Day 1: Manali -Manikaram -Barshani Kalga / Pulga (2791m.) 5hrs. Drive
Day 2: Barshani -Khirganga (2960m.) 5hrs.
Khirganga means a hot spring water where Lord shiva meditated and done penance. One thing to be potted is that its waterish not like Manikaran and once you have bath your body become greasy whereas in Manikaran as you feel the dryness. This water also contains medical property and treats heart ailments and blood pressure.
Day 3: Khirganga -Tunda Bhuj (3285m.) 5hrs.
From Khirganga trek commences through dense forest and flower-strewn meadows, which is an unforgettable experience. The progress is gradual and slow as it is a steep climb unto Tunda Bhuj.
Day 4: Tunda Bhuj - Thakur Kuan (3620m.) 8hrs.
After crossing huge rock for 3-4hrs overnight camping in a meadow. Today, onwards one can see lots of water falls, lakes and variety of flowers and large green meadow. It is delighted camping spot.
Day 5: Thakur Kuan - Odi Thach (3800m.) 7hrs.
A wonderful trek with a vigorous climb to reach Odi thach.
Day 6: Odi Thach - Mantalai (4070m.) 5hrs.
From here one can see Mantalai Glacier, which, is the source of the river Parvati. Here water is gushing 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 during the Mahabharata Epic. Here you will find numerous varieties of different curative herds growing wild.
Day 7: Mantalai - Base of Pin Pass (4300m.) 7hrs.
Today we will ascend to base camp –1 where Mount Parvati will be looking down over you. Camp near the rocky cave or near the plain spotted spaces.
Day 8: Base of Pin Pass - Campsite Over Pin Pass to Base 11(4110m.) 8hrs.
Today steep climb up to the pass (5300m.) and at many places in a zig –zagging way to the top. An Ice axe and rope can prove very helpful. At the top of this slope 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 of the snowy mountains of HAMTA REGION likely Deo- Tibba and Indrasan.And one can peep into the Pin valley of Spiti also extensive panorama of several major Kullu and Parvati Peaks.
Day 9: Campsite Over Pin Pass to Base 11 - Tiai (3700m.) 5hrs.
Today we trek along the Pin River and little streams to be negotiating. The Government of India has declared pin valley as a National park. It is famous for the Snow Leopard, Musk Deer and Ibex.
Day 10: Tiai - Mud (3650m.) 5hrs.
Today we will be trekking through the last village in the Pin valley and the first village via Pin Pass of the Pin valley.
Day 11: Mud - Gulling /Kaza/ 6hrs.
Walk through the rough road up to the Gulling with grandeur view of the local villages and a barren land of this “Middle country”. Jeep will be awaiting at Gulling and drive same day to Kaza.
Day 12: Kaza - Manali 8-9 hrs drive.