Kalihani Pass over Khandpari Tibba

Over Khandpari Tibba

Kalihani pass trek is the high-altitude trek on Dhauladhar mountain range of Himalaya, is the land of legendary Himalayan Shepherd, hence the trek is also known as transhumance route.

Trek starts from Manali through the forest of Cedar, pine and Maples, you will across alpine meadows filled by wild flowers in summer, enjoy the burbling melody of streams, high passes provides the extensive view of snow caped mountains, occasionally visible fauna as black and brown beer, Musk deer and mountains goat’s and varieties of birds has been spotted by trekkers.

 Kali Hani pass (literally means black glacier) is the highest point of the trek.

Day 1: Arrive Manali & Rest Arrive

Day 2: Manali to Lamadugh (2500m) 5 hours. Trek 1,

Day 3: Lamadugh to Dohra Nalla (3100m) over Khanpari Tibba (3800m) 6 hours. Trek 2.

Day 4: Dohra Nalla–Sangohar (base of Kalihani pass) (3800m) 6 hours, Trek 3

Day 5: Sangohar- Kalihani Pass (4800m) and back to Sangohar, 8 hours, Trek 4

Day 6: Sangohar to Rani Sui, 5hours, Trek 5

Day 7: Rani Sui - Shangchar - Shagali, 4 hours, Trek 6, drive to Manali

Day 8: Free day & Departure

Day 1 - Arrive Manali & Rest Arrive Manali & Rest.

Acclimatization day: Visit Manu Temple, Hadimba Temple, Mall road & Monastery by walk. return to hotel by foot for the night & the stay

Day 2: Manali to Lamadugh (2500 m.) 5 hours. Trek 1

The first day of the trek leads through cool forests of giant deodars (Cedar), climbs gently through Manalsu valley with the Manalsu torrent for company. campsite in the lush green meadow of Lamadugh.

Day 3: Lamadugh to Dohra Nalla – Rani sui (3100 m.) over Khanpari pass (3800 m) 6 hours. Trek 2

The trail now begins to ascend steeply through woodlands and meadows. With wild alpine flowers strewn all around. The brilliant shrubs of Rhododendron and Birch pave the way to the pass after which a descent leads to the campsite. A beautiful campsite beside the mountain lake in the lap of Dhauladhar facing to the Pirpanjal range.

Day 4: Dohra Nalla to Sangohar, the base of Kali Hani (3800 m) 5h, Trek 3

A lovely walk through the lush forest and over the debris of avalanche (depend of season), Take a short ascend following the steady ridge to the campsite, all around the famous mountain peaks of the Kullu and Lahoul valleys afford an unforgettable evening. Camp site surrounded by verities of wild flower, night in camp.

Day 5:-Sangohar - Kalihali pass (4800 m) back to Sangohar 8 hours; Trek 4

Day start with steep climb through rocky outcrops, you will walk over patches of snow and debris of glacier to the top of pass. After an exhausted climb, you will exhilarate by breathtaking view of surrounding Himalaya. Trekking route continue to the remote village of Barabhangal and further to Chamba and Bir near Dharamsala. You will be back to the camp site with a thrilling experience of high-altitude pass of Kalihani. night in camp

Day 6: -Sangohar – Rani Sui, 3100 m 4h. Trek 5.

Descend back to the bank of stream, now take a gradual trail till Dohra Nalla and further to lake the Rani Sui, located at the foot of Khandapari Tibba at south-east direction. Once campsite to established, spend your day to stroll around, Its advised to not dip in the lake (rather take water aside to wash if those wish to ) as mountain lakes are considered holy, local people has strong believe in and respect to nature. Night in camp.

Day 7: Rani -Sui to Manali via Shegali- 6h, trek 6 and drive to Manali

Gradual trail leads on high pasture land, at the place’s steep pavements avenue by silver fir and Rhododendrons bushes, later reach over the Shangchar village overlooking the valley. Following easy trail will reach the remote villages of Shegali and Shekari, one can stroll in the villages to have the insight of local culture, later drive back to Manali. Drop at main town,

Day 8: Free day & Departure

Its free day till afternoon and our car will drop you at bus stand as per your bus schedule 

End of service.

Note: Trekking route is sub to change in case of inaccessibility to the Khandapari pass, that can be due to thickness of snow layer which will depend on the winter snow fall rates, can be due to present climatic changes such as fresh snow falls and can be due to physical unfitness or sickness of participant. To cope with such situation a suitable decision will be taken on the spot keeping in favor of both organizer (s) and the participant (s). In that case no compensation / refund will be made to any individual or to the whole group or to the tour operator (s). We request you to accept such unexpected beyond control of anyone and co-operate with nature decision. Any matters arising from it will be governed by and construed in accordance with the jurisdiction of the law courts in Manali (India)


  • Pick up and drop from Manali bus stand

  • Vehicle- Tata sumo/Tempo Traveler

  • All meals during trek (breakfast/lunch/dinner) Lunch will be served packed during trek

