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Snow Trek in Manali

Winter in India brings abundance of snow in Himalayas, offering some of the best views of the region with the scintillating snow-capped mountains. The mountain slopes turn mystical at this time of the year. All-white landscape seems perfect for a snow trek. With this snow trekking program we offer, get a chance to discover the beautiful trail which you will not find in the books you read. If you are looking forward to spend some time with nature, you will have the best of experience while you take this trek.


This tour has 2 time Duration

  1. 2 Nights & 3 Days. | 3 Nights & 4 Days
  2. Choose the one that suits your time-frame. Do find the cost accordingly in Cost Section

 

Overview:

Day 1: Manali to Setan- (2700 m) 23 kms. 1h of drive.

Day 2: Day excursion in Hamta valley (Day hike) (Not for those who opted for Duration 2N/3D)

Day 3 Setan to Sarotu 3300mts. (High altitude day hike)

Day 4: Setan to Manali & drop at bus stand.


Day 1: Manali to Setan- (2700 m) 23 kms. 1h of drive.

Arrive Manali in the morning, meet our representative at designated place. You will drive by scenic winding gravel road to Sathen.  Sathen is a village of Khangpa community who are migrated from Spiti. (From Tibet in the olden time.) They use to move with their live stocks as Nomade of Chang-Thang (in Ladakh) does till now. Check in guest house. Night in loge in serene environment in lap of Himalaya.

Day 2: Day excursion in Hamta valley (Day hike)

Day start by narrow valley in beginning through forest of pine spruce, Oak, fir, maple and birch, after a while wide horizon opens its vastness, Magnificent Hamta valley is dominated by breathtaking landscape varies in different season but winter make it special when covered with snow. Enjoy the picnic (packed lunch) in open space of Himalaya.  Afternoon back to Sethen, Night in lodge.

Please Note That: This day is not available for those who opted the tour for 2Nights 3Days duration, they’ll start with next day to Sarotu.

Day 3 Setan to Sarotu 3300mts. (High altitude day hike)

Day start by gradual forest walk, at some places slope get steady which could make convenient by zig-zag traverse, Gradient of slope depend on the volume of snow which matter to increase the slope gradient. After few hours of hard work (depend on your walking rhythm) you will cross the tree line and will be greeted by large white slope or meadow of Sarotu (subject to season or weather condition). It’s a best spot  to enjoy the picnic (packed lunch) and to appreciate the extensive view of snow caped mountains. Later descend to the Sethen, one can enjoy sliding or walk down to Sathen. Night in lodge.

Day 4: Setan to Manali & drop at bus stand.

Morning after breakfast drive same road back to Manali, you will be drop at bus station for your onward journey, taking with you the sweet memories of your sojourn in lap of Himalaya. End of services.

Price per person : Based on Minimum 4 persons.

  • Departure Dates: Season: PricePersonTotal
    2N 3D (Every Friday) Rs 6,499.00
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    Rs 0.00
    3N 4D (Every Friday) Rs 7,499.00
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    Rs 0.00

Cost Include

  • Pickup & Drop to/from Manali Busstand
  • Meals: All Meals
  • Except Breakfast on day 1
  • Dinner & Lunch on last day
  • Guide for entire tour
  • Lunch either packed or at Guest house

Cost Exclude

  • Personal gear (clothes, shoes, coat, walking stick etc)
  • Personal expenses
  • Breakfast on day 1
  • Lunch & Dinner on last day
  • Insurance
  • Medical evacuation


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Cancellation policies

 

All the cancellation must be in written and signed by the person who signed the booking form and will be effective from the date of the reception by the company.

1:60 days or more before departure

The agency will refund the entire paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee (€ 40 per persons or equivalent in other currency), bank charges subject to the bank policies, when booking domestic flights, the Cancellation fee subject to airline policies at present or if the tickets are non- refundable in that case the full amount of the ticket will be retained. The hotels are reserved and must be paid in advance; the company will apply the cancellation policies of hotels. Cancelation charge for train tickets and other ground transport and related services if needed to be booked in advance. Hence the remaining amount will be refunded after deducting all above cancelling policies applied for different services.

2: 40 Days before departure

The agency will refund the 50% of paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee (€ 40 per persons or equivalent in other currency), The agency will refund the 50% of paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee (€ 40 per persons or equivalent in other currency), bank charges subject to the bank policies, when booking domestic flights, the Cancellation fee subject to airline policies at present or if the tickets are non- refundable in that case the full amount of the ticket will be retained. The hotels are reserved and must be paid in advance; the company will apply the cancellation policies of hotels. Cancelation charges of train tickets and other ground transport and related services if needed to be booked in advance. Hence the remaining amount will be refunded after deducting all above cancelation policies applied for different services.

Less than 30 days before departure

The agency will be obliged to withhold the full amount of the deposit paid by the customer. In this case, the customer must inform their insurance as soon as possible and provide as much documentation to support the cancellation of trip. It is therefore h3ly advised to take out cancellation insurance to cover such expenses.

 

Unexpected circumstances

 

Itinerary / hotels are sub. to change in case of strike, civil war threaten, you may be will lose expected places you have prepared for but will explore unexpected and for sure will not disappointed.

In case of Vehicle break down another mode of transport will be managed at the earliest possible, In that case you are requested to keep patience. And co-operate with the situation. To save the time you can be transferred by the alternative vehicle whatever is available at the moment as of local bus till you will be not having the proper mode of transport.

 

Accommodation and meals

 

Accommodation is based on Twin / Double sharing on 3 star category in cities, In rural charming hotels, neat and clean local standards of hotels will be provided where choices are limited. Single room will be with a supplement charge.Breakfast is included and served in hotel. Meals as Lunch and dinner are not included. Indian recipes are bit on spicy side, we advise to avoid the street food and fresh salad.

 

Mode of Transport

 

Sub. to the group size, Car, Toyota Innova and Minibus will be provided. All vehicle will be air-conditioned, except in hilly area air-condition of any vehicle cannot be regularly used due to steep uphill drive, so you have to co-operate with.

 

Road

 

Road in this part of Himalayan foot hill has been improved quite as compare to few year back. But still certain stretches can be found rough. Rainfall is noticed in monsoon season from july till mid Sep can cause the road block. To regulate the situation the team at the spot will do the best possible at the moment. Road in India are regularly being widen, So please don’t compare the driving time as estimated in developed nation.