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Buran Ghati


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Buran Ghati

Buran Ghati is a highly diverse trek and a thrilling pass which lies at a high altitude of 15,000 feet in the heart of Himachal. This amazing trek starts from Janglik and is perfect because it has got all the adventure which also includes sliding down and Rappelling down a snow wall.

Therefore, witness the changing landscapes, diverse vegetation, superb mountain views, verdant forests and quaint idyllic villages during your trek.

Arguably, Buran Ghati is a diamond hiding in the hills because of its unparalleled adventure and beauty!

Attractions of This Trek

  • Consequently, Buran Pass offers 360 degree views.
  • On the other hand, enjoy doing 5 snow slides, which is the most adventurous part of this trek.
  • In addition, enjoy Rappelling down the snow wall.
  • During the trek, explore the lush green meadows of Dayara which bloom with wildflowers.
  • Afterwards, Visit Chandranahan Lake.
  • Come across numerous streams on the way.
  • Further, pass through mixed forests and you will find plethora of colorful flowers and shrubs.
  • At the end, go through Barua village, there are many fruit orchards.

About Basecamp Shimla

“Shimla” is the capital of Himachal Pradesh, swathed by Rhododendrons, Oaks and Firs. It is the most loved hill station of India.

The fascinating beauty of Shimla even impressed the Britishers and they declared it as the “Summer Capital” of British India. Apart from colonial buildings there are high snow covered Himalayas looming in the backdrop.

In Short, this capital city is blessed with enormous gifts which makes it one of the best destinations in India.

Key Points of Buran Ghati Trek

  • Level: Moderate
  • During the trek 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.

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Trek Fee: Rs.13500 Per Person (Includes GST and all costs of the Trek from Dehradun to Dehradun)

Duration: 7 Days

temperature Temperature:Day (10°C to 15°C) Night (0°C to 7°C)

altitudeAltitude: (15,000 feet)

Best Time:May, June, Sep and Oct

Level: Moderate

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  • Group Size Medium Group

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Drive from Shimla to Janglik

Altitude – 2,804 m/9,200 feet

Distance – 160 km

Time taken – 7/8 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 2: Trek from Janglik to Dayara

Altitude – 3,376 m/11,075 feet

Distance – 4 km

Time taken – 4/5 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 3: Trek from Dayara to Litham

Altitude – 3,578 m/11,737 feet

Distance – 3 km

Time taken – 3/4 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 4: Short hike to Chandranahan Lake and back to Litham

Altitude – 4,327 m/13,900 feet

Distance – 3 km

Time taken – 4/5 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 5: Trek from Litham to Dhunda

Altitude – 4,074 m/13,365 feet

Distance – 4 km

Time taken – 7/8 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 6: Trek from Dhunda to Buran Ghati and River camp
Altitude – Buran Ghati (4,572 m/15,000 feet) River Camp (3597 m/11,800 feet)

Distance – 7 km

Time taken – 9/10 hours

Night stay – Camps

Day 7: River camp to Barua and drive to Shimla

Altitude – Barua (2,042 m/6,700 feet)

Distance – Trek (5 km)

Time taken – 4/5 hours

Buran Ghati Rainfall Chart
Rainfall Chart of Buran Ghati
Buran Ghati Temperature Chart
Temperature Chart of Buran Ghati
The trek package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this package?Items that are included in the cost of trek price.

✅ Transport facility from Janglik to Janglik
✅ 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
✅ Mattress
✅ Liner
✅ Pillow
✅ Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents
✅ Dining Tent
✅ Dining Table
✅ Porters
✅ Helper
✅ Mules
✅ Kitchen team
✅ Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication
✅ Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide
✅ Medical Kit
✅ Oxygen Cylinders
✅ Crampons and Gaiters

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

❌Personal Insurance
❌Medical Certificate
❌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


Full payment confirms your booking

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.

Buran Ghati FAQ’s

Vehicle will be arranged from Shimla and the departure time is 6:30 am.

The stay will be in camps on all trekking days.

We provide tents on twin share basis and 3 people can also accommodate.

We provide a variety of healthy and delicious food. Check the food menu here – Food Menu

Best time to do Buran Ghati trek is MayJune, Sep and Oct.

Snow is there from the month of December to April. Light snowfall may occur before December.

The tents are waterproof and if it rains while trekking then use rain cover for your backpack and poncho will keep you dry.

Buran Ghati trek is suggested for adults because some sections are tough and fit beginners can go for this trek.

Yes, you can rent jackets, trekking shoes, hiking pole and backpacks

If for some reason you are unable to carry your backpack then you can keep it at the office. Applicable charges are Rs 300 per Backpack for per day.

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.

During the trek we set up separate toilet tents for ladies and gents. There will be a deep pit, use it and cover it with help of a shovel. (Use toilet paper instead of wet wipes).

Buran Ghati is amoderate level trek, there are some risks which includes sliding and rappelling down a snow wall. But, it is safe to do with experienced leaders.

- Janglik (2,804 m/9,200 feet)

- Dayara (3,376 m/11,075 feet)

- Litham (3,578 m/11,737 feet)

- Chandranahan Lake (4,327 m/13,900 feet)

- Dhunda (4,074 m/13,365 feet)

- Buran Ghati (4,572 m/15,000 feet)

  1. Day 1 Drive from Shimla to Janglik

    Altitude – 2,804 m/9,200 feet

    Distance – 160 km

    Time taken – 7/8 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Meet the members at Old bus stand of Shimla and then the drive will be to the Base camp“Janglik”.

