Thamsar Pass Trek in Himachal Pradesh is one of the most hidden and less traveled trekking routes. Located in the Pir Panjal range of Middle Himalayan this pass is mystic one. Wandering through a mix of pine and cidar forest with stunning landscapes of ancient tribal route. Mostly used in ancient time to connect with Bara Bhanghal with Holi Tehsil of Chamba District.
This trek offers mountaineers to explore the nomadic life of tribals Gaddi, who are the natives of the valley. Blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes anywhere, it is a travellers paradise -lofty snow peaks, deep gorges, lush green valleys, fast flowing rivers, enchanting mountain lakes, flower bedecked meadows, beautiful temples and monasteries steeped in time. May it be for relaxing, sightseeing, trekking, mountaineering, fishing, para-gliding, skiing, ice skating and golf, Himachal has it all..
Travel from Bharmour in a cab up to last motor able road and stay for night halt.
After early breakfast we will leave from Nayan Gran Camp to Dharadi it is a 10 Kms trek crossing over many tribal villages including Surie, Urna and many narrow bridges and Himalayan streams. In the evening we will reach one of the remote villages in Himachal ,Dharadi. Overnight in the camp after fresh hot dinner.
Today we will hike ahead from our last night's camp to reach Lake camp , its approximately 14 kms trek trail in middle Himalaya moving with Ravi river in parallel . The walk here is bit scary and tricky one , one must have special guidance while crossing over this area.
From Lake Camp we will move ahead to reach our destination Bara Bhanghal ,which is the one of remotest area till date after so many years of independence. It lies in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh
Rest day at leisure in deep calm .
Leaving all behind we will move ahead crossing the Thamsar Nullah several times in the lusty slopes of this trail covered with rich conifer trees in the valley. Over night in the campsite and Mardu.
Today we will hike to reach the Alash Base camp for our passes trek and stay overnight in tented camp or mountain cave.
While crossing over Thamsar Pass one can have a sight of Lantern peak (5067 m) and Thamsar (5078 m) peak . Start early as its advisable to cross the pass before 1200 hrs to avoid bad weather and windy storm , as the pass is roughly covered with snow so its much tougher to hike in the area .
The trail mostly a descend for about 16 Km requires 4-5 hrs to reach trhe motoable road hitting Rajgundha and travel to Dharamshala for night halt in hotel.
The Trip Cost Includes
- Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
- Transportation to and from!!
- Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
- First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
- All the required permits and paperwork
The Trip Cost Excludes
- International Airfare
- Visa Charges
- Your travel and medical insurance
- Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
- Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
- Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.
Total of 9 days and 8 nights are required for this trek.
4931 meters above sea level is the highest altitude we will be on while crossing the Thamsar Pass
Literally you don't need to carry any trekking gears and our staff will carry all the essentials, however you can take the personal items with you if you like. “ Waterproof clothing: “Warmers “ jackets, windcheater and other similar " Proper shoes " Water bottles " Clothes according to the season " Caps or hats, towels and handkerchiefs " An extra pair of socks, shoe laces and undergarments " Torchlight with extra cells and bulbs " Matchbox or lighter, insect repellents, plastic bags and toiletry items " Multipurpose knife or other similar accessories " Handy cams or cameras
No internet access while away from city areas in Bharmour and Dharamshala.