Patalsu peak is one of the most famous peak in Manali valley which even beginners can attempt. The trek starts from the famous Solang Valley. The level of trek is moderate as it involves a steep ascend from Solang valley. However its worth because of the mesmerising views one gets from the top.
ARRIVAL/RETURN LOCATION Rumsu (Patlikuhal)
REPORTING TIME Between 7-8 am.
|Batch 1: 30st April – 4th May|
|Batch 2: 30th Sep –4th Oct|
|Batch 3: 17th Oct – 21st Oct|
WEAR Comfortable warm clothing, boots, gloves, jacket, raincoat and sunscreen.
|Meals||Travel during trek||Professional Guide|
|*depends on availability of dry wood.|
|Personal expense||Service Tax|
|Cost of emergency||Insurance|
Reporting and Acclimatization
All the participants will report at Rumsu base camp by 8 AM. Freshening up and breakfast will happen at the base camp. Post breakfast all the participants will undergo registration process.
Lunch at 1 PM. Post lunch adventure activity (Rappelling/Rock Climbing). Once the activity gets over, we will go for an acclimatization walk. Evening snacks at 5 PM. Post snacks orientation for the trek will be covered. Orientation will cover all the general instructions that could be helpful for the trek like back packing, marching technique and medical awareness. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp.
Drive to Solang Valley.
We will start the day with a jeep ride to Solang Valley(35 kms). Post lunch acclimatization walk to Anjani Mahadev(Duration 2 hours). For rest of the day partcipants can explore Solang Valley. Overnight stay in tents.
Solang to Shagadugh
We will start the trek from Solang to Shagadugh. The trek has a moderate ascend and goes through some dense forest of Pine and Oak trees. The dense forest then leads to an open large meadow which is known as Shagadugh. Overnight stay in tents at Shagadugh.
Trek to Patalsu
We will start the day early from Shagadugh for Patalsu peak. The trek has a steep ascend for the peak. The panoramic views of the Shitidhar, Friendship and Manali peaks from the peak is quite mesmerizing. We will then start our descend to Shagadugh camp. Overnight stay in tents at Shagadugh.
Descend to Solang Valley.
Post breakfast we will start the descend for Solang Valley from Shagadugh camp. Jeep ride from Solang valley to Manali. Departure from Manali by 5 PM.