    Enjoy the drive along the clear bluish Pabba River and witness the changing sights and quaint villages of Himachal.

    Crossing Pabbar leads to Diude and from Diude a short hike will take you to Janglik.

  2. Day 2 Trek from Janglik to Dayara

    Altitude – 3,376 m/11,075 feet

    Distance – 4 km

    Time taken – 4/5 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Start the trek by coming out of the wheat fields, bid goodbye to the last few Diude huts. Further you gain altitude and Tonglu, Diude and other pretty villages can be seen clearly. Enter the forest of pine and oaks and ascend gradually.

    After half an hour hike, the tree line recedes and you come across stretch of meadows. Climb up and reach the hill with mountain views on one side and lush trees on the another. From here descend gradually on a wide trail.

    After an hour again enter the dense pine and oak forest, walk under the shade of trees, listen to the crumbling of leaves and move further.

    Before reaching Dayara the trail climbs up gradually. Reach the campsite, setup your tents and sleep comfortably.

  3. Day 3 Trek from Dayara to Litham 

    Altitude – 3,578 m/11,737 feet

    Distance – 3 km

    Time taken – 3/4 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Explore the Dayara meadows in the morning. Today, the trail from Dayara to Lithum goes through thick forests, alluring green meadows and clear 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 and magical, after half an hour the trail makes its way through another forest of Bhoj. Descend through this section 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 get mesmerized by the mind boggling mountain views. Towards left you can see the Chandranahan Waterfall and ahead lies 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 here, relish the beautiful views and then retire for the night.

  4. Day 4 Short hike to Chandranahan Lake and back to Litham 

    Altitude – 4,327 m/13,900 feet

    Distance – 3 km

    Time taken – 4/5 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Chandranahan is a small glacial lake amidst 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 the Lake but the journey gets difficult after the snout.

    Witness the alpine valley and delicious views! 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.

    Descent is steep till Litham, make sure you start early to Chandranahan Lake so you can reach there at mid-day.

  5. Day 5 Trek from Litham to Dhunda 

    Altitude – 4,074 m/13,365 feet

    Distance – 4 km

    Time taken – 7/8 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    The climb to the pass is steep but short and today Buran Pass will be visible on the way.

    Dhauladhar range and Gunas Pass can be seen en route with. It is a setting in front of Litham’s green grasslands and cliffs Rupin valley.

    Pabbar descends rapidly and the trail gets sharply an ascending one. The trail turns to a gorge valley when you follow the river’s left bank.

    From here Buran Ghati comes into sight. The shepherds trail will lead you to Dhudna.

    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, it lies amidst snow-capped mountains from all the sides. Even in late June there you can find the patches of snow everywhere.

    Set your camps here and retire for the night.

  6. Day 6 Trek from Dhunda to Buran Ghati and River camp 

    Altitude – Buran Ghati (4,572 m/15,000 feet) River Camp (3597 m/11,800 feet)

    Distance – 7 km

    Time taken – 9/10 hours

    Night stay – Camps

    Leave the campsite of Dhunda following the ridge and do boulder hopping to reach the base of the Buran Pass.

    Reaching the Pass will take one hour from the base.

    Today, ascent to Buran Ghati will 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 meters.

    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, reach there in an hour.

    Cross the stream and a hut will be visible. Today camp here and retire for the night.

  7. Day 7 River camp to Barua and drive to Shimla

    Altitude – Barua (2,042 m/6,700 feet)

    Distance – Trek (5 km)

    Time taken – 4/5 hours

    Barua is a village and your campsite for today.

    Today on the trail come across diverse vegetation and get surprised by the changing landscapes. Follow the wide and frequently used Barua Khud’s path.

    Descend and ahead see a stream meet Barua Khud, cross it over a bridge and explore the diverse vegetation. After hiking for one hour you reach 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 there are many fruit orchards. Descend through it and now the trail gets you to the bridge over Barua Khud.

    Halt here then leave for Shimla, vehicles will be arranged or if you wish you can go on your own.

Things to Take

Mandatory Documents

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
  • Jacket
  • Thick gloves
  • Trek pants
  • Cap and Balaclava (or a scarf)
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun tan lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Water bottle
  • Headlamp
  • Personal toiletry items

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity:-


Withdraw money at Shimla, ahead there are two ATM points –Rohru and Chirgaon.

Mobile Connectivity

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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Rent trekking equipment

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kitPersonal Insurance

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

– Cotton

– Stretchable/elastic bandage

– Gauze




– 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.

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Cancellation Policy?

- Make your booking one or two months prior in advance. If you cancel the trek due to any reason, it is mandatory to notify us. Cancellation charges will only be effective from the date we get your request to cancel the trek.

- If the trek gets cancelled from our side due to natural disaster,rainfall, heavy snowfall or any other reason then the refund will not be initiated but we will arrange another trek.

The cancellation charges are as follows –

(Bank charges deducted are not Refundable)

  • Up to 30 Days – 90% cost is Refundable
  • Between 21 to 30 Days – 50% cost is Refundable
  • Less than 20 Days – No Refund

(Refund is initiated within 7-8 business days)