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  1. Treks of Baleni Pass

    Baleni Pass

    Stars : 3

    2 Nights / 3 Days

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Baleni Pass is accessed through the Khauli Valley which is also the source of Khauli River, at an elevation of about 3,750 meters located in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh The trek to Baleni Pass is one of the most stunning alpine treks in Himachal Pradesh. The trail crosses several gushing streams, through lush green meadows and thick forest that is a home to numerous Himalayan bird and animal species. The Baleni Pass trek originates from Salli village and passing through a thick pine forest. From Salli village there is a gradual ascend to Rehla campsite. The next day’s climb takes ones over the eastern ridge and approaches the pass. It will be a full days trek descending back to Rehla camp. Baleni Pass also offers access to Lam Dal seven holy lakes. The new latest and shortest route for the trek starts from Salli village and one can use Snow Monk Camp as the base. Snow Monk camp offers modern washrooms and toilets and delicious meals. It makes all the sense to use it as a base for treks such as Baleni Pass.

    Every Saturday Departure

    March to November 2019

     

    Activity Facts:

    Region

    Dhauladhar  Himalaya

    Trek Duration

    3 Days

    Grade

    Moderate to Challenging

    Max. Altitude

    3765 M

     

    ITINERARY

    Day

    Day Wise Itinerary

    Details

            1.

    Arrive  Snow Monk Camp at Salli village. Breakfast & and start trekking to Rehla 

    (12kms / 5Hrs)

            2.

    Day Climb to Baleni Pass. Overnight in Rehla

    (3765M) 2KMS

            3.

    Trek down to Snow Monk Base camp. Lunch at the base camp. Transfer to Gaggal for boarding Volvo back to Delhi

    (12kms / 6Hrs)

     

    Day 01    TREKS TO REHLA CAMP (2600M) 12KMS/ 6 HRS

    >      Post breakfast, departure for trek to Rehla Camp

    >       Arrive around lunch time. Rehla camp offers one of the most spectacular views of the Dhauladher Himalayas range beyong the Baleni Pass.

    >      Rasna/ Lemonade on arrival to be served

    >      Post lunch, pitching & allotment of tents on sharing basis

    >      Soup time followed by dinner  and campfire

    >        Soup time followed by dinner  and campfire

    >      Overnight in tents (Group Sharing basis)

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)

     

     

    Day 02     CLIMB TO BALENI TOP (3765M) 2KMS

    >       Post breakfast, Height gain day to Baleni Top. Great spectacular views of the Dhauladhar snow mountains from the pass

    >       Return back to the camp around lunch time

    >       Evening at leisure

    >       Soup time followed by dinner  and campfire

    >       Overnight in tents (Group Sharing basis)

     

     

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)

     

     

    Day 03    TREK DOWN TO THE BASE CAMP AT VILLAGE SALLI

    >       Post breakfast, departure for trek to Base Camp

    >       Arrive around lunch time

     

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH)

     

     

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  3. Dhauladhar Traverse

    15 Days / 14 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Dhauladhar are quite apart from any other mountain range in the Himalaya being the outermost part of Himalaya next to the plains in Himachal & Punjab. The starting point of the trek is the popular hill station of Mcleodganj established during British regime in India. It rises from the Indian plains to the north in Kangra. There are many glacial lakes and high passes in the Dhauladhar and it is a haven for trekkers. This trek takes you across caves, famous lakes and passes of enriching beauty.

     

    BEST SEASON – (JUNE TO OCTOBER)

     

    Activity Facts:

     

    Region

    Dhauladhar  Himalaya

    Trek

    Kareri Lake  (3000) &Indrahar Pass(4342)

    Trek Duration

    15 Days

    Grade

    Moderate to Hard

    Season

    June- November

    Max. Altitude

    4342Mt.

     

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    DETAILS

    1

    Arrival Snow Monk Camp

    (1850M) 

    2

    Trek To Daled Camp

    (2600m) 10 Kms/5 Hrs

    3

    Trek To Kareri Lake

    (3000M)- 3Kms/ 3Hrs

    4

    Trek Kareri Lake – Bagga 

    (2500 Mts/8200 Ft) 10 Kms/ 5 Hrs

    5

    Trek Bagga – Rawa Village - Bahl Village. 

    (2130 Mts/6987 Ft) 15 Km/6 Hrs

    6

    Trek Bahl To Triund

    (2870m) 12 Kms 4/5 Hours Walk

    7

    Trek Triund –Laka Got

    (3200m) 6 Kms

    8

    Trek Laka Got- Lahes Cave-Laka Got

     

    9

    Day Climb To Indrahar Pass

     

    10

    Trek Laka Got- Bhagsu Nag 12 Kms

     

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT

    >      Dhauladhar Himalayas

    >      High altitude trekking

    >      Lakes, meadows, forest, waterfalls, gurgling streams

    >      Himalayan Flora & Fauna

    >      Visit H.H. Dalai Lama Temple

    >      Tibetan culture

    >      Kangra Tea Estates

    >      Local community projects

    >      Ancient village customs

    >      Norbullingka Institute

    >      10th century AD Masroor monolithic rock cut temple

    >      Brijeshwari temple

    >      Kangra Fort

     

     

    REGIONAL DESCRIPTION

    Mcleod Ganj is the residence of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and home to a large Tibetan population, including many monks and nuns. The Tibetan government-in-exile is based just downhill at Gangchen Kyishong. McLeod attracts thousands of international visitors each year to volunteer with the Tibetan community, take courses in Buddhism, meditation or yoga, trek in the Dhauladhar mountains, shop for Tibetan crafts, or just hang out spiritual/alternative vibe and the many good cafes and restaurants dishing up Indo-Italo-Israeli-Tibetan food. With an interesting mix of travelers, volunteers, maroon-robed monks and nuns, the international dharma crowd and an increasing flow of Indian tourists, you're never far from an interesting conversation here.

     ITINERARY EX SNOWMONK CAMP

     

    DAY 1   ARRIVAL AT SNOW MONK CAMP  

    > ArriveSalli Base Camp (1850M).

    > Check into camp site.

    > Pine Cones collection activity - they look great after a touch of varnish as a souvenir for home

    > Post lunch – walk to Salli Village and River Khauli. Tea at a local villagers house

    > Visit to Usha's house - she makes lovely handicrafts from waste pine needles worth buying as a souvenir

    > Experience "PAN CHAKKI" - grinding of wheat powered by gushing stream water on stones slabs like villagers used to before electricity was installed.

