Duration of the Trek: 08 Days / 07 Nights
Destinations: Bharmour - Laakewali Mata - Dhardi - Lake base camp - Bara Bhangal -Khanar- Nayagram
Highest Point of the Trek: 4665 mts.
Best Season: June to October
Class of the Trek: Demanding
Bara Bhangal trek is a difficult trek which starts Bharmour and ends in Baijnath which is 63 km from Dharamshala. During this trek we will reach to the hights of 4665 m. The Bara Bhangal trek is great to explore the primitive villages in remote Himalayan regions. This trek is highly demanding during initial 3 days one have to negotiate really difficult and dangerous trail which at places have only half a foothold with straight drops into rivers. The trek ends at place which is one the best place for Paragliding.
Day 1: Reception at Bharmour and visit to Bharmani Temple
You will be receieved at hotel Bharmour View. You will be taken to Bharmani Mata temple, which is 4 km away from Bharmour on the top of the ridge with the beautiful view of mountians. Legend says that Bharmour is named after Bharmani Devi. This visit can be arranged by jeep also dependin on your wish. This trek will take you to Bharmani Temple through Village Malkauta and walk back to Bharmour via Ghararu, from where visiters can enjoy beautiful view of Bharmour and snow clad mountains. Stay at hotel Bharmour View.
Day 2: Bharmour to Laakewali Mata temple via Holi
At the road head the right bank of Ravi leads to Nayagram, Its the tough strech of walk, which is highly demanding with very narrow trails. with stip falls of hundreds meters. Overnight camp.
Day 3: Laakewali Mata to Dhardi
This day we have to start early for a long haul of 26kms, a tough & long strech of ascents & decents lead to Last village of Chamba district. Khanar is small village located at hillside having a small temple. Overnight camp.
Day 4: Dharadi – Lake Base Camp
This day we will trek from Dharadi to Lake Camp which is a 14Km trek. Special care should be taken on this trek as we walk on the trail with tricky sections. Its nice to have a short rope on this trek as cliffs dominate on this trek on one side of the Ravi River whereas other side is dominated with thick forest. This trek will take us to Khanar Village. Then after folowing a mix of normal trail and steep path we will reach at a small lake to spend the night there.
Day 5: Lake Base Camp to Bara Bhangal
This day we will trek for around 10 km to Bara Bhanghal, one of remote area of Kangra District. Trek to Bara Bhangal comprises of some steep climbs and over grassy meadows. We will continue along the Ravi River to Bara Bhanghal. The old village is situated a little above the river while the newer one is seen on the right bank. We will spend the night at Bara Bhangal.
Day 6: Bara Bhangal to Khanar
Back journey to Bharmour from Bar Bhanghal through the way we went. We will spend the night at Khanar.
Day 7: Khanar to Nayagram
Back journey to Nayagram but by different way, from Khrudu we take the Bajol route. Bajol is small village where we will take some rest then move to Nayagram. We will spend the night here.
Day 8: Nayagram to Bharmour
This day visitors can move to Bharmour or Chamba via taxi to end unforgettable journey.