Overview

TRIP FACTS

Region: Kullu Valley.

  Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days. 

 Season:  June to September.

 Grade:  Moderately Difficult.

 Group Size : 10 Persons.

   Maximum Altitude:  4330m.

Meals: Pack lunch.

Trip Begin: Manali.

Trip End: Manali.

INTRODUCTION

Journey through an enchanting and timeless trail used by the legendary Gaddi Shepherds; this trek leads you through Alpine Lakes in the Himalayas plunges into the beautiful, lush meadows of Kullu Valley. Traversing the almost untouched mountain wilderness of the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges. From the Nillia Lake the easiest and safest route to Mt.Hanuman Tibba very few visitors find their way here. You must be prepared for adventure, but will be rewarded by views to treasure forever. There will be steep climbs or descends and short stretches of scree and snow. A beautiful and scenic point to have 360 degree view and most importantly you can see pir pinjal range and most of the surroundings Peaks.

7 Nights 8 Days Available on request Old Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Itinerary

  DAY 1- MANALI TO SHANGCHER TO MAILI THACH (3500m), 6 TO 7 HOURS HIKE.

Drive to Shangcher village then start trekking through the village houses. The trail goes zigzag at first with bushes then dense forests continue to enchant the way. These meadows will leave the trees behind and after hours of trekking one will reach at Maili Thach somewhere by the evening. The vista at this place is mesmerizing with whole of the valley stretching far away along the river Beas.  It could be a good acclimatization hike till the first camping site at maili thach.

 : Pack Lunch & Dinner.

: Camp.

  DAY 02 - MAILI THACH TO RANI SUI (3800m), 3 TO 4 HOURS HIKE.

The route is moderate gradient to steep in between. The vast meadows keep going along all the way till the lake. These meadows are fully covered with colorful wild flowers, a perfect sight to be at. En route the moraines ridge will be faced. The boulders and rocks here are so huge that reminds of a prehistoric time. From this point one can have a magnificent glimpse of Manali, situated on the left bank of River Beas and of the whole upper Kullu valley, which appears swathed in the different colors of the season. The lake at Rani Sui is a small mountain tarn with a 360 degree view of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar Ranges.

 : Breakfast, Pack Lunch & Dinner.

 : Camp.

 DAY 03 - RANI SUI TO DOHRNI (3550m) VIA ODI PASS (4310m), 5 TO 6 HOURS HIKE.

Today’s hike is 3 to 4 hours gradually uphill climb traverse in mountain ridge walk till Odi Pass, after crossing the pass we descend to dohrni nalla which takes around 2 hours steep downhill walk the camp is closer to Manalsu River. A beautiful and scenic trail to have 360 degree view and most importantly you can see pir pinjal range and its mountains. One of the best place to rest n set the camps for the night, from the camp two amazing is peaks visible , Mt. Deo Tibba & Indrasana peaks on pir panjal range.

 : Breakfast, Pack Lunch & Dinner.

 : Camp.

  DAY 04 - DOHRNI TO SERI (3800m), 4 TO 5 HOURS HIKE.

Today’s trail is all uphill on the bank of river Manalsu. During early season you can walk on the snow bridge made on river by avalanches. Route is full of surprising waterfalls and Rocky Mountains taking your breath away. Seri is best campsite where are plenty of boulder’s and rock walls and valley of flowers. We will set our base camp here for 2 nights here.   

 : Breakfast, Pack Lunch & Dinner.

 : Camp.

 DAY 05 - SERI TO NILLIA LAKE (4330m) & BACK TO SERI, 6 TO 7 HOURS HIKE.

Trail will be same uphill on the bank of river Manalsu. Today your hike is adventurous you have to cross glacial streams. Once you cross the streams you will hike through moraines and when you ridge the lake is visible only. The first glance was, among the rocks had our first glance of this blueish glacial lake. There are several lakes in surrounding which you can explore, you can see very close-up view of Mt.Hanuman Tibba and the Glaciers and back through same way back base camp Seri. 

