- Duration : 7 Days.
- Season : June to September.
- Region Covered : Spti - Manikaran - Kalpa Sarahan
Detailed Itinerary :
Day 1: Kaza - Sichling - Mikkim - Mud :
Morning after breakfast drive (32 km) to Mikkim (3087 mt.) via Gulling. Visit kungri monastery. Later on drive to Mud village (3900 mt). on arrival set-up camp for overnight stay.
Day 2: Mud - Pharka - Phaldar Camp - Bhaba Base :
After breakfast, start the first day of trek (5-6 hours) by crossing the Pin River foot bridge. Trek continues following the right bank of Pin River. Cross Shian village enroute. Further 01 hr is a beautiful and large camping area. Continue trekking till the Pin river takes left turn. Camp at small green camping place (4100 mt.). The valley towards right leads to Pin-Parvati Pass and to the left to Bhaba Pass. Overnight stay in the tented camp.
Day 3: Bhaba Base - Bhaba pass - Fushtiring :
Morning after early breakfast start trek (7-8 hours) towards Bhaba Pass. The trek is gentle climb in the begning through the morains and snow/ice patches. Closer to pass the climb is steep and somtime sleepry on loose screes. Trek climb-up towards left to the pass (4950 mt.). The descends steeply on the other side of the pass till the valley opens up at Fushtiaring. Setup camp (4100 mt) on the banks of Wanger River for overnight stay. The valley is greener as compared to valley on Spiti side. Overnight stay in tented camp.
Day 4: Fushtiaring - Mulling :
After breakfast start the down trek (4-5 hours) to Mulling following the Wanger River on the left bank. after 1 hrs the vally opens up and makes T shapes with another valley in the front. Trek takes right turn here and continue trekking after crossing a stream 2-3 times. After another 01 hr the route takes left turn and crosses the Wanger by a natural rock bridge. The valley becomes more green and forested. Continue walking further to the open flat ground and camp there for overnight stay.
Day 5: Mulling - Kafnu - Kalpa :
Morning after breakfast walk (3-4 hours) through the forest area following the Wanger River on left bank. The route is heavily forested with pine, cedar, and birch. Reach Kafnu, the last road head in the valley. On arrival board the coach and drive (4 hours) to Kalpa (2900 mt.). Check-into Tourist Bungalows/ Tented camp for overnight stay.
Day 6: Kalpa - Sarahan :
After breakfast drive (85 km) to Sarahan. On arrival check-into hotel. In the afternoon visit the famous Hindu Temple of Godess Kali - Bhimkali Temple and bird breeding centre in Sarahan. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 7: Sarahan - Shimla :
Morning after breakfast drive (185 km) to Shimla via Narkanda which is famous for its 360º view of the Indian Himalayas. Arrive and check into hotel. Rest of day at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay in hotel.