Cold Desert Road Trip

Description

With the summer heat giving way to the maddening monsoons of the hills, with landslides and road blockages in most parts of the Himalayas, this road trip to the cold desert is your perfect getaway to escape the scorching heat and humidity of the cities and the endless rains of the mountains. What if you do all this, and more at one of the highest places in India? Where no vegetation grows, and the...

Amenities
  • Trekking
Whats Included?
  • Accommodation in Homestay/ Hotel / Camping .
  • Transportation from Shimla to Manali in Innova or Tempo Traveller.
  • MAP meal plan (6 Breakfast and 6 Dinner).
  • Experienced Tour Leader.
  • First-Aid Kit/ Oxygen Cylinder.
  • GST.
  • Travellers are reminded that there is a 15 kg limit on personal luggage for all trips.
  • Cameras, whether video or film, needed to be protected against the severe cold either in a warm pouch or the interior pockets of your clothing. Do not keep your camera in your backpack at higher elevations.
  • No insurance is provided during the trip of any kind.
  • When you travel, please never litter
  • Aspirins and Paracetamols are highly recommended for headaches and because they also thin the blood that will help improving circulation & oxygen delivery to the body. Strong painkillers are not recommended as they can suppress respiration.
  • Personal expense of any kind will not be entertained.
Whats Excluded?
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Expenses raised due to any road blockage or natural calamity
Need to Know
  • Inner Thermals (must-have)
  • A fleece jacket or windcheater jacket or windproof jacket to prevent the winds (must have)
  • A good sturdy pair of shoes and a backpack with plastic or waterproof lining.
  • Woollen socks!
  • Heavy woollens 2-3 sets – Sweatshirts, pullovers, warm hoodie.
  • Carry a cap and Sunscreen Lotion to protect yourself from direct sunlight as it is too harsh in this region to protect yourself from UV rays.
  • Sunglasses to protect your eyes from the hard sun.
  • Hand gloves must-have in the months of October to June
  • Wollen Cap (must-have)
  • Good Insulated Shoes!
  • Lip balm.
  • Earplugs. (Optional)
  • Spare contact lenses or glasses.
  • Towel especially lightweight quick-dry type.
  • Reading materials, Games, Cards. (Optional)
  • Identification proof like Passport, Driving license, Aadhar card etc.
Itinerary
DAY 1 Shimla- Kufri – Chitkul
DAY 2 Chitkul – Nako
DAY 3 Nako – Giu – Tabo – Dhankar – Kaza
DAY 4 Kaza– Key - Kibber - Chicham – Langza – Komic – Hikkim
DAY 5 Hikkim – Pin Valley – Kaza
DAY 6 Kaza – Losar - Kunzum Pass – Chandratal
DAY 7 Chandratal – Chhatru – Rohtang Pass – Manali
BUFFER DAY
Opening Days
Address
  • New Delhi

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