Animal Pass – 4560 Mts.
Duration : 07 Days
Season : Mid of May to October
Region : Parvati Valley.
Grade : Moderate
Maximum Altitude : 4560 Mts.
The trek starts from Tosh village, a gradual climb uphill towards Buddhaban. Overnight stay at camp. On the way to Sharam Thach, the trek is alongside the Tosh River and comes across waterfalls gushing down the mountain slopes. Further, after crossing a stone bridge, we reach the campsite at Sharam Thach. Overnight stay at camp. After having breakfast, we may have to climb on snow patches. Initially the trek is challenging but is equally rewarding. After crossing the climb, the rest of the trail will be enhanced. Trek by the musical Tosh River. From here, the descend begin to reach Shamshi Thach. From where you can have the view of majestic Tosh Glacier and the massive Kullu Makalu Peak. Overnight stay at camp.
ANIMAL PASS TREK GALLERY
Day 01 : Kasol/ Manikaran (1640 Mts.)
Report at Kasol and check-in to hotel/guest house. Acclimatization and preparation for trek. Overnight stay at hotel/guest house.
Day 02 : Kasol/Manikaran (Drive) –Barsheni- Tosh then Trek – Buddhaban (3,020 Mts.) (4-5 Hours)
After having breakfast we drive to Tosh village. The trek starts from Tosh village, a gradual climb uphill towards Buddhaban. Overnight stay at camp.
Day 03 : Buddhaban – Sharam Thach (3,505 Mts.) (5-6 Hours)
On the way to Sharam Thach, the trek is alongside the Tosh River and comes across waterfalls gushing down the mountain slopes. Further, after crossing a stone bridge, we reach the campsite at Sharam Thach. Overnight stay at camp.
Day 04 : Sharam Thach – Shamshi Thach (3,800 Mts.) (5 Hours)
After having breakfast, we may have to climb on snow patches. Initially the trek is challenging but is equally rewarding. After crossing the climb, the rest of the trail will be enhanced. Trek by the musical Tosh River. From here, the descend begin to reach Shamshi Thach. From where you can have the view of majestic Tosh Glacier and the massive Kullu Makalu Peak. Overnight stay at camp.
Day 05 : Shamshi Thach – Animal Pass (4,560 Mts.) – Shamshi Thach (6-8 Hours)
Camping at the same place, we start our trek to Animal Pass (4600 Mts.) and have mesmerizing views from its summit. Further, one can have wide view of Devachan, Papsura and Dharamsura peaks. Overnight stay at camp.
Day 06 : Shamshi Thach – Buddhaban (3,020 Mts.) (5-6 Hours)
Today it is a steady descent through green meadows which leads you to Bhuddhaban. Overnight stay at camp.
Day 07 : Buddhaban – Tosh (2400 Mts.) – Manikaran (4,300 Mts.) (4 Hours)
Descend down to the road head, Tosh village from where you will be transferred to Manikaran by cabs. The programme concludes.
Accommodation in spacious and comfortable tents at base camp at Naggar ( 6 – 8 pax in a tent, ground bedding with mattresses, pillows and blankets ). There is a separate block of toilets and washrooms with running hot and cold water for male and female.
Accommodation in Alpine tents ( 4men/6men/8men ) during the trek in higher camps ( separate toilet tent facility is provided ).
Sleeping bags ( Holofill ), Rucksack, Trekking mats.
A variety of wholesome hygienic vegetarian meals.
All activities as per the itinerary.
Transportation/ transfers as per the itinerary.
Services of qualified instructors/ guides, cook, kitchen helper and mules/porters to carry camping equipment if logistics required.
Basic first aid kit .
Transportation to reach base camp and back to your destination. However, arrangements of travelling can be made on request.
Any accidental, emergency, travel or medical Insurance.
Any expenses of a personal nature.
Service tax as applicable.
Beverages or drinks of any sort, including soft drinks or bottled / mineral water.
Any charges to visit monument/ heritage buildings and photography or camera charges.
Any transportation charges or transfers which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
Any charges for a manual or helicopter evacuation, hospitalisation in case of a medical emergency or the like.
Any additional activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
The Personal porterage / horses for carrying of individual kit or baggage.
RECOMMENDED TO BRING THE FOLLOWING:
1. Valid identity card/s
2. Trekking shoes
3. Cotton pants/trek pants
4. Cotton shirts
5. Woollen pullover
7. Woollen cap
8. Sun Cap/Hat
9. Waterproof gloves (other than blue color)
10. Cotton and woollen socks
11. Light rain coat or plastic sheet
12. Vaseline/cold cream
13. Walking Stick (optional)
14. Flip-flop (chappals)
15. Light towel
16. Lunch box
17. Water Bottle
19. Sun block cream
20. Needle with thread
22. A notebook
23. Ball point pen
24. Personal medical kit
25. Headlamp/torch with cells
PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICIES
(Cancellation request will only be accepted by email)
In case request for cancellation is received before 30 clear days or more in advance before the scheduled date of reporting, 80% of the advance taken will be refunded.
If the request for cancellation is received between 15 to 29 days, 50% of advance taken will be refunded.
No refund will be given, if the cancellation intimation is received less than 15 days before the reporting date.
PARTICIPANTS PLEASE NOTE
The Programme schedule can be changed due to unforeseen circumstances. In case of any illness during the expedition, the expenses for medical treatment, travel and porter etc. are to be borne by the concerned individual. Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited during the camp. Trek India Outdoors cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness or any unexpected events during the expedition. Primary medical facilities will be available wherever, possible. Participants will be presented with certificates only on successful completion of the expedition. During the expedition the decision of the Camp Director will be final and binding.
***Those who are on special medication should bring their own necessary medicines. People having Asthma, Blood Pressure, Heart Problems or any high altitude ailments are advised not to participate.
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