This is one of the most beautiful flower bedecked treks of the region,
covering Malana, a centuries old democratic habitation. The trek starts
from Naggar, 21 km from Manali.
|Region: Manali, Malana, Parvati valley
Season: May to October
Duration: 7 Days
- DAY 1: MANALI - NAGGAR - NAWA TAPRU (3000
A 21 km drive takes you to Naggar, the starting point of the
trek and old capital of Kullu Valley. From there it takes about
5 hours to reach Nawa Tapru, the camp of the fist day. You pass
village Ramsu, thick pine forest and ascending, grassy land.
Nawa Tapru is situated on an open field, where you have a nice
view of all surrounding mountain ranges.
- DAY 2: NAWA TAPRU - CHANDERKHANI PASS (3660 Mt) - MALANA
The trek leads through a carpet of high altitude flowers to Chanderkhani
pass (3660 Mt) - a heaven for nature lovers. The peaks of Dhauladhar
and Peer Panjal are in your full view. Until the end of June the
top of Chanderkhani pass is useally covered with snow. From here
you descend to Malana, a unique habitation which has maintained
its own democratic system of government for many centuries. Camp
near the village.
- DAY 3: MALANA - MANIKARAN (1737
Today you walk through a dense forest and at times along Malana
river until you reach the village Jari. Transfer to Manikaran
by jeep (about a 40 minutes drive). Stay in a hotel at Manikaran
and enjoy the famous natural hot springs.
- DAY 4: MANIKARAN - PULGA (2100
Walk uphill on a motorable natural road through cliffs and old
villages besides river Parvati. Camp near village Pulga.
- DAY 5: PULGA - KHIRGANGA (2960
Today's trek leads through hilly terrain along dry rocks of Parvati
river. Camp at Khirganga on open meadows.
- DAY 6: KHIRGANGA - PULGA (2100
You redescend to Pulga the same way you came up.
- DAY 7: PULGA - MANIKARAN - MANALI
Back to Manikaran and from there drive
by bus / jeep to Manali.