Duration: 1N2D

Day1: Dharamkot- Triund Trek( Trek for 8 kms)

Reach Shiv Shakti Retreat, Dharamkot. Freshen up and get ready to have some adrenaline rush. We will start our trek meandering through beautiful forests. Believe us, you are going to get many surprises. The uphill will allow you to have a panoramic view of the picturesque landscape. Maiden trekkers would take about 4-5 hours uphill trek to hit the camps hyphened with halts. However, it’d be even better when we take our time appreciating the awesome trail. This would stretch the trek time by about an hour or two which is worth it considering the small little cafes we’d stop by on the route & also grabbing the photo opportunities that’d make this journey even more memorable!
Our aim is to reach Triund before sunset, as the sight is surely going to take your breath away. It is one of the best sunsets that you are going to see in your lifetime. The Peaks are so close to you it seems like as if one can touch the snow-swept mountains. Later, we begin the night under the cover of stars. Night ends when we are out of stories around the campfire.

Day 2: Triund – Dharamkot.( Trek of 8 kms)

This day we will be on a roll. As climbing downhill is always a fun. We will reach Shiv Shakti Retreat. Freshen up and take some rest. After that we will go and explore the local market. Chill, sit and relax in one of the cafes- come back to the guesthouse for some yummilicious meal.

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Duration: 1N2D

Day 1 – Arrival at Mandi

You will be received by our representative at Mandi. Here you will get room to wash and change and will be served Breakfast. Then you will be driven for around 26km to the scenic Baggi village; arriving in the village, enjoy packed lunch and get energised. Post this begin with the trek to the Prashar Lake. Ascend and descend through the easy, yet captivating trails for around 4-5 hours till you reach the lakeside.

Once beside the lake, settle down in the camps and enjoy the evening with an engrossing campfire followed by snacks, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2 – Sightseeing in Prashar Lake| Departure from Mandi

After a delicious breakfast, you will have the opportunity to explore the immaculate surroundings and the stunning landscapes of the Prashar Lake on a guided tour. Visit a nearby temple and start descending towards Baggi; be careful while trekking downwards as the trails might be slippery!

Arriving in Baggi, get your packed lunch and take a drive to Mandi, where you will be relaxing for the day. Post dinner in Mandi, depart the vicinity and start with your onward journey to Delhi and mark the end of this Prashar Lake trekking tour.

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Duration: 3N4D

Day 01:McLeodganj to Kareri Village Camp

Reach Mcleodganj early in the morning by 0900 am; freshen up and have quick tea/coffee. Later we will begin the Kareri Lake trek, and in its first phase, hike to the camp at Kareri Village. The climb is not difficult at all, and will take you through dense but beautiful pine jungles. As you tread along the trail for 4-5 hours, you will pass by a number of small villages. Most of the journey involves trekking down the mountains, and only the last part has some climbing. The village you are walking towards is atop a ridge, and has an altitude of around 5905 feet.

Day 02:Kareri Village Camp to Rioti Camp

Upon waking up, start the next section of Kareri Lake trekking, and gear up for a tough climb. Today you will walk for anywhere between 4 and 5 hours, but the journey will be highly rewarding. The path goes along a narrow mountainous river, named Liund, which will have to be crossed again and again. Some crossings consist of makeshift bridges while others will have to be negotiated by walking on riverine boulders. Your campsite for the night will be beautiful and velvety alpine grassland, which has an elevation of approximately 8038 feet above sea level.

Day 03:Rioti to Kareri Lake (10170 feet)

What follows is the most important part of Kareri Lake trekking tour as it will take you to your final destination of the hike. The ensuing 4 hours of treading along the mountains will take you to the base of Minkiani Pass, where the lake is situated. This is also the most scenic part of the entire trip, and once you start walking, you will know why. You will first walk on a narrow, rocky and muddy track, lined with thickly forested mountains on one side, and a river gorge on the other. As the region is not too high, you will see coniferous as well as deciduous trees along the way. High above the ground, the mountains may be obscured by clouds.

