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32°03'18.6"N 77°29'10.5"E

Animal Pass Trek

Animal Pass Trek begins in the vlillage of Tosh. The Tosh is a feeder valley of the Parvati Valley which leads to the Pin Parvati Pass trek.
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • 6 Days
  • 38 KM
  • 15,000 FT
  • Moderate
  • ₹ 15599
    $ 230*
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    The price is for a group of 16 people. The charges will be different for a tailormade private trek. The charges in dollars are more as the permit fees are different for non-Indians.

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  • Event Type

    Trekking

  • Best Time

    May-Oct

  • Base Camp

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    Kasol, HP

  • Pickup Point

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    Kasol Market, Kasol

  • Minimum Age

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    For this adventure, we only allow people above this age to ensure the safety of everyone joining this adventure.

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Highlights

  • The striking features include Tosh Glacier and magnificent perspectives on the Pir-Panjal, Papsura, and White Sail.
  • Goals Covered in the Tosh Valley Trek: Bhuntar, Barsheni, Kasol, Animal Pass, Tosh Village.
  • The tosh valley opens up to huge glades after crossing the pass.

Overview

The Tosh Valley - Animal Pass trek starts from the Tosh town. The Tosh is a feeder valley of the well known Parvati Valley which prompts the Pin Parvati Pass - the two of which are a piece of the bigger Kullu Valley. The Tosh Nallah meets the Parvati stream at Pulga originating from the North.

We start the outing in Manikaran - a town hallowed to the two Hindus and Sikhs and known for its high temp water springs. One can likewise proceed ahead on the Tosh ice sheet and cross the Sara Umga Pass to reach Chota Dhara on the Manali - Kaza street. The valley close to Barshaini is tight, however, it opens up to far-reaching glades as one reaches higher elevations. The thick pine backwoods of the swamps offer an approach to blended high elevation timberland, rhododendron shrubs, and snow-capped glades to arrive at the Tosh icy mass. The Tosh Glacier is encompassed by some notable mountain summits: Papasura (21,164 ft) and White Sail (21,148 ft) being the most famous.


Tosh town is located in Himachal Pradesh in India. The principal work of the individuals in the Parvati valley is Tourism. Apple plantations are additionally a major wellspring of revenue for the nearby individuals. Wooden houses in the town are a magnificent case of engineering of mountain residents. Tosh is more prudent than its neighbour town, Kasol. The visitor houses and the inns are accessible inside and outside the town. The mountain peaks encompassing the icy mass incorporate Papasura, White Sail, Angduri, Pinnacle, and Devachan. The town can be reached by taking a transport from Bhuntar to Kasol, and a one and half hour vehicle ride to the territory along Manikaran and Barshaini Roads and afterwards a one-hour climb.


Best Time to Visit

The best time to venture out to Animal Pass Trek is in late summers (mid-May - October). The climate of Animal Pass Trek Trek stays salubrious and satisfying during summers (May - June). The Himalayan range is particularly obvious, and the cool wind adds appeal to the excursion. Conveying woollens is prompted.  Quietness and isolation are at its best during the post rainstorm at Animal Pass Trek. The area is honoured with substantial snowfall during winters and the settlement choices are additionally limited to not many. In any case, you can see the best of Animal Pass Trek Trek post-storm as paradise on earth.

Brief Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

We will start with a drive to Tosh from Kasol. The walk diverts to a steady move from the Tosh town. From the town, we follow the furious Tosh River through thick pine woods to Buddhaban, a largish glade with its very own spring and numerous stones. Overnight stay in tents. Dinner will be served and fun activities will be organized.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 1 hour drive, 5 hours trek
Altitude : 10,000 ft.

On day 2 of the trek, we will move from Buddhaban to Sharam Thach. Sharam Thach is located at an elevation of 11,500 feet. This will prove to be one of the best days of the trek. Make sure that you have enough water supply to fulfill your water demand during this trek of 7 hours. Overnight stay in tents. Dinner will be served and fun activities will be organized.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 7 hours
Altitude : 11,500 ft.

On day 3 of the trek, we will move to Shamsi Thatch from Sharam Thach. Sharam Thach is located at an elevation of 11,500 feet and we will move to Shamsi Thach which is at an elevation of 12,467 feet. Few hours into the trek, we will pass various steep paths. After a short plunge, you will show up at Shamshi Thach, flawlessly set in a little bowl at the base of the valley. Toward the north is the Tosh Glacier, toward the east the enormous substance of Kullu Makalu top and the icy mass plunging from it. Overnight stay in tents. Dinner will be served and fun activities will be organized.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 5 hours
Altitude : 12,467 ft.

This day will serve as an exploratory day at Shamshi Thach. There is a decision of either going up to Animal Pass (14960 ft) for the afternoon or climbing up to the nose of the Tosh Glacier (14107 ft). Overnight stay in tents. Dinner will be served and fun activities will be organized.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 8 hours
Altitude : 14,960 ft.

