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DEO TIBBA BASE CAMP Trek to Deo Tibba base camp Tenta, surrounded by glaciers & Lakes

DEO TIBBA BASE CAMP
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Overview

TRIP INTRODUCTION
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.

Setting off from Manali we drive to ancient village of Jagatsukh (6kms south of Manali), once it was an old capital of Kullu valley. Leaving Jagatsukh the road winds up to Allain Duhangan power project point from where the actual trekking starts. At First climbing through alpine forest and along the Duhangan nallah. We climb upto Chikka which is famous for its temple and natural stone carving. Continue along the nallah we pass beautiful high pasture of Seri and climb to Tenta, which is beautifully located, surroundings with hanging glaciers, crystal clear streams and waterfalls. Finally exploring In around Chota Chandertal situated at 4480m and the domains of Deo Tibba itself makes this trip one of the best trekking experience in Manali region.

TRIP FACTS
Kullu Manali region - Himachal Pradesh,
Difficulty Level - Moderate,
Max Altitude - 4460 m, Trip Length - 7  days Delhi to Delhi, 5 days Manali to Manali,
4 days of Trek and 4 nights of Camp,
Activity - Trekking / Hiking / Walking holiday,
Best time - May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct.

INCLUDED IN THE COST
·  All ground transportation to & fro as per the itinerary.
·  4 season tent, sleeping bag, comfortable foam sleeping pad, trekking poles
·  All camping facilities: Mess tent, camp chair and table
·  All meals during trek from Indian, local, Tibetan, Chinese and continental cuisine.
·  Support staff: Qualified & trained local guide, chef and camp boys.
·  Muleteer or porter  for portage of your baggage's.
·  Camping fee, trekking permits and fee, park fee.
·  Medical first kit includes medicine for high altitude sickness, mini oxygen bottles.
·  Includes GST 5%.

OUTLINE ITINERARY
Day 1
  Manali, drive to Jagatsukh, trek to Chikka (3215m). Camp.
Day 2  Trek to Seri (3935m). Camp.
Day 3  Trek to Tainta/Tenta (4150m), 5-6 hrs. Camp.
Day 4  Trek to Chota Chandertal (4480m) – back to Tainta, 6-7 hrs, Camp.
Day 5  Trek to Chikka - Duhangan project, 6 hrs. Drive to Jagatsukh- Manali.

DETAILED TRIP ITINERARY
DAY 1: MANALI 1950m, DRIVE TO JAGATSUKH - DUHANGAN, TREK TO CHIKKA (3215m)
Today leaving Manali behind we drive through left bank of Beas River upto Jagatsukh. Which was once an old capital of Kullu valley or Kuluta. From Jagatsukh new road upto Allain Duhangan power project. Setting to trek from this point at first the trail ascends gradually through thick pine forests along the narrow Duhangan nallah. Continue to trail we reach at the campsite or place known as Chikka, which is significant for Jagatsukh people. At Chikka we may find numbers of rock formation. With its spectacular sights all around. Tonight we camp here. 

 

DAY 2: TREK TO SERI (3935m)
Today after breakfast leaving Chikka behind we gradually climb along the Duhangan nallah through birch forest. We pass sheperds encampment enroute and hear the sound of Duhangan nallah gushing down the valley. Arriving at Seri the valley opens a little. Seri was once a glaciated lake, but now it has been totally converted to an alpine meadow carpeted with an astounding variety of herbs and alpine flowers. 

 

DAY 3: TREK TO TENTA (4150m), 5-6 hrs
Leaving Seri at first on its flat carpeted meadow and soon after the crossing of stream awaits us. The stream can be cold depending on the time we are trekking. Early spring and late autumn brings water temperature to its 0-5 C. Soon after crossing the stream we climb to Tainta. The trail passes through numerous rock boulders and crossing of stream again awaits just before campsite. Wonderful campsite at Tainta presenting spectacular scenery i.e. hanging glaciers and high peaks with most awaited Deo Tibba to its left. 

 

DAY 4: TREK TO CHOTA CHANDERTAL LAKE (4480m) – BACK TO CAMP, 6-7 hrs
Today leaving Tainta we hike to visit Chota Chandertal or base camp of Deo Tibba. At first the trail is through moraine, Deo Tibba and its hanging glacier remain in sight throughout the day. After arriving at Chota Chandertal we continue to climb straight uphill to another Chota Chandetal which situated above within rocky mountain. Arriving at the lake the spectacular scene all around. We are at maximum altitude of our trek. We retrace our foot back to camp.   

 

DAY 5: TREK TO CHIKKA - DUHANGAN, 6 hrs. DRIVE TO MANALI
Today after breakfast an early departure from camp, we descend all the way down to at first Seri, Dhu Dhu pathar and then up to Chikka. Continue to the road head. We drive back to Manali 

 

 

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1 Manali, drive to Jagatsukh, trek to Chikka (3215m). Camp.

    Today leaving Manali behind we drive through left bank of Beas River upto Jagatsukh. Which was once an old capital of Kullu valley or Kuluta. From Jagatsukh new road upto Allain Duhangan power project. Setting to trek from this point at first the trail ascends gradually through thick pine forests along the narrow Duhangan nallah. Continue to trail we reach at the campsite or place known as Chikka, which is significant for Jagatsukh people. At Chikka we may find numbers of rock formation. With its spectacular sights all around. Tonight we camp here.

  • Day 2 Trek to Seri (3935m). Camp.

    Today after breakfast leaving Chikka behind we gradually climb along the Duhangan nallah through birch forest. We pass sheperds encampment enroute and hear the sound of Duhangan nallah gushing down the valley. Arriving at Seri the valley opens a little. Seri was once a glaciated lake, but now it has been totally converted to an alpine meadow carpeted with an astounding variety of herbs and alpine flowers.

