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Summer Activity Holidays - near Chakrata

Discover the magnificence of the incredible Himalayas with us on an activity holiday where you can unplug from your city life and make memories for a lifetime.

Trek, camp in tents, get adventurous through zip line and jummaring, explore high altitude lakes and serene uplands, befriend villagers, savour local cuisine, sit by the campfire, immerse yourself in stunning views of Himalayan mountain peaks and do much more.

Kids will build up new friendships and get immersed in learning, friends can forge stronger bonds and parents and elders can experience peaceful mountainside life. Under supervised environment led by experts and our highest levels of Covid-19 safety compliance, we will make your Himalayan holiday joyful and fun filled.      

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at the campsite near Chakrata in Western Uttarakhand by early evening. Check into comfortable, cozy cottages with ensuite facilities amidst the mountains. Approximate distance from Delhi is 320 Km, Dehradun city is 75 Km and Dehradun airport is 100 km. Introductions, ice breaker activities and head out for a hike to the tiger hill. Come back for orientation to the programme. Dinner and lights out.

 

 

Day 2: Wake up, calm your mind and body through meditation. After huddle into groups for exciting zip line activity and jummaring. Lunch, get into adventure mode with a wilderness survival session which includes route planning, First aid and emergency procedures, safety, how to pack backpacks, tent pitching, importance and usage of ropes and knots, clouds and its types, distress signals and several others. Eveningfun games and activitiesCamp fire time followed by dinner and lights out.

 

 

 

Day 3: Refresh yourself with some warmup exercises and meditation, have breakfast and get ready for your next adventure. Head to Deoban via Chakrata, a quaint little cantonment town surrounded by gorgeous Himalayan range. Walk around, shop at the army stores and immerse in the town’s peaceful environs. Trek to Deoban at 10,000 ft above sea level. Pitch your tents, cook, play nature scavenger hunt and other creative activities. Light up campfire, relax and watch out for the stars above before heading back to your tents for a good night’s sleep.

 

Day 4: After waking up, we head to Vyas Shikhar – the highest point in Deoban ridge from where you will be stunned by the majestic mountain ranges on display. Spot Swargarohini, Kangariya Mahadev, Banderpoonch and other spectacular Himalayan peaks. Have breakfast, pack up and get ready to trek to Kanasar- the beauty of which will mesmerize you through its tall Deodar trees.  Drive to the campsite near Chakrata. Check in, refresh yourself and sit around the campfire to share your best memories on the last night of the camp. Dinner and lights out.

 

Day 5: Breakfast, group photographs and camp closure. Groups who have opted for water rafting and other water-based activities will drive to the Yamuna river site. For those who have not opted, will continue with their return journey.

Details

Price:

Rs. 29900/- + 5% GST per person on twin occupancy

Rs.25900/- + 5% GST per person (child 6 -12 years) 

Below 6 years complimentary

 

Price includes

  • Accommodation: Accommodation on multi sharing in comfortable cottages with ensuite washrooms. Alpine tents on Deoban camping night
  • Food: Unlimited vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals– breakfast, lunch, evening snacks & dinner (Evening snacks on day 1 to breakfast on day 5). Filtered RO water at the campsite.
  • Content and activities: Fully supervised programme by trained, first-aid certified Trailblazers experts along with adventure activities, equipment and safety gear.
  • Camping: Good quality Alpine tents with fresh, clean sleeping bags, camping stools, mess tent, 2 toilet tents with portable toilet seats (1 for females and 1 for males)
  • Entry Fees: Forest entry fees, permits and camping fees for Indian national
  • Insurance: Accident insurance

 

Price excludes

  • Evacuation: Any emergency evacuation or medical expenses.
  • Others: Aerated drinks, extra meals, shopping, laundry, telephone calls, porter services, tips and anything not mentioned in the Inclusions.
  • Travel: Travel from home to the campsite and back. Travel is excluded from the price as a part of Covid 19 safety measure. We can extend car rental support through our partners for participants who require it.
  • Water adventure activities: Water rafting and other water adventure activities will be available at additional cost and is not a part of the programme. Kindly note it is subject to availability of required water levels and as per Government rule, only participants above 14 years are permitted to do it. 

 

Please note

  • Insurance: Accident Insurance is for the camp duration. Participants may opt for travel insurance separately.
  • Certificate: Every child participant will get a certificate upon completion of the programme

 

 

What To Pack

 

Packing list -

1.Sunscreen, cap/hat and sunglasses

2.Personal medication (if any)

3.Camera and binoculars.

4.Sweatshirt/fleece jacket and other winter clothing, t-shirts and comfortable pants, trekking shoes with sufficient number of cotton socks, refillable water bottles and a torch. 

5.Backpack 30-50 litres capacity and a smaller day back of about 20 litres capacity.

