Kinnaur is the most fascinating region of the Indian Himalayas is home to some of India’s oldest traditions, legends and ancient texts. Kinnaur the land of fairy tales and fantasies has a spectacular terrain of lush green valleys, orchards, vineyards snow-clad peaks and cold desert mountains. Amongst the Greater Himalayan belt it is the highest mountains in Himachal Pradesh. Kinnaur is said to be the abode of the Indian deity lord Shiva and the traditions of this place are intact till date.
Close to the border with Tibet, entry to Kinnaur was restricted even for Indian nationals till 1993 and foreign nationals still must register themselves with inner line permit. Two river race through Kinnaur valley The Sutlej and The Spiti. Sutlej River originates (common to the Indus and Bhramaputra) in lake Mansarovar beside the holy Mt. Kailash in Tibet.
Kinnaur holds three of the world's grand mountain ranges - the Zanskar, the Greater Himalaya and the Dhauladhar. Mount Kinner Kailash with height of 6010 m and is considered as sacred by both Hindu and Buddhist Kinnauris.
Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 : Departure from Shimla and Tangling Base Camp.
Day 2 : Tangling (base camp) - Ganesh Bagh 5-6 km (7010ft to10700ft).
Kinner Kailash trek stars from the Tangling village (7010ft) , situated on the left bank
of the Sutlej river.There are two ways to reach tangling village. One is by crossing the
river by the Jhula (river crossing) which is very thrilling or by road by crossing
Day 3 : Ganesh Bagh to Dharshan – Ganesh Bagh (8-9 km) (10700 to 14010 ft).
Day 4: Ganesg Bagh - Tangling (5-6)– Reckon Peo.
Night Stay at Kalpa
Camps (Sharing Camp , Home Stay.
Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers.
All meals during the trek (Breakfast, Packed lunch and dinner, only veg).
Potters (Potters will be only for trekking equipments).
Potters Allowances, Food and Stay.
Kitchen Staff Allowances, Food and Stay.
Cook Allowances, Food and Stay.
Night stay and Food at Shimla.
Food / Meal at kalpa and during transportation.
All other facilities which are not included in the package.
Potters for your Personal Luggage.
Personal Expenses like: Water Bottles, Laundry, Phone Calls etc.
Anything not specifically mentioned under the head price includes.
Maximum height to gain is 15,010 ft above the sea level
The itinerary may be changed on weather conditions
Trek can be cancelled on weather conditions
This is a tough trek so don’t take it lightly as a picnic, Adventure or holidays
Get prepared mentally and physically for this Tough Terrain
Strictly prohibited of smoke and drink during the Trek
If the Number of days increases due to any reason road block, Strikes, Govt. Ban etc extra charges Rs 2000/- will be charged per day.
There will be no provision of stay at last day of the trek (Sangla).
“The Himalayan Nomadian Tribe” has a team of Professional Trekkers and Local peoples.
Things to Bring during the trek
Back pack and rain cover (50-60 ltrs)
Water bottle(2 bottle/1litre)
Personal Medical Kit (Consult your doctor)
Neck - Gaiters
1 pair of thermal
2 pair of trek suit
1 Pair of Hand Gloves
4 Pairs of Warm Socks
2 Pair of Woolen Sweater
1 Pair of heavy Warm and wind proof Jacket
1 Good Pair of trekking Shoe (water proof,high ankle with good grip)
1 Pair of rain Suit
1 Pair of sun Glasses
1 Pair of monkey Cap
Toilet Papers and wipes
Day temperature in the sun is pleasant and windy but nights are cold. The temperature at night with rain and snow can really go down; sometimes below zero so you must be well prepared.
Services provided during the trek accommodation in 2 men tents (high altitude alpine tents of good quality), heavy foam pad matters, sleeping bags, breakfast/tea, all meals, services of experienced guide and cook, camping and technical equipment, utensils, adequate medical kit, transportation during the trek.
A good body fitness is necessary to enjoy the high altitude and trek to the
fullest. Following can help you prepare for the trek.