This 5 day trek through the interiors of the Great Himalayan National Park takes you to Marahni Peak, from where you'll get 360-degree views of the entire Tirthan valley and the peaks around. You'll trek through glorious landscapes, conquer the peak, and then trek down to the Tirthan river, where you'll set up camp for one night.
You'll be camping in fun tunnel tents with two 'rooms' and an enclosed porch area to store your luggage. Every day, you'll eat delicious meals, enjoy merry campfires and chilly evenings, and sleep in spacious tents with comfy air mattresses and soft sleeping bags.
IMPORTANT: This is not a fixed departure so a minimum of 4 travellers is required to book this trip.
At an astounding height of 12,040 feet, the Marahni Peak is located inside the Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh. You'll see tiny villages that still live a simple life, camp beside rivers and in green meadows, and spend 4 days in the midst of glorious nature. You'll have to negotiate some steep inclines and rocky ridges, but the views of the entire Tirthan Valley from Ookhal meadow make it entirely worthwhile.
The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) is a World Heritage Site, and one of India's national parks. It covers over 700 sq kms and has a buffer eco zone of about 200 sq kms. It is filled with breathtaking landscapes, plants and herbs that are used in ayurveda, and beautiful flora and fauna. Trekking through the GHNP takes you past quaint villages, gently rolling slopes, craggy peaks, and sparkling rivers. It's the perfect getaway for trekkers and nature lovers looking to get lost in the mountains.
Climb to 12,000 feet to Marahni Peak. | Cross a high altitude pass and visit wide-open meadows. | Escape into the mountains of the Himalayas. | Keep an eye out for the Himalayan Black Bear, as well as many rare species of flora and fauna. | Witness the simple life of small villages. | Enjoy delicious meals at camp, and sleep in fun tunnel tents.
You'll meet up at Pekhri at around 08:00 hrs in the morning. From here, you'll begin your walk towards Lakcha, a quaint Himalayan village en route to your campsite. There are a few patches that are a bit steep, but just enough to warm up those trekking muscles. You'll stop for a packed lunch, and continue onwards to Rangthar. Here there's a flat ridge with views of the mountains around and the Tirthan Valley below. You'll enjoy a bonfire and a delicious hot dinner, and then retire to your tents for the night.
Overnight in tents.
Your first night of camping is at Rangthar. You'll be provided with tunnel-shaped tents with two rooms and a porch to store equipment, as well as clean sleeping bags with liners, pillows, and an air mattress. Today's package includes a delicious packed lunch of parathas, juice, sweets, and a fruit. For snacks enjoy tea, coffee and soup. For dinner, you'll be given one veg and one non veg item, apart from dal, rice, salad, roti and paneer.
Lunch | Snacks | Dinner
For all cancellations of the Marahni trek: You will receive a refund of the trip cost minus any non-refundable amounts already spent on hotels, staff, food, transport, administration fees, and taxes.
No show: No refund.
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the team leader.
Smoking, consumption of alcohol, narcotic drugs etc. is strictly prohibited during the trek.
While on the Marahni trek, participants must follow a proper waste disposal system.