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Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama Trek Blog

Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama trek [Charang-La 5270m] – June 2014 expedition blog Otherwise called Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama, this trek is circumambulation(parikrama) around holy Kinnaur Kailash Range. Kinnaur Kailash is one of the 5 Kailash a Shiv Bhakt must-visit (others being Shrikhand Mahadev, Manimahesh Kailash, Adi Kailash, and Kailash Mansarovar). Kinnaur Kailash itself has two important routes …

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Lamkhaga Pass Trek – May 2018 Expedition Blog

Chitkul to Gangotri/Harsil Trek Lamkhaga Pass (5282m) (Chitkul to Harsil), May 2018 This Himalayan high pass divides Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh from Uttarakhand in India. We followed the following route: –Chitkul to Rani Kanda -Rani Kanda to Dhumti -Dhumti to Gundar -Gundar to Lamkhaga advance base camp (Kinnaur side) (One may break this climb till base …

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The Valley Of Brimming Beauty | Baspa valley Kinnaur

Baspa valley, Kinnaur: Bordering along western Himalaya with Tibet and Garhwal, the Baspa valley of Kinnaur has been open to visitors since the early nineties. The valley got its name from the Baspa river which originates from Chung Sakhago pass and meanders for around 30 km before meeting Satluj on its left bank near Karcham. …

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Thalay Sagar peak (6904m) [ Gangotri National Park ]

Auden’s Col Trek : Via Khatling Glacier & Mayali Pass

Auden’s Col is a mountain pass that connects Jogin I (6465m) and Gangotri III (6580m) and is reportedly situated at an altitude of around 5400m. It also binds two glaciers on the opposite sides. One is Khatling glacier and the other one looks like the glacier belonging to Jogin I. Auden’s Col Trek Expedition: A …

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Sangla – A Buddhist Town in the lap of Himalayas!

Sangla Village of Kinnaur,Himachal Pradesh is a scenic & heavenly small hilltown for visitors all over the world. It is largest village of the Sangla valley and one of the largest in Kinnaur. Located at middle of the valley and about 18km from the nearest highway i.e NH 05,  it has found place in an …

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Kinner Kailash Parikrama Trek in Winter

Kinnaur-Kailash Parikrama Trek Blog by Micah Hanson “How will you know the way, the weather is bad, there is a lot of snow,” the senior officer said. “I’ve hiked all over the Himalayas, I hiked the Pin-Paravati pass in a snowstorm,” I retorted.  “Ok, I’ll give you permission if you write a statement that you …

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Untouched Kinnaur: Rusklang village, Ropa valley, Himachal

Untouched & Unexplored Kinnaur Rusklang village of Ropa valley, Kinnaur  Kinnaur in northeast Himachal, surrounded by Tibet in the east, is the least explored and the second least populous district, after Lahaul & Spiti, in Himachal Pradesh, India. The old Hindustan-Tibet road, the ancient Silk Route, passes through Kinnaur along the banks of Sutlej River. …

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Charang Monastery: The most Holy temple of Kinnaur

Charang Monastery, Kinnaur  My first ever trek was to Kedarnath in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, a small town in the Garhwal Himalayas flanked by snow-covered peaks, famous for its Shiva temple. Almost a decade later when I got the opportunity to do the Kinner Kailash Parikrama trek, I was thrilled! After traveling in public transport, bikes, and cars, …

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