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Lamkhaga Pass Trek


Summer : (5°C to 15°C)
Winter : (0°C to -15°C)


10 Days (Dehradun to Shimla)



Lamkhaga Pass – One of the greatest Himalayan Trek

Trickiest Trek in Garhwal Himalayas


Lamkhaga Pass is one of the toughest pass in the Garhwal Himalayas at a height of 5381 metres. It is near the Indo Tibetan border and connects Kinnaur of Himachal Pradesh to Harsil of Garhwal, so it can also be called a connecting pass.




– On this trek you will be exploring the remote regions of
Garhwal and Himachal.
– The places are rich in vegetation. Pine, Bhojpatra and Deodar
trees are found in abundance till you come to the undulating
meadows of Kyarkoti by trekking along Jalindragad River.
– The trek starts from Harsil which is a small famous town. On
the way you will come to Baspa valley.
– The last village of Baspa valley is Chitkul, it has beautiful houses
of wood and green fields which are used for cultivation.


Duration:- 10  Days from Dehradun to Shimla


Best Season:- May, June, Sep and Oct


Level:- Difficult


Highest Altitude:- (5281  m)


Winter temperatures:-  (0°C to -15°C)


Summer temperatures:- (5°C to 15°C)



Short Itinerary Lamkhaga Pass Trek


Day 1:- Dehradun to Uttarkashi (1150 m) (178 km) (6/7 hours)


Day 2:- Drive from Uttarkashi to Gangotri and Harsil (125 km) (6 hours)


Day 3:- Harsil to Kyarkoti (3480 m) (14 km) (6 hours)


Day 4:-  Kyarkoti to the base of Lamkhaga Pass (4420 m) (12 km) (7 hours)


Day 5:-  AcclimatizationDay


Day 6:- Lamkhaga Base to Lamkhaga Pass (5281 m) and Gundar (4415 m) (13 km) (7 hours)


Day 7:- Gundar to Dumti (40035 m) (15 km) (6 hours)


Day 8:- Dumti to Rani Kanda (3680 m) (9 km) (5 hours)


Day 9:- Rani Kanda to Chitkul (3435 m) (9 km) (4 hours)


Day 10:- Chitkul to Sangla and Shimla (280 km) (9 hours


Lamkhaga Pass Trek Details Itinerary


Day 1 -Dehradun to Uttarkashi (1150 m) (178 km) (6/7 hours)


Our pick up point is Dehradun, meet the team members at Railway station and then the drive is towards Uttarkashi through Mussoorie. You can reach Uttarkashi in 6/7 hours and then go to the pre booked hotel.


Day 2 – Drive from Uttarkashi to Gangotri and Harsil (125 km) (6 hours)


Today you will reach the starting point of this trek, Harsil which is a famous town. The drive is from Uttarkashi and the total distance is 125 km. Reach Harsil go to a pre booked hotel and rest comfortably.


Day 3 – Harsil to Kyarkoti (3480 m) (14 km) (6 hours)


To reach Kyarkoti trek through thick forest and on the way you have glance of beautiful landscapes with the views of cascading waterfalls. Reach the campsite, pitch your camps and rest for the day.


Day 04- Kyarkoti to the base of Lamkhaga Pass (4420 m) (12 km) (7 hours)


Today you will reach the base of Lamkhaga Pass which is at an altitude of 4420 m. The ascent can be difficult because of snow an the steep parts.

Use equipment to cross the narrow valley, after coming to the
campsite setup your tents and rest for the night.


Day 05- Acclimatization Day


Acclimatization is very important so that your body gets prepared for the summit.


Day 06 – Lamkhaga Base to Lamkhaga Pass (5281 m) and Gundar (4415 m) (13 km) (7 hours)


The trek starts to the trickiest pass of Garhwal Himalayan region. The climb to reach the summit is steep and you will be needing equipment to traverse it. Leave the base early and head towards
Lamkhaga Pass (5281 m)

The trail is through boulder region, the terrain is rough and needs to be crossed with care. After the tough and long trek the summit welcomes you, the snow covered mountains and glaciers will be visible from there.

The sight of Himalayas is bewitching and it will be hard to take your eyes off them but you need to plan the descent soon after spending some time at the top. Use ropes for descent and reach Gundar, the campsite for today. Pitch your tents and celebrate the successful summit day.


