Overview

Himachal Pradesh is a state in the northern part of India. Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is one of the eleven mountain states and is characterized by an extreme landscape featuring several peaks and extensive river systems. The state is also referred to as "Dev Bhoomi". The Himalayas attracts tourists from all over the world. Hill stations like Kasol, Manali, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Kullu, Amritsar, Kullu and Chandigarh are popular destinations for both domestic and foreign tourists. It's deservedly favored by adventure lovers but also provides a refreshing escape for those who are craving crisp mountain air.

About this trip

Amritsar

To get the Wahe Guruji's blessings at Golden temple and learn the history of Jallianwala Bagh. Amritsar has always been a great place for history, food, and architecture lovers. 

Bir Billing

Bir Billing is a tempting spot for aero sports lovers which is also known as the Paragliding capital of India. Fly high from the highest paragliding site in Asia. Also famous for its monasteries and Tibetan culture, the nature and views here will surely amuse you.

Mcloedganj

Mcleodganj, also known as Little Lhasa, is a beautiful town near upper Dharamsala that is famous around the world for being the home of the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. Because of the large Tibetan population, this town has a strong Tibetan cultural influence. Some of India's most illustrious and religiously significant monasteries are located here.

Kasol

Kasol is a popular tourist destination for trekkers, backpackers, and nature lovers. Kasol is known for its unique natural beauty with Manikaran Gurudwara nearby, a worship place for Sikhs. The experience of sitting and enjoying a meal amidst the dark green forests and awe-inspiring mountains makes the meal even more enjoyable. Also, collect souvenirs from the largest flea market in Himachal.

Manali

Manali has the most spectacular views of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges, which are covered in snow for most of the year. A visit to the Museum of Traditional Himachal Culture, located near the Hidimba temple, is highly recommended.

New Year Best of Himachal Backpacking​ Tour Cost 

X-Delhi:-18,000 Per Person 

X-Mumbai:- 23,999 Per Person By Rajdhani Express 

Double Share Room:- 3,000 per person

Ad-on ( per person ) :
Rohtang Pass: 1000 -1500 per person (June to September)
Zip-lining: 1000/-
Skiing: 800/-
Tube Slide: 800/-
Rafting: 1200/-
Bir Paragliding: 3000/-

Note: Pay 5000/- to block your seats, the rest of the payment 15 days prior

Backpacking Batch Dates 

New Year Special Batch

25th Dec 2023 – 3rd Jan 2024

9 Nights 10 Days Available on request Himachal Pradesh
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Visit Amritsar Temple and Jallian Wala Bagh
  • Visit to Bir billing highest Paragliding sight in Asia
  • Visit Kasol the hippie town of Himachal
  • Visit to Manikaran temple and hot water springs
  • Manali local sightseeing and Mall road
  • Solang valley and Atal Tunnel visit
Dates and Rates
date & duration price
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    Itinerary
    25th Dec'23 DAY 1 - Mumbai/Pune/Gujrat/Nagpur to Delhi

    •We start our journey from Mumbai to
    Delhi. Pune people have to travel to Mumbai.
    •Fellow mates con join from their respective stations.
    •Get ready for a few group building activities and games as best bonds are created during the travel times.

    26th Dec'23 DAY 2 - Delhi to Amritsor / Overnight at Amritsar

    •As we reach Delhi we board our bus for Amritsar.
    •on reaching Amritsor, we check in, freshen up and meet up for a group dinner.
    •overnight Stay in Hotel Amritsar.
    Meals-Dinner

    27th Dec'23 DAY 3 - Explore Amritsor / Transfer to Bir Billing

    •Wake up Early. get ready as we head to the famous Golden Temple post breakfast.
    •Take a stroll near the streets of Amritsor after we finish visiting the historical Jallian Wala Bagh.
    •settle in our transfer vehicle as we leave for Bir billing.
    •on reaching Bir Billing, check in and meet for the group dinner.
    •Overnight stay in hotel Bir.
    Meals-Breakfast & Dinner

    28th Dec'23 DAY 4 - Bir Paragliding & Exploration | Transfer to Manali

    •Bir one of the best paragliding site in Asia. Get set go-for this adventure.!!
    •Visit the Tibetion monastery & the streets of Bir.
    •Afternoon Transfer to Manali.
    •On reaching Kasol, check in hotel and meet
    for the group dinner.
    •Overnight stay in hotel Manali.
    Meals-Breakfast & Dinner

    29th Dec'23 DAY 5 - Transfer to Solang Valley | Atal Tunnel

    •Wake up Early​ morning have breakfast & depart to Manali.
    •Later explore  Solang valley & Atal Tunnel.
    •Its going to be a adventurous day at solang valley
    •snow fight, snow activities and a lot of memories.
    •Back to hotel get freshen up and meet
    for the group dinner.
    •Overnight stay in hotel Manali.
    Meals-Breakfast & Dinner

    30th Dec'23 DAY 6 - Head to Kasol Sightseeing | Chalal village I Manikaran temple

    •Early morning we head to Kasol Manikaran Temple & take a dip in the hot spring.
    •Explore the hippie cafés in Kasol.
    •A small hike to witness a beautiful sunset at the Chalal Village.
    •Get the hippie vibes in Kasol.
    •Overnight stay at hotel Kasol.
    Meals-Breakfast & Dinner

    31st Dec'23 DAY 7 - Kasol & NEW YEAR EVE PARTY

    •Early morning after breakfast proceed forself exploration full day tour to Kasol cafe & shoping.
    •Go for local sightseeing of kasol.
    •Get Ready for the Night we all waiting for Enjoy the NYE PARTY.
    •Dinner & Overnight stay in hotel Manali.
    Meals-Breakfast & Dinner

    01st Jan'24 DAY 8 - Explore Kasol Shoping Cafe visit

    •Wake up to see the first ray of sun falling on the mighty himalayas or snowfall if we are Lucky.
    •Free day to explore the town do some shopping & visit cafes for traditional food.
    •Later in the evening we depart for delhi.
    Meals-Breakfast

    02nd Jan'24 DAY 9 - Delhi Arrival | Take back Train to Pune/Mumbai/Nagpur/Ahmedabad

    •​Reach Delhi by morning and take the next train back to your city

    03rd Jan'24 DAY 10 - Arrival back Home

    •Arrive back home with bag ful of memories and with a promise to meet again.