       Great Eco model worth visiting only available in the Himalaya

    > Return back to the camp for evening tea

    > Soup with Karoake music

    > Dinner

    > Night Trek with a torch

    > Overnight at the camp

    MEALS- Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 02: TREK TO DALED CAMP (2600M) 10 Kms/5 Hrs VIA SALLI VILLAGE

    > Post breakfast we trek along  with the Khauli River crossing the

       Salli village towards Daled camp site

    > The trail crosses through dense forest crossing

       Chandraila temple leading to the meadows of Chagrotu

    > Arrive at Daled and organize the camp for overnight stay

    > Evening to explore the surrounding area. Dinner & Overnight

    MEALS- Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 03: TREK TO KARERI LAKE (3000M) - 3Kms/ 3Hrs

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 04- KARERI LAKE – BAGGA (2500 MTS/8200 FT) 10 KMS/ 5 HRS

    > After a short ascent from the lake is a steep descent through the forest to Bagga.

    > Dinner and overnight stay in tents. 

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 05: BAGGA – RAWA VILLAGE - BAHL VILLAGE (2130 MTS/6987 FT) 15 KM/6 HRS

    > The trial goes downhill through the forest. Rawa village is situated on the bank of a small river.

       Thereon, It is a steep ascent through the forest to Bahl Village.

    > Dinner and overnight stay in a village. 

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 06: BAHL TO TRIUND (2870M) 12 KMS 4/5 HOURS WALK

    > Steep ascent through mixed forest of oak, of Dhauladhar on one side and Kangra valley on the other. 

       Rhododendron and cedar trees takes us to Triund, an alpine meadow situated on top of a ridge.

       From Triund we have close superb views of peaks

    > Night stay in tents.

     MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 07: TRIUND –LAKA GOT (3200M) 6 KMS

    > After breakfast we start our ascent to Laka Got. It is an hour walk to

      Khabrotu from where we do a side acclimatization walk to KunalPathri, a small temple situated on     

      top of a ridge. Walk back to Khabrotu to continue or walk to Laka got. Our camping site at Laka got

      is situated at the snout of a small glacier which stays full of snow till   end of May.

    > Night stay in tents.

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 08: LAKA GOT- LAHES CAVE-LAKA GOT

    > This day we walk on Laka glacier and go towards InderharaPass. 

      The more adventurous trekkers can try to attempt the pass which is really a difficult climb and needs     

      extra physical strength and stamina. Back to Laka got for overnight stay in the camp.

    > Night stay in tents.

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 09: DAY CLIMB TO INDRAHAR PASS

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 10: LAKA GOT- BHAGSU NAG

    > After breakfast at camp we start our downhill walk to Bhagsu Nag.  

    > Reach Mcleodganj by lunch time 

    MEALS- Breakfast & Lunch

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  5. Kareri Lake

    2 Days / 1 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Dhaualadhars, are themselves a mountain range quite apart from any other mountain range in the Himalayas. It is the outer most part of Himalayas. The rock faces of this granite range are so sharply cut that they fail to hold snow for long as a result you see snow in the gullies and on top. During the trek we walk through some Gaddi tribal villages. Gaddi is a semi nomadic shepherd tribe whose main occupation is agriculture and rearing of sheep and goat. The gaddi shepherds spend the whole summer on the mountains and during winter come back to the plains of Kangra with their flock of sheep and goat.

    Kareri Lake is a high altitude, shallow, fresh water lake south of the Dhauladhar range approximately 9 km North West of Dharamsala in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh. Its surface is 3000 metres above the sea level. Snow melting from the Dhauladhar range serves as the source of the lake and a stream, Nyund is the outflow. Since the source is fresh melting snow and the lake is shallow, water visibility is very high and in most places, the lake bed can be seen. The new latest and shortest route for the trek starts from Salli village and one can use Snow Monk Camp as the base. Snow Monk camp offers modern washrooms and toilets and delicious meals. It makes all the sense to use it as a base for treks such as Kareri lake.

      

    Every Saturday Departure

    August 2018 to June 2019

    Activity Facts:

    Region

    Dhauladhar  Himalaya

    Trek

    Kareri Lake

    Trek Duration

    2 Days

    Grade

    Easy to Moderate

    Max. Altitude

    3000 M

     

    SKETCH ITINERARY- 02DAYS

     

    Day

    Day Wise Itinerary

    Details

           1.

    Arrive At Snow Monk Camp at Salli village transfer to Nolli village and start trekking to Kareri Lake 

    (8kms / 5Hrs)

            2.

    Trek down to Snow Monk Base camp. Lunch at the base camp. Transfer to Gaggal for boarding Volvo back to Delhi

    (12kms / 6Hrs)

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  7. Lamdal lake trek

    5 Days / 4 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    The Khauli River valley is a spectacular, impressive and untrodden valley of the Dhauladhar Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh. It’s geographic diversity offers verdant, forested valleys and the flowered meadows (thatch) carpeted with wildflowers, dancing river and streams and snow clad mountains. Combine this with an interest in the variety of birds, wildlife, forest and wildflowers and the opportunity to view the many snow-capped peaks and you have all the ingredients for a highly rewarding holiday in the form a multi activity camp specially designed for the youth & families who want to experience something unique.

    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DESTINATION

    >      Himalayan Trekking  Trekking along with River

    >      Meadows, Forest, waterfalls, gurgling streams

    >      Himalayan Flora & Fauna

    >       Snow Clad mountains

    >      Camp Fires

    >       Tent pitching

     District of Kangra - Kangra district lies between 31˚ 21′ to 32˚ 59′ N latitude and 75˚ 47′ 55″ to 77˚ 45′ E longitude. It is situated on the southern escarpment of the Himalayas. The entire area of the district is traversed by the varying altitude of the Shivaliks, Dhauladhar and the Himalayas from north-west to south-east. The altitude varies from 500 metres above mean sea level (AMSL) to around 5500 meters. It is encapsulated in the north by the districts of Chamba and Lahaul and Spiti, in the south by Hamirpur and Una, in the east by Mandi and in the west by Gurdaspur district of Punjab. It was the largest district of the composite Punjab in terms of area till it was transferred from Punjab to Himachal Pradesh on the 1st November, 1966 and had six tehsils namely Nurpur, Kangra, Palampur, Dehra gopipur, Hamirpur and Una. Kullu was also a tehsil of Kangra district up to 1962 and Lahaul&Spiti which also formed a part of Kangra was carved out as a separate district in 1960.
     

    SNOW MONK CAMP SET UP

    The camp is situated at the top end of the Salli village on the road leading to Kareri village. The road will soon be connecting to Ghera and Naddi villages of Dharamshala in the near future. The view from the camp is panoramic. It offers sweeping view of the Khauli valley and the river with snow clad mountains to the north, spell binding sights of sunset towards the Khanol village to the west and spectacular sight of the huge reservoirs of Pong &RanjitSagar to the south.

