Spiti, Manali, Mcleodganj Travel Package

Spiti, Manali, Mcleodganj Travel Package

Travel Package Includes

TRANSPORT : In bus, private or shared car with driver.
ACCOMMODATION: Hotels, guest houses, home stays & campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping, Mountain climbing, Jungle safari, Bird watching,  Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga,  Volunteer activities
DURATION: 18 Days
MEALS: By choice
COST: From INR 90000 ( US $ 1500 ) onwards ( 1 US $ = INR 60)

This one is an ideal vacation package for a long, leisurely yet fun and adventurous journey through mountain ranges of Himalaya as well as Dhauladhar. .

Day 1: Chandigarh – Shimla – Sarahan 

We will start from Chandigarh early morning and stop in Shimla for a brunch. From Shimla, we’ll drive past Wangtu bridge and reach Sarhan to stay for the night. If we reach there in evening, we can visit the bird park or visit Bhim Kali temple. If needed, we can also begin from Shimla or New Delhi.

Day 2: Sarahan – Reckong Peo – Kalpa

We’ll drive to Kalpa village and spend some time in  meadows and apple orchards. Reckong Peo is district headquarter of Kinnaur district and the launching pad for most expeditions to Spiti. Out hotel over there is nestled between beautiful orchards of apple and cherry trees in a very quaint and romantic location.

Day 3: Kalpa – Puh – Nako – Sumdo – Tabo

From this point, you’ll notice a change in the terrain as the barren cold desert landscape of Spiti becomes visible. Driving through, we’ll reach Nako village and stay there for night. We’ll visit the [...]

By |June 15th, 2014||Comments Off on Spiti, Manali, Mcleodganj Travel Package|

Spiritual journey in Lahaul Spiti

Spiritual journey in Lahaul Spiti

Lahaul-Spiti, nature’s majestic kingdom in Himachal Pradesh is great for sight seeing but more importantly it is rich in its heritage of spiritual pursuits. Monks from as far as Tibet arrive here to meditate in peace, with nature by their side. Here, you will find many monasteries, meditation sites and meditation caves.
Due to the relative ease with which we can travel and live here, these days it has become a popular destination. But the solitude and spiritual richness is hard to find elsewhere. There are monasteries which are extremely old, some of them oldest in the world, and they are full of artifacts, manuscripts and monks, who have been here since generations. If you embark on this spiritual journey in Lahaul- Spiti, you can be sure to visit these monasteries, know more about Tibetan Buddhism and have some Yoga and Meditation classes. You may also wish to meditate in the Himalayan caves.
Enumerable choices are available for the spiritual travelers, ranging from classes on Yoga, or Meditation, classes with monks or on Tibetan Buddhism, or stays in homes of locals. You can also visit monasteries, and learn about them or meditate in the mountain caves. We will adjust your duration of the trip according to you choice. Email us: info@indiafoodtour.com or fill up contact form.
Travel Package Services:
TRANSPORT: In private or shared car or SUV with driver, trek on foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Home stays, hotels, guest houses, Campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga, Volunteer activities (Optional)
DURATION: Variable
MEALS: By choice
COST: Variable

By |June 3rd, 2014||0 Comments|

Mcleodganj Triund Treks

Mcleodganj Triund  Treks

Anybody in a relatively fit condition can attempt this trekking journey as the altitude of this trekking is quite low. The Mcleodganj to Triund day trek is quite easy for beginners. For the adventure lovers, you get to see the absolutely lovely mountain ranges of the Dhauladhar Mountains.

1 Day Mcleodganj Triund Trek

DAY 1: McLeodganj -Triund and back
With a lovely view of Kangra, Triund is a ridge with the Dhauladhar Mountains surrounding it. Starting of this trek is from Dharmkot, and then we walk through dense rhodederon forests and also see devdar and other species of trees. Butterflies and bugs are seen on the way and it is quite colorful. We visit a temple, after lunch. (Altitude-2975 m, Distance 9 km.)
After enjoying the view there, we can go to Bhagsu Nag waterfall which is also very scenic and return to Mcleodganj or we can directly walk to Mcleodganj. 

