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POTALA Adventurers
MANALI -175131
Himachal Pradesh 


Namaste - नमस्ते - Welcome to Potala Adventurers Trekking - 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 & Kumaun regions of Indian Himalayas.

Potala Adventurers is a small trekking company, organizing treks and overland tours in Indian Himalayas since 1997. 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, Nomads of Changthang & Rupshu Kharnak, Kinner Kailash Parikrama, Nubra valley, Markha valley & Stok-Kangri Ascent, Hamta pass and Chandratal Lake. Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari, Manali - Leh trip: Over 2nd highest mountain road, Spiti: Pin-Parvati trek, Malana Village, Har ki dun, Kalindikhal & much more

All these spectacular mountain valleys in Himalayas are best reached on foot. If you are reasonably fit and want to scale these tempting but lofty mountain tops, POTALA Adventurers is there to get you most out from it. You could be among the marvellous landscape of Rupshu, Changthang, dancing in between KINNERS, highest inhabited village in world - Karzok, hardy people of Zanskar, Ibex and Snow Leopard of Pin valley, an ancient villages of Spiti, Scenic valley of Kullu - Manali, Valley of mountains and glaciers - Lahaul, if you are in luck you may even catch a sight of wild animal – Himalayan brown Bear, Blue Sheep, Ibex, Snow Leopard, Tibetan Wolves, Giant Sheep, Himalayan Pika, & Kyang

ZANSKAR Himalaya
"off the beaten tracks" ...

Zanskar Traverse

M o s t   p o p u l a r

Setting off from Shimla on our 10 days jeep safari tour with short hikes to important places along the route of...


Pin valley is home of elegent Snow Leopard, Buchen tribe & Chamurthy.........

Setting off journey from Chandigarh/Manali we tour through one of the best places in Himalayan region.


Starting of our trek from Kibber (4250m), we walk 500 m down to the Parilungbi gorge. Stepping over the moraine stretches, crevasses and glaciers,


Kanji - Zangla - Phirtse La  20 days
27 July - 15 Aug 2016  (1-2 seats left)
Trip start: Leh, Trip ends: Manali

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The magnificent Stok Kangri 6153m situated on the Southern skyline of Leh. Widely seen from Leh, is an...


Passing through high plains of Rupshu Changthang to wide valley of Sarchu to Kelang Sarai where we walk


Setting off from Barshaini on 9 days trek, we start through thick alpine forest. A rewarding moment awaits us
25th June - 4th July 2016  (3 seats left)

Located at the western shore of turquoise Lake Tso Moriri these 2 peaks of Mentok I and II....

Our 9 days trek starts at Hinju. We drive along the Indus River to make visits of Likir, Alchi - one of the few...

B e s t   o f   K u l l u   M a n a l i


Hamta pass trek is most beautiful trek in Manali region & can be done by anyone reasonably fit. A close...
5th to 9th June 2016  (4 seats left)
25th  to 29th June 2016  (6 seats left)

East of Rohtang pass and 6 kms above Gulaba there is tiny Lake known to locals as Bhrigu. Situated at a....


The elegent Deo Tibba 6001m situated SE of Manali and above Jagatsukh village on Pin Panjal Range

Below the Chanderkhani pass of Kullu valley lies a small cluster of around two hundred ....


The ancient Indians called the Beas River as Vipas or Arijiki while the ancient Greeks called it as Hyphasis






"We are a group of 4 couples planning to trek and camp in Manali area. We found Potala Adventurers online and booked trek and camping with them. Mr Prem was very helpful in guiding us to the right trek. Mr Tenzin also helped us a lot and made arrangements to handle our other luggage's as well. The guides organized by them were very helpful. The entire trekking and camping was wonderful and memorable. All arrangements were hassle free. Thanks a ton to Potala Adventures and Prem and Tenzin for their support. Best wishes"

Mr Vivekanand K. - Pollachi - Tamilnadu - 6th May 2016


"Thanks Potala Adventure team for organizing a fantastic cycling expedition to the Manali - Naggar - Kullu - Solang valley for 3 days in December 2015. Our cycling Guide was very supportive and responsible person. He was always on place with good attitude and having a good knowledge about cycling. We did off - road biking too. It was a great experience and I truly appreciate it. This was my 3rd trip with Potala Adventurers after Bhrigu Lake and Kalihani Pass trek and I wish more to come. Thanks and regards"

Mr Ashish and Mr Akash - 28 Dec. 2015


"Thanks Prem and the Potala Adventure team for organizing a fantastic trekking expedition to the summit of Stok Kangri in August this year over a 10 days period.

For our team of 3 from Australia (Ken, Scott and Michael) we encountered near perfect weather and thorough acclimatization through the Ladakh valley which resulted in a successful summit of Stok Kangri. We especially give thanks to our main guide Sherab, our climbing guide Raina, our cook and assistant, the horseman and of course 7 hardworking horses who carried all of the expedition gear and we all had a truly wonderful and exciting time trekking throughout the 10 days period.

Our main guide Sherab had excellent knowledge on all aspects of the region as well as logistics for our team and the climbing guide was also excellent in both knowledge and skill and safety aspects higher up the mountain when we needed it both. Our trek was relaxed and most often humorous and testimony to how we all got on so well as a team.

Our main cook and assistant actually knew a Nepali guide (Netra) we had on a recent trip to Nepal who was our guide on Annapurna circuit a year earlier so in an instance we had a rapport straight away with both of them and shared many jokes together.

The cook produced the most amazing meals each day with great presentation throughout the 10 day period and with such a great variety that we ate different dishes most days, in fact there was so much food that we quite often couldn't finish on some days. We started each day (on time) with warm washing water and breakfast and the routine was excellent and prepared us well for each day of trekking. Lunches were in the form of sandwiches, fruits, fruit juice and a chocolate bar or sweet on most days in a tight proof container which didn't spoil the meal - again excellent idea.

A special mention to the horseman (and his team of horses) who prepared his horses each day with no problem and we were amazed how much each morning he had to go and round up the horses who were away from the camps in surrounding valleys etc so to him a job well done.

At all times during the trek we felt safe and had excellent equipment and nothing was a problem for your team, we had a great time and everything was well planned and logistically well organized professionally throughout the trek, and because of this we have walked away with lifelong memories and friends from this trip to the summit of Stok Kangri.

Prem and team well done on a fantastic job and we would not hesitate to recommend Potala Adventures to anyone thinking of trekking in India - we had an amazing experience!! Thank you"

Mr Ken Harrison and group- BRISBANE - AUSTRALIA - 12 October 2015  


We had a great 3 days trekking adventures with good quality camping equipment, great food and lots of fun with horses. Nice family adventure! After we really had an interesting time. Once we stayed with nomads since the home stay was already closed, this was really interesting experience. Sure, the hotel in Leh was great. We enjoyed the lake and the staying at the small village, we got a lot of insight into local like, i.e. animal, farming with sheep, donkeys etc. It was a good trip with a lot of insights into local life which was an enriching experience. Thanks so much for organizing. All the best”

Annette, Frank + Luke. FRANKFURT - GERMANY - 28 Sept. 2015  


 Good support on all various aspects. 4 season tent to keep me warm all night. Provide sleeping bag and thick mattress; provide rope carabiner for Umasi La glacier travel. Morning bed tea and hot water for washing. Gas stove are in good condition. Its play an important role to prepare a hot meal after a long trek. Porters are helpful for helping me to some obstacle on river crossing, glacier crossing. Folding chair, toilet paper, pass message to my family during trek where std is not available. Driver Raj is very experienced and knowledgable on the Manali - Paddar valley. To make us a safe trip. Arranged bus ticket from Delhi to Manali. I have to carry only my day bag during trek which i enjoyed. Always choose the best spot for set my tent, client came first. This is my third time of joining Potala Adventurers - achieves the objective with happy memories. I am looking forward to next adventurous holiday with Potala Adventurers in the near future. "

Mr Stanlay - SINGAPORE - 16 September 2015


Mission accomplished. The first two days of trekking we did with Tenzing Gomber. The trek was very nice and very good to acclimatize. The trek the guide and others went with the carrier for back and passed us to set up camp. In the trek there was a mountain Yalung Nong 6080m, which was very good for acclimatization and with beautiful views. The 2 chefs did a good job on the whole tour. For example, after reaching the mountain, we had prepared tea with milk that made us recover quite well. The muleteer also did a good job. We are very happy with the team, as for the hotel in Leh, phenomenal."

