A trans-Himalayan trek is the shortest route between the Kullu and Spiti Valleys. The trek that has been graded as challenging is also a trek that has attracted trekkers most because of the sheer energy it gives.
Detailed Itinerary Participation Cost: INR 20000.00 onwards Departure: June/July/September/October Duration: 13 Nights & 14 Days Accommodation: Camp Occupancy: On twin sharing Meals: All meals included package Activities: Moderate to Challenging climbs and walks
Day 01 – Manali – Solang Valley
Arrive at Manali, you will be picked and dropped at Solang valley camp. After freshening up and breakfast we start acclimatization process and prepare you for this arduous trek. Evening enjoy Bonfire, music and dinner at camp. Overnight at camp
Day 02 – Solang Valley – Pulga
After early breakfast you start for trekking base camp Village of Pulga. As you start the trail you pass through Pine, firs and deodar forest. The gushing streams and scenic waterfalls enchant your senses. Stay overnight at camp
Day 03 – Pulga – Tunda Bhuj
After breakfast you trek into picturesque Parvati valley. Walk upstream and enter into forest of silver birches. Cross the rocky river on a wooden bridge and reach meadow. The gradient is grueling as you climb up to reach pasture land crossing two more rivulets. Cross over to reach Tunda Bhuj. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 04 – Tunda Bhuj – Thakur Kuan
After breakfast you start your trek in to the most enchanting and beautiful terrain. An easy walk leads you to a mountain stream. Cross over the stream via a wooden bridge. The trail climbs rapidly leading Parvati river flowing through lush green grasslands, wild flowers and rocks. Cross over the river and continue trekking to reach Thakur Kuan. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 05 – Thakur Kuan – Odi Thach
After breakfast you trek the colourful meadows studded with alpine flowers. The big boulders and small rocks scattered around add to the charm of this landscape. After crossing Parvati river and various clear water streams an arduous climb reaches you Odi Thach. Camp overnight at Odi Thach.
Day 06 – Odi Thach – Mantalai
After breakfast you will start trek towards Mantalai lake, source of river Parvati. The gradient is challenging and huge boulders to be crossed make the trek demanding and adventurers, as you cross over three ridges to reach Mantalai Lake. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 07 – Mantalai – Parvati base camp
Wake up and indulge in some stretching, take a stroll around the lake and flex your muscles as the hike today is little demanding. After breakfast trek and start strolling ahead along the river. Uphill climb through glacial moraine leads to Pin Parvati mountain base camp. Camp overnight near rocky cave.
Day 08 – Parvati base camp – Pin River camp
Wake up and indulge in some breathing exercises and stretching and flex your muscles to gear up for treacherous climb. After breakfast start moving towards the plateau crossing the glacier. Crossing the mountain you reach Pin Parvati pass. Catch your breath and admire the enigmatic surroundings. Descend down towards Pin River. Camp overnight near the gushing waters.
Day 09 – Pin river camp – Tiya
After breakfast start trekking downstream Pin river, descend slowly. Pin valley has been declared as National park and is famous for Snow Leopard, Musk dear and Ibex. Walking through rocky patch and negotiating many narrow rivulets you reach a plateau, further walk down stream leads you to the beautiful meadow Tiya. Camp overnight at Tiya.
Day 10 – Tiya – Mud
After breakfast start the last leg of this mesmerizing trek. Start trekking downhill towards the village of Mud, the last village of Pin valley. Camp overnight at Mud.
Day 11 – Mud – Gulling – Rangrik
After breakfast you start walking through the rough road to Gulling. The picturesque hamlet and view of barren terrain captivates you. Board the vehicles at Gulling and reach Rangrik for overnight stay at camp.
Day 12 – Rangrik to Kunzum – Rohtang La – Solang Valley
After early breakfast you drive down to Manali. Passing through picture perfect village of Losar, majestic Kunzum pass, witness fast flowing Spiti river on the slopes of kunzum pass traveling to the river confluence at Pare Chu near Sumdo. Crossing over treacherous but majestic Rohtang pass reach Solang valley camp. Overnight at camp.
Day 13 – Solang Valley – Manali
After breakfast checkout from camp, spend time exploring bylanes of Manali and return home.