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  • 01Winter Treks | Himalayas | Nov-Feb

  • 02Hampta Pass Trek, Manali 2017

    Hampta Pass Trek, Manali 2017
    • d5 Daysn4 Nights
    • lManali
    • NNNNN48 reviews
    • James
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      James

    About the Destination:

    Hampta Pass trek is giving each adventure lover an option to discover the unique landscape on the Manali side in Himachal Pradesh. It is a dream like an experience through the unusual and special one climbing out across the lush green valleys of Kullu to reach the overhanging mountains. From the top, you will witness the magnificent view of a different world below, the beautiful yet deserted Lahaul. The panoramic sweep of the valley from the summit will be a sight that will not leave you forever.

    An integral part of Manali’s topography, which is India’s favourite adventure zone, this trek is voted amongst the easiest of trails and most attractive to beginners. An exciting activity, being around Hampta Pass opens a whole new beautiful world. Coupled with a stopover at the eerie and placid Chandra Tal, this journey is replete with adventure and scenic moments.

    About the Trek:

    The Hampta Pass trekking package for five days has the starting point as Manali, the famous hub for all types of travel. From Manali, you will be taken to Jobra and then to Chika located at a height of about 10100 feet. All these routes will have plenty of greenery, River Rani and the mountainous stretches on one side. Dhauladhar Ranges can be seen from Chika as you climb up to reach Balu ka Ghera and the impressive journey to catch the first glimpses of some of the best peaks in the Himalayas will be tremendous. Commonly referred to as the White Range, you’ll notice the mighty towers in Dhauladhar Ranges occupy the entire frame with meadows and flower-filled valleys dotted for the company.

    What awaits you next are the gradual slopes until you reach the mighty Hampta Pass and on the way, Hampta Village will be your host for some time. Discover the serene calmness that surrounds the valley, you might meet shepherds at this high altitude pass who visit the valley to nourish their sheep with the special grass that grows around the area.

    Your trek to the massive Pir Panjal Ranges and the ultimate destination of the trek is the beautiful Chandra Tal located amidst the pristine surroundings dominated by the white peaks and clouds above. A confluence of three paths – Hampta Pass, Spiti, and Rohtang Pass and the green paradise will accompany you to achieve the height of about 14,100ft.

    On the fifth day of Hampta Pass Trek, you will travel from the lake directly to Manali after crossing Rohtang Pass and the humid Kullu Valley and the arid Lahaul and Spiti Valley and conclude the trip with multiple memories created in the midst of such a splendid serenity.


    Quick Facts:

    Temperature:  Day: 13°C-18°C and Night: 0°C-7°C

    Trekking Distance:  34km

    Maximum Altitude: 14,100ft

    Difficulty Level: Moderate 

    Airport: Bhuntar airport which is 52 km away from Manali

    ATM: You will ATMs in Manali

  • 03Stok Kangri Trekking, Ladakh 2017

    Stok Kangri Trekking, Ladakh 2017
    • d9 Daysn8 Nights
    • lLeh
    • NNNNN18 reviews
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    • 16,650

    About the Destination:

    Declared as one of the best treks in India by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, Stok Kangri trek is a must-do for any avid trekker. Although high altitude in nature, scaling the summit does not require technical expertise or experience unlike few other Himalayan treks. The magic of this activity is that you’ll be conquering heights of 6,000m to 20,000m on one route. The highest peak in the Stok range, your destination is clearly visible from the moment you land in Leh.

    Apart from the trek per se, here lies also the opportunity to explore the barren landscape of Leh, Ladakh and understand why it gets the tag of a ‘cold desert’. A fairly long duration trek, it is complete package of adventure, thrills, and an all-time-high. Stok Kangri Climb is truly a wonderful gift for Indian trekkers.

    Temperature Range: 11 degrees to -6 degrees

  • 04Kedarkantha Trekking, Uttarakhand 2017

    Kedarkantha Trekking, Uttarakhand 2017
    • d6 Daysn5 Nights
    • lDehradun
    • NNNNN30 reviews
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      Code: 6691309

    About the Destination:

    Situated in the Garhwal Himalayas, Kedarkantha trekking in Uttarakhand is an amazing experience for those who enjoying spending time in nature. One of the often visited locations, the area’s natural beauty is complemented with quaint hamlets, unending lush green meadows, and some terrific sights of the towering Himalayan peaks.

    The snaking trail to the 3,850m tall summit goes through Govind National Park, which offers an exclusive glance of the Himalayan flora and fauna. With views of peaks like the Swargarohini, Banderpooch, Black, and Ranglana, the highlight of the trail is undoubtedly sunsets against the backdrop of impressive snow-capped mountains.

