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6N/7D Buran Ghati Trek

Shimla
13,299
Closed for the season

Gutsy Adventure
Couples/Group Adventure, Solo Adventure
24 hrs confirmation
Expert Instructor
Camp
Meals
Transportation
27 kms | 15000 ft

Overview

Witness all the various landscapes from green meadows to snow-capped mountains. From nestled old villages to apple orchards and from boulders to pristine waterfalls. This trek is a wholesome experience of all the best parts of Himalayan treks. Situated at an altitude of 15000 ft, this trek truly holds the essence of technical to jaw-dropping landscapes all perfectly blended with the right amount of thrill. You will get to experience camping by the river, trekking through untouched villages, and struggling your way through boulders to sliding through snow ledges. This trek has it all, it just needs an adventurer to cherish its surreal views including the sights of Rupin Valley, the Dayara Bugyal trail, and the old charismatic Barua village. 

 

  • Trek to the height of 15000 ft above sea level and witness the aesthetic views of Buran Ghati Pass.
  • Enjoy the far-fetched green stretch of Dayara Meadows.
  • Walk through the dense forests of pine trees till the end of trail leading to pristine lakes of Chandranahan.
  • Get mesmerized by the small Barua village with old wooden houses, fruit laden trees and apple orchards.
  • Unravel the shutter bug within you as you cross through changing backdrops of green meadows to snow-capped mountains to steep ridges and pristine lakes.

  • Your journey starts as you arrive at Shimla Old Bus Stand at 6.30 AM. From there, you will be taken to Rohru in a shared vehicle. Enjoy the scenic drive to Rohru as you pass through charming villages like Diude, Tonglu, Tikri and a few more.
  • Reach the campsite and Janglik, relax and end the day with a hot-piping dinner.

  • Rise and shine to a beautiful morning and start your trek from Janglik to Dayara Thatch. Today you will be facing a moderate ascent which will take you 5-6 hours. On your way, you will be able to enjoy a panoramic view of the small villages of Diude and Tonglu. Walk through the forest trails jaded by Pine, Oak, deodar trees.
  • After reaching Dayara meadows, your tents will be pitched, and you can surrender for the night.

  • After a hearty breakfast, get ready for a 4-hour trek to Litham. This trail is essentially a gradual ascent with water streams along the route. You will be trekking through dense forests, lush
    green meadows till you see the silver Birch Forest and Chandranahan falls. Witness a scenic view of the snow-capped Dhauladhar range.
  • Reach Litham campsite and enjoy the rest of the
    day followed by dinner.

  • Today is the day you get a taste of the mountain and high altitude as you trek to Chandranahan Lake for acclimatization. You will be walking your way through steep ascents and descents and give your body a good warm-up. Chandranahan holds a beautiful sight as a group of 7 lakes. You will be able to witness at least 3 lakes on your trail.
  • As you ascend to the waterfall and take a photo stop to capture the aesthetic beauty of small lakes surrounded by snow fields. After spending some time at the lake, head back to the Litham campsite and call it a day.

  • Wake up early and have a delicious breakfast. Today, you will be enjoying a 5–6 hour trek to
    Dhunda. This trail will lead up to gradual ascent and a few steep descents. Witness a beautiful view of Litham’s grasslands on the left and the majestic view of Rupin Valley on the right. You can also see the Buran Ghati trail from here.
  • Your campsite will be pitched in the middle of snow-capped mountains offering you a 360-degree view of white wonderland with blended green grasslands and grey trails.

  • Start your day with a healthy breakfast and brace yourself for this technical trek which will
    include steep ascents and descent along the way. You will be camping near a river today. Walk alongside the ridge from Dhunda campsite and climb over boulders to reach the base of this pass. Drink enough water and maintain your pace while shifting your weights on either shoulder.
  • Buran Ghati sits at 15,000 feet, making it a rather difficult yet thrilling climb.  The top is narrow and has a narrow ledge. Firstly, you need to get down to the snowfield 100m below the pass. The rest of the descents will be on smaller ledges which makes it easy to slide down.
  • Give yourself a pat on the back as you get mesmerized by the satisfaction of making it to the summit.

  • Today marks the last day of your Buran Ghati trek. After breakfast, trek down to Barua Village. Follow the cascaded trail through dense forest of pine trees and green shrubs. After a one-hour trek, you will be able to spot Apple orchards and some peach trees.
  • After crossing this village, you will reach the road bridge in half an hour. You will be dropped off at Shimla in a shared vehicle.
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Prices are exclusive of taxes.

