Snow Treks in Manali

Manali Snow Treks Packages

Duration Price
Trek to Beas Kund, Manali3 days & 2 nights
INR 4,350
Trek to Bhrigu Lake, Manali3 days & 2 nights
INR 3,999

Hampta Pass Trek, Beas Kund Trek, Chandrakhani Pass Trek, Bhrigu Lake Trek, Solang Valley Snow Trek, Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek, Sar Pass Trek, Pin Parvati Pass Trek, Patalsu Peak Trek, Kasol Kheerganga Trek, and many more.

Witness the magical beauty of the Himalayas with snow treks in Manali. Offering a glistening view of glacial lakes, snow capped peaks and many quaint villages, trekking is a wonderful activity for adventure seekers. Witness nature unfolding its magic as it changes from lush green meadow to a barren land in the Hampta Pass Trek. Visit the legendary Beas Kund, named after sage Vyas of the Mahabharata at a height of 12,700 feet in Beas Kund Trek. If you are a seasoned trekker, conquer the formidable Pin Parvati Pass at a height of 17000 feet with the 100 km long Pin Parvati Trek. 

For the beginners, we suggest Bhrigu Lake Trek and Solang Valley Snow trek as they don’t need altitude acclimatisation. You can also enjoy activities like zorbing, skiing and paragliding here. Walk through gorgeous conifer trees and alpine meadows to gaze at the Pir Panjal & Dhauladhar ranges in Chandrakhani Pass Trek. Interact with the friendly locals and click many pictures of frozen Sar Lake in the adventurous Sar Pass Trek. If you want a respite from the mundane life, Deo Tibba Base Camp trek is also one of the popular Manali snow treks to enjoy camping under the stars. 

Here are some of the best snow treks in Manali:

1. Hampta Pass Trek: Hampta Pass is one of the snow Manali treks. It is famous for its snowy landscapes, crossing snowfields, and offering panoramic views of snow-capped peaks.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Duration: 5 days

Maximum Altitude: 14,000 feet

2. Deo Tibba Trek: The Deo Tibba Trek during winter transforms into a magical snow trek in Manali. It spans around 5-6 days and showcases breathtaking snowy landscapes, glaciers, and alpine meadows. You’ll pass through snowy trails and rocky terrain, and camp under the starry sky.

Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult

Duration: 6 days

Maximum Altitude: 14,435 feet

3. Pin Parvati Pass Trek: The Pin Parvati Trek is a thrilling yet rewarding trek. It typically lasts for 11 days, crossing through high-altitude mountain passes, glaciers, and rocky terrains. You can enjoy views of snow-clad peaks, lush valleys, and serene alpine lakes.

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Duration: 10 days

Maximum Altitude: 17,457 feet

4. Beas Kund Trek: Beas Kund Trek in Manali is one of the scenic and snow trek tours in Manali. It usually takes 2-3 days and leads to the beautiful Beas Kund glacial lake. You can enjoy panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, lush meadows, and pristine landscapes.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate 

Duration: 4 days

Maximum Altitude: 12,772 feet

5. Kasol Kheerganga Trek: Drive to Kasol and Explore Kasol Kheerganga Trek for an adventurous experience with camping. After a snow trek of 6 to 8 hours to Kheerganga top, you can refresh yourselves in the hot springs and enjoy scenic views of Parvati Valley.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Duration: 3 days

Maximum Altitude: 9,600 feet

6. Patalsu Peak Trek: Climb through forests of oak and deodar to be mesmerised by excellent views of Lahaul and Spiti. This trek is easy to moderate and can be covered in approximately four days.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Duration: 4 days

Maximum Altitude: 13,845 feet

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Manali Snow Treks FAQs

Is winter a good time for snow trekking in Manali?

Yes, winter is a good time if you want to experience the wonderful snow treks in Manali. It gives an amazing opportunity to witness the snow laden landscape. The valleys look resplendent as the sun sets above the enchanting white mountains. There are many winter treks like Kasol Kheerganga, Hampta Pass and Beas Kund which can be enjoyed this time.

What is the best time to trek in Manali?

The best time to trek in Manali is from the months of March to June. During this time, the temperature ranges between 10 to 25 degrees celsius. Trekking becomes a wonderful experience as you enjoy clear weather and a beautiful trail to navigate through the scenic mountains. 

Which is the most difficult snow trek in Manali?

Pin Parvati Trek is often considered as one of the most difficult snow treks in Manali. The total length of the trail is about 100 km where you climb to a height of 17,000 feet. After being challenged by some tricky terrains, you will be mesmerised by the stunning view of snow capped Himalayan peaks. 

What are the essential things to carry for Manali in snow treks?

Some of the essential things to carry for snow trek tours in Manali are: 

1. Carry appropriate winter clothing to protect yourself from the cold and chilly waves. Ensure you pack thermal jackets, gloves, socks, scarves and earmuffs. 

2. Get a waterproof backpack which you would carry on your trek. The day backpack should be equipped with essentials like toiletries, medicines, first aid kit, power bank, head torch, towels, sunscreen and camera. 

3. Take a good pair of trekking shoes which are ideal for snow walking and offer good ankle support. Also, pack sunscreen, sunglasses and cap to protect yourself from direct sunshine. 

Can we do the Hampta Pass Trek in winter?

Yes, you can do the Hampta Pass Trek in the winter season. It is an all-season trek which offers enchanting views of the landscape throughout the year. One of the popular Manali snow treks, it offers a pulse-racing adventure as the terrain becomes challenging due to the snow. However, the snow-laden valley rewards the trekkers with a panoramic view. 

Manali Snow Treks Reviews

Harshvardhan Joshi
Reviewed: 08 Jul 2022
This trek is beautiful and at the best price(worth every penny) . What I personally feel is the itinerary of 3days 2night will be tiring for beginners and you won't be able to climb to the lake on the 2nd day. Good Trekking shoes are must. Day 1: The whole trek is steep (like really steep) till t... Read More
Harshvardhan Joshi
Harshvardhan Joshi
Harshvardhan Joshi
Harshvardhan Joshi
Harshvardhan Joshi
Harshvardhan Joshi
Reviewed: 23 Oct 2019
Took trek to Bhrigu, from 19-22 October, 2019. We were group of four persons led by our guide Pawan. Started from base camp Manali on a bright Sunday morning. The jeep dropped our group at a nearby village, the strating point of our trek. Steep rocky mountainous path, mesmerizing river crossings, de... Read More
Gopee Iyer
Reviewed: 19 Jun 2018
Thanks to the team of Thrillophilia for keeping the size of the group moderate. The entire group was of 10 people who loved the mountains. Our trek guide Santosh was such a good cook, we did not know. At a height of 14500 ft. I had the best Maggie in the mountains, cooked by one of us. Loved the vie... Read More
Dakshayani Naik
Reviewed: 19 Jun 2018
One of the best Himalayan treks I have ever done. The trail is loaded with vegetation and pretty flowers which earn it a rating of 5 on 5. Keep your mobile phones inside your bags, at Bhrigu lake the network is unpredictable but mostly there will be less or no connectivity. What is the use of a phon... Read More
Chandrakin Mukhopadhyay
Reviewed: 19 Jun 2018
Best deal in best price made me rate this experience 5 out of 5. Himachal is so beautiful and Bhrigu is one of the offbeat treks.
Gautami Guha
Reviewed: 19 Jun 2018
The only thing that made my first day on this trek rigorous and tiring was the long distance overnight traveling from Delhi to Mandi. We should have taken a day at leisure. We were four friends from Delhi who booked the Bhrigu lake trek through Thrillophilia a month prior. We booked a cab from Mandi... Read More

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