2 Days Mcleodganj Triund Trek

Anybody in a relatively fit condition can attempt this trekking journey as the altitude of this trekking is quite low. The Mcleodganj to Triund day trek is quite easy for beginners. For the adventure lovers, you get to see the absolutely lovely mountain ranges of the Dhauladhar Mountains.
DAY 1: McLeodganj -Triund and back
With a lovely view of Kangra, Triund is a ridge with the Dhauladhar Mountains surrounding it. Starting of this trek is from Dharmkot, and then we walk through dense rhodederon forests and also see devdar and other species of trees. Butterflies and bugs are seen on the way and it is quite colorful. We visit a temple, after lunch. (Altitude-2975 m, Distance 9 km.)
DAY 2: Return home.
We get up early in the morning, have some [...]

By |June 3rd, 2014||Comments Off on Mcleodganj Triund Treks|

Hamta Pass – ChanderTaal Lake Trek (7 Days)

Hamta Pass – Chandra Taal Lake Trek (7 Days)

Trekkers enjoy many types of terrain in this trek as we go from Hampta Pass in Kullu valley to Chandra Taal Lake in Spiti.This trek shows you landscapes like pine forests, glorious glaciers, green open grasslands, deserts and deep valleys. This trek can be undertaken by trekkers who are already acquainted with trekking.

Day 1. Manali to Jobra to Chika

Today is the first day of the trek, and we visit the Jobra village, from Manali. It is a lovely quaint village (altitude 3200m) and is covered by green forests of pine trees. We relax there for some time and drink in the sights. We may also be able to get some chai (tea) there. The through the forest we pass a lovely meadow and go towards Rani Nala (a small stream and pass through it. By evening, we reach Chika, where we set up our camps and stay for the night.

Day 2. Chika to Jwara to Balu Ka Gera

From Chika, the next morning, post breakfast we start walking towards Jwara. We walk by a small stream, and then we may require to cross it, which is not very difficult to do. We can achieve this without wetting ourselves. As we reach Jwara, a valley amidst the mountains, we can first spot the Dhauladhar mountain range. We continue walking as we gain altitude and then go to Balu-ka-Gera, literally meaning a bed of sand. This is due to the river bringing in rocks and sand. Night at camp.

Day 3. Balu-Ka-Gera to Shea Goru to Hampta Pass

Today, we continue following the lovely river stream as we come to our first incline. About 45 minutes of climbing and we come [...]

By |June 3rd, 2014||Comments Off on Hamta Pass – ChanderTaal Lake Trek (7 Days)|

Camping near Chandertaal Lake, Spiti

Camping near Chandertaal Lake, Spiti

A stupendously breathtaking lake nestled between the mountains of Himalayas is the Chandertaal Lake or Moon Lake. Spread over 4 km and at an altitude of 4300 meters, the lake is breathtakingly beautiful, with extremely clear waters. A perfect location to enjoy the serenity of nature and an ideal place to trek and camp. 

With the numerous options we provide for trekking, ranging form tents to rent, parking, bottled water, delicious meals and assistance with the use of campsite, transport and trekking, your trip will surely be memorable. Please note that we qualify all the legal requirements and necessary certifications.

Prices start at INR 1700 (US $ 28) and differ according to choice of tents, meals and services availed. Contact us to learn more.

