CITIES COVERED Kasol-1Day(S) Khirganga-2Day(S) Thakur Kuwan -3Day(S) Ody Thach-4Day(S) Mantalai-5Day(S) Mantalai-6Day(S) Pin Parvati Pass-7Day(S) Pin Basecamp-8Day(S) Kaza-9Day(S) Manali -10Day(S)
Day 1 : (Kasol) Report At The Base Camp
The first day is reserved for meet and greet, and orientation, after you reach the base camp the trek leader will take a small orientation session, covering information like packing, walking techniques. You will also be given general information about the trek and the route. Stay overnight at the base camp.
Day 2 : (Khirganga) Kasol (1539m)- Barsheni Khirganga (2707m) (Drive / 45 Mins) (Trek / 3 – 4 Hrs)?
After breakfast, drive to Barshaini, the starting point of the trek. You will start your trek with a 3-4 hour walk through the woods, and reach the beautiful meadows of Kheerganga. After reaching the destination for the day, take a dip in the hot springs to wash off the fatigue of the trek, and eat scrumptious food at the dhabas nearby as you enjoy the breathtaking beauty around you. Enjoy a good nights sleep in your camp to gather energy for the next day.
Day 3 : ( Thakur Kuwan ) Khirganga (2707m) Thakur Kuwan (3320m) (Trek / 6 – 7 Hrs)
Walkthrough lush green meadows as you continue your trek while negotiating several ascents and descents. Most of the trek on this day will be through the forest until you reach Tunda Bhuj. The massive granite cliffs overlooking the meadows are a sight to behold. Crossing the river using a jhula pul (pulley bridge) will be an experience in itself. Enjoy an incredible overnight stay in tent.
Day 4 : (Ody Thach) Thakur Kuwan (3320m) Ody Thach (3600m) (Trek / 3 – 4 Hrs)?
The destination for this day will be Ody Thach. What makes this stretch exciting is a few tricky river crossings Pandu Pul 2 and Pandu Pul 2. These puls or bridges are gigantic boulder with a stone staircase on one side. Very careful manoeuvring is required, and guides are there to assist as well. After crossing, it is a straight walk till Ody Thach, which is a beautiful meadow with the majestic Kullu Eiger peak overlooking it. Spend the night in tents.
Day 5 : (Mantalai) Ody Thach (3600m) Mantalai (3930m) (Trek / 4- 5 Hrs)
The trek on this day will be very enjoyable, as you walk alongside the river Parvati. Most of the terrain is flat, except towards the end of the trail, where you have to climb up a lateral moraine, which can take some effort. After the climb, spend some time gazing at the many small rivulets flowing across a vast expanse of even land. Mantalai lake is the source of river Parvati. Explore the area more, click photographs and set up camps to rest at night.
Day 6 : (Mantalai) Mantalai (3930m) Rest Day?
Spend the day resting, and getting your body to acclimatise because you will have to push yourselves over the next few days. You can take photos, and engage with the other trekkers, before getting ready to sleep so youre energized for the next day.
Day 7 : (Pin Parvati Pass) Mantalai (3930m) Pin Parvati Pass Basecamp (4450m) (Trek / 3 Hrs)
Get ready for a challenging day, as we leave the camp early in the morning. The adventure begins by wading through a few rivulets, and climbing a trail that is steep, and not well-marked. You will traverse a moraine area towards the end and will come out into a beautiful snowfield, which, depending on weather conditions, will be the campsite for the night. After a brief rest, the guides will go on a recce trip to check the conditions for crossing the pass. Feast your eyes on glaciers, snowfields, and moraines which surround the camp. You can even hear the sounds of an odd avalanche to thrill you even more. Sleep early tonight as you will have to make an early start the next day
Day 8 : (Pin Basecamp) Pin Parvati Pass Basecamp (4450m) Pin Parvati Pass (5300m) Pin Basecamp (4140m) (Trek / 8 – 9 Hrs)
Depending on weather and trail conditions, leave camp between 2:00-5:00 a.m. You will most probably be trekking completely on snow, dotted with rocks and lined with crevices. After a steep climb, you will reach a col, after which you will walk through snowfields. There is a steep ascent of about one hour, after which you will finally reach the pass. Congratulate yourself on reaching 17,000ft, because that is a huge achievement! After spending some time at the pass, get ready to begin your descent through snowfields and moraine sections to reach the Pin river in Spiti valley. You will reach the campsite after another river crossing. Relax, exchange stories with the other trekkers, and enjoy a good nights sleep in your tent.
Day 9 : (Kaza) Pin Basecamp (4140m) Mudh (3740m) Via Tiya (3876m) Kaza (3800m) (Trek / 7 – 8 Hrs)( Drive / 2 Hrs)
The trek today will be long but very gentle. Enjoy the gorgeous landscape of Spiti with its multi-coloured mountains, vast open grasslands and the beautiful Pin river flowing by. You will be passing by some shepherd camps, and crossing a few streams as you hike. Mudh village, with its barley fields, is situated at the base of a mountain, and you will get a chance to view it as you trek. Spend some time in the village and acquaint yourself with the local customs and traditions. After some time, drive to Kaza, check into a hotel and enjoy a much deserved hot shower. Spend the night in the hotel.
Day 10 : ( Manali ) Kaza (3800m) Manali (2000m) (Drive / 8 Hrs)?
Your amazing adventure trek comes to an end today! After breakfast, drive towards Manali via the Kunzum pass and Rohtang pass and continue your onward journey.
- Accommodation in Tents on Triple Sharing basis from day 01 to day 08
- Good quality of alpine or Dome tents
- Fresh and clean Sleeping bags of very good quality
- Comfortable camping mattresses
- Mess Tent
- There will be 2 toilet tents [separate for gents and ladies] having portable toilet seats
- First Aid / Medical kit
- Certified Mountain Guide and Instructors
- Cook, Helper
- Porter / Mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rations
- Cook, Helper
- GST @ 5%
- Transport to/from Base Camp
- Any personal expenses
- Any Hotel stay in kasol
- Any meals/services not mentioned above
- Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
- Travel Insurance
- Cost incurred due to any kind of emergency
- Personal Porter Charges
- Bottled water