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Indrahar Pass Trek, Mcleodganj

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Indrahar Pass Trek

Indrahar Pass Trek Highlights

  • Bask at the magnificent sight of the Dhauladhar ranges from a height of 14,245 ft.
  • Capture some fascinating pictures of the rustic Lahesh Caves on your way to Indrahar Pass
  • Rest aside the panoramic views of Dhauladhar and other Himalayan peaks on this astounding Indrahar Pass trek
  • Witness the fascinating Himalayan peaks that are the add-ons of this astounding Indrahar Pass trek
  • Undertake the fascinating Indrahar Pass Trek with an experienced and friendly guide

Indrahar Pass Trek Overview

Start Point/End Point: Mcleodganj – Bhagsu Nag Taxi Stand.

Departure Dates: Every Weekend till September 2020

Perched at a towering height of 14,245 ft above sea level, the spectacular Indrahar Pass lies at the border between breathtaking Kangra and Chamba districts. Though a short one, this trek is considered to be a bit challenging as the trekking trail consists of numerous sharp ascents and steep climbs. This is one of the most fascinating treks that Himachal has to offer. Owing to the magnificent view of the might Dhauladhar, the lush green valleys, and the exotic flora and fauna will truly leave you awestruck. The path passes by the placid crystal blue waters of Lake Mankiani and Kareri. Hike through the steep passing mostly through the lush green landscapes of the Dhauladhar Range, this challenging yet tempting trek takes about 4 days to complete.

About the trekking experience:

  • Starting from the mesmerizing valleys of McLeod Ganj, this exhilarating trek is composed of spellbinding marvels and the hypnotic beauty of the magnificent Himalayan Ranges.
  • Passing mostly through the Dhauladhar Range, the trek gives you a peek into the captivating beauty that Himachal Pradesh cradles.
  • Visit the adventurous Lahesh Caves-surrounded by the towering peaks and click some captivating pictures.
  • Climb to the top of Indrahar Pass and behold the fascinating wide views of the Dhauladhar range.

Quick facts:

Temperature: Day: 12°C – 18°C & Night: -6°C to 4 °C

Trekking distance:  35 km

Maximum Altitude:14,245 ft

Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult.

Electricity: Electricity is not available at the campsite

Nearest ATM: ATM is available at Mcleodganj

More Details about Indrahar Pass Trek

Know Before You Go for Indrahar Pass Trek

  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • The management reserves all the right to modify the trek during any emergencies or natural calamities.
  • Consult a physician before undertaking the trek. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the trek.
  • Pay heed to the trek guides and instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound trek.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.
  • The trek takes place through an eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites. Travellers littering may be fined.
  • Water is very precious, so conservation is appreciated.
  • Do not encourage trekking during the night unless it is a part of the itinerary and a guide is with you; this might lead to unforeseen mishaps.
  • Avoid using earphones during the trek; this might hinder your audibility.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations.
  • In case, the trek needs to be cancelled, the authorities should be informed beforehand.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitisation and use of mask recommended.
  • Please provide a valid ID at the time of check-in.
  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
  • Professional guide(s) are available to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek.
  • Permit charges are not included in the package.
  • All the activities depend upon the weather.
  • Camping is very basic in nature. One must not expect luxuries. Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Mobile & laptop charging points may/may not be available on campsites at a common point.
  • Any personal expenses, items of personal nature, meals not mentioned, etc. will not be in part of the package.
  • Carry dry snacks/food from home (you will save a lot of money). Carry water bottles with you, so that you can refill.
  • Keep your luggage minimum; the more you carry, the more you hassle.
  • Children below the age of 7 years are not recommended for this trek.
  • You are safe with us. We follow all the international norms of safety and sanitization. The tents are properly sanitized several times just to ensure proper health

Things To Carry for Indrahar Pass Trek

  • Head torch
  • Rain cover
  • Warm clothes
  • Caps
  • Back pack (50-60l)
  • Day pack (20-30l)
  • Water bottle
  • Extra pair of socks
  • Fleece jackets and thermals
  • Mosquito & insect repellent
  • Walking shoes
  • Woollen cap, socks, mittens & scarf

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Written by Swati V

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