Chamba Valley Trek via Inderahar
Tour Route : Mcleodganj - Triund - Kwarsi - Bharmour
Maximum elevation : 4300m
Starting Point : Mcleodganj
Day 01 : Mcleodganj – Triund (2975m) ....9km
Trek to Triund, a littel table -land is 9 km pleasant walk through deodar and rhododendron forests. Triund offers entire view of Kangra Valley. It is a wonder ful camping ground.
Day 02 : Triund – Lahs cave (3750m)....7km
This is a short walk of 7km through deodar and oak forests. After 4km reach Laka Got, which is situated at the snout of a small glacier. This glacier marks the snowline . After crossing the glacier go over a steep rocky ridge for 2 km and reach Lehs cave. The big cave is used for over night stay.
Day 03: Lehs cave – Inderhara pass (4300m) – Chata (3700m) .....12km
The trek to pass goes over soft in early summer and rocky in monsoons. The trek unto pass is a steep climb. Fogy weather with zero visibility obstructs the movement of climbers and on such occasions it is advisable to stay back and wait for the weather to get clear. The trek during April and May is tougher due to presence of hard ice. On reaching the top the pass one can see the Pir Panjal ranges very clearly. The other side of the pass remains snow covered till the middle of July. The trek descends down and reaches Chata Parao, beautiful green pasture and is most ideal for camping.
Day 04: Chata Parao – kwarsi (2730m)....14km
The stretch up to Chata nullah is 6km descent and after crossing the stream, walk over a long pasture land before entering into a thick forest of pine trees. Kwarsi is a small tribal village surrounded by thickly wooded pine trees. Night stay in the village and enjoy hospitality of the villagers.
Day 05 : Kwarsi – Siur.....18km
From Kwarsi the trail goes through dense forest of pine trees. At some places the trail is cut through huge rock and is very narrow. After crossing Hilling and lamu villages on the way, it takes around three hours to reach the road head and after walking 2 km on the road cross the Ravi river to enter into Siur village. Night stay in the tents.
Day 06 : Siur – Bharmour ....9km
Passing through several tribal villages reach Bharmaur in about three hours. Bharmaur is a beautiful village with a few guest houses and is well connected by road to Chamba town.