Pin Bhaba Pass Trek

15900

HIMACHAL PRADESH • 8 DAYS

MAX ALTITUDE

MODERATE

48 KM

MAX 15

Kafnu to Kaza

4915m

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Brief Description

Best Crossover Trek in India, Pin Bhaba Pass Trek is the right contender for it. We are very sure to say this because of the spellbound beauty of this trek, which attracts thousands of trekkers every year. The trail itself tells a story, which has beauty, newness, thrill, adventure and, the High Pass. But wait it is not the climax of this trek, Climax of the Trek is Spiti Valley- Cold Desert of India.

The Pin Bhaba Pass is the passage between Bhaba Valley in Kinnaur to Pin Valley in Spiti. The highest point of this trek is 4915m Pass where you can see two worlds at the same time. When you are at the top, you will see the flags and the two different worlds of Green on one side and the browns on the other. This is the reason Pin Bhaba is the Best Trek in Himachal Pradesh.

The trail starts from the Himalayan village name Kafnu, which is in the Kinnaur Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Kafnu is situated at an altitude of 2400m. The endpoint of the trek is Mudh- a small village in Spiti Valley, which is at the altitude of 3810m. The Trek trail is marvellous as it starts from the dense forest of the Kinnaur and takes you to the vast barren fields of Spiti. This takes you between two Himalayan cultures of Himachal Pradesh.

Pin Bhaba Pass is the Moderate- Difficult category. The length and the pass height make this moderate-difficult trek, for the trekkers. This trek is not recommended for a first-time trekker, some prior trek experienced trekker is best suited for this.

Pin Bhaba Pass Trek Best time to do is Mid May to Sep end. At this time weather is compatible with trekking and the Pass is open to crossing. It is the Best treks to do in Monsoon also. Be with us, we will share the itinerary with you.

Itinerary

Total distance: 205km, 6 to 7 hours.

Altitude: Kafnu (8188ft).

Meals: Dinner Only.

Mode of Journey: 205km by Vehicle.

Accommodation: Homestay

The Pin Bhaba Pass trek starts from Kafnu, which 205 km far from famous tourist destination of Shimla. The journey from Shimla to Kafnu is scenic; you are driving with Bhaba River. The road is like zigzag, which has many turns on the way.

If your ride is booked with us then it is recommended to start early. We start our drive from Shimla by 7:00 am; our meeting time is 6:00 am for Shimla bus stand. Be on time or you have to go alone to Kafnu.

Today is only for drive to Kafnu, Which will take 7 hours to reach Kafnu. It will take 7 to 8 hours to reach Kafnu; you will be staying in Cosy Homestay for the night.

We will give you the briefing regarding trek, so you should know what to expect on the trek and be prepared yourself accordingly. The day ends with dinner, which will serve by 8:00 pm.

Have your dinner and ready for the next day…

Total distance: 10km, 5 to 6 hours.

Altitude: Mulling (10662ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 10km by Trek.

Accommodation: Tent

The real adventure begins from today; the most beautiful trek in Himalayas- Pin Bhaba Pass, as you hike its trail will unfold many surprises which will keep you pumped up with excitement.

The Pin Bhaba pass trek begins from the place name ‘Kafnu’. Initial 3 hours of the trek, while walking on motorable road in the vicinage of Janglik range, the sound of burbling Bhaba River will be a continuous source of energy. Throughout the trek, Bhaba River will keep you audacious and active. The motor able road will lead you to narrow path from where the actual trekking begins. The Bhaba River is along the way all day with you.

