About Hat 2017HAT-2017 LASHI THACH - Altitude: 13,500 ft.
HAT 2017 takes you to the beautiful crown of Himachal Pradesh, Manali. Situated in the district of Kullu on the eastern side of Rohtang Pass, lies the beautiful LashiThach at an elevation of 13,500 ft. The serene atmosphere, sheer beauty of the area and the beautiful trek route makes LashiThach a big attraction for trekkers from around the globe.
So get your bags packed and trekking shoes on as you start the journey to view unparalleled beauty of Seven Sister Peaks, DeoTibba, Hanuman Tibba andthe outstretched PirPanjal ranges.Witness the rich line of oak and cedar forests, fascinating green lush meadows, enthralling carpeted alpine flooring and the gushing streams along the meandering trails on this journey of a lifetime.
ACTION. ADVENTURE. ADRENALINE - IT'S ALL WAITING
AAP has designed a series of activities that are aimed at improving overall skills in individuals. Not only do these activities test the individual, they also help underscore the importance of team building and foster a sense of team spirit. Some of our adventure activities include: Flying Fox, Commando Net, Cat Crawling, Net Crawling, Australian Trolley, Plank Crossing, Rock Climbing, Rappelling etc.
CAMP FACILITIES, BOARDING & LODGING
At AAP, we spare no effort to ensure that all campers are comfortable and well taken care of. All aspects of boarding and lodging have been planned to perfection. In order to cater to all tastes, we serve a variety of vegetarian dishes which are hygienically prepared in well-maintained kitchens. The menu is also selected on the basis of its nutritional value and suitability to the climate.
As far as lodging is concerned, each one of our tents is made from imported materials which are tested to withstand weather extremities. Participants can expect to share a tent with a maximum of 9 others. Most importantly, we provide sleeping bags for all campers. Adequate arrangements have also been made to provide lavatories and bathing areas.
CERTIFICATE & SOUVENIR
On completion of the trek, every trekker is awarded a Certificate and Souvenir.
Departure Dates from Delhi:
May 1, 2017
May 2, 2017
May 3, 2017
May 4, 2017
May 5, 2017
May 6, 2017
May 7, 2017
May 8, 2017
May 9, 2017
May 10, 2017
May 11, 2017
May 12, 2017
May 13, 2017
May 14, 2017
May 15, 2017
May 16, 2017
May 17, 2017
May 18, 2017
May 19, 2017
May 20, 2017
(Groups leave daily for base camp.)
Outstation participants should make their railway reservation at least 120 days in advance to avoid any disappointment at a later stage.
Age of Participants: Everyone from 4 to 60 years of age, with a love for trekking can participate. Families are also welcome.
Group Size: Each group should consist of 80 participants.
WHAT WE’LL BE DOING EVERY DAY
The journey starts at 16.00 hrs from New Delhi. Stop enroute for dinner while you drive through the night to reach Manali in the morning.
After reaching Manali in the morning, drive to Prini, a small village located 5 kms away from Manali market. After some breakfast and refreshment, our team will take you through an orientation session to let you know about the camp rules and discuss the plans over the next few days of the journey. After allotment on tents and lunch, enjoy some team building activities which will help you and your fellow participants know each other better. After a healthy vegetarian dinner, return to the comforts of your tents for some much needed rest.
Waking up to the most majestic view of snowcapped mountains around you, enjoy a healthy breakfast and get ready for some adventures of a trek with some mountain climbing and rappelling. After returning to the base camp for lunch, take part in adventure obstacle course carefully designed to add to the thrill of the day. You can also opt a visit to MANIKRAN or ROHTANG PASS or simply go for an adventure RAFTING at your own cost. The evening will be spent packing and preparing for the adventures of the trek. After dinner, end the day in the comforts of your tent.
After breakfast, the participants will proceed to Camp 1,Hampta Village, located 8000 feet above sea level. Passing the pictorial route through villages and jungles with mountains surrounding you throughout the journey, reach Camp 1 in time for lunch. After enjoying some team building games and activities, enjoy campfire with a sumptuous meal adding to the joys of the day. Call it a day with satisfaction of time well spent.