Day 07 -Gundar to Dumti (40035 m) (15 km) (6 hours)


Leave the campsite of Gundar early to reach Dumti on time, the trek is long and the descents are sheer. Reach the campsite, setup the tents and retire for the night.


Day 08 -Dumti to Rani Kanda (3680 m) (9 km) (5 hours)


The trek from Dumti to Rani Kanda is a picturesque one, it holds
many surprises for you. Trek through the wide meadows with many wildflowers blooming all together.

The pleasing view of Himalayas and the sight of waterfalls are
enough to make your day good. Place your camps at Dumti and
comfortably stay in tents.


Day 09 -Rani Kanda to Chitkul (3435 m) (9 km) (4 hours)


Chitkul is the last village of Baspa valley and it is present near a
river’s bank. It has beautiful houses of wood and green fields which are used for cultivation. After 4 hours of trek you can reach Chitkul, pitch your tents here and settle for the day.


Day 10 -Chitkul to Sangla and Shimla (280 km) (9 hours)


From Chitkul trek is towards Sangla valley and it is said to be the best portion of Kinnaur. Reach Sangla it is a small village and the peaks surrounds the village from all the sides, Kinnaur Kailash peak is visible and is tall amongst all. Vehicles will be arranged till Shimla, reach there and comfortably stay in a hotel.

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity :-


The last ATM point is Uttarkashi. If you want to withdraw money it is best to do it in Dehradun.

Mobile Connectivity:

Your device will receive BSNL signals at Gangotri, there will be no networks ahead. Finish all your important work and calls before starting of the trek.

PARTICIPANTS:-  What to take on the  Mountain

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the below documents.

  1. Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- ( Adhar Card, driving license, voters ID, etc.)
  2. Medical Certificate (first part to be filled by a doctor and second part by the trekker)
  3. Risk Certificates

Participants must bring:
Sturdy hiking boots:

preferably all leather upper as it provides better ankle support. If you do not own a pair yet, it is advisable that you buy one as soon as possible & wear it often so that they are well broken. This will help prevent blisters.

  1. Light weight tennis shoes/sandals: for wearing in camp.
  2. Wool socks: 2 pairs: preferably thick wool socks.
  3. Nylon socks: 2-3 Pairs, of the type you wear daily to be worm under the wool socks to prevent blister.
  4. Hiking shirt: 1 Preferably long sleeve
  5. Long John top: 1 also known as thermal underwear, preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  6. Warm shirts & pants for camp: 1 each
  7. Rain cot 1 each
  8. Warm Jacket: 1
  9. Wool gloves: 1 pairs as thick as available in the market.
  10. Long John bottoms: Preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  11. Under wear: 2-3 changes
  12. Hiking shorts / pants: 1
  13. Sun hat: Cotton or nylon.
  14. Sun Glasses:Preferably with an anchor
  15. Sun Protection Lotion: optional
  16. Lip balm/chap stick: optional
  17. Water bottle: 2 Bottles of 1 Liter capacity (Pepsi bottles work well) please insure that they do not leak.
  18. Head lamp / flashlight:  Preferably a headlamp as it leaves your hands free to work please bring extra batteries.
  19. Toilet articles: Tooth brush, Tooth Paste  etc
  20. Packet Knife : Optional

How HPMA- is making your trek safe in mountain and Our Team Experience:- 

Note: – Important:-   our trek leaders are certified in Wilderness first-aid” and be aware of high attitude problems, and we carry whole first-aid kit and necessary medicines with us. Make sure you are medically fit for a trek or take professional advice if you feel you are unable to judge yourself. This is very important for us nothing else! We are help you all time –



Specially H.P.M.A

We would like to introduce our company Harkidun Protection & Mountaineering Association  trekking Company  in uttarakhand ,Himachal , india that has been in the field of Adventure Tourism for the past 29 years. We provide treks, expeditions & mountaineering programs, and high altitude Expedition  rafting, s . Featuring More Than 100 + Himalayan  Documented Treks, .7 High Altitudes Expedition .  For Schools, family package and Colleges beside other outdoor activities. Only for Customized package



Technical Safety in the mountain:- 

We have a huge team of more than 100 guides and trainers to serve in the mountains and they are professionally trained from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. And Indian mountaineering foundation Delhi and Hanifle Center Outdoor Education Mussoorie , we have never compromised on the quality and the services provided to the customer.



