Pack your woollens and head straight to Manali because your childhood dream of spending a night inside an igloo is about to be fulfilled.
Don't rub your eyes in disbelief. Instead express your utmost gratitude to Vikas Kumar and Tashi Dorje, winter-sport specialists, who are bringing you an unusual experience – spending a night inside an igloo against the beautiful landscape of Manali.
I know it’s cold, but just look at it...
Since this a seasonal activity, the igloo camp will open in January but you have to make the booking right now!
On their website, Keylinga Himalayan Adventures, you can avail three packages as of now.
• Ski and snowboarding day trip – ₹1,500
This package includes a five-hour day trip session to the campsite, skiing/snowboarding and a hearty lunch for the guests. The price also includes all ski equipment and instruction charges.
• One Night Igloo Stay – ₹5,500
This package includes a one-night stay on twin-sharing basis in the igloo, warm feather sleeping bags with extra fleece, thick foam mattress, hot water bottles, lunch, dinner, breakfast and hot beverages, and barbecue and bonfire in the evening. To add to that, a range of exciting on-site activities are also a part of the package.
• Two Nights/Three Days Package – ₹7,699
The package includes one night stay in the on-site igloo and one night in the Hotel Keylinga Inn. Guests will also be provided with meals during the course of their stay along with local sightseeing and many on-site activities such as skiing, tube sliding and igloo making amongst others.
Soak it all in, people. Soak it all in. But don't forget that March is the last month to live your igloo dream.
Pack your bags and leave!
Contact information: Keylinga Himalayan Adventures c/o Hotel Keylinga Inn, Prini Village, Naggar Road, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175143
Contact number: Tashi +91.9816472227 | Vikas +91.9459996999 , +91.9418979005
How To Reach Manali
By air: Nearest airport is in Bhuntar, which is 48km from Manali.
By train: The railway stations closest to Manali are Jogindernagar railway station (162km), Chandigarh railway station (350km) and Ambala (360km).
By road: There are various state-run and private buses that operate between Manali and main cities such as Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, Kalka and Dharamshala.
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