Snow Trek in Manali

Trek Details


Date: 28th Dec, 2019
Region: Manali
Seats: 20
Cost: 6500


Snow-capped peaks, the Beas River and thick pine wood trees around Manali, makes it best destination for a vacation in Himachal Pradesh during winters. The entire Manali Valley looks beautiful during the winters – pure white beauty! The wisest way to observe, learn and explore with an Eco-friendly way of travelling is trekking. “Snow Trek in Manali” offers one a healthy and natural way of travelling.

Location: Naggar, Manali
Level: Easy
Height: 10,500 ft
Duration – 6 Nights/7 Days

Date- 28th Dec to 3rd Jan 20 (Ex Delhi)

Itinerary:

Day 1: Pune – Delhi by Flight / Train-  
Reach Delhi by 12 pm. Board the bus for Manali at 4 pm. Overnight Journey.

Day 2: Reporting at Rumsu base camp, Manali. 
Recieving at Patlikuhal, which is 20km before Manali. All the buses going to Manali goes via Patlikuhal. From 6:00 am to 9:30 am we provide free pickup from Patlikuhal to our base camp on Rumsu village. To reach in time one should board a bus starting before 6 pm from Delhi. Once in Rumsu village we will go for Acclimatization walk to Pulag and evening we will go to Chichogi.

Day 3: Snow trek to Sterling camp 
Sterling is a dark green meadow amidst the dense Himalayan forest, with gentle snow slopes where participants can enjoy lot of snow activities. The trek to Sterling is a steep climb and takes around two to three hours to reach. Overnight stay at Sterling camp.

Day 4: Trek to Ghankulhadi and back to Sterling forest. 
Today we will walk deeper in Jungle and enjoy more with nature. Till Ghankulhadi the trek route is easy and while coming back we will find snow slides to enjoy.

Day 5: Descend to Rumsu base camp and drop at Manali bus stand. 
Today we will descend to Rumsu base camp, it will take around 2 hours to reach back to Rumsu base camp. From there leave for  Manali. Celebration night at Manali.

DAY 6: Departure to Delhi 
Participants can explore Manali for rest of the day, shop souvenirs. In the evening leave for Delhi.

Day 7: Departure to Pune 
Reach by 10 am. Delhi- Pune Flight/Train

Tour Cost:
Ex Delhi
6 Night/7 Days – Rs. 11500/- per person (Rs. 11,000/- per person till 15 Oct)
Ex Manali
3 Nights/4 Days – Rs. 6500/- per person (Get in touch for the booking)
Booking amount – Rs. 3500/-

A) Cost includes –

  1. Stay in tents during the entire trek
  2. One night stay at Manali on sharing basis
  3. Veg meals while on the trek
  4. Delhi – Manali – Delhi Volvo (Ex Delhi)
  5. Rucksack
  6. Camping gears
  7. Gaiters
  8. Safety equipment
  9. Trekking equipment (Tents, Sleeping bags, carry mats)
  10. Travel Insurance
  11. Necessary permits
  12. First aid medical kits
  13. Qualified and experienced trek leader, guide, and support staff
  14. Backpack Outdoors leader from Pune to Pune
  15. Service Charge

B) Cost does not include

  1. Pune – New Delhi– Pune Train/Airfare
  2. Food other than mentioned in the Itinerary.
  3. Any other expenses occurring due to natural calamities or reasons beyond our control.

Travel Option
Flight – Pune- Delhi- Pune
Train – Duronto Express /Goa Express/ Rajdhani  Express

All travel related assistance (Pune to Pune) can be provided at actual cost.

 Things to carry-

Trekking shoes: Carry trekking shoes good grip and ankle support. Do not carry sports shoes.
• Three layers of warm clothes: Carry two or three-layer jackets, fleece jackets and a padded jacket.
• Two/Three trek pants: Carry light cotton trek pants. Denim/jeans and shorts are not suitable for trekking.
Three t-shirts (collared/dry-fit): Full sleeved t-shirts that prevent sunburns on the neck and arms. Carry one or two dry-fit t-shirts.
• Thermals: Carry thermals (top and bottom).
• Sunglasses: Sunglasses are mandatory. There will be lot of snow on the trek and can cause snow blindness.
• Cap: At high altitude, the sun is extra harsh so carry a cap to protect yourself.
• Waterproof hand gloves: Carry waterproof gloves and avoid woollen gloves as they will get wet if you touch snow.
• Socks (3-4 pairs) and a pair of woollen socks: Apart from two sports socks, you can take a pair of woollen socks for the night.
• Headlamp/LED torch: Mandatory
• Raincoat/Ponchos: At high altitudes, snowfall and rain are quite common and it’s mandatory to carry a poncho so that you don’t get wet. The trek will continue as planned even during rainfall. Your poncho should protect you from the rain. Carry a backpack cover for extra protection from rain for your belongings.
• Day pack (20 liters): You will need this to carry water bottles, lunch box, and personal medical kit in case you decide to offload your backpack.
• Lunchbox and water bottle: Every participant should have their personal lunch box and a good water bottle.

Contact us for any other dates or customised tour requirements.

Contact Details:
Tejashree: +91-9850788233
Mayur Khivasara: +91-9823996112
If you are unable to connect or your phone is not answered kindly send a SMS or WhatsApp.

Thanks and Regards,
Team BACKPACK OUTDOORS
Keep Trekking!!!!
E-mail ID: [email protected]
Website: www.backpackoutdoors.in

Office Address:
Backpack Outdoors,
Flat no 3, ground floor,
Vignesh Apartment, Near Jost Engg company,
Opp Rawat furniture showroom,
Paud road, Kothrud,
Pune 411038
Office Timings: 12 pm to 6.30 pm

** Please note that your registration will be confirmed only after the payment of the entire fees is done and registration form is filled.

Cancellation Policy

  1. The cancellation charges are as under Cancellation before 15 days to the start of the trek — Rs 2,000 Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the trek — no refund
  2. Rescheduling/Postpone/trek change is possible till next 6 months, but need to inform 15 days before the trek date.
  3. If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc) no amount will be refunded. According to the situation will be providing some alternatives

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