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  • Trip introduction

    Bring in the New Year 2018 at this trippy campsite in Kasol. You'll spend the day trekking through the pine forests of Parvati Valley to Chalal, enjoying the cool air and the sound of the river rushing by. You'll be trekking to Chalal village, passing the shops and cafes of Kasol and heading into the forest. When you get back to camp in the evening, you'll gather around a crackling bonfire. As the hands of the clock approach midnight, you'll celebrate the arrival of the new year with a bonfire and music. Later, you'll eat a delicious dinner on the bank of the river, and retire to your tents for the night. It's a perfect way to bring in the New Year!

    NOTE: The volume of the music will be turned down by 22:00 hrs, but will continue playing.

    Destination

    Kasol, also known as 'little Amsterdam,' is lively with Israeli cafes and small souvenir shops. The hippie culture here is evident, from the groovy clothing to the trance parties that are held here. Your campsite is located on the bank of the Parvati river, a short distance away from the crowds. The campsite has comfortable alpine tents equipped with sleeping bags and mattresses, and there are common washrooms on camp.

    Destination highlights

    Bring in New Year 2018 at a riverside campsite in Kasol. | Spend the day trekking through the forests of Parvati Valley. | Enjoy a bonfire and music on New Year's Eve. | Visit the village of Chalal in a short two-hour trek.

    Activity Details

    3 years and above

    Yes

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of New Year camping in Kasol: Check-in

    You can check in to the campsite by 10:30 hrs. You'll settle into the tents and eat breakfast here. After that, you'll set off on a trek to Chalal. It is a relaxed walk through coniferous forests, and you'll be on the banks of the Parvati river. You'll return to your campsite in Kasol by late evening where a hot meal and a crackling bonfire awaits you. Bring in the New Year at your camp, and then retire to tents for the night.

    Overnight in tents.

    You'll check into the campsite and register at the front desk before starting your trek to Chalal. You can order and pay for your own lunch on the way and will return to the campsite in Kasol for a delightful dinner. You'll spend the night in tents on triple/quadruple sharing basis and will be provided with sleeping bags and camping mattresses to keep you warm. The campsite has common washrooms with Western fittings and a dining area. Breakfast, evening tea and snacks, and dinner are included t

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kasol

    Kasol

    10:30 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Evening tea and snacks | Dinner

    Veg | Non-veg
    Day 2 of New Year camping in Kasol: Check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

    For any cancellations made 30 days or more before check-in to the New Year camping trip in Kasol: 70% of the total trip cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For any cancellations made between 30-15 days before check-in to the New Year camping trip in Kasol: 50% of the total trip cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For any cancellations made 0-15 days before check-in to the New Year camping trip in Kasol: No refund.

    You can choose to reschedule the same trip for another batch date, subject to availability. In such a case, 20% of the trip cost will be forfeited.

    Rules on trip

    The instructor's decision is final and participants must adhere to the same on the New Year camping trip in Kasol.

    Participants must use and handle all the equipment provided to them with care.

    Littering during the New Year camping trip in Kasol is strictly prohibited.

    Any meals/services not availed of by the traveller are not refundable.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator will not be held responsible for any injury, accident or death during the New Year camping trip in Kasol and does not provide any insurance for the same.

    All participants are required to sign a disclaimer certificate at the base before the New Year camping trip in Kasol.

    Participants are responsible for the safety of their own belongings during the New Year camping trip in Kasol and the operator shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • 1 night accommodation in tents on triple/quad sharing basis

    • Sleeping bags and mats in tents
    • Common washrooms on camp
    • Meals from breakfast on Day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • Evening tea and snacks on Day 1
    • Facilities to keep luggage at base in Kasol
    • 1 guided trek to Chalal
    • Bonfire
    • Music (till 22:00 hrs; after that the volume will be turned down) on 31st night
    • Forest entry charges, permissions, camping permits, if any
    • Qualified and experienced trek guide
    • Safety equipment and first aid kit
    • Oxygen cylinder
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Upgrade to twin-sharing tents at any additional cost of INR 590 per person

    • BBQ veg/non-veg plate (chargeable per plate) on 31st night
    • Any meals apart from those mentioned in inclusions
    • Personal expenses such as extra meals, snacks, packaged water, etc
    • Transport to campsite from anywhere
    • Any cost arising due to unforeseen emergency situations
    • Insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • 2 full sleeved t-shirts/sweatshirts
    • 1 pair of thick woollen socks (for the night only)
    • Thermal innerwear
    • Undergarments
    • Warm fleece jacket closed at wrist and neck
    • Full-sleeved sweater
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • 1 pair of warm fleece gloves
    • 1 woollen cap
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Hard luggage like suitcases, trolley bags, etc

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Alpine tents on triple/quad sharing basis
    • Sleeping bags and mattress
    • Common washrooms
    • Facilities to store luggage at Kasol
    • Bonfire
    • Music set-up
    • First-aid kit

    You need to get

    • ID proof
    • 2 passport size photographs
    • Rucksack with rain cover
    • Torch with spare batteries
    • UV protected sunglasses
    • 1 ltr water bottle
    • Personal toiletries
    • Lightweight towel
    • Toilet paper
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste
    • Cold cream/moisturizer
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Lip balm
    • Power bank
    • Camera with fully charged battery
    • Light snacks like dry fruits, energy bars, etc.
    • Lightweight slippers/sandals for after trekking hours

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.