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8 Days Lucknow to Lucknow Mount Kailash Helicopter Yatra is one of the best Yatra . In this busy world devoted of Lord Shiva are eager to go to have Darshan of Mount Kailash by heart but due to short holiday and limited budget they are unable to go .So giving concentrate on time limit and budget we Miteri Nepal international Trekking Pvt.Ltd offers this excursion in April,May, June, July, August and September which are the best time for Darshan. The main attraction of this journey is to have a Parikrima of Mount Kailash,Lake Mansarovar,Yama Dwar,Rakshes Tal ,dipping in the Holy Lake Mansarovar and have Puja.
Day 01: Lucknow - Nepalgunj
Morning at our representing time you have to arrive at Bus station in the lucknow or at airport as per our discussion point. The driving distance from Lucknow to Nepalgunj is 5-5:30 hrs . Upon arrival at station you will be receive by our driver then transfer to Nepalgunj. On arrival at hotel you will be check in and free for refresh. In the evening, our Tour Leader will brief you shortly about this trip and at the same time we will distribute duffel bags and all.
Overnight at hotel in Nepalgunj. ( Dinner)
Day 02: Nepalgunj-Simikot (by aircraft) - Hilsa (by helicopter) drive to Taklakot
Crack of dawn, you should be ready to go to the airport for your flight to Simikot.
Normally, the flight of Simikot leaves at around 6.00 am, if the weather is clear in all places (Nepalgunj, en route and Simikot). Delay by an hour OR two is quite normal in this sector. So, passengers are requested not be panic. The flight requires about an hour to reach Simikot. Our representative in Simikot will guide for completing immigration formalities and then arrange charter helicopter to fly Hilsa (Nepal border), our local representative in Hilsa will receive you and lead to his house (tea shop). Here, you have to halt until all group members arrive. Travellers are requested to have patient and let us arrange everything smoothly because we have to wait our Tibetan guide to come border to receive us along with all permit and military formalities which may takes few time to receive us. After we cross the border to Tibet and it takes about an hour to reach Taklakot (Purang - 3700 m.) by drive from Sher (China border).
Overnight Hotel Purang (triple sharing room with attached bathroom).
⎫ Nepalgunj to Simikot: 1 hour (by Twin otter aircraft OR Dronier aircraft with 18 seats)
⎫ If the weather is not good in Simikot OR en route to Simikot, the flight will be canceled
⎫ Simikot to Hilsa: 15 minutes by B2 (Euro copter) Helicopter with 5 or 6 seats
⎫ Hilsa to Sher trek: 10 minutes
⎫ Sher to Taklakot drive: 1 hour by bus
Day 03: Free Day for Acclimatization
Today you will rest in Taklakot (Purang) for acclimatization with light walking around Taklakot town to adjust your body with Tibet climate.As we all know that accalimization is also equally importatnt to the traveller who are travelling from to temperature to cold . Overnight Hotel in Purang (triple sharing room with attached bathroom)(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Day 04: Purang - Lake Manasarovar (Chiu Gompa) – 4,560M.
After the early breakfast you will depart for Lake Manasarovar (4560 m- Chui Gompa).Today is the most important day of our trip because we will reach at our destiny ,Hold Mt.Kailash . The driving distance between Taklakot Mansarovar is approximately 2 hours . On the way, we will take a short break in Rakshas Taal (Lake Ravana) to see the beautiful views of Rakshas Taal with back ground view of Holy Mount Kailash. Pilgrims can have a Puja & Hawan at the homage to Mt. Kailash & Manasarovar as per their own religious way in Lake Manasarovar. Overnight Guesthouse OR similar (all dormitory room) )(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Day 05: Yama Dwara Darshan -trek to Diraphuk (4920 m ,4-5hrs trek )
Morning drive to Yama Dwar (OR Serson, 10 kms / 4750m), the auspicious gateway to the Parikrama (circuit) around the Mt. Kailash. Yama Dwar is the place, from where the group, normally, splits in two parts. Some members will start Parikrama and some will return back to Darchen and wait for those members who have gone for Parikrama. Members who are joining Parikrama ,will start trekking from “Yama Dwar” to Diraphuk. The trail is quite easy & flat. You have to cross the river a couple of time, other than this, it is quite easy day today. Roughly, you will be crossing 14 km today and it takes around 5 hours. Members who are staying in the Dirapuk , After having Darshan from Yamadwar, you will be returning back to Darchen and wait for those who have gone for Parikrama. Overnight Guesthouse (basic accommodation with dormitory bed room) Overnight at Guest house (Dromatery room)
Day 06: Dirapuk-Zuthulphuk (4,780m) via Dolma La Pass (5600 m)
Early morning ,start uphill trekking to Dolma-La (5600 m).