The trail is challenging today, as we gain 900m altitude. The trail is long and the terrain is steep. Total distance we covered by foot is 10km which is pretty long. Most important and the relaxing part of the trail is that, it’s not uphill all the time. Downhill path and the plain patches makes the day easy to hard. The adventure you are looking for is on the way. Keep your fingers crossed and cross the old hanging bridge which is made up of tree logs, the gushing Bhaba River flowing under the bridge that makes it more thrilling. When you will look down while crossing the bridge it feels like you are moving with the rushing water of the Bhaba River. So, keep your fear instincts calm, balance your mind-body and steps. Look in front and cross it. It’s simple…

After trekking for 2 hours we covered approx 400m of climb. When we trek from there around 3 km we will reach a point by 12:30 pm, where forest line is starting. Now you are trekking under the thick forest. After trekking for 2 hours from there we entered in an open grassland. From here you can see the Mulling Campsite.

You will reach Mulling campsite by 4:00 pm, Evening snacks with tea will be served by 5:00 pm. Souk the beauty of the campsite and ready to have yummy Dinner by 8:00 pm.

Be ready for the next day which will be an awesome day.

Total distance: 6.5km, 4 to 5 hours.

Altitude: Kara (11654ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 6.5km by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We start our third day with Mount Heavens Yoga session, which we complete by 7:00 am. The day is comparatively easy so we start trek by 10:00 am. Breakfast is served by 9:00 am, It is advisable to pack your bag and leave your tent before breakfast.

The trail is easy; we have to trek along the stream. First 1 hour is complete strait walk. This will get you to dense forest area. After trekking for 15 mins you are out of the forest. The climb will initiate where you have to navigate through the boulders after crossing the stream, you will be on the other side of the mountain. The climb will initiate where you have to navigate through the boulders. Step on and in the boulders carefully. Tiptoe, tiptoe and cross the boulders row. While going through the boulders take a halt and look around the mesmerising scenic beauty. The changing sky colour, every bit of time. The wide carpet of yellow flower is all around. After making the way in between through the meadows, we reach campsite by 3:00 pm.

Evening snack is planned by 5:00 pm, and then spent some relaxing time around the campsite. Dinner will be served by 8:00 pm and the day 3 ends here.

Total distance: 4km, 5 to 6 hours.

Altitude: Phutsirang (13474ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 4 km by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We follow the same Mount Heavens schedule, the day 4 starts with Yoga session. Breakfast is serving by 9:00 am. We leave for the next campsite by 10:00 am.

The trail is pretty hardcore adventurous today, because for two reasons. The first is a steep climb and the second is stream crossings on the way. So buck up our adventure seekers, it’s time for a thrilling experience. After starting the trek by 10:00 am, we trek between the meadows. Then we have to cross some icy cold water stream on the way. Teamwork is required while crossing the water stream; roll up your pants, listen to your guide, hold hand in hand, and cross-stream with the help of teammates. One, two, three you are crossing streams for 30mins.

After the water crossing session, the green grass landscape is all around. The meadows are wider and the colours is enriching. From here the 1.5 hours of steep incline will starts. In between many glacial section comes which you will cross. We reach at the campsite by 3:00 pm.

The evening snacks with hot tea are waiting for you. Chit-chat with your fellow trekkers and the day ends after the dinner.

Total distance: 12km, 10 to 11 hours.

Altitude: Mangrungse (13600ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 12 km by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

The Pass crossing day, its challenging, Snow covered, using Crampon, Mid-night climb and the thrilling decline from the pass.

Waoo….feeling thrilled.

Let’s begin Day 5: You have to get up by 2:00 am, be ready with night lamp and wear crampon. Breakfast by 2:30 am , we start our trek by 3:00 am.

Carry enough water in bottle with you. The night is colder so layer accordingly.

The trail is steep and the day is long, you will encounter snow also. Before the climb our trek leader will tell your sequence, where slowest person in front. Be in sequence so you will find the way with the fellow trekkers. This is the right technique for night climb.

The trail is to the Pass will go through the boulders which you have to cross with caution. After trekking uphill for 5 to 6 hours you will reach Bhaba Pass around 9:00 am. Do not forget to witness sun rise and the birds chirping on the way. Before reaching the Pass the climb is hard due to snow. So be ready for it.

