GENERAL DETAILS

Grade: 5/10
Max Altitude: 4200 m
Approx Trekking Km: 34 Km
Temperature in Summers: 20 to 25C day and falls to 5 to 7C at night
Temperature in Winters: 10 to 15C day and nearly 3 to 7C at night

Specialty: Magnificent View Of Mt.Deo Tibba (6,001 M) And Glacier Lake (Mini Chandertaal)

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.

Itinerary

Day 1: Manali - Jagatsukh – 12 Hazar-Chikka (3 km)

Around 10:00 am we will move to 12 Hazar. Earlier road was till Jagatsukh, but now a day’s 12 Hazar is the last road head. After a short drive from where the trek starts. The trail ascends gradually through thick pine forests along the narrow Allain Nullah valley. Lookout for plenty of wildlife along the way. The campsite at Chikha is almost at tree line giving you some fabulous views. Overnight stay at Chikka.

Day 2: Chikha - Seri (7 km/7 hour)

The first part of the trail winds through birch forests before opening on to the huge meadow at Seri. The camp at the opposite end of the meadow is about an hour's walk away. Overnight stay at Seri.

Day 3: Seri - Tainta (5 km/5 hours)

The initial part of the trek is all flat and easy walking till you comes to a stream. After crossing the stream the trails is uphill through boulders till you come to the camp which is on a moraine? Overnight stay at Tainta

Day 4: Tainta - Chota Chandertaal - Tainta (10 km/6 hours)

The path is all through moraine with some uphill stretches. The closed valley doesn't offer views of the valley but Deo Tibba stays with you all along. Chota Chandertal a beautiful small mountain lake in a depression. Return to the camp at Tainta.

Day 5: Tainta – DugDug Pather ( 8 km/ 5 hours)

Return on the same route . Today we are going to stay at DugDug Pather .

Day 6: DugDug Pather – Jagatsukh (5km/4) – Manali (4 hours)

Trace the route back to Jagatsukh from where a vehicle will pick you up and drop you back to Manali.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation (Camping)
  • Meals while on trek
  • Trek equipments
  • Permits
  • First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder
  • Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff and High Altitude Chef
  • Transportation from Manali - Jagatsukh -Manali

Exclusions

  • Accommodation and meals in Manali.(1 st day Breakfast day and last day lunch )
  • Any kind of personal expenses
  • Food during the transit
  • Insurance
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Price Includes”

If you are beginner kindly offload your backpack, because trekking with heavy backpack in mountains is not an easy task especially when you are carrying around 8-10 kg uphill.

If you wish to offload your backpack, you can give it to Mule/porter. Charges of offloading backpack 300per Day. Inform us in advance so that we can arrange.
The backpack cannot weigh more than 11 kg. Backpack should have waterproof cover.

How to Reach Manali:-

By Air:-

Bhuntar, which is 52 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport. Taxi services are available from Bhuntar to Manali. Bhuntar is well connected to Delhi by air.Kindly check online for other informations.

By Road:-

Manali is well connected to Delhi. Take an overnight bus from Delhi and you will reach Manali in 12 - 14 hours. Tickets can be booked online at www.redbus.in or www.hrtc.gov.in.
Like the onward journey, buses leave from Manali to Delhi between 4 and 6 p.m. Your tentative arrival at Delhi may be anywhere between 6 and 10 am. Plan your onward journeys only post noon giving enough buffer for bus delays.

What to take:-

Trekking shoes: There will be several slippery patches on the trail, and you will need trekking shoes with good grip. Sports shoes will not be comfortable enough.

Backpack (50-60 liter): A backpack with sturdy straps and a supporting frame. Rain cover for backpack is essential.

Two warm layers: At the campsites, especially the higher ones, the temperature after sundown will drop to around 2-6 degrees. You will need at least three warm layers (two lights layers such as fleece and woolen and one padded jacket) for this trek.

Two trek pants: One pair of pants should suffice for this trek. But you can carry one spare pair in case the first one gets wet. Wear one pair and carry one pair.

Two collared t-shirts: Carry light, full sleeved t-shirts that prevent sun burns on the neck and arms. Again, wear one and carry one.

Thermals (Optional): Those who are more susceptible to cold can carry thermals to wear at night.

Accessories:-

  • Sunglasses: Sunglasses are to prevent snow blindness. There might be snow closer to the lake, so carry a pair of sunglasses.
  • Sun cap: The sun is more
  • Hand gloves: One pair of fleece or woolen hand gloves. One pair of water proof/resistant, wind proof gloves.
  • Balaclava: You may use woolen scarves instead as well.
  • Socks (3-4 pairs): You can take a pair of woolen socks for the day one at night and one as backup.
  • Headlamp/LED torch: Mandatory
  • Trekking pole: It will you a lot while ascending as well as descending.
  • Daypack (20 liter): If you are offloading your backpack, you will need a smaller backpack to carry water, medical kit and some light snacks.
  • Toiletries (Sunscreen, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste)
  • Two water bottles: 1 liter each
  • Plastic covers: While packing, use plastic bags to compartmentalize things and carry few extra plastic bags for wet clothes.

Mandatory Personal Medical Kit:-

  • Diamox – 10 tablets (to prevent AMS)
  • Crocin – 6 tablets (fever)
  • Avomine – 4 tablets (motion sickness)
  • Avil 25mg – 4 tablets (allergies)
  • Combiflam – 4 tablets (Pain killer)
  • Disprin – 6 tablets (headache)
  • Norflox TZ & Lomofen – 6 tablets each (diarrhea)
  • Digene – 10 tablets (acidity)
  • Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters
  • Gauze – 1 small roll
  • Band aid – 10 strips
  • Cotton – 1 small roll
  • ORS – 10 packets
  • Betadine or any antiseptic cream
  • Moov spray (aches, & sprains)