Venue - Manali
Ever since trekking mania hit the youth, Manali has always been the most sought after destination for campers of all ages ! The height, scenic beauty, climate and people of this region are beautiful , warm and always inviting which makes visiting it, worthwhile every single time. This program is a perfect blend of trekking up the snow capped peaks, fun and moderate grade adventure activities and rafting. Our campsite is at the height of 2,200 meter from sea level and we trek upto 3660 meters.
Explore the backcountry in the hills of manali, have an opportunity to be”yourself’, participate in learning experiences and sharing over a campfire and spend time with nature away from the stale chaos of city life.
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Gather at Bandra Terminus at 12 noon. Departure by Garibrath at 12:55 pm. Enjoy Dabba Party with New Friends
Reach Delhi in afternoon and onward journey by Bus to Manali.
Early morning, arrive at Manali and drive to base camp,
Orientation will be given about the trek, backpacking and marching technique. Post lunch we will go for acclimatization walk to Pulag village for Himalayan village study. Participants will be made aware of the culture of a Himalayan village. There are around 150-200 houses in the village and is similar to Rumsu in respect of culture. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.
After morning breakfast and packed lunch we will trek for Chakki Nala for River Crossing and Rappelling activity. Explorer will be made aware of how to cross a river by three ways and how to make the base for such kind of an activity.
Explorer will also be made aware of different types of Knots and hitches that can be helpful for them. Trek back to Rumsu base camp. In the evening briefing will be given about the trek route. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.
After breakfast and packed lunch we will start the trek for Naya Tapru (2800 meters) camp site. The trek has a moderate ascend and takes around 4 to 5 hours. The trek goes through some dense patch of forest which is full of pine, fir, oaks, chestnuts trees. Trekkers will be given tutorials on tent pitching. Overnight stay in tents at Naya Tapru camp site.
After breakfast all the trekkers will start their trek to Chaklani(3,400 meters). The trek involves an easy ascend and will take around 3 to 4 hours. Chaklani offers amazing view of Manali valley. One can see many peaks like Ali Ratna, Friendship peak, Deo Tibba , Hanuman Tibba , Tiger Teeth and others. Overnight stay in tents at Chaklani camp site.
After breakfast all the trekkers will start their trek to Chandrakhani Pass with their packed lunch. We will start the trek early by 6 AM. The highest point of Chandrakhani Pass is 3,660 meters. Just adjacent to the Chandrakhani Pass lies Dhana Kunnu Pass. The entire place is associated with the famous Jamdagini Rishi, one of the seven saptrishi. Once we make it to the top Overnight stay in tents at Chaklani camp site.
After the breakfast all the participants will start their descend for Rumsu base camp. The descend route is the same as the ascend one and takes around 4 hours. Lunch at Ghankulahi while descending.
Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp
After breakfast we will go to Manali by Jeep. Luggage for all the trekkers can be deposited at a common safe place and then Manali visit will be done via trekking with guide. Explorer will get a chance to explore Hidimba Temple, Vashishth hot water spring, Manu Temple and others. After sight seeing, luggage will be taken back and departure by evening buses for Delhi.
Arrive Delhi early morning and catch Garibrath from Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 9 am and start return journey to Mumbai.
Arrival Bandra Terminus at 8 am
This is a sample itinerary. Kshitij reserves the right to cancel or alter any aspect of our program as a result of unforeseen circumstances, including weather, environment or health hazards. To the best of our ability, substitution of activities will be comparable to, or better than the original activity.
What to Bring!
Pair of Clothes (6-7 T Shirts & 2 Full Jeans + 2 Full Track Pants), 1 Haversack Bag & 1 Small Shoulder Bag, Thermal/Winter Jacket, Safety Pins, Water Bottle, Handkerchiefs, 2 Night Suit, Sport Shoes & Floater/ Slippers, Toiletry Pouch, Towel, Cap, Sun Screen Lotion,Odomos Mosquito Cream, Cold Cream, Lip Balm, Dairy Pen, 4 Extra Pair of Socks, Torch with new Batteries, Sunglasses, Swimming Costume (Nylon T-Shirt & Shorts (for Boys) & Nylon tights with Nylon Round Neck T-Shirts (for Girls)), Full Sleeves Jacket, Hand Gloves, Lunch Box
Optional: Camera, Binocular
What not to Bring!
Expensive Jewelry, Walkmans or Radio, Cellular Phone, Electronic Games, Junk Food, Cold Drinks
Terms & Conditions
25 Apr to 05 May
02 May to 12 May
09 May to 19 May
16 May to 26 May
Early Bird Discount - Before 120 Days - 1500
12 to 15 Years