Simikot Kailash Helicopter Tour

Duration: 11 Days   |   Based on 1 Review

Simikot Kailash Helicopter tour, a journey to the Mount Kailash area is truly an experience of a lifetime and we can facilitate your great spiritual adventure by arranging a trip customized to your special requirements. 

However, we recognize that some of you would like to see Kailash and the holy lakes but may be hampered by time restraints. For these pilgrims, we have designed a special package that cuts the whole journey down to 9 days by using helicopter transport between Nepalgunj and Simikot and Hilsa. Taking this version of the trip means that you can still enjoy the full Kailash and Lake Mansarovar experience in an unhurried manner.

kailash helicopter tour from Kathmandu and Simikot

Below is an eleven-day itinerary for the Kailash Helicopter tour that we have offered here. If you need to cut down your traveling time even further, we can probably adapt the program to your requirements, so please contact us for further details. 


  • Kailash Manasarovar tour from Nepalgunj to Simikot by regular plane and then to Hilsa by Helicopter, drive to Kailash, 3 days Kora 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrive at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight Hotel.
  • Day 02After breakfast at hotel transfer to domestic airport and fly to Nepalgunj. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 03Early morning fly to Simikot by Fixed Wing and complete immigration formality. Overnight Sun valley Resort.
  • Day 04Early morning fly to Hilsa by Helicopter. From Hilsa trek to Sher and drive to Taklakot (3,400 m.). Overnight Purang Guesthouse
  • Day 05Rest day in Purang for acclimatization. Overnight Purang Guesthouse.
  • Day 06Drive, Purang to Lake Manasarovar (Chiu Gompa – 4,550 m.). Overnight at Guesthouse.
  • Day 07Drive, Lake Manasarovar to Yam Dwar via Darchen (4,664 m.) then trek to Deraphuk (4,920 m). Overnight Camp.
  • Day 08Trek over Dolma-La (5,600 m.) then continues to Zutrul phuk (4,780 m). Overnight Camp.
  • Day 09Finish parikrama near Darchen then drive back to Sher, finish immigration and walk down to Hilsa. Overnight Camp.
  • Day 10Early morning, Helicopter flight to Simikot and then fixed wing flight to Nepalgunj. Fly to Kathmandu, Overnight Hotel.
  • Day 11Final Departure.
Detail Itinerary


  • Arrival departure transfer in Kathmandu.
  • Two nights accommodation (4 or 5 star) in Kathmandu on full board basis (twin sharing)
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Flight tickets Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu.
  • Nepalgunj-Simikot-Nepalgunj by Fixed Wing Plane. Simikot-Hilsa-Simikot by Helicopter
  • Domestic airport taxes
  • Tibet group visa and travel/trekking permits
  • Guesthouse accommodation in Tibet except in Parikrama (trekking part)
  • All meals in Tibet (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Transportation in Tibet by Luxury Van/buses
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • Necessary supporting crew (Cook, Sherpas, tour Manager from Nepal)
  • All necessary camping equipments for Parikrama
  • Yaks & Yak men during the Parikrama (circumambulation) around Mt. Kailash
  • Medical kit bag
  • Humla region restricted area permit & royalties
  • Porter cost in Hilsa (while going and coming back)
  • All applicable taxes & service charges.
  • Extra Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Riding Horse or Yak during the Parikrama
  • A visit to Khojarnath temple
  • Your travel insurance
  • Rescue and evacuation service
  • Personal expenses
  • Bottled drinks
  • Tip for guide & driver
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances.


Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
10 Aug, 2020 - 20 Aug, 2020Guaranteed$3100 USD
15 Aug, 2020 - 25 Aug, 2020Guaranteed$3100 USD
20 Aug, 2020 - 30 Aug, 2020Guaranteed$3100 USD
25 Aug, 2020 - 04 Sep, 2020Guaranteed$3100 USD
30 Aug, 2020 - 09 Sep, 2020Guaranteed$3100 USD
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Useful Information

01. Depending on weather conditions and group size, we provide fixed-wing aircraft in between Nepalgunj and Simikot but in between Hilsa and Simikot, there is no alternative other than Helicopter. Helicopter accommodates 4 passengers at a time depending on the group size & baggage load by small helicopter OR carry 18 passengers at a time if MI – 17 Helicopter (big chopper) available.

02. We must land at Simikot for going through immigration formalities of Nepal government while going and coming back 

03. During the Parikrama, if you like you can stay in the local Guesthouse but you should pay for it directly otherwise we do camping.

04. The weather condition in the mountain (Simikot and Hilsa area) plays a vital role in this journey. So, due to the weather fact, the trip might be delayed to depart by one or two days in the beginning. Simultaneously, if the weather in between Simikot and Hilsa is bad, the Helicopter can’t come to pick you up at Hilsa. In this case, you have to stay in Hilsa and our company bears accommodation and food for one extra night but in case it goes longer the group has to bear all the extra expenses. Only basic foods and accommodation is available in Hilsa. So, every passenger on this journey is advised to keep some spare days in the yatra. 

05. Simikot stay is an optional spare day program with a view to managing safe and smooth operation of flight so it may be possible to remove or station as per the situation of weather and flight condition. 

06. Extra expenses that may occur due to natural calamities not excluding, landslide, adverse weather conditions, Political sanction, road blockades, or whatsoever, which entails extra nights in a hotel or guest houses, additional Vehicles or porterage. All such expenses will be borne by clients directly or to be collected by us at the end of the tour. 

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