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TREK TO MALANA

Oldest Democracy of the world

MALANA: This is one of the most enchanting trek available in the Kullu valley, which offers some of the most widely beautiful mountain scenery to be found anywhere in India. Deep forest, wide open lush green hanging valleys and the bleaks, morinated landscape dominated by the Malana glacier, all add up to a very beautiful trek. Malana is a tribal village, which is considered as the oldest democracy in the world. The permission must be obtained by the head of the villagers to visit the important places in the village and one have to be very careful to not touch the untouched places (sacred places and monuments). In that case the villagers can claim the fine to the person who touched the places intentionally or not.

Customer Itinerary

 

DAY 01

 

Arrival Delhi

Reception in air port, transfer to the hotel, O/N in hotel.

DAY 02

 

Delhi to Manali (2000 m.) 570 kms. 16 hours.

By night tourist bus. Full day sight seen in Delhi, evening transfer to bus station, night in comfortable bus.

DAY 03

 

Manali

Morning reached Manali, check in hotel, Visit old Manali, Hadimba temple, Shiva temple and monastery in town are main attraction, afternoon free in town, Night in hotel.

DAY 04

 

Manali to Nagar- Rumsu Rumsu 21 kms (2135 mtrs) 3 hours. Trek. 1

Explore the valley and its ancients temples at Jagatsukh and Nagar castle, Tripurasundri and other shrines the art gallery of the Russian painter (Roerich), the temple of the .Walking up the steep trail to the village of Rumsu, traditional wooden houses an picturesque village is worth to visit. Steep and gradual walk to the campsite.

DAY 05

 

Rumsu to Chiklani (2378 mtrs) 4.30 hours. Trek 2

The path is going steadily up to the base camp through the forest of Oak, Popular, Pine, meadow of wild flowers and Rhododendron bushes.

DAY 06

 

Chiklani to Nagruni (3000mtrs.) over Chandra khani pass (3660 mtrs.). 5 hours. Trek 3.

After a short gradual climbing to the pass, it offers an extensive view of the Himalayan snow caped mountain and widely spread valleys of kullu . Easy walk to the campsite surrounded by forest.

DAY 07

 

Nagruni to Malana (2652 mtrs.) 5.30 hours. Trek 4

One hours Descend to the river bed, Sporadic sight of solitary houses on the hill sides as you are near to Malana. Fair skin light eyes, entirely different dialect, religious and socially practices of the people of the Malana. The village set out from the rest of the Kullu valley. Camp out of village.

DAY 08

 

Malana to Manali via Manikaran 99 kms. trek 5

Descend to the nalla, vehicle will pick you from road head to visit Manikarn a pilgrimage site for both Hindu and Sikh, evening reach at Manali. night in hotel.

DAY 09

 

Manali- Delhi-570 kms, 16 hours

Free day in Manali, afternoon comfortable bus to Delhi, night in.

DAY 10

 

Arrive Delhi in the morning,

Half day sight seen in Delhi, evening transfer to interna tional airport and flight to onward destination.

Cost per person: Departure from 2 person onward

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Trip Details

  • Region :Kullu - Manali
  • Season:May to Nov.
  • Duration: 10 days, 5 days of trek
  • Leadership: Local Leader
  • Cost: On Request

Trip Grade Moderate

Customer Itinerary

  • DAY 01 : Arrival Delhi
  • DAY 02 : Delhi to Manali (2000 m.) 570 kms. 16 hours
  • DAY 03 : Manali
  • DAY 04 : Manali to Nagar- Rumsu Rumsu 21 kms (2135 mtrs) 3 hours. Trek. 1
  • DAY 05 : Rumsu to Chiklani (2378 mtrs) 4.30 hours. Trek 2
  • DAY 06 : Chiklani to Nagruni (3000mtrs.) over Chandra khani pass (3660 mtrs.). 5 hours. Trek 3.
  • DAY 07 : Nagruni to Malana (2652 mtrs.) 5.30 hours. Trek 4
  • DAY 08 : Malana to Manali via Manikaran 99 kms. trek 5
  • DAY 09 : Manali- Delhi-570 kms, 16 hours
  • DAY 10 : Arrive Delhi in the morning