Start the day with bed tea served to you in the comforts of your tent. With breakfast in your tummy, and energy in your body, the participants will trek to Lama Dugh, located at 9,900 feet as our destination for Camp 2. Reaching the beautiful campsite by lunchtime, enjoy food variety you never thought you could get at any remote area. Enjoy some adventure and skill based activities to keep your adrenalin up and sit around the campfire with some hot soup as it starts to get dark. After a hot meal, call it a day in the comfort of your sleeping bag.
The day of fun and glory is here! After enjoying some healthy breakfast, the participants will hike to LashiThach, located at 13,500 feet above sea level. Witness theenchanting view of world famous peaks, snow covered lakes and hanging glaciers that will fill your heart with delight. Once back to the campsite, enjoy some more activities and group games on the mountains followed by some warmth of food in your tummy. End the day with a smile and sense of accomplishment on your face.
After breakfast, the participants will return to the place where the beautiful journey in the region began, Prini base camp. After enjoying lunch, explore the area around the campsite and pack up for the journey back home with friends who had just been fellow trekkers 7 days ago. Time for dinner, gossip and laughs before the day ends in comforts of your tents!
Start the day with some healthy breakfast and cleaning of the campsite as responsible nature lovers, before beginning your final exploration of Manali. Experience the food and shopping on offer at Manali’s very own Mall Road (cost not included in the package). Get back into the bus at 16.00 hrs for 1 final night to be spent with your fellow participants. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant on the highway en route to New Delhi.
Reach New Delhi in the morning equipped with life-long memories, countless experiences and new friends for life. Get on social media and share your adventure with rest of the world.
Adventure Activities Promoters introduced HAT, its very famous annual Himalayan adventure program in the early nineties to promote the love for nature and alternate fitness techniques. Easily accessible regions of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh were chosen to promote walking, hiking, camping and trekking holidays at affordable rates to people throughout the country. Trekking trails and lesser known valleys promoting adventure have grown with the help of this program and objectives of eco tourism have been attained with capacity building, waste management system and skill development of the locals en route these trails. This has also encouraged the local economy through higher employment opportunities and development of the region as a whole.
Till date, more than ten thousand adventure enthusiasts have trekked in our HAT programs mentioned below. We also take great pride in the knowing that our 100% safety record is intact till date.
HAR KI DUN
PABBAR VALLEY (SARU LAKE)
DEO TIBBA BASE CAMP
Camping, trekking, rock climbing, rappelling, river crossing, team building games.
Participants will be accommodated in 12 men tents.
There is a separate block of toilets and washrooms for male and female.
Delicious and nutritious vegetarian food will be served during trek.
Utmost care is taken to prepare the food in strict hygienic condition.
All the equipment and activity material will be provided by Adventure Activities Promoters.
Rucksacks, ground bedding with mattresses, pillows, quilt at base camp and sleeping bags at other camps.
Terms and Conditions
In case of cancellations, a fee will be deducted as per the following conditions: No refund will be entertained without a written request. For a notice of less than 30 days, half the fee will be refunded. Notices submitted less than 10 days before commencement of the camp will not be eligible for any refund. Refunds will also not be made to participants who are unable to start / complete the trek due to any reason. AAP reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason
Any travel, accidents, emergency, travel or medical insurance.
Any expenses of a personal nature.
Beverages or drinks of any sort, including soft drinks or bottled / mineral water.
Any transportation charges or transfers that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
Any charges for a manual or helicopter evacuation, hospitalization in case of a medical emergency or the like.
Porter/horse charges for carrying of individual kit or baggage.
In case of cancellation, full refund will be provided in case of cancellation prior to 30 days of the event:
Days prior to event
LESS THAN 10
Adventure Activities Promoters can change the program schedule if any unforeseen circumstances arise.
In case of any illness during the expedition, the expenses for medical treatment, travel and porter, or any other expenses that may arise will be borne by the concerned individual.
Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited during the camp.
Adventure activities promoters cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness or any unexpected events during the expedition.
Primary medical facilities will be available at the campsites.
Participants will be presented with certificates only on successful completion of the expedition.
During the expedition, there may be conditions or situations that may arise due to which certain decisions may be needed to be undertaken by the camp director. The camp director has full discretion to alter, change or cancel an expedition on a certain date and his decision will be final and binding.
Those who are on special medication should bring their own necessary medicines. People having asthma, blood pressure, heart problems or any high altitude ailments are advised not to participate
One of the best trekking groups with whom I have gone for treks/camps in the Himalayas. They know how to look after the participants
by Vishad A. Jagasheth