Neuli (1650m) to Bhagi Kashahri (2600m). Morning visit to Manu Temple (2200 m). Evening at
village school site. Moderate ascent. Distance: 23 kms.
Bhagi Kashahri to Subli (3300m). Strenuous ascent in early morning (3600 m). Pass through
Kandi Galu notch (3627m). Distance 17 kms.
Subli to Dwada (3150m). Relatively easy hike passing through birch forests and meadows.
Distance 6 kms.
Rest Day at Dwada: Beautiful meadow surrounded by steep mountain valleys and flowing
Jiwanal River. Peaceful and good place to rest after long hike from Subli.
Rest Day Dwada: Day hike up to Surtu Glacial Pond in Khandedhar with dramatic mountain
backdrops. Opportunities for wildlife observation including Brown Bear, Snow Leopard, etc. Distance: 20
kms. round trip.
Dwada to Chippi (3550m): Very strenuous day. Crossing Phangchi Galu Pass (4636 m) below
Khandedhar into Parvarti Valley. Continuous steep ascent over rock scree, boulders, and very narrow
paths into high alpine meadows, then higher lichen environments. Can be cold and windy. Descent
from Phangchi Galu can have deep snow pack and should be done with great care as steep drops and
potentially very dangerous. Sublime peace at the higher elevations. Stressful on knees coming down!
Distance: 23 kms.
Chippi to Pulga: Easier descent back into forests and meadows, ending at village of Pulga.
Distance: 18 kms.
Total Distance: 110 kms.