Buran Ghati hides all the Adventure which a trekking lover looks for, it has the series of best things and the experiences will blow your mind. it is a highly diverse trek and a thrilling pass, lying at a high altitude of 15000 feet.
Buran Ghati Trek Fee:
Rs 13500 (Includes GST and all costs of the Trek from Shimla to Shimla)
Duration: 8 Days
Highest Point: (15000 feet)
Best Season: May, June, Sep and Oct
Temperature: (13°C to 18°C) (0°C to 7°C)
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Go to Buran Ghati for Perfect Adventure
Buran Ghati is a highly diverse trek and a thrilling pass, lying at a high altitude of 15000 feet. It starts from Janglik and has got all the adventure in it which includes sliding down and rappelling down a snow wall. If you are looking for the perfect adventure, changing landscapes and diversity of vegetation then Buran Ghati is recommended for you.
Attractions of This Trek
– Buran Pass offers 360 degree views.
– Do 5 snow slides, which is the most adventurous part of this trek.
– Rappel down the snow wall.
– Explore the lush green meadows of Dayara which blooms with wildflowers.
– Visit Chandranahan Lake which is considered sacred and remains frozen for most of the time.
– You will fine numerous streams on the way.
– Go through mixed forests and you will find plethora of colourful flowers and shrubs.
– At the end day go through Barua village, there are many fruit orchards.
Key Points of Buran Ghati Trek
- Level: Moderate
- Proper conditioning & training of body is 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.
- Travel light
- The backpack should not exceed 10 kg.
Must Read about Buran Ghati Trek
Duration: 8 Days (Shimla to Shimla)
Best Season: May, June, Sep and Oct
Highest Point: (15000 feet)
Weather: Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season
Temperature: (13°C to 18°C) (0°C to 7°C)
Day 1: Shimla to Janglik (9,200 feet) (9/10 hours)
Day 2: Janglik to Dayara (11075 feet) (5 hours)
Day 3: Dayara to Litham (11737 feet) (3 hours)
Day 4: Short hike to Chandranahan Lake (13900 feet) and back to Litham (4/5 hours)
Day 5: Litham to Dhunda (13365 feet) (8 hours)
Day 6: Dhunda to Buran Ghati (15000 feet) and River camp (11800 feet) (9/10 hours)
Day 7: River camp to Barua (6,700 feet) (5 hours)
Day 8: Reserve Day
✅ Transport facility from Shimla to Shimla
✅ Forest Permit and entrance fee
✅ Accommodation in tents on twin share basis
✅ All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner
✅ (All camping gears)
✅ High quality tents
✅ Sleeping bags
✅ Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents
✅ Dining Tent
✅ Dining Table
✅ Kitchen team
✅ Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication
✅ Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide
✅ Medical Kit
✅ Oxygen Cylinders
✅ Crampons and Gaiters
❌ Personal Insurance
❌Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit
❌On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included
❌Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included
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We serve three meals a day including snacks and soup. A variety of delectable and healthy food is provided which includes; Indian, Chinese and other Western meals. They are nutritious and keeps you fit and healthy on your trek.
Shimla to Janglik (9,200 feet) (9/10 hours)
Meet the members at Old bus stand of Shimla and then the drive is towards Base camp “Janglik”. Drive is along the clear bluish Pabba River and witness the changing sights with quaint villages of Himachal.
Crossing Pabbar leads to Diude and from Diude a short hike will take you to Janglik.
Janglik to Dayara (11075 feet) (5 hours)
Start the trek by coming out of the wheat fields, big goodbye to the last few Diude huts. Further you gain altitude and have a view of Tonglu, Diude and other pretty villages. Enter the forest of pine and oak and it gets dense and the steep ascend turns a gradual one.
After half an hour hike, you can see the receding tree line and now enter the undulating meadows. As you climb up the hill with view of mountains on one side and dark trees on another, descend gradually and the trail gets wide.
After an hour you again enter the dense pine and oak forest, walking under the shades of trees and the sound of crumbling leaves will make the hike pleasant. Before reaching Dayara the trail climbs up gradually. Reach the campsite, setup your tents and sleep comfortably.
Dayara to Litham (11737 feet) (3 hours)
Explore the Dayara meadows in the morning and the trail from Dayara to Lithum goes through thick forests, alluring green meadows and streams. Through meadows trail head towards Gunas Pass and after fifteen minutes enter the pine forest.
Cross a stream and exit the forest section with delicious views of Dhauladhar range and Gunas Pass. Ahead the grasslands look wonderful, after half an hour trail takes you through another forest of Bhoj. Descend through this forest and reach a stream from where Litham is clearly visible.
The trail after the meadows goes to Chandranahan stream which needs to be crossed before reaching Litham. Cross it and reach your campsite, there are plenty of streams across Litham. From here the views are just mind boggling.
Towards left you can see the Chandranahan Waterfall ahead is Chandranahan Lake, towards right are cliffs with snow patches behind which lies Rupin valley and in front are snow-covered mountains at their back lies Buran Ghati.
This is the last meadow on this trek, a wide one. Setup your tents at desired area with beautiful views and then retire for the night.
