Club Kunzum: Hit the Nature Trail in Shoja, Himachal Pradesh, August / Sep 2012

Shoja in Himachal PradeshSELF DRIVE & PHOTOGRAPHIC HOLIDAY TO SHOJA, HIMACHAL PRADESH

Shoja is a lesser known wonder of Himachal Pradesh near Kullu. Hidden away from the world, it offers landscapes and tranquility rare to find anywhere. Join us and go exploring the nature trails – even as you click awesome photos. During the season of apples and rains. Read on for more about the trip.

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Dates: Aug 3 – 6 / Sep 6 – 9 (3 Nights / 4 Days)

Route: Delhi – Aut (near Kullu) – Shoja and back.

Driving Time / Distance: 12 Hours / 600 kms approx. one way from Delhi

Drive format: A self drive holiday where guests travel in their own vehicles. Our tour leader will accompany you. If you need to hire a vehicle, we can help you with that.

What kind of a vehicle is required: Any car is suitable for this terrain.

Traveller Kit: All participants will be provided:

  • A route guide.
  • Hamper during drive to include soft beverages, mineral water, and munchies.
  • Emergency puncture kit including air pump, jack and puncture kit.

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart Delhi 6:00 a.m.; Reach Shoja around 6:00 p.m.

Day 2: Day hikes to Waterfall, Jalori Pass and Serolsar Lake with photo opportunities. Evening interaction over bonfire and drinks.

Day 3: Day hike to Raghupur Fort with photo opportunities. Film screenings in evening.

Day 4: Drive back to Delhi. Guests may choose to extend the trip and come back on their own.

Cost

Club Kunzum Members: Rs. 8,500 per person on a twin sharing basis.
Non Members: Rs. 9,500 per person on a twin sharing basis
Children under 5 (no extra bed): Complimentary
Children between 5-12: Rs. 1,200 per child per night extra
Anyone over 12 sharing room: Rs. 2,000 per person per night extra

Inclusions 

  • Accommodation at the fantastic Banjara Retreat.
  • All taxes.
  • All meals at the retreat.
  • Packed meals for hikes.
  • A Travel Photographic Workshop in Delhi worth Rs. 2,000.
  • Nature Walks and other activities.

Exclusions

  • Cost of car and fuel.
  • Does not include meals during the Delhi – Shoja – Delhi drive.
  • Does not include beverages, alcohol and mineral water (purified water will be provided at hotel).
  • Personal expenses, laundry, gratuity, tips.

Payment and Cancellation

  • Payment may be made by cash / cheque favouring ‘TCP Media Pvt. Ltd.’ payable at Delhi.
  • 100% advance required at time of booking.
  • Confirmation subject to availability at time of payment.
  • Cancellation charges: 50% of total amount if cancelled at least 14 days before departure date. No refund if cancelled less than 14 days before departure.

Weather

  • Rain can be expected on some days in August.
  • Days will be pleasant but nights can get cold.

What to Carry

  • Cotton clothes for day
  • Light woollens
  • Shoes suitable for day hikes (trekking shoes not necessary, sturdy sports shoes are good). An extra pair might help if these get wet.
  • Rain gear
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Rucksack to carry water etc.
  • Camera with adequate memory and battery charger
  • Plastic bags / other protection for cameras etc.

Useful Links

FOR MORE DETAILS AND BOOKING

Kunzum Travel Cafe
T-49 Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi 110016
Tel: +91.9650 702 777, +91.11.26513949
Email: wetravel@kunzum.com Web: www.kunzum.com/club

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