July - Mid November
Difficult | Level 3
All Meals Included
Pin Parvati Pass, nestled in the magnificent Himalayas, invites you to discover an unforgettable adventure – a trekker’s paradise that captures the essence of rugged terrain, dramatic landscapes, and exhilarating experiences for seasoned adventurers.
Commencing from the scenic village of Barshaini, the trail meanders through charming villages, lush forests, and idyllic meadows, captivating trekkers with its innate natural beauty. Prominent landmarks such as the serene Mantalai Lake, cradled amid towering peaks, infuse the journey with an aura of tranquility.
The zenith of this expedition lies in conquering the formidable Pin Parvati Pass at an awe-inspiring altitude, bestowing trekkers with panoramic vistas of snow-draped peaks and pristine valleys. Unfolding across approximately 11 days, this trek tests trekkers’ endurance while providing an opportunity to immerse in the unspoiled beauty of the region.
Prepare to be entranced by Pin Parvati Pass, a trek that assures indelible memories, a profound sense of accomplishment, and a profound connection to the untamed wilderness of the Himalayas. From thrilling challenges to breathtaking panoramas, this trek pledges an extraordinary experience that will leave trekkers with cherished memories and a yearning for more.
- Begin your Pin Parvati Pass adventure with a scenic drive to Barshaini and trek to the quaint village of Kalga
- Witness the stunning beauty of Mantalai Lake, a mesmerizing high-altitude waterbody nestled amidst the Himalayas
- Trek through picturesque landscapes from Kheerganga to Tunda Bhuj, surrounded by lush greenery and glistening streams
- Experience the unique culture of Kaza as you drive from Tiya, exploring the remote and fascinating Spiti Valley
- Journey from Thakur Kuan to Odi Thach, encountering serene meadows and pristine wilderness along the way
Manali to Barshaini: 5 hours (40 km) drive
Barshaini to Kalga: 1 hour (4 km) trek
The adventure begins with an exhilarating drive from Manali to Barshaini, the gateway to the legendary Pin Parvati Pass trek.
As you set foot on the trail from Barshaini to Kalga, prepare to be captivated by the mesmerizing beauty of this charming village.
Traverse through dense forests, where the melody of rustling leaves accompanies your trek, and cross wooden bridges over gushing rivers.
The landscapes of the Parvati Valley unfold before your eyes, showcasing nature’s awe-inspiring artwork at every turn.
Immerse yourself in the local Himachali culture as you encounter the traditional wooden houses of Kalga, a glimpse into the heartwarming local life.
As the sun sets over the mighty Himalayas, unwind in the serenity of Kalga, setting the tone for the remarkable journey ahead.
With anticipation building, get ready for the forthcoming days filled with extraordinary experiences and breathtaking vistas, as the Pin Parvati Pass beckons you to explore its mysteries.
Altitude: Kheerganga – 9,200 ft
Kalga to Kheerganga: 7 hours (10 km) trek
Kickstart your day with an invigorating trek from Kalga, setting your sights on the mystical Kheerganga.
Traverse through dense forests alive with the symphony of birdsong, embracing the tranquility of the Himalayan wilderness.
Marvel at the mesmerizing landscapes that unfold as you ascend, offering breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks and cascading waterfalls.
Rejuvenate in the therapeutic hot springs of Kheerganga, a natural wonder believed to possess healing properties.
Explore the Kheerganga meadows, a surreal paradise adorned with colorful wildflowers, creating a canvas of vibrant hues.
As the sun sets, witness the ethereal beauty of the star-studded night sky, a spectacle that leaves you in awe of the universe.
Rest amidst the serene ambiance of Kheerganga, savoring the magic of the mountains, and prepare for the thrilling escapades ahead.
Altitude: Tunda Bhuj – 11,000 ft
Kheerganga to Tunda Bhuj: 8 hours (13 km) trek
Venture on an exhilarating journey from Kheerganga to Tunda Bhuj, where nature’s beauty takes center stage.
Trek through enchanting forests, crossing babbling streams on rustic wooden bridges, surrounded by towering conifers.
Admire the stunning panorama of the Parvati Valley, as you ascend to higher altitudes, leaving behind the world below.
Discover the charming meadows of Tunda Bhuj, a picturesque campsite nestled in the lap of the Himalayas.
Listen to the legends of the region, as locals share fascinating stories about the mountains and their mystical significance.
Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Tunda Bhuj, far from the noise of the modern world, and find solace in nature’s embrace.
Experience the joy of camping under a blanket of stars, a magical night that promises dreams of more adventures to come.
Altitude: Thakur Kuan – 11,650 ft
Tunda Bhuj to Thakur Kuan: 7 hours (11 km) by trek
Venture on a thrilling trek from the serene meadows of Tunda Bhuj to the peaceful riverside campsite of Thakur Kuan.
