Bhaba Pass

Presentation

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Duration : 18 Days / 8 Days trekking (including acclimatization walk & trek) / Level : moderate Tour : between culture, roads and trekking … discovering a very remote area …

Bhaba Pass is an interesting trek, starting from Spiti region and finishing at Kafnoo in Kinnaur after crossing Bhabha Pass (4640 mt). Bhaba pass Trek is one of the famous tour among the Himachal Trekking tours. The pass remains snow-bound round the year. After crossing the Bhaba pass, the landscape changes dramatically, with the barren lunarscape of Spiti being replaced by the thick forest of Pine, cedar and deodar. Pilgrimage of Kinaur Kailash is introducing with the culture and religion of Hindu and Buddhist religion of semi deserted district of Kinnaur. The trek starts from barren Spiti region with stark landscape and in contrast Kinnaur is lush green. The trip also offers chance to visit many Buddhist monasteries , different culture and tradition. It’s a mix between a culture (especialy Tabo), road adventure, wonderfull landscapes and progressive and demanding trek.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrival in Delhi from abroad and evening drive to Manali by VOLVO BUS (585 km)

Day 2 : Manali Rest day and local Sightseeing

Day 3 : Walk in neigbourhood upon Manu Temple to Rasta Café & Manali high meadows.

Day 4  : Full day walk on the heights of Old Manali. 

ACCLIMATIZATION BEAS KUND TREK

Day 5 : Manali to Solang Nallah (2480m) 4 hours

Day 6 : Solang Nallah to Bakkar Thach (2900m) 12km 5hrs

 Day 7 : Bakkar Thach to Beas Kund (3690 m) back to Bakkar Thach (2900m) 8 hrs

Day 8 : Rest in Manali

Day 9 : Manali – Rothang Pass – Batal – Chandratal

Day 10 : Chandratal – Kaza – Tabo (118 km)

Day 11 : Tabo

Day 12 : Tabo – Mud

Day 13 : Mud – Pharka – Phaldar Camp – Bhaba Base

Day 14 : Bhaba Base – Bhaba Pass – Fushtiaring

Day 15 : Fushtiaring – Mulling

Day 16 : TREK to Mulling – Kafnu (end of trek) – DRIVE to Kalpa

Day 17 : DRIVE Kalpa – Manali

Day 18 : Manali Rest

Day 19 : Manali & Departure

Day 20 : Delhi & Departure

Details

Day 1 : Nightime arrival in Delhi from abroad& departure to Manali 

Pick up from airport to hotel, overnight in hotelevening drive to Manali by VOLVO BUS (585 km) night trip.

Day 2 : Manali Rest day and local Sightseeing

Arrival to Manali in morning ; transfer to hotel and rest ; free day

Day 3 : Manali & Acclimatization

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Free morning and afternoon guided walk in neigbourhood upon Manu Temple to Rasta Café and to Manali high meadows.

Day 4 : Manali & Acclimatization training

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Trek to Kharma (2500 m) ascending the Manali Valley. Lunch pic nic & return to hotel. Overnight in Hotel

ACCLIMATIZATION TREK BEAS KUND TREK

Day 5 : Manali to Solang Nallah (2480m) 4 hours

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This 4 hours trek leads us from Old Manali, where we pass by Manu Temple, up through a nice forest; later through beautiful apple orchards. After a gradual ascent we reach the villages Goshal and Sannag, than cross a river and enter the traditional village Burua. From hear a rocky trail leads us to the Bouldering area of Solang Nallah. We have to cross a stream, which can be a little tricky, since there is no bridge at all. Now there are only some more minutes to go until we reach the center of outdoor sports. The route presents spectacular insights of local life.

 Day 6 : Solang Nallah to Bakkar Thach (2900m) 12km 5hrs

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From Solang Nallah we walk on the right side of the river Beas through the forest of oak, fir and walnut. On the route we get glimpses of the Deo Tibba (6001 m), Indrasan Peak (6221 m) and Hanuman Tibba (5990 m).

Day 7 : Bakkar Thach to Beas Kund (3690 m) back to Bakkar Thach (2900m) 8 hrs

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A gradual ascent to Bakkar Thach, a high altitude Sheppard field. We cross the meadow and follow a trail through boulders and rocks up to Beas Kund, which is also known as Tiny lake and the source of river Beas as well as the base camp for the wonderful summits around. After enjoying the surrounding we trek back to Bakkar Thach and then back to Solang. Then drive to Manali 4 hours.

Day 8 : Rest in Manali

Day 9 : Manali – Rothang Pass – Batal – Chandratal

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Early morning after breakfast drive (115 km) to Chhota Dhara via Rohtang pass (3849 mt.). The initial route follows the Manali – Leh Highway. After 17 km from Rohtang pass at Gramphoo, Spiti link takes off right. From there we reach Batal where we lunch and then to moon lake Chandratal where we stay in tented camp.

