Treks in and around Manali

Manali is a popular tourist destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. There are many trails in and around Manali which are popular for trekking.


The village of Malana has many theories related to its origin, ranging from being created by the remnants of Alexander the Great’s army, to another theory involving Emperor Akbar, the village as a rich history. It is located at 2652m in the Kullu Valley and is completely isolated from the outside world. It has strict customs and structure. The trekking route begins in Manali, passing through Naggar, Rumsu and Nauya Tapru below the Chanderkhani Pass. Once one gets over the pass, one can see the Dhaula Dhar ranges and the Hanuman Tibba, before beginning the descent to the village of Malana. This trek is of moderate difficulty and the best season to trek this route is May to November,


Chandrakhani Pass is located at 3660 m and the trek is an easy one with moderate climbing. The trek begins in Naggar, through Rumsu and Nauya Tapru. The trail is lined with pine, deodar and chestnut trees, One can see the Pir Panjal and Paravati mountain ranges from the pass. From the pass, one descends down to Malana village and then to Jari and further to Manali. The best season for this trek is April to October.


This trek from one village to another passes through Banhara and Lama Dugh to the Deo Tibba Mountain base. The pass is located at 4297 m and offers close up views of the Indrasan peaks of the Himalayan foothills. One will also pass the Balu ka Ghera and Shea Goru. The best time for this trek is June to September.


This is a moderate level trek which offers scenic views of the Dhaula Dhar ranges, the Deo Tibba, the Hanuman Tibba and Bara Bangal ranges. The trail is lined with pine trees and passes through shady oak forests. The best time for this trek is June to October,


This trek of moderate difficulty starts from the village Gulaba near Manali. The lake is located at an elevation of 4270 m and one has a panoramic view of the Kullu valley from here. During the descent, one can visit temples, hot water springs in Vashisht. The best time for this trek is June to October.

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About Manali

Attractions in and around Manali

Geography of Manali

History of Manali

How to get to Manali

How to Reach Manali

Information on Manali

Manali-Leh Highway

Places to visit in Manali

Outdoor activities in Manali

Treks in and around Manali

Rohtang Pass

Brighu Lake

Solang valley

Lahaul & Spiti Valley:

About Lahaul and Spiti Valley

Culture & Religion in Lahaul & Spiti Valley

Festivals in Lahaul & Spiti Valley

History of Lahaul and Spiti Valley

How to get to Lahaul and Spiti Valley

Lahaul and Spiti Valley

Tourism in Lahaul & Spiti Valley

Treks around the Lahaul & Spiti  Valley

About Jispa

About Kaza

Attractions In and Around Kaza

Chandra Taal

Baralacha  La Pass


About Kullu

Attractions In and Around Kullu

Climate Of Kullu

Festivals In Kullu

Geography of Kullu

History of Kullu

How to get to Kullu

Information on Kullu

About Beas River

Beas Kund

Beas Kund Trek Map

Indrasen Peak

Bijli Mahadev

Rohtang Pass


Brighu Lake

Pin Parvati Trekking Map

Pir Panjal range

Solang valley



Information on Mandi


Tourism in Mandi

Trekking routes in & around Mandi

Rewalsar Lake

Prashar Lake

Malana village

Chandrakhani Pass


Treks and Trek maps:

Beas Kund Trek Map


Chanderkhani Pass-Malana Trek Map

Chanderkhani Trekking Map

Chenab Lake Trek

Hampta Circular Trek Map

Hampta Pass Trek Map

Lamadugh Trek Map

Pin Parvati Trekking Map

Trekking in Himachal – Hampta Pass

Trekking routes in & around Mandi

Treks around the Lahaul & Spiti  Valley

Treks in and around Manali

Hampta Pass:

About Hampta Pass

How to get to Hampta Pass

Information on Hampta Pass

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About Chenab River


Dhauladhar Range

Himachal Pradesh Information

Kunzum pass

Mt. Deo Tibba East Face Map