Would you like to fulfill your inner quest for fun and adventure?

Then, trekking in Chamba is an exhilarating one you shouldn’t miss in your life. Dharamshala To Chamba Trek is an outlandish valley situated on the northwestern side of Himachal Pradesh. Apart from its beautiful scenes, Chamba is also well known for its adventurous activities. It is one of the most famous trekking places in India among trekkers.

This trek is located in the Dhauladhar district of Himachal Pradesh which is possessed by the Gaddi tribe, Hindu shepherds who move every spring with their flocks from the lower regions of the Kangra valley to the rich brushing areas of Lahaul and Himachal Pradesh.

Keypoints of the Dharamshala To Chamba Trek

AREADharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
BEST SEASONMay to November
GRADEEasy To Moderate
ALTITUDE10,334 ft / 3,150 mts
Keypoints of Dharamshala To Chamba Trek

Trek Highlights of Dharamshala To Chamba Trek

  • Trek through the Indrahar Pass at a height of 14,245 feet.
  • Explore the sights of the Himalayan ranges
  • Kangra and Chamba valleys from Indrahar Pass.
  • The trip across the forests of oak, rhododendron, and pine trees and stroll close by rivers.

Location of Dharamshala To Chamba Trek

Chamba Valley is situated in the lofty Dhauladhar – the outer Himalayas, Pir Panjal the center Himalayas, and Zanskar ranges – the inner Himalayas, in Himachal Pradesh. Traveling across the Chamba valley involves a stroll through Indrahar Pass, passing at a height of 14,245 feet. From the vantage points of this trip, you can see the all-encompassing views of the Kangra and Chamba valleys. The valley also has a couple of wonderful towns and many temples all around the trek. You must explore all of them to know the culture of local Tribes.

The Best Time to Visit Dharamshala To Chamba Trek

The best time for the Chamba valley trek is throughout the year but the best time would be during the summer season from April to June due to the lovely climate. The climate is lovely and cool, and the temperature doesn’t rise over 30 degrees.

If you are a snow darling, you can visit any time in the winter season of the year from October to march, and get to encounter the snow.

How to Reach Dharamshala To Chamba Trek:

Via Train:-

The closest railway station to Chamba is the Pathankot railway station aways off only 58 km. Trains to Rishikesh Railway station are many. Chamba is connected by motorable streets with Rishikesh.

Via Air:-

The closest air terminal to Chamba is Kangra Air terminal, in Gaggal. This airport has many flights connecting it to Delhi and Chandigarh.

Via Road:-

The HRTC (Himachal Street Transport Company) runs many buses to Chamba from many cities in North India like Punjab, Delhi, Chandigarh, and Haryana. The bus stand is situated at a place called Chougan.  Dharamshala.

Itinerary of Dharamshala To Chamba Trek

Day 01: Reach Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala.

Check into the hotel or rest house. Take your breakfast and then go on a tour of different places in Mcleodganj like Holiness Monastery, St. John’s Church, Naddi Talnoo, Dal Lake, Bhagsu Shiva temple, and waterfall.

Day 02: Mcleod Ganj – Guna Devi, 2,310m-8-km

A great beginning to trek across rhododendron forests, hand-plowed fields, and small, friendly towns. Set your camp close to the deodar forest and enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. After a lofty move of an hour, you come to Galu on top and explore the surrounding area. From there you have to move a 4-km journey ahead towards Gunna Devi and the Kali temple.

Day 03: Guna Devi – Jari Gote via Kanjrala, 3,000m-12-kms.

As you travel north through meadows bordered with old rhododendron trees that give the most brilliant display of variety in spring.

Relu Gote-The paths of this site are great you can easily climb. Set your camp close to a river next to the town of Jari Gote situated at the base of Bhimaghasutri Pass.

Day 04:  Jari Gote – Illaqa Gote, 3,150m-8-km.

Early in the morning after freshening up and breakfast Start your trekking (7 Km) to reach Illaqa Gote, with views of Mun peak as well as the other snow-covered peaks of the mountains.

Day 05: Illaqa Gote – Triund, 2,975m-10-km.

Early morning trip to triund is the basecamps for travelers going to Chamba and Bharmour. With perspectives of Dhauladhar, sunset, and scene of Kangra, valley-of-flowers trek, fields of Punjab and Shivalik ranges are the remarkable sights from this spot.

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Day 06: Triund – Mcleod Ganj, 1,760m-9-km.

The entire valley of flowers is spotted with an assortment of colorful flowers and other flora. Trek descends the valley-of-flowers, Mcleod Ganj, Bhagsu, and Dharamshala village.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) for Dharamshala To Chamba Trek

What amount does Dharamshala Chamba Trek travel cost?

The expense of the Chamba trek is around INR 6500 for each person.

What is the difficulty level of a Dharamshala to Chamba Trek?

The difficulty level of a trek to Chamba is not difficult to climb and the path of Chamba is one of the most well-known routes for traveling in Himachal Pradesh.

What is the beginning point of the Dharamshala Chamba Trek?

The beginning point of the trek is Mcleodganj Dharamshala. You will be easily reaching here by any means of transport.

Is Dharamshala Chamba Trek safe?

Indeed, the Chamba journey is completely safe because it is one of the easiest and the most famous treks among travelers. Trekking trails, for example, GanjiPahari and Bakrota Slopes are considered the most secure spots to travel and are all around laid for climbing.