SHRIKHAND MAHADEV TREK

Trek Highlights

  • A visit to Hadimba Devi Temple at Manali.
  • A visit to Tibetan Monastery at Manali.
  • You get to glance of holy Shrikhand peak during the trek from Jaun to Taacharu.
  • You experience crossing the biggest waterfall on this trek.
  • On the way to Shrikhand you have to cross glaciers, streams and stone tunnels.

TRIP OVERVIEW

Permits: No need of any kind of permits.
Difficulty Degree: Moderate
Duration: 06 days
Value: xxxx

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OVERVIEW

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi
On arrival met our representative and then transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2 : Delhi – Manali
In the morning half day sightseeing and in the evening drive to Manali by AC Volvo coach. Overnight journey.

Day 3 : Manali – Jaun
Arrival at Manali by morning. On arrival transfer to hotel for relax. At leisure visit Hadimba Devi Temple, old Manali, Tibetan Monastery and the mall. Move to Jaun for night stay.

Day 4 : Jaun – Taacharu (12 Kms.)
The Holy Shrikhand trek starts from Jaun village which lies in Kullu district at 6397 ft. It is a small village on the right bank of rivulet Kurpan which originates just from the bottom of Shrikhand Mountain Range. Jaun is a small village with almost 50 houses around and a temple dedicated to Mata Katyayni. If weather is clear you can get a glance of holy Shrikhand peak from here. Jaun is the last place from where you can buy few necessary goods for the trek. After spending some time at Jaun start to Shingaarh which is at 6873 ft. Jaun to Shingaarh is a trek of 3 Kms besides the right bank of Kurpan. On the way to Shingaarh you have to cross several apple orchards, some small streams and a village with old beautiful houses. It takes one hour to reach Shingaarh. It is a paved trek besides Kurpan. The next step for the first day is towards Barathi Nalah at 7283 ft.. This is a trek of 3 Kms and takes 1.5 hours. You can take a rest at Barathi Nalah. Form Barathi Nalah to Taacharu there is a vertical climb of 6 Kms of Danda Dhaar which takes around 6 – 8 hours. This climb requires good stamina.

Day 5 : Taacharu – Parvati Baag (13.5 Kms.)
Next day start early in the morning, so that you can reach at Parvati Baag with ample time to spare. From Taacharu to Kali Ghati there is a straight climb of 3 Kms. It takes 1.5 hours to complete this. After spending about 1 hour on trek you reach an open place full of big rocks. It provides a close view of surrounding mountains. From here it takes 15 minutes to Kali Ghati. From kali Ghati trek extend towards Bhim Talai which is just 1.5 Kms. It takes only 30 min. From Bhim Talai to Kunsa which is 3 Kms ahead is a smooth trek. It takes 1.5 hrs to cover this patch. From Kunsa to Bheem Dwar there is a level walk with small ups and downs. It is a trench of 3 Kms which takes 2 hours. This place is at an altitude of 12175 ft. On the way to Parvati Baag you have to cross the biggest waterfall on this trek. Parvati Baag 13622 ft is just 3 Kms from Bheem Dwar. It takes 2 hrs to reach Parvati Baag. Up to the big waterfall the trek is gentle. Just after crossing the waterfall there is a vertical climb of 2.5 Kms up to Parvati Baag. Parvati Baag is a beautiful place for night halt.

Day 6 : Parvati Baag –Shrikhand – Parvati Baag (6 Kms.)
Early in the morning you have to start towards Holy Shrikhand Peak. Shrikhand Peak is just 6 Kms form Parvati Baag. On the way to Shrikhand you have to cross glaciers, streams and stone tunnels.