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Sep
2016

22 Best Treks in Manali Trekking Circuit

Posted By : Jai G/ 2079

22 Best Treks in Manali Trekking Circuit

For all thrill seekers in Himalayas Manali is the one stop solution for all your needs like Biking Trips, Paragliding, Jeep Safari, Manali Camping, River Camping in Manali or luxury Camp in Manali but Manali Trekking circuit has all sorts of trek from one day trek to week long trekking expeditions in and around Manali. Manali Altitude is around 2000 meters which makes it an ideal location for easy to challenging trek in Himalayas and these are some of the best treks in Himachal and some of the best places in Manali.

List of 22 Best Manali Trekking and Things to do in Manali 

Manali is situated at an altitude of 2050 Meters above sea level which make Manali Trekking Circuit most sought after trekking trips in the Indian Himalayas. The good connectivity by Volvo buses from Delhi or Chandigarh gives it an edge over other treks In Himachal. Manali Trekking have everything for everyone from one day treks like Lamadugh, Jogini Waterfalls to week long treks like Hamtpa Pass.

Manali is full of hidden best places to visit in Manali where normal tourist doesn’t go, only a traveller or explorer tread these paths. Khar Myundari is one of the best Manali trekking places which is easily accessible even during winters and in winters it’s becoming famous for Igloo house Manali.

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1. Beas Kund Trek

Beas Kund Trek a short trek of over 3 days will take you the source of River Beas. Beas Kund trek is short trek but it is full of stunning views of hanging glaciers and snow clad peaks. Bakarthach campsite is the highlight of the trek due to stunning views of hanging glaciers. Beas Kund Trek is one of the best treks in himachal and it is the source of Beas River.

Max Altitude           : 3650 Meters

Best Season          : April to November

Duration                : 3 to 4  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance : 20 Kms (Approx)

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2. Bhrigu Lake Trek

Bhrigu Lake trek is a short trek near Manali which takes you to pristine lake Bhrigu Lake located at an elevation of around 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh. Bhrigu Lake Trek is best trek in Manali in May when most of the other passes are closed. It is located to the east of Rohtang Pass and is around 6 kilometers from Gulaba village. Bhrigu Lake is one of the best places to visit in Manali Trekking. We offer Manali Trekking packages which normally start with one night stay at our Manali Adventure Camp in Prini.

Max Altitude          : 4300 Meters

Best Season          : April to November

Duration                : 3 to 4  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance : 18 Kms (Approx)

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3. Lamadugh Trek – Best one day trek in Manali 

Lamadugh a short one day trek in Manali starts from backpackers paradise Old Manali through thick forest of Deodar, Pine, Oak, Horse Chestnut and Cedar  to the beautiful meadow of Lamadugh at an altitude of 3635 meters which offer great views of Manali, Manalsu Glacier, Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges including Hanuman Tibba, Deo Tibba and Rohtang Pass. You can enjoy Manali camping as well on Lamadugh Trek.

Max Altitude           : 3000 Meters

Best Season          : April to December

Duration                : 1 to 2  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy

Trekking Distance : 17 Kms (Approx)

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4. Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek

Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek takes you through one of the most breathtakingly beautiful parts of the country. If you are short on time then Deo Tibba Trek is just the right one for you. You will walk through dreamy fairy tale meadows filled with beautifully scented junipers, silver birch trees and vibrant rhododendrons. You will see the pristine snow clad peaks of Deo Tibba and alpine forests of this beautiful region.

Max Altitude           : 4450 Meters

Best Season           : May to November

Duration                 : 4 to 5  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance : 37 Kms (Approx)

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5. Vashisht Jogini Waterfall Trek

Jogini Waterfall trek is a best day trek in Manali and it is one of best places to visiting in Manali . Jogini Waterfall Trek starts from sleepy town of Vashisht and after trekking for about 3 Kms you reach Jogini Waterfall.  It’s a gentle walk through the forest and views of Rohtang and river Beas on your left side. If you are short on time then this trek is the best things to do in Manali and is one of the most beautiful places in Manali.  

Max Altitude           : 2850 Meters

Best Season          : All Year

Duration                : 1  Day

Difficulty Level       : Easy

Trekking Distance : 8 Kms (Approx)

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6. Baralacha Chandratal Lake Trek

Chandratal to Baralacha La trek in Himachal Pradesh is full of adventure and excitement. You start from the source of Chandra River and end this trek at Suraj Tal at Baralacha La which is said to be the source of Bhaga River. This trek is not for the faint heart but for those who have have extensive trekking experience as you will be crossing glacial water bodies and reaching reasonably high altitude.

