This trek is becoming more and more popular these days being very short and having an easy access to the beautiful nature blessed Kullu valley.
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This trek is becoming more and more popular these days being very short and having an easy access to kullu valley. Trekkers get charmed by this valley because it is less visited by tourists and still un-spoilt. This terk is very scenic and offers wounderful opportunities for the trekkers to go on various passes in this region.
Highest Altitude : Sari Pass (3760m)
Day 1: Dharamshala to Bir-Billing (2600m).
Bir is a small town and it was the capital of Barabhangal during earlier times. From Bir there is a 14km jeepable road to Billing at an elevation of 2600m. It is known as one of the best venues in the world for Hang-gliding and Paragliding.
Billing is a beautiful place with lovely alpine meadows and the views of the kangra valley from here are superb as it provides a most scenic panorama of the Shivalik ranges. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 2: Billing to Kothi Kohr (13km).
The trek initially climbs from Billing to the top ridge for about 2 km and then a 6km level trek amidst the thick forest of rhododendrons reaches at Chaina Pass(2950m). This trek leads to Barabhangal via Rajgundha village.
This trek is called chhota Bhanghal valley trek. The trek further drop down from Chaina pass to Kothi Kohr village.
Day 3: Kothi Kohr village to Barot: 14km.
An easy downward trekking trail weaves amidst forest crossing the Ruhlling river at one or two places. After crossing the river the trek further ascends and passes through many villages to Barot.
Barot is surrounded by high hills and have thick forest on all sides. Small market in the town enables the trekkers and tourists to buy needful things on a trek.
Day 4: Barot to Jwara/Lahesh cave (3200m) via Lohardi village (1900m) and Anderli Malan village (2000m).
Barot to Lohardi is only 6 km and is well connected by bus services. This small village is located on both sides of the Lamdug river. Anderli Malan is just 30min walk from Lohardi village. This village is the last village of district Kangra en-route.
Anderli Malan to Lahesh cave is 11 to 12 km with moderate ascent. It is a very interesting trek with a lot of greenery and local streems.
Day 5: Lahesh Cave/Jwara to Sari Pass (3760m). Over night stay at Sari Pass.
It is a moderate trek that climbs to cross Sari Pass. Sari Pass is not very high and has green meadows on top of it. Magnificent views of the mountains all sides greet the eyes. There is a beautiful camping ground on the top of the Pass.
Day 6: Sari Pass to Teun Village (2750m).
Teun village is very primitive village of Rajput families and here one should not enter the village without their permission because the villagers do not accept the other people in the village. The trekkers always camp outside of the village.
Day 7: Teun village to Kullu town.
Teun village to Gramag, Samalag and Salang the last bus head of the lag valley. The last day of the trek. This trek is well marked, and passes through many villages all along the sari nullah. After reaching at Salang there is a regular bus or Jeep service to Kullu town. Overnight stay in Kullu town.
Day 6: - Departure from Kullu for further plans
- Transport cost for private departures
- All vegetarian meals beginning with breakfast
- Porter/mules for client baggage (one bag per client not weighing more than 15 kgs)
- Camping equipment
- Professional guide
Not Included :
- Any meals/services not mentioned above
- Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
- Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
- Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.