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HikingJunkies® brings exotic treks for all hiking lovers in India. We work closely with the locals in the mountain regions to make sure our trek routes are the most scenic ones. Join us on our treks and we'll take you to the true heavens of this Earth for absolutely unforgettable experiences.

If you've any questions at all about anything, please contact @hikewithavi on Instagram for all hiking trips and @ridewithavi for all bike riding trips.

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Note: HikingJunkies® Adventures (OPC) Pvt. Ltd. is looking for nature lovers who'd like to join us as volunteers in organizing and guiding treks. Food, accommodation & travel expenses will be covered by us for each successful HikingJunkies® trek you organize/guide. You must be fit and must have proper trekking experiences in particular mountain regions to be eligible for this opportunity. For more details, please send us a message.

Note: Please read the cancellation policy (https://www.hikingjunkies.com/cancellation-policy) on our website before making any bookings.

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Shimla, Mandi, Kullu, Manali Hiking, Camping, Road Trip, Sightseeing Tour

• What we'll do Join us on this wonderful adventure that includes all kinds of experiences in one single package. Be it trekking, camping, homestays​, local tours of beautiful places in Shimla & Manali as well as getting to see the unmatched beauty on the road trip that Shimla, Mandi, Kullu, and Manali has to offer. Along with sightseeing, we'll be trekking to two different places: Kheer Ganga in Parvati Valley (Khir Ganga) & Hampta Pass in Manali. These are beginner-friendly treks but do make sure you are keeping yourself fit & active. On this adventure, we'll take you to places that'll take your breath away with their natural beauty. You'll get to see plenty of valleys, rivers, waterfalls, meadows, hot springs along with lush green forests. These are such photogenic places that a camera is a must if you want to capture beautiful memories. The cost covers everything from Kalka to Kalka. Please check the "Inclusions" section below to learn what's covered in the price. This is an eight-day tour and covers all the following places and activities:- ------------------ - Shimla - Shimla Glen - Annandale - Jakhoo Hill & Temple - The Ridge - The Mall - Kufri - Narkanda - Hatu Peak - Mandi - Prashar Lake (Camp) - Kullu - Manikaran - Kasol - Kheerganga Trek (Trek & Camp) - Manali - Hidimba Temple - Vashisht Temple & Hot Springs - Jogini Waterfalls - Nehru Kund - Solang Valley - Rohtang Pass - Hampta Pass (Trek) Activities: ------------------ - Road Trips - Hiking - Camping - River-crossing/Rock climbing/Rappeling - Sightseeing Itinerary: ----------------- Day 1: - Pick up from Kalka railway station in a Tempo Traveller (Push Back) - Check in at a homestay in Shimla - Local sightseeing including Shimla Glen, Annandale, Jakhoo Hill & Temple, The Ridge, The Mall - Back to the homestay for the night stay Day 2: - Depart from Shimla to Kufri - Kufri to Narkanda, check in at the homestay - Narkanda to Hatu Peak and back to Narkanda for the night stay Day 3: - Depart from Narkanda to Mandi - Mandi to Prashar Lake - Camp at Prashar Lake for the night (Camp) Day 4: - Depart from Prashar Lake to Manikaran - Manikaran to Kasol - Kasol to Barshaini Village - Trek to Khir Ganga from Barshaini Village (Trek) - Camp at Khir Ganga for the night (Camp) Day 5: - Start early morning from the top for the Barshaini Village - Head to Manali - Get fresh at the homestay - Vashist Temple & hot springs - Jogini Waterfalls Day 6: - Manali to Nehru Kund - Nehru Kund to Rohtang Pass - Rohtang Pass to Solang Valley - Solang Valley to Manali for the night stay Day 7: - Manali to the end of the Sethan Road - Trek to Hampta Pass (Trek) - Return back to Manali - Stay in Manali for the night Day 8: - Head back to Kalka Railway Station • What to bring Backpack, water bottle, winter clothes, trekking clothes, necessary medicines, raincoat, torch, trekking boots with good grip • Important to know Price: Rs. 14,999/person. Use UPI to make the payment to: hikingjunkies@icici (Rs. 500/- discount on full payments made using UPI) OR pay online here: https://imjo.in/sDvSFR Advance Booking: Min 50% of the total price (Book here: https://www.instamojo.com/@HikingJunkies) Total Seats: 11 Booking closes 30 days before the trip commencing date. Inclusions: ---------------- - Tempo Traveller (Push Back) for the entire journey (Kalka to Kalka) - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Refreshments (Veg Only) - Tents, Sleeping Bags & Sleeping Pads - First Aid - Guide Charges - Accommodation in homestays & camps on the triple-sharing basis. Cancellation Policy: ----------------------------- Please read the cancellation policy (https://www.hikingjunkies.com/cancellation-policy) on our website before making any bookings.

