Overview

Recommended for “All Age Group" (8 Years to 70 years)

About Offbeat Himachal - On the Trail of Apples :

Join us this August for an enchanting tour to Thanedar and Sojha, nestled in the picturesque hills of Himachal Pradesh. This is the perfect time to witness the apple harvest, where the orchards come alive with the season's bounty.
Enjoy your stay in charming boutique accommodations that offer comfort and warmth, complemented by the region's natural beauty.
In Sojha, also known as Shoja, experience the serene landscapes near Jalori Pass. This hidden gem offers a tranquil escape with its stunning views and peaceful atmosphere. One of the highlights is the hike to Sareolsar Lake, a serene and pristine lake surrounded by lush greenery. The route to the lake is long, simple, and incredibly beautiful, making it perfect for nature lovers and those seeking a peaceful retreat.
This tour promises a perfect blend of nature, culture, and relaxation, making it an unforgettable experience for all nature and adventure enthusiasts.

5 Nights 6 Days 20 Aug
Batch Dates and Charges
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Batch Dates
20 Aug - 25 Aug
Highlights

- Experience the monsoon-magic in the Himalayas, lush landscapes and flowing streams, Apples and Himalayan views.
- Drive through most beautiful mountain-scape.
- Exclusive Stays in Resorts / Boutique Properties.
- Incredible locations of Resorts.
- Walks and hikes.
- Enjoy delicious Himalayan Cuisine.
- Enough free time for many a Cup of Coffee and long conversations with like-minded travelers over Bonfire (weather permitting) !!! 

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive early at Chandigarh. Drive to Thanedar (125 kms | 6 hrs | 7,700 ft).
A beautiful journey through the foothills of the Himalayas. As you climb into the hills, the scenery becomes more and more picturesque, with lush green valleys and snow-capped mountains in the distance.
Includes meal breaks.
Overnight at Thanedar.

Day 2
Drive to Hatu Peak (11,150 ft), Hike along the Ridge to Jawbag (45 minutes one way).
A popular day hike offering scenic Himalayan views. The trek starts in Narkanda and ascends to the peak where the Hatu Mata Temple sits.
Overnight at Thanedar..

Day 3
A day for Apples. Visit Apple grading & packaging unit, see a processing unit that transforms apples into jam, jelly, juice. Hear an interesting story of How Apples found a way into Himachal and into our hearts and palette... Drive to Sojha over Jalori Pass (80 kms | 3 hrs | 7800 ft).
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Sojha.

Day 4
Long hike to Serolsar Lake (5 kms one way | 10200 ft).
A walk through a hidden emerald valley. Expect meadows bursting with wildflowers, a refreshing breeze, and a crystal-clear lake waiting at the end!
Overnight at Sojha.

Day 5
Hike to Bahu Village [1 hour one-way | 6070 ft].
An off-the-beaten-path adventure. Traverse charming villages, wind through apple orchards, and be rewarded with panoramic Himalayan views - all with barely a soul in sight!
Overnight at Sojha.

Day 6
Drive to Chandigarh airport [270 kms (6.5 hours) | 5900 ft] + meal breaks.
Onward flight.

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

- Stay as per itinerary on double / twin sharing basis.
- All food charges in Himachal Pradesh and dinner in Chandigarh on last day.
- All transport arrangements (Tempo Traveler) from Chandigarh to Chandigarh.
- Activities, Guide Charges, Entry Fees.
- One barbeque dinner.
- Services of a Resource Person.

What is NOT included in the tour

- Mineral water/cold drinks/beverages during journey or at the Resorts.
- Any expenses of personal kind.
- Medical expenses (if incurred).
- Any expenses incurred due to reasons beyond control of the organizers.
- Anything that is not mentioned in “Inclusions”.

Camp Category
Eco Tour
Age Groups
For All Ages
Age Range
All Ages