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Dalhousie Winter Trek

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Duration

3 Nights/4 Days

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

100 people

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Overview

About Dalhousie

Dalhousie is the very beautiful Hill Station in Himachal Pradesh. Spectacular snow-covered Dhauladhar Mountains are also visible from this enchanting town. Come and see what lies beyond the hills, peep into unseen and have a feel of snow. You are welcome to join this trail on any day during the scheduled period.

Surrounded by lofty mountains and pine-clad valleys, Dalhousie is another scenic cool retreat of Himachal Pradesh, flocked by a large number of tourists every year. Reaching Dalhousie is quite easy as the place is well connected with other parts of the country via an extensive network of flights, buses and trains. Gaggal Airport, also known as Kangra Airport (approximately 130 km away) is the nearest airbase to Dalhousie. Those travelling by train can book their tickets till Pathankot railway station, which is about 85 km away.

 

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Explore Dalhousie. 

Day 2: Trek from Dalhousie to Ganji Pahadhi. 

Day 3: Trek from Ganji Pahadhi- Dainkund. Stay in the cottage in Dalhousie

Day 4: Departure

 

Cost: 6000/- Per Person + 5% GST

 

How to reach Dalhousie

By air:

The airport closest to Dalhousie is Gaggal Airport, which is around 130 km away. Carriers including Air India Regional, Jagson Airlines and SpiceJet provide regular flights from Delhi and Chandigarh for Gaggal. From outside the airport, travellers can hire a private taxi or cab or take a bus to reach Dalhousie.

 

By road:

Roads leading to Dalhousie might be long but are worth travelling on. Several private and state buses of Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HPTC) and Haryana Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) provide their services from nearby cities. From New Delhi, it takes around 11 hours via NH 1 to reach Dalhousie, covering a distance of about 565 km. Besides, the destination is also well connected with other major places of the region like Chamba (45 km), Amritsar (200 km) and Shimla (365 km).

 

By train:

About 80 km away, Pathankot railway station is the nearest railhead to Dalhousie. It is directly connected to prime cities of the country, including Delhi, Jammu, Bhatinda, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Jodhpur via superfast, express and mail trains. You can either hire a private taxi or take a shared cab from outside the railway station to reach Dalhousie, a journey of about 3 hours.

Things to Carry:

  • Rucksack 60L
  • Cotton clothes
  • Good trekking shoes
  • Warm jacket
  • Warmer
  • Woollen or monkey cap covering head and ears
  • UV rays protected sunglasses
  • Raincoat
  • Extra socks
  • Water bottle
  • Torch
  • Cold Cream, Sunscreen, Toilet Soap, Towel
  • Walking Stick
  • Personal Medicines

 

Prior booking mandatory for advance booking please deposit the total amount in the below-given account. 

Kotak Mahindra Bank (5%GST Extra)

Account Name: Adventure Phunk (Current Account)

Account No.: – 8112981606

Branch: Jasola

IFSC Code: KKBK0004618

 

You can also pay through Google Pay (Tez), Phone Pe at 9971214881

 

★Note: Please send payment/Transaction details by email/WhatsApp and please mention your

1)Name

2)Address

3)Contact No.

4)Email Id

5) Date of Event Booking

at adventurephunk@gmail.com/WhatsApp 9971214881

A fresh confirmation voucher will be mailed/WhatsApp, after receiving amount in our bank account.

 

Cancellation Policy:

Note: Normally we expect to carry your personal luggage on your own if you don’t want to carry your backpack so you can give it to porter/Mules, but you have to inform us in advance and have to pay Rs.800/- extra per day per bag.

To book a Trek/ adventure program please use our online booking form or, alternatively, you can call us on the given for confirmation of tour you have to wire a deposit and initial deposit.

Paying the Trek/ Adventure activity fee:

The fee can be paid by online transfer/check deposit/ demand draft. Instruction for payment will be forwarded along with your confirmation email.
When your transfer is done, please e-mail us a confirmation mail with your transfer details, so that we can follow up your reservation efficiently.

When to book:

It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. However, if you want a good deal on your domestic/international flight, we recommend organizing your trip at least five months in advance. (Please contact us if you require a late booking)

In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reasons, we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows: –

 

Cancellation charges: – 

  • 30 days or more before departure – No Charge
  • 15-29 days before departure – 25% of total
  • 7-14 days before departure – 50% of total
  • Less than 7 days before departure – No Refund

 

The Company reserves the right to:

  • Take the booking for the group tour and individual tour.
  • Cancel bookings even after the acceptance of the payment without assigning any reason. In this case, the company shall refund the money to the guest.
  • Dismiss any guest from the tour for misbehaviour especially if it affects the group and Physical or verbal assault to the Tour Manager.
  • Withdraw discounts at any point of time.
  • Change the routing of Air Travel.
  • Change hotel and/tour programmed due to unavoidable circumstances.

Refund Policy:

  • Refunds if any, for variation/modification/amendments/alteration and/or cancellations etc. of any tour will be paid directly to the guest by ‘A/C payee’ cheque, in Indian Rupees at the prevailing rate of exchange on the date of the cheque, as per Reserve Bank of India Rules and Regulations, irrespective of whether the tour payments in part or whole were made in foreign currency.
  • Refund payments will be processed within 15 days of cancellation date and the amount is payable as per cancellation policy.

