Bada Bhangar the most remote village and the ancient shepherds trail in Himachal
The opportunity to explore the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, wander through quaint and remote villages with rich cultural heritages in the valley.
Bara Bhangal is a remote village in Himachal Pradesh, there isn't a road route to the village even. It's untouched and remains cut off from everywhere else. Experience this isolation and time alone with your thoughts and nature in all of its beauty.
Trek through Indrasan, the Bara Shigri glacier, Lama Dugh, Devi ki Marhi, and Dar Marhi, arriving finally at Bara Bhangal. Throughout you'll bear witness to magnificent views of the valley - at Kahli Hani you'll get 360-degree views of Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal Ranges.
Walk alongside, and through, the Ravi River, breathing in the pristine air of the wide deodar forests.
Go through the the Thamsar glacier on the way from Bara Bhangal.
The sunrises, sunsets, and star-studded night sky are gorgeous beyond compare.
Bara Bhangal is considered to be a difficult trek and is limited to those with experience and know-how of trekking and camping.
It's a challenging route that takes you through all sorts of terrains, including the lush green of the Kullu valley and the stark landscapes of the Bara Bhangal range.
Delicious food of all kinds - vegetarian, non-vegetarian, and eggetarian - will be provided in addition to accommodation in high-altitude tents and hostels.
The highest altitude of the trek will be Thamsar pass at 15600 ft. and Kali Hani pass at 16000 ft. from sea level.
We will pass through the beautiful valleys of Kullu, Chamba and Kangra
Bir(1500m) to Rajgunda (2440m)
Rajgundha (2440m) to Plachak (2721m)
Plachak (2721m) to Panhartu
Panhartu to Mahru (3830m) via Thamsar Pass (4878m) 12 hours
Marhru (3830m) to Bara Bhangal (2882m) Duration: 5 hours
Explore Bara Bhangal (2882m) and rest day
Bara Bhangal to hima Village
to road head and drive to Ohli, Chamba
Extra Day only if needed
Accommodation – tents (double occupancy)
Meals – All meals on the trek. We provide nutritious vegetarian food, non veg (mutton) & egg.
Camping charges – All trekking permits and forest camping charges.
Trekking equipment – High quality tents, sleeping bags, micro spikes, ropes, gaiter etc as required.
Safety equipment – First aid, medical kit, local support staff etc.
Transport to and from the base camp – Bir or Ohli in Himachal
Food during transit to and from the base camp
Backpack offloading charges – Rs. 5000 for 9 days for the full trek. The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 kg. Suitcases/strolleys/duffel bags will not be allowed. Please note that charges will vary for last minute offloading in case you decide to offload your bag after reaching the start of the trek (Rs.700 per day inclusive of taxes).
Stay at Bir and Ohli.
Anything apart from inclusions
Any type of Medical Expense
Any type of Insurance
Any type of rescue
Rescue charges are extra as per situation
Permit charges for foreign nationals
The village, and trek, of Bara Bhangal is accessible through Mid-June to Mid October when the Thamsar Pass is open.
Bara Bhangal is a difficult trek and will be challenging for beginners. One will need to have the ability to cover a 30 km distance, which is harder than it sounds.
The fitter the better. As it gets easier for you to trek, the entire experience becomes more enjoyable. Engage in cardio and strength training, including core training as often as you can and familiarise yourself with walking long distance with 15 kg
You will be staying in camps in twin sharing, high-altitude tents while trekking and hostels when available.
It is recommended that you bring special trekking shoes while hiking.
Himalayan treks often see trekkers getting altitude sickness. Please consult your doctor for appropriate medication if required. Regularly hydrating and getting adequate sleep helps with acclimatisation.
It's almost always moderately cold with heavy rain and snow fall during the monsoons. Trekking seasons is from May to June and then from August to September. The climate is favourable with the average day temperature hovering about 1518 degree ce