Day 01: Drive to Manali
Day 02: Manali
Day 03: Manali – Udaipur –
Urgos (3810m) (Home stay)
Today after breakfast
we drive to Rohtang pass 51 kms from Manali. It’s a favourite destination of Indian tourist to discover snow. Rohtang
pass connects Lahaul-Spiti with Kullu valley. This pass is a fifth lowest altitude pass on the part of second highest mountain
road in the world. We drive through magnificient villages along the Chandra Rive in Lahaul. At Tandi where confluence of Bhaga
and Chandra River makes Chenab River, one of the five major Rivers of Pakistan. We enter in Pattan valley, driving along the
right bank of Chenab. We pass through terraces barley fields and superb small villages all along the route. Passing Udaipur
we enter to Miyar valley. We drive to Urgos, our starting point of trek.
Day 04: Drive to Shukto 6 kms , Trek to Khanjar - Thanpattan, 6 hrs (Camp 1)
Leaving Urgoss, we drive
up the valley, across a stony moraine stretch and some side streams to Khanjar, the last village. above the village on a beautiful
alpine meadow, carpeted with edelweiss and catmint. It is not rare to see the Himalayan Griffins and Lammergeyers.
There are lovely pastures
all along the trek up to the camping site. The trek continues to the left side of the stream. A side stream coming from the
Shinku La is forded to reach at a camping site. A side stream mingles here with the Myar nullah. The camp is established here.
Day 05: Thanpattan – Kesar Unchob (4700m), 6-7 hrs. (Camp 2)
The meadows Landscape
is slowly changed into the rocky outcrop as we approach the pass. Today we camp amongst the patches of land in between the
Day 06: Kesar Unchob – Base camp over Pimu pass (5223m), 6 hrs. (Camp 3)
We climb up to the
top of the pass, terrain comprises of the moraine and bit of ice (Glacier). Further descend though the moraine slowly the
moraine fades away and we reach into a lovely meadow, camp at Meadow.
Day 07: Base camp – Hillu Twan, 5 hrs. (Camp 4)
is all Along the stream to the beautiful villages of Hilu and Twan, these villages are inhabited by bhots, unlike most of
the sharp features people in the valley , this community has mango lion features and are Buddhists. There is also a Buddhist
Monastery in the Village.
Day 08: Hillu Twan – Chask Bhatori, 5 hrs. (Camp 5)
Chask and Bhatori are
the last Villages of Pangi towards Lahaul. Chask Bhatori is the highest located Village in the Pangi Valley (3659 Mts.). The
landscape is Barren but beautiful.
Day 09: Chask Bhatori – Meadow camp (4000m), (Camp 6)
Trek further into the
beautiful meadows in habited by the Shepard’s in the summers, offers a view of several snow clad peaks.
Day 10: Back to Chask Bhatori- Saichu, 5-6 hrs. (Camp 7)
Trek back to the Village
of Chask Bhatori and further descend to Siachu through the Deodar Forest.
Day 11: Saichu – Manali
Day 12: Manali – New Delhi. fly home