Starving with more and more innovative products Indo Nepal Holidays introduced More comfortable and Shortest Route for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in 1994. It was Joint venture with Nepal’s Helicopter Company Asian Airlines using their MI17 Helicopters to fly from Nepalgunj to Hilsa from where we can Cross Tibet border Purang (Taklakot) which is just 1 Hour Drive from Mansarovar.
This Tour made such boom in Kailash Mansarovar Yatra field that it gave fame to Indo Nepal Holidays as #LEADERS IN NEPAL TOURS, PIONEERS IN KAILASH MANSAROVAR YATRAS# in fact using MI17 Helicopter tour become more comfortable, Shorter and safer so even more senior citizens also can travel with this route. There was no proper airport or helipad that time but after becoming popular and more and more tourists locals got more opportunities for employment and Nepal Government also developed small airport at Simikot and helipad at Hilsa.
Helicopter route is highly recommended route as it is most safer, comfortable and easier. You can commence the helicopter tour via Kathmandu combining with Pashupati Darshan but people with limited time frame can opt their route via Lucknow too. The trip requires 11 days from Kathmandu, however it requires 2 days less if you travel via Lucknow.
The ideal time to undertake this journey is from middle of May till the end of June and Mid Aug to end Sep. Normally, the weather during this period will be stable in high mountain region of west Nepal with less rainfall & cloud.