MANALI TOUR-TREK, FESTIVAL, LIFESTYLE
5 days/4 nights
Cost per person – Manali to Manali – Rs.14,000/- (from 5th Mar 9 am – 9th Mar 6 pm)
This trip will be interesting because we will be attending Fagli Festival. The dates for this trip are chosen to attend this colorful festival. It is celebrated by Kullu Manali people few days before Holi festival. (To watch this festival, click here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pPPTB6L8-s ). People from different villages come in their best traditional costumes, which they wear only on very few occasions/festivals. There will be rituals and dance which represents the victory of good over evil. We will be attending Fagli festival in Jana village.
We will be visiting few villages, where you can see their life style, culture. It will be nice and pleaant walks. We will visit few typical Himachali temples in these villages.
And, 2 days/1 night small trek perfect for beginners. We will be trekking to Matikochar which is a beautiful meadow from where Himalayan peaks can be seen. It’s a gradual climb through thick forest of pine, cedar and oak trees. Then, on next day, trek to Bijli Mahadev and then to Chansari.
Bijli Mahadev is one of the sacred temples of Himachal Pradesh. It is located in the Kullu Valley across the Beas River. A panoramic view of Kullu and Parvati valleys can be seen from the temple. It is said that the tall staff attracts the divine blessings in the form of lightning. It is believed that the priest of the temple has to restore the Shiva linga placed inside the temple using butter and sattoo after every lightning as it shatters to pieces with flash of lightning. – WIKIPEDIA
Date – 5th March 2017 to 9th March 2017
Day 1 (5th March) – Arrival at 9 am at Manali, transfer to hotel or home stay. After lunch, village visit
Day 2 (6th March) – Visit Jana village and Fagli festival full day. Then, overnight camping or home stay (Depending upon the weather condition)
Day 3 (7th March) – Trek to Matikochar (9 am to 1 pm) – Lunch break (Pack lunch)– Again a hike. (Altitude-approx.2200 m/7300 feet)
Day 4 (8th March) – Trek to Bijli Mahadev (Altitude-approx.2460m/8100feet) to Chansari (6 hrs.). Then, back to Manali by car (1 and half hour). Over night stay at Manali.
Day 5 (9th March) – Shopping in Manali or just Roam around Manali. Departure at 6 pm.
Camping arrangements in tents (when we are on the trek), sleeping bags, all meals, services of cook, guide, porters, Car
Cost does not include:
Any expenses caused by any other natural calamities like road blocks due to land slides etc.
Cancellation terms :
1. We must receive an email for cancellation 2. Cancellation prior to 4th Feb-95% refund 3. Cancellation between 4th Feb to 18h Feb-70% refund 4. Cancellation between 19th Feb to 22nd Feb-50% refund 5. Cancellation after 22nd Feb-No refund
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