Kali Cho Pass Trek Abode of Bhadrakali
Kali Cho Pass trek route is frequently used by Gaddi shepherds to cross over to Lahaul and Spiti valleys for grazing of their flocks. Kali Cho Pass is named after Bhadraklai and it is considered to be her abode.
The pass stands tall at a height of 4990 m above the sea level near the Chamba region. The trail is adventurous and steep which makes the gradient tough.
Explore the Region of Kali Cho Pass Trek
Explore Lahaul and Bharmour of Himachal, skills and past trekking experience is very important to do Kali Cho Pass trek because of the steep gradient and risks involved.
Visit Goddess Banni’s temple before your tour, it is considered important.
Highlights of Kali Cho Pass Trek
Abode of Bhadraklai at the top
Only three batches are allowed to cross Kali Cho Pass every season.
It is a great trek in the Pir Panjals
The trail is adventurous and perfect for trekking enthusiasts.
Key Points of Kali Cho Pass 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 Kali Cho Pass Trek
Duration: 10 days (Pathankot to Manali)
Best Time: June and September
Highest Point: 4990 m
Weather: Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Temperature: (12°C to 20°C) (-2°C to 6°C)
Starting Point: Pathankot
Short Itinerary of Kali Cho Pass Trek
Day 1 – Pathankot to Dalhousie (80 km)
Day 2 – Dalhousie – Kalatop – Khajiyar – Bharmour (110 km)
Day 3 – Bharmour to Bharmani Mata temple and back (6 km)
Day 4 – Bharmour to Badgram and Bhadra (Drive – 28 km) (Trek – 5 km)
Day 5 – Bhadra to Leundi (12 km)
Day 6 – Leundi to Bansar Goth (10 km)
Day 7 – Bansar Goth to Alyas Lahesh (7 km)
Day 8 – Alyas to Kali Cho Pass and back (12 km)
Day 9 – Alyas to Trilokinath (10 km) and drive to Udaipur (105 km)
Day 10 – Udaipur to Manali via Keylong