Recommended for Age Group 14 - 18 years

Pha Konda trek is a challenging yet highly rewarding trek. This is a scenic expedition and provides the perfect setting for photography enthusiasts and to those seeking adventure. The route takes travellers from Shuru base camp in Manali and winds through scenic valleys, rocky paths, lush green meadows toward the white-crested peak of Pha Konda (13,943 ft.). The views from the summit of Pha-Konda peak are exceptionally stunning and make for some spectacular photographs.

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  • Highlights
    • Ideal for students aged 14 to 18 years
    • Pune to Pune escorted trip
    • Camp charges inclusive of Air Travel
    • One of the most spectacular treks of Kullu Valley
    • Enjoy the views of lush green landscapes, high altitude meadows and snow clad peaks.
    • Explore the regional flora and fauna during the short acclimatization treks
    • Valley crossing, Rock climbing & other recreational group games.
    • Indulge in an epic snowball fight
    • Local sightseeing in Delhi
    • Stay in tents
    • Travel Insurance for every participant

    Day 1 : Fly to Delhi airport - Delhi Local Sightseeing - Proceed to Manali
    Flight to Delhi. Post lunch, visit the popular attractions in Delhi till evening. Proceed to Manali in the late evening by AC Volvo coach. Dinner enroute. Overnight bus journey to Manali.
    (Meals : Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

    Day 2 : Reach Manali - Ice breaking session 
    Reach base camp at Shuru village in Manali. Get introduced to fellow campers and participate in an orientation session in the evening. Overnight stay at the Shuru base camp. In the evening, embark on a short acclimatization trek around the campsite. Dinner and overnight stay at the Shuru base camp.
    (Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

    Day 3 : Acclimatization Trek (7,200 ft. To 7,400 ft.) Trek time : 1.5 hours
    Today’s  second acclimatization trek will take us to a meadow amidst the silver fir. The trek ascends through a forest comprising of blue pine, cedar, oak and fir. The acclimatization trek is to check one’s physical stamina and get used to the altitude and climate. The route is dotted with lush green landscapes and stunning Himalayan flora and fauna, that will keep you mesmerised throughout the journey. Return to the base camp for lunch.

    We follow the principle of ‘Go Higher, Sleep Lower’ in mountaineering terms, which is the best way for acclimatizing to the Himalayan climate. The day concludes with piping hot dinner. Overnight stay at the Shuru base camp.
    (Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

    Day 4 : Shuru Base Camp - Camp 1: Tilgan (8,106 ft.) Trek time : 5 hours
    Early morning wake up call, followed by a fun session of warm-up exercises. Post breakfast, trek via Sharvani Devi Temple, Arjun Gufa, Thakshak Nag Temple and Bhanara, through Bogi. Trek through beautiful apple orchards and forests of blue pine, cedar, oak, fir and chestnut. Reach campsite at Tilgan, enjoy hot lunch and rest. In the evening, engage in group activities. Dinner and overnight stay at Tilgan.
    (Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

    Day 5 : Camp 1: Tilgan - Camp 2: Sarra Bogi (10,170 ft.) Trek time : 4 hours
    Today’s trek starts with a moderate section at the start, through a forest of silver fir, bhujpattar, oak and chestnut. The trek reaches above the tree line and traverses horizontally. Sarra Bogi is located in a grassy knoll at the foot of Pha-Konda pinnacle peak. 

    From the camp, there is an enchanting view of the Dhauladhar range and its lofty mountain peaks - Hanuman Tibba, Shikhar-bay, Maker-bay and Friendship peaks. From the campsite enjoy panoramic view of the Manali town and the valley below. Dinner and overnight stay at Sarra Bogi.
    (Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

    Day 6 : Camp 2: Sarra Bogi - Camp 3: Teku Ri Tapri (11,975 ft.) Trek time: 5 hours
    The trek starts with a moderate section at the start, through a forest of silver fir, bhujpattar and altitude increases gradually. We will be negotiating today’s trek through big boulders of snow covered moraine. The trek route will be covered in snow. Reach campsite Teku Ri Tapri for lunch. In the evening, explore the area around the campsite. Dinner and overnight stay at Teku Ri Tapri.
    (Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

    Day 7 : Camp 3: Teku Ri Tapri – Summit Camp  (13,615 ft.) - Camp 4: Koku Ka Nallah (9,680 ft.) Trek time:  6 hours
    On today’s trek manoeuvre your way through moraines and big boulders on the ascent to Pha Konda peak. This trek will test your endurance yet reward you with magnificent views from atop the summit. After enjoying the majestic view form the summit descend to camp 4 at Koku ka Nallah. Dinner and overnight stay at Koku Ka Nallah.
    (Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

    Day 8 : Camp 4: Koku Ka Nallah - Base Camp via Chhalet Village 5 hours.
    Today’s trek takes us to the Shuru Base camp from Koku Ka Nallah with a descent of 05 hours. The zigzag route till Jamdagni Rishi Temple through apple orchards is indeed a sight to behold! Overnight stay at Shuru Base camp.
    (Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

    Day 9 : Shopping at Manali Mall Road - Depart for Delhi
    Wake-up call, followed by breakfast. Spend the morning at your leisure. Post lunch, head out for a shopping spree to the colourful markets on Manali Mall road. Late afternoon, leave for Delhi by AC Volvo coach. Overnight bus journey to Delhi.
    (Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

    Day 10 : Arrival at Delhi - Return journey by flight
    Early morning arrival in Delhi and transfer to Delhi airport. Return journey by flight.
    (Meals : Breakfast, Lunch)


    What is included in the tour

    • Pune to Pune escorted trip.
    • Charges for air travel from Mumbai/Pune to Delhi and back.
    • Delhi - Manali - Delhi travel by an AC Volvo Coach.
    • Food charges for entire duration of camp (except at the airport).
    • Accommodation in tents at Manali (Shuru) and at higher campsites on multiple sharing basis. (separate tents for boys and girls).
    • Porter/mule charges for carrying luggage of 08 Kgs per student during trek.
    • Charges for the activities mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Visit to Manali Mall Road.
    • Travel Insurance for every participant.

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Mineral water bottle / cold drinks / beverages during journey or at campsite.
    • Personal expenditure of any kind (Porterage, Telephone, Laundry, Room service, etc., if applicable).
    • Medical Expenses if any / if incurred.
    • Optional / Add on / Extra activity charges.
    • Expenses that are incurred due to reasons beyond the control of the organizers.
    • Any other charges not mentioned in the “Charges Include”.
    • Goods and Services Tax as applicable.
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