Pin Parvati Pass

Tripoto
5th Aug 2016
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath
Photo of Pin Parvati Pass by Kailash Rath

Day 1 : Reporting at Rumsu Base camp.
Receiving at Rumsu base camp. Registration and orientation. You can also visit Naggar town and then trek to Rumsu. The trek route from Naggar to Rumsu resort is very informative and interesting and all the trekkers have to make it to Rumsu by their own. The trek covers many famous places like “Gowrishankar temple” 11th century old temple, Tripura sundari temple, Naggar castle and Roerich art gallery. Naggar's glory is reflected in many famous temples in the vicinity of Castle Fort. This old castle is a marvellous medieval building. A  further walk lead us to Tripura Sundari   temple  which is a beautiful example of  Pahadi style Temples . Later on one could also see Roerich Art Gallery on their way. Orientation regarding the trek will be given by the chief organiser in the evening. The orientation will cover information like ruck sack packing, marching/walking technique and general awareness about the trek route. Acclimatisation walk will be done in the evening at 5 PM. Overnight stay at Rumsu.

Day 2 : Rumsu to Kheer ganga
All the participant will leave the base camp by 8 AM with their breakfast and packed lunch to     
start the trek. We will start with a jeep ride for Barshaini from Rumsu.  We will trek from Barshaini till Kheer Ganga, the first day campsite.  It takes around 4-5 hours to complete this part of the trek. The trek is easy with less ascend.  There is a small village(Nathan) and then one bridge over the ferocious which comes across during the trek to Kheer Ganga.The place is known for its hot water spring. Don’t forget to take a dip in it.

Day 3 : Trek from Kheer Ganga to Tunda Bhuj  (Tunda Bhuj  base camp : tent stay)
We will start the trek by 9 AM from Kheer Ganga for Tunda Bhuj. The trek takes around 5-6 hours. The route is easy with a moderate ascend in the end.  The entire route runs on the right side of Parvati River. One can find Gujjar  Settlements at Tunda Bhuj.

Day 4 : Trek from Tunda Bhuj to Thakur Kuan (Thakur Kuan base camp : tent stay)
The trek from Tunda Bhuj to Thakur Kuan runs almost on a normal plain with no ascend on the right side of Parvati River. One will find a broken wooden bridge on the way on Parvati River. The route then becomes difficult at a rocky patch of 15 metres known as Patra Ghat. After crossing it there is a climb of around one hour to reach to Thakur Kuan. The camp site is very pretty with a big plain ground on the right side of Parvati River.

Day 5 : Trek from Thakur Kuan to Mantalai  (Mantalai base camp : tent stay)
The trek takes around 6-7 hours and runs almost plain with some intermediate ascend. There are two difficult bridges on the way which are made up of big individual rock boulders. The bridge is known as Pandav bridge and its believed that Bheem, one of the Pandavas made it. There is a beautiful plain ground that comes on the way known as Rubi Thach. Mantalai is the place where Parvati could be seen in a lake form. The place is of religious significance and idols of Shiva, Ganesha and Trishul could be seen on the bank. The views are very scenic.

Day 6 : Trek from Mantalai to Parvati side base camp (Parvati side base camp : tent stay)
The main ascend of the trek starts from Mantalai till Parvati side base camp. There is a big stream that comes on the way known as Kala Khor nalla. Care should be taken while crossing and its advisable that it gets crossed before 10 AM, when the flow is minimum. We will then start with the descend till Parvati side base camp. Hard snow bed could be found on the way to the camp site.

Day 7 : Trek from Parvati side base camp to Pin side base camp (Pin side base camp : tent stay)
The trek from Parvati side base camp to Pine side base camp starts early in the morning by 6 AM so that we cross the glacier patch before the sun comes out and makes it slippery. Peaks like South Parvati and Ganesh could be seen just before reaching the Pass. The top of the pass has a small temple.
The descend till Pin side base camp is moderately average as some part of it goes on glacier and then on scree. After the descend is done, we will cross the Pin Nala in the end to reach Pin side base camp.

Day 8 : Trek from Pin side base camp to Mud base camp
The last day trek is easy and is almost plain but long. The initial part of the trek goes on the left side of Pin Nala. The route then joins to a road (no vehicles run over it) to reach Mud village. The total distance is around 35 kms.

Day 9: Mud to Manali. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.
The next morning after breakfast we will start with the jeep ride for Manali via Kaza and Rohtang Pass. The jeep ride is very scenic and one gets to see the wilderness of Spiti valley. One will come across the famous Kunzum top (4,590 mts.) which connects the Kullu Valley ans Lahaul valley with the Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.

Day 10: Departure from Rumsu base camp.
After morning breakfast all the trekkers can departure.

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