Kailash Mansarover by Helicopter, from Lucknow

Rs 180000

(Starting price per person)

  • 11D/10N

  • states:India, Nepal, Tibat, China
  • Visit cities:Lucknow, Nepalgunj,Simikot, Hilsa, Taklakot,Mansarover

Destinations & Night Stays

Kailash Mansarover with Helicopter, 10 nights 11 days

Our guests need Chinese Visa for entering Tibet. For Tibet only group visa is issued by the Chinese Authority. For visa procedure we must need copy of your passport at least 45 days prior to the commencing your trip. You may send it us through email to our official email address.

We do visa procedure from Kathmandu. We need your original passport with two passport size photos and home address detail on the arrival day of your Kathmandu.

Notes to be considered for Chinese (Tibet) Visa


All arrangements within Tibet are solely at the discretion of China Tibet Tourism Bureau, a government organization and we have no control over the quality of facilities.

Check List of Packing

The following list is suggested to pack for KailashMansarovar Tour. Please use this list as a guideline. Adjustments to the list can be done according to your needs and interests.


Thermal trousers 

Under Garments 

Lightweight cotton long loose fitting pants 


Light and weight thermal tops 

Fleece jacket or pullover 

Down jacket 

Lightweight gloves wool or fleeced 

Thick, warm wool hiking socks 

Hiking shoes with spare laces 

Running shoes or sandals with back strap for evening 


Daypack Bag (30-40L) 

Sleeping Bags

Torch or headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries 

Basic First Aid Kit 

Prescription drugs if you may be taking daily 

Trekking Poles/ sticks 

Refillable water bottle – Min 1 Litre 

Swim wear for bath at Mansarovar (if you need) 

Sun hat 

Sunglasses with UV protection + retainer (thread / chain)

 Personal Hygiene / Toiletry

Light weight towel 

Tissue /toilet roll 

Wet wipes / Body wipes 

Anti bacterial hands wash 

Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable) 

Soap (preferably biodegradable) 


Foot powder / cream 

Multi Nail clippers / Swiss army knife 

Face and body moisturizer 

Sunscreen and lip balm 

Small hand mirror 

Wide tooth comb / brush (especially for women)


Reading/writing material 

Camera & Binoculars 

Bed sheet (if you need your own) 

Shawl / Thin fleece blanket 

Protein bars, chocolate, dried fruits, candies, snack, readymade foods 

Umbrella or Rain Suits 

Pooja Samagri according to your tradition

First Aid Medical Kit


Day 1

ARRIVAL IN Lucknow. Your arrival in Lucknow. Our representative will meet you & greet you at the airport, then transfer to hotel. Rest of the day, free. Evening, tour orientation program.. Overnight at hotel.

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 2

Proceed to Nepalgunj by road. Arrive in Nepalgunj. On arrival briefing on Kailash Manasarovar Yatra and completing formalities with final preparations.

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 3

FLY NEPALGUNJ TO SIMIKOT. Early morning, at 5.00 a.m., transfer to Nepalgunj airport for your flight to Simikot. The flight between Nepalgunj and Simikot takes about an hour. The air route to Simikot passes over the remote mountain region of Nepal where whether often gets cloudy and notorious. Generally, the weather in the mountain area, in the morning, is calm and clear. This is the reason why we should fly to Simikot early morning. Simikot is situated at an altitude of 2910 m., this is an ideal place to make a night halt for acclimatization motive. Simikot has a STOL airport (Short Take Off and Landing) where only small aircraft can go. The aircraft, we fly from Nepalgunj, can carry only 15 people at a time. We stay overnight in Simikot for acclimatization. – Overnight Sunvalley Resort or Nepal Trust Guesthouse (Dormitory room & common bath room). – Nepalgunj to Simikot flight: 1 hour. – Aircraft type: Dronier or Twin otter – Carrying capacity: Only 16 people at a time. – Elevation of Simikot: 2910 m/9545 fts. – Expected temperature: day time: 18 to 25 degree

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 4

SIMIKOT – HILSA – TAKLAKOT Early morning, after breakfast, you will pack up our baggage then trek down to the airport and board on the helicopter. The helicopter flight from Simikot to Hilsa takes about 25 minutes (one way) only. The flight route passes through deep Karnali River-gorge and narrow remote valleys, where weather normally turns windy & cloudy from late morning onward. So, we try to operate more shuttle flights early in the morning and bring all group members to Hilsa. We operate Euro copter (B3) that can carry only 5 persons + 10 kg luggage at a time. Since, helicopter has limited capacity to carry, we request you not to carry any unnecessary stuff. We use two helicopters at a time, so we can airlift our group members to Hilsa as soon as possible. After all group members shifted to Hilsa by helicopter, you will cross the border then drive to Taklakot, 3830m (Purang). As per the visa rule of the Chinese government, all group members should enter together and exit together. So, until and unless all members do not come to Hilsa, no one can cross the border. The drive from Hilsa to Taklakot takes about 45 minutes. The driving distance is about 27 kms. After completing the immigration formalities, overnight stay at Purang hotel. – Simikot to Hilsa: by helicopter – Flight duration: 25 minutes – Carrying capacity: 5 persons + 10 kg baggage each. – Hilsa to Chinese immigration (Sher): only 10 minutes walk. – Sher to Taklakot: 27 km, 45 minutes drive by Bus. – Elevation of Taklakot: 4025 m. /13202 fts. – Expected temperature: day time: 22 to 28 degree Celsius/night time:- up to -3 degree Celsius. – General climatic condition: mild windy