6.Personal hand sanitizer and face mask.

 

GENERAL SAFETY:

  • Safety instructions: We follow extensive Standard Operating Procedures for all our programmes. Participants are requested to follow the safety instructions given by the organising team at regular intervals during the programme. 
  • Medical history: Participants are required to share their medical details and recent travel history during the registration process. This will help our team to make necessary preparations.   
  • Safety Policy: There is a Child Protection Policy and a Participant Safety Policy in place to ensure all participants are safe during the programme
  • First Aid Kit: A full-fledged first aid kit is always available during the programme. Participants are requested to carry their personal medications.
  • Team: The team running our programmes is first aid certified, trained, qualified, experienced and come from diverse educational backgrounds. They ensure your safety while exuding enthusiasm and commitment to deliver a fun travel experience to you.    
  • Periodic reconnaissance and risk assessments: We conduct reconnaissance of our sites and carry out risk assessments periodically.
  • Medical assistance: Nearest medical centres are informed about group arrivals. 

 

 

COVID 19 RELATED SAFETY:

  • Participants will have to follow mandatory social distancing, wear face mask during the day, use hand sanitizers at frequent intervals during the programme. 
  • Every participant will be screened daily to check their body temperatures, oxygen levels and pulse rate which will remain documented in our records. 
  • If a participant falls sick, then he/she will be kept under isolation until further medical procedures. 
  • We urge people in high-risk category (Age 65 years and above and those with chronic diseases) to avoid participating in the programme.
  • Participants need to follow respective State Government guidelines regarding Covid 19.
  • We urge participants to self-monitor for any symptoms after they arrive at the campsite/resort and report it to the Trailblazers team.
  • The campsites and hotels are chosen based on their compliance to Covid-19 safety guidelines laid down by the state administration.
  • If any participant contracts Covid-19 within 15 days of completing the programme, then he/she must inform us immediately. This is necessary for us to do contact tracing and take further action. 
  • Organising team will be screened before departing for the programme.

 

Please note: 

Trailblazers cannot be held responsible for accidents arising due to usage of facilities like spa, swimming and any other at the resort/campsite or due to any deviation from the itinerary voluntarily undertaken by the participant during the travel programme. 

 

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY:

 

We genuinely understand your concern when you need to cancel a travel programme booked with Trailblazers due to ill health or any other emergency. In case of cancellations for reasons whatsoever including any natural calamity, the following cancellation and refund policies would apply. This policy is effective from 1 December 2020.

 

For travel programmes of 3 days and above:

When cancellation is done:

90-60 days before start of the travel programme: 90 % will be electronically refunded or opt for a travel programme voucher for 100% of the travel programme amount. This voucher will be valid for 365 days from the date of opting. 

59-30 days before start of the travel programme: 50 % will be electronically refunded or opt for a travel programme voucher for 60% of the travel programme amount. This voucher will be valid for 365 days from the date of opting.

29 -16 days before start of the travel programme: 25 % will be electronically refunded or opt for a travel programme voucher for 30% of the travel programme amount. This voucher will be valid for 365 days from the date of opting.

15 -0 days before start of the travel programme: No refund.

Please note, transportation cancellation/refund is based on the specific rule of the partner organisation. Refund will be calculated on travel programme price excluding transport and applicable taxes.

 

For travel programmes of 2-3 days:

When cancellation is done:

30-16 days before start of the travel programme-80 % will be electronically refunded or opt for a travel programme voucher for 90% of the travel programme amount. This voucher will be valid for 365 days from the date of opting

15 -0 days before departure- No refund.

Please note, transportation cancellation/refund is based on the specific rule of the partner organisation. Refund will be calculated on travel programme price excluding transport and applicable taxes.

 

For travel programmes of 1 day:

There will be no refund.

If the programme is cancelled by Trailblazers, participants can opt to carry forward their registration to the next trek or request a full refund.

 

PROCEDURE FOR AVAILING REFUND:

a) Email from participant addressed to Trailblazers with details of name, payment and programme name sent to contact@trailblazersindia.com. The date of the email will be considered as the cancellation date and refunds will be calculated accordingly.

c) Applicable refunds shall be initiated through bank transfer within 07 days (excluding public & bank holidays) after receipt of the cancellation email

 

Frequently Asked Questions-

 

1. How to reach the resort/campsite? 

You need to drive to Kalsi, Uttarakhand which is well known for rock edict of Ashoka. The campsite is situated just 45 km from there. We will share further details with the registered participants.

 

2. Nearest airport and the train station?

Dehradun’s Jolly Grant airport is the closest airport located about 113 km from our campsite and is well connected with other major cities via direct and one-stop flights. 

The nearest train station Dehradun is about 90 km away and Haridwar is 145 km. Both stations have train services running to and from Delhi and other cities.

