Bhaba Pass – 4865 Mts.

Duration  :   10 Days
Season     :   July to Mid October
Region     :   Kinnaur, Spiti and Kullu Valley.
Grade       :   Moderate – Difficult
Maximum Altitude : 4865 Mts.

This trek combines the green of the Kinnaur region with the stark desolateness of the Spiti valley. The trek begins at Kafnoo in Kinnaur and crosses over the Bhaba pass at 4865 meters. This trek is combined with a drive through Spiti and its many important monasteries and quaint villages to make an experience only the valleys of Kinnaur and Spiti can provide.

Bhaba Pass TREK GALLERY

 

THE ITINERARY

Day 01: Shimla (2250 Mts.)
Arrive at Shimla. Check in a hotel. Acclimatization and preparation for the trek.

Day 02: Shimla – Sarahan (2313 Mts.) 6/7 Hrs.
Drive Shimla – Sarahan Via Rampur . Visit Bhimakali Temple. Camp / Tourist bungalow.

Day 03: Sarahan – Kafnoo (2500 Mts.) 5/6 Hrs.
Drive Sarahan – Kafnoo , The starting Point of the trek. Camp at Kafnu.

Day 04: Kafnoo – Muling (3100 Mts.) 5-6 Hrs.
Trek Kafnoo – Muling (5-6hrs) Through Mustrang Village and Forest. After a few hours of steep climb the path gradually ascends to the campsite, a lush green meadow on the banks of the River Bhaba. Camp.

Day 05: Muling – Pistrang (3900 Mts.) 5-6 Hrs.
Trek Muling – Pistrang (5-6hrs) At the base of Bhaba Pass. The walk involves a small river crossing and a gradual ascent. Camp.

Day 06: Pistrang –Bhaba Pass ( 4865 Mts. ) – Boldar ( 4400 Mts.) 4-5 Hrs.
Trek Pistrang – Boldar. The first two hrs. is a steep climb to the top of the Bhaba Pass (approx. 4,865mts). The path now leads into Pin Valley of Spiti. Camp.

Day 07: Boldar – Tabo ( 3050 Mts.) 3-4 Hrs
Trek down to the road side and then Transfer to Tabo (3-4 hrs). Visit Tabo monastery and its many temples. In 1996, the Tabo monastery celebrated its thousand years with a kalachakra ceremony, which was presided by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. We spend the day exploring the numerous temples at the monastery and the old mud caves, which were used by monks to live in ancient times, Stay in a guest house at Tabo

Day 08: Tabo – Dhanker- Kaza (3650 Mts.)3/4 Hrs.
Dhankar was the erstwhile capital of Spiti and the king’s palace has now been converted into a nunnery. Stay in a hotel at Kaza.

Day 09: Kaza – Ki – Kibber – Kaza ( 3650 Mts.)4/5 Hrs.
Visit the most spectacular Ki monastery and Kibber village.Stay in a hotel at Kaza.

Day10: Kaza – Manali (2050 Mts.) 10/11 Hrs.
Drive from Kaza to Manali over Kunzum pass (3650 Mts.) and Rohtang Pass (3979 Mts.). Programme concludes.

COST INCLUDES

Accommodation in spacious and comfortable tents at base camp at Naggar ( 6 – 8 pax in a tent, ground bedding with mattresses, pillows and blankets ). There is a separate block of toilets and washrooms with running hot and cold water for male and female.

Accommodation in Alpine tents ( 4men/6men/8men ) during the trek in higher camps ( separate toilet tent facility is provided ).

Sleeping bags ( Holofill ), Rucksack, Trekking mats.

A variety of wholesome hygienic vegetarian meals.

All activities as per the itinerary.

Transportation/ transfers as per the itinerary.

Services of qualified instructors/ guides, cook, kitchen helper and mules/porters to carry camping equipment if logistics required.

Basic first aid kit .

COST EXCLUDES

Transportation to reach base camp and back to your destination. However, arrangements of travelling can be made on request.

Any accidental, emergency, travel or medical Insurance.

Any expenses of a personal nature.

Service tax as applicable.

Beverages or drinks of any sort, including soft drinks or bottled / mineral water.

Any charges to visit monument/ heritage buildings and photography or camera charges.

Any transportation charges or transfers which are not mentioned in the itinerary.

Any charges for a manual or helicopter evacuation, hospitalisation in case of a medical emergency or the like.

Any additional activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.

The Personal porterage / horses for carrying of individual kit or baggage.

RECOMMENDED TO BRING THE FOLLOWING:

1. Valid identity card/s
2. Trekking shoes
3. Cotton pants/trek pants
4. Cotton shirts
5. Woollen pullover
6. Jacket
7. Woollen cap
8. Sun Cap/Hat
9. Waterproof gloves (other than blue color)
10. Cotton and woollen socks
11. Light rain coat or plastic sheet
12. Vaseline/cold cream
13. Walking Stick (optional)
14. Flip-flop (chappals)
15. Light towel
16. Lunch box
17. Water Bottle
18. Sunglasses
19. Sun block cream
20. Needle with thread
21. Toiletries
22. A notebook
23. Ball point pen
24. Personal medical kit
25. Headlamp/torch with cells

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICIES

(Cancellation request will only be accepted by email)

In case request for cancellation is received before 30 clear days or more in advance before the scheduled date of reporting, 80% of the advance taken will be refunded.

If the request for cancellation is received between 15 to 29 days, 50% of advance taken will be refunded.

No refund will be given, if the cancellation intimation is received less than 15 days before the reporting date.

PARTICIPANTS PLEASE NOTE

The Programme schedule can be changed due to unforeseen circumstances. In case of any illness during the expedition, the expenses for medical treatment, travel and porter etc. are to be borne by the concerned individual. Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited during the camp. Trek India Outdoors cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness or any unexpected events during the expedition. Primary medical facilities will be available wherever, possible. Participants will be presented with certificates only on successful completion of the expedition. During the expedition the decision of the Camp Director will be final and binding.

***Those who are on special medication should bring their own necessary medicines. People having Asthma, Blood Pressure, Heart Problems or any high altitude ailments are advised not to participate.

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