This ultimate journey to Mt. Kailash famed as the ‘Center of the Universe’ by charter Helicopter gives you a once-in-a-lifetime unique opportunity to witness this serene and beautiful place. It begins by flying fixed wing flights from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and onto Simikot. From Simikot you take a charter helicopter flight to Hilsa, a place close to China boarder and drive to the Lake Manasarovar and the base of Mt Kailash.
A private departure that begins with a magnificent flight across the Himalayan chain where several days are spent exploring the ‘forbidden’ city of Lhasa, including a visit to the Potala Palace, the winter residence of the Dalai Lama. This is followed by an overland drive across the Tibetan plateau, the highest country in the world, visiting ancient monasteries and seldom-visited villages, to the Nepal-Tibet border.
In Gems of Tibet tour we take you to the selected gems hidden in plain sight…We begin our journey exploring the ‘forbidden’ city of Lhasa, including a visit to the Potala Palace, the winter residence of the Dalai Lama.Then drive on rugged Tibetan plateau towards west to visit two other major cities of Tibet – Shigatse & Gyantse, filled with magnificent monasteries. Before flying back home we head eastward to another major city of Tibet – Tsetang.