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Buran Ghati

7 Days

Treknical Details

  • Shimla
  • 15,000 ft
  • Mid April - Mid November
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 40.45 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 15
  • 60

Overview

Buran Ghati, nestled in the mesmerizing landscape of Himachal Pradesh, invites you to embark on an exhilarating journey. This hidden gem promises an adventure of a lifetime, blending thrilling challenges with breathtaking landscapes that leave trekkers awe-inspired.

Initiate your trek from the charming village of Janglik, where an air of anticipation and excitement hangs. As you ascend through verdant meadows, dense forests, and tranquil winding paths, prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring vistas of snow-capped peaks and cascading waterfalls.

The pinnacle of the trek comes with conquering the Buran Ghati Pass, standing tall at 15,000 feet, a heart-pounding achievement that grants panoramic views of the Himalayas. Extending over approximately 7 days, the journey guides you through picturesque camping sites and enchanting alpine lakes.

The Buran Ghati trek, boasting distinctive features and challenging terrains, serves as a sanctuary for adventure enthusiasts and nature admirers alike. Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the mountains, forging memories that will last a lifetime. Prepare to immerse in the enchantment of Buran Ghati, a trek that will captivate your senses and leave you yearning for more.

Trek Highlights

  • Begin your adventure from Shimla and head to the picturesque village of Janglik
  • Trek through enchanting landscapes to reach the charming Dayara Thatch
  • Continue your journey to the scenic Litham, surrounded by awe-inspiring vistas
  • Take a day to acclimatize and explore the mystical Chandranahan Lake
  • Brace for excitement as you conquer the Buran Ghati Pass, reaching Munirang (River camp)

Itinerary

Altitude: Janglik – 9,200 ft
Shimla to Janglik: 8 hours (147 km) by taxi

Kickstart your exhilarating Buran Ghati trek as you depart from the vibrant city of Shimla.

Traverse through the picturesque landscapes, passing by quaint villages and lush greenery.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and the serenity of the Himachali mountains.

Feel the excitement build up as you approach the enchanting village of Janglik, your starting point.

Get acquainted with your fellow trekkers and the experienced guides who will accompany you.

Rest and prepare for the thrilling days ahead, as you embark on a memorable journey to Buran Ghati.Get a taste of the local culture and hospitality, setting the tone for an unforgettable adventure.

Altitude: Dayara Thatch – 11,115 ft
Janglik to Dayara Thatch: 5 hours (7.5 km) by trek

Begin your second day with enthusiasm and set off from Janglik, the gateway to adventure.

Trek through dense forests, where the crisp mountain air invigorates your spirit.

Capture breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys and snow-capped peaks.

Arrive at the enchanting Dayara Thatch, a high-altitude meadow with its carpet of wildflowers.

Take a moment to revel in the tranquility and surreal beauty of this pristine Himalayan haven.Immerse yourself in the unique experiences offered by the region’s rich flora and fauna.

Relax and rejuvenate in the lap of nature, as you prepare for more wonders on the Buran Ghati trek.

Altitude: Litham – 11,485 ft
Dayara Thatch to Litham: 4 hours (5.9 km) by trek

Discover on a thrilling trek from the mesmerizing Dayara Thatch to the picturesque Litham.

Traverse through diverse terrains, from lush meadows to rocky trails, as the landscape transforms around you.

Marvel at the stunning vistas of snow-capped peaks, glistening glaciers, and cascading waterfalls.

Pass through charming little streams and blooming rhododendron forests, a true feast for the senses.

Reach Litham, a quaint village surrounded by the grandeur of the Himalayas, and immerse yourself in its serene ambiance.

Enjoy the warmth of local hospitality and learn about the unique culture of the region.

Prepare for the upcoming adventure as you rest amidst the serene beauty of Litham’s natural surroundings.

Altitude: Chandranahan Lake – 13,020 ft
Litham to Chandranahan Lake (excursion) & back: 5 hours (6.9 km) by trek

Take a well-deserved acclimatization day to adjust to the high altitude and prepare for the upcoming challenges.

Engage in light activities and short hikes around Dayara Thatch to aid in acclimatization and rejuvenate your energy.

Explore the enchanting Chandranahan Lake, a mystical glacial lake surrounded by breathtaking views of the mountains.

Witness the serene beauty of the pristine lake, believed to be the origin of the Pabbar River, and soak in its tranquil ambiance.

Capture unforgettable moments amidst the backdrop of snow-capped peaks and reflections on the crystal-clear waters.

Immerse yourself in the rich mythology and local folklore associated with Chandranahan Lake.Return to Dayara Thatch, feeling refreshed and ready to continue the expedition to the next adventure-filled destination.

Altitude: Dhunda – 13,425 ft
Litham to Dhunda: 5 hours (4.6 km) by trek

Venture on a thrilling journey from Litham, surrounded by picturesque landscapes and towering peaks.

Trek through the pristine meadows, crossing sparkling streams and enchanting forests.

Catch glimpses of the mighty Buran Ghati Pass, teasing with its grandeur in the distance.

Experience the changing terrain as you ascend higher into the alpine region.

Marvel at the panoramic vistas of snow-clad peaks and vast valleys that unfold along the trail.

Reach Dhunda, a serene campsite nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, offering a peaceful retreat amidst nature’s splendor.

Prepare for an exhilarating experience ahead, as the trail leads closer to the Buran Ghati Pass on the following day.

Altiude: Buran Ghati Pass – 15,000 ft
Altiude: Munirang – 10,745 ftDhunda to Munirang: 10 hours (8.4 km) by trek

Brace yourself for an adventurous day as you leave Dhunda and head towards the Buran Ghati Pass.

Trek through a challenging yet rewarding ascent, navigating through steep inclines and rocky terrains.

Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the surrounding mountains and glaciers as you approach the pass.Reach the majestic Buran Ghati Pass at an elevation of (insert elevation), with breathtaking panoramic views all around.

Descend on the other side to enter the Sangla Valley, a paradise of lush greenery and vibrant landscapes.

Trek further to Munirang, a serene riverside campsite, offering a well-deserved rest after a thrilling day.

Enjoy the peaceful ambiance of the campsite and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the Himalayan wilderness.

Altitude: Barua Village – 7,725 ft
Munirang to Barua Village: 5 hours (7.15 km) by trek

Begin your day with a sense of fulfillment as you bid farewell to the tranquil Munirang campsite.

Embark on a scenic descent through the mesmerizing Sangla Valley, where every step brings you closer to civilization.

Marvel at the picturesque landscapes of lush meadows, dense forests, and charming hamlets.Pass through quaint villages, getting a glimpse of the local culture and hospitality of the Himalayan people.

Arrive at Barua village, where you can take a moment to appreciate the simplicity of mountain life.

Conclude the trekking part of your journey as you bid farewell to the mountains and board a vehicle for a comfortable drive back to Shimla.Reminisce about the incredible experiences, unforgettable memories, and the sense of achievement gained during the Buran Ghati trek.

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)v

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

  • Shimla
  • 15,000 ft
  • Mid April - Mid November
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 40.45 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 15
  • 60