Dhauladhar round Trek
This trek takes you to the the beautiful remote locations and village surrounding the Dhauladhar ranges where one can view the flora and fauna and observe various village life.
Departure Dates : Regular treks from March till November
- Cost : On request, as per program or requirement
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE : 3300Mts.
Day 1: PATHANKOT – DHARAMSALA
Arriving in Pathankot early morning, we then transfer by coach to Dharamsala – the spiritual home of his Holiness the Dalai Lama. There we will be some free time today to explore this fascinating town, before we meet later in the evening for dinner and a briefing for the start of our Trek tomorrow
DAY 2: MCLEOD GANJ TO KARERI VILLAGE
The trek is goes through the pine forests and crosses several tribal villages on the way. Kareri is a Gaddi tribal village. Night stay in tents.
DAY 3: KARERI VILLAGE TO KARERI LAKE
Trail goes through mixed forests of oak, rhododendron and pine. First 2 Km is a level walk and then there is sleep ascent along Kareri Nullah Stream which has to be crossed over a number of times over improvised wooden bridges. Night stay in tents
DAY4: KARERI LAKE TO BAGGA
After a short ascent from the lake, is a steep descent through the forest to Bagga.Night stay in tents.
DAY 5: BAGGA TO RAWA VILLAGE
The trail goes downhill through the forest. Rawa village is situated on the bank of small river. Night stay in tent.
DAY 6: RAWA VILLAGE TO BALL VILLAGE
It is a steep ascent through the forest to Guna Devi Temple, situated in the middle of the forest. This area is bird watchers paradise.
DAY 7: BALL VILLAGE TO TRIUND
After 2 km level walk there is a steep ascent to Triund a flat meadow on the top of the ridge. From Triund panoramic view of the peaks of Dhauladhar on one side and the Kangra valley on the other is awe-inspiring. Night stay in tents.
DAY 8: TRIUND TO LAHESH CAVE
After a short ascent from Triund traverse a ridge to reach Laka Got a temporary shepherd camp.Laka Got is situated at the snout of small glacier, which is full of snow and ice in early summer, and the snow melts away during the monsoon. From Laka Got it is a sleep ascent for two km. Over rocky ridge to reach Lahesh Cave. Night stay in the cave or camp at Laka Got.
Day 9: LAKA GOT TO MCLEOD GANJ
Follow the same route on the way back or a different one from Triund going over a grassy meadow and descend down to Bhagsunag and then to Mcleodganj.
Day 10: DHARAMSALA – PATHANKOT
We have a free morning to further explore this magical town – why not visit the Tibetan market or take a visit to one of the majestic monasteries. In the afternoon, we take the transfer back to Pathankot train station to catch the overnight sleeper train back to Delhi.