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  • Trip introduction

    Manali is a popular tourist destination at any time of the year, but during the winters, it takes on a dreamlike quality. Snow covers the ground and turns the pine groves white, and the sounds of this bustling hamlet are muffled. On this adventure, you'll explore some of the most iconic landmarks around Manali.

    You'll trek through glorious wide vistas of snow-covered terrain all around. You'll visit some quaint Himalayan villages, meeting the locals there. You'll also visit the famous Hadimba temple, Jogni waterfall, and Vashisht hot springs, and all this, with the gorgeous snow-capped peaks around you.

    Destination

    Manali offers you a mix of great views, winding trails, pine grove walks, and good food. In the winter, you have the added fun of seeing the snow-covered landscape, building snowmen, and having snowball fights.

    At the end of every day, you'll return to the base camp in Old Manali. Here, you'll be staying in tented accommodation beside a river. It's a beautiful winter experience.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the beautiful town of Manali | Trek to iconic Manali landmarks like the Hadimba temple, Vashist hot springs and Jogni falls | Experience the lifestyle and culture in the Himachal

    Activity Details

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    30 kms

    20 hrs

    12 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1: Report at Manali basecamp

    Those registered for the trek are expected to report to Manu temple by 09:30 AM. Eat a hearty breakfast, and participate in the orientation and briefing session. After this, you will set out to explore the nearby Hadimba temple and Manu temple. You'll walk through gorgeous trails covered with pine forests and snowy landscapes. You'll also get to visit the bustling Mall Road, where all of Manali comes to eat and shop. After that, you'll return to the camp. Overnight stay will be at the camp.

    Overnight at camp in Old Manali

    You'll spend the night at the base camp in Old Manali, sleeping in twin/triple sharing basis. All meals from breakfast onwards are taken care of in your package.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Old Manali

    Old Manali

    09:30 AM

    Food

    Dinner | Lunch | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2: Trek to Lamadugh
    Day 3: Visit Jogni falls and Vashisht hot springs
    Day 4: Check out
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  • Cancellation policy

    If cancelled 15 days before the reporting date, 50% of the trek fees is refunded. No refund for late arrival or no show.

    If travellers arrive late for trek departures, they will miss the trek and will not receive a refund.

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

    For cancellations or delays in the trek itinerary due to natural causes/security reasons/unavoidable circumstances, the operator is not responsible.

    Rules on trip

    Members above 15 years of age may participate in the expedition.

    Drinking is strictly prohibited. In case of misconduct the supplier reserves the right to discontinue the trip.

    Participants are requested to carry valid photo id proof, without which they will be refused entry to the campsite.

    Only those with valid and confirmed bookings are allowed to stay at the campsite.

    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.

    No pickup or drops will be done en route.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator does not offer any insurance for accidents, sickness, losses, etc. The traveller is advised to seek their own insurance.

    You will be required to sign an Indemnity Form before starting the trek.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • All meals (veg meals)

    • Orientation and training
    • Stay on twin or triple sharing basis in tents/homestays with sleeping bags and sleeping mats
    • Experienced and professional guides
    • Forest entry and permissions
    • First aid
    • Certificate on completion

    Excludes

    • To and fro to the base camp

    • Airfare or transportation over and above the expedition plan
    • Travel insurance
    • Any expenses towards medical or other emergencies
    • Unforeseen handling costs due to weather disturbance, landslides, political unrest etc.
    • Personal expenses towards tips, telephone calls, laundry, beverage etc.

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts
    • Trekking pants
    • Windproof jacket, preferably with a hood
    • Warm and thick fleece, full-sleeves woollen sweater
    • Thermal inner wear (upper and lower)
    • Woollen cap
    • Woollen gloves
    • Woollen and regular socks
    • Scarf/muffler (optional)
    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole are recommended) OR comfortable sports shoes with good grip
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Not to wear - Expensive watches, jewellery and electronic items on the trek
    • Heavy luggage
    • Hard suitcases

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Camping equipment: sleeping bags, tents, mats
    • Any technical equipment required
    • Any safety equipment required

    You need to get

    • Small lightweight towel
    • Water bottle
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Sunglasses
    • Cap
    • Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers
    • Walking stick / trekking pole
    • Lip balm
    • Torch / flashlight (with extra batteries)
    • Personal medicines
    • Toiletries
    • Day pack/small bag to keep your essentials
    • Camera with charged batteries

    Medical Kit

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