As you continue your Kareri Lake trek, you will keep gaining altitude, and the vegetation will start becoming less dense. After a while, you will be walking on quite a rough trail. You will now tread along another rocky river, and the altitude of the region will result in the disappearance of deciduous trees. Only towering spruces and firs along with lush grass will be seen. Here the clouds may be right at the surface, and you might get the opportunity to pass through them. The campsite for this night will be another enchanting meadow, and from here you will be able to see Minkiani Pass, Baleni Pass and a valley below.

Day 04:Kareri Lake to Kareri Village |On to McLeodganj

This day, you end Kareri Lake trekking, and hike down to a place known as Ghera. First, you will trek down along the river and coniferous forests of firs and spruce, and as you lose elevation, the vegetation will keep becoming denser. After you lose a significant amount of elevation, tall deodar trees will start appearing, and the grass will become lush. At Ghera, you will board a Jeep and drive all the way to McLeodganj

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Duration: 3N4D

Day 01: Trek from Mcleodganj to Triund

It is a beautiful walk through mixed forests of the deodar, oak and rhododendron. Triund is situated on a ridge with a beautiful view of whole Kangra valley on one side and Dhauladhar mountain range on the other side. First 2km is a steep ascent but there is a gradual ascent after Galu Devi temple. The last 1 km is again a steep ascent through the forest. Triund is a flat meadow on top of a ridge. From here one can witness panoramic view of Dhauladhar range on one side and Kangra valley on the other is a memorable sight.Overnight stay in tents.

Day 02 :Trek from Triund to Laka Got

After a short ascent from Triund traverse a ridge to reach Laka Got – a temporary shephard camp. Laka Got is situated at the snout of a small glacier, which is full of snow and ice in early summer and the snow melts away during the monsoon. So we will also have some activities on snow.Night stay in the camp at Laka Got.

Day 03:Trek from Laka Got to Indrahar Pass

Start early in the morning, the weather gets bad in the afternoon. In the early summer (April to May) the trail is full of snow and ice and requires good equipment. During post monsoon (September to November) there is no snow or ice and there is narrow trail going up to the pass. It takes about three to four hours to reach the pass and another three hours to come down. From the pass entire PirPanjal range of central Himalayas is a sight to behold. Back to Laka Got for Panjal range of central Himalayas is a sight to behold. Back to Laka Go for night stay.

Day 04:Trek from Laka Got ‐Mcleodganj

Follow the same route on the way back via Triund or different. This will depend on the snow. If there is less snow then we will follow a different route which goes from Triund going over a grassy meadow and descend down to Bhagsu Nag and then to Mcleodganj. During evening, we all will board our respective buses but pocketful of memories will accompany all of us.

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Duration: 2N3D

Day 01: Trek from Mcleodganj to Triund

It is a beautiful walk through mixed forests of the deodar, oak and rhododendron. Triund is situated on a ridge with a beautiful view of whole Kangra valley on one side and Dhauladhar mountain range on the other side. First 2km is a steep ascent but there is a gradual ascent after Galu Devi temple. The last 1 km is again a steep ascent through the forest. Triund is a flat meadow on top of a ridge. From here one can witness panoramic view of Dhauladhar range on one side and Kangra valley on the other is a memorable sight. Overnight stay in tents.

Day 02 :Trek from Triund to Laka

After a short ascent from Triund traverse a ridge to reach Laka Got – a temporary shephard camp. Laka Got is situated at the snout of a small glacier , which is full of snow and ice in early summer and the snow melts away during the monsoon. So we will also have some activities on snow.Night stay in the camp at Laka Got.

Day 03:Trek from Laka Got ‐Mcleodganj

Follow the same route on the way back via Triund or different. This will depend on the snow. If there is less snow then we will follow a different route which goes from Triund going over a grassy meadow and descend down to Bhagsu Nag and then to Mcleodganj. During evening, we all will board our respective buses but pocketful of memories will accompany all of us.

