A scenic trail through the Himalayas, the Deo Tibba base camp trek is among the popular treks in Himachal Pradesh. Known as the traditional route of shepherds, this trek basically circumambulates the base of Deo Tibba peak (6001m), also known as the “Throne of the Gods’, one of the highest mountain peaks in the Kullu valley.
Passing through diverse terrain and vegetation, the trail pose a moderate challenge but the ultimate bliss of the mountains. Start from the lush green valleys of the Kullu area proceeding to barrenness and further to glaciers and snowfields. Deo Tibba trek is known as an ideal trek to Himalayas as in the short duration it reveals the ethereal beauty and bliss along with exhilarating adventure.
- Total No. of days: 5 days
- Type of trek: Moderate
- Trip gradient: Mixed gradient
- Max Altitude: 4,268 m
- Trip Begins: Jagatsukh, Manali
- Trip Ends: Manali
On your arrival in Manali, meet our guide at the bus stand. Avail assisted transfer to Jagatsukh.
On arrival at the campsite, get ready to begin your trek. Here the guide and support staff will prepare you for the adventurous trek in the Himalayas. Enjoy the view while all things required for the trek are loaded on pack animals or porters. Savor a mouthwatering lunch.
Start the uphill trail from Jagatsukh to Sarotu Thach, a scenic 4-5 hours trek. The trail passes through lush forests of pine and deodar also with abundance of mountain flowers welcoming you all the way.
Set camp for the night, at Sarotu Thach. Savor a delicious dinner and retire for the day.
Overnight stay at Saroute Thach.
Walk up to the fresh mountain air. Freshen up with a delightful breakfast. Today the trail rises steeply until a river crossing. Afterwards the gradient eases out as you approach Jogidug. Known as the holy place this is a charming beauty. Savor packed lunch on your trek.
From Jogidug, prepare for a short climb that leads to the campsite of Lamadug. The pictorial location enjoys a bird's-eye view of the Kullu valley as well as the presiding snowcapped peaks of the Pir Panjal range.
Settle down in the bliss for the night. Bonfire, delicious dinner and fun stories make it a memorable delight.
Overnight stay in Lamadug.
Breathe in the freshness of the mountains while relishing breakfast. Later in the day proceed for a gentle trek to Raori Kholi. The easy trail passes through the scenic bliss of the mountains and can be easily covered in 3-4 hours.
On the way, stop for lunch. The blissful food and the surroundings make the experience a cherished memory. On arrival in Raori Khaoli, check in at the camping site. Set in the middle of an alpine meadow, the location is truly beautiful. Experience the pristine bliss as the meadow is very less frequented by tourists and is more of a secret only which is used by the shepherds and local horsemen for grazing their animals.
Stay in overnight camp at Raori Kholi.
Start the day with healthy breakfast at the campsite. Today, start the trek as you embark on the trail slowing ascending uphill. Hike up to the ridge in the mountain till the peaks of Deo Tibba and Indrasen comes into view. Stop for a while and enjoy the ethereal beauty of the mountains. Opt to enjoy your lunch while enjoying the charming views.
Later, begin your descent to the Deo Tibba valley. Here the trail involves leisurely walking through thick forest of Rhododendron, Silver Birch and Juniper. On the way, cross the Alain River. Enjoy the pictorial bliss. Continue with your trail.
The 3-4 hours trek of the day ends at the camping site at Pyangneru (the base of Deo Tibba).
Overnight stay amid the blissful environs.
Today is the last day you spend trekking in the mountains. Have breakfast and begin your trek. Enjoy the trail out of the Deo Tibba valley enjoying the picturesque bliss. Follow the uphill trail while enjoying the beauty of Alain River which will fall on the left.
Stop for lunch on the way. It's more of a picnic amid natural beauty while gorging on delicious food. Walk till the Hampta valley. From here you will descend to Hampta River. Continue walking till you reach Jobhri. Here you will cross a beautiful gurgling river, known as Jobhri Nala. Bid adieu to the mountains and thrilling Deo Tibba trek. From this site get transfer back to Manali passing through the Sethan & Hampta Village.
From Jobhri to Manali it is a 15 km distance that will be covered by road.
On arrival in Manali, you can either opt for a stay at the hotel or proceed with onward journey.
- Trained staff to handle all activities to & fro as per the itinerary.
