Tour Type: Trek
Grade: – Easy to Moderate
Altitude: – 3660 Metres (12007 Feet)
Duration: – 7 days & 6 nights (Manali to Manali)
Meal Plan: Day – 1 and Day – 7 on M.A.P basis at the hotel (breakfast and dinner only), rest all days all three meals provided
Accommodation: – Twin sharing at hotel, Twin sharing tent during the expedition.
Packing List for the trekkers:
- 2 synthetic undershirts
- 2 long-sleeve shirts
- 3 t-shirts
- 2 pairs of pants (suitable for current weather)
- 1 pair of thermal wear (optional)
- 4 pairs of socks
- 1 pair hiking boots with ankle grip.
- 1 pair sandals (for wearing when not hiking)
- 1 waterproof windbreaker
- 1 heavy jacket.
- 1 raingear – ponchos can drape over your pack.
- hat with hood to protect from Sun
- Warm Cap for night to protect against wind and cold
- fleece jacket
- Paper soaps/ Hand Sanitiser/ Insect repellent
- Rucksack 50/ 60 litres
- Day pack
- Water Bottle
- Torch/ Batteries
- Personal toiletries
- Personal medicine.
- Hotel Accommodation in Manali (2 days) on twin sharing basis
- Twin sharing 2 men tent on treks
- Sleeping bag
- Walking Sticks
- Qualified guide
- Ponies or porters to carry the rucksacks.
- Full board camping (three vegetarian meals and coffee, tea, snacks)
- Personal Insurance
- Personnel Toiletries
- Entrance fee at any temple
- Personnel Tipping to the staff
- Personal Porters (Extra 700 INR per day per personnel porter)
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL AT MANALI CHECK INTO THE HOTEL (M.A.P BASIS).
On arrival at Manali, you will be received at the City Bus Stand and transported to the hotel. Freshen up and have breakfast. After a good rest we will leave for Manali for sightseeing/necessary shopping for trek/strolling in the market/acclimatisation, return to hotel, pack up for the next day. There will be short briefing about the trek. Dinner & retire for the night. Breakfast & dinner are on board. Lunch is personal.
DAY 2 - NAGGAR TO RUMSU TO STELING (2300 METER).
After breakfast we will drive to Naggar, and we start our trek from Naggar ascending steadily for an hour to reach Rumsu Village. This is located at a height of 2150 metres above the sea level. Walking again through the forest amidst Rhododendron shrubs and Bhojpatra trees we reach the village Steling campsite (2300 metres) (4 hrs.)
DAY 3 - STELING TO CHAKLANI (3350 METER).
Next day after early BF, we trek towards the Chanderkhani Base Camp (Chaklani). A gradual uphill walk through the conifer and alpine meadows offering a magnificent view of the Pirpanjal range with mountains rising above 6000 meters. It is a gorgeous sight. After walking for 4 km, we hit a steady ascent to reach Chiklani base camp. (5-6 hrs)
DAY 4 - CHAKLANI TO CHANDERKHANI PASS TO NAGRUNI. (3400 METER).
After breakfast we start our trek from Chiklani towards Chanderkhani Pass. We ascend a great height to reach Dhalakda Pathar. From here, it is a steady uphill on the Chanderkhani Pass ridge to reach the Pass. Chanderkhani pass is located at 3660 metres above the sea level. At the pass after soaking in the magnificent views of Pir Panjal in the north, Bara Bhangal in the west and Parvati in the east, the climb down to Nagruni Thach becomes steeper. We reach the camping ground at Nagruni Thach (at a height of 2800 metres) after 6-7 hrs trek and retire for the night, with the brilliant night sky for company.
DAY 5 - NAGRUNI TO BISKIRI THACH.
Today after breakfast we all descend down the slope to reach a next camp near the Malana river. This trail leads to Malana village, but we will camp at Biskiri Thach. This is a steep down-hill trek from 2800 to 2600 metres. Trek among tall coniferous trees to reach the camp site in about 5- 6 hrs.
DAY 6 - BISKIRI THACH TO MALANA TO MANALI. CHECK INTO THE HOTEL (M.A.P BASIS).
Today after breakfast we start off to see one of the oldest civilizations in the world in Malana village. The villagers consider themselves to be the direct descendants of Greek Emperor Alexander. They have their own Govt and constitution. Then we return to board the car back to our hotel in Manali. (5 hrs.)
DAY 7 – DEPARTURE CHECK OUT FROM HOTEL BY 12 PM.
After the Breakfast, you are free to move around in the city or visit nearby places. Buses to Delhi are at around 4.00pm.
NOTE: Itinerary is subject to change without notice due to weather conditions, snow fall and accumulation on the trek at higher camps and other natural calamities & circumstances considering the safety of the participants.