Day 1 : Reporting at Base Camp Banala, Aut. Orientation and general information about the expedition, Bike Rules and Safety Tips etc.
Day 2 : Banala to Fagu Pul – Distance – 17 Kms – 3‐ 4 Hours.
Day 3 : Fagu Pul to Banjar to Jibhi – Distance – 15 Kms – 4 Hours Climb.
Day 4 : Jibhi to Sojha – Distance – 7 Kms – 4 Hours Climb.
Day 5 : Ride at Jalori – 3 +3 Kms Trek to Srisokar Lake  ‐ Ride back to Sojha.
Day 6 : Return Ride from Sojha to Banala Base Camp – Downhill – 44 Kms – 4 Hours Second Half Water Rafting/Sightseeing(optional).
Day 7 : Checkout after Breakfast
Reporting Camp: International Youth Club, Banala Aut



Day 1: Reporting at Base Camp Banala, Aut. Orientation and general information about the expedition, Bike Rules and Safety Tips etc.
Day 2: Banala to Fagu Pul – Distance – 17 Kms – 3‐ 4 Hours.
Day 3: Fagu Pul to Banjar to Jibhi – Distance – 15 Kms – 4 Hours Climb.
Day 4: Jibhi to Sojha – Distance – 7 Kms – 4 Hours Climb.
Day 5: Ride at Jalori – 3 +3 Kms Trek to Srisokar Lake ‐ Ride back to Sojha.
Day 6: Return Ride from Sojha to Banala Base Camp – Downhill – 44 Kms – 4 Hours Second Half Water Rafting/Sightseeing(optional).
Day 7: Checkout after Breakfast


Inclusions Orientation and Training, Mountain Bikes & Gears, equipments, all meals, tea & snacks during the expedition, stay on Triple/Quad sharing basis in Tents, Sleeping Bags & Sleeping Mats, Experienced & Professional Guides, Forest Entry and Permissions, Group Insurance, First Aid and Certification on Completion.
Exclusions It does not include any airfare or transportation or extra over and above the expedition plan. It also does not include any travel insurance and expenses towards medical exigencies and other emergencies. However, all best possible assistance would be provided in case of exigencies. Unforeseen handling costs due to weather disturbance, land slides, political unrest. Personal expenses towards tips, telephone calls, laundry, beverage, insurance etc.


Distance by Road Manali is well connected to Delhi. Take an overnight bus from Delhi and you will reach Manali in 12 ‐ 14 hours(approx 540 KMS). Tickets can be booked online at or Tip : Since Delhi Manali is a long journey most Volvo private buses leave Delhi between 5 pm and 6 pm. The last govt bus leaves at 8.30 pm from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Volvo buses charges between Rs.1,000 to 1,400 per sector from Delhi to Manali and vice versa. Manali to Delhi: Like the onward journey, buses leave from Manali to Delhi between 4 and 5 p.m. Your tentative arrival at Delhi may be anywhere between 6 a.m and 10 a.m. Plan your onward journeys only post noon giving enough buffer for bus delays. Take a drop at Banala, Aut.
Nearest Railway Station Nearest Railway station is Ambala (350 kms) and Chandigarh (310 kms). Tip: Regular Volvo and Buses are available from Chandigarh to Manali in the evening. Volvo buses charges between Rs.700 to Rs.1,000 per sector from Chandigarh to Manali and vice versa.
Nearest Airport Bhuntar, which is 52 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport. Taxi services are available from Bhuntar to Manali, which costs about Rs.700‐ Rs.1,000. Bhuntar is well connected to Delhi by air. The airliners that take you to this Airport are Indian Airlines, Kingfisher airlines, MDLR Airlines and Jagson Airlines, operating flights from Delhi and Chandigarh to Kullu. Nearest Airport is Bhuntar is 60 Kms


Reporting Camp International Youth Club, Banala, Aut
Accommodation Tented Accommodation on Twin, Triple or Quad Sharing Basis
Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate
Age Limit Members above 15 years of age may participate in the expedition.
How to Join Our participation process is very simple. You may apply online to reserve your seat or call us at 8010 22 44 22 between 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM on any working day. Alternatively, you may email us at for booking and assistance. You may book offline through NEFT or Direct Transfer Bank Name: YES Bank; Account Name: International Youth Club Account Number: 006188700000308; IFSC Code: YESB0000061 Branch: Saket, New Delhi You need to email NEFT/Transfer/Proof of deposit details at along with Expedition Name, Date of Reporting, Participant’s- Name, Mobile, Email, DOB, City and Gender in order to send you the confirmation within 48 working hours from our side.
Things to Carry T-shirts, Trekking Pants, Windproof jacket preferably with a hood, Warm and thick Fleece, Full-sleeve Woolen sweater, Thermal inner wear (upper & lower). Woolen cap, Woolen gloves, Woolen socks & regular socks (3-4 pairs) Scarf/muffler (optional). Comfortable Trekking/Hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole are recommended),Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers Raincoat / Poncho, Small light weight towel, Water bottle, Sunscreen Lotion, Cap to keep the strong sun away from your face, Sun glasses, Walking stick / Trekking pole, Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries), Medicines (if requiring any specific medication), Personal toiletries, Books, if you like reading Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it, Camera with charged batteries. Note:Please avoid carrying expensive watches, jewelry and electronic items on the trek.
Important Note International Youth Club takes utmost care to ensure safety of its members during the trekking expeditions. However in the case of any unforeseen mishaps, International Youth Club will not be liable for any injuries caused or for loss of life. All disputes rising due to the above are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts in New Delhi/Delhi only. All participants would be required to sign an Indemnity Form before the start of the program, without which they would not be allowed to take part in the trekking and expeditions.
Purpose of the Expedition International Youth Clubs focuses to promote sustainable tourism to preserve country’s environmental heritage. We aim to bring about a positive change via encouraging benefits of sustainable tourism, intercultural dialogue and culture of peace, in association with local communities, which is a motivational force for sustainable practices. These communities play a pivotal role in preservation of cultural identities and natural heritage, and they become pressure point for an equitable local share in the economic benefits of tourism. We encourage all to come forward and join the expeditions to mark the change and protect environmental heritage.
Photography & Videography Competition All the participants may transfer and share their pictures/videos taken through the expedition at the base camp before check out from the camp by making folder in the name of participant in their respective batch folders in official laptop stationed at the Base Camp OR the same may be transferred through Google drive. The nominated jury will select the best 10 pictures to be published by the International Youth Club to showcase the expedition. The selected winners will get the opportunity to join in any of the expedition organised by International Youth Club within next one year as a token of reward.
Certification After successful completion of the program, the participating members will be awarded a certificate of completion the trekking expedition by International Youth Club.
Cancellation, Withdrawal and Refund policy We would love to host you, but in case you are unable to travel as planned and need to cancel your booking, do not worry. Our simple cancellation process makes sure you receive a quick confirmation and fast refunds. Cancellation made before 15th March’2016 – 50% Refund Cancellation made after 15th March’2016 – No Refund No refund is applicable for the bookings made after 15th March’2016 The applicable refund amount will be credited to you before 20th March’2016
How to Cancel Call us on 8010224422 to cancel your bookings. Bookings made through website may be canceled through the website. Also, you can email us at to cancel your booking anytime before 15th March’2016


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