• Bara Bhangal Trek

Bara Bhangal Trek

India , Manali

Max Altitude

4875 m


10 Days

Max Group Size




Cost Starting From


Bara Bhangal Trek is a mesmerizing journey that takes trekkers through the pristine landscapes of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Tucked away in the remote and rugged terrain of the Kangra Valley, the trek offers a unique and challenging experience for adventure enthusiasts. Bara Bhangal, known as one of the last inhabited villages in the region, is accessible only by foot or horseback, adding an element of exclusivity to the adventure.

Embarking on an exhilarating adventure, the journey commences with a picturesque 30-kilometer drive from Manali to Sangchar, located at an elevation of 2343 meters. The group acclimatizes to the breathtaking landscapes of the Himachal Pradesh region before embarking on the trek to Jammu Paani at 3000 meters. The initial days trek serves as an introduction to the varying terrains, with gradual ascents and glimpses of the surrounding natural beauty.

The trek gains momentum as the group ascends from Jammu Paani to Pani Dhar. This leg of the journey is characterized by challenging yet rewarding trails, offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Trekkers traverse through diverse landscapes, witnessing the transition from lush greenery to rocky outcrops.

Continuing the ascent, the trail leads from Pani Dhar to Riyali Thatch at 3647 meters. The day unfolds amidst diverse flora and fauna, with the trek taking participants through alpine meadows adorned with vibrant wildflowers. The mesmerizing scenery serves as a constant companion during this leg of the adventure.

The trek reaches new heights as the group makes their way from Riyali Thatch to Saghor, the base of Kalihani Pass at 4000 meters. This leg of the journey offers trekkers a taste of high-altitude challenges and rewards them with panoramic vistas of the majestic Himalayan peaks.

A pivotal day on the itinerary, trekkers ascend from Shingor, the Kalihani Pass Base, to Devi Ki Marhi at 3850 meters via the formidable Kalihani Pass at 4725 meters. The day is marked by a sense of accomplishment as participants conquer the pass, surrounded by snow-capped peaks and awe-inspiring landscapes.

The trek takes a descent from Devi Ki Marhi to Dal Marhi at 3900 meters. This leg of the journey introduces a change in scenery, with trekkers transitioning from high-altitude passes to lush meadows. The trail offers a mix of challenges and scenic beauty, making it a memorable part of the overall adventure.

Continuing the descent, the trail leads from Dal Marhi to Bara Bhangal at 2900 meters. This day provides trekkers with a unique cultural experience as they encounter local communities, gaining insights into their traditional lifestyle. The trek becomes a blend of natural wonders and cultural exploration.

The journey progresses from Bara Bhangal to Mardh at 3830 meters, offering trekkers a blend of challenging terrains and captivating scenery. Participants traverse through alpine meadows and rocky paths, experiencing the diverse landscapes that the region has to offer.

A day of high-altitude challenges unfolds as the trek leads from Mardh to Plachak at 2721 meters via the formidable Thamsar Pass at 4875 meters. This leg of the journey is marked by a sense of achievement as trekkers conquer the pass, enjoying breathtaking vistas from the summit.

The final leg of the trek takes the group from Plachak to Rajgundha at 2440 meters, culminating in a descent to Billing at 2400 meters. The journey concludes with a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction, having traversed diverse landscapes and conquered high-altitude challenges in the heart of the Himalayas. Trekkers leave with lasting memories of a truly immersive and rewarding adventure.


Manali to Manali, TWIN SHARING

- All accommodation during trek in camps on sharing basis

- All meals during trek (Indian Food)

- Qualified and experienced mountain Guide, and support staff

- Camping Permissions

- Inner line Permit (where applicable)

- Visa & tickets

- Pick up and drop to and from airport/bus stand

- Permits fees

- Any type of personal expenses

- Insurance of the trip

- Things not mentioned under Inclusions

- Team or Staff tips are not included in trip cost

- Personal gear and equipment

- Mule or Porter to carry duffle bags

- Extended stay after end of journey: Basic, Standard (3 stars) & Luxury (3 star+/ 4 star)

- Local Sightseeing Packages

- Adventure Activities: Paragliding. River Rafting, Zorbing, ATV Rides, River crossing, Day hikes and much more

- Pickup and drop from bus stand/airport(where applicable)

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