The Deo Tibba walk allows you to see the splendour of snow-capped mountains such as Deo Tibba, Jagatsukh Peak, and Norbu Peak.
The Deo Tibbe walk begins in Manali and ends in Kullu valley. DeoTibba is a technical mountain excursion that should only be attempted by experienced trekkers with technical understanding. The walk is not suitable for novice hikers. Deo Tibba walk offers breathtaking views of nature and alpine scenery.
Deo Tibba is a scenic hike located at 6000 metres above sea level in the PirPanjal Range of Himalayan Mountains in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu District. This hiking track winds through rich green forests of pine, fir, spruce, oak, and silver birches, all set against stunning scenery.
The Deo Tibba Trekking adventure includes traversing an icy mountain and ascending a steep slope to a glacier with a jagged moraine that requires fixed ropes to securely traverse. The famed Chandratal Lake is located at the base of the Deo Tibba hill, which is the trek’s major feature.
It is a moderate to challenging hike in Himachal Pradesh that traverses through numerous rural valleys and villages, including Jogidugh, Panduropa, Setan, and Hampta Pass, on its route to Deo Tibba Base Camp.
When is the best time to go on the Deo Tibba Trek?
May, June, September, and October are the best months to visit Deo Tibba hike. We recommend that you avoid trekking here during the monsoon season because the area experiences severe rainfall, which causes blockages, landslides, and makes the trekking route slippery.
Day 1: Arrival in Manali • Altitude: 2,000 meters/6,550 feet
- Hotel (CP Plan) (twin/triple sharing) check-in
- Afternoon briefing, around 12 p.m.
- Go sightseeing in the evening.
- Pay a visit to Hidimba Devi Temple, Vashist Kund, and other prominent tourist attractions (avoid Rothang Pass).
Note: The payment only includes a hotel stay (food and sightseeing is excluded).
Day 2: Chhikka to Manali
- Altitude: 3,100m/10,200ft • Difference in altitude: 900m/3,000ft
- 12 kilometres, 1 hour drive
- Trekking distance: 5 km, time: 2-3 hours
- Drive via Jagatsukh to Khanaul’s local dam.
- The first 20 minutes are a tough climb.
- The rest of the walk is a moderate elevation through alpine woodland.
- The last half hour is on wide grasslands.
- Chikka is known for the temple of Jagatsukh, an old kullu capital.
Day 3:- Seri to Chhikka
- Altitude difference: 750m/2400ft. • Altitude difference: 3,850m/12,600ft.
- 6 miles, 4-5 hours trek
- Moderate difficulty, with a gentle slope to Seri.
- Take a stroll through the woodland, meadow, and large boulders.
- The trek takes place on the right bank of the Jagatsukh Nala River.
- Deo Tibba Peak in the distance.
The Seri camp location is a large expanse of lush green grassland.
- Seri used to be a frozen lake.
- A hot lunch will be served at the campsite.
- Remain in the tent.
Day 4 Seri to Deo Tibba Base Camp
- Elevation: 4,500 metres (14,800 feet).
- Difference in altitude: 650m/2,200ft
- Trekking distance: 8 km, time: 5-7 hours
- Tainta and Chota (mini) Chandratal from Seri to Deo Tibba Base Camp
- A mixed rise that is both gradual and steep.
- Just before Tainta and Chota Chandratal, there are two large steep ascents.
- Until Tainta, the trek is on grassland, then on moraine.
Day 5: Rest / Acclimatization Day • At this altitude, an acclimatisation day is required.
- Explore and appreciate the campsite, which is surrounded by mountains.
- Distribution of technical equipment
- At the campsite, there is a hot lunch.
- After lunch, go to Chota Chandratal.
- General meeting for Camp 1 and Summit Camp preparations.
• Altitude: 5,100m/16,800ft • Day 6:- Load boat to Camp 1 (Duhangan Col)
- Duration of the trek: 4-5 hours (one way).
- Moderate for the first 200 metres, steep for the next 300 metres, and gradual for the final 100 metres.
- A saffron-colored boulder, visible from your base camp, marks Camp 1 at the Duhangan Pass.
- Steep slope between 45 and 65 degrees.
- The Deo Tibba Glacier must be crossed in order to set up Camp 1.
- There are many exposed and hidden crevasses on the glacier.
The Ascent is a mix of snow, rock, and ice that is noted for its difficulty.
- Altitude: 5,100m/16,800ft.
Day 7:- Deo Tibba Base Camp
- Altitude difference: 600m/2,000ft.
- The entire team will be transferred to Camp 1.
- Allow your body to rest and be warm.
Day 8: Embark on a ferry to Summit Camp.
- Elevation: 5,600 metres (18,400 feet).
The difference in altitude is 500 metres (1,600 feet).
- Duration of the trek: 4-5 hours (one way).
- Camp 2 is another name for it.
- There is a lot of snow in Ascent.
- The first hour of ascent is gentle; the rest is difficult; snow clothing and crampons are essential.
- Return to Camp 1 after spending some time in Summit Camp for greater acclimatisation.
- Bring warm water from the campsite with you.
- Altitude: 5,600m/18,400ft.
Day 9:- Off to Summit Camp
- Duration of the trek: 4-5 hours.
- The entire team will be transferred to Summit Camp.
- Leave everything at Camp 1 that isn’t necessary.
- Briefing on the Summit’s conclusion.
- Sleep in a tent (Summit Camp)
Day ten: Summit attempt and return to Camp One