    Altitude: 3,850m

    Temperature Range: -5 to 20 degrees celsius

    Total trekking distance: 36km


  • 05Valley of Flowers Trek, Uttarakhand - 2017

    Valley of Flowers Trek, Uttarakhand - 2017
    • d6 Daysn5 Nights
    • lHaridwar
    • NNNNN32 reviews
    • NIKITA
      Supplier
      NIKITA

    About the Destination:

    Known as the most beautiful trek in the world with the blue Primula, Valley of Flowers trek is a must do trek for you. Tucked up at a high altitude this trek is renewed with the Mountaineers and adventure seekers.  Blessed with exotic flowers, faunas and magnificent views this trek will take you to the world of snow clad mountains and high cliffs. High in the grand Himalayas of the Garhwal district sprawls this captivating valley. The best time to do this trek is during the month of mid-July to mid-August.  

    For this trek, you will have to trek from Govindghat, on the route to Hemkund Sahib, up to  Ghangaria which is quite an exhilarating climb. Catch the glimpse of the Himalayan beauty while you head out on this trek. At an altitude of 14,300 ft, you will come across the large clear water lake which will make you stare at it for long. This hidden jewel is a unique habitat and home to millions of species of wildflowers such as saxifrages, sediams, lilies, poppy, calendular, daisies, geranium, zinnia and petunia.  Not just this you will come across varieties of colourful butterflies as you continue your trek. 

    This valley is at an altitude of 3250 m and above. This valley is also a core zone of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve with an expanse of 87.5 sq km which is just a colourful paradise with alpine flowers. According to the legends, it is believed that this is the place where Pawan Putra Hanuman had collected Sanjeevani Buti to cure Laxman.  Listen to the sound of birds chirping and the musical sound of the stream during the trek. The soothing breeze and the enchanting beauty lure away the nature lovers and the photography lovers. 

    This valley was also declared as a National Park in 1982 and is a world heritage site. One can also find a variety of rare and endangered species of animals like Asiatic black bear, brown bear, snow leopard, blue sheep and more. With the backdrop of the mountains and the scenic trail, you will feel as you have definitely landed in the land of fairies.

    About the Trek:

    With the verdant beauty of the snowcapped mountains in the backdrop, the green meadows and the white clouds blend to make dreamlike Valley of Flowers trek. Perched at an altitude of 14,400 ft, this trek was a sudden discovery by British traveller Frank Smith in 1931.  Step into the bed of flowers while you head out for this one of a kind beautiful trek. You will start this trek from Govindghat via Joshimath which will lead you to Hemkund Sahib on day forth.  The trek is considered as an easy to moderate trek and is a favourite among the beginners as well as avid trekkers.  Feast your eyes with the thousands of flowers in full bloom.  

    You will come across several streams casually meandering through the valley. Next, you will come across the high altitude serene lake, Hemkund 4329 metre. This lake is considered as a holy site for both Hindus and Sikhs.  The trail will be a steep one but the amazing view with the seven snow-capped mountain around you will definitely make you feel enchanted. Witness the beauty of Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi peaks that feed the lake and you will find a small stream called Himganga which flows out from the lake.  It is believed that Govind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikh faith had meditated on the bank of this lake in one during the ancient times. 

    On your fifth day, you will take the same trek route Ghangaria to Govindghat and then to Joshimath.  Your trek will be a steep one from Ghangharia while enjoying some amazing view of the regions. The valley of flowers treks will take you to the world of the most beautiful and enchanting wildlife which you will cherish for a lifetime.  From Govindghat, drive to Joshimath and you can witness the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Rivers to form the River Ganges while you pass through Devaprayag.  You can also explore Auli if you wish in the evening. There are lots of valley of flowers trekking packages which will take you through the beautiful land. Spend some time with nature and capture the scenic images in your heart.

    Valley of Flowers Highlights:

    - Blessed with the verdant beauty of the meadows, and the exotic flowers this will be trek which will take you through small streams.

    - Get a chance to witness the vivid flora and fauna of the region like saxifrages, sediams, lilies, poppy, calendula, daisies and brown bear, snow leopard, blue sheep.

    - Catch the glimpse of the famous Hathi Parvat and Saptrishi peaks while you head out on this trek.

    -  Meet the local people and learn about the culture of this region. Also, do share a cup of tea with them.

    - While at Hemkund Sahib take a dip in the holy water and purify your soul.

    - Also, enjoy a lakeside camping and spend the night under the clear night sky. 