 

3. What type of food will be served?

We have made provisions to serve you wholesome tasty vegetarian and non-vegetarian food based on your requirement. Jain food will be available upon request. To let us prepare well in advance, kindly mention your dietary requirements (if any) in the registration form.

 

4. How will the dietary requirements and food allergies be taken care?

We urge participants to mention them while filling up the online registration form. Our team will work to make the necessary arrangements.

 

5. Duration of the camp?

The camp is spread across 4 nights and 5 days.

 

6. What would be the expected weather?

Summer temperatures range from 10 degrees to 35 degrees C. 

 

7. Are the participants required to get Covid 19 tested before the camp?

This is not mandatory. However, participants may wish to voluntarily get tested before joining the camp. Please do check for new updates about the same.

 

8. Who are permitted to participate in Summer Activity Holidays- Near Chakrata, Uttarakhand?

Anybody with good fitness and from across all age groups can participate in this camp.

 

9. How will the activities be managed across different age groups?

Most of the activities are suitable to all age groups. However, we also have a range of age specific activities- especially for children and senior citizen. Adventure activities will be conducted in groups.

 

10. What should be the packing list?

Kindly refer to the packing list mentioned under Summer Activity Holidays- Near Chakrata, Uttarakhand listed on our website www.trailblazersindia.com

 

11. Stay facilities?

All our stay facilities are planned considering comfort and safety of the participants. We have carefully selected places of accommodation which are Covid-19 safety compliant and follow safety procedures. Participants will stay in comfortable cottages with ensuite facilities. During overnight camping, they will be stay in comfortable portable tents. 

 

12. How will the room sharing be organised?

Prices are based on twin and triple occupancy. A maximum of three occupants will be allowed to stay in a room where the third occupant will be provided a comfortable mattress. In case the numbers exceed three, then they will be allotted another room. 

 

13. How do we travel to the campsite/resort?

Participants will have to arrange their own transportation to the campsite. We recommend you opt for self-drive and will be glad to assist you for car rentals through our trusted partners. Our team will assist you with directions and route map.

 

14. What are the arrival and departure times?

You can check-in any time after 4 PM on Day 1 and check out after breakfast on Day 5.

 

15. Can senior citizens participate?

Certainly, they can participate in most of our activities. We will try to engage them as much as possible. For adventure activities, there might be limitations in participation.

 

16. How will the children be kept engaged?

Our activities are designed in such a way that everybody can participate and enjoy. At times, if the children need to be separately engaged then we have other fun challenges and games exclusively designed for them.

 

17. How do we prepare for adventure activities and the trek?

To make your camp experiences more enriching and rewarding, we recommend you to follow the preparation guidelines mentioned under Summer Activity Holidays- Near Chakrata, Uttarakhand listed on our website www.trailblazersindia.com

              

18. What are the payment terms?

Participants who wish to register will have to make first payment INR 25,900/- + INR 1,295/-(5% GST) = INR 27,195/- through our online portal. Balance amount will be required to be paid within 14 days of transferring the first payment.

 

19. What are Covid 19 related safety provisions? 

Elaborate arrangements and care will be ensured to keep you safe. Please read the detailed Covid-19 related safety provisions mentioned under Summer Activity Holidays- Near Chakrata,Uttarakhand listed on our website www.trailblazersindia.com

 

20. What are General Safety provisions?

Please read the detailed General Safety provisions mentioned under Summer Activity Holidays- Near Chakrata,Uttarakhand listed on our website www.trailblazersindia.com

              

21. What is the registration and payment process?

Participant can fill up online form and make payments through our secured payment gateway (supports all major credit card, debit card, net banking, UPI – PayTM, BHIM, Google Pay, Phone Pe and others with QR code support) on our website www.trailblazersindia.com

 

22. Leave No Trace policy.

Trailblazers follows a Leave No Trace policy to promote conservation in the outdoors and participants are required to adhere to it. So, the participants during overnight camping will have to bring back their trash generated and dispose it off appropriately. A detailed note would be shared.

 

23. Trailblazers point of contact.

Contact details of the programme leader will be shared with the participants a week prior to the camp.

 

Price per
participant

Participants who register will make first payment INR 25,900/- + INR 1,295/-(5% GST) = INR 27,195/- through our online portal. Balance amount will be paid within 14 days of transferring the first payment.
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Total Price

Participants who register will make first payment INR 25,900/- + INR 1,295/-(5% GST) = INR 27,195/- through our online portal. Balance amount will be paid within 14 days of transferring the first payment.
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27195 Participants who register will make first payment INR 25,900/- + INR 1,295/-(5% GST) = INR 27,195/- through our online portal. Balance amount will be paid within 14 days of transferring the first payment.
15th May to 19th May 2021
19th May to 23rd May 2021
Open for all
5 Days
45 Participants
Chakrata
Chakrata

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