Buran Ghati Trek

7 Days - 6 Nights
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Description

Buran Ghati Trek, this is a beautiful pass in Himachal Pradesh

Buran Ghati is a highly diverse trek and a thrilling pass that lies at a high altitude of 15,000 feet in the heart of Himachal. This amazing trek starts from Janglik and is perfect because it has got all the adventure which also includes sliding down and Rappelling down a snow wall.

Therefore, witness the changing landscapes, diverse vegetation, superb mountain views, verdant forests, and quaint idyllic villages during your trek.

Arguably, Buran Ghati is a diamond hiding in the hills because of its unparalleled adventure and beauty!

About – Janglik Village in Buran Ghati Trek

The base camp of the Janglik is a beautiful small Village altitude of 2804 Meter. There are small shops and some homestay, Witness unique wooden houses made of Deodar wood.

You can get most of the things in Janglik is the main base camp of Buran Ghati Pass Trek; you will start trek here.

Attractions of Buran Ghati Trek

Consequently, Buran Pass offers 360-degree views.

On the other hand, enjoy doing 5 snow slides, which is the most adventurous part of this trek.

In addition, enjoy Rappelling down the snow wall.

During the trek, explore the lush green meadows of Dayara which bloom with wildflowers.

Afterward, Visit Chandranahan Lake.

Come across numerous streams on the way.

Further, pass through mixed forests and you will find a plethora of colorful flowers and shrubs.

At the end, go through Barua village, there are many fruit orchards.

Buran Ghati

About Base Camp Shimla in Buran Ghati Trek

“Shimla” is the capital of Himachal Pradesh, swathed by Rhododendrons, Oaks and Firs. It is the most loved hill station in India.

The fascinating beauty of Shimla even impressed the Bruisers and they declared it as the “Summer Capital” of British India. Apart from colonial buildings, there is high snow-covered Himalayas looming in the backdrop.

In Short, this capital city is blessed with enormous gifts which makes it one of the best destinations in India. Shimla is a starting pickup point of Buran Ghati pass trek,

Why to choose Buran Ghati Trek?

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Buran Ghati pass trek in Himachal Pradesh

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 375 Km and on foot 29 km which is to be covered into 6 nights and 07 days

Buran Ghati pass is a best Himachal, Pradesh this is the best trek for Experienced people Altitudes is 15000 feet

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature winter?

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, Himachal Pradesh meadows, one of the beautiful pine forests, Apple orchid different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Himachal and Kinnaur heritage and culture.

Do spare time in Interaction with locals, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology. And our Himachal and Kinnaur Cultures.

Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.

The backpack should not exceed 10 to 12 kg only

Buran Ghati Trek

Altitude we are going to cover in Buran Ghati Trek

Janglik – 2804 Meter

Dayara Thach – 3376 Meter

Litham – 3578 Meter

Dhunda camp – 4075 Meter

Buran Ghati Pass – 4572 Meter

Key Points of Buran Ghati Trek

Duration: – 6 Nights 7 Days – from Shimla to Shimla

Base camp: – Janglik

Summer Temperature: – Day (5°C to 10°C) Night (-2° C to 6° C)

Buran Ghati Altitude: – 4572 Meter

Best Time: – May, June, September, October

Trek Level: – Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 29 Km – By taxi 375 km

Group Size: – 15 people

Short Itinerary of Buran Ghati Pass Trek

Day 1: Pickup to you from Shimla Drive to Janglik village by taxi (160 Km) (6/7 Hours) Altitude – 2,804 Meter,

Day 2: Trek from Janglik village to Dayara Thach ( 04 km) (4/5 Hours) (3376 Meter)

Day 3: Trek from Dayara Thach to Litham camp (03 km) (3/4 Hours) (3578 Meter)

Day 4: Short hike to Chandranahan Lake Explore some time here and back to Litham camp (03 km) (4/5 Hours) (4327 Meter)

Day 5: Trek from Litham camp to Dhunda Camp (04 km) (6/7 Hours) (4075 Meter)

Day 6: Trek from Dhunda to Buran Ghati Pass (4572 Meter) and River camp (3597 Meter) (07km) (7/8 Hours)

Day 7: Trek from River camp to Barua (05 km) Same day Drive to Shimla (275 Km)

Buran Ghati Trek Route Map

Your Travel Plan for Buran Ghati Trek

You can book trains, air flights, and bus tickets for your journey only according to the information given by us.

