Get a taste of the arctic region in India and have a one-of-a-kind travel journey that will give you goosebumps. Yes, you read that correctly, igloo stay in Manali in India is possible. This winter, treat yourself to something genuinely unique by booking one of the first-ever Igloo stays vacations in India. Stay in an igloo stay in Manali, surrounded by snowcapped mountains, and fulfill a childhood fantasy.
Camping in the summer is one thing, but camping in the snow is something else. Spend a night in an igloo house and enjoy bonfires, music, lunches, dinners, barbeques, and adventure activities such as skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing, making a snowman, building your own igloo, and more. A 5 night 6 days Manali itinerary would ideal for a Manali trip with igloo stay for a memorable experience.
Spend your winters in the beautiful and tranquil surroundings of Sethan, Himachal Pradesh, with your friends, family, and loved ones. An igloo is a shelter composed of snow blocks stacked on top of one another. When hunters or Inuit peoples known as Eskimos were away from their customary houses, they used them. As a result, in northern and colder climes like the Central Arctic and Greenland, igloos have a lengthy history. All of that will change this winter with the introduction of the Igloo Stay in Manali.
When is the best time to go to Manali Igloo Stay?
Igloos can only be erected in the winter when there is enough snow and the temperature is below freezing. The greatest time to visit an igloo is from mid-December to mid-March. As winter gives way to summer, these igloos will vanish, so the months of mid of January to mid of March are your only chance to experience this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If you miss up on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, you will be filled with regret.
Activities at Igloo Stay in Manali
- Music & Dance
- Nature walk
- Making snowman
- Tube slide Fun
- Snow drive
Is it safe to stay in an igloo in Manali?
Usually, it is safe to spend a night in an igloo, unless you are medically unfit or have heart or respiratory-related issues, or have a problem with even mildly chilly weather. The temperature inside the igloo will be substantially warmer than the outside temperature. When the outer surface freezes over at night, the structure will not collapse.
Amenities in igloo stay in Manali.
The igloo stays in Manali and offers a variety of amenities. There will be the basic building of walls, floors, and ceilings. You will also get the snow bed, snow table, and snow seat constructed of snow, which is all beautifully ornamented. There might be a small restaurant or you can say a small cooking area and dining area, as well as a washroom. There will be a space available for snow activities in the snow village. The entire area is illuminated with colorful lights. Warm clothing and plush mattresses are also provided to the guests.
Where are the Manali igloo stay sites?
The Igloo Stay in Manali is available near Sethan village on the Hamta Pass road, which is about 16 km from Manali. The impression of being in the Arctic will be delivered in the fringe meadows of Hamta Valley in Manali. The snowfall is reasonable here, making it an ideal location for an igloo vacation. A 4×4 vehicle will transport you to the Igloo site.
The scenic drive will take you through some of the stunning landscapes of the valley, as well as the lush forests of Cedar, Oak, and Pine. The igloo site will be surrounded by snow-covered trees, with the valley below offering breathtaking views. Electricity, all three meals, a campfire, hot water bottles, and soft and warm sleeping bags would be provided.
Price of Igloo Stay in Manali
A day trip to the igloo stay in Manali will cost you approx. Rs 1,500 per person for adults and Rs 1,200 per person for children (under 6 years old). Apart from that, the 1-night 2-day package at the igloo costs approx. 5k to 6k per person on a double sharing basis. The packages will include the cost of all activities and on-site food and drinks. A two-night package for 3 days, with one night at the base hotel and one overnight stay at the igloo will cost approx. 7k to 8k per person when split. This package includes basic hotel, breakfast, and dinner, pick up and drop off at Manali bus terminal, a half-day local sightseeing tour of Manali, all meals and drinks at the igloo site, and all activities at the igloo campsite. In the case of a family staying with two children, the hotel will reduce the child rate by 50%.
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Things to consider for an igloo stay in Manali
There are various things that need to be considered by the people before heading for the igloo stay in Manali. Some of the major things are like:
Physical fitness is the first thing that comes to mind when we think about staying in an igloo. The road from the base hotel to the igloo site is rough terrain. It is quite possible that you will need to walk some of the time. It may be difficult for many tourists. As a result, visitors should be physically fit. It is recommended that overweight people should not visit the site since walking in the snow is a bit difficult and if they are unable to maintain their weight, they should not visit.
People should also psychologically prepare themselves by remembering that the location they intend to visit will be exceedingly cold. Many people arrive in Manali with only sandals and a T-shirt, only to shiver and after that, they regret their choices. If individuals are not prepared themselves for the winter chills, it might lead to serious health problems.
Always keep your clothes dry.
It is also critical that tourists be completely dry at all times. If anyone’s clothes get wet, they must change right away since the risk of pneumonia is very high. It is advisable to keep yourself dry throughout your stay.
Protection from the harsh sunlight
Apart from that, the snow reflects the sunshine, making it incredibly bright. In such a situation, even the locals wear sunglasses. People should carry sunglasses and hats of good quality. In addition, city inhabitants have not been exposed to excessive amounts of sunshine. Due to the great quantity of sunlight reflection, UV radiation may be particularly dangerous here. Packing sunscreen lotion is extremely suggested because they might cause skin burns.
So, this was a complete guide regarding the igloo stay in Manali. Book a Manali tour package offered by Lock Your Trip and have the most fascinating experience of a lifetime.