Lamkhaga Pass Trek is one of the high altitude pass in Himalayas connects chitkul in Kinnaur valley to Harsil in Gangotri Valley Uttarakhand. This pass can start from Chitkul and end in Harsil or Start from Harsil and ends in…
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Lamkhaga Pass Trek is one of the high altitude pass in Himalayas connects chitkul in Kinnaur valley to Harsil in Gangotri Valley Uttarakhand. This pass can start from Chitkul and end in Harsil or Start from Harsil and ends in Chitkul, Pass is an altitude of 5281 meter above sea level which makes this trek challenging and difficult.
There are many treks in valley which connects Uttarakhand and Himachal like Borasu Pass, Rupin Pass, Damdar Kandi Pass, Nalgan Pass and few others treks. Lamkhaga pass crossed by Marco Pallis 1933 during British government in India and since that time trekker follow this route. Harsil is the ending point of Lamkhaga Pass trek if starting from chitkul and Harsil famous for Wilson Cottages which is made by Frederick E. Wilson and he stayed here a long time in this valley, he married to a local girl name Gulabi. Wilson made many bridges in Valley, one of the famous bridges Bhairon Ghati Bridge on the Bhagirathi River but it’s collapsed now.
Harsil is beautiful village in route to Holy Pilgrimage shrine Gangotri and Gomukh (Source of the River Ganga), many pilgrims want to stay here before after the Yatra/Trek.
Lamkhaga Pass Trek Itinerary
From Shimla & Chitkul
Day 01: Shimla to Chitkul : 245 km – 9 Hours
Day 02: Chitkul – Nagasthi – Dumti – 6 Hours
Day 03: Dumti – Gundar(4400 m) : 6 Hours Trek
Day 04: Gundar – Lamkhaga Pass B.C. (4800 m) – 7 Hours Trek
Day 05: Lamkhaga Pass Base Camp – B.C. II : 6 Hours Trek
Day 06: Base camp II – Lamkhaga Pass(5281 m) – Base camp III (Gangotri Valley) : 6 Hours Trek
Day 07: Base camp III – Kyorkati(3820 m) : 7 Hours Trek
Day 08 : Kyorkati – Harsil(1150 m) – 14 km – 7 Hours
Day 09 : Harsil to Dehradun : 215 km -8 Hours
From Dehradun & Harsil
Day 01:- Drive Dehradun to Harsil (1150 m) – 215 km – 8-9 hours
Day 02:- Harsil to Kyarkoti (3480 m) -14 km -6 Hours
Day 03:- Kyarkoti to the base of Lamkhaga Pass (4420 m) -12 km – 7 hours
Day 04:- Rest Day
Day 05:- Lamkhaga Base to Lamkhaga Pass (5281 m) and Gundar (4415 m) -13 km – 7 hours
Day 06:- Gundar to Dumti (40035 m) – 15 km – 7 hours
Day 07:- Dumti to Rani Kanda (3680 m) -9 km – 5 hours
Day 08:- Rani Kanda to Chitkul (3435 m) -9 km – 4 hours
Day 09:- Chitkul to Sangla and Shimla (280 km) – 9 hours
Region :- Kinnuar Valley Himanchal and Gangotri Valley Uttrakhand.
Duration :- 9-10 Days
Best Season :- May, June, Sep and Oct
Elevation :- 5281 meter
Trek Distance :- Approx. 85 Km
Trek Grade :- Challenging and Difficult
Drive Dehradun to Harsil (1150 m) - 215 km – 8-9 hours
Harsil to Kyarkoti (3480 m) -14 km -6 Hours
Kyarkoti to the base of Lamkhaga Pass (4420 m) -12 km - 7 hours
Lamkhaga Base to Lamkhaga Pass (5281 m) and Gundar (4415 m) -13 km - 7 hours
Gundar to Dumti (40035 m) - 15 km - 7 hours
Dumti to Rani Kanda (3680 m) -9 km - 5 hours
Rani Kanda to Chitkul (3435 m) -9 km - 4 hours
Chitkul to Sangla and Shimla (280 km) - 9 hours
Accommodation.(Guest house, Camping).
All Meals while on treks (Veg.) (Egg).
First aid medical kit & Other Safety Equipments.
Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
All transportation during the trek program.
Any kind of personal expenses.
Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.350 per bag per day not more than 8 kg .
Any Cost arising de to bad weather, Emergency evacuation.
Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Price Includes“.
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