1- The Buran Ghati pass trek will be of 5½ days and 01½ days of your journey total of 07 Days from Shimla to Shimla.

2- First of all, all the trekkers will have to book their flight and train bus according to our time table as our pick up is from 7:00 am to 8:00 am, you will have to reach Shimla Old Bus stand in the morning.

3- A taxi from Himalayan hikers will link you to Shimla’s old bus stand.

4- Himalayan Hikers organize transport to Janglik base camp from Shimla old bus stand. Our vehicles leave at 7:00 am to 8:00 am sharp from Shimla. Sharing taxi costs pay to directly your taxi driver Rs 6,500 per vehicle one way.

5- In Shimla’s old bus stand you will get our taxi staff that will arrange transport for you. The contacts no Transport coordinator or our office team will give you a week ago to your departure

6- Please you guys book your transport facility according to your own time table, after Himalayan hikers take all the responsibility of Shimla to Shimla, that you will not face any problem.

7- Your trek ends at Barua road head. Barua is a small village and you don’t have any public transport here. Himalayan Hikers once again arranged for the transport for the return to Shimla on the same day 07.

You reach Shimla between at night 10.30 pm and 11.30 pm. It costs Rs 9,000 per vehicle on the way pay to directly your taxi driver

Shimla to Janglik Shimla to Janglik Route Map

How will you Reach Buran Ghati Trek?

If you are traveling from Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai or Gujarat any other city, so you will have to come to Delhi, you will get a train/flight from Delhi for Chandigarh comfortably.

Option 01:- By Air –

Himalayan hikers tell you that whenever you travel, you should reach your destination within 2 hours. Chandigarh airport is the nearest airport in Shimla. Located about 122 km for the Shimla city. There are flights available from all states to Chandigarh, you can go online and book your tickets. These are easy and easy ways for you and you also save your time,

If you find the flight to Chandigarh expensive, then you come by flight to Delhi or travel by bus from Delhi to Shimla, and it will be easy for you.

Option 02:- By Bus

If you have to go from Chandigarh to Shimla by bus then you will get a bus from Sector 43. Chandigarh, you will arrive here on time and book your bus ticket.

You can reach Shimla from Delhi by a bus, board it from (Delhi) Kasmiri get ISBT; it is good if you are booked the seats. It is a 10-11 hour bus journey from Delhi to Old bus stand Shimla

(Reach Shimla between 5:00 are to 6:00 am and the vehicle will be arranged from there.)

ATM Point and Mobile Connectivity in Buran Ghati Trek

ATM Point

Before starting the journey to Buran Ghati Trek, make sure that you need payments, and then take out the cash on the way, Janglik village base camp no bank and no ATM., Rohru market is the last place where you can withdraw cash from ATM.(If you want to withdraw money then do it in Shimla old bus stand ).

Mobile Connectivity

The phone does not work on this trek. Therefore, you should ensure that you do not have to make any important calls. So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting the trek. Last Janglik village available network.

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Day 1 : Pickup to you from Shimla Drive to Janglik village by taxi (160 Km) (6/7 Hours) Altitude – 2,804 Meter,

Total distance – 160 km – 6/7 Hours journey

Mode of journey – – By taxi

Altitude – Janglik – 2804 Meter

Night stay – Home stay at Janglik Village

The vehicles are arranged from Shimla and the journey starts from there. Cover 160 km’s by going through some fable tourist attraction like Shimla, Rohru Fall by following the route through Janglik Village.

Enjoy the drive along the clear bluish Pabba River and witness the changing sights and quaint villages of Himachal. Crossing Pabbar leads to Diude and from Diude a short hike will take you to Janglik Village
Overnight stay our home stay.

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Day 2 : Trek from Janglik village to Dayara Thach

Total distance – 04 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Dayara Thach – 3376 Meter

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Start the trek by coming out of the wheat fields, bid goodbye to the last few Diude huts. Further you gain altitude and Tangle, Diude and other pretty villages can be seen clearly. Enter the forest of pine and oaks and ascend gradually.

