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This group is to connect with the like-minded solo travelers, adventurists and outdoor enthusiasts of Mumbai who are keen to explore this pretty world, we live in.

Let's go far from the maddening crowds, to some of the far flung places, in relatively unexplored territories.

If you have a passion for travel and would love to meet like-minded fun & vibrant individuals, then this is the group for you!

Regardless of your age you will find something of interest here. Come join us on an epic travel experience, making new friends along the way!

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Blissful Kashmir

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“If there is a heaven on earth, it's here, it's here, it's here.” Mughal Emperor Jehangir said it all when he visited Kashmir in the 17th century.

Described by Kashmiris as ‘Heaven on Earth’, the Vale of Kashmir is astonishingly beautiful with sparkling blue skies, mighty snowcapped mountains, shimmering rivers, pristine lakes, dense lush green forests, and lush meadows making it a perfect destination for travelers.

On this 7 days trip to Kashmir Valley, you will experience the exotic beauty and the magic of Kashmir and get to curate some of the most enjoyable, pleasant, and everlasting memories of your life!

IN A NUTSHELL:

→ Two-night stay in a luxury houseboat in Dal Lake
→ Famed sunset shikara (boat) ride on Dal Lake - the best way to enjoy the vastness and the scenic views of the lake
→ Day-trip to the "valley of milk", Doodhpathri valley in Pir Panjal range
→ Lip-smacking Wazwan, a traditional Kashmiri Thali (own expense)
→ Sunrise shikara ride to the floating market in Dal Lake
→ Pony-ride to the Baisaran Valley in Pahalgam
→ Betaab Valley, Aru Valley & Chandanwari
→ Gondola ride (cable car) in Gulmarg, the world's highest gondola ride.
→ Indulge in the plethora of thrilling and adventurous activities like skiing, snow-biking, snow-sledding, etc. in Gulmarg
→ Visit Pampore Saffron Fields, Awantipura Temple (ruins)
→ Sightseeing in Srinagar. Visit the stunning Mughal Gardens, Shalimar Bagh (Garden of Love), Nishat Garden (Garden of Pleasure), and the sacred Shankaracharya Temple
→ Bijbehara Village, the Bread Basket of Kashmir. We get to witness the making of the local bread like Bakarkhani, Kulcha, Czot, Girda, etc. We get to taste them too!
→ Cafe hopping in Srinagar. Did you know? Srinagar has several interesting cafes
→ Experience staying with the locals
→ Local cuisine (Veg & Non-Veg).

and much more...

DATES:
Start Date: August 20, 2022 (Saturday)
End Date: August 26, 2022 (Friday)

Pick-up / Drop at Sheikh–Ul–Aalam International Airport, Srinagar (IATA: SXR, ICAO: VISR)

COST:
INR 23500 per person (Pay INR 10000 to Book Now!)

INCLUSIONS
✓ Comfy, well-sanitized stay on a Double sharing basis for 6 nights/7 days. (Two nights luxury Houseboat stay included). Single room supplement available at an additional charge
✓ 6 Simple Breakfasts & 2 Dinner at our place of stay
✓ Group airport transfer for arrival and departure in Srinagar airport. If your flight arrival is at a different time, extra charges will be applicable.
✓ Local sightseeing by an exclusive NAC Toyota Innova or Tempo Traveler depending on the number of participants. (Not at disposal)
✓ One-hour complimentary shikara ride on Day 1
✓ Alternative vehicles will be used in places like Pahalgam, Gulmarg & some places where only the local vehicles are allowed to be used.
✓ Entry tickets to places of interest (for places mentioned in the itinerary)
✓ Services of WANDERING SARATHY who personally leads the group and doubles as a storyteller
✓ All Permits, Toll & Parking Charges
✓ Service charges & Taxes

EXCLUSIONS
✗ Airfare from your hometown to Srinagar & return
✗ Food/Snack other than mentioned above. We’ll be eating at hygienic eateries which are generally inexpensive (own expense). It would cost about Rs.100/- to Rs.200/- per meal.
✗ Wazwan, the traditional Kashmiri meal, if you opt to have
✗ Camera/Video charges
✗ Gondola Tickets/Chair Lift Pass
✗ Pony-ride (being a responsible travel company, we do not encourage rides on animals)
✗ Activities like Boating, Skiing, Zip-lining, Snowboarding, etc.
✗ Additional costs arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like –landslides, road blockage, etc. In such a case, extra will have to be paid on the spot by the participants directly.
✗ Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips, medicines, etc.
✗ Any item not specified in the ‘Inclusions’.

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Zanskar Unraveled | A Remote Corner in Ladakh

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This isn't just another trip! Experience the authentic Zanskar & its culture in its purest form. Stay, Eat, Converse with the Locals. The roads we take on this trip aren't there on Google Maps. Truly unexplored!