Mr Gregorio and Group - Spain - 24 Aug 2015


Everything went well and Chenab/Raina were excellent on summit night. We all enjoyed ourselves and the company of everyone on the expedition and had a very good time with good humour. Will forward a more substantial review when we get home to Australia. Again thanks and stay well”

Ken, Scott and Michael. BRISBANE - AUSTRALIA - 22 Aug. 2015





START/END: 16.7. - 29.7.2015


OVERALL we were very satisfied with the professional organization of the tour. In perticulara food was excellent* and equipment were above average. The crew was very friendly and helpful. Unexpected circumstances (weather, landslides) were managed professionaly by the guide. * (Variety of tasteful Indian and Nepali food). HIGHLIGHTS: Trek Lanaq - Chilling (wonderful landscape with wonderful stones). Trek: Last day to Stok La BC and Stok Kangri "



 Our Guide was very competent and responsible person. He was always on place with a good attitude to all the staff. The trek was demanding according to monsoon time and we felt very safe and had no doubt we are in good hands. The kitchen staff was very helpful in all the situations. The food prepared by the cook was very tasty and we liked all the dishes. "

Dorota, Ewa & Malgorzata - Warsaw - POLAND - 15 July 2015


Thanks for putting together a wonderful team for our Pin - Parvati trek. We had great time. We truly appreciate it. Now I don't have to search for agency for our next years Himalayan trip. Thanks much !!. "

Mrs B. Marwah & family - USA - 9 July 2015


Dear Potala Adventures Team,

We really enjoyed the trek with the team. The food, planning, equipment were fantastic. Our guide was very helpful and caring. We could definitely recommend Potala Adventure and would again take services with Potala Adventures. "

Mr Anchal K. and group – VARANASI - 1 July 2015


The guide and all the personal were very friendly. Tea, coffee, chocolates was always served before and after main meal and the food was good. "

Chan Adam and group – SINGAPORE – 25 June 2015


Excellent service 5*. Staff very co-operative. Food was good, on time, great service. Transparency in the deal was very excellent. Guides were very good & accommodating staff was also helpful as we were family we did not find it difficult trekking. Food items well planned. Some words for the staff – Captain was excellent in conducting the whole adventure trip to Beas Kund. Supporting guide was also very helpful during the trip. Cooking staff also very nice and excellent. The chef was excellent. Horseman was excellent. "

Kusum J. and group – MUMBAI & AHMEDABAD – 20 June 2015


First of all trek was awesome in terms of passage through we went, food was unmatchable tasty, guides were fantastic and accommodation was really warm in tough weather. So in all trekking experience with Potala was memorable experience. We hope that we meet again for new adventure. Cheers. "

Mr Nitesh  – NEW DELHI – 18 June 2015


It was nice experience trekking for the first time in life for all the group. Guides were very good. Cook and his group were fabulous. Food was amazing, it was getting better by better by every day. Hamta pass was amazing and thrilling because of ice. All the staff were helping and accommodation was amazing. We all love trekking for five days. Day by day trekking was getting better and flawless.

Potala Adventures are good and best also. "

Mr Krutik and group – RAJKOT – (GUJARAT) – 17 June 2015


Wow! What an incredible and unforgettable trekking experience my mom and I had this trip! From the overnight camping locations to the personalized trekking pace to the gourmet camping meals, we could not have asked for any better.

Guide is so knowledgeable about the area. The vegetation, the culture, you name it and explanations from Guide. Guide did a fantastic job managing both our trekking levels, taking me on more challenging treks some of the days and making sure to watch out for both of us while trekking together.

The horseman always chose phenomenal locations, pristine, isolated and with unbeatable views! And the cooks surprised us every day with delicious meals that we never would have imagined eating in the Himalayas at 3500m. While trekking I became sick and all of the staff was offering their help or suggestions to get me better – all it took a bit of extra trekking! I always felt extremely well taken care of, and I will definitely recommend Potala to anyone I know coming to India to trek. The staff was infinitely flexible and understanding of my mom and my funny requests – like to have tea with breakfast. "


Every part of our 4 days trek was well managed by our guide and he took great care of me, a 60 year old and my daughter 22, making sure I make it up some challenging climbs and my daughter got more challenge. I probably gain weight on this trek from the amazing meals cooked for us also. We did the Deo Tibba / Hamta circuit which was amazingly beautiful – everything from villages to forests to waterfalls, to high snow-capped peaks. The camping views and locations were private, spectacular settings.

We highly recommend Potala Adventures and their guides for taking care of all our trip needs in the most professional and personal way. Thank you for a most memorable trek.

