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15 Best Treks in Manali | Trekking in Manali

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Manali is probably the first city that comes into the minds of amateurs and pros alike when it comes to trekking. Nestled in the state of Himachal Pradesh, treks in Manali not only provide beautiful snow-covered views but also an opportunity to explore adventurous sports like paragliding, skiing and river rafting.


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The hikes in this beautiful town are perfect for an adrenaline-filled experience and once you reach the mountain peak, the views are sure to take your breath away. Your experience of trekking in Manali greatly depends on when you are planning your trek.


You may find pristine white snow stretching out as far as the eye can see, or luscious green forests covering entire valleys. In any case, it is worth hiking here to enjoy the stunning view of the mountains and gorgeous sunsets that will transport you to another world.


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Beas Kund Trek


It is one of the best Manali treks known for enterprise and energy. Beas Kund Trek is a standout amongst the most mainstream trek that one can do in a more drawn out weekend in Manali. The trek removes you from the buzzing about of Manali.

Taking after the banks of Beas River expect extraordinary perspectives of Pir Pinjal ranges. The glades of Dhundi and Bakarthach are tremendous in its magnificence. As you move higher you achieve the starting point of River Beas. A little cold lake is fed by the softening snow of the higher tops of the district. This Manali trekking is appropriate for all age bunches and no trekking experience is required to do it.

Some individuals incline toward mountains and some sea. Bhrigu Lake Trek is especially popular for trekking in Manali. And after that, there are some who have a weakness in their heart for streams, glades, vegetation or fauna, and would head out unlimited hours just to witness such disconnected wonders of nature once in a while saw in the nearness of any human settlements.

Best Season: June - Sep

Maximum Elevation: 14000 ft

Duration: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate


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Bhrigu Lake Trek

It is one of the most famous treks in Manali and is located at 14,000 ft. above the sea level. A perfect mix of green forests and white snow-covered summits, this trek is ideal for beginners. You can cover the entirety of this path in 4 days. The trail starts from Gulaba and then rises up to Rola Kholi with even more captivating views and scenic beauty as you go higher.


It is said that Bhrigu Lake never freezes entirely, even in winters. Walk through the green meadows consisting of alpine trees that extend like green space and experience the eternal beauty of this place!

Best Season: May-Sep

Maximum Elevation:14000 ft

Duration: 4 day

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate


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Hampta Pass Trek

Located on the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, the Hampta Pass lies between Lahaul's Chandra Valley and Kullu valley. Reaching a height of over 14,000 ft., this trek has its base camp in Jobra. This 5-6 days long trek provides a beautiful view of green and blue colours that contradict and complement each other, and that is why it is one of the most famous treks in Manali. The wildflowers and the alpine trees further add to the beauty of the trek.

The path also provides a stunning view of the Spiti Valley, which is a cold desert mountain valley. If the weather is on your side, you can go on to explore the beautiful valley and the mesmerizing Chandratal Lake, which is a huge cherry on the top.

Duration:5 days

Maximum Elevation:14100 ft

Best Season:Mid June to September

Difficulty Level:Easy to Moderate


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About the Pin Parvati Pass Trek:

Barsheni village is the starting point of your Pin Parvati Trek from where you will be led to Rudranath Camp after crossing the fascinating trails. Rudranath to Khirganga watching the beautiful Parvati River and the evergreen forests and picturesque meadows would be a highlighted version of your trek. Tunda Bhuj campsite awaiting your arrival can be reached after crossing some more astounding landscapes and rough trails that would enable you to spot some of the most regular species of birds coming to visit the region. 

Mantalai and the charming lake are the jovial hosts of you in between the journey to arrive the Pin Parvati camp. There, you will be driven to immerse into the abyss created by the verdant greenery present everywhere near, the brooks, the flowery meadows and the high glaciers and what not- each sight around you will remarkably stuck into your head for sure.


About the Destination:

Discovered in the year 1884 as an alternate passage to the Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh, the Pin Parvati Pass trek is one of the most enthralling and challenging trekking trails in India. Taking the trekkers to a maximum altitude of 5,319m above the sea level, the Pin Parvati trek is usually undertaken during the months of July to September and requires excellent trekking skills and techniques.

