Manali ladakh trekking itinerary:
Day 01: Delhi: Arrive Delhi, meet and transfer into a hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Delhi-Manali: Take the dramatic morning flight to Kullu, then continue by jeep to Manali.
Day 03: Manali: Day free to explore Manali. Stay overnight at a Hotel.
Day 04: Manali: Spend an additional day in the Kullu valley, to explore the surrounding region.
Day 05: Manali-Lamadug: Trek out of Manali to the open meadow of Lamadug.
Day 06: Lamadug-Riyali: Trek to Riyali, just above the treeline.
Day 07: Riyali-Kali Yani Pass: Continue to the base camp of Kali Yani pass.
Day 08: Kali Yani Pass: Rest day in this spectacular natural setting at the base of the pass.
Day 09: Kali Yani Pass-Donku Thach: Over Kali Yani Pass (4,725 metres) to our streamside camp at Donku Thach.
Day 10: Donku Thach-Lamapar: Continue down valley towards the shepherd camp at Lamapar.
Day 11: Lamapar-Dalmarhi: Trek through a verdant valley with peaks all around to our camp at Dalmarhi.
Day 12: Dalmarhi-Barabhangal: The trekkers reach their first village in 7 days, Barabhangal.
Day 13: Barabhangal: A rest day in the fascinating view of the village of Barabhangal.
Day 14: Barabhangal-Thamser Pass: A steady climb to our camp at the base of Thamser Pass.
Day 15: Thamser Pass-Pannatu: Over Thamser Pass (4,570 metres) to Pannatu.
Day 16: Pannatu-Palachak: Trek along the river and through the woods to the tiny settlement of Palachak.
Day 17: Palachak-Biling: Pass through several small villages on the way to the camp at the village of Biling.
Day 18: Biling-Mcleod Ganj: Continue down to the Tibetan refugee camp at Bir, then travel by jeep to McLeod Ganj, home of Tibet's government-in-exile.
Day 19-20: Mcleod Ganj: Spend two additional days in McLeod Ganj to visit the Tibetan library, local Buddhist monasteries, and the town's colorful marketplace.
Day 21: Mcleod Ganj-Amritsar: Travel by jeep to Amritsar, site of the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion. Have an overnight stay there
Day 22: Amritsar-Delhi: Catch an early morning express train to Delhi. Check into a hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 23: Departure Transfer: Depart- Delhi and transfer to airport for catching a flight to onward journey.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,
Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to hotel, Manali Ladakh trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
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What makes this trip different?
Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.
Financial support to direct beneficiaries: In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.
Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.
Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.
For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org