Description
Raghupur Fort Trek - Tirthan Valley 
 
SHORT INFO: -
 
Activity:  Trekking
Endurance: Moderate
Difficulty: Medium
Location: Sajwar (Dist. Kullu)
Duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights
Cost: ₹ 6,500/- 
 
Raghupur Fort is a historic place which is believed to be built by Mandi rulers, to protect themselves from the invasion. The trek to Raghupur Fort is a 3-km clim b from Jalori Pass, through dense lush green oaks and rhododendrons forest, with great Himalayas in backdrop.
There are ruins only but the top offers exclusive view of the surrounding valley & mountain range as far as Dhauladhar. The view is so serene, so calming that you forget the worldly worries completely. An excellent hike from Sojha to this beautiful meadow on top of the mountain. It is amazing and great place to shoot photos which would be literally out of the world. Possibility is that you will lose yourself to nature and time will just slip by...
 
ITINERARY: -
Day 01 -
REPORTING at SAJWAR BASECAMP (Approx. 9,500 feet)
Meeting Point - Our team member will greet you at bus drop point at Aut Tunnel entrance, from here you will travel in Jeep to Camp site at Sajwar Village.
All trekkers & Nature lovers welcome to Campsite (9500 feet) is located at SAJWAR VILLAGE in a very beautiful TIRTHAN VALLEY. The campsite amidst Nature of JALODA FOREST & KANSAR FOREST.
Relax today, breath in fresh air at Base camp. After fresh n up will gives information about Valley and Trek, evening we will arrange a short trek at Forest Jaloda for acclimatization.
(Driving Distance from Delhi – Approx 550 Km. and from Chandigarh – 300 Km.)

Day 02 - 
BASE-CAMP to SHOJA (Approx 10,300 feet)
We will head for Shoja after breakfast. The trail goes through dense alpine forest in High Mountain. You will be cheered by chirping sounds of various birds. Accompanied by various wild flowers & shrubs along the path, the sunlight plays hide & seek game, a good place for any shutterbug.
Trekking Approx.: 5 Hrs.

Day 03 - 
SHOJA to RAGHUPUR FORT
SHOJA to RAGHUPUR GARH through JALORI PASS. Jalori pass is a high mountain at an elevation of 10.800 feet above sea level. Famous for shooting sight of films. The serene ambiance rendered by mighty HIMALAYS presents unmatched opportunities to unwind the body and savour the nature's exquisite. On the way we experience an almost 360 degree view of the Himalays’ Dhauladhar and Kinnaur range. We reach at Jalori pass a scenic view from the top, where we can realize a beauty of nature. Here we will visit KALI MATA temple. After we will be having trail towards RAGHUPUR FORT. Walk through thick Oak trees, Blue pine, Spruce, Fir and Deodar forests.
Walking Distance Approx. 6 Hrs.
 
Day 04 -
RAGHUPUR FORT to SEROLSAR LAKE
After breakfast we will be having trail towards SEROLSAR LAKE. Walk through thick Oak trees, Blue pine, Spruce, Fir and Deodar forests. Once we reach SEROLSAR LAKE, We can see the majestic view of the holy lake, the first look of the lake was simply mind blowing, the lake, which is surrounded by hills & high pine trees, the spreading of lake is as wide as a football ground. During snowy time the lake become totally covered by ice. Located among the tall kharshoo trees, beautifulness of lake is no less than heaven. Here we can see temple of Goddess 'BUDHI NAGIN' Mata. Budhi Nagin is the MOTHER of 60 NAG DEVATAS in Himachal Pradesh.
Walking Distance Approx. 5 Hrs.
 
Day 05 -  
SEROLSAR LAKE to SAJWAR BASE CAMP
After having our breakfast, we proceed for BASE CAMP. The alpine scenery is impressive and some of the peaks and rock formations are unique and memorable. The trail that comes on the base camp from the lake is complete descend & goes through a dense forest, along with a beautiful shinning water stream coming from rocks to our base camp site.
At some distance we can see formation of large natural caves. The caves are so attractive that you can’t live without spending few minutes there. Local people call DWAR to the caves.
After reaching to camp get refresh & have a lunch.
Then participants pack their luggage. After evening snacks & Hi tea, participants depart to Delhi or Chandigarh with sweet memories & amazing Adventurous experience.
Walking Distance Approx. 3 Hrs.

 
HOW TO REACH: -
Driving Distance from Delhi – Approx 550 Km. and from Chandigarh – 300 Km. Take Volvo bus from Delhi or Chandigarh to Kullu & get down at Aut Tunnel Entrance stop. Choose bus that reaches Aut in morning around 6 am. It's overnight journey from Delhi (10 - 12 hours) & Chandigarh (6 - 7 hours approximately)
Pick up & Drop arranged from Aut to Base Camp.
 
