Potala Adventurers Trekking - Our Trips

  • Pangi  & the unexplored world of Pangwalas. A rugged, remote yet beautiful Himalayan valley close to the Greater Himalaya Range. Leaving the Chenab River valley to the North there are some magnificent valleys inhabited with Bhatori tribes i.e. Chask Bhatori, Hudan Bhatori, Sural Bhatori. Bhatori refers to inhabitants of Pangi valley who follow Buddhism. In this trip we mostly take on Chask & Tuwan. Surrounded by virgin mountains, un scaled peaks, untrodden paths where only few travelers, adventurers find their way. After organizing various treks, expeditions in Miyar valley and some trips in Batori regions we at   Potala Adventurers offer this trekking tour for the lovers of Pangi & Pangwalas. Pangwalas are cheerful & good looking people with sense of humor & mostly their singing tradition. Pangwalas love music & dance, music it's their tradition.

  • Embark on a magical 17 days Zanskar Trek which takes us around most of the Zanskar region reaching the 5,500m, we cross the highest pass on our trip Phirtse la pass at 5540m. Potala Adventurers 20 days Zanskar Trek is a great introductory trek for experiencing the Zanskar region. If we want a shorter trek but the same route, we may cut off this trek at Zangla 10 days. Depending on your travel schedule.

  • Setting of our journey from Chandigarh or Delhi, we traverse through one of the best places in Himalayan region. Crossing beautiful landscapes of Kullu Manali and acclimatizing. Arriving Ladakh region with well acclimatize for further trip. We meet local, make short hikes in around villages, explore local culture, visit ancient places, crossing high passes and relax in a beautiful campsite located near high lakes of Ladakh. Potala's recommended trip in Western Himalayan regions of Kashmir, Ladakh and Himachal. 
    Finally end up trip in stunning landscape of Kashmir and explore the large Dal Lake at Srinagar, where this trip ends. 

  • One of the least explored trekking route and mythical journey in Indian Himalaya. With passes over 5000m that connects Sarchu to Kanji. Zanskar grand traverse, Zanskar wild and remote or Le grande Traversee du Zanskar is an updated Zanskar traverse known to the world as Darcha Lamayuru. Twenty two days of walking in the heart of spactacular landscape and the complete crossing of Zanskar from South to North. Zanskari village which remain cut off from the rest of world for eight months. The inhabitants or Zanskarpa live in serenity and inner peace. 
    Setting off from Leh after 2-3 days of well acclimatizing. We drive to Sarchu crossing the Taglang la 5268 m on Leh - Manali highway known as 2nd highest mountain road in the world. We pass through high plains on the Rupshu Changthang to wide valley of Sarchu., from where we cross the highest pass of our trek Phirtse la 5450m and descend to Lungnak River valley. Passing through villages and exploring the daily life of Zanskari to Phugtal gompa. Which is built under a huge cave. We continue to Shade one of the remotest village in Himalaya, a series of high passes and narrow gorge of Zangla before we visit Karsha and Padum. We climb Barmi La and descend through narrow gorge to Lingshed Sumdo. We follow the Oma Chu River to Dibling and numbers of time main River and side streams to be cross. Dibling is one of the remotest village in Ladakh and inhabitants of this village often visit Lingshed. We follow a small trail to the junction and here we will have first view of Nun 7135m and Kun 7077m which remain in sight during out climb to Kanji La 5250m. The more we go up the better appreance and view of peaks rising in Great Himalayan range. Some of the known and famous peaks are Hagshu, Doda 6550m and Brahma 6574m. On a clear sky one can have a clear view of Nanga Parbat to the West and K2 to the North from Kanji La.

