Here is TLOW’s blueprint across the backpacker’s silk route in the Himalayas, that starts with enchanting Parashar Lake followed by a hike to the Great Himalayan National Park and a stay in some of the hippie villages of Parvati Valley.

Trip Date: 4th – 13th May, 2018

Trip Cost: Rs 14,000 + 5% GST = Rs 14,700/-

For travel in Volvo add on cost of Rs 2,000 + 5% GST = Rs 2100/-

Inclusions:

  • All travel from Delhi and back.
  • Accommodation. (3 to 6 in a room depending on room size).
  • Entry fees if any.

Exclusions:

  • Food.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion section.
  •  This backpacking trip will have a maximum of 15 backpackers.
  • Only on payment of 50% of the trip cost will a seat be confirmed.
  • For more information, please contact us on the phone numbers mentioned below:

Ankit Chaube: +91 8454961928

Dhruv Patel:  +91 9004594935

or mail us at: [email protected]

Terms & Conditions

Minimum age requirement 18+

Things to carry:

  1. Valid ID proof with address. (No college ID or PAN card)
  2. Backpack. (Mandatory)
  3. Essentials to pack.

Day 1:

  • Board an HRTC bus from ISBT Kashmiri Gate New Delhi to Mandi at 18:00 HRS. (439km = 12 Hrs)

Day 2:

  • Reach Mandi around 06:00 HRS and leave for Parashar Lake. (74km = 2.5 Hrs)
  • From Parashar Lake leave for Tirthan Valley. (94km = 3.5 Hrs)
  • Check into a homestay and chill around the Tirthan River.  

Day 3:

  • Post breakfast, hike into the Great Himalayan National Park. (8km Hike).
  • Return from the hike and leave post lunch by 15.00 HRS for Kasol. (77Km = 3 Hrs)
  • Reach the town of Kasol by dinner time.

Day 4:

  • Board a bus to Bharsheni which is a two hours bumpy bus ride.
  • Hike from Bharsheni to Tosh. (40 minutes hike)
  • Spend night in the village in one of the guest houses. (No network coverage)

Day 5:

  • Leave from Tosh by 08:00 HRS and hike to Kheer Ganga  which is a 5-6 hours hike.
  • Spend night in tent accommodation and take a dip in the natural sulphur hot spring. (No  network coverage)

Day 6:

  • Hike from Kheer Ganga to the villages of Kalga and Tulga and spend a night in the tea village of Pulga in a guest house. 

Day 7:

  • Hike back from Pulga and board a bus from Bharsheni to Kasol.
  • Spend time relaxing and shopping in the Kasol market.

Day 8:

  • Take a taxi to the foot of the village of  taboos, Malana.
  • Hike the remaining 3kms to the village
  • Remember not to touch anyone or anything in the village.
  • Return back to Kasol before sun down.

Day 9:

  • Last day in Kasol, spend the first of the day chilling by the Parvati River or shopping.
  • Board a local HRTC bus to Kullu at 16:00 HRS.
  • Board HRTC Volvo bus from Kullu to ISBT Kashimiri Gate New Delhi at 19:00 HRS.

Day 10:

  • Reach New Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate by 09:00 HRS.

 

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