TRIP INFORMATION
DATES: Aug 27 - Sept 5, 2022
DAYS: 10 Days, 9 Nights
COST: Rs.33,500/- for the First 5 Seats (per person); Rs.34,500/- for the next 6 seats (per person); Rs.33,000/- for a couple (per person). Booking Fee of Rs.15,000/- to be paid for the reservation.
STARTS AT: Srinagar, Kashmir
ENDS AT: Leh, Ladakh
GROUP SIZE: Min 6 - Max 12 participants
TRANSPORT: Toyota Innova/Force Traveller
STAYS: Homestays/Small Hotels
MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Dinner
OCCUPANCY: Double/Triple Sharing

THE PLAN
Day 01 | Depart from Srinagar and reach Kargil by evening. On the way, stop at Sonamarg, Zoji La Pass, and Drass memorial.
Day 02 | Leave Kargil and head to Rangdum, en route covering a few monasteries, and a glacier.
Day 03 | Depart early this morning to Padum. We pass through a beautiful terrain of lakes, valleys, and glaciers.
Day 04 | Explore the places around Padum including Sani, Karsha, Dzongkhul, etc.
Day 05 | Explore the local village life throughout the day.
Day 06 | A day trek to a monastery hidden from the outside world.
Day 07 | Explore the small town of Padum and around
Day 08 | Take the newly laid road to Lamayuru, the moonland of Ladakh
Day 09 | Reach Leh by late afternoon. Either relax or explore the town.
Day 10 | Depart from Leh

INCLUSIONS
✓ Accommodation for 9 nights
✓ Internal Transport (Srinagar Airport to Leh Airport)
✓ Breakfast & Dinner (Set Menu)
✓ Services of WANDERING SARATHY who personally leads the group and doubles as a storyteller

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Offbeat Ladakh with Pangong and Tsomoriri Lake

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Flanked by the Karakoram mountains on the north-east and the great Himalayan ranges in the south and cut through by the river Indus, Ladakh is one of the highest inhabited places on Earth. Ladakh is known for its magnificent landscapes, snow-capped mountains, color-changing lakes, deep lush valleys, Buddhist monasteries, people, festivals, and rituals. Get set to visit one of the most beautiful places on earth! Leave all your tensions and worries behind, come and have an experience of a lifetime.

ITINERARY

DAY 01 | ARRIVE IN LEH

Arrive in Leh, and take sufficient rest at our homestay/hotel. Your body requires enough acclimatization!

DAY 02 | LEH & ITS SURROUNDINGS

Visit Hall of Fame, Sangam, Magnetic Hill, Gurudwara Sri Pathar Sahib, Spituk Monatery, Shanti Stupa

DAY 03 | KHARDUNG LA PASS - NUBRA VALLEY

Drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung La Pass, the Highest Motorable Road in the World at 18,390 feet. Visit Buddha Point, Diskit Monastery & witness the goofy-looking Double Humped Bactrian Camel in Nubra. Optional ATV ride & Zip-lining.

DAY 04 | THE LAST INDIAN VILLAGE

Trip to the last Indian village, 1.5 km before the India-PoK Border. Goosebump moments guatanteed!

DAY 05 | SHYOK - PANGONG LAKE

Today, head to Pangong Tso, the famous lake that appeared in the Bollywood movie 3 idiots. The beauty of Pangong Lake is just unimaginable and you would want to capture it into your cameras and eyes from every angle

DAY 06 | HANLE

The road to Hanle follows the Pangong Lake until it veers off towards Tibet. Pay a visit to the gorgeous Hanle Monastery and the Indian Astronomical Observatory.

DAY 07 | TSO MORIRI LAKE

Visit the beautiful multi-shades of blue color offered by Tso Moriri Lake along with a picturesque landscape around give this place an extremely romantic and breathtaking feel. We also visit another interesting lake on the way.

DAY 08 | TSO KAR LAKE - TANGLALG LA PASS - LEH

Drive to Leh en route visit Puga Geothermal Hot Springs, Tso Kar Lake, Thukje monastery & a hidden lake, and Tanglangla Pass.

DAY 9 | DEPART

Head back home with a bagful of sweet memories

TRIP DATES

Start Date: August 27, 2022 (Saturday)
End Date: September 4, 2022 (Sunday)

Pick-up / Drop at Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IATA: IXL, ICAO: VILH)

Pls ensure that you arrive before 9:00 AM (Airport Pick-up @ 10:00 AM) on Day 01 and depart after 10:00 AM (Airport Drop @ 8:00 AM) on Day 10.

TRIP COST

INR 29500 per person (Pay INR 10000 to Book Now!)

✓ Min 6 - Max 14 participants (+) Trip Lead
✓ Suitable for singles/solo travelers/couples/small groups of friends
✓ Suitable for members between the age group of 16-50 yrs. Generally, we have participants between 20-35 yrs

INCLUSIONS

✓ Comfy stay on Double/Twin sharing basis for 8 nights/9 days
✓ 8 Simple Breakfast, and 5 Dinner (Set Menu). The meal starts with Breakfast on the 2nd Day and ends with Breakfast on the 9th Day.
✓ Group airport transfer for arrival and departure in Leh airport
✓ Local sightseeing by an exclusive NAC Toyota Innova or Tempo Traveler depending on the number of participants
✓ Entry tickets to places of interest
✓ Basic First-Aid Kit & Oxygen Cylinder
✓ All Permits, Toll & Parking Charges
✓ Service charges & Taxes

