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Mount Deo Tibba summit Camp Expedition (13 Days) Through Manali

Starting from INR 60000

Mt. Deo Tibba (OR) Deo Tibba Peak is situated in the Pir Panjal range of mountains in the Kullu Valley / Manali region of Himachal Pradesh, India. At 6,001 meters, it is considered as the second highest peak in Himachal Pradesh after Indrasan (and one of the top 20 highest peaks in India). While Deo Tibba base camp 6 day trek is an easy one for trekkers, 13 day expedition to Mount Deo Tibba is considered a technical peak expedition and is well known among the mountaineers all across the world. As per the Hindu religion, Mount Deo Tibba is the assembly site of the gods. And the Devta's are believed to be sitting on this peak, while the Lord of war & weather - Indra, carries out meetings from his throne - Indrasan peak. Lord Indra is the controller of weather & also the Lord of the Devta's.

  • Duration
    13 days
  • Group Size
    5 to 10
  • Difficulty
    Hard
  • Season
    March - October
Mount Deo Tibba summit Camp Expedition (13 Days) Through Manali

Expedition Info.

  • Difficulty: 9/10
  • Max Altitude: 6001 m
  • Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
  • Approx Trekking Km: 48 Km
  • Temperature in Summers: 20 to 25C day and falls to 5 to 7C at night
  • Temperature in Winters: 10 to 15C day and nearly 3 to 7C at night
  • Region: Manali, Himachal Pradesh

How To Reach Manali (Entry & Exit Point for Deo Tibbas Base Camp Trek)

By Air:

The Nearest Airport Which Is 52 Km From Manali Is Bhunlar Airport. Cab Services Are Available Costing 700-1000 Rs From Manali. Bhuntar Is Well Connected By Delhi

By Road:

Manali Is Well Connected To Delhi You Can Take Overnight Bus From Delhi And You Will Reach Manali In 12-14 Hours. Tickets Can Be Booked Online

Basic Itinerary:

Day 1: Reporting at Manali

Day 2: Manali Chikka, (12 km drive & 8 km trek)

Day 3: Chikka – Seri

Day 4: Seri - Chota Chandratal (Base Camp)

Day 5: Acclimatization at Chota Chandratal (Base Camp)

Day 6: Load ferry to Camp 1 from Chota Chandratal (Base Camp)

Day 7: Chota Chandratal – Camp 1

Day 8: Load ferry to Summit Camp from Camp 1

Day 9: Camp 1 - Summit Camp

Day 10: Summit Day

Day 11: Reserved day for Summit

Day 12: Descend to Chota Chandratal from Summit Camp

Day 13: Chota Chandratal – Manali

Note:

  • All programs are subject to change due to political reason, natural calamities, serious sickness, and special reasons.

  • Please note that cancellation charges also apply to reductions in group size, not only for cancellations of entire bookings.

  • Operator might be forced to change/modify the itinerary and also reserves the right to do so, due to unforeseen disruptions by natural forces. If any costs increase due to this change, the client would be requested to pay the additional amount in Manali.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Accommodation and meals while on trek
  • All climbing equipment (ice-axe, climbing shoes, crampon, gaiter, helmet, carabineer, seat harness, rock piton, ice piton, fixed rope, climbing rope, Jumar, etc.
  • Mountaineering course certified Expedition Leader and Guide
  • Cook and Helper till Base camp
  • Mules for common equipments till base camp
  • All meals during the Expedition
  • All camping charges
  • Transportation from Manali to Khanol, and back to Manali
Whats not included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

Conduct of the Trek

  • Camping on Trek: Spacious tents to be shared by 2 or 3 persons respectively. We will provide insulated mattresses and sleeping with a fleece sleeping liner for each to be used personally and returned at the end of the trek
  • Kitchen Tent: There will be a separate kitchen and dining tents. For a small group (for 2-6 people) we carry kitchen cum dining tents. The camp area will have a trash bag, a water point to drinking water and a washing point. Our staff will help with any task related to maintenance of the campsite and keeping things available.
  • Toilets on Trek: There will be toilet tents for trekkers. The toilets will be dry toilets where a pit will be dug and will contain a hump of mud inside and there will be mud try.
  • Utensils on Trek: Provision of utensils would be there for every trekker but we strongly recommend carrying lunch boxes for days when packed food needs to be given. Carry boxes which can be covered with a lid. We do not use plastic bag to pack the food and to be given to each trekker, as we make an effort to take minimum plastic in mountains making close to no environmental impact.
  • Expedition Leader: He will conduct the entire program and take decisions in consultations with the team and depending on the weather, snow and other situations on the ground
  • Local Staff: We hire local staff as our support crew like a cook, guide, kitchen helpers, porters, mule persons. These are expert in their fields and the region.
  • Meals: On treks, you will not be required to carry anything to eat apart from your personal trail food. Our meal program starts with morning tea, breakfast, tea/ coffee, hot lunch, evening tea with snacks, soup, and dinner.
  • Leave no Trace: We strictly follow leave no trace policies on any trek i.e. making zero impact on the environment like avoiding packed plastic foods. Camping on durable surfaces, minimize campfire impacts, disposing of waste properly.

