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KHANPARI TIBBA and SAURKUNDI 4 Days & 3 Nights Scenic route with peaceful camps, beautiful meadows with 360 view

KHANPARI TIBBA and SAURKUNDI
  • Duration: 4 Days & 3 Nights
Trip Route : Lamadug - Khan Pari - Longa Thach - Manali
Activities
Trekking & Walking Holidays
Overview

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 Connecting remote Bara Bangahal village of Kangra district. During summer to late Automn this area is mainly inhabited by Shepherds and this pass is frequently used by them to go rain shadow of high grassland. Apart from Sheperds route this area has one of the best trekking route in Manali region. Spectacular view of Great Himalayan Range and snow clad peak rising above 6000m i.e. Indrasan 6220m, Deo Tibba 6001m to the East and Maker Beh 6068m, Shikar Beh 6200m to the North and looking down the beautiful Kullu valley are main characteristics of this trek.
Setting off from near Hadimba we climb gently through thick forest of Cedar and Oak. Climbing up through the Manalsu River valley the gentle slopes and lush green meadows of Lamadug appears. Later trek beneathe the ridge of Khanpari Tibba (4,025m) we arrive at a place from where Indrasan (6,220m.) And Deo Tibba (6,001m.) peaks can be seen. One can see the full view of Manali town and upper Kullu valley. Continue going upward through brilliant shrubs of Rhododendro, Birch pave on the way and wild flowers all around. Arriving at dome of Khanpari to have spectacular 360 degree view of Great Himalayan Range to the East, Dhauladhar to the West and Pir Panjal to the North. Keep your attention towards wildlife to see Monal, Fox and Bear.

Trip Facts
Kullu & Manali region - Himachal Pradesh
Difficulty Level - Easy to Moderate, Max Altitude - 4000 m Trip Length - 6-7 days Delhi to Delhi, 4 days Manali to Bir, 4 days of Trek and 3 nights of Camp Activity - Trekking / Hiking / Walking holidays, Best time - April, May, June to July, Sept, Oct, Nov to Dec Meals: All meal during the trek

Package Itinerary
  • Day 1 Manali (2040m) to Lamadug (3050m), 5 hrs
    Manali (2040m)  to Lamadug (3050m), 5 hrs
    Lamadug

    Setting off from near Hadimba we climb gently through thick forest of Cedar and Oak. Climbing up through the Manalsu River valley the gentle slopes and lush green meadows of Lamadug . Climbing up through the Manalsu valley the gentle slopes and lush green meadows of Lamadug appears. Beautiful campsite with wonderful view of surrounding. Keep your attention towards wildlife to see Monal, Fox and Bear

  • Day 2 Trek to Khan Pari (4025m) – Maylee Thach (3800m), 6-7 hrs
    Trek to Khan Pari (4025m) – Maylee Thach (3800m), 6-7 hrs
    Khan Pari

    Leaving camp trek through steep ridge below Khanpari Tibba (4,025m) we arrive at a place from where Indrasan (6,220m.) And Deo Tibba (6,001m.) peaks can be seen. One can see the full view of Manali town and upper Kullu valley. Continue going upward through brilliant shrubs of Rhododendro, Birch pave on the way and wild flowers all around. Arriving at just below Khanpari we follow the trail which is going eastern top of mountain, by the afternoon arrive at dome of Khanpari to have spectacular 360 degree view of Great Himalayan Range to the East, Dhauladhar to the West and Pir Panjal to the North. Descent along the ridge to campsite.

  • Day 3 Trek to Saurkundi pass (3800m) - Longa Thach (3250m), 5-6 hrs
    Trek to Saurkundi pass (3800m) - Longa Thach (3250m), 5-6 hrs
    Longa Thach

    After breakfast we trek continue over open meadows and take a trail which leads to tiny lake called Ranisui. The trail climbs and descend along the ridge. The view toward east at the best in clear sky. Especially having Indrasan and Deo Tibba. We are always on a open meadows, crossing the pass continue descent to Longa Thach for overnight camp

  • Day 4 Trek to Shalin (2100m) 5 hrs, Drive to Manali
    Trek to Shalin (2100m) 5 hrs, Drive to Manali
    Manali

    Trail descend to Shalin village through alpine forest where our jeep will be waiting for us here. We drive on a narrow link to Manali.

Inclusions

 

  • All ground transportation on a comfortable vehicle as per the itinerary. Pick up from your hotel to drop.
  • Twin sharing accommodation in spacious 3-4 season North face tents, down sleeping bags + liner, Potala design comfortable foam sleeping pads, a pair of trekking poles. Safety gear Ice axe, ropes, accessories and duffel bags for your baggage's.
  • All camping facilities: Mess tent, camp chairs and table
  • All meals during trek (Bed tea, breakfast, packed lunch, snacks, 3 course dinner) from Indian, local, Tibetan, Chinese and continental cuisine Veg and Non veg.
  • Support staff: Qualified & trained local guide, chef and camp boys.
  • Muleteer or Sherpa porters 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.
  • Mineral water or hard drinks.
  • Entrance fee at monuments, heritage sites, monasteries
  • 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 lodging and boarding beyond trip Schedule.

 

Testimonials

We had a great time during the trek. Your guides phaldhan and preetam were extremely helpful. They engaged our kids with information right through the trek. We will recommend you to all our friends. The trek is a must for every trekker. It has everything to offer. Tall coniferous forests, tall tall oak trees, orchards, grass lands and passes. We will trek with you next year as well. You have ...

Mr. Naveen - Bangalore - 20 May 2017
Mr. Naveen - Bangalore - 20 May 2017
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.