Kullu Valley Trek via Sari pass
Tour Route : Dharamshala - Blling - Barot - Naghoi - Kullu
Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Sari Pass (3760m)
(Day1) Dharamsala to Bir/Billng
There are direct busses from Dharamsala, Palampur and Baijnath to Bir which is about 80 Km from Dharamsala. Bir is a small town where Besides the local population there are Tibetan settlements and a number of monasteries and handicraft centers worth visiting. This trek is through a mixed forest and is very steep. The other route to reach Billing is by jeep able road, which is about 12 Km. There is a forest rest house at Billing perched on a high hill, which offers commendable view on all sides. Billing is internationally renowned for conducting Hang gliding and Para Gliding competitions.
(Day2) Billing to Kothi Kohr 13 Km.
This is a most beautiful trek carpeted with rhododendron leaves during April, May and june. This trek is called the Chhota Bhanghal valley trek. One can drop down from Chaina Pass (2950 m) to Kothi Khor. Kothi Khor of people is farming in small terraced fields. They grow mostly seasonal veg.
These two rivers are the source of the source of the electric generation in the shaman powerhouse at joginder Nagar. This trek is most fascinating for bird watchers and is very picturesque. One can see the lush green valley on both sides of the Ruling River.
(Day 3) Kothi Khor to Barot 13 Km.
An easy downward trekking trail weaves amidst forest crossing the Rulling River at one & two Places.
(Day 4) Barot To Lohardi (1900 m)
It is a trekker’s paradise and one finds oneself completely lost in admiring the natural beauty all round.
(Day 5) Lohardi to lahesh Cave (3200m)
It is a well defind trek which weaves through forested ridges along the lohardi nullah. There are shepherd encampments on the route. It is a very interesting trek with a lot of greenery. Anderli malan to lahesh cave is again about 11- 15 Km. with moderate ascent. This is a familiar trek for the villagers to walk with their animals. Sheep and goats for for grazing pupose.
(Day 6) Lahesh cave to teun village (2750m)
It is a moderate trek that climbs to cross sari pass (3760m). this trek is will identified one but might need the service of guide sari pass is not very high and has green meadows on top of it where shepherds with there flocks of sheep and goats stay for a long time during the summer months. The villagers do not accept the low-cast people in the village. Therefore, one should have a tent to avoid any inconvenience.
(Day 7) Teun to Naghol
This trek is well marked and passes though many villages all along the Sari Nullah. One can also reach Samalag Village from Teun which is 0nly 7 Km. and then trek to Salang the last bus head of the Lag valley.
(Day 8) Naghol to Kullu
An easy trail descends along the Sari nullah through many villages. The beauty of the valley is incomparable. Sari nullah meanders in between the valley and finally mingles with Beas River at Kullu