Buran Ghati Trek is surrounded by the majestic mountains and it also creates a different feeling in the mind of trekkers. For the last few years, Himachal Pradesh has become the first choice of trekking lovers. Buran Ghati pass Trek passes through the green meadows, beautiful small streams, herbs, flowers, and the dense forest of Pine and Oak trees.
Buran Ghati is also called as Buran Pass.

The suitable time for trekking Buran Ghati pass is from June to October. Buran pass trek also offers a chance to look at the panoramic view of the Kinner-Kailash mountains, which is a treat to your eyes. Buran Ghati trek is at an altitude of 15000 feet above sea level in the Pabbar Valley, Himachal. Pabbar Valley is surrounded by the hills and the valley looks very beautiful in the spring season. Buran Ghati pass offers you a panoramic view of the snowcapped mountains which is one of the best views you can get from this trek.

There are many good reasons to leave home for a few days. You can also make Buran Ghati Trek videos with beautiful scenery. On Himalayan treks, as the temperature falls your battery would discharge even without using and electricity is a rare thing. So, don’t forget to carry a camera with an extra battery.

Day 1: Buran Ghati Trek – Shimla to Janglik

Altitude: 9,200 ft

Distance: 160 km (drive)

Time Taken: 10-11 hours

Drive from Shimla to Janglik, journey through the beautiful villages, a forest of Pine and Oak trees which look scenic. Buran Ghati trek is another adventure vacation that leaves you refreshed from the hustle-bustle of hectic lives. After having lunch, you can resume your journey to the base camp. Janglik, the base camp of Buran Ghati trek in Himachal Pradesh is one of the beautiful high altitudes mountains view nestled amidst the rising Janglik village in Himachal.

Day 2: Janglik to Dyara Thatch

Altitude: 11,150 ft

Distance: 4 km

Time Taken: 5-6 hours

Janglik near Shimla in Himachal acts as the base camp of Buran Ghati trek. The scenic view of the wheat fields, wildflowers, fresh air, wooden farmhouses and also beautiful aura along the trekking routes is a treat to your eyes. This trek nestled in the lap of snowy mountains in Himachal and also the magical view of the trail will leave you mesmerized. The trekking trail takes you through the sights of the colorful Himalayan birds like Red Billed Blue Magpie and also Himalayan Babbler (is a family of the Liothrichidae). Finally ending at the Dyara Thatch meadows. And then, overnight stay in the tents.

Day 3: Dayara Thatch to Litham

Altitude: 11,800 ft

Distance: 3 km

Time Taken: 3-4 hours

Dayara Thatch is the campsite of Buran Ghati Pass Trek. From here, trekkers can also see the snowy mountain peaks of the Dhauladhars. Trek to Litham from Dyara Thatch, takes you through the dense forest of Pine and Oak trees, small streams, lush green meadows that look picturesque throughout the trail. After crossing the forest of Birch trees, trekkers can also get a clear view of the Litham campsite.

Day 4: Acclimatization day, visit Chandranahan Lake

Altitude: 13,800 ft

Distance: 3 km

Time Taken: 6-7 hours

A campsite surrounded by the splendid mountains and the Chandranahan Lake makes this place one of the most adventurous trekking destinations in Himachal. The climb is steep ascent-descent takes you through the Chandtanahan Lake. The panoramic view of the Lake adds the magical charm of nature’s beauty, will take your breath away in seconds. After spending time here, steep descent to Litham campsite. Reach, relax and then overnight stay in a tent.

Day 5: Litham to Dhund

Altitude: 13,100 ft

Distance: 4 km

Time Taken: 5-6 hours

Start the trek to Dhund from Litham, trail adorned with the captivating view of the snow-capped peaks leave you spellbound. The trail is all the more spectacular with the white mountains around and also the beauty of the Litham. The first view of the Buran Ghati awaits you as you finally reach the top of the Buran Pass.

Buran Ghati trek is visited by many trekkers from across the country. After a few hour’s walk, a trail leads to Dhunda campsite. Dhunda, the campsite of Buran Ghati Trek is one of the picturesque places for people seeking some peaceful aura. Reach, relax and then overnight stay in the tents.

Day 6: Dhunda to Munirang via Buran Ghati Pass

Altitude: 11,800 ft via 15,000 ft

Distance: 7 km

Time Taken: 10-11 hours

The trek starts from Dhunda to Munirang via Bura Ghati Pass, through the unmatched views of the snowy mountains. Trekking up to Buran Ghati, standing at the height of 15,000 ft also offers an inspiring panorama of nature’s beauty. After 4 hours’ steep ascent, finally reached Buran Pass.

As you reach the Buran Pass, splendid views of the snow-covered peaks painted in multicolor and trekkers also enjoy the different aura with every passing moment. One kilometer steep climb to Munirang, through a rocky trail, grasslands and the ice sheets. And then, overnight stay in the tents.

Day 7: Buran Ghati Trek- Munirang to Buran village, Drive to Shimla

Altitude: 6,600 ft

Distance: 5 km

Time Taken: 4-5 hours

Finally entered the day 7 from Munirang to Buran village, the trek passes through the pines trees, small streams and the beauty of the trail. Picturesque landscapes and artistic nature of Buran Ghati trekking trail, making you rejuvenated to handle upcoming situations of life.

Trekkers may spot the tremendous views of the apricot trees, apple orchards, large streams; seem to have you landed in a magical world. From Buran village, half an hour climb to reach the road where the taxi will pick-up you by afternoon. You will reach Shimla by 10-11 pm.