Magical Bhrigu Lake Trek via Forests, Waterfalls, Meadows

Manali

₹4,500.00

If you're one of those people who love raw nature, you're in for a treat because this trek is not any normal trek to Bhrigu Lake. We've selected a trail that entirely goes through dense forests, waterfalls, and meadows. No driving from Manali to Gulaba. Where's fun in that? Our trek starts roughly 2KM from Manali. From the beginning to the end of the trek, you'll be in the lap of mother nature, enjoying its beauty in forms of rivers, waterfalls, dense pine forests, breathtaking meadows meeting the blue sky, and finally the snow-covered mountains when we're approaching Bhrigu Lake. There are chances we may also experience snowfall up there. We've planned this trek in a way that makes sure you're never being rushed to finish the trek. Please do make sure that you have been focusing on your fitness a bit and everything is going to be just fine. :) Brief Itinerary (All meals covered) ------------------ DAY 1 — After your arrival in Manali, we'll head to our guest house, drop our luggage and go to the hot springs (separate for men and women), have breakfast/tea/coffee and then head to the Jogini Waterfall in Vashisht. Spend some time there enjoying the waterfall. It'll be a bit tiring for the first timers but the visit to the very top of the fall is well worth the effort. Return back from Jogini, have our lunch, and relax for the day. Dinner will be served at 7:00 PM. After dinner, we'll discuss our next-day plans when the actual adventure begins and then call it a day. DAY 2 — The trek starts just 2KMs from Manali early morning at 6:00 AM after breakfast/tea/coffee and then we trek to our 1st camp on the way to Panduropa and spend the night there, enjoying the surroundings and some fun outdoor activities. (Max altitude: 9,000ft) DAY 3 — After getting the needed energy for the journey ahead, we start our trek to our 2nd camp, very close to the Bhrigu Lake. We spend some time here to enjoy the vast amount of natural beauty surrounding us and after some outdoor activities, we call it a day. (Max altitude: 12,000ft) DAY 4 — This is when we leave our bigger backpacks in our tents and launch ourselves toward Bhrigu Lake with our day packs and enjoy the breathtaking sight of the high altitude glacial lake (Altitude: 14,000ft) and snow-clad mountains all around us. By the time we are back to our camps, it'll be almost noon when after taking the needed rest, we start heading down to our 1st campsite. We spend the night here. DAY 5 — This is the day when we wrap our trek. No rush. We take our time to get ready, enjoy some more time in the lap of nature and then finally start heading down around 8 AM. We reach Vashisht around 1 PM and after lunch & hot springs, we bid adieu to each other. About Bhrigu Lake --- Bhrigu Lake is a very picturesque water body situated at a height of approx 4260 meters from the ground. This lake is bordered by high snow-capped mountains from all sides. There are various faiths and legends associated with the lake that also adds religious importance to it. As per the legend, Rishi Bhrigu, a popular saint of the Hindu religion, meditated at this place. The lake is considered as the holy site where a number of devotees take a bath to get rid of their sins. Important Facts --- Highest Altitude: 14000ft Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Duration: 4 Nights, 5 Days Temp. (Day): 9°C - 12°C Temp. (Night): 0°C - 6°C Activities --- - Manali Tour - Sightseeing - Trekking - Camping - Outdoor Photography - Hot Springs - Waterfalls - Bonfire Fees --- Trek fee: Rs. 4500/- Non-refundable Booking advance: Rs. 1500/- (Only refundable if the trek is canceled by us) Payment Options: EMI, Debit & Credit Cards, Netbanking, Wallets & UPI Payment Details: Please make the full payment using UPI to: hikingjunkies@icici (Rs. 149/- discount while paying full amount using UPI) OR, Please send your payments (full or advance) to book the trek via these links: Advance payment link: https://www.instamojo.com/@HikingJunkies/ (Do mention the trek and your name) Full payment link: http://imojo.in/hj_bhrigu_lake_trek How to reach --- Take any overnight bus from Delhi (ISBT Kashmere Gate) for Manali. Once you reach Manali, call your trek leader. Contact person: Avinash Kumar --- Email: [masked] Mob./WhatsApp: [masked] Inclusions --- * Delicious Veg Meals/Pasta​/Eggs (Breakfast, lunch, dinner). * Tent Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis * Outdoor Activities/Bonfire * Highly experienced guides and trek leaders * Complimentary Outdoor Photography Sessions * Basically covers all costs ex-Manali (excluding personal expenses) Exclusions --- Anything not mentioned in inclusions Things to carry --- * Woolen cap (can get one for Rs. 50 in Manali) * Jackets * Wind-cheater * Socks (4 pairs, preferably woolen) * Thermal wear (1-2 pairs) * Trekking shoes (Waterproof preferred) * Gloves * Sunglasses/goggles * Lunch box, water bottle, spoon * Sunscreen lotion * Personal medication * Raincoat * Torch and batteries * Ruck Sack bag * Glucon D * Toilet kit About the Trek Leader: --- Avinash is an avid hiker, photographer and, traveler. A massive Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter fan, he calls forests and mountains his true home. He has been hiking regularly for the past 4 years and has recently finished his 34th week-long expedition of moderate to high difficulty in the mountains.