     

    Inclusions/Exclusions
    What we'll give. What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Travel from Pune/Mumbai to Delhi via AC train
    • Travel from Delhi to Amritsar via train
    • Stay in hotels in Amritsar, Bir, Kasol, Manali on quad sharing basis
    • Travel in a private vehicle for the entire trip
    • Breakfast and Dinner from Delhi to Delhi
    • Tour Guide services
    • All Sightseeing and entry charges
    • Toll taxes and parking charges.
    • Driver Allowances. 
    • All necessary permits. 
    • First Aid Kits. 

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Paragliding(1500-2000 can be paid on the spot if open)
    • Lunch on all days
    • Meals during a train journey and Volvo overnight dinner stops
    • Any personal expenses like mineral water, soda etc
    • Any medical evacuation cost
    • Any expense not mentioned in the inclusion section
    Pickup point
    Directions.
    Himachal Pradesh, India
    Things To Carry
    • Photocopy of your Identity Proof (Passport / Voter ID Card/PAN Card/Aadhar Card/ Driving License)
    • Rucksack – If you are offloading your Rucksack, you will need a small daypack to carry your basic essentials
    • Good trekking shoes and a pair of slip-on, if required for the campsite
    • 2 Water Bottles (1 liter each)
    • Woolen or Fleece Gloves and a pair of waterproof gloves
    • Cotton socks and woolen socks (2 pairs each)
    • Balaclava, Woolen scarf – If you do not have a Balaclava, you can carry a Monkey cap instead
    • Thermal Inners
    • Fleece Jacket, Snow Jacket or Padded Jacket (1 each)
    • Windcheater or Poncho
    • 2-3 pairs of trek pants
    • 2 collared and full-sleeved t-shirts – Do not carry loose t-shirts as they tend to make you feel  cold
    • Camera or Binoculars
    • Ready to eat snacks, Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D Powder – Carry nuts, dry fruits, energy bars to munch during the trek. They provide instant energy whenever it hits the lower base.
    • Cap, Sunglasses – Do ensure that your sunglasses are UV Protected. Do not carry reflectors.
    • Headlamp/LED Torch – Mandatory
    • Toiletries – Sunscreen, Moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, wet wipes, toothbrush, toothpaste, Hand Sanitizer, Mosquito repellent, if required
    • Polythene Bags or Zip-lock Bags – These help to segregate wet clothes, used wet wipes or sanitary napkins on a trek
    • Any medicines that you normally consume – Please consult your doctor in this regard
    • An empty tiffin box and spoon to have your meals since the usage of plastic vessels is not allowed on the trek    
    Additional Information

    IRCTC Rules

    Kindly note that Bhatakna makes its tickets from IRCTC certified agents.
    We use intelligent AI-based tools like ConfirmTicket to predict the confirmation probability of your ticket.
    It is essential to note that the tool does not guarantee a 100% confirmation for Waitlisted and RAC tickets and LiveB4YouDie does not hold any control over confirmation of tickets.
    Incase train gets cancelled or the route gets changed due to any reason Bhatakna will not be responsible and alternate solution will be provided at monitory cost.
    We advice to book your trip at least 30 days prior to improve your possibility of getting a confirmed tickets.
    Kindly note that our team members will get in touch with you to provide alternate options for trains where you can hold a chance of a confirmed ticket which may have some monetary difference in the ticket amount which if you confirm to upgrade shall be liable to pay.
    Incase the predictability tool doesn't work and you get a RAC or Waitlisted ticket, team Bhatakna wouldn't be responsible for it.
    Incase the participant wants to cancel the train tickets & opt for flight, the cancellations charges would be applicable.

    Safety Measures

    Rules and Regulations

    Safety Measures:

    • Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc. in polyethene while packing.
    • Use repellents to keep bugs away.
    • Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
    • Do not stray away from your group during the trek
    • Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts.

    Terms & Conditions:

    • Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.
    • Organizer’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
    • The Bhatakna Tours will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the clients.
    • Any damage caused to the property will be Chargeable.
    FAQ
    Frequently Asked Questions
    • If i am a solo female traveler can I join this trip?
    1. Yes you can join the trip without any hesitation as we specialize in it
    • How much sharing will the accommodation be on?
    1. The accommodation will be on quad sharing basis in hotels and camps wherever required
    Cancellation Policy:
    1. Cancellation 30 days before the starting date of the trip — Get your full trip fee back in an Bhatakna Cupon OR get a monetary refund with 15% cancellation charges.
    2. Cancellation between 30 days and 20 days before the starting date of the trip — Get 80% of the trip fee in an Bhatakna Cupon OR get a monetary refund with 50% cancellation charges.
    3. Cancellation less than 20 days before the starting date of the trek — No monetary refund, get 50% of your fees in an Bhatakna Cupon.
    4. Cancellation less than 15 days to Departure:No refund will be provided for any amount paid.
    5. Cancellation incase your not well and could not join:Incase you are unwell it is advisable to take rest however kindly note that you can find a replacement for yourself no refund or transfer is applicable incase of any illness or covid cases