Rani Sui Lake is a high altitude glacial lake located in the Himachal Pradesh region of India. The lake is situated at an altitude of around 4,700 meters above sea level and is known for its picturesque setting and scenic beauty.

  • The lake is located in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas and is surrounded by snow-capped peaks.
  • The lake is a popular destination for trekkers and hikers, as it can only be reached on foot through a challenging trek that takes several days to complete.
  • The trek to Rani Sui Lake is considered to be of easy to moderate level and requires a good physical fitness and acclimatization.
  • Rani Sui Lake is known for its crystal clear blue waters and is a great place for camping and fishing.
  • The lake is fed by the melting glaciers from the surrounding peaks and the water is freezing cold.
  • There is no permanent human settlement around the lake and a permit is required to visit the lake area.
  • The trek is best done in the months of April to September, when the weather is most favourable and trekkers can encounter a variety of different landscapes, from dense forests to alpine meadows.
7 Nights 8 Days Available on request Manali, Himachal Pradesh
What makes this tour special
  • The trek starts and ends in the town of Manali and takes you through the Himalayan ranges of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
  • The trek takes you to the Rani Sui Lake, a high altitude glacial lake that is located at an altitude of around 4,700 meters above sea level.
  • The trek offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks, including the Hanuman Tibba, Seven Sister peaks, and the Deo Tibba.
  • The trek is considered to be of easy to moderate difficulty, and typically takes 4-5 days to complete.
  • Along the trek, you will pass through dense forests, alpine meadows, and several small villages.
  • The trek offers an opportunity to experience the culture and way of life of the local Gaddi people.
  • The trek is best done in the months of April to September, when the weather is most favorable.
  • The trek requires a good physical fitness and acclimatization.
  • The trek passes through different landscapes, from dense forests to alpine meadows.
  • Rani Sui lake is a secluded place, not permanently inhabited and a permit is needed to visit the area.
  • The lake is fed by the melting glaciers and the water is freezing cold.

Day 1 - Delhi to Manali 

  • Report at New Delhi near Majnu Ka Tila by 5:00 pm and leave for Manali via Volvo Bus. 
  • Overnight bus journey.

Day 2 - Naggar Base Camp

  • Arrive at base camp located near the historic village of Naggar.
  • Post lunch, there will be a program briefing, after which an acclimatization trek will take you to explore the Naggar Heritage Village, Naggar Castle, Roerich Art Gallery, and the ancient temples of Naggar.
  • Overnight stay at base camp.

Day 3 - Naggar – Shegli – Thoti (3-4 Hours Trek)  

  • Commence your trek by transferring from Naggar to Shegli via vehicles.
  • The initial leg of the trek involves an uphill hike leading to the enchanting Thoti meadow.
  • The campsite boasts a stunning panoramic view of the surrounding peaks that dominate the horizon.
  • Enjoy an overnight stay at the camp.

Day 4 – Thoti – Maili Thatch (3-4 Hours Trek)  

  • The uphill trek to Mahili Thach unfolds a mesmerizing journey as it reveals a sweeping panorama of the majestic Pir Panjal range and its towering peaks.
  • The ascent becomes not just a physical endeavor but a visual feast, with each step offering a new perspective of the breathtaking mountainous landscape.
  • Upon reaching Mahili Thach, the campsite greets trekkers with an atmosphere that transcends the ordinary.
  • Surrounded by the grandeur of nature, the campsite becomes a haven that evokes a sense of paradise

Day 5 – Maili Thatch – Rani Sui Lake – Maili Thatch (7-8 Hours Trek) 

  • Today's trek involves a gradual ascent, providing trekkers with continuous and enchanting views of the surrounding valley and the majestic mountains.
  • The highlight of the day is the serene Rani Sui lake, nestled in the mountains. This small alpine tarn offers a truly immersive experience, surrounded by the pristine beauty of nature.
  • The lake's unique feature lies in its 360-degree view of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges.
  • After enjoying the serenity of the lake, return to the Mahili Thach camp by evening for an overnight stay.

Day 6 – Maili Thatch – Naggar

  • Descend down to the road head, where transportation will be ready to take you back to Naggar.
  • The descent offers a reflective journey, allowing you to savor the remaining moments of the trek amid the scenic landscapes.
  • Upon arrival in Naggar, unwind and spend the night at the base camp, relishing the memories and experiences of the trek 

Day 7 - Manali to Delhi

  • We can explore Manali in the morning and head towards White Water Rafting. 
  • Post lunch, we will leave for Delhi by Volvo.
  • Overnight bus journey. 

Day 8 - Delhi

  • Reach Delhi by 8:00 am and proceed for your journey back home.

What is included in the tour

  • Transport support from Delhi to Delhi in Volvo Bus.
  • All vegetarian meals starting Base Camp to Base Camp. 
  • Professional guide, cook and support staff. 
  • Clean sleeping bags and mats.
  • Good quality ‘A’ shaped or dome tents.
  • Kitchen tents, common tents, toilet tents with portable toilet seats.
  • Forest entry charges for Indian nationals. For non-Indian passport holders, there will be an additional charge.
  • Porter and mule support to carry camping equipment and NOT personal luggage.
  • Tented accommodation throughout the trek on a triple sharing basis.
  • Stay in Manali before and after trek.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Personal expenses like tips, personal medicines, phone calls etc.
  • Any transport support during the trek apart from what is included above.
  • Any cost or services not mentioned in the Inclusions.
  • Cost of Sightseeing or River Rafting.
  • Cost arising due to unforeseen incidents like bad weather, medical evacuation, road blocks etc.
  • Porter/Mule charges to carry personal luggage. It can be arranged at an additional cost of INR 300 per day. (1 soft bag per person < 12 kg)
  • GST Extra.
Pickup point
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India View on Map
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