    Quick Facts:

    Altitude: 14,400 ft

    Temperature: Day: 12°C-20°C and Night: 4°C-10°C

    Trekking Distance:  47km

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Starting and Ending Point: The trek starts and ends at Joshimath

    Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    Base Camp: Joshimath

    ATM: Joshimath is the last place where ATM is there.

  • 06Kuari Pass Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Kuari Pass Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
    • d6 Daysn5 Nights
    • lHaridwar
    • NNNNN40 reviews
    • Santosh
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      Santosh

    Fixed departure dates to join a group are 

    November: 18,25
    December: 3,9,16,24,25,27,30
    January: 6,13,20,27
    February: 3,10,17,24

    About the Destination:

    Kuari Pass, a place with a lot of mesmerizing sights to relish is situated in Garhwal Himalayas. If you are a beginner in treks, then Kuari Pass trek would be the right step to start with. On the route, you will find numerous beautiful forests which are really old with blooming rhododendron and oak trees. There is an interlude of meadows which gives the forest entry so beautiful every time. The region is used extensively by the local shepherds, and it is a great activity to explore one of the richest meadows in the Himalayas to get a full view of the splendid snow-clad peaks. Their imposing and scenic presence can be witnessed from atop Kuari, which literally means “a getaway”.

    The mountain views coming to your from the first day of the trek are the major attraction about Kauri Pass trek. Mount Nanda Devi, Dronagiri and some other peaks are the first ones visible and as you climb more, the array of several mountains will come to welcome you. It is always a splendid sight to gaze at the sky with the mountains touching the clouds every other time.

    The campsites are also a pleasing inclusion every trekking expedition to Kuari Pass has. After each day’s trek, the camping will be the time which lets you get refreshed and prepare for the next day’s expedition. The Chitrakantha campsite amidst the thick forest or the Khullara campsite letting watch you the peaks rising in the background will be equally suitable to have a rejuvenating stay while Kuari Pass trek is processing.

    About the trek:

    Kuari Pass trek for six days would enable you to witness the holy destinations in the Himalayas and it starts once you reach Haridwar and then the drive to Joshimath will be a beautiful one showcasing the pilgrim spots located at different places. Devprayag, Bhagirathi and Alakananda confluence, and Joshimath will take you to the enthralling moments with their unbeatable naturalness. 

    Chitrakantha and Chaukhamba will be arranging the most exotic sights to surprise you with their enjoyable serenity and the valuable views of the Himalayas from the summits. Leaving Chitrakantha to reach the Tali Top will be a difficult one but what are waiting for you atop Tali will definitely let your hearts bewitched. Lush meadows and well-defined tracks can be clearly seen from Tapovan and staying in the middle of alpine meadows would soothe your heart surely. 

    Nanda Devi Peak, Rishi Ganga River, and the views of the mighty Himalayas from Kuari Pass will be stuck to your heart forever. The chilling wind at the top has something special always to drag you to the unending charm of the place and let you remain in a heaven like feeling for a while. When you come to Auli, you get a separate invitation as it is the best destination for skiing and the serenity has a lot to do here. The trek to Kuari Pass winds up at Haridwar after you reach there via Joshimath, the same route you took to reach Kuari Pass top.

    Quick Facts:

    Trip Starting From: Haridwar

    Temperature:  Day: 13°C-18°C and Night: -3°C-4°C

    Trekking Distance:  33km

    Maximum Altitude: 12,516 ft

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    ATM: ATMs are there in  Joshimath.

  • 07Dayara Bugyal Trek in Uttaranchal, 2017

    Dayara Bugyal Trek in Uttaranchal, 2017
    • d5 Daysn4 Nights
    • lHaridwar
    • NNNNN12 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6691309

    About the Destinations: 

    Dayara Bugyal holds the prestigious position of being India’s most beautiful high altitude alpine meadows. And why not? Perched at an altitude of 12,000ft, this 28sq. km of open vastness creates a natural magic with each changing season. Myriad hues with every wind change comes with its unique attraction, making this one of the finest destinations to trek to in India.

    From the Dayara Bugyal (‘bugyal’ means meadow in the regional language), one can enjoy stupendous sightings of the Himalayas. Apart from this, the other added attraction is a natural lake Barnala Tal, which is part of a tree lined meadow. Interestingly, this stretch transforms into some of the best skiing slopes during winter months. During other times, the lake’s water is a picturesque frame of reflections of the surrounding oak trees.

    With a campsite at a height of 11,000ft, the Dayara Bugyal trek in Uttaranchal captures the minds and memories of every traveller who heads in that direction.