When you are at Pin Bhaba Pass, The scenery of Pin Valley will blow your mind. You see a barren land of Spiti Valley and witness every shades of orange colour. Soak the beauty of Pin Bhaba Pass, click some pictures and ready for the decline to the next campsite. The decline from the pass will take 30 mins on snow.

From this point you are near the Bhaba River, you will see next campsite from there. After trekking for 2 hours you will reach at campsite.

Evening Snacks and dinner, the summit day completes.

Cheers……

Total distance: 17km, 7 to 8 hours.

Altitude: Mudh (12300ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 17 km by foot.

Accommodation: Not Included.

Day 6 Starts with Breakfast, which will be served by 8:00 am. The trail is long but straight. You will walk on a straight path. We get packed lunch today.

We encounter some old log bridges and the water stream along the way. After trekking for 40 mins you will see Mudh village. You have to cross some muddy patches and the 20 mins of steep climb, you will reach Mudh Village.

And here the Trek Ends.

If your package is booked to Kaza, then our taxi is ready to drop you at Kaza. You will reach Kaza by late evening.

Note: If buffer day is used due to weather condition or any other circumstances, trekkers have to pay 1500/- cash to Trek Leader.

Kaza to Manali taxi charges is 2000/- per person, which will be paid by trekkers to Trek Leader or hire taxi by your own.

Things to Carry

Whats Included

Whats Not Included?

Cancellation Policy

Cash Refund

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date

5% Deduction

Between 30 days to 15 days prior to departure

50% Deduction

Less than 15 days of departure

No Cash Refund

Voucher Refund

Cancellations up to 5 days prior to departure date

No Deduction

Cancellations less than 5 days prior to departure

No Refund

Please note

    • Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers.
    • This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.

Mandatory Documents

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Passport, Aadhaar Card, Driving license or voters ID)

Best Crossover Trek in India, Pin Bhaba Pass Trek is the right contender for it. We are very sure to say this because of the spellbound beauty of this trek, which attracts thousands of trekkers every year. The trail itself tells a story, which has beauty, newness, thrill, adventure and, the High Pass. But wait it is not the climax of this trek, Climax of the Trek is Spiti Valley- Cold Desert of India.

The Pin Bhaba Pass is the passage between Bhaba Valley in Kinnaur to Pin Valley in Spiti. The highest point of this trek is 4915m Pass where you can see two worlds at the same time. When you are at the top, you will see the flags and the two different worlds of Green on one side and the browns on the other. This is the reason Pin Bhaba is the Best Trek in Himachal Pradesh.

The trail starts from the Himalayan village name Kafnu, which is in the Kinnaur Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Kafnu is situated at an altitude of 2400m. The endpoint of the trek is Mudh- a small village in Spiti Valley, which is at the altitude of 3810m. The Trek trail is marvellous as it starts from the dense forest of the Kinnaur and takes you to the vast barren fields of Spiti. This takes you between two Himalayan cultures of Himachal Pradesh.

Pin Bhaba Pass is the Moderate- Difficult category. The length and the pass height make this moderate-difficult trek, for the trekkers. This trek is not recommended for a first-time trekker, some prior trek experienced trekker is best suited for this.

Pin Bhaba Pass Trek Best time to do is Mid May to Sep end. At this time weather is compatible with trekking and the Pass is open to crossing. It is the Best treks to do in Monsoon also. Be with us, we will share the itinerary with you.

Total distance: 205km, 6 to 7 hours.

Altitude: Kafnu (8188ft).

Meals: Dinner Only.

Mode of Journey: 205km by Vehicle.

Accommodation: Homestay

The Pin Bhaba Pass trek starts from Kafnu, which 205 km far from famous tourist destination of Shimla. The journey from Shimla to Kafnu is scenic; you are driving with Bhaba River. The road is like zigzag, which has many turns on the way.

If your ride is booked with us then it is recommended to start early. We start our drive from Shimla by 7:00 am; our meeting time is 6:00 am for Shimla bus stand. Be on time or you have to go alone to Kafnu.