    The camp has 12 accommodation tents with all amenities for an adventure enthusiast. One can walk into it as tents have clear 7ft clear height. The tents are large enough for a family also. All tents have electricity with charging points, so as to charge the cameras for the next day to capture those beautiful life time images.

    Toilets & bathing rooms are neat, clean and modern in a separate area keeping in mind the environment. We take pride in saving water, recycling whatever we can. Our towels are washed in cold water to launder as it takes a lot of energy to heat up water — multiply that by the number of loads, and that's a big footprint

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    Day

    Day Wise Itinerary

    Details

    1

    ARRIVE AT BASE CAMP, ACCLIMATIZATION WALK

     

    2

    TREK SALLI VILLAGE – CHAGROTU

    (2800M) 10 Kms/5Hrs

    3

    CHAGROTU– CROSS BALENI PASS

    (3750 MTS) 5 KMS/ 5 HRS

    4

    TREK TO LAMDAL and 7 lakes

    (4200Mtr) (5kms/ 4hrs)

    5

    TREK BACK TO SALLI BASE CAMP

    (16 Kms/ 8Hrs) 

     

    5 Days/ 4 Nights

    DAY 01: ARRIVE AT BASE CAMP, ACCLIMATIZATION WALK

    AM:

    >      Arrival at Snow Monk Camps with warm welcome at the base camp and check into the camp site

    >      We go for an acclimatization walk to Kotharna village (6kms) to come back by lunch time to the camp

    PM:

    >      Dinner & overnight at the base camp

    MEALSLunch & Dinner

     

    The view from the base camp is spectacular with snow capped peaks in the front and river Khauli flowing through ther valley. The back view is even spectacular with Pong and Maharana Ranjit Singh Reservoirs visible from end to end. We go for an acclimatization walk from breakfast to lunch today.

     DAY 02 –TREK SALLI VILLAGE – CHAGROTU (2800M) 10 Kms/5Hrs

    >      Post breakfast we trek along the Khauli River crossing the Salli village towards Daled camp site

    >      The trail crosses through dense forest crossing Chandraila temple leading to the meadows of Chagrotu

    >      Arrive at Chagrotuand organize the camp for overnight stay

    >      Evening to explore the surrounding area. Dinner & Overnight

    MEALS- Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner

    DAY 03 CHAGROTU– CROSS BALENI PASS (3750 MTS) 5 KMS/ 5 HRS

    >      Trail climbs steeply up towards the Baleni Pass. Cross over the pass and we camp besides Kali Dal.

    >      Evening to explore the area around

    >      Night stay in tents.

    MEALS- Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner

     

     

    Day 04: TREK TO LAMDAL (4200Mtr) and 7 lakes (5kms/ 4hrs)

    MEALS- Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner

     

     

    Day 05: TREK TO SALLI BASE CAMP (16Kms/8Hrs)

    >      After breakfast, we walk down to Base Camp, Salli

    >      Arrive Base Camp wash and change

    >      Post evening tea departure from camp site  

    MEALS- Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Evening Tea

     

     

     

    TOUR TERMINATES.

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  9. Glacier at Minkiani Pass Trek

    3 Days / 2 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Minkiani Pass is located at roughly 4300m, in the Western section of the Dhauladhar Himalaya. The Minkiani Pass trek is very popular for those wanting to achieve satisfaction and a sense of adventure over a weekend. Minkiani Pass offers great views towards the north showcasing peaks like Sickle Moon (6574 mts) and Brammah (6515m) falling in Kishtwar region of Kashmir. Sudden weather change, white out conditions and blizzards are common phenomena at this pass. This is a fine trek passing through innumerable streams, rivulets, deep and dense jungle with rich fauna and flora. The trek is a photographer’s delight. The new latest and shortest route for the trek starts from Salli village and one can use Snow Monk Camp as the base. Snow Monk camp offers modern washrooms and toilets and delicious meals. It makes all the sense to use it as a base for treks such as Minkiani Pass.

     

    Activity Facts:

    Region

    Dhauladhar  Himalaya

    Trek Duration

      5 Day

    Grade

    Moderate to Challenging

    Max. Altitude

    4250M

     

    SKETCH ITINERARY- 05 DAYS

    DAY

    Trek Itinerary (NYUND RIVER VALLEY)

     2

    Trek & camp at Nolli Village 2200M  (7KM / 3 HRS)

     3

    Trek & camp at  Kareri Lake 3200M (9 KMS/ 5-6 HRS)

     4

    Day Climb to Minkiani Pass (4200M) / 5-6 Hrs

     5

    Trek down to Base Camp Salli Village (16Km/ 7-8 Hrs)

    Arrive at the base camp by late afternoon, Wash & change and departure after tea

    MEALS- (Breakfast, Packed Lunch, eve tea with snack, Soup & Dinner)





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  11. Snow monk trailer

    4 Days / 3 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    THE CAMP & SET UP: The camp is situated at the top end of the Salli village on the road leading to Kareri village. The road will soon be connecting to Ghera and Naddi villages of Dharamshala in the near future. The view from the camp is panoramic. It offers sweeping view of the Khauli valley and the river with snow clad mountains to the north, spell binding sights of sunset towards the Khanol village to the west and spectacular sight of the huge reservoirs of Pong &RanjitSagar to the south.

    The camp has 12 accommodation tents with all amenities for an adventure enthusiast. The imported waterproof dome tents are unique having very comfortable camping cots with pillows and blankets. One can walk into it as tents have clear 7ft clear height. The tents are large enough for a family of four also. All tents have electricity with charging points, so as to charge the cameras for the next day to capture those beautiful life time images.


    Toilets & bathing tents are neat, clean and modern in a separate area keeping in mind the environment. We take pride in saving water, recycling whatever we can. Our towels are washed in cold water to launder as it takes a lot of energy to heat up water — multiply that by the number of loads, and that's a big footprint.

    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DESTINATION

     

    Showcasing lots of Adventure Activities Like

     

    >    Himalayan Trekking

    >   Camping in the forest

    >    Khauli River

    >   Meadows, Forest, waterfalls, gurgling streams

    >    Himalayan Flora & Fauna

    >     Snow Clad mountains

    >   High Rope Course

    ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES

    Being a activity oriented camp, lot of stress is laid on being outdoors. The camp offers some amazing activities such as High rope course at around 15 feet height offering net climbing, tree climbing, Burma Bridge, commando net, Mogli walk. The camp also offers zip line with rappelling. There are many other team building games available, as school educational activities.

    ITINERARY

    4 Days/ 3 Nights       

     

    DAY 1  ARRIVE SNOW MONK CAMP                      

    >       Arrive Salli Base Camp (1850M).

    >       Check into camp site.

