7Night/8Days
Duration
Hilsa, Kathmandu, Mansarovar, Nepalgunj, Simikot
Location
Tour Highlight
  • Get glimpses of blissful mountains during the flight to simikot depending upon weather.
  • Buzzing around Taklakot.
  • Experience the majestic view of Mansarovar Lake.
  • Trekking to Dolma La Pass
  • Exploring Mt. Kailash while Prikrama.

Mount Kailash is considered holy by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. In ancient texts, it is referred to as the center of the world. So hundreds of pilgrims gather at the mount Kailash and carry their ritual ceremony. It’s an easier and faster way to reach the holy mount Kailash by Divine Kailash- Mansarovar Yatra. After arriving to western city of Nepal, Nepalgunj and transfer to lodge then next day fly to the village called Simikot. And will take the helicopter flight from Simikot to Hilsa. Tibet is nearby Hilsa and entering Tibet private jeep will take you to Mansarovar.

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car
1

Kathmandu Airport Arrival

Arrive at Nepalgunj and transfer to your Hotel. -A short briefing about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

 

2

Fly Nepalgunj to Simikot (2900m) & Heli to Hilsa (3700m) & Drive to Taklakot (3900m) – Overnight in Taklakot

Flight Nepalgunj to Simikot (1hr). -Rest for few hours at Simikot. – Take Helicopter to Hilsa (20min – 12kg weight limit) & wait for other members to arrive at Hilsa (since it is a group visa and everyone has to enter Tibet side in one group) – From Hilsa drive to Purang border to Taklakot and stay at Hotel. We will stay overnight at Simikot or Taklakot depending upon the weather & other situations. (On the way we have to pass up to 3 Checkpoints where checking might take up to 1 hr in each post)

3

At Taklakot (3900m) – Rest Day – Overnight in Taklakot

Entire day free for Acclimatization

4

Drive to Manasarovar Lake (4550m) – Overnight in Mansarovar

Drive towards Mansarovar Lake (95 km). On the way, you will have to pass the first checkpoint. Then after driving for 70 km 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 Mansarovar lake. Drive from Rakshas Tal to Manasarovar Lake (25 km).
Start Parikrama of Manasarovar Lake (90 km – 3hr by bus). Take a holy dip & perform Puja.

5

1st Day of Parikrama – Drive to Darchen (4650m) & Yama Dwar & Trek to Dirapuk (4880m) – Overnight in Dirapuk<strong> </strong>

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 touch 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.
NOTE: If you are not doing Parikrama, then you will still be waiting at Darchen (4650m)

6

2nd Day of Parikrama – On to Zuthulpuk (4670m) via Trek to Dolma La Pass (5700m) – Overnight in Zuthulpuk

Trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass (8 km). About 3 km before reaching Dolma La Pass is the steep hill and quite difficult to walk. Also descending from Dolma La Pass is the same for up to 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).

NOTE: If you are not doing Parikrama, then you will still be waiting at Darchen (4650m)

7

3rd Day of Parikrama – Trek to Darchen – Drive to Hilsa via Taklakot – Overnight in Hilsa / Simikot

After short easy Trek (8 km – 3 hrs), we will reach our bus pick up point. Then drive to Darchen (3 km) and merge with other members who were waiting. From there drive to Hilsa (also we will take helicopter to Simikot based on situation)

8

Fly Hilsa to Simikot -fly Nepalgunj & Proceed to Lucknow

Fly to Hilsa to Simikot (20 mins) by Helicopter – Fly from Simikot to Nepalgunj (around 1 hr)/ Surkhet and proceed to Lucknow by Road.

Cost Includes

  1. One night in 3 star Hotel – Hotel Batika with vegetarian meals (twin sharing)
  2. 2 nights at Taklakot (Tibet side) in 3 star category hotel with attached bathroom. At other places in Tibet side it will be dormitory Guest House on sharing basis with Tibetan common toilet.
  3. Necessary arrival / departure transfers in Nepalgunj.
  4. Nepalgunj – Simikot – Nepalgunj air ticket (Fixed wing – Twin Otter aircraft OR Dornier)
  5. Simikot – Hilsa – Simikot by Helicopter (only 4 to 6 persons can be carried at a time)
  6. All Indian vegetarian meals in Tibet (breakfast, lunch & dinner) while on the tour
  7. Transportation in Tibet by Private luxury a/c coach and Tour around Lake Mansarovar
  8. English speaking Tibetan guide & one professional tour Manager
  9. Necessary experienced supporting crew (Cook, Sherpas, tour Manager)
  10. All necessary Kitchen & camping. Oxygen for emergency use , Medical kit bag / First Aid kit
  11. One duffle bag, One back pack, One cap, One passport holders, One water proof windcheater jacket as a souvenir gift from our company
  12. Humla region restricted area permit & royalties
  13. All applicable taxes & service charges

Cost Excludes

  1. Lucknow- Nepalgunj- Lucknow Transportation
  2. Horse riding expenses during the Mount Kailash Circuit (Kora)
  3. Your travel insurance, Insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation service
  4. Personal expenses and Tip for guide, driver
  5. Extra accommodation charge in Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Simikot and Hilsa if flight is cancelled due to bad weather (Please make sure your air ticket is flexible to change dates)
  6. Visa splitting charge and extra transportation cost, if returning early from Tibet.
  7. Any additional cost due to natural calamities and unforeseen circumstances