Bara Bhangal Trek
Season:- June or September only
DAY 1: Manali to Lamadugh (2500 m), 5 hours trek
You start your trek from Manali entering into the Valley of Manalsu River that flows west – east to meet the river Beas near Old Manali village. The area is a wild life sanctuary full of Cedar, pine, silver oak, wild cherry, chestnut and maple trees. Your first night halt is at Lamadugh—a beautiful campsite in a lush green meadow.
DAY 2: Lamadugh to DohraNalla (3100 m) over Khanpari pass (3600 m) 6hours;
As you gain altitude toady, you leave behind pine forests and instead big bushes of rhododendron and trees of birch appear on the mountain slopes. Your further ascent finds you on the high altitude meadows of Khandpari with wild flowers strewn all around. You descend down to the other side of mountain range to a campsite at DohraNalla.
DAY 3: DohraNalla to Sangohar, the base of Kali Hani (3800 m) 5 hours 30minutes;
Today you trek to the base of Kali Hani Pass. This is a lovely walk through the lush forest and then over the debris of glacier. At the end there is a short ascend to the campsite at Sangohar. The place affords a magnificent view of snowy peaks of Kullu and Lahoul Himalaya.
DAY 4: Sangohar to Gaddi Jot (3600 m) over Kali Hani pass (4800 m) 8 hours;
The crucial day of the trek as you are to gain the maximum altitude of the trek and cross the ‘Pass’ today. Forests and meadows give way to rocky landscape, and little ahead snow starts appearing. In the final leg, there is a steep climb through glacial debris and snow. Breath taking view surround the top of the pass. After passing some time on the ‘Pass’ you descend to the other side of the pass to fix your camp beside a mountain stream at Gaddi Jot.
DAY 5: Gaddi Jot to LambaPhad (3300 m) 4 hours;
From Gaddi Jot the trail of the trek goes down to Soony River through Devi Jot. On the way you find a temple dedicated to Goddess where shepherd pay homage for the well being of their flock.
DAY 6: LambaPhad to Soony (3500 m) 5 hours;
The trail goes along the river, first, through rocky terrain and then comes the meadow. After crossing the meadow you again enter the forest. At last you cross the river over a wooden bridge or a snow bridge to reach the campsite at Soony that lies on the other side of the river.
DAY 7: Soony to Bara Bhangal (2540 m) 6 hours;
Today you have a downward journey. The trail winds its way down to the floor of the valley. After reaching down in the valley you stride a level walk to reach at campsite near Bara Bhamgal village.
DAY 8: Visit to Bara Bhangal village;
Bara Bhangal is a remote, isolated and lonely village in Dhauladharmountains. The inhabitanta of the village are called ‘Gaddees’— a tribe of shepherds. They lead their vast flocks of sheep and goats on high mountains during summer and , in autumn return to their homes in the village. The village remains cut off from the rest of the world during the months of winter and early summer as the gateway to this area- the Thamsar Pass remains closed due to heavy snow on it.
DAY 9: Bara Bhangalto Base of Thamsar pass (3500 m) 6 hours 30 minutes;
After a long descend from Kali Hani Pass to Bara Bhangal village, an uphill trek starts again today to the base of Thamsar Pass. A good scenic place-ideal campsite with the comfortable warmth of a lively campfire.
DAY 10: Base of Thamsar Pass to Panihartu (3200 m.) over Thamsar pass 6 to 7 hours;
Today you cross over the pass to reach Panihartu on the other side. There is steep rocky and glacial walk near to the top of the pass on both sides. The lakes on both side of the pass offer a spectacular view of Dhauladhar range with mighty ManimaheshTibba on the north of the pass. Steep descend to the campsite of the Pannihartu.
DAY 11: Panihartu to Raj Gundha (2900 m) 6 Hours;
The trail from Panihartu to village Gundha is a beatuful nature walk that cover meadows, forest, and cascading waterfalls. The village is situated high on a mountain slope giving it a magical, surrealistic appearance.
DAY 12: Raj Gundha to Bir (2080 m) 6 hours; Trek12
This is a delightful last day of the most wondrous trek through the land of the legendary Gaddis. The trail from Raj Gundha to Birgoes through the forest of oak and rhododendron. Bir is a famous Paragliding destination. Overnight stay in Camp or Guest House at Bir.
DAY 13: Drive to Dharamshala
Today you board a taxi to reach Dahrmashala. Your travelling also include sightseeing of the Tibetan settlement and the monastery at Bir,. After 50 km o drive you reach at Dharmshala.tour end
|If you form a group of||2 to 3||4 to 5||6 and more|
|Cost Per Person in Rupees|
Trekking / Walking
|Rs. 50,700/-||Rs. 45,800/-||Rs. 40,900/-|
*Service tax 9% extra
- Transport as Per itinerary
- Veg Food, Lunch always Packed
- Mule to carry all Kitchen Gear and personal Baggage
- Cook and helper with all necessary Items
- Twin sharing tent
- Mattress/ Sleeping Bag
- Dining tent Sepeerate for 4 and more person
- Toilet tent
- Travel Insurance / medical Evacuation / Monument fee / and Services which are not mentioned in Included Services
- Service Tax – 5 % Extra