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Kailash Helicopter tour is very famous among the Pilgrimage as well as for adventure traveler who has limited time to explore Mt Kailash and Manosarover. Kailash Helicopter Tour gave easy access & saved time for the person who does not have much time, As the center of universe for nearly a billion Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bon-pos Mount Kailash is possibly the most honored place for pilgrimage. The peak represents the place of Lord Shiva for Hindus while for the Buddhists, a worldly projection of the vast mandala, the ‘Wheel of Life’. Also, for the Bonpos, the mountain is regarded as the holy nine-storey Swastika Mountain, upon which the Bonpo founder Sherab flaming from heaven. The Kailash is referred as "Astapada" by Jains means it is the sacred land where Rishabha attained his spiritual realization.

We have been operated Kailash helicopter tour for hundreds of Pilgrimage from all over which is known as Kailash Mansarover Yatra. Kailash Helicopter Tour begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and then to Simikot, followed by a helicopter tour to Nepal-Tibet Border hilsa. After reaching into the boarder you will be driving with a 4WD Land cruiser to Lake Manasarovar, where your spiritual journey begins. Bathing in the sacred Lake Manasarovar is considered an essential part of the entire pilgrimage. After this all you will drive to the “Parikrama” walking around Mount Kailash which is said to erase the sins of a lifetime including pass Drolma La 5630 meter. We will drive back into the Hilsa & take the flight to Simikot & fly back to kathmandu via Nepalgunj.

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu: Arrive in the Airport. Our representative will meet you at the Airport and transfer to Hotel. Briefing about the tour in the evening.

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath temple Buddhanath & Swyambhunath,.

Day 03: Nepalgunj: Afternoon fly to Nepalgunj and Transfer to hotel.

Day 04: Simikot: Morning flight to Simikot by regular flight. Explore the Simikot & acclimatize

Day 05: Purang: Fly by Helicopter to Hilsa and drive to Purang (12580ft). O/N in the Guest House.

Day 06: Manasarovar lake:  Early morning, drive to Manasarovar (15200ft).

Day 07: Darchen: Drive to Darchen (15500ft) and excursion tour around.

Day 08: Diraphuk: Drive to Tarboche / Shersong and start hiking and parikrama to Diraphuk (16135ft).

Day 09: Zutrulphuk: Trek Continue Parikrama to Zutrulphuk (15110ft).

Day 10: Purang: Finish parikrama and drive to Purang (12570ft).

Day 11: Kathmandu:  Drive, Early morning to Sher, trek to Hilsa airport and then fly back to Kathmandu via simikot, Nepal gunj. Transfer into the Hotel.

Day 12: Departure: Breakfast in the Hotel, Transfer to airport for your flight back home.

Includes and Excludes

Accommodation in kathmandu:  twin sharing on BB Basis 3 nights /3 star.
Accommodation in Tibet: twin sharing Guest house & Tent.

Staff:- English speaking in Nepal & Tibetan Guide in Tibet, Driver.

Transportation: Airport transfers, City tour in kathmandu, Kathmandu from Tibet Border to Kathmandu, Tibet side Deluxe Land cruisers 4500 cc (four person in one).

Food: Breakfast 11 and Farewell dinner at the end in kathmandu.

Permit & Visa; Monastery and temple entrance fees, Normal Tibet China Visa Fees, Tibet Travel Permit,
EXCLUDES
Lunch & Dinner, Nepal re-entry visa, Travel Insurance, First Aid kid, Medical / rescue, Extra cost in the event of landside for hiring Porter age or arranging additional transportation, expenses of personal nature, cold drinks and bar bills.

Equipments

Equipments & Packing: You need to prepare with the seasonal clothing as Nepal has got variation in climate.

FOOT WEAR: Comfortable Walking Shoe, Socks, Camp Shoes or Sandals.

CLOTHING: Fleece Jacket or Pullover, Waterproof Jacket and Trousers, Shirts and T-Shirts, Long Under Wear, Lightweight Cotton Long Pants, Short Under Wear, Sunglasses, Sun Hat or Scarf, Rain Coat.

SEASONAL EQUIPMENTS: (For Late Autumn and winter time): Warm Jacket, Warm Pants, Warm Trouser, Gloves, Thick Socks, and Woolen Hat.

OTHER EQUIPMENT: Daypack, Water Bottle (1), Sunglasses, Flashlight with Spare Bulbs, Sun Cream, Gaiters, Lip Salve, tampons, Contraceptives, Insect Repellent.

PERSONAL EFFECTS: Camera, Spare passport photos, Water bottle, Money belt, Head Lamp or Flash light, Sewing kit, Sunhat/ Sunglasses, ipods, Books, Soap & Shampoo, Writing materials, Swiss Army knife, Calculator.

Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal & valuable items; such as camera, Water bottle, money, passport, towel, toilet items, soap, rain coat or things you need during the hiking in the day.

We would like to recommend you to make copies of your valuable such as passport, visas, permits, airline tickets/schedule and so on. Leave a copy with someone at home and put a copy separately in your luggage.

NOTE: If you wear glasses, it is advisable to bring a spare pair since opticians are uncommon. If you wear contact lenses you may find that climatic changes and dust can create visual irritation, therefore, it is advisable to bring a pair of glasses.

Trip Fact

Tour Code: Kailash Helicopter Tour
Duration: 12 days
Tour Start: Kathmandu
Tour Finish: Kathmandu
Tour Difficulty: Strenuous
Meals: 11 Breakfast| 8 Lunch| 9 Dinner
Accommodations: 3 nights 3 Star Hotels| Rest in Best Available (Guest house).
Transportations: Car|Jeep|Hiace|Flight
Tour Route: Kathmandu|Nepalgunj|Simikot|Hilsa|Manosoraver|Kailash|Kathmandu.
Group Size: Min. 4 Pax in the group.
Country Visited: Nepal & Tibet

Trip Highlights

Kathmandu Cultural Tour|Simikot|Hilsa| High Passes in Tibet|Manosarover Lake|Mount Kailash Cora.

Kathmandu City Tour: Kathmandu tour is giving unique experience for visitor with some of the highlights places in Kathmandu. As Kathmandu known as more Temple than people you will be travelling into many cultural & Historical sites to acknowledge diversity of people, rich culture & art as well as distinctive architecture renders with all its varied language, tradition & unique hospitality which has made more interesting place for modern world.

High Passes: You will be driving through few high passes with stunning view of mountains, landscape and unique villages. The highest pass in the tour is Gyatmso La which is nearly 5200m.

Lakes: Manosarover is an beauties in the tour that are offering awesome view. Manosarover lake is holy lake for Hindu and Buddhist religion. They do worship & take a bath for circumambulation of the mountain dissolves the sins of past lifetimes with clearing the way for moksha.

Mount Kailash Cora: This is one of the highlight of the tour, the pilgrimage and visitor makes Parikarma also known as cora around Mt: kailash, this 32miles long with few high passes walk will be made in 3 days with clockwise.

Trip Info

Arriving in Nepal & Transfers: Please provide us with your flight arrival details in Nepal so that we can arrange a free transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. Our Representative who will have a sign with "Unique Path Travels ", please find our Representative when you are outside the terminal hill. Also Note our Numbers if incase your flight got change in time & Schedule or if you don’t see our Sign Board on your arrival or for any emergency; + 977- 1- 4701238, 4701239 or Cell: 9851058054

Pre Tour Departure Meeting: Unique Path Travels & Tours will write or inform you what time to hold the Pre Tour Departure meeting at very First day of the Tour schedule date. This meeting is held to discuss the tour itinerary & its related information’s in more detail, meet your crew and fellow passengers with our Tour Leader or Manager.

In addition, Our Tour Leader will check that all passengers have the necessary travel documents. All passengers MUST bring following Documents original or copy of them at the time of Pre Tour Meeting:
1. Passport.
2. Travel Voucher.
3. Travel Insurance Policy.
4. Your Two each Passport size photo for Permit
5. Flight ticket to Re-confirm

Passport:
Your passport is a valuable document and you should exercise extreme care in keeping it safe. We recommend that you keep your passport on you at all times, preferably in a money belt that is worn under your clothing. We advise that you take copies of relevant pages in your passport and any visas that you may purchase in case of loss or damage. Your tour leader will require your passport details at the pre-departure meeting. Again, we recommend that you have a photocopy of your passport details, kept separate. Your passport must be valid for six months after the END of your tour, and must have one blank page for each country to be visited.

Visa Requirements: You can either processed tourist visas from any Nepalese Embassy or you can get visit visa on arrival in Nepal. Please note that; Once the visa is issued, it will not be amended, revalidated and visa fees will not be refunded. Personal cheques and credit cards are not accepted for visa fees so the Visitors need to have USD Cash, the exact amount of USD Cash for Visa Fee is more sufficient. Visitors who wanted to get tourist visa at arrival, they can obtain into following arrival points in Nepal:
Tribhubhan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu| Kodari| Kakarbhitta|  Birgunj| Belhiya Bhairahawa | Nepalgunj |Dhangadi | Mahendranagar.

