Buran Ghati Trek

If you are looking for all the best things in one trek, Buran Ghati is for you. The starting point of this trek is from Janglik. The trek trail comprises of dense forest of Oak & Pine trees. The sacred Chandranahan Lake is another attraction of this trek. The glacial lake remains frozen for most part of the year.
The flowers & herbs are in plenty along the trail and thus, you can click a lot of pictures there. The beauty of numerous glistening streams of water will keep you amazed. The fruit trees are in abundance near the Barua village. The fruits grown in this part are apples, pears, apricot & peaches. The panoramic view from Buran Pass is one of the best you can get.
The trail after the pass is a straight wall where you have to slide for most part of it. This bit can be technical at times & rope may be required for ascending down the considerably straight face of ice. The trek is recommended for people who have done at least one multi day Himalayan trek. Also, one should be physically & mentally fit.

Things To Carry
Comfortable footwear
Comfortable clothes
Personal medicine kit, if any
Best time to visit Buran Ghati Trek
Apr     May    

Region : Shimla

Level : Easy to Moderate

Maximum altitude : 4578 metres

How To Reach

By Train :-
The nearest raliway station is Kalka which is well connected to all the major cities. To reach Shimla, you can take a bus or hire a taxi from Kalka. The journey takes around 2 hours to reach Shimla. The taxi costs you around Rs. 1800/-
By Air:-
The nearest airport is Shimla Airport at Jubbarhatti which is 23 km away from the main city. Currently there are no regular commercial flights available. One can take the option of Chandigarh Airport which is the nearest major airport. Chandigarh is 120 km away from Shimla and it is a 4 hour drive. From chandigarh, either you can take a bus or hire a taxi to reach Shimla. By Road


  • Accommodation during the trek (camping)
  • All meals – vegetarian
  • Trekking permits and forest camping charges
  • Trekking equipment (tents, sleeping bags, ice axes, ropes, etc.)
  • Safety equipment (first aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretcher, etc.)
  • Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses)
  • Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses)
  • Services of an expert trek team (guides, cooks, helpers, porters/mules)


  • Food during transit to and from the base camp
  • Backpack offloading charges – Rs 500* plus service tax of 9%. Charges for last minute offloading
  • Personal expenses of any kind
  • Anything apart from the inclusions

Terms & Conditions

Cancellation: If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc), Indiahikes will issue a trek voucher for the full amount. The voucher can be redeemed for the same trek or another trek in the next one year.
In case, you wish to cancel your trek, please e-mail us at info@panchtattva.com Cancellation requests are not taken over phone.

The cancellation charges are as under.
Cancellations prior to 30 days from the start of the trek — full refund.
Cancellation between 30 days and 20 days to the start of the trek — 50% refund.
Cancellation less than 20 days to the start of the trek — no refund.
Please note: In case of refund, there will be a deduction of 4% (bank charges) from the total fee you have paid.