Pin Parvati Trek Overview

One of the most recommended treks for experienced trekkers, the Pin Parvati Trek is a heaven for those who are into exciting challenges and want to trek in various landforms. This trek gives you the opportunity of a lifetime and lets you traverse from a pass which is at a height of 17,457 ft.

It is the most sought after Trans Himalayan trek as it gives its participants the chance to watch and feel nature up and close. From the Parvati Valley's woodland and lush meadows to the Buddhist communities in the Trans-Himalayan area of Spiti, the Pin Parvati trek offers the most breathtaking treks. You'll be taken aback by the stark difference in the landscapes, cultures, vegetation, and animals. You may trek from the Parvati valley's rich biodiversity to Spiti's harsh, arid highland desert area in a matter of hours.

The aerial view of the Parvati and Pin Valley is amazing as you go higher to Pin Parvati Pass. The pulley bridge near Tunda Bhuj, the marshes of Mantalai, the green meadows at Odi Thach, the thick woods at Kheerganga, and the glacier close to the Pass are just a few of the unusual experiences that Pin Parvati pass has to offer. The Pin Parvati walk progresses from the chilly, arid Spiti and its distinctive landscapes to the lush, green Parvati valley. It's a long journey that provides trekkers with a tremendous amount of adventure, beauty, and a sense of accomplishment.

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  • Relish the adventure deep within your soul by indulging yourself to One Of Most High Altitude trek in the Himalayas at a height of 17400 ft.

  • Instigate yourself on the mixture of steep slopes, gradual climbs, barren mountains, snow-clad peaks and rugged passes

  • Adore camping under the clear sky at the Mantalai Lakeside; also enjoy the condiment view of the neighbouring snow-capped mountains and glaciers.

  • Get a chance to explore the beauty of Kheerganga blessed with the green misty hills all around, and Enjoy a hot bath in the sulphur springs of Kheerganga.

  • Experience the most spectacular traverses, right from the forest and verdant meadows of the Parvati Valley to the Buddhist villages in the Trans-Himalayan region of Spiti.

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Must Know Before You Go
  • Backpack offloading charges – If you wish to offload your backpack, there will be an additional charge for that . The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 kgs.
  • Transportation on Manali to Manali is available on additional Charge on request.
  • In order to undertake this trek, the trekkers should/must have at least one prior trekking experience in the Himalayas.
  • To avoid frost-bite from freezing temperatures, wear proper fitted trekking boots to keep warm
  • It is mandatory to carry your identification proof.
  • For proper blood circulation, avoid wearing thick socks or more than one pair of socks
  • Avoid carrying snacks and junk food.
  • Do not use disposable plastic water bottles, plastic-wrapped items.
  • Always carry a couple of pairs of thermal innerwear.
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Quick Facts of Pin Parvati Trek

Quick Facts of Pin Parvati Trek

Duration: 10Days /9 Nights

Grade: Difficult

Maximum Altitude: 17,457 ft

Trekking Distance: 110 km

Trail type: Continuously ascending trail, with a few sharp ascents

Best Season: July to Sept.

Rail head- The Joginder Nagar Rail Station is the one that is most convenient towards the Parvati Pin Pass.

Airport- Bhuntar Airport in Kullu is the nearest airport towards the Parvati Pin Pass

Snow Season- January to February

Base camp- Rumsu

Service from Start Point of the Pin Parvati pass Valley Trek: Barshani, near Kasol

Region Trans-Himalayan region of Spiti.

Who can participate: It is an incredibly challenging hike with expedition-style elements. This trek is only recommended to those who have previous experience of at least medium level of trekking.