    >       Pine Cones collection activity - they look great after a touch of varnish as a souvenir for home

    >       Post lunch – walk to Salli Village and River Khauli. Tea at a local villagers house

    >       Visit to Usha's house - she makes lovely handicrafts from waste pine needles worth buying as a souvenir

    >        Experience "PAN CHAKKI" - grinding of wheat powered by gushing stream water on stones slabs like villagers used to before electricity was installed. Great Eco model worth visiting only available in the Himalaya

    >       Return back to the camp for evening tea

    >       Soup with Dinner

    >       Night Trek with a torch

    >       Overnight at the camp

    (MEALS: Lunch, eve tea with snack, soup & Dinner)

     

    Day 2:  TREK TO CAMP 1 AT HANDI (2300M) 6KMS/ 3HRS – “Snow Monk Trail”

    >      Post   breakfast, departure for trek to Camp I. An easy & delightful trek along with the river Khauli. The camp is set in a lovely meadow in an enchanting forest

    >      Arrive around 12 noon

    >      Tent pitching activity – set up your own tents

        Lunch and  rest and experience the4 dense forest around

    >      We enjoy activity of learning rope knots

    >       Tea time followed wood collection activity for building a campfire

    >      Soup time

    >      Dinner and overnight in tents

     

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch, eve tea with snack, soup & Dinner

     

    Day 3:  HEIGHT GAIN DAY / VISIT CHANDRELA TEMPLE (8kms/ 4-5hrs) “Snow Monk Trail”

    Post   breakfast, we depart for a day trek towards Chandrela Temple. Cross river at various sections and go past the temple and tread on glaciers. Great thrilling experience (Snow experience from Feb – May)

    >      Arrive back at the camp for lunch

    >      Walk back to the base camp

    >      Tea with snack at the base camp

    >      Relax and enjoy the sunset

    >      Dinner and overnight

     

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch, eve tea with snack, soup & Dinner

     

    Day 4   ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES/ DEPARTURE

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST)

    ~ END OF THE PACKAGE ~

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  13. Trekking

    3 Days / 2 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    THE CAMP & SET UP: The camp is situated at the top end of the Salli village on the road leading to Kareri village. The road will soon be connecting to Ghera and Naddi villages of Dharamshala in the near future. The view from the camp is panoramic. It offers sweeping view of the Khauli valley and the river with snow clad mountains to the north, spell binding sights of sunset towards the Khanol village to the west and spectacular sight of the huge reservoirs of Pong &RanjitSagar to the south.

    The camp has 12 accommodation tents with all amenities for an adventure enthusiast. The imported waterproof dome tents are unique having very comfortable camping cots with pillows and blankets. One can walk into it as tents have clear 7ft clear height. The tents are large enough for a family of four also. All tents have electricity with charging points, so as to charge the cameras for the next day to capture those beautiful life time images.


    Toilets & bathing tents are neat, clean and modern in a separate area keeping in mind the environment. We take pride in saving water, recycling whatever we can. Our towels are washed in cold water to launder as it takes a lot of energy to heat up water — multiply that by the number of loads, and that's a big footprint.

    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DESTINATION

     

    Showcasing lots of Adventure Activities Like

     

    > Himalayan Trekking 

    > Camping in the forest

    > Khauli River

    > Meadows, Forest, waterfalls, gurgling streams

    > Himalayan Flora & Fauna

    > Snow Clad mountains

    > Adventure Activity :- Zip line

    ITINERARY

    3 Days/ 2 Nights

    DAY 1: ARRIVE SNOW MONK CAMP / ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES 

    > Arrive Salli Base Camp (1850M).Check into camp site. 

    > Pine Cones collection activity - they look great after a touch of varnish as a souvenir for home

    > Post lunch –we enjoy adventure activity :- Zip line - 4 Minimum group 10+ Pax 

    > Return back to the camp for evening tea

    > Soup with Dinner 

    > Overnight at the camp

    (MEALS: Lunch, eve tea with snack, soup & Dinner)

    Day 2: TREK TO CAMP 1 AT HANDI (2300M) 6KMS/ 3HRS – “Snow Monk Trail”

    > Post   breakfast, departure for trek to Camp I. An easy & delightful trek along with the river Khauli. The camp is set in a lovely meadow in an enchanting forest

    > Arrive around 12 noon

    > Tent pitching activity – set up your own tents

    > Lunch and  rest and experience the4 dense forest around

    > We enjoy activity of learning rope knots

    > Tea time followed wood collection activity for building a campfire

    > Soup time

    > Dinner and overnight in tents

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch, eve tea with snack, soup & Dinner

     

    Day 3: TREK BACK TO BASE CAMP/ DEPARTURE

    > Trek back to the base camp. Wash and change and departure

    ~ END OF THE PACKAGE ~

     

     

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  15. Paragliding

    5 Days / 4 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    THE CAMP & SET UPThe camp is situated at the top end of the Salli village on the road leading to Kareri village. The road will soon be connecting to Ghera and Naddi villages of Dharamshala in the near future. The view from the camp is panoramic. It offers sweeping view of the Khauli valley and the river with snow clad mountains to the north, spell binding sights of sunset towards the Khanol village to the west and spectacular sight of the huge reservoirs of Pong &RanjitSagar to the south.  

     

    The camp has 12 accommodation tents with all amenities for an adventure enthusiast. The imported waterproof dome tents are unique having very comfortable camping cots with pillows and blankets. One can walk into it as tents have clear 7ft clear height. The tents are large enough for a family of four also. All tents have electricity with charging points, so as to charge the cameras for the next day to capture those beautiful life time images.

     

     

    Toilets & bathing tents are neat, clean and modern in a separate area keeping in mind the environment. We take pride in saving water, recycling whatever we can. Our towels are washed in cold water to launder as it takes a lot of energy to heat up water — multiply that by the number of loads, and that's a big footprint. 

    ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES
    Being a activity oriented camp, lot of stress is laid on being outdoors. The camp offers some amazing activities such as High rope course at around 15 feet height offering net climbing, tree climbing, Burma Bridge, commando net, Mogli walk, shaking wall and commando net. The camp also offers a zip line of 250ft long. There are many other team building games available for that perfect corporate offsite and school educational activities. For the families, it will truly be bonding & quality time for the parents with their children.

    ITINERARY

    5 Days/ 4 Nights

     

    DAY 1    ARRIVE SNOW MONK CAMP

       Arrive Salli Base Camp (1850M).

    *     Check into camp site.

