Region: Himachal Himalayas
Duration: 11 Nights 12 Days
Destination covered: Delhi – Chandigarh – Dharamshala – Chamba – Traila – Satrundi — Sach Pass – Bindrabani
— Killar — Purthi – Raoli – Manali – Delhi
Altitude: 4500 m above sea level
Grade: Moderate Trek
Best Time: June to mid October
In 1960, when exiled from his home country, 14th Dalai Lama HH Tenzin Gyatso came Dharamasala and settled here at former British cantonment of McLeodgunj. Tibetan Govt. in Exile is functioning from this place since 1960s. The trek in Dhauladhar range, starts from this historic town and Dharamsala and finishes in hill town of Manali.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Delhi – Chandigarh – Dharamsala
Morning transfer to railway station to board train to Chakki Bank. Met on arrival at railway station and drive (110 hr) to Dharamsala (1250 mt). Arrive by late evening and check-into hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03: Dharamsala – Chamba
Morning drive (270 km) to reach Chamba (1900 mt). Chamba is the western most district of Himachal Pradesh. The river Chenab runs in the north and river Ravi in the south.
Day 04: Chamba – Traila
Morning drive to reach Traila (2500 mt) by covering approx 145 kms in 4 hrs. From Chamba you will enter the Pangi valley which is a land of pretty faces, beautiful dances and scenic splendour. Arrive and overnight stay at Tourist Bungalow.
Day 05: Traila – Satrundi
Start first day’s trek to Satrundi (2900 mt). Trek passes through forest trail with gradual ascent and descent upto Satrundi. Overnight stay in Tents.
Day 06: Satrundi – Sach Pass – Bindrabani
Trek to reach Bindrabani (2750 mt) and cross Sach Pass (4500 mt) a steep ascent from Satrundi. The pass offers splendid view of high mountains and many virgin peaks and hanging glaciers. Cross glacier to arrive Bindrabani. Set-up camp for overnight stay.
Day 07: Bindrabani – Killar
Trek to Killar (2400 mt) which is situated amidst criss-crossing trails in a deep and narrow gorge of Chenab River. Overnight stay in tented camp.
Day 08: Killar – Purthi
Morning trek to Purthi (2200 M). After covering appox 7 kms trail turns east for Purthi. Purthi is a very beautiful place known for one of the best forest nursuries and historical Rest House on the right bank of Chandra Bhaga. Arrive Purthi and overnight stay in Tents.
Day 09: Purthi – Raoli
Morning start trekking to reach Raoli by covering appox 14 kms in 5 hrs. Trail has a moderate ascents and descents. We cross the Chandra Bhaga river on a rope bridge. Reach Raoli (2000 M) and overnight stay in Tents.
Day 10: Raoli – Manali
Morning drive early to reach Manali (1920 M) via Keylong by covering appox 240 kms in 6 hrs. Lunch enroute. Arrive Manali and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 11: Manali – Delhi
Today we will do half day sight seeing at Manali and in the evening drive to Delhi by car / AC Volvo coach. Overnight journey.
Day 12: Departure Delhi
Arrival at Delhi by morning. On arrival transfers to hotel for relax. In the evening drive to international airport to catch onwards flight. Tour End