Short Itinerary for Pin Parvati Trek

Day 1 : Trek from Barshaini to Kheerganga (9100 ft)

Day 2 : Trek from Kheerganga to Tund Bhuj (10900 ft)

Day 3 : Trek from Tunda Bhuj to Thakur Kuwan (11593 ft)

Day-4 : Trek from Thakur Kuwan - Ody Thach (12,400 ft)

Day 5 :Trek from Ody Thach - Mantalai(13,547 ft)

Day-6 :Trek from Mantalai to Basecamp of Pin Parvati Pass(16,188 ft)

Day-7 : Trek from Pin Parvati Pass Basecamp to Pin Parvati Pass (17,400 ft) and Bedu Tanch (14,360 ft)

Day-8 : Trek from BeduTanch to Tiya (13,125 ft)

Day-9 : Trek from Tiya-Mudh (12,500 feet)

Day-10 : Leave Kaza

Pin Parvati Trek Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1

Trek from Barshaini to Kheerganga

Altitude: 9100 ft

Duration : 4 to 5 hrs

  • The trek's starting point, Barshaini, is about a 45-minute drive away.

  • After a 3–4 hour walk through the forests, you'll arrive at the stunning meadows of Kheerganga, where your adventure will begin.

  • Take a swim in the hot water spring after arriving at your location for the day to wash the weariness of the journey away.

  • As you take in the stunning nature all around you, enjoy delicious meals at the local Dhabas.

What to Pack for Pin Parvati Trek?

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Clothing & Gears


  • Woolen clothing

  • Waterproof Tracksuit bottoms and jackets

  • Waterproof gloves and windproof coats.

  • Head cover such as a cap or balaclava to protect your head during the trek


  • 1 pair of waterproof, high-ankle trekking shoes with good grip

  • 4 pairs of cotton socks

  • 1 pair of floaters or flip-flops (optional)

  • 3 pairs of woolen socks

Backpack- A robust waterproof bag with a capacity of 60 to 70 litres. The pack must have a liner or be made of plastic.

A trekking pole- Your body is dependent on the trekking pole after your shoes. It helps you lift your body higher as you ascend the mountain while supporting your body while you wait.

Bottled water- During the trip, there won't be water accessible everywhere, thus bringing an own water bottle is advised.

General Trivia About Pin Parvati Trek

General Trivia About Pin Parvati Trek
  • For over 3,000 years, Lord Shiva is claimed to have meditated in this valley. He is thought to have assumed the appearance of a nude, ash-covered sanyasi or naga sadhu. Seasons came and went, and then one day he woke up to see this pristine, stunning environment, which he called Parvati in honor of his spouse.

  • The Ganges, Sindh, or Brahmaputra are three rivers that flow in the Himalayas and make their protracted trips from the highlands to the oceans. The rivers are intertwined with stories, tales, and the ups and downs of countless years of human history.

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Tips for Pin Parvati Trek

There are several life-saving measures you may take in the event that you ever find yourself trekking alone or with a group at a high altitude.

  • If you don’t want to carry your bag and want to offload it, you'll be charged an extra fee. Note that the bag cannot be heavier than 9 kilograms.

  • Wear well fitted hiking boots to stay warm and prevent frostbite from the cold.

  • Get your medical checkup done to ensure fitness before you go on a trek.

  • You must always have some form of identification on you.

  • Do not bring junk food or snacks.

  • Useless plastic water bottles and plastic-wrapped goods should be avoided.

  • Always have a few pairs of warm underwear on hand.

  • Make sure you stay hydrated the whole walk and eat every meal.

  • Carry some basic medicine for fever and cold; carry bandaid and ointment as well

  • Do not get distracted while trekking, which might result in losing your foothold and spraining your legs.

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FAQ's of Pin Parvati Trek

How Difficult is the Pin Parvati trek?

    The hike towards the Pin Parvati trek is challenging and is only suggested to those who have prior experience of trekking. The fact that you are traversing over 100 kilometers and reaching high altitude over 17,000 ft above the grounds proves it is a challenging trek. Further, the trail of this trek consists of boulder stretches, cold river crossings and glaciers filled with rifts.

    In addition to challenging terrain, this journey has cooler climatic conditions. If you are not experienced in trekking, it might be harmful to push your body at that high altitude without first becoming acclimated. It is advisable to abide by a fitness regime and do some leg and core muscles work out, which will enable you to walk and climb for longer periods of time without facing any fatigue.

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