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Khauli Pass

4 Days

Treknical Details

  • Kullu
  • 12,300 ft
  • May - Mid November
  • Moderate | Level 2
  • 47 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 8
  • 60

Overview

Khauli Pass, in the realm of adventurous endeavors, emits an irresistible call, resonating with the mystique of uncharted territory. Nestled within the resplendent Himalayas, this odyssey extends an invitation to those possessing an intrepid spirit, urging them to venture where few have ventured before.

Commencing from the captivating village of Manali, the Khauli Pass trek unfurls a rich tapestry of discovery. It winds through lush forests, babbling streams, and untouched meadows. With each upward step, nature’s masterpieces reveal themselves – peaks cloaked in snow and expansive panoramas that sprawl across the valleys.

Within this wild and untamed canvas, two landmarks stand as witnesses to nature’s elegance – the captivating Khauli Lake and the serene Khauli Pass itself. Across four days, time adopts a different tempo, allowing for the absorption of the mountains’ tranquility and immersion in the splendor of untrodden terrain.

Khauli Pass embodies audacious exploration, seamlessly weaving rugged landscapes with moments of pure serenity amidst the unbridled allure of nature. Prepare to be captivated by the temptation of uncharted wilderness and mesmerizing vistas that define this trek. The journey to Khauli Pass serves as a tribute to the spirit of every determined trekker, leaving in its wake a treasure trove of cherished memories from an extraordinary Himalayan escapade.

Trek Highlights

  • Begin your journey from Kullu, drive to Kasol, and trek to the charming village of Grahan
  • Trek from Grahan to Padari, immersing in the mesmerizing beauty of the Himalayan landscapes
  • Embark on an exhilarating trek from Padari to the majestic Khauli Pass, surrounded by breathtaking vistas
  • Marvel at the stunning views of snow-capped peaks and lush valleys throughout the trek
  • Descend from Khauli Pass and conclude your adventure with a return journey to Kullu

Itinerary

Altitude: Grahan – 7,700 ft
Kullu to Kasol: 2 hours (42.3 km) via taxi

Kasol to Grahan: 6 hours (9 km) by trek Venture into an exciting journey from Kullu to Grahan, passing through the charming village of Kasol, known for its scenic beauty and vibrant culture.

Begin the trek with enthusiasm, immersing yourself in the picturesque landscapes and lush greenery of the Parvati Valley.

Traverse through dense forests, crossed by crystal-clear streams, creating a refreshing ambiance that rejuvenates your spirit.

Interact with the warm-hearted locals of Kasol and Grahan, gaining insights into their unique way of life and traditions.

Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayan peaks that surround you, providing a stunning backdrop to your adventure.

Arrive at Grahan, a quaint village nestled amidst nature’s splendor, where you can rest and prepare for the thrilling days ahead.

Day 1 of the Khauli Pass trek sets the tone for an unforgettable journey, brimming with adventure, scenic wonders, and cultural encounters.

Altitude: Padari – 9,250 ft
Grahan to Padari: 4 hours (7 km)

Start off a thrilling trek from the charming village of Grahan to the picturesque hamlet of Padar, surrounded by nature’s wonders.

Traverse through dense forests, resonating with the soothing melody of nature, and immerse yourself in the serene ambiance.

Glimpse majestic snow-capped peaks peering through the valley, a testament to the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Cross rustic wooden bridges that span across the gushing river, adding a touch of rustic charm to your journey.

Marvel at the traditional Himachali architecture of Padar’s quaint houses, providing a glimpse into the local way of life.

Revel in breathtaking panoramic views of the valleys below, a reward for your trekking spirit and determination.

Day 2 of the Khauli Pass trek will leave you captivated by the enchanting landscapes, connecting you with the essence of the Himalayas.

Altitude: Khauli Pass – 12,300 ft
Padari to Khauli Pass: 5 hours (8 km) trek

Commences an exhilarating trek from Padari to the majestic Khauli Pass, experiencing the thrill of high-altitude adventure.

Traverse through rugged terrain, with every step revealing awe-inspiring landscapes and breathtaking vistas.

Feel the adrenaline rush as you ascend higher, surrounded by snow-capped peaks and the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Witness the pristine beauty of alpine meadows, adorned with vibrant flowers and lush greenery, creating a surreal setting.

Reach the iconic Khauli Pass, standing tall at a significant elevation, offering panoramic views of the surrounding valleys.

