Duration: 06 Nights/07 days
Time Period: May to November
This is a trek set in a remote and largely unexplored area of
the Himalaya. The Dhaula-Dhar region
of Himachal Pradesh is inhabited by the Gadi
people, Hindu shepards whi migrate each spring with their flocks
from the foothills of the Kangra valley to the rich grazing areas
of Lahoul and Himachal Pradesh.
As for the 'Valley of the Goddess'
we will have ample time to soak up the atmosphere of the Tibetan
community at McLeod Ganj and Dharamsala
before going the trek. Dharamsala to the Chamba Valley, over the
Day 1: Arrive Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala.
Checkinto the Hotel or Tourist rest house and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Today we will go for sight seeing and visiting, His
Holiness Monastry, St. Johns Church in Wilderness, Naddi
Talnoo, Dal Lake, Bhagsu Shiva temple and water fall. overnight
Day 3: Mcleod Ganj- Gunna Devi, 2,310m- 8-kms,
An excellent start to our journey as we trek through rhododendron
forest, hand-tilled fields and small, friendly villages. We camp
near an old Forest Rest House with impressively large deodar.
After a steep climb of an hour we reaches at Galu on top and explore
the surrounding areas. 4-km trek is towards Gunna Devi and the
Kali temple. Overnight at Camp.
Day 4: Gunna Devi- Jari Gote via Kanjrala,
3,000m-12-kms. Classic walking today as we head north through
Meadows bordered with ancient rhododendron trees that give the
most wonderful display of colour in spring. Relu Gote-The trails
are good and the scenery magnificent. We camp near a river beside
the village of Jari Gote is located at the base of Bhimaghasutri
Pass. Overnight at Camp.
Day 5: Jari Gote- Illaqa Gote, 3,150m- 8-km.
Early in the morning start trekking (7 Km) to reach Illaqa Gote,
with views of Mun Peak as well as the other snow capped peaks.
Day 6: Illaqa Gote- Triund, 2,975m- 10-km.
Early morning trek to triund is the base camp for trekkers going
to Chamba and Bharmaur. With views of Dhauladhat, sunset and panorama
of Kangra valley, plains of Punjab and Shivalik ranges are the
unique sights from this place. Overnight at Camp.
Day 7: Triund- Mcleod Ganj, 1,760m- 9-km.
The whole valley is dotted with a varieties of exotic flowers
and other flora. Trek descends down the valley- Mcleod Ganj, Bhagsu
and Dharamsala town.