4-day trek to Indrahar Pass
Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Sign up for this adventure-packed trek to Indrahar Pass and climb up to an altitude of over 14,000 feet in a short 4-day itinerary. To reach the mountain pass, you'll encounter a challenging trail that meaders uphill through lush grasslands, snow-cald ridges and sprawling glaciers. En route, you'll catch breathtaking views of higher mountains in the mighty Dhauladhar range. Popular in the trekking community for the varying landscape, this trek to Indrahar Pass is the perfect adventure for a seasoned trekker looking for their next challenge.

    Destination

    Indrahar Pass is a high-altitude mountain pass at an altitude of 14,245 feet in Himachal's Dhauladhar range of mountains. It connects the two neighbouring districts of Chamba and Kangra. The trek to reach the mountain pass is quite an awe-inspiring adventure as it showcases a wide variety of landscapes from grassy mountain ridges to snow-covered trails, from ancient caves to pristine white glaciers. From the pass, you'll be able to some of the most dramatic views of mountains in the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges. The Inrahar Pass trek is rightfully a celebrated adventure in the Indian trekking community.

    Destination highlights

    • Conquer one of the most challenging treks in Himachal Pradesh.
    • Spend a night inside the Lahesh Caves and trek over the Laka Glacier.
    • Get views of the Dhauladhar range and the vast Kangra valley.
    • Climb up to more than 14,000 feet on a 4-day itinerary.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to follow all instructions of the trek leader during the Indrahar Pass trek.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Travellers requested to stick together and walk with the group and not wander off from the group on their own.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Indrahar Pass trek.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days prior to departure of the Indrahar Pass trek: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made 21-30 days prior to departure of the Indrahar Pass trek: 60% refund.

    For cancellations made 11-20 days prior to departure of the Indrahar Pass trek: 30% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 10 days prior to departure of the Indrahar Pass trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the Indrahar Pass trek to maximize the safety of the travellers and staff. Any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary are borne by the traveller.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the Indrahar Pass trek.

    You'll be required to sign a medical and disclaimer certificate before beginning the trek.

    For rescheduling your departure date after booking the trek, a fee of 30% of the total trip cost will be applicable. You'll not be allowed to reschedule the trek if your departure date is less than 10 days away.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
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    Drop off point
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    Mode of transport
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    Start point
    Main Square, McLeod Ganj
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    End point
    Main Square, McLeod Ganj
    Time of departure
    09:00 AM
    Time of return
    05:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    23 hrs
    Total distance covered
    37 kms
    Start point elevation
    11400 feet
    Maximum elevation
    14245 feet
    Minimum elevation
    6831 feet
    Average per day distance
    9 kms
  • Day 1 of the Indrahar Pass trek: McLeod Ganj to Triund

    Report to the Main Square in McLeod Ganj by 9:00 hrs and begin your trek to today's destination of Triund. It is a well-marked trail through the grassy ridges, offering your first glimpse of the Kangra valley and the Dhauladhar mountains. The trek offers you a chance to meet the locals and visit the Galu Devi temple, serving as a good warm up trek before you embark on the steep inclines of the Indrahar Pass. Overnight in alpine tents at Triund.

    Day 2 of the Indrahar Pass trek: Triund to Lahesh Caves

    On the second day of your trek, you'll make your way from Triund to the Lahesh Caves. You'll trek through a dense and green forest on a boulder-laden trail to reach the caves. Before you arrive, you'll visit the famous Snowline Cafe, located an hour away from Triund, and trek over the snow and moraine of the Laka Glacier. Since the trail beyond Lahesh Caves gets challenging after sundown, you'll halt at the caves for the night. Overnight in the Lahesh Caves.

    Day 3 of the Indrahar Pass trek: Lahesh Caves to Laka Glacier via Indrahar Pass

    Today, the trek will get increasingly steeper and even more challenging as you approach the Indrahar Pass. It is a rocky trail, peppered with vantage points to glimpse magnificent views of the snow-clad peaks above you. At the mountain pass, you'll stop to celebrate and take in beautiful views of the valley. You will then resume trekking and make your way down to the Laka Glacier. Overnight in alpine tents at Laka Glacier.

