2 nights (Twin Sharing) at 5 star Hotel – Hotel Yak & Yeti / Annapurna or similar with vegetarian
One night in 3 star Hotel – Hotel Batika with vegetarian meals (Twin Sharing)
02 nights at Hotel Himalaya or Purang (Twin / Triple Sharing Basis)
Tibet side accommodation will be dormitory Guest House on sharing basis with Tibetan common toilet.
Pick up & drop transfers in Kathmandu and One half-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Necessary arrival / departure transfers in Nepalgunj.
Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu air ticket (fixed wing – Yeti Air OR Buddha Air)
Nepalgunj – Simikot – Nepalgunj air ticket (Fixed wing – Twin Otter aircraft OR Dornier)
Simikot – Hilsa – Simikot by Helicopter (only 4 to 6 persons can be carried at a time)
All Indian vegetarian meals in Tibet (breakfast, lunch & dinner) provided from CIPSC Fixed Kitchen
Transportation in Tibet by Private luxury a/c coach and Tour around Lake Manasarovar
English speaking Tibetan guide & one professional tour Manager
Necessary experienced supporting crew (Sherpas, tour Manager)
Oxygen for emergency use, Medical kit bag / First Aid kit
One duffle bag, One backpack, One cap, One passport holders, One waterproof windcheater jacket as a souvenir gift from our company
Kailash Yatra completion certificate
Humla region restricted area permit & royalties
All applicable taxes & service charges
Horse riding expenses during the Mount Kailash Circuit (Kora)
Your travel insurance, Insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation service
Personal expenses and Tip for guide, driver
Extra accommodation charge in Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Simikot and Hilsa if flight is cancelled due to bad weather or delay in Permit /Visa from Tibet (Please make sure your air ticket is flexible to change dates)
Visa splitting charge and extra transportation cost, if returning early from Tibet.
Any additional cost due to natural calamities and unforeseen circumstances
Tibet Permit: Required passport copies at the time of booking – valid at least 6 months before tour starts along with your digital passport size photographs.
Chinese Visa: Foreigners – Original Passport is required at Kathmandu office at least 3 working days before tour date. Indian – Original Passport is required at our India office at least 7 working days before tour date.
The Hotel accommodation for additional nights for Visa Purpose can be arranged at additional price.
Day 01 (DATE): Kathmandu Arrival (1400m) – Overnight in Kathmandu. Your Arrival Time – Airport pickup and transfer to your Hotel.Evening – A short briefing about Kailash Manasarovar Yatra
Meal: Dinner at Hotel | Hotel: 5 Star Hotel – Yak & Yeti / Annapurna or similar
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Fly to Nepalgunj (150m) – Overnight in Nepalgunj. After Breakfast – Half day sightseeing of Pashupatinath and Shakti Peeth.
Afternoon – Flight Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (1hr) & Transfer to Hotel in Nepalgunj and stay overnight at Surkhet depending upon situation.
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch in Kathmandu, Dinner at Nepalgunj | Hotel: Hotel Batika / Sneha or similar
Day 03: Fly Nepalgunj – Simikot (2900m) & Heli to Hilsa (3700m) & Drive to Taklakot (3900m) – Overnight in Taklakot. Early Morning – Flight Nepalgunj to Simikot (1hr). Rest for few hours at Simikot.
Morning – Take Helicopter to Hilsa (20 min – 12kg weight limit) & wait for other members to arrive at Hilsa (since it is a group visa and everyone have to enter Tibet side in one group)
Afternoon – From Hilsa drive to Purang border to Taklakot and stay at Hotel. We will stay overnight at Taklakot. (On the way we have to pass upto 3 Checkpoints where checking might take upto 1 hr in each post)
Meal: Breakfast at Nepalgunj / Simikot, Lunch at Hilsa, Dinner at Taklakot | Hotel: Hotel Himalaya or Purang
Day 04: At Taklakot (3900m) – Rest Day – Overnight in Taklakot. All Day – Entire day free for Acclimatization
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Hotel: Hotel Himalaya or Purang
Day 05: Drive to Manasarovar Lake (4550m) – Overnight in Mansarovar
After Breakfast – Drive towards Manasarovar Lake (95 km). On the way you will have to pass the first checkpoint. Then after driving for 70 kms from Taklakot we will reach Rakshas Tal. On the right of Rakshas Tal you will see Gurla Mandhata Parvat & first view of Mount Kailash and Manasarovar lake. Drive from Rakshas Tal to Manasarovar Lake (25 km).
