Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter 9 Days

Overview

Mt Kailash (6638m) is a religiously significant peak in the Himalayan region. This mountain peak is the destination of thousands of pilgrims every year. Our Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter 9 Days is a beautiful tour package that takes you to the sacred destination in a safe and comfortable manner.

According to the mythologies, Kailash Parvat is the home of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati. This incredible mountain is a significant heritage in both Hinduism and Buddhism. Kailash Parvat is the home of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati. There you can find many religious and scenic landmarks, including the holy Lake Mansarovar and Lake Rakshastal.

This route to Mt Kailash is taken by hundreds of pilgrims every year. The location of Mt Kailash is a remote one and hence, you will take helicopters, flights, jeep drives, and treks to arrive at the destination. Travelers will have a great time exploring around these scenic landmarks.

Our Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter  journey starts from Lucknow as our team members will pick you up from the decided point. You will then drive to the Nepal Border and cross it to arrive at Nepalgunj. From Nepalgunj, you will take the flight to the Simikot.

After arriving at Simikot from Nepalgunj, we will take the helicopter flight to the Tibet-Nepal border. The beautiful flight will provide you with the best views of the Himalayas across the border. Finally, you will drive to the holy lake of Mansarovar for the Kailash Kora Circuit.

Lake Mansarovar translates as the lake of consciousness. Hence, dipping in the sacred waters is one of the major attractions of this pilgrimage tour. You can only circuit the mountain and not climb Mt Kailash as it is a sacred mountain and is prohibited.

There is a religious belief among the locals that if you complete the kora, all your sins get cleansed, and you will attain enlightenment or moksha. According to Buddhist beliefs, Lord Budha went through the holy route, spreading Buddhism across Tibet.

We provide you with the Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter 9 Days at a reasonable price. Read on to learn more about the trip, and book your trip now.

Trip Highlights

  • Awe-inspiring views of snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas
  • Pilgrimage of Mt. Kailash and performing Kailash Kora.
  • Observing Lake Mansarovar, Rakshastal, and others
  • Spectacular Kailash helicopter tour from Simikot to Hilsa
  • The opportunity for a cultural exploration of the region
  • Scenic drive along the hilly landscapes of the region
  • Incredible hospitality and warm welcome of the local people

Itinerary

Nepalgunj altitude: 150 m

Drive duration: 4-5 hrs

Drive distance: 200 km

Overnight: Nepalgunj

We will pick you up from the Lucknow location and then drive to Nepalgunj. The drive to Nepalgunj on a 200km route takes around 4-5 hrs. The trail will lead you through the scenic landmarks. After arriving at the destination of Nepalgunj, you will rest overnight.

Simikot altitude: 150 m

Flight duration: 30 minutes

Overnight: Simikot

The trail will lead you to the beautiful destination of Simikot. You will then take the scenic early morning flight, which takes around half an hour. The flight takes an early morning as the weather remains clear. The most outstanding views of the entire Himalayas region are stunning. At Simikot, you will rest overnight.

Hilsa altitude: 3800m

Drive duration: 1-2 hrs

Helicopter flight duration: 25 minutes

Overnight: Purang

The flight to the Hilsa on a helicopter takes place early in the morning. The helicopter trip is where you can observe the stunning Himalayan vista of the region. The helicopter trip takes around 20 minutes to arrive at Hilsa from Simikot.

You will drive to Purang from Hilsa. The trail to Purang (3800m) is quite an incredible journey passing through the spectacular Himalayan region. After passing through 3 checkpoints, you will arrive at the destination. You will spend the night at the teahouse in the region at Purang.

This day is spent acclimatizing and resting at Purang Taklakot. You will arrive at an altitude of 4000m above in the region. The trail will lead you through the serene terrains of the area and explore around. The process of acclimatization will help you with adapting to changing conditions. It is essential to acclimatize in the region.

You will need it to tackle altitude sickness in the area. Altitude sickness is caused due to the lower amount of oxygen and air pressure in the region. You can rest well and drink 3-4 liters of water to aid in acclimatization. After exploring the area, you can arrive at the destination for the night, where you can rest.

Deraphuk altitude: 4890m

Drive duration: 1-2 hrs

Trek duration: 1-2 hrs

Overnight: Deraphuk

You will drive back to Mansarovar at an altitude of 4590m. The trail will lead you through the scenic terrains of the region. You will drive to Mansarovar on scenic landscapes. You will have your breakfast and continue your journey. The trail passes through various checkpoints to arrive at the destination.

