Pin Bhaba Pass Trek

8 Days - 7 Nights
  • Pin Bhabha Pass Trek
  • Pin Bhabha Pass Trek
  • Pin Bhabha Pass Trek
  • Pin Bhabha Pass Trek
  • Pin Bhabha Pass Trek

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Pin Bhaba Pass Trek – The Stunning dark forests of Mulling

Pin Bhaba Pass Trek 2020

Forests of Mulling are very charming! Straight out of story book. There are coniferous trees.

You will be trekking through the dark forests of this Bhaba valley. But it is the forest scenery that strikes you the most.

Hear the gushing of the turquoise river cutting through the meadow. The grasslands of Mulling will melt your heart.

Pin Bhabha Pass Trek

Drop dead gorgeous landscapes of Kara which has Kashmir.

The high-altitude meadows of Karah are the closest you’ll get to the grasslands of Kashmir.

This is one of the prettiest campsites.

Watch the snow-capped mountains and enjoy the beauty of lush meadows

The crossing of Pin Bhaba Pass

If you are an adrenaline junkie, this pass crossing will skip your heartbeat.

The moraine setting around the pass crossing is as beautiful as the first few days of the trek.

Climbing to the pass is a lovely challenge. The higher you get, the more you tower over the rest of the scenery.

The snowcapped peaks are now almost at eye level.

Why to choose Pin Bhaba Pass Trek?

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 409Km and on foot 60km km which is to be covered into the 8days.

Shimla to Kafnu to Mulingto Kara- Phustirang- Pin Bhaba Pass- Mangruse- Mudh- Manali

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing the Pin Bhaba Pass

Pin Bhaba Pass trek is a high-altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 4909 Meters

The Starting trail is easy to moderate – difficult as compare to other treks this is Moderate – Difficult trek. So, this trek is for the people who have done high altitude treks before. Not meant for beginners, or family or school tour

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, like Kinnauri Range, Pir Panjal and Lahaul and Spiti Range, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing

I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers

Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.

The backpack should not exceed 12 kg only

Pin Bhabha Pass Trek

Getting to Himalayan hikers Base Camp Kafnu

Option 01 – Direct flight to Delhi and book a bus from Delhi – Shimla

Kolkata to Delhi

Mumbai to Delhi

Pune to Delhi

Delhi to Shimla

Shimla to Kafnu

Option 02 – Take the night train from Delhi to Kalka (Nearest railway to the base camp)

(Special A/C train from New Delhi would be best)

You can reach Shimla and around 5:00 am to 7:00 am, vehicles will be arranged and there you can meet our office member.

Note: – Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Shimla and Drop Tempo

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity

ATM POINT: Withdraw money before your journey, Shimla is the last point where you will find ATM.

(If you want to withdraw the money then do it in Shimla.)

Key Points Pin Bhaba Pass

Duration: – 7 Nights 8 Days from Shimla to Mudh

Base camp: – Kafnu base camp

Summer Temperature: – 13°C to 18°C and Night: 0°C to 7°C

Pin Bhaba Pass Trek- Altitude: – 4,909 m

Best Time: – Mid May- End of September

Trek Level: – Moderate- Difficult

Trek distance: – On foot 60Km – By taxi 409km

Group Size: – a minimum 5 people maximum 15 people

Altitude we are going to cover per day

      Kafnu camp – 2401m

      Muling camp- 3242m

      Karah camp-   3552m

      Phutsirang camp- 4107m

      Mangrungse camp-4909m

      Pin Bhaba Pass – 4168m

      Mudh – 3744m

Short Itinerary of Pin Bhaba Pass Trek

Day 1: Pick up to you from Shimla Old Bus Stand. Reach Kafnu from Shimla. (208km) (8/9 hours journey)(2401m)

 Day 2: Trek from Kafnu to Mulling (11.3km) ;( 8 hours) (3242m)

Day 3: Trek from Mulling to Karah (6.3km) (5 hours) (3552m)

Day 4: Trek from Karah to Phutsirang (4.9 km)(4 hours)(4107m)

Day 5: Acclimatization and rest day at Phutsirang

Day 6: Trek from Phutsirang to Mangrungse via Pin Bhaba Pass (9 hours) (10.9 km) (4168m)

Day 7: Trek from Mangrungse to Mudh (16.29 km) (7hours) (3744m)

Day 8: Drive from Mudh to Manali (252km) (7 hours)

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Day 1 : Pickup from Shimla Old Bus Stand. Drive to Kafnu base camp

Total distance – 208 km – 8/9Hours journey

Mode of journey – – By taxi

Altitude – Gulaba Meadows Base camp – 2401m

Night stay – Our Camp site -on twin share basis

Himalayan Hikers will pick up the trekkers from the Shimla Old Bus Stand transport and leave for the Kafnu Base Camp early morning at around 6:00 to 7:00 am

Getting to Kafnu is not as difficult even though it is a really remote village in the deep reaches of southern Himachal. The road to Kafnu has nerve wrecking roads and many hanging cliffs which gives an adrenaline rush. You will surpass the Hydel Project at Wangtoo.You will stay at Kafnu for the night, at one of the local lodges. It’s important to use the day to rest in preparation for the trek to mulling tomorrow.

