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  • Trip introduction

    The Saurkundi Pass trek is considered one of the most scenic in the Himalayas. It crosses from the lush valleys around Manali to the upper meadows and apple orchards, and higher up, into the snowy vistas near the famous Saur lake. The landscape changes continuously, giving you the complete Himalayan experience. The trek itself has some challenging stretches, especially close to the pass. If there is snow or ice under foot, it can get very slippery.

    Destination

    On this moderate intensity, adventure-filled trek, you climb to altitudes as high as 13000 ft and walk through a variety of terrains.

    The lush green forests and orchards in the lower plains are home to several species of Himalayan birds, and the views provide a visual treat for nature lovers and photographers alike.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to an altitude of 13,000 ft | Have fun in the snow in the upper reaches of the trek | Enjoy the picturesque views of mighty Himalayan snow peaks | Conquer the Saurkundi Pass

    Activity Details

    8000

    13000

    8000

    40 kms

    20 hrs

    8 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1: Overnight train to Delhi

    You board the Garib Rath Express (train no.: 12909) at 16:35 from Bandra Terminus to Hazrat Nizamuddin. You reach Delhi the next day at 09:40. Overnight

    Overnight on the train.

    Tonight you'll catch the train from Bandra Terminus at 16:35 hrs. There are no meals provided in the package today.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Mumbai

    16:35 PM

    Food

    No meals provided today.

    Veg
    Day 2: Head to Manali
    Day 3: Acclimatise in Manali
    Day 4: Trek from Manali to Shangchar Village
    Day 5: Trek from Shangchar to Thothi
    Day 6: Trek from Thothi to Mahili
    Day 7: Trek from Mahili to Saurkundi
    Day 8: Trek from Mayali to Bran Phat
    Day 9: Trek from Bran Phat to Kalath
    Day 10: Overnight journey to Delhi
    Day 11: Train to Mumbai
    Day 12: Reach Mumbai
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  • Cancellation policy

    More than 30 days prior to departure, 100% of the camp cost.

    20 to 30 days prior to departure, 80% of the camp cost.

    10 to 20 days prior to departure, 50% of the camp cost.

    Less than 10 days prior to departure, no refund

    Rules on trip

    The camp leader's word is final and must be abided by.

    Please refrain from littering or defacing natural or manmade structures.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Those making their own arrangements for rail / air travel will pay INR 22,000.

    The operator reserves the right to change, alter or cancel any or the declared programs.
    • Saurkundi Pass Lake Trek Himachal Pradesh Manali Snow Trek
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Third AC train travel from Mumbai to Delhi and back

    • Local transport in Delhi
    • Volvo from Delhi to Manali and back
    • Hotel room to freshen up in Delhi on a sharing basis
    • Accommodation in hotel or guest house in Manali/Kalath on sharing basis
    • Meals on the trek (from breakfast on day 3 to lunch on day 10)
    • Inner line permit to restricted/protected areas of Himachal Pradesh
    • Driver allowance, toll charges, state govt. taxes
    • Basic first aid and medical kit.

    Excludes

    • Meals during train and road travel

    • Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours/extra meals ordered
    • Anything not specifically mentioned in inclusions
    • Tips, insurance, laundry, internet services, phone calls, etc.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, mineral water, aerated drinks, etc.
    • Camera fee
    • Porter/pony services for personal luggage
    • Any expenses due to any natural calamities, accidents or road blocks
    • Travel insurance
    • Sightseeing in Manali/Delhi
    • entry fees to temples, monument or museums

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts
    • Comfortable trousers
    • Trekking boots
    • Warm clothing
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Restrictive clothing

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Tents, sleeping bags/bedding, insulated mattresses and camping equipment
    • Porters/ponies to carry camping material and personal luggage (up to 5 kgs only)

    You need to get

    • Backpack (60-70 litres) with sturdy, comfortable shoulder straps and supporting frame
    • Trekking shoes
    • Track-pants
    • Cotton t-shirts
    • 1 fleece jacket or a woolen sweater
    • 1 wind-proof jacket
    • Thermal inners
    • Sports socks
    • Sun cap and sunglasses
    • Cold cream and sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+) and one lip balm
    • Water bottles (1-2 litres)
    • Torch/head lamps with extra set of batteries
    • Camera, memory-cards and extra batteries
    • Slippers or sandals for walking around campsite
    • Trekking or hiking pole
    • Dry fruits, candy bars/energy bars

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal prescribed medicines, and a personal first aid kit.