You will cover a total distance of 95 km to arrive at Manasarovar Lake. The trail will lead you to Taklakot after driving for around 70 Km, where you can find Rakshas Tal on the right. There is the Gurla Mandhata Parvat that you can observe along the trail. The spectacular vista of Mount Kailash and Manasarovar lake looks incredible in the region.

The course will move from Rakshas Tal to Manasarovar Lake (25 km). There you can go to the Mansarovar lake parikrama. You will then trek to Deraphuk where you will spend the night.

Deraphuk altitude: 4890m

Drive duration: 1-2 hrs

Trek duration: 1-2 hrs

Overnight: Deraphuk

The beautiful trail to the region will start with a scenic drive to Yama Dwar. This is where you start the Kora Parikrama. After arriving at this destination, you will start trekking to Deraphuk for 14 km. After walking for some time, you will arrive at Mt. Kailash, where you can touch the mountain’s feet, also known as Charan Sparsh. You will stay for the night in Deraphuk.

Dolma La Pass altitude: 5610m

Trek duration: 1-2 hrs

Overnight: Zuthulphuk

The trail will lead you through the beautiful destination of Zuthulphuk via the majestic Dolma La Pass. The course will lead you through the serene terrains of the region. We will have breakfast in the region and then continue our journey traversing the beautiful terrains.

You will trek around 3 km to the Dolma La Pass. The trail will lead you through the steep hill and then gradually descend. The path will lead you through the Gaurikund before arriving at Phedi. After arriving at Zuthulphuk, you will stay for the night.

Darchen altitude: 4890m

Drive duration: 1-2 hrs

Trek duration: 1-2 hrs minutes

Overnight: Hilsa

The trail will lead you through the beautiful terrains of the region to arrive at Darchen. After breakfast, you will trek through the Himalayan landscapes and continue on uphill terrain. You will walk around 8 km for 3 hrs to arrive at the destination. After arriving at Darchen, you will take another scenic drive to Hilsa.

Simikot altitude: 3800m

Flight duration: 30 minutes

Drive duration: 3-4 hrs

The flight will take you to Simikot on an early morning flight. It takes around 20 minutes to arrive at Simikot from Hilsa on a helicopter. The flight will take you to Nepalgunj from Simikot. After arriving at Nepalgunj, you will then drive to Lucknow. The Lucknow drive will take around 7-8 hours from Nepalgunj.

Cost Includes

  • Helicopter flights as per the itinerary
  • All necessary permits and fees
  • Accommodation and meals during the tour
  • Ground transportation as per the itinerary
  • English-speaking guide and support staff
  • Basic medical kit
  • Portable oxygen cylinder (in case of emergency)

Cost Excludes

  • International and domestic airfare to/from Lucknow
  • Visa fees and travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, phone calls, and extra meals/drinks
  • Hiring of porter/horse for personal use
  • Emergency evacuation or rescue charges
  • Extra costs incurred due to flight delays, natural disasters, political unrest, or other unforeseen circumstances
  • Tips/gratuities for the guide and support staff

Best Time for Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter

This Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter 9 Days tour passes through the beautiful remote terrains to arrive at Mt. Kailash in the Himalayas. Hence, suitable weather conditions to arrive at the destination is ideal. Although you can go on a helicopter tour any time of the year with clear weather. However, Spring and Autumn are perfect and are highly recommended. This is because they have a tranquil atmosphere with moderate temperatures and fewer weather-related challenges.

Spring is ideal for the Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter as it has stable weather. The beautiful colorful trails with wildflowers in the area are the highlight and main attraction in the season. Hence, due to the perfect weather conditions, it is ideal for the helicopter tour. You will also be taking scenic drives and high altitude treks along with the helicopter tour and flights. Therefore, the weather plays an important part in your journey.

Autumn is also ideal for the Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter. You will get clear and stable weather during this season, which is suitable for travel in Nepal. The excellent weather with mild temperatures makes the conditions favorable in the region. The festive atmosphere allows you to go on a cultural exploration in the region. Hence, Autumn is ideal for the Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter.

There are two significant offseasons in the region: monsoon and winter. The region’s unpredictable weather can lead to delays and cancellations due to weather-related challenges like heavy rain, snow, etc. You should avoid these off seasons for the tour. Hence, Spring and Autumn are ideal for Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter.

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Kailash via Lucknow on Helicopter 9 Days
  • Hotel/Lodge/Tea House
  • Kathmandu
  • Spring and Autumn
  • Kathmandu
  • Guided
  • Available
  • 5610m
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