Manali - Naggar - Malana - Manikaran - Manali

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

Rating:
Easy to Moderate

Highest Altitude:
4450 m

Day 01: Manali – Naggar (21 kms) Travel by car/jeep from Manali to Naggar. Visit Roerich Art Gallery and other temples in the village. Overnight in tents.

Day 02: Naggar – Mati Kochhar (16 kms) Ascend through forest and villages with green fields and orchards and reach Mati Kochhar (2591 m). Overnight in tents.

Day 03: Mati Kochhar – Jari (20 kms) Trek over Bringta pass (3058 m) through forest and villages. Reach Jari (1520 m) and set up a camp nearby. Overnight in tents.

Day 04: Jari – Manikaran (12 kms) Trek along the Parbati river and the road upto Manikaran (1700 m). Manikaran is a holy place for Hindus and Sikhs with temples and a gurudwara. Enjoy bath in hot sulphur springs. Overnight in guest house/ tents.

Day 05: Manikaran – Rashol (14 kms) Return to Kasol to cross Parbati river and climb upto Rashol (2591 m). Overnight in tents.

Day 06: Rashol – Malana (12 kms) Ascend upto Rashol Jot (3248 m) and walk along the ridge upto Malana (2652 m). Set up a camp outside the village. Overnight in tents.

Day 07: Malana Seek permission of the village head man to enter the village to study the local customs, traditions & social system of the people, which is considered to be the oldest democracy of the World. Be cautious and follow all local rules and their customs. Overnight in tents.

Day 08: Malana – Khiksa Thach (16 kms) Trek along the Malana nallah to the meadow, Khiksa Thach (4450 m) providing beautiful scenery and even visit a glacier nearby. Overnight in tents.

Day 09: Khiksa Thach – Nag Ruhni (19 kms) Easy walking with good view on all sides upto Nag Ruhni (4030 m). Overnight in tents.

Day 10: Nag Ruhni – Rumsu (18 kms) Trek over the Chanderkhani pass (3660 m) and descend to Rumsu (2378 m). From the pass one can enjoy a magnificient view of various mountain peaks of Kullu, Lahaul and Bara Bhangal ranges. Overnight in tents.

Day 11: Rumsu – Naggar – Manali (25 kms) Trek down to Naggar and then travel by car/jeep onwards to Manali (2050 m). The trek ends in Manali.