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- Family Outdoor Holidays in the Remote Himalayas - Ex-Delhi
Sursinghar + Kund + Auli + Jayalgarh
Trip, Soft Adventure, Long Vacation
Float Trips, Body Surfing, Cliff Jumping, Hiking
Rock & Rope Sports, Bridge Slithering,
Sight Seeing & other Activities:
Visit to Gurson Top
& Auli Slopes, Ski lift rides, Badrinath , Deoprayag, Tehri Dam,
and beautifully located eco lodges.
Himalayan panorama at Sursingdhar, Kund and Auli, Lakeside at
Sursingdhar and Riverside at Jayalgarh.
Wide Ranging of
activities - Trekking, Sightseeing, Climbing, White water rafting
and countryside experience
Badrinath Pilgrimage (One of the Char Dhams)
Day 1 : Delhi
(Drive/300 kms/8-9 hrs)
from Delhi for the Himalayan Eco Lodge in Sursingdhar. Enroute you would
pass the holy towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh, where you could stop
depending on the time available. Arrival at the Eco
lodge followed by check in. Relax for some time and you could also set
off on a short walk in the surrounding forests.
Day 2 : Sursingdhar
up in the morning to views of the big Himalayan peaks, including India-s
second highest peak, Nanda Devi. Post breakfast, set off on a drive to
Dhanaulti and make a pitstop to visit the Eco Park, which is an initiative
of the locals and the administration to create an eco friendly and green
forest area. Return back to the lodge through the forests at Kanatal. Post
lunch relax for some time and then set off for a session of Rappelling.
Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3 : Sursingdhar
(Drive/150 kms/5-6 hrs)
breakfast, depart for Himalayan Eco
Lodge in Kund. Enroute you visit the Tehri Dam and Lake. Spend some time
on the banks of the lake and and continue to Kund. This lodge is located on
the banks of the River Mandakini and has a wonderful view of the snow clad
Kedar peak. Once here relax on the banks of the river and towards evening
drive up to the Ukhimath temple, the winter seat of the Kedarnath deity.
Return to the lodge for bonfire and dinner.
Day 4 : Kund
morning set off on a Bird Watching trip with an expert. This area is rich in
endemic bird species and you would get to see this wide variety in addition
to more flora and fauna. Return to the lodge for breakfast. Post breakfast,
drive up to Sari (45 mins) and from here trek up to the high altitude lake,
Deoriatal. This lake is surrounded by thick forest and you get a panoramic
view of the Himalayan peaks. The reflection of the Chaukhamba peak in the
crystal clear waters of the lake is well worth travelling any distance to
see!! Return trek and drive to the lodge for overnight stay.
Day 5 : Kund
(Drive/110 kms/4-5 hrs)
breakfast, begin the drive to Auli. Enroute stopover at Chopta which is
described as the mini-Switzerland of India. This place is surrounded by
undulating meadows and has a panoramic view of the big peaks of the
Himalayas. Enjoy a hot cup of tea here and set off for Auli. Once in Auli
you could admire the natural beauty of the place and the location of the
lodge itself. Today you could relax at the lodge itself and also go across
to Joshimath. In the night, bonfire and dinner at the lodge.
Day 6 : Auli
you can go on a round trip to Badrinath and back. This trip would take 4-5
hrs and one could visit one of the most important temples for the Hindus and
also visit some of the beautiful spots around this place including Mana,
Vasundhara Falls, etc. In the evening return to the lodge for overnight
breakfast, trek up for 2-3 hrs to the high altitude meadows of Gurson.
During this trek pass through the famed ski slopes of Auli that are
considered among the best in Asia. All through the trek see the mighty peaks
of the Himalayas (including Nanda Devi) that seem an arm-s length away.
Spend some time in these serene setting and return to the lodge towards
evening for overnight stay.
Day 7 : Auli
(Drive/178 kms/5-6 hrs)
breakfast, depart for riverside camp in Jayalgarh, Camp
High 5. Once you reach Jayalgarh check into deluxe tents and admire the
beautiful view of the River Alaknanda. In the afternoon, set off for a
rafting trip on this river during which you would also get to spend a lot of
time Body Surfing in the cool waters of the river. You would also get to
indulge in the exciting sport of Cliff Jumping. Once back in the camp after
your rafting, relax for some time and then indulge in a game of beach
volleyball or cricket. In the night, bonfire and dinner by the riverside.
Day 8 : Jayalgarh
(Drive/330 kms/9-10 hrs)
- Post breakfast, depart
for Delhi. Arrival in Delhi by 1800 hrs.
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