    Day 4 of the Indrahar Pass trek: Laka Glacier to McLeod Ganj

    On the last day, you will undertake an easy trek back to McLeod Ganj from the Laka Glacier. The trek downhill will be a lot faster, allowing you to reach McLeod Ganj by late afternoon. Your Indrahar Pass trek ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    McLeod Ganj
    End point
    Triund
    Day start time
    09:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    9 kms
    Trekking time
    6 hrs

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Triund
    End point
    Lahesh Caves
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    5 kms
    Trekking time
    4 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Lahesh Caves
    End point
    Laka Glacier
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    9 kms
    Trekking time
    7 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Laka Glacier
    End point
    McLeod Ganj
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    14 kms
    Trekking time
    6 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation for 3 nights in tents on a twin/triple-sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, mattress, sleeping bags
    • Common kitchen/dining tent and washroom tent
    • All meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 4
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and support staff
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any (including crampons, micro-spikes etc.)
    • All goverment permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between your home city and McLeod Ganj
    • Services of porters/mules to carry your personal luggage (can be arranged at an extra cost of INR 2,000 per bag, if booked at least five days in advance)
    • Adventure travel insurance (can be arranged at an extra cost of INR 350 per person; details on request)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as gratuity tips to staff, extra meals, beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Waterproof trekking shoes
    • Track pants
    • Full-sleeve t-shirts and shirts
    • Fleece jacket
    • Wind-proof jacket
    • Thermal inner wear and sweater
    • Woollen socks
    • Synthetic gloves
    • Balaclava
    • Woollen monkey cap
      What not to Wear
    • Denim jeans, shorts, capris
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Tents for overnight accommodation
    • Common kitchen/dining tent and washroom tent
    • All equipment required for camping: mattress, sleeping bag
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any (including crampons, micro-spikes etc.)
      You need to get
    • Rucksack (60+ ltrs) with shoulder straps and supporting frame
    • Cap/hat and sunglasses
    • Quick dry towel
    • Cold cream and lip balm
    • Torch and headlamps
    • Personal toiletries
    • Toilet paper
    • Trekking pole (optional)
    • Dry snacks (energy bars, chocolates etc.)
    • Water bottles (2 ltrs)
    • Passport size photo
    • Govt-issued ID card

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Indrahar Pass trek: McLeod Ganj to Triund

    Overnight in tents at Triund.

    You will report to the Main Square at McLeod Ganj, from where you will begin your trek. On the way to Triund hilltop, packed lunch will be provided to you. Once you reach the Triund campsite, dinner will be served as well. You will spend the night at the Triund campsite where you will get sleeping bags and mattresses in your tents.

    Day 2 of the Indrahar Pass trek: Triund to Lahesh Caves

    Overnight in Lahesh Caves.

    You will begin your day with a quick breakfast, following which you will set out on your trail to Lahesh Caves. On the way to Lahesh Caves, you will halt to have your packed lunch. Once you reach the caves, dinner will be served as well. You will spend the night in the caves. In case there is no space left in the caves, you will spend the night in tents outside the caves.

    Day 3 of the Indrahar Pass trek: Lahesh Caves to Laka Glacier via Indrahar Pass

    Overnight in tents at Laka Glacier.

    You will set out for the trek to Indrahar Pass after having a quick breakfast. Packed lunch will be given to you on the way. After reaching the Laka Glacier campsite, dinner will be served to you. Post dinner, you will spend the night at the Laka Glacier campsite. Only vegetarian food is served in the meals included in the package.

    Day 4 of the Indrahar Pass trek: Laka Glacier to McLeod Ganj

    Your trek ends by late afternoon.

    Today, you will set out on the trek back to McLeod Ganj after a quick breakfast. You will reach McLeod Ganj by late afternoon. Your Indrahar Pass trek ends here.

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