Deo Tibba Base trek is one of the most picturesque trek in the Manali region which offers landscapes ranging from alpine forests, meadows (locally known as thatch), waterfalls , moraines & a high altitude lake with blue water known as mini-Chandratal (4480m). The trek offers great view of snow clad peaks of Deo Tibba (6001m) & Indrasan (6220m) along with the glaciers of Jagatsukh & Deo Tibba. The entire stretch is an enriching experience for both flora & fauna lovers . It is a must do trek for the first timers as well regular trekkers.
|3||Maximum altitude||4480 mtrs|
|4||Total Trekking distance||36 Kms Approx.|
|6||Food||Nutritious food suited for trekking / 3 meals a day|
|7||Trip Starts from||Manali|
|8||Trip Ends in||Manali|
|9||Useful Links||Trek HighlightsPacking List Physical Preparation How to Select a Rucksack How to Pack a Rucksack|
|10||What is included in the fee||Vegetrain Food.Three Meals a day
Forest Permits/Camping Charges , if any
Tents, Sleeping bags, mats
Trek guide, cook, helpers.
Porters or mules for carrying common luggage
Services of a Trek Leader
Transportation from Manali to Manali
|11||What is not included in the fee||Meals during road journeys
Any kind of Insurance
Any expense of personal nature
Any expense not specified in the inclusion list.
After freshening up & breakfast in Manali, board Taxi for Khanol, the last road head via Jagatsukh village. Reach Khanol in 1.5 hour. The trek starts from Khanol & follows a gradual ascend through thick pine forest to Chhika . The view opens up at Chikka which provides one of the best camping site & boasts of a Nag Mandir. Overnight stay in camps.
The trek goes along the right bank of Jagatsukh river with thick forests giving way to boulders & carpet of wild flowers & one can easily notice the changing elevation with tree line disappearing and giving way to Seri , a meadow spread which was once a glacial lake. The camping site has many small & big streams along with Tainta waterfall in the backdrop. Overnight stay in camps.
The day starts with easy walking across the flat section of the meadow with stream crossing which feeds the Jagatsukh Nala. The stream crossing is followed by a steep climb through the boulders and leads to the moraines field. This is the campsite for today which offers the view of Deo Tibba, which was hidden till now. Today we will get ample time to relax and acclimatize ourselves for the next day. Overnight stay in the camps.
The day starts early today as we will be taking our packed lunches with us leaving behind our backpacks. The stretch will be through moraines with regular uphill features. All along the trail, Deo Tibba always stay in view . The view for the high altitude lake with emerald blue water requires a final stretch of steep climb. Overnights in tents.
We will retrace our way back passing through Seri & halt at Dudu Pathar for lunch. Overnight stay in camps at Chhika.
Trekking back to Khanol our starting point of the trek. Drive back to Manali via Jagatsukh.
Deo Tibba base Camp Trek - 2014
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