Max Altitude          : 4950 Meters

Best Season          : July to October

Duration                : 5 to 7  Days

Difficulty Level       : Moderate to Challenging

Trekking Distance : 56 Kms (Approx)

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7. Hampta Pass Trek

Hampta Pass is the most famous trek in Manali Trekking circuit and it is undoubtedly the best trek in himachal and best places to visit in Manali. This 5 day trek including a visit to Chandratal Lake and beauty of this trek is that in short duration you get to see different landscape everyday. Hampta Pass takes you from lush green Kullu Valley to Spiti Valley which have similar landscape of Ladakh and on top of that camping at Chandratal lake is icing on the cake.

Max Altitude           : 4450 Meters

Best Season          : June to October

Duration                : 4 to 5  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance : 31 Kms (Approx)

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8. Chanderkhani Pass Trek

Chanderkhani Pass or Malana trek  takes you to Malana village over Chanderkhani Pass which is infamous for “Malana Cream” a hash which famous globally, you will find lot of people in Old Manali selling Manali Hash as Malana Cream don’t fall for that. The Malana village is a small community of tribal people who have a unique culture and their very own government, the first road was built to connect this quaint village when Himachal Pradesh administration was building hydro power station at Malana. This is the best trek to in Manali in May.

Max Altitude            : 4450 Meters

Best Season           : May to November

Duration                 : 4 to 5  Days

Difficulty Level        : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance  : 37 Kms (Approx)

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Malana Trek famous for Malana Cream Hash

9. Tosh Valley Trek

Tosh Valley trek is a popular small trek in the Parvati Valley which leads to the Pin Parvati Pass Trek and Animal Pass Trek and little less explored in Manali Trekking circuit. The Tosh Nallah meets the Parbati river at Pulga coming from the North. The Tosh valley Trek starts in a narrow valley but as you trek it opens up and you come across several beautiful meadows along the Tosh Valley Trek.

Max Altitude          : 4450 Meters

Best Season          : May to November

Duration                 : 5 to 6  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance : 55 Kms (Approx)

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10. Bijli Mahadev Winter Trek

The trek to Bijli Mahadev starts from Chansari village which is 24 kilometres from Kullu and is accessible by public bus and taxi. The trekking route starts as a narrow trekking trail through Pine trees and covered in snow in winter. A gorgeous meadow with an ancient Shiva temple, famous for its stone Shiva-Linga that shatters every year on the eve of Maha Shivratri when each time lightning strikes it, only to be resurrected by the Pujari.

Max Altitude           : 4450 Meters

Best Season           : March to December

Duration                 : 4 to 5  Days

Difficulty Level        : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance  : 20 Kms (Approx)

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11. Khar Myundari Trek

Short on Holidays and want to enjoy trekking in Himalayas then Khar Myundari Trek is the perfect Manali Weekend Trek. Khar Myundari starts from Setan which around 1 hour drive from Manali. This trek takes you to the beautiful campsite beside the lake and offer great views of Kullu Valley. This is becoming a the best weekend trek in Manali Trekking circuit similar to Triund Trek.

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Max Altitude            : 3340 Meters

Best Season           : All Year round

Duration                  : 2 to 3 Days

Difficulty Level        : Easy

Trekking Distance  : 19 Kms (Approx)

12. Kheerganga Trek

Kheerganga trek is much needed break from the hippie town of Tosh or Kasol. Kheerganga Trek is very pleasant and offers some exhilarating views. During the trek the vegetation changes dramatically and at the end of the trek it open up into a beautiful meadow with beautiful views and a natural hot water spring after the arduous trek.

Max Altitude            : 2960 Meters

Best Season           : May to November

Duration                 : 1 to 2  Days

Difficulty Level        : Easy

Trekking Distance  : 19 Kms (Approx)

13. Fakunda Peak Trek

Fakunda Peak is popular trekking peak near Manali which takes you to an altitude of 3,998 metres. It is one of the most popular trails in the Manali Trekking circuit. Parvati Valley abounds in natural beauty with snow-clad mountains, perennial rivulets and streams waterfalls, picturesque meadows in the midst of dense forests of Deodar trees, which beckon the young adventure lover to come and experience the serene and calm atmosphere of all pervading nature.

Max Altitude           : 3998 Meters

Best Season          : May to November

Duration                 : 4 to 5  Days

Difficulty Level        : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance  : 26 Kms (Approx)

 

14. Manali to Bir Billing Trek – Thamsar Pass Trek

This is a 14 days nights challenging trek and It is one of the most enchanting and picturesque treks leading from the Kullu valley into the Scenic Kangra valley. Bara Bhangal is one of the most remote villages of Himachal Pradesh and there is no road approach this arduous trek is part of Manali to Bir trek via Thamsar Pass. This trek is weary and required good mountaineering and technical skills. Himachal Gaddis (Shepherds) are common sight on this trekking trail.