 : Breakfast, Pack Lunch & Dinner.

 : Camp.

 DAY 06 - SERI TO DOHRNI (3550m), 3 TO 4 HOURS HIKE.

Today easy hike through the same trail to Dohrni. 

 : Breakfast, Pack Lunch & Dinner.

 : Camp.

 DAY 07 - DOHRNI TO LAMADUGH (3317M), 7 TO 8 HOURS HIKE.

Today’s trail is all uphill all the way to Odi pass and descends along the ridge the view toward the east at the best in clear sky. Especially having Indrasan and Deo Tibba. Steep ridge below Khanpari Tibba (4025m). From this point, one can have an expansive view of Manali, situated on the left bank of River Beas and the whole upper Kullu valley, single trail descend all the way to lamadugh the campsite on an alpine plateau studded with a thick growth of alpine flowers.

 : Breakfast, Pack Lunch & Dinner.

 : Camp.

  DAY 08 - LAMADUGH TO MANALI (2050M), 4 TO 5 HOURS HIKE.

Today’s trail descends through pine trees continue all the way downhill till the Roads from our transport will pick us up and take us to Manali.  

 : Breakfast, Pack Lunch.

 : No

Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Ground transport in comfortable private vehicle
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for museums, monuments and park fees.
  • Nutritious packed lunch
  • A pair of Trekking poles to each member

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Water Bottles
  • Travel insurance and the cost of medical services
  • All kinds of cloth and personal belonging
  • Other personal expenses and tips
  • Helicopter Rescue
Pickup point
Directions.
Himalayan Yeti Adventure, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India View on Map
Things to Bring

Insulated, waterproof boots are best. They have thick soles, rubber/leather uppers and insulation. Flip Flops/ Crocs.

Wool or synthetic socks with wicking liners promote warm, dry feet. (this item is to be bought by the clients themselves)

Layer your clothing so it can be adjusted to your activity level and the weather. Avoid cotton.

Base layer: Synthetics and wool retain warmth even when wet. Wear long underwears (top and bottem) that wicks away moisture, insulates well and dries quickly. Choose from microlight, lightweight or midweight versions based on the temperature and your activity level. A zippered top lets you adjust body heat as you stop and go. (this item is to be bought by the clients themselves, easily available in Decathlon Stores)

Upper Insulating layer: Polyester fleece makes a good insulating mid-layer since it retains heat when wet and breathes as you exercise.

Outer layer: A waterproof, breathable shell jacket and pants keep you dry and fend off wind.

Down feather jacket: - Can be used while relaxing or walking outside in the camp area.

Hat, Gloves and Accessories.

 Keep your head and hands covered to prevent loss of body heat and to protect from sunburn.

A wool or synthetic hat, headband or balaclava retains heat; a wide-brimmed hat or a ball cap can shade your eyes on sunny days.

Sunglasses and sunscreen will protect you from burning UV rays which are especially intense when reflected off of snow.

COTTON SCARF good for dust and to protect neck from sunburn ,WATER BOTTLE, HYDRATION BAG.

Head Lamp & spare batteries.

CAMERA dustproof cover and spare batteries and memory card, GOPRO IS JUST GREAT.

MONEY BELT or secure portion of bag.

PERSONAL TOILETRIES including lip cream, hand wash (alcohol-based), sunscreen and TOWEL.

 PENKNIFE , JOURNAL, SKETCH PAD, PLAYING CARDS, BOOK, READING LIGHT, SEWING KIT, etc.

Small PADLOCK for stored bag.

Trekking Day Bag upto 65 to 85 Ltr.

Terms & Conditions

If you cancel 15 days before the trip begins Himalayan Yeti Adventure will retain 20% of the trip cost.

 

 If you cancel 7 days before the trip begins, Himalayan Yeti Adventure will retain 30% of the trip cost.

 

 If you cancel less than 7 days before the trip begins, or, are not present when the trip begins, there will be no-refund

 

 No refund will be payable to any client who voluntarily leaves a trip en-route.

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Himachal Pradesh