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Mcleodganj Chamba Trek

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Himachal Pradesh has always been on the wish list of one and all; this is because of the presence of numerous beautiful ranges of Himalayas present in the vicinity with icing on the cake being the long and deep rivers and the picturesque valleys which not only offers a soothing and relaxing experience to the eyes, but also gives the travelers a great spiritual experience. Apart from the soothing experience, this place offers to the nature lovers, the place offers ample opportunities for the individuals who have a hunger for adventure. The idea of conquering the snow kissed Himalayan peaks fills the heart with thrill and adventure. This is the reason the state of Himachal Pradesh is always considered as a hub for numerous adventure laden activities such as trekking and mountaineering. The beautiful place named Mcleodganj is the initiation point for the various trekking trails located in Himachal Pradesh. This is one of the major reasons, Mcleodganj is known to one and all.


For those who visit Mcleodganj with the motive of trekking, the lesser explored and traversed trekking trail of Chamba offers a great piece of joy. Mcleodganj is a small and peaceful town which is famous for being the home of the world famous Buddhist spiritual guru, the Dalai Lama. This town has numerous natural jewels scattered in its vicinity.  Before beginning the trekking expedition at Mcleodganj, we give a beautiful opportunity to the trekkers to peep into the lives of the Tibetan community which resides close by. This way, the participants can understand the Tibetan culture with a closer spectacle. At the beginning of the tour, by gazing at the scenic beauty of the region, the trekkers can surely understand the level of beauty which they are going to witness as they will trek forward to reach Chamba.


The trail from Mcleodganj to Chamba gives the trekkers a definite opportunity to take glimpses of the beautiful mountain ranges namely, Dahuadhar and Pir Panjal. Apart from these mountain ranges, another factor that adds to the charm of trekking on this trail is the chance to enjoy the camping experience in the quaint town of Mcloedganj and the adjoining areas. This trail is mostly in use by the Gadi shepherds for the purpose of grazing their animals in order to reach the Chamba valley, Sipti and Lahaul. The trail takes the participants through a thick forest cover with mostly rhododendron and deodar trees. Thus, the participants will get ample time to spend in the nature's lap. An attractive aspect of this trail is Indrahar pass which offers the trekkers picturesque views of Mani Mahesh Kailash situated in the East with Pir Panjal range of mountains acting as a backdrop in the North.


The sort of diversity which the trekking trail from Mcleodganj to Chamba provides in terms of flora, fauna and landscape is not like the one as provided by the other trekking trails. The enriching diversity is what that makes the trek a wonderful one. The ecological diversity and serene beauty of this trek is maintained because of the trek being a less explored and less popular one. This reason is playing a vital role in maintaining the trek as one of the hidden beauties of the Himalayan ranges. Although, this trekking trail is no child's play, the trek will pose a number of difficult challenges for the trek, but what they will see towards the end on reaching the peak of the trail is a glimpse of the utter beauty that will make the difficulties and challenges worth the effort. The trek to Chamba is open for the trekkers round the year, thus the enthusiastic individuals can plan their trip as per their convenience and pay a visit to the unexplored mesmerizing beauty of Chamba. At large, this can prove to be a life changing trek for each and every one who undertake this trek.

Here's a detailed itinerary of the tour:


Day 1 : Dharamshala/ Mcleodganj


The first day is  given free to the tourists for the purpose of exploring the beautiful surroundings of Dharamshala and Mcleodganj and enjoying the scenic beauty present there. The participants can experience the culture as followed by the Tibetan community which has inhabited that area. The overnight stay is arranged at the hotel.


Day 2 : Dharamshala-Triund (1+4 Hrs)


In the early hours of the morning, we will take the participants to the point where the trekking trail is going to initiate. The point is situated just a short distance ahead of Mcleodganj. A less than an hour drive will take you to that place. The overnight stay will be arranged in tents situated at a camping site in Triund (2975m).


Day 3 : Triund - Lahesh Cave (3600 M)


The participants are required to start the trekking expedition as early as possible in the morning as they are required to cover a distance of 9kms in a span of 5 hours. The trekking trail runs through the beautifully placed Deodar trees in the forest region. The overnight stay for the participants is arranged in the camps.


Day 4 : Lahesh - Indrahar Pass - Chatru Parao (4350 M)


On day 4, the participants are expected to get some of the exclusive views of the nature's mesmerizing beauty from Mani Mahesh Kailash and Pir Panjal range pass. The camp will be set up for the night stay of the participants.


Day 5 : Chatru Parao - Kuarsi (2730 Mts.)


Before entering, the famous valley of Kuarsi, the participants are expected to trek over many of the snow covered bridges. The experience of trekking in the snow capped bridges just one of its kind. The overnight stay is arranged in tents for the participants.


Day 6 : Kuarsi - Machetar – Chamba


The trekking will lead the participants into the Chamba valley and from the top of the mountain, the participants can have the pleasure of viewing the entire region as a whole. The participants will see, the Dhaula Dhar mountain in the South, the Pir Panjal range of mountains towards the North and the Mani Mahesh Kailash in the East. The participants are required to descend into the Barley fields in order to reach the roads towards Machetar. The overnight stay for the participants is arranged at a rest house situated in Chamba only.


Day 7 : Departure




  1. The participants are required to bring a backpack, which has a broad shoulder strap with a backpack rain cover.


  1. A walking stick must be carried so that the participants can walk easily on the trek.



  1. A large sized water bottle must be carried as at places the water becomes a scarce thing.


  1. The participants are required to carry a sleeping bag which can be brought into use at the time of relaxing.


  1. A head torch must be carried by the participants along with a few extra batteries.


  1. A lighter must be carried so that it can be lighted when the trek turns dark and the trekking expedition stands incomplete.




  1. Down jacket


  1. 2 pairs of woolen socks and light cotton socks


  1. A woolen hat


  1. A fleece jacket and windproof jacket


  1. A fleece T-shirt


  1. Gaiters


  1. Waterproof woolen gloves


  1. Thermal trouser


  1. A windproof and waterproof trek pants


Foot wear


  1. A good quality trekking shoes


Miscellaneous items


  1. Sun protection cream for the skin and sun block to keep the lips de-tanned.


   2.  A UV protected sunglasses which will be used at the time of trekking expedition in the forests.


  3. A toilet kit with toilet papers and dry towels that can be quickly dried during the trekking expedition.


  4. Medical kit, first aid kits and water purifying tablets. Any general medicine which is necessary must be carried by the trekker.




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Where Himachal Pradesh
Duration 06 Night / 07 Days
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