Kailash Mansarovar Heli tour takes you to the Holy place in Tibet. Mount Kailash is more than just a mountain. It's a legend and symbol of faith for devotees. This Kailash tour is for every devotee who wants to behold the holy mountain of Kailash and get blessings. Magnificent Mount Kailash which stands 6,638 tall is more than just a mountain. It is a legend and symbol of faith for every devotee. The mountain is located int he Himalayan mountain ranges of remote Southwestern corner of Tibet. This mountain is very popular among the pilgrimage of Hindu, Buddhist, Bon, and Jain.
Hindu believe that their supreme god, Lord Shiva resides here. Thousands of Pilgrims visit holy Mount Kailash to worship and pray. Kailash Mansarovar Heli tour is specifically designed for religious people who want to visit Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Lake. However, this tour is not just for pilgrimage but for those enthusiasts who want to see Tibet and its beautiful views and panorama.
Mount Kailash lies in the west corner of Tibet and is locally known as Mt. Meru. The founder of Bon religion, Tonpa Shenrab is believed to be moved down from Heaven in this Mountain Meru. Mount Kailash is also believed as the home of Buddha Demchok who represents the supreme bliss according to Tantric Buddhists. Mount Kailash is also known as Meru Parvat or Sumeru in Jainism. The mountain named Ashtapada, which lies next to Mt. Kailash is the site where the first Jain, Rishabhadev attained spiritual liberation.
Kailash Mansarovar Heli tour is truly the lifetime memories for anyone to experience the divinity and the stunning sceneries. This tour package by Swotah Travel and adventure mainly focuses on the easy access to Mt. Kailash for its clients. Kailash Mansarovar Heli tour is 11 day trip package, after arriving in Kathmandu, we fly to Nepalgung to Talkot and drive to Mansarovar for Mount Kailash Parikrama(round trip to Mt. Kailash).
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5800 m/ 19028.9ft
Kailash Mansarovar is a Scared Himalaya Mountain Situated in Tibet.
According to Skanda Puran (Supreme Hindu Text), it is stated that Kailash Mansarovar is supreme mountains where God Shiva dwells and is residential Himalaya home of Shiva.
Tibetan Buddhists profess that Kailash is the home of the Buddha Demchok who symbolizes supreme harmony.
The Tibetan religion of ‘Bon’ believes Mount Kailash as their spiritual seat of power.
In Jainism, Kailash referred to as Mount Ashtapada, is the place where the creator of their faith, Rishabhadeva, attained freedom from the cycle of life and rebirth.
In Hinduism, Lake Mansarovar is a personification of purity and one who drinks water from the lake will go to the abode of Shiva after death.
Why this Trip
Kailash is the ultimate pilgrimage for Hindus and Jains all over the world and is highly accoladed by religious people. This trip is also called spiritual by many religious gurus.
•We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
•What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible
Foreign Passport Holders need to arrive at Kathmandu 03 Working days before the fixed dates (Day 01 in the itinerary) for the Chinese Visa (Saturday and Sunday are not considered as working days).1. A charge of 10% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 25 days of the departure date.2. A charge of 25% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 20 days of the departure date.3. A charge of 50% will be applied for any cancellation made prior to 10 days of the departure date. 4. No refund for any cancellation made thereafter.5. Verbal cancellation will not be entertained.
Dreaming about finding your true self in all those giant mountains, you will be landing in our compact yet hospitable airport. We will be receiving you at the airport and escorting to our office for the detail discussion of the tour. Shortly after that you can breathe and relax at the hotel and we will gather together for a hearty dinner soon.
