Keylong to Manikaran over Barashigri Glacier

Keylong to ManikaranA moderate level trail which requires some experience as Barashigri Glacier may be hard for first timers.
Day-1: Takeover from AIRPORT – Most international flights lands in night- takeover from airport and shift to hotel. Take rest. If you are coming from DOMESTIC FLIGHT- you can reach CHANDIGARH same day.

Day-2: Reaching CHANDIGARH – In moderate traffic of DELHI- it can take 5-6 hrs in reaching CHANDIGARH. Chandigarh is modern and planned city of INDIA. Do have a visit in evening at international famous ROCK GARDEN,ROSE GARDEN and SUKHNA LAKE.

Day-3: Reaching MANALI- We start travel after breakfast and very soon we find ourselves in VALLEY OF GODS- this is famous KULLU VALLEY.

Day-4: Rest Day – We suggest you to take local walking in mountain as this will help you in getting acclimatized to mountain air.

Day-5: Reaching Keylong – traveling over ROHTANG PASS

Day-6: Keylong-Gramphu,

Day-7: Gramphu-Chhatru, see details on Manali to Keylong over Hamta Pass.

Day-8: Chhatru-Chhota Dara,

Day-9: Chhota Dara-Foot of Glacier,
Cross river Chandra. Then trek over loose moraine to reach a fiat grassy patch for camping.

Day-10: Foot-Glacier Camp,
Go jumping, avoiding and negotiating crevasses to camp on rather flat and safe patch on the glacier. If lucky you may find signs of another camp there.

Day-11: Glacier Camp-Concordia,
Concordia offers breath taking view. Four glaciers meet here. One can see alternating longitudinal stripes of brilliant white ice and dark debris. Camp at about 4700 m near a tarn in the middle of the glacier. Safe from avalanches and falling stones.

Day-12: Concordia-Chopini Thach/ end of Tichu Glacier,
From Concordia the ascent to the Gunthar Pass is Slow. It may take more than two hours. Alti of the pass is 5985 m. Another two hours strenuous walk brings one to the other tongue of this glacier. One may like to pitch tents here for the night or like to go to Thach for rest.

Day-13: Thach-Kalboti,
From the tongue of the glacier the route is narrow along the right bank of Tichu nullah. Down this route one ends up stating at a 30 ft high rock with no other passage visible. However there is a very narrow and impossible looking passage along the gorge. One may repel down to reach Kalboti or may prefer to climb the rock to follow a longer route to reach Kalboti taking an extra day.

Day-14: Kalboti – Rest day.

Day-15: Kalboti-Pulga,
From Kalboti follow the right bank of the Tosh nullah to the point Where it meets Parvati river. From there follow the right bank of the river to reach Pulga.

Day-16: Pulga (2895 m)-Manikaran, 12 kms
Pulga is located in a very narrow valley with steep hills. The area is totally forested.

Day 17: Travel back to Chandigarh – Hotel stay.

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Manali to Keylong over Hamta Pass

3Lesser known route, used to be shepherd trail. Requires good fitness and aptitude to walk over high passes and trekking into remote wilderness.

Day 1: Takeover from AIRPORT – Most international flights lands in night- we provide takeover from airport and shift to hotel. Take rest. If you are coming from DOMESTIC FLIGHT- you can reach CHANDIGARH same day.

Day 2: Reaching CHANDIGARH – In moderate traffic of DELHI- it can take 5-6 hrs in reaching CHANDIGARH. Chandigarh is modern and planned city of INDIA. Do have a visit in evening at internationaly famous ROCK GARDEN,ROSE GARDEN and SUKHNA LAKE.

Day 3: Reaching MANALI- We start travel after breakfast and very soon we find ourselves in VALLE OF GODS- this is famous KULLU VALLEY.

Day 4: Rest Day – We suggest you to take local walking in mountain as this willhelp you in getting acclimitized to mountain air.

Day-5: Manali-Settan (2050m), 11 kms
One comes across good stiff jungles along the route. Visit the village.

Day-6: Settan-Panduropa, 8 kms
Chhika is situated below the Hamta Pass. Camp site is available on the fight bank of the .Hamta nullah and near Khrei nullah.

Day- 7: Panduropa-Chhika (3000m), 6 kms
This 4268 m high pass remains open between May and September. This pass is not as windy as the Rohtang pass. Camping ground is available below the Hamta pass on the other side in the Lahaul valley.

