The snowy peaks and hill stations of Himachal Pradesh lure tourists from far and wide. This Northern Indian state is known for its breathtaking beauty, vast green valleys, and meandering rivers. The town of Manali, nestled near the northern end of the Kullu Valley, is the jewel of Himachal Pradesh. Just a few kilometers away lies Lamadugh, a charming alpine plateau. Your trek will start at Manu Temple in Old Manali. This historic temple is dedicated to sage Manu, who according to Hindu religion, is the first man on earth and the author of Manusmriti, an ancient Sanskrit text. From the temple, start your trek towards Lamadugh. Carry adequate food, water, and medical supplies so that you reach your destination safe and healthy.
Gear up for a steep climb as you cross a thick trail of deodar and pine forests. En route, you will get mesmerizing views of Manali and the upper Kullu valley. You can also spot peaks like Indrasan, Deo Tibba, as well as the Bara Shigri glacier. As you reach Lamadugh, a landscape as beautiful as a painting will welcome you. The lush green plateau is surrounded by snowy peaks. After spending some time soaking in the beauty of Lamadugh, head back to Manali, where you have the option to indulge in various activities as well as sightseeing before heading back home. This 2-day trek is definitely an adventurer’s dream.
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Day 1: Old Manali to Lamadugh
The trek will start from the basecamp in Manali. The trail climbs steeply to thick forests of Deodar
and Pine. There is no water point after departing from Manali until we reach Lama Dugh - five
hours away. The climb offers a great glimpse of Manali, situated on the left bank of River Beas and
the whole upper Kullu valley, which appears swathed in the different colors of the season. As one
gains height, the distinct views of different faces of Indrasan, Deo Tibba and the peaks of Bara
Shigri glacier open up. Multiple vantage points offer panoramic views of Manali and the area above
it. In the last leg, the path turns to the right, and one traverses the ridge horizontally and enters
Lamadugh, an alpine plateau with a small hut and studded with the thick growth of alpine flowers.
Once reached, enjoy the view and one can go for their mini excursions
Enjoy the starry night and an overnight Stay in camps
Day 2: Lamadugh to Old Manali
Wake up early morning, soak up the fresh air. After sometime, get ready, have breakfast and gear
up for your descent to Manali.
Maximum altitude: 9900 feet
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