Tour Package Services:

TRANSPORT: In private or shared car or SUV with driver, trek on foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping,  Mountain climbing, Jungle safari, Bird watching, Motorcycle rides, Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga, Volunteer activities (Optional)
DURATION: Variable
MEALS: By choice
COST: INR 1700 (US $ 28) onwards (At 1 US $ = INR 60)

By |May 27th, 2014||Comments Off on Camping near Chandertaal Lake, Spiti|

Chander Taal To Samudri Taapu Trek

Chandra Taal To Samudri Taapu Trek

Here is a short but tough trek you can undertake. The Samudri Taapu trek starting from Chandra Taal at an altitude of about 4300 m, this is considered a rough terrain trek. Amongst the many origins of Chandra river, Samudri Taapu is one of them. The Chandra River flows through the Spiti Valley before it becomes one with the mighty Chenab river. It is an ideal trek if you love adventure and want to have a short but somewhat tough trek.

DAY1: Lake to Glacier. 

Walking from the Chander Taal , we trek along the Chandra River, as it flows to the left side. The terrain can be rocky at times and a little unstable, and is also laced with streams and ridges. You may meet some Gaddi shepherds on the way. As we walk for about 4-5 hours, we reach the Chandra river origin at the end of the ridge. We halt here for lunch. After some rest, we can cross the small plateau and set up the camp site at a little distance from the glacier. As we walk to the glacier, we can explore the area. Sleeping in the tents is an added attraction under the night sky.

DAY 2: Return Trek.

We have two options to come back. A walk back to the same route of the ropeway , the local shepherds use. The ropeway can be dangerous at times and is not recommended especially if you are alone or carrying a heavy load. Then, we climb a dry waterfall, active only during the rainy season. We walk back to our camp in about 60-70 minutes. There is also the option of spending a day in the camp and [...]

By |May 27th, 2014||Comments Off on Chander Taal To Samudri Taapu Trek|

Camping near Chandrataal Lake, Himachal Pradesh

Camping near Chandrataal Lake, Himachal Pradesh

Travel Package Details:

TRANSPORT : Trek on foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping,  Mountain climbing, Jungle safari, Bird watching, Meditation, Volunteer activities (Optional)
DURATION: Variable
MEALS: By choice
COST: INR 1700 (US $ 28) onwards (At 1 US $ = INR 60) 

Chandra Taal meaning Moon lake is a crystal clear lake residing between the glorious Himalayan mountains of India. The waters of the lake are so clear that you see the bottom of the lake for quite some distance. At an altitude of 4300 meters , this lake has a circumference of more than 4 km. A wonderful location to rejuvenate yourself and recharge yourself by immersing in the lap of Mother Nature.

This place is great for Trekking. Though all camp sites have to be at least a km away from the lake to preserve it ecologically, we provide you with numerous opportunities to trek. We have options ranging from tents for rent, to great use of the camp site, ample parking, pure bottled water and assistance with transport and trekking. We fulfill all legal requirements and have all the certifications needed. More so, we offer best and cost effective services.

Prices start from INR 1700 (US $ 28) for a night and range accordingly with your choice of tents, meals and services. For more information, do contact us via contact form or email info@indiafoodtour.in

 

By |May 23rd, 2014||Comments Off on Camping near Chandrataal Lake, Himachal Pradesh|

Spiti Road Trip in one week

Spiti Road Trip in one week

TRAVEL PACKAGE DETAILS:

TRANSPORT : In a private car or SUV with driver.
ACCOMMODATION: In hotels, guest houses and campsites.
ACTIVITIES: Camping, Trekking,  Bird watching, Jungle safari, Cultural activities,
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Any one. Almost anyone can do it without any problem
DURATION: 5 Days
FOOD: Breakfast on all days.
COST: INR 36000 ( US $ 600 ) onward 1 US $ = INR 60 

If you are looking to explore Spiti in a week, this road trip is the ideal way, as it includes all the important landmarks of the region , quite comfortably and in a short time. We enter Spiti via Shimla Dhankar route, for this particular trip instead of the Manali Gramphu route as it is more safe and accessible. The duration for this trip is 7 days but adjustments can be accommodated as per requirement.

Day 1: Shimla – Sarahan – Reckong Peo

We begin this trip from Shimla and drive to Kinnaur post breakfast. If required, pick-up from Chandigarh is also possible, but that has to be quite early in the morning. We typically reach Reckong Peo by evening and retire. You might want to explore the local areas.

