How to reach Kinner Kailash?

First you need to reach Reckong Peo, the administrative HQ of Kinnaur district. You can take any one of the three routes from Reckong Peo.  Tangling village-Gufa-Kinner Kailash Shivling route.  Ribba village-Parvati Kund-Kinner Kailash Shivling route. Purbani village-Parvati Kund-Kinner Kailash. 

What is Kinner Kailash?

Kinner Kailash (6050m) is a holy peak towering over the Kalpa (called Sairag by the people of Kinnaur) valley of Kinnaur. You must have previous climbing/mountaineering experience to reach the apex of Kinner Kailash peak. However, the trek to Shivling pillar, located below the 6050m high Kinnaur Kailash peak, is doable (not recommended) even if…

What is best time to go for the Kinnaur Kailash trek?

The yatra dates of Kinnaur Kailash are officially announced (for a period of 4-5 weeks) by Kinner Kailash Yatra committee after consultation with the local administration. One can’t go for yatra before or after the time window approved by the administration.    However, the Kinnaur Kaliash Parikrama (circuit) trek is doable from May-September month period. 

Why is it called Kinner Kailash?

Kinner Kailash peak is named after the Kinner tribe — the people of Kinnaur. There are many mythological connotations attached to the word ‘Kinner’. You would find a mention of ‘Kinners’ in almost all major Hindu religious texts and epics. In these texts, the Kinners are described as a tribe of great singers and dancers…

Is Buran Ghati trek doable in October?

Yes. Buran Ghati trek in October month is recommended for people are into astrophotography or dawn & dusk photography. The sky during this time stays clear and the air is ideally crisp for shooting night sky or Milky Way. 

How can I find a trek guide for Buran Ghati?

Raacho Trekkers have a team of local guides who have trekked this region for over 10 years now. Apart from trek/terrain expertise, they offer valuable insights on the everyday life of local people, their cultures and sociocultural traits. 

Is Buran Ghati trek Doable In May?

Yes! We recommend May month to be the best time for the Buran Ghati trek.  In May, you’lll witness the panoramic vistas of Himalayan ranges and lush greenery of the Pabbar valley — sans repulsive rains.