Bara Bhangal Trek Tour



Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days

Destination Covered : Manali

Price (Starting From) : INR 11000 Per Person


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  • Bara Bhangal Trek Tour

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Tour Detail

One of the most challenging treks in Himachal Pradesh the Bara Bhangal trek stretches from an elevation of 2,050 meters to about 5,000 meters and negotiates through narrow, tricky and rocky paths which include dangerous moraines and thick glaciers. The journey takes you through different altitude levels at every hour and crosses several high altitude mountain passes. The steep and strenuous climb becomes worthy when one captures the magnificent view of peaks like Indrasan, Deo Tibba and Hanuman Tibba. Further the evergreen valley is dotted with several alpine trees and shelters varied species of Himalayan birds and animals lush green meadows that is crisscrossed by numerous small gushing streams. Also the snow clad crest at the horizon that is parallel to the spotless blue sky enriches the journey and is a treat to the eyes of travellers. The Bara Bhangal Trek cuts through several hot water springs having medicinal value and further the rich alpine bed produces many medicinal plants and it simply attracts nature lovers from all over the world. The trek offers you to explore the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges also allow you to get acquainted with the quaint and remote culture of the inhabitants dwelling in these mountains.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Manali

After reaching Manali Bus Stand our executive will receive you and from there get the transfer to check-in to a hotel. On this day you can relax at the hotel for some time and in the afternoon you can visit the Old Manu Rishi Temple the prominent Hadimba Devi Temple and then head back to your hotel. Later in the evening time you can roam around the Mall Road. We will enjoy our night stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Manali - Lama Dugh

After having wholesome breakfast we will begin our trail and move forward to our destination Lama Dugh it will be a voyage of approx. 4 hours. On the way we will ascend all the way through dense forest. On the trail as we step forward and gain altitude in the precipitous ascend the we can see the majestic views of the Deo Tibba, Indrasan, and the captivating peaks of Bara Shingri glacier. In the last phase of the trail the path turns in the right direction and then we go across the ridge horizontally and afterwards soon we enter the campsite location set up on an extensive alpine plateau adorned with the dense growth of the blossoming alpine flowers. We will enjoy and spend the night in the camp set up in peaceful surrounds.

Day 3: Lama Dugh - Riyali Thach

Morning after having healthy breakfast we will depart from Lama Dugh and proceed to our next destination Riyali Thach it will be a journey of around 3 hours. The trek will pass through vertical ridge located below Khand Pari Tibba.From this location you get the opportunity to see and capture an awe-inspiring view of Manali situated on the left side bank of Beas River and the entire upper Kullu valley that appears spectacular from the location and is a visual delight for the trekkers. We will be staying overnight in the camps set up in Riyali Thach.

Day 4: Riyali Thach - Base Of Kalihani Pass

We will move ahead to the Base of Kalihani Pass located at an altitude of 4010 meters. Initially the trail will progress over the open meadows and then later it will be followed by a precipitous descent towards a stream. After we cross the stream the trail continues in a precipitous ascend for about 3 hours till we reach the base of the Kalihani Pass where the camp is located. From the campsite location you can glimpse and capture the fabulous views of the Indrasan peaks and the Deo Tibba in your camera. We will enjoy the overnight stay in the camp.

Day 5: Base Of Kalihani - Devi Ki Marhi Through Kalihani Pass

In the early morning after having healthy breakfast we will start off our trekking to the Devi ki Marhi on the way passing through Kalihani Pass. It will be a long trip which will take about 8 hours. On this trekking trail we will start with a vertical climb to the pass and cross an extensive stretch of scree the moraine and the spectacular Kalihani glacier. We will stop for some time to have some rest and explore the pass to get an impressive view of the hanging glaciers the Dhauladhar ranges and the Pir Panjal. Further a vertical descent from another glacier and 4 stunning glacial lakes will lead you towards the camp located at the Gaddi campsite of the Devi ki Marhi. We will enjoy the overnight stay at the camp set up in Devi ki Marhi.

Day 6: Devi Ki Marhi - Dal Marhi

After having wholesome breakfast in the morning we will leave from Devi ki Marhi to our next destination Dal Marhi it will be a voyage of approx. 6 hours. At first the transverse from the Kalihani Nullah and then descends towards the dense birch and the oak forest. After that most part of the trail is even with a few ascends and descends on the way. In the end of the day you will pass through a vertical climb before you reach the campsite located at the Dal Marhi. Take pleasure of the magnificent surrounds and enjoy the exclusive overnight stay in the camp.

Day 7: Dal Marhi - Bara Bhangal

After wholesome breakfast, we will move ahead to visit Bara Bhangal it will be again a trip of approx. 6 hours. The trail from here continues downwards to the River Ravi into the dense deodar forest towards the one and only big village located in the valley of Bara Bhangal. We will enjoy the overnight stay in the camp/tents set up in Bara Bhangal.

Day 8: Bara Bhangal - Marhi

We will start the trail climbing in the direction of the next gigantic pass Thamsar. The trail to reach the destination will take around 5 hours and winds up all the way through verdant deodar, pine, and birch forests with several mountain torrents to on the way break the monotony of the trail. The campsite is situated at Marhi which is close to the base of the Thamsar glacier. We will enjoy the overnight stay in the camp set up at Marhi.

Day 9: Marhi - Plachak Through Thamsar Pass

In the early morning after having the breakfast we will move ahead for another trail with a precipitous ascent passing over the scree, moraine, and glacier. The ascend is broken down by a tiny lake located just underneath the pass. After reaching the pinnacle of the Thamsar Pass we will get the very first glance of the fabulous Kangra valley. From the other side of the pass it is again a vertical elongated tumble down till we reach our campsite located at Plachak. We will enjoy the overnight stay in the camp.

Day 10: Plachak - Billing- Dharamshala

After wholesome breakfast in the morning we will at first advance towards Rajgundha and then in the direction of Billing. So far this will be one of the easiest days of the trek in the entire trail. The pathway is mostly even in which we will pass through the dense pine forests with several mountain torrents on the way. After continuing the journey for some time the valley widens up and you get to see spectacular views of the entire Kangra valley. From here a vehicle will pick up you from Billing and take you to Dharamshala for you further jurney


Inclusions

  • MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing
  • 9 Nights' accommodation in tents as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All meals during the trek along with early morning tea and evening snacks.
  • “Discover Himachal Adventure and Tours” company’s Experienced Local Guide .
  • All trekking arrangements with the necessary dome or ridge shaped tents, kitchen tent, toilet tent etc.
  • Sleeping bag with mattress.
  • Transport of the trekking equipment.
  • Basic medical and first aid kit.
  • Royalty and permits, camping charges etc.

Exclusions

  • Any transportation
  • Optional activities.
  • Entrance fees to monasteries / monuments.
  • Personal expenses, tips, laundry, telephone calls, personal medicines, alcoholic beverages, etc.
  • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control.
  • Evacuation charges and damage of any nature.
  • Any items / services not specifically mentioned under inclusions.
  • Tips for the local guide and support staff. This is as per your discretion and will be collected by the lead guide towards the end of the trip.
  • Goods and Services Tax of 5%.

Payments Terms

  • * Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
  • * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
  • * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

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