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RUPIN PASS : A SLICE OF HEAVEN (15300ft)

dehradun Railway station

Hello Backpackers, Wanna do something crazy than regular treks ??? This time we bring you the High Altitude trek to experience the heaven in the himalayas.... Get Ready wd Your BackPacks... ABOUT THE TREK : If there is a classic trek in India, it has to be the Rupin Pass. This trek is like an orchestra, building up momentum with surprises in scenery every hour or so. With every step, the trek throws up a new vista to see, a new scenery to unfold. All along, to complement the scenery, the blue waters of the Rupin run along, sometimes rushing, at times gliding by. It culminates in the famous three stage water fall of the Rupin. In the higher reaches the trek passes through superb snow fields. The pass crossing through an echoing snow filled gully is an adrenaline high. The Rupin Pass trek has got it all: hanging villages, terrific forests, glacial meadows, hundreds of water falls and an exhilarating pass crossing. As a complete experience Rupin is the trek to do. TENTATIVE ITERNARY : Day 1 Dehradun to Dhaula 220 km drive by NH 507 - approx 10 hours Reach Base Camp and rest for Night Day2 Dhaula to Sewa Altitude 6,300 ft 9 km trek, 5 hrs Water available on the way Hot lunch at camp site Visit the village temple in the evening beautify with medals and coins Day3 Sewa to Bawta Altitude 6,888 ft 6 km trek, 4 hrs Moderate level of walk for first 3 hrs and steep ascent for rest 1 hr Wooden bridge on the way, which is the border of Uttarakhand and Himanchal Pradesh Day4 Bawta to Jakha Altitude 8,700 ft 5 km trek, 4 hrs Difficult level of ascent, steep climb Day5 Jakha to Dandreyash Thatch Altitude 11,680 ft 11 km trek, 8 hrs Day6 Dandreyash Thatch to Upper Waterfall Altitude 13,120 ft 3.5 km trek, 3.5 hrs Can refill water from small streams Most scenic day of the trek Day7 Upper Waterfall to Rupin Pass to Ronti gad Altitude 13,420 ft 9 km Trek, 10 hrs Difficult Level of ascent. Longest and most exciting day of the trek Steep ascent till the pass and then steep descend 200 mtrs of very steep ascent known as Rupin Gully, just before the pass. Leave camp site by 4:30 am Carry enough hot water from the camp site, Water sources are limited Packed lunch will be given Reached Ronti gad late in the evening Day8 Ronti gad to Sangla Altitude 8,800 ft 12 km trek, 8 hrs Moderate level of descent, continuously descent till Sangla Many water taps on the way Reach Sangla 1-2 pm Cab leaves from Sangla at 3 pm and reached Shimla by 1 am (please make your hotel booking at Shimla accordingly) EVENT COST : 15,300 INR ( Ex Dhaula to Sangla ) NOTE : From dehradun to Dhaula And Sangla to Shimla Transportation will be arranged with extra cost. That cost will be shared • What to bring 1. Woolen cloths And Cap 2.Jackets , wind cheater and Rain Coat 3. 3 pair of trek cloths , Woolen socks (4 pairs), thermal wear ( 1 or 2 Pairs) 4. Trekking shoes (with good grip and Ankle Support) 5. Snow Gloves , Sun Glasses , Lunch Box, water bottle, spoon 6.Ruck Sack Bag, Sleeping Bag ,Sun Screen Lotion, Torch (extra Batteries) 7. Personal Garbage bag, Slippers (only for Base Camp) 8. Glucose , any Personal Medication • Important to know 1.Start doing Cardio exercises if you wish to do treks. 2.Separate stay for male and female. 3.Smoking and drinking are strictly prohibited. 4.Buying drugs or any illegal material is strictly prohibited, the participant will be detained and handed over to government authority. 5.Instructions from Guide should be strictly followed. Organisers Decision is fInal. For More Info 📲 BHARATH[masked] You can ping in WhatsApp directly using below link https://goo.gl/DTPDqZ

