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Trip Starting From: Manali
Trip Location: Manali
About the Bhubhu Pass Trek:
Five days of the Bhubhu Pass trekking package starting from Manali will help you overcome the boredom of your work life and mundane routines. The scenic environs with their stunning hills stations and landscapes are promised to keep you rejuvenated throughout the trip. From Manali, you will be trekking to Dalighat in the beginning through narrow valleys of Lugh and let you witness the sudden changes in the landscapes appearing around.
Dak Bungalow you will stay during the trek would expect you to cover all the forest ranges of deodar, oak and walnut before you reach there. But from the Bungalow to Jhingbhan, the routes will be moderate yet exciting with regular climbs through the oak and deodar forests. As you gain altitude, you will come to watch the amazing Indrasan and Deo Tibba peaks.
The Dentbhiall trek will take you through a ridge and other natural marvels including the marvelous Kangra settlements that are adorned with terraced farmlands and from Dentbhial to Mulling, one will come across the scenic and alpine meadows leading the ways to reach high altitude streams and some of the newer villages in Kangra Valley. Mulling and Barot are the destinations come at the last tail of the trek before you reach Dharamshala. On your way, you can explore some of the quaint little villages of Barot and Bir-Billing; a popular paragliding site.
About the Bhubhu Pass:
Situated at a wondrous height of 2,900m above the sea level, the Bhubhu Pass Trek is an important trail that connects the Chuhar and Lagh valleys of Himachal Pradesh. With moderate difficulty level, the trek to this enthralling pass is filled with numerous fun and excitement. Taking you through scenic forests, alpine ridges, pictorial countryside and gurgling streams, this 5-days trek is an ideal way to reach and discover the stunning beauty of the pass. Also, within the trek, you can enjoy spectacular views of several ranges, snow-capped peaks, and many more local villages.
Bhubhu Pass trek is an enthusiastic one with the ultimate aim as 2900 meters height taking us through the ancient trail between Chuhar and Lagh Valleys. The trail offers us so many significant sights and refreshing visuals of nature including the vast forest areas on one side and rocky terrains on the other. Adventure lovers will surely fall in love with these trails while you cross the Himri Pass from Lagh Valley to the Manali town. Dhaludhar, the mighty ranges in the Himalayas will give you the real thrill on this trek incomparable to any other.
There are moderate trails throughout the trek and a steep gradient at the last stretch of the trek from both sides. Steep slopes are present leading us to Lagh Valley. Devgarh, Dharmed, Hurang etc are the options to stay on the trek.
Bhubhu Pass Trek Highlights:
- Marvellous small villages and pagodas of Buddhist believers can be the most beautiful sights coming to your eyes on the way to Bhubhu Pass.
- From a decent height of about 9800 feet, the entire valleys near Manali look splendid. An easy-moderate trek will take you through the pristine thickets and landscaped valleys filled with so many rivers and streams.
- The destinations you cover on this trek are completely entangled by multiple forests, birds and typical Himalayan flowers. Wildlife species found here are also a magical treat to your eyes.
Quick Facts About Bhubhu Pass Trek:
Trekking Distance: 47km
Maximum Altitude: 9,800ft
Bhubhu Pass Trek Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
Bhubhu Pass Trek Starting and Ending Point: The trek starts and ends at Sankri
Railway Station: Pathankot is the nearest railway station
Airport: Bhuntar Airport, Kullu.
Today, following your arrival in Manali, meet and greet the scenic environs of this stunning hill station and spend the entire day at leisure.
3 Hours Trek, Mall Road, Lug Valley, Western Tragopans
Today morning, assemble at the Saba Restaurant in Mall Road at around 0830 in the morning and take a downhill drive through the Kullu Valley to reach Dhalpur. The drive will further take you to the narrow valleys of Lug; along this part of your drive, you can witness the sudden change in the landscapes.
Continuing from Lug Valley, the drive will finally take you to Dhalighat, the starting point of this trek. Here onwards, take a delightful walk through the scenic thickets of deodar, oak, walnut, horse chestnut and cedar to reach the Dak Bungalow; on your way, you can spot the colourful Western Tragopans as well.
7 Hours Trek, Bhubhu Pass, Indrasan & Deo Tibba Peaks, Kangra Valley
Following today's breakfast, start with a climb through the oak and deodar forests. As you start gaining altitude, you can witness and enjoy amazing views of the Indrasan and Deo Tibba peaks. Your arrival at the Bhubu Pass will be marked with your arrival at a sacred Lord Ganesha shrine. From this pass, you can enjoy the most amazing views of the Kangra Valley.
Continuing from here, a walk along the ridge of a mountain that leads to verdant grasslands and lush thickets. Following this trail, you will finally arrive at Jhingbhan, the destination for the day.
6 Hours Trek, Small Kangra Villages, Terraced Farmlands
Today's trek to the campsite in Dentbhial will take you through a ridge and other natural marvels. Along the way, you can feast your eyes on the pictorial views of the small Kangra settlements that are adorned with terraced farmlands.