After half an hour hike, the tree line recedes and you come across stretch of meadows. Climb up and reach the hill with mountain views on one side and lush trees on another. From here descend gradually on a wide trail.

After an hour again enter the dense pine and oak forest, walk under the shade of trees, listen to the crumbling of leaves and move further.

Before reaching Dayara the trail climbs up gradually. Reach the campsite, setup your tents and sleep comfortably. Enjoy trekking life with us

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Day 3 : Trek from Dayara Thach to Litham camp (03 km) (3/4 Hours) (3578 Meter)

Trek Distance – 03 km – 3/4 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Litham – 3578 Meter

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

After breakfast, explore the Dayara meadows in the morning. Today, the trail from Dayara to Litham goes through thick forests, alluring green meadows and clear streams. Through meadows trail head towards Gunas Pass and after fifteen minutes enter the pine forest. Cross a stream and exit the forest section with delicious views of Dhauladhar range and Gunas Pass.

Ahead the grasslands look wonderful and magical, after half an hour the trail makes its way through another forest of Bhoj. Descend through this section and reach a stream from where Litham is clearly visible. The trail after the meadows goes to Chandranahan stream which needs to be crossed before reaching Litham.

Cross it and reach your campsite, there are plenty of streams across Litham. From here get mesmerized by the mind boggling mountain views. Towards left you can see the Chandranahan Waterfall and ahead lies Chandranahan Lake. Towards right are cliffs with snow patches behind which lies Rupin valley and in front are snow-covered mountains at their back lies Buran Ghati.

This is the last meadow on this trek, a wide one. Setup your here, relish the beautiful views and then retire for the night.

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Day 4 : Short hike to Chandranahan Lake (4327 Meter) Explore some time here and back to Litham camp

Trek Distance – 03 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude –– Litham – 3578 Meter

Night Stay – Camp site – on twin share basis

Chandranahan is a small glacial lake amidst mountains and snow flanks feed this Lake.
Take the shepherds trail to reach the Ridge Top and head towards the waterfall’s snout. In one hour you can reach the Lake but the journey gets difficult after the snout.

Witness the alpine valley and delicious views! The setting of this Lake is idyllic, grassy patches are in middle and small waterfalls turn into small streams. There are rough rocks which mark the lake, look at the settings and head back to Litham.

Descent is steep till Litham, make sure you start early to Chandranahan Lake so you can reach there at mid-day. Overnight stay camp

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Day 5 : Trek from Litham camp to Dhunda Camp

Trek Distance –04 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On Foot

Altitude – Dhunda camp – 4075 Meter

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Today after breakfast, the climb to the pass is steep but short and today Buran Pass will be visible on the way.

Dhauladhar range and Gunas Pass can be seen en route with. It is a setting in front of Latham’s green grasslands and cliffs Rupin valley.

Pabbar descends rapidly and the trail gets sharply an ascending one. The trail turns to a gorge valley when you follow the river’s left bank.

From here Buran Ghati comes into sight. The shepherds trail will lead you to Dhunda.

After one hour of climb, reach Dhunda’s ridge top. From the top enjoy the clear and magnificent views of Buran Ghati.

Reach the campsite; it lies amidst snow-capped mountains from all the sides. Even in late June there you can find the patches of snow everywhere.

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Day 6 : Trek from Dhunda to Buran Ghati Pass (4572 Meter) and River camp.

Total distance – 07 km – 7/8 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Buran Ghati Pass – 4572 Meter

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Today wake up early because the distance is long, difficult Leave the campsite of Dhunda following the ridge and do boulder hopping to reach the base of the Buran Pass.

Reaching the Pass will take one hour from the base.

Today, ascent to Buran Ghati will be exhilarating. It is a narrow surface on the top, use ropes to descend because it can be very risky without it.Below you have to reach a snow field which is at a distance of 100 meters.

Slide down the surfaces which are present in series. Descending doesn’t take time on this trek, you lose the altitude which you gained in just one go.

Reach the end of snow line by losing 3000 feet. Descend through a ridge with blooming flowers and green shrubs.

