summit adventure travel agency in dharamshala himachal opradesh india
CONTACT US ~ GUEST REVIEWS ~ CUSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP
Summit Adventures - Approved by Deptt. of Tourism, Govt. of Himachal
Call now :: (+91)-(1892)-221679 / 220403 | [email protected]
                
HOME | ABOUT SUMMIT ADVENTURES | TREKKING TOURS | HOLIDAY TOURS | VIRTUAL TOURS | FIXED DEPARTURES | GALLERY

Viewing Details of : Barabhangal Trek

Barabhangal Trek
Route : Delhi - Dharamshala - Bir Billing - Thamsar - Barabhangal - Kalihani pass - Manali - Delhi
Total Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days

Bara Bhangal is one of the most remote villages of Himachal Pradesh. There is no road approach to this village and people of the village have to walk over high mountain passes.

Days on Trek: 12
Maximum Elevation: 4800 Meters Above sea Level
Starting Point of the Trek: Manikaran in Kullu valley
Rating: Difficult
Best time: 15 June to 15 October
Highlights: High Himalayan pass, high altitude Mantalai lake, dry cold dessert of Spiti valley, Himalayan wildlife.

Bara bhangal is one of the most remote villages of Himachal Pradesh. There is no road approach to this village and people of the village have to walk over high mountain pass for  three to four days to reach the nearest road-head. People live here throughout the year with only few people migrating to the plains during the winter time. 

The village remain cut off from outside world for almost six months in a year and it is only accessible from June to October when Thamsar Pass is open.  During this trek we cross over two high mountain passes and come across only one village and rest of the days we walk in the wilderness on high alpine pastures.

preview of the Trek

  • Day 01: Delhi - Jalandhar - Dharamsala
  • Day 02: Dharamsala.
  • Day 03: Dharamsala - Bir Billing(2350M) 2 hours drive and 4 Hours walk.
  • Day 04: Billing to Rajgunda (2640M) 13 kms, 5 hours walk
  • Day 05: Rajgunda to Plachak (2920 M), 09 kms
  • Day 06: Plachak to Paniharthu (3750 M), 12 kms, 5 to 6 hours walk
  • Day 07: Paniharthu - Thamsar Pass (4800M)-Marhu (4150M)
  • Day 08: Marhu - Barabhangal Village (2450 M) 8 kms
  • Day 09:  Barabhangal Village to Suni Got(3500M), 14 kms, 6/7 Hours walk
  • Day 10: Suni got to Lambaparh (3715 M)14 kms, 6 Hours walk
  • Day 11: Lambaparh to Devi Marhi (4230M) 11 kms
  • Day 12: Devi Marhi - Kalihani Pass (4800M)- Sanghur Got 14 kms, 7 to 8 Hours walk
  • Day 13: Shanghur Got to Lambadugh (2600 M), 16 kms, 6 hours walk
  • Day 14: Lambadugh - Manali 12 kms, 4 hours walk
  • Day 15: Manali
  • Day 16: Manali-Delhi
     

Glimpse of the Trek

Please visit our Gallery Section for more Photos >>

Day 01: Delhi - Jalandhar - Dharamsala
Board morning Shatabadi Express train from New Delhi  at 0720 Hours to Jalandhar. On arrival at Jalandhar railway station at 1215 Hours our driver will meet you and transfer by road to Dharamsala(4 hours drive). Check in hotel in Dharamsala.

Day 02: Dharamsala.
After breakfast drive to Naddi village from where you start a short acclimatization walk for two hours. It is leveled walk through a thick cedar forest from Naddi to Bhagsu Nag village. Enroute you visit a Buddhist stupa in the middle of the forest.
After lunch in Bhagsu nag drive lower Dharamsala to visit Norbulingka, a Tibetan centre for learning and preserving traditional art and craft. Afternoon visit H.H. Dalai Lama Temple. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 03: Dharamsala - Bir- Billing (2350M) 2 hours drive and 4 Hours walk.
After breakfast Drive to Bir (70kms, 2 hours drive). The trek starts from the small village of Bir, a mixed community of all clans and, and more recent Tibetan settlements. Before starting your day walk you visit the most beautiful monastery at Sherabling near Bir.  From Bir it is about 8 kms on a steep short cut trail to Billing. Night stay in tents.

Day 04: Billing to Rajgunda (2640M) 13 kms, 5 hours walk
After a short ascent for half an hour we enter the forest of rhododendron and deodar trees. It is almost a gradual ascent for two hours to reach Chaina, from where we descend down to Rajgunda village. Camp near the village.

Day 05: Rajgunda to Plachak (2920 M), 09 kms
This short stage in included in order to get acclimatized to the steep increase in the altitude. Night stay in tents.
Day 06: Plachak to Paniharthu (3750 M), 12 kms, 5 to 6 hours walk
It is steep ascent for few hours to reach Paniharthu, the base of Thamsar Pass. During early summer we already find snow and ice near Paniharthu. Camp hear for overnight stay.

Day 07: Paniharthu - Thamsar Pass (4800M) - Marhu (4150M)
Leave after an early breakfast.  It takes 05 hours to reach the pass after negotiating through patches of glacier and moraines. From the pass we have superb view of the high Himalayan peaks and the ravi valley below. Another three hours to go down to the next camping place at Marhu.