    *    Pine Cones collection activity - they look great after a touch of varnish as a souvenir for home

    *     Post lunch – walk to Salli Village and River Khauli. Tea at a local villagers house

     

     

    *     Visit to Usha's  house  - she makes  lovely handicrafts  from waste pine needles  worth  buying  as  a souvenir

    *      Experience "PAN CHAKKI" - grinding of wheat powered by gushing stream water on stones slabs like villagers used to before electricity was installed. Great Eco model worth visiting only available in the Himalaya

    *     Return back to the camp for evening tea

    *     Soup with Karoake music

    *     Dinner

    *     Night Trek with a torch

    *     Overnight at the camp

     

    (MEALS: Lunch, Tea with Snack, Soup & Dinner)

     

    Day 2    FULL DAY TREK IN THE DHAULADHAR HIMALAYA

    Today we leave for a full day trek for an amazing experience of the mighty Dhauladhar Himalaya covering forests, meadows, streams, brooks, villages and grand snow views with packed lunch.

     

    (MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Tea with Snack, Soup & Dinner)

     

    Day 3    ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES/ SNOW MONK CAMP- BIR (100 Kms./ 3-4 Hrs)

    The view from the base camp is spectacular with snow-capped peaks in the front and river Khauli flowing through their valley.  The back view is even spectacular with Pong and Maharana  Ranjit  Singh  Reservoirs visible from end to end.

    *    Post breakfast, we enjoy adventure activities. Being an activity-oriented camp a lot of stress is laid on being outdoors.  The camp offers some amazing  activities  such as High rope course  at around 15 feet height offering

     

    *    Burmah bridge, Commando net, Mogli walk c)    After then, drive to Bir

    *    Check into the hotel in Bir

    *     Evening at leisure

    *     Overnight at hotel

     

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST ONLY) Day 4 : BIR/ PARAGLIDING IN BILLING

    *    Have an experience of flying like a bird so near at Billing. Soar high in the sky experiencing a bird’s eye view of the world down below and yet so safe.

     

    Details-

    SHORT TANDEM FLIGHT

    Duration of Flight:                                        18 to 25 minutes

          *   In the evening, you can visit Deer Park Institute, Shopping at Bir Road

          *   Overnight at hotel

     

     

    NO MEALS

     

    Day 5 : DEPARTURE

              *    Check out from hotel & drive to your onward destination

     

    NO MEALS

     

    ~ END OF THE PACKAGE ~

     

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  17. Kareri Lake

    3 Days / 2 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    THE CAMP & SET UP: The camp is situated at the top end of the Salli village on the road leading to Kareri village. The road will soon be connecting to Ghera and Naddi villages of Dharamshala in the near future. The view from the camp is panoramic. It offers sweeping view of the Khauli valley and the river with snow clad mountains to the north, spell binding sights of sunset towards the Khanol village to the west and spectacular sight of the huge reservoirs of Pong & Ranjit Sagar to the south.   The camp has 12 accommodation tents with all amenities for an adventure enthusiast. The imported waterproof dome tents are unique having very comfortable camping cots with pillows and blankets. One can walk into it as tents have clear 7ft clear height. The tents are large enough for a family of four also. All tents have electricity with charging points, so as to charge the cameras for the next day to capture those beautiful life time images. Toilets & bathing tents are neat, clean and modern in a separate area keeping in mind the environment. We take pride in saving water, recycling whatever we can. Our towels are washed in cold water to launder as it takes a lot of energy to heat up water — multiply that by the number of loads, and that's a big footprint. 



    Though Kareri Lake is the source of Nyund stream, at an elevation of about 3,000 meters it can also be accessed by a new route via the Khauli valley. The Lake lies below the Minkiani Peak. The trek, one of the most stunning alpine treks, can also be reached following the Khauli River. The trek crosses several streams, through lush green meadows and thick forest home to numerous Himalayan birds and animal species. Lord Shiva temple overlooking the lake is a main attraction. This trek route to Kareri Lake originates from Salli village and follows Khauli River. This is a rarely visited route and is pristine free from all trekkers. One treks from Salli village to Daled Camp staying overnight at the camp. The next day’s climb takes ones over the eastern ridge and approaches the Kareri lake. It will be a full days trek descending back to Daled camp. The new latest and shortest route for the trek starts from Salli village and one can use Snow Monk Camp as the base. Snow Monk camp offers modern washrooms and toilets and delicious meals. It makes all the sense to use it as a base for treks such as Kareri lake.

      

    Dhauladhar Himalaya 

    Weekend Camp & Trek 

    3 Days/ 2nights

    5 Reasons for a Weekend Getaway

     

    Region

    Dhauladhar  Himalaya

    Trek

    Kareri Lake

    Trek Duration

    3 Days

    Grade

    Easy to Moderate

    Max. Altitude

    3000 M

     

    Best Season - September to June

    Choose your Adventure - Snow, Waterfall, River, Lake, Forest, Meadows...

    Google Photo Album - CLICK HERE



    ITINERARY 

    DAY 1 ARRIVE SNOW MONK CAMP

    Arrive Salli Base Camp (1850M).

    Check into camp site. 

    Post lunch – walk to the nearby village and river Khauli. Tea at a local villagers house

    Pine Cones collection activity - they look great after a touch of varnish as a souvenir for home

    Visit to Usha's house - she makes lovely handicrafts from waste pine needles worth buying as a souvenir

    Experience "PAN CHAKKI" - grinding of wheat powered by gushing stream water on stones slabs like villagers used to before electricity was installed.

    Great Eco model worth visiting only available in the Himalaya

    Return back to the camp for evening tea

    Soup & Dinner 

    Overnight at the camp

    (MEALS: Lunch, eve tea with snack, soup & Dinner)

     

     

     

    Day 2:  CHOOSE FROM BELOW OPTIONS 

    OPTION NO 1 - Day Trek to River Camp Trek (2000m) 10kms/ 6hrs / Easy

    OPTION NO 2 - Day Trek to Waterfall (2000m) 8kms / Easy

    OPTION NO 3 - Forest & River - Trek & Camping (2300m) 12kms/ (In 2 Days)/ Easy

    OPTION NO 4 - Rehla Meadows Trek & Camping (2800m) 2kms/ (In 2 Days)/ Moderate Walk

    OPTION NO 5 - Kareri Lake Trek & Camping (3200m) 25kms (In 2 Days)/ Moderate Climb 

    Dinner and overnight in tents 

     

    MEALS- (Breakfast, Packed Lunch, eve tea with snack, Soup & Dinner)

     

     

    Day 3:  TREK BACK TO BASE CAMP/ DEPARTURE

    OPTION NO 1  & 2 - Departure after breakfast

    OPTION NO 3, 4, & 5 - Trek back to the base camp with packed lunch. Wash and change and departure for onward destination

     

    MEALS- (Breakfast, Packed Lunch)

    ~ END OF THE PACKAGE ~

     

     

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  19. 2 Days Camping Package

    2 Days / 1 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    THE CAMP & SET UP The camp is situated at the top end of the Salli village on the road leading to Kareri village. The road will soon be connecting to Ghera and Naddi villages of Dharamshala in the near future. The view from the camp is panoramic. It offers sweeping view of the Khauli valley and the river with snow clad mountains to the north, spell binding sights of sunset towards the Khanol village to the west and spectacular sight of the huge reservoirs of Pong &Ranjit Sagar to the south.  

