Base camp : Pathankot
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Kugti Pass Trek is a wonderful adventure that takes you through the pristine beauty of Himachal Pradesh. This trek is perfect for those seeking to experience the rawness of the Himalayan Mountains and the tranquility of its surroundings. The trek passes through ancient villages, dense forests, vast meadows, and steep mountain ridges, providing trekkers with a diverse range of experiences. The trek provides an opportunity to experience the traditional lifestyle of the local people who reside in the remote villages along the route. Trekkers can witness the simplicity of their life and taste the local cuisine.
The transport will be arranged from Pathankot and the drive will be to Dahousie, a beautiful hill station in Chamba region.
After breakfast, proceed to Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary to enjoy the region before continuing to Khajiyar. Eat lunch on route, then begin your walk to Bharmour through Chamba. Arrive to the hotel and check in.
Breakfast first, then head to Bharmani Mata shrine with a packed lunch. The temple is located on the hill, 3 kilometres from Bharmour. Return to Bharmour after Darshan and spending time there, and spend the night there.
Following breakfast in Bharmour, take a cab to Hadsar. The walk to Kugti village begins from there, with difficult ascents and descents. Arrive Dhanaul, a tiny station 6 kilometres from Hadsar. Stop for a time and walk along the left bank of the Budhil River. This river's bed is reached after various inclines and drops. To reach this lovely settlement, cross the creek over a little bridge and rise for 1 hour.
Pass through Kugti village, cross a tiny stream over a bridge. Ahead lies a Kartik temple devod to Lord Shiva’s son Kartik. He is believed to be the cattle saviour. Here, the sheep are offered to Lord Kartik by Gaddi shepherds. Visit the temple of Goddess Marali also then move towards Dughi, destination of the day.
Alyas are locally called Lahesh, they are the base ground of passes or the campsites present on both sides of the passes. Post breakfast move from Dughi to Alyas. The trek is going to be the most adventurous and enjoyable. The path goes with the stream, cross the steep climb and reach the plateau of Kuddy.
Start the trek early morning because walking on frozen snow is easier then walking on fresh snow. We have to reach the pass early because weather conditions can change anytime. Go uphill through the moraine section, the way is well trodden. Walk carefully and safely through the crevasses patches. After 1 km the terrain turns steep over snow and loose rocks.
The trek from Alyas to Jobrung is 8 km long, cross a ridge and then descend to the Rashil stream. Follow the right bank and get down to Jobrung, first civilization on Lahaul side overlooking the Chandra Bhaga River.
Visit the Mirkla Mata temple in Udaipur go to Keylong, Dist. Headquarter of Lahaul. From here move to Manali via Rohtang Pass.
When booking a trek, it's important to understand what is included in the package to ensure you have everything you need for your adventure. Here are some common inclusions to look out for:
Hotel, Camps, Resorts
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners
Public bus, Taxi, Train, Tram, Metro
While it's important to understand what is included in a trip, it's equally important to understand what is not included. Here are some common exclusions to be aware of when booking a trip:
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