Beas Kund Trek, Manali

Manali

₹4,000.00

• What we'll do HikingJunkies brings this easy-to-moderate trek in the Himalayas for all you nature/mountain lovers who'd like to experience the unforgettable sight of several mighty mountains including 7 Sisters, Shitidhar, Friendship Peak, Hanuman Tibba, Deo Tibba and Indrasan Peak in one single trek. Not only that, on this trek, you'll get to visit the birthplace of the river Beas and see the diverse, surreal landscapes that you come across on the way to the Beas Kund. Beas Kund is also the base camp for several famous summit peaks including Friendship Peak, Shitidhar & Ladakhi. This is a 3-day trek and assumes you're present in Manali by 6 AM on the day this trek commences. The cost of this trek covers everything from Manali to Manali. Please read the further info below about the trek and join us on this amazing adventure. Activities: ------------------ - Hiking - Camping - Sightseeing Itinerary: ----------------- Day 1: — Assemble near the Durga Temple (Near Manali Bus Stop, Mall Road) by 6 AM — After a briefing, hop in a bus to Solang Nala — Start walking towards Dhundi. You'll basically be walking on an 8KM long tarmac road — Camp for the night at Dhundi or a bit higher up between Dhundi and Bakar Thatch where we can get better views Day 2: — Start the trek to Beas Kund from the campsite and get back to the campsite before the weather starts turning bad. Going there and coming back will roughly be a 7-8KM long trek. — Camp for the night exchanging adventure stories and experiences Day 3: — Today we'll head down to Solang Nala via the same route. It'll be a 9-10KM trek — From Solang Nala, we'll get in the vehicle to head back to Manali. — After having our final lunch for the trek, we'll bid adios to each other. From here, you're free to roam around Manali if time allows or hop into your buses that'll take you back to where you come from. This trek can be done by first-timers. Please do make sure that you've been keeping yourself fit and active. Price: Rs. 4,000/person. Use UPI to make the payment to: hikingjunkies@icici (Rs. 500/- discount on full payments made using UPI) Or, Pay online here: https://imjo.in/HHxX9p Advance Booking: Min 50% of the total price (Book here: https://www.instamojo.com/@HikingJunkies) Total Seats: 15 Booking closes 30 days before the trek/trip commencing date. Inclusions: ---------------- - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Refreshments (Veg Only) - Tents, Sleeping Bags & Sleeping Pads - First Aid - Guide Charges - Accommodation in tents/camps on the twin-sharing basis - Separate tents for boys & girls Exclusions: ------------------ - Anything for personal use - Trekking gears (Trekking poles, rain coats, jackets, boots, etc.) - Extra expenses caused by anything beyond our control Contacts: ---------------- For any questions, please get in touch with us using the following details:- Email: [masked] Mobile/WhatsApp: [masked] More pictures: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1937220149639824.1073741840.1672094442819064&type=1&l=1a16cd6e60 • What to bring * ID Card (compulsory) * Hiking trousers (a pair, quick dry preferred) * Full-sleeve hiking t-shirts or shirts (at least a pair, quick dry preferred) * 4 sets of undergarments * One fleece jacket * One windcheater * One winter jacket * A winter hat and a muffler * A raincoat that properly covers you top to bottom in rain * Sunscreen lotion * A pair of gloves * Water bottle (2L) * Trekking shoes (preferably waterproof) * Personal Medicine Kit * Toilet Kit * Rucksack * Torch + Batteries • Important to know Refund / Cancellation Policy: ----------------------------------------- Please read the cancellation policy (https://www.hikingjunkies.com/cancellation-policy) on our website before making any bookings. Not allowed: ------------------- Drinking is strictly prohibited on our treks.

