Kalicho pass is dedicated to The Godess Bhadrakali which is situated at Banni Mata Temple Near Badgran.This trek is one of the most difficult pass to cross over In Chamba region to Lahaul Valley.The Local assistance is must to complete this trek. The Shepherd’s and who go to pass, they have to take permission at Banni Temple from the Goddess Bhadrakali and sacrifice(bali) there few sheeps in temple. If they are not allowed they will not cross the pass and spend there summers In nearby ranges only. The trekkers also first visit the Banni temple and then start their trek .The Goddess is considered to be The protector whoever wants to go to Kali Cho pass.
Location: Himachal Pradesh(Chamba)
Trek type: Difficult
Best Season: July-September
Max Altitude: 4950 metres
Day 1:Bharmour- Bharmani Mata Temple – Bharmour (6Km Trek For Acclimatization Day)
Arrival at Bharmaur,take rest in Hotel and in afternoon we will trek to Bharmani Temple. This temple is situated on the ridge and is 03 km trek from Bharmour. In the evening, return back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2:Bharmour- Badgran – Bhadra (28 Kms By Taxi & 5Trek)
Post Breakfast Drive to Badgran .Badgran is remote village of Gaddi Inhabitants. After reaching Badgran, we will start trek of 05 km to village Bhadra, which is the last village on this trek. The trek up to the village Bhadra of 5 km is also adventurous from last destination Badgran. Enjoy a night stay at village Bhadra.
Day 3:Bhadra – Leundi (12 Km Trek)
Today we will head from Bhadra to Leundi, which is a nice walk of 12 km. It is an easy walk with a couple of steep climbs through lots of small streams, and there is a small temple at Leundi which is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. The trail is through the dark forest and is nice meadows at Leundi from camping. An overnight stay at the camp in Leundi.
Day 4: Leundi – Bansar Goth (10 Km Trek)
After Breakfast trek on tough trails that start to Bansar Goth through the steep climb with ups and downs, during this day we might have to cross steams at a couple of places. Bansar Goth has a place for night hault. Locals revered the place as holy as Bansar is believed to the place of Incarnation of Banni Mata. Take pleasure of an overnight stay in the camp.
Day 5:Bansar Goth- Alyas (Lahesh) (7 Km Trek)
After taking breakfast early in the morning at Bansar Goth, we will move ahead to steep and gradual climbs to Alyas. Base ground of passes or camp grounds on both sides of passes are called Alyas locally called Lahesh. After taking Lunch at Alyas, we will enjoy the whole day and revive the body for the next day.
Day 6:Alyas – Over Kalicho Pass – Alyas (12 Km Trek)
zToday, we will proceed from Alyas to Kalicho Pass to Alyas, which is about 10 Km track and is totally depending upon the weather and physical condition of the tracker. Generally, our travelling guide will not take the risk or allow crossing the passes in bad weather conditions and will wait for clearing the sky. If sun shines then after taking tea and light breakfast start moving ahead very early in the morning around 4:00 am to ensure that the snow is frozen for easier walking and if fails to cross the pass before 12:00 pm will create a big problem as heavy snow winds, rainfall even snowfall can be happen. It’s the toughest day of the trip to reach on the top of the Kalicho pass takes around 7 hours, though the distance in not much, but the sudden gain in altitude, vertical climbs & taxing terrain makes it an effort in itself. There is a small Kali Mata temple at the top of the calico bass. On reaching at the top of the Kalicho Pass, we will go down to another side Alyas or Lahesh.
Day 7: Alyas – Trilokinath – Udaipur (10km Trek & 14 Km By Taxi)
In the morning after breakfast, we will walk on the descent trail is through a stony Nallah from Alyas and reaches at Famous Trilokinath Temple. Rest and visit the temple and then Drive to Udaipur .Overnight stay at Udaipur. End of the Tour
Expert Guide, Porter services.
Trekking gear: Tents, Sleeping bags, Insulated Matts, Walking Poles.
All meals during the trek.
All taxes and permits.