

Today we will take flight to Simikot from Nepalgunj airport. It is to be noted that Nepalgunj – Simikot flights are totally weather depended and bad weather may cause delay in our onward journey. If not, we fly to Simikot in the morning. Stay in a hotel/guesthouse at Simikot on sharing basis.
Meals included : Veg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04 Simikot to Taklakot

Early in the morning around 0630 we will checkout from hotel and take Helicopter ride to Hilsa. Arrive at Hilsa after some custom formalities we will enter in Tibet board your vehicle and drive to Taklakot. We will stay overnight in Simikot, Hilsa or Taklakot depending upon the weather condition, Overnight stay at Guest House.

Day 05 Taklakot

After breakfast entire day at leisure for acclimatize your body. In the afternoon short treks will be taken in preparation for the Kailash Yatra, overnight stay at Hotel

Day 06 Drive to Manasarovar Lake

Today, First view or first darshan of Holy Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. After breakfast we will drive to holy Manasarovar Lake Approx 5 hrs drive from Taklakot to Manasarovar. Upon arrival check into your hotel you can take holy bath and perform Puja, Parikrama of Mansarovar Lake. Stay at Mansarovar lake side Lodge / Guesthouse, overnight stay at Lake Manasarovar.

Day 07 Manasarovar to Dirapuk

After breakfast take almost 90 minutes’ drive to reach Yam Dwar from where you can see the best & closest view of Mount Kailash. This is the starting point for Kora. We will start trekking to Dirapuk (4860 m) which is 12 kms trek (5-6 hrs). Yatris who don’t want to trek around Kailash can go back to Darchen / Mansarovar and wait for other group members for 2 days, overnight stay at Lodge.

Day 08 Dirapuk to Zuthulphuk

Today we will face the toughest part of Kailash Yatra. After early breakfast we will start trekking to Zuthulphuk vai Dolma La Pass (5600 mt.) and Gaurikund (4960 m) 22 km trek (7-8 hours trek). This is the difficult day throughout the Yatra since you have to trek up to the approx 19,000 ft. from descend to Gauri kund and further trek along with the river to Zuthulpuk. Reach Zuthulpuk and overnight stay at Lodge.

Day 09 Drive to Taklakot

The last day of our trekking, after early breakfast we will make a short trek (2 hrs), than board your vehicle to Taklakot via Darchen and Manasarovar. Overnight will be in Taklakot.

Day 10 Drive to Hilsa & Fly back to Kathmandu

As schedule we will drive to Hilsa after early breakfast. We will complete custom formalities before entering Nepal. After all formalities catch the helicopter to Simikot & get flight to Nepalgunj and connect onward flight to Kathmandu for overnight Stay at Hotel.

Day 11 Transfer to Kathmandu Airport

Today is the last day after breakfast you will get transfer to Kathmandu international Airport to board you flight and fly back home.

Optional Trip: Mountain flight, Muktinath & Manakamana Darshan

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 Price

11 days Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter tour cost ex Kathmandu

Indian passport holders INR 1,75,000
Foreigners and NRIs USD 3250
American Nationals USD 3350

Important remark for accommodation : It is to be noted that the single/twin sharing rooms will be provided only in Kathmandu. At all other places only small guest houses or hotels are available where rooms will be on sharing basis with other pilgrims (dormitory style) on twin/triple or multi sharing basis depending on the availability.

What’s Included

Airport Services

Air conditioned vehicle for airport transfer.


10 nights in hotels / guest house / dormitory style


10 Breakfasts, 09 Lunches, 10 Dinners


Visa and permit fee charges.


All ground transport for sightseeing trips

Guides / Escorts

Expert tour guides for sightseeing tours.


Kathmandu sightseeing, Mount Kailash & Lake Manasarovar Darshan.

What’s not included


International flights are not included.

Travel insurance

Please carry a valid travel insurance.

Entry Tickets

Monument and museum tickets.

Personal expenses

Any kind of personal expenses/bills.