Magical Bhrigu Lake Trek via Forests, Waterfalls, Meadows

Manali

₹4,500.00

If you're one of those people who love raw nature, you're in for a treat because this trek is not any normal trek to Bhrigu Lake. We've selected a trail that entirely goes through dense forests, waterfalls, and meadows. No driving from Manali to Gulaba. Where's fun in that? Our trek starts roughly 2KM from Manali. From the beginning to the end of the trek, you'll be in the lap of mother nature, enjoying its beauty in forms of rivers, waterfalls, dense pine forests, breathtaking meadows meeting the blue sky, and finally the snow-covered mountains when we're approaching Bhrigu Lake. There are chances we may also experience snowfall up there. We've planned this trek in a way that makes sure you're never being rushed to finish the trek. Please do make sure that you have been focusing on your fitness a bit and everything is going to be just fine. :) Brief Itinerary (All meals covered) ------------------ DAY 1 — After your arrival in Manali, we'll head to our guest house, drop our luggage and go to the hot springs (separate for men and women), have breakfast/tea/coffee and then head to the Jogini Waterfall in Vashisht. Spend some time there enjoying the waterfall. It'll be a bit tiring for the first timers but the visit to the very top of the fall is well worth the effort. Return back from Jogini, have our lunch, and relax for the day. Dinner will be served at 7:00 PM. After dinner, we'll discuss our next-day plans when the actual adventure begins and then call it a day. DAY 2 — The trek starts just 2KMs from Manali early morning at 6:00 AM after breakfast/tea/coffee and then we trek to our 1st camp on the way to Panduropa and spend the night there, enjoying the surroundings and some fun outdoor activities. (Max altitude: 9,000ft) DAY 3 — After getting the needed energy for the journey ahead, we start our trek to our 2nd camp, very close to the Bhrigu Lake. We spend some time here to enjoy the vast amount of natural beauty surrounding us and after some outdoor activities, we call it a day. (Max altitude: 12,000ft) DAY 4 — This is when we leave our bigger backpacks in our tents and launch ourselves toward Bhrigu Lake with our day packs and enjoy the breathtaking sight of the high altitude glacial lake (Altitude: 14,000ft) and snow-clad mountains all around us. By the time we are back to our camps, it'll be almost noon when after taking the needed rest, we start heading down to our 1st campsite. We spend the night here. DAY 5 — This is the day when we wrap our trek. No rush. We take our time to get ready, enjoy some more time in the lap of nature and then finally start heading down around 8 AM. We reach Vashisht around 1 PM and after lunch & hot springs, we bid adieu to each other. About Bhrigu Lake --- Bhrigu Lake is a very picturesque water body situated at a height of approx 4260 meters from the ground. This lake is bordered by high snow-capped mountains from all sides. There are various faiths and legends associated with the lake that also adds religious importance to it. As per the legend, Rishi Bhrigu, a popular saint of the Hindu religion, meditated at this place. The lake is considered as the holy site where a number of devotees take a bath to get rid of their sins. Important Facts --- Highest Altitude: 14000ft Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Duration: 4 Nights, 5 Days Temp. (Day): 9°C - 12°C Temp. (Night): 0°C - 6°C Activities --- - Manali Tour - Sightseeing - Trekking - Camping - Outdoor Photography - Hot Springs - Waterfalls - Bonfire Fees --- Trek fee: Rs. 4500/- Non-refundable Booking advance: Rs. 1500/- (Only refundable if the trek is canceled by us) Payment Options: EMI, Debit & Credit Cards, Netbanking, Wallets & UPI Payment Details: Please make the full payment using UPI to: hikingjunkies@icici (Rs. 149/- discount while paying full amount using UPI) OR, Please send your payments (full or advance) to book the trek via these links: Advance payment link: https://www.instamojo.com/@HikingJunkies/ (Do mention the trek and your name) Full payment link: http://imojo.in/hj_bhrigu_lake_trek How to reach --- Take any overnight bus from Delhi (ISBT Kashmere Gate) for Manali. Once you reach Manali, call your trek leader. Contact person: Avinash Kumar --- Email: [masked] Mob./WhatsApp: [masked] Inclusions --- * Delicious Veg Meals/Pasta​/Eggs (Breakfast, lunch, dinner). * Tent Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis * Outdoor Activities/Bonfire * Highly experienced guides and trek leaders * Complimentary Outdoor Photography Sessions * Basically covers all costs ex-Manali (excluding personal expenses) Exclusions --- Anything not mentioned in inclusions Things to carry --- * Woolen cap (can get one for Rs. 50 in Manali) * Jackets * Wind-cheater * Socks (4 pairs, preferably woolen) * Thermal wear (1-2 pairs) * Trekking shoes (Waterproof preferred) * Gloves * Sunglasses/goggles * Lunch box, water bottle, spoon * Sunscreen lotion * Personal medication * Raincoat * Torch and batteries * Ruck Sack bag * Glucon D * Toilet kit About the Trek Leader: --- Avinash is an avid hiker, photographer and, traveler. A massive Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter fan, he calls forests and mountains his true home. He has been hiking regularly for the past 4 years and has recently finished his 34th week-long expedition of moderate to high difficulty in the mountains.

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Beas Kund Trek, Manali

Manali

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