Dhanna Kunnu – 3600 Mts.
Duration : 05 Days
Season : Mid May to November
Region : Kullu – Manali
Grade : Moderate
Maximum Altitude : 3600 Mts.
The most natural way of exploring the majestic beauty of Himalaya is trekking. Trekking infuses a feeling of comradeship, self reliance, discipline, punctuality, team spirit besides it inculcates a sense of perseverance. The vast expanse to the highest mountain chain, sheer magnitude of its snowy heights and indefinable feeling of joy and elation that they evoke in the mind of a trekker, make a trek in the Himalaya an experience to be remembered. Are you interested and wish to gain such a wonderful experience? Pack your backpack for the thrill to join Trek India’s 7 days sojourn in one of the dreamiest valleys – Kullu Manali, nestled in two beautiful ranges – Pirpanjal and Dhauladhar of western Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh. Picture postcard perfect Manali, with its fertile valleys, evergreen dense forests and crystal clear gushing rivers which set against the backdrop of towering mountains provide everything that an adventure seeking youth desires.
Dhanna Kunnu TREK GALLERY
Day 01: NAGGAR/MANALI (2050 MTS.)
Arrive at Trek India Outdoors base camp, Naggar 20 Kms short of Manali. Acclimatization and preparation for the trek.
Day 02: NAGGAR – JANA – MATIKOCHAR ( 2200 Mts.) 4/5 Hrs.
Transfer to Jana, the trek begins from the old picturesque village Jana. It leads through a thick forest of magnificent pines, cedar and apple orchards and provides a beautiful view of the valley and snow clad peaks. Matikochar commands a panoramic view of Kullu valley, particularly of Kullu town. During night in a clear weather one gets a feeling as if there are two skies, one on the top of our head with twinkling stars and the second below with glimmering artificial lights. Camp at Matikochar near the forest hut.
Day 03: MATIKOCHAR – PHUTASOR – RUMTU ( 2800 Mts. ) 5/6 Hrs.
Initially a steep but later a gradual trek through dense forest of Pine, Oak, Rhododendron and beautiful meadows takes us to the small natural lakes at Phutasor. The trek continues with a number of ascend and descend but is equally rewarding. Camp at Rumtu .
Day 04: RUMTU – DHANA KUNNU PASS (3600 Mts.) – CHAKLANI (3260 Mts.) 6/7 Hrs.
Initially a steep ascend to the top of Dhana Kunnu Pass. The Pass overviews a wide and panoramic view of PIR PANJAL, DHAULADHAR ranges and PARVATI VALLEY. Traverse the ridge and get down to the beautiful camp at Chaklani. Overnight at Chaklani.
Day 05: CHAKLANI – NAGGAR – MANALI (2050 Mts.)
Descend down to the base camp Naggar through the beautiful meadows and the forest of Oak and Pine and old villages of Kullu valley. Programme concludes.
Accommodation in spacious and comfortable tents at base camp at Naggar ( 6 – 8 pax in a tent, ground bedding with mattresses, pillows and blankets ). There is a separate block of toilets and washrooms with running hot and cold water for male and female.
Accommodation in Alpine tents ( 4men/6men/8men ) during the trek in higher camps ( separate toilet tent facility is provided ).
Sleeping bags ( Holofill ), Rucksack, Trekking mats.
A variety of wholesome hygienic vegetarian meals.
All activities as per the itinerary.
Transportation/ transfers as per the itinerary.
Services of qualified instructors/ guides, cook, kitchen helper and mules/porters to carry camping equipment if logistics required.
Basic first aid kit .
Transportation to reach base camp and back to your destination. However, arrangements of travelling can be made on request.
Any accidental, emergency, travel or medical Insurance.
Any expenses of a personal nature.
Service tax as applicable.
Beverages or drinks of any sort, including soft drinks or bottled / mineral water.
Any charges to visit monument/ heritage buildings and photography or camera charges.
Any transportation charges or transfers which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
Any charges for a manual or helicopter evacuation, hospitalisation in case of a medical emergency or the like.
Any additional activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
The Personal porterage / horses for carrying of individual kit or baggage.
RECOMMENDED TO BRING THE FOLLOWING:
1. Valid identity card/s
2. Trekking shoes
3. Cotton pants/trek pants
4. Cotton shirts
5. Woollen pullover
7. Woollen cap
8. Sun Cap/Hat
9. Waterproof gloves (other than blue color)
10. Cotton and woollen socks
11. Light rain coat or plastic sheet
12. Vaseline/cold cream
13. Walking Stick (optional)
14. Flip-flop (chappals)
15. Light towel
16. Lunch box
17. Water Bottle
19. Sun block cream
20. Needle with thread
22. A notebook
23. Ball point pen
24. Personal medical kit
25. Headlamp/torch with cells
PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICIES
(Cancellation request will only be accepted by email)
In case request for cancellation is received before 30 clear days or more in advance before the scheduled date of reporting, 80% of the advance taken will be refunded.
If the request for cancellation is received between 15 to 29 days, 50% of advance taken will be refunded.
No refund will be given, if the cancellation intimation is received less than 15 days before the reporting date.
PARTICIPANTS PLEASE NOTE
The Programme schedule can be changed due to unforeseen circumstances. In case of any illness during the expedition, the expenses for medical treatment, travel and porter etc. are to be borne by the concerned individual. Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited during the camp. Trek India Outdoors cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness or any unexpected events during the expedition. Primary medical facilities will be available wherever, possible. Participants will be presented with certificates only on successful completion of the expedition. During the expedition the decision of the Camp Director will be final and binding.
***Those who are on special medication should bring their own necessary medicines. People having Asthma, Blood Pressure, Heart Problems or any high altitude ailments are advised not to participate.
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