Local Life, Barot Village, Bir-Billing Settlements, Tour Ends Here
Waking up in the morning, follow the scenic and alpine meadows that will take you through some of the high altitude streams and some of the newer villages in Kangra Valley. While crossing through these villages, glance through the rustic cultures and lifestyle of the locals in a whole new way.
Descending further, you will finally reach Mulling and then Barot, from where you will be driven towards Dharamshala. On your way, you can explore some of the quaint little villages of Barot and Bir-Billing; a popular paragliding site. With your arrival in Dharamshala, this fun-filled and exciting Bhubhu Pass trek will come to an end.
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While searching for a lesser known trekking destination in the internet suddenly I chanced upon Thrillophilia’s webpage with amazing offers given on a group tour. I did not think twice and booked their best Bhubhu Pass trekking package. Our's was an all girl's tour and trust me Thrillophilia made everything so easy and smooth for our trip starting from booking our tickets to returning back home safely after the fullest adventure.
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Bhubhu Pass trek is one of the best rewarding experiences I had last year. It was my dream destination ever since I started climbing the mountains. Although not a planned trip but it was fulfilling as we did not have to miss any of the outdoor activities that make Bhubhu Pass a traveller's ultimate destination. Thanks to Thrillophilia for making my dream come true!
Rated : 5.0
If you plan to take this trek, take it right now. We took it around six months back, and the kind of experience we had with this group was really praiseworthy. Nice people, magnificent places and wonderful moments are guaranteed in this trek.
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Overall experience with the Bhubhu Pass trek was really fascinating. Within such a short span of time, we got to view wonderful views all around. Most parts of the trek was moderate but they were totally worth of it!
Rated : 5.0
This short-little trek took us through several villages and gave us a clear picture of life that exists in the mountains of Himachal that remain covered with snow during most of the year. It was a fun journey all the way from Manali to the Bhubu Pass the trek was filled so many wonderful memoirs.
Rated : 5.0
Cut away from every possible connections, just me, my friends, tent and the beautiful hills that’s how I can describe my full day trip.
Rated : 5.0
I still can’t believe that I’m out of that beautiful place and back in this routine life. Ahh! I am so much missing all those trails, the cold winds and our random walking jokes…
Rated : 5.0
Beautiful trek combined with amazing wonders of nature. Everything about this place is just so perfect and so beautiful that you may not want to take your eyes from it.
Rated : 4.0
Yes, the trek was not that tough one. But at the same time don't just take it as granted. At certain places, you might face a bit of challenge and can also overcome them easily if you follow the instructions of the tour guides properly. It is truly an awesome trek.
Rated : 4.0
The only thing I missed was a rainbow coz then it would have been complete. But still no disappointments. Trekking, camping, bundles of pictures…what else you want! Kudos to the expert guides.
Early May to June and then from July end to September are the main seasons for doing Bhubhu Pass trek because the days during these months will be warmer and sunny. Also the nights will be cold but not freezing. It is better to avoid trekking in monsoon since heavy rain since there are chances for roads get blocked due to landslides and extreme winter will also be closing the trails reaching the summit.
The difficulty level of Bhubhu Pass Trek is considered to be ranging from easy to moderate since there are gradual climbs through the wilderness and in between the landscapes and green valleys. The routes become tricky at the great heights near the pass only. Also, the rivers and waterfall en route will let you relax well.
Carry jeans or trekking pants, shirts or T shirts, windproof jackets, warm and thick fleece, woolen sweater, thermal inner wear, socks, scarfs, woolen gloves etc as clothing essentials to prevent the spine chilling cold weather at Prashar Lake.
Comfortable trekking shoes, lightweight floater or sandals, raincoat, water bottle, caps and hats, sun glasses, torch, medicines, personal toiletries, comfortable backpack bag, waterproof covers or bags etc can be the essential equipment you can carry from your side.
To take part in Bhubhu Pass trek, it is always better to carry proper trekking shoes because on the way you will find many slippery patches as well as rough roads. To get a good grip, you will need proper trekking shoes since normal sports shoes won’t be comfortable to climb the trails up till the summit.
No. Usually all travel agencies and trekking agencies prohibit the use of alcohol and cigarettes on any type of trek. Since both these activities can let your body dehydrate easily. Then you will find it very difficult to complete the stretches. Alcohol will open the pores in your skin and let the cold get inside and make the body temperature in terms with the temperature outside.
But it will finally lead you to feel dehydrated and thirsty. Hence try not to smoke or consume alcohol. Many of the trekking tours will not allow the participants do any such activities during the trek.
While you trek to Bhubhu Pass, you will be able to experience a moderately cold weather with rainfall at some time. Snow fall can be there during the month of April or September. But from mid-May to June, the weather will be fine with warmer days and cold nights.
Yes, Diamox is an essential medicine to be carried with you to prevent from falling sick due to the change in altitude. Bhubhu Pass trek will take you up to a height of around 9000 feet which is not usual to your daily life and having Diamox handy will help you to avoid the uneasiness happens due to acute mountain sickness.
10-12 tablets should be there with you as each day, you will climb more distances to experience a drastic climatic variations.