EXCLUSIONS

✗ Airfare from your hometown to Leh & return
✗ Food/Snacks other than mentioned above
✗ Camera/Video charges
✗ Bike rentals, ATV rides, Camel-ride (being a responsible travel company, we do not encourage rides on animals)
✗ Additional costs arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such a case, extras will have to be paid on the spot by the participants directly
✗ Personal expenses
✗ Any extra expenses due to delays arising from bad weather & circumstances beyond our control
✗ Any item not specified in the ‘Inclusions’

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Scintillating Spiti with Kinnaur

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The undisturbed land of Kinnaur – Lahaul & Spiti is blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes – high-altitude snow-clad mountain ranges, narrow valleys, pristine rivers, enchanting natural lakes, and beautiful monasteries steeped in time.
This land in between India and Tibet, often known as Little Tibet is a high-altitude cold desert with stunning beauty accessible only 4-5 months a year.
Discover the magic of the Spiti valley in the Himalayas. Take a break, come and experience the magic of Spiti!

TRIP INFORMATION

Cost: Rs.27,000/- (Pay Rs.10000/- to book your seat)
Start Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022
End Date: Monday, September 19, 2022
Start Point: Chandigarh (You can directly join in Shimla too)
End Point: Chandigarh
Duration: 10 Days
Places: Shimla, Sangla, Chitkul, Kalpa, Nako, Geyu, Tabo, Dhankar, Mudh (Pin Valley), Kaza, Hikkim, Komic, Langza, Ki (Key), Kibber, Chicham, Kunzum La, Chandratal, Atal Tunnel (Rohtang), Manali
Group Type: Mixed Group
Group Size: Min 6 - Max 14 (Plus a Trip Leader who doubles as a Storyteller)
Transport: Toyota Innova / Tempo Traveller
Stay: Homestays/Small Hotels
Occupancy: Double/Twin/Triple sharing
Meal Plan: 9 Breakfast & 7 Dinner (Set Menu)
Group Mix: 70% Female; 30% Male (in general)
Age Group: Suitable for members between the age group of 16-50 yrs. 80% of the participants are between 20-35 yrs.
Who can join?: Even a single member can join this group. Solo travelers/couples/friends can join this.

SNAPSHOT

→ Travel on one of the world's "most treacherous roads" to Kaza
→ Explore the off-the-beaten-path locations near Kaza
→ Komic, the highest inhabited village in Asia situated at 14,800 feet above sea level.
→ Hikkim Post Office, Asia's highest post office, and send a postcard home.
→ Langza village, one of the world's most fossiliferous areas, is a must-see for history buffs.
→ Ki Monastery, located at an elevation of 13,667 feet above sea level the largest monastery in Spiti valley.
→ Kibber which is one of the world’s highest continuously inhabited villages
→ Asia's Highest Bridge, Chicham Bridge connecting the high-altitude villages of Kibber and Chicham at 13596 feet above sea level.
→ Color-changing Chandratal Lake (Moon Lake), one of the most photogenic spots in the Spiti Valley. On a clear night, look up at the sky to see millions of stars.
→ Pass through the high altitude pass of Kunzum La
→ Return to Manali via the famous Atal Tunnel, capping off our breathtaking Spiti adventure.
→ Explore old Manali for some old-world charm away from the madding crowds of town.
→ Chitkul, India's last inhabited village on the old Indo-Tibetan trading route.
→ Kalpa, a little village dotted with apple orchards with stunning views of the Kinner Kailash and Jorkandan Peaks
→ Historic Kamru Fort and Temple dedicated to the Goddess Kamakhya Devi in Sangla.
→ Nako Temple and Nako Lake
→ Geyu village to see the 500-year-old mummy.
→ 1000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site of Tabo Monastery, also known as the "Ajantha of the Himalayas”.
→ Dhankar home to a 1200-year-old monastery perched precariously between a rocky cliff.
→ Kungri Monastery and the beautiful village of Mudh – the last motorable village of the Pin Valley.
→ Experience staying with the locals
→ Local cuisine (Veg and Non-Veg)
and much more...

INCLUSIONS

  • Well-sanitized, comfy stay on a Double/Twin/Triple sharing basis for 9 nights/10 days (hotels/homestays/camps). Single room supplement is available at an additional charge (limited nos).
  • 9 Breakfast & 7 Dinner (Set Menu) at our place of stay.
  • All transfers/sightseeing trips by a luxury vehicle (Toyota Innova or a similar vehicle).
  • Group airport transfer for arrival and departure in Chandigarh airport.
  • Services of WANDERING SARATHY who personally leads the group and doubles as a storyteller
  • Entry tickets to places of interest
  • All Permits, Toll & Parking Charges
  • Service charges & Taxes

EXCLUSIONS

  • Airfare to Chandigarh & return
  • Food/Snacks other than mentioned above.
  • Camera/Video charges
  • Additional requests, orders, and services availed in the hotel/homestay
  • Use of transport for personal use and beyond the designated trip route
  • Additional costs arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc.
  • Personal expenses
  • Any item not specified in the ‘Inclusions’.

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