Chamba Valley Trek (6 days)
McLeodganj, Himachal Pradesh, India
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  • Trip introduction

    This 6-day trek across Chamba Valley starts from Mcleod Ganj and offers you the opportunity to trek through the Dhauladhar ranges of Himachal Pradesh. The highlight of the trek is a crossover through Indrahar Pass at an altitude of 14,245 feet, which provides you the spectacular views of Kangra and Chamba valleys. This trek takes you through the forest of oak, rhododendron and pine trees. You will walk alongside cold streams with thick ice cubes floating on it, hike through verdant meadows and see the lifestyle of the Gaddi people - the shepherds traversing the Chamba Valley.

    This trek across Chamba Valley is moderately difficult and is not recommended for beginners.

    Destination

    Chamba Valley is located amidst the majestic Dhauladhar - the outer Himalayas, Pir Panjal - the middle Himalayas and Zanskar ranges - the inner Himalayas, in Himachal Pradesh. Trekking through the Chamba valley entails a walk through Indrahar Pass, the pass at an altitude of 14,245 feet. From the vantage points of this trek, you can see the panoramic views of Kangra and Chamba valleys. The valley also has a few beautiful villages and quaint temples along the way. You can explore them to experience the culture of locals.

    Destination highlights

    • Trek across the Indrahar Pass at the altitude of 14,245 feet.
    • Behold the sight of Kangra and Chamba valleys from Indrahar Pass.
    • Trek through the forest of oak, rhododendron and pine trees and walk alongside cold streams.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the camp leader during the Chamba Valley trek.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Chamba Valley trek.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 3 days before departure of the Chamba Valley trek: 30% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days before departure of the Chamba Valley trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Minimum two people are required to book Chamba Valley trek.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the Chamba Valley trek to maximize the safety of travellers and staff. Any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary are borne by the traveller.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the Chamba Valley trek.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
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    Start point
    Mcleod Ganj
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    End point
    Mcleod Ganj
    Time of departure
    03:00 PM
    Time of return
    07:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    22 hours
    Total distance covered
    44 km
    Start point elevation
    6830 feet
    Maximum elevation
    14245 feet
    Minimum elevation
    6830 feet
    Average per day distance
    9 km
  • Day 1 of Chamba Valley trek: Arrive in Dharamkot

    Today you should arrive at the guesthouse in Dharamkot. After checking in, you can go for an acclimatization walk or sightseeing. There are good cafes and restaurants in Dharamkot where you can have dinner. Overnight at the guesthouse in Dharamkot.

    Day 2 of Chamba Valley trek: Trek from Mcleodganj to Triund

    Today is the first day of your trek. You will reach Mcleod Ganj by local transport. Your trek to Chamba Valley starts from here. The trail goes through a charming forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar trees. It is a steep ascent in the beginning, followed by gradual inclines after arriving at Galu Devi Temple. After a steep ascent of 1 km through a forest, you will reach Triund. Triund is gorgeous meadow on the ridge, from where you will the panoramic views of Dhauladhar ranges and Kangra valley. Overnight in your tents at Triund.

    Day 3 of Chamba Valley trek: Acclimatization Day!

    Today is Acclimatization day. After morning tea and breakfast, you will trek to Laka Got, which is at a short distance from Triund. You will spend the rest of the day here to adjust your body to the change in environment. Getting your body acclimatized to the surrounding is very important for your health while trekking to higher altitudes. Laka Got is a small, pretty glacier which is covered with snow in summer. Overnight in tents at Laka Got campsite.

    Day 4 of Chamba Valley trek: Trek from Laka Got to Chatru Parso via Indrahar Pass

    Today is the most exciting and a long day of the trek! You will start early in the morning and ascend along a rocky path with oak trees and vegetation all around. You will see the snow line and then arrive at Lahesh cave, which is a natural rock cave shelter. You can take a break here. You will further ascend to reach Indrahar Pass, from where you can get the views of Kangra and Chamba Valley, and the middle and greater Himalayas. You will be trekking alongside icy streams and over rocky paths and begin moving downward to reach Chatru Parso, your campsite for tonight.

    Day 5 of Chamba Valley trek: Trek from Chatru Parso to Kuarsi

    Descend begins today! It is going to be a long walk and steep decline through a glacier to reach Chhatta Nullah. You will then walk along this whole stretch until you reach Kuarsi, a gorgeous Gaddi village amidst pine trees and verdant fields. After the tiring day, relax at the campsite in Kuarsi. Overnight in tents.

