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KAILASH-MANASAROVAR HELICOTER TOUR - LUCKNOW to LUCKNOW
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KAILASH-MANASAROVAR HELICOTER TOUR - LUCKNOW to LUCKNOW

KAILASH-MANASAROVAR HELICOTER TOUR

DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT LUCKNOW

- Pick up from Lucknow and Drive to Nepalgunj. Overnight hotel .

 

DAY 02: FLY TO SIMIKOT & OVERNIGHT STAY

- Overnight  Nepal Trust Guesthouse (dormitory room & common bath room).

- Nepalgunj to Simikot flight: 1 hour.
- Aircraft type: Dronier or Twin otter
- Carrying capacity: Only 16 people at a time.
- Elevation of Simikot: 2910 m/9545 fts.

DAY 03: SIMIKOT - HILSA (BY HELICOPTER) THEN ENTRY TAKLAKOT (TIBET)
- Simikot to Hilsa: by helicopter
- Flight duration: 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: 4025 m./13202 fts.

 

DAY 04: REST IN TAKLAKOT

 

 

DAY 05: TAKLAKOT TO LAKE MANSAROVAR

- Overnight guesthouse.
- Taklakot to Lake Manasarovar: 88 km, one & half hour.
- Elevation of Lake Manasarovar: 4550 m./14,925 fts

 

DAY 06: DRIVE, MANASAROVAR TO YAMA DWARA- THEN TREK TO DERAPHUK:

- Overnight at Shisapangma Guesthouse.
- Lake manasarovar to Yama Dwara: 45 km, 1 & half hour drive.
- Yama Dwar – Dhriraphuk (10 km): 5 - 6 hour trek.

- Elevation of Dhriraphuk: 4920 m./16,138 fts

 

DAY 07: DERAPHUK TO ZUTUPHUK

- Overnight Norpel Guesthouse or Monastery guesthouse (Mud house) – dormitory.

- Dhiraphuk 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.


DAY 08: END TREK THEN DRIVE BACK TO PURANG/ TAKLAKOT

- Zutulphuk to trek ending point: 08 km, 3 hours.
- Trek ending point to Taklakot: 105 km, 2 hours.

DAY 09: TAKLAKOT- HILSA- SIMIKOT

- Overnight Guest House.
- Taklakot to Hilsa boarder: 27 km, 45 minutes.
- Hilsa to Simikot flight by Helicopter- 25 minutes. 

 

DAY 10: FLY TO NEPALGUNJ AND DROP TO LUCKNOW

- Morning, fly to Nepalgunj then Drop to Lucknow


 

SERVICE INCLUDES:

[01]  One night hotel in Nepalgunj on twin sharing with vegetarian meals (twin sharing)

[02]  One night hotel in Simikot (basic dormitory room with common bathroom) with all meals

[03]  Necessary arrival / departure transfers in Nepalgunj (very normal vehicle available here)

[04]  Lucknow pick up and Lucknow Drop

[05]  Nepalgunj- Simikot- Nepalgunj air ticket (fixed wing- Twin otter aircraft OR Dronier)

[06]  Simikot- Hilsa- Simikot by Helicopter (only 4 or 5 persons can be carried at a time)

[07]  Domestic airport taxes (all sectors)

[08]  Tibet group visa and travel/trekking permits

[09]  Guesthouse in Tibet (for the entire journey)- except in Taklakot all places have dormitory Guesthouse with Tibetan common toilet

[10]  Indian vegetarian meals during the tour in Tibet (breakfast, lunch & dinner)

[11]  Transportation in Tibet by Bus

[12]  Tour around Lake Manasarovar on green vehicle (not the vehicle the we take from Taklakot)

[13]  English speaking Tibetan guide

[14]  One tour Manager

[15]  Necessary supporting crew (Cook, Sherpas from Nepal)

[16]  All necessary Kitchen & camping equipment

[17]  Yaks & Yak men during the Parikrama to carry foods and baggage

[18]  Oxygen for emergency use

[19]  Medical kit bag / First Aid kit

[20]  Humla region restricted area permit & royalties (US $ 80 per person or equivalent)

[21]  Porter cost in Hilsa (while going and coming back)

[22]  All applicable taxes & service charges


SERVICE EXCLUDES:

[01]        Riding Horse during the Parikrama

[02]        Your travel insurance

[03]        Insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation (helicopter cost, hospital bill, vehicle bill etc.)

[04]        Asthapad darshan (it is banned to visit Asthapad)

[05]        Personal expenses & bottled drinks

[06]        Tip for guide & driver

[07]        Extra accommodation charge in Nepalgunj, Simikot and Hilsa, if the flight canceled due to bad weather condition

 

[08]        Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances