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Buran Ghati Trek

Himachal Pradesh,Himachal Pradesh
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Buran Ghati: Majesty of Mountain Passes

Buran Ghati Trek, nestled in the picturesque state of Himachal Pradesh, is a true gem for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. This exhilarating trek offers a mesmerizing journey through some of the most stunning landscapes the Himalayas have to offer.

You will be mesmerized as soon as you step foot on Buran Ghati's uncharted routes by the stunning views of snow-capped peaks and green valleys. The walk passes past quiet alpine lakes that mirror the beauty of the mountains around, bringing peace to the environment.

The post-monsoon season adorns the valley with a kaleidoscope of colors as the meadows come alive with an abundance of wildflowers. It's a sight to behold and a photographer's paradise.

The Buran Ghati Trek is particularly appealing since it is suitable for both seasoned and new hikers. With experienced guides leading the way, you can explore the region's rich flora and fauna while ensuring your safety throughout the journey.

The highlight of the trek is crossing the Buran Ghati pass at an altitude of approximately 4,550 meters, an adrenaline-pumping experience that rewards you with breathtaking panoramic views.

The Buran Ghati Trek provides a really remarkable experience packed with breathtaking natural beauty, exciting challenges, and priceless memories for those looking for an amazing adventure amidst Himalayan nature.

Set off on a memorable journey amidst the stunning scenery of the Buran Ghati Trek! Located in the mesmerizing state of Himachal Pradesh, this trek offers an exhilarating experience for all nature enthusiasts and thrill-seekers. The Buran Ghati Trek is a haven for hikers looking for a balance of scenic beauty and heart-pounding challenges as it takes you through stunning valleys, lush meadows, and tranquil alpine lakes.

Our luxury Buran Ghati Trek Package is expertly planned to guarantee that your experience will be seamless and unforgettable. In order to see the breathtaking vistas of snow-capped mountains and lush forests, our skilled guides will lead you along undiscovered trails. During the post-monsoon season, enjoy the mesmerizing display of wildflowers as the valley blooms with vibrant colors.

The Buran Ghati Trek price is budget-friendly, offering you great value for your money while ensuring a safe and enjoyable trekking experience. Whether you're a seasoned trekker or a first-timer, our expert team will cater to your needs, making your journey comfortable and memorable.

So, pack your bags and get ready to conquer the Buran Ghati Trek – an adventure that will leave you with lasting memories of majestic mountains and the thrill of conquering new heights. Book your Buran Ghati Trek package now and be prepared to be mesmerized by the unparalleled beauty of the Himalayas!

Trek Info

Trail Type : A crossover trail through passes

Rail Head : Kalka is the nearest railhead to Shimla

Airport :Jubbarhatti airport, which is 22Km away from Shimla

Base Camp :Janglik

Best Season :May , June & September , October

Service From :Janglik to Barua

Meals :Meals while on trek ( Veg and Egg)

Stay :Homestay/ Camping

Region :Himachal Pradesh

Duration :7 days

Grade : Moderate to Difficult

Maximum Altitude :15000 Ft

Approx Trekking KM :37 Km

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Itinerary

(Himachal Pradesh To Himachal Pradesh)
1
Day :1 Shimla to Janglik (2500 M)
    You will start the day early in the morning with a drive from Shimla to Janglik, which is the base camp for the Buran Ghati trek. The drive takes around 8-9 hours and takes you through beautiful villages, forests, and rivers along the way. On reaching Janglik, you will meet your trek leader and the rest of the team. You will spend the night in tents at Janglik.
2
Day :2 Janglikh to Dayara Thach - Trek distance 7 yo 8 Km ( approx 5 to 6 hrs)
    After breakfast, you will start the trek from Janglik to Dayara Thach, which is a beautiful meadow situated at an altitude of 3400 meters. The trek is around 6-7 hours long and takes you through dense forests of pine, oak, and rhododendron trees. You will also cross a few streams along the way. On reaching Dayara Thach, we will set up our tents and spend the night.
3
Day :3 Dayara Thach to Litham Thach - Trek Distance 5 km to 6 km ( approx 3 to 4 hrs )
    Today's trek is around 5-6 hours long and takes you to Litham Thach, which is a beautiful campsite situated at an altitude of 3800 meters. The trail is well-defined and takes you through a mix of forests, meadows, and rocky terrain. You will also come across some small waterfalls and streams along the way. On reaching Litham Thach, you will set up your tents and spend the night.
4
Day :4 Chandranahan Lake Excursion - Trek Distance 4 km each side ( approx 6 to 7 hrs)
    Today, you will go on an excursion to the stunning Chandranahan Lake, which is located at an altitude of 4200 meters. The trek is around 6-7 hours long and takes you through some steep rocky terrain. You will also cross a few glaciers and streams along the way. On reaching the lake, you can spend some time admiring the beautiful surroundings before trekking back to Litham Thach for the night.
5
Day :5 Litham to Nalabansh - Trek Distance 4 km to 5 Km ( 3 to 4 hrs)
    Today's trek is around 5-6 hours long and takes you to Nalabansh, which is a beautiful campsite located at an altitude of 4000 meters. The trail is a mix of rocky terrain and meadows, and you will come across some beautiful waterfalls along the way. On reaching Nalabansh, you will set up your tents and spend the night.
6
Day :6 Nalabansh to Munirang - Trek Distance 8 km ( 10 to 11 hrs approx)
    Today's trek is around 6-7 hours long and takes you to Munirang, which is a beautiful campsite situated at an altitude of 3700 meters. The trail is a mix of rocky terrain and meadows and takes you through some stunning views of the surrounding mountains. On reaching Munirang, you will set up your tents and spend the night.
7
Day :7 Munirang to Brua Village - Trek distance 5 km to 6 km ( 3 to 4 hrs approx)
    Today's trek is around 5-6 hours long and takes you to Brua Village, which is the last campsite on the trek. The trail is a mix of forests and meadows and takes you through some small villages along the way. On reaching Brua Village, vechiles would be there. Brua village to Shimla. Leave for Shimla by 1pm . Reach Shimla by 10pm to 11 pm ( Transport is not included in the cost)

