Winter Backpacking Essentials for Your GlampEco Getaway

Winter Backpacking Essentials for Your GlampEco Getaway

Imagine a winter wonderland where nature’s beauty meets luxurious comfort – that’s what GlampEco is all about. Nestled amidst pristine snow-capped mountains and breathtaking landscapes, GlampEco offers you an unforgettable getaway experience. In this guide, we’ll show you how to prepare for your winter stay at GlampEco, ensuring your adventure is both exciting and comfortable. 

In every walk with nature, one receives far more than they seek. – John Muir

Discover GlampEco: Your Winter Wonderland 

Tucked away in the heart of nature, GlampEco is a haven for winter enthusiasts. Whether you’re a snow lover, an adventurer, or simply seeking a tranquil escape, this eco-friendly glamping destination has it all. From cozy cabins and inviting campfires to thrilling winter activities, GlampEco caters to every type of traveler. 

Picture yourself waking up to the soft rustling of leaves and the gentle crunch of snow under your boots. As you step outside, the brisk winter air invigorates your senses, and you’re surrounded by a breathtaking winter wonderland. GlampEco’s pristine surroundings offer endless opportunities for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and simply immersing yourself in the beauty of the season. 

Scenic view in winter from GlampeEco dome (PC~ Ig: glampeco)

The Essentials of Winter Packing 

As you embark on your winter adventure to this enchanting destination, it’s crucial to pack wisely to ensure both comfort and style during your stay. In this section, we’ll explore the essentials of winter backpacking, tailored specifically for GlampEco, and delve into the winter apparel suited for your luxurious getaway. 

Layering for Manali: Understanding the Temperature 

Manali, with its pristine beauty and chilly winters, beckons travelers from around the world. To make the most of your GlampEco experience, it’s vital to understand the temperature variations you may encounter. 

In the winter months, Manali experiences temperatures that can dip below freezing point. Daytime temperatures typically range from 0°C to 10°C, while nights can get considerably colder, often falling between -5°C and -10°C. Therefore, proper layering is your best ally against the cold. Here’s a breakdown of the layers you should consider: 

Base Layer:

Think of this as your second skin. The base layer is designed to keep moisture away from your body and retain heat. Opt for moisture-wicking fabrics like merino wool. Make sure to pack two sets of base layers for your 5 -7 days itinerary. 

Middle Layer:

The middle layer adds insulation to trap the warmth generated by your body. Consider items like fleece jackets or polyfill vests. These pieces provide excellent insulation without adding excessive bulk. They are easy to remove if you start feeling too warm during your outdoor adventures in Manali.

Outer Layer:

Your outer layer is your first line of defense against the cold. A waterproof and windproof jacket is essential to shield you from the elements. Look for one with a breathable membrane to prevent overheating. Don’t forget to pack waterproof pants as well, especially if you plan on exploring snowy trails. 

Winter Apparel Suited for GlampEco 

When visiting GlampEco, be sure to pack the right winter apparel to stay comfortable and cozy during your stay. Consider the following checklist for a 5-7 day trip.

Base Layer:

Middle Layer:

Outer Layer:


For your 5-7 days trip to GlampEco, ensure you have the right combination of winter apparel for each layer. Kosha’s travel wear offers a wide selection of options, from thermal base layers to stylish outer layers like puffer jackets and trench coats, along with essential accessories to keep you warm and comfortable in the pristine Himalayan winter. This checklist will help you pack appropriately for your unforgettable adventure at GlampEco.

Should I Carry a Backpack or a Suitcase?

When planning your trip to GlampEco, it’s essential to consider whether you should carry a backpack or a suitcase. Here are some crucial factors to take into account:

GlampEco is Located at Higher Terrain:

GlampEco is situated on a higher terrain, providing stunning views of the Himalayan landscape. The elevation and the hilly terrain mean that you may encounter uneven paths and stairs. Navigating these terrains can be challenging with a suitcase on wheels, as it might get stuck or be challenging to pull uphill.

Covered with Snow:

During your winter stay at GlampEco, the area is likely to be covered with snow. Snow can further complicate the use of a suitcase as wheels might not work effectively on snowy surfaces, making it more convenient to have a backpack that you can carry comfortably.

Difficult for Helpers to Pull Suitcases:

If you plan on relying on helpers to transport your luggage to your dome, keep in mind that pulling suitcases through snow and uneven terrain can be physically demanding for them. Carrying a backpack can make their task easier and reduce the risk of accidents due to slippery surfaces.

Roads May Be Blocked Due to Poor Weather:

In the Himalayan region, poor weather conditions can sometimes lead to road closures and transportation delays. In such cases, you may need to carry your luggage for extended distances. A backpack is much more versatile and convenient in such situations, allowing you to maneuver easily and continue your journey without being dependent on wheeled luggage.

So, a backpack is highly recommended for a winter trip to GlampEco, as it offers greater practicality and convenience.

The Glampeco Experience 

Dome is at an elevated level (PC~ Ig: glampeco)

As you prepare for your upcoming winter adventure at GlampEco, it’s crucial to pack thoughtfully, keeping in mind the challenging higher terrain, snowy conditions, and the limitations faced by helpers. Kosha’s lightweight and versatile garments are your ideal choice, perfectly aligning with GlampEco’s commitment to eco-friendliness. 

Crafted from sustainable materials, including Merino wool, these garments not only ensure warmth and comfort but also uphold ethical and responsible practices. Whether you’re exploring the pristine Himalayan landscape or indulging in the luxurious offerings of GlampEco, Kosha’s winter apparel serves as your trusted companion, allowing you to connect with nature while safeguarding it.

GlampEco isn’t just a camping trip; it’s an opportunity to reconnect with nature while reveling in the epitome of luxury. As you pack for your journey, remember to “Pack Light, Stay Warm, and Leave No Trace.” Your experience with GlampEco is not only an investment in your well-being but also a pledge to protect our magnificent planet. 

Happy travels!

If you need assistance with the correct layers or have questions about sizing, reach out to us on WhatsApp at +91 98209 99006.

Also, Don’t forget to use the code MANALI1000 to enjoy a flat Rs. 1000/- discount. You can also utilize this offer at our Bandra store or visit us online at This special offer is valid until December 31, 2023.

This post was written by Kosha team member – Kauravki Bansode

Read more: All About GlampEco In An Interview With Akshat Jain



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