What adventurer doesn’t love a thrilling adventure in the middle of dangerous terrains and icy mountains? The Pin Parvati Pass Trek is a great option. Are you familiar with the location of Pin Parvati Pass? Pin Parvati Pass connects the Pin Valley in Spiti and the Parvati Valley in Kullu at a beautiful height of 5319m. Because the journey is so long and difficult, oxygen levels are low at high altitudes. This makes it only suitable for experienced trekkers who have been to high altitude trekking. This adventure will keep you captivated for the rest your life. It is 17457 feet long. Slowly, the Buddhist hamlet Pin Valley gives way to Parvati Valley’s lush green forests and meadows. From a beginner’s perspective, the entire trek is easy.
How do you get there?
When the heat is at its worst, the peak of summer is the best time for a hike to Pin Parvati Pass. The Pin Parvati Pass offers a cool, windy escape from the heat. This is enough reason for trekkers to pack up and go. The months of May through September are the best for planning a trip to the past. Pathankot is the closest railhead. Manali can be reached by road from there. The nearest airport is located 52 km from Manali at Bhuntar. From there, you can easily get cabs to Manali. Manali can be reached easily by road due to its close proximity to Delhi. Rent a car and drive to Manali. Once you reach Gramphu, the Gramphu–Batal–Kaza road can be found.
Along the road to Spiti, you will find beautiful villages and lush golden meadows. Cool breezes blowing from the riverbank are both refreshing and frightening. After a 10- to 12-hour journey, you’ll arrive at 3800m elevation and begin the acclimatization process. You will spend the second day acclimatizing before you begin the main hike the next day. You will start the day by driving down to Mudh, which is at 3744 metres elevation. It is approximately 49 km long and takes about 2 hours. Mudh is a charming village with white-washed houses and barley fields, which look like they’ve been taken straight from a Hollywood film.
The trek up the Tiya (3900m) starts after you arrive in Mudh. It is a simple hike with a moderately steep climb. In 3-4 hours, you’d reach Tiya. Mudh will be the last village before you reach Tiya the next day. The Himalaya trekking trail is much higher than the river bed so there is no chance of water refilling.
Is it worth it?
To reach Odi Thach at 3815m, you’ll need to descend steeply from Mantalai Lake. Here you will find a valley filled with purple, pink and red blossoms. This stunning contrast will be apparent between the Spiti valley and its arid surroundings. Next stop is Tunda Bhuj campground, 3200m. It is reached via a dangerous side trail and crossing the Parvati River. Kheerganga is the next village after Mudh Village. It’s then a three hour descent to Barshaini where the expedition officially ends. Sometimes the most dangerous things are also the most beautiful. Get up and go!
The hike begins in Tiya. Hikers cross portions of sedimentary rock and cross the river. They then continue their journey along narrow, screen-laden roads and shale-woven trails. The entire hike offers a stunning view of Spiti Valley as you climb to 4500m. Even for experienced trekkers, the steep ascents can make this a challenging hike. The view from the summit is worth it. The path has at least one stream that is drinkable. You will find water along the way. You will spend the night at Shiya as you can see the Pin glacier. You will travel the next day over rugged Himalayan terrain, fast-flowing rivers and treacherous mountain terrain.