Day 1: Delhi -Aut
Tickets to Aut station from Delhi via Volvo will be booked (transport I). The bus starts off from Delhi at around 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., with the time of departure being confirmed to you beforehand. Reach Aut in the morning by 7 a.m. or 10 a.m. depending on the time of departure from Delhi.
Meals : No
Day 2: Aut – Camp site
Get picked up from the Aut station by taxi and proceed to Thachi which is about a 1 ½ hours drive from Aut. A local representative will be waiting at Thachi to take you to the local camp site where you can choose to stay in a cottage or regular camp. Based on your choice, tents will be allocated and you will be given time to freshen up. Following the first meal of the day, you will head towards Thachi main station.
Following a visit to the Bithu Narayanan Temple and some local sightseeing around Thachi, you will head towards the Hadimba Peak Site which is an hour’s trek from Thaci Main station. Enjoy the stunning 360 degree views of the surrounding mountain ranges and the valleys below from the Hadimba peak after which you will proceed to the campsite (an hour’s trek down from the peak), reaching it by sunset.
Camp will be set up with a bonfire and background music depending on your preference. Dinner will be served at the camp, and mattresses, sleeping bags and camp lights, etc. will be provided by the tour operator. If you chose to stay in a cottage, you can head back to the cottage for the night.
Meals : Lunch Dinner
Day 3: Camp site- Chanjwala Peak
Enjoy an early sunrise and breakfast at the camp site before proceeding to the Chanjwala Peak which is a 5 hours trek from the base camp. Choose to travel light by keeping your luggage at the campsite and carrying along only essentials, including a camera and phone if you choose.
The trek to the Chanjwala peak is easy and quite picturesque, passing through beautiful sites and natural water streams. Lunch will be served after reaching the peak and the rest of the day will be spent on admiring the beauty of the peak and its surrounding areas. Following this, head down to the Zahir Village which is a 2 hours trek down the peak. Located deep within the Thaci Valley, the Zahir Village will be your host for the night.
Meals : Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 4: Saponidhar – Aut
Check out from the camp site/cottage after breakfast on Day 4 to proceed to the Saponidhar Grassland. A beautiful and rarely explored site, the Saponidhar Grassland offers you miles and miles of unspoiled grassland area on one side while ancient, towering devdar trees seemingly engulf you from the other end. Lunch will be served at the grassland site after which you will head back to the roads and the Thachi Main station by at least 4 or 5 p.m. Following this, you will be picked up by taxi and dropped off at the Aut station by 6 p.m. for your trip back to Delhi.
Meals : Breakfast lunch Dinner
Day 5: Thachi valley -Delhi
Reach Delhi early morning on Day 5 (7 or 8 a.m.) and proceed to the railway station or airport for your trip back home.
Meals : Breakfast Lunch