This is the exclusive Kailash & Manasarovar pilgrimage route that is meant for those who have ardent desire to pay obeisance to Lord Shiva but due to the paucity of time, are unable to take the standard route that takes more than two weeks. Taking acclimatization into account, this trip takes 9 days. However, it can be customized as per individual requirements. The major part of the journey id covered by specially chartered helicopter.
08 Nights/ 09 Days
Places to Visit:
Lucknow / Kathmandu - Nepalgunj
- Hilsa - Manasarovar - Tarboche - Zutulphuk
- Dolma Pass - Manasarovar - Hilsa - Nepalgunj -
Arrival Lucknow either by train or flight directly transfer to Nepalgunj by Car (approx three and half hour drive) or Kathmandu / Nepalgunj by scheduled flight. Overnight stay at Hotel in Nepalgunj
Early Morning fly to simikot / Hilsa / Shera border by Chartered helicopter. 30 minutes trek and board the awaiting jeeps and drive for 45 mins to the town of Taklakot, Overnight Guest house.Day for acclimatization.
Day for acclimatization
Drive to Manasarovar (3hrs). Overnight in Tents/Guest House.
Full day on Holy banks of Manasarovar. Yatris will perform Manasarovar Parikrama by Jeeps. Dinner and overnight at Guest House/Tents.
After early breakfast, depart to Tarboche (starting point for Kailash Parikrama). Trek to Driraphuk (12 km. / 7 - 8 hrs). Packed Lunch. Dinner and overnight camp / Guest House
After early breakfast, start trekking to Zutulphuk via Dolma Pass (highest point of entire journey, 5750 m). The distance is 18 km with approximate time taken 9 - 10 hrs. Packed Lunch. Dinner and overnight camp / Guest House.
After early breakfast, trek further for 10 km. (4 - 5 hrs) to arrive at the ending point of Parikrama where jeeps shall be waiting to drive the pilgrims back to Manasarovar for last puja and holy bath and then finally proceed for the overnight stay at Taklakot. Overnight at Guest House.
Proceed to Hilsa by jeep and then fly back to Nepalgunj & Drive back to Lucknow for onward destinations.
Above tour is organized from May till September
Starting point of the tour is Nepalgunj reaching Via Lucknow / Kathmandu. Total duration is 09 Days.
Tailor made Itinerary suiting only for groups will be made as on request.
For above tour Individual booking are taken as per fixed departure Dates.
Mode of transportation
* Lucknow - Nepalgunj - Lucknow will be done by a Car.
* Nepalgunj - Hilsa - Nepalgunj will be done by Chartered Helicopter.
* From the first border town (Shera) of Tibet, the transfers to and from will be done by Toyota Landcruisers.
* Only Kora of Mt. Kailash is to be performed on foot. Take two & a half day ( 42 Kms).
Accommodation & all meals are inclusive. accommodation will be provided in Hotels/Guest houses OR Tents as per available facility.
Very few medical facility is available in Tibet. That too is very distantly located. Our Guide having certificate of paramedic courses will accompany the group, who take care of only few Medical issues at High altitudes. Personal Medical kit & medicines are recommended.
Tibetan Guide will accompany the group, Supported by Tour Leader from India Or Nepal.
Tour Cost 135,000 Per Person.
USD 150 extra for foreign national.
The above tour cost includes
* Accommodation from Day 1 to Day 8.
* Helicopter Charter charges Nepalgunj - Hilsa - Nepalgunj sector.
* Advance Camping Arrangements in Hilsa / Taklakot for acclimatisation.
* Chinese Visa, Tibet Permit and Kailash Permit. Nepal Permit (Humla), Officers fee, Sherapa supporting staff, Nepalese Tour Leader, Tibetan Local Guide.
* 4 Wheel Drive Jeeps. Accommodation and meals throughout the tour.
The tour cost excludes
Emergency evacuations/Rescue, if required.
Any expenses of personal nature and NOT
included in the “tour cost includes” section
above, are additional.
Permissions and other official formalities
No Permission is required from the Indian or the Nepalese Govt.
To Undertake this tour all yatris should have valid passports.
Tibetan Permits & Chinese Visa are required for this tour, which is included in the Tour cost.
Medical Fitness certificate (issued by registered medical practitioner) is needed.
Click here Kailash Yatra Fixed Departure Dates 2010