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Malana Glacier & Village Trek Tour - 07 days / 06 nights

Package Duration
7 Days / 6 Nights
Destination Covered
Manali - Naggar

  • Day 1 : Manali - Naggar (20 kms) - Stiling (3 hr trek)

    Description :

    Travel by car/jeep from Manali to Naggar. Visit Naggar castle, Roerich Art Gallery (closed on Mondays) and other temples in the village. From Roerich Art Gallery we start our walk to Rumsu village over the dirt road which is partially through forest. Rumsu village (2378 m) is the first village which you would cross during this trek, the next being Malana. At Rumsu you get an opportunity to see old traditional houses and temple of local deity Jamdagni Rishi who also has a temple dedicated to him at Malana also. At Rumsu we have to take care not to touch the temple and neither can one visit it (only see form a distance). After Rumsu we start our ascend walk to our camp site which is about 1.5 hrs away. The camp site at Stiling is surrounded by forest with trees like devdar, khanol and other Himalayan coniferous trees. Overnight in tents.

    Day 2 : Stiling - Camp I (4 hrs trek)

    Description :

    From Stiling to Khaunkaradi it is partially steep walk and attimes a little flat. From here till our camp at the base of Chanderkhani Pass (3660 m) it is an easy walk and trees of birch are scattered around. We camp at around 3400 m. View of Manali and peaks like Shetidhar, Hanuman Tibba, Priya Darshani. Overnight in tents.

    Day 3 : Camp I - Nag Ruhni (4 hrs trek)

    Description :

    From here we start our ascend to Chanderkhani pass (3660 m) which is a walk of about an hour. From the pass one can enjoy a magnificent view of various mountain peaks of Kullu, Lahaul and Bara Bhangal ranges. Trek further upto Nag Ruhni (3430 m) which is walk over the ridge. Nag Ruhni is surrounded by rocks and trees. Overnight in tents.

    Day 4 : Nag Ruhni - Khiksa Thach (4 hrs trek)

    Description :

    Easy walk through the forest with beautiful views all around to the meadow of, Khiksa Thach (3450 m) providing beautiful scenery. This day there is a chance to view Himalayan Black Bear, Ghoral, Monal pheasant and other common Himalayan pheasants. From Khiksa Thach you can view a part of Malana glacier. Overnight in tents.

    Day 5 : In Khiksa Thach

    Description :

    Today we make a day hike towards Malana glacier (3 hrs walk one way) which would provide views of Parvati valley and snow capped peaks. Overnight in tents.

    Day 6 : Khiksa Thach - Malana (4 hrs trek)

    Description :

    Trek along the Malana Nallah to the village of Malana (2652 m) which is an easy descend. Set up a camp outside the village. Visit Malana village to enter the village to study the local customs, traditions & social system of the people, which is considered to be the oldest democracy of the World. Be cautious and follow all local rules and their customs which are very strict. A foreigner cannot touch a local villagers and temple. Overnight in tents.

    Day 7 : Malana - Malana Dam (1.5 hrs trek) - Manali (85 kms)

    Description :

    Descend down to the Malana dam and from here travel by vehicle to visit Manikaran (1700 m). Manikaran is a holy place for Hindus and Sikhs with temples and a gurudwara. Enjoy bath in hot sulphur springs. Later transfer by surface to Manali. End of our services.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    About the trek:-This trek is easy to moderate one and donot have any specified resting places. This trek will have flowers start blooming from mid June onwards and reach peak during monsoon period mid July to mid August. Himalayan flowers ranging from 1500 m to 3500 m can be found all over. Especially Rohtang pass area and Chanderkhani pass will have lot of flowers.

    There are few wild animals also around but in summer months they shift to higher reaches where our trek does not go. As it starts getting cold the wild animals start migrating back to lower heights. Hence, we donot comment that the guests would be able to spot any wild animal or not

    Duration of the trek : 07 days/ 06 nights
    Max Elevation : Chanderkhani pass (3660 m)
    Best Time : Mid May to End September
    Starting Point of the Trek : Naggar
    Highlight : Scenic beauty, Nature, Flora & Fauna
    Physical Challenge : Easy to moderate

  • (Per Person Cost) : -Rates valid till 30 Sep 2012
    2-3 Person4-5 Person6-7 Person8-9 Person10 pax & above
    Rs. 30650 PPRs. 27650 PPRs. 24000 PPRs. 23100 PPRs. 21200 PP

Contact Detail

R & T Journeys

Contact Person :-

Mr Vivek Sharma

Address :- Cabin no. 105, New P C Chambers, Near Jodha Niwas Parking, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India - 171001
Contact Number :- 9418XXXXXX View Contact