Traverse through lush green landscapes, passing by colorful wildflowers, and immerse yourself in the raw beauty of the Himalayas.
Witness the awe-inspiring vistas of snow-capped peaks that surround you, creating a surreal and breathtaking ambiance.
Descend to lower altitudes, where the melody of gushing rivers provides a soothing soundtrack to your adventure.
Reach Thakur Kuan, a serene camping spot alongside the Parvati River, offering a perfect opportunity to rejuvenate.
Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, and savor the moments of solitude while connecting with nature on a deeper level.
As night falls, indulge in stargazing, and be captivated by the twinkling celestial wonders above, making memories to last a lifetime.
Altitude: Odi Thach – 12,400 ft
Thakur Kuan to Odi Thach: 6 hours (9 km) trek
Continue your exhilarating trek as you bid farewell to Thakur Kuan and head towards the enchanting Odi Thach.
Traverse through diverse landscapes, from riverside trails to lush alpine meadows, experiencing the changing vistas of nature.
Ascend through dense forests, catching glimpses of wildlife and the vibrant flora that thrives in this pristine environment.
Be mesmerized by the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains that seem to touch the sky.
Arrive at the picturesque campsite of Odi Thach, nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, offering a serene setting for rest and rejuvenation.
Marvel at the clear night sky, as stars blanket the heavens, creating a celestial spectacle that stirs a sense of wonder.
Prepare for the next leg of your journey, as you anticipate crossing the mighty Pin Parvati Pass and discovering the hidden treasures that lie ahead.
Altitude: Mantalai Lake – 13,600 ft
Odi Thach to Mantalai Lake: 8 hours (12 km) trek
Start a spellbinding trek from the idyllic Odi Thach towards the pristine Mantalai Lake.
Traverse through rugged terrains and picturesque landscapes, as the trail unveils the raw beauty of the Pin Parvati Pass region.
Follow the gushing Parvati River, witnessing its untamed flow and feeling the rejuvenating energy of the surroundings.
Pass through remote valleys and encounter occasional shepherds tending to their flocks, showcasing the traditional mountain life.
Reach the mesmerizing Mantalai Lake, a glacial wonder surrounded by towering peaks and reflecting the azure sky.
Immerse in the tranquility of this high-altitude oasis, relishing the solitude and awe-inspiring views.
Capture unforgettable moments, as you witness nature’s grandeur at its finest, leaving an indelible mark on your soul.
Altitude: Summit Camp – 16,300 ft
Mantalai Lake to Summit Camp: 8 hours (11 km) trek
Continue on an exhilarating trek from the enchanting Mantalai Lake towards the Summit Camp.
Ascend through rocky terrains and snow-clad landscapes, as you get closer to the Pin Parvati Pass.
Witness the dramatic change in scenery, with snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounding the trail.
Experience the thrill of conquering higher altitudes, testing your endurance and determination.
The Summit Camp offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and valleys.
Revel in the sense of achievement as you approach the Pin Parvati Pass, a gateway to new adventures.
Prepare for the next phase of the trek, as you prepare to cross the challenging pass and explore the other side of this wilderness.
Altitude: Pin Base – 17,500 ft Pin Parvati Pass to Pin Base: 12 hours (15 km)
Venture on a thrilling trek from the Summit Camp towards the much-awaited Pin Parvati Pass.
Traverse through challenging terrains, icy glaciers, and crevassed snowfields, as you ascend to an altitude of over 17,000 feet.
Be awestruck by the awe-inspiring views of the surrounding peaks and deep valleys, making this a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Reach the Pin Parvati Pass, the highlight of the trek, and revel in a sense of accomplishment as you stand at the crossover between the Parvati and Pin Valleys.
Take time to capture memories with your fellow trekkers against the breathtaking backdrop of the Himalayan wilderness.
Begin the descent towards Pin Base or Bedu Thatch, where the landscape changes, revealing a greener and more serene environment.
Camp at Pin Base or Bedu Thatch, nestled amidst nature’s beauty, and relish the peace and tranquility that surrounds you.
Altitude: Tiya – 12,795 ft
Pin Base to Tiya: 6 hours (12 km) trek
Bid farewell to the beautiful campsite at Pin Base or Bedu Thatch and begin your descent towards the charming village of Tiya.
Traverse through lush green meadows, crossing streams and enchanting landscapes, as you leave the higher altitudes behind.
Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings, savoring the last moments in the wilderness of the Pin Valley.
Witness the unique flora and fauna of the region, and keep an eye out for any wildlife that might appear along the trail.
