Trek to Chamba over Inderahar

trek to chamba valley, trek to chamba from mcleodganj, inderahaar pass trek

Max. Altitude : Indrahaa Pass  – 4350 mts.
Duration : 4 nights / 5 Days
Route : Mcleodganj – Triund – Inderhar – Kwarsi – Chamba

The trekking trail to Indrahar pass starts from Galu temple near Dharamsala and passes through the popular camping ground of Triund, Laka Got, and Lahesh Caves. Popular camping stops are Triund at 2842 metres and Lahesh Caves at 3475 metres. Chamba Trek Via Indrahar Pass (Moderate, Altitude-3660, April-June) Duration: 10 Days Season: Apr-June, Sept-Oct Max Altitude: 3660 mts This trek from Mcleodgunj to Chamba offers one the opportunity to have a close look at the Pir Panjal and Dhaula Dhar mountain ranges.

DAY 01: Mcleodganj – Triund (2975m) Trek/9km
The trek goes through mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar tress. First two Kilometer is a steep ascent but there is a gradual ascent after Galu Devi Temple. The last 1 kilometer is again a steep ascent through the forest. Triund is a flat meadow on top of a ridge. From here panoramic view of Dhauladhar range on one side and Kangra valley on other is a memorable sight. Night stay at tents or private houses.

DAY 02: Triund – Lahesh Cave (3500m) Trek/6km
This is an acclimatization day. After a short ascent from Triund traverse a ridge to reach Laka Got a temporary shepherd camp. Laka Got is situated at the snout of small glacier, which is full of snow and ice in early summer, and the snow melt away during the monsoon. From Laka Got it is a sleep ascent for two km. Over rocky ridge to reach Lahesh Cave. Night stay in the cave of camp at Laka Got.

DAY 03: Lahesh Cave – Chatta Parao (4350 m) Trek/10 km
Climb to Indrahaar pass 4350Mts. Early start is recommended. After climbing Indrahaar Pass lunch at Nag Dal Lake and start Trekking to stay at Chatta in small cave or there is space for camping also.

DAY 04: Chatta Parao – Kuwarsi Village (2730 m) Trek/14 km
The stretch up to chatta nullah is 6 km descent and crossing the walk over a long pasture land before into a thick forest of pines. Kuwarsi is a small tribal village surrounded by thickly wooded pine trees. Night stay in the village.

DAY 5 : Kuwarsi – Lamu Village (2634m.) Trek/10km
the trek goes through thick forest and lush green fields. We came across many small places inhabited by Gaddi people. Afternoon reach at Lamu a road head side. From there we take private Jeep or local transport to Chamba or Pathankot.