  • 08Har Ki Dun Valley Trek, Uttarakhand 2017

    Har Ki Dun Valley Trek, Uttarakhand 2017
    • d8 Daysn7 Nights
    • lGarhwal
    • NNNNN11 reviews
    • Santosh
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      Santosh

    About the Destinations: 

    This cradle shaped valley formed by the slopes of the Garhwal ranges of the Himalayas is known as a nature lovers paradise. And why not? With natural beauty spots in any direction you turn giving a feeling of being in a tastefully created fairyland, Har ki Dun is one of the most pristine locations in the Himalayas situated at an elevation of 3,566m. Surrounded by glittering peaks and dense forests, trekking in this region is moderately easy and can be thoroughly enjoyed by bird watchers, nature lovers, and avid trekkers.

    Filled with folklore surrounding the epic Mahabharatha, Har ki Doon is believed to be the path from where Pandavas went to heaven. Head for this less explored destination, trek to Har ki Dun promises to be sensational.

    Duration of the Tour: 8D/ 7N

    Altitude: 3,566m

    Temperature Range: In summers, it is warm during the day, but at night, it can be around 10 deg to 2 deg C

    Total trekking distance: 73 kms

  • 09Paragliding, Short Trekking and Camping in Bir Valley

    Paragliding, Short Trekking and Camping in Bir Valley
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • NNNNN1 review
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      Code: 4039754

    About the Activity: 

    • An adventure filled weekend tour with camping, trek and paragliding in Bir valley awaits you and your friends and family. 
    • Bir is surrounded by tea gardens and an amphitheatre of low hills and is an ideal landing ground for para-gliders. 
    • Bir has Buddhist monasteries that are worth visiting and there are fine Tibetan handicrafts which are also produced here. Billing, up in the hills is 14 km from Bir with an area of 200 kms for high altitude and cross country flying and is one of the best aero sports sites in the country.
    • Arrive in Bir and the trek will start from Bir to Billing for about 7 kms for 3-4 hours. You can also arrive to the camp place by car which covers a distance of 14 kms. 
    • Have a relaxing lunch in Billing and after lunch, trek to Gunda for about 3-4 hours back to camp. 
    • The next day, after breakfast take off from Billing and landing in Bir and you can enjoy a little sightseeing around Bir. 



  • 10Paragliding Adventure at Bilaspur in Bir Billing

    Paragliding Adventure at Bilaspur in Bir Billing
    • h1 Hour
    • NNNNN1 review
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      Code: 5924041

    About the Activity:

    • Brace yourself for a fun filled paragliding adventure – fly through clear sky and get ready to be thrilled as you embark on your flight from a soaring height of around 8000 ft.
    • Delight in the surrounding greenery and enjoy the panoramic views as you cruise through the azure blue sky.
    • Take a break from traditional sightseeing trips in Himachal and embark on this paragliding adventure for a truly blissful experience.

     

  • 11Manali To Leh Cycling Tour

    Manali To Leh Cycling Tour
    • d12 Daysn11 Nights
    • lLeh
    • NNNNN1 review
    • supplier
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      Code: 6010307

    About the Destination:

    Fixed Departure: 26th July 2016


    Situated among the blessed lands of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is a favourite destination among leisure and nature lovers alike. The undulating terrains of the Pir Panjal and Himalayan Ranges make this destination a veritable paradise for adventurists seeking to feel that rush of adrenaline surge through their hearts.

    Framed by mountains on all its sides the tiny village of Leh is a gem nestled in the laps of the mighty Himalayas. A land of extremes, the land boasts of a rich cultural heritage blessed by the lamas and yet hides in its arms, landscapes that are almost untouched in their wilderness.

    About the Activity with Details:

    Considered as one the most challenging cycling trails in the world, the Manali Leh cycling trip is truly a call for adrenaline junkies! Endowed in stunning treasures of nature, this route makes for an extreme adventure quest for the cyclists.

    The Manali to Leh cycling tour takes you through the lush alpine forests of Manali, picturesque villages of Lahaul, past the vast planes of Sarchu and into the colourful and rich Leh. On the way you, challenge yourself to cross the treacherous 21 zigzag Gata Loops up the canyon wall. You will overcome the mighty Khardung La Pass, the highest motorable pass in the world that rises up to 5,600m. From the pass, enjoy panoramic views of the Indus Valley Civilisation in the south to Zanskar Valley in the north right up the enormous slopes of Saser Massif.

    NOTE: Total cycling distance: 630km

  • 12Paragliding in Bir-Billing

    Paragliding in Bir-Billing
    • h1 Hour
    • lBir - Billing
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      Code: 4039754

    Bir, a small town in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh is well known for its majority Tibetan population, beautiful monasteries, educational institutions and NGO’s. Crowned in the lap of the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges in the background, this tiny town is set in one of the most picturesque setting.

