Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu

Kailash Yatri Maxholidays

Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu

An ultimate pilgrimage in 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 at least once in a lifetime. Kailash Mansarovar yatra by helicopter is an 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 routes 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 for providing 03 to 06 days trips to holy Lake Mansarovar and Mt. Kailash, without Kora (Parikrama). While Heli trips are the fastest ways 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 kms’ long Kora of holy mount Kailash, one needs to be fit both physically and mentally. A mind with faith in 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 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 groups or ask our experts to design a private group travel for you.

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 with Kathmandu’s climatic conditions. Enjoy the delicious dinner, overnight stay in Kathmandu Hotel.

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

Today morning, once done with the luscious breakfast, it’s the 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 the completion of this tour, you will be flying towards Nepalgunj through an hour 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 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 bad continues your flight shall be delayed. However, if this is not the case then we will be flying towards Simikot in the morning.

Stay overnight at your hotel/guesthouse in Simikot on sharing basis.
Meals included : 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 checkout from hotel at around 06:30am for being ferried to Hilsa through a scenic helicopter ride. On reaching Hilsa, complete some immigration formalities and then enter in Tibet. Board a vehicle from there that will 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 for acclimatizing your body with the climatic conditions at Taklakot. However, you can participate in some short treks organised by Max Holidays in the afternoon so that you can prepare for the Kailash trek starting from next day. Stay overnight at your hotel in Taklakot.

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

Surely, this day is going to be the most memorable one since you will be having the first view or first Darshan of holy Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. Firstly, have some tasty breakfast and then, start a two hours’ drive towards Lake Manasarovar from Taklakot. Arrive at Lake Manasarovar, check into hotel/lodge/guesthouse and then take some holy dips as well as perform the religious Puja accompanied with the Parikrama (circumambulation) of Lake Manasarovar. Once done, stay overnight at your accommodation located nearby 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 kms’ 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 go back 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. One 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 then become a flatter one as we trek along with 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.

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 with Kathmandu’s climatic conditions. Enjoy the delicious dinner, overnight stay in Kathmandu Hotel.

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

Today morning, once done with the luscious breakfast, it’s the 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 the completion of this tour, you will be flying towards Nepalgunj through an hour 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 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 bad continues your flight shall be delayed. However, if this is not the case then we will be flying towards Simikot in the morning.

Stay overnight at your hotel/guesthouse in Simikot on sharing basis.
Meals included : 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 checkout from hotel at around 06:30am for being ferried to Hilsa through a scenic helicopter ride. On reaching Hilsa, complete some immigration formalities and then enter in Tibet. Board a vehicle from there that will 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 for acclimatizing your body with the climatic conditions at Taklakot. However, you can participate in some short treks organised by Max Holidays in the afternoon so that you can prepare for the Kailash trek starting from next day. Stay overnight at your hotel in Taklakot.

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

Surely, this day is going to be the most memorable one since you will be having the first view or first Darshan of holy Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. Firstly, have some tasty breakfast and then, start a two hours’ drive towards Lake Manasarovar from Taklakot. Arrive at Lake Manasarovar, check into hotel/lodge/guesthouse and then take some holy dips as well as perform the religious Puja accompanied with the Parikrama (circumambulation) of Lake Manasarovar. Once done, stay overnight at your accommodation located nearby 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 kms’ 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 go back 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. One 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 then become a flatter one as we trek along with 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.

Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter Tour Cost - 2021

11 days Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter package tour cost

Indian passport holders INR 1,95,000
Foreigners and NRIs USD 3470
American Nationals USD 3645

Important remark for accommodation : 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.