SNOW CAMP – GRADE 3
Season: April to Mid June
Day 01:- Arrival at 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 you will go for a 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. It takes 2 hours to reach there. By late evening you will be back at Campsite.
Day 02:- 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. Today you will have an outdoor lunch. After lunch you will be taken to Manali Market for purchasing some necessary items for Top Camp (High Altitude Camp) and Snow Camp. By late afternoon you will be back at the Campsite.
Day 03:- After breakfast your trek for Silver Oak Camp/Top Camp Starts. 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 you will be taken for an acclimatization walk around the camp. Overnight in the Silver Oak Camp.
Day 04:- After early breakfast you leave for the snow field. Reaching at the snow line your snow trek starts. After covering a good distance uphill and altitude of 12000ft (approx.) you reach at your snow camp. Here you are welcomed with hot lunch. In the evening you are free and relax yourself for next day’s snow trek. Night stay in Mountain Tents on snow or near the snow.
Day 05:- With the first light of the day the trek starts to the holy lake of Bhrigu. The lake is situated on an altitude of 13800 ft. During the summer months of April, May and June it is mostly snow covered. To one side of it stands Bhrigu Peak(14500 ft). Temporary halt at Bhrigu not more than for two hours. Back to the Snow Camp for late hot lunch. After lunch back journey to the Silver Oak Camp for night stay.
Day 06:- A downhill trek starts from the camp-site to take you to Vashishat village. Vashishat is one of the prominent tourist spots of Manali and is famous for its hot sulphur water springs. You can take a hot sulphur water bath in the public ponds here. After having your pack lunch here you take jeep to reach at Palchan Campsite.
Day 07:- Today you have free time till lunch. After an early lunch you depart for your next destination.
|No. of Persons||2 to 3||4 to 7||8 to 10||11 to 20||21 and more pax|
|Cost Per Person||Rs. 17500/-||Rs. 15800/-||Rs. 13700/-||Rs. 11000/-||Rs. 7500/-|
- All meals (Vegetarian Food)
- Pick up from bus stand to Campsite (arrival day).
- Drop at Bust Stand on Departure day.
- Accommodation: Two nights in rooms and four nights in tents.
- Guide for 6 Days
- Full Day backup transport from Palchan to Palchan on Jogini Trek (Day 3)
- Porters/Mules for personal luggage from Palchan to Jungle Camp and back.
- Sleeping bags or blankets with trekking mattresses.
- 2 Nights in Jungle Camp.
- 1 Night in Snow Camp.
- Jeep from Vashishat to Palchan Campsite (Day 6)
- Dinner on Day 7.
- 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.