Kinner Kailash Trek
Manali, Himachal Pradesh
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Kinner Kailash Trek
The Kinner Kailash Peak, also known as Kinnaur Kailash, is a majestic mountain peak located in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, India. This peak is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists, and is considered to be one of the most sacred mountains in the world. The trek to Kinner Kailash Peak starts from the village of Powari, which is located in the Kinnaur district. From here, trekkers make their way through dense forests, across glistening streams, and over rocky terrain to reach the base of the peak. Trekking enthusiasts, who flock to the area every year to explore its rugged terrain and breathtaking vistas. The trek to the peak is a challenging one, with steep ascents, rocky terrain, and unpredictable weather conditions. However, the rewards of the trek are well worth the effort, with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The stunning natural beauty, with lush green forests, deep valleys, and glistening streams. The mountain is also home to a number of endangered species, including the snow leopard, musk deer, and Himalayan black bear. The peak is also renowned for its rich cultural heritage, with ancient temples and monasteries scattered throughout the region. Read More
➽ Itinerary of Cycling Expedition
Your departure will be scheduled from Shimla at 7 am sharp so don’t be late as we have to make a long journey to our destination. We prefer leaving as early as possible to avoid any kind of unwanted traffic as Shimla is a tourist hotspot during the summer time and often faces traffic issues because of it. Our route will take us through the scenic mountains of Narkanda and then moving towards another township, Rampur Bushahr. After reaching Kinnaur we will start witnessing a stark change in culture and from Karcham we will take the northern route to the village of Powari. After reaching Powari we will check in to our Homestay where we will spend the night.
Rise and shine to a beautiful morning in the Kinnaur valley full of fruit orchards and pine forests in the vicinity. We will have a nutritious and energizing breakfast and take along our packed lunch which we will have on the way to Ganesh Park which is also known as Mailing Khata by the locals. The way to our campsite is long and steep and we will make our way through different villages in the region where they grow apples, harvest pine nuts and buckwheat which is a local grain. After crossing the village area we will reach a waterfall and from then onwards the way gets tricky with a few steep climbs and boulder sections. As we approach Ganesh Park we will leave behind the tree line and move on to vast open meadows. Overnight stay in tents at Ganesh Park campsite.
Our day is going to be short and pleasant. We will have breakfast and then begin our ascent towards Gufa campsite. We do this to gain some altitude, making it convenient for the summit attempt and also it helps in acclimatizing to the rising altitude. Today’s trek is only going to be for just 2 hours. In between we will cross meadows consisting of an array of flowers, full of blue poppy and mystical Brahma Kamal, these flowers are unique to this area. We will reach Gufa campsite and take ample rest as the next test is going to be testing. Overnight stay in tents at Gufa Campsite.
Our attempt for the summit will start way before the sun rises. We will wake after midnight to get ourselves ready for the summit push. After having a quick breakfast, we will depart for our trek to the summit and take along some packed food for the journey. The whole trail till the top of the summit is steep and one has to be careful while crossing the boulder section at night. When we reach the summit the view is simply spectacular with a view of the whole valley and surrounding mountain ranges. We will spend some time at the summit and take photographs to take back as memory to show to our friends and loved ones. We will come down the same way we took to reach the summit. Relax and enjoy at Ganesh Park campsite in the evening after a successful summit.
We will leave for Powari right after breakfast and come back down to civilization. After coming to Powari we will say goodbye to the team and move back to Shimla
➽ Preparation for Cycling Expedition
You must be well prepared mentally, physically, and spiritually for the magnificent Himalayan expedition, as you know any high expedition requires careful preparation. So, here are a few things to keep in mind as you get ready for your cycling expedition:
⦿ Physically –
The physical demands of a bicycle tour need a month of training prior to embarking on any given riding excursion. Strengthen your legs to the proper level by regularly cycling 70-100 km and working out to increase your endurance. Mountain routes are steep and frequently followed by downhills since riding on plains is quite different from riding in the mountains. If you're used to biking in the mountains, 100 kilometres on the plains will seem like a breeze. Therefore, if you smoke, you should give it up and undertake breathing exercises twice a day to strengthen your lungs and help you acclimatise to the circumstances while remaining resilient on the journey. Get out and play, try some Yoga, or do anything else that gets your heart pumping.
⦿ Mentally –
As essential as physical training is for a cycling journey, so too is mental preparation. Enjoy your regular activities, maintain a healthy diet and sleep schedule, and unwind before embarking on a cycling adventure. Put your mind at ease by avoiding making any rash assumptions about the vacation. Meet together with your closest friends before setting off on your bike excursion to gain inspiration and de-stress before the journey. Your pre-trip preconceptions will prove to be unfounded once you join the group and discover the other cyclists. As the journey progresses, so will the traveler's mental readiness. There will also be mental repercussions from the physical difficulties. So, when you bike, pay attention to different areas of your body and purposefully relax them. One of the best ways to keep one's mind in good shape is to just take it easy and enjoy the journey.
Get the right size cycling shoes and you'll be ready to ride for hours. You should equip yourself with a high-quality protective headgear, riding gloves, a watch (if you have one), elbow and knee pads, a puncture repair kit, LED lights, lubrication of any sort, a hydration bag, and spare brake and gear cables.
➽ Things to Carry
- Shoes: You may either ride in regular sneakers or invest in a pair of cycling-specific shoes. Flip-flops, worn at the campground, are as practical as a pair of sport shoes since they are lightweight and airy.
- Clothing: Take along some cycling attire, including shorts, t-shirts that can withstand perspiration, a fleece, a down jacket, a wool hat, gloves, and some underwear.
