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Kinnaur Kailash Circuit
Trek Highlights

This wonderful trek in Kinnaur circuits the revered Kinnaur Kailash mountain. Kinnaur was forbidden to trekkers till a few years ago. Consequently these trails have been seldom used or explored since they were discovered over two centuries ago.

The Kinnaur Kailash Range borders the Disctrict of Kinnaur in the south and is dominated by the Kinnaur Kailash (6349 Mts) and Jonkarden (6473 Mts) peaks. The only pass on this trek is the Charang La at an awesome altitude of 5300 Mts above sea level .The trek is challenging and also rewarding for experienced trekkers.

Route Chart

New Delhi - Shimla - Sangla - Thnagi - Lambar - Charang-  Lalanti- Chitkul- Rakcham- Shimla

Day by Day Itinerary

DAY 01: Arrive Delhi

  • Arrive Delhi. Meeting and assistance on arrival. Transfer to hotel.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 02: Delhi-Shimla (340 Kms, 8-9 Hrs)

  • Leave early in the morning, have lunch enroute and check into hotel in Shimla.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

DAY03 : Shimla-Sangla (9-10 Hrs)

  • Long days drive to Sangla Village in the Baspa Valley.
  • Overnight in the Tourist Rest House or a hotel.

DAY 04: Sangla-Thangi (5-6 Hrs)

  • Drive along the Sutlej Valley to Thangi (2760 Mts) via the district headquarters at Recong Peo. Meet the trek team at camp. 
  • Overnight in tents.

DAY 05: Thangi-Lambar (4-5 Hrs)

  • Trek through some beautiful alpine scenery to Lambar (2890 Mts). Parts of the trail pass through a grand gorge.
  • Overnight in tents.

DAY 06: Lambar-Charang (6-7 Hrs)

  • We gain almost a lot of height this day and camp at the substantially large village at Charang (3500 Mts) which is named after the pass of the same name.
  • Overnight in tents.

DAY 07: Charang-Lalanti (4-5 Hrs)

  • The pastures around Lalanti (4420 Mts) are visited by shepherds in the summer months, same as other high altitude meadows in the Himalayas.
  • Overnight in tents.

DAY 08: Rest and Acclimatization

  • This rest day is needed keeping in view the hard and long trekking on the next day. The Charang La is a very high pass and acclimatization is a must.
  • Overnight in tents.

DAY 09: Lalanti - Charang La-Chitkul (8-9 Hrs)

  • Pack camp after an early breakfast and start the ascent towards the Charang La (5260 Mts). The trail  is demanding but spectacular views from the top of the Pass are almost assured. The descend from the top is quite steep.
  • Overnight in tents.

DAY 10: Chitkul - Rakcham (3-4 Hrs)

  • Trek along the Baspa River to Rakcham. The valley is scenic and the culture of this lost valley can be appreciated.
  • Overnight in camp or guest house.

DAY 11: Rakcham -Shimla

  • Drive for about 9 hours to Shimla. Check in at the hotel.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 12: Shimla -Delhi

  • Drive from Shimla to Delhi ( 9 hours drive). Check in at the hotel.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 13: Depart Delhi

  • Depart Delhi for onward destination.
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