Charang Valley Trek – Home to Mt. Kinner Kailash “Abode of Shiva”
Charang Valley trek is one of the most beautiful and challenging treks in Himachal Pradesh which attracts a lot of trekking and adventure enthusiasts across the world.
The Charang valley is perched amid gorgeous Kinnaur valley which offers unforgettable experiences to cherish.
Mt. Kinner Kailash “Abode of Shiva” lies in Charang valley which is of great significance to Hindus.
Charang Valley Trek a Gem in Himachal Pradesh
The Charang valley trek offers splendid sight of major snow covered mountains, wide meadows and awesome vineyards.
Go into the valley crossing lush forests, high Himalayan passes, quaint villages, ancient Buddhist monasteries and clear rivulets. Exploring the valley gives experiences of lifetime to cherish.
Highlights of Charang Valley Trek
Go deep in the valley and explore the natural beauty and panorama views.
Get opportunity to cross high mountain passes i.e. Charang La and Kunzum La
Get glimpses of Buddhist culture and visit ancient Buddhist monasteries like Dhankar Gompa, Key monastery and Tabo Monastery.
Kinner Kailash Mountain
Witness the ravishing landscapes and roam in the lower Spiti area.
Key Points of Charang Valley trek
Proper conditioning & training of body required
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
Shoes are the single most important equipment.
High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10kgs.
Must Read about Charang Valley trek
Duration:10 days (Shimla to Manali)
Best Time:May, June, July, Aug and Sep
Highest Point:5242 m
Weather:Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Temperature:(10°C to 15°C) (-2°C to 5°C)
Starting Point: Shimla
Short Itinerary of Charang Valley Trek
Day_1 – Shimla to Kalpa (2950 m) (290 km)
Day_2 – Kalpa to Lambar (2890 m) (60 km)
Day_3 – Lambar to Shurting (3150 m) (8 km)
Day_4 – Shurting to Charang (3450 m) (6 km)
Day_5 – Charang to Lalanti base (4420 m) (8 km)
Day_6 – Lalanti base to Chitkul (3450 m) via Lalanti Pass (5242 m) (10/12 hours)
Day_7 – Chitkul to Tabo (3050 m)
Day_8 – Exploration Day
Day_9 – Tabo to Losar