Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill state in India, nestles in north-west region of western Himalayas. The state is landlocked with the Tibetan plateau to the east, Jammu and Kashmir to the north, and the Punjab to the west. However, the state stands apart from its neighbours in terms of its sheer topographic diversity and breathtaking pristine natural beauty. From vast tracts of high-altitude Trans-Himalayan desert to dense green deodar forests, from apple orchards to cultivated terraces, from snow capped high Himalayan mountain ranges to snow fed lakes and gushing rivers.
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Hamta Trek (Kullu Valley)A 5 days trek departing from Manali and drive to Pirni Village. This trek takes you the confluence of Patpori Nalla and Hamta Nalla. The highest altitude reached is 4286 meters above sea level, where you will be also visiting temples, caves and the ruins of forts of Piti Raja. Also, includes the gradual reverse on the way famous Arjun Gufa and Shabbri temple to Manali.
Manali History Trek (Kullu Valley)7 Days trek starting also from Manali for acclimatization, next day drive to Naggar and trek to Rumsu Village where you get a striking view of Deo Tibba and Malana Glen. Max altitude on this trek is 3960m; also include a visit to Manikaran where you will see the famous hot springs.
Chander TrailAn incredible 6 days itinerary also starting from Manali, then driving to Jagatsukh and further trekking upwards unspoiled lush green forests and moderate alpine meadows ascent in order to camp. Reaching up to 4480 m above sea level, this trek will also take you to Chamdertal area skied mountain slopes.
Dharamsala Chhota Bhangal over Sari Pass KulluWith duration of 8 days, this trek requires previous trekking experience. Starting from Dharamsala, you will be visiting Buddhist monasteries, Tibetan settlements and beautiful tea gardens. This trek is considered as moderate and is visited by the local people and trekkers to cross Sari Pass which paves the way to Kullu valley.
Kinner Kailash ParikramaReaching up to 5242 meters above the sea level, this 7 days trek starting from Kalpa involves gradual climbing over Charang Ghati and easy descending. You will be also trekking along the Baspa river in the Sangla Valley where you will be getting a breathtaking view of the mountain ranges.