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Duration: 1N2D

Day 01: Arrival at Kasol, Move to Barshaini and trek to Kheerganga.

Early morning we will arrive at Kasol at Our Base Camp, After the completion of the group, we will begin our ride till Barshaini, from where we will begin our trek to Kheerganga. Once there tents will be allotted and nutritious dinner will be served to the trekkers.

Day 02 :Trek from KheerGanga to Kasol

On the day after the breakfast and early hot water bath , we will begin our trek down to Kasol, We will trek down till Barshaini and then drive back to Kasol

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DURATION: 2N3D

Day 1: Kasol-Chalaal

Misty morning, tall trees, untouched hills and a breath of fresh air – this exactly what Kasol is! Upon reaching Kasol and a bit of walking, reach your campsite. Enjoy the greener and a happier space by the riverside. Take some rest and have your fill of breakfast. Once you are up and ready, it will be time to explore the ‘Little Amsterdam’ while making our way to Chalal. While walk through the lanes of Kasol, you will notice many Israeli cafes and shops to buy your souvenirs from. Gradually, we will walk towards, what is known as Trance and Psychedelic party village- Chalaal. This little village is tucked in the conifer dense forest. The walk doesn’t take more than 2 hours hyphenated with breaks. One can sit at the end of the village admiring the beauty of fiercely flowing Parvati river.

Later in the evening, we will come back to the camping site; dance the night away around bonfire while having taste-buds teasing dinner.

Day 2: Kasol – Tosh

On this day,wake up to beautiful sunrise. Take this day as it comes and don’t forget to feel the lovely light feeling that must be lingering in your mind. We will get ready for your trek to Tosh- the last village in the valley, Tosh is at a height of 7,874 feet. It is a land blessed by Shiva, they say, and the local priest asserts to visions of the lord with his consort Parvati when snow falls. The drive from Kasol to Tosh parking stand is around an hour’s drive and the last becomes a wee bit treacherous. Upon reaching, we will start our trek- one of the most beautiful scenic routes that you will experience. This little hamlet, constantly, dwarfed by intimidating mountains is at the heart of Parvati Hydel Project. It’s a goat track which traverses the hill with gradual inclines and declines. Upon reaching waterfalls, The only thing you expect to do here is sit,relax and unwind your senses. Listen to the beautiful sound of gushing water, and the night ends with fun and laughter.Please do not litter and also be mindful of their culture and heritage and you will always want to come back.

Day 3: Tosh – Kasol

If you want to get teleported to a wonderland- make a point to wake up early and enjoy the magnanimous rising sun. Get ready and it will be time to return back to Kasol. Savour every view while going back. Upon reaching Kasol, it will be time to bid adieu with a promise to meet again!

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DURATION: 3N4D

Day 1: Kasol-Chalaal

Misty morning, tall trees, untouched hills and a breath of fresh air – this exactly what Kasol is! Upon reaching Kasol and a bit of walking, reach your campsite. Enjoy the greener and a happier space by the riverside. Take some rest and have your fill of breakfast. Once you are up and ready, it will be time to explore the ‘Little Amsterdam’ while making our way to Chalal. While walk through the lanes of Kasol, you will notice many Israeli cafes and shops to buy your souvenirs from. Gradually, we will walk towards, what is known as Trance and Psychedelic party village- Chalaal. This little village is tucked in the conifer dense forest. The walk doesn’t take more than 2 hours hyphenated with breaks. One can sit at the end of the village admiring the beauty of fiercely flowing Parvati river.

Later in the evening, we will come back to the camping site; dance the night away around bonfire while having taste-buds teasing dinner.

