Kolhapur Hikers Mt.Patalsu Trekking Expedition 14th To 21st May 2017

Mt. Patalsu Heights 4470mtr – 13845 feet in Himachal Pradesh (Land of Snow Mountains)

Summers in India are often long, and sometimes you need a break from the hot and humid weather. You can take this opportunity and plan a getaway to the Himalayas. Go on Patalsu Peak trek if you want your vacations to be full of excitement. This expedition is Five days long, and will take you to a maximum height of 13451 feet above sea level at the summit of Mount Patalsu.

Information about the Trek
Type: Snow Trek
Height: 13,845 ft approx
Duration: 7 Night’s 8 Day’s
Date: 14th To 21st May 2017
Region: Himachal Pradesh
Difficulty Level: Medium
Max Participants: 20 only
Age Group : 16 Yrs. To upto Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………

💰The cost for the trek is INR 15500/- per person( Delhi to Delhi)

Package Price Includes :
* Delhi to Delhi Transfers
*Food and Accommodation ( 4 People in 1 Room and 4 People in
1 Tent )
*Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation
*High Altitude Gear : Ice Axe – Ice Shoes – Walking Stick – Rope
*Guide / Cook and other Professionals

Excludes :
*Any Expenses of Personal nature such as Travel and medical
insurance, Drinks, Laundry,
*Telephone/Fax, Calls, Additional Porterage or transportations,
Any additional Expenses caused by reason beyond our control
such as Natural Calamities ( Land Slides, Floods etc. ), any
accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs.
*Any tips, and any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.
Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be
enforced during this period will be Extra and need to be borne by
you.
*Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections.
“Kolhapur Hikers”, will have all authority to make any changes
and final Decision.
*Please Note: All programs are subject to change without prior
notice.
*Smoking and Any Kind of Alcohol Drinks not allowed During
Program

Itinerary :

Day 1 : 14th May 2017
Reporting time 3:00 pm at Delhi RK ashram
departure from Delhi for Manali by A/C Volvo (overnight journey)

Day 2: Manali : 15th May 2017
arrival at Manali Time : 06.00 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Upon arrival in Manali, The pretty hilly town of Manali has an altitude of around 6730 feet, and it is a popular summer as well as winter destination. Deodar forests on the hills, the Beas River flowing through the town, and snow-clad mountains in the distance give it a mesmerizing look. The region experiences cool and pleasant weather conditions for most part of the year.

Manali to Drive Campsite – (4 Km. from Manali)
*B/ Fast
*Room Allotment
*Introduction – Mountain Do’s and Don’t’s
*Group Activity
*Lunch
*Acclimatization trek to “Jogini Water Fall”
*High Tea & Snacks
*Group Discussions
*Evening Hot Soup
*Dinner and Lights off

Day 3: Burwa To Solang Nallah : 16th May 2017

Time taken: 3 to 4 hours, 4 km
Begin the Patalsu Peak trek after freshening up in the morning. Travel to the old bridge across the Beas River. The starting section of your journey will take you along the river for Three to Four hours. On the way you will pass the villages of Burwa and Shanag. You will cross the Beas River near the Solang Valley, and then continue trekking up to your campsite. The camps will be set-up on the banks of the river below the Solang village. Overnight stay in Tents

*B/ Fast (After B/Fast move to Solang Nallah)
*Lunch at Campsite – Solang Nallah
*Tent Allotment ( 4 People in 1 Tent ) & Rest
*Group Activity or Visit to Solang Nallah Ground to Enjoy
*Paragliding (at your own cost)
*High Tea & Snacks
*Late Evening Hot Soup
*Group Discussions and Brief for 2morow
*Dinner and Lights off

Day 4: Solang Nallah to Shaga Dugh: 17th May 2017

Time taken: 4 to 5 hours, 7 km

This section of Patalsu Peak trekking will transport you to the beautiful meadow of Shaga dugh. You will meander through mixed forests of oak and pine, and as you reach higher altitudes, you will see giant slopes of the Solang Valley. Here the pine and oak vegetation will be taken over by groves of deodar, and white mountains will be visible in the distance. You will continue hiking through the valley, and pass the village of Solang. After a long and gruelling climb, you will reach Shaga dugh. Shaga dugh is a lush alpine grassland where you will stay overnight in Tent

