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Backpack Outdoors: Trek to Valley of Flowers & Hemkund Sahib lake

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 | puneadmin | Uncategorized
Hello Backpackers,
Good news for every one ! ! !
Valley of flowers has opened this year . . . hence after our first fantastic Himalayan trek last year to Hemkund lake, this year we are organizing Valley of flowers trek along with Hemkund lake for all our backpackers.

After lots of research and understanding all the conditions in this region during the month of July to Sep, Backpack Outdoors has designed a very beautiful itinerary for all our adventure enthusiasts.

Batch 1 – 9th Aug to 17th Aug
Batch 2 – 23rd Aug to 31 August

Trek Duration – 08 Nights /09 Days ex Haridwar
Difficulty level – Moderate (Practice required)
Maximum Altitude – 14000 ft from sea level
Places Covered – Rishikesh, Joshimath, Ghangria, Valley of Flowers, Hemkund Saheb, Badrinath, Mana Village and Auli

For Any other dates than above if you are a group of 4 or more, please contact us, we can make special arrangements.


Day 01 Reach/Reporting at Haridwar / Rishikesh by dinner. D
Day 02 Proceed to Joshimath early morning. Overnight at Joshimath BLD
Day 03 Transfer to Govindghat/Pulna and Trek to Ghangria (10km/5hrs) Overnight at Ghangria BLD
Day 04 Trek to Valley of Flowers (10km/8hrs) Overnight to Ghangria BLD
Day 05 Trek to Hemkund (12km/9hrs) Overnight at Ghangria BLD
Day 06 Trek to Govindghat and travel to Badrinath. Darshan and Evening at leisure BLD
Day 07 Visit Mana Village. Travel to Joshimath/Auli. Night stay in Joshimath BLD
Day 08 Proceed to Rishikesh and overnight at Rishikesh/Haridwar BLD
Day 09 Adjustment Day/Free Day. Trekkers can visit Rishikesh, Haridwar, Dehradun B
or Mussoorie on their own. Board train for Delhi in the night

Trek Cost – Ex Haridwar
Rs. 16500/- per person (Comfort Package) 
Rs. 25500/- per person (Superior Package)
Booking Amount: Rs. 10000/- per person (Balance amount 7 Days prior to departure)

Cost Includes:

Haridwar/Rishikesh to Haridwar/Rishikesh Journey by non Ac Private Vehicle (Sumo/Bolero for Comfort) (Innova for Superier Package)
Pure Vegetarian Food from Haridwar/Rishikesh to Haridwar/Rishikesh (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
Accommodation on Twin/Triple/Four Sharing Basis at all the Places as per the package selected (Hotels will differ as per package selected)
Auli visit by vehicle only
Entry Fees and Guide Charges at the Valley of Flowers
Pony Charges for Luggage only (in superior package only).
Hot Water Charges at Ghangria (in superior package only)
All Taxes and Service Charges

Cost Excludes:

Any Bus, Train or Air Fares till Haridwar/Rishikesh and Back
Pony Charges Approx Rs 750/- per person for Comfort package
Hot water charges at Ghangria for Comfort package
Cable Car Charges at Auli
Personal Expenses such as Mineral Water, Phone Calls, Laundry, Tips etc.
Any kind of Insurance, Medical and/or Emergency Charges
Anything not covered under the head ‘Cost Includes’.

• Additional expenses due to natural calamities like land slide, floods etc. or abnormal / unforeseen situations will be born by participants.

Things to carry:
1. A Backpack / trekking sack.
2. Water bottles with minimum 3 liters of water.
4. Torch with extra batteries. (compulsory)
5. Personal medication (if required). Basic first aid will be available.
6. Cap & rain cover
7. Clothes as required
8. Camera (Optional)
9. Some emergency food like biscuits, plum cakes, chocolates etc.
10. Shoes are must – Good quality trekking /sports.
11. Chappals/Sandals for use after trek (Optional)
12. Jackets/sweater with monkey cap and gloves.
13. Enough pairs of socks and undergarments.
14. Toiletries
15. Cold cream, oil, moisturizer, sunscreen lotion
16. Sunglasses
17. A Shawl / sleeping bag during journeys
18. Identity proof and photocopy of identity proof.

** Double pack your valuables in plastic bags to avoid getting wet.

To register for any event following steps must be followed 

Call Backpack Outdoors and check for availability of Seats.
1. Payment of Fees:
Kindly refer Payment procedure to make the payment for any event.

2. Filling up for registration form:
• For every event, the Event registration form should be filled.
• Separate forms to be filled for each participant.
• The form will ask for payments made, kindly provide the payment details as – Transaction ID for online transfers or cash payments references and amounts paid.


* Kindly make the payment before filling the event registration form.

Payment can be made in the following ways

1. Online Transfer :
Payments can be made directly through online bank transfer to our account. The details are as follows;
Backpack Outdoors
Bank of India
Current A/c No. – 052320110000298
IFSC code – BKID0000523
Kothrud (Gujarat colony) Branch, Pune.

2.Cash/Cheque Payments:
Payments can also be made in cash or cheque in the name of “BACKPACK OUTDOORS” at our office.

Office Address:
Backpack Outdoors,
Flat no 3, ground floor,
Vignesh Appartment, Jost Engineering conpany building,
opp Rawat Brothers showroom,
Paud road, Kothrud,
Pune 411038
Office Timings: 10 am – 8 pm

Residence Address:
Mayur Khivasara
2, Jeevan Heights,
M. I. T. College road,
Rambaug colony, Paud road,
Kothrud, Pune. 411038
Office Timings: 6 pm – 9.30 pm

** Please note that your registration will be confirmed only after the payment of the entire fees is done.

Thanks and Regards,
Keep Trekking!!!!

E-mail ID:
Website: www.backpackoutdoors.in

Contact Details:
Mayur Khivasara: 09823996112
If ur unable to connect or your phone is not answered up kindly send a SMS or WhatsApp.

Cancellation Policy:
After Booking a Trek, Cancellation charges will be applicable with immediate effect for all what so ever the reason whether cover all situations such as injuries, sickness, exams, interviews, selection in tournaments etc. Our Cancellation policy will apply. Kindly refer www.backpackoutdoors.in for cancellation policy.
If the trek is cancelled due to any natural calamities, political unrest or any other reason out of our control then basic cancellation charges of Rs 1500/- will be applied.

If Backpack Outdoors cancels the event based on any organizational decision then 100% fees will be refunded.

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