Other Exclusions


Accommodation Style Max Holidays

Accommodation style

On your Kailash Mansarovar trekking tour package from kathmandu you will be staying for 02 nights in a 3-4 star hotel in Kathmandu and 01 night Nepalgunj, 01 night in Simikot basic guest houses, 03 nights Taklakot (Purang), 01 night Manasarovar, 01 night Dhirapukh (trekking day 01) and 01 night Zuthulpukh (trekking day 02) in basic hotels / guest houses / tents .

Staying in a single room in Kathmandu, Nepal is possible at supplement charges which can be informed to you by our customer care executive during the course of correspondence on your demand. Please ask for it in case required.

Remark : Our Kailash Mansarovar yatra tour packages are fixed departure group tours. For private groups arrangements please write to us.

Trip Disclaimer

To provide the most accurate and updated information most our tour itineraries are updated every year. We keep into consideration the reviews of our past travellers on such trips and if need be we incorporate immediate changes for betterment so that our future travellers can be benefitted from it. While booking a Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tour package with us, we recommend that you read reviews of our past travellers, trip notes on the page, FAQs and terms of bookings etc. and ensure that the same are meeting to your plans and satisfaction. If you are interested in one of our Kailash Mansarovar tour package and have some queries before preceeding the bookings, you can contact our Kailash Yatra team via email or phone and ensure that you have clarified on all your queries and all our information and terms of bookings are meeting with your satisfaction. Our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tour experts will ensure that all your queries are answered with the best available information at the quickest possible time. The length of this Kailash Manasarovar Trip is 10 nights and 11 days and such trips have been operating with least interruption. However, it is to be noted that inclement weather conditions, flight delays, political reasons, social ceremonies, frequently changing rules and plans of the local Govt. or concerned authorities and many other reasons may cause some small or major changes in the itinerary before or during the trip. Such reasons may also cause changes in time, place and order of sightseeing trips of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tour package.

All sightseeing points are mentioned in the itinerary and will be visited with our team members and/or tour guides. Single entry visa and permits for this trip are in the package price usually. For trips other than the planed schedule, the traveller must inform our office in advance or communicate to our staff or local tour guide. Such additional trips will be subject to availability and can be booked at additional cost only. Our staff and guides work under the supervision of our local expert team in each place, to ensure your safety and minimize any sort of risk. Though we try to offer the travellers the lowest possible price for the trips, but sometimes our price may be slightly higher than our competitors since at Max Holidays there are a team of many local experts engaged in organisation and execution of your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra group tour. To ensure your safety and best possible quality of services, we recommend that, in the event of any additional sightseeing trip, additional hotel bookings, flight tickets etc you contact our staff in Delhi head office, directly.

Important Notes

The prices indicated with each Kailash Mansarovar trip are based on accommodation on sharing basis with other group members in twin/triple/quad sharing basis. If you are a single traveller and wish to stay in a single room in Kathmandu or other city where it is possible, you must notify to our staff in advance and upon confirmation on availability of single room at various places, you must pay single room supplement. If you are a single traveller booking the trip with us we will be offering you accommodation with a traveller of same gender. In the event we do not find any other single traveller willing to share the room, you will be offered a single room only with additional single room supplement cost payable by you on the spot. For more information in this regard you may also contact our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra group tour specialist in India head office.

For all our fixed departure Kailash Yatra Tour packages, the maximum size of the group is usually 24 to 30 person, but in the event of higher demand of a Kailash tour package departure date, it may increase. The total strength of the group members is at the sole discretion of the Company and its staff.

Pure vegetarian food is served during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. Consumption of liquor and smoking is strictly prohibited on our Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tours. On our Kailash Yatra group tour packages mostly all meals are included in the price. The first meal usually is dinner after joining the group and the last meal on the trip is breakfast before checking out of the Kailash yatra tour. Additional meals and other extras are chargeable and must be paid by the traveller. During the parikrama of Mt. Kailash light eatables such as fruits, cookies, juices, chocolates etc are served. It is strictly advisable to follow the routine and meal plan of the group and follow the instructions of the tour guides for a successful completion of the trip.