Inclusions

1. Meals while on trek (Veg. + Egg).

2. All necessary entry fees and permits.

3. Accommodation: - Guest house, Home stay, camping during Trek.

4. Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide, cook and Support staff.

5. First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.

6.Trek equipment: Sleeping bag, mattress, tent, kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent, utensils and crampon (if required)

7. Staff Insurance.

8. Porters/mules to carry central equipment.

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Exclusions

1. Any kind of personal expenses.

2. Food during the transit.

3. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.

4. Insurance.

5. Transport

6. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges

7. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.

Things can be provided on demand and availability (participant has to pay extra for these things)

1- Satellite phone/setphone - is a type of mobile phone that connects via radio links via satellites orbiting the Earth instead of terrestrial cell sites like cellphones. Therefore, they can operate in most geographic locations on the Earth’s surface

2- Gamow/PAC HAPO Bag (Portable Hyperbaric Bag) - is a unique, portable hyperbaric chamber for the treatment of acute mountain sickness (AMS), also known as altitude sickness.

3- AtUS (Automated Externa Detiorilators - are portable life saving devices designed to treat people experiencing sudden cardiac arrest a medical condition in which the heart stops beating suddenly and unexpected

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What to carry

  1. Trekking shoes: A good pair of trekking shoes is essential for a comfortable and safe trek. Look for shoes that are sturdy, provide good ankle support, and have a good grip on different types of terrain.
  2. Backpack with rain cover (50-60 ltr): A backpack is necessary to carry all your gear. Make sure it's the right size for your trek, and comes with a rain cover to keep your belongings dry in case of rain.
  3. Thermals (upper and lower): Thermals are lightweight and comfortable base layers that help regulate your body temperature in cold weather. Bring both upper and lower thermals to keep warm.
  4. 3 T-shirts (advisable quick dry): Choose quick-drying T-shirts made from breathable and moisture-wicking materials. This will help keep you cool and dry during your trek.
  5. 2 trek pants: Choose lightweight and comfortable trek pants that are easy to move in and can dry quickly if wet.
  6. Jacket (-10 degree): A warm jacket is essential for cold weather. Choose a jacket that is waterproof and windproof, and provides good insulation.
  7. Fleece or hood (2): Fleece jackets or hoodies are great mid-layer options to keep warm. Bring at least two, as they can also be used as an extra layer at night.
  8. Sunglasses (UV protected): Protect your eyes from the sun's harmful UV rays with sunglasses that are designed for outdoor activities.
  9. Sun cap: A sun cap or hat with a brim will protect your face and neck from the sun.
  10. Hand gloves: Bring a pair of lightweight gloves to keep your hands warm and protected from wind and sunburn.
  11. Woollen cap: A woollen cap will keep your head and ears warm at night or in cold weather.
  12. Socks (3 pairs min): Bring at least three pairs of good quality socks that are moisture-wicking and provide good cushioning and support for your feet.
  13. Headlamp: A headlamp will come in handy if you're hiking in low-light conditions or need to find your way in the dark.
  14. Trekking pole (if needed): Trekking poles can help reduce strain on your legs and provide additional support on steep terrain.
  15. Rain cover\poncho: A rain cover or poncho will keep you and your gear dry during unexpected rain showers.
  16. Day pack (if you plan to offload your bag): If you plan to offload your backpack during the trek, bring a smaller day pack to carry essentials like water, snacks, and a first aid kit.
  17. A toiletry kit: Bring a small kit with personal hygiene items, such as a toothbrush and toothpaste, wet wipes, hand sanitizer, and toilet paper.
  18. Lunchbox, cup, spoon: If you plan to bring your own food, bring a lunchbox, cup, and spoon to carry and eat your meals.
  19. 2 one-litter bottles: Staying hydrated is crucial, so bring at least two one-liter bottles to carry water.
  20. 2-3 plastic covers to keep your wet or used clothes: Plastic bags are useful for keeping wet or dirty clothes separate from the rest of your belongings. They can also be used to pack out any trash or waste you generate during the trek.
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How to reach

