Kinnaur Spiti Over Bawa Pass Trek
SHIMLA - SARAHAN
7 to 8 HRS drive from Shimla. enroute you will encounter Narkanda. A winter Ski resort and Rampur the old capital of Kinnaur. Upon arrival at Sarahan visit Bhimakali temple sacred to both Hindu and Buddhists.
SARAHAN - SANGLA
6 to 7 hrs drive Sangla is also known as baspa valley os one of the most beautiful valley in Kinnaur. In Sangla visit Kamru fort.
SANGLA - KAFNOO
5 to 6 hrs.drive. Kafnoo is the starting point for the trek.
KAFNOO - MULING
5 to 6 hrs trek through Musrang village and Jungle. First couple of hours involves steep climb and then gradual climb up to the camp site, a green meadow on the bank of Bawa river.
MULING - PISTRANG
Again 5 to 6hrs walk to the campsite the base of the Bawa pass. Today s walk involves a small river crossing and a gradual climb.
PISTRANG - GURGURU
Today it is a long of about 7 to 8 hrs. First two hours is a steep climb to the top bawa pass 14500ft. approx. As soon as you cross the pass one enters pin valley. the land of snow Leopard and Ibex in Spiti. you will also see a dramatic change in the scenery.
GURGURU - MUTH
4 TO 5 hrs easy walk to Muth village which houses 35 - 40 families.
MUTH - GULING
Again 4 to 5 hrs. easy walk. Enroute you pass through Tiling village and camp at Guling village. If you have enough time you could visit Guling Monastery which is of Nyingma pa sect of Buddism.
GULING - SCHILING
Today the bus will take you to schiling. the camp site. Have your hot lunch at the camp and then proceed to see the Tabo monatery which belong to Gelukpa sect. This monastery has completed its 1000 years in 1996 and His Holiness the dalai Lama had given kalachakra initiation to commemorate its 1000th year.
SCHILING - SHEGO
Drive to Shego on the bank of Spiti river. After lunch drive to visit Key Monastery, the seat of Rinchen Zangpo. And then visit Kibber village the highest road linked village in the world. also visit a small monastery in the village.
SHEGO - KAZA - SHEGO
Today you have a day free to explore the Kaza town is only 6 Kms. away from the camp site. worth paying a visit.
SHEGO - CHOTTADARA
Drive 125 kms. to reach the campsite over Kunzum-La 14850ft. approx.
CHOTADARA - MANALI
Drive along the river Chandra till grampu and then towards Manali over Rohtang pass 13050ft. In manali check into the Hotel for o/n stay.