Trek to Indrahar Pass

Embark on a Himalayan trek to Indrahar Pass, a high-altitude mountain pass in the Dhauladhar mountain ranges at an elevation of 14,125 feet. En route to Indrahar Pass, you'll trek on narrow nature trails leading through dense forests of towering oak trees. In the months of winter and early summer, you'll even hike uphill through patches of thick snow covering the route. Trekking for a few hours everyday, you can rest at vantage points and catch breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks of the Kangra valley and Dhauladhar mountain ranges. As the sun sets over the mountains of the Indian Himalayas, you'll stay at photogenic campsites in tents pitched under a twinkling night sky.

For 4-days, you will trek on moderately challenging terrain with patches of strenuous climbs, making it a perfect trip for adventure enthusiasts looking for their next thrilling trek.

Destination

Indrahar Pass connects the two neighbouring districts of Chamba and Kangra. One of the most awe-inspiring treks in Himachal Pradesh, the trek to Indrahar Pass greets you with lush grasslands and tall trees as you begin trekking from McLeod Ganj. On summit day as you reach Indrahar Pass, prepare to get blown away with beautiful views of the snow-laden Pir Panjal mountain ranges. With boulder-strewn routes that showcase a variety of landscapes from rich greenery to barren mountains, the trek to Indrahar Pass has become a celebrated adventure among trekking enthusiasts.

Destination highlights

Climb uphill to an altitude of 14,125 feet on this trek to Indrahar Pass. | Catch stunning views of Dhauladhar mountains and Kangra valley along the way. | Spend your nights in tents pitched at beautiful campsites. | Trek on a moderately challenging route and conquer Indrahar Pass.

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37 kms

23 hrs

9 kms

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There is no drop-off point for this trek.

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Shiv Shakti guesthouse, McLeod Ganj

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09:00

09:00

Arrive at McLeod Ganj by 09:00 hrs. After a short rest at the McLeod Ganj campsite, you will embark on a trek towards Triund. It's an easy and beautiful trek that takes you through mixed forests of deodar, oak and rhododendron. After an initial steep ascent, you'll trek on a gradually ascending route with beautiful views of the Kangra valley. En route, you will stop to visit the Galu Devi Temple. Resume trekking and arrive at the campsite in Triund by late afternoon. Triund is a flat meadow on top of a mountain ridge with breathtaking views of the Dhauladhar mountains and Kangra valley. Overnight at Triund in tents.

Overnight at Triund in tents.

Report at the Shiv Shakti retreat in Dharamkot, McLeod Ganj. Today's trek will take you to the beautiful meadows of Triund. Here, you will be accommodated in dome tents on a triple/quad-sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided for a restful night's sleep. Your campsite also comes with a common kitchen/dining and toilet tents. Today's meal package includes lunch and dinner. Lunch may be a packed lunch served en route to Triund. You may need to spend extra to have breakfast b

Food

Lunch | Dinner

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Day 1 Milestone

McLeod Ganj

Triund

09:00 AM

Begin the next stage of your trek and head towards Laka Got. A 5-hr trek on moderately challenging terrain, you'll hike uphill on narrow nature trails under dense forests with frequent vantage points to view the snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the distance. By late afternoon, you'll reach Laka Got, a temporary shepherd camp frequented by local villagers. The campsite at Laka Got is placed near the snout of a small glacier, leading to patches of thick snow in the months of winter and early summer. Overnight at Laka Got in tents.

Overnight at Laka Got in tents.

After trekking for about 5 hours, you will reach the campsite at Laka Got. Here, you will be accommodated in dome tents on a triple-sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided for a restful night's sleep. Your campsite also comes with a common kitchen/dining tents. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Food

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

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Day 2 Milestone

Triund

Laka Got

07:00 AM

One of the most scenic routes of the trip, today your journey reaches a climax as you trek to the Indrahar Pass. After an early morning wake up call, you'll begin trekking on narrow nature trails with gradually increasing altitudes. In the months of winter and early summer, the route to Indrahar Pass is swamped with deep snow, requiring proper trekking equipment. After arriving at Indrahar Pass, you'll spend some time admiring the beautiful views of the Pir Panjal mountain ranges, before beginning the trek back to Laka Got. Overnight at Laka Got in tents.

Overnight at Lake Got in tents.

Today, you will reach the summit of this trek and hike to Indrahar Pass. You'll return back to Laka Got for the night and stay at the same campsite as yesterday. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Food

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

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Day 3 Milestone

Laka Got

Laka Got

07:00 AM

Begin retracing your steps back from Laka Got and head back to McLeod Ganj. Depending on weather conditions, you might descend back on the initial route via Triund or take a different route via Bhagsu Nag. You'll arrive at the base camp in McLeod Ganj by late afternoon. Your trip ends here.

Your trip ends before nightfall.

Today's meal package includes breakfast before you arrive at McLeod Ganj. You may spend extra to buy lunch upon arrival in McLeod Ganj.

Food

Breakfast

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Day 4 Milestone

Laka Got

McLeod Ganj

07:00 AM

Includes / Excludes

Includes

  • Accommodation in dome tents on triple/quad-sharing basis
  • All equipment required for camping: dome tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
  • Common kitchen/dining and toilet tents
  • All meals from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 4
  • Services of an experienced trekking guide and camping crew
  • Permit charges, entry fees and camping charges
  • First aid kit
  • All applicable taxes

Excludes

  • Travel costs between base city and McLeod Ganj
  • Any meals in McLeod Ganj
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
  • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, alcohol or beverages etc.
  • Travel or medical insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

What to Wear

What to Wear

  • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
  • Trekking footwear
  • Woollen socks and gloves
  • Windcheater or jacket
  • Sweater and thermal wear
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Woollen cap/balaclava
  • Shirts/t-shirts and track pants
  • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
  • Denim jeans and slippers/floaters (while trekking)
  • Hard luggage such as suitcases

What not to Wear

  • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
  • Restrictive clothing
  • Flip-flops

Equipment / Gear

We Provide

  • All equipment required for camping
  • Dome tents, sleeping bags and mattresses
  • Common kitchen/dining and toilet tents
  • Any technical equipment required for trekking
  • First aid kit

You need to get

  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • ID proof
  • Water bottle
  • Toilet paper
  • Trekking poles and knee cap (optional)
  • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
  • Torch (with extra batteries)
  • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
  • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
  • Insect repellent
  • Personal toiletries

Medical Kit

  • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.

Cancellation policy

For cancellations made more than 3 days prior to departure of the Indrahar Pass trek: 30% refund.

For cancellations made 0-3 days prior to departure of the Indrahar Pass trek: No refund.

No show: No refund.

All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

Rules on trip

Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Indrahar Pass.

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

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

Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Indrahar Pass to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

Travellers will be required bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.