We will definitely come back to trek with Potala again. "

Susan Y. and Dani Y. Smith – COLORADO – (USA) – 29 May - 1 June 2015

Had an amazing time and one of the most memorable & cherish able memory. Great hospitality at the camps and cosy accommodation. When it comes to the food, this is the best & the most luxurious food we ever eaten on any trek. Kudos to the kitchen staff,

Had a great leader, friend and guide with an ever positive, satirical and comical attitude. Over all a great experience, thanks to Potala Adventures for this well organised trek. "

Mr. Priyank B. – MUMBAI – 28 May 2015


One of the best experience of my life. I found the trek to be a little tough and I couldn’t make it to Bhrigu Lake, but the people incharge were extremely fun and caring. Couldn’t have asked for a better guide, whose sense of humour kept us laughing and energizing. Special thanks to kitchen staff for the memorable food. Looking forward to going on a trek with all of them soon. "

Miss Priyadharshini – MUMBAI – 28 May 2015


Loved the whole adventure and I am glad we got time to spend with such an incredible personality, inspiring period.

This has been the toughest trek so far. Guide made this trek look easy by motivating throughout the way. Looking forward to more such treks (easier ones though). Kudos!

Thank you for such an amazing & enriching experience. A special shout to our kitchen staff and guide for being so helpful, kind & caring. I had the best food & time on this trip. Thumps up!!! "

Mr Khanna, Mr Dalmia, Miss Sanjana. – MUMBAI – 28 May 2015


As planned, we all had a great time for this vacation. Thank you for the great tour plan from you. We all had a good time in this adventurous trek. Especially the food was excellent. As always we will look forward to join the adventurous tour plan provided by you. Hope we will meet soon for the next adventure. Very soon. Thank you. "

Mr. Raghuveer and group – HYDERABAD (ANDHRA PRADESH) – 28 May 2015


Thank you so much for organising such fantastic trek  on Beas Kund. We had an amazing time. The views are certainly stunning + although the trek was slightly tough in places, the scenery around mad up for it. Our main guide Dharam was superb. He is very knowledgeable + very patient. We felt completely safe with him. He guided Lynne over all difficult stretches and never hurried us. He is good man. Our second guide Rajesh was also very patient + very attentive – again we felt very safe with him + it was good to have 2 guides. Our main cook Mani produced the most amazing meal + packed lunch. He was always smiling + delicious food was great welcome when we go back from the trek. All the porters were friendly helpful to. Many thanks for superb experience. We will certainly recommend Potala for trekking. Cheers. "

Mr. Nigel and Mrs Lynne P. – BRISTOL – (UK) – 21 May 2015



We, a group to 7 people went on a trek to Beas Kund through Potala Adventurers. The trek was well organized. In spite of heavy snow our guide Tashi ensure that all of us did the trek wonderful well. Tenzin organized all the ground logistics very well. The food, nutritious and work of staff was very cordial and helpful. I will recommend Potala to anyone taking a trek in Manali. We had a wonderful time and will look forward to our next trek with them. "

Mr. Manish G  - GURGAON – 3 May 2015


"Ich hatte einen wunderbaren und aussergewoehnlichen Aufenthalt in Manali und einen grossartigen Trek. Prem organisierte zwei tolle Treks fuer mich und beruecksichtigte dabei alle meine Extrawuensche. In der Zwischenzeit konnte ich bei seiner Familie wohnen, welche meinen Aufenthalt noch besser machte. Mein erster Trek war super organisiert mit einem tollen Guide, sehr gutem Essen und einer wunderschoenen Tour. Mein zweiter Trek hat leider nicht geklappt, da ich krank wurde, aber Prems Familie hat sich toll um mich gekuemmert. Nachdem ich wieder fit war, hat Prem mich dafuer auf einige wunderbare Tagesausfluege mitgenommen. Ich habe meine Zeit hier sehr genossen und hoffe für neue Trekkingtouren zurueckzukommen.

Vielen Dank fuer alles!


"I had an extraordinary marvellous stay in Manali and a wonderful trek. Prem arranged two great treks for me considering all my extra wishes and in the meantime I could stay with his family who made my stay even better. My first trek was super organized with a great guide, very good food and a beautiful tour. Prem took me on some awesome day trips. I really enjoyed my time here and hope to come back for some more trekking. Thank you very much for everything.

Sabine Rodel – Munich – GERMANY – 22 April 2015"


"We had a great 4 days in the Himalaya mountains with Ravinder, that was so patient, guiding careful and interesting guide. The view was amazing, also all the staff was very nice toni the cooker made a very good food and take care of us - very good experienced. Thank you very much."

Chen and Assaf - ISRAEL - 15 April 2015


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