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Pin Bhaba Pass Trek

Himachal Pradesh,Himachal Pradesh
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Overview

The Pin Bhaba Pass trek is an exhilarating journey that takes you through the rugged and scenic landscapes of Himachal Pradesh, India.

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 : Kafnu

Best Season :July, August, September

Service From :Kafnu to Kaza

Meals :Meals while on trek ( Veg and Egg)

Stay :Camping

Region :Himachal

Duration :8 Days

Grade :Moderate

Maximum Altitude :16100 ft

Approx Trekking KM :51 km

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Itinerary

(Himachal Pradesh To Himachal Pradesh)
1
Day :1 Arrive at Kafnu from Shimla
    The journey starts from Shimla, where you will meet your trekking team. You will then drive to Kafnu, a small village in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. It will take around 10-11 hours to reach Kafnu, and you will pass through some beautiful landscapes on the way. Overnight stay at Kafnu.
2
Day :2 Trek from Kafnu to Mulling
    After breakfast, you will start your trek to Mulling. The trail will take you through thick forests of oak and pine trees. You will cross several streams and meadows on the way. It is a moderate trek, and it will take around 6-7 hours to reach Mulling. Overnight stay in tents.
3
Day :3 Trek from Mulling to Karah
    The trail from Mulling to Karah is a steep climb, and it takes around 5-6 hours to reach Karah. You will cross a few streams and walk through a rocky terrain. The view of the surrounding mountains from Karah is stunning. Overnight stay in tents.
4
Day :4 Trek from Karah to Phutsirang
    Today's trek will take you through some of the most picturesque landscapes of the Pin Bhaba valley. You will cross a high mountain pass called the Pin Bhaba Pass (4,620 m), which offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. It takes around 7-8 hours to reach Phustirang. Overnight stay in tents.
5
Day :5 Rest and acclimatization day at Phutsirang
    Acclimatization at Phutsirang
6
Day :6 Trek from Phutsirang to Mangrungse via Pin Bhaba Pass
    The trek from Phustirang to Pin Bhaba Pass is a steep ascent, and you will need to cross some snow patches. The pass offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks and the Pin Bhaba Glacier. After crossing the pass, you will descend to Mangrungse, where you will set up your camp and spend the night
7
Day :7 Trek from Mangrungse to Mudh
    The trek from Mangrungse to Mudh is a gradual descent through beautiful meadows and pastures. You will pass through several small villages and see some beautiful waterfalls on the way. After reaching Mudh, you will stay in a guesthouse and rest for the night.
8
Day :8 Drive from Mudh to Manali
    The trek ends with a drive back to Manali, which takes around 10-11 hours. You will reach Manali by late evening, and the trek comes to an end.

Inclusions

1. Meals while on trek (Veg).

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 & dining 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 transit.

3. Mules or porters to carry personal luggage.

4. Insurance.

5. Transport

6. Any kind of emergency evacuation charges

7. 5% GST

8. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.

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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 degrees): 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. Woolen cap: A woolen 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

To reach the starting point of your Bhabha Pass trek, you have to take a bus or a private car to Kafnu from Shimla. This is the closest access point to Kafnu, from where you can avail state-run buses as well as cars for hire. The distance between Shimla and Kafnu is 208 km, and it takes approximately 7-8 hours to traverse this distance by road.

The Bhabha Pass trek starts in Kafnu, and the first day of your trek is spent reaching the town of Kafnu in Himachal Pradesh. After reaching Kafnu, you will embark on the trek which will lead you to Bhabha Pass on the 5th day, after which trek continues for 3 more days, which concludes with you reaching Manali.

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FAQs

Ques: 1 How is Bhaba Pass Trek weather?

Ans: 1 The weather at Bhabha Pass is moderately colder and you may find snow at the end trail near the pass. The day temperature will be varying from 13 to 18 degrees Celsius and the night one will be from 0 to 7 degrees Celsius from June to October mid. Rain will be there at times and it is unpredictable.

Ques: 2 What is the level of fitness expected from the participants for Bhaba Pass Trek?

Ans: 2 The fitter you are the more you'll take away from the experience. Take as much time as you can for cardio exercise and strength training, including core strength. This will make it far easier for you to trek and explore the terrain with your guide. Moreover, exercises aid in acclimatization for the trip. Experience of walking for long distances with heavy weights (at least 15 Kg) will be a useful preparation.

Ques: 3 Pin Bhaba? What is it? Where is it?

Ans: 3 Pin Bhaba pass is a high altitude mountain pass (approximately 4,850 meters), located in Himachal Pradesh. The pass connects the Bhaba valley in Kinnaur district of Himachal to Pin Valley in Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.

Ques: 4 What kind of accommodation will I get on Pin Bhaba Pass Trek?

Ans: 4 Trekkers will be staying in tents throughout the duration of the trek. The tents used for accommodation are typically high-altitude alpine tents that are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions. These tents are usually spacious and can accommodate 2-3 people. In addition to sleeping tents, there will also be a separate dining tent where meals are served and a kitchen tent where the food is prepared. The campsites are usually set up at scenic locations along the trek route, providing trekkers with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. Each campsite is chosen to keep in mind the availability of water sources and flat ground for setting up the tents.

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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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