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Kailash Mansarovar Helicopter 2024 Tour from Lucknow

Dip Deep into Intense Spirituality on Your Kailash Yatra

Scaling up a height of 21,778 feet, Mount Kailash (Kailash in Sanskrit) is a lot more than just a mountain. According to Hindu traditions, it's the abode of Lord Shiva. That's why a journey to this Trans Himalayan mountain has extreme spiritual significance. Not just by the Hindus, but Mount Kailash is held in high regard by hundreds of thousands of people from all across the world and other religions like Buddhism, Jainism, and Bon. Like Mount Kailash, Lake Manasarovar is also a revered site of Hindu pilgrimage. The lake lies to the north of Mount Kailash. Together, they constitute the very popular Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, which carries extreme spiritual value – both in Hindu and Buddhist traditions. After your arrival in Lucknow, undertake a road journey to Nepalgunj, which is located in Nepal. Next day, get ready to reach the Nepalgunj airport, from where you'll fly to Simikot. Arrive at Simikot and then get to Taklakot, which is a good place to warm yourself up with some light trekking adventure. Later, drive to the holy Lake Mansarovar, a one-hour road journey from Taklakot. Feast your eyes on the heart-stirring sights of Mount Kailash from near Lake Manasarovar. You'll have enough time to explore what surrounds Lake Mansarovar. Next, be prepared for a short drive to Darchen, which is the place from where pilgrims begin their parikrama of Mount Kailash. You'll have the freedom whether you want to go on the parikrama or not. If not, then you can wait for the other members to complete their parikrama and get back. Enjoy wonderful trekking tours during your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra – from the easiest to the hardest. After quenching your thirst for adventure and spirituality, get back to Taklakot. Finally, get back to Lucknow following the same route through which you came.

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  • Day 01 : Arrive Lucknow and drive to Nepalgunj (188 kms / 4 hours)

    In the morning, meet with our driver and other travellers at a designated point in Lucknow to continue the drive to Nepalgunj, Nepal. On the way, stop at the midway for tea/coffee and lunch. Later, continue the drive to Nepalgunj, and on arrival, check into your hotel/guest house for a night stay. Nepalgunj is a tiny border town of Nepal that offers many small hotels and guest houses with basic amenities for travelers. Though few good hotels are available here with 3* facilities, the availability always depends on the rush of travellers and the operation of flights to/from Simikot.

  • Day 02 : Fly Nepalgunj – Simikot (3224m) / Hilsa (3640m)

    Early morning, after breakfast, the group will be taken to the Nepalgunj airport, where the travellers will board their scheduled flight to Simikot on a fixed-wing aircraft.

    Evening free to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Simikot.

  • Day 03 : Fly by helicopter from Simikot (3224m) to Hilsa (3640m) 25 minutes heli ride. Drive to Taklakot – (3890m)

    In the morning, the group will get a helicopter that will ferry the group to Hilsa, which has a non-metallic airstrip. In small helicopters, a maximum of 6 travellers can fly to Hilsa in one flight. One needs to wait for his/her turn. On arrival at Hilsa, after finishing the customs and immigration formalities (it usually takes 2-3 hours or longer), our sherpa team will escort the group on a 25-minute walk to Sher, a tiny settlement inside the Tibet border. From here, the group will drive to their guest house/hotel in Taklakot (Burang). On arrival at Taklakot (Burang) check into the hotel/guesthouse. Spend time acclimatizing to the harsh weather of the place. Dinner and night stay at Taklakot guest house/hotel.

  • Day 04 : Day free for acclimatization at Taklakot ( Burang) (3890m)

    All meals and stay will be at Taklakot today. The group members will acclimatize today. Alternatively, the group members may choose to go to local markets nearby to buy some fruits, eatables, and other items as may be required. It is advisable to do some light trekking practice at Taklakot. Ask your guide to organize it for you.

  • Day 05 : Drive to Mansarovar (4599 m) 90 km/ 2 hrs

    This morning, after breakfast, drive from Taklakot to holy Lake Mansarovar. Today, the pilgrims will have the first glimpse of holy Mount Kailash on their Kailash Mansarovar trekking tour while driving from Taklakot to Lake Mansarovar. From Taklakot it takes about one and a half hours from Taklakot to reach Lake Mansarovar. On the way, also see the Rakshas Tal (Lake of Demons). If time permits, we will take a short stop here. On reaching Lake Mansarovar, we stay at a guest house near Chui Gompa and relax there for some time, exploring the beauty of nature around the lake. The group members will have sufficient time to worship, do some meditation in the peaceful atmosphere, and take a short walk along the beautiful Lake Mansarovar. At your own cost, you may perform puja, havan, etc, near the lake. There is a large no. of travellers/pilgrims who wish to stay near Lake Mansarovar during the full moon since it is considered to be more auspicious to pray and take a dip in Lake Mansarovar during full moon time. Travelling to Kailash Mansarovar on full moon yatra dates sometimes becomes a tough experience due to the heavy rush of pilgrims and suddenly changing climatic conditions. One must know that the full moon darshan of Kailash Mansarovar is always weather-permitted. That night we will have a stay and food near Lake Mansarovar.