     

    The camp has 12 accommodation tents with all amenities for an adventure enthusiast. The imported waterproof dome tents are unique having very comfortable camping cots with pillows and blankets. One can walk into it as tents have clear 7ft clear height. The tents are large enough for a family of four also. All tents have electricity with charging points, so as to charge the cameras for the next day to capture those beautiful life time images.

     

     

    Toilets & bathing tents are neat, clean and modern in a separate area keeping in mind the environment. We take pride in saving water, recycling whatever we can. Our towels are washed in cold water to launder as it takes a lot of energy to heat up water — multiply that by the number of loads, and that's a big footprint. 

    ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES
    Being a activity oriented camp, lot of stress is laid on being outdoors. The camp offers some amazing activities such as High rope course at around 15 feet height offering net climbing, tree climbing, Burma Bridge, commando net, Mogli walk, shaking wall and commando net. The camp also offers a zip line of 250ft long. There are many other team building games available for that perfect corporate offsite and school educational activities. For the families, it will truly be bonding & quality time for the parents with their children.

    ITINERARY

    2 Days/ 1 Night

     

    DAY 1    ARRIVE SNOW MONK CAMP                    

    >    Arrive Salli Base Camp (1850M).

    >    Check into camp site.

    >    Pine Cones collection activitythey look great after a touch of varnish as a souvenir for home

    >    Post lunch – walk to Salli Village and River Khauli. Tea at a local villagers house

    >    Visit to Usha's houseshe makes lovely handicrafts from waste pine needles worth buying as a souvenir

    >     Experience "PAN CHAKKI"grinding of wheat powered by gushing stream water on stones slabs like villagers used to before electricity was installed. Great Eco model worth visiting only available in the Himalaya

    >    Return back to the camp for evening tea

    >    Soup with Karoake music

    >     Dinner

    >      Night Trek with a torch

    >    Overnight at the camp

    (MEALS: LUNCH, EVE TEA, SOUP & DINNER)

     

     

    Day 2     DEPARTURE

    The view from the base camp is spectacular with snow capped peaks in the front and river Khauli flowing through their valley. The back view is even spectacular with Pong and Maharana Ranjit Singh Reservoirs visible from end to end.

    >      Post breakfast, Departure

     

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST)

    ~ END OF THE PACKAGE ~
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  21. 3 Days Snow Trek and Deluxe Camping Package

    3 Days / 2 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    District of Kangra Kangra district lies between 31˚ 21′ to 32˚ 59′ N latitude and 75˚ 47′ 55″ to 77˚ 45′ E longitude. It is situated on the southern escarpment of the Himalayas. The entire area of the district is traversed by the varying altitude of the Shivaliks, Dhauladhar and the Himalayas from north-west to south-east. The altitude varies from 500 meters above mean sea level (AMSL) to around 5500 meters. It is encapsulated in the north by the districts of Chamba and Lahaul and Spiti, in the south by Hamirpur and Una, in the east by Mandi and in the west by Gurdaspur district of Punjab. It was the largest district of the composite Punjab in terms of area till it was transferred from Punjab to Himachal Pradesh on the 1st November, 1966 and had six tehsils namely Nurpur, Kangra, Palampur, Dehra gopipur, Hamirpur and Una. Kullu was also a tehsil of Kangra district up to 1962 and Lahaul & Spiti which also formed a part of Kangra was carved out as a separate district in 1960. 



    Snowfall in Dharamshala

    Pack your warm clothes, and get ready to trek in the Dhauladhar Himalayas near Dharamshala. The Kangra Valley is one of the best and unexplored destinations of Himachal Pradesh. If you have never seen snowfall or trekked in snow, this is opportunity to grab. The best season is from December to April. In addition, visit the famous Cricket Stadium of Dharamshala, H.H. Dalai Lama Temple while enjoying spectacular views of mountain tops and valleys as white snow surrounds the city during the winter months. On a visit to this hill station, you can also visit the Kareri Lake, and Baleni Pass while staying at the Snow Monk Camp.



    Best Time to Visit Snowfall in Dharamshala
    In the months from December to April, it is a pleasure to see the mountains shining in the sunlight. The Dhauladhar range is a delight to watch the breathtaking scenery. This experience can be enjoyed during the snow trek while staying at the Snow Monk Camp. This experience to trek on the snow is a must once in whole life.

     

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    THE CAMP & SET UP The camp is situated at the top end of the Salli village on the road leading to Kareri village. The road will soon be connecting to Ghera and Naddi villages of Dharamshala in the near future. The view from the camp is panoramic. It offers sweeping view of the Khauli valley and the river with snow clad mountains to the north, spell binding sights of sunset towards the Khanol village to the west and spectacular sight of the huge reservoirs of Pong &Ranjit Sagar to the south.  

     

    The camp has 12 accommodation tents with all amenities for an adventure enthusiast. The imported waterproof dome tents are unique having very comfortable camping cots with pillows and blankets. One can walk into it as tents have clear 7ft clear height. The tents are large enough for a family of four also. All tents have electricity with charging points, so as to charge the cameras for the next day to capture those beautiful life time images.

    FACILITIES AT THE CAMP - The camp has 12 large accommodation tents with all amenities for an adventure enthusiast. The waterproof tents are unique having very comfortable camping cots with pillows and blankets. One can walk into it as tents have clear 7ft clear height. The tents are large enough for a family of six also. All tents have electricity with charging points, so as to charge the cameras for the next day to capture those beautiful life time images.



    ITINERARY

    3 Days/ 2 Nights

     

    DAY 1 ARRIVE SNOW MONK CAMP                    

    >       Arrive Salli Base Camp (1850M). Check into camp site. Post lunch – walk to Salli Village and River Khauli. Tea at a local villagers house.

    >       Visit to Usha's house - she makes lovely handicrafts from waste pine needles worth buying as a souvenir Pine Cones collection activity - they look great after a touch of varnish as a souvenir for home

    >        Experience "PAN CHAKKI" - grinding of wheat powered by gushing stream water on stones slabs like villagers used to before electricity was installed. Great Eco model worth visiting only available in the Himalaya

    >       Return back to the camp for evening tea. Soup with Dinner

    >         For an exciting experience, we go for a night Trek with a torch

    >       Overnight at the camp

    (MEALS: Lunch, Tea with Snack, Soup & Dinner)

     

     

     

    Day 2  FULL DAY SNOW TREK IN THE DHAULADHAR HIMALAYA

    Today we leave for a full day snow trek for an amazing experience of the mighty Dhauladhar Himalaya covering forests, meadows, streams, brooks, villages and grand snow views with packed lunch. The view from the base camp is spectacular with snow capped peaks in the front and river Khauli flowing through their valley. The back view is even spectacular with Pong and Maharana Ranjit Singh Reservoirs visible from end to end.