Bhubhu Pass trek is considered to be a moderate trek but it needs a lot of cardio vascular endurance. For making your lungs work properly during the trek and get oxygen intake smooth, then you need to follow some exercises that will help your cardio vascular systems function properly.
Start with jogging every day and daily increase the distance and speed. Simple exercises like squats, skipping, swimming will also be perfect for your muscles and flexibility. Stretching exercises can also be of use while perfecting your body to do this trek.
There will be separate toilet tents arranged at each campsite for men and women. Depending on the size of the group, the number of toilets varies. Toilet tents will have a deep pit, mound of soil and a shovel to cover it up.
All of them usually will be dry toilets where you have to use toilet papers alone. Room freshener will also be provided.
Since Bhubhu Pas trek is a moderate trekking expedition, it needs a moderate level of physical fitness with better cardio vascular endurance, strength to climb up the summit through slippery routes and flexibility.
To gain the perfect physical fitness to partake in Bhubhu Pass Trek, you can do some short exercises at home, even indoor exercises are fine. Start with jogging for a short distance and gradually, increase the speed and distance. Stretching, skipping, three sets of squats, etc to stretch your muscles which will help you carry the backpack and do the trek easily.
Bhubhu pass trek takes you through an extraordinary and ancient trail connecting Chuhar (in Mandi) and Lag valleys (Kullu) of Himachal Pradesh located at a height of 2,900 metres above sea level.
The trail starts at Tikken and bifurcates to Barot, a popular tourist spot in Himachal Pradesh. From Tikken you have to take a short walk of 5 kilometres down the Devgarh Village where the ancient temple of Dev Pashakot is located.
The temple is dedicated to the theocratic king of the Chuhar Valley. If you happen to be one of those adventurous wanderlust souls, you can take the route across the Himri Pass from Lag Valley up to Manali town. The surrounding mountain terrains and exquisite landscape will give you a fulfilling experience of trekking in the Dhauladhar range.
The nearest railhead to Bhubhu pass is Pathankot located at a distance of 175 Km from the site. However, buses from Mandi/ Palampur/ Jogindernagar ply to Barot and will drop you at Tikken Bridge from where your trek begins. You can divide your itinerary as follows:
Day 1: Tikken Bridge to Silh Budhani FRH (10-12) Km on foot, 5 Km by bus or cab. It will take around (8-10) hours.
Day 2: FRH to Hurang to Lagg Valley covering a distance of (15-16) Km. It will take around (8-10) hours. You can stay overnight at places like Devgarh, Dharmed, Hurang and others during your Bhubhu Pass trek.
The Bhubhu Pass trekking trail covers a distance of 47 Km approximately and is considered as a trek of moderate difficulty. It is a lower mountain pass with poor road connectivity and confusing trails.
But throughout your journey you will come across picture perfect countryside, alpine meadows, Rhododendron forests, serpentine curves and roaring streams on which you can feast your eyes.
Bhubhu Pass trek is located at a staggering height of 2,900 metres from sea level passing through virgin forests and quaint little hamlets all along your route.
Trek to Bhubhu pass is easy to moderate as per the difficulty level and challenges you encounter on your journey. Apart from the monsoon months (June-August) when there is heavy rainfall often causing landslides in the mountains, it is overall a safe trekking route for beginners. As you trek to Bhubhu pass, you will come across several natural gems that render a magical treat to the eyes.
Yes, Bhubhu Pass trek is absolutely safe for solo travellers. Although the route is moderately easy and you may have to face some challenges but the breath-taking beauty of the rocky terrains, rolling meadows, ancient Buddhist monasteries and overpowering silence of the surroundings make your journey memorable in all aspects.
Bhubhu Pass trek costs approximately Rs. 8,600 per person.
Yes, Bhubhu Pass is a safe destination for trekking. If you are a beginner, you may come across a few challenges in this moderately easy trek in terms of the route and time needed for the expedition.
But, overall you will have a great trekking experience at one of the most important trails in India. The enthralling beauty of the Dhauladhar Range, alpine forests, verdant landscapes and pollution free environment will certainly boost your energy level for scaling greater heights.
Climate at Bhubhu Pass does not experience torrid summer at any time of the year. Winters are chilly in the months from December- February when the temperature goes below the freezing point. This is the ideal time for adventure lovers who want to ski in the snow capped landscapes.
During the summer months (March-June) the average temperature ranges between (10-25) degrees Celsius. This is the perfect time for indulging in outdoor activities such as paragliding, rafting, and trekking.
July and August are the monsoon months when the region receives heavy rainfall often causing landslides. This is the low season when there is minimum traffic and hotel prices also slash down to the minimum.
Bhubhu Pass is an important trekking trail located at an overwhelming height of 2,900 metres from sea level. This ancient trekking trail starts from Manali connecting the Chuhar (Mandi) and Lagg Valleys (Kullu) in Himachal Pradesh. You will cross the Himri Pass from Lagg Valley en route Manali Town and get to feast your eyes on the awe-inspiring beauty of the Dhauladhar Range.
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