Lucknow – Nepalgunj (1N) – Purang (2N) via Simikot & Hilsa – Lake Mansarovar (1N) – Darchen (1N) – Mount Kailash (2N) – Purang (1N) – Lucknow via Hilsa, Simikot & Nepalgunj


  •   Kailash Mansarovar via Helicopter Route with 1 additional day at Darchen (Base for Kailash Parikrama & Ashtapad)
  •   8 Nights 9 Days Trip starting from Lucknow
  •   4 Nights in Hotel & 5 Nights in guest house accommodation
  •   Portable toilet with toilet tent at guest houses
  •   Oxygen cylinder for emergency use
  •   Cost effective & comfortable trip
  •   Most Popular Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Package.



Day 1: Lucknow to Nepalgunj.

Arrive at pick up point in Lucknow in the morning. From there we will drive around 4-5 hrs in AC coach for Nepalgunj. Yatra briefing in the evening. Overnight at Nepalgunj in Hotel Siddhartha / Hotel Cygnet or equivalent.





Day 2: Nepalgunj – Simikot- Hilsa

Early Morning drives to Nepalgunj Airport and catch the flight to Simikot, rest of a few hours and fly to Hilsa by Helicopter, wait for other group traveler and drive to Purang. Overnight stay at Hotel Purang / Hotel Himalaya or similar.

Its 40-50 minutes flight from Nepalgunj to Simikot & then 10-20 minutes helicopter flight from Simikot to Hilsa.




Day 3: Acclimatization at Purang.

Entire day free for acclimatization and short trek may be taken in preparation for Mount Kailash Parikrama. Overnight stay at Hotel Purang / Hotel Himalaya or similar.

Purang is a small & very clean town with lots of shops on both sides of the road for shopping necessary items for further Yatra. You can buy trekking sticks, water gallon for keeping Holy Mansarovar Water, some packed juices & other things. Some bargaining happens here at almost all shops. It's a pleasant experience to roam around at Purang.




Day 4: Purang to Mansarovar Lake

Drive roughly 2 hours in the AC Volvo category bus to Mansarovar Lake and then Parikrama of Mansarovar Lake. Complete Holy Lake Parikrama of approx. 105 KMs, take holy bath and perform Puja at divine Lake Mansarovar.  While coming to Mansarovar Lake you will see the first day of Kailash today. Its an overwhelming experience to see Divine Mount Kailash, just next to Holy Lake Mansarovar. Overnight stay at Guest House near Lake Mansarovar. If weather permits, You can visit Lake Mansarovar in the night or early morning (Brahm Muhurt) too to witness the divinity of the place.




Day 5: Mansarovar to Darchen.

After a short drive from Lake Mansarovar, you will reach to Darchen which is base for Kailash Parikrama & Ashtapad darshan. We will visit Asthapad if you get permission by Chinese authorities. Overnight stay in the Hotel.




Day 6: First Day Parikrama of Mount Kailash.

Early in the morning after breakfast, we will drive to Yamdwar and then trek to Dirapuk ( 10 KMS first day Parikrama). You get blessed with the darshan of North Face of Mount Kailash during the first day of Parikrama which is considered to be most auspicious. Those who are not doing Parikrama will travel from Yamdwar to Darchen for approx. 30 minutes and stay there in Guest House for 2 nights. You can see & pray to Mount Kailash from Darchen.

**Parikrama is optional. There are few who would be doing Parikrama by walk, few by horse & few old age people may not be doing Parikrama. Those who are not doing Parikrama will return from Yam Dwar to Guest House at Darchen. We will arrange meals & accommodation there. Holy Mount Kailash is easily visible from there & one can do puja from there too. People staying at Darchen will join other group members in 1st half once they complete 3rd day of Parikrama.





Day 7: Second Day Parikrama of Mount Kailash

Early morning start trek from Dirapuk to Dolma La Pass and then Zuthulpuk. Total trek is of 22 KMs on the second day of Parikrama. This is the most difficult part of the journey in throughout the yatra since you have to trek up to the 18,600 ft height above sea level. From Dolma, LaPass descend to Gauri Kund and further trek along with the river to Zuthulpuk. Overnight stay – Lodge / Guest House.

First 6-7 KM (till Dolma La Pass at 5600 m) of the 2nd day has a very steep climb & most difficult part of Yatra. Yatris are advised to take a comfortable time to cover it & take rest wherever you feel a problem. After 1st 6-7 KM, the remaining 16 KMs are comparatively plain / downwards & comfortable. 

Important: Parikrama (Day 2). You will pass through Shivasthal (Sacred place for Tibetans & believed that whatever you offer here, get it in Heaven) & Gauri Kund.  After Dolma La Pass its long pleasant trekking way beside the river. You will see the East face of Mount Kailash here.




Day 8: Drive to Purang

The third day Parikrama is of 8 KMs & takes around 3 hours to complete. Generally, it gets completed by 9:00  to 10:00 am. After this short trek drives to Darchen and continues to drive to Purang. Overnight stay at Hotel Purang / Hotel Himalaya or similar.




