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  • Trip introduction

    This 2 day trek from Manali to Solang Valley takes you through the scenic landscape of Himachal Pradesh on a fun adventure. You’ll trek through forests during the day, and camp in an alpine tent on a mountain meadow at night. After breakfast on Day 2, you'll end your trip in Solang Valley, and can choose to try out some of the activities like paragliding or rock-climbing, or go for a cable car ride (none of these are included).

    This is a short, easy adventure that is suitable for beginners or groups of friends looking for one night of camping.

    Destination

    At an altitude of 8400 feet, Solang Valley is surrounded by mountains and rolling slopes, and is a popular stop for adventure seekers and tourists who are in Manali. In the winter, the slopes are perfect for skiing, tubing, and other snow activities. During the warmer months, the slopes are used for paragliding and zorbing.

    Solang Valley is about 14 kms from Manali, and your route will give you views of the Kullu Valley and the Beas river below. The trail takes you through pine forests and over rocky trails, and past the ancient villages of Shanag and Burua, where you'll get a glimpse of rural Himachali life.

    Destination highlights

    Trek through rolling meadows with stunning views of the soaring Himalayas. | Camp under a star-studded sky in the lap of the Himalayas. | Camp at Solang Valley in the midst of true Himachal beauty.

    Activity Details

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    8400

    6725

    13 kms

    8 hours

    13 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Solang Valley trek: Trek to Solang Valley

    Report at the base camp in Old Manali in the morning. After registration, you'll begin your trek towards the gorgeous Solang Valley. You'll stop to see the famous Manu Temple, and then make your way to the ancient villages of Shanag and Burua. It is a 13 kms trek and should take you about 4-5 hours to reach Solang Valley. Your campsite is set up here, and you'll be camping under the clear skies in the lap of the magnificent Himalayas. Overnight stay in tents.

    Overnight stay in tents.

    You'll start your trek from Old Manali in the morning and will have a packed lunch on the way. You'll reach Solang Valley in the evening and will settle into comfortable tents. You'll have a delicious meal for dinner and will retire for the night in cozy dome-style tents/fixed camps/homestays with comfortable sleeping bags and camping mattresses to keep you warm. Your campsite is also equipped with toilet tents.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Old Manali

    Solang Valley

    08:00 AM

    Food

    Packed lunch | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Solang Valley trek: Check out
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  • Cancellation policy

    For any cancellations made 30 days or more before the departure of the Solang Valley trek: 70% of the total trip cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For any cancellations made between 30-15 days before the departure of the Solang Valley trek: 50% of the total trip cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For any cancellations made 0-15 days before the departure of the Solang Valley trek: No refund.

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

    Rules on trip

    Smoking cigarettes, consumption of drugs and alcohol is strictly prohibited during the Solang Valley trek.

    The instructor's decision is final and participants must adhere to the same on the Solang Valley trek.

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

    Littering during the Solang Valley trek is strictly prohibited.

    Trek departure timings are sacrosanct. The team will depart at the appointed time, regardless of late arrivals. There is no refund for those who miss the trek due to late arrival.

    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 Solang Valley trek and does not provide any insurance for the same.

    There is a rescue and medical team available at the base for unforeseen emergencies.

    All participants are required to sign a disclaimer certificate at the base before the departure of the Solang Valley trek.

    Participants are responsible for the safety of their own belongings during the Solang Valley trek, and the operator shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • 1 night accommodation on triple/quad sharing basis at Solang Valley

    • Meals from packed lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • Sleeping bags
    • Camping mattresses
    • Toilet tents
    • Porters/mules to carry common equipment and ration
    • Facilities to keep luggage at base in Old Manali
    • Forest entry charges, permissions, camping permits, if any
    • Qualified and experienced trek leader, guide and support staff
    • Certificate on completion
    • Safety equipment and first aid kit
    • Oxygen cylinder
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Personal expenses such as extra meals, snacks, packaged water, etc

    • Transport from Solang Valley to Old Manali on day 2
    • Porters to carry personal luggage (can be arranged for INR 750 for a 10 kg bag)
    • Any cost arising due to an unforeseen emergency situation
    • Insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Non-skid deep treaded trekking/hiking shoes
    • 2 quick-dry track pants
    • 2 full sleeved t-shirts/sweatshirts
    • 1 pair of thick woollen socks
    • 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

    • Tents
    • First aid kit
    • Oxygen cylinder

    You need to get

    • ID proof
    • 2 passport size photographs
    • Rucksack with rain cover
    • Hand 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.