Kailash Manasarovar Yatra is known for its religious value, cultural significance, physical beauty and thrilling nature. It is undertaken by hundreds of people every year. Holding significance for the Hindus as the abode of Lord Shiva, it holds religious importance also for the Jains and the Buddhists.
Starts at ₹ 1,80,000 Or $ 2571 USD Per Person
Note: NRI Yatri will be pay 450 USD Extra Cost Visa & Permit
Upon arrival in Lucknow. We meet you at the airport or train station then transfer to Nepalgunj. The
drive takes about 5 hours to reach Nepalgunj. Over Night stay
Lucknow to Nepalgunj Drive 180 km | 5 hours.
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
our baggage then walk down to the airport and board on the helicopter. The flight from Simikot to Hilsa takes
about 25 minutes (one way) only. Flight route passes through deep Karnali River-gorge and narrow remote
valleys, where weather normally turns windy & cloudy from late morning onward.
We operate Euro copter (B3) that can carry only 5 persons + 10 kg luggage (per person) at a time. Since
helicopter has limited capacity to carry, WE STRONGLY REQUEST YOU NOT TO CARRY EXCESS
WEIGHT.After all group members shifted to Hilsa we will cross the border then drive to Taklakot 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 from Simikot we can’t cross the border and proceed to Taklakot The drive
from Hilsa to Taklakot takes about 45 minutes and the driving is about 27 k.m. Over Night Stay
Nepalgunj to Simikot flight 45 minutes 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 Celsius, night time 4 to 6 Degree Celsius. Climatic condition Generally cloudy &
Simikot to Hilsa by helicopter | 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 4025m / 13202fts.
Expected temperature day time 22 to 28 degree Celsius/night time up to -3 degree Celsius. General climatic
condition mild windy & dry air
Today we will rest in Taklakot for acclimatization purpose. It is vitally important to be properly
acclimatized to perform circumambulation (Parikrama) around the holy mountain. Also it is for your safety
As usual after having morning meal we pack our belongings then board on the vehicle and proceed to
Lake manasarovar. Right from the beginning, the highway commences making gradual ascend. On the way
we stop for 10 minutes to take the first glimpse of Kailash from Rawantal (raksas Tal ) before reaching Lake
But, we keep continue our journey for a circumambulation (Parikrama) around the lake. Some of our
staff will stop in the western shore (Chiugompa) of Lake Manasarovar.We are all yatris going to manas
parikrama on Bus. On the way we will stop in a nice place where we make holy dip and perform pooja &
Homa After finishing all these activities Now finish our pooja and hawan ,drive to darchen Over Night Stay
Taklakot to Lake Manasarovar 88 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.
Today is the highlighted day of our journey. The most exciting part, sacred circumambulation around
Kailash, commences today from Yama Dwara. Morning, after breakfast, we depart from lake strand to Yama
Dwara (also called ‘Tarboche’ in Tibetan) that demands approximately one & half hour to reach from Lake
Manasarovar. As per the rule, we should make a brief halt in Darchen for having permit from local Police and
Army officials. Our trek starts from Yama Dwara where our Yaks, porters and horses are waiting. Those who
are trekking on feet can instantly proceed for Deraphuk; rest of members should commence their journey
after allocating their horse/s and porter/s. The Total walk to Deraphuk is for 4 to 5 hours but the timing
depends on your own pace. The route is quite easy, flat but mild ascend. Due to its extreme elevation, we feel
tired while walking and need to have break very frequently. Over Night Stay.Over Night Stay
Lake Manasarovar to Yama Dwara 45 km | 1 hour drive. Yama Dwar TO Deraphuk 10 km | 5 – 6 hour trek.
Elevation of Deraphuk 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.
Today you have to cross a significant distance through the rugged portion of the trail around the
mount Kailash before reaching Zutulpahuk. From Deraphuk, we should start very early. Right from the
beginning, the trail leads you rapidly up however in between it turns into flat with gentle ascend. Up to
Dolma-La (5600 m.), the path keeps you taking up & up. Dolma La is the highest point of this journey. From
this onward onward the trail leads you all the way down to the valley floor. This particular portion of the trek
is a rapid incline and the track is full of boulders and screes, so one should pay continue attention while
While descending from Dolma La we will pass alongside a small glacial pool, which is almost frozen
during May through September. This is Gaurikunda. The legend of this pool is connected with Mata Parvati,
the consorts of lord Shiva. Once we make descend journey to the valley floor the trail becomes flat & easy up
to the Zutulphuk.
Overnight ….Deraphuk to Zutulphuk 21 km | 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
Undoubtedly today is the most hectic day of your journey. You, yet to go for another 06 km walk to
accomplish the circumambulation then drive all the way to Taklakot. As usual after morning meals you will
pack up your belongings then be ready to move on to Darchen. It requires presumably 3 hours to reach the
ending point of this trail where our vehicle is waiting to fetch you up. After assembling all group members
you will board on vehicle and proceed for Taklakot. Overnight
Zutulphuk to trek ending point 08 km, 3 hours. Trek ending point to Taklakot 105 km, 2 hours.
It takes 45 minutes to reach Hilsa where you have to go through the immigration formalities. From
Taklakot a military person will accompany the group to escort towards Hilsa. After having luggage checked
and going through some formalities again in the boarder you will cross over the suspension bridge of Karnali
river then enter into the territory of Nepal then fly to Simikot, If weather is clear we will reach Nepalgunj
within 9 a.m. The flight takes about 45 minutes to reach Nepalgunj from Simikot. We meet you at the airport
& transfer to Lucknow. The drive takes about 5 hours. From Lucknow, you will catch your flight to your
onward destination Over Night Stay Nepalgunj Optional
Taklakot to Hilsa boarder 27 km, 45 minutes. Hilsa to Simikot flight by Helicopter 25 minutes. Simikot to
Nepalgunj: 45 minutes flight.
Starts at ₹ 1,75,000 Or $ 2500 USD Per Person
Note: NRI Yatri will be pay 450 USD Extra Cost Visa & Permit