Mt. Deo Tibba trek is a high peak situated in the Pir Panjal range of mountains in the Manali region of Himanchal Pradesh at an altitude of around 6000m above the sea level. The route to the summit of this peak has a challenging terrain as a climber has to cross over steep ice passes, glaciers with crevasses, rock fall area and moraine. The Mt. Deo Tibba Trek offers you the view of snow-capped Himalayan peaks, the translucent high altitude Mini-Chandratal lake, along the rivulets of River Jagatsukh and Ravi through meadows and waterfalls. The trail to the summit goes through the beauty of Himachal Pradesh. First comes crossing the beautiful Jagatsukh village near Manali. Right from the beginning each day the trail keeps changing, starting with the dense forests to Birch trees to meadows to the glacier. The trek shows every element of the Himalayas. The emerald blue waters of Chotta Chandrataal lake at the foot of Deo Tibba peak is biggest highlight of a trek.
According to the Hindu mythology, the dome shaped peak of Deo Tibba is where the gods sit. Hence the name Deo meaning ‘Gods’ and Tibba meaning ‘hill Mt. Deo Tibba expedition is suitable for professional trekkers and climbers who have ample knowledge of snow, ice and mountaineering techniques. According to the Hindu religion Deo Tibba is the assembly site of the Gods, where Indra the lord of all Gods and also the God of war and weather carries out a meeting from his throne.
Deo Tibba Base Camp trek is one of the most picturesque treks in the Himachal region which offers landscapes ranging from alpine forests, meadows (locally known as thatch), waterfalls, moraines and a high altitude lake with blue water known as mini-Chandratal . Also, for the shutterbugs and the nature lovers, this trek is just another heaven. The sterile scenery in the upper regions and the green valley below make the trail awe-inspiring. Spend some time staring at the distant peaks or just admire the stunning waterfall you will definitely fall in love with this Deo Tibba trek.
Start trekking along the bank of the Jagatsukh nallah and enter the incandescent forests which would give away the paths to a striking landscape strewn with boulders and a carpet of velvety grass and colourful wildflowers.
Leaving the tree-line behind, ascend to the meadows of Seri. Seri was once a glaciated lake but now it is a beautiful large meadow drained with icy rivulets and studded with an astounding variety of
herbs and wildflowers with the gorgeous Tainta waterfall looming in the background.
Stay overnight at the campsite.
Begin walking across the flat meadow, and wading through streams that feed the Jagatsukh nallah.
Get ready for a steep climb through boulders that will lead you to a moraine field and get the first views of the massive Deo Tibba and Indrasan.
Today you will get enough time to relax and acclimatize.
Relax and stay overnight in the tents arranged.
After an uphill climb, across moraine fields, you will get to see a stunning emerald blue glacial lake that is mini Chandra Tal.
Hundreds of wildflowers adorn the shores of the lake.
All the way, the snow sheathed Deo Tibba sparkles against the sunny azure skies.
Watch the high altitude lake with emerald blue water will ask you to take one last stretch of steep climb.
Then you will return to Tainta later.
Stay overnight in your tents.
Retrace your way back passing through Seri and take a halt at Dudu Pathar for lunch.
The descend is easy and will take around 4 hours to reach.
Stay overnight in the tents.
Drive back to Manali via Prini. If you wish, you can spend more time at Solang valley and indulge in some adventure activities like paragliding, zorbing, and many more (At an extra cost).
Arrive at Manali by afternoon. Take some time out for a stroll around at the local market or one can opt for leisurely individual activities and then depart for Delhi by evening bus.