  • An ideal trekking peak for those seeking first Himalayan 6000. On a clear sky impressive view of Ladakh range, Karakoram range

  • Ancient nomadic trade route, High 5000m passes. Turquise Lakes of Tsomoriri and Tsokar, Meeting with nomads of Changthang. Cloud people of Spiti, Kullu Manali scenic hill station, Chandra River Valley and its 6000m peaks

  • 24 June to 1 July 2018, 8 daysThere are 4 passes that connects Pin valley with Kinnaur and Kullu i.e. Bhaba pass, Shakarog Khango, Lartsaway and Pin Parvati pass. To the southwest lies the Bhaba pass which connects Pin valley with Bhaba valley of Kinnaur. Its named also Tari Khango and its more popularly known as the Bhaba pass. Spitian people has long been used this pass as a trade route between 2 valleys. Especially the requirement of timber to the Spitian house building. The geographic contrast between these two valleys is evident after descending to the lush green meadows of Bhaba carpeted in wild flowers, while Pin valley is situated in high cold desert region of Spiti and it remain moist during summer time and having a high winter snowfall. Numbers of plant species can be found in the valley, it is declared as a Pin valley national park in the year 1987, known as land of Ibex and Snow Leopard. Though rare in sightings these rare animal, but its a prime time to visit Pin valley in winter when these rare species descend to low altitude. The Chamurthi horses are the pride of Pin valley people and are one of a kind among highland horses. During the summer months the yaks roam free in the vast pastures of Pin valley. Buchens of this valley are the only remaining sects permorming ancient rituals.

  • Pin Parvati trek crosses over Great Himalayan range. Setting off from Barshaini on our 9 days trek of Pin Parvati pass, we start trek through thick Alpine forest. A rewarding momentsawaits us at Khir Ganga that is an open air natural hot sulphur bath. Progressively at first through dense alpine forest, followed by bushes, lakes, wild flower, pasture, peaks with long glacier, beginning to north lunar landscapes, sky rocketing peaks that illuminate the valley in dazzling hues of white, gray, green and golden yellow with the rising sun. Pin valley promises lingering pictures of starkness and rugged beauty of the Himalayan Cold Desert. Further crossing natural rock bridge at Pandu we arrive at Mantalai Lake. At top of Pin Parvati 5319 mtrs we will have panoramic view of numerous peaks: Parvati South, Parvati North, Pinnacle, Kullu Eiger all above 6`000 m. The pass itself is a transition zone between 2 different worlds. The trek ends at the small picturesque village of Sagnum / Mikkim, surrounded by lovely barley fields. From here, a jeep safari into the Spiti valley offers opportunities of visiting beautiful ancient gompas of Kungri, Tabo, Dhankar, Lahlung and Ki as well as Kibber and Tashi Gang; 2nd highest permanently inhabited villages in the world, before returning to Manali.

  • Trek through high plateau of Changthang above 4500m, Deeper look insight the life of Changpa nomads and  meet their families. Daily walks above 4500-5400 m, Spectacular Lakes of Tsokar and Tsomoriri, Magnificent views of snow capped peaks rising above 6000 m. Tailor made booking options and climb of 6000m

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POTALA Adventurers

POTALA Adventurers

Welcome to Potala Adventurers Himalaya since 1997. Potala Adventurers is a place where you can have unique info, filled with our regional knowledge on trekking in Ladakh & Zanskar, Lahaul-Spiti & Kinnaur, Kullu & Manali, Garhwal & Eastern Kishtwar regions of Indian Himalayas. Potala Adventurers is a small trekking company, organizing treks and a varieties of customized trips in Indian Himalayas. We offer wide range of trekking and overland trips in Indian Himalaya for short and long holiday seekers. All of our treks are unique in its, own speciality and planned carefully to benifit maximum visits of places of the area that you are visiting upon. We will be happy to share our experiences of our Himalayan regions; its culture, history, tales, nature, brilliant landscapes, and native people. Our programs includes: Zanskar traverse, Parang la & Nomads of Rupshu, Nubra valley, Markha valley & Stok-Kangri Ascent

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BEST OF KULLU MANALI

  • A stunning peak standing at 5289m elevation located just above Beas Kund and on the Pir Panjal range. This peak is perfect for first Himalayan summit and its trekkers delight.