The lush green valley views are really pleasant and the mountains towering high makes it look more beautiful. Ahead you will cross a stream, reach there in an hour.

Cross the stream and a hut will be visible. Today camp here and retire for the night.

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Day 7 : Return : Trek from River camp to Barua (05 km) Same day Drive to Shimla

Trek Distance –280 km – 10/11 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot – 05 km and by taxi – 275 km

Today on the trail come across diverse vegetation and get surprised by the changing landscapes. Follow the wide and frequently used Barua Khud’s path.

Descend and ahead see a stream meet Barua Khud, cross it over a bridge and explore the diverse vegetation. After hiking for one hour you reach apple orchards and further lies civilization.

There is a rock on the way from where the whole Barua village can be seen.

Enter this quaint Barua village there are many fruit orchards. Descend through it and now the trail gets you to the bridge over Barua Khud.

Halt here then leave for Shimla, vehicles will be arranged for you Himalayan Hikers

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava

Sunglasses

Slippers

Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)

Sunscreen

Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)

ORS

Band aid

Cotton

Stretchable/Elastic bandage

Gauze

Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

05 June to 11 June 2021 (Open)

12 June to 18 June 2021 (Open)

19 June to 25 June 2021 (Open)

04 Sep to 10 Sep 2021 (Open)

11 Sep to 17 Sep 2021 (Open)

18 Sep to 24 Sep 2021 (Open)

25 Sep to 01 Oct 2021 (Open)

What is Included In This Trek?

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in Hotel

Accommodation in tents on twin share basis

All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner

(All camping gears)

High quality tents

Sleeping bags

Mattress

Liner

Pillow

Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents

Dining Tent

Dining Table

Porters

Helper

Mules

Kitchen team

Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication

Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

Medical Kit

Oxygen Cylinders

Crampons and Gaiters

What is Not Include In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

Transport Facility

Reviews (5)

5 reviews for Buran Ghati Trek

  1. Alok Kumar

    This is my Group 6th trek with Himalayan Hikers. I and my group also go with only Himalayan Hikers Team . They do these things, specially their local teams who get love from my home, apart from Buran ghati trek 6 oct to 12 Oct 2020, I want everyone Bali Pass, Tapovan Trek , Baradasar and Hampta Pass have passed very good service and safety food equipment’s Himalayan Hikers Best trekking team in the World

  2. priyanka pai

    Thanks a ton to the Himalayan hikers team for making our treks unique and memorable.
    We have been a frequent visitor to the mountains through Himalayan hikers who maintain a very courteous and helping attitude making you feel at home despite being few thousand miles away ….!!We have enjoyed treks to Har Ki Dun,Kedarkantha and , Rupin-Supin valley & buran ghati pass trek in five consecutive years.
    A special mention for the quality of food served at that altitude, under the given circumstances is simply delicious after a long trek..!!
    The local teams are very caring and look after your needs diligently and support along the entire journey of the trek.
    We wish them the best of success in their future endeavours …!!

  3. Trent bolt

    I was looking for an amazing trek with my wife and the Buran Ghati was seriously the best one.
    The food, scenery, lavish meadows and high peaks were excellent. Some sections were tough but the guides helped us throughout the trek.

    You people are amazing! We got so many memoriez and taste of advetnure and perfect nature.
    Thankyou ♥

  4. GHUMAKKAD JIGYASA

    I did 7 days Buran Ghati trek with my 10 others friends with Himalayan Hikers. The place is magical and amazing, really enjoyed sliding down the snow wall. One thing which i really loved about the team was the way they took care of all the trekkers.
    Their equipment was well and great. This is one of the best treks i’ve done till now 💓
    If you are planning your next trek go with them

  5. veena kumari

    My husband and I just completed our private buran ghati pass trek. I can’t begin to tell you how terrific Mahendar is. He’s a great person and an extremely organized individual. He has great knowledge of lofty Himalayan peaks. We not only had fun but he educated us and fed us extremely well! All of the food prepared and cooked tasted great and the equipment was excellent. We will certainly be repeat trekkers on future hiking trips. Thank you very much.” Himalayan hikers best organization

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