According to the Hindus Mythology, Lord Shiva spends his most of the time on the top of the holy Mount Kailash, practicing Yogic austerities, joy and love with his divine consort Parbati (Mother of Mythology). The Lake Mansarovar and the holy Mount Kailash are the SOUL of all AUM followers in the world

“Conventional wisdom says a single circuit of Mt. Kailash wipes out the sins of a lifetime, 108 Parikramas guarantees enlightenment. A ritual bath in the sacred Mansarovar Lake delivers pilgrim to Brahma’s paradise and a drop drink of its water relinquishes the sins of hundreds of lifetimes.”

KAILASH LOCATION: Western Tibet.
ALTITUDE: Kailash peak (6714m) above the Sea level.
BASE CAMP: Darchen (4560m) above Sea level.
CLIMATE: Unpredictable (Max 20 degree Celsius to Min. –10 degree Celsius).
BELIFES: Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Bon-Po (all AUM followers).
VISITING TIME: Late April to early October.
PARIKRAMA (Kora) KAILASH: 52 Km. {three days} – 10 kms Drive & 42 Km walk.
ALTITUDE OF MANASROWAR: (4550m) above Sea level.
PARIKRAMA OF MANASROWAR: 102 Km

 

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 Schedule

May 2018
KTM ARRIVAL Lucknow Arrival before 10 noon Lake Mansarovar Departure Date
14-May 15-May 20-May 25 May KTM
24 May LCW
25-May 26-May 29-May
Full-moon
05 June KTM
04 May LCW
29-May 30-May 02-June 09 June KTM
08 June LCW

 

June 2018
KTM ARRIVAL Lucknow Arrival before 12 noon Lake Mansarovar Departure Date
04-June 05-June 08-June 15 June KTM
14 June LCW
12-June 13-June 16-June 23 June KTM
22 June LCW
24-June 25-June 28-Jun
Full-moon
05 July KTM
04 July LCW

 

July 2018
KTM ARRIVAL Lucknow Arrival before 12 noon Lake Mansarovar Departure Date
02-July 03-July 06-July 13 July KTM
12 July KTM
09-July 10-July 13-July 20 July KTM
19 July LCW
23-July 24-July 27-Jul
Full-moon
03 Aug KTM
02 Aug LCW
26-July 27-July 30-July 06 Aug KTM
05 Aug LCW

 

August 2018
KTM ARRIVAL Lucknow Arrival before 12 noon Lake Mansarovar Departure Date
02-Aug 03-Aug 06-Aug 13 Aug KTM
12 Aug LCW
06-Aug 07-Aug 10-Aug 17 Aug KTM
16 Aug LCW
13-Aug 14-Aug 17-Aug 24 Aug KTM
23 Aug LCW
22-Aug 23-Aug 26-Aug
Full-moon
02 Sep KTM
01 Sep LCW

 

September 2018
KTM ARRIVAL Lucknow Arrival before 12 noon Lake Mansarovar Departure Date
10-Sep 11-Sep 14-Sep 21 Sep KTM
20 Sep LCW

Do note that the apart from the above departures, time & again other departures keep taking place. Request that one cross checks with us or alternative dates.

 

Hotels / Guesthouses We Use During The Trip:

