9 Nights Itinerary Covering: Kathmandu - NepalGunj - Simikot - Purang - Mansarovar - Parikrama - Diraphuk - Zhulthulphuk - Darchen - Hilsa - Simikot - Kathmandu
Tour to Mount Kailash holds special significance for pilgrims from all over the world because of its linking to the holy trinity of Lord Shiva. According to legends, the Lord Shiva resided on Mount Kailash, and used to meditate here.
The 10-day Kailash Mansarovar yatra by helicopter packages have been designed for scrupulously ensuring that guests get a chance to visit some of the major holy destinations in India including Mansarovar Lake, which is believed to contain holy water that washes of all the lifetime’s sins and Pashupatinath temple which is a celebrated Lord Shiva temple.
The tour starts from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu from where you will be taken to your hotel with your tour representative provided by us. After reaching the hotel, check in, take a bath, get fresh, have your lunch and take some rest. The evening is meant to be spent at leisure. Have your dinner and enjoy the overnight stay in the hotel.
Wake up the next morning, get fresh, have your breakfast and get ready for a sightseeing excursion in Kathmandu. Enjoy the visit to Baudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Budhanilkantha Temple. Return to hotel for a quick lunch and then reach domestic airport to board flight for NepalGunj. After reaching Nepalgunj, you will be escorted to your hotel. Check in the hotel, get fresh, have your dinner and enjoy the overnight stay in the hotel.
Morning fly to Simikot (3000m) by fixed wing, Fly to Hilsa (3700 m.) by Helicopter then cross the boarder drive to purang (3800 m.) overnight at Hotel.
Purang full day acclimatization.
Wake up the next morning, get fresh, have your breakfast, and get ready for the road journey to Lake Mansarovar. Enjoy the midway halt at Rakshas Taal and enjoy the serene surroundings of Rakshas Taal with Mount Kailash in the background. Enjoy the swim in the Lake and then feast on your lunch. After lunch, get ready for the jeep journey to Lake Mansarovar for circumambulation. Return to your guest house/Tibetan Dharamshala for dinner and an overnight stay.
Wake up the next morning, get refresh, have a quick breakfast and head directly to Asthapad in Darchen. Enjoy the sightseeing excursions at Asthapad and then drive to Yama Dwar., where your group will be divided into two subgroups. Those who decided to go for Parikrama trek will head to Diraphuk from Yama Dwar while the rest will return to Darchen and enjoy the hospitality of the guesthouse till the other group return from Parikrama. Spend an overnight stay in a guesthouse at Diraphuk.
Wake up the next morning, get refresh, have a quick breakfast and head to trekking tour to Dolma-La Pass which is the toughest and steepest route throughout the journey. Enjoy viewing the The holy Gauri Kund Lake, located just beyond Dolma-La Pass. From there you will trek downhill towards Zhulthulphuk valley. From there you will be taken back to Darchen where you will be joined by the other sub-group. Spend an overnight stay after having your dinner at the guesthouse.
Wake up the next morning, have your breakfast, and aboard the land cruiser for the road journey drive downwards to Hilsa. After reaching Hilsa, you will be taken to a guesthouse. Relax at the guesthouse, and enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at Hilsa.
Wake up the next morning, get fresh, have your breakfast and aboard the helicopter to fly back to Simikot. Avail the flight to NepalGunj from Simikot and then from Simkot to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, you will be escorted to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay after you check in the hotel.
Wake up the next morning, get fresh, have a quick breakfast, and get ready to head back to Tribhuvan International Airport to board flight to your onward destination.