- Sanitary: Sunscreen with an SPF of 30-50, lip balm, cold cream, moisturiser, body lotion, hand sanitizers, TP, wipes, antibacterial powder, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a quick-dry towel. Personal items like toilet paper, etc.
- Socks: Pack a few pairs of athletic socks in addition to your nighttime woollies.
- Headlamp/Led Torch are mandatory
- Sunglasses: Protect your eyes from the sun by wearing sunglasses when riding.
- Lunchbox & Water bottle: Each person has to bring their own lunch and water supply (either in a bottle or a Hydration Pack). Plastic Bags / Garbage Bags,
- Raincoat/Ponchos: Because snow and rain are so prevalent at high elevations, everyone must always have a poncho on hand.
- Cycling Gear: A spare tube, a puncture repair kit, a headlamp, a water bottle, and protective knee and elbow protectors.
- Day Pack: with water proof cover. 25 to 30 ltr.
- Electronics: Optional Camera, USB Cable/Solar USB Charger, USB Charger/Earbuds
- Energetic dry ration: Candy bars, lemonade bars, gels, dried fruits,
- Documents Required:
a) Registration Form
b) Signed Medical Certificate by a registered MBBS doctor
c) NOC form (by trekker)
d) 2 Passport size photos
e) Photocopy of Valid I.D. (PAN is not allowed)
➽ How to Reach
How to reach Manali:
Delhi and Manali are linked nicely. You may travel from Delhi to Manali in 12 to 14 hours via overnight bus (approx 540 KMS). Online ticket reservations are available at www.redbus.in and www.hrtc.gov.in Tip: Given the distance between Delhi and Manali, the majority of Volvo private buses depart Delhi between 5 and 8 p.m. At 8.30 p.m., the final government bus departs from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Between Rs. 1,200 and Rs. 1,800 are charged by Volvo buses each sector from Delhi to Manali and vice versa. Manali to Delhi: Buses depart from Manali for Delhi between 4 and 8 p.m., same like the return trip. You should expect to arrive in Delhi any time between six and ten in the morning. Plan your subsequent trips just after midday, leaving ample time for bus delays.
How to reach Naggar:
Naggar is 18 kilometres from Manali, and there are several buses that operate every 15 minutes. Alternatively, one may get out at Patlikuhal, which is 5 kilometres from Naggar on the right bank highway. Between Kullu and Manali is Patlikuhal. To get to Naggar, you may take a cab or a local bus from Manali or Patlikuhal.
The closest train station is:
Ambala (350 miles) and Chandigarh are the closest railway stations (310 kms). Advice: From Chandigarh to Manali, regular buses and Volvos run in the evening. Volvo buses from Chandigarh to Manali and vice versa charge between Rs. 800 and Rs. 1,200 every sector.
The closest airport:
The closest airport to Manali is Bhuntar, which is 52 kilometres distant. From Bhuntar to Manali, taxi services are available and cost between Rs. 1500 and Rs. 2,500. Air travel between Bhuntar and Delhi is convenient. Airlines providing flights from Delhi and Chandigarh to Kullu include Indian Airlines, Kingfisher Airlines, MDLR Airlines, and Jagson Airlines.
➽ Trip Cost Includes
- Guide from our team who is both experienced and proficient on a mountain bike and has a thorough familiarity with the area.
- Transport vehicle for all of our tools and supplies.
- There will be a backup vehicle available.
- Repair technician for simple issues.
- Equipment essential to mountain biking.
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the tour will be vegetarian.
- Staff include chefs, cooks, and helpers.
- Shared tents, sleeping bags, and mats
- Along the way, we'll be carrying oxygen tanks, first aid kits, pulse oximeters, blood pressure monitors, and other essential medical equipment.
- There will be three or four people to a tent, depending on the size of the party, and three or four people to a hotel room.
- Camping fees, wildlife fees, and forest permits.
- Certificate of Completion.
➽ Trip cost Excludes
- Equipment for riding mountains, including a bike and a protective helmet.
- Tips, phone calls, and other individual expenditures.
- Insurance for oneself or the money needed to pay for a rescue mission.
- Buying things for oneself (bottled water, canned drinks, chocolate, dried fruits, etc.)
- Feeding yourself to and from the trailhead.
- Replacement costs and repairs to the bicycle are not included in the rental fee.
- To ride a rented bike from Manali back to Manali would cost as much as renting two motorcycles.
- While staying at the hotel Peak Rovers arranges for in Leh, guests are expected to pay for their own meals and housing.
- Please bring any necessary bike tubes or other replacement parts; we will supply a mechanic.
- GST of 5%.
➽ Special Casual Leaves
Government employee can avail the benefit of special casual leave when u join us for a trekking expedition. As per the rule of the pay commission, special casual leave can be availed for up to 30 days in a calendar years for trekking and mountaineering expeditions through a register organization. Himalayan adventure trips are a register adventure tour operator register with Indian mountaineering foundation and Himachal Pradesh tourism. Candidates have to apply for leave at least 30 days before the trek/expedition start.
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➽ Provided By The Customers
What kind of exciting journey can you expect to have while the Himalayas are all around you? Most of us probably picture going on a long hike or scaling a mountain. But a small bike adventure through the alleys of Naggar, Manali, is even more exciting. The Himalayan Adventure Trips crew gave me an unforgettable experience over the course of three days and two nights during my Navratri holidays. It was my first time doing anything like that, and I was blown away by the freedom of riding a bike around the city while taking in the majesty of the surrounding mountains. We also had a fantastic day at Jana Falls. The gorgeous hillstation of Manali is the perfect setting for a new riding journey, and learning about the local culture is essential. The efforts of the Himalayan Adventure Trips staff were commendable in every way. Feel free to go out into the unknown.