Day 10 : Chandratal – Kaza – Tabo (118 km)

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In the morning drive to Rangrik via Kunzum-la (4507 mt / 118 km drive ). 22 km from Kunzum La is Losar, first village of the Spiti valley. Continue driving to Kaza for lunch.

Then drive to Tabo (beautiful Spiti’s Gompa)

Day 11 : Tabo

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Free day visit & relax (and acclimatization) in this super relax mainly pedestrian Spiti’s village situated at 3000 meters high. It houses the most famous Monastery of Himachal Pradesh. This is over 1000 year old and treated as the most sacred Monastery next only to Tholling Gompa in Tibet. The temples are built in the west-tibetan style. The innner wall of Tabo is covered by frescos and painting from Buddha’s life. Often reffered as `Ajanta of Himalayas’ Tabo’s paintings are still preserved in most original form.

Day 12 : Tabo – Mud

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Drive (65 km) from Tabo to Mud (3900 m) a small lost village of 200 people located at the end of the road and opening on a beautiful and majestuous valley. This village is the start of the trek.

Meeting with guides and overnight in guesthouse.

Day 13 : Mud – Pharka – Phaldar Camp – Bhaba Base

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After breakfast, start the first day of trek (5-6 hours) by crossing the Pin River foot bridge. Trek continues following the right bank of Pin River. Cross Shian village enroute. Further 01 hr is a beautiful and large camping area. Continue trekking till the Pin river takes left turn. Camp at small green camping place (4100 mt.). The valley towards right leads to Pin-Parvati Pass and to the left to Bhaba Pass. Overnight stay in the tented camp.

 Day : 14 Bhaba Base – Bhaba Pass – Fushtiaring

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Morning after early breakfast start trek (7-8 hours) towards Bhaba Pass. The trek is gentle climb in the begning through the morains and snow/ice patches. Closer to pass the climb is steep and somtime sleepry on loose screes. Trek climb-up towards left to the pass (4950 mt.). The descends steeply on the other side of the pass till the valley opens up at Fushtiaring. Setup camp (4100 mt) on the banks of Wanger River for overnight stay. The valley is greener as compared to valley on Spiti side. Overnight stay in tented camp.

Day 15 : Fushtiaring – Mulling

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After breakfast start the down trek (4-5 hours) to Mulling following the Wanger River on the left bank. after 1 hrs the vally opens up and makes T shapes with another valley in the front. Trek takes right turn here and continue trekking after crossing a stream 2-3 times. After another 01 hr the route takes left turn and crosses the Wanger by a natural rock bridge. The valley becomes more green and forested. Continue walking further to the open flat ground and camp there for overnight stay.

Day 16 : Mulling – Kafnu – Kalpa

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Morning after breakfast walk (3-4 hours) through the forest area following the Wanger River on left bank. The route is heavely forested with pine,cedar and birch. Reach Kafnu, the last road head in the valley. On arrival board the coach and drive (4 hours) to Kalpa (2900 mt.). Stay in hotel.

Day 17 : Kalpa – Manali

Drive by jeep or mini bus 247 km

Day 18 : Manali Rest

Day 19 : Manali & Departure

Rest in Manali and departure in evening by Volvo Bus to Delhi

Day 20 : Delhi & Departure

Arrival in morning, transfer to hotel for rest & departure in evening to airport

Map

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Price

PARTICIPANTSPRICE / PERSON (€)
51000
41100
31300
21500
1ON REQUEST/SUR DEMANDE

Conditions

WHAT A TOUR COST WILL INCLUDE :

  • Accommodation.
  • Arrival and departure transfers at airport in Delhi with assistance
  • Trek on full board
  • All trekking equipments; sleeping tents, sleeping bags, dinning tents, kitchen tent, toilet tents, carry mats, water cans, kitchen utensils and accessories etc.
  • All trekking staff : Mountain Guide, Trek Cook, Helper, Horse/Pony
  • Transportation for trek staff, equipment and food items.
  • Potable oxygen cylinder as per requirement
  • Hyperbaric Gamow bag as per requirement
  • First Aid Box (No imported medicines and accessories)
  • Any Inner-line permits applicable as per the regions.

WHAT A TOUR COST WILL NOT INCLUDE :

  • Airfares
  • Trekking shoes
  • Food & meals while not trekking
  • Government Service tax 3.09% on package
  • Medical and insurance of any kind.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation, strike or any other natural calamities
  • Tips, laundry, liquors, wines, mineral water, telephone charges and items of personal nature.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

REFUND POLICY

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

CONFIRMATION POLICY

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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