Manali can be reached via air (Bhuntar airport, 50 minute drive). It can also be reached by road via bus or car, from New Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla or other hubs.
This trek to Pin Parvati Pass is on the top of the list for most experienced trekkers in India. You'll be in the middle of the Himalayas, far away from civilization, trekking through gorgeous landscapes for 12 days. Your trail winds through alpine forests, slopes dotted with wild flowers, and with rivers and lakes to stop by. And that's all before you get to the Pin Parvati Pass. Getting to the Pass is a real victory, and rewards you with fabulous views of the other side, the Spiti side, with rugged barren landscape.
Do note: this trek is not to be taken lightly. The Pin Parvati Pass trek is considered one of the most challenging trek in the Himalayas. This 12 day trek requires some amount of experience because you'll be crossing wide glaciers, climbing steep slopes, and trekking through thick forests. Additionally, once you begin, you'll be days away from civilization, so there's no turning back. You could say that this one is only for the true bravehearts.
Located at a height of 17450 feet, the Pin Parvati Pass is the only link between Parvati Valley of Kullu and the Pin Valley in Spiti. You'll start from Manali, and trek through the green valleys of Himachal Pradesh, through fruit orchards, blossoming wildflowers, and sparkling rivers and streams. Once you reach Pin Parvati Pass, you'll see the dry, arid landcaps of the Spiti valley, with its sprawling expanse of brown and grey rock under a blue sky.
Trek on gorgeous trails that lead you alongside glacial rivers and lakes! | Take on the challenge of one of the toughest treks in the Himalayas | Spend 12 days in the mountains, away from civilization
You'll have to report to Manali Bus Stand by 10:00 hrs. Once assembled, you'll be driven to Barsheni village, from where your trek begins. Barsheni Village is surrounded by thick pine forests and green pastureland, and makes for a delightful first-day trek. You'll pass Kalga village, and head up to Rudranath for the night. Overnight in tents.
Overnight in tents
Spend your first camping night in Rudranath in a triple sharing tent, with toilet and kitchen tents at your convenince. Only dinner is included in today's package.
The cancellation policy is as follows:
For any cancellations made 24 days or more prior to the departure of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: 95% of the total trip cost will be refunded minus any transaction charges, or you can use this amount to book any other trek with the same operator within a year.
For cancellations made between 14-24 days before the departure of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: 70% of the total trip cost will be refunded minus any transaction charges, or you can use this amount to book the same trek with any other batch of the same operator within a year.
For any cancellations made between 10-14 days before the departure of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: 50% of the total trip cost will be refunded minus any transaction charges, or you can use this amount for the same trek in the same season.
For cancellations made less than 10 days before the departure of the Pin Parvati Pass trek: No refund but you can transfer the same trek to a friend.
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during the Pin Parvati Pass trek.
Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs during the Pin Parvati Pass trek is not permitted.