Deo Tibba base camp trek, one of the less frequented routes by trekkers, however is preferred destination for mountaineers who are eager to climb the peaks of region.
Few kms of drive from Manali toward Jagatsukh village and further deep in to the narrow valley above Khanol. Here onward trail goes through forest, pastures of wild flowers, Rhododendrons bushes. Roar of gushing torrents of river leads to fascinating site of Seri which is the base to the surrounding fascinating peak. The high light of the trek is Chandratal (the tarn) located in middle of glacier field on the route leads to Deo Tibba, Indraassan and Nurbu peak.
Day 1: Manali-Chhika, 3500m: Trek 1
Day 2: Chhika -Seri , 3800m, (5-6 hrs). Trek 2
Day 3: Seri to Tainta Base Camp -4050m. 3-4 hrs, Trek 3
Day 4: Tainta to Chandratal (4550m)- Tainta. 6-7 hrs.Trek 4
Day 5: Tainta to Chhika – 4-5 hrs trek, Trek 5.
Day 6: Chhika- Khanaul - Manali
Day 1: Manali-Chhika, 3500m: Trek 1
Reporting at Himalayan Frontiers camp site, after briefing drive to the starting point of the trek, From Jagatsukh leave main road and take a rough road (Gravel) built by hydro project company till end for about 12 kms. (authorisation to use the road is must require and is sub. to permission. Here you will meet your Pony man or porters to transport the logistic till base camp.
Gradual ascend for about 3 hours till Chikka goes through forest of pine spruce, silver fir, Oak and birch. At the end valley open up as soon reaching to Chhika, a beautiful place of grassy meadow at the bank of river. Chhika has a small temple that dedicated to local deity which the trekkers are requested to respect by to not entre with shoes and avoid noise. Night in camp.
Day 2: Chhika -Seri , 3800m , 5- 6 hrs. Trek 2
Gradual uphill trail following the opposite flow of mountain stream, boulder and grassy meadows filled by wild flower in summer. Once on the top of valley you are greeted by amazing view of surrounding peaks. Large part of seri meadow is marshy and is a grazing ground of the animal of villagers. Campsite will be set aside of the meadow. Night in camp.
Day 3: Seri to Tainta BC-4050m. 3-4hrs, Trek 3
Walk a side of round shaped marshy flat land of Seri, later take a short push to climb up to Tainta, after a short while reach at the camp site. After establishing camp, take a side walk to explore the surrounding and get the familiar with terrain, night in camp.
Day 4: Tainta to Chandratal (4550 mtrs) - Tainta. (6-7 hrs). Trek 4
Trail begin by ascending a grassy ridge (sub. to season) later moraine and glacier terrain till mini-Chandra tal situated at the beneath of Nurbu peak. Spend some time to appreciate the stunning view of Deo Tibba, Norbu peak and Jagatsukh peak and breathtaking landscape. Later take same way back to Tainta. Night in camp.
Day 5: Tainta to Chhika – 4-5 hrs, Trek 5.
After breakfast downhill walk by the same way following the river bank, trail winds through boulders and bushes of Junifers and Rhodendrons. If time allows some of fun or adventure activities as of rock climbing / Rappelling can be conducted.night in camp.
Day 6: Chhika- Khanaul - Manali Departure:
After leisurely breakfast, take a short downhill walk by same way to road head. See of the team members who served you throughout the trek and contributed to make your trip unforgettable. Here Vehicle will pick you up and will drop you at designated place in Manali. End of services.
Cost based on 10 persons group
Transport to beginning of trek and from end of trek to Himalayan Frontiers camp site / Manali town to catch the bus.
Vehicle type–Tata sumo/Tempo traveler or else
Meals plans from pack lunch of first day to breakfast of last day.
Experienced trek leader certified from ABVIMAS Manali.
Forest permit fee including camping charges.
Kitchen team with all necessary items
Twin sharing tent.
Sleeping bag & mattress.
Only veg. meal throughout entire trip.
First aid box.
Hotels and meals in Manali including first day breakfast
Beverages except boiled water while in camp
Repatriation and insurance
Tipping to staff.
Refund to any unused services and to no show at the meeting point on first day
Any expenses arise due to unforeseen circumstances like sickness,
if anyone quit the trek by any reason, road blocks, landslides, etc.
Items of personal nature.
GST 5% or as applicable
Region : Manali-Kullu
Season: Mid Mai to June, Sep to Oct. (July -Aug. monsoon)
Duration: 5 nights 6 days
Grade: Moderate, (Recommended for seasonal and beginners trekkers)
Trek through lush green forest
High altitude pasture land
Gushing torrents of mountain rivulets
Marshy land of Seri plateau
Stunning beauty of surrounding Himalayan peaks
Chandratal (tarn) located amidst the glacier at beneath the Norbu peak