Trip to Manali (A Unit of E. G Tours and Travels)




Parang La Trek Tour



Package Duration 13 Nights / 14 Days
Pacakge Validity N.A.
Destination Covered Manali - Kaza - Khibber - Dhumle - Thaltak - Parang La - Karsha Gonma - Umna - Rachu Lamo - Chhumik Shirde - Kyangdom - Tso Moriri - Karzok
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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

The participants arrive in Manali.

Day 2: Manali – Kaza (3900m)

The drive to Kaza takes one past Rohtang pass (3970m) and Kunzum La (4551m). From Rohtang, the road descends in to Gramphu, from where the road forks towards Spiti Valley. On the way, are great panaromic views of the biggest glaciers in the Himalayas, Bara Shigri glacier.

Day 3: Acclimatize around Kaza

Soak in Spitian culture with a visit to the ancient monasteries in Dhankar and Tabo. Towards evening, drive upto Khibber, one of the highest motorable villages in the world and the ancient monastery at Kye. Camp for the night in Khibber.

Day 4: Khibber – Dhumle (4260m)

On the first day of the trek, the trails descends through a gorge and arrives at the last village of the trek, Dhumle. You can see Parang La from here at a distance of about 500m.

Day 5: Dhumle – Thaltak (4560m)

The trail now turns into a steep climb to take you to the next camp on a meadow at Thaltak.

Day 6: Thaltak – Base of Parang La (5000m)

The trail takes you down a steep path down to the Parilungbi gorge before ascending to the campsite. The majestic Parilungbi peak stands to the South of Parang La. Look out for sightings of bharal, marmot etc.

Day 7: Base – Karsha Gonma (4930m) via Parang La

The Parang La at 5600m is one of the highest passes in Western Himalyas and offers some grand views. Descend from the pass to Karsha Gonma which is at the head of the Para Chu valley.

Day 8: Karsha Gonma – Umna (4680m)

It’s a relaxed walk after the strenous pass. The only challenge is a stream crossing before reaching the campsite.

Day 9: Umna – Rachu Lamo (4470m)

It’s an easy walk, the trail keeping next to the Para chu river most of the way.

Day 10: Rachu Lamo – Chhumik Shirde (4300m)

The trail continues next to the Para Chu river. But the campsite is set on the far bank and the day’s challenge is to cross the river.

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