The Nature Study program is meant for introducing elementary school children to nature through a week-long adventure and trekking based program. Students get to spend time outside experiencing nature and walking the trails, while learning how to identify the common Himalayan flora and fauna. Students are encouraged to ask questions and make observations about the relationship between different elements of ecosystem. The program also incorporates team building activities and games to foster a good relationship among kids of different ethnic, religious & national groups.
Date – 2nd May to 10th May 20
DAY 01: Pune – Delhi – Manali
Departure to Delhi from Pune. Reach Delhi by afternoon. Board the bus for Manali at 4 pm. Overnight Journey to Patlikuhal.
Bus type : Volvo AC semi-sleeper
Day 2: Arrival in Rumsu [Manali] Basecamp, Reporting.
Overnight Journey from Delhi. Reach Pathlikula early morning & head towards Rumsu which is the base camp.
This will be a rest day. Breakfast will be served in the dining hall, followed by the registration, documentation and 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. Following orientation, a short walk to the Pulag falls from the Rumsu Village, where participants will learn about rocks found around at a subordinate level and will return for a siesta. In the evening, Ice Breaking session around the campfire followed by dinner.
Wake up call and freshen up. Have breakfast and set out on a walk to the Chichogi Village to study about a Himalayan Village, their customs, architecture, food and way of life. Post lunch participants will have their adventure activity session where they will Rock Climb and Rappel down. Participants will be served an early dinner and will head to bed early for a fresh start the next day.
Day 4: Trek to Naya Tapru
After breakfast all the trekkers will start their trek to Naya Tapru (2,800 meters). The trek route goes through some dense forest, full of pine, fir, oak, chestnut trees. There is an ascend for the jungle and takes around 4 to 5 hours to reach to Naya Tapru. We will have our packed lunch at Ghan Kulhadi. Ghan kulhadi is a large plain green meadow amidst the dense forest. Overnight stay in tents at Naya Tapru camp.
Day 5: Trek to Chaklani
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.
Day 7: Descend to base camp. Overnight at Rumsu base camp.
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.
Certificate distribution will be held in evening. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.
Day 8: Drive to Manali and Departure for Delhi.
Post breakfast head to explore Manali. On the way participants can enjoy rafting on Beas river. Participants can visit Van vihar, Hadimba mata temple and shop some souvenirs at Mall Road. Departure to Delhi will be at 5.00 pm
Reach Delhi around 8-10 am & Departure to Pune.
Ex Delhi – Rs.15,990/- per person
Pune – Rs.15,990/- per person + flight or train cost at actual
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Note: – Travel assistance (Pune – Pune) can be provided.
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