Day 2: Kasol – Tosh

On this day,wake up to beautiful sunrise. Take this day as it comes and don’t forget to feel the lovely light feeling that must be lingering in your mind. We will get ready for your trek to Tosh- the last village in the valley, Tosh is at a height of 7,874 feet. It is a land blessed by Shiva, they say, and the local priest asserts to visions of the lord with his consort Parvati when snow falls. The drive from Kasol to Tosh parking stand is around an hour’s drive and the last becomes a wee bit treacherous. Upon reaching, we will start our trek- one of the most beautiful scenic routes that you will experience. This little hamlet, constantly, dwarfed by intimidating mountains is at the heart of Parvati Hydel Project. It’s a goat track which traverses the hill with gradual inclines and declines. Upon reaching waterfalls, The only thing you expect to do here is sit,relax and unwind your senses. Listen to the beautiful sound of gushing water, and the night ends with fun and laughter.Please do not litter and also be mindful of their culture and heritage and you will always want to come back.
h5>Day 3: Tosh – Kheerganga

The trek to to Tosh and Kheerganga encompasses everything- walking through rivers, waterfalls, holding on to dear life on narrow walkways, apple orchards – you name it. If you’re a regular hiker then this one is a dream to do. One of the most beautiful treks, so picturesque that you feel an impulse to reach for your camera or pinch yourself hard to make sure it’s real.

The amazing landscapes, waterfalls and the alpine meadows are bound to make you stop and feel it and soak it in! Trek from Tosh to Kheer Ganga is 15km. The first cafe comes after 7 Km which will indicate half battle won! Literally. Then comes Rudra Naag cafe in another 3 to 5 km. If you’re calling it quits at this point then I’d highly recommend that you carry on the climb – heaven awaits you at the end of it. All your tiredness will be washed away with a sight of the mystical hot springs of Kheerganga. 10 minutes into the pool and you’ll be tripping because of the sulphur fumes.

Do not be surprised if you hear Dholak and groups singing and beating some Shiv Natraj Music. It is one of a kind experience! Later, we will gather around the bonfire, have our tummies full and spend the night under beautiful blanket of stars

h5>Day 4: Kheerganga- Kasol

Enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful morning. It seems like a spectrum painted on the canvas. Spend sometime doing nothing at all. There’s joy in doing nothing at all. Just laze around in the grass under towering pine trees with the sun filtering through the foliage. While coming back be prepared to leave a part of yourself behind.

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DURATION: 3N4D

Day 1: Kasol-Chalaal

Misty morning, tall trees, untouched hills and a breath of fresh air – this exactly what Kasol is! Upon reaching Kasol and a bit of walking, reach your campsite. Enjoy the greener and a happier space by the riverside. Take some rest and have your fill of breakfast. Once you are up and ready, it will be time to explore the ‘Little Amsterdam’ while making our way to Chalal. While walk through the lanes of Kasol, you will notice many Israeli cafes and shops to buy your souvenirs from. Gradually, we will walk towards, what is known as Trance and Psychedelic party village- Chalaal. This little village is tucked in the conifer dense forest. The walk doesn’t take more than 2 hours hyphenated with breaks. One can sit at the end of the village admiring the beauty of fiercely flowing Parvati river.

Later in the evening, we will come back to the camping site; dance the night away around bonfire while having taste-buds teasing dinner.

Day 2: Tosh – Kheerganga

The trek to to Tosh and Kheerganga encompasses everything- walking through rivers, waterfalls, holding on to dear life on narrow walkways, apple orchards – you name it. If you’re a regular hiker then this one is a dream to do. One of the most beautiful treks, so picturesque that you feel an impulse to reach for your camera or pinch yourself hard to make sure it’s real.

The amazing landscapes, waterfalls and the alpine meadows are bound to make you stop and feel it and soak it in! Trek from Tosh to Kheer Ganga is 15km. The first cafe comes after 7 Km which will indicate half battle won! Literally. Then comes Rudra Naag cafe in another 3 to 5 km. If you’re calling it quits at this point then I’d highly recommend that you carry on the climb – heaven awaits you at the end of it. All your tiredness will be washed away with a sight of the mystical hot springs of Kheerganga. 10 minutes into the pool and you’ll be tripping because of the sulphur fumes.