    * It is to be noted that here, Holy Lake Mansarovar is the only source of water. This water is used for drinking, making food, bathing, and even for washing clothes. But it is strictly prohibited to indulge you in such activities which pollute the water of the holy Lake Mansarovar.

  • Day 06 : 40 kms (30 minutes) drive to Darchen. Trek to Dirapuk (4909 m) - 12 kms / 5-6 hrs trekking

    The group will have a light breakfast before starting a short drive to Darchen / Tarboche, which is the starting point of Kora (parikrama) of holy Mount Kailash. The vehicle will drop the group near Tarboche, from where the pilgrims will start the parikrama from Yam Dwar. It is said that one who crosses this gate will free himself/herself from all sins of his/her life and give a start to a new life. If any pilgrim wishes to hire a Yak/Horse and/or a porter can do it here only. Start Mt. Kailash parikrama from Darchen to Dirapukh. On the way, you will come across many beautiful sites and some water bodies. It is also considered in many faiths that one who completes the kora of Mount Kailash gets rid of the life circle and goes to heaven after death. From Yam Dwar and during the start of Mt. Kailash Kora, the pilgrims will see the South face of Mount Kailash. On reaching Derapukh, stay in the guest house. Dirapukh is the place from where you will have the closest view of the North face of Mt. Kailash. This is the most important day of the yatra for pilgrims as they will see the beautiful Mt. Kailash under the glazing stars at night (weather permitting). In the morning, the stunning view of 'Golden Kailash' will leave everyone speechless when they see the run rays arriving on Mt. Kailash first and then covering the mount with golden light. The view and feeling is so spiritual that it cannot be explained in words. One must experience it. Night stay at a guest house near Mt. Kailash at Dirapuk.

    Important note: Yatris, who is not willing to go for the Mt. Kailash parikrama, will return to Darchen / Mansarovar from here and will wait for the other group members in their guest house.

  • Day 07 : Trek to Zuthulphuk(4790 m) – 22 kms/ 10 Hrs Trekking

    After having the darshan of Lord Shiva in the stunning view of 'Golden Kailash' the group will proceed for their second-day trek of Mt. Kailash towards Zuthulpukh. This is the toughest day of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and trekking of Mt. Kailash as the pilgrim will be crossing the highest point, 5650 m (19500 feet), at Dolma La pass. Ascend and descend near Dolma La Pass is rocky and steep and can become even tougher and slippery during rain or snowfall. One needs to be even extra careful during the Dolma La trek. Though it is advisable not to sit on a horse or yak during a trek near Dolma La to avoid an accident, many travellers who are not able to perform this challenging trek use a mule during ascending and descending. The pilgrims are suggested to walk slowly and stay together so that help may reach them faster in the case of need. On crossing Dolma La, the pilgrims will have a beautiful view of 'Gauri Kund' (The lake of Compassion). This beautiful lake is also described in Hindu Purana as 'Parvati Sarovar'. From here, the trek will be more pleasant, mainly on the gentle ground. Reach Zuthulpukh in the night and stay in the guesthouse.

  • Day 08 : Zuthulphuk to Darchen trek 08 km/ 2 - 3 hrs. and drive to Taklakot 145 km/ 3 - 4 hrs.

    This is the last day of Mt. Kailash parikrama. The group will trek back to Darchen, where the vehicles are waiting for them to transport them to Taklakot. Pilgrims who did not perform the Kora of Mt. Kailash will be picked up from the guest house and will drive back to Taklakot with the group. The trek from Zuthulpukh to Darchen is about 08 km and roughly takes 3-4 hours. Drive through Lake Mansarovar and complete the parikrama of the lake by vehicle. On reaching Taklakot, stay at the guesthouse.

  • Day 09 : Taklakot to Nepalganj via Simikot and drive to Lucknow

    In the morning, we take an early drive to the Chinese border, where, after completing the immigration formalities, we will walk to Hilsa. At Hilsa, the regular helicopter service will ferry the group members to Simikot, and then we connect them with regular flights to Nepalgunj. On reaching Nepalgunj, drive back to Lucknow, where the Kailash Mansarovar yatra tour package will commence.

What’s Included

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Air conditioned vehicle with driver & Company staff for airport assistance

08 nights in hotels / guest house

08 Breakfast, 07 Lunch, 08 Dinner

Visa and permit fee charges.

All ground transport for sightseeing trips

Expert tour guides for sightseeing tours.

International or domestic flights are not included.

Please carry a valid travel insurance.

Monument and museum tickets.

Any kind of personal expenses/bills.

Govt service tax 5%

Trip Cost

India Travellers INR 215,000 Chinese Visa - Included in package
Tibet Permit - Included in package
Nepal Visa - Not required
Travel Insurance - Not Included
Non Indian Travellers NOT APPLICABLE Chinese Visa - NA
Tibet Permit - NA
Nepal Visa - NA
Travel Insurance - NA
USA & Canadian Travellers NOT APPLICABLE Chinese Visa - NA
Tibet Permit - NA
Nepal Visa - NA
Travel Insurance - NA

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 a twin, triple, or multi-sharing basis, depending on the room availability.

Trip Dates

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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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