Max Altitude         : 4850 Meters

Best Season         : July to October

Duration                : 10 to 11  Days

Difficulty Level       : Moderate to Challenging

Trekking Distance  : 70 Kms (Approx)

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15. Manali Trekking Camps

When you think of some offbeat Holiday like Trekking or Camping then think of Manali Trekking Camps with Himalayan Frontiers. Manali Trekking Camp at Khar Myundari, Chika, Bhrigu Lake or Solang Valley are full of advntures and fun. They are suitable for any age group they are never short of fun.

Max Altitude           : 3550 Meters

Best Season           : All Year Round

Duration                 : 2 to 3  Days

Difficulty Level        : Easy

Trekking Distance  : 16 Kms (Approx)

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16. Weekend Manali Trekking to Chika

Tourist throng to Rohtang pass to see the the trek but believe us it not at worth the effort. A short trek from Jobri to Chika in the month of April & May will give you unending views of snow and fun of trekking in snow. Camp at Chika overnight with bonfire and return to Manali next day.

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Max Altitude          : 3100 Meters

Best Season         : April  to December

Duration                : 1 to 2  Days

Difficulty Level      : Easy

Trekking Distance : 9 Kms (Approx)

17. Shitidhar Peak Climb

At over 5250 meter Mt Shitidhar is a good peak for those who are looking for their first peak to summit in Himalayas in Manali Trekking circuit. The base camp is set up at Beas Kund another famous trek in Manali Trekking circuit. From the Shitidhar summit one can have wonderful views of Hanuman Tibba, Indrasan and Deo Tibba.

Max Altitude         : 5250 Meters

Best Season         : May to June & Setember to October

Duration                : 5 to 6 Days

Difficulty Level      : Moderate to Challenging

Trekking Distance : 45 Kms (Approx)

18. Hamta Circle Trek

The Hamta circle trek is an easy to moderate grade trek near in Manali Trekking cuircuti which starts from the sleepy town of Jagatsukh on Naggar road. Trek through the village trail surrounded by Apple Orchard which enters in dense forest of deodar,  Pine, Oak and Cedar. The beauftiful campsite which great veiws of Manali and Rohtang comes once you cross the tree line.

Max Altitude          : 3800 Meters

Best Season          : May to November

Duration                : 4 to 5  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy

Trekking Distance  : 31 Kms (Approx)

19. Patalsu Peak Trek

A short 3 day trek from Solang valley takes you to the beautiful Patalsu Peak and takes you the maximum altitude of 4472 meters which no other trek has to offer. Trek from Solang to Shaghadugh campsite and next day trek to Patalsu Peak and return to solang.

Max Altitude         : 4472 Meters

Best Season         : June to November

Duration                : 3 to 5  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance  : 33 Kms (Approx)

20. Friendship Peak Trek

Friendship peak is a trekking peak in the Beas Kund area with an altitude of 5289 Meters. It is an ideal trekking peak for those who are looking for their first Himalayan Peak with an altitude of above 5000 meters.

Max Altitude           : 5289 Meters

Best Season          : June, September & October

Duration                : 5 to 6  Days

Difficulty Level       : Moderate to Challenging

Trekking Distance  : 46 Kms (Approx)

21. Rumsu Basecamp Winter Trek

Take Rumsu Basecamp Winter Trek to experience the snowfall during winter. This trek start from Naggar a small town in Kullu district famous for Naggar Castle and Roerich Art Gallery. Trek from Naggar to Rumsu basecamp through the snowy trail and enjoy trekking in the snow to the fullest.

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Max Altitude          : 3850 Meters

Best Season          : December to March

Duration                : 3 to 4  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy

Trekking Distance  : 22 Kms (Approx)

22. Sar Pass Trek

Sar Pass Trek an ideal trek for beginners through thick forests, alpine meadows and Himalayan villages which will take you to an altitude of 13,800 ft and offers an amazing views of snow clad peaks. The Sar Pass Trek starts from Kasol which is famous among the backpackers. Furthermore Kasol is also a starting point for many treks in the Parvati Valley like Tosh Valley Trek, Animal Pass Trek, Sara Umga Pass Trek and many more.

Max Altitude         : 4220 Meters

Best Season         : May to October

Duration                : 4 to 5  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance  : 31 Kms (Approx)

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Max Altitude         : 4220 Meters

Best Season         : May to October

Duration                : 4 to 5  Days

Difficulty Level       : Easy to Moderate

Trekking Distance  : 31 Kms (Approx)

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