03 Nights / 04 Days
Best Timing April – November | 03 Nights / 04 days.
Maximum elevation : 4350m. Starting Point : Mcloedganj
With beautiful landscapes, sparkling streams, deep gorges, tranquil lakes and deodar forest all throughout the journey, the Indrahar Pass Trek in Himachal Pradesh is one of the most awe – inspiring treks in the Indian Himalayan region that bursts the mind of several travelers from all age group. The journey is a perfect combination of diverse nature and traditional colors of Himachal, and it stretches from an elevation of 2,875 meters to 4,350 meters. The Indrahar Pass forms the border between Kangra and Chamba districts and lay bare the stretch of Dhauladhar range with the fascinating glimpse of hamlets below. It also uncovers the tranquil waters of Lake Mankiani and Kareri. Nonetheless, the dark boulder road tracks of the Dhauladhar and rhododendrons and a wide range of avifauna at different altitude simply enriches the journey and wins the heart of travelers.
The Trek start from Manu Adventures India Office in Bhagsu Nag. The track goes through mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar trees. First 2km is a steed ascent but there is agradual ascent after Galu Devi temple. The last 1 km ia again a steep ascent through the forest. Triund is a flat meadow on top of a ridge. From here panoramic view of Dhauladhar range on one side and Kangra valley on the other is a memorable sight. Night stay in tents.
This is an acclimatization day. After a short ascent from Triund traverse a ridge to reach Laka Got - a temporary shephard camp. Laka Got is situated at the snout of a 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 steep ascent for 2 km over a rocky ridge to reach Lahes cave. Night stay in the cave or camp at Laka Got.
Start early in the morning, the weather gets bad in the afternoon. In the early summer (April to May) the trail is full of snow and ice and reqiure good equipment. During post monsoon (September to November) there is no snow or ice and there is narrow trail going up to the pass. It takes about three hours to the pass and another three hours to come down. From the pass entire Pir Panjal range of central Himalayas is a sight to behold. Back to Laka Got For Panjal range of central Himalayas is a sight to behold. Back to Laka Got for night stay.
Follow the same route on the way back or a different one from Triund going over a grassy meadow and desecend down to Bhagsu Nag and then to Mcleodganj.