The journey of the Rani Sui Lake trek starts from the ancient Hadimba temple (Old Manali). The journey includes breath taking views of green meadows, snowcapped mountains, constantly shift in landscapes.
Day 1 Manali to Lamadugh
The trek start from one of the most famous and ancient temples of Manali, Hidimba Devi temple. To reach our first destination you will be walking through the forest’s tree line of big Cedar, Pine and Oak trees. This will take you about 4-5 hours (8 km) to reach Lamadugh. As you keep walking the trail will start to ascend smoothly and now you are walking through Manaslu valley along with the Manaslu river stream. After walking for 4-5 hours you will found the pulpy view of green meadows and this is our first destination’s trek accomplished you’ve now reached Lamadugh and this will be your first campsite.
Day 2 Lamadugh - Khanpari Tibba – Rani Sui Lake
After breakfast in the early morning, we will start our second-day trek. Today’s trek is going to be tougher the previous day, the trail will be steep and you have to walk at least 5-6 hours of trek. The trail follows through the ridge just below the Khanpari Tibba. From here you can have a mesmerizing view of Manali and whole upper Kullu valley which will be seen green in summer and cover with white snow in winters. After walking for 5-6 hours we are at Rani Sui Lake. The lake is surrounded by beautiful grassland as you look further you get a whole 360-degree view of the two most famous and largest Himalayan ranges Pir Panjal and the mighty Dhauladhar ranges. After this tiring trek, you also want to get relax so our second day’s campsite is going to be here just before the lake.
Day 3 Rani Sui – Shanchar - Manali
Today you will be descent to Shanchar through beautiful lush meadows. The trail constantly steep downwards and it will take about 4-5 hours to get Shanchar. During the descent you also crossing the forest will tree line of pine, maple, horse chestnut and walnuts. After a tasty meal, we start to trek down to Manali. It will take you almost 4-5 hours through the forest of pine trees. Once you reach the road from there you will be picked up by cab and drive to Manali.