Do not be surprised if you hear Dholak and groups singing and beating some Shiv Natraj Music. It is one of a kind experience! Later, we will gather around the bonfire, have our tummies full and spend the night under beautiful blanket of stars

Day 3: Kheerganga- Kasol

Enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful morning. It seems like a spectrum painted on the canvas. Spend sometime doing nothing at all. There’s joy in doing nothing at all. Just laze around in the grass under towering pine trees with the sun filtering through the foliage. While coming back be prepared to leave a part of yourself behind.

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DURATION: 5N6D

TREK ITINERARY

Day 01 – Registration and Orientation at Kasol Base Camp

Arrive at Kasol Base Camp on your own by morning and complete the registration. Orientation session will be given by the chief organizer in the evening. It will cover the information like rucksack packing, marching/walking technique and general awareness about the trek route. Take an acclimatization walk around the base camp in the evening at around 5 PM. Have your dinner and stay overnight at Kasol Base Camp.

Day 02 – Drive to Kasol and Trek to Grahan Village (4-5 Hours)

Wake up to the beautiful Himalayan sunrise at Base Camp. Have breakfast and drive to centre of Kasol to start your exciting trek! Your trek starts from Kasol town center by GrahanNahal. The easy trail which is frequently used by locals will take you to through pine forests. In couple of hours you will be able to cover much of the distance as the trail is easy to climb. After reaching the GrahanNahal, the trail becomes rocky and steep. The locals say that the Rhododendron petals can be eaten whole and the syrup can be mixed with water to make a refreshing drink. You can definitely try that when in the Himalayas! The steep climb of an hour will take you to your destination for the day. Reach Grahan Village by evening and freshen up. Have your dinner and stay overnight the camps.

Day 03 – Grahan Village to Min Thatch (4-5 Hours)

Have breakfast in the morning and start your trek towards the north of the camping ground at Grahan. You will bump into many locals on the way using the Min Thatch trail. After walking a little more, you will see the Min Thatch, Nagaru and Sar top on the mountains. The steeper trails will take you to the woods. Remember to stay with your group here as the trail becomes steeper and a bit confusing. Cross the lush green forest and reach Min Thatch. Admire the Chanderkhani stretch and many more ranges from the campsite at Min Thatch. Have your dinner and stay overnight at the camps.

Day 04 – Min Thatch to Nagaru (4-6 Hours)

Have your breakfast and trek the pastoral forest covered with snow from Min Thatch to Nagaru. You will have to be careful on this trail as the steep slope and the snow will make the trek difficult here. After a difficult trek for 2 3 hours, you will finally reach the Nagaru campsite. Enjoy the mesmerizing vistas of magnificent mountain across the Parvati valley. See the small glittering lights of the Manikaran town as the night sets in. It gets extremely chilly in the evening. It is advisable to sleep early to avoid catching cold next!

Day 05 – Nagaru to Biskeri Thatch via Sar Pass (6-8 Hours)

Rise and shine early morning to start your trek. Climb up through the snow trails and admire the dazzling peaks of Tosh Valley. The exhilarating view on the top of Sar Pass will leave you spellbound! Spend some time there and take in the beauty of the place. Slide down to the valley but take the necessary precautions. The sliding downhill is almost 1 KM! Walk for an hour and cross some magical water streams to reach the Biskeri Thatch campsite by evening. Take rest and have dinner. Stay overnight at the Biskeri Thatch campsite

Day 06 – Biskeri Thatch to Barshaini. Departure from Bhuntar (4-5 Hours)

See the splendid views of lofty mountains and pine forests from Biskeri Thatch! Start trekking downhill through the dense forest, crossing a stream and then reach Pulga. The twin village Pulga and Tulga are separated by a stream. Cross the bridge on the Parvati River to reach the Barshaini Village. Your jeep will be waiting for you at Bhuntar. Your amazing trek to the Sar pass concludes here.

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