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Additional information

Duration7 days
LocationHimachal Pradesh, Shimla


  • Meals while on trek (Veg., Egg).
  • All entry fees and permits.
  • Accommodation:- Guest house, camping during Trek.
  • Qualified & mountaineering certified Trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
  • First aid medical kits
  • Trek equipments (Sleeping Bag, Inner, Mattress, Tents, Kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent).


  • Transport to and from the base camp is to be paid directly to the driver
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Food during the transit.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Insurance.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the cost.


* Backpack (Rucksack) (60 ltr -70ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps and back pack rain cover
* Walking Stick
* Water Bottle
* Head Torch with Extra Batteries
* Lighter
* Knife
* Down Jacket
* Fleece Jacket
* Windproof Jacket
* Waterproof Trek Pants
* Waterproof Jacket
* Thermal Trouser
* Woolen cap
* Waterproof and Woolen Gloves
* Gaiters
* 5 Pair Woolen Socks & Light Cotton Socks
* Hat
*T-shirt 3-4
* Comfortable Trek Pants 3-4
* Handkerchief
* Monkey cap
Foot Wear
* Trekking Shoes
* Slippers
Miscellaneous Items
 * Sun Block for Lips
 * Sun Protection Cream
 * Sun Glasses it should be U/V Protected
 * Toilet Kit (Toilet Paper)
 * Quick Dry Towels
 * Water Purifying Tablets
 * Medical & First-Aid Kit
 * Hand Sanitizer
* Lunch box
* Buff
* Nail cutter
* I.D.
* Passport size photo
Distance from Indian capital New Delhi to Shimla via Chandigarh (Approximate 300 km)
Location: Shimla Himanchal, India.
How to Reach
72 regular train from Delhi to Chandighar – Kalka Shatabdi, Shatabdi, Kalka Shatabdi.
additional trains- Snsi Kalka Superfast Express, Nanded Una Himachal Superfast Express, Yesvantpur Junction Skrantiexp.
Regular buses from ISBT Kashmiri Gate in New Delhi station to chandighar- simla.
Indira Gandhi International Airport to chandigha.

Day 1: Drive from Shima to Janglik (9,200 ft); 10-11 hours, 160 km

Day 2: Janglik (9,200 ft) to Dyara Thatch (11,150 ft); 5-6 hours, 4 km

Day 3: Dayara Thatch (11,150 ft) to Litham (11,800 ft); 3-4 hours, 3 km

Day 4: Acclimatization Day, visit to Chandranahan Lake (13,800 ft)

Day 5: Litham (11,800 ft) to Dhund (13,100 ft); 5-6 hours, 4 km

Day 6: Dhunda (13,100 ft) to Munirang (11,800 ft) via Buran Ghati Pass (15,000 ft); 10-11 hours, 7 km

Day 7: Munirang (11,800 ft) to Buran village (6,600 ft) and drive to Shimla.

A trekking requires a lot of preparations to make sure that are physically and mentally ready for adventure. Here you can learn some basic life and survival skills, planning and organizing in this phase. We are giving some suggestions to make sure you are safe and enjoy your trekking adventure, Because of the changing environment, altitude, and terrains you’ll be facing Climbing & trekking is no small undertaking, so it is necessary that you give some time to prepare before you going to trekking & expedition in Himalayan Mountain.


Prepare your body-

  1. Running, Walk, Running

Running & Walking is the easiest and best for good health and trekking. Since the daunting of trekking & climbing requires long hours of public walk, ride, or drive, you must practice running or walking ablest one hour daily. Long walks during trekking make you tired those times and walk increase your fitness levels.

The benefits of running-

  • Loosing of extra pounds weight
  • Lower risk of heart problem
  • Improve and balance blood circulation
  • Increase stamina
  1. Walking with solder-load or weighted bag

Since trekking requires long time walks with a bag 5 kilos on your solder, a sudden weight on your shoulders. Put 5-6 kilos bag and try to walk 2-3 minutes and repeat this 10 times in 24 hours. If you have weight vest the try to run if you have not weighted vest the fill your bag with some books and wasted newspaper to weight.

  1. Climb stairs Up & Down

A mandatory aspect of trekking is ascending and descending trek. Ascend and descend walking is the most difficult tasks one faces during such trekking. For fitness practice, you regularly climb stairs. Regular climbing stair provides stronger muscles and better mental reflexes. Every day 5-10 minutes of stair climbing or 45 min walk or 20 min running reduces the risk of heart problem and increasing your stamina.

  1. Leg Exercises

Sports like football and hockey which involve running can be the best exercise. Cycling is also best exercise to boost up your muscles. You also follow leg exercises.

  • Sit-ups
  • Leg Curls
  • Cycling
  • Dumbbell lifting
  • Swimming
  • Swiss Ball Wall Squat
  • Stairs walk
  • Leg Curls

Repeat those exercises 2-3 time in a day to prepared for trekking in Himalayas.

  1. Mental and physiological fitness

Mentally and physiological fitness is more important for fitness. If you find some time for yourself then meditate. Meditation is best exercise for the Mental and physiological fitness.

One of the most impotent things for trekking and maintaining is support and encouragement of your family and friends.

Some other type to exercise your body that would give advantages and more benefit during ascent and descent trek way-

  • Yoga, stretching which helps maintain flexibility of your body
  • Stretching helps maintain flexibility
  • Aerobic exercise
  • Stair up and down
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