Chamba over minkiani pass

This is a fine trek passing through innumerable streams, rivulets, deep and dense jungle with rich fauna and flora. Villages along the route are located on steep slopes. The yellow and green terraced fields that interspaced them are a photographer’s delight. The village folk from Kareri and adjoining villages are frequently seen on this trail winding their way to the nearest market with pots of milk, vegetables and other agricultural products. This route is also followed by many army patrols, trekkers and by local people and nomadic tribes.

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Chamba over talang pass

Talang Pass (4643 m) is one of the highest and difficult passes on the Dhauladhar range. This pass is located at the head of the Ban Ganga River, and north of the main Chamunda temple between Narwana, Jia and Holi, this pass rise abruptly from an elevation of 2500 m to 4643 m. The routes from Ravi valley side starting from Holi and Majheran are moderately steep and involve a long walk on a snowy track. This pass is crossable only by men, sheep and goats and not by mules and other cattle’s. With alpine pastures and vast grazing meadows, this area is a treasure land for gaddis and Gujjars. To the northwest of this pass is one of the highest peak of this snowy range towering above all others (4916m ) known as the ‘Dhauladhar Matterhorn’ or ‘Gauri Junda’. More →