Kund - Chopta - Snow Adventure - Winter Holiday Packages | GIO Adventures

Snow experience Kund - 3 Days

DAY 01: : Check in Kund (1300m)

  • Arrive at Kund by evening and check into tents / hotel.
  • After tea & snacks take a short hike by the (3,880 m) Mandakini River.
  • Later evening return to the tents / hotel.
  • Sit together for a bonfire followed by dinner.
  • Overnight in the tents / hotel.

Day 2: Snow experience

  • Post breakfast drive for 1 to 1.5 hours to (2,680 m) Chopta.
  • Indulge in exciting snow activities like tubing, snow man making & other fun snow games.
  • Drive back to the tents / hotel by evening.
  • Later evening enjoy a bonfire followed by dinner.
  • Overnight at the tents / hotel.

Day 3: Snow experience

  • Wake up to the wonderful views of the snow-covered Himalayan peaks.
  • Post breakfast for 1 to 1.5 hours to Chopta.
  • The amusing snow experience continues.
  •  In the afternoon return to the tents / hotel.
  • Post lunch, trip ends. Depart to your onwards destinations

Please Note: One can also decide to stay an extra night at the lodge.



  • Accommodation for 2 nights in tents / hotel, Kund
  • Meals from evening tea on Day 1 to lunch on day 3
  • Daily transfers from the lodge to snow slopes
  • Morning tea & Evening tea with cookies everyday
  • Props for snow experience
  • Services of an experience guide for the trip
  • State-of-the-art equipment to ensure maximum safety
  • First aid kit


  • Any services not mentioned above
  • Any damage caused to equipment through misuse or loss of the same. In case of any of the above, the participant would have to bear the cost of replacing the same.
  • Any transport for sightseeing in Kund
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance
  • GST


  • All payments for the trips, transfers, gears, porterage, etc. should be made in full before the trip starts.
  • Cancellation Policy
  • In the event that you need to cancel your booking due to any avoidable or unavoidable circumstances:
    • We must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive the request in writing.
    • Payment for this trip will not be adjusted towards any future trip(s)
  • Cancellation charges will be as follows
    • >45 Days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • 30-45 Days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • 15-30 Days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
    • <15 Days: No refund
  • Please Note
    • Written cancellation will be accepted on working days (only). Any cancellation sent on a Sunday or any National Holiday(s), will be considered on the next official working day.
    • In the event of any cancellation(s) after trip commencement, there will be no refunds and any costs incurred due to this cancellation will be borne by you.

* Irrespective of when a trip is booked, the above condition will hold true


Transport Options (Delhi – Haridwar – Delhi)

For travel to Haridwar and back one can choose between air, rail & road. For air travel, the closest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport (30 kms) in Dehradun and is well connected to Delhi and other parts of the country by Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines & Spice Jet.  Train travel is highly recommended with enough options being there. For train details, you could log on to www.indianrail.gov.in and for online railway ticket bookings you could log on to www.irctc.co.in.

There are frequent Public Transport buses including Volvos available from Delhi to Haridwar that cost about Rs. 200-500 per person. These buses depart from Delhi ISBT every 30 mins. or so and take about 4/5 hrs to cover the distance. The same is also applicable on the return journey. A private vehicle could also be arranged for if you require the same.

Weather Details

This snow trek is organized between Jan & Mar when the region has had good snowfall. Contrary to popular belief, winters is a good time to be in the mountains if one is equipped properly. Most locals inhabiting higher reaches of the mountains don’t mind the problems associated with snowfall and seem to have a good time during these months. Also there are lots of local festivals in these months. In these months weather is generally clear most of the days. Day time is pleasantly warm with one getting to enjoy sitting out in the sun and temperatures would be around 12-17 °C. Evenings are quite cold and one would need to be inside a tent/room or sitting outside next to fire with proper winter clothes. The evening temperatures will be around -3 to 5 °C. Nights can be very cold with temperatures in the range of -8 to 0 °C. Snow Treks India is more adventurous and challenging, so it is very important to keep warm clothes in your journey

