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Bashleo Pass Trek Shimla
Maximum - 02
to 03 Days
About This Trek:
From Rampur to Banjar, a parallel
crossing E of the Jalori Pass, and an alternative pedestrain route
into the Kullu district, of 3-4 days. Of no great height, the pass
can be crossed between March and November, but April, May and
September to November are the best months.
I t i n e r a r y
the treks of Shimla (Himachal Pradesh India) is connected by 'our
coach' with Delhi, Chandigarh, Jammu and Srinagar.
Rampur-Arsu (1768 m) 13km - From
Rampur follow the main road in the Shimla direction for about 2km to where a
track branches right and crosses a bridge over the Satluj river. The track
divides; take the right-hand branch climbing steadily through open countryside
then through pine woods.
Arsu-Sarahan (2440m) 13km - The
trail descends for a while through sparsely wooded slopes before rising
gradually. Then it goes down again to the Kurpan Gad, crosses a river
bridge and climbs steeply to Sarahanm a beautiful and typical village with a
temple dedicated to sage Shring. The rest house is situated outside the
village and is picturesquely perched on a ledge with a view of the pass.
(1997m) 13km - The most strenuous section, starting with a pleasant, almost
level walk of about 1.5km before climbing steeply. The trail passes
through dense oak forest to attain the pass in some 5km from Sarahan. The
descent is a big heiht loss of 1300m, very steep and through thick forests and
patches of green meadows. Bathad is a small village and the PWD rest house
is situated high up overlooking the Palachan Gad. A bus runs from here via
Banjar to Aut on the main Mandi-Kullu
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