Kashmir Diaries | Neelum Valley, Ratti Gali, Arang Kel & beyond.

Kashmir is known to be one of the most daunting yet amazingly beautiful places in the world. The beautiful Neelum Valley is the main highlight of Kashmir.

 

Witness lush green foothills of the Himalayas, intriguing architecture and hospitality of the Kashmiri people.

 

Agar firdaus bar roo-e zameen ast,
Hameen ast-o hameen ast-o hameen ast.


If there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here..

Kashmir ensures that despite the unrest and the violence, it’s sheer beauty continues to give meaning to Amir Khusro’s famous words.

 

Places to be covered:
Muzaffarabad, Neelum Valley, Dhani Waterfall, Upper Neelum, Ratti Galki lake, Kel, Arang kel and all the way to Taobat.

Price:
Price from Islamabad to Islamabad is PKR 24,500/- per head
Price from Karachi to Karachi, Standard package via Green line AC is 37500/- per head.

Price Via Greenline Economy: 31000
Price from Karachi via Air, 63500 (subject to airfare)

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Registration Deadline:
28th August
First come first serve basis, although 28th August is the last date we close registrations as soon as slots get registered

Day 0: 13th September, Friday

10:00 PM: Departure Via Greenline

Overnight travel in Train

Day 01: 14th September, Saturday

0:00 AM: Arrival in Islamabad

Visit of Monal – Dinner not included (eat according to your preference)

Overnight stay in Islamabad


Day 02: 15th September, Sunday

Breakfast
08:00 AM: Departure for Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir.

Stop at Neelum Jheelum Water Spillway.

Stop at Dhani Waterfall.

Arrival at Keran.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Highland Resort, Keran.


Day 03: 16th September, Monday
07:00 AM: Breakfast 
08:00 AM: Departure from Keran
One day excursion to Ratti Gali Lake via Jeeps.

Involves one hour hike.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Highland Resort, Keran.

Day 04: 17th September, Tuesday
07:30 AM: Breakfast

08:00 AM: Departure from Keran

Visit of Shardha Ruins & Shardha University

Arrival at Kel.

45 Minute Hike at ArangKel

Overnight Campin at ArangKel. (Members can opt for cottages by paying 4000/cottage)

ArangKel is a relatively remote are and has more of an adventurous feel to it.

Day 05: 18th September, Wednesday
08:00 AM: Breakfast
Freetime in ArangKel – Exploration.
Back to Kel.

Overnight stay in Kel.

Day 06: 19th September, Thursday
07:00 AM: Breakfast 
09:00 PM: Departure for Taobatt Via Jeeps
Back to Kel.

Overnight stay in Kel

Day 07: 20th September, Friday

07:30 AM: Breakfast Call.

08:00 AM: Departure from Kel

7-8 PM: Arrival at Islamabad,

End of services for Islamabad members.

Overnight stay in Guest House/Hotel.


Day 08: 21st September, Saturday
Breakfast
02:00 PM Departure from Margala Station for Karachi via Green Line.

Day 09: 22nd September, Sunday.
02:00 PM: Arrival in Karachi

Services Included:
Transportation (A Grade Toyota Hiace/Coaster)
Hotel Expense (Sharing basis)
Food (Breakfast & Dinner as mentioned in the detailed plan)
Mattresses
Services of a Guide
Jeep expense for Ratti Gali & Taobatt

Toll Taxes

Services not included:
Laundry, beverages and personal snacks.
Extra expense due to landslide or any reason beyond human control.

Payment Schedule:
50% when registering.
50% 14 days before the event.

Registration & Payment:

You can reserve/book by clicking here & following the instructions.

Please inform before and after transferring for seat registration.

Terms & Conditions:
• Every Member must keep their original CNIC.
• Sight tickets for forts are not included in the package.
•Separate room and camp for couples will be provided at an additional cost of 6000rs for the whole trip.
•Rooms are provided on 3-4 person sharing basis, bed, and mattress.
• Breakfast and Dinner are included in the trip unless mentioned otherwise in the trip plan.
• Due to recent changes in Greenline policies, Food is not served during train travel. Although the train is equipped with a fine kitchen and serves food made to order.
•In case of any unforeseen circumstances, including but not limited to natural catastrophes, political or security issues, any cost occurred will be covered by the member and not the club.
• Member must behave ethically with his/her fellow group members, otherwise, Rover Pakistan can cancel his/her trip at any time.
• Rover Pakistan is not responsible for personal injuries and accidents.
• Rover Pakistan is not responsible for the loss of any kind of valuable item.
• No refunds shall be made in case a member leaves the trip during the event.
• No refunds shall be made in case of a natural disaster or any unforeseen circumstance beyond human control including but not limited to rains, storms, land sliding, accident, flat tires, engine failure or other vehicle mal-function e.t.c.
• Rover Pakistan can cancel booking at any time.
• Rover Pakistan can change terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
• Personal weapons/drugs are strictly prohibited.

Refund/Cancellation:
- 50% Refund of the paid amount if Cancellation at least 14 Days Before the Event
- 30% Refund of the paid amount if Cancellation at least 10 Days Before the Event
- 0% Refund if Cancellation Less than 10 Days Before Event

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