*B/ Fast (After B/Fast move to Shaga Dugh)
*Lunch at Campsite – Shaga Dugh
*Tent Allotment ( 4 People in 1 Tent ) & Rest
*Group Activity
*High Tea & Snacks
*Late Evening Hot Soup
*Group Discussions and Brief for 2morow
*Dinner and Lights off

Day 5: Shaga Dugh to Mt. Patalsu Peak: 18th May 2017

Time taken: 6 to 7 hours, 7 km

Prepare yourselves for the Beautiful section of Patalsu Peak. The first hour of the walk will be through a mixed forest of conifers and oak. After this section is over, you will have scaled a substantial height, and the trees will disappear altogether. The rest of the trail is exposed, rocky and relatively unmarked. After about 4 hours of hiking, you will conquer the Patalsu Peak, which is roughly 13845 feet high. The journey will give you magnificent views of many snowbound peaks of the Dhauladhar and Great Himalayan ranges. Later in the day, start descending and retrace the path to the Shagadugh campsite.

*B/ Fast (After B/Fast move to Shaga Dugh)
*Packed Lunch for Summit Days
*High Tea & Snacks
*Late Evening Hot Soup
*Group Discussions and Brief for 2morow
*Dinner and Lights off

Day 6: Shaga Dugh to Burwa to Campsite : 19th May 2017

Time taken: 4 to 5 hours, 7 km

Start your journey to Solang Nallah from Shaga dugh early in the morning. At Solang Nalla, board a vehicle and drive back to .

*B/ Fast (After B/Fast move to Burwa)
*Lunch at Camp Site
*Rest and Free for Local Sight Seeing
*Late Evening Hot Soup
*Group Discussions
*Dinner and Lights off

Day 7 :20th May 2017

*Morning Tea
*B/Fast
*Feedback Session and Vote of Thanks

After Vote of Thanks leave from campsite to Manali,
from Manali, by A/C volvo bus to Delhi.

Insurance :
*All travelers are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide
care and services for sickness,
*Accidents, emergency rescue, ted. related to international travel.
“Kolhapur Hikers” shall not be responsible for the loss of
personal assets and belongings of the travelers due to
unavoidable reason or mishap.

Caution & Remarks :
*Even though participants do not need to submit any health
certificates those with a history Of medical problems, particularly
cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before
Deciding to undertake the trip.
*Carry appropriate substitution drugs for individuals allergic to any
of above
*Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong
painkillers, and anti histamines Which depress the respiration
and increase the risk of (AMS-Active Mountain Sickness)
Especially while sleeping

Note: If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike/bandh etc), Kolhapur Hikers is not responsible and will not give any refund.

Drop out during trek: If for some reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then Kolhapur Hikers, will make arrangements for his/her return upto Manali. A staff will accompany the participant to the Manali. Manali transportation and stay cost at any location including Manali has to be borne by the participant.

Some Tips Backpacking Checklist :

01. Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)
02. Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)
03. Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare – Extra batteries)
04. Personal First-aid Kit.
05. Energy Food
06. Hydration Bag or Water Bottle
07. Bandana or Buff
08. Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)
09. Boots or Shoes suited to terrain
10. Socks plus spares
11. Sandals
12. Camera and memory cards – Optional
13. Binoculars – Optional
14. Notebook and pen or pencil
15. Credit/Debit card; small amount of cash
16. Earplugs and eye shade – UV Protected or Cat 4
17. Toilet paper
18. Insect repellant
19. Toothbrush and/or toiletry kit
20. Towel
21. Cell phone with Charger,
22. Poncho
23. Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)
24. Thermal Inners

Last but most Important : Trip itinerary and Contact details left with friend or Home.

For More Info & Registration Contact
Sagar Patil : 8237079999 / 9579997111

Regards,
Team Kolhapur Hikers
www.kolhapurhikers.com

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