It is the responsibility of the traveller to respect the law of the land, local culture, customs and nature. Kindly ensure to keep the places you travel clean, do not encourage beggars by tipping them.

It is strongly recommended that while travelling in public areas and crowded streets or/and otherwise too, keep your passport, money etc in a neck wallet or locker. On the trip to Kailash Mansarovar avoid wearing / carrying heavy jewellery items etc as you will not require them for the trip. Many hotels also provide the facilities of safety lockers which can be used as per the hotel policy.

Though it is not mandatory for the travellers but tour guides, drivers, porters etc expect tips for their service. This is not included in our price and is totally at your own discretion.

How to Book

It is very easy and simple!

To book yourself on one of our Kailash Mansarovar yatra group tour packages you require selecting date of departure from the list. Please click on the button ‘2018–2018 Dates & Offers’, scroll the page to check all available dates and special offers, to view the offers click the date of your choice and if the dates, price etc are matching with your schedule and budget simply proceed with ‘Book Now’ option. This option will take you to an online form which you can fill and send our office to check availability of seats on the trip.

While browsing through the ‘Dates and Offers’ page, you will see icons showing ‘Early Bird Offers’ and ‘Last Minute Deal’, to know more just scroll the mouse on the icon. ‘Filling fast’ icon indicates the Kailash Mansarovar yatra group tour departures which are becoming favourites among the travellers. The red coloured button indicates the booking for the specific dates have been ‘closed’. If you are still interested in joining our group on such a date, we recommend that you immediately contact our India head office by phone or email. We shall try our best to accommodate your request and if not we will definitely offer you alternative trips.

Once your booking request for Kailash Mansarovar tour package has been received by our team, they will communicate with you over the phone or email and upon receiving the booking amount from your side they will enrol you in the group departure.

If you are planning a private trip for your own group, we have flexibility with dates and we welcome your queries. For any kind of assistance, you may contact our Kailash Yatra team at following contact addresses:

Phone : ++91 8800750030 (Mobile phone no.), 011 40504050 (Landline)
email : tours@maxholidays.com

For our complete contact information, or to locate our local office near you, please visit our ‘contact us’ page.

How to Pay

For your bookings with us, you can make payments by any of the following methods :

1. Swift Bank Transfer / Telegraphic Transfer / NEFT / RTGS
2. Online Credit Card Payment using 'Secured Online Credit Card Payment Gateway' powered by Visa and MasterCard.

Visa, Permits & Insurance

Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar are situated in Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) and to visit this region one must carry a valid entry permit with the group. Such necessary permits are a part of the package and is taken care by our team. Getting permit for Kailash Mansarovar tours is a bit complicated as it is totally at the discretion of the Tibetan (Chinese) Authorities which are responsible for organising Kailash Mansarovar Yatra tours. We require a valid passport copy (coloured), 2 passport size photographs of the travellers, Yatra Registration Form duly filled and signed by the traveller and deposit amount to apply the necessary Kailash Yatra permits. No trip to Kailash Mansarovar is confirmed unless a yatra permit is issued. Neither we have any control over nor do we warrant issuance of such permits for any traveller.

A single entry Chinese visa to visit Kailash Mansarovar region is included in our packages and is taken care by our team. Visa is granted at Chinese Embassy in Delhi (For all Indian passport holders) and at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal (for NRIs and Foreigners), only after issuance of the yatra permit. It is to be noted that all permits and visa are at the sole discretion of the concerned authorities. Any delay or non-grant of permit or visa is not under our control. However we have expert team of staff who organise all such permits and visas for your visit to Kailash Mansarovar.

Travel cum Medical Insurance is compulsory for a trip to Kailash Mansarovar. It is strictly advisable that you carry a valid travel and medical insurance on the trip to Kailash Mansarovar. A copy of such insurance must be sent to our office before start of the trip.

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Useful links

Visa on Arrival : indianvisaonline.gov.in
Indian Embassies Abroad : www.mea.gov.in, www.maxholidays.com


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