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Kugti Pass Trek Highlights

  • Witness the treasure of nature unveiling itself in front of your eyes from an altitude of around 16,700 ft
  • Unfold all the grandness of the mighty Himalayas in this little-known Kugti Pass Trek
  • Get the perfect balance of both adventure and peace as you trek for 60 KM to explore the hidden treasures of nature

Kugti Pass Trek Overview

Discover the untouched trails of the Himalayas that leads you to the verdant meadows, thick pine forests, apple orchards, magnificent glaciers, and breathtaking ice falls. The dramatic changes in scenery that you will come across on your way to Kugti Pass will soothe your eyes and give your heart immense pleasure.


With adrenaline rushing through your veins start this 8 days moderate trek to the virtually unexplored. With expert mountaineers by your side, you are ready to enjoy this trek.

About the trekking experience:

  • Your journey will begin from a city that shares an international border - Pathankot.
  • On this trekking experience, you will come across places that hold religious and architectural values like Bharmour, Kugti.
  • Camping under the starry night and playing with the snow is something that you are going to experience next at Duggi Valley.
  • A hot cup of tea, hearty breakfast, wholesome lunch and nutritional dinner from both Indian and Continental cuisine are going to keep your stomach filled.
  • For the 8 adventurous days, you will be staying in hotels/tents on a double/triple/quadruple sharing basis (as per the package).
  • A Hindi and English speaking professional with supportive staff, cook, instructor, and porter will be accompanying you to make sure the experience goes smoothly.
  • Social distancing, the use of masks, frequent hand sanitisation, and social distancing is to be maintained.


Quick facts:

  • Maximum Altitude: 16700 ft
  • Approx trekking distance: 60 KM (to and fro)
  • Temperature: 12℃ to 20℃ during days; -2℃ to 6℃ during nights 
  • ATM: The nearest ATM is in Bharmour
  • Trekking gradient: Moderate trek with various ascends and descends

Kugti Pass Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Pathankot/Pathankot Cantt to Bharmour; Enjoy scenic beauty all around
Bharmour
  • After you arrive at Pathankot, you will start your journey to Bharmour
  • The 7 - 8-hour journey to once the capital of ancient Chamba district is filled with the scenic beauty of the Himalayan ranges, pine forests, and apple orchards
  • Later in your journey have a power-packed lunch
  • Reaching Bharmour, check-in the hotel/camp
  • Retire for the night after a refreshing walk 
Day 2
Bharmour to Bharmani Temple; Visit a 1400-year-old temple
Bharmour
  • Wake up with a positive vibe and have a delicious breakfast
  • Start a small trek to the Bharmani temple, look at the little flags and bells around the temple
  • Refresh your body and have lunch near the temple
  • After trekking back to Bharmour stroll around the local market
  • In the evening visit the 1,400 year old Chaurasi temple - you can take part in the “Aarti” too
  • End this day with a healthy dinner and a tranquil feeling in your heart
Day 3
Duggi; Check out the temple with high significance to “Gaddi” tribe
Kugti
  • After stretching up a bit, start your journey to Kugti village - a place with untouched natural beauty
  • Trek to Kartik temple, this temple is highly sacred to the “Gaddi” tribes and holds immense religious value
  • The final stop of today is Duggi where you will enjoy the rest of your meals
  • Lay down on the chilly snow, have fun while building your personal snowman
  • Overnight stay at the camp
Day 4
Duggi to Kugti Pass Base Camp; Camping around 16,700 ft above sea level
  • Good morning. Start your trek of 4 to 5 hours to Kugti Pass
  • On your way, you might get a glimpse of Kugti Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Check-in to the camps located approximately 16,700 ft above sea level and have lunch
  • Have a candid photoshoot with the otherworldly landscape
  • Lie under the blanket of stars and have a beautiful sleep
Day 5
Kugti Pass Base Camp to Duggi; Play with the snow
  • After a refreshing cup of tea, trek back to Duggi
  • Check-in to the camps and energize yourself with yummy food
  • While at Duggi interact with the team accompanying you and share your love for travel
  • You can never get enough of playing with snow
  • End your day with a bright smile
Day 6
Duggi to Kugti to Bharmour; Unmask the local beauty
Bharmour
  • Start your day with a healthy breakfast
  • Return to Kugti Village while looking at the wooden houses 
  • From Kugti leave for Bharmour
  • After reaching Bharmour, have lunch and check-in at the campsite
  • In the evening, visit the local markets and try the locally made spicy and hot food
  • Overnight stay at the camp
Day 7
Bharmour to Dalhousie; Khajiyar - mini Switzerland of Himachal
Dalhousie
  • On the seventh day, you will start your journey to Khajiyar - popular as mini Switzerland of Himachal Pradesh
  • Later in the day, you will travel to Dalhousie
  • Reaching the small hill station famous for its colonial-era buildings, check into the hotel
  • In the evening visit the local markets and embrace its beauty
Day 8
Dalhousie to Pathankot; Miles of green meadows passing by
  • Start your day and get ready
  • Travel back from Dalhousie to Pathankot while watching emerald green meadows passing by
  • You have completed this trek with a bagful of memories

Select Package Option

Join this 8 days long trekking to Kugti Pass to discover the hidden beauty. Meals (bed tea, breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and stay (hotel/tents on a double/triple/quadruple sharing basis) are included in this package.

Price Includes
  • Transfers
  • Meals
  • Stay

More Details about Kugti Pass Trek

Know Before You Go for Kugti Pass Trek

  • Consult a physician before undertaking the trek. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.
  • The trek takes place through an eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites. Travellers littering may be fined.
  • Water is very precious, so conservation is appreciated.
  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • All the activities depend upon the weather.
  • Pay heed to the trek guides and instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound trek.
  • In case, the trek needs to be cancelled, the authorities should be informed beforehand.
  • Professional guide(s) are available to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitisation and use of mask recommended.
  • Please provide a valid ID at the time of check-in.
  • Do not encourage trekking during the night unless it is a part of the itinerary and a guide is with you; this might lead to unforeseen mishaps.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.
  • Avoid using earphones during the trek; this might hinder your audibility.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations.
  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
  • Permit charges are not included in the package
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the trek.
  • Neat and clean vehicle for the journey with experienced drivers especially for hilly terrains available.
  • Camping is very basic in nature. One must not expect luxuries. Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Mobile & laptop charging points may/may not be available on campsites at a common point.
  • Any personal expenses, items of personal nature, meals not mentioned, etc. will not be in part of the package.
  • Carry dry snacks/food from home (you will save a lot of money). Carry water bottles with you, so that you can refill.
  • Keep your luggage minimum; the more you carry, the more you hassle.
  • Children below the age of 7 years are not recommended for this trek.

Things To Carry for Kugti Pass Trek

  • Head torch
  • Warm clothes
  • Walking stick
  • Hiking shoes

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Kugti Pass Trek Map

Starting Point
Chamba
Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, India