Kailash Helicopter Tour
Kailash Helicopter Tour offers stunning views of the Kailash and Mansarovar Lake from the helicopter. This holy tour is basically popular among the holy pilgrims who have a keen desire to visit the Holy Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. Also, for those who have limited time and have the desire to go for the Pilgrimages tour, this tour can be very adventurous.
Holy Mount Kailash lies in the Gandise Mountain range in western Tibet. being sacred and holy, Hindus, Buddhists, Bonis, and Jainis pilgrims go to this mountain to fulfill their wish and dream. According to the Hindus, believe this mountain is inhabitant by the creator and destroyer of the world, Lord Shiva. Similarly, Mansarovar is a high altitude freshwater Lake in the World.
Trip Highlights of Mount Kailash Helicopter Tour
- Holy journey to sacred Mansarovar lake
- Encounter new cultural destinations every day
- Beautiful landscapes and view of Mt. Kailash and surrounding mountains
- Visit to Mansarovar lake, Rakshas Tal, and others.
The Helicopter tour to Kailash begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. From Nepalgunj, we will fly to Simikot, the western hilly small town of Nepal. Similarly from Simikot, you board on a helicopter for the flight to Hilsa, the place close to China/ Tibet border. After crossing the border you start the scenic drive on Tibetan plateau to the Mansarovar Lake.
Prior to visiting Mansarovar lake, you will spend two nights at Purang for acclimatization. Next, you will get the first sight of the holy Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar lake after driving from Purang to Mansarovar. En route, you will also get to visit Rakshas Tal. You can check the detailed itinerary below for more details.
The stunning view during Mount Kailash Helicopter Tour will be one of the unforgettable journeys through a lifetime.
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The Kailash Trek via Simikot is quite a spiritual trip that takes you to Tibet’s legendary Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar via Simikot. Through the concealed Humla valley in Nepal’s western most Tibetan frontiers, off you go. In fact, the people out there in Humla are very humble. Starting our tour from Simikot offers some great trekking experience. We encourage this trip to people who want to explore the Buddhist traditions and culture. Not to mention, the trip gives immense peace and happiness with a sense of spirituality that comes with it.
Trip Highlights of Kailash Trek via Simikot
- Mt. Kailash and Kora (56km trail) around the mountain
- The mesmerizing Manasarovar Lake on this spiritual journey
- Visit Natural Hot Springs, Old Monasteries, Tibetan Medical School at Darchen
- Hiking in Nepal’s most amazing remote yet, beautiful place of Karnali valley
- The rich Tibetan Buddhist culture
- Various flora and fauna of the region
The trip starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. The trekking actually kicks off after you fly to Simikot from Nepalgunj. In fact, you will start your trek to Dharapuri on the same day that you land at Nepalgunj. It’s a 3 hours trek which is enough for the day as you will need some rest. It is on Day 10 when you finally reach Lake Mansarovar where you can get a clear view of Mount Kailash.
Kailash Trek via Simikot is an unforgettable trek into Tibet and Nepal. Also, make sure to check if it is the best time to travel to Tibet before booking the trip.
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Saga Dawa Festival Tour 2021 is a special tour of the sacred Mt. Kailash. This tour offers travelers to visit this holy place at a great time and enjoy the popular festival. The celebrations for this occasion takes place on the full moon day on the fourth Tibetan lunar month. In fact, the celebration runs a month-long and honors Buddha Sakyamuni whose birth, enlightenment, and nirvana all took place in the same month.
In Tibet, Saga Dawa or Saka Dawa is the most famous and popular festival that every Tibetan celebrates with grand joy. Everyone is busy with interpreting the prayers and playing with the holy beads. Moreover, the celebrations include people doing Kora around Jokhang temple and distributing alms to the needy. This “month of merits” mostly involves people doing good deeds, refraining from killing/sacrificing animals, releasing contained animals into their natural habitats (Eg: Fishes) with pure heart and prayers.
Another interesting part is replacing the Tarboche Flag pole which situates on the way of Kailash round. Each year the flagpole is brought down and a new pole is erected in the place. It is a customary ceremony and the best part of the festival. The Tibetan Buddhists also perform Kora around Mt. Kailash which is a great activity for them.
Saga Dawa is the best opportunity to know and learn about Tibetan culture and lifestyle. Thus, why not come to the Saga Dawa Festival in Kailash and make memories of this grand celebration for a lifetime.
Saga Dawa Festival with Kailash Tour combined is the best choice to experience the festival and Pilgrimage journey in Kailash Tibet.
Targeting to travelers who want to travel via Lhasa and visit together cultural heart of Tibet Tibet Lhasa Kailash Tour is popular tour among the travelers. While this Lhasa to Kailash Tour drives you from the Lhasa to the iconic places of Tibet. This is also the great opportunity to visit Dalai Lama’s Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and artistically beautiful Drepung and Sera monasteries while your stay in Lhasa. All beautiful place and artistic monuments, you can be witness at Gyantse. Similarly exploration of the Tashilhunpo monastery at Shigatse. All these gonna attracts with their beauty .
After the Lhasa exploration we will head towards Mount Kailash.
