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Skiing in Solang (Manali)

 

Region Kullu – Manali region of Himachal Pradesh

Detailed Itinerary

 

DAY 01

 

Arrival at Manali (2000 m.) & drive to Solang

Arrival at Manali in the morning & drive to Solang , Check in a hotel, after freshen up and breakfast, In the evening you will be provided ski equipment, Night at Hotel.

DAY 02 to DAY 06

 

Beginner Skier: - Instructors teach different styles of skiing between breakfast and lunch. There is rest between lunch and tea when snow becomes slushy. In the evening after tea one is free to do ski by his own in the presence of instructors. It is during short breaks on the slope when trainees are told about the History of Skiing, Ski Equipment.

Professional Skier :– The first day they check snow condition and gradient of the slope. Our guide takes them some 500mts up on the slope from where they can have a free run down. According to their skill and hardiness they run around the slope for whole day. In the evening they plan their next daily schedules after deliberating it with their Guide. Guide has a new slope for them on each day. If skier feels fit on high altitude the guide may take him up on the mountain to an altitude of 5000mts.

Kindly note that skier has to carry his ski pair himself.

DAY 03 to DAY 07

 

Beginner Skier: - Instructors teach different styles of skiing between breakfast and lunch. There is rest between lunch and tea when snow becomes slushy. In the evening after tea one is free to do ski by his own in the presence of instructors. It is during short breaks on the slope when trainees are told about the History of Skiing, Ski Equipment, Mountain Hazards and Avalanches etc.

Professional Skier :-The first day they check snow condition and gradient of the slope. Our guide takes them some 500mts up on the slope from where they can have a free run down. According to their skill and hardiness they run around the slope for whole day. In the evening they plan their next daily schedules after deliberating it with their Guide. Guide has a new slope for them on each day. If skier feels fit on high altitude the guide may take him up on the mountain to an altitude of 5000mts.

Kindly note that skier has to carry his ski pair himself. But porter can be arranged with some extra charges.

Meals in the Camp: - Morning tea/coffee, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening tea, Dinner, Hot Drink at bed time.

If situation demands and it is not possible to return to camp by lunch time Pack Lunch is provided.

DAY 07

 

Solang to bus stand (day for sightseeing) After breakfast drive from Solang to Manali for sightseeing around; Vashishat Village, hadimba temple & Tibetan Monastery, free visit after lunch and evening bus to onward destination.

 
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Trip Details

  • Season:Jan – May
  • Duration:7 Days
  • Dates: 14 JAN to 21 JAN & 5 FEB to 11 FEB
  • Cost:On Request

Trek Grading :

Trek Rating : Easy to Moderate . Trekkers should be in good physical shape, able to hike at altitude (up to 3,400). Some days will require 6+ hours on trails hiking to reach destination. There will also be rest days where trekkers can either rest or do shorter day hikes.

The total price includes:

  • Manali to Manali full board
  • All transfer as mentioned
  • Ski Instructor
  • Ski kit
  • Meals in the Hotel: - Morning tea/coffee, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening tea with cookies, Dinner, Hot Drink at bed time.
  • What you should pack for the trip:
  • Warm jacket, Pull over, Trek suite, Camp shoes, Gloves, Minimum 2 pairs of warm socks + normal socks, Sunglasses / Spare glasses or contact lenses, Sun hat, - trousers ,Washing kit, toilet kit, A small sewing kit , torch or flash light with spare batteries, Camera with spare films and batteries, water bottle
  • First aid kit
  • Preparation of relief of sun burn, Lip salve, Anti septic cream, Antihistamine cream (for relief of insect bites ), Anti diarrhea (flagyl or any other ), Anti headach (diamox, aspirin, paracitamol, zimalgin ), Anti vomiting (avomin ), For stomachach (baralgan,trigan or other diagnose ) Dettol, washproof dettol plaster, Bandage and cotton, Balm, Anti cramp spray.