Takeover Point: Manali / Delhi
Duration: 15-17 Days
Season: May to October
Maximum Elevation: 16500 ft
Grade : Strenuous
Standard Trekking Plan
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 RECONG PEO- We start travel after breakfast and it is a long traveling day to reach RECONG PEO.
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: Kaza-Sagnam
Sagnam is situated on the right bank of river Pin. One has to experience a ride on a JHOOLA bridge to reach the village. This is a single wire suspension bridge which is crossed sitting in a sling and sliding on the wire with the help of an Ibex horn. World famous breed of horses called Chaumurti can be seen in this valley.
Day 6: Sagnam-Mud, 11 kms
Mud is the last village in the valley. Trekkers will like to see Sword dance performed by wandering lamas called Buzhen.
Day 7: Mud-Glacier camp, 14 kms
Trek to the campsite by the side of Pin river is difficult.
Day 8 Glacier camp-Mantalai, 14 kms
Trek on the glacier for more than 4 hours to reach the top of the Pin Parbati pass, alti 16500 feet. From the pass very beautiful view of both the valleys can be had. Britishers had tried to connect both the valleys by road but in vain.
Day 9: Mantalai-Thach, 13 kms
Trek down stream along the left bank of Parbati river. Thach is a wide pasture. Good camping ground.
Day 10: Thach-Khirganga, 11 kms
Go downstream along the left bank to reach Khirganga hot water springs, alti 3354m. Good camping ground.
Day 11: Khirganga-Pulga, 9 km
Day 12: Pulga-Manikaran, 12 kms
Pluga is located in a very narrow valley with steep hills. The area is totally forested.
Day 13: Travel back to KULLU
Day 14: Travel back to CHANDIGARH. 6- 7 hrs journey.
Day 15: Travel back to DELHI.