Pin Bhabha

7 Days

Treknical Details

  • Shimla
  • 16,125 ft
  • July - Mid November
  • Moderate | Level 3
  • 50 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 18
  • 60


Pin Bhabha Pass, situated amidst the grandeur of the Himalayas, unveils an extraordinary quest for trekkers – a utopia where untamed wilderness, awe-inspiring landscapes, and exhilarating experiences converge. Embark on this adventure that promises to enthrall nature enthusiasts of all kinds.

Initiate your journey from the captivating village of Kafnu, where the trail meanders through remote hamlets, lush meadows, and dense forests. Along the way, be treated to glimpses of majestic peaks and rushing rivers. Amidst this natural magnificence lies the captivating Chandranahan Lake, adding an aura of mystery to the expedition.

The zenith of this odyssey awaits at the towering Pin Bhabha Pass, soaring impressively at 16,100 feet. Here, the ultimate reward is an awe-inspiring panorama that renders trekkers breathless. With a well-paced duration of 7 days, you’ll have ample time to acclimate to the altitude and immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings.

Prepare to be enraptured by Pin Bhabha Pass, a trek that guarantees lasting memories, a profound sense of accomplishment, and an unbreakable connection with the rugged beauty of the Himalayas. Embrace the exhilaration of adventure and find solace within nature’s embrace as you forge indelible moments on this remarkable journey.

Trek Highlights

  • Begin your adventure from Shimla and journey to the quaint village of Kafnu and trek through picturesque landscapes from Kafnu to the serene Mulling
  • Traverse the rugged terrains, leading from Mulling to the charming village of Kara
  • Embark on a scenic route as you trek from Kara to the enchanting Pushtirang
  • Conquer the exhilarating Bhaba Pass and reach the mesmerizing Mangrungse; immerse yourself in the beauty of Mangrungse before continuing to Mudh or Kaza
  • Bid farewell to the mountains and journey from Kaza to Manali, concluding your unforgettable expedition


Altitude: Kafnu – 7,900 ft
Shimla to Kafnu: 7 hours (200 km) by taxi

The adventure begins with a scenic drive from Shimla to Kafnu, a charming village nestled in the beautiful Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh.

As you leave the bustling city behind, witness the landscape transform into lush valleys, terraced fields, and snow-capped peaks, setting the stage for an unforgettable trek.

Kafnu, a picturesque hamlet, welcomes trekkers with its warm hospitality and breathtaking vistas, offering a glimpse of the raw natural beauty that lies ahead.

Take some time to acclimatize to the higher altitude, allowing your body to adjust to the change in elevation before commencing the trek the next day.

Enjoy the evening in Kafnu, connecting with fellow trekkers and immersing in the serene ambiance of the mountains, preparing for the thrilling adventure that awaits.

The day sets the tone for an exhilarating trek to the majestic Pin Bhabha Pass, promising trekkers an awe-inspiring journey filled with challenges, discoveries, and memories to cherish.

Altitude: Mulling – 10,700 ft
Kafnu to Mulling: 8 hours (11 km) trek

The day commences the thrilling trek as you leave Kafnu behind and venture deeper into the wilderness towards Mulling.

The trail leads through verdant forests, charming meadows, and quaint villages, offering a delightful experience of the local culture and natural wonders.

Breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks and gushing rivers accompany you throughout the journey, inspiring a sense of awe and appreciation for nature’s beauty.

Keep an eye out for unique flora and fauna that thrive in this pristine landscape, adding to the allure of the trek.

Mulling, a serene and secluded spot, greets trekkers with a refreshing ambiance, providing an ideal place to rest and rejuvenate after a day of trekking.

Embrace the tranquility of the Himalayas as you spend the night camping under the starry sky, surrounded by the majestic mountains.

The day promises a soul-stirring experience, bringing you closer to the magnificence of the Pin Bhabha Pass trek and the wonders that await ahead.

Altitude: Kara – 11,700 ft
Mulling to Kara: 5 hours (6 km) trek

The day start with an enthralling journey from Mulling to Kara, taking you deeper into the heart of the Himalayas.

The trail unveils awe-inspiring landscapes, adorned with lush greenery, cascading waterfalls, and majestic mountain vistas.

