7 Days Dharamsala - Dalai Lama home Trek

Dharamsala is situated in the Northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It lies on a spur of the Dhauladhar range in the Pir Panjal region of the Outer Himalayas; and commands majestic views of the mighty Dhauladhar ranges above, and the Kangra Valley below.
It is known as "Little Lhasa" because of its large population of Tibetans. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Gan and Our challenge begins in Dharamsala, where the Dalai Lama and the centre of the Tibetan Community are situated, at the heart of the world’s highest mountain range. Our 5 day trek takes us through the Kingdom of Gaddi – a semi nomadic race who spends months wandering the high passes with their cattle. With spectacular views of the Dhauladhar Mountain Range.

Tour Highlights:
1) Visit the spiritual home of his Holiness the Dalai Lama.
2) Visit to the Gaddi tribe village and home during the trek.
3) Visit to hill top Kunal Pathrai Temple.

per adult from

$685

NZD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • During the trek, we will provide you all the camping arrangements including tent for sleeping with mattress, guide, cook to prepare fresh meals, helper, ponies to carry your 12 kg baggage, all meals
    • Private transportation
    • Snacks - During the trek
    • All Fees and Taxes
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch and dinner at hotel
    • you have to bring your own sleeping bag

  • Day 1: Pick up from Dharamsala airport or Bus station

    Stop At: Dharamsala, Dharamsala, Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh
    Morning pick up from airport or bus station and transfer to the hotel. Dharamsala – the spiritual home of his Holiness the Dalai Lama. There we will be some free time today to explore this fascinating town, before we meet later in the evening for a briefing for the start of our challenge tomorrow.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel

    Day 2: Dharamsala (Macloed Ganj) to Kareri - 2,070m

    Stop At: Kareri Lake, Top floor , main bus stand , Mcleodganj, Kangra India
    Following breakfast at our Hotel, we take the transfer to our start point to begin trekking! Our first few kilometres are undulating until we reach Satobari Village, which is where we start our descent through pine forests to Ghere Village. We stop at a mountain stream to enjoy lunch – a great spot!
    We continue after lunch with a steep ascent for about 2 hours to Kareri Village, where we set up camp next to the Laund River.
    Trekking distance – approx. 12 km

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at camp

    Day 3: Kareri to Bal Village – 2,330m

    Stop At: Kareri, Kareri, Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh
    After experiencing our first night under the stars, we continue ascending on a gradual trail passing through many charming villages, passing beautiful open meadows and pine forests on the way. We take a short descent to the mountain stream by crossing over a suspension bridge to stop for lunch, then ascend sharply afterwards to Bal village.
    Trekking distance – approx. 12 km

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at camp

    Day 4: Bal Village to Triund – 2,995m

    Stop At: Triund Hill, Top floor Main bus stand , Mcleodganj, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 176219 India
    Morning after breakfast, we start our trek by crossing over a bridge then ascending through rhododendron and pine forests for approx. 2 hours. We’ll soon come across the local ‘chai’ (tea) shop where we can take a rest and enjoy our surroundings.
    All around us are the Gaddi Tribal people taking their cattle up to the high pastures of Laka and Triund. Continuing our ascent after lunch, we finally reach our camp on an alpine meadow facing the breathtaking snow-capped peaks of the Duala Dhar mountain range.
    Trekking distance – approx. 10 km

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at camp

    Day 5: Triund, Snow line café - Kunal Pathri Devi Temple (3350 Mts), then to Triund

    Stop At: Triund Hill, Top floor Main bus stand , Mcleodganj, McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala 176219 India
    Today is a challenging ascent to Kunal Pathri Devi Temple, from there you will have the stunning view of Triund and Kangra valley beside Dharamsala and also you will feel Dhauladhar Mountain very close. After reaching Snow Line cafe then take up side trail to the left of Snow Line cafe follow the trail for about 35 minutes and you will be surprised to see meadow on the trail up in the hill. After a walk you’ll reach the temple of Shree Kunal Pathri. Later back to Triund.
    Trekking distance – approx. 9 km

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at camp

    Day 6: Triund to Bhagsu Nag. Transfer to Dharamsala

    Stop At: Bhagsu Nag, Bhagsu Nag, Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh
    Following our last breakfast in the campsite, we begin trekking over a grassy ridge which offers us lasting memories of the snow capped peaks that surround us.
    Our trek continues with a steep descent to the Bahgsu Nallaha stream – we cross the stream by hopping over the boulders with the help of our local guides. We push towards Bhagsu Nag, which has a divine temple and natural springs which we can visit before taking the transfer back to hotel.
    Trekking distance – approx. 7 km

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel

    Day 7: Dharamsala Departure

    Stop At: Dharamsala, Dharamsala, Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh
    Morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to the Dharamsala airport or bus station.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Sky Heaven Resort, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176219, India
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • We are taking all the precaution for your safety and health during the trek. We also suggest you to use own mask, face shield and hand sanitizer, whenever it is necessary.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by India Trekking Tours

Activity ID: V-186402P2

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