- 4 nights camp equipped with 2 men spacious Alpine or Dome tents for 2, sleeping bags, foam mattresses, dining tent, trekking poles & safety gears and hospitality.
- All meals during your trek are provided. These include bed tea, breakfast, lunch, 3-course dinner, tea /coffee, snacks from Indian, Local, as well as continental cuisine.
- Service of support staff all through your trek that include qualified trekking guide, cook & camp crew.
- Trekking mules/horses or porters to transport your luggage and trekking gear.
- Camping fee and trekking permits.
- Goods and services tax.
- First aid medical kit.
- Note: The trek is valid for dates from 1st June to 15th September 2019.
- Flight. (Delhi airport transfer on request)
- Delhi Manali transfer.
- Expenses from Jobhri to Manali.
- Accommodation in Manali.
- Travel insurance.
- Soft or hard drinks.
- Entrance fee at monasteries.
- Tipping to crew member that include guide, cook, camp crew, horsemen, porters, driver.
- Any unforeseen cost arises by nature clematis rain, snow, road block which cost extra lodging & boarding beyond trip Schedule.
- GST 5 % extra on total billing.
Things to Carry with You:
- Trekking shoes: Avoid sports shoes and pack only the trekking shoes. As the mountain trails are slippery at many places, you will require sturdy shoes with good grip and ankle support.
- Backpack (40-60 litres): The backpack you chose must be comfortable for you to carry and should have sturdy straps and a supporting frame. Also, rain cover is essential to keep things safe.
- Daypack (20 litres): Keep a separate daypack to segregate essential things you need to carry from the whole backpack.
Carry only essential clothing on the trek. Make fewer and sturdy choices. More clothes means more weight and lesser space for the other essentials of your trek. Take enough options to maintain personal hygiene and change for some mishaps. Always change to fresh clothes after reaching the campsite fall. No matter how cold it is, while trekking you will swat. You might fall ill due to sweat-wet clothes.
- Two to Three layers of warm clothes are absolutely required. Pack two sweaters, and a padded jacket. Add another layer, if you are more vulnerable to feeling cold.
- Pick up cotton verities of Two to Three trek pants. Denim/ jeans and shorts much be avoided on treks. Also, one of your pants can be tights that you can wear as an inner layer.
- Light and preferably quick dry top-wear, mostly Two to Three collared and full sleeved t-shirts. While on the trek on a sunny day, sunburns may be caused therefore cover yourself completely. While, in case of cold wear more layers. In some trails, you might sweat out, therefore always keep a spare change.
- Thermals are a necessity. As in the night, temperatures droop, be dressed in thermals (top and bottom). Also, avoid wearing thermals in the day and keep them, fresh for a comfortable overnight sleep.
- Sunglasses: Protection for your eyes are mandatory on mountain treks. While the sun is bright and blinding, they sharp light from snow is also real.
- Suncap: Heat on the head is uncomfortable and very tiring, therefore always carry a suncap in the mountains. At the high altitude, the sun is extra harsh and the UV rays don’t get filtered so you need to cover your head.
- Synthetic hand gloves: Bone numbing cold is a reality in the mountains and you will need appropriate gloves. Opt for synthetic varieties. Woolen gloves are not preferable as they get wet whenever you touch snow. Also opt for a fleece glove as an inner layer or two gloves on each hand if you are more susceptible to cold.
- Balaclava: as discussed before you need to cover your head. As you need to protect the head from sun you also need to prevent heat escaping from your head.
- Socks (2 to 3 pairs) and a pair of woolen socks. If you sweat more than average increase the count of the pairs.
- Headlamp/LED torch for emergency purposes.
- Trekking stick.
- Toiletries: On the trek in the mountains, carry the necessary toiletries like sunscreen, moisturizers, light towel, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, hand sanitizer, etc. Avoid to carry wet wipes since these are not biodegradable and you need to bring them back with you. The same holds for used sanitary napkins. Carry a zip lock bag to bring these back to the city. Do not leave them behind in the mountains.
- Cutlery: For hygiene reason as well as comfort, carry a spoon, fork, coffee mug and a lunch box.
- Bottles: Keep two water bottles of 1 litre each.
- Plastic covers: Make section in your luggage with plastic covers while packing your things. Also carry few extra plastic bags to keep the wet clothes.
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