Meals Included

Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh Highlights

  • Relish the adventure deep within your soul by indulging yourself to One Of Most High Altitude trek in the Himalayas at a height of 17400 ft.
  • Instigate yourself on the mixture of steep slopes, gradual climbs, barren mountains, snow-clad peaks and rugged passes
  • Adore camping under the clear sky at the Mantalai Lakeside; also enjoy the condiment view of the neighbouring snow-capped mountains and glaciers.
  • Get a chance to explore the beauty of Kheerganga blessed with the green misty hills all around, and Enjoy a hot bath in the sulphur springs of Kheerganga.
  • Experience the most spectacular traverses, right from the forest and verdant meadows of the Parvati Valley to the Buddhist villages in the Trans-Himalayan region of Spiti.

Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh Overview

About Pin Parvati Pass Trek -

The Pin Parvati Pass is a dream of every trekker for it is always prepared to offer the most thrilling experience to each trekker. The trail is wrapped in the lush green forest and in the mighty green valleys. An alternate passage to the Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh, the Pin Parvati Pass trek is one of the most enthralling and challenging trekking trails in India. Mantalai, known for its age-old Lord Shiva temple and the charming lake is the jovial host of you in between the journey to arrive at the Pin Parvati camp. Manali with plenty of trekking options comes up with the best in its kit that is Pin Parvati trek, leading the trekker up to 5319 meters in height and it is the perfect option for seasoned trekkers worldwide. This trek will take you on a journey to heaven and refrain yourself from returning back into your chaotic city life. A cascade of memories will be carved that will stay in your heart forever. 

Quick Facts About Pin Parvati Pass Trek:

Duration: 9D/8N

Maximum Altitude: 17,457 ft

Trek Difficulty Level: Difficult

Trekking distance: 110 km

Temperature: Day: 16°C to 20°C and Night: 0°C to 4°C

• Best Time To Travel: July to Sept.

ATM: Manali has the last ATM point before your trek begins.

Start Point of the Trek: Rumsu base camp, Near Manali.

End Point of the Trek: Kaza.

How To Reach Rumsu Base Camp Near Manali :

By Air

The nearest airport is Bhuntar Airport. It is well connected with all major airports via Delhi. The flights from Delhi are at regular intervals. The distance between Rumsu base Camp and Bhuntar Airport is 62 km, so from there you can board on the government/private bus, or you can hire a private tourist cab. It will hardly take 2-3 hours to reach Rumsu.

By Train

The nearest Railway station is Chandigarh which is 310 km away. There are different types of buses available. Other options are to hire a private cab, but that will be a little bit expensive option.

By Road

Manali is well connected to Delhi. Take an overnight bus from Delhi and you will reach Manali in 12 ‐ 14 hours (approx 540 KMS). Since Delhi Manali is a long journey most Volvo private buses leave Delhi between 5 pm and 6 pm. The last govt bus leaves at 8.30 pm from ISBT Kashmere Gate.

Pin Parvati Pass Trek Inclusions :

Accommodation -

7 nights accommodation in tents on triple sharing. 1-night accommodation in Hotel in Kaza on triple/Quad sharing.

High-quality Camping arrangements.

Meals -

Day 1: Dinner

Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Breakfast

The following equipment is provided on the trek -

3/4 season imported alpine tents

Fresh and clean Sleeping bags of very good quality

Comfortable camping mattresses

Mess Tent

Camping stools & tables

There will be 2 toilet tents [separate for gents and ladies having portable toilet seats

Safety equipment – 

First aid kit, oxygen cylinders, oximeter, etc. will be with the guide/trek leader and at the campsite as well to deal with emergencies.