Day 2: Reckong Peo – Nako – Tabo

 Here, for foreign nationals a permit has to be acquired from Reckong Peo, but it only takes a few minutes. We then halto at Nako village where we have lunch, do a bit of sightseeing along the lake, after we trek to the lake . Before retiring, we drive to Tabo and sink in the sights.

Day 3: Tabo – Dhankar

The morning will [...]

By |May 23rd, 2014||0 Comments|

Shimla, Spiti, Manali Travel Package

Shimla Spiti Manali Holiday Travel Package

Travel Package Details

TRANSPORT : In private or shared car or SUV with driver.
ACCOMMODATION: Hotels, guest houses, home stays & campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping, Jungle safari, Bird watching, Motorcycle rides, Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga,  Volunteer activities (Optional)
DURATION: 11 Days
MEALS: By choice

Tired by the daily grind and noises of the city? Stressed out by the pollution? Welcome to a holiday in the lap of mother nature, a vacation in Shimla, Manali and Spiti. Come in touch with the inner you; harmonize your mind, body and soul. Experience the beautiful town of Shimla,the wilderness of Spiti, and recharge yourself in the beautiful Manali. Here you get the opportunity to blend the untouched naturally beautiful Spiti with the rugged beauty of Shimla and Manali.

TRAVEL ITINERARY

DAY1 
Shimla
First day of this journey will begin by sightseeing in Shimla. We’ll walk in famous Mall Road and Ridge area. See the Church, Lakkar bazaar, Scandal Point, city market and enjoy the views and history of old summer capital of India during colonial British times.

DAY 2
Shimla – Sarhan 
After breakfast, we head towards Sarhan from Shimla. Through the Wangtu bridge on our way, we will be reaching Sarhan by evening for night stay. If we might be lucky to reach early we can also visit the Sarhan Bird Sanctuary and Bhim Kali temple

DAY 3 and 4
Sarhan – Sangla
We’ll spend two days in Sangla enjoying the sights of the valley, exploring apple orchards, nature trails and enjoying the simple way of life of local villagers.We can walk [...]

By |May 23rd, 2014||0 Comments|

Lahaul Spiti, Chandratal, Manali Holiday Package

Lahaul Spiti, Chandratal, Manali Travel Package:

This holiday package starting from Shimla, covers most of Lahaul Spiti valley before ending in Manali. It’s a good tour plan for a small group of friends, families and young couples who want a holiday with fun, adventure and breathtaking sights. It has quite a bit of thrill and adventure without being too tiring.

TRANSPORT : In a private car or SUV with driver.
ACCOMMODATION: In hotels, guest houses and camps. 
ACTIVITIES: Camping, Trekking,  Bird watching, Jungle safari,  Cultural activities,
MEALS: Breakfast on all days. More meals optional
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Any one. Almost anyone can do it without any problem
DURATION: 13 Days

Day 1: Chandigarh – Shimla – Sarahan

We will start from Chandigarh early morning and stop in Shimla for a brunch. From Shimla, we’ll drive past Wangtu bridge and reach Sarhan to stay for the night. If we reach there in evening, we can visit the bird park or visit Bhim Kali temple. If needed, we can also begin from Shimla or New Delhi.

Day 2: Sarahan – Reckong Peo – Kalpa

We’ll drive to Kalpa village and spend some time in  meadows and apple orchards. Reckong Peo is district headquarter of Kinnaur district and the launching pad for most expeditions to Spiti. Out hotel over there is nestled between beautiful orchards of apple and cherry trees in a very quaint and romantic location.

Day 3: Kalpa – Puh – Nako – Sumdo – Tabo

From this point, you’ll notice a change in the terrain as the barren cold desert landscape of Spiti becomes visible. Driving through, we’ll reach Nako village and stay there for [...]

By |March 22nd, 2014||0 Comments|