- Duration : 10 Days.
- Season : July to October.
- Region Covered : Naggar-Parvati Valley
Detailed Itinerary :
Day 01 PICK-UP FROM NAGGAR TO BARSHANI BY CAR / JEEP.
Day 02 TREK STARTS FROM BARSHANI TO KHEER-GANGA :- Trail gradually ascends to Kheer Ganga which is a scenic place and now supported by a " shelter" which is usually heavily crowded by foreigners.
Day 03 KHEER-GANGA TO TUNDA BHUJ :- Steay ascend to the gorge. Valley then widens and trail crosses several beautiful pasturs supporting many types of wildflowers. There are some Gujjar/Gaddi shepherd emcampments and this will be last human settlement you will be watching.
Day 04 TUNDA BHUJ TO THAKUR KUAN :- Crossing through rocks and dense vegitation. You will see remains of Indian Army helicopter which crashes in high winds when trying to land-just toppled due to velocity of wind.
Day 05 THAKUR KUAN TO UDI THACH
Day 06 UDI THACH TO MANN TALAI LAKE :- You will be lucky if you could see any shepherd encampment. There is a natural bridge and is known as Pandu Bridge.Trail makes some ups and downs and then goes through flowered meadows. To reach Mantakal Lake it is 200m of steep ascending over boulders which may not be tough for people who had some expereince but first timer may find learning lessons.
Day 07 MANN TALAI TO BASE OF PIN PARVATI :- From high camp, steep 300m climb to a snoefield and then a small col is way to cross this legendary pass.Pin Parvati Pass 4810m is marked by cairns and prayer flags. Descending is gradual.
Day 08 BASE TO TIA OVER PIN PARVATI PASS :- Crossing terminal moraine and walking by cairns through boulders is high altitude ritual and expereinced trekkers will find it easy and first timers will be able to learn how to find route among boulders and scree of terminal moraine. In bigger climbing expeditions-even expereinced climbers had been seen loosing their 'way through'. So, this type of walking in high altitude is must to learn for people who love Himalayan trekks.
Day 09 LAST DAY TREK FROM TIA AND ENDS IN MUDH:- Gradual desceding towards valley floor to village Mudh
Day 10 MUDH TO MANALI :- DRIVE BACK TO MANALI/ VASHISHT.
• THE TREK CAN BE ENDED ON 30.6.2011 AND YOU CAN BE PICKED UP IN MUDH AND BACK TO MANALI.
• IF YOU WANT TO END 1.7.2011 THEN WE CAN HAVE ONE DAY REST IN BETWEEN.
• OR YOU CAN LEAVE THE ITENARY AS IT IS.
- Tour Guide.