- Chandertal - Deo Tiba Base - Manali
Period of operation: 15th
June to September/ October.
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.