Today is the tough day of this journey. The entire trail up to Dolma-La is acending steepy clif . The holiest water pool (glacial lake – Gauri Kunda) is just situated beyond the Dolma-La. This is the lake, people believe, where Parvati, the solemate of Lord Shiva takes bath. From Dolma-La the trail rapidly decending to the valley floor (Zuthulphuk). After making downhill trek to the valley (the next side of the high pass), the trek up to Zuthulphuk Gomba requires another two hours. From the valley floor, the trail is flat all the way to Darchen. Today, you will be crossing approximately 22 km in 8 to 9 hours’ time. Overnight at Guest house (Dromatery room)
Day 07: Finish Trek near Darchen & Drive back to Purang and continue exit to Hilsa.
Today, is last day of your trek ,you will complete your trekking (Parikrama), near Darchen the trek period will be about 2 hours for 11 km distance and in the end trek where you will find our vehicles waiting to get along with your friends who did not do parikrama and transfer to Purang (2 hours journey). In Purang (Taklakot), all group members will be gathered and having quick lunch, then you will transfer to Sher border accompany by Military officer. After customs formalities, you will exit to Hilsa (Nepal Border) by crossing Suspension bridge of Karnali River. In Hilsa, your overnight stay will be very basic in local lodge with simple meals. Overnight Guesthouse - basic dormitory room.(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Day 08: Fly to Hilsa – Simikot (Heli) – Nepalgunj (fixed wing aircraft) - Lucknow
Early morning after breakfast you will be ready for Helicopter flight. Our Hilsa representative will assist you to board in Helicopter from Hilsa then brought back to Simikot. Upon arrival in Simikot our Simikot representative will meet you and will manage continue flight to Nepalgunj. Similarly, you will receive by our Nepalgunj representative and will manage for your onward destination to Lucknow as per available transportation at earliest possible.(Breakfast)
- Accommodation in 3 star hotel at Nepalgunj on twin sharing room basis.
- Accommodation in Guest house at Simikot and Tibet Part .
- Luxurious transportation from Lacknow –Nepalgunj-Lucknow by Bus/Jeep /Coach according to group size.
- All airport pick and drop .
- Nepalgunj- Simikot- Nepalgunj air tickets.
- Simikot- Hilsa- Simikot by Helicopter (only 5 or 6 persons 10 kg baggage per passneger).
- Domestic airport taxes in all sector.
- Tibet group visa and travel /trekking permits.
- Vegetarian meals during whole tour (breakfast, lunch & dinner).
- Transportation in Tibet by Bus Basis.
- Tour around Lake Manasarovar on green vehicle
- English speaking Tibetan guide.
- All necessary entrance fees
- Wages of staffs ,Sherpas and service charges .
- All necessary Kitchen & camping equipment
- Oxygen for emergency use
- Minor first aid services
- Humla restricted area permit & royalties .
- Porter charge in Hilsa (while going and coming back)
- All applicable government taxes in both Tibet and Nepal .
- Riding Horse during the Parikrama
- Your travel insurance
- Insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation (helicopter cost, hospital bill, vehicle bill etc.)
- Asthapad (it is banned to visit Asthapad)
- Personal expenses & bottled drinks
- Tip for guide & driver
- Extra accommodation charge in Nepalgunj, Simikot and Hilsa, if the flight canceled due to bad weather condition
- Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances
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