The Pin Parvati Pass, nestled at an altitude of 17,450 feet above sea level, in Himachal Pradesh, forms the gateway to the Spiti Valley from the Kullu Valley. Pin Parvati Pass is an extraordinary Trans Himalayan trek for seasoned trekkers. You will be mesmerised and dazzled with the uncharted beauty this trek has to offer and overlook the challenges it throws back at you. It is a 100 km trail of extreme adventure for those who seek thrill with reasonable risks.
Reach Manali during morning hours. Have breakfast and proceed towards Barshaini at a distance of 100 km.It takes 3 hours approximate.Over Night Stay in a guest house at Barshaini
Commence trek from Barsheni after taking a bath in the hot springs.The Trek is fairly Moderate taking you through narrow valleys long with constant roar of the Parvati River, amidst green meadows and terraced hill farms besides the river. Throughout the way you can spot numerous hermits heading over for a pilgrimage to Mantalai.
On Day 04 Commence your trek to Thunda Bhuj. The Trek takes you through dense forest and flower-strewn meadows and is an unforgettable experience. The progress is gradual and slow until you are about to reach Tunda Bhuj. The Climb to Tunda Bhuj is Steep and takes out all the strength out of your body.
Start the day early, the day is tough, and requires all your strength.Cross several streams and climb a steep and long ridge first and then enter into a rocky zone. Head over of for camping at Thakur Kuan.
A Vigorous trek with a Steep climb to reach Odi thach.
From here one can see Mantalai Glacier, which, is the source of the river Parvati. The water gushes out of a massive glacier and then zigzagging its way down the whole valley. It is a world of exhilarating experience. In the middle is the Pandu Bridge, which is made of a single Rock Piece on river Parvati by the Pandavas during their exile in the Himalayas as mentioned in the Mahabharata Epic. The flora and fauna is extraordinary
Day 08 ascend to Base camp – 1 heading a step closer to Mount Parvati. The mountain here looks down over you as closely as it gets. Your Camps will be set near the rocky cave or near the plain spotted spaces.
Day 09 is steep climb up to the Pi Parvati pass Base Camp (5300m.). Make your way to the top. An Ice axe and rope can prove very helpful. When you reach the top a large snow filled hollow crevassed leads to the broad rocky saddle of the pass. At the top one can see a splendid fetching view Deo- Tibba and Indrasan. And one can peep into the Pin valley of Spiti also and gaze to the extensive panorama of numerous major Kullu and Parvati Peaks.
Head Over to Mud in Spiti Valley.Mudh is a small Village/hamlet in Spiti Tehsil in Lahul And Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh State.It is located 62 KM towards East from District head quarters Keylong. Mud Village, over the years have become the base for tourist, travelers and backpackers.It is majestic,virgin, serene, barren and beautiful.
Walk through the rocky road up to the Gulling Village with incredible views of the local villages and a barren land of this “Middle country”. Jeep will be awaiting at Gulling and drive same day to Kaza. Overnight in camp at Rangrik 5 km ahead of Kaza.
Drive back to manali via Kunzum Pass and Chattru.