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 5

TAKLAKOT TO LAKE MANSAROVAR As usual, after having morning meal, we pack our belongings, then board on the vehicle and be ready to move towards Lake manasarovar. Right from the begining, the highway commences making gradual ascend. The road still keeps ascending up to the high pass that lies before Rakshaslake. The lake ‘Rakshas’ represents the devil force. This is where Ravana, ‘the mighty King of Lanka’, had performed a penance to lord Shiva for 5000 years. We will take a brief halt at the shore of lakeRakshash, soak in views and take pictures; then continue our journey towards Lake Manasarovar. We check in to the Guesthouse of Lake Manasarovar (Chiugompa) then walk to the lakeshore for having sacred dip and performing pooja. After pooja, we will have afternoon meal; board on the vehicle then set off for circumambulation around the lake. The entire circumference of the lake is presumably 102 km, and it demands a minimum two hours to accomplish this part of the journey. – Overnight in guesthouse. – Taklakot to Lake Manasarovar: 102 km, one &half hour. – Elevation of Lake Manasarovar: 4550 m. /14,925 fts – Expected temperature: day time: 22 to 32 degree Celsius; night time:- -3 to -4 degree. – Climatic condition: windy.

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 6

Yatrees can perform Hawan and Puja on the banks of Lake Manasarovar. Late afternoon, drive to Darchen, 35km. Prepare porters and animal packs for next 3 days trek. Overnight in local Guest House

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 7

This day marks the beginning of the walking around the sacred mountain of Kailash (6714 m) also known as “Parikrama”. The Yatrees will be taken to Yamadwar, the starting point of Kora, from Darchen which is 7 kms drive and then trek to Diraphuk (4920 m). Those Yatrees who cannot undertake the arduous Parikrama can stay back at Diraphuk. Yatrees can walk or opt for Yak or horse during the Parikrama. Yatrees can witness the magnificient Northern view of Kailash Parvat and the beautiful sunset. Please Note: We should make a brief halt in Darchen because some travel documents obtained from local Police and Army officials as well as we have to make group entry in the region. – Overnight at Guest house for normal program or tented accommodation with tented toilet facilties for exclusive program. – Lake Manasarovar to Yama Dwara: 45 km, 1 & half hour drive. – Yama Dwar – Diraphuk (10 kms-12 kms approx): 5 – 6 hours trek. – Elevation of Diraphuk: 4920 m/16,138 fts -Expected temperature: day time:-12 to 18 degree Celsius/night time: -5 to -8 degree. – Average climatic condition: windy and partly cloudy & rainy.

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 8

Parikrama continues on this day, this is one of the toughest days for the Yatrees, as they have to trek up to Dolma La pass (5648 m) and Gauri Kund (5630 m). Light lunch will be provided on the way. We will arrive at Zuthulphuk in the evening. Overnight stay at the mud house for a well deserved rest. – Overnight mudhouse/tented accommodation for exclusive program with tented toilet facilities. – Diraphuk to Zutulphuk: 18 kms-20 kms (8 – 9 hours trek). – The highest point to cross over: Dolma La pass (5600 m/18,368 fts) – Elevation of Zutulphuk: 4820 m/15,810 fts. – Expected temperature: 14 to 22 degree Celsius/ night time: -3 to -5 degree. – Average climatic condition: windy

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 9

This day will be relatively easier to walk back to Darchen, compared to the earlier day. The Yatrees will be accommodated in the guest house for overnight stay at Darchen.

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 10

Drive back to Purang, 100kms. Yatrees can be done at Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshas on the way back. Overnight at Purang hotel (B)

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 11

On the next morning we drive down to the border (Sher) and exit to Nepal (B) and fly back to Nepalgunj anddrive back to Lucknow. .

Meals Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Please Note

  • All meals are provided by Anjil India Tours in case the flight reaches the stipulated destination early morning or leaves destination late in the evening.
  • In case if any sightseeing is not done due to weekly closure, an alternative sightseeing will be done for the same.
  • The tour price mentioned for this tour is for Indian nationals only.
  • For NRIs or foreign nationals, the tour price is different and is available with the sales executive.
  • NRIs and Foreign nationals please ensure proper identity is conveyed to booking executive at the time of booking and all details along with passport copies are handed over to the booking executive.
  • You need not worry about paying the single supplement charges, even if you are joining the tour solo. Anjil India Tours gives you a Guaranteed Twin Sharing on your hotel accommodation for Women’s Special Tours. But in case you need a single occupancy that can always be made available
  • Under unavoidable circumstances itineraries may be changed or reversed, however all inclusions in the itinerary will remain same.

Reporting & Dropping Points for Guests

Reporting Point Dropping Point
Lucknow Lucknow/ Kathmandu

Note:Tour manager will meet as per the above designated points.Kindly reconfirm the details with our travel advisor 1 week prior to departure.

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