Manali with plenty of trekking options comes up with the best in its kit that is Pin Parvati trek, leading the trekker up to 5319 meters height and it is the perfect option for seasoned trekkers worldwide. July to September, the best season to do Pin Parvati trek brings forth the maximum number of trekkers and visitors Manali can accommodate. Parvati Valley is a beautiful landscape letting us cross the relishing greenery in Kullu and then taking us to the romantic Spiti Valley.

The Pin Parvati Pass is the major point of interest on Pin Parvati trek and it is always prepared to offer the most thrilling experience to each trekker. Risk and difficulty are common on Pin Parvati treks and the lengthy crossing fields between the surroundings and of course the heavy snowfall give the trek an adventurous notion every time.

You will not be disappointed at all if you take this Pin Parvati trekking package because you are going to be elevated to the state of bliss with the incomparable sceneries and views of stunning landscapes of Spiti Valley. A mixture of steep slopes, gradual climbs, barren mountains, snow-clad peaks and rugged passes, this 100km trek needs high trekking skills and can be completed in a course of 11 days. Also, as the Pin Parvati Pass trek takes you through some of the highest peaks, getting acclimatised to the environs also become a major requirement for successful completion of the trek.

Quick Facts:

Temperature: Day: 16°C to 20°C and Night: 0°C to 4°C

Trekking Distance:  110 km

Maximum Altitude:  17,457 ft

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Airport: Bhuntar, 52 km away from Manali

ATM: Kaza has the last ATM point before your trek begins.


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About the Kheerganga Trek:

  • Embark on this delightful trekking to Kheerganga that enables you to explore the real beauty of Kheerganga.

  • Trek through the rugged mountainous terrain that takes you through stunning landscapes. 

  • Get delighted in the natural beauty accompanying you.

  • Make your way through beautiful tiny hamlets and witness the local life of the people of Kasol.

  • Reach the top and take a dip in the hot springs of the Parvati Kund.

  • Camp for the night basking in the serenity of the surrounding mountains and gorges.

Kheerganga Trek Difficulty Level: Speaking of the difficulty levels of the trek it is variable as some parts of the trek will be like you are walking in a park while others are quite difficult. Ascend in the first few kilometers is easy but with the end, it gets a little difficult. The trek route is about 12 km. Though the trek requires effort, but once you reach the top the views will make them worthwhile. Kheerganga Trek Height: The elevation of the Kheerganga trek approximately 3,050 meters above the ground and from this height you can take a look at the entire Parvati valley. Tracing the height will require approximately 5 to 6 hours as the route is not an easy one.

How to reach the campsite?

You have to report at Barshaini which is the starting point of the trek and it is around 22 km from Kasol. Many local transports and private cabs are available from Kasol to reach Barshaini.

Variants: It is available in two variants.

1. Camping with common washroom(Alpine Tents)

2. Camping with attached washroom(Swiss Tents)


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Chandrakhani Pass Trek

Chandrakhani Pass is a standout amongst the most lovely and tranquil go, at an elevation of 3660 m situated in the Kullu valley. Chandrakhani Pass offers awesome perspectives of the Deo Tibba crest, Pir Panjal and Parbati scope of mountains. 

Trekking in Manali is a standout amongst the most delightful treks that acquaints the voyager with the remote, bumpy societies of Himachal Pradesh. The beautiful magnificence of the Kullu valley and the mountain tops that spot that skyline is a treat for nature significant other all through the excursion. 

The area is otherwise called the Valley of Gods. Legend has that Jamlu (the managing god at Malana), opened a wicker container containing the lords of Kullu at the Chandrakhani Pass and the solid winds blew the divine beings to their present dwelling places.

Best Season: June-August

Maximum Elevation: 11,970ft

Duration: 3 day

Difficulty Level: Moderate


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Chandratal Lake Trek


Chandra Tal is also known as "Moon Lake" is the source of the Chandra River.  It is one of the finest treks for trekking in Manali. It was at one time a provisional spot for brokers from Tibet and Ladakh who went to Spiti and the Kullu valley, however today it draws in countless devotees from over the world. 

Situated at a height of 4300 m, Chandra Tal Lake is only 6 km far from the Kunzum Pass in Spiti and Lahaul locale of Himachal Pradesh condition of India. Strolling on Chandra Tal trek will offer an extreme ordeal like the experience of setting off to the moon. 

You will go through two high mountain ranges named Moulkila and Chandrabhaga, which are entirely trying for mountain dwellers. Further, you will see the delightful snow-shrouded mountain tops and slants. There is an unbelievable story connected with this lake.

