DALHOUSIE - MANALI OVER MARHU PASS

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» Himachal Pradesh
Altitude: 4,365m
Duration: 12-15 Days



This trail again leads the path to Kugti pass and is a very arduous trek. After enjoying the fine views of the towering peaks of Lahaul and Zanskar from the summit, one plummets once again to the head of Khardu glacier.

ITINERARY

Day–1 Dalhousie to Khajjiar, 1,951m Distance 20-km. Either via Kalatop or direct through thick forests and the wild life sanctuary.
Day-2 Khajjiar to Chamba, 9,96m, Distance 18-km. Descend and enjoy a good view of distant mountains and Ravi valley down below.
Day-3 Chamba to Bharmour, the Base Camps situated at 2,195m. Distance 64-km by bus via Rakh, Durghati and other villages. Visit old temples and other buildings of old capital of Chamba.
Day-4 Bharmour to Hadsar, 2,317m, Distance 13-km. The route is along different terra up and down through forests.
Day-5 Hadsar to Kugti, 2,640m, Distance 14-km. The route is along the Budhil stream with many ups and downs through green forests.
Day-6 Kugti to Duggi Caves, 3,354m, Distance 13-km. Amidst the green valley and panoramic view, Kartic temple at Keling is worth a visit. Kailash peak is also visible from here. Cave is sufficient for 15 persons.
Day-7 Duggi to Alyas, 3,660m, Distance 12-km is a tough route. At Kudi there is a big grassy plateau and a stone hut.
Day-8 Alyas to Khardu, 3,550m, Distance 15-km. A steep ascent to Pass and then steep descent after the Pass.
Day-9 Khardu to Shansha, 2,950m, Distance 14-km. A rough trek over stones and loose boulders. From here either go to Keylong or return to Udaipur via Triloknath.
Day-10 Shansha to Keylong, 2,050m, Distance 7-hours jouney by bus. Visit Kardang Monastery and meet the tribal people.
Day–11 Keylong to Manali , 2,050m, Distance 7-hours journey by bus.

Day-3 Chamba to Sillagharat, 1,830m, Distance 20-km. After crossing Saho Nallah the route goes along the Hul Nallah.
Day – 4 Sillagharat to Bhangor, 2, 450m, Distance 20-km, over Banatu Pass, 2745m.
Day-5 Bhangor to Bagal, 2,600m, Distance 8-km and then follow the route as above mentioned.

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