Minkiani Pass is the ideal trek to give an adventurous touch to your life. It is regarded as twin of another famous Indrahar Pass in the region of Dhauldhar. It is also also held sacred by locals living on either side of this range, Kangra and Chamba Valleys, these snow-fed lakes is Shrine Lake in the laps of Dhauladhar range. Minkiani Pass trek provides splendid views of majestic peaks like Sickle moon and Brammah falling in Kasmir. This trek is perfect blend of beauty and adventure.
Duration: 5 Nights and 6 days.
Prerequisite: Good fitness level is needed.
Highest Point: Minkiani Pass
Season: June to Mid October
Location: Himachal Pradesh and Chamba Districts
Trail Length: 66 Km
Nearest Railway station: Pathankot
Nearest Airport: Gaggal, Dharamshala
Further option: Can be combined with Indrahar pass for the round trip.
Trek starts from the most famous place, the home of Dalai Lama Mcleodganj, which gives you an opportunity to explore the nearby tourist attractions.
The trek is a very famous path for locals to visit the holy Lam Dal and cross over to Chamba.
You get to watch the starlit sky during your stay in the camps which makes your trek more memorable.
Pass by a number of beautiful streams, lush green landscapes, boulders and jungles to witness some rare species of flora and fauna.
Enjoy the picturesque views of the Himalayas.
Note: Customization available
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.