REQUIREMENTS for Visa is as following:
Valid Passport (with a validity of a minimum period of six months)
duly completed Visa application form.
Two PP size Photograph.
Visa fees easier to be paid in cash.

Visa fees at arrival points in Nepal: Visa for 15 days = $25, For 30 days = $40, For 90 days = $100.

Please also note that: Nationals of the following countries must apply for a tourist visa through Nepalese Embassies as they do not get visas on arrival at the entry points of Nepal.
Note: Nigeria | Ghana | Zimbabwe | Swaziland | Cameroon | Somalia | Liberia| Ethiopia| Iraq| Palestine and Afghanistan’s Travel Document holders (Passport holder) should apply for a tourist visa at the Nepalese Embassy.

Entry validity:
The validity of visa dates is counted from the date of arrival in Nepal which is Six months from the date of issue.

Visa Extension:
A tourist visa can be extended from the Department of Immigration in kathmandu and Pokhara Immigration Office for a total of 120 days. Over the course of a visa year, a tourist cannot stay in Nepal more than cumulative 150 days.

EACH CLIENT IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING ALL NECESSARY VISAS.
Country entry regulations can be changed, Unique Path Travels does not accept responsibility for changes in regulations or requirements for visas. The information provided is given in good faith.

Safe Travel:

  • Do not take unnecessary valuables with you.
  • A money belt, or something similar, worn close to your body is the best way to carry passports, airline tickets, money and other Valuables.
  • DO NOT leave any valuables in ANY hotel room in Asia, please use SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES in the Hotel. Items are left at the individual’s risk.
  • Pickpockets operate everywhere, particularly in tourist areas and in crowded markets; you must always exercise care.
  • Be aware that anything left lying around will also be liable to theft.


Equipments & Packing:

You need to prepare with the seasonal clothing as Nepal has got variation in climate. If you are doing trekking and going above 3000m you need warm clothing all year round.

Clothing list
Head wear:
1. Sunhat

Body wear (this all required on your duration of Holiday):
1. T-shirts.
2. Short Pants (one or two pic).
3. Trousers.
4. Track-suit.
5. Lightweight long sleeved –shirt: Useful to-protect from Sun burn.
6. Jacket or Fleece:
7. Rain Items: water proof /wind proof rain coat and trouser or Poncho.
8. All Underwear’s.

Foot wear:
1. A Pair of Comfortable Hiking Boots/ one pair of light sports shoe/ a pair of Sandal or Slippers.
2. Few pairs of cotton thick /light shock.

Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal & valuable items; such as camera, Water bottle, money, passport, towel, toilet items, soap, rain coat or things you need during the hiking in the day.

Personal Effects:
Camera & film, Spare passport photos, Water bottle, Money belt, Torch, Sewing kit, Sunhat/ Sunglasses, ipods, Books, Wet Ones, Soap to wash clothes, Writing materials, Swiss Army knife, Calculator, Personal toiletries, including tampons, Contraceptives, Insect Repellent, Sunscreen.

NOTE: If you wear glasses, it is advisable to bring a spare pair since opticians are uncommon. If you wear contact lenses you may find that climatic changes and dust can create visual irritation, therefore, it is advisable to bring a pair of glasses.

Vaccinations

No vaccinations are compulsory unless coming from a yellow fever infected region but we do recommend you are covered for: *diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, *hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. NB* a Yellow Fever certificate is required if arriving from infected areas.

For traveling in the countryside and remote areas, immune globulin is also recommended to combat hepatitis A. We advise you to bring along a supply of antibiotics, an anti-diarrhea agent, and any other prescription drugs required by your current medical conditions.

Vaccination requirements are subject to change and should be confirmed before departure.

You may need additional inoculations so please contact your GP or a travel medical centre for further information. Please consult your doctor for up-to-date information and prescriptions for vaccinations, anti-malarial requirements and any reasonably foreseeable illnesses whilst traveling into Asia.

Note: Please don’t forget to do over all check up with your Doctor & get advice whether your health permit or not to go into the region.

We also recommend:

  • A dental check-up prior to traveling.
  • you know your blood group in case of emergency
  • if you have any pre-existing medical conditions which might affect you on tour, you make these known to your Travel Agent at the time of your booking

Medical Supplies

We advise that all passengers bring along their own personal first aid kit. Below is a list of some recommended items:

Band aids/bandages, laxatives, upset stomach remedy, anti-diarrhea remedy, Panadol/Aspirin, rehydration remedy, antiseptic cream/powder, sterile dressings, any relevant course of medication such as contraceptive pills.

