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  • Trip introduction

    The trek to Pin Parvati Pass is a challenging expedition even for seasoned trekkers as it takes you to a staggering altitude of 17,457 ft. This trek has a variety of distinctive experiences to offer: you may enjoy bathing in the hot water springs at Parvati Kund in Kheerganga, hop onto a pulley bridge in Tunda Bhuj, walk across the blossoming meadows of Odi Thatch and dense forests of Kheerganga, and trudge up the glaciers to reach the Pin Parvati Pass. Only a few Himalayan treks offer you the opportunity of trekking up a glacier; this trek to Pin Parvati Pass is among them.

    Destination

    Pin Parvati Pass is one of the most sought-after trans-Himalayan passes in India. Located at a height of 17454 feet, the Pin Parvati Pass is the only link between Parvati Valley of Kullu and the Pin Valley in Spiti. You will see the landscape transforming from barren mountains in Spiti to lush forests and verdant meadows in Parvati valley. Your trek starts from Pulga, alongside the Parvati river and gradually advancing towards Kheerganga. You will walk across apple orchards, alpine meadows, thick forests, see numerous waterfall along the way and finally, hike through the thick glacier to reach the Pin Parvati Pass.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to Pin Parvati Pass to reach the alitude of 17,454 feet. | Trudge over thick glaciers and dense forests to reach Pin Parvati Pass. | Stay in tents at scenic campsites across the Himalayas.

    Activity Details

    9500

    17457

    9500

    33 km

    50 hours

    3.6 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Bhuntar to Pulga

    Arrive at Bhuntar bus stand by 11:00 hours and board a bus to Pulga. It will be a 2-hour uphill journey alongside Parvati river and idyllic villages of Himachal Pradesh. Overnight in hotel in Pulga.

    Overnight at a hotel/guesthouse in Pulga.

    You will be staying at a hotel or a guesthouse in Pulga on triple sharing basis. Today's meal package includes dinner only.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bhuntar

    Pulga

    11:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Pulga to Kheerganga
    Day 3 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Kheerganga to Tunda
    Day 4 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Tunda Bhuj to Thakur Kuan
    Day 5 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Thakur Kuan to Odi Thatch
    Day 6 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Odi Thatch to Mantalai
    Day 7 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Mantalai to Base Camp I
    Day 8 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Base Camp I to Base Camp II
    Day 9 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Base Camp II to Wichkurung Thatch
    Day 10 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Wichkurung Thatch to Kaza
    Day 11 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Kaza to Manali
    Day 12 of Pin Parvati Pass trek: Buffer Day
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before departure of Pin Parvati Pass Trek: 95% refund.

    For cancellations made between 15-29 days before departure of Pin Parvati Pass Trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure of Pin Parvati Pass Trek: No refund.

    In case of no show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers must follow all instructions of the trek leader during Pin Parvati Pass Trek.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing any general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during Pin Parvati Pass Trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Insurance is mandatory for all international as well as domestic travellers (can be arranged for INR 1097)

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure the maximum safety of travellers and will not be held responsible for any accidents during Pin Parvati Pass Trek.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the Pin Parvati Pass Trek due to any unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather or natural calamities. Travellers will be required to bear any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in hotels/guesthouses on twin/triple sharing basis in Pulga and Kaza

    • Accommodation in tents while camping during the trek
    • Meals starting from dinner on day 1 to lunch on day 10
    • Transfers from Bhuntar to Pulga and Mud to Manali
    • Trekking gear such as micro-spikes, gaiters, helmets, harness, carabiners, etc.
    • Gamow bag
    • Portable stretcher
    • All permits and charges
    • Services of a certified trek leader
    • First Aid kit

    Excludes

    • Porters to carry personal luggage (can be arranged for INR 7854)

    • Mandatory insurance (can be arranged for INR 1097)
    • Travel arrangement between your home city to Bhuntar
    • Personal expenses such as extra meals, water bottles, etc.
    • Porter to carry luggage
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trekking shoes with ankle support (preferably waterproof)
    • Wind and waterproof jacket
    • Down jacket
    • Fleece jacket
    • Full sleeved shirt/t-shirt
    • Quick-dry apparels
    • Trekking pants/shorts
    • Thermal inners
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Accommodation in hotels/guesthouses on twin/triple sharing basis in Pulga and Kaza
    • Accommodation in tents while camping during the trek
    • Transfers from Bhuntar to Pulga and Mud to Manali Trekking gear such as micro-spikes, gaiters, helmets, harness, carabiners, etc.
    • Gamow bag
    • Portable stretcher
    • First Aid kit

    You need to get

    • Government issued ID card
    • Backpack (50-60 litres) with raincover
    • Day-pack with raincover
    • Antibacterial powder
    • 2x Water bottle (1 litre)
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support (preferably waterproof)
    • Lunch box and spoons/forks
    • Flashlight/headlamp with spare batteries
    • Sun-cap
    • Sunglasses (with UV protection)
    • Towel
    • Camera with extra batteries
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Personal first aid kit including all the essential medicines
    • Personal utilities like sunscreen cream, hand sanitizer, moisturiser, antibacterial powder, toilet paper and wet wipes, toothpaste, lip balm, quick dry towel, etc.
    • Woollen cap
    • Balaclava/neck gaiters
    • Spare sandals to use at the campsite
    • Cotton/woollen socks
    • Woollen gloves
    • Synthetic waterproof gloves

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.