     

     (MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Tea with Snack, Soup & Dinner)

     

    Day 3     DEPARTURE

    The view from the base camp is spectacular with snow capped peaks in the front and river Khauli flowing through their valley. The back view is even spectacular with Pong and Maharana Ranjit Singh Reservoirs visible from end to end.

    >      Post breakfast, Departure

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST ONLY)

    ~ END OF THE PACKAGE ~
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  23. Baleni Pass Banner

    5 Days / 4 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    THE CAMP & SET UP: The camp is situated at the top end of the Salli village on the road leading to Kareri village. The road will soon be connecting to Ghera and Naddi villages of Dharamshala in the near future. The view from the camp is panoramic. It offers sweeping view of the Khauli valley and the river with snow clad mountains to the north, spell binding sights of sunset towards the Khanol village to the west and spectacular sight of the huge reservoirs of Pong & Ranjit Sagar to the south.   The camp has 12 accommodation tents with all amenities for an adventure enthusiast. The imported waterproof dome tents are unique having very comfortable camping cots with pillows and blankets. One can walk into it as tents have clear 7ft clear height. The tents are large enough for a family of four also. All tents have electricity with charging points, so as to charge the cameras for the next day to capture those beautiful life time images. Toilets & bathing tents are neat, clean and modern in a separate area keeping in mind the environment. We take pride in saving water, recycling whatever we can. Our towels are washed in cold water to launder as it takes a lot of energy to heat up water — multiply that by the number of loads, and that's a big footprint. 

     

    TREK TO KARERI LAKE (3000M) & BALENI PASS (3765M)

    5 Days/ 4 Nights

    Best Season - March to June

    SALLI VILLAGE, DISTRICT KANGRA, HIMACHAL PRADESH

     

    "HIGHLIGHTS"

    SNOW, GLACIERS, FOREST, MEADOWS, RIVER, BIRDS & GREAT VIEWS OF HIMALAYAN PEAKS

    DETAILED ITINERARY 

    Day

    Day Wise Itinerary

    Details

    1

    ARRIVE SNOW MONK CAMP AT SALLI VILLAGE

    (1850M) BASE CAMP

    2

    TREK TO CAMP 1 AT REHLA

    (2600M) 11KMS/ 7HRS

    3

     CLIMB TO KARERI LAKE

    (3000M) 6KMS RETURN/ 7 HRS

    4

    CLIMB TO BALENI TOP

    (3765M) 4KMS RETURN/5 HRS

    5

    TREK DOWN TO THE BASE CAMP AT VILLAGE SALLI

    (1850M) BASE CAMP



    DAY 1: ARRIVE SNOW MONK CAMP AT SALLI VILLAGE (BASE CAMP)               

    > Arrive at Salli Base Camp by Lunch time.

    > Check into camp site.

    > Post lunch – walk to Salli Village

    > Dinner 

     

    (MEALS: LUNCH, EVENING TEA WITH SOUP & DINNER)

     

     

     

    Day 2: TREK TO CAMP 1 AT REHLA (2600M) 11KMS/ 7HRS

    > Post breakfast, departure for trek to Camp I

    > Packed lunch enroute at Chandrela Temple

    > Rehla camp offers one of the most spectacular views of the Dhauladhar Himalayas range beyond the Baleni Pass.

    > Allotment of tents on sharing basis

    > Adventure Activity -  Exploring the nearby high altitude area

    > Soup time followed by dinner and campfire

    > Overnight in tents (Group Sharing basis)

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST, PACKED LUNCH, EVENING TEA WITH SOUP & DINNER)



    Day 3: CLIMB TO KARERI LAKE (3000M) 6KMS RETURN/ 7 HRS

    > Post breakfast, Height gain day to Kareri Lake. Great spectacular views of the Dhauladhar snow mountains from the top

    > Return back to the camp around lunch time

    > Evening at leisure

    > Soup time followed by dinner  and campfire

    > Overnight in tents (Group Sharing basis)

     

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, EVENING TEA WITH SOUP & DINNER)



    Day 4: CLIMB TO BALENI TOP (3765M) 4KMS RETURN/5 HRS

    > Post breakfast, Height gain day to Baleni Top. Great spectacular views of the Dhauladhar snow mountains from the pass

    > Return back to the camp around lunch time

    > Evening at leisure

    > Soup time followed by dinner  and campfire

    > Overnight in tents (Group Sharing basis)

             

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, EVENING TEA WITH SOUP & DINNER)

     

     

    Day 5: TREK DOWN TO THE BASE CAMP AT VILLAGE SALLI / DEPARTURES

    > Post breakfast, departure for trek to Base Camp

    > Arrive around lunch time

    > Post Evening tea departure from camp site

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, EVENING TEA)

     

     

    ~ END OF THE PACKAGE ~



    Best Time & Weather to Trek in the Dhauladhar Himalaya
    Kareri Lake lies in the Dhauladhar Himalaya, which is the closest range touching the plains of Himachal and Punjab. The lake is the source of River Nyund in the district of Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. Kareri Lake & the Snow Monk Trail can be visited for many months in a year and within a short time being so close to the metro towns of Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh and cities of Punjab. Let's break this very important information down to sub parts so as to understand the weather when we intend to visit.



    Monsoons- rains start from the months of July and lasts till September mid. Monsoons in the Dhauladhar Himalaya are quite infamous and notorious with high wind factors hence one should be very careful when venturing out in the monsoons. The rainfall also is very heavy hence ideally the visiting Kareri Lake & the Snow Monk Trail should be avoided in the monsoons and these months. The weather is also humid throughout the day and night. Most of the time the skies are overcast and they can stretch upto 2-3 days in a succession also. Expect the temperatures to be hovering around 25-30 degrees in the day time and around 10-15 degrees at night



    Autumn - As the month of September proceeds ahead, the showers recede and gives way to clear blue skies. The mountains are lush green post monsoons and the valley is rich with flora & fauna. The rivers are brimming to their high end levels and the meadows are a verdant carpet with the tiny flowers blossoming. However, on the cons side is that post the rains, the foliage gets very dense and overgrown. Expect the temperatures to be hovering around 25 degrees in the day time and around 5-10 degrees at night. By October, the weather is spectacular and there is crispness in the air. The cool breeze is welcomed by every traveller and the nights are chilly and experiential. It is a great time to visit Kareri lake & the Snow Monk Trail with mild temperatures in the autumn months



    Winters - As the month of November comes, it is the time for the winter to set in. The water levels in the river Khauli and River Nyund start to reduce and the weather gets cold at night, though the day temperatures are nice and cool. Expect the temperatures to be hovering around 10-20 degrees in the day time and around 0-5 degrees at night in November and December. It is a time when few trekkers like to visit Kareri lake & the Snow Monk Trail as it starts to get a bit chilly at night. But as they say that it is all about the wrong clothing and the weather is always right! It starts to snow by the end of December month and the snow fall can last till March first week just before the spring sets in. Don’t forget that it just takes the weather to turn around a bit and with the low temperatures it starts to snow. Make sure that your equipment, especially the tents, insulated carry mat and the sleeping bag are of very good quality for the winter trek to Kareri Lake & the Snow Monk Trail.