Best Season: June to mid-Oct

Maximum Elevation: 14000 ft

Duration: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate


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Overview

Himachal Pradesh is a favorite destination for many in the Himalayas. Be it for the love of hills, or the scenic beauty of the valleys with clear blue water of the rivers flowing in them, Himachal Pradesh has an old world and rustic charm with all the modern elements everywhere, hiding in plain sights. A gem of this state is the region of the Kullu Manali, curating some of the best experiences of the region, including some of the most beautiful temples, enthralling rapids of the river Beas, and the best spots for camping in the region. This tour takes you through all three at once, that is a trek to the Bijli Mahadev temple, rafting in the Beas and camping by the riverside.  About the Activity

  • The adventure begins with your arrival at the rafting spot

  • Enjoy white water rafting in the river Beas and pass by some of the most beautiful sights on this adventurous ride

  • Camp by the riverside and indulge in activites like bonfire

  • Take to the famous Bijli Mahadev temple the next day and enjoy the views of the Kullu and Parvati Valleys, and the confluence of Beas and Parvati


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Bara Banghal and Bir Trek

Manali and Dharamshala must rank as two of the best-known slope stations in India which are one of the best destinations for trekking, however, few realize that between them lies a fabulous breadth of mountains rich in magnificence and legend. Taking in two passes — Kalihani and Thamsar — the 11-day trek goes through timberlands of pine-oak and deodhar and valleys overwhelming with wildflowers. 

The genuine highlight of the trek, be that as it may, is the Gaddis, semi-migrant pastoralists, who bungle the high valleys with their sheep. The breathtaking Bara Bhangal trek permits trekkers a look into their minimal known lives and gives them the uncommon benefit of going to their most established settlement, Bara Bangal, a town that time appears to have overlooked.

Best Season: May - June

Maximum Elevation: 16,070 ft

Duration: 11 day

Difficulty Level: Difficult


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Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek


Deo Tibba Base camp trek is very much famous for trekking in Manali. Hampta Pass is a standout amongst the most delightful treks in the Manali area. Deo Tibba at 4267m is a prominent crest in the eastern Pir Panjal Range and Hampta Pass used to be the customary course amongst Kullu and Lahaul valleys. 

This trek takes us over the glorious foothills of the Himalayas, the Pir Panjal Range, crossing at Hampta Pass (4267m) to achieve remote Lahaul - a separated area of Himachal Pradesh. 

The desolate scene in the upper areas and the green valleys beneath make the trail striking. Hampta pass offers picturesque perspectives of lavish green valleys, towering snow-clad mountains, and slopes. 

Duration: 6 days

Maximum Elevation: 14000 ft

Best Season:  May to July

Difficulty Level: Moderate


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About the Patalsu Peak Trek:

An astounding peak that reaches up to 4,220m (13,845ft), the Patalsu Peak boasts of its scenic beauty and enchanting appeal. Located within the close proximity of the picturesque Kullu Valley, this soaring peak makes for an ideal trekking destination and is also one of the most sought after trekking destinations in the region.

With moderate to challenging gradients, it entices a large number of trekkers from across the country. Though considered as a difficult one, the trekkers get rewarded with promising views and an amazing experience on completing this trek.


About the destination:

Nestled at the head of the beautiful Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh, Patalsu Peak climbs up to staggering heights of 4,220 meters to offer unmatched views of the surrounding Himalayan canvas. It is one of the most widely sought after treks in Himachal Pradesh. Though moderately challenging, the Patalsu Peak trek is ideal for very fit beginners. The trek pushes you through some steep inclines, narrow ridges and moraines, sure, but the backdrop of the engulfing snowy peaks make every minute of exertion worth it!

Its moderate level gradients lure herds of trekkers into its snowy folds, with promises of 360-degree views of nature at its best. It also gives you the rush of a summit climb!

The trek starts from the very famous Solang valley, and the trails coil through quaint little hamlets, alpine meadows and beautiful dense forests of oak and pine. It is also not uncommon to spot avian species like Khaleej and morals during the trek. The route to Patalsu Peak is lined with evergreen forests and eventually morphs into a rugged, uneven terrain. Though slightly taxing, the summit is a window to the expansive Himalayan grandeur, with giants like Friendship peak, Manali peaks, and Shitidhar looming up right before you!

The magnificence of the mighty Himalayas lay bare, unveiled for you. Let your senses get lulled into a magical trance, and your soul feel right at peace amidst the wonderland of the Patalsu Peak trek.


