Manali - Chandertal - Deo Tiba Base - Manali

The Period of operation: 15th June to September/ October.

Rating:
Moderate

Highest Altitude:
4480 m

Day 01 : Manali – Khanol (16 kms) Travel by car/jeep upto Jagatsukh and then start the trek along the Jagatsukh nallah upwards through green forests with an amazing variety of vegetation dot the way to reach Khanol (2200 m). The Manali valley appears far below and to the east lies the mighty mountain – Deo Tibba. Overnight in tents.

Day 02 : Khanol – Chhika (8 kms) A stretch of 3-4 kms if steep through forest and then a long & wide alpine plateau with wild flowers upto Chikka (3350 m). Chhika provides the best rocks for climbing in the area. Overnight in tents.

Day 03 : Chhika – Tenta (10 kms) The route is along the right bank of Jagatsukh nallah and passes through Seri. Seri was once a glaciated lake, but is now a meadow carpeted with an astounding variety of herbs and alpine flowers. Along the trek, sudden appearance of Deo Tibba (6001 m) is breathtaking. Overnight in tents at Tenta (4180 m).

Day 04 : Tenta – Chandertal - Tenta (10 kms) Same day return trek to the beautiful, emerald blue water – Chandertal lake (4480 m) at the base of Deo Tiba. This lake should not be confused with a lake with the same name in Lahaul valley. The flora enthusiast will have a wonderful time trying to identify the hundreds of flowers growing everywhere. Overnight in tents.

Day 05 : Tenta – Bhanara (10 kms) Descend down to Bhanara village. In the afternoon explore nearby areas and view Shringtingu mountain range. Overnight in tents.

Day 06 : Bhanara - Manal (25 kms) Trek down to Jagatsukh village enroute visit local temples and a historical cave ‘Arjun Gufa’. From Jagatsukh travel to Manali by car/jeep. The trek ends in Manali.