There is no pick-up for this Parang-La trek.
The Parang-La trek is renowned with ardent trekking enthusiasts as one of the most offbeat and unconventional treks in Himachal Pradesh. This unique adventure takes you on a snow-packed route on a 14-day itinerary across Spiti Valley and Ladakh. You'll find yourself trekking through high-altitude wetlands of the Pare Chu, climbing over the sprawling snow of the Parang-La glacier and hiking alongside the shimmering Tso Moriri lake. The initial section of the trek presents difficult challenges as you take a steeply inclining route to reach Parang-La, but as you cross the pass and enter Ladakh, the difficulty trends down with downhill and flat terrain.
Situated at a breathtaking altitude of over 18,200 feet, the mountain pass of Parang-La connects the two valleys of Spiti in Himachal Pradesh and Changthang in Ladakh. The trail leads travellers through some of the most unexplored and remote locations in the Indian Himalaya, often passing alongside the Pare Chu river and several other glacier-fed river streams. These lands have traditionally been home to the local Changpa natives, the real nomadic tribes of the Changthang valley. If you're lucky, you may encounter these shepherds as well as spot the local wildlife that includes the Himalayan red fox, the rare blue sheep or the Himalayan ibex.
Sign up for the Parang-La trek, an offbeat trek in Himachal Pradesh. | Visit some of the most remote mountains in the Spiti Valley. | Hike alongside the vast expanse of the Tso Moriri lake. | Climb up to an altitude over 18,200 feet to get inspiring views. | Visit the towns of Manali, Kaza and Leh.
Arrive in Manali and gather at a hotel. Today, you'll meet the rest of your group and prepare for tomorrow's drive to Kaza. You can visit the local marketplace at Manali to shop for any last minute essentials or visit some of the local attractions of the hill-station. Overnight in a hotel at Manali.
Overnight in a hotel at Manali.
Arrive in Manali. You'll be accommodated in a hotel at Manali. Today's meal plan includes dinner only. You can visit any of the restaurants in Manali to have extra meals at your own expense. Meal plans for days when you're not trekking include only breakfast and dinner at the hotel where you'll be spending the night.
For cancellations made 90 days or more before departure of the Parang-La trek: 90% refund.
For cancellations made between 60-89 days before departure of the Parang-La trek: 75% refund.
For cancellations made between 30-59 days before departure of the Parang-La trek: 25% refund.
For cancellations made less than 30 days before departure of the Parang-La 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.
Travellers must follow all instructions of the trek leader during the Parang-La 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 and drugs is strictly prohibited during the Parang-La trek.