Board an overnight HRTC ordinary bus from New Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate at 20:30 HRS to Dharamshala ( 12hrs)
Reach Dharamshala by 07:00HRS. Take a local bus to Mcleodganj at 08:00HRS and check into a guest house. Post lunch visit the waterfall and temple at Bhagsunag. Evening at leisure in Mcleodganj.
Post breakfast visit the Dalai lama temple and walk to the gothic St Johns church (1km).Post lunch walk to the village of Dharamkot (3km).For the evening sunset head to Naddi and Dal lake.Head back to Mcleodganj by 18:30HRS.
Leave at 08:00HRS and take a bus from Dharamshala to Mandi (127km- 5hrs).From Mandi take another bus to Parashar lake.Reach the top and check into a Dorm/tented stay.Spend the night star gazing around the serene lake.
Post breakfast leave from Parashar Lake to Mandi in a local bus.From Mandi take a local bus to Kasol. (90km- 3.5 hrs).Reach Kasol and check into a family guest house.Evening at leisure.
Post breakfast at 08:00HRS take a taxi and head to the Taboo village Malana (35km).Hike upto Malana for about 45-60 mins to explore the village.Reach back to Kasol by 15:30HRS.Walk to the Chalal village for sunset.
Leave early in the morning at 07:30HRS from Kasol to Barsheni (35km).From Barsheni hike upto Kheerganga (13km).Reach Kheerganga by 15:30HRS and check into a makeshift hut or tent at the campsite.To freshen up take a dip in the hot sulphur spring.
At 09:00HRS post breakfast start descending from Kheerganga to the village of Pulga (16km).Reach the village and check into a wooden guest house.Take a walk around the village or spend an evening with the locals.
Walk down from Pulga at around 11:00HRS to Barsheni.Take a local bus from Barsheni to Kasol (35km).Rest of the day at leisure (Visit the holy Manikaran sahib darga or walk down to the woods in Kasol)
Last day in Kasol, spend first half of the day wandering through the streets or shopping.Pack up and leave for Kullu HRTC bus station by 14:30 HRS.Board a local ordinary HRTC bus from Kullu to ISBT New Delhi by 17:00 HRS.
Reach New Delhi ISBT Kashmiri gate by 09:00HRS
This backpacking trip will have a maximum of 15 backpackers and a minimum of 8 backpackers.
Only on payment of 50% of the trip cost will a seat be confirmed.
Things to carry:
Valid ID proof with address. (No college ID or PAN card)
Essentials to pack.