PIN PARVATI PASS TREK

Trek Highlights

  • Visit to Hadimba Devi Temple, at Manali.
  • A Visit to old Manali, Tibetan Monastery and the mall.
  • A Visit to Pious hot spring at Khirganga.
  • Trek through condensed forests and flower-strewn meadows.
  • Visit the Key Monastery at Kaza, Dhankar Monastery and Tabo Monastery.

TRIP OVERVIEW

Permits: No need of any kind of permits.
Difficulty Degree: Moderate
Duration: 14 days
Value: xxxx

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Day 1 : Delhi – Manali (12- 13 Hrs., 510 Kms)
In the evening, Starting from Delhi drive to Manali by AC Volvo coach. Overnight journey.

Day 2 : Manali Sightseeing
Arrival at Manali by morning. On arrival transfer to hotel for relaxation for a short time. At leisure visit Hadimba Devi Temple, old Manali, Tibetan Monastery. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 3 : Manali – Manikaran – Barsheni – Khirganga (5 Hrs., 3020 M 9906 Ft)
Next morning drive to Manikaran and the trek starts from here. Khirganga is a hot spring, where Lord Shiva meditated long time ago. Overnight stay.

Day 4 : Khirganga – Tunda Bhuj (5 Hrs., 3285 M 10775 Ft)
The trek begins through condensed forests and flower-strewn meadows. The trek goes gradual and slow as it’s a steep climb to Tunda Bhuj. Overnight stay.

Day 5 : Tunda Bhuj – Thakur Kuan (6 Hrs., 3620 M 11874 Ft)
The trek goes on through landscape strewn with waterfalls, lakes and meadows till Thakur Kuan. Overnight stay.

Day 6 : Thakur Kuan – Odi Thach (3800 M 12464 Ft)
It’s another day of steep climb to reach the high altitude meadow of Odi Thach. Overnight stay.

Day 7 : Odi Thach – Mantalai Lake (8 Hrs., 4115 M 13498 Ft)
Trekking up to Mantalai Lake is a gradual climb. After reaching there, you can have the whole view of Mantalai Glacier, from which river Parvati is formed. On the same way, you will get see the Pandu Bridge, which is formed of a single rock over the river Parvati. It is said that the Pandavas made it during their exile in the Himalayas. Overnight stay at Mantalai.

Day 8 : Mantalai – Base Of Pin Parvati Pass (7 Hrs., 4300 M 14105 Ft)
This day we will start climbing to the base camp of Mount Parvati which also serves as the base of the pass.

Day 9 : Base Of Pin Pass – Campsite Over Pin Pass (8 Hrs., 4110 M 13480 Ft)
A steep climb takes you to Pin Pass campsite (5300m). At the top of a large snow filled, crevassed hollow leads to the broad rocky saddle of the pass. At the top, one can see a splendid view of the snowy mountains of Hampta region on one side and the Pin valley of Spiti on the other.

Day 10 : Campsite Over Pin Pass – Tiai (5 Hrs., 3700 M 12136 Ft)
Trek along the Pin river in to the Pin Valley National park. Look out for the elusive snow leopards, musk deer and ibex. Further, we will walk to Tiai for an overnight stay.

Day 11 : Tiai – Mud (3650 Mts/11972 Ft) 5 Hrs
In the morning, we will trek through the barren, stark landscape of Spiti to Mud, a pretty village perched on a hillside.

Day 12 : Mud – Gulling (6 Hrs)
Walk through the rough road up to Gulling with a grand view of the local villages and a barren land of the “middle country”. A jeep will be waiting at Gulling and drive same day to Kaza. Overnight in Kaza.

Day 13 : Kaza Sightseeing
This day will be spent exploring kaza. Visit the Key Monastery, Kibber village, Dhankar Monastery and Tabo Monastery. Return to Kaza for the night.

Day 14 : Kaza – Manali (8 Hrs)
Drive to the Kunzum Pass, which provides the main approach to Lahaul from Spiti. From there head to Manali via Keylong, Koksar and Rohtang Pass. Trip ends here.