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  • Trip introduction

    The Pin Parvati Pass trek is one of the most challenging and spectacular treks in Himachal Pradesh. It is a thrilling challenge for seasoned trekkers, not suitable for beginners. This 10-day trek covers nearly 100 km and takes you to an altitude of 17,450 feet above sea level. It offers some of the most breathtaking views in the country. It showcases the contrasting landscape and culture of the Kullu and Spiti valleys.

    On this trek, you will not only trek through a constantly varying landscape but also get to see various sites like wooden bridges, high altitude lakes, streams, glaciers, etc. and you will get to sleep in tents in the remotest of areas in the middle of the Himalayas. All the while being accompanied by the towering mountain ranges and their snow-capped peaks.

    Destination

    The Pin Parvati Pass is the shorter route from Kullu to Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh. It is located at an elevation of 17,450 feet and has become one of the most sought after trekking destinations for many trekkers. On the trek, you will explore the sharply contrasting culture and landscape of the two valleys that will totally catch you off-guard. You will walk through vast green pastures dotted with wildflowers, dense forests and snow-covered fields, you will trek along the many streams and lakes into the rugged barren landscape of the Spiti Valley.

    Destination highlights

    Experience the stark contrasts of the Himalayas on the Pin Parvati Pass trek. | Embark on one of the most challenging treks in Himachal Pradesh. | Camp in remote places in the middle of the Himalayas.

    Activity Details

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Arrival at Rumsu base camp

    You will report at the Rumsu base camp by 08:00 hrs and will undergo registration process. You till then have breakfast and go on an acclimatization walk in the surrounding area. In the afternoon, you will attned an orientation programme to learn about the basics of trekking such as backpacking, marching technique and medical awareness. Later in the evening, there will be an ice breaking session. Overnight in tents at Rumsu base camp.

    Overnight in tents at Rumsu base camp.

    Upon reaching the basecamp, you will first go through a registration process after which you will be served breakfast. Lunch will be served at 13:00 hrs. Snacks will be served post-orientation and dinner will be served in the late evening. | You will spend the night in tents, and you will be issued sleeping bags and mattresses for the night.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Rumsu

    Rumsu

    08:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Rumsu to Kheer Ganga
    Day 3 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Kheer Ganga to Tunda Bhuj
    Day 4 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Tunda Bhuj to Thakur Kuan
    Day 5 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Thakur Kuan to Rubi Thach
    Day 6 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Rubi Thach to Mantalai
    Day 7 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Mantalai to Parvati side base camp
    Day 8 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Parvati side base camp to Pin side base camp
    Day 9 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Pin side base camp to Mud
    Day 10 of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: Mud to Manali
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 20 days before departure date of the Kedarnath trek: 80% refund.

    For cancellations made 20 days or less before departure date of the Kedarnath 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 are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during the Pin Parvati Pass trek.

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

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Pin Parvati Pass trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure maximum safety of travellers and will not be held responsible for any accident, mishap or loss of life or property during the trek to Pin Parvati Pass.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the trek to Pin Parvati Pass due to any unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather or natural calamities. Travellers will bear any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary.
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    • Pin Parvati Pass Himachal Pradesh Himalayas Kullu Manali Spiti Trekking Adventure Difficult Snow The Great Next
    • Pin Parvati Pass Himachal Pradesh Himalayas Kullu Manali Spiti Trekking Adventure Difficult Snow The Great Next
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    • Pin Parvati Pass Himachal Pradesh Himalayas Kullu Manali Spiti Trekking Adventure Difficult Snow The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in tents on triple/quad sharing basis

    • All meals starting from breakfast on day 1 to lunch on day 10
    • Rucksack
    • All the camping chargers including permits and feels
    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Services of experienced trek leader and camping crew
    • Porters/mules to carry common camping equipment
    • Personal insurance
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Any personal expenses

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Porters/mules to carry personal luggage
    • Non-veg food (can be arranged for INR 800 per person)

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trek pants
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support
    • Full sleeve t-shirts
    • Thermals
    • Fleece and down jacket
    • Trekking pole
    • Heavy jacket
    • Scarf
    • Not to wear - Sport shoes
    • Denim jeans and shorts
    • Expensive watches, jewellery and electronic items
    • Suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Technical equipment, if required
    • Gaiters
    • Safety equipment includin oxygen cylinders, oximeter, etc.
    • HAPO chamber bag
    • First aid kit
    • All camping gear including tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Rucksack

    You need to get

    • Govt issued ID Card
    • Three layers of warm clothes
    • Two/Three trek pants
    • Three t-shirts (collared/dri-fit)
    • Thermals
    • Sunglasses
    • Cap
    • Water proof hand gloves
    • Socks (3-4 pairs) and a pair of woollen socks
    • Headlamp/LED torch
    • Raincoat/Ponchos
    • Daypack (20 litres)
    • Lunch box and water bottle

    Medical Kit

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