Frozen Frontiers: Manali Camp Chronicles

Manali has always been our dream destination when it comes to traveling. There’s something so alluring in the white snow that can not be disregarded. Therefore, Junoon Trekking brings astounding camps to make adventurous and snowy memories with your dear ones. In this blog, we will be taking a tour of what unexpected things can happen during this whole camp. Day one starts with the departure from Ahmedabad to Pathankot, leaving Ahmedabad with so many expectations and hopes. On the second day, Arriving at Pathankot in the afternoon, after having time to freshen up; you can explore Pathankot’s local market. In the evening, the camping journey continues and departs for Manali. The third day starts with the arrival at Manali in the early morning, after having a wholesome breakfast, hikers can participate in various adventurous activities at the campsite such as Zipline, Burma Bridge, and Commando Net. You can take shots of various viewpoints of the gorgeous riverbank nearby. Following lunch, we will be off to see the hidden and unnoticed waterfall of Manali, A naturally occurring waterfall in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh named Sajla Waterfall. It’s roughly ten kilometers from Manali on the left bank of the Beas River. There are apple orchards, deodar and pine trees, and glimpses of the peaks of the mountains all around it. 

Day four continues with waking early in the morning and working out a bit to keep the body warm and full of energy. After lunch, the trekkers will be heading to the famous Jogini Waterfall. In the Himachal Pradesh state of India, the Manali Valley is home to the 160-foot Jogini Waterfall. The waterfall is a site of feminine power, or a shakti peeth, and is revered by the village deity Jogini. Also, you can skip the trek and visit and spend time at the Vashisht temple. At the Jogini waterfall, Enjoy your packed lunches while feasting with a view of the mountains and waterfalls. You can capture beautiful moments and make memories with your loved ones. While returning from the trek, we’ll visit the Vashisht Temple, which is popularly known as the pilgrimage site for Hindus. The temple is devoted to the Hindu sage Vashisht, who was widely believed as the teacher of Lord Rama. This pilgrimage site is widely known for its ancient architecture, natural hot springs, and religious significance. Later on, finishing the trek, We’re going to take a local tour of Manali, stopping at Mall Road and Hadimba Temple. Following plenty of shopping and a heart full of treasures, We’re going to return to our camping spot to have dinner and get ready for the following day. The fifth day starts with the departure for the most beautiful place in Himachal Pradesh, that being the Sissu.

Sissu is a tiny town in Himachal Pradesh, India’s Lahaul Valley. It’s roughly 40 kilometers from Manali, on the Chandra River’s right shore. Khwaling is another name for Sissu. Through the Atal Tunnel, named for the late Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one can travel from Manali to Sissu. The 9.02-kilometer-long Atal Tunnel is a roadway tunnel that runs beneath the Rohtang Pass in the Himalayas. The sight of the stunning and captivating landscapes of the snow-white mountains makes us happy, whereas the frozen riverbank captivates us with its glass-like structure. Carrying on to our next destination was Solang Valley. A tributary of the Kullu Valley is called Solang Valley. It is often referred to as the “Snow Valley” and is well-known for its summer and winter sports environments. Adventure sports including paragliding, horseback riding, and skiing are well-known in Solang Valley. It’s a fantastic location for trekking and camping, with views of the neighboring mountains, where you can capture beautiful pictures of the magnificent mountains. Our fifth day comes to an end with a wealth of memories. Day sixth starts with the departure to Kasol. In the Kullu area, Kasol is a scenic village and popular tourist attraction. Known as the “Amsterdam of India,” it is situated on the Parvati River’s banks in the lower Himalayas. Midway you can also take part in venturesome activities such as Paragliding and River Rafting. Also, Kasol Local Market and Manikaran Gurudwara are good places to spend time. The journey concludes at the end of the day when we depart for Pathankot to catch the train.

We’ll be heading to Ahmedabad from Pathankot with a ton of new friends and a ton of memories. Although the travel would have ended, the adventure never truly ends. The pictures will serve as a record of the joyous times had in Manali, the real heaven on Earth. 

The blissful experience of Manali, akin to being on cloud nine, is so remarkable that it encourages you to return and discover even more and more.

-Pushpa Gajabe


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