Kathmandu Valley is an ancient city with diverse cultures and traditions. It has a significant part in the history of Nepal. Home to 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, it has been chosen as a cultural and historical site of study and excursions throughout history. We’ll observe some of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu throughout the day. Nepalgunj lies in the western part of Nepal which is the gateway to Simikot of Humla. The town itself is a very interesting place with Hindu and Muslim cultures. After reaching to Nepalgunj, we will be able to see its differences and beauty. Sightseeing in Nepalgunj includes Mini Zoo, Muslim Bazaar and different cultures of Hindus and Muslims. We will be staying at the hotel there and prepare for the next day flight to Simikot. Overnight in Nepalgunj;
Early morning after breakfast we will take a brief flight to Simikot. After resting for a while we will take the helicopter ride to Hilsa for about 2 minutes long having the weight limit of 12kg. Since it is a group visa and everyone have to enter Tibet side in one group so we make sure that all people gather together before we depart to Taklakot (3900m). Weather conditions can change the day plan, so better be prepared. Overnight at Taklakot;
After breakfast, we drive to Mansarovar Lake. It’s about 2 and a half hours of a beautiful relaxing drive of 110 km on the highest plateau in the world. Before reaching Mansarovar Lake we see Rakshyas Tal from the way. On this day, you have the first sight of holy Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar. We can also take a holy bath at Mansarovar Lake.Overnight at the guesthouse; (At Mansarovar, travellers who want Mt. Kailash Parikarma with horses and porters will have to confirm with our guide beforehand so that he can arrange all before starting the parikrama)
In the morning, we drive near to Yama Dwar via Darchen. It’s a 45 km drive of about 1 hr and 45 min. Here we will meet our yaks and yak men. We will load all logistics on yaks and start Parikrama, visit Yama Dwar on the way. The first day of Kora is a gradual walking of about 5 hours. From the way, we have the view of the West Face of Kailash. On this day, we halt at Dirapuk for overnight. From Dirapuk, we have a view of the North Face of Kailash in a distance;
Early morning trek uphill Dolmala Pass. It takes about 4 to 5 hours of gradual walk. After reaching the top of the pass 5800m, we then trek down to the valley floor. It takes another 4 to 5 hours of gradual walk. After crossing Dolmala when we move down we see Gauri Kunda. This day is the longest and toughest day of Parikrama. So be prepared in mind accordingly. Dinner & overnight at the guesthouse;
This is the last day of Parikarma. After breakfast, we trek down about 10 km with the winding gradual track which will take us around 3 hours and arrive at the place called Chongdo. Our transport will pick us up and drive to Purang for about 5 hours. Our night halt will be at Hilsa.
For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek, we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, and whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the tour hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
Kailash Manasarovar Tour is specifically designed for religious people who want to visit mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. However, this tour is not just for pilgrimage but for those enthusiasts who want to see Tibet and it’s beautiful views and panorama. Kailash is the ultimate pilgrimage for Hindus and Jains all over the world and is highly accolade by the religious people. This trip is also called spiritual by many religious gurus.
Yes, Nepal can boast as one of the safest country in South Asia for women. You will find people very friendly and respectful towards foreigners especially towards women. As this tour is not so hard to finish, it is mostly done. You won’t be having any difficulty while doing this tour.
We make sure to take security measures during the trip to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life in mountains. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
There are plenty of water stations where you can easily get drinking water. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you in case you need it for yourself. You have to buy it for yourself.
We use private transportation for sightseeing inside Kathmandu Valley. We fly to Nepalgunj and helicopter ride to Hilsa and Simikot. We use private transportation as per comfort of the client.We do pick up and drop from starting point till the end on private car/ jeep.
Kailash Manasarovar Tour can be done every season excluding monsoon season. March, April, September and October are the best time to do this tour although in winter it’s difficult to trek in snow and harsh cold.
Before coming to Nepal, make sure that you are covered by insurance policy for the altitude of 5500 meters. In the case of any emergency like altitude sickness, dehydration or any medical conditions, ask your tour leader/guide to contact us as soon as possible so that we can manage/arrange helicopter for the rescue. Then you will be transferred to hospital for the treatment.
Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants for at lower altitudes. Weather at high altitude is unpredictable so carry a light weight waterproof jacket along with thick down jacket, pant and thermal inner wear to escape severe cold. Needless to say that, good shoes are very important for trekking in rough and snowy terrain, so invest on good quality shoes or rent it from us in a minimum price. As you are trekking in remote village, try to wear modest clothes to quickly gel up with the local people without hesitation.
All our guides are trekking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the trip route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
You can charge your electronics in the hotel where you stay and spend your nights by paying minimum amount. While trekking in higher lands, you need to pay for charging the electronics upon request to the guesthouse owner. The best idea always is to bring your own power bank with you. It's easier and cheaper.
Yes, you will get telephone service which is available in the hotel you will be staying at inside the Kathmandu Valley. While during the trip, you can make local and international call from the telephone that is provided by the guesthouse owner after paying him certain amount. In case of emergency, you can also ask your guide for his/her help.
If you need extra day, you will need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to the tour can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guide’s schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all. So, we really do not recommend this to our clients unless there is an emergency case. But it is true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
Before coming to Nepal, make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the tour without any complication.
To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.