KULLU-SHIMLA TREK

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KULLU-SHIMLA TREK

TREKKING
11 Nights / 12 Days
includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

HIMACHAL PRADESH, NORTHERN INDIA. An easy and very interesting trek for enjoying the lush greenery, beautiful mountains, temples and remote villages of Himachal Pradesh. For large distances, the trek follows the ridge line separating inner and outer Seraj. You can stay in forest guest houses of which some are over 100 year and remind you of British ear. The guest book at these guest houses still mention of few royal visitors from past. A few days spent on this trail will remind you of the Raj. Routes - Delhi - Chandigarh - Manali - Bangar - Soja - Khanag - Takrasi - Chowai - Anni - Luhari - Shimla - Delhi

DAY 1: ARRIVE - DELHI

Met on arrival at Delhi international Airport and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 2: DELHI- CHANDIGARH -MANALI

Morning transfer to Railway station & depart by Shatabdi express to Chandigarh. Arrive Chandigarh and drive (310 km) to manali (1920 mt). Overnight stay in hotel / resort.

DAY 3: MANALI

Morning at leisure. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing tour of Manali. Visit Hadimba Devi Temple and Vashist Hot water spring. Overnight stay in hotel / resort.

DAY 4: MANALI – BANGAR - SOJA: 120KMS.

Drive to Soja ( 2683 Mtrs.) via Bangar. The road runs parallel to hiking route to Jalori pass. Overnight stay in tent.

DAY 5: SOJA - KHANAG :14 KMS TREK

Morning trek to Khanag (2530 mt) after crossing Jalori Pass 3250 Mt. The trek passes through forest of blue pine and deodar. overnight stay in tent.

DAY 6: KHANAG - TAKRASI :16 KMS. TREK

Trek to Takrasi (3025 mt). An easy trek. In the evening visit Temples near the village. Overnight stay In tent.

DAY 7: TAKRASI - CHOWAI :15 KMS. TREK

Morning trek to Chowai. Overnight stay in tent.

DAY 8: CHOWAI - ANNI : 14 KMS. TREK

Trek (5-6 hrs) to Anni 1240Mt. overnight stay in tent.

DAY 9: ANNI - LUHARI : 18 KMS. TREK

Trek to Luhari 792 Mt. Overnight stay in tent.

DAY 10: LUHARI - SHIMLA: 100 KMS.

Early Morning drive from Luhari to Shimla via Narkanda. On arrival at Shimla transfer to Hotel. Afternoon visit Kufri then evening free for shoping at mall road. Overnight stay at Hotel.

DAY 11: SHIMLA - DELHI

Day free to explore Shimla town. Afternoon transfer to Kalka railway station and depart by Shatabdi express train to Delhi. Met on arrival at New Delhi railway statuion and transfer to the Hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 12: DEPART DELHI

Day at leisure in Delhi. Optional sightseeing of Delhi. Later transfer to to international airport in time to board flight to onward destination.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation on Dbl/Twin Sharing Rooms in hotels/guest house and tents as per program
  • Meals as per the above itinerary.
  • Services of Local Guide for the trekking as per the itinerary.
  • One-time entrances to the monuments as per the itinerary
  • Transport will be using air conditioned tourist vehicle (ac will not work on hilly area)
  • Trekking equipment.
  • All current Government taxes are included in the above price, which are subject to change without any notice.

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Anything that is not mentioned in the INCLUSION

ON REQUEST.

Terms & Conditions


Booking

Your contract is with Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels. A contract exists between us when we have confirmed you on our tour / hotel booking / or any other travel related services of your choice and we have received your booking request and deposits. All correspondence/s in respect of Tours / Travel Service bookings should be addressed to Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels.

Payments

For the services contracted, 40 % advance payment should be made to hold the booking on a confirmed basis and the balance amount should be paid before commencement of your tour. We hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as an advance payment, based on the nature of services and the time left for the commencement of the services.

Payment Options

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash payment to our office or by Demand Draft / Cheque. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.

Rights to amend the itinerary if required

Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

Refund

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take atleast two weeks time to refund the said amount.

Our Liabilities & Limitations

Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.

Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters, railways & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them.

All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.

Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and checkout time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.

We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting – directly or indirectly – from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.

We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

Passports & Visas

To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.

Health

Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.