Expert trek Leaders –

Professional guide(s) to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary

Porter / Mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rations

Camping charges –

Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee ( if Any )

Departure Dates:

July: 31

August: 11, 21

[ Note: If you are a group of 4 or more people then the dates can be customized]

More Details about Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh

Know Before You Go for Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh

  • Backpack offloading charges – If you wish to offload your backpack, there will be an additional charge for that . The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 kgs.
  • Transportation on Manali to Manali is available on additional Charge on request.
  • In order to undertake this trek, the trekkers should/must have at least one prior trekking experience in the Himalayas.
  • To avoid frost-bite from freezing temperatures, wear proper fitted trekking boots to keep warm
  • It is mandatory to carry your identification proof.
  • For proper blood circulation, avoid wearing thick socks or more than one pair of socks
  • Avoid carrying snacks and junk food.
  • Do not use disposable plastic water bottles, plastic-wrapped items.
  • Always carry a couple of pairs of thermal innerwear.

Things To Carry for Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh

  • Led torch (with extra batteries)
  • Warm clothes
  • Back pack (50-60l)
  • Fleece jackets and thermals
  • Rain cover
  • Toilet paper & wipes
  • Walking stick
  • Backpack with waterproof linings
  • Water bottle
  • Extra pair of socks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Waterproof windcheater
  • Woollen cap, socks, mittens & scarf
  • Day pack (20-30l)
  • Mosquito & insect repellent

Tour Difficulty for Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh

Top Reviews
27 Jun, 2015
Minakshi Devar
Well trekking on the hilly terrain of himalayas has always been my favourite trekking expedition. Spiti valley trekking has moderate trails and green surroundings. Better To go in summers, during rest of the season this Pin Parvati Pass experiences heavy snow fall so the condition becomes unfavourable for trekking. The exciting trip takes about eleven days, a worth visiting place.
14 Jun, 2015
Udit Mukhopadhyay
To be honest, this trek was quite average. I felt it was rushed up. However, what made this trek unique is the way it was planned and scheduled. I so loved this trek. I had a really great time here. This is mainly because it was well planned. Also, we had a super friendly, jovial, and a talkative trek guide who shared a lot of inputs and stories about the trekking here. Also, the safety of the trekkers were well ensured which is again a laudable effort. The food and stay were fine too.

Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Day 1
: Manali - Kasol (1539m)- Barsheni - Kheerganga (2707m) (Drive / 45 Mins) (Trek/3-4hrs)
  • After breakfast, we drive to Barsheni, the start point of the trek and from here hit the trail leading to Kheerganga.
  • Today's walk is through a wooded region and is not very demanding. Kheerganga is a beautiful meadow with sulphur springs and a few dhabas (eating joints).
  • Overnight in tents.
Day 2
Kheerganga (2707m) - Thakur Kuwan (3320m) (Trek/ 6-7hrs)
  • Today you walk through meadows negotiating several ascents and descents.
  • The trail for most parts is through a forested area and then you come out into open meadows of Tunda Bhuj.
  • Here you can't miss the massive granite cliffs overlooking the meadows.
  • Towards the end of the walk for today you will experience the joy of crossing the river using a Jhula pul (Pulley Bridge).
  • Overnight in tents.
Day 3
Thakur Kuwan (3320m) - Ody Thach (3600m) (Trek/3-4hrs)
  • Today we will have to make a couple of tricky river crossings before reaching our destination for the day.
  • The first river crossing is over an exposed boulder on a side stream and then over the Parvati river over the Pandu bridge which is a gigantic boulder with a stone staircase on one side.
  • One will need to manoeuvre carefully and with assistance from our guides and we might put ropes if required.
  • Ody Thach is again a massive meadow with the majestic Kullu Eiger peak overlooking it.
  • Here you are sure to meet a few shepherds and get first-hand information on the condition of the trail leading to the pass.
  • Overnight in tents. 
Day 4
Ody Thach (3600M) - Mantalai (3930M) (Trek/4-5hrs)
  • Today the trail is flattish and along the river.
  • Towards the end of the trail, there is a climb up a lateral moraine which can take some effort. After the climb you reach a small temple very scenically located.
  • We will spend some time here and then walk down through a maze of small rivulets to reach our campsite.
  • Overnight in tents.
Day 5
Mantalai (3930M) Rest Day
  • This day is to give our bodies a good rest so that we are fully acclimatised and charged for the next 2 days where we will need to push our bodies a bit.
  • Today enjoy the experience of not doing a thing! Overnight in tents. 
Day 6
: Mantalai (3930m) - Pin Parvati Pass Basecamp (4450m) (Trek/3hrs)
  • The adventure begins today with wading required to cross a few rivulets.
  • Once out of this area we will climb through a steep terrain where the trail is not well marked and some sections where it is missing in parts or completely.
  • Towards the end, we will traverse through a moraine section to reach a snowfield.
  • Depending on the snow conditions we will pitch the tents and one might have to camp on snow today.
  • After a brief rest, your guides will go on a recce trip and check out the conditions for crossing the pass.
  • The landscape around the campsite is beautiful with glaciers, snowfields, moraines and the sounds of an odd avalanche.
  • We will sleep very early today in preparation for an early start.
  • Overnight in tents.
Day 7
Pin Parvati Pass Basecamp (4450m) - Pin Parvati Pass (5300m) - Pin Basecamp (4140m) (Trek/8-9hrs)
  • Today the weather and trail conditions will decide what time we leave but it's going to be an early morning departure for sure, between 2-5:00 a.m.
  • The walk is in all probability going to be totally on snow. From the camp, we start with a steep climb to reach a col from where it's a walkthrough big snowfields till we reach close to the pass where we ascend for about an hour to get to the top of the world!
  • Views are completely mind-boggling and the feeling is completely amazing. You will be proud of your achievement!
  • From here we will descend again through snowfields and moraine sections.
  • This is a long descent over scree and rocks to reach the Pin river in Spiti valley.
  • After another river crossing, we reach the campsite and relax.
  • Enjoy a hot cup of tea along with various pass stories doing the round.
  • Overnight in tents.
Day 8
Pin Basecamp (4140m) - Mudh (3740m) Via Tiya (3876m) - Kaza (3800m) (Trek/7-8hrs)
  • The hike today is long but very gentle and beautiful with typical Spiti landscape all around.
  • There are multi-coloured mountains and vast open grasslands with the beautiful Pin river flowing by.
  • You will pass by a few shepherd camps and cross a few streams along the way with the last one needing to be handled carefully.
  • From the trail we get a view of Mudh village far away with its barley fields, at the base of a big and barren mountain.
  • On reaching Mudh we spend some time in this quaint village before driving to Kaza.
  • On reaching Kaza we check into a hotel and enjoy a much deserved hot shower.
  • We celebrate the successful completion of the trek with a party in the evening. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 9
Kaza (3800m) - Manali (2000m) (Drive/8hrs)
  • After breakfast, drive to Manali via the Kunzum pass and Rohtang pass.
  • Take a bag full of memories to cherish forever.

Select Package Option

Embrace this wonderful journey of 9 days 8 nights and rejuvenate your soul amid tranquillity. Witness the mesmerizing views and content your soul with serenity. You will be provided with fresh and clean Sleeping bags and camping mattresses for your comfort, also a First aid / medical kit for your safety.

Price Includes
  • Stay

    Day 1: Overnight in Tents (Khirganga)

    Day 2: Overnight in Tents (Thakur Kuwan)

    Day 3: Overnight in Tents (Ody Thach)

    Day 4: Overnight in Tents (Mantalai)

    Day 5: Overnight in Tents (Mantalai)

    Day 6: Overnight in Tents (Pin Parvati Pass Base Camp)

    Day 7: Overnight in Tents (Pin Parvati Base Camp)

    Day 8: Overnight in Hotel (Kaza)

  • Meals




  • Permits

    Forest entry charges, permits & Camping fee

  • Guide

    Professional guide(s) to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek

  • Transfers

    Transportation is available at an extra cost.

Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh Map

Starting Point
Rumsu Base Camp
Rumsu, Himachal Pradesh 175130, India