SAR PASS : Get Ready to Slide in the Himalayas

DIFFICULTY : MODERATE MAX ALTITUDE : 13800 FEET BASE CAMP : KASOL DURATION : 6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS TENTATIVE ITINERARY : Day 1: Reaching Kasol. Check in to camp at Kasol. All the participants will undergo through registration procedure after breakfast and freshening up. Post lunch acclimatization walk to Chalal village. Orientation will be given in the evening. Day 2: Trek to Grahan village (4-5 hours) Trek will commence at 7 am from Kasol to Grahan. The trek starts from the centre of Kasol and keeps to the true left of the Grahan nalah. The trail is easy and frequently used by locals.The trail goes through lovely pine forests. The ascend is gentle and easy. One can effortlessly cover much distance in a couple of hours. After Grahan nalah the trail becomes rocky and climbing uphill, away from the right bank of the river. Buras (Rhododendrons) grows in the forest here. After a steep climb of about an hour, one reaches the village of Grahan, situated at the top. Overnight stay in tents at Grahan. Day 3: Grahan to Mung Thach (5-6 hours) In the morning we climb towards the north of camping ground at Grahan. Villagers can be seen using this path for Mung Thach. After walking for a while, one can see Mung Thach, Nagaru, and Sar Top on the mountain to the right. The trail also becomes steeper and leads into the woods. The slope becomes steeper and the path is confusing in some places. After crossing the forest we arrive to Mung Thach. Overnight in tents at Mung Thach.. Day 4: Mung Thach to Nagaru (4 hours) Trek from Mung Thach to Nagaru is a short but difficult part. The slope falls steeply to the valley. After crossing steep slope for a couple of hours, one finally reaches Nagaru campsite. Facing north, one can see magnificent mountains across the Parvati valley. Night is very cold due to the chilling wind. It is advisable to sleep early to avoid cold and the next day involves an early start. Day 5: Nagaru to Biskeri Thach via Sar Pass (7-8 hours) Next day we have to make an early start, as the climb is steep through the snow. Sar pass and the elevated peaks of the Tosh valley are now visible. As one reaches the top, the view is exhilarating. After that the slide is the most fun and completely safe as long as some precautions are taken. The slide takes one as far as a kilometre to a gentler slope of the valley. Valley arrives after walking for an hour from Sar Pass. We will then continue the trek through some dense rhododendron bushes towards Biskeri Thach campsite. Overnight stay in tents at Biskeri Thach. Day 6: Biskeri Thach to Barshaini and drive back to Kasol base camp ( 4-5 hours). Departure from Kasol. Biskeri presents a sublime view of the pine forests, the majestic mountains and the lovely grasslands. From Biskeri we will descend towards Pulga village. The descend is easy and takes around 4-5 hours to reach Pulga. From Pulga we will continue to descend to cross Parvati river and then climb to reach village Barshaini. Jeep ride to Kasol base camp and departure. COST : 8500/- (KASOL TO KASOLW) NOTE : TRASPORTATION FROM DELHI TO KASOL CAN BE ARRANGED WITH EXTRA COST FOR MORE INFO BHARATH MADHAVA REDDY[masked] Whatsapp Me @ http://goo.gl/DTPDqZ Things To Carry : Trekking shoes: Three layers of warm clothes: Three trek pants: #Three t-shirts (collared/dri-fit): Full sleeved t-shirts that prevent sun burns on the neck and arms. Carry one or two dri-fit t-shirts. Thermals: #Sunglasses: Sunglasses are mandatory. There will be lot of snow on the trek and can cause snow blindness. #Water proof hand gloves: Carry water proof gloves and avoid woollen gloves as they will get wet if you touch snow. #Socks (3-4 pairs) and a pair of woolen socks: Apart from two sports socks, you can take a pair of woolen socks for the night. #Headlamp/LED torch: Mandatory #Raincoat/Ponchos: #Lunch box and water bottle: Every participant should have their personal lunch box and good water bottle.

