Kalihani Pass Trek Gateway to Bara Bhangal in Manali
Kalihani Pass trek towers at an altitude of 4800 m between the fascinating valleys of Kangra and Kullu in Himachal. Kalihani pass is the lesser known gateway to Bara Bhangal, this ancient route was used by the local Gaddi shepherds.
The pass offers jaw dropping vistas amidst wilderness of high Himalayan Peaks. The trail is adventurous and steep which makes the gradient tough.
Explore the Verdant beauty of Kalihani Pass Trek
The Kalihani pass trek starts from Manali and moves further to Lama Dugh (3017 m) which ahead goes up to Riyali Thach (3400 m).
Witness multiple streams and passes through lush dense forests which are home to a number of Himalayan animals and Himalayan Birds.
Along with the natural harmony the terrain continues to the base of Kalihani pass and the steep climb leads to the top which offers memserising sight of Deo Tibba, Hanuman Tibba, and Pir Panjal range Indrasan with several other peaks.
Highlights of Kalihani Pass Trek
Spectacular views of Dhauladhar range.
Explore the verdant beauty of Himalayas; gushing streams, dense forests, undulating meadows and Himalayan animals. Camping in beautiful landscapes and vast pasturelands in peace.
Jaw dropping views of Deo Tibba, Hanuman Tibba, Indrasan, Pir Panjal range and several other snow covered peaks. Pir Panjal range Indrasan with several other peaks.
Key Points of Kalihani 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 Kalihani Pass Trek
Duration: 7 days (Manali to Manali)
Best Time: Mid-June to Mid-Oct
Highest Point: 4800 m
Weather: Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season.
Temperature: (12°C to 20°C) (-2°C to 5°C)
Starting Point: Manali
Short Itinerary of Kalihani Pass Trek
Day 1 – Manali to Lama Dugh (3017 m) (4 hours)
Day 2 – Lama Dugh to Riyali Thach (3400 m) (3 hours)
Day 3 – Riyali Thach to Kalihani Pass base (4010 m) (6 hours)
Day 4 – Kalihani Pass base to Kalihani Pass (4725 m) and back (8 hours)
Day 5 – Kalihani Pass base to Rani Sui (3400 m) (6 hours)
Day 6 – Rani Sui to Bogi Thach (3000 m) (3 hours)
Day 7 – Bogi Thach to Panaga (2300 m) and drive to Manali (3 hours)