     

     

     

  • Hamta  Pass trek is most beautiful trek around Manali and can be done by anyone reasonably fit. Hamta pass lies on beautiful Pir Panjal range and is small corridor between Lahaul and Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh. This pass is frequently used by Sheperds of lesser Himalayan region. Seeking for high altitude grassland in the dry cold desert of Lahaul during summer time. Numbers of wild flowers, varieties of herbs can be found at the altitude between 3000 to  3800m. 
    Setting off from Manali we drive to Sethan village 2700m and continue to Panduropa - Jobri. Our starting point of trek. Setting off from Jobri first we cross the ford on Jobri nallah originating from Deo Tibba massif. The route from Chikka to Jobri passes through forest of Deodar, Oak, walnut and Birch tree. Gradual climb to Jwara and Balu ka gera. Balu ka gera is better known for Bear's den or Bear's circle. Can see only during May end to mid June. Final ascent leads through boulder and scree to the pass. Spectacular view of Indrasan 6221m and Deo Tibba 6001m only can have on clear sky. Crossing river near Shea goru camp we descend to river bed and follow the left bank of Chandra River to Chatru. Where out trek ends. Finally 3 - 4 hrs drive back to Manali crossing Rohtang pass. With magnificent view of Manali and Solang valley while descending to Kothi. 

  • There are two fascinating treks South and North side of Deo Tibba. In this trek we take trail that goes to North of Deo Tibba at Piang Neru, from where it provides more clear view of Deo Tibba peak situated at an altitude of 6001m in the Eastern Pin Panjal range of Himalayas. Lush green meadows carpeted with wild flowers as well as herbal plants grows abundantly here. A comfortable trek, the route is full of panoramic views along thick forest and alpine plateau to the Piang Neru. Piang Neru nala or Jobri nallah is a principal tributary of the Hamta nallah.

    From Jagatsukh/Banara we follow one of the best alpine walks with an untiring gradient to Sarotu thach (Thach – meadow), Jogi dug, Rauli Kholi. Crossing wonderful alpine plateau a breath-taking view of Deo Tibba appears with magical suddenness. Piang Neru at about 3700 meters where lateral morains of the Piang Neru glacier comes to an end. We walk to the source of Jobri nallah, just beneath the Deo Tibba peak on rocky terrain and glacier. Finally we make our way through Marhi which is favourite area of Shepherds and finally descent to Jobri.

  • Located on Pir Panjal range and the extreme west of Manali, this Saurkundi pass 3950m and Khanpari lies at an altitude of 4025m, is one of the best and perfect spot to view Beas River valley at once. To the West lies Kalihani pass at an altitude of 4830m

  • From Jagatsukh we follow one of the best alpine walks with an untiring gradient to Sarotu thach (Thach – meadow) and Raudi Khodi. Crossing wonderful alpine plateau a breath-taking view of Deo Tibba appears with magical suddenness. Piang Neru at about 12000 feet where lateral morains of the PiangNeru glacier comes to an end. Finally easy descent to Chikka at Hamta nallah and along the rock wall to Chachoga heights to Chadiyari village.

  • Hamta  Pass trek is most beautiful trek around Manali and can be done by anyone reasonably fit. Hamta pass lies on beautiful Pir Panjal range and is small corridor between Lahaul and Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh. This pass is frequently used by Sheperds of lesser Himalayan region. Seeking for high altitude grassland in the dry cold desert of Lahaul during summer time. Numbers of wild flowers, varieties of herbs can be found at the altitude between 3000 to  3800m.

  • The ancient Indians called the Beas River as Vipas or Arjiki while the ancient Greeks called it as Hyphasis. The current name Beas is regarded as formed from Vyas who is the author of Mahabharata, the great Indian epic, however some scholars in Himachal Pradesh call this river as Vipasha.
    Beas Kund - Beas so named after Rishi (Sage) Beas and Kund is hindi word for tiny pond. This tiny lake of Beas Kund situated at higher and upper valley of Solang. Which is the heart of winter and summer games in Manali.
    It’s an ideal base camp for climbing nearby peaks Shitidhar, friendship and Ladakhi peak. The West side of Beas Kund is magnificient peak of Hanman Tibba 5990m, which access through tiny pass of above this lake.

  • The elegent Deo Tibba 6001 m, situated south east of Manali town and above Jagatsukh village on the Pir Panjal range of Himalaya. A favourite trekking route to the base of this peak goes through Duhangan valley. It takes 3 days to reach base camp located near glaciated lake called Chandertal which is close to the glacier that falls of South East face of Deo Tibba. The North East Ridge is clearly visible from crossing the Hamta pass. Deo Tibba (6001m) and Indrasan (6200m) peak dominates the entire region. Today the Deo Tibba slopes are known worldwide for its heli skiing.

     

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