DETAILED ITINERARY FOR BHABA PASS TREK
Day 1: Reporting at Kafnu base camp and Orientation
All the participants will report at Kafnu base camp by 3 PM and will undergo registration process. Freshening up and snacks will happen at the base camp.Post snacks orientation. Orientation will cover all the general instructions that could be helpful for the trek like backpacking, marching technique and medical awareness.Overnight stay at Kafnu base camp.
Day 2: Trek to Mulling
After breakfast the trek starts through a village and forest area following the Wanger River. The route is heavily forested with pine, cedar and birch. After a few hours of steep climb the path gradually ascends to the campsite, a lush green meadow on the banks of the Bhaba River. Overnight at Mulling campsite.
Day 03: Trek to Kara
After breakfast we start for Kara. The trek today involves many activities like river crossing, simple walks and a gradual ascent. The valley becomes more green and forested. Continue walking further to the open flat ground and camp there for overnight stay. Kara campsite offers some of the fantastic views of Kinnaur mountains.
Day 04: Trek to Bhaba Base
Start the trek early to get an advantage in the stream crossing. River Wagner comined down from Bhaba is split into lot of tributaries making it easy to cross. Climb up, on the true left of the river amidst meadows with beautiful alpine flowers. It takes around 2-3 hours from the river crossing to reach Bhaba base campsite. Overnight stay at Bhaba base.
Day 05: Trek to Baldar Camp
Today the first three hours is a steep climb to the top of the Bhaba Pass at an altitude of approximately 4,865mts. After reaching this height the trek continues to enter in Spiti Valley. The trek is a steep descent through the moraines and snow/ice patches. Overnight camp at Baldar camp.
Day 06: Trek to Mudh
Today is last day of trek, after Breakfast trek continues towards Mud. After 5 hours of trek we reach to the first Spiti village, Mud, having nearly forty families. Overnight stay in Mudh.
Day 07: Drive from Mud to Kaza
After morning breakfast, participants will be taken to Kaza via Jeep ride. Departure will be given at Kaza by 11 AM