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Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter 2024 Tour from Kathmandu

An ultimate pilgrimage in Himalayas to find inner peace

Kailash Mansarovar's trekking tour in the remote Himalayas through Nepal to Tibet is an ultimate pilgrimage and a lifetime spiritual adventure to experience at least once in a lifetime. Kailash Mansarovar yatra by helicopter is an 11-day’ long trip starting from the capital city of Kathmandu in Nepal and taking the pilgrims to Burang region by fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter from Nepalgunj via Simikot and Hilsa. The helicopter trip to Kailash Mansarovar is considered to be one of the quickest routes to visit this holy land. We offer an 11-day helicopter tour to Kailash Mansarovar from Kathmandu, 09 09-day Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter yatra from Lucknow, and Nepalgunj. For the VIP guests, we also have the facilities for 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 change very frequently. In order to undertake a trip to Kailash Mansarovar and attempt/complete the 42 km’ long Kora of holy Mount Kailash, one needs to be fit both physically and mentally. A mind with faith in the lord and a body with tolerance ability for tough climatic conditions can perform this challenging trip and bring back home sweet memories and beautiful images of the lord in their heart and eyes. Book your seat today in one of our fixed departure groups or ask our experts to design a private group travel for you.

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  • Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu (1,345m)

    Upon your arrival at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport, you will witness our tour representative expecting you there. After greeting you well, he will assist your transfer to the pre-booked accommodation in Kathmandu. Check into your hotel, and then you are free to spend your day at leisure while acclimatizing your body to Kathmandu’s climatic conditions. Enjoy the delicious dinner and overnight stay at Kathmandu Hotel.

  • Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing and fly to Nepalgunj(152m) 1 Hour Flight

    This morning, once done with the luscious breakfast, it’s time for you to head towards the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu that includes the exploration of Pashupatinath Temple as well as the Budhanilkantha Temple (also recognized as Sleeping Vishnu). On completing this tour, you will fly towards Nepalgunj through an hour's flight from the domestic airport. Arrive at Nepalgunj, check into your pre-booked hotel, and then be a part of our briefing session along with your group mates. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight at Nepalgunj.

  • Day 03 : Fly Nepalgunj – Simikot (3224m) / Hilsa(3640m)

    Start your day with an assisted transfer to Nepalgunj’s airport, from where you will board a flight to reach Simikot.

    Note: The flights operating between Nepalgunj and Simikot totally depend on the prevalent weather conditions, and thus, in case the weather continues, your flight shall be delayed. However, if this is not the case, we will fly towards Simikot in the morning.

    Stay overnight at your hotel/guesthouse in Simikot on a sharing basis.

    Meals : Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 04 : Fly by helicopter from Simikot (3224m) to Hilsa (3640m) 25 Minutes heli ride. Drive to Taklakot – (3890m)

    Today, you need to wake up early in the morning since we will check out from the hotel at around 06:30 am to be ferried to Hilsa through a scenic helicopter ride. On reaching Hilsa, complete some immigration formalities and then enter Tibet. Board a vehicle from there to take you to your pre-booked accommodation at Taklakot. Stay overnight at your hotel in Taklakot.

  • Day 05 : Taklakot – Day free to acclimatize(3890m)

    Enjoy some delectable breakfast and then spend your whole day at leisure to acclimatize your body to the climatic conditions at Taklakot. However, you can participate in some short treks organized by Max Holidays in the afternoon to prepare for the Kailash trek starting the next day. Stay overnight at your hotel in Taklakot.

  • Day 06 : Drive Taklakot to Lake Manasarovar (4599m) - 90 kms / 2hours drive

    Surely, this day will be the most memorable one since you will have the first view or first Darshan of holy Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. Firstly, have a tasty breakfast and then start a two-hour drive towards Lake Manasarovar from Taklakot. Arrive at Lake Manasarovar, check into the hotel/lodge/guesthouse, take some holy dips, and perform the religious Puja accompanied by the Parikrama (circumambulation) of Lake Manasarovar. Once done, stay overnight at your accommodation located near Lake Manasarovar.

  • Day 07 : Drive to Yam Dwar via Darchen (4731m). Start Mt. Kailash outer kora first day to Dirapukh (4909m) – 12 kms / 5-6 hours

    Get ready to have the closest view of Holy Mount Kailash as you drive towards Yam Dwar today. Complete your breakfast and then arrive at Yam Dwar through a drive of 90 minutes. Yam Dwar is considered to be the commencement point of your Kora, and from there, you will start your 12 km trek towards Dirapuk (4909m). The participants will be staying overnight at Dirapuk.

    Note: Those pilgrims who do not want to participate in this trek can return to Darchen at their accommodation and wait for other group mates for two days there.

  • Day 08 : Dirapukh to Zuthulpukh (4790m) 22 kms trek/10 hours via Dolma-La Pass (5630m/18,471 feet – highest point of trip)

    Today’s trek is considered to be the most difficult one. Once done with the tasty breakfast, start your trek towards Zuthulphuk. Firstly, you are going to trek up to an elevation of 19000ft and reach the highest point of this trek, i.e., the Dolma La Pass, and then continue descending towards Gauri Kund. On reaching Gauri Kund, your trek would become flatter as we trek along the river to Zuthulphuk. On your arrival at Zuthulphuk, stay overnight at a lodge there.