  • Accommodation: at Janglik in Homestay and on other days you will be staying in tents (2 per tent)
  • Meals from dinner at Janglik on Day 1 to lunch on Day 7 at Burwa
  • Professional guides and trek leaders
  • Trek Equipment: sleeping bag, kitchen & dining tent, utensils, mattress, tent, toilet tent, and crampon (if needed)
  • Forest entry fees along with permits
  • First aid medical kits, oxygen cylinder as well as stretcher
  • Cook/ Support Staff
  • This trip covers locations based on high altitude and not recommended for people with asthma or other breathing concerns.
  • Age limit 18+.
  • Keeping your safety first, if the weather is poor, the event may be delayed or postpone, and an alternative time slot will be suggested.
  • Please carry an ID proof and passport size photo (PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof).
  • Kindly read all sections in attachment to know more about the trip.
  • Kindly pay full attention to the briefing provided and follow all guidelines as recommended.
  • Trekking is to immerse oneself in nature, so please expect basic facilities.
  • Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Package includes vegetarian meals only.
  • Vendor details will be shared post booking. Please co-ordinate with vendor on reporting time & location.

Starting Point

Shimla Bus Stand

35X2+79P, ISBT Parking Rd, Tutikandi, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004

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Ending Point

Shimla Bus Stand

35X2+79P, ISBT Parking Rd, Tutikandi, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004

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  • We will confirm your booking within 24 hours.
  • In case of non-availability for the date, our team will get in touch with you to work out best possible dates. Kindly bear with us as this industry does not work with real-time inventory view from vendor partners. 
  • If you wish to cancel before receiving a confirmation, you will receive 100% refund. 

  • Full Refund- If cancelled before 7 days. 
  • No Refund- If cancelled by the customer in less than 7 days.
  • If participants are unable to or refuse to go through with the experience at site, no refund will be applicable.

 

  • 100% at the time of booking. 

Rescheduling is subject to availability.

Once the cancellation window ends, rescheduling cannot be done.

Each booking allows for a maximum of two rescheduling opportunities. After which, no further changes can be made to the booking.

Any price differences resulting from rescheduling, such as changes in seasonal rates or availability, will be applicable and will be communicated to the customer during the rescheduling process.

In the event that a customer requests a rescheduling but fails to attend the newly scheduled appointment, it will be considered a missed appointment, and our standard cancellation policy will apply

  • The best time to go for Buran Ghati Trek is from May to June and Sept to October. During this time, the weather is perfect for trekking which offers majestic views of lush green meadows, snow-capped mountain peaks and crystal clear river streams.

 

  • The starting point for this trek is Shimla bus stand. From there, you will be taken to Rohru. Your trekking starts from Rohru 

    

  • The highest altitude for this trek 15000 ft.  

 

  • Please read the “What to carry” section on the product details page.

  • The difficulty level for this trek is moderate to difficult. The highest altitude is 15000 ft. The total distance covered is 27 kms. If you are someone who does not work out regularly, it is advisable to start working out at least a month before the trek to avoid any discomfort. If you can to Jog 5 kms in 30 minutes, your stamina is good to go. You can prepare yourself by running and doing cardio exercises.  

 

  • This is a moderate to difficult trek and will require physical strength, Recommendation to get physically fit is to start working out at least a month before the trek.  
  • To gain stamina, you can try Cardio and running along with stretching every day to strengthen your muscles and work on your flexibility. 
  • If you are able to Jog 5 kms in 30 minutes, your stamina is good to go. 

  • The total trek distance is 27 kms. Each day, you will be covering trekking for 4-5 hours approximately. 

 

  • In case you are sick and not able to complete the trek, you will be sent down to the base camp depending on the circumstances. Kindly note that a refund or reschedule for the same is not applicable. Any extra expenses incurred during this transfer will be borne by the traveler.

  • Full Refund- If cancelled before 7 days before scheduled departure. 
  • No Refund- If cancelled by the customer in less than 7 days before scheduled departure.
  • If participants are unable to or refuse to go through with the experience at site, no refund will be applicable.

 

  • The payment policy is 100% at the time of booking. 

  • Refunds are subjected to the cancellation policies. All refunds will be processed in 10 business days to the source account.

  • In case of extreme bad weather, government restriction or political disturbance, if any activity is cancelled; then the operator will suggest the best possible alternative. However, a cash refund is not applicable. In case of a change in itinerary due to weather, any additional expenses will be borne by the traveler. 

  • In case of any query/complaint you can contact us.

  • For discounts on group booking, please contact us.

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