Day- 8: Chhika-Hamta, 10 kms
Steep climb down. Ford a side nullah. At Chhatru one can see the ruins of old village ravaged by the fury of fiver Chandra. PWD rest house and camping ground available.

Day-9: Hamta-Chhatru (3360 m), 10 kms
Rather an easy walk along the fight bank of river Chandra. The scenery resembles moonscape. It is desolate and dry. At Gramphu, 5 kms short of Khoksar one meets the metalled road.

Day-10: Khoksar-Sissu (3120 m), 14 kms
Along the right bank of the river. The valley flattens out at Sissu and appears strikingly green. Visit the waterfall on the left bank and the temple of Lord Ghepan, the supreme deity of Lahaul. Also visit two fountain slabs, one lying near the bridge and the other near the temple. Permit obtainable at Khoksar.

Day-11: Sissu-Gondhla (3160 m),12 kms
Along the right bank of the river, one can see beautiful precipices opposite Gondhla. Visit Tower of Gondhla and rock carvings near the Govt. School at Gondhla.

Day-12 : Gondhla-Keylong (3156 m),18 kms
Upto Tandi follow the road. Tandi is the confluence of rivers Chandra and Bhaga. From Tandi follow the right bank of river Bhaga. At Tandi visit Tupchiling Gompa. At Beeling on way to Keylong one may like to visit a small cave temple just above HRTC workshop. From Beeling take the shortcut to reach Keylong, the administrative headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti.

Day 13: Reaching MANALI- road travel.

Day 14: Manali to CHANDIGARH- same route

Day 15: CHANDIGARH to DELHI.

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Deo Tibba Base Camp

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Deo Tibba trek is pleasant trek that takes us to the grazing pastures of the Gaddi shepherds and the emerald blue waters of the Chandra Taal Lake (4,480 m) with magnificent views of Deo Tibba peak (6,001 m) and its huge hanging glaciers. This is a spectacular view that haunts every trekker giving a unique experience. We also, either at beginning or end, take a side tour to the top of Rohtang Pass for fine views into the arid vastness of Lahaul. We conclude our tour of the upper Kullu Valley and embark for a visit of Dharamshala, the centre of the Tibetan culture in exile, from where we return back to Delhi.

Day 01 : Arrival Delhi – Meet at the airport and transferred to hotel. Most international flights lands in night-stay in Delhi is recommended.

Day 02 : Reaching Chandigarh. Hotel stay. Do visit ROCK GARDEN,ROSE GARDEN and SUKHNA LAKE.

Day 03: Travel to Manali – Through famous VALLEY OF GODS.

Day 04: REST DAY- short walks in mountain to get acclimatized to mountain air.

Day 05 (Manali – Khanol, 16 km):
Next destination of trek is Khanol, we drive upto Jagatsukh and then start the trek along the Jagatsukh nallah upwards through green forests with an amazing variety of vegetation dot the way to reach Khanol (2200 m). The Manali valley appears far below and to the east lies the mighty mountain – Deo Tibba. Overnight in camp.

Day 06 (Khanol – Chhika, 8 km):
We trek through a stretch of 3-4 kms that is steep through forest and then a long & wide alpine plateau with wild flowers to reach Chikka (3350 m). Chhika provides the best rocks for climbing in the area. Overnight in camp.

Day 07 (Chhika – Tenta, 10 kms):
The route is along the right bank of Jagatsukh nallah and passes through Seri. Seri was once a glaciated lake, but is now a meadow carpeted with an astounding variety of herbs and alpine flowers. Along the trek, sudden appearance of Deo Tibba (6001 m) is breathtaking. Overnight in tents at Tenta (4180 m).

Day 08 (Tenta – Deo Tibba Base – Tenta, 10 km):
On the 8th day of Deo Tibba Trek, we finally reach beautiful lake with emerald blue water – Chandertal lake (4480 m) at the base of Deo Tibba. The flora enthusiast will have a wonderful time trying to identify the hundreds of flowers growing everywhere. Overnight in tents.

Day 09 (Tenta – Bhanara):
The Deo Tibba Trek continues and we descend down to Bhanara village. In the afternoon explore nearby areas and view Shringtingu mountain range. Overnight in tents.