With our local knowledge and fluent hindi and English, we will ensure your trip runs smoothly and that your health and safety is our number one priority. All our team leaders have under gone professional courses in First Aid, Portable Altitude Chamber Training, Environmental Awareness Training, Advanced Wilderness Emergency Medicine and CPR. We carry a comprehensive first aid medical kit on all our trips as well as Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC Bag) and medical oxygen for all high altitude treks.

We specialize in all sorts of group adventure holidays – be it family groups, friends, or school groups. We have a wide range of travel options to suit all travelling styles and fitness level. We lay much emphasis on group size so that every individual gets personal attention




The team for last 29 years has been dedicated to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To promote sustainable eco-friendly aesthetic tourism and Customized trekking package , adventurous activities in the Himalayas, particularly in Uttarkashi, Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and National Parks.
  2. To facilitate adequate services for tourists, trekkers and mountaineers viz. reliable porters guides, instructors, equipments and management services.
  3. To provide emergency voluntary services to individual tourist or group through search and rescue operations, help to overcome adverse climatic conditions.
  4. To explore new trekking routes and tourists places and popularise them.
  5. To manage tourist and trekking activities free from environmental pollution.
  6. To organize awareness camps on issues related to education, health, environment, human rights and social justice.
  7. To facilitate strengthening and protection of local culture through organizing songs and dance competitions, mela (fete) showcasing woodcraft, local food preparations, costumes & soon.


  • Transport from Dehradun to DehradunYES
  • Forest Permit and entrance fee YES
  • Accommodation in HotelYES
  • Accommodation in tents on twin share basis during trekking YES
  • All meals, Breakfast, Day Pack, Lunch, Pack Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Sneaks, Soup, Dinner YES
  • All camping gear including YES
  • Separate Tent, High qualityYES
  • Liner, Pillow, Separate Toilet tents, Dining Tent, ChairYES
  • Dining tableYES
  • your uploadingYES
  • Guide, Porters, cook, HelperYES
  • Mules, Kitchen teamYES
  • Good Experience local Trek Leader guideYES
  • Walkie Talkie, for contact each other’s YES
  • Gaiters YES
  • Micro crampons YES
  • Hiking PoleYES
  • Personal Toiletry ItemsNO
  • Personal Medical KitNO
  • Medical Certificate NO

Rs. 30,000 Per Person

(Includes all costs of the trek from Dehradun to Shimla)(5% GST)

Note: – The cost is for minimum 5 people in a group and if the group size increases the price will decrease.


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Day 1:- Dehradun to Uttarkashi (1150 m) (178 km) (6/7 hours)


Day 2:-Drive from Uttarkashi to Gangotri and Harsil (125 km) (6 hours)


Day 3:-Harsil to Kyarkoti (3480 m) (14 km) (6 hours)


Day 4:-Kyarkoti to the base of Lamkhaga Pass (4420 m) (12 km) (7 hours)


Day 5:-Acclimatization Day


Day 6:-Lamkhaga Base to Lamkhaga Pass (5281 m) and Gundar (4415 m) (13 km) (7 hours


Day 7:-Gundar to Dumti (40035 m) (15 km) (6 hours)


Day 8:- Dumti to Rani Kanda (3680 m) (9 km) (5 hours)


Day 9:-Rani Kanda to Chitkul (3435 m) (9 km) (4 hours)


Day 10:- Chitkul to Sangla and Shimla (280 km) (9 hours)




This board by Forest Department is the appeal for trekkers to only go with local tour operators.

“Most of the people seek adventure and choose this great adventure sport Trekking, but the common mistake committed by the people is wrong choice of a company which further lead to accidents. Now, as you can see the board by Forest Department, they had made an appeal to go with the local tour operators on any trek of your choice because adventure is risky and to reduce these risks no other company can help you like the locals”.

Cancellation Policy


It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows.


Up to 30 Days: 90% cost is refundable

Between 21–30 Days: 50% cost is refundable

Less than 20 – No Refund


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