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Babha Pass Trek and Jeep Safari

Duration: 20 Nights/21 Days
Season: June - October 
Max Altitude: 4900 mts

About The Trek

On of the most frequented trek; traverses through lush green meadows of Sangla valley to the breathtaking Pin valley often needs to cross small rivers and many passes of which the Babha pass (4,900 M) is the key crossing. The trek ends at a tiny village named Guling in Spiti from a wonderful safari of the tribal regions with ancient monastery takes us out to the hill station of Manali. Average day walk is 4-5 hrs but the stiff climbing of the passes makes it a challenging trek to cherish. The second and most significant part of this trip is the adventure Jeep Safari through the Spiti Valley. The drive starts from

Shimla to the trek point; Kafnoo and after the 06 days of trek the Jeep Safari team meets the trekkers at Guling village to start an adventures Jeep Safari for a week in the Spiti valley till it ends at Manali.

Day By Day Itinerary

Day 01: Delhi:
On arrival in Delhi meet our representative and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Shimla
Board morning train `Himalayan Queen' at 0600 hrs for Kalka. Change to toy train for Shimla. Over night at Shimla.
Day 03: Drive Shimla - Sarahan Via Rampur (7-8hrs)
Visit Bhi-makali Temple. Overnight at Camp / Tourist Bungalow. 
Day 04: Drive Sarahan - Kafnoo (5-6hrs)
The Trek starting Point. Overnight at Camp.

Day 05: Trek Kafnoo - Muling (5-6hrs)
Through Mustrang Village and Forest. After a few hours of steep climb the path gradually ascends to the campsite, a lush green meadow on the banks of the River Bhaba. Overnight at Camp.

Day 06: Trek Muling - Pistrang (5-6hrs)
At the base of Bhaba Pass. The walk involves a small river crossing and a gradual ascent. Overnight at Camp.
Day 07: Trek Pistrang - Boldar. (4-5hrs).
The first two hrs is a steep climb to the top of the Bhaba Pass (approx. 4,865mts). The path now leads into Pin Valley of Spiti. Overnight at Camp.
Day 08: Trek Boldar - Gurguru. (4-5 hrs). 
In the morning start the trek to Gurguru. Overnight at camp.

Day 09: Trek Gurguru - Muth (4-5hrs)
The first Spiti village. It houses about 30 to 40 families. Overnight at Camp.
Day 10: Trek Muth - Guling village (4-5hrs)
In the morning start the trek to Guling village. Overnight at camp.
Day 11: Transfer to Tabo (3-4 hrs)
Visit Tabo monastery and its many temples. In 1996, the Tabo monastery celebrated its thousand years with a Kalachakra ceremony, which was presided by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. We spend the day exploring the numerous temples at the monastery and the old mud caves, which were used by monks to live in ancient times, before continuing to camp at Shego. Overnight at camp
Day 12: Drive to Lalung and Dhankar
 Dhankar was the erstwhile capital of Spiti and the king's palace has now been converted into a nunnery. Lalung is well known for its "tankhas" and ancient Buddhist artifacts. Return to camp at Shego. Overnight at camp.
Day 13: Drive Shego - Langza - Rangrik (1-2hrs).
We drive up a dirt road at to reach a large meadow on which Langza is located. This area is known for breeding the famous Spiti horses, which are traded for the valuable Pashmina wool with the "Changpa" nomads of Ladakh. Return to Camp at Rangrik.
Overnight at camp
Day 14: Drive Rangrik - Ki - Kibber – Gette
Return to Rangrik. Today, we visit the largest monastery of Spiti at Kye, spectacularly located above Kye village. We continue upto Kibber, the roadhead for the trek over the Parang La into Ladakh. We continue on a road at over 13,000 ft to reach the village of Gette. We take a steep hike down to the Kye gompa where the jeeps meet us for the drive back to Camp. Overnight at camp. 
Day 15: Drive Rangrik - Losar - Takcha (4hrs)
 We drive on up the Spiti valley to visit the nunnery at Pangmo and proceed to Losar village, the last village in Spiti. The drive is spectacular with mud towers rising hundreds of feet out of the valley floor. We make camp a few kilometers outside the village on a meadow at Takcha. Overnight at camp.

Day 16: Drive Takcha - Kunzum pass - Chattru (4-5hrs).
We climb upto the Kunzum pass, which offers great views of the Chandrabhaga range of mountains. We descend into the Lahaul valley and travel down the Chandra river valley to camp at Chattru. The road is mad out of the riverbed with lots of mountain streams flowing across the road. Overnight at camp.
Day 17: Drive Chattru - Manali
After breakfast, we begin the climb to the Rohtang pass and descend into the green Kullu valley till Manali town. Arrive by lunchtime at our hotel. Explore Manali town, its mall and the Hadimba temple. Overnight at hotel.

Day 18: Manali- Chandigarh
After breakfast leave for Chandigarh. On arrival check in hotel. Evening free for site seeing. Overnight at hotel.

Day 19: Chandigarh-Delhi
After breakfast leave for Delhi. Lunch En route. On arrival check in hotel. Evening free for site seeing. Overnight at hotel.

Day 20: Depart Delhi
On time departure transfer to International airport, fly Delhi-Home.

For tour costs and other details please contact: Sanjay/Sunil at
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