An astounding peak that reaches up to 4,220m (13,845ft), the Patalsu Peak boasts of its scenic beauty and enchanting appeal. Located within the close proximity of the picturesque Kullu Valley, this soaring peak makes for an ideal trekking destination and is also one of the most sought after trekking destinations in the region.
With moderate to challenging gradients, it entices a large number of trekkers from across the country. Though considered as a difficult one, the trekkers get rewarded with promising views and an amazing experience on completing this trek.
• Day 0 - Optional
Arrival in Manali – ‘dA Base – Mountaineerz’
Today, arrive in Manali and check-in into ‘dA Base’. Prepare for the upcoming thrilling adventure that will take you to the enthralling Patalsu Peak. You can u Base’ or embark on a short sightseeing tour on your own.
• Day 1 -
Trek from Manali to Solang Nulla
Today morning, after having breakfast, assemble at old Manali Bridge and get briefed on the dos and don’ts of the Patalsu peak trekking. Post this, start following the left bank of the Beas River that will take you to the Ghoshal, Shanag and Burwa settlements. From here, cross the river and reach the beautiful Solang Nulla vicinity followed by an overnight camp beside the Beas River.
• Day 2 -
Trek from Solang Nulla to Shagadugh
The day will be dedicated towards trekking from the Solang Nulla camp to Shahadugh. Starting in the morning, the trek for the day will take you through deciduous pine and oak forests; on your way, you can also spot game birds like Monals and Khaleej pheasants. Continuing through these scenic trails, once you reach a stunning-open meadow, you will be at the Shagadugh camp; overnight stay in the camp.
• Day 3 -
Trek from Shagadugh – Patalsu Peak – Shagadugh
Today, starting with an early morning trek, proceed towards the captivating Patalsu Peak (4,220m). Trek through the lush and evergreen forests from the Shagadugh camp and trail through the winding and uneven terrains to reach the summit. Arriving at Patalsu Peak, enjoy the panoramic views of the Shitidhar, Friendship and Manali peaks. Curate some of the most delightful moments of your trek so far and start descending back to the campsite for an overnight stay.
• Day 4 -
Trek from Shagadugh to Solang Nulla, Drive from Solang Nulla to Manali
On the last day of this exciting and fascinating expedition, trek back to the Solang Village, from where, you will be finally driven to Manali.
‘dA Base – Mountaineerz’
dA Base – Mountaineerz is a traveller’s haven, located in the village of Haripur, near Manali, H.P. We have three comfortable rooms with all basic modern amenities. The Soil/Haripur nallah passes through this charming village and is renowned for its trout fish. The strategic location allows the guests and trekkers to unwind in a peaceful setting of a village heritage home and experience the life of the natives up close and personal. The setting of the dA Base – Mountaineerz is excellent for the guests to acclimatize as there are some amazing short hikes and treks and many activities to choose from. The guests can unwind in the thick jungles of pine, deodar and oak and indulge in angling and hiking around or just relax and catch up on some reading.