Darma Valley trek, relatively an unexplored trek, is known for offering mesmerizing scenic beauty. More or less, Darma Valley trek and Panchachuli Base Camp Trek follows the same route, the only difference is that trekkers are going to explore the vicinity of Darma Valley more deeply. Trekking to Darma Valley can be little strenuous though it may be easily trekked with sensible trekking techniques.
The trek commences from Sobla, the entry point of the Darma valley. Trail moves further to Duktu through Dar, Sela, Baling and Baling. Duktu along with Dantu, two remote villages, are a part of the Darma Valley. Also, the valley is inhabited by 12 villages with population of less than 1000 people. Relax on the green flower-strewn meadows of Duktu and relish the view of the Panch Chulli peaks. The trail from Duktu becomes a bit strenuous as one head towards the east face of Panch Chulli by crossing glaciers and continued to trek towards Bungling. Cuddled between Lassar Yankti Valley and Kuthi Yangti Valley, Darma Valley offers the breathtaking view of Panch Chulli peaks. The valley is also known for the flora dotted in the region. Pious for some and adventurous for other, Darma Valley also holds a strong religious connection. According to the historians, Pandavas (central characters of Mahabharat) cooked their last meal on the five peaks of Panch Chuli Massif before leaving for heaven.
The itinerary mentioned in next tab, will tell you how to prepare for trekking trip and provides day-by-day route description of this thrilling trek. More or less Darma Valley route follows the same as the Panchachuli Base Camp Trek, but the best part of this trek is that trekkers will explore Darma Valley more deeply. The trek passes through flower-strewn meadows, water streams, and ancient towns, which makes it an absolute delight for the trekkers.