  • Day 09 : Drive to Taklakot (2-3 hours trek and 3-4 hours’ drive to Taklakot)

    Today is the last day of our trekking. Have some breakfast and then indulge in a short trek of about 2-3 hours. You will then be boarding a vehicle that shall drop you at Taklakot via Darchen and Manasarovar. Stay overnight at your accommodation in Taklakot.

  • Day 10 : Taklakot to Kathmandu via Simikot & Nepalgunj

    Start a scenic drive towards Hilsa once you have completed your breakfast. Reach Hilsa, complete some custom formalities there, and then board a helicopter in order to arrive at Simikot, from where you will get a flight towards Nepalgunj. From Nepalgunj, fly towards Kathmandu by taking a connecting flight from Nepalgunj. Stay overnight at your pre-booked hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 11 : Transfer to Kathmandu Airport

    This day marks the end of your Kailash Manasarovar Helicopter Yatra. Enjoy breakfast and then get an assisted transfer to Kathmandu’s Airport for flying back home/onward destination.

What’s Included

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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

Expert tour guides for sightseeing tours.

Kathmandu sightseeing, Mount Kailash & Lake Manasarovar Darshan, Trekking

International flights are not included.

Please carry a valid travel insurance.

Monument and museum tickets.

Any kind of personal expenses/bills.

Govt of India GST @ 5%

Trip Cost

India Travellers INR 235,000 Chinese Visa - Included in package
Tibet Permit - Included in package
Nepal Visa - Not required
Travel Insurance - Not Included
Non Indian Travellers US$ 3935 Chinese Visa - Included in package
Tibet Permit - Included in package
Nepal Visa - Payable on Arrival
Travel Insurance - Not Included
USA & Canadian Travellers US$ 4125 Chinese Visa - Included in package
Tibet Permit - Included in package
Nepal Visa - Payable on Arrival
Travel Insurance - Not Included

Important Remark

It is to be noted only small guest houses or hotels are available near Lake Mansarovar and during the parikrama of Mt. Kailash. Accommodation will be on sharing basis with other pilgrims on twin, triple or multi sharing basis depending on the room availability.

Trip Dates

April'2024 24th Apr 04th May BOOK YOUR SEAT
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Trip Reviews


Nandani Mishra | San Diego USA

21 Jun 2023

I recently had the privilege of embarking on a transformative Kailash Yatra tour with Max Holidays along with my mother and father from the US, and I can't praise them enough. From start to finish, their commitment to customer satisfaction was evident. The knowledgeable and friendly team at Max Holidays meticulously planned every aspect of the journey, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience. The presence of experienced guides from Max Holidays enriched the journey significantly. Their extensive knowledge of the destinations and their ability to share fascinating insights and stories made the entire experience more meaningful. The weather was tough there, but Max Holidays team was there throughout with us! We completely understand the uncertainties in the weather during the Kailash Yatra and undoubtedly, we were informed about the same by their team. Good work Max Holidays! All three of us had the best time of our life while witnessing the Kailash Parvat right in front of our eyes. Throughout the trip, the Max Holidays team displayed professionalism and genuine care for every participant. Their prompt assistance and willingness to go the extra mile truly made a difference. From handling travel arrangements to providing assistance during the Kora trek, they ensured that each traveler's needs were met.

  • 5.0

Ashwin Shikotra | United Kingdom

09 Jul 2023

Frequent updates on itinerary to accommodate requests. Impressed with very quick upgrade of car and immediate response to change accommodation on last leg of the tour due to weather conditions. We would also like to highly praise and recommend the driver Dharmendra - his experience in driving round blind cliff edge hair pin bends is amazing. Our heartfelt thanks to Vishal for personally stepping in when necessary. To Vidhushi - Keep up the good work and many thanks once again- Har Har Mahadev.

  • 4.0

Vijay Patel | Middleborough United States

27 Jul 2023

We did kailash mansarovar yatra in private group service provided by max holidays was beyond and above our expectations Vidushi she is Awesome and helpful

  • 5.0

Jaya Bhargava | Boston United States

09 Sep 2023

We took the tour from 26Aug to Sept4. It was a wonderful experience.we were 10 in our tour and everyone came with different spiritual backgrounds. It was a full moon trip. Max holidays provided excellent service. They checked out oxygen levels and provided support when needed. Accommodations are shared and are reasonably good. Services such as porter can be improved but it is on the Tibet side. Food was provided by on site cooks who travelled with the group. Schedule changes could have been communicated better. Vidushi was excellent. Overall out trip was excellent.

  • 5.0

Vinod Patel | San Diego United States

10 Oct 2023

The support from Max Holidays team before the tour was excellent. We received quick response from Vidushi every time I had any question or quarry. She was the best in communication and replies. The Nepal team of Max Holidays was exceptionally best to help and support us. Mr. Dorgee and Subhman were very helpful in any way they can do for us. I would like to thank from bottom of our heart to Max Holidays teams in Delhi and Nepal.

  • 4.8

Drishti Sharma | Leicester United Kingdom

12 Oct 2023

I can't thank Max Holidays enough for the incredible Kailash Manasarovar Yatra by helicopter. It was truly an unforgettable experience! 5/5 Highly recommend! 🚁🏔️🙏

  • 5.0

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Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu

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