The best period for treks in the Manali region is May-June and September-October. During the months of May and June one may encounter heavy snow at high altitude but during September – October there will be little or no snow.
We also arrange customized treks other than the popular treks mentioned below according to guests’ physical ability, budget, and days available.
Rani Sui Lake
Rani Sui Lake
Physical fitness for treks
To really enjoy a trek one must ensure to have a good physical fitness. It is recommended that one should do the basic minimum physical exercise mentioned below at least 3 to 4 before undertaking the treks.
- Jogging & Walking – alternately as per your ability – 10 minutes – slowly increase to 30 minutes;
- Uphill training – Staircase climbing and descending – 5 minutes – slowly increase to 10 minutes;
- Push up – one set of five – slowly increase to 4 sets with one minute rest after each set;
- Sit up – 0ne set of five – slowly increase to 4 sets with one minute rest after each set;
- Crunches – One set of five – slowly increase to 4 sets with one minute rest after each set.
Things to carry for treks
- Backpack (min 60 Ltrs) with rain cover
- Trekking Shoes (Forclaz 100, 500 recommended)
- 2 pairs of full sleeve shirts/T-shirts and track Pants
- 2 pairs of cotton socks, 2 pairs of woollen socks
- 1 full sleeves sweater or fleece jacket (preferable)
- One jacket
- Thermal inners – 1 Pair
- 1 pair gloves.
- Sun cap
- Balaclava/woolen cap
- One scarf
- Light towel
- Lip balm
- Cold cream & sun screen (SPF 40+)
- Water bottle 1 Lt
- Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
- Personal toilet kit and toilet paper
- Personal medicine kit
- Dark sunglasses (U/V protected)
- Walking stick (one)
Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
Follow the instructions of the instructor/guide in order to enjoy a safe trekking experience.
Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.
Before undertaking the trek, consult a physician.
Carry basic/personal medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.
The trek passes through villages and forests and participants should not litter the trails, local sites or campsites.