SILVER OAK CAMP
Season – From April 20 to June End & Sept 20 to Nov 15.
Features – High Altitude Camping in Himalayan forests, Bhrigu Lake Trek, Maximum Altitude gain of 14000 ft., Jogini Waterfall, Vashishat Hot Springs, Hadimba Temple, Club House, Mall Raod Manali. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, River Crossing.
Overview – Situated at an altitude of 9000 ft, Silver Oak Campsite of the Himalayan Mountain Sojourns is a lonely place. It is a small open pasture amid the thick forest of pine, birch and rhododendron. To the one side of the place is the deep gorge of the holy water of Jogini Fall The bowl shaped surrounding vicinity of the place forms the encatchement area.of the Jogini Fall. The uphill side goes up to form the Rohtang – Bhrigu Mountain range of the Pir Panjal Himalayas. On the top of the mountain is located the holy Bhrigu Lake at an altitude of 14000ft- half of the Mount Everest. The Lake is believed to be the meditation ground of Maharishi Bhrigu, the great sage in Hindu mythology who authored the Bhrigu Samhita—the base of Hindu astrology.
Day 01:-Arrival Manali
Arrival at the Apple Orchard Campsite of Himalayan Mountain Sojourns at Palchan in the forenoon. Immediately after your check-in you will be briefed about the Campsite and its surrounding area. In the afternoon after lunch you will be out for a short acclimatization around campsite.
Day 02:- Trek to Anjani Mahadev and Solang valley
After breakfast you will start your trek to Anjani Mahadev. Anjani Mahadev is a religious place in the Solang Valley. Like Amarnath in Kashmir, here also, a Him Shivlinga appears in an icy cave. While coming back you halt at Solang which is a hub of adventure and fun activities. By evening you will be back at Campsite.
Day 03:- Trek to Jogini water fall and visit market
After breakfast you will start your trek to Jogini Falls. Jogini waterfalls are an enchanting attraction. This place is famed for its beautiful cascading waters and serene environs. It is bliss for nature lovers and photo fanatics. From Jogini Falls you will further trek to reach Vashishat. Vashisht Village is a prominent tourist attraction in Manali, popular for its temples and natural hot water springs. Today you will have an outdoor lunch. After lunch the group starts its local sightseeing trip to Hadimba Temple and the Mall Road Manali by taxi. Late in the evening you will be picked from Manali Mall Road by taxi for Campsite.
Day 04:- Trek to Silver Oak camp – 3 Hrs
After Breakfast trek starts for the Silver oak Camp of Himalayan Mountain Sojourns which is situated at an altitude of 9000 ft. It takes 4 hrs. to reach the Silver Oak Camp of Himalayan Mountain Sojourns. On your arrival at camp you are welcomed with a hot lunch. In the evening acclimatization walk around the camp. Overnight in the Silver Oak Camp in alpine tents.
Day 05:-Trek to Bhrigu lake – 6/7 Hrs trek
After an early breakfast you leave for Bhrigu Lake. The trek gives a panoramic view of Manali valley. All the famous peaks of Kullu Himalaya— Indrasan, Deo Tibba, Hanuman Tibba, Makerbeh, Shikarbeh, Shitidhar, Friendship Peak, Khand Pari and Ladakhi put on show themselves around you. An excellent trek for photography. After reaching at Bhrigu spending some time there you descend down to the Silver Oak Camp of Himalayan Mountain Sojourns. Overnight in the Silver Oak Camp in alpine tents.
Day 06 :- Trek to Base camp 3 Hrs
Silver Oak Camp to the Apple Orchard Camp at Palchan. Afternoon free time.
Day 07 :- Adventure activities
Rock Climbing, Rappelling and River Crossing in the forenoon. After breakfast you will leave for the rock field at river side. First, the Adventure Instructor will explain and demonstrate the techniques and then the participants will practice that in the presence of the instructor. After Lunch Departure.
|No. of Persons||2 to 3||4 to 7||8 to 10||11 to 19||20 to 30||31 and above|
|Cost Per Person||Rs. 12600/-||Rs. 10500/-||Rs. 9000/-||Rs. 7900/-||Rs. 7200/-||Rs. 5000/-|
- All meals (Vegetarian Food) except breakfast on arrival day and dinner on departure day.
- Guide for 7 Days.
- Adventure Activities- Rock Climbing, Rappelling and River Crossing.
- Qualified Adventure Instructor for adventure activities
- Accommodation: One night in rooms and six nights in tents. Room- Five sharing, Tents- Four Sharing
- Pick up from Bus Station Manali to the Campsite on arrival day.
- Drop at the Bus Station Manali on Departure Day.
- Full day vehicle back up on day 3.
- Sleeping bags with trekking mattresses.
- Campfire on day 4 & day 5
- Insurance Cover.
- Medical Evacuation.
- Any expense not mentioned under ‘cost includes’
- Any expense arising out of unforeseen circumstance like bus delays, roadblocks, landslides, etc.
- Any personal expense and sightseeing which are not in the Itinerary.