Today is only for drive to Kafnu, Which will take 7 hours to reach Kafnu. It will take 7 to 8 hours to reach Kafnu; you will be staying in Cosy Homestay for the night.

We will give you the briefing regarding trek, so you should know what to expect on the trek and be prepared yourself accordingly. The day ends with dinner, which will serve by 8:00 pm.

Have your dinner and ready for the next day…

Total distance: 10km, 5 to 6 hours.

Altitude: Mulling (10662ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 10km by Trek.

Accommodation: Tent

The real adventure begins from today; the most beautiful trek in Himalayas- Pin Bhaba Pass, as you hike its trail will unfold many surprises which will keep you pumped up with excitement.

The Pin Bhaba pass trek begins from the place name ‘Kafnu’. Initial 3 hours of the trek, while walking on motorable road in the vicinage of Janglik range, the sound of burbling Bhaba River will be a continuous source of energy. Throughout the trek, Bhaba River will keep you audacious and active. The motor able road will lead you to narrow path from where the actual trekking begins. The Bhaba River is along the way all day with you.

The trail is challenging today, as we gain 900m altitude. The trail is long and the terrain is steep. Total distance we covered by foot is 10km which is pretty long. Most important and the relaxing part of the trail is that, it’s not uphill all the time. Downhill path and the plain patches makes the day easy to hard. The adventure you are looking for is on the way. Keep your fingers crossed and cross the old hanging bridge which is made up of tree logs, the gushing Bhaba River flowing under the bridge that makes it more thrilling. When you will look down while crossing the bridge it feels like you are moving with the rushing water of the Bhaba River. So, keep your fear instincts calm, balance your mind-body and steps. Look in front and cross it. It’s simple…

After trekking for 2 hours we covered approx 400m of climb. When we trek from there around 3 km we will reach a point by 12:30 pm, where forest line is starting. Now you are trekking under the thick forest. After trekking for 2 hours from there we entered in an open grassland. From here you can see the Mulling Campsite.

You will reach Mulling campsite by 4:00 pm, Evening snacks with tea will be served by 5:00 pm. Souk the beauty of the campsite and ready to have yummy Dinner by 8:00 pm.

Be ready for the next day which will be an awesome day.

Total distance: 6.5km, 4 to 5 hours.

Altitude: Kara (11654ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 6.5km by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We start our third day with Mount Heavens Yoga session, which we complete by 7:00 am. The day is comparatively easy so we start trek by 10:00 am. Breakfast is served by 9:00 am, It is advisable to pack your bag and leave your tent before breakfast.

The trail is easy; we have to trek along the stream. First 1 hour is complete strait walk. This will get you to dense forest area. After trekking for 15 mins you are out of the forest. The climb will initiate where you have to navigate through the boulders after crossing the stream, you will be on the other side of the mountain. The climb will initiate where you have to navigate through the boulders. Step on and in the boulders carefully. Tiptoe, tiptoe and cross the boulders row. While going through the boulders take a halt and look around the mesmerising scenic beauty. The changing sky colour, every bit of time. The wide carpet of yellow flower is all around. After making the way in between through the meadows, we reach campsite by 3:00 pm.

Evening snack is planned by 5:00 pm, and then spent some relaxing time around the campsite. Dinner will be served by 8:00 pm and the day 3 ends here.

Total distance: 4km, 5 to 6 hours.

Altitude: Phutsirang (13474ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 4 km by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We follow the same Mount Heavens schedule, the day 4 starts with Yoga session. Breakfast is serving by 9:00 am. We leave for the next campsite by 10:00 am.

The trail is pretty hardcore adventurous today, because for two reasons. The first is a steep climb and the second is stream crossings on the way. So buck up our adventure seekers, it’s time for a thrilling experience. After starting the trek by 10:00 am, we trek between the meadows. Then we have to cross some icy cold water stream on the way. Teamwork is required while crossing the water stream; roll up your pants, listen to your guide, hold hand in hand, and cross-stream with the help of teammates. One, two, three you are crossing streams for 30mins.