Things to Pack

  • Backpack of 50-65 L capacity with rain cover
  • Day Pack 15 - 20 L - To carry your personal gear, camera, water bottle, trail clothing, packed food etc. (you will need this when you offload your larger pack onto a horse/porter)

Footwear

  • Trekking Shoes: Please do not wear sports shoes as on most treks as we go higher it gets harder to use the sports shoes. We recommend shoes with a good hard sole and also ankle support preferable waterproof.
  • Socks: 4-5 pairs of cotton socks and 1-2 pair of woollen socks (best to use when in camp. Not recommended while trekking)

Clothing

  • Pants: 2-3 pairs - Ideal is the quick dry lightweight synthetic pants. Alternatively, track pants are also comfortable to trek in. Avoid jeans
  • T-shirts 2-3 pairs (Preferably full sleeves)
  • Synthetic Fleece Jacket (1 pair)
  • Windproof/ Waterproof Jacket (1 pair)
  • Down-filled/Hollow fibre fill insulated Jacket (1 pair; optional but get this if you want to stay extra warm at camps)
  • Thermal liners (1 pair upper and lower, optional)

Accessories

  • Raincoat/Poncho: make sure it is something that will cover your daypack and camera too
  • Gloves: Lightweight synthetic gloves made of Fleece or you can also use woollen gloves
  • Sun Cap: 1
  • Sun Glasses with good UV protection is a must
  • Toiletries: Sunscreen SPF 30+, moisturizer, lip balm, soap, toilet paper
  • Repair Kit (needle and thread)
  • Headlamp/ Torch
  • Water Bottle: two bottles of 1 litre each
  • Trekking pole: Optional
  • Plastic packing covers. (Please pack all your gear in waterproof plastic bags so that your clothes etc. do not get wet while on horses or porters. Also, carry extra plastic bags in case you need to pack wet clothes)
  1. Day1: Reporting at Manali

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    On reaching Manali in the morning or afternoon, transfer to hotel and check in. Our team will meet you after lunch and go through your expedition / trekking gear. It is important to ensure that everything is in place since this is a 13 day expedition and no risk can be taken. In case something is missing, we will try help you buy / rent the same in Manali. Evening time is free for shopping and visiting the local markets. Overnight stay in the hotel.

  2. Day2: Manali to Khanol Drive and then Trek to Chikka, (12 km drive & 8 km trek)

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    Drive up to Khanol from Manali where the trek starts. Trek along the Nala, cross it and ascend gradually through the forest for 2-3 hours, after which it gives way to the pastures of Chikka. The campsite is just next to the local temple and Jagatsukh Nala.

  3. Day3: Chikka (3200m) to Seri (3550m) - 6 to 7 km and approx 4-5 hours trek

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    The trek from Chikka goes on the right bank of Jagatsukh Nala for 4-5 hours until we reach large green flat ground which is almost the size of around 4 to 5 big football grounds. We will camp at these flat-lands for the night and witness a blanket of stars above us in the clear night sky.

  4. Day 4: Seri - Chota Chandratal (Base Camp)

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    We will start the day’s trek for lake Chota Chandertal, which will take around 3-4 hours from Seri campsite. Walk along the Nala and cross it again. Start climbing up the rocky fields. After an hour of walking up along the ridge will brings us to Tenta (which is at the base of the glacier). Climb the steep slopes for another two hours to reach Chota Chandratal. Overnight campaign / tent stay at Chota Chandratal.

  5. Day 5: Acclimatization Day at Chota Chandratal (Base Camp)

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    Acclimatization day at Chota Chandertal. Spend some time for acclimatization by walking around on snow and ice. We will also help you practice climbing techniques on snow and ice so that you are prepared for the remaining trek to the summit.

  6. Day 6: Load Ferrying to Campsite 1 from Chota Chandratal (Base Camp)

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    From now on, the expedition will be run in a semi-alpine manner. Our cook and helper will remain at the base camp. The rest of the team will proceed up to the mountain. All expedition members will be required to carry some of the common food, gear, etc. and assist with the camp activities. Climb up the gully to Dhuangan col. Leave the load we took at a suitable campsite and return to base camp for the night.

  7. Day 7: Chota Chandratal to Campsite 1

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    The entire team now moves to Campsite 1. Once we reach Campsite 1, the rest of the day can be used for further height gaining and acclimatization. Overnight campaign / tent stay at Campsite 1.

  8. Day 8: Load Ferrying to Summit Camp from Campsite 1

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    Today again we will do the load ferry to summit camp. Idea is to move the material to Summit campsite and come back to the Campsite 1.

  9. Day 9: Campsite 1 to Summit Camp

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    We will leave very early in the morning in the hope to set up the camp at summit before lunch because we have to walk over the steep terrain again to reach summit camp. We’ll have dinner early in the evening and head straight to bed for some rest before the next day’s summit attempt.

  10. Day 10: Summit Day

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    We’ll leave camp in the middle of the night in order to take advantage of the hard snow. The route to summit is moderately angled mixed with snow and ice. If all goes well, we’ll arrive at the summit early in the morning. After a good photo session, we’ll head back down to Summit Camp 2. If the weather is bad we will follow the same itinerary next day.

  11. Day 11: Reserved day for Summit

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    We will relax and continue to enjoy the Mount Deo Tibba Summit and natural beauty that it has to offer

  12. Day 12: Descend to Chota Chandratal from Summit Camp

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    All the members (including crew and gear) will descend to Deo Tibba base campsite via Dhuangan Col. Overnight stay at Deo Tibba base campsite.

  13. Day 13: Chota Chandratal – Manali

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    We will follow the same route. It’ll be a long walk back down! What we did in 3 days (trekking from Khanol -> Chikka -> Seri - Chota Chandratal), we will try doing the same distance but descent, in 1 day. Once we reach Khanol, we drive back to Manali. Overnight stay at Manali or one can take back bus / drive back to Delhi / Chandigarh

Accomodation

  • Campaign and tents on shared basis through the 13 day trek
  • No accommodation in Manali (first day and last day)

Deo Tibba peak expedition tent camp at summit base camp 1

Deo Tibba peak expedition tent camp at summit base camp 1

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Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek Tent Camp at Chikka

Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek Tent Camp at Chikka

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Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek Tent Camp alongside river streams

Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek Tent Camp alongside river streams

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