Interesting part of this tour is that you will be amazed by natural marvels than cultural on every footsteps. Definitely, you will be lured by the beauty of the natural scenes, during the tour. You will first encounter with the Lake Manasarovar then move for the Kailash Kora.
Tibet Lhasa Kailash Tour is the ultimate journey of lifetime to be enlightened.
Highlights of the Tour:
- Exploration of visit to popular sites of Tibet’s Lhasa city first including popular Potala Place, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Norbulingka summer place of Dalai Lama and Tibetan traditional market Bharkhor market.
- Scenic and incredibly beautiful landscape with holy glimpse of Mt Kailash and many other surrounding mountains.
- Holy dip into Manasarovar Lake and Rakshas Tal
- Enjoy the Kailash kora.
#Suitable to Go to Mount Kailash
Being the Mount Kailash stands high at the remote area at the high altitude. So one must be wise enough to visit the Mount Kailash at the correct time of year.
While the perfect time for the Tibet Lhasa Kailash Tour start from early May through late October.
For the most of time, the Kailash region is full of snow and extreme cold temperatures resulting the trek more difficult.
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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is the organic and pure Hindu, Buddhist pilgrimage tour of Holy Mount Kailash and Holy Mansarovar Lake. While talking about the Mount Kailash, it lies in the Gandise Mountain range, western Tibet. It is called that Mount Kailash is the sacred mountain for four religious groups: Hindus, Buddhists, Bonis, and Jains. What they basically believe is that this Holy mountain is the center of the Earth.
According to the Hindus devotees, this mountain is the home of Lord Shiva who is the creator and destroyer of this Universe. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is the spiritual belief of the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. Your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra begins from Kathmandu( City of temples) with a scenic drive to Kerung (newly opened border between Nepal and China, Tibet). In Kerung, there will be custom formalities to enter China, Tibet. Then, You will be continuing our to drive through an amazing landscape of Tibetan Plateau.
The Holy Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
During your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, you will first reach to Mansarovar Lake. Mansarovar lies at high altitude and is a huge freshwater lake which is located north of Mount Kailash with a circumference of 88 km. The word Mansarovar is a Sanskrit word that compiles two words Mana and Sarovar. Mana denotes mind and Sarovar means lake. In this Lake, you will be resting for a while and watch the scenery that the lake offers.
If you wish to take a dip when you can. There is a belief that after having a dip in Holy Mansarovar lake, all your sins will be erased or washed away. Then, we will head towards the base camp of Mount Kailash. On the next day, there will be hiking off the Mount Kailash Kora (Kora is the complete rotation of the Mt. Kailash) or Kailash Parikrama. After your completion of the Kailash Parikrama, then you will return to Kathmandu following the same way as we had reached the Kailash and end this journey in Kathmandu.
The Parikrama (Complete rotation of the Mt. Kailash from the Base)
After the difficult trek to Mount Kailash, then pilgrims are required to have a complete rotation of the Holy mountain Kailash either in clockwise or anti-clockwise. For the individuals who can’t do it by walking (since it, for the most part, takes 3 days), there is a choice of enlisting a yak or a horse.
Mount Kailash and Mansarovar lake is the sacred place for mainly the Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bon. Hindu pilgrims regard this Mountain is the living place of Lord Shiva with his Goddess Parvati on the top. According to Jains, Kailash is the place where Guru Jain Tirthankara achieved Nirvana. For Buddhists, this is the place where Lord Buddha spoke to preeminent ecstasy, dwells. Similarly, for the Bon (a religion which originates before Buddhism in Tibet) Mt Kailash is the place of divine power.
Other prominent attractions of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Tirthapuri is a more interesting place that is visited by people after Kailash yatra. In Tirthapuri, there is Gauri Kund where they bathe and also named as Lake of compassion. Apart from the Thirthpuri, another must visit the place is the Yam Diwar, Tarboche- flagpole with consist of several prayer flags and Asthapad-bottom of the holy mountain- play an important according to Tibetan Spirituality.
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- Lake Mansarovar
- Mount Kailash
- Gauri Kund
- Kailash Parikrama
- Lake Rakshastal
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Kailash Mansarovar Tour is a popular Tour in Western Part of Tibet. Mount Kailash is the holiest mountain of the world for the Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jain religion.
This Kailash Mansarovar Tour is just perfect peak whose appearances is produced using either crystal, ruby, gold, or lapis lazuli. Not only this, Mount Kailash base is origin of the four important rivers of Indian sub-continent, the Indus, Sutlej, Karnali and Brahmaputra start.
Mount Kailash able to draw the attention of the passionate travelers and pilgrims over several hundred years. People believe that If one do the one full Parikrama of the holy Mount Kailash (54 km/32 miles) erases sins that one has done in lifetime.
Another interesting and must go attraction is the Mansarovar lake. The lake will blow your mind with the heavenly color and crystal clarity.
Seeking for the true religious and spiritual experience then this is the ultimate journey. This holy tour will leave you with everlasting memories of your life time. I bet that you will enjoy the journey to trek
The best time for this tour starts from May and ends on September and best months are May, June and Mid of August to end of September.