Raacho Kanda trek

The moraines enroute Charang Kanda

Raacho Kanda offered amazing views of and Raacho group of peaks along Indo-Tibetian border. Charang (altitude 3400 mtrs )offers a delightful blend of spiritualism and adventure with its beautiful ancient monastery Rangrik Tungma and many chortens.


Region: Kinnaur Himachal Pradesh

Duration: 6 days

Grade: Easy – Moderate

Minimum group size: 5

Maximum group Size: 10

Maximum Altitude: 4739 METERS

Best Season for the trip: APRIL TO OCTOBER

Our fixed departures for 2019 is scheduled for April 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th. We can arrange customized trek if the dates are not suiting your plan.


Day 01: Shimla – Charang

Day 02: Acclimatization at Charang. Village walk and visit to Rangrik monastery

Day 03: Trek to Raacho Kanda

Day 04: Raacho Kanda – Raacho  Glacier – Back to Raacho Kanda

Day 05: Raacho Kanda to Charang

Day 06: Charang – Shimla

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Shimla – Charang

Reception at Shimla and drive up to Charang from Shimla. The scenery along the way is really beautiful and the winding roads pass through Kufri and Narkanda and lead us up to Charang village.  Explore the surrounding area and enjoy the backdrop view of the Phawrang peak ( 6050m) and Raacho aka Rangrik Rang mountain range.

Day 02: Charang

We start from Charang and trek up to Rangrik Monastery. It is a very beautiful and old monastery made out of mud and wood, and it is believed to be approximately 2000 years old. It is the perfect place to spend a relaxing time during the day while we acclimatize. We will be spending the night in either homestay or tented accommodation (depending on the client’s needs).

Day 03: Charang – Raacho Kanda

We head for Raacho Kanda from Charang. It is a quite moderate trek and we have to walk on loose rocks and moraines. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 04: Raacho Kanda – Raacho Glacier- Camping at Raacho Kanda

Today we trek up to Raacho Glacier. The climb is a little steep at places. We savor the views of Raacho Glacier and Rangrik Rang mountain. Finally, head back to the camping site and camp for the night.

Day 05: Raacho Kanda – Charang

Wake up early in the morning and we trek back from Raacho Kanda to Charang village.  Night stay at Charang village.

Day 06: Charang – Shimla

Drive back from Charang to Shimla.


All arrangements for overnight stays during the trip.

All meals

Food will usually consist of morning breakfast, lunch, evening high tea and dinner.

All food will be vegetarian.

Special trained certified guides trained for emergency situations.

Local guides and workers with in-depth knowledge about the local area.

It will be a cultural and traditional experience as all stays will be mostly in villages and Camps.

Backpack carrying by the porters.

Inner line permits and arrangements en route will be arranged by the operator.

All stays and lodging on a twin sharing basis shall be provided.


Any kind of personal expenses.

Camera fees or any other costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances and situations beyond our control

Start date and end date: Dates are flexible.

Children in Charang village : Charang Kinnaur snow trek
Charang village kid
Azure sky : Raacho Kanda trek , Charang Kinnaur
Azure sky
View of the other side of the valley from Raacho Kanda , Snow trek Kinnaur
View of the other side of the valley from Raacho Kanda
Mountain Stream before Raacho Kanda
Mountain Stream before Raacho Kanda
The moraines : Raacho kanda trek Kinnaur
The moraines
Rangrik Rang range
Rangrik Rang range.
The landscape at Raacho Kanda , Charang Kinnaur
The landscape at Raacho Kanda.

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