  • Boiled water during trek

  • Mules/ Porters

  • Qualified mountaineer guide

  • Accommodation in tents on 2/3 sharing

  • Sleeping bag & Mattress

  • Dinning tent, Toilet tent, chairs & table

  • Basic Kitchen Team with all necessary item

  • First aid kit with portable oxygen

  • Forest permits and camping charges

  • Technical equipment

  • GST 5%


  • Items of personal nature

  • Beverages

  • Micropur pills to purify the water

  • Cost of emergency evacuation / travel insurance

  • Personal trekking equipment

  • Lunch in Manali

  • Monument entry fee if any

  • Bus / Flight / Train tickets

  • Tipping to staff

  • Loss and damage of the bags and any good

  • Medical evacuation / repatriation

  • Any expanses occur due to unforeseen circumstances such as nature calamities, which are beyond human control

  • Refund to any unused services

  • Extra charges arose on dropping the trek in the middle

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    Good quality hiking shoes (high ankle)

    Waterproof rucksack

    Three sets of dry clothes

    One pair of warm clothes.

    Woollen clothing: Jacket (at least 2 pair), Gloves, Raincoat, Thermals

    2 waterproof tracksuit/Trousers

    Bath towel and napkin

    3-4 Pair of Cotton socks


    Above mentioned items should preferably be packed in a rucksack that is easier to carry. Please do not bring plastic/polythene bags or any disposable items, ornaments and other valuables

    All booking for the tours /treks are made with Himalayan Frontiers, herein after referred to as ‘the company’ and are subject to the conditions:


    the person signing the booking form accepts the conditions and is hereafter referred to as the client. 

    The Company cannot be made liable for the consequences of weather condition, flight cancellations, war or threat of civil war, strikes, industrial action, political unrest or any other force majeure, unusual or unforeseen circumstance. The company reserves the right to use alternate transport, or vary the itinerary if breakdown, sickness or any other force major. Any additional that result, such as extra hotel accommodation, flight or road transport will be on your charge and must be paid directly at the spot.


    Please understand, there are certain hazards involved in your adventurous and culture holidays which you must accept at your own risk. The company will not be liable for any illness major or minor injury, death sustained during neither the trip, nor it will be liable for any uninsured losses of your property and other losses during the trip.

    This is mandatory for all clients travelling on any tour/ trek or independent itinerary arranged by us. You are responsible for obtaining adequate insurance covering expenses of unexpected as mentioned in liability paragraph. the loss of baggage, medical expenses, helicopter (air or ground) rescue, injury, death, repatriation, cancellation and curtailment of the itinerary.

    *It is strongly advised that clients take out insurance to cover the unexpected and cancellation charges. 

    No refund will be made for any unused services included in the tour / trek cost. No refund will be payable to any client who voluntarily or obliged to leaves a trip enroute, clients are responsible to bare their own expenses, expenses of such as escort, transport, hotels and other related services occurred due to such circumstances.

    Client agree to accept the authority and the decision of the tour/ trek leader or escort appointed by the company whilst on tour with the company. If in the opinion of the tour/ trek leader, any client’s behavior is detrimental to the safety, welfare or harmonious state of the group as a whole, the client may be asked to leave the tour / trek without any right of refund and all extra expenses caused will be on his/her charge.

    The organizers or any individual connected with the camp shall not be held responsible of any accident or any unforeseen natural calamity.

    Last moment changes on program will not be acceptable. Final decision on any dispute will be taken by HIMALAYAN FRONTIERS Pvt. Ltd. only.

    Participants are not allowed to go out of campsite without permission of Himalayan Frontier authorities.

    Participants are expected to be in discipline. One can be dismissed from the program/camp who found to be misbehaving with any individual or staff members, without prior notice.

    1 teacher/supervisor will be complimentary only at strength of minimum 10 students. Teachers/supervisors are complimentary as a single person only.

    All sightseeing and treks are by walk.

    40% of total program cost should be deposited in advance for booking.

    Balance payment should be made at least 7 days before the tour begins

    The amount paid once is not transferable to any other program/tour or to any other individual(s)/group or for any other service.

    No refund shall be made if participant(s) drop/terminate from program at any point due to any reason.

    One has to take care of his/her individual luggage. In case of loss or damage customer himself will be responsible for the same.

    The organizers or any individual connected with the tour shall not be held responsible of any accident or any unforeseen natural calamity.

    Bank charges has to be paid by the Client.


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    Kalihani Pass over Khandpari Tibba

    India Streneous
    • Region: Manali 

    • Activity: Trekking

    • Duration: 8 Days

    • Season: Mid June to Nov, (July –Aug monsoon)


    • Less frequented trek of Western Himalaya

    • Dense forest, meadows of wild flowers and water falls

    • Holi lake of Rani sui,

    • Debris of avalanche and Glacier

    • Stunning view of Himalaya from Khandapari Tibba and Kalihani Pass.

    Available Dates

    Per Person

    ₹ 17000




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