Inderhar Pass is the ridges over the Dhauladhar do not lend themselves to easy trekking. This trek over the Inderhar pass is no exception, even though it follows one of the more established trails used by the Gaddi shepherds enroot to their summer grazing pastures in the upper Ravi Valley and Lauhal. The ascent to the Inderhar Pass involves a continual climb often overscreed or boulders. The views compensate to the south, there are spectacular views of the Indian plains; to the north is the sacred peak of Mani Mahesh Kailash and the snow capped Pir Panjal Range. Beyond the pass and will defined trail leads through the Hindu villages and temples to the upper Ravi valley.This trek starts with the gradually climb through the Himalayan region and turns into steep ascent. During this trek we will rock through rich wildlife areas well known for leopard, monals and wild goats. We will come across some of the best birding site of the Himalayas and have majestic view of might Dhauladhar and its towering picks like moon etc. We follow the following tentative trek plan.
TREK :- Bharmour - Holi - Kuarsi –Naag Dall - Inderhar Pass- Triund- Mcleodganj
DAY 1 Reception & Welcome at Bharmour
Bharmour is the unexplored destination, situated in the Dhauladhar region and Pir Panjal Ranges of Himalaya, between the Ravi and Budhil valley, and known for the Gaddi peoples of Bharmour. The trekking in Bharmour and the hidden treasures are good enough reasons for visiting such a beautiful small town. The Dhauladhar region and Pir Panjal Ranges of Bharmour are a unique destination in world, lots of bird species, beautiful dense forests with meadows, Land and home of the Lord Shiva, diverse flora and fauna, historical and religious monuments, High altitude peaks, 12 Passes, and the home of the Gaddies, an indigenous tribe of Himachal Pradesh.After reception and welcome drink we take you to the Hotel for some rest. In evening we take you to 84 Chaurasi ancient Temples for evening Aarti then back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
DAY 2 Bharmour-Holi - Kuarsi(53 by taxi & 12 kms on feet)
After breakfast early in the morning troop will move through taxi to small beautiful town Holi for sightseeing. After Lunch we will go to Lamu village where road head will ends. From Lamu actual trek will start to Kuarsi village. After a run of 3km a Hilling a small village will come, another 3km one hour trek will reach you a small suspension wooden bridge knows as Hikim Bridge. After taking small rest at bridge we move to Kuarsi Village 6 km from bridge through gradual gradient through dense forest. A trek of two hrs will reach final destination of the day i.e. Kuarsi village. Overnight stay and dinner will be provided in tents.
DAY 3 Kuarsi – Base camp (Alyas)
Kuarsi – Base camp is 8 km trek. After breakfast early in the morning troop will move to base camp of Inderhar Pass. The bases of both side of any passes is known as Alyas and locally known as Lahesh. The trek is of 8 km is gradual and steep. The trek goes through a nallah and a trek of 4-5 hrs will reach at base camp of Inderhar pass. The lunch, dinner and overnight stay will be provided in tents at base camp. The left day is for acclimatization.
DAY 4 Base camp - Alyas Caves over Inderhar Pass
This 10 Km trek is totally depending upon the weather and physical condition of trekker. Generally Travelling Guide will not take the risk or allow crossing the passes in bad weather conditions and will wait for clearing the sky. If sun shine or sky is clear then after taking tea and light breakfast start moving ahead very early in the morning around 4:00 am to ensure that the snow is frozen for easier walking and if fails to cross the pass before 12:00 pm otherwise will create big problem as heavy snow winds, rainfall even snow fall can be happen. So early in the morning after taking light breakfast and taking packed lunch troop will move to a famous and sacred lake of the pass known as Naag Dall 3km from base camp with steep gradient.After taking holy dip in the lake, we will move further, as it is not allowed staying for longtime at Naag Dall. After a trek of 2 kms through boulders and over snow will reach at the top of Inderhar Pass. From the top of the pass one can view Pir Panjal Range in the north and Mani Mahesh Kailash (5656 M) peak in the east. After taking lunch and small rest at top of the Inderhar Pass move ahead downward to Alyas caves, a run of 2-3 hrs will reach you at Lahesh caves. The dinner and overnight stay will be provided in tents at base camp.
DAY 5 Alyas Caves - Triund (9kms on feet)
Triund is a small and beautiful destination in the Himalaya and is situated 9 kms from Bhagsu Nag which is now very famous among foreigner tourist as a trekking paradise. Triund is name of a ridge in Dhauladhar Himalayas and it shows very close look for Moon peak-Inderhar.Pass. After taking breakfast around 8:00 Am 9kms trail will start toward Triund. The trail goes generally through Oak and conifer forest and across the open meadows to the encampment at Laka Got. After a trek of 5-6 hrs will reach at Triund. Spend the left day at Triund and enjoy the beauty of nature and natural resources. The dinner and overnight stay will be provided in tents at Triund.
DAY 6 Triund – Mcleodganj (10 kms on feet)
Early in the morning move ahead toward Mcleodganj throughsmall village Dharamkot. After a trek of 10 km in 3-4 hrs will reach at Mecleodgunj last destination of the trek and will take unforgettable lunch at Mecleodgunj with Anna Adventures & Tour’s outdoor team. Our outdoor team will depart the troop here with good wishes and with hopes to visit again and again for more trekking in unexplored Himalaya.
NOTE:-Don’t forget to visit Glorious Chamba District, If interested Anna Adventures & Tour will take you to the Chamba, Khajiyar, Kalatop, Dalhousie for sightseeing with adding one more day in your remember able journey to Lord Shiva . The facility of picking and dropping to nearest Railway head / Airport and nearest cities is also available but on extra charges.