Bara Bhangal is situated near Kullu. It is a beautiful place in Himachal Pradesh. If you are adventure seekers. So, It is the best trek for trekking. A trekker will cross the Kalihani Pass and move northwest before reaching Bara Bhangal.
From here there is a turn southwards to Thamsar Pass and reach Billing in Kangra valley to finish the trek. In the end, one may para glide to Bir if the trek didn’t offer them a high.
The Bara Bhangal Trek takes one from the lush green Kullu valley to the steak landscapes of Bara Bhangal range.
Bara Bhangal is among the most remote village in Himachal Pradesh.
The habitants of this village have to walk over elevating mountain pass for the time of three or four days. Because there is no road route to the village. It takes three to four days of walking to reach the nearest road.
The village is immaculate and remains cut off from outside world. The village remains accessible only when the Thamsar Pass opens from June to October.
Bara Bhangal Trek is a shepherds trail from Kullu to Kangra Valley, Because its frequently used by the shepherds even today. It was the nearest approach to the adjoining valleys through dangerous passes and terrains.
Bara Bhangal Trek is the most adventurous, strenuous, far -stretched trek in the Kullu Manali valley, which stretches from Manali to the far Kangra valley.
The trek hikes up from 2050m to near 5000m passing through one of the most challenging routes of all treks done in the region. As this trek is arduous, one should have enough trekking experience in the Himalayas.
This trek is not for the neophytes because the terrain encountered en route comes with sheer steep inclines, vertical descends, extensive scree, never ending moraine patches and vast glaciers.
The altitude gained through the trek is considerable of 5000m. There are multiple mountains, streams, passes to cross through the whole trek, which creates a varying effect of altitude levels and atmosphere.
Climbing sheer ascends offer wonderful vistas of endless Himalayan ranges and peaks like Indrasan, Deo Tibba, Hanuman Tibba. Because descending down gives a perfect view of high altitude meadows valleys below.
It is not only hardships are found in this trek there are mesmerizing moments of passing lush green valleys and meadows of colorful wild flowers, trails through the dense forests, gushing torrents and varied species of Himalayan birds and animals.