Day 10 (Bhanara – Manali):
Trek down to Jagatsukh village enroute visit local temples and a historical cave ‘Arjun Gufa’. From Jagatsukh travel to Manali by car/jeep. Overnight in Manali.

Day 11: Travel back for Delhi in tourist bus. This is aircraft like 2X2 push back seats.

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Manali- Chanderkhani Pass

Chanderkhani Pass is a moderate trek not too difficult nor that easy but one of the most beautiful and exciting trek which makes it popular for its trekking journey

Chanderkhani Pass is a moderate trek not too difficult nor that easy but one of the most beautiful and exciting trek which makes it popular for its trekking journey

Day 01 : Arrival Delhi – Meet at the airport and transferred to hotel. Most international flights lands in night-stay in Delhi is recommended.

Day 02: Reaching Chandigarh. Hotel stay. Do visit ROCK GARDEN,ROSE GARDEN and SUKHNA LAKE.

Day 03: Reaching Manali

Day 04: Trek to Khsadra. Shepherd fields…green meadows.

Day 05: Trek to Bhand Pather. Moderate altitude gaining. 4- 5 hrs of walking.

Day 06: Trek to Futta Soor. Moderate altitude gaining.

Day 07: Trek to tumtu. Easy walkable trail.

Day 08: Trek to Pulang. CHANDERKHANI PASS

Day 09: Trek to Base Camp (Seobagh).

Day 10: Travel for Chandigarh.

Day 11: Travel back to DELHI.

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Manali – Hamta Pass

Hamta Pass

Day 01 : Arrival Delhi – Meet at the airport and transferred to hotel OR Travel for Chandigarh. This is aprox 300 kms. of journey- Overnight in hotel. { Most international flights lands in night-stay in Delhi is recomended )

Day 02: Travel from Chandigarh to Manali through Kullu.This is aprox 250 kms. of journey which starts from foothills of Himalayas and reaches close to tale of Pir Panjal which is largest Himalayan Range.

Enroute we will stop for tea/coffee and snacks. Our travel is through small towns and villages of Himachal Pradesh which is becoming a role model in tourism and industry growth. ( Hydro Power,Horticulture and Agricultue)

Day 03: Manali to Hamta village

Day 04: Hamta to Chhika (3000 m)
Situated on a grassy bank slopping down from the cliffs, it is an ideal location for the end of the day-march.

Day 05: Chhika to Balu Paddar (3800 m)
The impressive grandeur of immediate surroundings, the nearness of Tokru Shakru peaks, the wonderful coloring of the rocks and mountain side mark the trek.

Day 06: Balu Paddar to Hamta Pass (4270 m)
Over Hamta Pass at a height of 4270 m, get a close view of Deo Tibba & Indrasan.

Day 07: Hamta Pass to Chhatru
Cross the Hamta Pass and visit the Chandra Valley.

Day 08: Chhatru To Chhota Dara (3740 m)
A walk through the rugged valley.

Day 09: Chota Dara to Batal (3960 m)
Batal is situated at the foot of Kunzum Pass, which provides the main approach to Spiti from Lahoul.

Day 10: Batal to Chandertal (4270 m)
Chandertal or Lake Of Moon is of exquisite beauty. It is set on large meadows of alwaiss between a lower ridge and the main Kunzum range with an outlet into Chandra River.

Day 11: Chandertal to Batal- Back trek and reaching Manali in evening.Hotel stay

Day 12:Manali to Chandigarh: 250 kms of mountain travel.Hotel stay

Day 13: Chandigarh to Delhi – 260 kms. of travel in plains.

TOUGH OPTIONS: FURTHER TREKKING TO BARALACHA LA

Day 12: Chandertal to Topko Yogma (4320 m)

Day 13: Topko Yogma to Topko Gogma (4640 m)

Day 14: Topko-Gogma to Baralacha-La (5100 m)
Today’s trail takes us through high country streams with myriad streams flowing through green meadows. Ahead lies 5100 m high Baralacha-La camp near a beautiful emerald lake Suraj Tal, source of River Bhaga.

Day 15: Baralacha-La to Manali

Day 16: Manali to Chandigarh: 250 kms of mountain travel.Hotel stay

Day 17: Chandigarh to Delhi – 260 kms. of travel in plains.

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