    Spring - March & April are the most brilliant months to trek to the Kareri Lake & the Snow Monk Trail. One can expect to see a lot of snow patches all throughout the trek route. The North facing slopes and the nallahs will have accumulation of snow patches right till the end of June month also. Kareri Lake & the Snow Monk Trail will have snow around the lake in the spring months of March & April. This is also the month when the Rhododendron trees bloom at their best. More than 11 colours of Rhododendron trees can be found on the trek route. The flowers of the Rhododendron trees are also used to make medicines and local wine. The volume in the Khauli and the Nyund river also starts to increase as the snow starts melting in the glaciers of the Dhauladhar Himalaya. Expect the temperatures to be hovering around 15-20 degrees in the day time and around 5-10 degrees at night in March and April months.



    Summer - The months of May and June are the busiest when hundreds of trekkers can be seen trekking up to the Kareri lake & the Snow Monk Trail. The day temperatures are usually around 25-35 degrees in the day time and around 10-15 degrees at night in May and June months. It also usually rains almost every other second or third day post lunch as clouds swell up, hiding the views of the mighty Dhauladhar range. The volume in the rivers also swell up and as it rains, the water also starts to get muddy.




    How to Reach Kareri Lake - By Air, Train, Road and approximate fares
    Kareri Lake & Snow Monk Trail lies in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Kangra is very well connected by air, train and road. Kangra has its own airport and is well connected with daily flights from New Delhi. Since the airport is a small one, hence only ATR aircrafts ply. Flight tickets if bought at least a month in advance can be sourced for appx Rs 3500.00 one way from Delhi. From the airport, the base camp for Kareri lake trek Snow Monk Camp in Salli village is appx 40kms away and it takes around 1:30mins to reach. The nearest train station is Pathankot which is just 86kms away and it usually takes roughly 3:00hrs to reach the Snow Monk Camp, the base camp for Kareri lake trek in Salli village. A sedan taxi dropping fare from the Pathankot railway station to Salli village will cost around Rs 3000.00. Overnight Volvo buses run daily from Delhi and Chandigarh. There is no need to go to Dharamshala or Mcleodganj to go for the Kareri Lake trek. One should get down at Gaggal chowk and then take a bus or taxi to Salli village. There are direct buses to Salli village from Gaggal Chowk and usually it takes Rs 50 per person fare.



    One can even fly into Amritsar and Jammu airports which are barely 4:30 hrs away from Salli village base camp. There are direct flights to Amritsar and Jammu from Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi and Jaipur




    Frequently Asked Questions



    1. What is the best time to go for Kareri Lake Trek?

    The best time to go for the Kareri Lake Trek is during the month of March to June, September to December when the weather remains quite suitable for the trekkers. 



    2. What is the difficulty level of Kareri Lake Trek?

    The difficulty level of Kareri Lake trek is from easy to moderate. You will be covering a distance of 32km from the starting of your day. You will be trekking to an altitude of 3000 M. For the adventure seekers and the thrill seekers, this is a must do trek. The beautiful lake offers a different kind of beauty that cannot be comprehended unless you have witnessed it yourself.



    3. What kind of physical fitness is required to do the Kareri Lake Trek?

    The Kareri lake trek is considered as an easy to moderate trek with a mix of steep and gradual ascent. The trek is not very difficult, but it does require stamina to reach it. But for that, you need to prepare yourself. For this, you can every day start jogging and cycling. Take the stairs which will help you to keep fit. Start with a brisk 10 minutes walk daily. 



    4. How is the weather while on the trek?

    The temperature may drop to 5-10 ° C during the March – June & 0 -5 ° C during October. If it rains, expect this temperature to drop even further. It usually gets windy in the late afternoon but the wind usually dies off late in the evenings. Rain clouds may appear with little to no warning. A snow flurry will be another surprise for you.



    5. What clothing or equipment do we need to carry from our side during?

    For your Kareri Lake Trek there are few essential things which you need to carry. 

    Proper trekking shoes - which are comfortable and tough, yet those are flexible and have good ankle support. Also, see that they are water resistant. 

    Backpack: You will also need a good backpack with sturdy straps and supporting frame. Rain cover for your backpack is a must with sturdy straps. Snow Monk Camp can offer you small backpacks if required. The cost is within their package.



    Clothing: Two trek pants in case you first pant get wet. Wear one pair and carry the other pair with you. Do not carry jeans. Track pants are ideal. Three warm layers: You will be trekking at a high altitude so it is very important that you have proper clothes for the climatic conditions. 



    6. Is First Aid kit advisable?

    You must carry a first aid kit with you. Sometimes you could have symptoms of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) also which includes a headache, nausea and vomiting. During your trek, the Snow Monk Camp team will carry a first aid kit and fully equipped oxygen cans for such situations. Drinking water is very essential. 



    7. Is Kareri Lake a good trek for a first timer?

    Yes, Kareri lake trek is a perfectly good trek for the first timers and beginners. Each day you will be trekking for around 5/6 hours so prepare yourself physically. You will have some steep climb and descent every day.



    8. Can I have liquor or smoke while we're on the trek?

    As you will be trekking to a high altitude drinking and smoking will affect you breathing conditions. Drinking and smoking are not at all recommended during the trek. 



    9. What are washroom/toilet facilities like at the base camp and on the trek?

    At Snow Monk base camp, there are modern western proper washrooms & toilets with solar geysers. While on your trek, we provide toilet tents which are waterproof. There will be tents depending on the size of the group. The toilet tents have dry pits for your nature calls. You will also have a mound of soil and a shovel to cover it up. This is the most hygienic way for you in the wild. Also, toilet paper is advisable instead of wet wipes but it should be properly disposed of.



    10. Which months should be avoided due to rains?

    It rains heavily in July, August & February. These months should be avoided.

     



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