The 5th day on this trek will take us from Shamshi Thach to Buddhaban. In short, we will backtrack Buddhaban. We will follow the same route that we had taken during our ascent. Make sure you have plenty of water to fulfill your water needs on this day. Overnight stay in tents. Dinner will be served and fun activities will be organized.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 6 hours
Altitude : 10,000 ft.

This will serve as the final day of the trek. On this day, we will head back to the street head at Barsheni. Trek finishes here. We will make a beeline for one of the famous eateries for some yummy lunch. Participants can proceed with their excursion to explore Manali or withdraw for Delhi/Chandigarh.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation : Not Included
Time Taken : 5 hours

How To Reach

How to reach Animal Pass Trek Base Camp (Kasol):


By Air 

The snappiest method to get from Delhi to Bhuntar is to fly which costs Rs 6,000 - Rs 25,000 and takes 2h 39m. Bhuntar has its air terminal known as the Kullu-Manali air terminal. There are two flights day by day from Delhi to Bhuntar. There are flights likewise accessible from significant urban communities like Chennai, Mumbai, etc.

Closest Airport: Chandigarh Airport (IXC) - 139 km from Bhuntar. You can take a local bus or a local taxi for Kasol which will take one hour and drop you in Kasol Market.


By Train

144 km away, the closest railway station is Pathankot. All the fundamental trains go through Pathankot including Jammu Tawi and Himsagar Express from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, and so forth. You can likewise take a train to New Delhi or till Chandigarh and take a taxi or transport from that point to reach Bhuntar. You can take a local bus or a local taxi for Kasol which will take one hour and drop you in Kasol Market.


By Bus

The least expensive approach to get from Delhi to Bhuntar is to transport through Kullu which costs Rs750 - Rs1,200 and takes 8h 28m. There is an immediate transport leaving from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate and showing up at Bhuntar. Administrations leave twice day by day and work each day. The excursion takes roughly 13h 59m. Reaching Bhuntar by street is genuinely simpler than by some other methods for transport. HPSRTC (Himachal Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) transports from urban communities like Jaipur, Delhi, and Chandigarh, which are accessible at customary intervals, aside from the typical private vehicle/transport administrations. You can take a local bus or a local taxi for Kasol which will take one hour and drop you in Kasol Market.

Why Trek With Us ?

Twin Sharing Tents
Eco Friendly & Paperless
Finest Guides
Just Right Group Sizes
Commitment to Safety

Inclusions

  • Accommodations at Trek: All accommodations on the trek will be on twin sharing basis in Tents or Homestays. Any accommodation in a hotel/guest house/hostel will be in a budget hotel.
  • Trek Leader and Guides: An experienced and certified Trek Leader, as well as a professional guide, will accompany you for the trek. The team will have years of experience and well equipped for any emergency situation.
  • Services of a Professional Trekking Team: A team of an experienced Cook, Camp Staff, Porters/Mules will accompany you for all the arrangements on the trek.
  • Meals: All Meals on the Trek are included. We will serve Vegetarian Indian food on the trek which will be cooked by our high altitude chefs. It will be a five-course meal plan.
  • Camping and Safety Equipment: All the camping equipment such as Tents, Sleeping bags, Toilet Tents, Dining Tent, Mattresses, and other things will be provided by us and we guarantee the quality. Safety Equipment including Medical kit, Oxygen Cylinder, Oximeter, Crampons & Gaiters(if required) will be provided by us. We recommend you to bring your own sleeping bags if possible.
  • Trek Permits and Forest Camping Charges: Only for Indian Clients, All the applicable trekking permits, Camping Charges, Forest Entry Fee, etc will be paid by us. Foreigners have to pay these charges if not mentioned.
  • A Life-Changing Experience: We assure you that by trekking in the Himalayas you will have a life-changing experience and we will do everything we can to provide you with the best services and make your venture in the wild an unforgettable one. 


Note: Prior to booking any adventure with Trekmunk, it will be mandatory to sign the waiver form and get a medical certificate from a doctor in due time, without these, you will not be allowed to start the trek. All this will be done online without using any paper.

Exclusions

  • GST and Other Taxes: The goods and services tax is not included in the price mentioned with the trek. They are subjected to change according to the government rules of India.
  • Flights and Transportation: Flights or other means of transport are not included in the package. Transportation from Home city to Kasol and Kasol to Home city is not included in the package. Any expenses occurred during the journey are not included in the package cost.
  • Personal Equipment: Your Rucksack, personal clothing, shoes, trek poles, and other personal trekking gear is not included in this package. You have to bring your own gear according to the weather and difficulty of the trek.
  • Portage of Personal Bags(Offloading): We highly advise you to carry your own burden (your rucksack) but due to any reason, if you wish to not carry your rucksack, we can arrange for a porter/mule to carry it. For this service, you will be charged over and above the trek cost. The charges for offloading vary with every trek.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel Insurance is not included in this package. We recommend you to have travel insurance before opting for such adventures. You can buy insurance from us while booking the trek, it is optional.
  • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses incurred (Laundry, Bottled Water, Beverages, Snacks, Orders at tea houses or dhabas, Tips for guides, Camera fees, etc) are not included in the package.
  • Emergency Expenses: Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as accidents, bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control are not included in the package.
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions of the package.