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Day 2 : Trek from Kafnu to Mulling

Total distance – 11.3km – 8/9Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – 3242m

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Today is the most beautiful day of Pin Bhaba Trek. You will go through a largely coniferous forest. The trek starts from Kafnu and hence there will be an altitude gain which is at 2,759feet (841m) from the village, walk for about 200 meters and you will spot India’s first underground dam, the ‘Bhaba Hydro Project. Continue to walk on the motorable route for 2.65 km.

About 2 km into this trail, you will reach a bridge. Cross the bridge to reach the left bank of the Bhaba River. Shortly after crossing the bridge, you will notice a narrow route going up from the motorable route – take this trail. Continue to walk and the you will be welcomed by the pretty landscapes of blessed with pine, oak trees and alpine forests. Hear the chirping of the birds and confluence of beautiful trees. The terrain is full of mud, grass and small stones.

There will be abundant trees after you trek the 6.8km this place is called ‘Champoria‘, 9,491 feet. From this spot, you will need to cross the Bhaba River. Cross the river via the log bridge to reach the right bank of the Bhaba River. 10 km into the trek, you will reach a place called Jhandi top (10,640 feet). This is a good spot to catch your breath. From Jhandi top, the Mulling hut and campsite are visible. From here, it’s a short 1.3 km hike to reach the campsite.

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Day 3 : Trek from Mulling to Kara

Trek Distance – 6km – 5Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – 3552m

Night Stay – Our Camp site -on twin share basis

Today’s trek will be a gradual ascent walking through a rocky terrain. After about 1.6 km you will be welcomed by a beautiful meadow and waterfall. Enjoy the scenic beauty and wild flower around you. The landscape will surely take your breath away.

After passing the meadow, continue to walk for another 1.2 km to reach the campsite near a water stream. You will find a lake within 200 meters from the campsite. The lake boasts of stunning reflections when it’s sunny. You can setup your campsite at Karah.

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Day 4 : Trek from Kara to Phustirang

Trek Distance – 5km (4hours Journey)

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude –Tapovan – 4500 Meter

Night Stay – Camp site – on twin share basis

Today will be the shortest day as you will be covering only 5 km. You will be the Bhaba River passing bythe mountain stream approaches from the left side of Phutsirang. Cross the stream and continue to climb the steep slope. The terrain is a loose mud and you will be lot of mountain streams 4.2 km into the trek, you will arrive at a campsite which has been a setup for lower Phutsirang. From this spot, continue the upward climb for another 700 meters and you will reach Phutsirang.

Watch the beautiful campsites of Phustirang and the nearby mountains which are more than 16,000ft

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Day 5 : Acclimatization and rest day at Phustirang

Total distance – 0km

Mode of journey – No trekking as we will acclimatize

Altitude – Nandanvan – 4810 Meter

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

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Day 6 : Phustirang to Mangrungse via Pin Bhaba Pass

Total distance – 11km (10 hours journey)

Mode of journey – By foot

Altitude – Pin Bhaba pass – 4909 Meters

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Today will be the most exciting day as you will be crossing the pass which has steep slopes i.e. connecting Bhaba and Pin Valley. There is a sense of adventure and accomplishment because it is not going to be an easy one. Experience the thrill.

This will give you a surprise as once you reach the top of the mountain because of the sudden shift .The geographical contradictions are well pronounced in this spot. You will be leaving behind the lush grasslands of Bhaba valley and move to the brown, desert mountain valleys of Pin. The Pin River can also be seen from this point. The descent is steep and it is tricky, since it’s a combination of moraine, glacier and scree. Negotiate this terrain slowly.

Now about 2km you will be descending and find the Pin River. Remove your footwear to cross the river to get onto the right side of the river. From here on, it’s a gradual descent yet riddled with moraine and scree. Pace yourself slowly and rest if you must. About 5 kms from the river-crossing, you will be able to see the Mangrungse campsite below the trail.

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Day 7 : Trek from Mangrungseto Mudh

Trek Distance –16km (7 hours journey)

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – 3744 m

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Today is the last day and you will be trekking for hours i.e. 16km at a stretch to Mudh. Start as early as possible from your campsite. Climb the slope from Mangrungseto reach the trail and continue walking along the same. The distance between Mangrungseand Bara Boulder is 4 km and from the Bara Boulder campsite, there is a gradual section filled with moraine. It’s recommended that your water bottles are stocked up at Mangrungse. The tributary of the Pin River is just 300 meters from Bara Boulder. Cross this stream using the log bridge. The trail from Bara boulder is completely flat and is dominated by red soil and small red stones.

Mudh village will be noticed and the landscape is more or less like postcards this sight will level up your adrenaline rush. The view of the suspension bridge dangling over the Pin River is a sight to behold. There will be a suspension bridge, cross the bridge and climb up to reach the village.

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Day 8: Mudh to Manali

Distance – 201 (7 hours journey)

Mode of journey – By taxi

Altitude – 2050 m

Night Stay – Our camp – on twin share basis

Today you will be bidding goodbye to the trekkers leaving some great memories. You can also explore Spiti if you wish to stay at Mudh. If not then drive to Manali and enjoy the scenic beauty.

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava

Sunglasses

Slippers

Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)

Sunscreen

Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)

ORS

Band aid

Cotton

Stretchable/Elastic bandage

Gauze

Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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What is Included In This Trek?

Transport Facility

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 Include In This Trek?

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

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