Crossing wooden bridges over glistening rivers, the trek offers a perfect balance of adventure and serenity.

As you ascend, encounter the unique flora and fauna that call this region home, adding to the allure of the trekking experience.

Kara, a quaint and picturesque campsite, welcomes trekkers with its tranquil surroundings and breathtaking panoramic views.

Enjoy moments of camaraderie with fellow trekkers, gathered around a warm bonfire under the starlit sky.The day promises unforgettable encounters with nature’s wonders, leaving you with cherished memories of the Pin Bhabha Pass trek’s remarkable beauty.

Altitude: Pushtirang – 13,500ft
Kara to Pushtirang: 4 hours (5 km) trek

The day begins with an exhilarating trek from Kara to Pushtirang, revealing the untamed beauty of the Pin Bhabha Pass.

Traverse through pristine meadows adorned with vibrant wildflowers, creating a picturesque backdrop for your journey.

The trail leads you to the mesmerizing confluence of the Bhabha and Pin rivers, a stunning landmark of the region.

As you ascend, be captivated by the breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks and glaciers, an awe-inspiring sight.

Pushtirang, your destination for the day, welcomes you with its serene ambiance and panoramic vistas that stretch for miles.

Indulge in the warmth of a cozy campsite, surrounded by nature’s tranquility, creating cherished memories of camaraderie with fellow trekkers.

Day 4 promises an immersive experience in the pristine wilderness of Pin Bhabha Pass, leaving you in awe of the Himalayan wonders.

Altitude: Mangrungse – 13,600ft
Altitude: Bhabha Pass – 16,125 ft
Pushtirang to Mangrungse: 10 hours (11 km)

The day unfolds with an adrenaline-pumping journey from Pushtirang to Mangrungse, crossing the formidable Bhaba Pass.

Prepare for an exhilarating ascent to the pass at an elevation, offering breathtaking panoramic views.

The trail winds through rugged terrains, revealing a landscape painted with glacial streams and rocky cliffs.

Be enchanted by the dramatic play of sunlight on the snow-capped peaks, creating a surreal atmosphere.

As you conquer Bhaba Pass, revel in a sense of achievement, surrounded by the raw beauty of the Himalayas.

Descend into the enchanting valley of Mangrungse, embraced by lush green meadows and glistening rivers.

Day 5 is a day of triumph and awe, immersing you in the untamed beauty and challenges of the Pin Bhabha Pass trek.

Altitude: Mudh – 12,300 ft
Mangrungse to Mudh: 7 hours (17 km) by trek

The day begins with a captivating journey from Mangrungse to the quaint villages of Mudh or Kaza.

Traverse through picturesque landscapes adorned with vibrant flowers and snow-capped peaks.

Immerse in the tranquil atmosphere as you pass through remote Himalayan villages and interact with friendly locals.

Enjoy the unique culture and architecture of the Spiti Valley, leaving a lasting impression on your heart.

The trail meanders alongside gushing rivers and barren terrains, offering an unforgettable experience.

Reach Mudh, a charming hamlet, or Kaza, the picturesque district headquarters, embracing you with warm hospitality.

Day 6 of the Pin Bhabha Pass trek is a blend of natural wonders and cultural encounters, making it a memorable journey.

Kaza to Manali: 11 hours (200 km) by taxi

Venture into a scenic drive from the picturesque town of Kaza back to the vibrant town of Manali.

As you leave the serene landscapes of Spiti Valley, relish the memories of the captivating Pin Bhabha Pass trek.

Marvel at the awe-inspiring vistas of rugged mountains, ancient monasteries, and the meandering Spiti River.

Make a stop at the iconic Kunzum La Pass, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding peaks.

Enjoy the changing landscapes as you descend from high altitudes to the lush green valleys of Kullu.

Arriving in Manali, reminisce about the adventures, cultural encounters, and natural wonders experienced during the trek.

The day marks the end of the remarkable Pin Bhabha Pass trek, leaving you with a heart full of cherished memories and a sense of fulfillment from conquering the stunning Himalayan landscapes.


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.

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)

Backpack (with rain cover)​
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
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
  • 16,125 ft
  • July - Mid November
  • Moderate | Level 3
  • 50 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 18
  • 60