    Day 6 of Chamba Valley trek: Trek from Kuarsi to Hilling and drive to Chamba

    It’s the last day of the trek. Continue moving downhill through the green fields of Kuarsi village. You can explore the village to see the lifestyle of the Gaddi people. Descend until you reach Hilling village, from where you will board a private vehicle which will take you to Chamba. Your trek to Chamba Valley ends here. You can leave for your respective base city or stay at a guest house for and night and depart tomorrow morning.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dharamkot
    End point
    Dharamkot
    Day start time
    05:30 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dharamkot
    End point
    Triund
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    9 km
    Trekking time
    4 hours

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Triund
    End point
    Laka Got
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Laka Got
    End point
    Chatru Parso
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    13 km
    Trekking time
    10 hours

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chatru Parso
    End point
    Kuarsi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    14 km
    Trekking time
    4 hours

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kuarsi
    End point
    Chamba
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    8 km
    Trekking time
    4 hours
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in tents on double/triple sharing basis from Day 2 to Day 5
    • Morning tea/coffee
    • Sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Toilet tents
    • Services of experienced trek guide and support staff
    • Bonfire arrangments everyday
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner throughout the trip
    • Fare for transfers in private or public transport during the trip
    • Accommodation on Day 1 and Day 6
    • Pick-up and drop-off facility
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, cigarettes, beverages etc.
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support (preferably waterproof)
    • Wind and waterproof jacket
    • Down jacket
    • Fleece jacket
    • Full sleeved shirt/t-shirt
    • Quick dry apparels
    • Trekking pants/shorts
    • Thermal inners
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Accommodation in tents on double/triple sharing basis
    • In-tent amenities such as sleeping bags and mattresses
      You need to get
    • Government issued ID card
    • Backpack (50-60 litres) with raincover
    • Day-pack with raincover
    • Walking pole
    • Antibacterial powder
    • Sleeping bags
    • 2x Water bottle (1 litre)
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support (preferably waterproof)
    • Lunch box and spoons/forks
    • Flashlight/headlamp with spare batteries
    • Sun-cap
    • Sunglasses (with UV protection)
    • Towel
    • Camera with extra batteries
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Gaiters
    • Personal utilities like sunscreen cream, hand sanitizer, moisturiser, antibacterial powder, toilet paper and wet wipes, toothpaste, lip balm, quick dry towel, etc.
    • Woollen cap
    • Balaclava/neck gaiters
    • Spare sandals to use at the campsite
    • Cotton/woollen socks
    • Woollen gloves
    • Synthetic waterproof gloves
    • Personal first aid kit including all the essential medicines

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of Chamba Valley trek: Arrive in Dharamkot

    Overnight in guesthouse.

    Arrive at the guesthouse in Dharamkot by afternoon. Please note that no meals are offered today. You can have dinner in cafes or restaurants at Dharamkot at your own expense. The cost of guesthouse accommodation is also not included in the package.

    Day 2 of Chamba Valley trek: Trek from Mcleodganj to Triund

    Overnight in tents at Triund campsite.

    Trek from Mcleod Ganj to Triund. Morning tea/coffee will be offered on waking up. Please note the no meals are included in the package. You are required to purchase them at your own expense. You will be staying in tents on twin/triple sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be available for your comfort.

    Day 3 of Chamba Valley trek: Acclimatization Day!

    Overnight in tents at Laka Got campsite.

    Acclimatization day! Hike from Triund to Laka Got. Morning tea/coffee will be offered on waking up. Please note the no meals are included in the package. You are required to purchase them at your own expense. You will be staying in tents on twin/triple sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be available for your comfort.

    Day 4 of Chamba Valley trek: Trek from Laka Got to Chatru Parso via Indrahar Pass

    Overnight in tents at Chatru Parso campsite.

    Trek from Laka Got to Chatru Parso. Morning tea/coffee will be offered on waking up. Please note the no meals are included in the package. You are required to purchase them at your own expense. You will be staying in tents on twin/triple sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be available for your comfort.

    Day 5 of Chamba Valley trek: Trek from Chatru Parso to Kuarsi

    Overnight in tents at Kuarsi campsite.

    Trek from Chatru Parso to Kuarsi. Morning tea/coffee will be offered on waking up. Please note the no meals are included in the package. You are required to purchase them at your own expense. You will be staying in tents on twin/triple sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be available for your comfort.

    Day 6 of Chamba Valley trek: Trek from Kuarsi to Hilling and drive to Chamba

    Your trip ends by late evening.

    Trek from Kaursi to Hilling village and drive until Chamba. Please note the no meals are included in the package. You can buy them on the way to Chamba. You will arrive at Chamba by late evening.

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