Please keep in mind that the above information is not exact and does not account for sudden changes. Whatever the temperatures and conditions rest assured we will be prepared to handle it with ease as we use equipment of very high specifications

List of Essentials

Mountain/adventure travel requires one to be adequately equipped with the right kind of personal gear. Since one is travelling in the wilderness there will be hardly any opportunity to buy anything once you hit the trail so we urge you to carefully pack everything into your bags. Also please keep in mind you can rent out or purchase equipment from our Gear Store, if required.

  1. Shirts/T-shirts – 2/3
  2. Warm shirt/light micro fleece pullover/full sleeve T shirt
  3. Trekking Pants (water resistant/repellent & having inside lining for extra warmth) - 2
  4. Windproof/water resistant outer shell (jacket) of good quality (no flimsy wind cheaters please!) with a proper hood
  5. Down jacket (with min 600 fill power rating)
  6. Thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater
  7. Thermal inner wear (upper & lower)
  8. Woollen cap (Balaclava)
  9. Inner fleece gloves
  10. Outer waterproof gloves
  11. Thick woollen socks & regular socks (4-5 pairs)
  12. Scarf/muffler (optional)
  13. Comfortable waterproof Trekking/Hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole and high ankles are recommended)
  14. Camp shoes (these can be easy to slip in sneakers/sport shoes)
  15. Gaiters
  16. Raincoat / Poncho
  17. Small light weight towel
  18. Insulated water bottle & hydration pack (optional)
  19. Cap / floppy hat to keep the strong sun away from your face
  20. Sun glasses with UV protection and ability to cut the glare (imp when traversing through snow)
  21. Sturdy walking stick / Trekking pole
  22. Sunscreen Lotion
  23. Lip Balm
  24. Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  25. Medicines, if requiring any specific medication
  26. Personal toiletries
  27. Book, if you like reading
  28. Day pack/small bag which you will carry on your back every day and keep your essentials in it
  29. Carry rain cover for your bags
  30. Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags in your bag in which if required you can put your belongings in case of heavy rain
  31. Camera if you like (with fully charged batteries)


Carry your stuff in a duffel bag, soft shoulder bag or a rucksack. Avoid suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage. As you will be walking long distances carrying a rucksack, avoid bringing unnecessary items on the trek. Please avoid carrying expensive watches, jewellery and electronic items on the trek.

NOTE: In case you are planning to put your bag on a mule or taking a porter please get a duffel bag or rucksack and keep it in mind that there is a possibility that the bag at times might brush against a rock or a tree and get slightly damaged so don't get very expensive bags. Also in case of damage we shall not be held accountable.

03Days| Season: Jan - Mar| Grade: Easy|Maximum Altitude: 1300 m(Kund)


DAY 01: Check in  Kund (1300m)
DAY 02: Snow experience
DAY 03: Free day/ travel


Are you looking forward to an amazing snow experience this winter? If yes, then you must make your way to Kund. Set amidst the beauty of nature, this mystical place has a lot to offer you. Apart from the panoramic views of the snow covered Himalayas, it serves as an amazing retreat, best to enjoy a laid back vibe. Apart from relaxing, one can also be a part of a wonderful snow experience at this spot, which is a lot close to Chopta, the Mini Switzerland.

Travel enthusiasts can indulge in the magic of snow at Chopta, which is a hub of snow activities. With vast expanses of snow scattered all around, it offers adventure lovers with plenty of fun options to choose from. Walk across snow fields, go snow gliding or snowshoeing, this spot is meant to bring to you an unforgettable snow experience. Spend long hours amidst the snow, making snow balls and throwing them around. Bring back old days making snow forts and a snow man. Apart from this one can also continue the snow thrill by enjoying snow tubing or sledding. Dont forget to click pictures, bring home, memories of your snow experience

Duration 3 Days
Region Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand - Garhwal

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