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Pin Parvati Trek: Beginners Guide

Pin Parvati

An overview

Pin Parvati Trek is an extremely difficult trek for anyone from novices to experienced. Pin Parvati can also be referred to for its nickname “Snow leopard”. This trekking is difficult. It requires a very high fitness and level. Pin Parvati is situated at an elevation of 5,319m over sea level. 

The Pass is situated near Himachal Pradesh. It is located in the Spiti region, this pass links Kullu and Parvati valley. The total distance of this hike is approximately 1100 kilometers. The month of Sommer (January through May) there is a chance of snowfall on this trek. 

The temperatures range from 13 to 20 degrees Celsius during the day. In the evening, it could drop to -6 or 5 degrees celsius.

The monsoon (June-September) will be ideal time to do the trek.Kullu and Manali have heavy rainfall but don’t be concerned because at the higher altitudes, you can have sunny and warm conditions. You can also expect some snowfall.

In the months of October to December , the temperature fell to 0 degrees celsius.

People who are suffering from high blood pressure,asthma,heart problems then they should go for a medical checkup first. The ability of trekkers is to carry between 12 and 15 kilograms of weight.

This Pin Parvati trek is sure to give you a life-long experience. It is basically an 11 days of trekking.


Day 1:

This day, you have to travel on the overnight train from Delhi to get to Manali. From Manali you must take the highway between Manali and Leh, then drive toward Batal through Rohtang.From Gramphu first take Batal and then Kaza road. Once you reach Kaza you must stay here. Along the way, you can take a trip to the scenic Spiti Valley. It takes between 10 and 12 hours to get to Kaza from Manali. Kaza is located at an altitude of 12,467 ft.


Day 2:

This is the day to acclimatise at Kaza at 3,800m.


Day 3

Start early and prepare yourself. You will need to travel to Kaza up to Mudh village. It’s a 2 hour drive. Once you arrive at Mudh village, you must hike toward Tiya which is located on a mountain at 11,795 feet. It is a moderate hike that takes between 2 and three minutes to finish. Mudh is the final village to be visited and is a fantastic village. After reaching Tiya you can make your camp here.


Day 4

Today, you’ll need to go toward Shia. Tiya from Shia is a challenging hike. There are a few steep ascents that make the trail challenging. It takes between 5 and 6 hours to get to Shia. Shia is located at a height of 13,763 m. Shia is large enough to camp. It is important to be cautious as it is a landslide-prone region.


Day 5

After breakfast, in the morning, you can have breakfast, you will begin the trek up to Pin base. Pin Base is located at an elevation that is 15,780 feet. It takes 5-6 hours to get from Shia up to Pin Base. On the way, you’ll encounter some difficult sections. Pin Base camp located just below on the Pin glacier.


Day 6

On this day , you will need to hike toward Pin base camp and reach Mantalai(17457 feet) via the Pin Parvati pass.It is a challenging hike and takes 11 to 12 hours to complete. In this area, you must cover three to four hours of steep ascent , and three to four hours of down. At the top of Pin Parvati Pass you can see both Parvati valley as well as Pin valley. 

Both valleys are beautiful and stunning. From here, you could also look over this ridge of the Parvati south ridge.ridge pek, snowy peak Peak, Bara shigri along with Kullu makalu.

After you have reached Mantalai you can rest here.enjoy the gorgeous Mantalai lake. Camp in Mantalai.


Day 7:

Relax on this day and relax and enjoy the stunning Mantalai Lake and surroundings.


Day 8:

This day, you have to walk up to Mantalai for the Odi Thach campsite. The campsite is located at an elevation of 12,517 feet. It’s a moderate hike and takes between 4 and five hour to do. The stunning view will engulf your eyes.

Camp out on the Odi Tech campsite and spend the night here.


Day 9:

This day, you have to walk toward Odi Thach, which is Tunda Bhuj. The town is located in the altitude 10,499ft. It takes around 8 hours to finish. It is a fantastic campsite.


Day 10:

This day is the best day to walk to Kheerganga which is located at an altitude of 9,120 feet. This is a moderate hike.


Day 11:

From Kheerganga it is necessary to travel towards Barshaini. It is situated at an altitude of 7,251 feet.

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