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Indrahar Pass Trek

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Indrahar Pass Trek, Mcleodganj

About Indrahar Pass :

Indrahar Pass is a mountain pass in the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas. Located at an altitude of 4342 metres/14,245 ft above mean sea level, near the tourist town of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh.

Indrahar pass forms the border between Kangra and Chamba districts. The trek starts from the small town, Mcleodganj, situated in the outskirts of Dharamshala and goes up to Indrahar Pass. The trail passes through the famous Triund, Ilaqa Pass and Lahesh Caves. The ridges over the Dhauladhar do not lend themselves to easy trekking. Trek to the Indrahar pass is no exception, even though it follows one of the more established trails used by the Gaddi shepherds enroute to their summer grazing pastures in the upper Ravi Valley and Lahaul.

The ascent to the Indrahar Pass involves a continual climb often over scree or boulders. In the south are spectacular views of the Indian plains; to the north are the sacred peak of Mani Mahesh Kailash and the snow capped Pir Panjal Range.

Indrahar Pass Trek Quick Facts:

  • Bask at the magnificent sight of the Dhauladhar ranges from a height of 14,245 ft.
  • Capture some fascinating pictures of the rustic Lahesh Caves on your way to Indrahar Pass
  • Rest aside the panoramic views of Dhauladhar and other Himalayan peaks on this astounding Indrahar Pass trek
  • Witness the fascinating Himalayan peaks that are the add-ons of this astounding Indrahar Pass trek
  • Undertake the fascinating Indrahar Pass Trek with an experienced and friendly guide

itinerary

  • Day 1: Mcleodganj To Leta Village :

    After breakfast at our own we meet up at the start point which is Bhagsu nag Taxi stand around 11 am From here we start our trek to Leta We cross the local Tibetan Market, then the ancient temple name Bhagsu nag temple to reach the famous waterfall. It takes roughly 20 to 25 mins to reach the waterfall where we stop to click some pics and one can also enjoy some hot meals like eggs and bread or hot spicy Maggie with cup of tea.

    Then we cross the waterfall and start our steep climb for Leta campsite. The guide will keep you entertained by telling stories about the place to ensure that you enjoy the walk and not get bored. The beautiful natural trail will keep you on your toes and walking on these trails will hold your interest throughout the tour. On reaching the campsite you can leave your bags off and feel more relaxed and trek further to get panoramic views of Shivalik Hills and plains of Kangra Valley. Enjoy dinner near the bonfire with some soothing music. Spend time under the star studded night while enjoying the warmth of bonfire. Overnight stay at camps.

  • Day 2: Leta Camp to Triund to Laka Glacier ( 4-5 HOURS):

    We trek from Leta to Triund to Laka Glacier, Lahesh Caves (3700 mtrs.) in the morning. We pass through Snowline Cafe (approx 1.5 Hour from Triund) and Laka Glacier Overnight at Laka Glacier

  • Day 3: Laka Glacier To Inderhar Pass And Back to Laka Glacier (5-6 Hours):

    It is steep climb on a rocky route. This will be the hardest day of the trek depending on the weather. We get magnificent views from the Indrahar Pass top (4300 meters). After brief stay at top we climb down and trek back to Ilaqa Got or Leta camp depending on the time we have on our hands.

  • Day 4: Laka Glacier to Mcleod ganj

    The sunrise is perhaps the main highlight of this trek so we get up early to view the most amazing Sunrise with some golden lights hitting the mountain ranges. Enjoy the hot breakfast click some nice pictures and then trek back to Mcleodganj by early noon and you have rest of the day to explore the city.

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10:30 AM – 8:00 PM (Mon to Sat)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Height: 4342 m/14,245 ft
  • Distance: 35 Km
  • Temperature –
    • Day: 12°C – 18°C 
    • Night: -6°C to 4 °C
  • Difficulty : Moderate to Difficult
  • Electricity: Electricity is not available at the campsite
  • Nearest ATM: ATM is available at Mcleodganj

 

Available Group Departures:

  • Weekend Departure

Note: Customization available

 

How to reach Dharamshala/Mcleodganj?

Gaggal Airport or Kangra Airport at Dharamshala is about 20 km away from McLeod Ganj and is well connected to Delhi, Kullu, and Chandigarh. A number of state-owned and private buses connect McLeod Ganj with other cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, and Dharamshala. Pathankot Railway Station, situated approximately 90 km away, is the closest broad gauge railhead serving those headed to McLeod Ganj.

 

Things To Carry for Indrahar Pass Trek

  • Good Sleeping bag
  • Trekking Boots
  • Trekking poles (Optional)
  • Shirts / T-shirts
  • Trousers / Track Pants
  • Windproof jacket (preferably Gore-Tex)
  • Fleece / Full-sleeve
  • Woollen sweater
  • Thermal inner wear(upper & lower)
  • Mittens (Woollen gloves)
  • Woollen socks (extra pairs to be carried)
  • Raincoat / Poncho
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Cap / Hat
  • Sunscreen Lotion
  • Lip Balm
  • Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Medicines, if requiring any specific medication
  • Cameras (with extra memory and batteries)
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal toiletries Books, if you like reading

Indrahar Pass Trek FAQs

1: What is the height of Indrahar Pass trek?

Indrahar Pass is a mountain pass in Dhauladhar range of Himalaya at an altitude of 4342 meters or 14245 ft above the sea level.

2: What is the best time to visit Indrahar Pass Trek?

The best time to visit Indrahar Pass is from April to early December.

3: What’s the total distance that we cover in the Inderhar Pass Trek?

The trek starts from Bhagsunag waterfall to Triund (7Km) Triund to Laka glacier (6Km) further to Lahesh Caves and Inderhar Pass and back total (35 Km).

4: What are all things we need to carry for the trek?

Waterproof ankle shoes, dry fit clothes, trek poles, gators, crampons, warm socks, Toiletries, torch, sunscreen and energy bars.

5: Can we do this trek in 2 Nights and 3 days?

Yes, we can do this in 2 nights and 3 days if we have a prior trekking experience and are fit enough. You can always discuss this with your travel agent as they would be able to guide you better,

6: What is the difficulty level of Inderhar Pass trek?

Trek difficulty from Triund to Laka Glacier is moderate and further up to Inderhar Pass is difficult.

07: Is it safe to trek to Indrahar pass ?

Yes it is safe to trek to indrahar Pass except in monsoons or snowfall as the trail becomes slippery.

8: Is Diamox advisable for this trek?

Diamox will help you overcome the problem caused by the acute mountain sickness as we climb the greta heights.
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