PLACES NAME OF HOTELS REMARKS
Kathmandu Hotel name will be given later 3 Star Hotel
NEPALGUNJ HOTEL SIDDHARTHA COTTAGE 3 STAR HOTEL
SIMIKOT SUN VALLEY RESORT / Similar DORMITORY ROOM WITH COMMON TOILET & SHOWER.
TAKLAKOT TAKLAKOT GUESTHOUSE OR SIMILAR TWIN SHARING ROOM WITH ATTACHED BATH ROOM
MANASAROVAR HOTEL SHANG SHONG OR SIMILAR DORMITORY ROOM WITH COMMON TOILET. NO SHOWER.
DERAPHUK SHISHPANGAM GUESTHOUSE / SIMILAR DORMITORY ROOM WITH COMMON TOILET. NO SHOWER.
ZUTULPHUK NORPEL GUESTOUSE OR MUDHOUSE DORMITORY ROOM WITH COMMON TOILET. NO SHOWER.
PRICE OF THE PACKAGE
EX Kathmandu: Group Joining Basis for Indian Passport Holder & INR: 175,000. per person Net
EX Kathmandu: NRI or any other PP holders : Supplement applicable for airfare and Visa fees: USD 525. per person Net
EX Nepalgunj: Group Joining Basis for Indian Passport Holder – INR : 162,000. per person Net
Ex Nepalgunj: NRI or any other PP holder: Supplement for airfare and Visa fee: USD 350. per personNet
Additional for Single supplements – 2 nights in Kathmandu only: 5000. PER PAX
Except in Kathmandu Single room Occupancy is not available.
SERVICES INCLUDED IN ABOVE TOUR COST
Airports pick up and drop services
Double sharing full board basis 4-star hotel in Kathmandu, as per itinerary
A visit of Pashupatinath Temple.
Scheduled flight Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu
Scheduled flight Nepalgunj – Simikot – Nepalgunj
Charter Helicopter flight shared by 5-6 person Simikot – Hilsa – Simikot.
Double sharing hotel in Nepalgunj and 3 or 4 pax in Simikot & Tibet with meals at all places.
Transport by Tourist Bus up to Mansarovar and Eco Buses from Manasarovar to Darchen – Yamdwar per group sizes / Truck for Luggage.
Nepali Team Leader and Supporting Sherpa Team.
English speaking Tibetan guide, Chinese visa fee of the land staff.
Veg. Indian meals during the trip and Guest houses and camping charges in Tibet.
Duffel Bag (a large bag to keep the yatris luggage for the trip).
Gore-Tex Jacket (on loan – returnable after the trip).
All camping and cooking equipment.
Yak for Kailash Parikrama for the luggage only and all entrance and conservation fee of Tibet.
Upper Humla permit fee for client and Helicopter landing.
Gamow bag oxygen and oxy- meter for safety.
Note: From Mansarovar to Kailash, private vehicles are not allowed.
SERVICES EXCLUDE IN ABOVE TOUR COST
All beverages during the trip and in Kathmandu, Nepalgunj and Simikot.
Extra rooms bills due to flight delays or weather conditions or any other reason.
Stick and a water bottle ( mineral water too ).
Insurance of clients and evacuation cost just in case required.
Personal horse / yak riding charges during Kailash Parikrama.
Domestic excess baggage charges and airport taxes.
Tips for supporting staff.
BOOKING AND PAYMENTS
  • As per New regulations , trip booking should be done 2 months in advance.
  • If there is a seat available bookings will be accepted at a later date too.
  • Final close of the booking will be 25 days prior to the departure date.
  • Minimum 6 months valid date passport is required from the date of entry.
  • 25% at the time of booking will be required.
  • 45 days prior to tour departure date, 50% of the total cost should reach us.
  • Full payment should made 25 days before departure to Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.
CANCELLATION POLICY
  • All notice of cancellation must be sent to our office in writing.
  • Verbal cancellations will not be entertained.
  • 40 days prior from tour departure date 30% cancellation.
  • 30 days’ prior from tour departure date 50% cancellation.
  • Tour operators has full right to change the dates and cancel the trip due to any unavoidable circumstances.

Fitness Required for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018

This is not a trek or expedition but a tour; therefore no specific level of fitness is required. Anybody can join this Yatra if they think themselves fit and have strong willpower. People suffering from cardiac or respiratory problems should consult to their doctor. Morning and evening walks, jogging, stretching, meditation and regular exercise make the journey comfortable for all.

Clothings Required for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018

As the temperature varies greatly between day and night (from max. 20 degrees Celsius to min. -16 degrees Celsius) one should prepare accordingly.

Bring the following items with you

Woolen gloves, Balaclava, Sun hat, Thermal wear, Water bottle, Woolen socks, Towel, Light Jacket, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Torch with extra batteries/bulbs, Muffler, Mask, Raincoat, Sweater, Shirt/T-shirt & Trekking shoes.

Travel Insurance For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter

Full travel insurance coverage for medicine, Helicopter evacuation if in case of emergency, lost of belongs, and trip cancellation is strongly recommended.

Trip Booking For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter

Minimum 30 days advance booking is required to arrange visa approval and Travel permit issue. We need 50% advance of tour payment by bank while booking trip.

Chinese Visa Application For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter

15 days before departure date, original passport and 2 pp sizes photo should reach our office in Delhi.
Yatri those are above 70 yrs may get visa rejected by the Chinese Authority. We shall try our best.

Note: Extra charges of Hotels, incase of flight cancellations due to Weather problems must be borne by the clients.

Risk and Liabilities:
• We always make effort to see to it that your journey is smooth and pleasant. However the Tibet tours and treks are run strictly under “Tibet Tourism Bureau.” gochoppers or its Tibet counterpart agent shall not be responsible for any alternation or cancellation of program due to any unavoidable circumstances beyond control such as road blockade, landslide, snow, political unrest cancellation of flight, delay arrival, lack of transport, visa rejected by Chinese authorities, sickness or accident. Any extra cost incurring there of shall be borne by the clients on the spot. Since Tibet is a very remote region and roads are very rough at times, good vehicles can also break down.
• We highly advised the clients to have full insurance against medical, trip cancellation and personal accident risk.
• Helicopter Rescue coverage is mandatory.