 

No refund will be payable: –

  • For any missed/unused services of the tour including the meals due to whatsoever reason.
  • Where full deposit is required to be paid in advance to the concerned authorities to enable the Company to confirm the reservation
  • If services of the tour are modified, varied, amended, cancelled or not utilized.
  • If any guest decides and/or is required to cancel the tour due to any changes made in the rules by the concerned Government.
  • Where airfares are contracted in bulk for I-Fly departures.
  • If the tour is indefinitely postponed due to a natural calamity, riots, political calamities or any other unforeseen calamities.
  • Refund is not applicable for sectors on Indian/World tours wherein air tickets are non-refundable and date change is not allowed.

For all Card payments – Payment received by Cards and if there is any refund, such refund will be done through the respective cards Financial Institutions and credited to the same card. The charges for transaction to be borne by the guests.

 

Guidelines:

 Booking Procedure:

We have a variety of Products suiting the requirements of everyone. You can select the tour as per your preference. Once you select a Tour and agreed upon the Terms and Conditions, You can book the package by sending us the query and we will revert you within the next 24 hours.

 

What happens after you book?

  • Receive Holiday confirmation voucher within 24 hours.
  • Review travel dates, destination etc. in the confirmation voucher.
  • In case of discrepancy mail us / call us with your Booking ID at adventurephunk@gmail.com

 

Changes in pre-defined tour program:

  • Kindly intimate the booking person in advance for any amendment in tour program so that the necessary arrangements can be made.
  • As per the amendments, additional charges would be applicable.
  • In case of visa denial or delays adventurephunk.com will not be responsible.
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Itinerary

Day 1: Explore Dalhousie.
Day 1: Explore Dalhousie.

Upon reaching, there is one thing you must do- Relax! This day, you would roam around on your own. Explore the markets- Subhash Chowk and Gandhi Chowk. Around Subhash Chowk, one realizes how this hill station is built on and around the five hills. Thick forests of pine and deodar covered the hill slopes with the trunks of the trees easily a few feet wide. Visit the St. Francis Church at Subhash Chowk. One will love the architectural beauty of the church. it’s a very old church built by the English men early 19th century. Walk till Gandhi chowk which is around 2 Km. Embrace each & every moment of the walk as it is full of ecstatic natural beauty. Later, around Subhash Chowk, you will get the flavour of taste -buds teasing food. If you don’t want to regret anything about your stay, then don’t miss the tea of ‘yellow scooter.’
Come back to the homestay and enjoy the warmth of the house.

Day 2: Trek from Dalhousie to Ganji Pahadhi
Day 2: Trek from Dalhousie to Ganji Pahadhi

Today, after breakfast, you will head towards Panchpula, one of the most popular places in the town. Panchpula means ‘five bridges’. The most popular thing about this place is rippling streams and the gorgeous atmosphere. Later, you will start with a scenic route i.e. from Panchpula to Ganji Pahadi. Ganji Pahadi is situated in Bakrota hills and is a spectacular hike of around 5 kilometres. A panoramic picnic spot, the place offers mesmerizing views of the surrounding snow-capped hills and valleys. Ganji Pahari can be visited in all seasons. Enjoy the bucolic life of villagers by spending your time in mud houses for a bit and have an authentic Himachal- flavoured infused lunch on the quintessential chullah.
Later roam around the areas around Ganji Pahadhi. Enjoy the sky full of stars at night at the mudhouse in Ganji Pahadhi. A perfect setup to experience the Himachali winters.

Day 3: Trek from Ganji Pahadhi- Dainkund. Stay in the cottage in Dalhousie
Day 3: Trek from Ganji Pahadhi- Dainkund. Stay in the cottage in Dalhousie

After experiencing the beautiful morning, get ready and have breakfast.
After sometime. You will start your trek down for Dainkund. A car will pick you up and then you will drive towards Dainkund Peak. Located near an air-force base, this peak gives you spectacular views of the Himalayas. There is a temple located here which allegedly keeps away spirits from the peak. To reach the Dainkund peak, you need to trek a bit. However, the trek is not that difficult. A stroll in the woods will help you reach the peak. Its is heavenly during the winters and one can indulge themselves in adventurous activities. Gradually, we will start our drive towards Dalhousie. Enjoy the wintry evenings of Dalhousie. Soak in the calmness and enjoy freshly cooked dinner. Stay in the homestay for the night.

Day 4: Departure
Day 4: Departure

After breakfast, it will be time to say good bye with beautiful memories

Included/Excluded

  • ✔ Meals: Day 1: Lunch and Dinner; Day 2: All Meals; Day 3: All Meals; Day 4: Breakfast
  • ✔ Stay in homestay and mud house on sharing basis.
  • ✔ Guide for the hikes
  • ✔ Hike to Ganji Pahadi, Dainkund.
  • ✔ Transportation from Ganji Pahadhi to the Pick Up Point of Dainkund. Also, from Dainkund to the homestay in Dalhousie.
  • ❌ Meals not mentioned
  • ❌ Transportation not mentioned above
  • ❌ Personal expenses towards tips, telephone calls, laundry, beverages etc.

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