Kailash Helicopter Tour

Code: JTHK012
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Mount Kailash: Located in the western part of the Tibetan Plateau, Mount Kailash is a sacred peak in the Kailash Range of the Transhimalayas. It is considered holy by several religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Bon. Hindus believe it to be the abode of Lord Shiva, while Buddhists associate it with Buddha Demchok (also known as Chakrasamvara). The mountain is known for its unique four-sided summit and is revered for its spiritual significance, attracting pilgrims from around the world.

  1. Sacred Mountain: Mount Kailash is considered one of the most sacred mountains in the world. It is revered by Hindus as the abode of Lord Shiva, while Buddhists associate it with Buddha Demchok. The mountain is also considered holy in Jainism and Bon, making it a place of profound religious reverence.
  2. Unique Geological Formation: Mount Kailash stands out with its distinctive four-sided summit, which is shaped like a perfectly symmetrical pyramid. This natural formation adds to the mountain’s mystique and draws admiration from visitors.
  3. Pilgrimage Destination: Mount Kailash is a significant pilgrimage site for multiple religions. Hindus undertake the challenging Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, a pilgrimage that involves circumambulating the mountain and visiting the nearby Lake Mansarovar. Buddhists also consider circumambulating the mountain a sacred act, and it is believed to bring spiritual merit.
  4. Spiritual Significance: The journey to Mount Kailash is regarded as a spiritually transformative experience. Pilgrims believe that by undertaking the arduous pilgrimage and circumambulating the mountain, they can attain spiritual purification, enlightenment, and blessings from the deities associated with the mountain.
  5. Natural Beauty: Mount Kailash is set amidst the pristine landscapes of the Tibetan Plateau. The mountain’s snow-capped peaks, rugged terrain, and the nearby Lake Mansarovar create a breathtaking natural environment that adds to the allure of the pilgrimage.
  6. Cultural Diversity: The pilgrimage to Mount Kailash attracts people from various countries and diverse cultural backgrounds. Pilgrims come together, share their beliefs, and experience a sense of unity and cultural exchange during the journey, contributing to a rich and vibrant atmosphere.

It’s important to note that Mount Kailash holds deep spiritual significance, and for many, it is a place of personal and religious devotion. The highlights mentioned here capture some of the aspects that make Mount Kailash a revered and captivating destination.

Cost Included:

-Arrival / departure transfers
-Twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj with breakfast -as per Kailash Helicopter tour itinerary
-Dormitory / twin / triple sharing guest house during Kailash tour.
Kathandu Tour
-All vegetarian meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner during kailash tour.
-Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu Flight.
-Nepalgunj-Simikot-Nepalgunj Flight.
-Charter Heli flight from Simikot-Hilsa-Simikot.
-Simikot trek permit fee.
-4WD or bus transfer on Kailash tour.
-English speaking Tibetan guide.
-Kailash tour staff such as Nepali team leader, cook and a strong sherpa helper
-Yaks & Yak-men for porter age during Kailash trek.
-All necessary travel permits.
-Tibet / China visa fee.
-First aid-kit.

Cost Not Included:
-Extra cost for accommodation, meals and hiring of extra transportation in case of delays due to any unforeseen reason.
-Travel Insurance.
-Evacuation cost for Heli rescue, medication in case of emergency of any kind of sickness.
-Expenses of personal nature like tips, porterage, laundry, beverages, pony hiring.
-Hot water spring bathing fee at Chui Gompa.
-Airfare to Kathmandu and back.
-All the cost not mention on the above cost includes.

DEPARTURE TIMEPlease arrive at least 2 hours before the departure.
BEST SEASONSeptember, October, November, Early December, March, April & May

While it’s not common to have helicopter tours specifically for Mount Kailash from Kathmandu, Nepal, it’s possible to arrange a customized helicopter tour with a private charter. Here’s a suggested itinerary for a Mount Kailash helicopter tour from Kathmandu:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital city.
  • Check into your hotel and spend the day at leisure.
  • Take this opportunity to explore Kathmandu and make any necessary preparations for the tour.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

  • Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, a city in southwestern Nepal.
  • Transfer to a hotel in Nepalgunj and rest for the day.
  • Meet with your tour operator to discuss the helicopter tour details and make final preparations.

Day 3: Nepalgunj to Simikot and Hilsa

  • Take a morning flight from Nepalgunj to Simikot, a small town in the remote Humla District.
  • From Simikot, board a chartered helicopter and fly to Hilsa, a border town between Nepal and Tibet (China).
  • Complete immigration and customs formalities at the border and continue to Purang (Taklakot), the first major town in Tibet.
  • Check into a hotel in Purang and acclimatize to the altitude.

Day 4: Acclimatization in Purang

  • Spend the day in Purang for acclimatization purposes.
  • Explore the town, visit local monasteries, and prepare for the journey ahead.
  • It’s crucial to take it easy and allow your body to adjust to the higher altitude.

Day 5: Helicopter Flight to Mount Kailash

  • Board the helicopter and embark on the flight to Mount Kailash.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking aerial views of the surrounding landscapes as you approach the sacred mountain.
  • Perform the circumambulation (parikrama) around Mount Kailash on foot, which typically takes two to three days.
  • Engage in spiritual activities, prayers, and immerse yourself in the serene and sacred atmosphere.

Day 6: Return to Purang and Nepalgunj

  • Complete the circumambulation around Mount Kailash and return to Purang.
  • From Purang, fly back to Hilsa and cross the border to Nepal.
  • Board a chartered helicopter from Hilsa to Simikot.
  • Fly from Simikot to Nepalgunj and transfer to your hotel for the night.

Day 7: Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

  • Fly from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu.
  • Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
  • Spend the rest of the day at leisure to relax, reflect on your journey, or explore more of Kathmandu.

Day 8: Departure

  • Depending on your departure schedule, you may have time for additional sightseeing or shopping in Kathmandu.
  • Depart from Kathmandu with wonderful memories of your Mount Kailash helicopter tour.

Please note that this is a general outline and the actual itinerary may vary based on your preferences, weather conditions, and other factors. It’s essential to consult with a reliable tour operator who specializes in Mount Kailash tours to arrange a personalized itinerary and ensure a safe and memorable experience.

Transport :

  • Private Transport for Airport pick up and drop off
  • Helicopter from Kathmandu Everest Kathmandu

Cancellation Policy :

  • If cancellations are made 24 hrs  before the trip, 10% of total cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • There will be a 100% charge for cancellations made at the last minute.

Confirmation Policy :

  • The customer receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of successful booking



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