After the water crossing session, the green grass landscape is all around. The meadows are wider and the colours is enriching. From here the 1.5 hours of steep incline will starts. In between many glacial section comes which you will cross. We reach at the campsite by 3:00 pm.

The evening snacks with hot tea are waiting for you. Chit-chat with your fellow trekkers and the day ends after the dinner.

Total distance: 12km, 10 to 11 hours.

Altitude: Mangrungse (13600ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 12 km by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

The Pass crossing day, its challenging, Snow covered, using Crampon, Mid-night climb and the thrilling decline from the pass.

Waoo….feeling thrilled.

Let’s begin Day 5: You have to get up by 2:00 am, be ready with night lamp and wear crampon. Breakfast by 2:30 am , we start our trek by 3:00 am.

Carry enough water in bottle with you. The night is colder so layer accordingly.

The trail is steep and the day is long, you will encounter snow also. Before the climb our trek leader will tell your sequence, where slowest person in front. Be in sequence so you will find the way with the fellow trekkers. This is the right technique for night climb.

The trail is to the Pass will go through the boulders which you have to cross with caution. After trekking uphill for 5 to 6 hours you will reach Bhaba Pass around 9:00 am. Do not forget to witness sun rise and the birds chirping on the way. Before reaching the Pass the climb is hard due to snow. So be ready for it.

When you are at Pin Bhaba Pass, The scenery of Pin Valley will blow your mind. You see a barren land of Spiti Valley and witness every shades of orange colour. Soak the beauty of Pin Bhaba Pass, click some pictures and ready for the decline to the next campsite. The decline from the pass will take 30 mins on snow.

From this point you are near the Bhaba River, you will see next campsite from there. After trekking for 2 hours you will reach at campsite.

Evening Snacks and dinner, the summit day completes.

Cheers……

Total distance: 17km, 7 to 8 hours.

Altitude: Mudh (12300ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and, Dinner

Mode of Journey: 17 km by foot.

Accommodation: Not Included.

Day 6 Starts with Breakfast, which will be served by 8:00 am. The trail is long but straight. You will walk on a straight path. We get packed lunch today.

We encounter some old log bridges and the water stream along the way. After trekking for 40 mins you will see Mudh village. You have to cross some muddy patches and the 20 mins of steep climb, you will reach Mudh Village.

And here the Trek Ends.

If your package is booked to Kaza, then our taxi is ready to drop you at Kaza. You will reach Kaza by late evening.

Note: If buffer day is used due to weather condition or any other circumstances, trekkers have to pay 1500/- cash to Trek Leader.

Kaza to Manali taxi charges is 2000/- per person, which will be paid by trekkers to Trek Leader or hire taxi by your own.

• Backpack & Rain Cover (40-60 Litres)
• Trekking Shoes
• Trekking Pole 
• LED Torch
• One Water Bottle (one litre)
• Basic Medications (or prescribed if any)

• Trekking Jacket
• Three (Five in winter) Warm Layers
• Two trek pants (one Wear and one carry)
• Two collared t-shirts
• Thermals

• Sunglasses
• Sunscreen Lotion (SPF 50/70)
• Lip Balm (SPF 30)
• Sun cap
• Synthetic hand gloves
• Two pair of Socks
• Raincoat/Ponchos

• Daypack (20 litres), if you opt to offload your backpack
• Toiletries
• Cutlery
• Plastic cover (for wet clothes)

Whats Included

Whats Not Included?

Cash Refund

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date

5% Deduction

Between 30 days to 15 days prior to departure

50% Deduction

Less than 15 days of departure

No Cash Refund

Voucher Refund

Cancellations up to 5 days prior to departure date

No Deduction

Cancellations less than 5 days prior to departure

No Refund

Please note

    • Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers.
    • This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.