This program is moderate grade, specially designed for the millennial youth. A short 3 day hike at an altitude of 4220 meters with a breathtaking view of these mighty, gorgeous himalayan mountain ranges bring for the youth an experience to cherish for the lifetime. This is ideal for everyone who dreams of visiting Himachal and camping under the stars atop the mountains with friends by their side and a brilliant campfire warming our hearts. This program is a perfect blend of adventure, thrill and fun!
Program Objective: Explore and enjoy himalayan beauty while experiencing various thrilling adventure sports.
Snow Trekking, Base Making, Trekking, Paragliding, Campfire, ATV Ride, Visit to Hidimba Temple, Rappelling, Knot Practices, Rafting, Zorbing, River Crossing, Rope Way, Visit to Vashishtha Kund.
Gather and meet Team KSHITIJ at Mumbai Central at 4:40 pm. Depart by August Kranti Rajdhani Exp at 5:40 pm. (Train ticket charges are not included in package. Kshitij will charge it on actual and will try to book ticket in the same or nearby coach. Kshitij faculties will be traveling with participants in the same train.)
Report at Mumbai Airport as per the schedule given at the time of registration. (Flight ticket charges are not included in program charges. Parents would have to book flight tickets on their own in flight number provided by Kshitij. Kshitij faculty will be traveling with participants in the same flight.) People traveling by train/flight will reach Delhi in afternoon, take small lunch break at Gujarat Samaj in Delhi and then onward travel by Bus to Manali.
Reach Manali and take an hour ride to reach the famous Solang Valley. Pre lunch trek to Anjani Mahadev Temple. Overnight stay in tents at Solang village. Our Eco Trekkers will be woken to the sight of green, towering Sierras of the Kullu District. We will arrive at our destination in the early hours of the day. They will detrain the Bus at the Manali Junction and will head towards famous Solang village with a jeep ride. We will the go ahead with breakfast, followed by the tent allocation. An orientation will be given to the group of Eco trekkers giving them a detailed insight on the proceedings of the next five days in the wilderness of the bountiful Himalayas. Pre lunch acclimatization walk to Anjani Mahadev(Duration 2 hours). Post lunch participants can enjoy sports at Solang Valley. Overnight stay in tents.
Trek from Solang to Shagadugh. Overnight stay in tents at Shagadugh. We will start the trek from Solang to Shagadugh. The trek has a moderate ascend and goes through some dense forest of Pine and Oak trees. The dense forest then leads to an open large meadow which is known as Shagadugh. Overnight stay in tents at Shagadugh.
Trek to Patalsu peak(13,451 feet). Descend to Shagadugh camp. We will start the day early from Shagadugh for Patalsu peak. The trek has a steep ascend for the peak. The panoramic views of the Shitidhar, Friendship and Manali peaks from the peak is quite mesmerizing. We will then start our descend to Shagadugh camp. Overnight stay in tents at Shagadugh.
Descend to Solang Valley. Overnight stay at Solang. Post breakfast we will start the descend for Solang Valley from Shagadugh camp. Overnight stay at Solang village.
Manali Sight seeing and ride to Rumsu base camp. Jeep ride from Solang valley to Manali. Participants can explore the famous Mall Road, shop souvenirs and explore temple. By 5 PM we will start with a jeep ride to Rumsu base camp.
Adventure Activity. After morning breakfast, we will go ahead with a brief lecture on rope and knots. Post breakfast we will practice a session of Rock Climbing on natural rock wall. Post lunch Rappelling. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.
Drive to Kullu (Kais Gompa) and departure from Kullu. Today starts very relaxedly in comparison to the previous four days early rising, followed by breakfast and Departure from the base camp toward Kullu via Kais Monastery. The Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery was inaugurated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the month of May 2005, giving one an insight of the Buddhist culture. Following the visit to the Gompa, the Eco Trekkers will depart from the Manali Bus stand complex, bidding goodbye to the abode of snow, Himachal Pradesh. Dinner will be served during the journey, at the dinner stop.
Arrive Delhi early morning and take flight from Delhi post 11 am. Arrive Mumbai Airport. (Flight ticket charges are not included in package. Parents would have to book it on their own. Before flight booking kindly get in touch with Kshitij to confirm flight number and time. Kshitij Faculty will be traveling with kids in the same flight).
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, Spoon, Mug, Electoral Powder and Camphor Optional: Camera, Binocular
Expensive Jewelry, Walkmans or Radio, Cellular Phone, Electronic Games, Junk Food, Cold Drinks