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SOLANG TO SHIMLA (OVER JHALORI PASS) TREK

Package Code: H012

Duration: 11 NIGHTS/ 12 DAYS (5 DAYS OF TREK)

BEST TIME: MID APRIL - OCTOBER

ACCOMMODATION: 4 NIGHTS IN HOTEL AND 7 NIGHTS IN TENTED CAMP
Minimum People Required: TWO
Level of Endurance: MODERATE moderate

MAXIMUM ELEVATION: SHOJA (2438 MTS.)



Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival at Solang

A Nomadier representative will be waiting for you at ‘Manali’‚ Bus stand or ‘Kullu Airport’ and welcome you to the beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh. We would straight away head towards our hotel. Later after you have acclimatized and relaxed‚ depending on the time you can do adventure activities in ‘Solang Valley’ like paragliding‚ zorbing‚ quad-biking‚ cable-car riding etc (Optional at extra cost). Later spend the night at hotel.

 

Day 02: Acclimatizing and Exploring Rohtang and Manali

By the second day‚ you would have acclimatized to the climate and the altitude. After breakfast we would leave for ‘Rohtang Pass’ and do skiing (weather permitting) (optional at extra cost) or if the Rohtang Pass is not accessible then do river rafting in easy rapids (optional at extra cost). Later‚ post lunch we could spend the time exploring in ‘Manali’. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 03: Solang – Banjar (1676 Mts.) via Naggar – (Drive - Approx 05 - 06 hrs)
Today we drive towards ‘Banjar’ through ‘Naggar’ (105 Kms.). We drive through beautiful villages and the paddy fields. Here we visit the ‘Naggar Castle’ (Now renovated into a Hotel) and ‘Roerich Art Gallery’ and also a museum. Further we drive to ‘Banjar’‚ from where the trek commences. From Banjar‚ the trail rises into the higher hills through thick forests of Oak and Chestnut. We spend the night in tented camp.

 

Day 04: Banjar – Jibbe (1981 Mts.) via Chaini Castle (Trek - Approx 06 - 07 hrs)

We leave ‘Banjar’ early‚ since it is a long day trek. The trail winds through lovely dense forests and by evening we would reach our campsite in ‘Jibbe’. It is an ideal end to this long day trek. Overnight in tented camp.

 

Day 05: Jibbe – Shoja (2438 Mts.) (Trek - Approx 04 - 05 hrs)

From ‘Jibbe’ we undergo a steep climb and gradual walk through the forest to reach the forest campsite of ‘Shoja’ with a beautiful ‘Rest House’ in the woods. We retire for the day over here. Overnight in tented camp.

 

Day 06: Shoja – Khanag (2286 Mts.) (Trek - Approx 05 - 06 hrs)
Today’s trail gains a little height and passes through thick forests. Later’ after lunch’ it is only short walk to the campsite at ‘Khanag’ which is a beautiful village on top of the hill‚ which provides fascinating views of the terraced fields and villages towards ‘Shimla’. Campsite is situated at an idyllic spot and we would retire for the day in tented camp.

 

Day 07: Rest At Khanag
Today one can have a relaxed day at ‘Khanag’. There are some lovely walks around and this place is heaven for both‚ bird watchers and flora enthusiasts. Overnight in tented camp.

 

Day 08: Khanag – Tarala (2286 Mts.) (Trek - Approx 06 - 07 hrs)
Leaving the lovely campsite of Khanag‚ it is a long day’s walk with superb scenery. Here‚ one can experience the vast differences in terrain in this region. Camp is reached by evening at ‘Tarala’. Overnight in tented camp.

 

Day 09: Tarala – Margi (2287 Mts.) (Trek - Approx 06 - 07 hrs)
From Tarala, a steep descent leads us to the old Hindustan Tibet Road. On the way, the magnificent peaks of the Spiti and Kinnaur can be glimpsed and by evening time we would reach the tiny hamlet of ‘Margi’. Overnight in tented camp.

 

Day 10: Margi – Shimla (2205 Mts.) (Drive - Approx 08 - 09 hrs)
From Margi‚ it is 8 to 9 hours drive to ‘Shimla’ on the old Hindustan Tibet Road. On the way Narkanda offers spectacular views of the Northern Ranges of ‘Kinnaur’ and ‘Spiti’. And by evening the fairy tale town of ‘Shimla’ is reached. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 11: Excursion in Shimla
Today you would explore the nearby places at Shimla. Shimla is bordered with the newly formed Uttaranchal State‚ Sirmour‚ Mandi‚ Kullu & Kinnaur. Shimla has great many places of interest like‚ the Mall‚ Jakhu Hill with Hanuman Temple‚ old historical buildings‚ a golf course at Naldehra and skiing options at ‘Kufri’ (Optional at extra cost) and ice skating near ‘Rivoli’ (Optional at extra cost) in Shimla town.

 

Day 12: Check-Out And Proceed for Onward Journey

After breakfast/lunch we would check-out from the hotel‚ and a Nomadier representative will assist you with your onward journey.