Start Parikrama of Manasarovar Lake (90 km – 3hr by Private A/C Coach). Take holy dip & perform Puja.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Hotel: Manasarovar Lake Side Mud House
Day 06: 1st Day of Parikrama – Drive to Darchen (4650m) & Yama Dwar & Trek to Dirapuk (4880m) – Overnight in Dirapuk
After Breakfast – Drive to Darchen (35 km – 1 hr) and Yama Dwar (8 km) – the starting point for Kora. We will trek to Dirapuk for 14 km. You will visit the North face of Mt. Kailash and touching the feet of Mt. Kailash (Charan Sparsha). Travelers who do not want to trek around (Parikrama) Mt. Kailash can go back to Darchen wait for rest of the group to arrive from Parikrama.
Meal: Breakfast at Manasarovar, Lunch & Dinner on the way during Parikrama
Hotel: Mud house on the way during Parikrama or Stay in Hotel Himalaya at Darchen
NOTE: If you are not doing Parikrama, then you will still be waiting at Darchen (4650m)
Day 07: 2nd Day of Parikrama – On to Zuthulpuk (4670m) via Trek to Dolma La Pass (5700m) – Overnight in Zuthulpuk
After Breakfast – Trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass (8 km). About 3 kms before reaching Dolma La Pass is steep hill and quite difficult to walk. Also descending from Dolma La Pass is the same for upto 3 km. While descending you can see Gaurikund on the right. After walking for about 2 – 3 hrs we will reach Phedi. After some rest we will start trek to Zuthulpuk (12 km trek for 6 hours).
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Hotel: Stay at the Mud House (Zutulpuk)
NOTE: If you are not doing Parikrama, then you will still be waiting at Darchen
Day 08: 3rd Day of Parikrama – Trek to Darchen – Drive to Hilsa via Taklakot – Overnight in Hilsa / Simikot
After Breakfast – After short easy Trek (8 km – 3 hrs), we will reach our Private A/C Coach pick up point. Then drive to Darchen (3 kms) and merge with other members who were waiting. From there drive to Hilsa (also we will take helicopter to Simikot based on situation)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Hotel: Guest House
Day 09: Fly Hilsa – Simikot – Nepalgunj & Fly back to Kathmandu – Overnight in Kathmandu
Fly to Hilsa to Simikot (20 mins) by Helicopter – Fly from Simikot to Nepalgunj (around 1 hr)/ Surkhet and fly back to Kathmandu (or proceed to Lucknow by Road)
Meal: Breakfast at Simikot, Lunch at Nepalgunj, Dinner at Kathmandu | Hotel: 5 Star Hotel – Yak & Yeti / Annapurna or similar
Day 10: Transfer to Kathmandu Airport
Certificate of completion will be provided to you from Kailash Journeys. You will be free till your flight time. We will drop you at Airport 1-2 hour before flight time (30 mins drive).
Meal: Breakfast Only
Kailsah Mansarovar Heli Yatra.
KMY – Helicopter (9 Nights / 10 Days)
Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Simikot (by flight),
Simikot – Hilsa (by Helicopter) & Hilsa – Mt. Kailash (by Coach)
May: 11 (Full Moon), 14 (Full Moon), 20, 26
June: 01, 10 (Full Moon), 13 (Full Moon), 19, 25
July: 09 (Full Moon), 12 (Full Moon), 18, 24
Aug: 01, 08 (Full Moon), 11 (Full Moon), 17, 23, 29
Sep: 01, 07 (Full Moon), 10 (Full Moon)
– All Meals & Accommodation
– Certificate of Completion
– Free Jacket & Kitbag
– CIPSC & Humla Permit
– Experienced Guides
US Passport Holder
Total Cost: USD 3050 per person + USD 400 per person Tibet Permit and Chinese Visa fees
Single Room (Extra Cost): USD 175 per person
For hotels in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj Only