Khanpari Snowshoeing Trek

Trip Details

  • Trip Type: Snowshoeing

  • Region: Manali - Himachal

  • Grade: Moderate

  • Duration: 04 days

  • Max Altitude: 4000m

  • Batch Dates: Custom Trips Only

Khanpari Snow Shoeing Trek Overview

Packed with snow and a myriad of bird life, the trek to Khanpari Tibba is the perfect opportunity to take in some fantastic views of the Beas Valley, standing atop the peak. This trek winds through evergreen pine and cedar forests to come to picturesque glades laden with snow.

 

 

We climb steeply through forests of maple, walnut, chestnut and oak – giving way to rhododendron, juniper and birch bushes to witness panoramic views of the Manalsu glacier, the Dhauladhar and Pirpanjal range including Hanuman Tibba, Deo Tibba and Rohtang Pass in the Pir Panjal Range.

Trip Cost

This is a custom departure tour. Please write to us for prices and more info on this tour. 

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Manali
Arrive in Manali in the morning and take in the town. Walk to the Jogini Falls, pick up a random shepherd trail and get your body in mountain mode.

Day 02: Manali – Lama Dugh (3017m)
Duration: 5 hours
The climb is through thick evergreen forests of Cedar and Oak. As one gains height in this steep climb, the distinct views of different faces of Indrasan, Deo Tibba and peaks of Bara Shigri glacier open up. In the last leg, the path turns to the right and one traverses the ridge horizontally and enters the campsite on an alpine plateau studded with thick growth of alpine flowers.

Day 03: Lamadugh - Khanpari Tibba (4000m)- Lamadugh
Duration: 8 hours
We start early through mixed forests, and trek through rhododendron, birch and juniper bushes. We then get onto the Khanpari ridge and trek up to the summit. From the top, witness panoramic views of the Manalsu glacier, the Dhauladhar and Pirpanjal range including Hanuman Tibba, Deo Tibba and Rohtang Pass in the Pir Panjal Range. Retrace the trail, to head back to Lama Dugh

Day 04: Lamadugh - Manali
Duration: 3 hours
A short day today. We retrace our route back to Manali. Trip Ends!

Cost Includes

1. Camping Tents, Kitchen, Dining tents and Insulated Sleeping Pads.
2. Nutritious, high calorie food will be served.
3. Guide, Cook and camp helpers.
4. Horses carry loads on the route.
5. Transport to the road head and back.
6. Snow Rackets and hiking sticks for the walk.

Cost Excludes

  1. All expenses of personal nature like drinks, tips, telephone calls, mineral water etc.
  2. Sleeping Bags. (We recommend to get bags which are comfort rated to - 15 to - 20 deg C)
  3. Accommodation and food in Manali.
  4. Medical and evacuation expenses, we strongly recommend to purchase suitable insurance cover.

Things you need to get

Clothing:

- Good quality waterproof ski jacket/similar

- Ski trousers/similar

- Down Jacket.

- Fleece jacket.

- Beanie - warm

- Sun hat

- Warm gloves - (waterproof outer, fleece inner) are good.

- Mid-weight fleece top.

- Long sleeved shirt.

- Travel and camp trousers.

- 2 wicking t-shirts (synthetic or merino wool)

- Normal clothing for around town. 

- Long sleeved thermal top.

- Thermal long johns.

- 2-3 pairs underwear

- 2-3 pairs of standard socks

- 1 -2 pairs warm sock

Footwear:

- Trekking shoes

- Shoes for around camp and the same you could use when in town. 

Pack:

- Main bag - soft shell duffle bag for all your gear.
- Day Pack (whatever you are normally used to) - You will use this to carry your camera, water bottle, Trail layers, trail food etc.

Accessories:

- Dark ski glasses/ googles (the sun is quite strong),

- Camera

- A couple of spare passport photos photocopies of key documents. e.g., passport (data and visa pages),

- travel insurance policy

- Toiletries - Sunscreen SPF 40+, Moisturizer, Lip balm, Soap, Toilet paper

- Repair Kit (needle and thread).

- Headlamp/ Torch.

- Water Bottle- Ideally keep two bottles 1 litre each.

- Plastic Packing covers.