The starting point of Buran Ghati Trek is Janglik, which can be reached by road from Shimla or Chandigarh. Here are some options for reaching Janglik:

  1. By air: The nearest airport to Janglik is the Jubbarhatti Airport in Shimla, which is about 190 km away. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to Janglik.
  2. By train: The nearest railway station to Janglik is the Shimla Railway Station, which is about 167 km away. From here, you can take a taxi or a bus to Janglik.
  3. By road: Janglik is well connected by road to Shimla, which is about 175 km away. You can take a bus or hire a taxi from Shimla to reach Janglik. Alternatively, you can also reach Janglik from Chandigarh, which is about 295 km away.
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FAQs

Ques: 1 What is the best time to go for Buran Ghati Trek?

Ans: 1 The best time to go for Buran Ghati Trek is during the months of May to June and September to October. The weather during these months is pleasant, and the skies are usually clear.

Ques: 2 How difficult is the Buran Ghati Trek?

Ans: 2 The Buran Ghati Trek is a moderate to difficult level trek, with a maximum altitude of 15,000 feet. The trek involves steep ascents and descents, crossing high-altitude passes, and walking on rugged terrain. It is recommended for experienced trekkers with good fitness levels.

Ques: 3 What are the key attractions of the Buran Ghati Trek?

Ans: 3 Some of the key attractions of the Buran Ghati Trek are Chandranahan Lake, Barua Pass, Dayara meadows, Gunas Pass, Ronti Gad, Bhangal village, and the stunning views of the Himalayan range.

Ques: 4 Is Buran Ghati a good first Himalayan trek?

Ans: 4 Yes, if you are really fit. Buran Ghati is a moderate-difficult trek. For this, you ideally need prior high-altitude trek experience. That will help you enjoy the trek better. But you can attempt Buran Ghati as your first trek if you have a strict fitness routine. To ensure this, your Experience Coordinator will request a fitness screenshot after you register for the trek.

Ques: 5 Which is the nearest ATM to the Buran Ghati trek?

Ans: 5 Rohru is the last town where you’ll find ATMs to make cash withdrawals. It lies about 40 km before Janglik. All major public and private sector banks have their ATMs at Rohru. Therefore, Rohru is your best option if you want to withdraw cash. Post that there are no ATMs. If you’re travelling with Himalayan Daredevils, ensure that you have enough money to pay your driver and some money as an emergency fund.

Ques: 6 What will the weather be like on Buran Ghati trek?

Ans: 6 Buran Ghati Trek can be done in two seasons — Summer and Autumn. The summer season starts in mid-May and continues until the end of June. It might even stretch to the first week of July. Then the trek closes for the monsoon season. After that, it reopens in mid-September and goes on until the second or third week of October. The weather and temperatures in each season are different. In summer, the daytime temperature would be around 15-20 degrees Celsius. At night, the temperature would drop to 0 degrees Celsius. In autumn, the daytime temperatures hover around 15 degrees Celsius. But at night the temperature could drop to sub-zero levels, especially at the higher campsites.

Ques: 7 Will there be rappelling from the Buran Pass during my trek?

Ans: 7 If you are going during the summer months of May and June, then you will rappel down on an ice wall at Buran Pass, which is at 15,000 feet. However, do not expect the same after the monsoon. The snow would have melted away and you don’t rappel down in September, and October. Instead, you descend the trails from the pass, on a series of switchbacks.

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Cancellation policy

Life is unpredictable and we understand sometimes you have to cancel or change your trip dates and it is our endeavour to make it as easy possible for you. However, please understand we plan everything including guide fees, permits, accommodation and ration in advance. Therefore any cancellation means inconvenience and certain losses to the people involved in various stages of programme. Keeping that in mind, our cancellation charges are as below-

Cancellation prior to 30 days from start of the event: Get monetary refund with 15% of cancellation charges on trek fee.

Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of event: 50% on trek fee is non refundable and the remaining 50 % will be given as cash voucher which is valid for 1 year.

Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of event: No refund.

Please note cancellation will be only accepted by email.

Note: The Himalayan Daredevils reserves the right to cancel a programme before departure in the event of logistical problems arriving due to natural calamities, strikes, wars on any other circumstances that makes the event inadvisable. In this case, we will refund 50% of the event fees.

Itinerary changes & trip delays:

We plan itineraries based on the information at the time of planning and in rare circumstances, there are subject to change. In the event that the itinerary is changes or delayed due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, landslides etc. We will always aim to give you the best experience possible. However The Himalayan Daredevils are not be held responsible for the cost of delay or changes.

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