BASHLEO PASS TREK

BASHLEO PASS TREK

A deeper access to towards the core area of Great Himalayan National Park this trek offers a beautiful mountain panorama; An ideal place for nature lover to have their camping and trekking experience and spot lots of birds.

The pleasant walk leads through thick pine and Deodar (cedar) forest to villages with panoramic views of the surrounding snow ranges. Walking along the ridge we will pass various Hindu temples, an ancient fort of a local king, and the holy Seraul Lake (2950m) round-trip covering a variety of landscapes. Starting from Jibhi 12 km by cabs till Jalori pass to Seraul Lake, For three days, the trek then continues along the ridge at an altitude between 3200mt and 3600mmt. We walk through open meadows and stands of Himalayan oak. 

Along the way, we pass ancient shrines of Hindu deities, and there are magnificent views of the surrounding hills and snowcapped peaks of the Great Himalayas. The trip also includes an excursion to a crystal mine where you can collect your personal mountain crystal. 

THE  JOURNEY

Day 1
Chandigarh – Jibhi 
6 Hrs | 260 Km 

We will pick you up from Chandigarh and travel to Jibhi by taxi. The Journey is about 6-7 Hrs driving up in Shavalik hiils to lesser Himalaya, arrival at Jibhi, Stay at Jibhi.

Day 2
Jibhi
1780 Mt

Breakfast and an easy walk to nearby water fall and acclimatization walks in and around Jibhi village.Bone fire, dinner and general briefing about the trek.

Day 3
Jibhi-Sereulsar lake ( 2980 mt)
6hrs | 9-10 km

After breakfast early morning start around 7:30am to Jalori pass By Jeeps, we will trek to an old fort Raghupur the view from the fort is breathtaking and continue to the camp at Serulsar lake camp.

Day 4
Sereulsar Lake – crystal caves (3540 Mt)  
7hrs | 12-13 Km

A gradual climb up to Notchi top and descending down to the base of Chara ( highest meadow of the trek beautiful view of the Bashleo pass and great Himalayan range, you can visit to the quartz Crystal mine.

Day 5
Crystal Caves- Gugal thach. (2720 Mt.)
7 hrs | 11-12 Km

A decent through dense Oak forest will take us to the other side of the mountain. Camp at Gugal thach, the base of Chool mountain a beautiful campsite.

Day 6
Gugal thach.- Base camp of Bashleo Pass (2830Mt)

6 hrs | 9-10 Km

A descend and then ascend to the base camp of Bashleo pass through a beautiful Oak, Pine, cedar and Maple forest.

Day 7
Base camp of Bashleo Pass 3800Mt – Tilla Pulh (2200 Mt) – Jibhi
6 hrs | 10-11 km

Crossing the pass over in to Tirthan valley visiting the medical plant nursery on the way to the camp at Tilla pullh, fishing at Tirthan River. Overnight at Jibhi.

Day 8
Jibhi –Chandigarh

End of the trip.

JOURNEY ESSENTIALS

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights

Difficulty
MODERATE

Altitude Range

1800m - 3900m

Location

Eco-Zone of Great Himalayan National Park

Total Distance

45 Km Trek / 17 Km drive

Best time to trek

April-May-June
Sep-Nov

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COST INCLUDES

  • Transport from Chandigarh to Jibhi by Toyota innova, all local transport around Jibhi

  • Accommodation at Jibhi at Leena’s on Double/ twin sharing basis including food (veg/ non veg options)

  • Camping gear, helpers, Porters, guide and three meals a day during the trek.

COST EXCLUDES

  • Any flight tickets and travel Beyond Chandigarh/ Delhi
  • Any alcoholic beverages, Mineral water.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
 

SHORT ITINERARY

Day 1
Jibhi- Serulsar –Raghupur fort –Serulsar 
11 Km trek/ 6 hrs 

Day 2
Serulsar Lake ( 2980 mt) – Crystal caves (3203 mt)
13 km / 7 hrs

Day 3
Crystal caves – Lamba- Lamhbahri top – Sarthi (3610 mt)

Day 4
Sarthi – Chehnni fort –Jibhi
6Hrs

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