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Snow Camping, Photography and Hiking in Manali(1N&2D)

Activity: Camping/Hiking
Duration: 2 Nights 3 Days
Pickup and Drop Location: Haripur

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Description

Snow camping and winter hiking can be one of the most spellbinding experiences of your life. In a white, sugar-coated landscape, you are transported to an enchanting fairy-tale land. And that’s a story that you’ll never forget.

And this one is a perfect snow experience for beginners and veterans adorned with a breathtaking view of The Mighty Himalayas that will leave you with an absolute and unadulterated awe, with brilliant opportunity for photographers of any level.

Day 01: Chandigarh/Delhi – Manali – Haripur – Soil (2-3 Hours Trek)

Arrive at our base in Haripur by 9:00 am from where you will be greeted by your trip manager and guides.

The short hike of 2-3 hours, to the ancient village of Soil, starts here.  Walk through lush green jungles and cross beautiful water streams to reach your destination, a truly exotic location with stunning views. Enjoy a warm bonfire and BBQ before retiring in snug and comfortable camping tents.

 

Day 02: Soil – Haripur – Manali: (1-2 Hours Trek)

Return to the base at Haripur doing the ‘golden meadow hike’ in 3-4 hours and drive back to Manali. The option of paragliding or river rafting before heading back at extra cost.

Documents Required:

  • Identity Cards with Xerox and Passport Size Photographs (at least 4)
  • Medical Certificate: You can download the format from below document and the same needs to be given to Base Camp to Trek Leader while Registration.
  • Disclaimers: You can download the format from below document and the same needs to be given to Base Camp to Trek Leader while Registration.
  • Leave No Trace Policy Document: You can download the format from below document and the same needs to be given to Base Camp to Trek Leader while Registration.)

Important Information:

  • You don’t need any ‘special’ gear for this winter trek, apart from a good pair of boots and gaiters. The trick is to layer sensibly and for temperatures dipping to zero, 3 layers are normally enough – 2 full sweaters and a jacket. Same for legs, you need layers thickness is secondary. For inners, 2 t-shirts or 3 at most are perfect. It’s simple for every 5-degree dip in temperature, add a layer.
  • All guests are welcome to stay at A Base’ in Haripur, Manali in rooms on sharing basis at a nominal cost. Unwind, relax, go paragliding, rafting or angling and later interact with the team over BBQ and bonfire (**) before commencing the trek next morning.
  • Trekking programs in the Himalaya not necessarily would always run exactly as scheduled. Allow for unplanned long days or early camps due to weather disruptions or similar causes.
  • All participants are recommended to have a travel insurance that covers trekking and wilderness travel.
  • Wear shoes and clothes you are comfortable in and do not forget waterproof jackets and warm clothing.
  • Do not litter the environment. Polythene and plastics are non-biodegradable and unhealthy for the environment and must not be littered or burned and should be carried back.
  • In case of heavy snow or not enough snow, we will choose a different snow point or stay at the Kkoott.
  • No special equipment is required except for a good pair of mountain shoes and a few warm jackets.

 

  • environment and must not be littered or burned and should be carried back.

Inclusions

  • All transportation as per itinerary in local cars and jeeps from the base in Haripur, Manali.
  • All meals beginning with breakfast on Day 1 until lunch on Day 2.
  • Stay in tents/log hut/village out-house with all meals during the entire trek
  • Services of professional MOI and BMC (ABVIMAS) qualified trekking guides. Cook and helpers. Horses/porters to carry your personal luggage (max 10 Kgs per person)
  • All equipment like tents, dining, toilet tents, carry mats, sleeping bags etc.
  • Currently applicable Govt. taxes

Exclusions

  • Any form of client insurance personnel, baggage, medical.
  • Transport to and from Manali
  • Any expenses of purely personal nature like laundry, phone/Fax calls, tips to drivers, guides, any beverages.
  • Any increase in govt. service tax.
  • Any expenses that arise due to change in itinerary because of natural forces like landslides, rains, roadblocks, flight cancellations, sickness etc.
  • Cost of increase in stay due to any of the above reasons.
  • Any medical, travel or evacuation insurance. Any other service or item not specified above.
  • Any sightseeing’s in Manali
  • Paragliding, rafting, angling, snappling.

Additional information

Activity Type

Camping, Hiking

Duration

1 Night 2 Days