HAMPTA PASS : BEGINNERS DELIGHT INTO HIMALAYAS

Hello BackPackers...... Summer Started.... Manali Calling us with Spectacular View of Spiti Valley.... Perfect Time for Beginners WhO Are looking to kick start thier himalayan Adventure....... Region :- Himachal Duration :- 5 Days Grade :- Easy To Moderate Max Altitude :- 14,100 Ft. Approx Trekking Km :- 26 Kms. ABOUT HAMPTA PASS : Hampta pass trek (http://www.hamptapass.co.in/) is considered the easiest and convenient of all treks in H.P. It might not be the most adrenalin rush giving or the most sought after trek, but definitely it is a trek that will leave you in awe of this beautiful place. The variation in the trails is enormous; scenic landscapes, open green pastures and meadows, glacial valleys, easy access and an exceptional, adventurous and hair raising crossing of the pass makes this trekking expedition to Hampta pass an exciting one. Generally, it takes 4 days to complete the Hampta pass trek (https://www.trekthehimalayas.com/hampta-pass-trek/), but one more day is further added to the itinerary so as to visit the well-known and striking Chandrataal, a high altitude alpine lake few hours from Chatru. The best months to trek are May and June and August through October. The reason why Hampta pass is famous trekking zone is snow; the pass has lump sum snow which draws more tourists. TENTATIVE ITERNERARY : Day 1: ManaliTo Chika Via Jobra -->Altitude:- Jobra 9,800ft, Chika 10,100ft -->2 hour drive to Jobra from Manali -->2km, 45 minutes trek from Jobra to Manali -->Enough water through the trail -->Easy to Modrate trail -->Stay at tent -->Meeting time at Manali is 12 pm to reach Chika camp site by 5 pm Day 2: Chika to Balukaghera ->Altitude:- 10,100ft to 11,900ft -> 8.5Km, 6hr trekModerate trail, gradual ascent -> Pack lunch will be provided ->Enough water on the way ->River crossing, boulder walk and colorful tiny flowers on the way ->Enjoy the camp site. Day3: Balu Ka Ghara to Siagoru, Crossing (Hampta Pass) -->Altitude:- 11,900ft to 14,100ft (Pass) to 12,900ft7 km --> 10hr trekNo water point on the way (Depends on the snow condition)First 1 hour is gradual ascent then Steep ascent till the pass -->Packed lunch at the pass, enjoy the view of Indrasan peak -->Around 2 hours of steep descent and 1 hours of flat walk from the Pass to camp sight -->Most coldest place of the trekStay in tent Day 4: Sheagoru to Chhatru drive to Chandratal -->Altitude:- 12,900ft to 11,000ft7Km, -->5hr trekGradual descent on moraine -->Start early in the morning -->2 to 3 water sources of water on the way -->Hot lunch at camp -->Drive to Chandratal and back to camp site, either on day 4 or day 5 (depends on road and weather condition) Day 5: Catru to Manali via Rothang Pass -->85km driveTime taken 4 hour -->Breakfast at camp site -->Lunch on the way (not included in the cost) -->Rothang pass road is a very busy route, driving time may increase due to of heavy traffic. Make your further travel plane from Manali after 5 pm NOTE:- You can visit Chandratal If road and weather condition permits us. if not, you will have to drive directly from Chatru to Manali and skip Chandratal all together. COST : 9000 INR ( EX - MANALI) For More Info : BharathMadhava Reddy[masked] THINGS TO BRING : 1. Woolen cloths And Cap 2.Jackets , wind cheater and Rain Coat 3. 3 pair of trek cloths , socks (4 pairs), thermal wear ( 1 or 2 Pairs) 4. Trekking shoes (with good grip and Ankle Support) 5. Snow Gloves , Sun Glasses , Lunch Box, water bottle, spoon 6.Ruck Sack Bag, Sun Screen Lotion, Torch (extra Batteries) 7. Personal Garbage bag, Slippers (only for Base Camp) 8. Glucose , any Personal Medication

Bike/Car ride to Leh - Manali to Manali

Manali

Trip Overview : Backpackers and CIty Freaks brings you "The greatest road trip in India” and the roads, the amazing views, the cold, the comradely among travelers, the warmth of locals and the serene landscape justifies the title. Trip to LEH via either route is once in a lifetime experience and one, which, we all should embark on at least once. Best Time to Visit The best time to visit Leh is from late May to early October. Leh does not receive a lot of rain and hence is accessible throughout the monsoon season as well. Mode of Transport The most famous mode of transport is riding a Royal Enfield to Leh and it’s beautiful surroundings. BCF offer packages that cover Bike ride and Car Drive. You Can chose accordingly. Check the price difference for the same Brief Itinerary- Manali to Manali June 22 - Day 1 - Manali arrival. Check in to your hotel. A short briefing in the evening. (D) June 23 Day 2- Drive/ Ride to Jispa. 140km (8hrs) Overnight at Camps. (B,D) June 24 Day 3- Drive/Ride to Pang 160 km (5hrs) Cross Baralacha Pass and Tanglangla Pass Overnight at Hotel. (B,D) June 25 Day 4- Drive to Leh 175km (6hrs) June 26 Day 5- Local sight seeing and permits June 27 Day 6- Drive/ Ride to Pangong Lake. 150 km via Changla Pass Overnight at Camps. (B,D) June 28 Day 7- Drive/ Ride to Nubhra Valley. 140km Via Kardungla Overnight at Hotels/Guesthouse. (B,D) June 29 Day 8- Drive/ Ride to Leh. Cover local Sightseeing also Overnight at Hotel. (B,D) June 30 Day 9- Drive/ Ride to Pang. Overnight at Camps. (B,D) July 1 - Day 10- Drive/ Ride to Manali. Reach Manali by evening Mostly *Plan your departure by considering one Buffer Day* Because Weather on Mountains is always unpredictable... Inclusions: Rental Bike/ Shared Car All Accommodation on triple sharing basis Meals as per itinerary ( B- Breakfast, D - Dinner ) Permits Qualified Leader Backup Vehicle Mechanic All Taxes Cost Car- INR 31,000 pp ( Bolero or Similar to that range ) Bike- INR 32,000 pp (RE - 350 CC) Account Details: Name : Raj Kiran Badugu Account no :[masked] Branch : Banjara Hills IFSC code : FDRL[masked] UPI: backpackers.cityfreaks@okaxis MMID :[masked] MMID Mobile No:[masked] TEZ NUMBER & Paytm :[masked] OR you can use the below link to make the payment.. https://www.instamojo.com/@BackPackersnCityFreaks/ (this costs you convenience charges) for more details contact RK -[masked] (or) ping directly using the watsapp link - https://goo.gl/qLUkMf Refund Policy : Incase of DropOuts No refund will be offered without any replacement. Replacement is not Organizers responsibility

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