Dhauladhar Himalaya Traverse Expedition_217774

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Dhauladhar Himalaya Traverse Expedition

Duration
time-raw2 weeks
Difficulty
Moderate
Starting point
Gaggal airport/ Pathankot railway station
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Traverse through Dhauladhar for 14 days in the unique mountain range of the Himalayas. The main activity on this tour is trekking through beautiful landscapes. You will also love to explore local culture by taking a walk in the villages. Experiences on this tour include; trekking to Chagrotu, Lam Dal, Bagga, Lahesh cave, and Salli village. You will also love to see the Kareri Lake, Dalai Lama Temple, and Kangra Fort.

What to expect?

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DESTINATION

BEST SEASON: June - November

  • Dhauladhar Himalayas
  • Trekking along with River
  • Lakes , meadows, forest, waterfalls, gurgling streams
  • Himalayan Flora & Fauna
  • Snow Clad mountains
  • Tibetan Culture
  • Kangra Tea Estates
  • Local community projects
  • Ancient village customs
  • 10th Century AD Masroor monolithic rock cut temple
  • Visit H.H Dalai Lama Temple
  • Norbulingka Institue
  • Brijeshwari temple
  • Kangra Fort

Itinerary

Day1: Arrival at Gaggal airport/ Pathankot railway station & transfer to Snow Monk Camp in Salli village. Visit and experience "pan chakki", natural hydro technology of grinding flour with ever flowing stream and village visit.

Day 2: Trek to Chagrotu (2800m) 10 kms/5 hrs via salli village - crossing Chandraila temple.

Day 3: Climb over Baleni Pass (3730 mts) - trail climbs steeply up towards over Baleni pass and camp at one of the seven sacred lakes.

Day 4: Day return trek to Lam Dal (4200Mtr)

Day 5: Descend from Lamdal to Daled and climb to Kareri Lake (3200M) 10kms/4hrs.

Day 6: Rest day / option to climb to Minkhiani Pass (4250M) 6 - 7 Hrs.

Day 7: Trek to Bagga (2500 Mts), 10 kms/ 5 hrs.

Day 8: Trek to Rawa village - Bahl village. (2130 Mts) 15 km/6 hrs.

Day 9: Trek to Triund (2870m) 12 kms 4/5 hours.

Day 10: Trek to Laka got (3200m) 6 kms.

Day 11: Trek to Lahesh cave.

Day 12: Day climb to Indrahar Pass (4342M).

Day 13: Trek down to Bhagsu Nag (12 kms). Check into hotel. Visit H.H. Dalai Lama Temple and walks the lovely streets.

Day 14: Explore Kangra Valley – visit Norbullingka Institute, 10th century AD Masroor Rock Cut temple, Brijeshwari temple & Kangra Fort.

Day 15: Transfer to Pathankot railway station/ Gaggal airport.

What is included?

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation in alpine tents and unique experiential 4/5 star hotels
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Trekking on full board basis with toilet tents, camping chairs, kitchen tent, services of cooks, porters, trekking and camping fees, required permits & verifications
  • Services of English speaking accompanying qualified mountaineering instructor.

Is this experience for me?

  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Not recommended for small children

What do I need to bring?

CHECK LIST FOR THINGS TO CARRY

  • Approximately 50 - 60 liters personal rucksack/ duffel bag
  • Approximately 25 liters small knapsack to carry essentials (like water bottle, rain protection, electrol powder, medicines, torch, Sun glasses, Wind-proof cheater, camera and accessories etc) We recommend to invest in LifeStraw water bottles which are perfect for converting any kind of available water into potable safe water. It removes bacteria, protozoa, and it incorporates a carbon capsule that reduces chlorine, bad taste and odor.
  • Plate, spoon, mug
  • Personal sleeping bag (Can be provided on request)
  • Carry mattress for camping (Can be provided on request)
  • Pairs of clothing (cotton shirts/T-shirts, cotton pants)
  • Full sleeve sweater/ fleece jacket -1
  • Hollofil fiber filled Jacket -1
  • Water-proof wind cheater
  • Woolen Cap / Hat
  • Strong walking boots with hard rubber soles (If possible Vibram)
  • Floaters/ sandals with back strap
  • Pairs of cotton socks
  • Hand gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Poly bags 10 kgs x 5 no. for packing things for rain protection
  • Flashlight/ Head Lamp (with extra cells)
  • Personal Rain protection - Water proof sheet/ poncho
  • Plastic cord (for packing)
  • Dark Sun glasses (not blue)
  • Light towel, personal medicines, toilet kit, toilet paper roll, writing material, cold cream
  • Mosquito repellent, thread, needle, safety pins, buttons, rubber bands, peppermints, small knife
  • Salt, sugar, lime juice, glucose powder etc.
  • Dry ration like toffees, chocolates, namkeen, dry fruits etc.
  • Sun block factor 70
  • Personal medication/ first aid kit
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory card
  • Altimeter / Thermometer

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start of the experience.
    • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

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$1118