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Survival Skills (Maxim)

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The one-day Survival Skills Course (Maxim) is essential and teaches participants how to survive in the wild. The survival skills training is meticulously planned to maximize the transmission of skills and information. It is appropriate for both novice and experienced participants or travelers. The survival skills training is thoroughly described and shown. Instructors will then oversee you while you try it yourself. The weekend will fly by as you acquire new abilities that will be extremely useful in the future.

Our Survival Skills course equips adventurers with essential knowledge for wilderness survival. From shelter-building to fire-making, navigation, and foraging, participants learn vital techniques in diverse terrains. Led by seasoned experts, this course ensures readiness for unexpected challenges. Embark on a journey of resilience and preparedness with our Survival Skills program.

Survival Skills Course Content

  • Water and food procurement
  • Fire making technique
  • Shelter building
  • Traps and snares (Demonstration only)
  • Rope and knots
  • Direction sense
  • Identifying flora and fauna
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Survival Skills Takeaway

  • Self Reliance
  • Creating your customized / unexplored hiking mountain trail/ routes
  • The basis for more advanced wilderness and mountaineering abilities


  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Experience: No prior experience is necessary.
  • Age: Minimum age is 8 years, and there is no upper limit.
  • Max: 8 People per course.
  • Meeting Location: HOTEL KUNZAM, Manali HP.
  • Season: Year-round, check the calendar below for the date
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Cost Per Person

Course Fee: 5000 INR  / 60$ USD

Including and Excluding

  • Non-Residential: There will be no lodging, meals, or transportation provided. Participants must bring their packed lunch. During the course, soft drinks and nibbles will be provided.
  • Equipment: All group equipment will be provided. Bring your own 1-lit personal water bottle. Notebook Pen in a day pack to carry all your stuff.
  • Clothing: Appropriate clothing as per the weather.

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