Experience the warmth of Himachali culture as you interact with the friendly locals in Tiya and learn about their way of life.
Capture the memories of this extraordinary journey through photographs, capturing the essence of the trek and the memories made.
Rest and relax in Tiya, celebrating the successful completion of the Pin Parvati Pass trek, surrounded by the pristine beauty of the Himalayas.
Altitude: Kaza – 12,476 ft
Tiya to Kaza: 5 hours (12 km) trek
Bid farewell to the serene village of Tiya and begin your journey towards Kaza, the cultural heart of Spiti Valley.
Drive through the scenic landscapes, soaking in the mesmerizing views of the rugged mountains and barren terrain.
Pass through quaint villages and ancient monasteries, getting a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of the Spitian people.
Enjoy the exhilarating drive as you make your way through the winding roads of the Spiti region.
Arrive at Kaza, a bustling town nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, and check into your accommodation.
Take some time to explore Kaza, visit the local markets, and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the town.
Celebrate the successful completion of the epic Pin Parvati Pass trek with a sense of accomplishment and a heart full of memories.
Kaza to Manali: 5 hours (180 km) drive
Bid farewell to the enchanting town of Kaza and begin your journey back to Manali.
As you drive through the rugged terrains, cherish the memories of the Pin Parvati Pass trek and the breathtaking landscapes you encountered.
Pass by quaint villages, monasteries, and stunning vistas that showcase the unique beauty of the Spiti Valley.
Take in the contrasting landscapes as you descend from the high-altitude desert of Spiti to the lush greenery of the Kullu Valley.
Enjoy the scenic drive along the meandering Beas River, a constant companion on your way back to Manali.
Arrive in Manali, a bustling hill station known for its adventurous spirit and vibrant atmosphere.
Reflect on the unforgettable experiences of the Pin Parvati Pass trek and celebrate the successful completion of your Himalayan adventure in the heart of the Kullu Valley.
- Accommodation during the trek includes stay in base camp and tent stay
- Accommodation on Triple/Quad sharing basis
- Supporting Team - cooking staff, local guides, porters etc.
- Supporting Gears for trek- tent, mattress, sleeping bag, toilet tent, crampons/micro spikes, and gaiters (as required)
- Entry Permit Fee, Forest Fee, Camp Fee, and Guide Fee
- Best Quality vegetarian food for breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner
- Trekking with an experienced, english-speaking, and government-licensed trek guide and assistant trek guide
- Mountaineering qualified & professional trek leaders
- Certified First Aid assistance
- Oxygen Cylinder (All Campsite and Trek leader)All government, local taxes, and service charges
- INR 300 Travaura Cash
- 24*7 Chat Assistance
- Dedicated Customer Care Representative
- 5% GST
- Travaura Goodies
- Your contribution toward nature (We promote sustainable tourism and thus dedicate a part of your trek charge towards amelioration of nature and its resources)v
- Tips for guide, chef, porter, etc (calculated per person)
- Excess baggage charges
- Offloading Charges
- Local sightseeing and entrance fee, camera fee, etc
- Extra meals apart from inclusions
- Any other expenses incurred apart from inclusions
- All personal, medical, evacuation, and emergency expenses like extra day stay or vehicle charges due to delays, landslides, and evacuation.
- Any early return travel costs or accommodation except for the days as per the itinerary.
- Any expenses for medical treatment of injury or accident before, during, or after the trek
- Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
Before heading off on any trek, it is essential to make sure you have all the necessary gear and equipment. This packing list will help make sure you have everything you need for a successful and enjoyable trip.
Hiking pants or trousers
Shorts (for warmer days)
T-shirts (preferably moisture-wicking)
Fleece jacket or pullover
Waterproof and windproof jacket
Warm hat and gloves
Hiking boots (with good ankle support)
Socks (preferably wool or moisture-wicking)
Sandals or comfortable shoes (for when you’re not trekking)
Backpack (with rain cover)
Headlamp or flashlight (with extra batteries)
Sunglasses (with UV protection)
Sunscreen (with high SPF)
Water bottle or hydration system
Personal first aid kit (with basic medications, bandages, and blister pads)
Trekking map or guidebook
Whistle (for emergency situations)
Multi-tool or knife
Plastic bags (for trash and dirty clothes)
Camera and spare batteries
Portable charger for electronic devices
Earplugs (for sleeping)
Buff or scarf (for protection against dust and wind)
Portable water filter or purifier (in case of emergency)
Note: Keep in mind that you will have to carry all of your gear yourself during the trek, so it’s important to pack light and only bring what is necessary. It’s also a good idea to check the weather forecast and trail conditions before you leave to ensure that you have the appropriate gear and clothing for the conditions you will encounter.