Short hike to Chandranahan Lake (13900 feet) and back to Litham (4/5 hours)
Chandranahan is a small glacial lake surrounded by mountains and snow flanks feed this Lake. Take the shepherds trail to reach the Ridge Top and head towards the waterfall’s snout. In one hour you can reach this Lake and the journey gets difficult from the snout.
You can see the alpine valley and the views are delicious. The setting of this Lake is idyllic, grassy patches are in middle and small waterfalls turn into small streams. There are rough rocks which mark the lake, look at the settings and head back to Litham.
Descend is steep till Litham, make sure you start early to Chandranahan Lake so you can reach there at mid-day.
Litham to Dhunda (13365 feet) (8 hours)
The climb to the pass is steep but short and the pass will be visible on the way. Dhauladhar range can be seen en route with Gunas Pass on top. It is a setting in front with Litham’s green grasslands and cliffs Rupin valley.
Pabbar descends rapidly and the trail gets sharply ascending one. The trail turns to a gorge valley when you follow the river’s left bank. From here Buran Ghati gets into sight. The shepherds trail will lead you to Dhudna that is in the direction of Pass.
After one hour of climb reach Dhunda’s ridge top. From the top enjoy the clear and magnificent views of Buran Ghati. Reach the campsite which is surrounded from the snow-capped mountains from all sides.
It has got alpine beauty and even in late June you can find the patches of snow everywhere. Set your camps here and retire for the night.
Dhunda to Buran Ghati (15000 feet) and River camp (11800 feet) (9/10 hours)
Leave the campsite of Dhunda following the ridge and do boulder hopping to reach the base of the Pass. Reaching the Pass will take one hour from the base.
Climb to Buran Ghati isn’t easy it is at an altitude of 15000 metres and the climb is going to be exhilarating. It is a narrow surface on the top, use ropes to descend because it can be very risky without it. Below you have to reach a snow field which is at a distance of 100 metres.
Slide down the surfaces which are present in series. Descending doesn’t take time on this trek, you lose the altitude which you gained in just one go. Reach the end of snow line by losing 3000 feet. Descend through a ridge with blooming flowers and green shrubs.
The lush green valley views are really pleasant and the mountains towering high makes it look more beautiful. Ahead you will cross a stream, there you can reach in one hour, and after crossing the stream a hut is visible. Today camp here after successfully climbing Buran Ghati.
River camp to Barua (6,700 feet) (5 hours)
Barua is a village and you campsite for today, descend and you will love the diverse vegetation, on trail you will be thrilled by the surprises and changing landscapes. Follow the Barua Khud’s path it is wide and most used. Descend through the forests with variety of trees.
And ahead a stream meets Barua Khud, cross it over a bridge and explore the diverse vegetation. After hiking for one hour you will come across apple orchards and further lies civilization. There is a rock on the way from where the whole Barua village can be seen.
Enter this quaint Barua village and descend through it, you ca see how simple their lives are and they are happy in this simplicity. There is a temple on the right continue descending and on the way you can see many fruit orchards.
The trail gets you to the bridge over Barua Khud, rest for some time here and from here leave to Shimla, vehicles will be arranged or if you wish you can go on your own, we will tell the directions and the transportation.
Please carry the documents given below
- Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, driving license, voters ID, etc.)
- Medical Certificate (first part to be filled by a doctor and second part by the trekker)
- Risk Certificates
Trekkers must bring :
- Strongly built hiking shoes, if you do not own a pair you can rent it from Sankri.
- Sandals or slippers to wear in campsite
- Thick woollen socks, it will keep your feet warm
- Daily wear socks
- Thermals are very important
- 1 shirt, it should be long sleeved
- Shirts and pants for campsite, should be warm
- 1 raincoat or poncho
- Thick gloves
- Trek pants
- Cap and Balaclava (or a scarf)
- Sun glasses
- Sun tan lotion
- Lip balm
- Water bottle
- Personal toiletry items
ATM Point & Mobile connectivity:-
Withdraw money at Shimla, ahead there are two ATM points – Rohru and Chirgaon.
Networks will be available at Diude, there are no other networks ahead. So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before the trek.
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We carry first aid kits but it’s necessary to carry a personal medical kit.
(Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)
– Diamox – (prevents altitude sickness)
– Digene – (it cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)
– Crocin Advance – (cures fever and headache)
– Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)
– Disprin/Saradon – (cures headache)
– Avomine – (prevents motion sickness)
– Avil – (it treat allergies)
– Norflox TZ & Lomofrn – (prevents Diarrhoea)
– Ranitidine – (reduces the amount of acid in stomach)
– Volini/Moov spray – (for sprains)
– Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)
– Band aid
– Stretchable/elastic bandage
– Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor in case you face any problem in your trek, take advice from Professional guide before taking any medicine.
– Drinking water is necessary during your trek, keep 1 litre of water bottle filled and drink it on proper interval of time, it is very important while hiking.
- If the trek is cancelled by us due to any reason (heavy snowfall, rainfall, natural disaster etc.) then the refund would not be initiated but you can go on the same trek another year.
The cancellation charges are as follows –
(No bank charges deducted will be Refundable)
- Up to 30 Days – 90 precent cost is Refundable
- Between 21 to 30 Days – 50 precent cost is Refundable
- Less than 20 Days – No Refund
(Refunds are initiated in 7-8 business days)