Capture this triumph as you conquer the heights, relishing the accomplishment and cherishing the moments forever.

Day 3 of the Khauli Pass trek unveils the true essence of high-altitude adventure, leaving you spellbound by the Himalayan grandeur and the sense of achievement.

Khauli Pass to Padari: 5 hours (8 km) trek
Padari to Kasol: 9-10hrs (1 5 km) downhill trek
Kasol to Kullu: 2 hours (42.3 km) via taxi

Journey end of a memorable descent from Khauli Pass to Kullu, retracing your steps through the mesmerizing landscapes.

As you descend, savor the last glimpses of the majestic Himalayan peaks, bidding a fond farewell to the high-altitude realms.

Walk through picturesque meadows, passing by quaint villages, and immersing in the rich cultural heritage of the region.

Listen to the tales of local folklore and traditions, adding a unique touch to your trekking experience.

Stop to refresh at glistening streams and cascading waterfalls, rejuvenating your spirits on the way.

Enjoy the thrill of crossing wooden bridges that span across the river, creating a sense of adventure and nostalgia.

Day 4 of the Khauli Pass trek brings you back to the charming town of Kullu, where you can cherish the memories of this extraordinary adventure amidst the captivating Himalayas.

Inclusions/Exclusions

Trek Inclusions

  • Accommodation during the trek includes stay in base camp and tent stay
  • Accommodation on Triple/Quad sharing basis
  • Supporting Team - cooking staff, local guides, porters etc.
  • Supporting Gears for trek- tent, mattress, sleeping bag, toilet tent, crampons/micro spikes, and gaiters (as required)
  • Entry Permit Fee, Forest Fee, Camp Fee, and Guide Fee
  • Best Quality vegetarian food for breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner
  • Trekking with an experienced, english-speaking, and government-licensed trek guide and assistant trek guide
  • Mountaineering qualified & professional trek leaders
  • Certified First Aid assistance
  • Oxygen Cylinder (All Campsite and Trek leader)All government, local taxes, and service charges
  • INR 300 Travaura Cash
  • 24*7 Chat Assistance
  • Dedicated Customer Care Representative
  • 5% GST
  • Travaura Goodies
  • Your contribution toward nature (We promote sustainable tourism and thus dedicate a part of your trek charge towards amelioration of nature and its resources)

Trek Exclusions

  • Tips for guide, chef, porter, etc (calculated per person)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Offloading Charges
  • Local sightseeing and entrance fee, camera fee, etc
  • Extra meals apart from inclusions
  • Any other expenses incurred apart from inclusions
  • All personal, medical, evacuation, and emergency expenses like extra day stay or vehicle charges due to delays, landslides, and evacuation.
  • Any early return travel costs or accommodation except for the days as per the itinerary.
  • Any expenses for medical treatment of injury or accident before, during, or after the trek
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Packing List

Before heading off on any trek, it is essential to make sure you have all the necessary gear and equipment. This packing list will help make sure you have everything you need for a successful and enjoyable trip.

Clothing:
Hiking pants or trousers
Shorts (for warmer days)
T-shirts (preferably moisture-wicking)
Fleece jacket or pullover
Waterproof and windproof jacket
Warm hat and gloves
Hiking boots (with good ankle support)
Socks (preferably wool or moisture-wicking)
Sandals or comfortable shoes (for when you’re not trekking)

Gear:
Backpack (with rain cover)‚Äč
Trekking poles
Headlamp or flashlight (with extra batteries)
Sunglasses (with UV protection)
Sunscreen (with high SPF)
Water bottle or hydration system
Personal first aid kit (with basic medications, bandages, and blister pads)
Trekking map or guidebook
Whistle (for emergency situations)
Multi-tool or knife
Plastic bags (for trash and dirty clothes)

Optional Gear:
Camera and spare batteries
Binoculars
Portable charger for electronic devices
Insect repellent
Quick-drying towel
Earplugs (for sleeping)
Buff or scarf (for protection against dust and wind)
Portable water filter or purifier (in case of emergency)

Note: Keep in mind that you will have to carry all of your gear yourself during the trek, so it’s important to pack light and only bring what is necessary. It’s also a good idea to check the weather forecast and trail conditions before you leave to ensure that you have the appropriate gear and clothing for the conditions you will encounter.

Treknical Details

  • Kullu
  • 12,300 ft
  • May - Mid November
  • Moderate | Level 2
  • 47 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 8
  • 60