INCLUSIONS: - 
✔️ Traveling from Aut to SAJWAR Base Camp and return to Aut.
✔️ Camping - stay in Tent on sharing basis.
✔️ All Veg. Meals during trek
✔️ Permits,
✔️ Standard First Aid Kits
✔️ Qualified &Experienced Trek Leader, Guide and Support staff
✔️ Travel Buffs Charges
 
EXCLUSIONS: - 
❌ Any kind of personal expenses viz. mineral water, Soft drinks, Laundry etc.
❌ Any kind of Insurance
❌ Tips to Camp staff, drivers, guides, etc.
❌ Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
❌ Any additional Expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities (Land Slides, Floods etc.), any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs, etc.
❌ Any tips, and any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.
❌ Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be enforced during this period will be Extra and need to be borne by Paricipants.
❌ Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections.
 
NOTE:
♦ Normally participant expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you don't want to carry your backpack so you can give it to porter, but you have to inform us in advance and have to pay Rs. 600/- extra per Day per bag. Transport from source to Destination.
♦ Cost exclude due to extension/ change of the itinerary because of natural Calamities, road blocks, vehicle breakdown etc. factors beyond our control.
 
Caution & Remarks :
Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificates those with a history of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before deciding to undertake the trip.
Carry appropriate substitution drugs for individuals allergic to any of above
Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti histamines which depress the respiration and increase the risk of (AMS - Active Mountain Sickness) especially while sleeping
 
Book in advance: 
Booking in advance will not only give you enough time for preparation but also gives you options to choose the departure dates according to your time availability. It will also help you in cost cutting while purchasing your flight tickets. We advise you to book your international or domestic Air flight tickets well in advance
 
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TERMS & CONDITION:-
Ø Leaders’ decision shall be final & abiding to all, till completion of the trek/ programme.
Ø Smoking, Chewing tobacco & consumption of Alcohol is strictly not allowed on the trek/ programme.
Ø Everyone is expected to follow safety protocols defined by the leaders.
Ø Polluting trek route/ camp site is strictly prohibited. Strictly no littering throughout the event/ trek.
Ø You acknowledge that the photographs taken during the activity which can be used for publicity purpose. You consent to let organisers photograph you and let them to use for publicity purpose & also consent to allow organisers to use the photograph clicked by you for publicity purpose.
Ø There is possibility of injury during activities & programs and you are aware that outdoor activities bears inborn risk of personal injury.
Ø You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident/ Natural calamity may happen & you agree that organiser shall not be held responsible for the any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances (artificial or natural).
Ø During emergency situation, your consent to any medical treatment recommended by a qualified medical practitioner (this could include inoculations, blood transfusions, surgery or the use of anaesthetic). Read *Medical Disclaimer*
Ø You realise a certain level of acceptable behaviour is mandatory to participate in outdoor programmes/ treks and that you may excluded from programmes/ treks if this level is not maintained. You acknowledge event leaders right to expel you from the group if you does not follow instruction of the leader/ misbehave. Further you consent once you are expelled from the group; organisers & leaders does not owe any kind of liability towards you.
Ø Minors aged between 14 to 16 years may accompany with their adult family members, in such case the companion family member's declaration in writing for accepting full responsibility towards them is must, along with consent in writing from their parents; submitted to Travel Buffs.
Minors aged between 16 to 18 years can join the event with their parents' consent in writing submitted to Travel Buffs.
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Please read "Terms and Conditions" before joining the event  
 
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PAYMENT POLICY & DETAILS: -
♦ Bookings for all scheduled events/ programmes will be strictly made on ‘First Come, First Serve’ basis only.
♦ One must enquire the availability of the seats before paying for an event.
♦ Booking only through 100% Advance payment.
Account details -
Account No: 1313213446
Name: TRAVEL BUFFS
IFS code: KKBK0000640
Type:   Current
Bank Name: KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK
Branch:     Parel
 

Once payment is done, please email details to “[email protected]il.com” including Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID and Mobile Number. Mention Event name & date as subject.
 
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY: -
If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek/ event, an email intimation needs to be sent to "[email protected]". Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.
The cancellation charges as follows:
Up to 60 days: 75% of the trek cost will be refund.
Between 59 to 45 days: 50% of the trek cost will be refund.
Between 44 to 30 days: 25% of the trek cost will be refund.
Less than 29 days: no refund.
 
Participants/trekkers to carry things:
01) Identity proof (must)
02) Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)
03) Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)
04) Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare - Extra batteries)
05) Energy Food
06) Hydration Bag or Water Bottles 2 lit. must
07) Bandana or Buff
08) Rainwear (jacket, pants)/ Poncho
09) Good grip trekking Shoes suited to terrain
10) Socks plus spares
11) Sandals
12) Camera and memory cards - Optional
13) Binoculars - Optional
14) Notebook and pen or pencil
15) Earplugs and eye shade - UV Protected or Cat 4
16) Toilet paper
17) Insect repellant
18) Toiletry kit
19) Towel/ Pancha
20) Cell phone with Charger,
21) Thermal Inners
22) Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)
23) Haversack/ Backpack
*** Do not carry sling bags or zholas.
*** Do not wear gold or carry valuable ornaments.
 
*MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: -

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.
 
 
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