Duration : 10 Nights
Destination Covered : Dalhousie To Khajjiar - Chamba - To Bharmour - Hadsar - Kugti - Duggi Caves - Alyas - Khardu - Shansha - Keylong - Manali
This trail again leads the path to Kugti pass and is a very arduous trek. After enjoying the fine views of the towering peaks of Lahaul and Zanskar from the summit, one plummets once again to the head of Khardu glacier. This trek is amongst the best in the Himachal mountains. The trail takes you through lush green fields, remote villages and virgin forests. This trek pass through the dense Deodar forests of Khajjiar. The trail takes you through some of the most spectacular landscape one can ever hope to see. The traditional, remote villages make for a special attraction for any visitor and again leads the path to kugti pass.The close range view of of the towering peaks of Lahaul and Zanskar from the summit.
The trek to Manali from Dalhousie via Marhu Pass, which is at an elevation of 5,050 meters, commences from Khajjiar at 2,000 meters and turns to Chamba, which lies at a low altitude of 996 meters. From Chamba the journey wheels to Bharmour at 2,195 meters passing through villages like Rakh and Durghati. From Bharmour the trek to Hadsar at 2,317 meters is a moderate climb cutting across several small streams and passing through the thick forest. Thereafter from Hadsar the trail winds towards Kugti at 22,640 meters and thence snakes along the Budhil stream to Duggi Caves at 3,354 meters. The trek to Alyas passes through a gentle meadow and heads to Khardu at 3,550 meters. The trail turns strenuous when the steep climb commences towards Marhu Pass followed by a steep trek downhill to Shansha at 2,950 meters. From Shansha the journey wheels towards Keylong and leads to Manali.
Either via Kalatop or direct through thick forests and the wild life sanctuary.
Descend and enjoy a good view of distant mountains and Ravi valley down below.
Distance 64-km by bus via Rakh, Durghati and other villages. Visit old temples and other buildings of old capital of Chamba.
The route is along different terra up and down through forests.
The route is along the Budhil stream with many ups and downs through green forests.
Amidst the green valley and panoramic view, Kartic temple at Keling is worth a visit. Kailash peak is also visible from here. Cave is sufficient for 15 persons.
At Kudi there is a big grassy plateau and a stone hut.
A steep ascent to Pass and then steep descent after the Pass.
A rough trek over stones and loose boulders. From here either go to Keylong or return to Udaipur via Triloknath.
Visit Kardang Monastery and meet the tribal people.
Keylong to Manali, 2,050m, Distance 7-hours journey by bus
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