Duration : 5 days /4 nights | Level : Easy | Altitude : 12,000 ft
|April 10, 24 and 30|
Day 1: Reporting at Rumsu Base Camp and Acclimatization walk. (6,500 ft)
Report at Rumsu base camp by 9 AM.
Freshen Up and Registration on arrival.
Post lunch acclimatization walk to Pulag village.
Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.
Day 2: Trek to Ghankulhadi (8,600 ft | 4 km | 4 hrs)
Commence the trek by 8 AM for Ghankulhadi after breakfast.
The trek route goes through some dense forest, full of pine, fir, oak, chestnut trees.
There is an ascent for the jungle and it takes around 4 hours to reach Ghankulhadi.
Overnight stay in tents at Ghankulhadi camp.
Day 3: Ghankulhadi to Naya Tapru (9,400 ft | 3 km | 3 to 4 hrs)
Commence the trek by 8 AM for Naya Tapru after breakfast.
The trek to Naya Tapru from Ghankulhadi goes through some deep forest, and involves a moderate climb but is short.
Naya Tapru presents amazing views of the Manali valley with the famous peaks of Dhauladhar range as its backdrop.
Overnight stay in tents at Naya Tapru camp.
Day 4: Naya Tapru to Chandrakhani Pass and descent to Naya Tapru(12,000 ft | 8 km | 8 hrs)
After breakfast all the trekkers will start their trek to Chandrakhani Pass with their packed lunch.
Trek commences by 6 AM and has a moderate ascent. It takes around 4 hours to reach the Chandrakhani Pass. The highest point of the pass is 3,660 meters.
Just adjacent to the Chandrakhani Pass lies Dhana Kunnu Pass. The entire place is associated with the famous Jamdagini Rishi, one of the seven saptarishi.
We will then start descending from Chandrakhani for Naya Tapru camp. The descent is easy and takes around 3 hours and involves lot of snow slides
Overnight stay in tents at Naya Tapru camp site.
Day 5: Descent to Rumsu and Departure for Patlikuhal(6,500 ft | 7 km | 4 hrs)
After breakfast all the participants will start their descent for Rumsu base camp.
The descent route is the same as the ascent and takes around 4 hours.
Freshen up and Hot lunch at Rumsu base camp on arrival.
Ride to Patlikuhal at 4 PM with departure.
How to reach Rumsu Base Camp ?
Take a bus from New Delhi/Chandigarh for Manali and get down at Patlikuhal (20 kms before Manali)
Transport options are readily available from Patlikuhal for Rumsu village. Sumo – 700 INR while small car – 500 INR.
Once at Rumsu village follow the trail for Kailashrath Treks base camp.
Note: If you are staying already in Manali, take a direct cab for Rumsu village (26 kms)