Best Package Itinerary for Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 by Helicopter

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Day 1

  • Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1350m), our representative from will be there with your name card. Transfer to Hotel. Evening briefing about Kailash and our country Nepal.
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Day 2: Fly to Nepalgunj (150m/492ft)

  • Morning visit Pashupatinath Temple. This temple is famous and a sacred Hindu Temple. It is located on the banks of the Bagmati River. Pashupatinath temple is recognized by “UNESCO” world heritage site, listed in 1979. After darshan, we drive back to hotel and Yatra preparation. Afternoon we departure to domestic Airport and fly to Nepalgunj by Yeti / Buddha Airlines. This flight will be take 55minutes to reach. Transfer to hotel.
    Nepalgunj temperature is “HOT”.
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Day 3: Fly to Simikot which lies in the Humla Region (2950m/9676ft)

  • We take an early morning flight to Simikot by Tara / Sita Airlines. The flight will take 55minutes. A representative from our office will be there to meet and transfer to Sun Valley Resort / Similar hotel. Simikot is located in a mountainous region, most people here are Buddhist. Rest day for acclimatization. After lunch you can visit Shiva Mandir (walking).
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Day 4: Fly to Hilsa by Helicopter and Drive to Purang (3800m/12464ft)

  • We fly to Hilsa by helicopter. This flight is of 20 minutes. Once you land at Hilsa walk over the Karnali River. Upon crossing one enters the “Kailash” Region. Immigration takes place on the China / Tibet side. Drive to Purang by bus. Purang is small town with beautiful landscape. Evening you can walk around the market and buy some trekking equipment if required.
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Day 5: Drive to Holy Lake Manasarovar(4590m/15060ft)

  • Today we drive to Lake Manasarovar by bus. It will take
    2 hours or a little more to reach (55km). On the way, you will pass the Rakshas Taal. Here we will take a short break and continue driving to Lake Manasarover. Afternoon we start the “Parikrama of Mansarovar” in vehicle – 105km and Holy Bath, Puja etc.
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Day 6: Drive to Darchen (Kailash Base Camp) (4575m/15010ft)

  • Today we drive to Kailash Base Camp known as Darchen. it is just a 45minutes to. Darchen is a small town like Purang. It is located in the base of Holy Mount Kailash and is the starting point for pilgrimage.
    Evening one can walk around the small town.
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Day 7: Drive to Yama Dwar and Trek to Diraphuk (4920m/16137ft)

  • Early morning after breakfast. Drive to Yama Dwar (15km). Yama Dwar is the gateway to starting point of the Parikrama. From here we can see the Mt. Kailash East/South face (as shown in the above picture). From here the group will divided into two. Parikrama group and non-Parikrama group. Parikrama group will start their onward journey by foot. Non parikrama pilgrims will drive back to Darchen. Trekking will take around 5-6 hours to reach Deraphuk. The trail is not so difficult. One could find it challenging due to the high elevation. While proceeding one gets excellent view of Mt. Kailash.
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Day 8: Trek to Zuthulphuk / Dolma La Pass (4780m/15442ft)

  • Very early morning wakeup call by the Sherpa Team. After breakfast start up hill trekking to Dorlma La pass (5560m/18236ft). This pass is the highest pass and uphill trekking. After Dolma La pass, we decend to the next valley Zuthulphuk. The holiest Lake Guri Kund is situated beyond the Dolma La pass. Hindu followers believe that, Lord Shiva consortium Parvati used to take bath in this lake. Hence the name Gauri Kund. Trekking Zuthulphuk, could take anything between 10 to 12 hours covering 20 to 22km which has to be covered in a day.
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Day 9: Trek to Zhongdo and drive to Purand / Hilsa (3800m/12464ft)

  • Early morning we start our trek to Zhongdo. Today trekking is quite easy and flat, after 3 hours, we reach Zhongdo and the Coach will pick us up and drive to Purang / Hilsa depending on the circumstances.
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Day 10: Fly to Simikot – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu

  • early morning we get ready to fly by helicopter to Simikot. Flight will take 20 minutes to reach Simikot and continue fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.
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Day 11

  • Today is the final day of this Kailash tour. we drop you to airport for final departure, according to your flight schedule. And fly back to sweet home.

Note: Itinerary are subject to change due to unavaidable circumstances and the extra cost occurred has to be paid by the clients.

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February 1, 2017

Excellent service and we’ll organised by gochoppers…keep it up

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