Cancellation Policy And More Information

Booking Terms:


1. Confirmation Policy:

Upon Booking, An invoice will be sent to your mail & within 12 to 24 hours the booking confirmation with additional details will be sent to your mail.


2. Cancellation Policy:

(a) 10 percent of the prices of our trips/treks/tours or product or service is your deposit and is not refundable, in any case.

(b) Cancellation received 45 days or more: 90% refund

(c) Cancellation received 30 - 44 days: 60% refund

(d) Cancellation received 30 - 15 days: 30% refund

(e) Cancellation less than 15 days: No refund

For more details, go to https://www.trekmunk.com/cancellation-policy


3. Refund Policy:

Any refund applicable will be processed within 10 to 15 business days as per the company policy.


4. Postpone/Transfer of a booked trek:

1. You can postpone your booked trek for a period of two months (61 days) but we will charge a 20% processing fee. The last date for the postponement will be 15 days before the start of the trek. Failing to book the slot in 2 months (61 days) time, would be considered a cancellation with no refund of any kind. Postpone of a booked trek can only be done once. 

2. You can transfer your booked slot for the trek to any fit person till 15 days before the trek. You just have to mail us the request and rest we will handle. The new person has to get all the mandatory documents duly signed for the trek.


More Information: 

1. We Trek for a Cause: For overall development of the areas we run our operations in, we donate Rs 100/- per booking from our profits which are used for the upliftment of the local people and conserving nature. We have named this initiative as - Trek for a Cause. For more details, follow: https://www.trekmunk.com/trek-for-a-cause


2. We are paperless: We are focusing on Sustainable Tourism and to do that we are trying all measures to convert our trek operations to be Eco-Friendly. Going Paperless is one step closer to our aim. 


3. Single-Use Plastic: Trekmunk does not encourage the use of single-use plastic items. We are ensuring that our team is working together to reduce the problem and educate those around them. We will send you instructions on how to go plastic-free on your adventures.


4. Preparing for your Holiday: Getting some additional exercise makes a lot of sense to spend time before coming on a trekking adventure. The fitter you are, the more enjoyable you will find the experience. Hiking in the hill country is the best training but jogging, squash and swimming are also good for developing cardiovascular fitness and stamina. To read more on how to get fit, follow: https://www.trekmunk.com/get-fit-for-trek 


5. Electricity Supply & Plug: You will get electricity supply till the starting point of the trek. If not Indian, We recommend you check if you require an adaptor for your electrical items at: http://www.worldstandards.eu/electricity/plugs-and-sockets/


6. Currency: The unit of currency in India is the Indian Rupees.


7. Health & Vaccinations: 

Severe Allergies: If you have a severe allergy please inform the Trekmunk office before you travel. We will do all we can to help, but we cannot guarantee an allergy-free environment on trekmunk trips. You will need to carry your own treatment for the allergy with you, as 'adrenaline auto-injectors' are not carried as standard by our leaders and staff. You should inform your leader on the arrival of your allergy, and let them know where you keep your adrenaline pen.

Vaccinations: You should contact your doctor or travel clinic to check whether you require any specific vaccinations or other preventive measures. You should be up to date with routine courses and boosters as recommended e.g. diphtheria-tetanus-polio and measles-mumps-rubella, along with hepatitis A and typhoid. Malarial prophylaxis is not usually required for trips in the mountains, however, if you are visiting rural and remote low lying areas then they might be necessary. 


8. Passport & Visas/Identity Proofs: If foreigner, Validity for 6 months, should have blank pages, and should be kept with yourself all the time.


9. Water: If you are on a trekking or cycling holiday, water is supplied to fill up your individual bottles. This will be boiled or filtered. Additionally, you should take purification tablets or a filter bottle (such as a LifeStraw, Sawyer Filter) to treat your water when in towns or where water is not supplied. We do not encourage the purchasing of single-use plastic bottles.


10. Altitude: This adventure involves going to a very high altitude. This is not something that you should worry about; the human body is quite capable of adapting to a very wide range of altitudes, but it is important that we follow some simple rules in order to acclimatize successfully. We will send you the information in your mailbox about Acute Mountain Sickness and trekking in high altitudes. On this trip, we carry bottled oxygen for use in emergencies.


11. Guidance on Tipping: Tipping is the accepted way of saying thank you for good service. Normally the guide and any other trek staff are given their tips at the end of the trek and this is best done as a group. The main guide will make sure that the tip is appropriately distributed among all the staff members on the trek.


12. Spending/Emergency Money: Approximately Rs. 8000-10000/- (in Indian Currency)should be carried for miscellaneous expenses including porter and trek crew tips, drinks, soft drinks, etc. We recommend that you carry your travel money in the form of cash as the availability of ATM is less in these remote areas. This can also serve as your emergency spending money.


13. Travel Insurance: It is recommended to have travel insurance for these kinds of adventures. When taking out insurance please ensure the policy you choose covers you for the activities and altitude included in your itinerary. We will ask for the Travel Insurance Details over a mail. Indians can buy insurance from us while booking the trek.

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