Day 08: Marhu - Barabhangal Village(2450 M) 8 kms
Three hours to go down to Barabhangal, one of the most remote villages in Himachal Pradesh. The village remain cut off from the outside world for almost six months in a year due to heavey snowfall on Thamsar pass which is the only easy route we can approach the village.   It is interesting to find that some of the villagers especially the oder people have never been out of the village all their life and have not seen even the small wonders of the outside world. For example they never sat in a bus or a car.
Camp near the village. Afternoon explore the village of Barabhangal.

Day 09:  Barabhangal Village to Suni Got (3500M), 14 kms, 6/7 Hours walk
After crossing the ravi river over a wooden bridge we enter into no man’s zone land. There is  no human habitation after Barabhangal village until we reach Manali. We come across several shepherd camps to reach Suni got. Night stay in tents.

Day 10: Suni got to Lambaparh (3715 M)14 kms, 6 Hours walk
Uphill and downhill walk takes us to Lambaparh, a long green pasture where we camp for overnight stay.

Day 11: Lambaparh to Devi Marhi (4230M) 11 kms
Walk along the alpine pasture until you reach Kalihani Nullah(stream)  that originates from Kalihani glacier. From here we start to ascend towards Kalihani pass. Devi Marhi is a temporary shepherd encampment where they stay overnight begore crossing over Kalihani Pass. Camp here for overnight stay.

Day 12: Devi Marhi - Kalihani Pass (4800M)- Sanghur Got 14 kms, 7 to 8 Hours walk
Leave after an early breakfast. Walking over the glacier it takes 4 hours to reach the Pass. From the pass we have a good view of the high Himalayan peaks and the valley below. It takes another 3 hours to walk down to the camping place.

Day 13: Shanghur Got to Lambadugh (2600 M), 16 kms, 6 hours walk
This day we walk on the long green pasture to reach our next camping place at Lambadugh.

Day 14: Lambadugh - Manali 12 kms, 4 hours walk
Last day of our trek. Downhill walk throught the forest takes us to Hadimba, the road-head above Manali. After a short drive you reach Manali. Check in Hotel in Manali.

Day 15: Manali
Rest day in Manali. Explore on your own.

Day 16: Manali - Delhi
Morning free time in Manali. Later afternoon transfer to bus station in Manali to board overnight Volvo bus (13 hours Journey) to Delhi.

End of the Tour.

Ask for a quick quote / Book Online

Let us know your inquiry and requirements using this form
Please fill the form completely.

Inquiry For
Name
Email
Phone
Address
Your Query / Comments
Security text >>

 

Barabhangal Trek
15 Nights / 16 Days

Bara Bhangal is one of the most remote villages of Himachal Pradesh. There is no road approach to this village and people of the village have to walk over high mountain passes.

See details..

Trek to Zanskar over Shingo La
17 Nights / 18 Days

This is one of the most popular treks staring from Lahul valley in Himachal and ends in Zanskar region of Ladakh. You enter into the most remote area of Zanskar region of Ladakh

See details..

Pin Parvati Pass Trek (5300 M)
16 Nights / 17 Days

The trek over Pin Parvati Pass is one of the most difficult and adventurous trek. It requires lot of physical stamina and mental strength to complete such a trek.

See details..

Chandertal Trek
09 Nights / 10 Days

Chandra Tal meaning the lake of the moon is situated at an altitude of 4300 meters in the Himalayan region of Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh. The name of the lake orginates from it crescent shape.

See details..

Minkani Pass Lam Dal Lake Trek
10 Nights / 11 Days

Minkani Pass is one of the more visited passes in western Dhauladhar. After crossing the Pass we reach Lam Dal, one of the biggest mountain lake in Dhauladhar mountain range.

See details..

Parangla Pass Trek (Spiti to Ladakh)
16 Nights / 17 Days

An ancient trade route between Spiti region of Himachal and Changthang plains of Ladakh and the neighbouring Tibet. The trek begins in Spiti valley and crossing over Prang La into ladakh

See details..

Inderahara Pass Trek
06 Nights / 07 Days

Inderhara Pass is one of the most beautiful and popular treks in Dhauladhar mountain range of outer Himalayas.At the pass you have the most amazing view of the high Himalayan peaks

See details..

Kugti Pass- a trek with Gaddis
09 Nights / 10 Days

Gaddis are a semi-nomadic sheep hearding tribe of Himachal Pradesh. During this trek we follow the same trail that Gaddis go with their flock of sheep and goats during the month of June and July.

See details..

 

Home | Company Info | Easy Treks | Moderate Treks | Difficult Treks | Jeep Tours | Tailormade Tours | Fixed Dep | Photo Gallery | Online Booking | Contact us

Browse our Galleries

Our Virtual Tour

Trek in Kugti Wildlife Sanctuary

See all Virtual tours >>

Summit Adventures Travel & Tours

Main Square, Bhagsu Nag
Upper Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh
176219 - INDIA

Phone : (+91)(1892)-221679 / 220403
Fax : (+91) - (1892) - 221681
Email : [email protected]

©2013 onwrds Summit-Adventures.net, Bhagsu, Himachal Pradesh - India | Developed at : HimalayanInfotech.com