Currency

The official currency in Nepal is Rupee, The most commonly use symbol for Rupee is NPR or Rs. One Rupee’s  is divided into 100 Paisa.  There are coins for denominations of one, two, five and ten rupees and bank notes in denominations of 1,2, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 rupees.
There is no restriction on the amount of foreign currency or travelers checks brought into Nepal.

Money Exchange:
Nepal Rastra Bank (National Bank) does set the exchange rate and listed into daily news paper. There are many money changer counters and Banks in the cities at where you can change your cash money. When you are changing money officially, you need to show your passport and get receipt with your identity.  The Hotels do change the money however they do have lower rate.

There are Various ATM Machines into the main cities like Kathmandu, pokhara and so on. At where you can get cash (only Nepalese Rupee) on both Visa and MasterCard’s 24 hours a day. Usually you can draw Maximum 30,000 NPR a day from your Card.

Accommodations:
We have put a lot of thought and effort into locating the most appropriate type of accommodation for each tour. It will always be clean, comfortable and of a very high standard. Accommodation for Nepal trips is in a combination of good standard tourist class hotels and Guest Houses in the Treks operated by the local people, which offer Twin Sharing accommodations, please be prepared for the common Bathrooms.

If you wish to spend a few additional days in your start city before the departure of your tour, then we can arrange accommodation for you. On the last day of the tour we usually arrive at our final destination in the late afternoon, when the tour ends. If you would like to book accommodation for that night or even stay additional nights, we will be more than happy to arrange this for you as well. All our accommodation is carefully chosen, conveniently located, clean and comfortable.

Travel Insurance:
Travel insurance is compulsory for all Unique Path tours. All clients MUST be insured to cover personal accident, medical expenses, cancellation, curtailment and repatriation. Please Note you should check that your insurance policy is adequate for Trekking & Tours Nepal.

Tipping & Bargaining:
Tipping in Nepal is not mandatory but it is expected by the guides, porters and Tour Driver, any gratuities for good service will be gratefully accepted at the end of the tour.

Bargaining is kind of culture, especially in markets when hiring the Local Vehicles, Buying the Jewelries and Clothing.

Luggage:
Standard Domestic airline baggage restrictions apply. Usually this is 15 kg for each passengers and one small piece of carry-on luggage.

TRAVEL TIP: You might be tempted to buy a few souvenirs here and there, so leave a little room for those extra purchases!

Departure Tax:
Nepal Domestic Flight departure taxes are not included in your flight ticket, there are some departure tax apply (approx. NRS 200) for Domestic Flight.

Climate:
Nepal has got amazing variation in climate, Ranges from high mountain valleys to tropical lowland vegetation, allowing visitor to enjoy the varieties of climates. Nepal has got four climate seasons spring (March to May), summer (June to August), autumn (Sep to November) and winter (December to February).

Spring is colorful seasons but the heat gets gradually builds till the monsoon starts. The Monsoon starts from Bay of Bangle at the end of June to middle of September, We do get approx. 80% of annual rainfall in the monsoon. Autumn is known as clear sky, pleasant temperature and great atmosphere. With variation in the climate we do get different temperature in the country, Kathmandu hardly go below Zero degree Celsius at maximum coldest in the year.

Water:
You should not drink the water from the tap in Nepal because of bacteria.
You can either use water purification or buy the bottle of water. Now a day, some people are bringing their own water filter which is very impressive & useful.

Photography:
Photography is on of the important part of the holiday that carries the memory of holiday in the photos.  Please remember, we are guests in the countries through which we travel and we may sometimes inadvertently cause offence by taking photographs without first asking permission.
It is absolutely forbidden by law to take photos at any borders, as they are all active military installation.

Contact details:
Unique Path Travels and Tours P. Ltd
Address: Ciltron Garden 495, Thamel Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4701238 | 4701239 |  Cell : +977-9851058054 | Fax : +977-1-4701237
Email : uniquepath@mail.com.np | Url : https://www.nepalholidayinfo.com

Note:
This tour is operated by Unique Path Travels & Tours. Information given in all brochures, leaflets and dossiers is given in good faith by the company, and is based on the latest information available at the date of update & publication.

Departure dates

It is possible to organize the Private Tour every day  with your Time Frame. If you are looking for Joining with Group please write to us at: info@nepalholidayinfo.com

Tailer Made Tour

We have put the options open for all the clients to make your own holiday plan in the Tailor-Made Tour. The above given itinerary is normal plan, you may have longer or shorter time with special interest in mind to enjoy your Holiday. So just write to us about your travel plan in accordance of your interest, time frame, Budget and Preferences. We will help to design your private Tailor-Made plan with options of itinerary to Suit your dreamed holiday needs. contact@nepalholidayinfo.com


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