Quick Facts: 

Altitude: 13,451 feet

Difficulty Level: Moderate.

Assembling point will be communicated once the package is booked.


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About the Sar Pass Trek:

One of the most widely sought after treks in India, the Sar Pass trek climbs up to an altitude of about 13,700 ft., and opens up to magnificent views of the vicinal Himalayan peaks. Originating from the famous village of Kasol, which is also known as the backpackers’ paradise, the trail weaves through a melange of dense forests of pine and rhododendrons, lush meadows and rustic hamlets. Leaning a bit towards a moderate level of difficulty, the trek is ideal for fit beginners. Sar Pass is essentially a mountain ridge, and not an actual mountain pass, as far as technicalities are concerned. But this doesn’t mean it is any less thrilling than one!

Huddled in the serene Parvati Valley of Kullu, Sar Pass offers unmatched views of the roaring Parvati river. The Sar top unveils a panoramic canvas of snow-clad peaks and misty mountain valleys. The Sar Pass trek also holds some of the finest campsites like Min Thach, Biskeri Thach and Nagaru in its lush folds. The route is truly mesmerising, enhanced by a handful of gurgling streams that emanate a haunting lullaby for trekkers. Trekkers get to cross the icy waters of the river Parvati on their way towards the quaint little village of Pulga.

The trek is best enjoyed during the months of May to October when a thick blanket of snow blankets the route at higher altitudes! The terrain swerves from being a fairytale forest to a winter wonderland with beautiful subtlety. Ensnaring the senses with a lovely caress of the visual and spiritual beauty, Sar Pass promises you a camera full of postcard-worthy photographs, and a heart full of lifetime memories. Make your foray into the world of Himalayan trekking with Sar Pass, which guarantees to leave you begging for more adventures.


About the destination:

Huddled 13,700 ft. above sea level in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, sits a snowy dream world that beckons herds of adventurers into its folds every year. Sar Pass is one of the most beautiful treks in India, and promises a medley of thick forests, sylvan meadows and roaring streams. Your first stop is Kasol, which is the base village for the trek. It is a beautiful hamlet reflecting Israeli culture, which makes it every backpackers' dream destination.

The initial part of the trek is housed within stunning woods that seem like something right out of a fantasy movie. The scenery shifts from grassy meadows to the Winterland of Narnia midway through the trek! Patches of green and brown are veiled under a layer of powdery snow. The last hour or two of the trek to the main Sar Pass is the most thrilling part, as the incline of the slope is nearly 90 degrees! As daunting as it sounds, the surrounding Himalayan beauty overpowers your fear and fatigue. The highlight of the trek is the descent from Sar Pass, which can't be traversed by trekking, give the steep incline. You have to slide down the slope! It feels like a roller coaster ride, only better. Experience your heart racing, and soul rejoicing as the little child in you comes shrieking alive!

The magnificence of a beautiful verdant landscape against a curtain of majestic Himalayan peaks shrouded in snow and mist, wearing a halo of clouds. Itching to grab your rucksack and run? Book your slots for the Sar Pass trek today!


Quick Facts:

Difficulty: Moderate

Altitude:13,800 ft.

Base Camp: Kasol Base Camp

Airport: Bhuntar Airport

Railway Station: Pathankot Railway Station


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About the Kanamo Peak Trek:

Make your vacation special as you head out for this one a kind exciting trek to the Himalayas. Known as the white lady peak this trek is considered as a difficult trek by some as you need to get acclimatized to the weather. During your trek, you will come across some steep path as you approach the summit from South East side of the ridge.  You will start this exciting trek from Manali and travel to Batal, as you take the route you will catch the sight of verdant Kullu and Manali valleys along the barren terrain of Lahaul and Spiti valley through Rohtang Pass. 

On your second day, you will start trekking from Batal to Chandratal. You will be trekking for around 6 hours to the enchanting Chandratal Lake. As you continue you will find many gaddi shepherds around and then enjoy great sights of Bara Shigri Glacier along with lofty Himalayan summits. On your third day, you will start trekking from Chandratal to Kunzum La (4,600m) and then to Kibber (4,250m). Today, your climb will include of a steep as well as a gradual climb. 

