Treks in the Parvati valley

The hot springs at Khir Ganga, Parvati valley



Duration 2 or 3 days
Difficulty (stamina)
Difficulty (technical)
Altitudes Lowest : 2210 m / highest : 2810 m
Difference in altitude Ascent : 600 m / Descent : 600 m
Best time to go April to June and October to November

Route with timing
2 day Trek 3 day Trek
Day 1 Drive to Barshaini (2210 m) in Parvati valley, trek to Khir Ganga (2810 m). 4 hours. Drive to Barshaini (2210 m) in Parvati valley, trek to Khir Ganga (2810 m). 4 hours.
Day 2 Trek back from Khir Ganga (2810 m) to Barshaini (2210 m). Day free at Khir Ganga to enjoy bathing in the hot springs.
Day 3 Trek back from Khir Ganga (2810 m) to Barshaini (2210 m).

This trek is a beautiful introduction to the magnificient Parvati valley. It is accessible to anybody who can walk for several hours. Children will also enjoy this easy trek.
You could easily do this trek from Manali. Start early mornin to reach Barshaini by 10 or 11 am maximum. We can arrange all transports for you.
At Khir Ganga we set up a comfortable camp in the surrounding nature. Enjoy the hot springs. It is an amazing feeling to rest in natural hot water pools in the middle of the great Himalayan nature. Your guide and assistants will take care of everything so that you just have enjoy your time.


Mantalai, on the way to the Pin-Parvati pass



Duration 7 days
Difficulty (stamina)
Difficulty (technical)
Altitudes Lowest : 2210 m / highest : 4135 m
Difference in altitude Ascent : 1925 m / Descent : 1925 m
Best time to go May to June and September to October

Route with timing
Day 1 Drive to Barshaini (2210 m) in Parvati valley, trek to Khir Ganga (2810 m). 4 hours.
Day 2 Trek from Khir Ganga (2810 m) to Thunda Bhuj (3350 m). 5 hours.
Day 3 Trek from Thunda Bhuj (3350 m) to Thakur Kuan (3550 m). 4 hours.
Day 4 Trek from Thakur Kuan (3550 m) to Odi Thach (3800 m). 4 hours
Day 5 Trek from Odi Thach (3800m) to Mandalai (4135 m) and come back to Odi Thach. 6 to 8 hours
Day 6 Trek from Odi Thach (3800m) to Thunda Bhuj (3350 m). 7 hours
Day 7 Trek from Thunda Bhuj (3350 m) to Barshaini (2210 m). 6 hours

This trek will give you an unforgettable experience of the Western Himalayas. It is a bit strenuous but you will cross amazing landscapes without facing real risks related to high altitude.
On the first day you enjoy the hot waters at Khir Ganga. Then it is a gradual climb trough dense forest, large meadows, steep gorges and other glacier-made landscapes.
All the nights are spend under tents on beautiful meadows. We suggest you to opt for our Gold or Platinum trekking plan for this trek because there are chances of having harsh weather on the higher parts of the trek.