Day 9: Hilsa – Nepalgunj – Lucknow

Drive to Hilsa by AC luxury vehicle, fly back to Simikot by Helicopter then to Nepalgunj by flight & then drive to Lucknow. Proceed for your home destination with blessings of Lord Shiva !!





Kailash Mansarovar Yatra by Helicopter Package Cost (8N 9D from Lucknow)

Package Cost (Indian Passport Holders) : Rs. 188000
Early Booking Discount : Rs.10000
Early Booking Rate* : Rs.178000
Booking Amount : Rs. 15000
Package Cost (Non-Indian Passport Holders) : USD 3150
Early Booking Discount : USD 150
Early Booking Rate* : USD 3000
Booking Amount : USD 300


  •   VISA
  •   Yatra Permit
  •   Vegetarian Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  •   Accommodation ( 3 Nights in Hotel & 5 Nights in Guest Houses)
  •   Transportation (Flight, Helicopter & Road) during our complete trip.
  •   1 Nepali Tour Guide / Manager, 1 Chinese / Tibetan Tour Guide, Team of Sherpa to carry your luggage & Cooks to prepare food
  •   Transport by Tourist Eco Bus Mansarovar and Eco Buses from Masarovar to Darchen and Yamdwar as per group sizes.
  •   Free gifts (Bag Pack, duffle Bag & other stuff)
  •   Down Jacket for Yatra (returnable after Yatra)
  •   Oxygen cylinder for emergency use.


  •   Any kind of personal expenses
  •   Airfare/rail fare or any other expenses from your Home location to Lucknow Hotel / Pick up point
  •   Pony / Porter expenses in Kailash Parikrama
  •   Any kind of insurance
  •   Any kind of Medical expenses
  •   Gov. ST
  •   Any kind of donation or tip to Guide / Sherpa / Drivers /Cooks / Porter or any crew member
  •   Extra days accommodation in Lucknow / Nepalgunj / Simikot / Hilsa /Purang due to bad weather/flight cancellation or any other reason.
  •   VISA splitting charges & transportation charges, if leaving early from Tibet.
  •   Any evacuation / rescue / additional charges / losses due to natural calamities / unforeseen circumstances.
  •   Any kind of extra baggage charges in flight/helicopter during Yatra.
  •   Anything which is not included in inclusions


  •   Fill up Kailash Yatra 2020 Booking Form, scan colored image of your passport
  •   Send the soft copy of Booking form & passport at info@triptotemples.com
  •   Transfer booking amount to Trip To Temples account & share transaction details on info@triptotemples.com
  •   Pay the rest of the amount 1 month before Yatra date.

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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2020 Fixed Departure Dates (8N 9D Ex Lucknow by Helicopter Route)

Batch No. Duration Special Day During Yatra Yatra Start Date Special Date Yatra End Date
H2001 8N 9D Buddha Purnima at Derapuk (Full Moon) 02-May-20 07-May-20 10-May-20
H2002 8N 9D Buddha Purnima (Full Moon) 04-May-20 07-May-20 12-May-20
H2003 8N 9D Masik Shivaratri 17-May-20 20-May-20 25-May-20
H2004 8N 9D Vinayaka Chaturthi 23-May-20 26-May-20 31-May-20
H2005 8N 9D Mahesh Navami 28-May-20 31-May-20 05-Jun-20
H2006 8N 9D Jyestha Purnima at Derapuk (Full Moon) 31-May-20 05-Jun-20 08-Jun-20
H2007 8N 9D Jyestha Purnima (Full Moon) 02-Jun-20 05-Jun-20 10-Jun-20
H2008 8N 9D Masik Shivaratri 16-Jun-20 19-Jun-20 24-Jun-20
H2009 8N 9D Vinayaka Chaturthi 21-Jun-20 24-Jun-20 29-Jun-20
H2010 8N 9D Guru Purnima at Derapuk (Full Moon) 30-Jun-20 05-Jul-20 08-Jul-20
H2011 8N 9D Second Shravan Somwar 10-Jul-20 13-Jul-20 18-Jul-20
H2012 8N 9D Masik Shivaratri 16-Jul-20 19-Jul-20 24-Jul-20
H2013 8N 9D Fourth Shravan Somwar 24-Jul-20 27-Jul-20 01-Aug-20
H2014 8N 9D Shravan Purnima at Derapuk (Full Moon) 29-Jul-20 03-Aug-20 06-Aug-20
H2015 8N 9D Shravan Purnima (Full Moon) 31-Jul-20 03-Aug-20 08-Aug-20
H2016 8N 9D Masik Shivaratri 14-Aug-20 17-Aug-20 22-Aug-20
H2017 8N 9D Vinayaka Chaturthi 19-Aug-20 22-Aug-20 27-Aug-20
H2018 8N 9D Bhadrapada Purnima at Derapuk (Full Moon) 28-Aug-20 02-Sep-20 05-Sep-20
H2019 8N 9D Bhadrapada Purnima (Full Moon) 30-Aug-20 02-Sep-20 07-Sep-20
H2020 8N 9D Masik Shivaratri 12-Sep-20 15-Sep-20 20-Sep-20
H2021 8N 9D Ashwina Adhika Purnima (Full Moon) 28-Sep-20 01-Oct-20 06-Oct-20

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