Service tax on trek fee set to increase to 9%. Book your trek before January 21.

The service tax rate on trek fee is set to increase from 4.5% to 9%. Which is double the current rate. This rule comes into effect from 22nd January 2017. If you are registering for any of our summer treks, it would be a good idea to register for the trek before January 21st and save considerable tax.

Some of our treks are particularly fast-filling – BrahmatalRoopkund, Rupin Pass and Buran Ghati.

To give you an idea, here’s what the fee will look like. Write to if you have any concerns with registration or service tax calculation. We’ll help you out.



Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy is the Chief Editor at Indiahikes. She also runs a video series, Trek With Swathi. Before joining Indiahikes, she worked as a reporter and sub-editor at Deccan Chronicle. She holds a Masters in Digital Journalism and continues to contribute to publications such as Deccan Herald. Trekking, to her, is a sport that liberates that mind like nothing else can.Read Swathi's other articles. Watch Swathi's video series here.

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  2. Hi,
    How to register for Flower of Valley trek for 17th July. We are two persons, aged 61 (myself) and 55 (my wife). Appreciate an early reply

    1. Hi, all the batches in July are booked. There are some waitlisted batches in August where you might get slots in case there are cancellations. Here’s a link with details – You will also be directed for registration through the same link. Go to ‘View All Dates’ on right-hand side and click on the date for registration.

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