On your fifth day, you will start your trek from Kanamo Base Camp to Kanamo Peak Summit (6,000m) and the back to Kanamo Base Camp. Your trek will be followed by an ascending trek to the ridge that will take you to the top. As you slowly continue you will come across the great sights that include Parang La Pass which leads to Ladakh, Pin Parvati Pass which to Kullu Valley, Kinnaur ranges, Lahaul and Spiti and the stunning valleys. On your sixth day, you will start trekking from Kanamo Base Camp to Kibber which will take around 4 hours and then from Kibber to Kaza. You can also indulge in rafting at the Spiti River.  On your seventh day, you will start from Kaza and then back to Manali. This trek to Kanamo Peak is definitely the best trek for you.


About the Destination:

If adventure is your thing then Kanamo Peak trek is just the perfect trek for you to do this time. Climb up a trek to the Mt Kanamo Peak! Short in nature, it is one of the ideal ways to enjoy a 6,000m experience of trekking in India. The Kanamo Peak trek trail opens up much splendour of the mighty Himalayas. Adding to the entire experience is the trekking experience to mesmeric Chandratal and camping by the water body. You will be making your way through Spiti Valley, passing by old world charmed monasteries and ambling through high hamlets.

Those who are interested can engage in rafting in Spiti River. Initially, during the trekking activity, you will be driven from Manali through Rohtang Pass and Lahaul Valley before arriving at Batal. Then, you enjoy the trek to Chandratal, a high altitude glacial lake that is perched at 4300m. It is named so because of the half-moon shape and is ringed with mountains and many shepherd camps making for a divine sight. Though non-technical, the climb does require you to put in efforts. 

Rewarding you are the great views of faraway Kullu, Kinnaur and Ladakh. Get a chance to soak in the amazing beauty of the region as you continue your trek.  Once you reach the summit you will get a 360-degree view of the whole region which is very fascinating.


Quick Facts:

Temperature: Day: 16°C to 20°C and Night: -4°C to 4°C

Trekking Distance:  27km

Maximum Altitude: 19,553ft

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Railway Station: Pathankot is the nearest railway station 

Base Camp - Kanamo Base Camp

Airport: Bhuntar Airport, Kullu which is 52 Kms from Manali

ATM: Kaza, has the last ATM point before your trek begins.


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Tosh Valley Trek Overview

Starting time of the trek: 10:00 AM on day 1 End time of the trek: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM on day 2 Camping Location: Tosh Village, Himachal Pradesh Indulge your visual senses as you take on the Tosh valley trek, a trail that will take you across the periphery of the mighty Himalayas. A village at the end of the Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh, Tosh is situated at a height of 7,874ft and leads to the beautiful Pin Parvati Pass. The Tosh River here is an offshoot of the Parvati River, which suckles into the main river at Pulga. An amazing point to note here is that the valley of Tosh is actually home to a tributary of the river Parvati, which also goes by the name River Tosh. This means that as soon as you arrive at a point after the trek to Tosh, where a smaller river stream is feeding its waters into the grand Parvati Valley, you have arrived at the beginning point of Tosh Valley. Quick Facts: Temperature Range: The average temperature here ranges between 2°C and 7°C and dips below the freezing point in winters. Trekking distance: 6 km Difficulty Level: Easy  Starting and Ending Point: Barshaini, Kullu Best time to visit: April to October would be the best time, though pleasant weather can be seen throughout the year. November to February would be a good time to see snow and experience freezing cold. How to reach the campsite? You have to report at Barshaini which is the starting point of the trek and it is around 22 km from Kasol. Many local transports and private cabs are available from Kasol to reach Barshaini.


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About the Activity:

- Start this one day trek from Manu Temple in Old Manali. - Hike in Manali, which comprises of walking through thick Deodar forests - Stop for lunch on a lovely rocky ledge providing a beautiful view of Manali and its surrounding peaks - The climb offers a magnificent glimpse of Manali, situated on the left bank of River Beas and the whole upper Kullu valley, which appears swathed in the different colors of the season. - As one gains height, the distinct views of different faces of Indrasan, Deo Tibba and the peaks of Bara Shigri glacier open up. Multiple vantage points offer panoramic views of Manali and the area above it.  - In the last leg, the path turns to the right and one traverses the ridge horizontally and enters Lamadugh, an alpine plateau with a small hut and studded with the thick growth of alpine flowers. - After spending time there, you will trek back down and will be taken to old Manali to enjoy the night in your campsite, complete with the essence of local hospitality and comfort of a warm bed in the Himalayas

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