Trekking is an adventurous, joyful journey which includes a combination of walking and hiking to explore the beauty of the region. It can be as short as one day to a week long. Trekking can be carried with reasonable physical condition, basic knowledge of reading map, camping and hiking.
Manali is famous among adventure lovers for its wide variety of sports activities and trekking places. The high-altitude of 2050 meters above the sea level itself makes Manali an ideal place for trekking. It provides the trekkers a guaranteed adventure atmosphere and expedition. The easy and smooth connectivity of Manali from Delhi and other places make it the most picked by option for trekkers. Manali has many natural hidden gems and to discover it from the deepest, the best way is to search it by strolling through it on foot.
A short glimpse on few treks in Manali:
Chandratal lake trek:
A trek full of adventure and excitement is Chandratal lake trek. Situated at a height of 4300 meters this trek is the finest one in Manali. It begins from Chandra River and ends at Baralacha La. The trekkers come across the most delicate flora and fauna in Lahaul and Spiti Valley, high and splendid peaks, the cold deserts. It takes around 5 to 7 days to complete the trek. It requires experience trekkers as the route includes crossing waterbodies.to enjoy the glimpse of this place the best time is between June to October month.
Chandrakhani Pass Trek:
Situated at an elevation of about 3660 meters in the Kullu Valley, Chandrakhani Pass is one of the most beautiful serene passes. The trek takes you far away from the rest of the world as few places are hidden from the human senses. In true sense this short 3-day trek is meant for people who are in short of days but want to get very up close and experience the big mountains.
This trek offers the fabulous views of the Deo Tibba, Parbati and Pir Panjal peaks. It begins from Naggar around 21 km away from Manali with moderate climbs and can be done by beginners as well. It can be carried out for all season as it provides ideal temperature and climatic condition during summer as well as winter. This pass claims the most scenic and pictorial passes. The trekkers come across the breathtaking viewpoints and twisting paths through thick forest of firs and oaks, groves of pine, deodar and golden oak.
Beas Kund trek:
Starting from the Solang valley to Bakrathatch and then from there to Beas Kund and return to Solang Valley, this trek is a short trek of about 3 days with an elevation of around 3650 meters and takes through the origin of river Beas. This trek is ideal for all groups as it goes from easy to moderate level of difficulty. The trek includes the mesmerizing view of meadows, towering peaks like Hanuman Tibba, friendship Peak, Shitidhar and the stunning Beas Kund glacier which will be a treat for your eye while advancing towards Beas Kund.
This trek brings you out from the hustle and bustle and the stunning views of hanging glaciers takes you to another world. The summer trek is a perfect choice for beginners from May to October.
Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek:
Get set ready to walk through the dreamy fairy tales with varied flora and fauna. This breath-taking but pleasant trek at an altitude of 4450 meters takes you through the alpine meadows, lush green oak and deodar forest, beautiful glaciers of Deo Tibba and Jagatsukh as well as the splendid views of snowy peaks of Deo Tibba, Norbu Peak, Indrasan waterfalls and the blue water mini Chandratal Lake. It begins and end at Khanol, the base camp of the trek. It takes about 5 to 6 days with moderate level of difficulty. To explore most of the natural beauty in a short period of time Deo Tibba trek is the right choice. It is best suited for beginners as well as experienced from May to November month.
If you are planning on a leisure cum adventure trip, you can book your rooms at Princess Villa to spend some leisure time and then head over for the trekking.