  • Day 3 Trek to Tainta/Tenta (4150m), 5-6 hrs. Camp.

    Leaving Seri at first on its flat carpeted meadow and soon after the crossing of stream awaits us. The stream can be cold depending on the time we are trekking. Early spring and late autumn brings water temperature to its 0-5 C. Soon after crossing the stream we climb to Tainta. The trail passes through numerous rock boulders and crossing of stream again awaits just before campsite. Wonderful campsite at Tainta presenting spectacular scenery i.e. hanging glaciers and high peaks with most awaited Deo Tibba to its left.

  • Day 4 Trek to Chota Chandertal (4480m) – back to Tainta, 6-7 hrs, Camp.

    Today leaving Tainta we hike to visit Chota Chandertal or base camp of Deo Tibba. At first the trail is through moraine, Deo Tibba and its hanging glacier remain in sight throughout the day. After arriving at Chota Chandertal we continue to climb straight uphill to another Chota Chandetal which situated above within rocky mountain. Arriving at the lake the spectacular scene all around. We are at maximum altitude of our trek. We retrace our foot back to camp.  

  • Day 5 Trek to Chikka - Duhangan project, 6 hrs. Drive to Jagatsukh- Manali.

    Today after breakfast an early departure from camp, we descend all the way down to at first Seri, Dhu Dhu pathar and then up to Chikka. Continue to the road head. We drive back to Manali

Inclusions

·  All ground transportation to & fro as per the itinerary.

·  4 season tent, sleeping bag, comfortable foam sleeping pad, trekking poles

·  All camping facilities: Mess tent, camp chair and table

·  All meals during trek from Indian, local, Tibetan, Chinese and continental cuisine.

·  Support staff: Qualified & trained local guide, chef and camp boys.

·  Muleteer or porter  for portage of your baggage's.

·  Camping fee, trekking permits and fee, park fee.

·  Medical first kit includes medicine for high altitude sickness, mini oxygen bottles.

·  Includes GST 5%.

 

Exclusions

·         Hotel accommodation in Manali

·         Day 1st breakfast and last day dinner.

·         Travel insurance.

·         Soft or hard drinks.

·         Tips for Guide(s), cook(s), camp boy(s), muleteer(s), porter(s) and driver.

·         Any unforeseen cost arises by natural hazards rain, snow, road block which cost extra and beyond trip Schedule.

 

Trekking Gear & accessories Check List

What we provide

We provide all the GROUP GEAR included in the following list:

  • 3-4 Person roomy 3-4 season tents for 2 people and individual as well, dining tent, toilet tent. (Toilet seats on demand) and other camping accessories.
  •  Filtered drinking water for longer trips / Water purification tablets.
  •  Sleeping bags + liner and comfortable sleeping pads.
  • Kitchen tent, Stoves, fuel, cookware,etc.
  • Three course meal (Dinner), hot packed lunch, post trek snacks.
  • Trekking poles and Duffel bags
  •  Basic first aid box and mini oxygen bottles

What you may need - Your personal gear recommended in List :-

  • Day pack: A bit of bigger size in order to keep fleece, jacket, water bottle, camera, packed lunch,
Foot wear :-
  • Good condition trekking boots – not new used before in your country side for best fit for trekking, water proof.
  • Camp shoes, light and comfortable as running shoes or sandal ( like Teva ) for river crossing. Its necessity for you to bring sandles for river crossing.
  • Socks both Woollen and cotton as desire.
  • Clothing :-
  • Gore tex jacket or similar.
  •  Down jacket/vest is good for cool evenings.
  •  Wind/Rain jacket: (ie gore-tex, northface or similar) waterproof and breathable. Its necessity to have jacket while crossing passes.
  • Trekking pants, light, comfortable, water proof /breathable.
  •  Long sleeve shirt Light weight dry-fast (for sun/insect protection).
  •  T-shirts for day time
  •  One midweight/heavyweight fleece (long sleeve) jacket or warm pullover.
  • Short pants, underwear,
  • Sun Hat: cowboy style or baseball style to protect skin from direct sunlight.
  •  Woollen cap for high altitude or while crossing pass or during evenings in camp.
  •  One fleece or sweatpants for cold evenings during dining.
  •  A pair of Hand gloves or woolen gloves
  •  Scarf to protect from dust or sunlight around neck. This is available in local markets with variety of colors.

Accessories :-

  • Sun glasses with UV protection. An extra sun glass in case to replace.
  • Sun screen and lip protection.
  • Moisturizer cream: In Ladakh the air is dry and sun is harsh and strong during day. There are local moisturizer cream available in market. To avoid somehow skin allergy bring your personal cream.
  •  Water bottle. Minimum I - 2 liter.
  • Trekking poles or sticks. If you have your own folded poles.
  • Torch or one head lamp with extra batteries. Petzl or similar.
  •  One toiletories kit, small towel.
  •  Reading and writing materials.
  • Digital Camera or digital video recorder / solar charger.
  •  Water purification tablets
  • Nylone or water proof plastic bags to storage clothes and stuff
  • One pocket knife light.

Others :-

  • Gaiter
  •  Water purification/filter: we boil water for you in the camp, what its essential you to have a water purification tablets or filter during the day of trekking.
  • Mosquito rappallent cream.
  • Small Binocular.
  •  First aid kit: We carry basic first aid kit with diamox, aspirin, paracetemol, antibiotics for diarrhoea, anticeptic, bandage and band aids, Please you bring your personal first aid kit with medicine you think to need necessity for you.
  •  Vitamine tablets or similar.
  • Extra passport photos.
  •  A bottle of wine to enjoy with staff, if you drink. Or to use for other purposes.