    Lying 28km from this stunning town of Bir, is another quaint town known as Billing. The entire stretch joining these two towns is abundant with idyllic natural beauties. Stunning mountain hamlets and fruit orchards along with lush-green terraced fields are staple to the region. Apart from scenic landscapes, paragliding in Bir-Billing is one adventure that has been enticing tourists from all over the world.

    A perfect getaway destination for a nature’s lover, one can enthral in a quiet stroll while feasting on the bounties of nature present here. While for an adventure seeker Bir-Billing paragliding experience is something that would quench their thirst for adventure!                                                                  

    About the Activity :

    Situated at a soaring height of about 2300m, Billing is a tempting destination for all paragliding enthusiasts. With this fascinating Bir-Billing paragliding experience, get ready to witness majestic views of Dhauladhar Ranges and the entire stunning Kangra Valley!

    Your paragliding experience head starts with your drive from the Bir Village to the launch site that is located round 14km apart. Arrive anytime during daytime for an astonishing paragliding experience that provides you with stunning aerial view of the entire place!

    The flying time varies, and depends on your preference; however, before you get ready with your glider, you will be briefed about some basic and required Do’s and Don’ts of flying. Once you are comfortably tied and adjusted in your glider along with a trained professional, get ready to fly like a bird.

    The landscape around the region is ideal for flying, fly high in the company of mighty Himalayas. Feel the thrills! Cherish these wonderful moments post your paragliding in Bir-Billing experience comes to an end.

    Timings:  Anytime during the Day

    Activities: Paragliding

    Difficulty Level: Easy

  • 13Roopkund Trekking Tour, 2017

    Roopkund Trekking Tour, 2017
    • d8 Daysn7 Nights
    • lChamoli
    • NNNNN31 reviews
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      Code: 6691309

    About the Activity:

    A trek to the mysterious glacial Roopkund Lake is a must-do for an avid trekker. Battling several adversities common to the Himalayas, this water body perched in the laps of the snow clad Mt. Trishul is situated at an altitude of 16,499ft. It is most attractive for the human skeletons lying at the bottom of the lake, which are distinctly visible when the snow melts. Thus having several visitors although uninhabitable.

    The route along this Roopkund trekking expedition is a fascinating journey of discovering the most pristine of Himalayan contribution of oak and blooming rhododendron forests. Of fairly easy nature, the trail has several ascents and steep downhill hikes, which go past mountain rivers that flow in abundance.

    With some of the finest base camp locations such as Ali Bungyal, the Roopkund Trek has everything going for it.

    Altitude: 5,029m

    Temperature Range: During the day it is around 15° to 20°C. At night, it is around 4° to 7°C. Temp at highest camp, Bhagwabasa, ranges 5°C to 10°C in the day and 3° to -2°C at night.

    Total trekking Distance: 44 kms

  • 1410 Days/9 Nights Goecha La Trekking in Sikkim , 2017

    10 Days/9 Nights Goecha La Trekking in Sikkim , 2017
    • d10 Daysn9 Nights
    • lYuksom
    • NNNNN30 reviews
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      Code: 6691309

    About the Destinations: 

    If you want to live a Himalayan trekking experience to the fullest, attempt the Goecha la Trekking in Sikkim. For, it takes you on a fulfilling and rich journey that has you capture the Himalayan framework like no other trek. Originating from the historic Yuksom settlement (1,780m), the trail ascends to pass through really old rhododendron forests to land at clearings formed by high altitude alpine meadows.

    With the incredible view of the Kangchanjunga, the highlight of this experience is the Goechala Pass (4,940m) from where the second tallest Himalayan peak seems just an arm’s distance away.

    Just right for a seasoned trekker, the Goechala trek in Sikkim puts forth challenges of subtropical bamboo forests, luxuriant ferns, and dense forests of oak to eventually open vistas that provide uninterrupted views of the Kanchenjunga.


Attractions

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Chandra Tal Trek

The ‘Moon Lake’, as it is popularly called, is the source of the Chandra River that flows through the divine mountains to become River Chenab in Pakistan. Owing to the absolute clarity of the vast skies above, the Chandra Tal changes colours as the day goes by—turning various hues of red, orange, blue and green. Trekkers flock to revel in the scenery, and is undoubtedly among the must-do treks from Delhi. The best months to trek to the Moon Lake is from June till October, and the gradients are moderately-easy.

Distance from Delhi: 722 Kilometres approximately

Nearest Railhead: Joginder Nagar (narrow-gauge), Chandigarh (broad-gauge)

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